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  • Michael Bisping: Seeing Daniel Cormier cry is the ‘ultimate f—king revenge’ for Jon Jones

    Michael Bisping does not have too much sympathy for Daniel Cormier’s display of emotions after UFC 214.

    During the build-up of their rematch at UFC 214, Jon Jones repeatedly promised to make Daniel Cormier cry, like how the latter did during their first fight in 2015. “Bones” did live up to his word when he knocked “DC” out with a head kick in the third round of their fight on Saturday night.

  • Michael Johnson criticised after knocking out Dustin Poirier at the UFC Fight Night in Texas

    MICHAEL Johnson knocked out Dustin Poirier in the first round of the headline fight at the UFC Fight Night in Hidalgo, Texas on Sunday (AEST).

    He executed a perfect right-left combination that sent Poirier to the canvas then started laying into him with a flurry of punches on the ground before the fight was called off after less than two minutes.

  • Michael Johnson wants fight with Rafael dos Anjos in Brazil

    Michael Johnson thinks former champion Rafael dos Anjos is a good matchup, and he’ll even go to Brazil to fight him.

  • Michael Johnson wants Jose Aldo in move to Featherweight

    The Top 10 Lightweight wants to test his talents down a division against the former champion.

    After fighting 6 of the current Top 10 Lightweights, with mixed results, Michael Johnson wants to find a new challenge at Featherweight. While speaking at a recent UFC Q&A in Rotterdam, Johnson expressed interest in moving down to 145lbs. He even picked out a possible opponent.

  • Mickey Gall calls out Kevin Lee for a ‘straight fight in the gym’ with no rules

    Kevin Lee made some comments about Mickey Gall a few months ago, and Gall has decided to respond to them now.

    Mickey Gall doesn’t forget. Gall burst onto the UFC scene with three straight wins in 2016 over the likes of CM Punk and Sage Northcutt, and got a lot of press for the guys he beat and his unique way of calling out opponents in the aftermath. Not everyone was impressed with the Lookin’ For A Fight alum though.

  • Mickey Gall on CM Punk: 'I was fighting an amateur' in there

    UFC 203 was the most important event of Mickey Gall's career, but the welterweight prospect is adamant that it will not be his defining moment as a UFC fighter.

  • Mickey Gall submits CM Punk by rear-naked choke in first round

    CLEVELAND -- There were no steel chairs to the back, jumps off the top rope or long-winded promos -- just a legitimate, one-sided beatdown suffered by CM Punk.

    And, apparently, he loved every second of it.

  • Mickey Gall vs. Randy Brown set for UFC 217

    Welterweights Mickey Gall and Randy Brown will fight at UFC 217 in New York City.

    Having seemingly dropped off the radar following an impressive win over Sage Northcutt, young welterweight prospect Mickey Gall will make his return to the Octagon on November 4th at Madison Square Garden.

  • Mickey Gall: I’m gonna break ‘silly boy’ Sage Northcutt’s bones

    It seems Mickey Gall has a lot of plans for Sage Northcutt and none of them sound like they’ll be good for Sage.

    Mickey Gall may be preaching the gospel of love inside the Octagon, but that doesn’t mean he’s not prepared to cut a promo all over the UFC’s golden boy. Gall is getting geared up to fight Sage Northcutt at UFC on Fox 22 this coming December, and there’s nothing like an upcoming fight to make a man shelve his feelings of brotherly care and let fans know that he’s ready to scrap.

  • Miesha Tate on Jon Jones’ drug test: ‘You can’t use ignorance as an excuse'

    Miesha Tate says with PED’s in his system, Jon Jones can’t use ignorance as an excuse.

    After testing positive for Turinabol, Jon Jones has recently come out to publicly deny things, saying he would “never do steriods.” At the end of the day, the PED was found in his system, and according to a former champion in Miesha Tate, saying you didn’t know how it got there isn’t a valid excuse.

  • Miesha Tate on Ronda Rousey: ‘I wouldn’t say hi to her’

    The old expression “time heals all wounds” doesn’t seem to apply to Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey.

    Miesha Tate won’t go as far as saying she still hates Ronda Rousey, but there’s definitely some heat there. Tate, who retired from the Octagon following a UFC 205 loss to Raquel Pennington, had an extremely long and drawn-out rivalry with Rousey that spanned two MMA promotions and two fights, both of which Rousey came out on top of.

  • Miesha Tate on Rousey vs. Cyborg: ‘Edmond just wants another payday’

    The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion has some thoughts about Edmond Tarverdyan’s recent Rousey vs. Cyborg talk... mostly that it’s crazy.

    It’s no secret that Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey aren't the best of friends. Over the course of their UFC careers, the two women developed a somewhat bitter rivalry. Centered in part around Tate’s pair of title challenges to Rousey’s belt, and more particularly to their time as opposing coaches on the Ultimate Fighter.

  • Miesha Tate vs. Raquel Pennington added to UFC 205 in New York

    Miesha Tate will fight on the UFC's big card in New York. The former women's bantamweight champion has been added to the event and will take on the streaking Raquel Pennington. The UFC announced the matchup today.

  • Miesha Tate would pick Conor McGregor to beat GSP: He can KO guys ‘a lot bigger than him’

    Retired UFC fighter Miesha Tate favors Conor McGregor over Georges St-Pierre in a hypothetical match-up.

    Although former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre hasn’t revealed his long term plans, it’s obvious the fan favorite is looking for high profile, blockbuster fights in his MMA return. And there’s nothing that says blockbuster quite like Georges St-Pierre vs. Conor McGregor.

  • Mike Perry-Thiago Alves, Hector Lombard-Anthony Smith on tap for UFC Pittsburgh

    Welterweights Mike Perry and Thiago Alves, plus middleweights Hector Lombard and Anthony Smith will scrap at UFC Pittsburgh.

    A couple of matchups scheduled for a now-scrapped August 19th show have been rescheduled for the UFC’s return to Pittsburgh, PA on September 16th. MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday that welterweights Mike Perry and Thiago Alves, as well as middleweights Hector Lombard and Anthony Smith have been added to the lineup.

  • Miller underwhelmed by Diaz-McGregor 2: ‘It wasn’t the greatest’

    UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor II is etched into the MMA history books as one of the greatest fights of all time, but not everyone will be watching it again.

  • MMA fighter Rondel Clark dead after Saturday TKO loss; investigation begins

    An MMA fighter died after a TKO loss at Cage Titans 35 on Saturday.

    MMA fighter Rondel Clark died Tuesday after suffering a stoppage loss last weekend, and now his death is being investigated.

  • Muin Gafurov Overlooks Kevin Belingon, Wants Rematch with Reece McLaren

    ONE: STATE OF WARRIORS is set for the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar, on 7 Oct. Headlined by ONE Strawweight World Champion Yoshitaka Naito defending his title against Joshua Pacio of the Philippines, the card features plenty of local talent alongside some of the hottest MMA prospects from around the world.

  • NAC: Conor McGregor asked for one international judge for Floyd Mayweather fight

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission will consider McGregor’s request and make a ruling next week.

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. owns Nevada. He has resided in the state for many years, hasn’t fought outside it since a 2005 bout with Sharmba Mitchell, and has had many dealings with the Nevada State Athletic Commission as a boxer and as a promoter. So it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that Conor McGregor, the man he meets in a boxing match in Las Vegas on August 26th, is looking to add one international judge to the mix for their bout.

  • Nate Diaz ‘not doing sh*t' until he and Conor McGregor ‘go for round three'

    LAS VEGAS -- At this point, it seems like a foregone conclusion that the trilogy fight between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor is destined to happen, whether it's sometime soon or later on down the road.