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Dec 28, 2016 12:53 pm

Family First: Nick Diaz turned down a fight with Conor McGregor

In March of this year, Nate Diaz shocked the world by submitting then featherweight champion Conor McGregor in the second round of a last-minute welterweight fight. Given McGregor’s previous dominance, and his status as MMA’s biggest star, he was given an immediate shot at redemption against Diaz. Though this rematch with Diaz was initially expected...

Nov 8, 2016 10:54 am

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza Tells Champ Michael Bisping to “Stop Running”

Not long ago, top middleweight contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza was expected to take on Luke Rockhold in the main event of the UFC’s November 26 return to Melbourne, Australia. When Rockhold was forced out of the bout with an injury, however, Jacare was left without a dance partner. Though this injury was certainly an unfortunate...

Oct 29, 2016 7:31 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping plays ‘Michael Bisping gives 0 f**ks’

.@bisping gives ZERO F****S. Here's the proof. Tune in for the full interview, 11:30et on @FS1 pic.twitter.com/8NkPNQ5zH0 — FSLive: #JayAndDan (@foxsportslive) October 29, 2016 UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is certainly one to always speak his mind. The outspoken Englishman is never one to shy away from telling it like it is, or even criticizing...

Oct 26, 2016 2:27 pm

REPORT: Nick Diaz offered UFC 206 title fight with Michael Bisping

MMA veteran Nick Diaz is no stranger to big fights inside the cage. In just his second pro fight, Diaz won the IFC United States welterweight championship by defeating Chris Lytle. Over the course of the neck 15 years, Diaz went on to win the WEC championship, as well as the Strikeforce welterweight championship. With...

Oct 26, 2016 6:05 am

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone Says MMA Needs a Fighters Union, Offers to Lead It

It’s unfortunate, but it’s true: tension between the UFC and its fighters is at an all-time high. After weeks of failed negotiations, welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre recently made the claim that he’d terminated his UFC contract and that he’d be testing free agency. Featherweight great Jose Aldo has asked to be released from his UFC...

Oct 22, 2016 10:58 am

Dana White accepts Anderson Silva’s apology, remains tight-lipped on GSP’s return

With everything Dana White has had on his plate lately, you’d think he’d be super stressed out. From mass firings at UFC regional offices to disputes with two of the promotion’s most beloved former champions, UFC president Dana White spoke to TMZ.com and touched upon some of the recent issues within the promotion. Check out...

Oct 19, 2016 10:14 am

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier & Anthony Johnson have first UFC 206 staredown

On December 10th, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and light heavyweight #1 contender Anthony Johnson will step into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 206 in Canada in a highly anticipated light heavyweight rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship. The fight, which was announced earlier this month as the co-main event...

Oct 12, 2016 7:10 am

10 of the worst weight misses in MMA history

Some fighters are better at weight cutting than others. The art of weight cutting is all a part of the process, with fighters cutting varying degrees in order to make weight. However, some fighters don’t even come close to their contracted weight. Here are ten of the most egregious cases of weight cut-misses in UFC...

Oct 11, 2016 1:20 pm

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi Says Conor McGregor Doesn’t Have Time To Address Cardio Problems

Firas Zahabi, who is the head honcho at Montreal’s Tristar gym, is renowned as one of the finest coaches in mixed martial arts. Given that he’s the man behind dominant forces like Georges St-Pierre and Rory MacDonald, and the teacher of talents like Joanne Calderwood, Joe Duffy, Nordine Taleb and Zach Makovsky, that reputation should...

Oct 9, 2016 2:10 pm

Michael Bisping is the Winningest Fighter in UFC History

When it comes to history-making and record-breaking, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has quite a few feathers in his cap. Over the course of his UFC career, he’s landed more significant strikes than any fighter in the organization’s history. He’s landed more leg kicks than any fighter in UFC middleweight history. He’s scored more UFC...

Sep 28, 2016 6:12 am

Nick Diaz Hints at a Possible Return to Action

In January of 2015, in the main event of UFC 183, former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz engaged in a memorable battle with middleweight legend Anderson Silva, ultimately coming up short on the judges’ scorecards. Unfortunately, the Stockton native has not been seen in action since. In the days following the fight, it was revealed...

Sep 16, 2016 2:18 pm

Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson official for UFC 205

While UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley may have been quick to shut down Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show after winning the welterweight championship, the pair are now slated to fight at UFC 205 in New York. On the #UFCHidalgo weigh in show, @TWooodley confirms he’ll be fighting @WonderboyMMA at #UFC205...

