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Nov 15, 2016 6:36 pm

Tyron Woodley Says He Would Fight Demian Maia at UFC 207 this December

One of the highlights of UFC 205 was welterweight champion Tyron Woodley’s incredible, five-round war with challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. The pair’s tooth-and-nail battle was so competitive that it culminated in a rare, majority draw. With this uncommon result, Woodley retains his title – though surely not in the fashion he intended. With the belt...

Nov 15, 2016 6:25 pm

Anthony Pettis eyeing both of Conor McGregor’s title belts

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis experienced a bit of a career resurgence earlier this year when he dropped down to featherweight in the midst of a 3-fight losing streak at 155, which saw him lose the UFC lightweight championship to Rafael dos Anjos before dropping back to back losses. When Pettis dropped down to...

Nov 15, 2016 6:01 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s KO of Eddie Alvarez received Super Saiyan edit

Conor McGregor going super saiyan pic.twitter.com/JcoqckHdxx — UFC Insiders (@UFCInsiders) November 14, 2016 This past Saturday in the main event of the UFC’s historic inaugural Madison Square Garden event, UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor captured UFC lightweight gold as he landed an incredible 4-punch combo that left Eddie Alvarez stunned on the canvas....

Nov 15, 2016 5:42 pm

Conor McGregor fires back at Floyd Mayweather with brief statement

On the heels of Conor McGregor’s historic UFC 205 win over Eddie Alvarez this past Saturday that saw him claim the UFC lightweight championship and make history as the first man to simultaneously hold UFC championship belts in two weight classes, McGregor was criticized by boxing icon Floyd Mayweather. Mayweather, who was briefly linked to...


Nov 15, 2016 12:53 pm

VIDEO | Watch Two Cunning, Irish Fans Sneak Into UFC 205

Ireland’s Conor McGregor, who now owns the UFC featherweight and lightweight titles, is famous for his ability to pull thousands of Irish fans across to the Atlantic to his fights in North America. His latest fight, which occured at UFC 205 in New York City, was no exception to this rule. Unfortunately, tickets for this card were...

Nov 15, 2016 12:41 pm

Brendan Schaub’s bold prediction for Conor McGregor’s next opponent

While there’s no denying that top ranked lightweights Tony Ferguson and Khabib Normagomedov are both deserving of title shots, newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor could be making his first title defense against a different opponent. That’s if former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub’s prediction turns out to be accurate. He spoke on The Joe...

Nov 15, 2016 11:44 am

VIDEO | Fight breaks out amongst fans as Conor McGregor makes his way to the Octagon

UFC 205 was a massive event held at New York’s historic Madison Square Garden over the weekend and UFC President Dana White claims that UFC 205 broke every UFC record. “Sitting here tonight we broke every record in UFC history tonight,” White said to the media at the post-fight presser. “Every record. The only one...

Nov 15, 2016 11:18 am

Brendan Schaub: Miesha Tate is the Best Female Analyst in the Game

One of the big stories to emerge from Saturday night’s UFC 205 – a card that was particularly rich in big stories – was the retirement of female mixed martial arts trailblazer Miesha Tate. Tate’s retirement followed a decision defeat to the streaking Raquel Pennington, who she coached on season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter....

Nov 15, 2016 10:50 am

Frankie Edgar Discusses his Fighting Future: I’m Still Getting Better

Long before Conor McGregor’s history-making defeat of Eddie Alvarez, Tyron Woodley’s memorable draw with Stephen Thompson, and Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s domination of Karolina Kowalkiewicz occured on UFC 205’s main card, Frankie Edgar scored a much needed win over Jeremy Stephens on the undercard. Though Edgar was rattled by a second-round Stephens head kick, he was the better...

Nov 15, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO| Bruce Buffer Weighs in On UFC 205 Mistake: “To Look at Tyron Woodley, I Felt Bad”

One of the most memorable moments of Saturday night’s historic UFC 205 was the strange drama surrounding the result of Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson’s welterweight title fight. To recount, Octagon announcer Bruce Buffer first announced the result as a split decision win for Tyron Woodley. In the subsequent moments, Buffer announced that the fight was actually...

Nov 15, 2016 10:47 am

Conor McGregor predicted his current situation back in 2014

Conor McGregor has grown famous for his ‘Mystic Mac’ predictions before fights. Ahead of his UFC 205 scrap with Eddie Alvarez this past weekend that saw McGregor pick up a 2nd round TKO win and claim the lightweight championship, McGregor predicted that he would finish Alvarez in the first round. Interestingly enough, not only did...

Nov 15, 2016 10:32 am

Could Cris Cyborg be the face of Women’s Bare Knuckle Fighting?

