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Aug 25, 2016 10:49 am

‘I think that the UFC wants their bloody cash cow back’

Both Jon Jones and UFC President Dana White seem to think that Jones’ Anti-Doping Policy violation situation will end up being much less severe than anticipated. Fellow UFC light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa spoke with FloCombat about the recent change in their attitudes regarding Jones’ situation. “I’m not sure about this Jon Jones business,” Manuwa said....

Aug 25, 2016 10:27 am

AUDIO | Chael Sonnen talks about the tragic loss of his newborn daughter Blauna

Former UFC title contender Chael Sonnen is coping with the heartbreaking loss of his newborn daughter. Last week Sonnen gave details on his “You’re Welcome” podcast regarding the terrible situation his daughter Blauna was in after being born prematurely. Unfortunately, Blauna passed away last week and Sonnen addressed the death of his daughter and thanked...

Aug 25, 2016 10:20 am

John Kavanagh gives timeline for Conor McGregor’s retirement

Several months ago, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor shocked the world as he announced his retirement from MMA. McGregor was subsequently pulled from UFC 200, for ultimately refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event. After a brief period of silence, McGregor announced that he wasn’t retiring from MMA. On the heels of McGregor’s...

Aug 25, 2016 9:22 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz reflects on UFC 202 after re-watching Conor McGregor fight

This past Saturday, UFC superstar Nate Diaz and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor squared off in the main event of UFC 202 in a highly anticipated welterweight rematch. The fight was an absolute war, and has MMA fans calling it one of the greatest fights in the history of MMA. Ultimately, McGregor won the fight...


Aug 25, 2016 8:51 am

VIDEO | Never before seen post-fight footage from McGregor vs. Diaz II

It has now been nearly a week since Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 majority decision win over Nate Diaz. The fight, which many considered one of the greatest of all time, brought in countless high-profile celebrities including Kanye West, Mike Tyson, and Dwight Howard to name just a few. Post-fight McGregor and Diaz showed nothing but...

Aug 25, 2016 1:06 am

Conor McGregor’s sister posts classic childhood photo of ‘The Notorious’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is known for his brash and tough attitude. “The Notorious” hasn’t always been a superstar MMA fighter. Here’s a blast from the past as Conor’s sister Erin posted a photo of the McGregor clan from way back in the day and had the following caption: “Just the 3 of us...

Aug 24, 2016 7:11 pm

VIDEO | The most classic Conor McGregor moment from UFC 202

Bravo! Someone added the Vince McMahon 'No Chance In Hell' theme song to Conor McGregor's swagger walk from UFC 202. pic.twitter.com/tt9Y1WPWdV — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) August 22, 2016 UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor came into the rematch against Nate Diaz at UFC 202 full on confidence. In all the serious and tense moments before the...

Aug 24, 2016 6:38 pm

VIDEO | Francisco Trinaldo spars blindfolded ahead of fight with Paul Felder

Ahead of Francisco Trinaldo’s UFC Fight Night: Brazil scrap against Paul Felder next month, the UFC vet is preparing in quite the interesting way. Trinaldo, who comes into the bout on a massive 6-fight win streak, can be seen in the video above sparring blindfolded in preparation for his bout. Trinaldo’s coach, Andre Dida explained...

Aug 24, 2016 6:16 pm

John Kavanagh names ideal next opponent for Conor McGregor

On the heels of Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 majority decision over Nate Diaz, many wondered what the featherweight champ’s next move would be. Given that McGregor has remained noncommittal about returning to featherweight, despite the fact that UFC President Dana White said he would be forced to vacate the belt if he doesn’t defend it,...

Aug 24, 2016 6:06 pm

Opening Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez betting odds

With Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 win over Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ has a few options. While UFC President Dana White has stated that McGregor will return to featherweight for a title unification fight with Jose Aldo, McGregor has remained noncommittal on his return to 145. One of the options that seems to be immediately...

Aug 24, 2016 5:58 pm

Daniel Cormier wants to “take control” of his career, and not fight Jon Jones

With just two days to go until UFC 200, Daniel Cormier found himself without an opponent when former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a failed out-of-competition drug test back in June. Fortunately for Cormier, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva stepped in on short notice to replace Jon Jones...

Aug 24, 2016 5:39 pm

Bellagio hotel releases statement on brawl involving Nick Diaz

News surfaced Wednesday afternoon that Nick Diaz was jumped early Wednesday morning in Las Vegas at the Hyde nightclub in the Bellagio hotel. The initial report stated that, Diaz was on his way to the bathroom, when he accidentally bumped a man. When Diaz apologized, the man’s three friends jumped in and started a massive...

