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Jul 14, 2016 10:05 am

Dana White received death threats prior to UFC 200

Leading up to UFC 200, UFC President Dana White was busy enough. In addition to making sure things were running smoothly ahead of the biggest night in UFC history, White was busy finding a replacement opponent for Daniel Cormier after Jon Jones was pulled from the event for a potential USADA anti-doping violation with just...

Jul 13, 2016 10:43 am

Daniel Cormier took a pay cut to fight at UFC 200

When Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 with just two days to go until his main event scrap with Daniel Cormier, there was much speculation as to what would happen to Daniel Cormier in regards to his involvement in the historic card. Fortunately, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva stepped in on just two...

Jul 13, 2016 10:25 am

Daniel Cormier opens up on timetable for retirement

At nearly 37 years old, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier knows that his time in the sport is limited. On the heels of Cormier’s UFC 200 unanimous decision win over former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva, Cormier isn’t looking to take time off to wait for Jon Jones’ USADA issues to be settled. He spoke...

Jul 12, 2016 10:14 am

UFC 200 rankings update

This past weekend, the UFC held its 200th Pay-Per View event. The historic UFC 200 event went down at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and played host to a number of incredible bouts. Understandably so, the fights shook up the UFC’s official rankings. In addition, Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200 for his...


Jul 12, 2016 9:07 am

CM Punk blasts “p***y” athletes using PEDs

While CM Punk won’t make his UFC debut until September 10th at UFC 203, the former WWE champion has continued to make MMA headlines. In the wake of Jon Jones’ failed out-of-competition drug test that saw him pulled from UFC 200, CM Punk has some very harsh words regarding all professional athletes who use performance...

Jul 11, 2016 12:44 pm

Nate Diaz: ‘Oh you accidentally took an Advil that had steroids in it?’

UFC superstar Nate Diaz is very vocal about PED use in mixed martial arts. With the news of Jon Jones being flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for a potential Anti-Doping violation, the issue of steroids was brought up with Diaz in a recent interview on “The Buzzer.” “No one ever says what people get...

Jul 9, 2016 11:27 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva vs. Daniel Cormier (highlights)

It was an emotional rollercoaster of a week for Daniel Cormier, who went from fighting Jon Jones for the light heavyweight championship, to fighting Anderson Silva in a 3 round non-main event fight. Cormier won the fight in convincing fashion, taking Anderson Silva down numerous times throughout the fight, and maintaining control on the ground....

Jul 8, 2016 10:19 am

Anderson Silva weighs in well under light heavyweight limit at UFC 200 weigh-in

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is set to fight UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier on two days notice at UFC 200. Silva, who is a massive underdog against Cormier reached out to the UFC shortly after Cormier’s original opponent Jon Jones was pulled from the fight after being flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping...

Jul 8, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier reacts to fighting Anderson Silva

Late last night @DC_MMA reacted to learning he's fighting @SpiderAnderson #UFC200 @PROcast @MetroPCS #CloserThanEverhttps://t.co/fy0qHrZn7Q — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 8, 2016 By now the MMA world knows that former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva will be stepping in on short notice to fight light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated matchup on the...

Jul 8, 2016 8:32 am

Anderson Silva vs. Daniel Cormier opening betting odds

Thursday evening, UFC President Dana White announced that Anderson Silva would be stepping in on short notice to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. Silva is stepping in for Jon Jones, who was pulled from the card for a potential USADA anti-doping violation. The fight, which will take place on the main card, will not...

Jul 7, 2016 8:52 pm

VIDEO | Dana White announces Anderson Silva’s return

Cormier vs Silva!!! #UFC200 pic.twitter.com/c2QYsgEb68 — Dana White (@danawhite) July 8, 2016 Thursday evening, it was announced that former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva would be stepping in on just 2 days notice to fight Daniel Cormier. Silva is stepping in for Jon Jones, who was pulled form the event for a potential USADA anti-doping...

