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Apr 27, 2016 11:22 pm

Jose Aldo’s prediction for Frankie Edgar fight

At UFC 200 on July 9th, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will fight for the interim UFC featherweight championship, with the winner facing Conor McGregor for the undisputed featherweight championship at a later date. Aldo and Edgar met once before at UFC 156 back in 2013 for Aldo’s featherweight championship. Ultimately, Aldo was given the...

Apr 27, 2016 1:54 pm

Frankie Edgar: “Conor McGregor might be scared of the result”

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will square off with former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo for the promotions interim featherweight title at UFC 200 this July. The fight will mark the second time that Edgar and Aldo have gone to battle inside the octagon. “The Answer” suffered a unanimous decision loss to Aldo in...

Apr 27, 2016 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Dana White is asked how much UFC 200 is losing without Conor McGregor

Fans and the media keep questioning the UFC’s decision to pull Conor McGregor off UFC 200. With McGregor having record numbers and currently the biggest draw in the UFC, people can’t get over the fact that the UFC is not budging on their decision to pull “The Notorious” from the significant card. UFC President Dana...

Apr 27, 2016 1:05 pm

Did Nate Diaz taunt Conor McGregor in the middle of the UFC 200 press conference?

The initial headlining bout for UFC 200 is no longer an option, according to the UFC. Conor McGregor will not be fighting Nate Diaz in their non-title welterweight rematch as originally planned. Instead, Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones will fight in the main event of UFC 200 for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight title. The...

Apr 27, 2016 12:48 pm

Jon Jones plans to “Rumble” after UFC 200 fight with “DC”

This past weekend, Jon Jones earned the UFC’s interim light heavyweight title by defeating Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 197. Earlier today, UFC president Dana White announced that July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event would be headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch between current champ Daniel Cormier...

Apr 27, 2016 12:35 pm

Dana White says Conor McGregor knew the deal for UFC 200

Even with Conor McGregor nowhere in sight for the UFC 200 press conferences taking place, a lot of questions are still coming up about “The Notorious.” Many were shocked last week when the UFC announced that they had to pull McGregor off the significant UFC 200 card in July after “The Notorious” refused to take...

Apr 27, 2016 12:27 pm

Dana White discusses the possibility of Nate Diaz fighting at UFC 200

Perennial lightweight contender Nate Diaz was expected to rematch current UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor in a welterweight bout at this July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Unfortunately for fight fans, McGregor refused to attend certain media obligations to promote the UFC 200 event and was thus pulled off the card by UFC officials. Last week,...

Apr 27, 2016 12:01 pm

Jon Jones goes off on Daniel Cormier at UFC 200 press conference

Earlier today it was announced that a UFC light heavyweight title fight rematch between current champ Daniel Cormier and interim title holder Jon Jones would headline July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The two bitter rivals were in attendance at today’s UFC 200 press conference and it didn’t take long for things to get...

Apr 27, 2016 11:58 am

Jon Jones reveals a shocking family matter occurred the week of UFC 197

Many people thought that Jon Jones looked a bit lackluster in his return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197. While Jones and his team associate having the short-notice change of opponent play a part in the fight, Jones also revealed a troubling matter that may have also been a major distraction...

Apr 27, 2016 10:43 am

Ronda Rousey dives deeper into Hollywood with Lifetime Network three movie deal

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has just inked another deal in the film industry. Rousey has landed a contract for three movies with the Lifetime Network. Rousey joins other stars including Janet Jackson and Serena Williams who will be a part of Lifetime’s 2016-2017 development schedule, according to Deadspin. Rousey’s deal with the...

Apr 27, 2016 10:27 am

Coach: ‘I don’t think Jon Jones will ever take a short notice fight again’

Jon Jones has gotten a bit of flack for his performance against Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197. “OSP” stepped in on three weeks notice when Jones’ original opponent Daniel Cormier was forced out of their bout due to an injury. Jones’ wrestling coach Izzy Martinez attributed part of the lackluster performance due to the...

Apr 27, 2016 8:46 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier react to UFC 200 announcement live on air

Early Wednesday morning, UFC President Dana White was joined by Chuck Liddell, Daniel Cormier, Frankie Edgar, Jon Jones, Paige VanZant, and Miesha Tate on Good Morning America. The UFC President announced that Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II would headline UFC 200 on July 9th. Immediately after the announcement, host Michael Strahan passed the mic...

Apr 27, 2016 8:39 am

Conor McGregor reportedly offered $2 million to fight alongside Fedor Emelianenko

Recently news broke that Fedor Emelianenko would be making his return to MMA once again on June 17th under the Fight Nights Global banner in Russia to fight Fabio Maldonado. Surprisingly, the promotion has now offered Conor McGregor $2 million to fight at the event as well. This comes after McGregor was pulled from UFC...

