Legend Kid Yamamoto has died

MMA legend Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto announced via Instagram on August 26, 2018 that he was fighting cancer. Unfortunately, the legend lost the battle and the news of his passing has quickly spread throughout the MMA community. Kid was respected and at one point considered one of the best lightweights in the world. He was small … Read more

UFC 227 garnered more buys than expected

UFC 227 is in the books and it boasted a solid main event pitting bantamweight champ T.J. Dillashaw against Cody Garbrandt. The feud is one of the most well known but probably not mainstream like Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor. Also on the card was former flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson vs. current champ Henry Cejudo. … Read more

TJ Dillashaw’s coach wants him to fight Henry Cejudo for flyweight title next

TJ Dillashaw just secured his spot as the undisputed bantamweight champ once again by knocking out Cody Garbrandt at UFC 227 over the weekend. And Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo used his power and wrestling to upset longtime champ Demetrious Johnson for the flyweight belt. Following Cejudo’s win, he voiced on the mic that he … Read more

UFC 227 Reebok payouts are in and they are more of the same

Reebok payouts for UFC 227 are meh. Again. TJ and DJ both have $40K from the sports apparel company but the amount they could have pulled in independently is probably triple at minimum. Still, here are the numbers for the event via MMAFighting… T.J. Dillashaw: $40,000 Cody Garbrandt: $30,000 Henry Cejudo: $30,000 Demetrious Johnson: $40,000 … Read more

Dana White recaps UFC 227 (VIDEO)

UFC President Dana White shares his take on Demetrious Johnson losing the flyweight title to Henry Cejudo at UFC 227 and seems to agree with the judges’ decision. White said the co-main event played out as he expected with both guys going at each other hard from the opening bell. TJ Dillashaw retained the bantamweight title with his first TKO of Cody Garbrandt and White says Gardbrandt will now have to fight his way back into title contention. White also comments on the recently announced news of the upcoming UFC lightweight championship bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor.

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Johnson wants belts in every organization

Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson cleaned out the division and his thoughts have now appear to have shifted to other organizations. Not content with just one belt he seems to want them all if you believe a video posted on social media recently. Here’s what he said (via BJ Penn). I want to fight all the … Read more

UFC 227 Main Card Breakdowns and Predictions

The UFC will hit Tinseltown on Saturday, August 4th in the Staples Center Arena. Despite that fact that there has already been drama a-brewin’ over the pullouts in light-heavyweight, UFC 227 still rocks, and there is plenty of competition worth watching. Main Card T.J. Dillashaw 15-3-0 vs. Cody Garbrandt 11-1-0 Demetrious Johnson 27-2-1 vs. Henry … Read more

P4P UFC rankings probably enrage Jon Jones

The latest UFC rankings are out and the pound for pound list is no longer topped by Demetrious Johnson. It’s light heavyweight and heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. We can see former light heavyweight Jon Jones right now trying to keep his head from exploding. Check out the list from the UFC… POUND-FOR-POUND 1 Daniel Cormier … Read more

Chael Sonnen says Henry Cejudo and DJ have been demoted

Chael Sonnen sound bytes are often gems and – sometimes – he makes good sense. Scary. In one of his latest videos he talks about how flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and Henry Cejudo have been demoted. The pair square off in August at UFC 227 in a championship bout. They serve as the co-main event for the bantamweight rematch between champ TJ Dillashaw and former champ Cody Garbrandt. DJ has the most consecutive title defenses in UFC history at 11, but unfortunately Johnson has not proven to be a draw in terms of PPV numbers so he is not the headliner. Check out what Sonnen said…

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