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Fabricio Werdum Releases Statement Following USADA Flag

Fabricio Werdum has spoken out following his U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) flag. Werdum was scheduled to take on Aleksei Oleinik at UFC Moscow in September. Those plans appear to have been quickly derailed after “Vai Cavalo” was flagged for a potential violation of the anti-doping policy. The news comes just after Werdum was rewarded with […]

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Exclusive Interview: Aaron Chalmers Wants To Break Away From His Geordie Shore Label

Aaron Chalmers is a controversial figure within the sport of mixed martial arts. He has polarized opinions, but he continues to prove his doubters wrong by defeating each opponent that is put in front of him. After three consecutive finishes, Aaron “The Joker” Chalmers steps up in competition, as he faces Ash Griffiths on the […]

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Kevin Lee Believes 165-Pound Division is Bound to Happen in UFC

Kevin Lee has been calling for a 165-pound division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and believes it will eventually become a reality. Lee is no small lightweight. “The Motown Phenom” may be 5’9 but he certainly outmuscles most 155-pounders. Lee is one of the best lightweights in the world, but his body has taken […]

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FOX Sports Releases Statement Following UFC Departure

FOX Sports has reacted to the news of a new TV deal between the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and ESPN. Word broke that the UFC and ESPN had agreed to a five-year television deal worth $1.5 billion. The deal would bring a total of 30 events shared between ESPN’s major networks and their digital platform […]

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Ricardo Lamas Responds to Yair Rodriguez’s Claims

Ricardo Lamas has responded to Yair Rodriguez’s description of the events leading up to his UFC release. Approximately two weeks ago, Yair Rodriguez was released from the UFC. According to Dana White, Rodriguez was released for turning down fights with Ricardo Lamas and Zabit Magomedsharipov, and that if a fighter is unwilling to fight after […]

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Georges St-Pierre Shuts Down Nate Diaz Fight

Georges St-Pierre isn’t interested in doing battle with Nate Diaz. Earlier this month, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White said he was working on having a lightweight bout between St-Pierre and Diaz as the co-main event of UFC 227 on Aug. 4. Diaz responded to White’s claims by saying he wouldn’t fight St-Pierre unless […]

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Dana White Confirms New ESPN Deal

As reported earlier today, ESPN has reached a $1.5 billion, five-year deal securing the television rights of the UFC. Wednesday afternoon, Dana White confirmed the news on Twitter, announcing ESPN will, in fact, be the new home for the UFC in 2019: 😃 pic.twitter.com/7EOneqZWfF — Dana White (@danawhite) May 23, 2018 Brett Okamoto later would […]

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Signs Point to Khabib-Conor Showdown

The most talked about fight in MMA right now is without a doubt Khabib Nurmagomedov in a potential lightweight title match against “The Notorious” Conor McGregor. Because of the hype already surrounding the fight, it could lead to many reading into signs that aren’t there. Over the past week, however, the signs have been stronger […]

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Tyron Woodley Eyes August 4th Return, Usman Eyes Gold

Despite claims of suffering two broken hands at UFC Chile, Kamaru Usman would be open to a quick turnaround if it means a title fight. Ariel Helwani reported today that Tyron Woodley’s shoulder is 100% and that the undisputed welterweight champion is hoping to fight on August 4th: Spoke to UFC welterweight champion @TWooodley earlier […]

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Dana White Plans to Meet with Conor McGregor This Weekend in Liverpool

It may not be that much longer until Conor McGregor has booked his return to the UFC. On Wednesday, UFC president Dana White revealed plans to meet with McGregor this weekend when the promotion lands in Liverpool, England for a card airing Sunday on FS1. McGregor is expected to be a busy man over the […]

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