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Michael Bisping replaces Weidman, fights Rockhold for the title at UFC 199

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Yesterday it was announced that former UFC middleweight title holder Chris Weidman was forced to withdraw from his scheduled rematch against current champion Luke Rockhold at UFC 199 due to an injury, thus leaving UFC officials scrambling to find a short-notice replacement. UFC President Dana White announced Wednesday […]

Check out this Saturday’s UFC 197 fight card!

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) UFC 197 takes place this Saturday night live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view fight card includes two championship fights. The event headliner has former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones taking on Ovince Saint Preux for the UFC’s interim light heavyweight title. In […]

Ovince Saint Preux steps in to face Jon Jones at UFC 197

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) After news broke that Daniel Cormier was injured and would no longer be able to defend his UFC light heavyweight championship against Jon Jones at UFC 197, there was much speculation as to who the UFC would select as a fill-in opponent for Jones. While initial reports were […]

BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver set for UFC 199

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) will return to the octagon this summer when he squares off with Dennis Siver (22-11 MMA) in a featherweight bout at June’s UFC 199 pay-per-view event in Inglewood, California. UFC officials just made the announcement. “The Prodigy” will return […]

Marshawn Lynch announces NFL retirement!

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       While everyone was expecting Peyton Manning to make retirement headlines following his victory at Super Bowl 50, it was Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch who stole the headlines. “Beast Mode” took to twitter Sunday night where he simply tweeted a peace emoji and a picture […]

Thomas Davis will play Sunday despite fractured arm!

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)     This Sunday at Super Bowl 50 veteran Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis will take to the field with a plate and a dozen screws holding together his right forearm. Davis broke his right forearm during the team’s NFC Championship Game blowout over the Arizona Cardinals. In addition to Davis, the […]