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Georges St-Pierre explains why he's returning to the UFC after nearly 4 years away

When Georges St-Pierre took an extended sabbatical from fighting in 2013 he left the sport on top of the world.St-Pierre had just completed his ninth consecutive title defense as welterweight champion and had inserted himself into the eternal debate about who is the greatest mixed martial artist of all time.St-Pierre never officially retired and now nearly four years later he's inked...
Via FOX Sports
6 hours ago

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Next Fight: Champ To Defend Belt At UFC 211

Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s next fight has been set. On Thursday afternoon, the UFC strawweight champion joined Fox ProCast to announce her next title defense. As many expected, that defense will come against No. 3 contender Jessica Andrade, who is currently riding a three-fight winning streak since dropping to 115-pounds last June. The bout will take place in the co-main event of UFC...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 hours ago

Ex-UFC Fighter Terry Etim Seriously Injured After Leaping Into Traffic

Former UFC fighter Terry Etim is in serious condition after a horrific scene unfolded in England. According to reports and eye witnesses, Etim was “running in and out of traffic” and threw himself into as many as four buses, one of which was moving at the time. Etim threw himself into one of the windshields and was covered in blood on the street. “It was one of the worst things...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago

GSP's coach wants 'epic' UFC return

How could UFC make Georges St-Pierre’s return to the octagon bigger than it already is? Throw in Conor McGregor.St-Pierre, who hasn’t fought since successfully defending the welterweight championship against Johny Hendricks at UFC 167, recently signed a new contract with UFC, meaning the focus has shifted to whom GSP will face in his first fight since November 2013. There obviously...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey to be guest star on NBC’s ‘Blindspot’

While Ronda Rousey’s UFC career remains in limbo, it appears she’s pouring herself into her burgeoning acting career.The MMA superstar will reportedly be a guest star on the NBC hit show “Blindspot” for an episode set to air in May.“The UFC legend scored herself a guest role on the hit NBC show ‘Blindspot’ — where she’ll play a tough prison inmate who’s serving...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Was the World’s Greatest Middleweight Fighting Outside the UFC?

The UFC Middleweight division is in a state of great instability. When Chris Weidman knocked out Anderson Silva at UFC 162, many expected him to reign for years to come. Instead, he soon succumbed to Luke Rockhold. Rockhold looked as though he could be an unbeatable force as well. And, many expected him to dominate Michael Bisping in his first title defense. But at UFC 199, the unthinkable...
Via The Sports Post
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC fighter taunts Browne about girlfriend Ronda Rousey after win

MMA fighter Derrick Lewis is the kind of guy who wants to kick your rear and then take your girl. And he said just as much on Sunday night.Lewis defeated Travis Browne by second-round knockout at “UFC Fight Night” in Nova Scotia on Sunday night. After his win, he was interviewed by FS1 and proceeded to talk about how he needed to relieve himself. He also referenced Browne’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum

UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum When: March 11th, 2017 Where: Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil How: Fox Sports 1 Paulo Henrique Costa vs. Garreth McLellan Max Griffin vs. Sergio Moraes Joe Soto vs. Rani Yahya Godofredo Pepey vs. Kyle Bochniak Marion Reneau vs. Bethe Correia Josh Burkman vs. Michel Prazeres Rony Jason vs. Jeremy Kennedy...
Via 5thRound.com
3 days ago

WATCH: King Mo, Renato Laranja, Yves Edwards, Rudy Morales, Heather Jo Clark

In this episode of the MMA Roasted podcast, Renato Laranja, Heather Jo Clark, and Yves Edwards joins adam in the studio to break down the fights from UFC 208. They also discuss the upcoming Bellator and UFC Fight Night cards. MMA Fighters King Mo and Rudy Morales call in. 
Via YouTube
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brock Lesnar tells UFC he is retiring from MMA

Brock Lesnar’s days inside the octagon reportedly are over.Lesnar, who’s last fight — a win over Mark Hunt at UFC 200 — ended in disgrace after he twice tested positive for a banned substance, informed the UFC that he was retiring from mixed martial arts, according to MMAFighting.com, citing a UFC spokesperson.Furthermore, MMAFighting.com reported Tuesday that Lesnar was...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brock Lesnar removed from UFC active roster

Brock Lesnar was reportedly removed from the UFC’s active roster as part of a roster purge on Friday.A Twitter account called UFC Fighters Info runs a webscript that produces notifications when UFC.com deletes fighters from its roster. Over 40 fighters were marked as deleted Friday. These can be fighters whose contract with the UFC expired, or ones who retired or are no longer...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 208 Preview: Holly Holm eyes another title, Anderson Silva returns, and Phillipe’s a male nurse

History will take place Saturday night at UFC 208 when former UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm fights Germaine “The Iron Lady” de Randamie in the first-ever UFC women’s featherweight title fight. Plus, future UFC Hall of Famer and former middleweight champion Anderson Silva returns to face contender Derek Brunson, and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza battles Tim Boetsch. Here’s...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Renato Laranja, Josh Barnett, Heather Jo Clark, Bec Rawlings, James Vick

Renato Laranja, Josh Barnett and Heather Jo Clark join Adam in the studio to break down the upcoming UFC 208 card. MMA fighters Bec Rawlings and James Vick call in.     
Via YouTube
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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