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Anthony Pettis Misses Weight For UFC 206 Title Fight

There was some high drama at the UFC 206 weigh-ins earlier today. Anthony "Showtime" Pettis, who will be fighting Max Holloway for the interim Featherweight title on Saturday night (or so we thought), ended up missing championship weight by a total of three pounds (148 vs 145). Pettis showed up to the scales looking gaunt and drawn and ended up...


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Georges St. Pierre, UFC Re-Open Negotiations

Earlier this week, Georges St. Pierre was revealed as one of the new faces of the MMAAA, which seemed to throw cold water on the possibility of the former Welterweight great returning to the Octagon again. St. Pierre, however, revealed that the UFC contacted his management team on the day of the MMAAA announcement, and that they were looking to...


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Dana White on Fighter's Union: Donald Cerrone Should Have Let Me Know

Last week, Bjorn Rebney, along with notable fighters such as Georges St. Pierre, Cain Velasquez, Donald Cerrone and Tim Kennedy, announced the formation of the MMAAA, which stands for the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association. Many fighters weren't happy when it was revealed that WME-IMG, along with other partners, would be buying Zuffa, LLC,...


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The Absurdity of Saturday Night's "Title" Fight

On Saturday night, Max Holloway will be taking on Anthony "Showtime" Pettis in the main event of UFC 206. The winner of the fight will take home the interim Featherweight title and the right to square off against Jose Aldo in a title unification bout. Many people have cried foul over the fact that Holloway/Pettis is for a title, and it's not ha...


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The Unappreciated Demetrious Johnson

Demetrious Johnson, who is the top pound-for-pound MMA fighter in the world in the eyes of many, is fighting tonight, but does anybody care? The world has witnessed some truly talented mixed martial arts fighters in the past - Georges St. Pierre, Anderson Silva, BJ Penn and more. One of the most dominant champions in the history of the sport is ...


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Demetrious Johnson Massive Favorite Against Unheralded Tim Elliott

Did you know that arguably the top pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC will be headlining a card this weekend? That's right - Demetrious Johnson, the dominant Flyweight champion in the UFC, will be defending his title against The Ultimate Fighter 24 winner Tim Elliott. The fight will headline a card that allows includes bouts such as Henry Cejudo...


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Conor McGregor Granted Boxing License in California

Earlier today, ESPN reported that UFC Lightweight champion Conor McGregor had been granted a boxing license in California. According to reports, McGregor will also seek a boxing license in other states as well. This news obviously raised some eyebrows, as a potential megafight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather has been rumored for a w...


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Paige VanZant v Michelle Waterson Fight Preview

Paige VanZant - 9-2-0 Michelle Waterson - 13-4-0 Two of the UFC's up and coming stars, Paige VanZant and Michelle Waterson, will be battling in the main event of the UFC's next "UFC on Fox" card. The card, which is set to take place on December 17th, 2016, will be hosted by the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California. Paige VanZant, who...


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Daniel Cormier Out of UFC 206 Main Event Due To Injury

A few weeks ago, UFC 206 in Toronto was shaping up to be a very good card. You had the rematch between Daniel Cormier and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson in the main event. You had Anthony Pettis vs Max Holloway in the co-main event, as well as fights between Rashad Evans and Tim Kennedy, as well as Donald Cerrone vs Matt Brown. Earlier today, the...


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Khabib Nurmagomedov Continues To Campaign For Conor McGregor Fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov really, really wants to fight Conor McGregor. Nurmagomedov, who seemingly earned a shot at the Lightweight title with his trouncing of Michael Johnson at UFC 205, is looking to talk his way into a title shot against McGregor. Nurmagomedov has frequently posted about his demands on social media, and earlier today sent Conor M...


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Dana White: Conor McGregor Won't Be Back Until At Least May of 2017

Featherweight and Lightweight champion Conor McGregor emerged from his fight last weekend against Eddie Alvarez without a single scratch on his face. Despite being the picture of health, McGregor revealed after UFC 205 that he would be taking some time off in advance of the birth of his first child. According to UFC President Dana White, Conor ...


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Michael Bisping vs Yoel Romero Likely Next For Middleweight Belt

Michael Bisping's dream of a massive payout defending his title against Georges St. Pierre are not likely to materialize. Instead, Bisping's next title defense will almost certainly come against Yoel Romero, who recent defeated Chris Weidman via a scary jumping knee to earn a shot at the title. Bisping, as a UFC title holder, is entitled to...


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Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Continue To Spar in the Press

What could Conor McGregor possibly do to top his victory over Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205? What fight could possibly be bigger than the main event of the first ever UFC card at Madison Square Garden? Under the old UFC ownership regime, there was almost no chance that Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Conor McGregor would ever fight. Under WME-IMG, howev...


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Conor McGregor Favored To Win Trilogy Fight Against Nate Diaz

The big question that is currently being asked in the mixed martial arts world is: who will Conor McGregor fight next? There are many options currently available for the two division champion: a Featherweight title defense against Jose Aldo, a Lightweight title defense against Khabib Nurmagomedov, a Welterweight title fight against either Tyron ...


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What Is Next For Conor McGregor Following Win Over Eddie Alvarez?

It seems impossible to comprehend, but Conor McGregor is now an even bigger star than he was prior to UFC 205 this past Saturday night. With tens of millions of eyeballs on him on Saturday night, McGregor performed on the biggest stage possible, absolutely destroying Eddie Alvarez to become the first person to ever hold two titles at the same t...