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Nov 4, 2015 9:32 am

Mendes on Frankie Edgar: ‘See if he can handle my power that night’

Often when two fighters with great wrestling backgrounds get matched in MMA, the fight turns into a stand-up war. The two wrestlers often nullify the takedowns from one another and end up just banging it out. Chad Mendes spoke with Submission Radio and said he feels like he has the upper hand both in wrestling...

Nov 3, 2015 8:59 am

RDA: I would crush “small guy” McGregor

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos is not at all concerned about Conor McGregor’s threats to move up a weight class and claim the 155-pound strap. “RDA” recently told FOX Sports that McGregor is just a ‘small man’ who he would easily crush: “I don’t care about (Conor) McGregor. He’s a small guy, I would...

Nov 2, 2015 7:46 pm

Matt Brown injured, out of Gastelum fight

News broke late Monday afternoon that Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown had suffered an ankle injury in training, and was forced to withdraw from his November 21st fight against Kelvin Gastelum. The fight was set to headline the ‘TUF: Latin America 2’ finale. Fox Sports broke the news So far no word yet on who will...

Nov 1, 2015 2:56 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk: ‘I want to fight for 2-3 more years’

Joanna Jedrzejczyk may be defending her UFC women’s strawweight title on November 7th against Valerie Letourneau, but that hasn’t stopped her from already setting her sights on another UFC championship. Jedrzejczyk has yet to taste defeat in her MMA career, and is looking to add another championship to her collection. She spoke to Karyn Bryant...

Nov 1, 2015 8:09 am

OSP puts light heavyweight and heavyweight division on notice

Ovince Saint Preux is looking to play the role of ‘Donald Cerrone’ for the UFC’s higher weight-classes. After losing via submission to Glover Teixeira back in August, OSP is looking to get back in the Octagon sooner rather than later with hopes of returning to the win column. He spoke to FOX Sports: “I’m healthy,...

Oct 29, 2015 10:57 am

Daniel Cormier has high praise for Jon Jones and wants to be his welcome back fight

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has just one loss in his professional MMA career, coming from the hands of former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. In April, Jones was suspended from the UFC with legal battles involving a hit-and-run accident in New Mexico. Jones was sentenced to probation in September, and is now...

Oct 28, 2015 5:00 pm

Manager: Cormier is one of the best of all time; he’s just not better than Jones

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones made headlines last week, this after UFC officials announced that “Bones” had been formally reinstated by the promotion. Jones’ return to the octagon is being targeted for early 2016, where he is expected to rematch current UFC light heavyweight title holder Daniel Cormier. Jon Jones manager, Malki Kawa, recently spoke to...

Oct 28, 2015 4:21 pm

Ronda Rousey eyes future world titles in WWE, Boxing and Jiu-Jitsu!

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (12-0 MMA) is the most dominant fighter in the sport today. The 28-year-old has absolutely crushed her competition, earning her past five title defenses in an astonishing combined time of 3 minutes and 8 seconds. “Rowdy” will now meet fellow undefeated fighter and former Boxing champion Holly Holm (9-0 MMA) in...

Oct 28, 2015 8:44 am

Tate contemplating retirement after recent title snub?

Leading up to her ‘UFC on Fox: Dillashaw vs. Barao II’ fight against Jessica Eye, Miesha Tate was under the impression that she would receive a title shot upon winning the bout given that she was riding a 3-fight win streak that was ultimately extended with her win over Eye. After Ronda Rousey’s UFC 190...

Oct 26, 2015 6:00 am

Ronda Rousey looking for a fight in the WWE?

Ronda Rousey is sitting at the top of the UFC women’s bantamweight division as the champion right now. However, “Rowdy” has plans on getting back in the WWE ring to mix up the competition. From Fox Sports: Having made a surprise appearance in the ring alongside The Rock at this year’s Wrestle Mania, Rousey is...

Oct 22, 2015 9:03 pm

Rothwell believes it will take divine intervention to get top ranked HW fight

‘Big’ Ben Rothwell has had quite a bit of bad luck when it comes to getting a fight booked inside the Octagon. After his opponent for this Saturday’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin,’ Stipe Miocic, withdrew from the bout Rothwell attempted to get Andrei Arlovski to fill in on short notice. Arlovski was willing to fill...

Oct 19, 2015 2:37 pm

Sorry, “Rumble” Johnson! Ryan Bader’s sights are set on Daniel Cormier

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is looking to get on the path back to the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship and his latest attempts at calling out Ryan Bader dug deep. It looks like Bader won’t be taking the bait, however, as “Darth’s” manager informed Fox Sports that they will be waiting it out for the return of...

Oct 19, 2015 1:29 pm

Dustin Poirier: I’m never going back to featherweight

Dustin Poirier feels like he has found his home at lightweight, and is feeling unstoppable. “The Diamond” spoke with Fox Sports recently on how his body is feeling at 155 pounds, and his outlook on the future. My last fight when I fought in New Orleans after the weight cut when I was down to...

Oct 18, 2015 9:16 am

Daniel Cormier to Kenny Florian: ‘You complete me!’

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier proved to the world that he is a true champion when he defended his title against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 in Houston, Texas earlier this month. Before that, D.C. stepped into the octagon with two of the toughest 205ers in Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and Jon “Bones” Jones. It...

Oct 18, 2015 9:15 am

Dana White praises “GGG” on his dominant win in NYC

Long before mixed martial arts ever became a mainstream sport when UFC signed a deal with FOX, fans were debating whether or not the combat sport was superior to boxing. It doesn’t matter whether or not UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey would dominate or lose to the undefeated, self-proclaimed “king” of boxing Floyd Mayweather;...

Oct 17, 2015 7:15 am

Ronda Rousey will prepare with #MoreThanTape for Holly Holm

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will prepare with #MoreThanTape for her title fight with Holly Holm at UFC 193. Reebok recently launched the campaign (#MoreThanTape) on twitter to allow fans the chance to have their own positive messages written on Ronda Rousey’s hand tape. The movement brought in more than 3,000 messages from passionate fans of Rousey. “Rowdy”...

Oct 11, 2015 2:50 pm

Demons! Herrig Not Right Prior To PVZ Scrap

Paige VanZant’s meteoric rise toward the top of her division could have been cut short when she stepped into the octagon with fellow UFC strawweight Felice Herrig. Herrig may not have the most impressive UFC record to date, but she was a legitimate and actual test for VanZant in April at “UFC on FOX”. The...

Oct 10, 2015 8:27 am

Congrats!

The UFC wedding of the century went down on Friday when top UFC flyweight Joseph Benavidez and UFC correspondent Megan Olivi tied the knot. There were plenty of UFC stars in attendance, from Urijah Faber, TJ Dillashaw and all the rest of the TAM guys, to former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and matchmaker Sean...

Oct 8, 2015 10:00 am

VanZant Gives Props To Dancing For Helping Her In The UFC

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is gearing up for her first UFC headlining fight. She’ll take on Joanne Calderwood on Dec. 10, in Las Vegas, a fight that will serve as the main event of a ‘Fight Pass’ exclusive card. VanZant recently talked to reporters and told them about her past dancing experience, saying that she’s...