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Sep 29, 2016 10:31 am

Gabriel Gonzaga is retired, unless he gets a 6-figure payday

UFC heavyweight Gabriel ‘Napao’ Gonzaga has some of the best knockouts in the history of the UFC’s heavyweight division. A UFC veteran with 23 fights under the UFC banner, Gonzaga has been a staple of the UFC’s heavyweight division since he made his debut in 2005, where he knocked out Kevin Jordan in the 3rd...

Sep 28, 2016 11:45 am

VIDEO | Newly released Anthony Johnson sparring footage

It’s no secret that Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is one of the hardest hitters in MMA. The top-ranked light heavyweight has showcased his incredible power time and time again, scoring blistering knockout wins over game competition in Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Alexander Gustafsson and most recently, Jimi Manuwa, Ryan Bader, and Glover Teixeira. With such incredible power packed...

Sep 28, 2016 8:14 am

Conor McGregor to Surrender One Belt if He Wins at UFC 205

Last December, Ireland’s Conor McGregor won the UFC featherweight title by knocking out the seemingly unbeatable Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds. Instead of turning around and defending his newly won title, however, McGregor then set his sights on a lightweight title shot opposite then champion Rafael Dos Anjos. As we now know, McGregor’s lightweight...

Sep 28, 2016 8:11 am

Claudia Gadelha Has Her Next Fight Lined Up

In late 2014, Brazil’s Claudia Gadelha lost a hotly debated split decision to Poland’s Joanna Jedrzejczyk. In July of this year, the two women went at it again, this time with Jedrzejczyk’s well-guarded strawweight title on the line. While Gadelha started strong in this rematch, she ultimately faded down the stretch, and surrendered another decision loss...


Sep 28, 2016 6:12 am

Nick Diaz Hints at a Possible Return to Action

In January of 2015, in the main event of UFC 183, former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz engaged in a memorable battle with middleweight legend Anderson Silva, ultimately coming up short on the judges’ scorecards. Unfortunately, the Stockton native has not been seen in action since. In the days following the fight, it was revealed...

Sep 23, 2016 11:38 am

The Folly of Doubting Eddie Alvarez

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has been the subject of many headlines over the last few days—and very few of them have painted a positive picture of him. Our news feeds have been flooded with reports that the champ’s hardball negotiation tactics are the reason his long-rumored fight with Irish superstar Conor McGregor fell through....

Sep 18, 2016 11:38 am

CM Punk’s fight paid off for the UFC, so will he fight again?

The Ultimate Fighting Championship took a chance on CM Punk by allowing the former World Wrestling Entertainment star to have his first ever mixed martial arts fight under the UFC banner. According to a report from MMAFighting, the move paid off for the promotion as it is being estimated that Punk brought in an extra...

Sep 17, 2016 10:57 am

Brenden Schaub: Stipe Miocic is almost impossible to submit

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is fresh off his UFC 203 TKO win over Alistair Overeem earlier this month in Cleveland, Ohio. The win marked the first title defense for the Ohio native, who won the heavyweight championship earlier this year when he knocked MMA legend Fabricio Werdum out cold. In the first round of...

Sep 15, 2016 6:23 pm

VIDEO | Michael Johnson during fan Q&A: ‘Nate Diaz definitely doesn’t hit hard’

LIVE w/ Michael "The Menace" Johnson!! Have questions? One half of the main event is answering you NOW!! #UFCHidalgo Posted by UFC on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Michael “The Menace” Johnson headlines UFC Fight Night 94 this Saturday against Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier. On Wednesday ahead of the main event, Johnson took to Facebook live...

Sep 13, 2016 11:56 am

Kenny Florian’s brother, Kirk Andrew Florian passes away at age 33

UPDATE: Late Tuesday, Kenny Florian posted a tragic update through his social media channels that his brother Kirk Andrew Florian has passed away. The heartbreaking news came after an initial social media post from Kenny earlier on Tuesday reaching out to anyone with information on his missing brother. Florian posted the following update on his...

Sep 13, 2016 9:24 am

Dana White: Conor McGregor is done at welterweight

After Conor McGregor won the UFC featherweight championship by defeating Jose Aldo back in the main event of UFC 194, it didn’t take long for the newly crowned featherweight champ to sign the contract for his next fight. The fight was slated to be a lightweight title fight against Rafael dos Anjos in the main...

Sep 11, 2016 11:10 am

Ouch: Jimmie Rivera Sustains Crack Behind Retina After Urijah Faber Eye-Poke

On the main card of UFC 203, Jimmie Rivera earned a unanimous decision win over Urijah Faber, becoming the first bantamweight to defeat the long-time contender in a three-round, non-title fight. The decision win goes down as the biggest of the 27-year-old prospect’s career, and is likely to have earned him a spot deep inside...