Apr 27, 2016 8:25 am

Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II opening betting odds

Early Wednesday morning, UFC President Dana White announced that Jon Jnes vs. Daniel Cormier II would headline UFC 200 on July 9th. The bout is undoubtably a highly anticipated one, and fills the role that was left after Conor McGregor was pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. Shortly after the...

Apr 27, 2016 8:11 am

VIDEO | Dana white announces Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones II for UFC 200

Early Wednesday morning, UFC President Dana White joined Good Morning America to announce that Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II would headline UFC 200 on July 9th. The announcement wasn’t exactly a surprising one given that Conor McGregor had been pulled from the card after refusing to fulfill his promotional obligations for the card. In...

Apr 27, 2016 8:06 am

Daniel Cormier blasts Jon Jones following UFC 200 announcement

This past weekend UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones made his return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197. Jones defeated OSP via unanimous decision to claim the interim light heavyweight championship. While Jones did win the fight, he wasn’t thrilled with his performance, and neither was...

Apr 27, 2016 7:58 am

PHOTO | UFC releases Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II poster

Early Wednesday morning the UFC revealed that Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II would headline UFC 200 on July 9th. Shortly after that announcement broke, the UFC released a poster promoting the event, which is being considered the biggest event in UFC history. Aside from Jones vs. Cormier II, the event will have Nate Diaz...

Apr 27, 2016 6:04 am

Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones 2 headlines UFC 200

July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas has a new main event! Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will rematch interim UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in the headlining bout of this summer’s blockbuster event. The news was first reported during a telecast of “Good Morning America” on Wednesday morning. “UFC 200 has been,...

Apr 27, 2016 2:55 am

VIDEO | Travis Browne will f*(k you up if you are beating your wife

UFC heavyweight Travis Browne spoke with the media for the first time about the domestic violence allegations thrown against him last year by his ex-wife Jenna Webb. Browne spoke with the media for a UFC 200 media launch and things got heavy as the 6-foot-7 heavyweight got emotional holding back tears just talking about the...

Apr 26, 2016 10:06 pm

PHOTOS | Arianny Celeste stuns in lace for #WCW

Once a week we take some time to show some appreciation to UFC Octagon girls for ‘Woman Crush Wednesday’. This week famed Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste was chosen to be our woman crush after the 5 time ‘Ring Girl of the Year’ posted the below photso to Instagram on Tuesday evening. Check it out! She...

Apr 26, 2016 9:32 pm

Bellator MMA looking to pursue Rory MacDonald

While Rory MacDonald is currently slated to fight Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson in the main event of UFC Fight Night 89 in June, the top ranked welterweight has expressed his desire to test the free agency after the fight given that his contract is expired. Unsurprisingly, Bellator MMA, who have scooped up quite a few UFC...

Apr 26, 2016 9:21 pm

VIDEO | Jose Aldo reacts to Conor McGregor refusing to do promo for UFC 200

While UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor currently isn’t slated to fight at UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations, there is still quite a bit of speculation as to whether or not the UFC will put McGregor on the card last minute. While the MMA world awaits info regarding the main event of...

Apr 26, 2016 9:08 pm

VIDEO | UFC 198 extended preview

With just over two weeks until UFC 198, the anticipation for one of the most stacked events of the year is continuing to grow! The event, which goes down in Curitiba Brazil features quite a few Brazilian MMA legends including Shogun Rua, Anderson Silva, Fabricio Werdum, and more! Above you can see the extended preview...

Apr 26, 2016 8:21 pm

‘Harry Potter’ actor to pursue MMA

It’s not every day that an actor takes their talents from the big screen to the cage, however that’s exactly what ‘Harry Potter’ actor Josh Herdman plans to do. Herdman, who played Gregory Goyle in all 8 of the Harry Potter movies had his first MMA fight recently, which he won. Herdman, who is 28...

Apr 26, 2016 2:36 pm

UFC 197 medical suspensions: Jon Jones facing long layoff

This past Saturday at UFC 197, Jon Jones made his return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux. Jones defeated Saint Preux via unanimous decision to claim the interim light heavyweight championship. With Jones’ win many were expecting the UFC to book Jones vs. DC II at UFC 200 to replace McGregor vs Diaz II,...

Apr 26, 2016 1:40 pm

Daniel Cormier tells a classic story about how much Jon Jones despises him

The rivalry between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier heated up at UFC 197, even with Cormier out of the fight against Jones due to an injury. Cormier sat ringside doing color commentary alongside Joe Rogan and Mike Goldberg for the main event UFC interim light heavyweight title fight between Jones and Ovince Saint Preux. With...