Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight slugger Mark Hunt is gearing up for his UFC 209 pay-per-view (PPV) headliner against Alistair Overeem, scheduled for T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on March 4, 2017. Not that he has much choice. Hunt (12-10-1, 1 NC) has bills to pay and a family to feed, [...]
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi, winner of four straight with three violent finishes, has repeatedly asked to fight former 185-pound champion Anderson Silva. Maybe he should “get some fans.” That’s because the former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion is practically unknown in the mixed martial arts (MMA) community and couldn’t [...]
UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy retires from MMASource: MMA Mania | Tue, Jan 17, 2017
We don’t yet know if former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will retire from mixed martial arts (MMA), nor can we be sure if BJ Penn will ride off into the sunset for the 47th time. What we do know, at least for now, is that we’ve [...]
Not you too, Anderson. Add former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight champion Anderson Silva to the laundry list of fighters on the roster who are chomping at the bit to pick a fight against current Lightweight champion and all-around mega-star, Conor McGregor. "The Spider" recently spoke to Globo (via champions.co) declaring that [...]
Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic recently expressed his grievances towards the UFC regarding his UFC 203 contract. Stipe Miocic last fought at UFC 203 in his hometown of Cleveland, where he defended his heavyweight title against Alistair Overeem. Yet, despite the win, his challenger ended up taking home a bigger amount [...]
UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2 fight cardSource: Bloody Elbow | Tue, Jan 17, 2017
Check out the current fight card for the UFC 209 pay-per-view in Las Vegas, Nevada, which features a welterweight title rematch between Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson in the main event. The T-Mobile Arena will host UFC 209 on Saturday, March 4th. In the main event, UFC welterweight champion Tyron [...]
Floyd Mayweather issues another response to Dana White’s $25 million offer to fight Conor McGregor. Last week, Dana White offered Floyd Mayweather a sum of $25 million to fight Conor McGregor in a boxing match. Floyd Jr. simply laughed off the offer, calling the UFC president a “f----ng comedian.” On Saturday [...]
Official video: MMA Rap Up 2016Source: Bloody Elbow | Tue, Jan 17, 2017
2016 a distant memory? To give you quick wrap up of the comings and goings of all things topical that happened last year in a tumultuous year of MMA, here's MysDiggi's reminder in rap form. WHOA TV's latest member of the team, MysDiggi, a seasoned rapper with a keen interest [...]
Earlier
Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold today told MMAjunkie.com that he never signed a bout agreement to fight Lorenz Larkin and never intended to fight at the promotion's final event. When officials announced the Jan. 12 event in early November, Rockhold said he informed them a wrist injury lingered and that he [...]
Lorenz Larkin said injuries could excuse him from Strikeforce's final card. The middleweight today told MMAjunkie.com Radio he's accumulated all the bumps and bruises that come with four months of training. Yet Larkin wouldn't think of bowing out like his opponent did. He said he needs to fight every five months, or [...]