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Nov 15, 2016 9:40 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov: UFC is trying to keep me from a title shot

This past weekend in New York, undefeated Dagestani fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov took to the Octagon to fight top ranked UFC lightweight Michael ‘The Menace’ Johnson. The fight, which served as just Nurmagomedov’s second fight back in the Octagon following his two-year layoff from 2014-2016, was an incredibly dominant one for Nurmagomedov, who utilized his Sambo...

Nov 15, 2016 9:04 am

Frankie Edgar reflects on win over Jeremy Stephens in New York

This past weekend on the preliminary card of UFC 205, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar stepped into the Octagon to fight top ranked featherweight Jeremy Stephens. Edgar, a New Jersey native, received a warm welcome to the Octagon by the New York crowd. Edgar put on an impressive performance as he ultimately picked up...

Nov 13, 2016 12:36 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez Highlights

Last night, the UFC made its long awaited debut in New York City with a stacked UFC 205. The massive card’s headliner saw UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor challenge Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title in a bid to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles in two weight classes simultaneously....

Nov 13, 2016 11:57 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley Says His “Heart Dropped” When UFC 205 Decision Was Read Incorrectly

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC 205, UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley engaged in a wild, five-round battle with streaking challenger Stephen Thompson. Throughout this classic title fight, both fighters had their moments, as Woodley nearly finished his foe on several occasions, and Thompson dictated the action for the remainder of the encounter. The...


Nov 11, 2016 9:42 am

EXCLUSIVE | Yoel Romero Apperciates Chris Weidman’s Skill, Forgives Him for USADA Comments

Tomorrow night, on the main card of UFC 205, streaking middleweight contender Yoel Romero will collide with former champion Chris Weidman in a bout that could well earn the winner a shot at reigning middleweight champion Michael Bisping. In advance of this pivotal showdown, Romero made an appearance on BJPenn.com’s Rapid Fire to speak with host Chris...

Nov 11, 2016 8:11 am

Alan Jouban offers to step in and fight Donald Cerrone

Friday morning the MMA community learned that Kelvin Gastelum had missed weight, and his UFC 205 fight with Donald Cerrone was subsequently cancelled as a result of him being unable to make weight. While Cerrone weighed-in at 170 pounds, Gastelum never stepped on the scale for the fight, withdrawing from the fight before ever attempting...

Nov 10, 2016 8:40 am

Stipe Miocic weighs-in on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match

Prior to Conor McGregor’s highly anticipated rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 back in August, there were talks of the featherweight superstar potentially making the jump to pro boxing to compete with boxing icon Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match. While both sides verbally agreed on the fight, with talks going as far as...

Nov 10, 2016 7:10 am

Conor McGregor divulges info on training camp prep for Eddie Alvarez

This Saturday in New York, UFC featherweight superstar Conor McGregor will have the opportunity to make UFC history as he aims to defeat lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and become the first ever simultaneous two-division UFC champion. Ahead of the fight however, despite his dominance inside the Octagon, McGregor’s endurance and heart was questioned by Alvarez,...

Nov 8, 2016 8:39 am

John Kavanagh explains similarities between Eddie Alvarez & Rafael dos Anjos

While Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos may not have fought at UFC 196 for the lightweight championship as initially planned, McGregor’s training for dos Anjos very well could have helped him prepare for his current opponent, Eddie Alvarez. McGregor, who faces Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205 this Saturday, where he hopes...

Nov 6, 2016 6:36 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson and Rafael Dos Anjos Octagon Interviews

Last night, the UFC returned to sun soaked Mexico City, Mexico for the first time since June of 2015. The organization did so with a compelling, 13-fight card in UFC Fight Night 98. The card was topped by an anticipated lightweight bout that promised to thrust the winer directly into lightweight title contention. In one...

Nov 3, 2016 9:55 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mark Hunt reveals he has turned down 2 fights since UFC 200

Heavyweight MMA veteran Mark Hunt has remained adamant that following his UFC 200 loss to Brock Lesnar, who failed both a random out-of-competition drug test before the fight, as well as a fight night drug test, he will not step into the Octagon until the UFC remedies the situation. While Hunt initially requested 50% of...

Nov 2, 2016 9:03 am

Fox Sports 1’s Colin Cowherd slams Ronda Rousey: You can’t be half in

When Ronda Rousey makes her highly anticipated return to the Octagon on December 30th to fight Amanda Nuens for the women’s bantamweight championship, a lot of questions will be answered. By the time Nunes and Rousey take to the Octagon on December 30th, it will have been over a year since Rousey was last in the...

Oct 31, 2016 5:53 am

VIDEO | Watch a Young Conor McGregor Dazzle at Lightweight

On November 12, in the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title. If the Irish superstar is successful in this attempt, he’ll become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles in two weight classes simultaneously. Yet while a title-winning defeat Alvarez...

