Flyweight Prospect Watch: Jonathan ‘The Dragon’ Martinez

Twenty-one year-old Plainview, Texan, Jonathan “The Dragon” Martinez (7-1) has been making a name for himself in and around the Lone Star State as an up-and-coming flyweight with stopping power. Martinez was on an impressive seven-fight run (5 wins via T/KO) prior to getting disqualified for an illegal knee against former MTV reality show fighter Matt “Danger” Schnell (9-2) … Read more

Prospect Watch: Nolan Norwood excited to scrap UFC vet

Nolan Norwood has a fight on his hands. The well-rounded Little Rock, Ark., product will return to action against UFC veteran Kevin Nowaczyk (18-3) for Hoosier Fight Club on April 30 in Indiana. Norwood brings a 9-3 record to the bout, winning five of his past six fights — most recently notching an impressive submission win … Read more

BREAKING: Angry Jon Jones decks Fertitta, out of UFC 197

At today’s press meeting for the UFC 197, UFC light heavyweight contender Jon Jones lost his cool. When Zuffa’s Lorenzo Fertitta brought up Jon’s recent run in with the police, Jones reportedly “flipped out” and clobbered him with a one-two that would make Mayweather Jr. jealous. After he knocked out Lorenzo, Dana White tried to … Read more

Friday Fights: Nate ‘The Train’ Landwehr vs. Diego Saraiva (full fight video)

Hot 145-pound prospect Nate “The Train” Landwehr (7-2) out of SSF Submission Academy took on UFC vet Diego “The Octopus” Saraiva (22-20-1)  on March 12 at “A Night of Explosions” in Clarksville, Tenn. Yours truly was on commentary with local UFC unbeaten bantamweight “Cool Hand” Luke Sanders. It was a fun and entertaining night capped off with … Read more

Dana White: ‘Jon Jones tried to play the good guy so long it drove him crazy’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones was involved in an alleged drag racing incident last week while he’s still on probation for a felony hit-and-run from last year. During the traffic stop Jones denied the allegations and became quite vulgar with the officer. After a couple of days in jail this week, Jones today … Read more

Watch today’s UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic press conference live stream 2 p.m. ET

The stars of UFC 198 gather for the first time at the official UFC 198 Tickets On-Sale Press Conference. Live from the Hotel Sheraton Leblon in Rio de Janeiro, the presser begins on March 30 at 2 p.m. ET /11 a.m.  PT. WHO: Fabricio Werdum – UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic – No. 2 UFC … Read more

Watch Kenny Florian on The Fighter and The Kid podcast #135

This episode of The Fighter and The Kid The Fighter podcast involves two former UFC competitors and a comedian on tape. Callen sends a heartfelt message for the fans via audio file like he’s James Bond or something. He’s off skiing in the Alps with the family or so he says. More likely he’s sweating in … Read more

Savage Journey #2: Jennifer Clausius – Road to Hardrock MMA 79

Rising women’s MMA strawweight Jennifer “Macho Miss Jenny Savage” Clausius (3-2) is back with episode 2 of her “Savage Journey” to Hardrock MMA 79 where she will face Alannah Arnett (1-0) in a 115-pound title contender bout. Jenny Savage takes us inside her training camp in this episode where she’s working on her striking and grappling against her male counterparts and she … Read more

LOL: Demetrious Johnson thinks he should be making McGregor money

  The MMA Hour interviewed UFC flyweight champion Demtrious Johnson recently. On the show he discussed Conor McGregor’s seven figure payouts. Note to DJ, he is a PPV draw whereas you are not my friend. Johnson’s bout at UFC 174 drew just 95,000 to 115,000 buys, the lowest since way back at UFC 53. Conor’s bouts … Read more

Easy Money: UFC 200 betting guide – Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor

Jump on these odds before people smarten up is my recommendation. 5Dimes currently has odds on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz at UFC 200 at -140 for McGregor (making him the favorite) over Nate Diaz (underdog) at +110. SportBet currently has it -136 for the Irishman and +114 on Stockton’s finest. A couple of things. … Read more