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The UFC Release A Statement Confirming That Ariel Helwani’s ‘Lifetime Ban’ Has Been Lifted

It appears as though the main event of UFC 199, a middleweight title fight between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping, will be the only bout that Ariel Helwani misses on account of his highly-publicized ‘lifetime ban’. The MMAFighting reporter was escorted from the UFC’s event at the Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday night, along with two of his colleagues, and …

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Tributes Pour In Following Tragic Passing Of Kimbo Slice

MONTREAL- MAY 8: Kimbo Slice punches Matt Mitrione in their heavyweight bout at UFC 113 at Bell Centre on May 8, 2010 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

MMA heavyweight fighter Kimbo Slice has tragically passed away overnight, aged 42. The Bahamian born fighter’s death has come to a shock to all, and tributes have been pouring in. The ATT Family and South Florida community lost a legend today. RIP Kimbo. pic.twitter.com/sjs8ctyJMd — American Top Team (@AmericanTopTeam) June 7, 2016 Kimbo Slice fought in 1st ever MMA event …

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MMA Fighter Kimbo Slice is Dead Aged 42

Popular Mixed Martial Artist “Kimbo Slice” has died today aged just 42.  He was hospitalised on Monday near his home in Coral Springs, Florida. Slice, real name Kevin Ferguson, died a short time later. Sgt. Carla Kmiotek of the Coral Springs police told Yahoo Sports no foul play is suspected. Bellator President confirmed the fighter’s untimely death in a statement. “We …

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Top Ten Quotes From The Conor McGregor/Nate Diaz Rivalry

TORRANCE, CA - FEBRUARY 24: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor (L) and lightweight contender Nate Diaz (R) are held apart by Dave Sholler (C), UFC vice president of public relations, after a news conference at UFC Gym February 24, 2016, in Torrance, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

With the announcement of the rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz at UFC 202, we relive the finest quotes from their incredible rivalry thus far. The duo met in March of this year at UFC 196, with the latter (as a late replacement on ten days notice, no less) coming out on top after submitting the UFC featherweight champion in the second …

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Bisping Continues to Taunt Rockhold With Hilarious Instagram Post

Following their short-lived war at UFC 199 this past weekend, Michael Bisping is still throwing sly punches at Luke Rockhold through social media. The Mancunian caused a major upset inside The Forum on Saturday Night when he knocked out an over-confident Rockhold inside the first round to become the new UFC middleweight champion. Both fighters showed their dislike for one …

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Dana White Addresses MMA Journalist Ariel Helwani’s ‘Lifetime Ban’

The removal of renowned MMA journalist Ariel Helwani from UFC 199 on Saturday night ruffled a few feathers, but UFC president Dana White is standing his ground on the decision. Helwani, along with photo journalist Esther Lin and videographer E. Casey Leydon, were shown the door before the Rockhold/Bisping main event shortly after Helwani broke the news of Brock Lesnar’s return and …

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Brock Lesnar’s Confirmed Opponent At UFC 200 Is Downright Scary

While he appeared on SportsCenter today, it was revealed that Brock Lesnar would be facing Mark Hunt at UFC 200. The news of the ex-heavyweight champion’s sensational one-off comeback broke during UFC 199 on Saturday night. Kept under wraps right up until the last few minutes, Brock Lesnar’s return gives a Conor McGregor-less UFC 200 a great chance at breaking the …

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How Does Conor McGregor Beat Nate Diaz At UFC 202?

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Nate Diaz punches Conor McGregor during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

After weeks and weeks of rumours and constant speculation over who the ‘Notorious’ would fight next, we find ourselves back where we started. Diaz vs McGregor 2, had a very negative response when it was first announced for UFC 200 back in March but now, after all the drama that has ensued, it suddenly has a new appeal. On March …

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