Aug 24, 2016 3:29 pm

Nick Diaz jumped by 4 men at nightclub in Vegas

Nick Diaz remained in Las Vegas this week after his brother’s UFC 202 majority decision loss to Conor McGregor on Saturday. According to TMZ, Wednesday morning Nick Diaz was at the Hyde nightclub at the Bellagio hotel, when he bumped into a man on the way to the bathroom. Diaz apparently apologized, and told the...

Aug 24, 2016 2:58 pm

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn: “To the doubters, go put all your money on Lamas!”

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn will return to the octagon on October 15 when he squares off with former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas in the main event of UFC Manila. The UFC Hall of Fame fighter, Penn, recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor where he discussed his comeback fight and future...

Aug 24, 2016 12:12 pm

Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz 2 at UFC 206 in Toronto?

Georges St-Pierre recently stated that he has enrolled in USADA’s drug testing program so that he can be eligible to fight in the UFC once again. While no official word has been released from the UFC on GSP’s return, Big Brand Boys reports that sources are telling them that the UFC and St-Pierre have come...

Aug 24, 2016 11:53 am

Jon Jones & Brock Lesnar potentially face reduced suspensions from USADA

With just 48 hours to go until UFC 200, Jon Jones was pulled from the card for failing a random, out-of-competition drug test back in June. Jones has maintained his innocence throughout the entire process of appealing his failed drug test, with USADA looking into the possibility of a contaminated substance being the reason for...

Aug 24, 2016 10:13 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones teaches Snoop Dogg spinning elbow after playfully sparring

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may currently be unable to compete while he appeals a failed drug test that saw him pulled from UFC 200, however ‘Bones’ has been enjoying his time off. The pound for pound kingpin can be seen in the video above playfully sparring with Snoop Dogg backstage in a...

Aug 24, 2016 9:47 am

Rory MacDonald officially becomes Bellator MMA fighter

Wednesday morning, news surfaced that the UFC had removed Rory MacDonald from their official welterweight rankings. This led to much speculation regarding MacDonald signing with Bellator MMA, given that Bellator MMA President Scott Coker stated recently that negotiations with MacDonald were going well. Now, FrontRowBrian has confirmed in addition to FloCombat, revealing that the UFC...

Aug 24, 2016 9:35 am

John Kavanagh gives update on Conor McGregor’s injured leg

After Bruce Buffer read the judge’s decision for the main event war between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, it didn’t take long for the featherweight champion, who won a majority decision over Diaz, to begin limping on his walk back to the dressing room. News surfaced shortly after that McGregor had broken his foot, and...

Aug 24, 2016 9:23 am

Rating report! UFC 202 numbers are in

This past weekend the MMA world tuned in as Conor McGregor looked to avenge his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz back in March. McGregor and Diaz went to war over the course of 5 rounds, winning over the hearts of MMA fans as they put on what some consider to be the greatest fight...

Aug 24, 2016 9:10 am

Brock Lesnar fined for accidentally knocking out WWE opponent

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar made his return to the WWE ring this past weekend at the WWE’s ‘Summerslam’ Pay-Per View event where he wrestled Randy Orton. The match was the first for Lesnar following his UFC 200 win over Mark Hunt, after which it was revealed that he failed a random out-of-competition drug...

Aug 24, 2016 8:50 am

VIDEO | Celebrities in attendance weigh-in on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

The bar was set extremely high for Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz in the pair’s highly anticipated rematch at UFC 202. The fight certainly delivered as the two put on what many have called one of the greatest fights of all time. The fight brought out numerous celebrities including Kanye West, Mike Tyson, and Dwight...

Aug 24, 2016 8:37 am

Rory MacDonald removed from UFC rankings

Going into Rory MacDonald’s ‘UFC: Ottawa’ scrap with Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson, the welterweight star was very open about the fact that the fight was the last on his contract, and that he would be testing the free agency. While there has been no word yet as to where MacDonald will land, Bellator MMA President Scott...

Aug 24, 2016 8:26 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 super slow motion highlights

UFC 202 was undeniably a thrilling event. With four of the five fights on the main card being either a KO or TKO, and the fifth being the thrilling 5-round war between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor, fans had high praise for the card. In the wake of the event, the UFC has released the...