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Apr 28, 2016 10:58 am

PHOTO | Dada 5000 posts a horrific picture of himself in hospital after fight

Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris says that he was pronounced dead after suffering from cardiac arrest, dehydration, fatigue and renal failure after his Bellator 149 fight against Kimbo Slice. Dada 500 posted a photo of himself from when he was in the hospital to get a grasp of the gravity of the situation. Dada 5000 said...

Apr 28, 2016 10:31 am

How will UFC 199 fighters be affected by new CSAC weight-cutting rules?

UFC 199 takes place on June 4th at The Forum in Los Angeles with two title fights taking place as Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman fight in their immediate rematch and Dominick Cruz defends his belt against Urijah Faber in their career rubber match. UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn also makes his return...

Apr 28, 2016 9:08 am

Cain Velasquez reacts to Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC

While many fans and members of the MMA community are taking sides in Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez offers an interesting perspective on things. Velasquez, who won the UFC heavyweight championship twice and defended it twice, understands the promo work that a champion must do, and thus offered...

Apr 28, 2016 8:51 am

Don Frye joins Team McGregor in standoff with the UFC

Conor McGregor’s very public dispute with the UFC has many members of the MMA community passively choosing sides. While some members of the MMA community believe the McGregor is obligated to fulfill his media obligations ahead of UFC 200, because promo is part of his job, others like Don Frye believe that McGregor’s job is...

Apr 28, 2016 8:37 am

VIDEO | Colin Cowherd offers harsh take on McGregor-UFC situation on ‘The Herd’

Recommend listening to yday's ep of 'The Herd' with Colin Cowherd. Here's a snippet of his take on Conor McGregor. pic.twitter.com/GL0Hv9Zwbk — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) April 28, 2016 And here's another snippet. Might be a sobering reality for casual MMA / UFC fans / Conor McGregor fans. pic.twitter.com/vwwvO8QKg6 — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) April 28, 2016...

Apr 28, 2016 8:18 am

Conor McGregor sends message to the UFC

Conor McGregor’s ongoing contract dispute with the UFC has taken quite a few turns since McGregor announced his retirement from the sport two weeks ago. The featherweight champ was pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations, and it appeared as though there was no chance he would be put back on...

Apr 28, 2016 8:12 am

VIDEO | John Kavanagh shows hilarious UFC 200 negotiations with Dana White

Since Conor McGregor was pulled from UFC 200, there has been much speculation as to whether or not the UFC will give in and put Conor McGregor back on UFC 2OO. While McGregor Tweeted that the UFC agreed to a deal, the UFC brass quickly shot down the Tweet, revealing that no sort of agreement...

Apr 28, 2016 1:27 am

The UFC is losing how many millions by leaving Conor McGregor off UFC 200?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is the biggest draw currently in the UFC with the records to back it up. So, when the UFC announced that they pulled “The Notorious” off UFC 200 for his refusal to take part in media obligations to promote the fight, a lot of people were scratching their heads. ESPN...

Apr 27, 2016 11:53 pm

Nate Diaz disses Conor McGregor with social media post

While Conor McGregor was just pulled from UFC 200 less than 2 weeks ago, Nate Diaz believes that McGregor was never actually in the fight. McGregor announced his retirement on social media, leaving many fans confused. UFC President Dana White then announced on SportsCenter that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to...

Apr 27, 2016 11:43 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200 MSG staredowns

Wednesday afternoon at the Madison Square Garden the UFC held a press conference to promote UFC 200. Headliners Jon Jones & Daniel Cormier were in attendance, as well as Jose Aldo, Frankie Edgar, Miesha Tate, and Amanda Nunes. While Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier stayed apart for the staredown, you can feel the tension between...

Apr 27, 2016 11:22 pm

Jose Aldo’s prediction for Frankie Edgar fight

At UFC 200 on July 9th, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will fight for the interim UFC featherweight championship, with the winner facing Conor McGregor for the undisputed featherweight championship at a later date. Aldo and Edgar met once before at UFC 156 back in 2013 for Aldo’s featherweight championship. Ultimately, Aldo was given the...

Apr 27, 2016 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Dana White is asked how much UFC 200 is losing without Conor McGregor

Fans and the media keep questioning the UFC’s decision to pull Conor McGregor off UFC 200. With McGregor having record numbers and currently the biggest draw in the UFC, people can’t get over the fact that the UFC is not budging on their decision to pull “The Notorious” from the significant card. UFC President Dana...

Apr 27, 2016 1:05 pm

Did Nate Diaz taunt Conor McGregor in the middle of the UFC 200 press conference?

The initial headlining bout for UFC 200 is no longer an option, according to the UFC. Conor McGregor will not be fighting Nate Diaz in their non-title welterweight rematch as originally planned. Instead, Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones will fight in the main event of UFC 200 for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight title. The...

Apr 27, 2016 12:35 pm

Dana White says Conor McGregor knew the deal for UFC 200

Even with Conor McGregor nowhere in sight for the UFC 200 press conferences taking place, a lot of questions are still coming up about “The Notorious.” Many were shocked last week when the UFC announced that they had to pull McGregor off the significant UFC 200 card in July after “The Notorious” refused to take...

Apr 27, 2016 11:58 am

Jon Jones reveals a shocking family matter occurred the week of UFC 197

Many people thought that Jon Jones looked a bit lackluster in his return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197. While Jones and his team associate having the short-notice change of opponent play a part in the fight, Jones also revealed a troubling matter that may have also been a major distraction...

Apr 27, 2016 10:43 am

Ronda Rousey dives deeper into Hollywood with Lifetime Network three movie deal

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has just inked another deal in the film industry. Rousey has landed a contract for three movies with the Lifetime Network. Rousey joins other stars including Janet Jackson and Serena Williams who will be a part of Lifetime’s 2016-2017 development schedule, according to Deadspin. Rousey’s deal with the...

Apr 27, 2016 10:27 am

Coach: ‘I don’t think Jon Jones will ever take a short notice fight again’

Jon Jones has gotten a bit of flack for his performance against Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197. “OSP” stepped in on three weeks notice when Jones’ original opponent Daniel Cormier was forced out of their bout due to an injury. Jones’ wrestling coach Izzy Martinez attributed part of the lackluster performance due to the...

Apr 27, 2016 8:46 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier react to UFC 200 announcement live on air

Early Wednesday morning, UFC President Dana White was joined by Chuck Liddell, Daniel Cormier, Frankie Edgar, Jon Jones, Paige VanZant, and Miesha Tate on Good Morning America. The UFC President announced that Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II would headline UFC 200 on July 9th. Immediately after the announcement, host Michael Strahan passed the mic...

Apr 27, 2016 8:39 am

Conor McGregor reportedly offered $2 million to fight alongside Fedor Emelianenko

Recently news broke that Fedor Emelianenko would be making his return to MMA once again on June 17th under the Fight Nights Global banner in Russia to fight Fabio Maldonado. Surprisingly, the promotion has now offered Conor McGregor $2 million to fight at the event as well. This comes after McGregor was pulled from UFC...