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Nov 1, 2015 9:05 am

‘UFC FN: VanZant vs. Namajunas’ lineup finalized

The UFC Fight Night: VanZant vs. Namajunas lineup has been finalized for November 10th on UFC Fight Pass with 12 bouts on the card. VanZant will look to continue her undefeated UFC run as she takes on TUF 20 runner-up Rose Namajunas. In the co-main event UFC veteran Jim miller will square off against TUF...

Oct 31, 2015 9:51 am

Weidman: “I’m trying to become the greatest of all time”

Chris Weidman gave critics a warning after his 1st round TKO win over Vitor Belfort, ‘join the team before it’s too late.’ Now, Weidman has revealed that not only does he have his sights set on going down as the greatest middleweight of all time after already defeating numerous MMA legends, but he wants to...

Oct 31, 2015 12:16 am

McGregor on Dillashaw superfight: “He’s too small”

Since Conor McGregor called TJ Dillashaw a ‘snake in the grass’ on TUF 22 there has been much speculation of a McGregor vs. Dillashaw superfight. While McGregor is currently the interim champion at featherweight, which is only one weight division above bantamweight where Dillashaw reigns as king, he has plans to move up to lightweight...

Oct 30, 2015 9:09 am

Rustam Khabilov blasts Tom Lawlor & Will Brooks for bashing Khabib Nurmagomedov

Thursday evening it was announced that Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced out of his bout against Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th due to a rib injury. Immediately after the announcement fighters took to Twitter to give their thoughts on Nurmagomedov’s withdrawal from the bout. Tom Lawlor and Will Brooks used the...


Oct 30, 2015 7:44 am

Fighters react to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s injury

Late Thursday night it was revealed that Khabib Nurmagomedov had injured his rib and would no longer be able to fight Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th. The next morning Nurmagomedov took to Instagram to let his followers know that he may never return to the Octagon. Fighters took to Twitter...

Oct 30, 2015 7:17 am

Nurmagomedov contemplating retirement after most recent injury

Late Thursday night it was revealed that Khabib Nurmagomedov had broken a rib and would no longer be able to fight Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th. The injury is the third in a row for Nurmagomedov, who hasn’t fought since April of 2014 when he defeated Rafael Dos Anjos. A...

Oct 29, 2015 10:33 pm

Caio Magalhães suspended 6 months for spitting on Josh Samman

During the NSAC’s meeting on Thursday UFC fighter Caio Magalhaes appeared in front of the commission for spitting blood on Josh Samman after Samman scored a 1st round submission victory. Referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy recounted the incident to the commission: “Josh Samman told me, still inside the locker room, that he was concerned because Caio...

Oct 29, 2015 9:48 pm

BREAKING: Khabib Nurmagomedov injured, out of bout with Tony Ferguson

News broke late Thursday evening that Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov has injured his rib in training and is unable to fight Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th. Sources confirmed the news with MMAFighting, which also revealed that the UFC is looking to have Edson Barboza step in on short notice to...

Oct 29, 2015 9:17 pm

Joanne Calderwood reveals injury that forced her out of VanZant bout

Earlier this week it was revealed that Joanne Calderwood had been forced out of her ‘UFC FN 80’ headlining bout against Paige VanZant on December 10th. As a result, TUF 20 runner-up Rose Namajunas stepped in on short notice to fight VanZant. Calderwood took to Facebook to update fans on her condition. Just to let...

Oct 29, 2015 8:36 pm

Tony Ferguson wants title shot with win over Khabib Nurmagomedov

Tony Ferguson has been on a tear recently, going on a 6-fight win streak that has seen him finish 4 of those 6 fights. He will face his toughest test in undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th, and the way he sees it, if he hands ‘The Eagle’ his first...

Oct 29, 2015 7:33 am

DWCOTD: Rose Namajunas wins submission of the year with slick armbar

Rose Namajunas with the flying armbar and 2013 submission of the year #DWCOTD For today’s Dana White Clip Of The Day the UFC President selected a clip of TUF 20 runner up Rose Namajunas landing a slick flying armbar at Invicta FC 5. The submission also won Namajunas submission of the year for 2013. Namajunas...

Oct 28, 2015 8:36 pm

UFC champ backs Donald Trump for President

Politics are generally a slippery slope, and many athletes tend to shy away from giving their opinions on candidates for fear of backlash from fans. That isn’t the case with UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, who revealed during a recent Periscope broadcast that he is a supporter of republican candidate Donald Trump. “I like Donald...

Oct 28, 2015 12:18 pm

MUST SEE! ‘UFC Fight Night: Namajunas vs. VanZant’ Trailer

HOLY SHIT!! @PaigeVanzantUFC vs @rosenamajunas Dec 10th in Vegas @UFCFightPass pic.twitter.com/qRJZ1zAcaH — Dana White (@danawhite) October 28, 2015 Earlier today it was announced that Joanne Calderwood was forced to withdraw from her December 10th main-event bout against Paige VanZant. In addition it was revealed that TUF 20 runner-up Rose Namajunas would be stepping in to...

Oct 27, 2015 12:22 pm

Michael Bisping shoots Anderson Silva down with steroid comments

While Michael Bisping is recovering from surgery on his arm, multiple opponents are waiting in line to get a fight with “The Count” for his return to the octagon. The UFC middleweight has had a long time interest in fighting UFC great Anderson Silva, but it seems like that fire has died after Silva tested...

