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Jul 13, 2013 12:29 pm

Ferguson vs. Rio Set for UFC 166 in Houston

By JAKE CHASTAIN | News broke Friday night (July 12th) that a lightweight battle between two TUF competitors is set to go down this fall in Houston, Texas. UFC officials have announced that TUF 13 winner Tony Ferguson will be going to war with TUF 15 contestant Mike Rio at UFC 166 on October 19th, 2013...

Jul 5, 2013 11:05 am

Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez Official for UFC 166

Another great match-up has been added to the UFC’s return to Houston, TX on October 19 for UFC 166. Former Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez is set to take on Ultimate Fighter 1 winner and former challenger for the UFC Lightweight Championship, Diego “The Dream” Sanchez. Formerly reported for a UFC event in...

Jul 3, 2013 2:20 pm

Nate Marquardt to Meet Hector Lombard at Welterweight at UFC 166

Two fighters coming off losses and both in the early stages of their respective welterweight careers, will do battle at UFC 166. Ariel Helwani reported the news earlier today that UFC veteran and former Strikeforce welterweight champion, Nate Marquardt would do battle against former Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard. For Marquardt, a knockout loss marked...

Jun 18, 2013 1:10 pm

UFC 166 Odds: Velasquez Opens Up as Favorite over Dos Santos in Trilogy Fight

UFC heavyweight champion has something to prove at UFC 166 as he faces off against former champion and era-rival, Junior dos Santos at UFC 166. Velasquez looks to defeat dos Santos for the second time in a row as he took his title back at UFC 155 as he defeated the Brazilian former champ via...

Jun 13, 2013 3:01 pm

Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos Targeted for UFC 166 Main Event in Houston

  The third in a trilogy of exciting heavyweight title fights is now targeted for the main event of UFC 166 as heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (12-1) defends his title for the second time against former UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos (16-2). Dana White told members of the media during a scrum for UFC...

May 14, 2016 9:36 pm

Video | Demian Maia submits Matt Brown at UFC 198

Former UFC middleweight title challenger Demian Maia scored a submission victory over Matt Brown at last night’s UFC 198 event in Curitiba, Brazil. Grappling beast Demian Maia does it again! A beautiful rear naked choke gets him a win over Matt Brown. #UFC198 https://t.co/MxEyI0fMj1 — FS1 (@FS1) May 15, 2016 The win, which occurred in...

May 11, 2016 5:13 pm

Report: UFC targeting Cole Miller to fight BJ Penn at UFC 199

Late Tuesday, BJPENN.COM released news that Dennis Siver was out of the scheduled UFC 199 featherweight bout with BJ Penn after suffering an injury leading up to the fight. While the UFC has yet to make any official announcement regarding a new opponent for UFC 199, our namesake BJ Penn obviously knows what fights are...

Apr 28, 2016 9:08 am

Cain Velasquez reacts to Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC

While many fans and members of the MMA community are taking sides in Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez offers an interesting perspective on things. Velasquez, who won the UFC heavyweight championship twice and defended it twice, understands the promo work that a champion must do, and thus offered...

Apr 2, 2016 8:00 am

Norman Parke announces release from the UFC

While yesterday was in fact April Fools Day, lightweight Norman Parke took to Facebook to announce that he had been released from the UFC following his decision loss against Rustam Khabilov at ‘UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Bisping’ back in February. Parke, the ‘TUF Smashes’ winner, compiled a 5-3-1 record inside the Octagon during his...

Mar 31, 2016 1:44 pm

PHOTO | Georges St. Pierre training at Tristar, UFC 200 return imminent?

Recently it was announced that the UFC had booked Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II for the main event of UFC 200, and Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar for an interim featherweight fight. The UFC then posted a photo counting down the days to UFC 200, using a photo of Georges St. Pierre, leading many...

Mar 10, 2016 4:34 pm

Chael Sonnen: Nate Diaz was 14-15 pounds heavier than Conor McGregor at UFC 196

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen claims that Nate Diaz was a lot heavier than Conor McGregor when the two squared off in the main event of UFC 196 this past Saturday. Here is what the “American Gangster” had to say during his most recent “You’re Welcome” podcast episode: “It was really quite incredible. I thought...

Jan 25, 2016 9:24 am

Chris Weidman on Herb Dean at UFC 194 Loss: ‘He did a good job’

Former champ Chris Weidman gives his point of view on the stoppage that ended his title reign as middleweight champ at UFC 194. The Rockhold camp and Javier Mendez felt that the fight needed to be stopped much sooner. Weidman sits down with MMA hour to discuss the stoppage, a -quote via MMA Fighting.com-: “I...

Dec 24, 2015 10:09 am

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos flexes on Monster Energy

It could be an attempt to try and pick up the partner energy drink of the UFC as a sponsor, or a simple way to show them who is boss. UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos took it Monster Energy by directing a tweet to the company and the company’s “Combat Sports Manager” Hans Molenkamp....

Dec 22, 2015 1:47 pm

How much has Junior dos Santos made in the UFC: Career UFC Earnings

Former champ Junior dos Santos recently fought Alistair Overeem and was devastated with huge shots that ended the contest in the 2nd round. Dos Santos has been in three battles with Cain Velasquez, went against the biggest one punch KO artists in Roy Nelson and MArk Hunt. With all the success that JDS has had...

Nov 26, 2015 9:30 am

PHOTOS | Hilarious UFC meme gallery

The MMA community is extremely creative when it comes to making memes. With that being said, we decided to compile some of the funniest ones into one convenient gallery for your viewing pleasure.

Nov 18, 2015 7:58 am

UFC 193 coverage sets record on Fox Sports 1

Holly Holm’s flawless performance against Ronda Rousey this past Saturday at UFC 193 that saw her capture the UFC women’s bantamweight championship was arguably one of the greatest upsets in UFC history. Given that, the UFC 193 post-fight show on Fox Sports 1 was also a huge draw for fans who craved more information on...

Oct 2, 2015 8:12 am

Hendricks vs. Woodley Pulled From UFC 192 After Hendricks Weight Cut Issue

In a very shocking and unexpected turn of events, the UFC welterweight scrap between former champ Johny Hendricks and Tyron Woodley at this Saturday’s UFC 192 has been pulled from the card. The news come straight from UFC president Dana White, who sent out a tweet only saying that the fight was off after an...

Sep 20, 2015 12:34 pm

Gegard Mousasi rocking Armani Exchange before UFC: Japan!

UFC and Reebok’s deal may restrict the fighters from wearing their sponsors to the octagon, but before fight week they are allowed to wear anything they want! Some fighters lost their sponsors due to the fact that they will no longer be able to promote brands on television, but others stuck with their sponsors! UFC...

Sep 14, 2015 3:09 pm

UFC fighters react to Nick Diaz’s 5 year suspension

The verdict is in: Nick Diaz has been suspended for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for failing one of his UFC 183 post fight drug tests. Diaz’s legal team and the commission went at it for over two hours on Monday afternoon and when it was all said and done, it was...