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alistair-overeem-post-ufc-141Immediately after Alistair Overeem finally earned a second UFC victory, fans everywhere started clamoring for a bout with fellow heavy-handed striker Junior Dos Santos. It made perfect sense. Now however, we’ve heard conflicting stories about (more…)

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rashadlossWell today has been a real downer, hasn’t it? UFC 170 just lost its co-main event. Rashad Evans just announced that he would have to pull out due to a leg injury. That means his opponent, Daniel Cormier is without an opponent just over a week from his scheduled light heavyweight (more…)

dana-white-moneyLast night, the UFC announced that the Fight Night bonus structure we’ve gotten accustomed to is over. Sort of. A ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus of $50,000 will still be awarded to the best fight, but there will no longer be ‘Knockout of the Night’ or ‘Submission of the Night’ (more…)

belfort1The World MMA Awards took place last week and at least one person isn’t rolling out the red carpet so to speak for the results. It seems middleweight contender Vitor Belfort has an issue with the Fighter of the Year Award. He feels the winner (more…)

ufc-piratesUh oh. The UFC just shut down cagewatcher.eu, a website that offered pirated free streams of UFC PPVs. And guess who they’re coming after next…YOU! Well, maybe. UFC attorneys have supposedly obtained long lists of fans who illegally watched the events (more…)

F5wHAZu1Yesterday we discussed the controversy surrounding the discovery of TUF Nations contestant Tyler Manawaroa’s racist social media posts dating back to before he joined TUF. We bashed Manawaroa for his idiotic comments—and we (more…)

186_rondarousey_sl4The writing is on the wall and I have a feeling Ronda Rousey’s UFC career could be a short one. The breakout star continues to shift her attention from the cage to Hollywood. “Rowdy” has been offered roles in two more big-budget films this year. (more…)

thiagosilvamugUPDATE: The judge has thrown out the attempted murder charges. He said,  “It just seems if he wanted to shoot Mrs. Silva, he would’ve done it. He didn’t do it.” The judge did however decide to keep Silva in custody without bond. He believes Silva–who still has plenty of ties to Brazil–is a flight risk, (more…)

dana whiteDana White brought back an old passion of his to the small screen. Well, it didn’t last long. A boxing reality show called “The Boxers” debuted on Discovery Channel last month. White tried to duplicate the massive success “The Ultimate (more…)

Lyoto-MachidaChris Weidman will certainly have his hands full with Vitor Belfort in his first title defense of 2014, but there’s already some jockeying for position in the middleweight division to see who’s next. Next week’s FS1 headliner could help (more…)