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Jon Jones: I believe I’m going to annihilate Cormier

Jon Jones had his championship stripped by the UFC after a series of missteps outside of the cage. However, he has a chance to reclaim that belt at UFC 200 in a rematch against current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in a title unification bout. Jones returned to the Octagon last month and defeated Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision to claim the interim title...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paige VanZant no longer part of UFC 200 plans

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is one of the best women in her weight class, but she has taken some time away from the Octagon for a stint on season 22 of the ABC hit show “Dancing With The Stars.” During her time on the show, VanZant has been one of the top performers and she appears poised to appear in the finale. Initially, VanZant had hopes of competing on the UFC 200 card...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bellator MMA fighter loses leg after gruesome accident

Bellator MMA featherweight division fighter Jordan Parsons is in critical condition after he was involved in a horrifying hit-and-run accident in Delray Beach, Fla., on Sunday morning, according to the Delray Beach Police Department. Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting reported that the crash was so severe that the 25-year-old was forced to have his entire right leg amputated. What...
Via NESN.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor continues to unload on UFC

Conor McGregor is good at tooting his own horn. The UFC featherweight champion no longer is scheduled to fight at UFC 200 in July, as company president Dana White pulled him from the event after he refused to participate in a press conference leading up to his rematch with Nate Diaz. White since has replaced the McGregor-Diaz bout with a main event between Jon “Bones” Jones...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva's son is a young 'Spider' in the making

Anderson Silva has left quite a legacy in the world of MMA. The Brazilian fighter has 33 wins over 41 professional fights, including a 14-fight UFC title run and multiple accolades in between. And while The Spider's career is coming to close, we may have a good candidate to carry on Silva's legacy.Footage of Silva's son Kalyl was surfaced recently showing him throwing some of the...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fight Capsule: ‘Cybrog’ retires Carano in San Jose

Back in 2009, an undefeated Gina Carano took on Cris ‘Cyborg’ in what was the biggest women’s MMA bout of its time. Strikeforce President Scott Coker helped bring WMMA into the mainstream with mega fights like Carano vs. Cyborg, a fight that would crown Cyborg as the first ever Strikeforce women’s champion. She’ll go down in history as the only fighter to hold the featherweight...
Via Fight Booth
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miesha Tate and Paige VanZant show off their dance moves in Running Man Challenge

The Running Man Challenge is all the rage these days and has taken the internet by storm after a few University of Maryland basketball players released a video of themselves doing the dance and challenging others to participate.Well, Miesha Tate and Paige VanZant accepted the challenge and killed it. While appearing on Good Morning America earlier this week, the two stars showed...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

A message to Conor McGregor: The UFC always wins

All eyes in the UFC weren’t glued to UFC 197 to see whether Jon Jones would claim the interim Light Heavyweight Championship or whether Demetrious Johnson would successfully defend his Flyweight Championship for the eighth time. When the UFC announced that Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier would face off in a much anticipated rematch at UFC 200 on "Good Morning America," it was surprising...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Joanne Calderwood and Valerie Letourneau will make UFC history in Ottawa

Quietly, an 11th division has been added to the UFC. Or has it? What’s being called a “special attraction” flyweight bout, the first of its kind in the UFC, will take place in Ottawa when Joanne Calderwood (10-1) and Valerie Letourneau (8-4) do battle on June 18th. According to the UFC, it’s not yet known if the women’s flyweight division will become a fixture; as of right...
Via Fight Booth
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fires Diego Brandao Following Felony Arrest

The UFC has cut Diego Brandao (pictured) after the troubled featherweight was charged earlier this month with four felony counts, including one for assault with great bodily harm and three for assault with a deadly weapon following a Thursday morning strip club brawl. Sherdog.com first reported Brandao’s release, though the UFC has yet to officially address Brandao’s status...
Via 5thRound.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones a 'bum,' 'idiot' and drug addict

Yup. Daniel Cormier went there. Cormier and Jon “Bones” Jones traded verbal jabs Wednesday at a press conference to announce their main event fight at UFC 200 on July 9. Things really got personal when Jones, who was stripped of his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship in April 2015, asked Cormier what he’s going to tell his kids when they ask why he never was able to beat his...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC to 'take over' 'Good Morning America' Wednesday

As UFC’s audience has grown over the years, it has gradually earned more and more legitimacy outside the mixed martial arts world. Fighters began to pop up on magazine covers and sports talk shows, Ronda Rousey became so big she hosted "SNL," and the sport was inevitably legalized in New York after a long campaign. Well, nothing says mainstream credibility like "Good Morning...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

This UFC 198 ‘Werdum vs. Miocic’ trailer is filthy

Via UFC Brasil: The publicity campaign brought together fighters Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort, Shogun, Ronaldo “Jacare” Fabricio Werdum, Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino, besides the US Stipe Miocic. The meeting of athletes took place last month and the recording of the commercial was made by filmmaker Alfonso Poyart (author of the fighter Jose Aldo biopic). The production was...
Via Fight Booth
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Yair Rodriguez KO’s Andre Fili via Flying Roundhouse Kick at UFC 197

Yair Rodriguez just KO’d Andre Fili with a flying roundhouse kick in the second round at UFC 197. This shit was straight out of a 1980’s action movie. Just watch this thing of beauty. My God. Yair Rodriguez https://t.co/EQb0Dh7qn7 — MolesyMMA (@MolesyMMA) April 24, 2016 Props to @MolesyMMA for the video The post Yair Rodriguez KO’s Andre Fili via Flying Roundhouse Kick...
Via Total Sports Blog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The epic UFC 197 preview

UFC 197 goes down Saturday night (April 23) on pay-per-view, featuring the return of longtime UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones, former Olympic gold medalist wrestler Henry Cejudo, flyweight champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and Anthony “Showtime” Pettis. Here is your completely epic UFC 197 preview. The Champ Is Here Finally, Jon Jones returns to the Octagon...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Tate vs. Nunes should headline UFC 200

It’s been less than a day since Conor McrGregor sent the MMA community into shock by announcing his retirement. The superstar took to Twitter to announce he would be done fighting at the young age of 27. Shortly after, Dana White announced that McGregor would no longer be fighting at UFC 200 because he refused to go out to Las Vegas to be a part of the marketing for the event and...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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