By Dennis Taylor Psst … somebody’s been flirting with Cris Cyborg, and the world’s most-feared female fighter apparently just winked back. The Brazilian mixed martial arts superstar is coyly hinting about her attraction to a sexy new player in the world of international combat sports, Bare Knuckle Fighting (BKF), which, for the uninitiated, is precisely...

Nov 15, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | The brilliant fight IQ of Yoel Romero against Chris Weidman

Saturday night in New York, top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero returned to the Octagon following his brief suspension to fight former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in a pivotal middleweight matchup that would crown the next middleweight #1 contender. The fight appeared to be tied at one round each going into the third round,...

Nov 15, 2016 9:40 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov: UFC is trying to keep me from a title shot

This past weekend in New York, undefeated Dagestani fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov took to the Octagon to fight top ranked UFC lightweight Michael ‘The Menace’ Johnson. The fight, which served as just Nurmagomedov’s second fight back in the Octagon following his two-year layoff from 2014-2016, was an incredibly dominant one for Nurmagomedov, who utilized his Sambo...

Nov 15, 2016 9:23 am

Floyd Mayweather reacts to Conor McGregor comparisons

This past weekend at the Madison Square Garden, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor made his way into the UFC history books as he secured the UFC lightweight championship, defeating Eddie Alvarez via 2nd round TKO to become the first man in UFC history to simultaneously hold UFC titles in two divisions. With the win, and...

Nov 15, 2016 9:04 am

Frankie Edgar reflects on win over Jeremy Stephens in New York

This past weekend on the preliminary card of UFC 205, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar stepped into the Octagon to fight top ranked featherweight Jeremy Stephens. Edgar, a New Jersey native, received a warm welcome to the Octagon by the New York crowd. Edgar put on an impressive performance as he ultimately picked up...

Nov 15, 2016 8:32 am

Eddie Alvarez reflects on loss to Conor McGregor

This past weekend, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor did what no other man in the history of the UFC has been able to do as he captured the UFC lightweight championship to become the first man to simultaneously hold two UFC championships. The fight was an incredibly dominant one for McGregor, who dropped Alvarez for...

Nov 15, 2016 8:25 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan says Dos Anjos Passed Out for 3 Minutes Before Alvarez Bout

Joe Rogan says RDA passed out for 3 mins before his fight with Eddie Alvarez. This cutting a ton of weight needs to be stopped. You think? pic.twitter.com/FwZIgBtXv5 — MMA Bible (@TheMMABible) November 15, 2016 Weight-cutting is a hot button issue in the sport of mixed martial arts. All too often, fighters attempt extreme weight...

Nov 15, 2016 7:36 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk: Karolina Kowalkiewicz Doesn’t Deserve a Rematch

Last weekend, the UFC made its long awaited debut in New York City with UFC 205. To celebrate this Big Apple debut, the organization stacked the card with massive fights, including a whopping three title bouts. The first of these title bouts saw reigning strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk attempt the fourth defense of her title...

Nov 15, 2016 6:41 am

Father Tony McGregor Shines a Light on “The Real Conor McGregor”

Conor McGregor is one hell of a fighter. If there was any doubt left in that regard, he erased it last Saturday, when he effortlessly knocked out lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes concurrently. In addition to his reputation as an incredible...

Nov 15, 2016 5:52 am

Check Out this Awesome Poster for a Potential McGregor vs. Nurmagomedov Bout

Conor McGregor now wears the crown in two of the UFC’s most stacked divisions. He earned the first when he knocked out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds last December. He earned the second last Saturday at UFC 205 in New York, when he levelled lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez with a gorgeous second-round combination. As...

Nov 14, 2016 7:45 pm

VIDEO | Analysts Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe heatedly argue Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

UFC superstar Conor McGregor made quick work of the former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 to make history by becoming the first concurrent UFC two-weight world champion. Following McGregor’s masterful display of controlling speed, distance, and mind-boggling precision, sports analyst Skip Bayless claimed that he feels Conor McGregor could beat Floyd Mayweather...

Nov 14, 2016 7:01 pm

Michael Bisping sends Chris Weidman a message following UFC 205 loss to Yoel Romero

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman suffered a shocking third-round loss to surging contender Yoel Romero this past Saturday night at UFC 205 in New York. Weidman had a terrific opening round against the Cuban wrestling specialist but Yoel was able to turn the tide midway through round two. In the early seconds of round...

Nov 14, 2016 3:11 pm

Coach John Kavanagh on McGregor vs. Alvarez: This Was a Massive Mismatch

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor knocked out lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez with beautiful, second-round combination. This seemingly effortless victory rendered the Irish star the first fighter in UFC history to own titles in two divisions simultaneously. While many members of the MMA community were shocked by...