UFC 202 News

Jan 4, 2017 11:41 am

Top 5: counting down the best UFC PPVs of 2016

Picking the best UFC PPVs of 2016 is not an easy task. This year was, after all, a year of incredibly stacked pay-per-view cards. Under the magnifying glass, however, there were five PPVs in 2016 that seemed to stand a head and shoulders above the rest; cards that were packed not only with big names,...

Sep 7, 2016 1:22 pm

Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 Appears to Have Broken the UFC’s Previous PPV Record

From the moment it was announced, it was clear that UFC 202 would be a very successful card. Headlined by a welterweight rematch between Stockton slugger Nate Diaz and Irish superstar Conor McGregor, it immediately had all the makings of a top-selling UFC pay-per-view. As it turns out, however, the card might actually have been...

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 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 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 8:26 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...

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 20, 2016 11:13 pm

MMA community reacts to Conor McGregor’s win over Nate Diaz

In the main event of UFC 202, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz had their highly anticipated welterweight rematch. McGregor was able to come out strong in the first round, and ultimately earn a majority decision win, with two of the judges scoring the fight 48-47. Below you can see the best reactions from the MMA...

Aug 20, 2016 10:40 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz (highlights)

In the main event of UFC 202, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz had their highly anticipated welterweight rematch. McGregor came out of the gate quick, landing numerous leg kicks on Diaz to slow him down. McGregor controlled the action throughout the first two rounds before slowing down in the later rounds. Ultimately, McGregor won on...

Aug 20, 2016 10:26 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II scorecards

In the main event of UFC 202, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz squared off in their highly anticipated welterweight rematch. McGregor ultimately won the fight via majority decision in what many believe to be a ‘Fight of the Year’ performance. Below, you can see the judges scorecards from the event: Here's the Nate Diaz vs...

Aug 20, 2016 4:33 pm

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz earn massive salaries at UFC 202

UFC 202 undoubtably is one of the biggest UFC cards of the year. The event is so massive that McGregor and Diaz both earned jaw-dropping salaries for the event. The NSAC released information to MMAFighting which revealed that McGregor set a UFC record by earning $3 million for the fight, while Diaz will earn $2...

Aug 20, 2016 9:59 am

VIDEO | UFC Embedded – Episode 6: Final preparations for UFC 202

Throughout the course of fight week leading up to UFC 202, the UFC has released several episodes of UFC 202 Embedded, giving fans a behind the scenes look as the fighter’s make their final preparations for fight night. This week, cameras caught quite a bit of action, including the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference altercation...

Aug 19, 2016 10:04 pm

VIDEO | Most disrespectful weigh-in antics of all time?

#UFC202: Hyun Gyu Lim vs @PlatinumPerry | Sat. August 20 | LIVE on Pay-Per-View https://t.co/9Ehhtz2TUh — #UFC202 (@ufc) August 19, 2016 During the UFC 202 weigh-ins on Friday afternoon, UFC newcomer Mike Perry was understandably hyped up for his UFC debut against seasoned welterweight Hyun Gyu Lim. After both men weighed-in for the bout, they...

Aug 19, 2016 4:26 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor weigh-in staredown

It’s going down tomorrow!! #ConorMcGregor vs. #NateDiaz weigh-in for #UFC202 🔥💥 https://t.co/v2CYI0kQ1U — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) August 19, 2016 Friday morning Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz hit the scales for their scheduled UFC 202 main event scrap Saturday evening. Friday afternoon, both fighters attended the UFC 202 official weigh-ins, where as many expected, things got...

Aug 19, 2016 9:03 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 open workout highlights

Thursday afternoon the UFC held open workouts ahead of Saturday’s highly anticipated UFC 202 card. At the open workout event, main event fighters Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz took turns on stage after co-main event fighters Anthony Johnson and Glover Teixeira finished their open workouts. At the conclusion of each fighter’s open workout, they fielded...

Aug 19, 2016 8:11 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 Embedded: Aftermath of press conference chaos

With just 24 hours to go until UFC 202, where Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will have their highly anticipated rematch, the UFC has released the latest episode of UFC Embedded. In episode 5 of the vlog series, cameras follow fighters through their final preparations ahead of their fights, and follow up on the aftermath...

Aug 19, 2016 7:27 am

Report | The UFC has slashed ticket prices for Saturday’s UFC 202 event

UFC 202 takes place this Saturday night (August 20) live from Las Vegas, Nevada. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a welterweight rematch featuring current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor taking on perennial lightweight contender Nate Diaz. The event has received a ton of promotion, however, it appears the ticket sales for UFC 202 have...

Aug 18, 2016 4:42 pm

VIDEO | Pros predict winner of UFC 202 main event Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2

UFC 202 takes place this Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event is headlined by Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor, who will meet in a non-title welterweight rematch. Diaz was able to submit McGregor in their first meeting at UFC 196 back in March. While McGregor has been “obsessed” with getting his revenge on Diaz,...

Aug 18, 2016 11:17 am

Members of team Nate Diaz and Team Conor McGregor banned from UFC 202 weigh-ins

There was a war between Team Nate Diaz and Team Conor McGregor at the UFC 202 press conference on Wednesday. Everything from coffee to rolls of tape were thrown at the opposing sides, which caused the press conference to be shut down early. To do their best to prevent a melee from breaking out during...

Aug 18, 2016 9:04 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 Embedded: Press conference chaos

During the course of fight week leading up to a pay-per view event, the UFC releases a series of ‘UFC Embedded Vlogs’ to give fans a behind the scenes look at the fighters as they make their final preparations before stepping into the Octagon. During the filming of the 4th episode of UFC 202 Embedded,...

Aug 18, 2016 2:03 am

VIDEO | Footage shot from the crowd stuck in the crossfire of Team Diaz and Team McGregor

[ooyala code=”NmcmxlNTE6GX8AwAZu8ucfLcl4agBIqF” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″] The UFC 202 press conference was cut short on Wednesday in Las Vegas, Nevada. A war broke out after Nate Diaz got up from the press conference table and he and McGregor exchanged words. Then, things got physical as objects were thrown from the opposing sides. @adamhilllvrj was in...

Aug 17, 2016 2:57 pm

NSAC reacts to Conor McGregor-Nate Diaz altercation

Wednesday afternoon at the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference, the event was cut short after the Diaz brothers stormed the event with their entire team and began throwing water bottles at Conor McGregor. McGregor responded by grabbing various items from the stage, including Monster Energy cans, and throwing them back at the Diaz brothers while...

Aug 16, 2016 11:25 am

VIDEO | Kenny Florian’s bold prediction for McGregor vs. Diaz II

With less than a week to go until UFC 202, where Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch, Fox Sports 1 analyst Kenny Florian has a rather bold prediction! While McGregor was rocked and then submitted in the pair’s first fight after gassing out in the first round, Florian believes...