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Sep 28, 2016 11:42 am

Conor McGregor Says He’ll Make $40 Million by the End of the Year

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is not only a word class fighter, he’s also an astute business man. Over the course of his UFC career – which is now just over three years old – the Irish superstar has set and reset dozens of money-related records. In March of this year, for example, he became...

Sep 28, 2016 11:40 am

Max Holloway to Jose Aldo: “No more running”

The man with the longest winning streak in the UFC’s featherweight division is losing his patience in getting a fight with interim champion Jose Aldo. Max Holloway (16-3), has won nine UFC fights in a row since dropping a decision loss to Conor McGregor back in 2013. Since then, the 24-year-old Hawaaian has been on...

Sep 28, 2016 9:53 am

Dana White reacts to Jose Aldo’s request to be released

Tuesday afternoon, UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo left the MMA community stunned as he requested that the UFC release him from his contract so that he could retire from MMA and move to another sport entirely. Aldo expressed his frustration with the UFC for not making good on their promise to force Conor McGregor...

Sep 28, 2016 9:34 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov following UFC 205 title snub: “I will make them remember”

#1 ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has been on quite the rollercoaster ride in regards to getting a fight. After it was initially reported that the UFC was targeting a lightweight title fight between Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez for the main event of UFC 205, UFC President Dana White then stated that it was...


Sep 28, 2016 9:04 am

‘Jacare’ Souza goes off on “Peacock” Rockhold and Bisping “the Liar”

Perhaps no man is more deserving of a title shot at middleweight than ‘Jacare’ Souza. The former Strikeforce champ has rattled off six wins in his seven UFC fights, most recently finishing Vitor Belfort with strikes in the first round of their UFC 198 showdown. With number 11th ranked middleweight Dan Henderson getting the first...

Sep 28, 2016 8:55 am

Conor McGregor refutes claims he will vacate a title if victorious at UFC 205

Ahead of UFC 202, where Conor McGregor ultimately ended up avenging his UFC 196 submission loss to Nate Diaz, UFC President Dana White stated that after the fight McGregor must defend his featherweight title, or be forced to vacate it. Immediately following the fight, McGregor was asked at the UFC 202 post-fight press conference if...

Sep 28, 2016 8:14 am

Conor McGregor to Surrender One Belt if He Wins at UFC 205

Last December, Ireland’s Conor McGregor won the UFC featherweight title by knocking out the seemingly unbeatable Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds. Instead of turning around and defending his newly won title, however, McGregor then set his sights on a lightweight title shot opposite then champion Rafael Dos Anjos. As we now know, McGregor’s lightweight...

Sep 28, 2016 8:11 am

Claudia Gadelha Has Her Next Fight Lined Up

In late 2014, Brazil’s Claudia Gadelha lost a hotly debated split decision to Poland’s Joanna Jedrzejczyk. In July of this year, the two women went at it again, this time with Jedrzejczyk’s well-guarded strawweight title on the line. While Gadelha started strong in this rematch, she ultimately faded down the stretch, and surrendered another decision loss...

Sep 28, 2016 8:04 am

Check Out these Incredible, Fan-Made Posters for UFC 205

UFC 205, which will mark the UFC’s long-awaited debut in New York City, was always supposed to be a stacked card. Yet just a few weeks ago, the November 12 event was almost entirely devoid of high-profile fights, which led to a widespread worry that it would not deliver as the card we were hoping...

Sep 28, 2016 6:12 am

Nick Diaz Hints at a Possible Return to Action

In January of 2015, in the main event of UFC 183, former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz engaged in a memorable battle with middleweight legend Anderson Silva, ultimately coming up short on the judges’ scorecards. Unfortunately, the Stockton native has not been seen in action since. In the days following the fight, it was revealed...

Sep 27, 2016 10:51 pm

Jose Aldo requests release from UFC, wants to retire & move to another sport

Interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been waiting in limbo to find out whether UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be returning to featherweight for a title unification fight. Aldo, who earned himself a rematch with McGregor by defeating Frankie Edgar at UFC 200 in July, has been campaigning for a rematch with McGregor...

Sep 27, 2016 10:47 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor fan goes off on Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 press conference

McGregor Fan Clowns Eddie Alvarez With Question At #UFC205 Press Conference pic.twitter.com/D0UpBdeDD3 — SportsCast (@SportsCast_THN) September 28, 2016 At the UFC 205 press conference Tuesday afternoon, Conor McGregor was quick to begin his verbal onslaught of UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez ahead of their highly anticipated lightweight title fight in the main event of UFC...

Sep 27, 2016 7:58 pm

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Karolina Kowalkiewicz have intense staredown at UFC 205 press conference

Joanna: "Polish Ladies rule the world…that's all" https://t.co/7aCwTItkdM #UFC205 — Louise Green (@LouiseGreenMMA) September 27, 2016 Undefeated UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is set to defend her belt for the fourth consecutive time since capturing the title from Carla Esparza at UFC 185 last year. Jedrzejczyk will meet fellow undefeated Polish strawweight Karolina Kowalkiewicz...

