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The next chapter: Rick Story reveals the reasons behind his extended hiatus from fighting

For the first time in nearly a decade, Rick Story isn't getting ready for a fight.The 19-time UFC veteran has taken a step back from mixed martial arts following his most recent fight against Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone that saw him suffer the first knockout loss of his career, which also marked the end of his current contract.Prior to the bout with Cerrone, the UFC had offered Story...
Via FOX Sports
12 hours 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
15 hours 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
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor isn't backing down from financial demands for the UFC

Conor McGregor hopes to one day become the 'highest earning athlete' in the world and to get there he's going to need his employers at the UFC to hand him a much larger paycheck from now on.Following his title fight win over Eddie Alvarez last November, McGregor mentioned that he was looking to sit down with the new owners of the UFC from WME-IMG and talk about his future with the...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Full Fight Highlights: Derrick Lewis vs. Travis Browne

The post Full Fight Highlights: Derrick Lewis vs. Travis Browne appeared first on fightbooth.
Via Fight Booth
2 days ago

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
2 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
2 days ago

Georges St-Pierre is making a mistake returning to UFC

Georges St-Pierre is 35 years old, turns 36 in May, and hasn’t stepped a competitive foot inside the Octagon since 2013. But that’s not going to stop him from making a return to the UFC, and it’s not going to stop him from making a very avoidable mistake.Following GSP’s controversial split decision victory over Johny Hendricks two-plus years ago back in November 2013, UFC...
Via The Sports Post
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
6 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
7 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
11 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
11 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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