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Apr 21, 2016 8:52 am

Jon Jones applauds Conor McGregor for standing up for what he believes in

After retiring from MMA and being pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations on Tuesday, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor finally released a statement regarding the situation. McGregor explained that the issue between himself and the UFC was a result of him not wanting to take away from his training by...

Apr 20, 2016 4:45 pm

Jon Jones offers to step in and save UFC 200

The UFC has been actively looking for a replacement opponent for Nate Diaz at UFC 200 after Conor McGregor retired from MMA Tuesday morning. Jon Jones, who headlines UFC 197 this Saturday against Ovince Saint-Preux in a light heavyweight interim title fight, spoke to Fox Sports and revealed that he would be open to stepping...

Apr 20, 2016 10:19 am

Dana White: Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar could be for the vacant title

While UFC President Dana White has announced that Conor McGregor will no longer be fighting at UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations, there has been some question as to whether or not he will remain the featherweight champion. McGregor announced on Twitter yesterday morning that he was retiring from MMA, which would...


Apr 17, 2016 11:30 am

Jon Jones sends message to Rashad Evans following KO loss to Teixeira

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones took to his instagram on Saturday night to send a message to former training partner and rival Rashad Evans. Stan’s absolutely right, keep your head up Evans. In my eyes you’ll always be a legend of the sport, you’re a great champion and always will be. Our...

Apr 16, 2016 7:32 pm

Tony Ferguson unimpressed by Khabib Nurmagomedov’s win

On the main card of UFC on FOX 19, Khabib Nurmagomedov made his impressive return to the Octagon after two years away from the sport. ‘The Eagle’ faced UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher after Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson was forced out of the fight nearly a week before fight night. After Nurmagomedov’s win over Horcher, Ferguson...

Apr 16, 2016 7:08 pm

VIDEO | Glover Teixeira knocks Rashad Evans out cold

UNBELIEVABLE.@GloverTeixeira KO's Rashad Evans and becomes just the 2nd man to EVER finish him. #UFCTampa https://t.co/uD2eltAuRt — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) April 17, 2016 In the main event of UFC on FOX 19, Glover Teixeira showed his superhuman knockout power as he dropped former UFC champion Rashad Evans in the 1st round, knocking the former...

Apr 16, 2016 7:05 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov dominates Darrell Horcher

It was a one sided beatdown as Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Darrell Horcher via 2nd round TKO on the main card of UFC on FOX 19. With tonight’s win, Nurmagomedov extended his professional MMA record to 24-0 after being sidelined for two years. The story of Nurmagomedov vs. Horcer. Slam, mount, smash! #UFCTampa https://t.co/cpCUFWw6Dv — FOX...

Apr 16, 2016 9:21 am

Jon Jones has bold prediction for rematch with Daniel Cormier

After New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill officially legalizing MMA in New York, it didn’t take long for the UFC to announce their inaugural event in The Empire State. The UFC revealed that its first event will be UFC 205 at the Madison Square Garden, and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta revealed the UFC’s...

Apr 15, 2016 11:48 am

UFC Fight Night 89 Ottawa card sets new record

It didn’t take long for the UFC to sell out the UFC Fight Night 89 event, which is the UFC’s debut in Ottawa, Canada. Over 10,000 tickets were sold. According to the UFC, the event “will be the largest arena show in TD Place history. It also marks the fastest sellout at The Arena at...

Apr 15, 2016 8:38 am

Matt Brown sounds off on Lyoto Machida’s banned substance usage

Earlier this week news surfaced that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida had been pulled from his upcoming UFC on FOX 19 scrap against Dan Henderson after admitting to using a banned substance during an out-of-competition drug test. While Dan Henderson was extremely pissed about the situation, Machida claimed that he was unaware that the substance...

Apr 14, 2016 11:21 pm

Tim Kennedy refuses to be silenced on issue of fighter pay

While many UFC fighters are opposed to the UFC’s uniform deal with Reebok, none have been more outspoken than top middleweight Tim Kennedy. Kennedy hasn’t fought in the UFC in nearly two years following his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178, however he has been looking to return to the Octagon sooner...

Apr 13, 2016 1:05 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I don’t know how to beat Jon Jones’

Everyone including the current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has not been able to crack the code on physically beating former champion Jon “Bones” Jones. Matt Hamill is the only one that has a win over Jones on record, but that came after Hamill was brutalized by elbows from Jones that were ruled illegal....

