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Thiago Santos Wants Rematch Against Jon Jones After Thinking He Won 3 Rounds

Thiago Santos wants to run things back with Jon Jones when he gets healthy. At UFC 239, the Brazilian was taking on Jones in the main event. There, many expected "Bones" to win rather easily. Yet, that is the opposite of what happened as Santos had success in the...

Chael Sonnen: Jon Jones Can’t Sell Out Arenas Because He’s Stupid

Chael Sonnen won't let up on Jon Jones. The retired 'American Gangster' recently said 'Bones' has regressed in his abilities because he's no longer on performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). Now, he's back blasting Jones' abilities - or lack thereof - to sell out a fight. Speaking in a recent video on his...

Doctors Have No Clue How Thiago Santos Fought Jon Jones

Recent UFC title challenger Thiago Santos is apparently a marvel of modern sports medicine - or perhaps lack thereof. "Marreta" took light heavyweight champion Jon Jones to the limit in the main event of July 6's UFC 239. The Brazilian slugger nearly dethroned the champion, only to ultimately lose by...

Pic: Paulo Costa Is Absolutely Massive Ahead Of UFC Return

Paulo Costa is seemingly daring USADA to come knocking at his door. Of course, it's not like they haven't already. The hulking middleweight contender was embroiled in a long, confusing case with the UFC's anti-doping partner last year. It wasn't for anabolic steroids, however. Despite the fact that "Borrachinha" is...

After Close Fight, Thiago Santos ‘Dreams’ Of Jon Jones Rematch

Thiago Santos arguably gave Jon Jones the toughest fight of his career. Although many point to the Alexander Gustafsson fight, Santos is the only person to win a judge's scorecard against the light heavyweight champion. Not only did Santos give Jones a tough fight, but he also did so...

Michael Chiesa Says Diego Sanchez ‘Touched My Butthole’ During Fight

Michael Chiesa is now 2-0 at welterweight in the UFC. He submitted Carlos Condit at UFC 232 and then at UFC 239, he dominated Deigo Sanchez and beat him by decision. However, during the fight, when he was grappling with Sanchez, Chiesa said he got an 'oil check' which...

Tyron Woodley Says Ben Askren Will Be A Better Fighter After KO Loss

Ben Askren was handed his first professional loss at UFC 239. There, to start the fight, Jorge Masvidal ran across the cage and landed a perfectly timed flying knee that knocked "Funky" out cold. The official time of the fight was five seconds. It was obviously not the way...

UFC 239 Prelims Pulls In Over 1 Million Viewers

The numbers for the UFC 239 prelims are in, with the Saturday night average coming in at 1,145,000 viewers, making it one of the most successful network programs of the year for the promotion thus far. The prelims ranked #1 in the 18-49 male demographic for all of Saturday...

UFC 239 ‘Thrill and the Agony:’ Watch Reactions To Jorge Masvidal’s Flying Knee KO

UFC 239 delivered, but many would agree that Jorge Masvidal stole the show and this was showcased on "Thrill and the Agony." The event was held inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada this past Saturday night (July 6). Headlining the card was an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light...

Watch: Joe Rogan Goes Crazy Over Amanda Nunes’ Head Kick KO

Amanda Nunes' head kick KO over Holly Holm (watch it) in the co-main event of last weekend’s UFC 239 from Las Vegas only furthered her all-time legendary status. The strike was a jaw-dropping one that showcased Nunes' overall development as a fighter. It followed her first-round knockout of Cris Cyborg...

Jorge Masvidal Says New KO Record Is A Huge ‘Achievement’

Jorge Masvidal made history at UFC 239 when he knocked out Ben Askren in just five seconds. Now, looking back on the fight and now having the record, "Gamebred" is very happy to have his name in the UFC record books. “It’s crazy, I’ve been watching this sport for...

Holly Holm Responds To Brutal UFC 239 Loss

Holly Holm had a chance to become a two-time UFC women's bantamweight champion when she met Amanda Nunes in the co-main event of last weekend's UFC 239 from Las Vegas. Instead, 'The Lioness' knocked Holm out with her own move, a vicious head kick (watch it here). It was a...

UFC Rankings Report: Four New Faces Appear in Rankings

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC 239! Check out all the changes below! Pound for Pound: Amanda Nunes moves up to #5 in the pound-for-pound rankings, causing Max Holloway to fall to #6. Strawweight: Yan Xiaonan debuts in the rankings at #15, and Cortney Casey moves up...

ONE Championship CEO Comments On Ben Askren’s KO Loss

Ben Askren was handed the first loss of his professional career at UFC 239. There, Jorge Masvidal threw a flying knee that knocked him out cold just five seconds into the fight. It was a shock to many, including ONE Championship CEO, Chatri Sityodtong. Below is Sityodtong's full thoughts...

Jorge Masvidal Claims Ben Askren ‘No Longer With Us’ After UFC 239

Jorge Masvidal made history when he knocked out Ben Askren with a flying knee in five seconds (watch it here) on the main card of last weekend's UFC 239. 'Gamebred' and his American Top Team coach Mike Brown had been plotting the move all along. Masvidal is now planning to...