Sep 8, 2016 7:13 am

VIDEO | NSFW – Five times Dana White was really f—ing pissed off!

UFC President Dana White is always one who speaks his mind and isn’t afraid to drop F-bombs in front of the media or lash out directly at fans on social media. White once told ESPN in an interview of firing back directly to fans to put them in their place, “It’s not crankiness. I’m just...

Jul 2, 2016 8:50 am

Michael Bisping re-lives knockout win over Luke Rockhold

Nearly one month ago, Michael Bisping stepped into the Octagon on just two weeks notice to fight Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 for the middleweight championship. Bisping defeated Rockhold via first round knockout to claim the middleweight championship after almost a decade with the promotion. Now, in an interview with Starsport,...

Jun 23, 2016 7:50 am

GSP wants Conor McGregor or Nate Diaz: “If it’s what the fans want…”

Since former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced that he would be taking an indefinite hiatus from MMA following his 2013 split decision win over Johny Hendricks, there has been much speculation as to when GSP would return to the Octagon. Following Michael Bisping’s historic win over Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199,...

Jun 22, 2016 11:29 am

Michael Bisping breaks down list of middleweight contenders

Since winning the UFC middleweight championship by knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199, there has been much speculation as to who Michael Bisping’s first title defense would be against. Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman is currently sidelined after undergoing neck surgery, #1 contender Jacare Souza is out after having surgery,...

May 24, 2016 10:31 am

Chael Sonnen wants 3rd fight with Anderson Silva?

While Chael Sonnen has continually shut down rumors of a return to MMA in July once his suspension is up, that hasn’t stopped the former title challenger from weighing in on the current state of the UFC’s middleweight division. Sonnen spoke on a recent episode of The MMA Hour, where he said the current UFC...

May 5, 2016 1:37 am

VIDEO | UFC’s top 5 respectful moments

Martial arts comes with a great deal of discipline and respect. Former UFC title challenger and current UFC analyst Kenny Florian and former UFC strawweight title challenger Jessica Penne broke down their top 5 most respectful moments in the Octagon. Check out who Penne and Florian have on their list of fighters who showed the...

Jan 3, 2016 5:25 pm

Video Compilation: Nick Diaz Moments – Nuff Said

Since the return of younger brother Nate Diaz, I’ve been waiting for an official announcement of big brother Nick Diaz getting back into the octagon.   No such luck.  Next best thing?  Highlights from the man reppin’ 209. Diaz last appearance in the octagon was against Anderson Silva, which ended ultimately as a no-contest.  So...

Dec 7, 2015 9:24 am

Chael Sonnen on McGregor Interview: “The secret to success is failure”

There has been a great deal of buzz about the largest event in UFC history. Chael Sonnen gives his ideas on the headliner. MMAFighing captures the quotes. “I have never seen a fight of this magnitude where both guys are so scared that they’re going to lose,” Sonnen told Submission Radio. “Every time you have...

Oct 20, 2015 1:36 pm

Zahabi: GSP has “plenty of fighting left”

As speculation continues to grow on whether or not Georges St-Pierre will return to the UFC again, one person who may have the best inside information on the matter beside St-Pierre himself is his coach, Firas Zahabi. The Montreal Tristar coach spoke with MMA Fighting to share his thoughts on the return of “Rush” to...

Sep 8, 2015 2:04 pm

McGregor Insists He’s On Floyd Mayweather’s Level

  UFC interm featherweight champion Conor McGregor has a lot of confidence, just in case you hadn’t noticed by now. The Irishmen believes the ‘fight game’ is all his and he’s the only reason to love MMA. The guy talks a lot, but so far has backed it up in the octagon. He will now...

Aug 31, 2015 5:14 pm

“Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber” Cast Revealed

The contestants for the twenty-second season of “The Ultimate Fighter” have been announced and there are some big names in the mix! Thirty-two UFC hopefuls, sixteen Americans and sixteen Europeans, will duke it out in the octagon for the right to stay in the Ultimate Fighter House. The Europeans will be led by Dublin’s own...

Aug 2, 2015 10:56 am

UFC Eyeing McGregor/Aldo and Rousey/Tate for Cowboys Stadium

If the UFC sticks to the potential plan of putting Conor McGregor, Jose Aldo, Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate on the same card in Texas, they could shatter every record the likes of Brock Lesnar, Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre set. With Bethe Correia out of the picture, Rousey now has her sights set on...