Chael obliterates ‘idiots’ over Teixeira title shot talk

Hearing Chael Sonnen praise another fighter for not violating the drug testing policy is the cleanest best pleasure. I had to steal from Chris Hansen there. There is a debate raging right now on the MMA forums about whether or not Glover Teixeira should get the next light heavyweight title shot instead of middleweight champion … Read more

Week 8 Contender Series contracts announced

Week 8 of the Contender Series is over and some new contracts were given out. Heavyweight Jared Vanderaa weathered a storm from opponent Harry Hunsucker en route to a first round stoppage in one of the stand out bouts. Also receiving contracts were Carlos Ulberg, Ignacio Bahamendes, and Luis Saldanaa. Watch Dana announce them all.

Dana White not sure if Khabib is really retired and neither are we

I don’t think anyone was 100% certain one way or the other that undisputed lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov actually retired after defeating interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 this past Saturday. There was way too much emotion in the ring from the Russian as he visibly struggled with his first fight back in … Read more

President Trump, Dana White among the many asking Iran to spare wrestler’s life

An Iranian execution is trying to be stopped from occurring by some very high profile Americans. UFC president Dana White and United States president Donald Trump have both publicly pleaded with the government of Iran to stop the execution of a popular wrestling champion named Navid Afkari. He is accused of playing a part in … Read more

Former UFC middleweight champion returning to fight

This news makes me very happy. Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold called it quits after getting knocked out in three of his last four fights. Luke’s last outing in the octagon was in July 2019 so for an MMA “retirement“ that’s actually pretty long. After Luke dethroned then middleweight champion Chris Weidman he subsequently … Read more