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Mar 8, 2016 11:29 am

Paige VanZant to take on a different type of competition outside of the UFC

UFC strawweight star Paige VanZant will be looking to knockout competition in a new realm. “12 Gauge” will be joining a star-studded cast on season 22 of “Dancing with the Stars.” The ABC show series is scheduled to start March 21st and will air on ABC. Other celebrities appearing on season 22 include Super Bowl...

Mar 8, 2016 10:39 am

McGregor mentally broke in his fight -Kenny Florian

Kenny Florian besides being one of the UFC’s commentators also does a podcast with Jon Anik and had some solid insight into Conor McGregor. Florian thinks it was just a little so soon for McGregor.  Heres what he said on the latest edition of the Anik and Florian podcast. “Conor, while he’s super slick, and...

Mar 8, 2016 10:33 am

VIDEO | WWE announcers diss Conor McGregor on ‘Monday Night RAW’

.@SashaBanksWWE cashes in with the #BankStatement for the victory! #RAW pic.twitter.com/jkPBgl4MDj — WWE (@WWE) March 8, 2016 This past Saturday at UFC 196, Conor McGregor was submitted by Nate Diaz in the 2nd round of their welterweight main events scrap. The win was a huge one for Diaz, who stated in his post-fight Octagon speech...

Mar 8, 2016 10:21 am

Miesha Tate: Ronda Rousey is more worried about babies than fighting

With female athletes this is an age old question that always comes up.  When are you having a baby? Will you retire after having a baby? How long ’till you’re able to compete again? Etc.. The list goes on forever and sometimes it can even be used to troll the best of them. Tate and...

Mar 8, 2016 10:02 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz Stockton Slaps UFC roster in hilarious parody

The 209 Bitch Slap by Nate Diaz Nate Diaz Bitch Slap Everybody :)Original clip from:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mm_niiQfeWc Posted by Mixed Martial Monkeys on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 There are several parody videos out there but as with MMA it  seems the fans come up with the best ones first.  Here is another one of Nate Diaz 209...

Mar 8, 2016 8:59 am

Conor McGregor’s coach discusses potential opponents for UFC 200

Prior to UFC 196, Conor McGregor revealed that he committed to a fight at UFC 200, however no opponent was named. There was speculation that McGregor could face welterweight champion Robbie Lawler if he were to defeat Diaz at UFC 196. As the world knows by now, in the main event of UFC 196, McGregor...

Mar 8, 2016 8:48 am

Chael Sonnen compares Conor McGregor to Mike Tyson in Evander Holyfield fight

In the main event of UFC 196 this past Saturday, fans saw Conor McGregor lose for the first time under the UFC banner, ending his 15 fight win streak. Of course, the bout took place at welterweight, 25 pounds higher than featherweight, where McGregor reigns champion. With that being said, former UFC title challenger Chael...

Mar 8, 2016 8:30 am

VIDEO | Dana White discusses aftermath of UFC 196

The co-main event and main-event of UFC 196 both left fans speechless as Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm in the co-main event, and Nate Diaz submitted Conor McGregor in the main event. Given the two upsets, there are a lot of potential matchups being discussed for Miesha Tate, Nate Diaz, and Conor McGregor. While Miesha...

Mar 8, 2016 8:19 am

VIDEO | Compilation of fighters reacting to Conor McGregor’s loss

In the main event of UFC 196 Nate Diaz shocked the world as he rocked, and then submitted, Conor McGregor in the 2nd round of their main event scrap. While the win shocked many, other fighters such as Jose Aldo took the opportunity to call out McGregor while he was down. See a compilation of...

Mar 8, 2016 8:02 am

UFC rankings update, Conor McGregor takes massive hit

This past Saturday at UFC 196, two UFC champions suffered devastating losses. In the co-main event Holly Holm was choked out by Miesha Tate with a late 5th round rear-naked choke to lose the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. In the main event Conor McGregor was rocked, and then submitted, by Nate Diaz, however the bout...

