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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...

Mar 7, 2016 12:18 pm

Conor McGregor very humble in this walking interview.

Conor McGregor exclusive We talk exclusively to Conor McGregor following his shock defeat to Nate Diaz at #UFC196 Posted by BT Sport on Sunday, March 6, 2016 You can see a different side of McGregor as he walks down in defeat to catch his limo to his after party. Very humble but still has the...

Mar 7, 2016 11:54 am

Miesha Tate releases a statement as the new UFC women’s bantamweight champion

Miesha Tate realized her dream of becoming a UFC champion on Saturday night. Tate secured a rear-naked choke on Holly Holm in the fifth and final round of their title fight at UFC 196 and choked Holm unconscious. Tate took to Instagram to address her fans and acknowledged Holm with a great amount of respect....

Mar 7, 2016 10:39 am

VIDEO | Dana White says Lawler might be next for Nate Diaz.

Nate says throughout the video that he wants the “biggest fight possible” In a typical Dana White way he said that by beating Conor McGregor, the featherweight champion (145 lbs.) thatDiaz could be facing Robbie Lawler ,the welterweight champion (170 lbs.) next.  Since the Diaz v McGregor fight was at 170 that is the next...

Mar 7, 2016 9:41 am

GIF | Holly Holm and Conor McGregor have a moment after both losing at UFC 196

View post on imgur.com NOTE: If GIF does not load try refreshing this page in your browser It was the night of the underdogs at UFC 196 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Both the co-main event and main event bout underdogs came out victorious as Holly Holm lost the women’s championship title to Miesha Tate and...

Mar 7, 2016 9:25 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz celebrates brother Nate Diaz’s win over Conor McGregor in 209 style

Post fight thoughts from @nickdiaz209 #UFC196 pic.twitter.com/lhlVisHASy — UFC (@ufc) March 6, 2016 Check out the elder Diaz brother, Nick celebrating Nate’s big win over UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in their non-title welterweight bout at UFC 196. Nick gave it to McGregor fans doing their usual crowd chant for “The Notorious.” What do you...

Mar 7, 2016 8:52 am

VIDEO | Visibly shaken Conor McGregor sees Nate Diaz for the first time since loss

Visibly shaken Mcgregor sees Diaz for the first time since losing to him in spectacular fashion.   McGregor was humbled in defeat and made no excuses. “He kept his composure. He went into almost autopilot mode with the shots. His face was busted up. And I went into panic mode.” Seeing the brash champ humbled...