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Aug 2, 2016 12:33 pm

Nate Diaz says the UFC is hoping that he loses rematch against Conor McGregor

UFC veteran Nate Diaz has gained a ton of fans and exposure since beating UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 196 in March. With their scheduled rematch set for UFC 202 in August, Diaz told Megan Olivi on UFC Fight Pass that he feels that the UFC is setting him up and hoping that...

Aug 2, 2016 11:56 am

VIDEO | What do fellow fighters think of Conor McGregor?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is a polarizing figure. With his brash “Notorious” attitude, McGregor is a huge draw for the UFC and will get his chance to make a career statement when he meets Nate Diaz in another non-title welterweight fight at UFC 202. Check out what fellow fighters and familiar faces from the...

Aug 2, 2016 11:35 am

VIDEO | Glover Teixeira gets workout in the gym of lifelong idol Mike Tyson

UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira has a big fight coming up against Anthony Johnson at UFC 202 on August 20. Leading up to the bout that could get Teixeira back to another title shot, the Brazilian was inspired when he got to visit and train in the gym of his lifelong idol, Mike Tyson. Check...

Aug 2, 2016 11:07 am

Carlos Condit sick with UFC’s Reebok deal: ‘Something needs to be done’

UFC veteran Carlos Condit is very cognizant of the fact that he may not be fighting professionally for much longer, even with his love for the sport. While previously hinting at retirement, Condit could not get away from the fight game for too long following his title fight loss to the now former champion Robbie...


Aug 2, 2016 10:29 am

Rapper bashes Joe Rogan, threatens to punch UFC commentator

Earlier this month a video went viral of aspiring rapper Kasper Knight shooting himself in the mouth in order to get publicity. While many, including UFC commentator Joe Rogan mocked Knight for the act, which some viewed as an act of desperation, the rapper is now turning the tables on his critics. Knight took to...

Aug 2, 2016 9:58 am

UFC 201 medical suspensions

This past Saturday, fight fans witnessed an action packed night of fights headlined by a welterweight title scrap that saw Tyron Woodley capture the UFC welterweight championship by knocking out Robbie Lawler in just minutes. In the wake of the event, MMAFighting obtained the medical suspensions for the fighters on the event. As always, fighters...

Aug 2, 2016 9:42 am

Stephen Thompson analyzes Robbie Lawler’s loss to Tyron Woodley

When Tyron Woodley stepped into the Octagon Saturday night in the main event of UFC 201 to fight Robbie Lawler, welterweight #1 contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson was paying close attention. Thompson, who was on the FS1 broadcasting team for the evening, knew he would likely be fighting the winner of the scrap. Ultimately, Tyron Woodley...

Aug 2, 2016 8:27 am

Rafael dos Anjos reportedly set to return in Mexico City on November 5th

On the heels of Rafael dos Anjos losing his UFC lightweight championship to Eddie Alvarez on July 7th in Las Vegas, the former champ is looking to return to the win column before the end of the year. News surfaced this week from Champions.co that dos Anjos would be returning to the Octagon at the...

Aug 2, 2016 8:14 am

UFC brass reportedly “unclear” on Ronda Rousey’s future

Earlier this month, when Amanda Nunes defeated Miesha Tate to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship, it was revealed that Ronda Rousey could receive an immediate title shot against the newly crowed champ. While there was no word on whether or not Rousey would take the offer, news has now surfaced that the UFC is...

Aug 2, 2016 7:30 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz says he was drugged before Georges St-Pierre fight

This week, MMA veteran Nick Diaz’ 18-month suspension ended. Just days before his suspension ended, Diaz found himself called out by newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley following his first round KO win over Robbie Lawler. Monday, Nick Diaz spoke in an interview to discuss his return fight back to the Octagon, USADA’s testing...

Aug 2, 2016 7:18 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley fires back at “idiot” Nick Diaz

After winning the UFC welterweight championship, this past Saturday in Atlanta, Georgia by knocking out Robbie Lawler in just minutes, Tyron Woodley was quick to call for a fight with Nick Diaz. Diaz, whose 18 month suspension ended this week, did an interview in which he explained that he’s the one on top, and someone...

Aug 2, 2016 7:07 am

Stephen Thompson responds to Tyron Woodley shutting him down

In the main event of UFC 201 this past weekend, Tyron Woodley shocked the world as he knocked out Robbie Lawler just minutes into their main event fight. Following the win, Woodley appeared on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show to discuss the bout. During the show, welterweight #1 contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson asked Woodley...