Jul 7, 2016 8:40 pm

Daniel Cormier vs. Anderson Silva reportedly official for UFC 200

News broke Thursday evening that Daniel Cormier will face Anderson Silva at UFC 200 in a 3 round light heavyweight fight. The announcement comes after much speculation as to who the UFC will have step in to face Cormier on 2 day notice after Jon Jones was pulled from the event for a potential USADA...

Jul 7, 2016 2:40 pm

Report: Anderson Silva to step in and fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200?

With the UFC working hard to find UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier a fight for UFC 200 after Jon Jones was pulled from the fight for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, Brazilian media outlet Combate is reporting that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will be fighting Cormier on Saturday in a non-title bout...

Jul 7, 2016 8:41 am

Fighters begin campaigning to fight Daniel Cormier

With just two days to go until the biggest event in the history of the UFC, one would think that the UFC would have a difficult time finding someone to fight on such short notice. That proved to not be the case however when several fighters took to Twitter to campaign to fill the hole...

Jul 7, 2016 2:29 am

Michael Bisping says he is up for fighting Daniel Cormier at UFC 200

Michael Bisping shocked the world just a little over a month ago by stepping in to fight Luke Rockhold for the UFC middleweight title at UFC 199 on two weeks notice. Bisping realized his 10-year UFC career dream, knocking Rockhold out in the very first round and claiming the UFC middleweight title. Now with UFC...

Jul 6, 2016 7:40 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200 press conference staredowns

Wednesday afternoon, the UFC held the final UFC 200 press conference prior to the action Saturday night in Las Vegas. On hand for the event were: Cain Velasquez, Travis Browne, Jose Aldo, Frankie Edgar, Miesha Tate, Amanda Nunes, Brock Lesnar, Mark Hunt, Daniel Cormier, and Jon Jones. At the conclusion of the press conference, the...

Jul 5, 2016 10:10 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor in his birthday suit for ESPN Body Issue

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is the latest athlete from the UFC to be featured nude for the new “Body Issue” of ESPN the Magazine. McGregor joins the list of fellow UFC stars that have posed nude for the special edition of the magazine including Ronda Rousey, Miesha Tate, Cris Cyborg and Jon Jones. Regarding...

Jul 4, 2016 10:53 am

VIDEO | UFC 200: It’s Time – Full Episode

Are you ready for UFC 200? Check out this amazing 44-minute promotional video from the UFC, highlighting the biggest fights on the historical UFC 200 pay-per-view card taking place on July 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. From the video description: “Eight of the greatest fighters on earth will stop at nothing to be victorious at...

Jul 1, 2016 10:38 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier and Cain Velasquez sparring

With just over a week to go until Daniel Cormier has his highly anticipated rematch with Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 200, the light heavyweight champion is making his final preparations in training camp. A video was posted to YouTube showing Cormier sparring with former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. Velasquez is...

Jun 30, 2016 9:00 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier begins weight cut 10 days out from UFC 200

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 main event fight with Jon Jones for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. The fight is not only one of the most highly anticipated rematches of all time, it will headline one of the most historic events of all time. In the...

Jun 28, 2016 9:38 am

PHOTO | Striking statistics for UFC 200 fighters

In less than two weeks, the UFC will hold its historic UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The event will play host to numerous high-profile fights including the Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier rematch, the return of Brock Lesnar, and many others. Ahead of the fight, take a look at the striking statistics from the...

Jun 25, 2016 5:29 pm

VIDEO ︱Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson from UFC 187

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title for the first time against bitter rival Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Watch Daniel Cormier earn the UFC’s vacant light heavyweight title by defeating feared striker Anthony Johnson via submission at UFC 187 in...

Jun 25, 2016 5:28 pm

UFC announces official UFC 200 fight card lineup

We are just two weeks away from this summer’s blockbuster UFC 200 fight card which takes place July 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The stacked fight card features three title fights and includes the return of former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. The UFC had already announced the twelve bouts which would be taking place...