UFC News: Ronda Rousey Blasts Conor Mcgregor, Floyd Mayweather

UFC News: Ronda Rousey Blasts Conor Mcgregor, Floyd Mayweather

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is set to try and get back her title at UFC 207 against current champion Amanda Nunes. Rousey, who suffered a shocking second round knockout loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193 last year, is expected to come in to the title fight with renewed energy following here extended time off from the Octagon. Recently, Rousey sounded off on the lessons she learned following the loss, and took some shots against UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.

by Timothy Jay Ibay

Brock Lesnar

UFC News: WWE’s Brock Lesnar Fined $250K, Suspended 1 Year for UFC 200 Failed Drug Tests

WWE Superstar and former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has been meted a suspension of one year and a fine of $250,000 as part of the settlement agreement for failing a pair of drug tests following his fight against Mark Hunt at UFC 200. Lesnar tested positive for hydroxyl-clomiphene—a substance banned by the US Ant-Doping Agency (USADA).

by Timothy Jay Ibay

Cris Cyborg

UFC News: Cris Cyborg Responds to Holly Holm UFC Women’s Featherweight title Fight

On Tuesday night, the UFC announced that former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie will be fighting for the inaugural UFC women’s featherweight title at UFC 208. Cris Cyborg (Cristiane Justino), widely considered as the most dominant women’s MMA fighter of all time, and the current Invicta 145-pound champion didn’t sound particularly pleased with the development.

by Timothy Jay Ibay

Holly Holm

UFC News: Holly Holm to Fight for Inaugural UFC Women’s Featherweight at UFC 208

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will have a chance to do what few others have done in the company’s history—become a two division title holder when she faces Germaine de Randamie for the inaugural women’s featherweight title at UFC 208. The UFC announced the fight for the first 145-pound division title Tuesday, which is scheduled for Feb. 11 in Brooklyn, New York.

by Timothy Jay Ibay

CM Punk

UFC News and Update: CM Punk fighting again, Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov and more!

The UFC opened its door for professional wrestlers by signing CM Punk but his performance was very disappointing. There were also several fighters that made the leap from being a top fighter to a legitimate title contender. Here are the latest UFC news and updates around the promotion the past several days.

by Paul E. Davidson

Jose Aldo

UFC News: Jose Aldo, Max Holloway to Unify Featherweight Title at UFC 208

Following his dominant UFC interim featherweight title winning performance at UFC 206 against Anthony Pettis, Max Holloway made no secret of who he wanted to face next, calling out full title holder Jose Aldo at every opportunity he could. It didn’t take long for the Brazilian to respond as Aldo told reporters in Brazil Monday that he will be facing the Hawaiian this coming February at UFC 208.

by Timothy Jay Ibay

Jon Jones

MMA News: Jon Jones Submits Dan Henderson at Submission Underground 2

Jon Jones still isn’t eligible to return to the Octagon until July, but he got a taste of his first competitive environment for the first time since defeating Ovince Saint Preux last April when he participated in grappling match Sunday with UFC legend Dan Henderson at Submission Underground 2. The former UFC light heavyweight champion came out victorious, submitting Henderson at 6:39 of the match via arm triangle.

by Timothy Jay Ibay

Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey

UFC News and Updates: Conor McGregor out 10 months, Ronda Rousey in 'sick shape' and more!

The UFC had a crazy year with Conor McGregor officially becoming the king of the promotion. However, it set to end with the return of former women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey at UFC 207. Here are the latest UFC news and updates around the association in the past several days.

by Paul E. Davidson

Ronda Rousey

UFC News: Ronda Rousey Comments on Amanda Nunes’ 1st Round KO Prediction

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has made no secret of her intentions to end her UFC 207 fight early, predicting a first round knockout win against Ronda Rousey. In a rare TV appearance this year, the former champion responded to the Brazilian’s bold claim.

by Timothy Jay Ibay

Donald Cerrone

UFC News: Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Clarifies Role in Fighter Association

Last week, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone was part of the group that promised to change the sport of MMA. What would eventually be announced was the creation of a third MMA fighters’ union called the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association (MMAAA)—a group that featured other prominent names like former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and former Bellator CEO Bjork Rebney. On Wednesday, Cerrone, who is scheduled to fight Matt Brown at UFC 206 on Saturday, clarified his role with MMAAA.

by Timothy Jay Ibay

Dana White

MMA News: Dana White: ‘Cris Cyborg Turned Down Two UFC Featherweight Title Fights’

Outside of Ronda Rousey, Cris Cyborg (aka Cristiane Justino) is the biggest name in women’s MMA, but because of her inability to come down to the UFC’s 135-pound division, she has yet to hold UFC gold in her MMA career. Recently, UFC President Dana White revealed that Cyborg turned down two opportunities to fight for the inaugural UFC women’s featherweight title. Shortly after that, Cyborg went on to explain her decision.

by Timothy Jay Ibay

Dana White

MMA News: Dana White Calls Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association’s Bjork Rebney ‘Biggest Scumbag in the History of Combat Sports’

Last week a new fighters’ association – the Mixed Martial Arts Athlete Association (MMAAA) – bannered by a number of prominent current and former fighters that included Georges St-Pierre, came out and promised to be a game changer for the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA). Recently, UFC President Dana White commented on another prominent character associated with the group, former Bellator CEO Bjork Rebney, calling him “the biggest scumbag in the history of combat sports.”

by Timothy Jay Ibay

UFC 205: Press Conference

MMA News: Conor McGregor ‘You Can Play with Those Fake Belts All You Want’

Conor McGregor has finally broken his silence on “relinquishing” his UFC featherweight title. Speaking at an event in Ireland, the lightweight champion was asked about the UFC’s decision to strip him of his other belt. McGregor didn’t cut any corners and made his opinion known that he is still a two-weight world champion.

by Timothy Jay Ibay

UFC Champ Conor Mcgregor Gains Boxing License As Mayweather Jr. Brags $100M Retirement Check

UFC Champ Conor Mcgregor Gains Boxing License As Mayweather Jr. Brags $100M Retirement Check

Cage fighter Conor Mcgregor was recently issued a boxing license, while boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. flaunts his $100 million check on Instagram.

by Michael Augustin

Anthony Johnson

UFC News And Updates: Anthony "Rumble" Johnson May Fight Andrei Arlovski

Anthony "Rumble" Johnson has a lot of time in his hands. The undisputed number 1 contender for the UFC's Light Heavyweight Title was scheduled to face champion Daniel Cormier on UFC 206 this December 10. But a groin injury forced Daniel Cormier to withdraw from the main event. This leaves Anthony "Rumble" Johnson without an opponent for UFC 206. And with Daniel Cormier sidelined with an injury, Anthony "Rumble" Johnson may have other plans to fight.

by zekiah

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