Aug 2, 2016 7:00 am

UFC 201 salary report

This past Saturday, the UFC headed to Atlanta, Georgia to hold UFC 201. The event was an action packed one, with fight fans taking to social media to praise the card. In the co-main event, Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeated Rose Namajunas to become the #1 contender at strawweight, likely earning herself a crack at Joanna Jedrzejczyk....

Aug 2, 2016 6:35 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre mic’d up cageside for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

Back in March, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor jumped up 2 weight classes to fight Nate Diaz at UFC 196 after UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos pulled out of the fight with a broken foot. Ahead of the pair’s rematch at UFC 202 on August 20th, a video has surfaced of former UFC welterweight...

Aug 1, 2016 8:07 pm

VIDEO | Nick Diaz: ‘I don’t need to fight’

Nick Diaz is eligible to fight again in the UFC now that his 18-month suspension for testing positive for marijuana is up. Despite the day that many Diaz fans were waiting on, the elder Diaz brother is in no rush to get back in the Octagon or campaign for a UFC title fight. Diaz said...

Aug 1, 2016 5:47 pm

Mark Hunt snaps after USADA tries to drug test him

Could you imagine if you were working for USADA and you were given the task of giving UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt a drug test at this point? Apparently, it looks like USADA did just that and Hunt vented to everyone on Facebook. Hunt said in his post, “Don’t fucken waste my time with your bullshit...

Aug 1, 2016 2:26 pm

VIDEO | Nick Diaz is back and fired up! ‘I’m the one on top!’

UFC veteran Nick Diaz is fired up now that his suspension for testing positive for marijuana is finally over. Diaz’s 18-month suspension ended on Monday and is eligible to resume his MMA career, but the bad boy from the 209 isn’t in any rush to get back in the Octagon. Diaz says that he wants...

Aug 1, 2016 2:11 pm

POLL | Who should Tyron Woodley fight in his first title defense?

Tyron Woodley realized his dream at UFC 201 this past Saturday night in Atlanta, when he defeated Robbie Lawler via first-round KO to claim the UFC’s welterweight championship. Since claiming the title at UFC 201 many MMA fans and analysts have been debating who Woodley should fight in his first UFC title defense. One of...

Aug 1, 2016 2:00 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor spars with National Boxing Champion

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been preparing for his rematch with Nate Diaz set for UFC 202 on August 20. Leading up to the rematch that has had “The Notorious” obsessed over, various training partners have been carefully selected by McGregor and his team to prepare for what Diaz presents in their fight. Check...

Aug 1, 2016 1:54 pm

Michael Bisping responds to Daniel Cormier

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was recently asked by a fan on Twitter if he would ever consider fighting current UFC middleweight champion and broadcast partner Michael Bisping in the future. Cormier replied with the following: I'll smack @bisping around anytime. Next time we work I'll take him to gym and smack him...

Aug 1, 2016 12:36 pm

BREAKING! BJ Penn targeted to return at UFC Manila this October

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn will return to the octagon on October 15 in Manila, Philippines, when he meets former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas. The UFC Hall of Fame fighter, Penn, has not stepped foot in the cage since his July 2014 loss to Frankie Edgar. The BJ Penn vs....

Aug 1, 2016 12:23 pm

Dana White proves that he absolutely cares about his UFC fans

Even with the sale of the UFC that has made Dana White into a much richer man, the President of the UFC proved that his heart is still in it all and cares about growing the sport by catering to the fans. At UFC 201, a fan tweeted to White that his seats were in...

Aug 1, 2016 11:17 am

PHOTO | CM Punk featured in new UFC 203 Poster

Former WWE champion CM Punk (0-0 MMA) will make his octagon debut at September’s UFC 203 pay-per-view event in Cleveland, Ohio. Punk is set to take on Mickey Gall (2-0 MMA) at the event, which takes place September 10 live from Quicken Loans Arena. UFC 203 is headlined by a heavyweight title fight featuring current...

Aug 1, 2016 10:58 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz 2 – Pre-Fight Analysis by Firas Zahabi

Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor are set to rematch in another non-title welterweight clash on August 20 at UFC 202. Famed head coach of the Tristar Gym, Firas Zahabi gives his insightful breakdown of the rematch that fans are excitedly awaiting to see what will happen in their second meeting. Go through the mind of...