Oct 30, 2016 6:30 am

Mark Hunt Mocks Brock Lesnar with New Instagram Post

As the UFC’s 200th pay-per-view card, UFC 200 was always supposed to be stacked to the rim with talent. Unfortunately, the landmark card was ceaselessly battered by injuries, PED-busts and more, leaving the UFC scrambling to keep the its lineup in tact until it finally occured on July 9 of this year. One of the organization’s...

Oct 29, 2016 3:12 pm

Bellator targeting Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione for early 2017

Russian heavyweight MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko appears to be set to make his Bellator debut in early 2017, and an opponent is already under consideration. Former Ultimate Fighter alumni Matt “Meathead” Mitrione looks to be Emelianenko’s next foe and his first fight under the Bellator banner. As reported by FloCombate, the fight desk is nearing...

Oct 29, 2016 7:59 am

VIDEO | Robin Black’s brilliant breakdown of Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

Analyst Robin Black frequently delivers some of the best pre-fight breakdowns before highly anticipated UFC fights, and the UFC 205 main event scrap between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is no different. Black gives an in-depth look at the strategies of both men, pre-championship, and post-championship using a scale...

Oct 27, 2016 3:51 pm

TJ Dillashaw fires away at “powder puff champion” Dominick Cruz for picking opponents

Current number one UFC ranked bantamweight TJ Dillashaw is more than upset over the recently announced bantamweight title fight between champion Dominick Cruz and number 6 UFC ranked contender Cody Garbrandt. Dillashaw is looking to rematch Cruz after the two fought a close five-round title fight at UFC Fight Night 81 back in January where...

Oct 27, 2016 1:16 pm

Eddie Alvarez predicts exactly how & when he’ll finish Conor McGregor

At UFC 205, Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated lightweight showdown headlining the main event of what is expected to be a historic fight card. While McGregor made headlines last month when he boldly predicted that he would finish Alvarez in the first round of their title...

Oct 27, 2016 9:34 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov’s first pro MMA fight

#1 ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is widely regarded to be not only one of the best fighters in the UFC’s lightweight division, but also one of the best grapplers in the entire UFC. With an extremely impressive grappling background that has seen ‘The Eagle’ win two Combat Sambo world championships, as well as a...

Oct 26, 2016 8:15 am

Jon Fitch eyeing rematch with potential free agent Georges St-Pierre

Back in 2008, Jon Fitch stepped into the Octagon against UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. Fitch had been on a tear of the UFC’s welterweight division, going on an 8-fight win streak that saw him defeat notable opponents such as Thiago Alves and Diego Sanchez. Fitch, who was widely regarded as having some of the...

Oct 25, 2016 10:43 am

Randy Couture weighs in on Georges St-Pierre’s “uphill battle” with UFC

Recently, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre left MMA fans stunned as he revealed that he was officially a free agent in the MMA world. The news came just over a week after St-Pierre informed MMA fans that news regarding his potential return to the Octagon would be coming in ‘just a few weeks’. Following...

Oct 25, 2016 10:07 am

PHOTO | Fan gets Michael Bisping tattoo following UFC 204 win

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is certainly one of the most polarizing figures in MMA. Bisping, who has been on a tear of the UFC’s middleweight division in 2016, is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. Earlier this month, Bisping stepped into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 204 in...

Oct 23, 2016 3:35 pm

Comparison | Check out the current lineups for UFC 205, UFC 206 and UFC 207

The Ultimate Fighting Championship still has three pay-per-view events to put on before we say goodbye to the year 2016. The octagon will invade New York, Toronto and finally Las Vegas for pay-per-view events over the course of the next 68 days. The UFC’s first event in Madison Square Garden, UFC 205, is absolutely stacked....

Oct 21, 2016 3:00 pm

Will Brooks almost fully recovered from rib injury, eyes January return

In the beginning of October, former Bellator MMA champion Will Brooks stepped into the Octagon for his second UFC appearance on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’. Brooks was stepping into the Octagon against Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira, who was supposed to be making his lightweight debut at the event. The day prior however,...

Oct 20, 2016 9:24 am

Georges St-Pierre in Las Vegas “just hanging out”

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre’s ongoing saga with the UFC brass has been an interesting one. While St-Pierre hasn’t fought since his controversial 2013 split decision win over Johny Hendricks, reports of St-Pierre returning to the Octagon have continued to surface over the years. Recently, it appeared as though St-Pierre was closer than ever...

Oct 19, 2016 8:18 am

Driver who killed Jordan Parsons posts bail

Earlier this year, tragic news surfaced that Bellator MMA prospect Jordan Parsons had been struck by a vehicle in Florida. While initial reports regarding the situation, and what happened, were a bit scarce, it was then revealed that Parsons was in the hospital, where he was forced to have his leg amputated as a result...