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Aug 28, 2016 5:55 pm

Anthony Pettis is looking for title shots

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis returned to the win column at last night’s UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver, this after he submitted Charles Oliveira in the third-round of their co-main event bout. The fight with Oliveira served as Pettis’ featherweight debut and the submission victory snapped Anthony’s three-fight losing skid. Following his...

Aug 28, 2016 6:49 am

MMA community reacts to Demian Maia’s submission win over Carlos Condit

In the main event of UFC on Fox 21 in Vancouver, Demian Maia kept his win streak going as he submitted Carlos Condit with a rear naked choke in the very first round. Below are some of the best reactions to Maia’s win: Damian Maia is the real https://t.co/RsUPBd4xtC — Al Iaquinta (@ALIAQUINTA) August 28,...

Aug 27, 2016 2:50 pm

VIDEO | Chad Laprise TKO’s Thibault Gouti in round 1

TUF Nations winner Chad Laprise was able to score a first-round TKO victory over Thibault Gouti in the featured bout of the UFC on FOX 21 prelims. Laprise landed a beautiful counter right hand that sent Gouti crashing to the floor and then quickly pounded on his opponent with ground strikes forcing the referee to...

Aug 26, 2016 2:01 pm

Georges St-Pierre says Nick Diaz rematch is “very possible”

This week, rumors of a Georges St-Pierre return to the Octagon picked up more steam as the former welterweight kingpin revealed that he is mentally ready to return to the Octagon. To add to the speculation following GSP’s interview, rumors surfaced that GSP had reportedly signed to fight Nick Diaz once again, this time at...


Aug 25, 2016 3:56 pm

Brad Pickett fractures spine, will fight at UFC 204 regardless

After Mike Tyson’s KO victory over Clifford Etienne in 2003, ‘Iron Mike’ infamously stated that he broke his back during training. Brad Pickett could be delivering a very similar interview after UFC 204, where he’s scheduled to fight Iuri Alcântara in Manchester, England. Pickett, who was initially slated to fight at ‘UFC Hamburg’ on September...

Aug 25, 2016 10:49 am

‘I think that the UFC wants their bloody cash cow back’

Both Jon Jones and UFC President Dana White seem to think that Jones’ Anti-Doping Policy violation situation will end up being much less severe than anticipated. Fellow UFC light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa spoke with FloCombat about the recent change in their attitudes regarding Jones’ situation. “I’m not sure about this Jon Jones business,” Manuwa said....

Aug 24, 2016 2:58 pm

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn: “To the doubters, go put all your money on Lamas!”

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn will return to the octagon on October 15 when he squares off with former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas in the main event of UFC Manila. The UFC Hall of Fame fighter, Penn, recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor where he discussed his comeback fight and future...

Aug 23, 2016 11:25 am

UFC welterweight notified of ‘potential anti-doping violation’

The string of anti-doping violations continued this week when the USADA announced that yet another fighter had been notified of a potential anti-doping violation. China Top Team’s Li Jingliang was notified that an out-of-competition sample collected on May 18th returned positive for a substance which has yet to be disclosed. The UFC was quick to...

Aug 20, 2016 9:28 pm

UFC 202 Results: Conor McGregor defeats Nate Diaz

A welterweight bout between current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and perennial lightweight contender Nate Diaz headlined tonight’s UFC 202 event in Las Vegas. Round one begins and McGregor starts off with two leg kicks. Diaz misses with a head kick. Another leg kick from Conor. Diaz responds with a kick of his own. Diaz...

Aug 19, 2016 9:15 am

VIDEO | Artem Lobov roasts Team Diaz for “fake” behavior at press conference

While UFC 202 will play host to the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz rematch, the card will also pit Team McGregor’s Artem Lobov against Team Diaz’ Chris Avila. Lobov, who made it to the finale of TUF 22 before coming up short against Ryan Hall, will certainly be the more experienced man in...

Aug 16, 2016 8:53 am

Conor McGregor reflects on Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar fight

At one point in time, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was set to headline UFC 200 against Nate Diaz. With that being said, McGregor was ultimately pulled from the card for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event. Despite that, he was cageside on July 9th to watch as Jose Aldo and Frankie...

Aug 15, 2016 1:50 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz recalls the ‘real ghetto’ early years of the MMA scene

UFC star Nate Diaz is now slated to fight UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in what could another record pay-per-view card for the promotion. As the highly anticipated rematch approaches this weekend, the UFC brings Nate recalling the early years of fighting in the WEC and the way he got on “The Ultimate Fighter” season...