Mar 8, 2016 7:55 am

Cat Zingano’s message to Dana White following UFC 196

Cat Zingano hasn’t been in the Octagon since her devastating UFC 184 submission loss to Ronda Rousey. Since then Zingano has taken the time to work on her standup skills in Thailand, while MMA fans have anxiously awaited her return. This past Saturday at UFC 196, Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm in the 5th round...

Mar 8, 2016 7:46 am

AUDIO | Nate Diaz corner audio from UFC 196

In the main event of UFC 196 Nate Diaz shocked the world as he submitted Conor McGregor, ending McGregor’s unbeaten UFC streak. After the bout the two fighters kept it respectful, however leading up to the bout they were anything but. In the video above you can hear the audio from Diaz’s corner between the...

Mar 8, 2016 5:34 am

Video | Royce Gracie and Randy Couture react to Nate’s win over McGregor

Royce Gracie and Randy Couture react to Nate Diaz beating McGregor pic.twitter.com/PzbzLnfDWj — caposa (@GrabakaHitman) March 7, 2016 Watch as mixed martial arts legends Royce Gracie and Randy Couture give their live reactions to Nate Diaz’s submission victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Do you think their reactions would have been similar had McGregor...

Mar 8, 2016 4:41 am

Photo | Nate Diaz responds to Justin Bieber

https://instagram.com/p/BCr0DfZuPty/ Nate Diaz responds to Justin Bieber with this hilarious Instagram post. Bieber had called Nate’s style ‘terrible’ following Diaz’s UFC 196 victory over Conor McGregor. Check it out.

Mar 8, 2016 2:34 am

Rafael dos Anjos on Conor McGregor: ‘Holly Holm showed more heart than him’

Although Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos never got their chance to fight at UFC 196, the lightweight champion is still making sure to stir the pot with the featherweight champion. Dos Anjos appeared on the MMA hour on Monday and spoke about McGregor’s performance against Nate Diaz at UFC 196. “Honestly, to tell you...

Mar 7, 2016 5:41 pm

Photo | Holly Holm sends message to Miesha Tate

This is how Saturday night ended but it’s not the end for me. I am going to train hard and show that I am better than this. I am down but not out. Thank you @mieshatate for the opportunity last weekend. Well done. What do you say? ….Let’s do this again. UFC 200 is just...

Mar 7, 2016 4:38 pm

VIDEO | Monday Grappling and Sparring training at JacksonWink MMA

[ooyala code=”JxOWRwMTE6dfdWId0oLnknmgMTxCCB-b” player_id=”b8fa6431adff441580c2e2bf5e6bd724″ width=”1920″ height=”1080″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Go behind the scenes of one of the best gyms in MMA. Listen in on famed coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn as they give us a inside look at a typical Monday morning at Team JacksonWink MMA. Here they are instructing this mornings simultaneous sparring and grappling...

Mar 7, 2016 4:20 pm

Video | Nate Diaz was not training for a triathlon prior to UFC 196

https://instagram.com/p/BCq8PupOPjy/ So it turns out that Nate Diaz wasn’t actually training for a triathlon when he got the call to fight Conor McGregor on short-notice at UFC 196. Diaz was actually on a yacht in Cabo with his good friend Gilbert Melendez when he received the call to fight from UFC officials.

Mar 7, 2016 1:38 pm

Jose Aldo chose to watch porn instead of the Conor McGregor versus Nate Diaz fight?

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo apparently did not care much about the Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz fight at UFC 196. The former pound-for-pound king said he knew what the outcome would be ahead of the fight and chose to watch something more entertaining to him when the fight aired. According to Bloody Elbow,...

Mar 7, 2016 12:30 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz teams squash their beef

It looks like the beef between Team McGregor and Team Diaz has been squashed after the two went to war and put on a “Fight of the Night” show for fans. A brawl nearly broke out at the UFC 196 press conference ahead of the weigh-ins after Conor McGregor punched Nate Diaz’s hand away from...