Sep 9, 2016 8:48 am

PHOTO | Rousimar Palhares looking nearly unrecognizable in new picture

Former top ranked UFC middleweight Rousimar Palhares is widely believed to possess some of the best Jiu-Jitsu in MMA. With 15 of his 18 wins coming by way of submission, not many fighters want to go to the ground with ‘Toquinho’. Unfortunately, the same submissions that leave MMA fans stunned, have also got Palhares into...

Aug 29, 2016 8:32 am

Patricio “Pitbull” Freire Will Not Need Surgery After Bellator 160 Loss

Last Friday, in the main event of Bellator 160, former Bellator featherweight champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire took on former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson for the chance to fight Michael Chandler for the Bellator lightweight title. Unfortunately, the bout turned into a bit of a disaster for the Brazilian slugger. Despite a strong first round,...

Aug 26, 2016 5:08 pm

Nate Diaz broke UFC all-time striking record against Conor McGregor at UFC 202

UFC 202’s main event featuring Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor will be talked about for a long time. The epic five-round battle saw both competitors find their moments of success but ultimately “The Notorious” walked out of the Octagon with the majority decision win in their second meeting. With the five-round battle, Diaz landed 252...

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 2, 2016 9:42 am

Stephen Thompson analyzes Robbie Lawler’s loss to Tyron Woodley

When Tyron Woodley stepped into the Octagon Saturday night in the main event of UFC 201 to fight Robbie Lawler, welterweight #1 contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson was paying close attention. Thompson, who was on the FS1 broadcasting team for the evening, knew he would likely be fighting the winner of the scrap. Ultimately, Tyron Woodley...

Jul 28, 2016 8:36 am

BJ Penn responds to Dana White’s criticism

Earlier this year, UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn officially ended his retirement, revealing his intention to make a run at the featherweight title with the help of coaches Greg Jackson & Mike Winkeljohn. With his eyes set on a November return to the Octagon, Penn found himself criticized by UFC President Dana White recently...

Jul 27, 2016 2:23 pm

Meet UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn at the Mililani Town Center

Right now is your chance to meet UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn if you happen to be on Oahu. “The Prodigy” is on the island to give a sneak peak of the new BJ Penn UFC Gym in Mililani, Hawaii. An announcement was just made to remind everyone about their chance to meet...

Jul 27, 2016 7:30 am

Former boxing champ rips potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight

Earlier this year, talks of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match had both the MMA community and boxing community fantasizing about the potential fight. The fight never came to fruition, and ultimately Conor McGregor signed to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202 on August 20th. Ahead of that...

Jul 26, 2016 12:53 pm

VIDEO | Running man challenge in the middle of real cage fight?

The “running man challenge” was taken to a whole new level in the middle of a cage fight recently. Check out the video as a fighter literally runs with his back facing his opponent after getting hit a few times. The fight was an amateur bout in Malaysia in the Ultimate Beatdown between Marcus Tan...

Jul 19, 2016 8:54 am

Conor McGregor throws bold accusation at Nate Diaz

Back in March, Nate Diaz stepped in on just two weeks notice to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196. While the bout was initially supposed to be a lightweight matchup, the pair fought at welterweight. McGregor gassed out early in the fight, going into the second round looking rather flat footed....

Jul 14, 2016 9:50 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson vs. Lando Vannata (Highlights)

Wednesday night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, UFC newcomer Lando Vannata, who stepped in on short notice, gave #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson one of the toughest tests of his MMA career. Both fighters rocked one another several times throughout the ‘Fight of the Night’ performance. Ultimately, Ferguson secured the 2nd round submission win, making...

Jul 9, 2016 9:21 am

Claudia Gadelha’s message to fans following loss to Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Friday evening in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had their highly anticipated grudge match for the women’s strawweight title. Gadelha came out of the gate strong, putting the pressure on the champ through the first two rounds. Ultimately however, Jedrzejczyk’s cardio and striking throughout the second half...

Jul 5, 2016 8:53 am

Jiu-Jitsu world champion: “Conor [McGregor] is amazing on the ground”

Back on March 5th, Conor McGregor squared off against Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196. In the second round, McGregor was rocked, and shot in for a takedown against Diaz, which ultimately led to him being submitted via rear-naked choke. In the wake of the fight, many began criticizing McGregor for what...

Jul 1, 2016 9:23 am

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones is a “middle-aged man at 28 years old”

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier were initially slated to have their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 197 on April 23rd in what was Jones’ first fight back in the Octagon since being stripped of his light heavyweight championship. Cormier pulled out of the fight with a knee injury, and was ultimately replaced by Ovince St-Preux...