Aug 15, 2016 10:00 am

GIF | The evolution of Joe Rogan’s ability to f–k you up!

Joe Rogan Turning Side Kick Then & Now If you aren’t familiar with UFC color commentator Joe Rogan’s martial arts background, the guy is surely one that can talk the talk and back it up. Rogan is a taekwondo and Brazilan jiu-jitsu black belt and definitely knows his stuff, which makes him such a revered...

Aug 14, 2016 5:47 pm

Breaking! Jon Jones: “I’m expecting to be back in the Octagon really soon.”

On Sunday afternoon former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones took to his Instagram where he discussed what he has been doing since being forced out of the UFC 200 main event due to a USADA anti-doping violation. Here is what Jones had to say: “How’s it going ‘Bones’ Jones supporters, if there are any...

Aug 14, 2016 12:46 pm

VIDEO | Mackenzie Dern’s mixed martial arts debut (highlights)

Strawweight prospect Mackenzie Dern was unable to finish Kenia Rosas in her mixed martial arts debut at Legacy 58, but the current number one pound-for-pound grappler did put on a dominating performance. Dern spoke to MMAFighting‘s Ariel Helwani about the fight and outlined her future goals in the sport: “I’m always confident in my jiu-jitsu,...

Aug 13, 2016 9:44 pm

PHOTOS | Paige VanZant looks stunning while posing on a surf board!

UFC strawweight star Paige VanZant will return to the octagon later this month at UFC on FOX 21 in Vancouver, Canada, when she squares off with Bec Rawlings. “12 Gauge” recently took to Instagram to post these stunning photos of herself posing in a bikini while on a surf board. Your welcome. Evening meditation. Keeping...

Aug 13, 2016 9:04 pm

The “Korean Superboy” Doo Hoi Choi challenges Cub Swanson to a fight!

UFC featherweight Doo Ho Choi (14-1 MMA) is quickly making a name for himself in the UFC’s stacked featherweight division. The “Korean Superboy” has gone 3-0 inside the octagon scoring first-round knockouts in all three of those victories. Choi’s most recent effort came at last month’s TUF 23 Finale event where he knocked out veteran...

Aug 13, 2016 3:33 pm

Breaking! John Dodson vs. John Lineker set to headline UFC Fight Night 96

A key bantamweight bout between former flyweight title challenger John Dodson (18-7 MMA) and knockout artist John Lineker (28-7 MMA) will headline October’s UFC Fight Night 96 in Portland, Oregon. MMAFighting was the first to report the bout. After falling in short in his two title attempts against UFC flyweight Demetrious Johnson, TUF 14 winner John Dodson returned to the...

Aug 13, 2016 11:19 am

PHOTO | Michelle Waterson suffers broken finger in training

‘The Karate Hottie’ Michelle Waterson is currently in the midst of a string of injuries that has seen her sidelined for over a year. After submitting Angela Magana at the TUF 21 Finale, Waterson was forced out of her UFC 194 bout with a knee injury. After news surfaced earlier this week that her opponent...

Aug 13, 2016 11:07 am

Julianna Pena regrets word choice, still wants to fight “b**ch” Ronda Rousey

#5 ranked UFC women’s bantamweight Julianna Pena is doing her best to secure a fight with former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. The former TUF 18 contestant released a video earlier this week, in which she bashed the former champ and her “fat arms”. The video certainly got Pena’s name in headlines, however she...

Aug 10, 2016 7:55 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor doing positional sparring ahead of UFC 202

With just over a week to go until UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor steps into the Octagon at UFC 202 in an attempt to avenge his March 5th loss to Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ has been working on his grappling. McGregor has spent the better part of his training camp in Las Vegas at...

Aug 9, 2016 3:37 pm

UFC fighter flagged by USADA, won’t face suspension

News surfaced this week that ‘Ultimate Fighter: China’ winner Ning Guangyou failed a drug test for Clanbuterol. The failed drug test stems from a random out-of-competition drug test back in May. Interestingly enough, Guangyou will not be suspended for the infraction given that since 2011, WADA has been aware that failed drug tests for Clanbuterol...

Aug 9, 2016 10:20 am

Will 23-year-old Mackenzie Dern become a bigger star than Ronda Rousey?

23-year-old Mackenzie Dern made her MMA debut at LFC 58 in July. The jiu-jitsu wizard put on a dominating performance for all three rounds of her fight with Kenia Rosas and ended up winning a unanimous decision. Dern is honing her MMA skills with former UFC lightweight champion and current Bellator star Benson Henderson at...