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[ARCHIVES] Namajunas Weighs in On Dern’s Scale Fail: “Come on, Girl”

Understandably, many fighters have been very critical over Mackenzie Dern clocking in at 7.4 the strawweight limit for her UFC 224 fight against Amanda Cooper. But now, the champ herself has weighed in on the scale fail. And she is not impressed. Tuesday on the UFC Unfiltered podcast, strawweight champion...

Conor McGregor Claims he Was Set to Compete at UFC 224

Conor McGregor has claimed original plans called for him to compete at UFC 224. UFC 224 took place last month inside the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A women's bantamweight title bout between champion Amanda Nunes and Raquel Pennington headlined the card. The event didn't gain much buzz, but that certainly would've changed...

Mackenzie Dern Removed From The UFC Strawweight Rankings

This week the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made changes to their official rankings and one of the fighters impacted in the strawweight division was jiu-jitsu sensation Mackenzie Dern. Here's a look at the current rankings which no longer include the California native. WOMEN'S STRAWWEIGHT Champion: Rose Namajunas 1 Joanna Jedrzejczyk 2 Jessica Andrade 3...

Vitor Belfort: I Couldn’t Pull Out Of My Retirement Fight At UFC 224

During the first week of his UFC 224 training camp, before his fight against Lyoto Machida, Vitor Belfort suffered a knee injury and was advised to pull out of his fight by doctors. Vitor Belfort decided to go against doctors advice and face Machida at UFC 224. Belfort suffered a...

John Lineker Praises Brian Kelleher’s Durability Following UFC 224

John Lineker has nothing but respect for Brian Kelleher following their UFC 224 bout. Lineker and Kelleher did battle on the main card of UFC 224 this past Saturday night (May 12). Kelleher was resilient, but in the end Lineker's power was simply too much. "Hands of Stone" earned a...

Mackenzie Dern Accepts Responsibility for ‘Unprofessional’ Weight Cutting Mishap at UFC 224

Mackenzie Dern didn't quite have the week she wanted in Brazil for UFC 224. While the 25-year old prospect was excited for the chance to compete in front of the Brazilian crowd with her father in the audience for the first time ever for one of her fights, Dern faced...

Amanda Cooper Opens Up Following UFC 224 Defeat

Amanda Cooper was not only heated at her UFC 224 opponent Mackenzie Dern for missing weight, but she was very confident that she would personally dole out the consequences for the disrespect Cooper accused Dern of showing to the sport and to her as an opponent. Cooper had the...

UFC Hall Of Famer Urijah Faber Defends Raquel Pennington’s Corner For UFC 224 Call

While many pundits are criticizing Raquel Pennington's coaches for letting her continue in the fifth round after saying she was "done" against Amanda Nunes at UFC 224, a UFC Hall of Famer believes it was the right call. "At least she can say she didn't quit" Urijah Faber is the latest...

Pennington on UFC 224 Controversy: “Stop Judging from the Outside”

The most discussed topic on social media in the aftermath of UFC 224 has been how Raquel Pennington’s corner responded when she uttered the words, “I’m done” to them. Many fighters and journalists have bemoaned how the corner handled the situation by encouraging her to head into a fifth...

UFC 224 Medical Suspensions: Amanda Nunes Out Longer Than Raquel Pennington

The UFC 224 medical suspensions are in. This past Saturday night (May 12), UFC 224 took place inside the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the main event, Amanda Nunes put her women's bantamweight title on the line against Raquel Pennington. Nunes battered the challenger on her way to a fifth round...

Sean O’Malley Thankful for Brian Kelleher Knock Out

John Lineker wasn’t the only person happy to see Brian Kelleher knocked unconscious at UFC 224 in Brazil. Prior to UFC 222, Brian Kelleher took to Twitter and made no secret whom he was rooting for in the Sean O’Malley/Andre Soukhhamthath bout: https://twitter.com/brianboom135/status/969589598065168385 Kelleher, clearly no fan of the “Sugar Show,” acts...

Ronaldo Souza Reacts to UFC 224 Loss to Kelvin Gastelum

Ronaldo Souza is dealing with the devastating feeling of a loss. “Jacare” was defeated by Kelvin Gastelum by split decision at the UFC 224 pay-per-view event on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This bout served as the co-main event of the...

UFC 224 Bonuses: Kelvin Gastelum & Jacare Souza Rewarded For Close Battle

With yet another Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) card in the history books, a fresh list of bonus winners has been revealed. This past Saturday night (May 12), UFC 224 took place inside the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The main card aired live on pay-per-view. Preliminary action was seen on FX and UFC...

MMANews Fantasy League Results: UFC 224

Last nights event marked the first pay-per-view event of our MMANews Fantasy League. UFC 224 was filled with breathtaking fights that captivated the Rio de Janeiro crowd. Home heroes prevailed, but some were unable to do enough to earn the victory. The atmosphere inside the Jeunesse Arena reminded MMA fans...

Torres: We Agree With Decision to Go Into 5th Round

After receiving a hailstorm of criticism in the aftermath of UFC 224 for allowing Raquel Pennington to enter the fifth round after telling them that she was “done,” Tecia Torres has spoken up on behalf of the Pennington camp via an Instagram post: “Both us and our coaches agree with...