Oct 27, 2015 10:14 am

WATCH! This NBA all-star cross trains MMA with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin linked up with UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone for some cross training. The two stars mixed up Griffin’s typical NBA workout regiment with “Cowboy” introducing the 6-foot-10 all-star to some grappling and striking. “In basketball, there’s a lot of pushing, grabbing and shoving going on that nobody else sees,” Griffin...

Oct 27, 2015 9:46 am

Jones’ manager: DC rematch will be on our terms

Jon Jones was recently reinstated by the UFC, and has reportedly never been more focused. With that being said, a rematch with current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is on everyone’s mind. The only obstacle to that is that DC is currently looking to sit out for a while and rest up for the...

Oct 27, 2015 9:26 am

Poirier: I saved Norman Parke’s career

When Joseph Duffy withdrew from his main event bout of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ against Dustin Poirier the UFC offered Norman Parke the opportunity to step in on short notice for Duffy. Parke accepted the bout, however Poirier didn’t, which brought him criticism from many fans. Parke went on to fight Reza Madadi in the...

Oct 27, 2015 8:37 am

Mendes fires back at Edgar for ‘disrespectful’ comments

After Conor McGregor defeated Chad Mendes at UFC 189 to claim the interim featherweight championship Frankie Edgar climbed up onto the platform the Octagon was on and congratulated Conor McGregor. As it turns out Edgar wasn’t only impressed with McGregor, he also thought that Mendes was looking for a way out of the fight. He...

Oct 26, 2015 8:40 am

Reebok executive responds to Brendan Schaub’s criticisms

Former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub has made his opinion known on the Reebok deal that was struck with the UFC, ultimately retiring from the sport of mixed martial arts with the Reebok sponsorship playing a big part in his decision. Reebok senior director of combat training Michael Lunardelli spoke with the MMA Hour last week...

Oct 23, 2015 10:23 am

Joe Rogan reveals that he takes ‘banned substances’

It is no secret that UFC commentator Joe Rogan uses medical marijuana. The 48-year-old has discussed his use of the drug on many occasions, including on his podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience”. During a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Rogan revealed that medical marijuana is not the only ‘banned substance’ he is currently using (transcribed...

Oct 22, 2015 9:44 pm

Maldonado to Anderson: Let’s give the fans FOTN and drink beer after!

Fabio Maldonado was originally set to face Tom Lawlor at UFC Fight Night 77 on November 7th, however an injury forced Lawlor out of the bout. TUF 19 winner Corey Anderson stepped up on short notice to replace Lawlor, something Maldonado is very grateful for. Maldonado sent a statement to MMAJunkie thanking Corey Anderson for...

Oct 22, 2015 7:30 am

Poirier: “This isn’t a Toughman competition; you don’t just fight everybody”

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier was expected to headline this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 76 event in Dublin opposite Joseph Duffy. However, yesterday it was announced that “Irish Joe” had suffered a concussion in training and would not be able to compete in this Saturday’s main event. When the news hit that Duffy was not going...

Oct 21, 2015 8:16 pm

Fighters react to Joseph Duffy’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ withdrawal

News broke Wednesday afternoon that Joseph Duffy had been forced off of the ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ card due to a concussion sustained during training. The UFC offered his opponent, Dustin Poirier, the opportunity to fight Norman Parke instead, however Poirier declined the fight. Conor McGregor, who defeated Poirier last year, also offered to step...

Oct 20, 2015 1:36 pm

Zahabi: GSP has “plenty of fighting left”

As speculation continues to grow on whether or not Georges St-Pierre will return to the UFC again, one person who may have the best inside information on the matter beside St-Pierre himself is his coach, Firas Zahabi. The Montreal Tristar coach spoke with MMA Fighting to share his thoughts on the return of “Rush” to...

Oct 19, 2015 2:45 pm

Aldo on McGregor: ‘I will hurt him like I have never done to anyone before’

Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor are finally expected to meet in the center of the octagon this winter. “UFC 194” will host one of the biggest pay-per-views of the year when the two champions meet in Las Vegas to decide who truly is the undisputed featherweight champion of the world. They were originally slated to...

Oct 19, 2015 11:41 am

Aisling Daly ready to fight in front of Irish crowd after missing 2014 Dublin event

Aisling Daly has fought in front of her hometown crowd in Dublin, Ireland several times before under the Cage Warriors banner. After making the rounds through Bellator and Invicta, the Ultimate Fighting Championship came knocking and Daly was signed on as a participant for “The Ultimate Fighter 20”. In the meantime, UFC ran their first...

Oct 18, 2015 1:56 pm

“Showtime” denies he is helping Cerrone train for dos Anjos title fight

Rafael dos Anjos has a giant target on his back now that he has the UFC Lightweight Championship slung over his shoulder. The Brazilian defeated Anthony “Showtime” Pettis for the strap at UFC 185 in March and has been sidelined with an injury ever since. Now, he is set to defend his championship for the...

Oct 18, 2015 1:48 am

Paige VanZant teases major announcement for “UFC Fight Night 80”

A video posted by Paige VanZant (@paigevanzantufc) on Oct 18, 2015 at 8:10pm PDT December 10th baby!!!! #ufcvegas Paige VanZant has already taken the world of mixed martial arts by storm and she is looking to prove that she is more than just a pretty face. She dominated her last two opponents in Alex Chambers...