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  • Carlos Condit vs. Demian Maia shifted from UFC 202 to UFC on FOX 21 main event

    The highly anticipated welterweight showdown between Carlos Condit and Demian Maia has shifted seven days from UFC 202 to the UFC on FOX 21 main event.

    The change to the bout was originally announced on Twitter by veteran Canadian sportswriter Neil Davidson and was subsequently confirmed to MMAjunkie by UFC officials.

  • Chael Sonnen enters USADA testing pool, but won't fight again 'if the test is as good as I remember it being'

    Chael Sonnen is apparently leaving the door open to a return to the UFC. Chael Sonnen is also apparently leaving the door open to the possibility he won’t be able to pass the drug tests necessary to get back into the octagon.

  • Chael Sonnen: Fans were booing at UFC 200, because they wanted to see Daniel Cormier get knocked out

    Most people interpreted the fan reaction to Daniel Cormier's fight with Anderson Silva one way. Chael Sonnen took it another.

    Sonnen, the former UFC fighter and current ESPN analyst, doesn't think fans minded Cormier's wrestling-heavy strategy. They just wanted Silva to beat him in spectacular fashion, "The American Gangster" told MMA Fighting.

  • Chamorro MMA star Jon Tuck competing at UFC Melbourne

    AFTER a long layoff, Guamanian mixed martial arts fighter Jon “The Super Saiyan” Tuck returns to the Octagon this weekend, competing at the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s event in Melbourne, Australia.

    To face hometown bet Damien “Beatdown” Brown in a three-round lightweight match at “UFC Fight Night 101,” Mr. Tuck (9-3-0) said he is very excited about his UFC return fight and looking forward to coming out triumphant after absorbing a split decision loss in his last fight.

  • Check out the official trailer for UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor II

    The UFC have released the official trailer for the welterweight rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor at UFC 202.

  • Chris Weidman: If things don’t change at 185, I might move up to 205

    Chris Weidman is not too satisfied with how things are at middleweight, and is considering the idea of moving up to light heavyweight.

    Chris Weidman is not happy about how things are going in the UFC middleweight division’s current title picture. Champion Michael Bisping will be defending his title against Georges St-Pierre at UFC 217 in New York City, and the winner will be challenged by interim champion Robert Whittaker.

  • Chris Weidman: Michael Bisping vs. GSP 'sucks for everybody' in middleweight division

    Weidman does not agree with the UFC's decision to have Michael Bisping defend his middleweight title against Georges St-Pierre.

    Almost everyone has criticized the UFC middleweight championship tilt between Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre, but the fight will still go ahead and probably generate thousands, if not millions of pay-per-view buys.

  • CM Punk anxious for UFC 203 debut – but really only trying to impress one person

    MILWAUKEE – Next week’s UFC 203 card features a heavyweight title fight at the top of the bill in the champ’s home city.

    But the fight that seems to be on everyone’s mind – not that the heavyweight championship isn’t, too – is the MMA debut of Phil “CM Punk” Brooks (0-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC), who meets Mickey Gall (2-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) smack dab in the middle of the UFC 203 pay-per-view on Sept. 10 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

  • CM Punk details recent encounter with Nate Diaz at UFC 200

    Ever since signing with the UFC at the close of 2014, CM Punk has heard almost the entire roster of fighters voice their opinions on his decision to debut in the Octagon with no formal fight experience under his belt.

  • CM Punk makes his prediction for UFC debut against Mickey Gall

    UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has started a trend where he makes a bold prediction ahead of all of his fights inside the Octagon and more often times than not, he's been on the money.

    Former WWE superstar CM Punk is days away from making his debut at UFC 203 where he hopes to see his dreams realized as he faces Mickey Gall in a featured bout on the pay-per-view this Saturday night.

  • CM Punk sees some parallels to his UFC foray and Tim Tebow's baseball attempt

    CLEVELAND – Maybe they aren't exact, but with Tim Tebow signing a minor league deal with the New York Mets and CM Punk making his UFC debut on Saturday, it feels like a "why not" time in sports.

  • Coach hints at CM Punk UFC return: We are awaiting fight confirmation

    Coach Duke Roufus hints that CM Punk may return to the UFC

    Perhaps we haven’t seen the last of CM Punk — real name Phil Brooks — in the UFC.

    The former WWE star made his professional MMA debut last year against Mickey Gall, losing — predictably — via first-round submission at UFC 203.

  • Coach Kavanagh wants Gunnar Nelson vs. 'Wonderboy': Let's see who 'real karate kid is'

    After Nelson's victory over Alan Jouban at UFC London, John Kavanagh would like to see 'Gunni' take on Stephen Thompson.

    SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh suggested the perfect fight for Gunnar Nelson after his second round submission win over Alan Jouban at UFC Fight Night 107 last night: A fight against two-time welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson to determine 'the real Karate Kid'.

  • Coach wants Georges St-Pierre to have ‘epic’ UFC return against Conor McGregor or Michael Bisping

    Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi wants Georges St-Pierre’s return to the UFC to be a big one.

    Last Friday, it was announced that former welterweight king St-Pierre had officially re-signed with the UFC, enabling his return to MMA competition after staying away from the sport for more than three years. St-Pierre left MMA after successfully defending his UFC welterweight title for a ninth consecutive time against Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 back in 2013. The Canadian walked away on a 12-fight winning streak and with an impressive record of 25-2.

  • Coach Wink on Jones vs. Stipe: ‘Nobody beats Jon Jones but himself’

    Though Jon Jones is currently on a forced hiatus following a USADA anti-doping violation, MMA fans continue to ponder how the former light-heavyweight champion would match up against current heavyweight titleholder Stipe Miocic.

  • Coach: McGregor undergoing 'military style' training for Diaz

    No more waking up at 11pm to begin training sessions for Conor McGregor. According to longtime coach John Kavanagh, 'The Notorious' has undergone a 'military style' training regime in preparation for Nate Diaz at UFC 202.

  • Cody Garbrandt off UFC 213, Demetrious Johnson vs. TJ Dillashaw planned for August

    With Cody Garbrandt vs. T.J. Dillashaw scrapped from UFC 213, it looks as if Dillashaw will get to fight flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson in August.

    Two weeks ago, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt was reportedly uncertain to make July’s UFC 213 pay-per-view with a back injury, and now it’s been made official that he’s out. With Garbrandt vs. T.J. Dillashaw off, that opens the door for the former bantamweight champion to move down to flyweight and take on the sport’s pound-for-pound best, Demetrious Johnson. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto relayed this information on Tuesday night’s SportsCenter.

  • Cody Garbrandt thinks it's ‘funny' Bryan Caraway is now calling him out: ‘That guy isn't a fighter'

    Cody Garbrandt didn't have to wait long until the callouts began. Just hours after Garbrandt scored a thunderous 48-second victory over Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 202, fellow bantamweight contender Bryan Caraway reached out to the UFC and requested a showdown with the fast-rising Team Alpha Male prospect.

  • Cody Garbrandt wants title shot with UFC 202 win, says Dominick Cruz 'going to be eating through a straw'

    UFC bantamweight Cody Garbrandt sees no reason a UFC 202 win shouldn’t get him a shot at champ Dominick Cruz, and he promises to make it a painful experience for “The Dominator.”

  • Conflicting reports surface over Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather negotiations

    The fight that just won’t go away could be getting closer to becoming a reality... depending on who you ask.

    We’re starting to trend into that weird territory so exclusive to combat sports where a fight can be both 99% a done deal, and at the same time nowhere near completion. The Pacqiuao-Mayweather zone, for short.