Sep 27, 2016 6:48 pm

Nate Diaz on Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor: ‘F–k them both, you know both those little bi-ches are afraid to fight me

Nate Diaz doesn’t think much about the UFC 205 lightweight title fight between lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez and featherweight champ Conor McGregor. Diaz tweeted during the UFC 205 press conference, “My little bitches up there fighting for that #2 spot …#industrypunks,” and followed it up tweeting, “Fake phony motherfukers 🔫🔫🔫” MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani was...

Sep 27, 2016 6:26 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor destroyed Jeremy Stephens at today’s UFC 205 press conference

Conor McGregor was in top form during Tuesday’s UFC press conference for the first official event in the Empire State. When asked who would be the hardest fight out of every fighter on stage for the UFC 205 presser, Conor McGregor immediately shut down Jeremy ‘Little Heathen’ Stephens, who interrupted ‘Mystic Mac’ before he could...

Sep 27, 2016 5:21 pm

‘Mystic Mac’ predicts outcome of UFC 205 title fight with Eddie Alvarez

The man known as ‘Mystic Mac’ has never been shy over predicting the method and minute in which he will end a fight. And for eight out of nine UFC fights he accurately predicted, it’s safe to say that Conor McGregor has earned the ‘Mystic Mac’ moniker. McGregor (20-3), who was just announced as lightweight...

Sep 27, 2016 5:17 pm

Report: Jose Aldo Wants Out of His UFC Contract

Last night, it was announced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be receiving a crack at Eddie Alvarez’s lightweight title. The two will share the main event honors of UFC 205. While this news garnered massive amounts of excitement from the fans, it did not go over so well with a number of McGregor’s...

Sep 27, 2016 4:23 pm

BREAKING: Khabib Nurmagomedov Gets a Fight at UFC 205

On Monday night, UFC 205 finally got its main event. The card, which will mark the organization’s debut in New York City, will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between reigning lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and current featherweight king Conor McGregor. This news, unsurprisingly, sent most of the fight game into a frenzy of excitement. Unfortunately,...

Sep 27, 2016 4:04 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor & Eddie Alvarez engage in heated staredown

#UFC205: @EAlvarezFight 🇺🇸 vs. @TheNotoriousMMA 🇮🇪 Press Conference Staredown https://t.co/UjJHVWDmsX — UFC Ireland (@UFC_Ireland) September 27, 2016 Earlier this week, the UFC brass announced that the promotion’s historic Madison Square Garden debut, UFC 205, would be headlined by a lightweight title fight between Conor McGregor & Eddie Alvarez. The announcement was followed up the next...

Sep 27, 2016 3:56 pm

Nate Diaz reacts to Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 press conference

Monday evening, the UFC announced that Conor McGregor & Eddie Alvarez would square off in the main event of UFC 205 for Alvarez’ lightweight championship. The event will not only be a historic one, it will give McGregor the opportunity to enter the UFC record books as only the third man to hold a UFC...

Sep 27, 2016 1:54 pm

Why We’ll Still Miss Jon Jones at UFC 205

UFC 205, which is scheduled for November 12 in New York City, is quickly emerging as one of the greatest fight cards in MMA history. So long as it isn’t ravaged by injuries or PED-busts – knock on wood – it might actually take that title outright. The card, which will emanate from Madison Square...

Sep 27, 2016 12:29 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov feels “used’ by UFC after announcement of UFC 205 main event

Leading up to the announcement that Conor McGregor & Eddie Alvarez would be fighting in the main event of UFC 205 for the UFC lightweight championship, it appeared as though Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is ranked at #1 on the UFC’s official rankings, would be getting the fight with Alvarez. While initial reports indicated that the...

Sep 27, 2016 11:06 am

Dana White explains fighter pay, who makes the majority of the revenue and why

Let’s face it. Just about every person out there can make an argument for why they should be getting paid more for their job. However, when you look at it from a UFC fighter’s perspective, they are in a pretty unique situation. As Nate Diaz pointed out, MMA fighters are the entertainment not just for...

Sep 27, 2016 10:34 am

Opening betting odds for Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

UFC 205 now officially has a main event. As we learned earlier this week, the historic card will now be headlined by a lightweight title fight between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the fight headlining what many consider to be the biggest UFC card of all...

Sep 27, 2016 9:56 am

Jose Aldo reacts to Conor McGregor fighting Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205

While UFC President Dana White was adamant about UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor defending his featherweight title after his UFC 202 scrap with Nate Diaz, it was revealed earlier this week that McGregor’s next fight would be a lightweight tilt for Eddie Alvarez’ lightweight championship in the main event of UFC 205. In addition to...

Sep 27, 2016 9:21 am

MMA community reacts to news of Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

Monday evening, news surfaced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be making the jump to lightweight to fight Eddie Alvarez for his UFC lightweight championship on November 12th at the UFC’s historic event at the Madison Square Garden. The fight announcement took the MMA community by surprise after it was revealed earlier this month...

Sep 27, 2016 8:37 am

Tim Kennedy explains timing of his return to MMA

Tim Kennedy hasn’t set foot into the UFC’s octagon in almost three years after a controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178. Now on the verge of UFC 205 at the historic Madison Square Garden, the Strikeforce and UFC veteran explained the reason of his return to MMA on Monday’s edition of ‘The...