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rory-macdonald-glassesEven though the long-reigning champion Georges St-Pierre is both semi-retired and injured; and the newly crowned champion, Johny Hendricks is also on the shelf with an injury, the (arguably) most exciting division in the UFC keeps chugging along. Two important fights (more…)

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DavisVIGProbably seeing how Chael Sonnen and now both Diaz brothers somehow find a way to get into the heads of champions, LHW contender Phil Davis is pushing hard to do the same. In recent weeks, Davis has challenged Jon Jones in the media and has poked his finger in the champ’s proverbial chest in an effort (more…)

hendo-vs-cormier-620x400Last week we ripped the UFC (again) for their handling of the light heavyweight division. That was right after it appeared that top contender Daniel Cormier would be booked against “Feijao” Cavalcante, who’s ranked outside the top 10 of every (more…)

bangDuane “Bang” Ludwig and Team Alpha Male are splitting. That’s a shocker. The guy who was largely credited with the ultra-successful 2013 of several Alpha Male fighters is reportedly hitting the road (more…)

jds beltWe just got a pretty cool heavyweight fight added to UFC 173. As rumored, former champion Junior Dos Santos will square off against fast rising Stipe Miocic. The fight will serve as the co-main event to the Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida middleweight title bout. (more…)

DavisVIGLight heavyweight contender Phil Davis isn’t all that pleased with the layout of the division as it relates to title fights. I’m not sure if he’s “complaining,” or just pointing out the obvious. Either way, Davis is left scratching his head at the landscape of the division and (more…)

roganIf there’s anyone who can give Dana White a run for his money in the categories of excitability, hype and superlative, it’s commentator Joe Rogan. He has a knack for making every upcoming fight seem like the greatest thing you’ll ever witness in your life. Still, I keep listening to (more…)

MMA: UFC TUF 17 Finale-Tate vs ZinganoNow that Ronda Rousey has successfully defended her title against Sara McMann, the question always turns to what’s next? Number one contender Cat Zingano has been next for quite some time. Maybe her time will finally come this summer.

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junior-dos-santosIt looks like Junior Dos Santos doesn’t even care why Alistair Overeem turned down two fights with the former champ. Dana White says he’s afraid of Junior; while Overeem himself says he’s just dinged up and needs some time to recover. Either way, Dos Santos isn’t dwelling on it. (more…)

gilbert-melendez2Is it just me, or are things getting weird around here? The latest bit of news in a string of recent bizarre stories is that Dana White is telling Gilbert Melendez to get lost. Melendez is arguably the top contender at lightweight and possibly the only thing keeping us from an unnecessary 3rd fight (more…)