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Cody Garbrandt Reportedly Eying UFC 235 Return

Since suffering the first back-to-back defeats of his career, Cody Garbradnt seems ready to return to the Octagon. Garbrandt defeated Dominick Cruz back in December of 2016 to capture the 135-pound championship. In his first title defense, he faced former teammate TJ Dillashaw in the co-main event of UFC...

Dana White: Usman Is Getting Title Shot With or Without Tyron Woodley

There has been a major development in the drama at 170, with the president himself making it crystal clear who will be getting the next title shot at Tyron Woodley. After Colby Covington defeated Rafael dos Anjos for the interim welterweight championship at UFC 225, the countdown began for Covington...

Kelvin Gastelum Was “Dumbfounded” By Dana White’s Post-UFC 225 Comments

For Kelvin Gastelum, UFC President Dana White's comments about him after UFC 225 came out of left field. The main event of UFC 225 was scheduled to be a middleweight title fight between Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero. Unfortunately Romero missed weight and the fight was no longer for the...

Whittaker: No Special Diet Makes Romero Perform Like That

UFC 225 featured an instant classic between reigning undisputed middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and perennial middleweight contender Yoel Romero. With a controversial split-decision victory over Romero, Robert Whittaker now owns two victories over Yoel Romero, providing the only two losses on the Soldier of God’s UFC résumé. Following Whittaker’s...

Did UFC 225 Do Better than 150,000 Buys? Totals Are In

The estimated buys for UFC 225 is now available, as Dave Meltzer reports that the event pulled in approximately 250,000 purchases for the pay per view headlined by Robert Whittaker in a non-title bout against Yoel Romero. A premature Los Angeles Times report had the show at less than 150,000...

UFC Attorney Denies Reported UFC 225 Buyrate

An Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) attorney denies the reported UFC 225 buyrate. UFC 225 took place on June 9 inside the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The event was headlined by a non-title middleweight bout between champion Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero. The bout wasn't contested for a championship because...

UFC Rankings Update: A Pair Of New Faces At No. 2 Spots

This week's new UFC rankings are in and some big shake-ups have occurred thanks to last week's (Sat. June 9, 2018) fights at the UFC 225 pay-per-view (PPV) event from Chicago. Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes has shot up to the No. 2 spot thanks to his third round finishing of former...

CM Punk’s Coach Advises Him To Focus More On Jiu-Jitsu Competition

CM Punk has now suffered the second consecutive loss of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. The former WWE Champion made his MMA debut two years ago when he suffered a first round submission loss to Mickey Gall in Cleveland. This past weekend (Sat. June 9, 2018) he made his...

UFC 225 Continues Trend Of Poor PPV Numbers

The numbers are in, and they aren't pretty. According to a report from Lance Pugmire of the LA Times, UFC 225 -- which took place last Saturday night at United Center in Chicago, Illinois, and which featured a brilliant main event between middleweight studs Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero...

UFC 225 Preliminary Viewership Peaks at 848,000

Viewership numbers for the UFC 225 prelims have been revealed. The FOX Sports 1 preliminary broadcast drew an average of 667,000 viewers (via MMAFighting.com). The event peaked at 848,000 viewers for the featured heavyweight clash between Curtis Blaydes and Alistair Overeem. The event also took in 8,998 viewers from FOX Sports...

Mike Jackson Reached Out To Dana White To Discuss CM Punk Fight Controversy

Mike Jackson may have defeated CM Punk at UFC 225 in dominant fashion this past weekend (Sat. June 9, 2018), but UFC President Dana White was nowhere near impressed. In fact, the UFC boss was furious at Jackson for showboating and dragging the fight out longer than it needed to...

Colby Covington Accuses RDA Of Greasing At UFC 225

This past weekend in the co-main event of UFC 225 Colby Covington captured the interim UFC welterweight championship by defeating former 155-pound champion Rafael dos Anjos via unanimous decision. With his win Covington looks to unify his title with American Top Team teammate and undisputed 170-pound champion Tyron Woodley sometime...

UFC Interim Champ Colby Covington Entering World Series of Poker Main Event

Fresh off a win over Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 225, new interim welterweight champion Colby Covington is putting down the gloves and picking up the cards for a huge poker tournament in July. Covington revealed on Monday that he will take part in the upcoming World Series of Poker...

Colby Covington Calls Michael Bisping Interview “Mockery To The Sport”

It looks like UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington hasn't forgotten about his recent issues with former middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Shortly after winning the interim strap by defeating former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 225, Covington did a post-fight interview with Michael Bisping who was serving...

Robert Whittaker Doesn’t See The Need For Yoel Romero Rematch

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker didn't need to fight Yoel Romero this past Saturday (June 9, 2018) in the main event of UFC 225 on pay-per-view (PPV) - but he did it anyway. Romero came in .2 pounds overweight for the then-scheduled middleweight championship match-up. As a result, the fight...