Michael Bisping: ‘Taking Fight With GSP Was an Absolute No-Brainer’

The decision to accept a bout against Georges St-Pierre was an easy one for Michael Bisping to make. Bisping, who is the reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title holder, told fans and the media that he’d take a fight with “Rush” if the opportunity presented itself. He wasn’t lying as earlier today (March 1) […]

Michael Bisping on UFC 209: Staying Busy Important for Tyron Woodley

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping believes that remaining the aggressor is a key to Tyron Woodley leaving UFC 209 as welterweight champion this Saturday night. Woodley defends his title against Stephen Thompson from Las Vegas and the T-Mobile Arena. Last year, the two fought to a majority draw at UFC 205. “In the first fight, […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov Meets Legendary Mike Tyson in Latest UFC 209: Embedded

UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov showed off his collection of memorable items and moments during the fourth installment of UFC 209: Embedded. Nurmagomedov, who meets Tony Ferguson for the interim UFC lightweight title on Saturday at UFC 209, was able to meet Mike Tyson and get a picture with the former boxing champion. The episode […]

UFC 209: Tyron Woodley to ‘Play T-Ball’ With Stephen Thompson’s Head

Tyron Woodley has respect for his UFC 209 opponent Stephen Thompson. The two have already spent 25 minutes together inside the Octagon and countless hours preparing for one another outside of it. But once the they are introduced Saturday night and Woodley’s welterweight title is up for grabs, all bets are off in regards to […]

Tony Ferguson Never Wanted Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Money to Fight

Before the final papers were signed to get Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov inside the Octagon, Ferguson made a demand. The former Ultimate Fighter winner and red-hot lightweight wanted more money – or equal to what Nurmagomedov was making – to accept the fight. Eventually, both sides came to an agreement and the fight was […]

Stephen Thompson Believes Tyron Woodley Views UFC 209 Rematch as ‘Scary’

Stephen Thompson believes he is inside the head of Tyron Woodley. “Wonderboy” will get his chance to claim the UFC welterweight title from Woodley when the two meet Saturday night at UFC 209. Last year at UFC 205, the duo fought to a majority draw. Thompson told “UFC Tonight” Wednesday that he thinks the mental […]

Report: Stefan Struve-Francis Ngannou Planned for UFC Fight Night: Stockholm

According to a report by MMA NYTT, heavyweights Stefan Struve and Francis Ngannou are tentatively being looked at for the upcoming Stockholm, Sweden “Fight Night” card. The two would join the May 28 event from the Ericsson Globe that features Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira. Struve (28-8) was set for a headline fight with former […]

Ep. 11: MMA News Podcast With LFA 6’s Eryk Anders

The 11th episode of the MMA News Podcast is here and our special guest this week is Eryk Anders. As always, the MMA News Podcast is powered by Pony Keg Sports. Our usual hosts Tim Thompson (@MMANews_Tim) and Josh Stephens (@PonyKegSports) are back this week to talk about the wild world of mixed martial arts (MMA). […]

Video: UFC 209 ‘Embedded’ Episode 3

On Episode 3 of UFC 209 “Embedded,” Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson clock out of training and begin their fight week routine in advance of Saturday’s pay-per-view card.

Georges St. Pierre Opens as Slight Betting Favorite in Championship Bout vs. Michael Bisping

Georges St. Pierre hasn’t fought in more than three years, yet he has opened as the slight betting favorite against middleweight champion Michael Bisping.