Apr 9, 2016 11:29 am

Dominick Cruz’s interesting take on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has been making his rounds with the media to promote his trilogy fight with Urijah Faber in the co-main event of UFC 199. While the majority of the media appearances have lead to heated verbal exchanges with Faber, Cruz was asked about Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor’s welterweight rematch at...

Apr 9, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night: Zagreb’ weigh-in highlights

Tomorrow, ‘UFC Fight Night: Zagreb’ goes down in Croatia. The event will be headlined by Ben Rothwell and Junior dos Santos as they square off in a pivotal heavyweight showdown. The full fight card is below, and the weigh-in highlights are above! Main Card (Fox Sports 1) Ben Rothwell vs. Junior dos Santos Gabriel Gonzaga...

Apr 9, 2016 9:03 am

Jon Jones defends Ovince Saint Preux from doubters

Since Daniel Cormier was forced out of his scheduled UFC 197 title defense, some have criticized the UFC for booking an interim light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197. Despite Saint Preux’s impressive 7-2 record that has seen him stop 5 opponents in 5...

Apr 8, 2016 9:00 am

Miesha Take talks post-UFC 200 plans

While Miesha Tate is currently gearing up for her UFC 200 co-main event fight against Amanda Nunes, which will also serve as her first title defense, she has bigger plans in mind. Tate spoke to Fox Sports Live to explain why she has unfinished business with Ronda Rousey that she plans on finishing. “I sure...

Apr 8, 2016 8:20 am

Georges St. Pierre hosting new TV show about his true passion

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre hasn’t fought in the Octagon since his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks in 2013. Recently however, there has been much talk of a potential GSP return to the Octagon at UFC 200, where many fight fans would like to see him fight Robbie Lawler. Back in...

Apr 7, 2016 8:43 am

Conor McGregor didn’t care what weight UFC 200 rematch was at

The UFC recently announced that Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz would have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch in the main event of UFC 200. While leaked audio from Diaz’s recent Fox Sports appearance showed him revealing that he wanted the rematch at lightweight so that McGregor wouldn’t have any excuses, the fight was ultimately slated...

Apr 6, 2016 10:25 am

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones gets more credit than he deserves

It’s no secret that Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have been trading barbs on social media for quite some time now dating back to before their first meeting inside the Octagon at the beginning of 2015. While things have gotten not only heated, but also personal, between the two on social media, UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 3, 2016 2:29 pm

Jedrzejczyk plans to give Gadelha an “IV, steroids, USADA book” as a pre-fight gift

UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has been busy training for her upcoming rematch with top contender Claudia Gadelha. The bitter rivals, Jedrzejczyk and Gadelha, just recently completed the filming of The Ultimate Fighter Season 23, where they served as opposing coaches. Joanna spoke to The MMA Hour about her experience filming “TUF” and what...

Apr 2, 2016 10:02 am

Frankie Edgar’s bold prediction ahead of UFC 200

Earlier this week it was announced by the UFC that Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz would have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 200. In addition it was announced that Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo would be competing for the interim featherweight championship. Following McGregor’s loss to Nate Diaz in the main event of...

Apr 1, 2016 12:46 pm

Jose Aldo thinks Nate Diaz will shame Conor McGregor even more in the rematch

Nate Diaz stunned the world but didn’t surprise himself when he beat Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Now Diaz and McGregor are set to headline UFC 200 in a rematch that Diaz says was a gift to McGregor from the UFC. Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke with FOX Sports on the rematch that is...

Mar 31, 2016 9:12 am

Cris cyborg credits Conor McGregor with helping get her into the UFC

Earlier this week it was announced that Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg would be making her long awaited UFC debut against Leslie Smith in Curitiba Brazil at UFC 198 on May 14th. Ahead of the fight, Cyborg believes that it was Conor McGregor who deserves the credit for getting her into the UFC. She elaborated...

Mar 30, 2016 7:58 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk believes Claudia Gadelha was on PED’s in their first fight

Undefeated UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk (11-0 MMA) will return to the octagon this July when she rematches bitter rival Claudia Gadelha (13-1 MMA) in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale. The pair initially met in December of 2014, with Joanna earning a razor close split-decision victory over the Brazilian standout....