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Aug 23, 2016 4:19 pm

VIDEOS | Nate Diaz landing ‘Stockton Slap’ on Conor McGregor at UFC 202

pic.twitter.com/Q9682Ij65G — shanktark (@Vidtester2222) August 22, 2016 pic.twitter.com/Y0dOAOXUb9 — shanktark (@Vidtester2222) August 22, 2016 pic.twitter.com/6jq0DjVTug — shanktark (@Vidtester2222) August 22, 2016 The ‘Stockton Slap’ has quickly become one of the most iconic techniques in MMA. The move, which has been popularized by Nick and Nate Diaz, became so synonymous with the Diaz Brothers that EA...

Aug 23, 2016 3:11 pm

PHOTO | The most fascinating moment from Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 war?

The rivalry between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor got extremely heated leading up to their fight at UFC 202. A pre-fight press conference was shut down early after the opposing sides started chucking various objects from across the room at each other. The weigh-ins were absolutely intense with both fighters ready to get at it...


Aug 23, 2016 12:07 pm

Daniel Cormier shuts down talk of Anthony Johnson vs. Jon Jones fight

This past weekend at UFC 202, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson left MMA fans in awe as he picked up a spectacular one-punch knockout win over #2 ranked Glover Teixeira in just 13 seconds. Following the win, Johnson and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier both verbally agreed to a fight. Despite that, UFC President Dana White...

Aug 23, 2016 12:01 pm

Ronda Rousey won’t return at historic UFC 205 card in New York

It’s now been 9 months since former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey stepped into the Octagon. After being brutally knocked out by Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193, Rousey’s began her indefinite hiatus from the Octagon. While the initial plan was for Rousey to film several movies in Hollywood before returning...

Aug 23, 2016 11:49 am

Cody Garbrandt opens up on backstage incident with Dominick Cruz

Cody Garbrandt was in the final stages of preparing for his UFC 202 fight with Takeya Mizugaki when he decided to approach Dominick Cruz backstage during fight week to talk some trash. The pair’s rivalry has been a very public one, which reached new heights when Cruz defeated Garbrandt’s training partner and mentor, Urijah Faber,...

Aug 23, 2016 11:25 am

UFC welterweight notified of ‘potential anti-doping violation’

The string of anti-doping violations continued this week when the USADA announced that yet another fighter had been notified of a potential anti-doping violation. China Top Team’s Li Jingliang was notified that an out-of-competition sample collected on May 18th returned positive for a substance which has yet to be disclosed. The UFC was quick to...

Aug 23, 2016 11:19 am

Opening betting odds for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz III

The dust has yet to settle following Saturday’s UFC 202 main event scrap between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, where McGregor was awarded a majority decision win. Despite that, oddsmakers have already released the opening betting odds for a trilogy fight between the pair. While Nate Diaz has stated that he wants an immediate rematch...

Aug 23, 2016 9:35 am

Mark Hunt blasts Brock Lesnar during WWE PPV event

Following UFC 202 on Saturday night, the WWE held it’s ‘Summerslam’ event on Sunday evening. In the main event, Brock Lesnar returned to the WWE for the first time since his UFC 200 win over Mark Hunt in July. The win was an extremely controversial one given that Lesnar failed an out-of-competition drug test a...

Aug 23, 2016 9:30 am

Dana White considering Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson title eliminator

Earlier this month, UFC President Dana White revealed that things have been going well for pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones in regards to his USADA case. Jones followed up White’s comments with a video of his own, in which he informed fans that he hopes to be in the Octagon once again very soon....

Aug 23, 2016 9:15 am

Andre Pederneiras: Conor McGregor isn’t confident for Jose Aldo rematch

At the end of 2015, Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon for what many believed to be the toughest test of his mixed martial arts career. Opposite McGregor was undisputed UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, who had yet to taste defeat inside the Octagon as he reigned as the 145 pound kingpin. McGregor made short...

Aug 23, 2016 9:03 am

Brock Lesnar’s temporary suspension extended by NSAC

In the wake of UFC 202, the NSAC has ruled to officially extend Brock Lesnar’s temporary suspension. Lesnar, who defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision on the main card of UFC 200, failed an out of competition drug test prior to the fight, as well as a fight night drug test. This led Mark Hunt...

Aug 23, 2016 8:50 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather Sr. sends Conor McGregor a warning

After UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event, there was much talk regarding a potential Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match. While talks of a potential McGregor-Mayweather rematch seemed to die down when the UFC booked the McGregor-Diaz rematch for UFC...

Aug 23, 2016 8:35 am

VIDEO | Brendan Schaub’s bold prediction for Conor McGregor post-UFC 202

Going into UFC 202, there was quite a bit of pressure on UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Regardless of whether or not McGregor won the fight and avenged his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz, UFC President Dana White had stated that McGregor would return to featherweight or vacate the 145 pound belt. Following the...

Aug 23, 2016 8:18 am

Opening Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo II betting odds

Leading up to Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz’ highly anticipated UFC 202 rematch, UFC President Dana White was adamant that McGregor would return to featherweight after the fight, regardless of the outcome, for a title unification fight with interim champion Jose Aldo. McGregor, who knocked out Aldo in just 13 seconds at UFC 194, has...

Aug 23, 2016 8:07 am

Eddie Alvarez rips Conor McGregor: He’s not a championship fighter

While Conor McGregor’s performance in the main event of UFC 202, during his fight with Nate Diaz, may have won over a lot of MMA fans, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was not impressed. McGregor, who gassed early in the fight, but was able to catch a second wind, was ultimately awarded a majority decision...

Aug 23, 2016 1:32 am

Nate Diaz throws out an obvious tweet to Conor McGregor and laughs at him

Nate Diaz believes that he won the five-round war with Conor McGregor that went down at UFC 202. After the fight was all said and done, the judges awarded McGregor with a majority decision. However, it seems like the judge’s decision is still in Diaz’s head and he thinks it is all quite funny. Diaz...

Aug 22, 2016 7:37 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s exclusive footage backstage after UFC 202 war with Nate Diaz

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor got his revenge over Nate Diaz at UFC 202. McGregor was on crutches as he walked backstage after hurting his leg kicking Diaz during their fight. While McGregor says that no serious injuries were sustained in the fight with Diaz, he is facing a six-month medical suspension if not cleared...

Aug 22, 2016 5:47 pm

VIDEO | Fan captures Anthony Johnson launching Glover Teixeira’s tooth into UFC 202 orbit

The truth behind the tooth#UFC202 pic.twitter.com/PLkuZvcNWJ — EOW (@_EOW_) August 21, 2016 Anthony “Rumble” Johnson delivered a devastating knockout over Glover Teixeira in the co-main event of UFC 202 over the weekend. “Rumble” KO’d Teixeira in just 13 seconds of the very first round, and apparently knocked a tooth out of the Brazilian’s mouth with...

Aug 22, 2016 4:48 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor still limping a day after UFC 202 fight with Nate Diaz

Despite being banged up after the epic five-round war with Nate Diaz at UFC 202, “The Notorious” Conor McGregor was out and about in Las Vegas on Sunday to host a pool party. We are proud to welcome the notorious champion, #ConorMcGregor! #UFC202 A photo posted by Encore Beach Club Las Vegas (@encorebeachclub) on Aug...