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Watch: Yoel Romero Just Released The Most Hilariously Intense Call-Out Video Of All Time

The UFC’s number-1 middleweight contender Yoel Romero just released what could well be the most intense call-out video in the history of the UFC. Yoel Romero is a pretty scary dude, all things considered. Following the supposed collapse of the middleweight champion Michael Bisping’s next title defense against the returning Georges St-Pierre, the division’s top contender, Yoel Romero, released a …

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Dana White Issues Brutally Blunt Response To Anderson Silva’s Retirement Threats

UFC president Dana White has made a rather pointed response to the recent retirement threats made by the former middleweight champion, Anderson Silva. Last month saw the UFC’s flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson finally break into that upper-tier of legendary UFC champions as he stretched out his reign as the 125lb strap-holder to ten consecutive title-defenses. For many, this only confirmed …

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Fighter Of The Week: Nick Diaz

In this edition of Pundit Arena’s ‘Fighter Of The Week’ series, we’re going to take a look at a man who has been heavily rumored to finally make his long-awaited return to this octagon this year, Nick Diaz. Nick Diaz may well be the most unique character in mixed martial arts history. For years, he stood as one of the sport’s …

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Michael Bisping Absolutely Ruins Georges St-Pierre Over His Recent Weight Gain

The UFC’s middleweight champion Michael Bisping took a moment in a recent edition of his ‘Believe You Me’ podcast to poke fun at the returning welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre’s very noticeable weight-gain. Love him or hate him, you simply cannot deny at this stage that the UFC’s middleweight strap-holder Michael Bisping’s road to the top of the pile has been …

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Michael Bisping Goes Full-Jamie Vardy On Jacare Souza After UFC Kansas City Loss

The UFC’s middleweight champion Michael Bisping paid tribute to one of his fellow Englishman in celebrating the loss of UFC Kansas City’s Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. If the idea of kicking someone when they’re down in frowned upon in the sport of mixed martial arts, nobody seemed to tell Michael Bisping that. In the wake of his middleweight rival Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ …

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Fighter Of The Week: Chris Weidman

In this edition of Pundit Arena’s ‘Fighter Of The Week’ we’re going to take an in-depth look at this weekend’s UFC 210 co-main event headliner, Chris “the All-American” Weidman. Chris Weidman’s legacy as a mixed martial artist may already be set in stone as a result of his pair of wins over the legend and long-time middleweight champion Anderson Silva. but despite …

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Watch: UFC Middleweight Gegard Mousasi Finish Heavyweight Mark Hunt In The 1st Round

With him set to face Chris Weidman at this weekend’s UFC 210, remind yourself of exactly why Gegard Mousasi is a completely different beast altogether. Gegard Mousasi, despite his relatively young years, is one of the MMA game’s most elite veterans. At 31-years-old, he has compiled a record of (41-6-2) and has competed at middleweight, light-heavyweight and even heavyweight over …

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Billy Joe Saunders To Move On With Career After ‘GGG’ Fails To Meet Deadline For Unification Fight

WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders has insisted he will now move on with his career, after Gennady Golovkin failed to meet a deadline to agree to a huge unification fight. After pound-for-pound number one Golovkin beat Daniel Jacobs last month, he said he 100% wanted to fight Saunders next. However, the unbeaten Kazakh star stalled on signing the contracts which …

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Michael Bisping Easily Bests ‘Shadow-Boxer’ Tyron Woodley In Second Round Of Ongoing Beef

The UFC’s middleweight and welterweight champions have added fuel to the fires of their potential matchup by recently engaging in a brief, but one-sided Twitter skirmish. Say what you want about Britain’s Michael Bisping as a fighter, but when it comes to the delicate art of talking-trash, he’s most certainly in a category that only a few can join him …

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Michael Bisping Reveals What He Thinks GSP’s Mystery Plan Is And It’s Pretty Insane

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has revealed what exactly he thinks his future opponent Georges St-Pierre is planning with his comeback and if we’re completely honest, it’s pretty insane to say the least. Michael Bisping’s reign as the UFC’s middleweight champion has not been without its controversy but you cannot deny that the very fact that he emerged victorious in …

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Fighter Of The Week: Yoel Romero

In this edition of Pundit Arena’s ‘Fighter Of The Week’ series, we will be taking a closer look at the man who currently stands as the UFC’s #1 middleweight contender, the ‘Soldier of God’, Yoel Romero. At 13-1 as a mixed martial artist and a perfect 8-0 inside the UFC, you wouldn’t be crazy to assume that after his impressive victories over …

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UFC Announces Several Intriguing Fights For Upcoming Cards

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 04: Mark Hunt of Australia waits for a start of a round in a heavyweight bout against Alistair Overeem of the Netherlands during UFC 209 at T-Mobile Arena on March 4, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

We are just over the half way point of a lengthy three-week layoff between UFC events. However, this week the company’s matchmakers have been very active finalising some intriguing fights. The UFC recently announced it will return to Auckland, New Zealand on June 11. With Kiwi fighter Robert Whittaker already booked for a pivotal contest against “Jacare” Souza, fan favourite …

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Watch: Michael Bisping’s Idea For Vitor Belfort’s Retirement Fight Is Absolutely Hilarious

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is a man known just as much for his colourful personality as he is for his achievements inside the octagon and now, during a recent podcast appearance, he spoke briefly on the career of the Phenom, Vitor Belfort. Michael Bisping fancies himself as a bit of a ‘legend-killer’ these days having seen off both Dan …

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Fighter Of The Week: Georges St-Pierre

In this edition of Pundit Arena’s Fighter of the Week, we take a closer look at the man who many consider to be among the greatest to ever compete in mixed martial arts, the Canadian superstar, Georges St-Pierre. What exactly is it that makes the former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre as remarkably good as he is? For years, we watched in awe as …

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Nick Diaz Opens Up About The ‘Catchweight’ Fight He Offered To Michael Bisping

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz recently opened up about his failed attempt to secure a shot at the UFC’s middleweight champ Michael Bisping in a what would have been a non-title, catchweight bout. The long-awaited return of Stockton’s own Nick Diaz has become something of an increasingly unlikely prospect in recent times. The elder Diaz brother, just like …

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Watch: Michael Bisping vs Georges St-Pierre Press Conference Live-Stream

After the announcement that the legendary Georges St-Pierre would be making his return to mixed martial arts this year, the UFC have now scheduled a press conference between him and his opponent, Michael Bisping. Georges “Rush” St-Pierre is among the greatest fighters to ever compete in mixed martial arts. As the long-time welterweight champ, he defeated nearly all-comers, showcasing his …

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The MMA World Reacts To The Return Of Georges St-Pierre

Today saw the announcement that the legendary Georges St-Pierre will make his return to professional competition this year as he faces off against Michael Bisping for the UFC’s middleweight title. This will be a day that will be remembered for a long time in the history of MMA. UFC President Dana White appeared on ESPN’s SportCenter with the promise of …

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