UFC

Video: UFC’s Calvin Kattar becomes best friend with wild bird, becomes ‘bird whisperer’

June 24, 2018

This is a story you don’t hear about every day, especially not in the MMA sphere. Last week, UFC featherweight contender Calvin Kattar became best friends with a random bird he crossed paths with on the street, and he posted the entire heart-warming encounter on Instagram in a video that quickly went viral. Speaking to […]

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UFC Singapore: Cerrone vs Edwards Post-fight Results and Analysis

June 24, 2018

Leon Edwards badly busted up Donald Cerrone during the first three rounds. From kicking range to the clinch, he won almost every exchange on every facet and distance early on. It could’ve been a star making performance for him had he secured a finish, but Cerrone somehow managed toughed it out and Edwards seemed to […]

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Robert Whittaker not sure how ‘superhuman’ Yoel Romero recovered from weight cut

June 24, 2018

Yoel Romero went through a brutal weight for UFC 225 and, despite his best efforts, the Cuban still hit the scales .2 lbs overweight and was forced to forfeit 20 percent of his purse to Robert Whittaker. Despite pushing himself to the brink of exhaustion at Friday’s weigh-ins, ‘Soldier of God’ showed no signs of […]

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Donald Cerrone admits he nearly pulled out of UFC Singapore due to illness

June 24, 2018

Longtime fans of Donald Cerrone know that he’s not one to pull out of a fight, having done so just once in his entire career. At UFC Singapore, however, “Cowboy” said he was close to pulling out of his main event bout vs. Leon Edwards. “This is the first time in my career that I’ve […]

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Firas Zahabi: I was sure Georges St-Pierre had a concussion entering the Dan Hardy fight

June 23, 2018

Recently, Tristar Gym head coach Firas Zahabi revealed one of his unorthodox training methods with Georges St-Pierre. One of them was encouraging training partners to knock out or put the two-division UFC champion on his back, in exchange for $5,000. Apparently, one of those training partners did drop St-Pierre pretty badly during training, but the […]

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Josh Barnett: I requested my release from the UFC because of USADA

June 23, 2018

On Wednesday, it was reported that former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett has been released from the UFC. However, there were no further details that were disclosed. That same day, “The Warmaster” released a statement to ESPN, where he aired his side of the story. Apparently, it was the 40-year-old Barnett himself who requested his […]

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John Moraga faces Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC Lincoln

June 23, 2018

A flyweight fight between UFC veteran John Moraga and Deiveson Figueiredo has been added to UFC Lincoln on August 25th. Guilherme Cruz of MMAFighting reported the matchup on Wednesday. This will be Figueiredo’s first MMA fight outside of his native country of Brazil. Moraga (19-6) is currently on a three-fight winning streak, including decisions wins […]

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Former UFC champion Lyoto Machida agrees to multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA

June 23, 2018

Lyoto Machida’s spectacular front kick KO of Vitor Belfort is evidently the final strike he’s thrown in the UFC. The former light heavyweight champion’s contract had expired after UFC 224, and according to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, Machida “has verbally agreed to an exclusive multi-fight contract” with Bellator MMA. This news follows the UFC removing Machida […]

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UFC Singapore’s Leon Edwards says Donald Cerrone is ‘past his sell by date’

June 23, 2018

Is MMA veteran Donald Cerrone still a force to be reckoned with against the elite of the UFC’s welterweight division? According to 26-year-old Leon Edwards, no. Speaking to MMA Weekly’s Damon Martin ahead of his welterweight scrap with Cerrone at UFC Fight Night 132, ‘Rocky’ tipped his hat in respect to ‘Cowboy’ but believes the […]

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UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic: I’d fight Brock Lesnar, ‘but not right away’

June 23, 2018

The word on the street is that WWE superstar Brock Lesnar is gearing up for a surprise return to the UFC. It’s been teased that Lesnar, the former UFC heavyweight champion, could take on the winner of the upcoming heavyweight superfight between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier at UFC 226. But current champ Miocic, the […]

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