UFC

Coach: Phone call from Dana White made Jose Aldo decide to keep fighting

August 15, 2018

In 2015, former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has already been contemplating retirement. It was right before his highlight reel 13-second knockout loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 194 in December of that said year. Aldo ended up fighting on, and was even able to regain the 145-pound title. But according to his coach Andre […]

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Scott Coker: We’d love to talk to Eddie Alvarez if ‘he’s truly a free agent’

August 15, 2018

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez fought the last fight in his contract in late July. It took place at UFC on FOX 30 in Calgary, where he lost to Dustin Poirier in a rematch. Alvarez wants a “better deal” if he does re-sign with the UFC, but company president Dana White is perfectly fine […]

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Video: Daniel Cormier fixes trademark gap in his teeth

August 15, 2018

That familiar gap in Daniel Cormier’s teeth is gone. The double champ says he knows it’s almost a trademark look for him, but he made the decision to have it fixed by a dentist as he looks forward to his post-fighting career in the coming year. “You know I’ve had this forever. It is part […]

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Sean O’Malley fights Jose Quinonez at UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor

August 15, 2018

Up-and-coming bantamweight “Suga” Sean O’Malley will be fighting on what figures to be one of the biggest events in UFC history. O’Malley confirmed to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani on Monday that not only does he have a new four-fight contract, but he’s set to face Jose Alberto Quinonez at UFC 229 on October 6th in Las […]

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Brendan Schaub rips into UFC: ‘They’re riding and dying’ on promoting Greg Hardy

August 15, 2018

Disgraced former NFL star Greg Hardy has been effectively marketed quite heavily by the UFC as a “redemption story.” In 2014, Hardy was found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend and making communicating threats, but the misdemeanor charges were dismissed and expunged from his record when the victim did not appear in court for a jury […]

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Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series: Brazilian edition sees 11 fighters signed over 3 events

August 15, 2018

SPOILER ALERT: Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series 2018: Brasil took place over several days in early August, in Las Vegas, as a 3-event run. The show is not set to air on TV in Brazil until August 24th. As the results have already been reported, Bloody Elbow is reporting them here. Fans should not […]

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Tom Lawlor released by UFC less than two months before USADA suspension ends

August 14, 2018

In an odd bit of timing, the UFC has released veteran fighter Tom Lawlor less than two months before he was eligible to fight again. The 35-year-old hasn’t competed since 2016 due to a two-year USADA suspension for testing positive for ostarine, and was expecting to return to the Octagon when his term was up […]

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Gleison Tibau now a free agent after UFC elects not to re-sign him

August 14, 2018

The man that is tied for the second-most UFC fights will be taking his talents elsewhere. Gleison Tibau, who has 28 Octagon appearances and 16 wins, is now a free agent after the UFC elected to not offer him a new contract. The news was originally reported by Ag.Fight. The 35-year-old (33-14, 16-12 UFC) returned […]

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Report: Reebok banned from selling Conor McGregor apparel in Europe

August 14, 2018

These days, there is a lot of value behind Conor McGregor’s name, and it has transcended beyond the sporting realm. But as of Friday, it may no longer be applicable in the entirety of Europe. As reported by The Irish Independent, The District Court in The Hague in the Netherlands has ordered the withdrawal of […]

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Tony Ferguson claims he’s ‘cleared’ to fight: ‘Made that recovery my b—ch 4 months and a day’

August 14, 2018

After previous disappointing cancellations, Tony Ferguson was finally about to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223 last April. However, it all fell through once again when “El Cucuy” suffered a knee injury during fight week that forced him out of the said contest. The injury was said to be caused by a simple tripping incident, […]

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