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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...

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...

Aug 24, 2015 9:20 am

UFC Fighters react to Erick Silva’s new ‘soft’ physique

Erick Silva has had a difficult couple of months trying to find an opponent. The Brazilian was originally slated to square off with Rick Story back in June, but Silva was pulled from the card just eight days before the fight due to visa issues. The fight was rescheduled for “UFC Fight Night 74” which...

Aug 18, 2015 3:06 am

Latest UFC Fighter-To-Fighter Callouts And Tweet Beefs

Fighter Twitter feuds. They’re becoming more and more prevalent in today’s MMA world. Fighters will go on Twitter and call out a fighter, or several fighters, then wait to see who bites. Once a response is given the back and forth usually starts. Each fighter will give their reasons for wanting to fight and their...

Aug 13, 2015 3:11 pm

UFC Fighters React To Anderson Silva’s Suspension And $400k Fine

Earlier today the Nevada State Athletic Commission, during a disciplinary hearing, decided to suspend former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva for a year as well as fining him and changing his win over Nick Diaz to a No Contest. The ruling came after lengthy testimony and explanations from Silva and his team, which ended up...

Jul 17, 2015 9:21 am

UFC Fighters React To Mike Swick’s Retirement

UFC welterweight and TUF 1 vet Mike ‘Quick’ Swick has officially retired from the sport of MMA. Swick hadn’t been active in quite some time, until he came back at UFC 189 this past Saturday and loss a tough decision to Alex Garcia. After the fight Swick decided to hang up the gloves and call...

Jun 24, 2015 8:18 am

UFC Fighters React To Jose Aldo’s Injury On Twitter

There hasn’t been a lot of official information about Jose Aldo’s injury, or if he will be able to fight at UFC 189 against Conor McGregor, but we do have plenty of comments from fellow UFC fighters. Check it out: If Jose is out I'm willing to step in and beat @TheNotoriousMMA again!! @ufc @danawhite...

Jun 20, 2015 5:46 pm

UFC Fighters React To Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s Brutal Beating Of Jessica Penne

You watched Joanna Jedrzejczyk beat down Jessica Penne and keep her title, now check out what the MMA world had to say about the impressive performance by the champion. Joanna took it to Penne at UFC Fight Night: Berlin, landing punches over and over again. She also caught her with a big elbow that busted...

Jun 17, 2015 4:44 pm

UFC Fighters Pay Tribute To Tupac Shakur

In honor Tupac Shakur’s birthday, a few UFC fighters decided to pay tribute to the legendary rapper yesterday. Check out how Nate Diaz, Tyron Woodley and Bec Rawlings showed respect: #raiseup #tupac http://t.co/stvo5inzuP — Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) June 16, 2015 #TheRealest #TheiLLest #Goat #LongLivePac @2pac pic.twitter.com/jv8STH4D9R — Tyron T-Wood Woodley (@TWooodley) June 16, 2015 Today's...