Rumors have been spreading that Holly Holm turned down the chance to face off against Cris Cyborg at UFC 198 because Cyborg wouldn’t fight at 135 pounds, but Holm is finally stepping forward to separate fact from fiction. In a recent interview, the former women’s bantamweight champion revealed that she only turned down the Cyborg fight because she was hoping for a rematch against Miesha Tate, who beat her by fifth-round submission at UFC 196, and that since the rematch seems to be off the table for the time being, she’s entirely open to taking on Cyborg at 140 pounds. [click to continue…]

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Tyron Woodley will get a chance to win the welterweight title against defending champion Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 this summer, but many fighters in that division believe Woodley doesn’t deserve to be considered a title-ready contender. Fellow welterweight Matt Brown is even stepping forward to say that Woodley shouldn’t even be in the conversation for a fight agaisnt Lawler, and is naming several of his peers that the UFC should have given the opportunity to first.  [click to continue…]

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UFC welterweight championship Robbie Lawler’s fight against top contender Tyron Woodley will act as the headline for UFC 201 on July 30 in Atlanta, Georgia, and the UFC has officially announced an equally interesting fight to act as the co-main event. According to UFC Tonight, flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson’s next title defense will be against No. 8 contender Wilson Reis in an unquestionably ‘David versus Goliath’-style bout. [click to continue…]

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If Zuffa Sells UFC, Joe Rogan Won’t Come With The Deal

May 18, 2016

Rumors have been circulating this month that Zuffa is hoping to sell their flagship MMA organization, the UFC, for upwards of $4 billion. On a recent episode of the MMA Hour, Joe Rogan revealed that he is still fairly in the dark about the potential deal, but promised that if it does happen, he will [...]

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Former Tide Linebacker Eryk Anders Improves To 3-0 Record In MMA

May 18, 2016

Former Alabama Tide linebacker Eryk Anders is likely best known for his game-changing sack-and-strip of Texas backup quarterback Garrett Gilbert in the 2010 BCS National Championship Game, but the multi-talented athlete is starting to make a serious name for himself in the world of mixed martial arts. After a win Saturday night against Garrick James, [...]

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