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Apr 21, 2016 2:01 am

Max Holloway booked for UFC 199 with plans to get a step closer to a title shot

Number-four UFC ranked featherweight Max Holloway has been booked for UFC 199 and is looking to get closer to his goal of fighting for the title. The UFC announced Holloway will meet number-five UFC ranked fighter Ricardo Lamas on June 4 at UFC 199. Holloway is on a highly notable eight-fight win streak with just...

Apr 20, 2016 10:55 pm

Benson Henderson sounds off on Conor McGregor-UFC situation

While UFC President Dana White may have stated that there is no rift between Conor McGregor and the UFC, there is no doubt that there appears to be tension between the UFC brass and McGregor. Ahead of the biggest event in UFC history, McGregor refused to fulfill his media obligations for UFC 200, leading the...

Apr 20, 2016 10:39 pm

Latest UFC 197 Las Vegas betting odds

With just days to go until UFC 197, where Jon Jones will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux, and Demetrious Johnson will look to defend his flyweight title once again as he faces Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo. Ahead of the event, take a look at the latest betting...

Apr 20, 2016 10:21 pm

Conor McGregor’s retirement could have USADA implications

When Conor McGregor took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce his retirement from MMA, he may not have realized the implications that the announcement could create. In addition to being pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to the the required media appearances, McGregor would be forced to vacate his featherweight championship if he is indeed...

Apr 20, 2016 4:45 pm

Jon Jones offers to step in and save UFC 200

The UFC has been actively looking for a replacement opponent for Nate Diaz at UFC 200 after Conor McGregor retired from MMA Tuesday morning. Jon Jones, who headlines UFC 197 this Saturday against Ovince Saint-Preux in a light heavyweight interim title fight, spoke to Fox Sports and revealed that he would be open to stepping...

Apr 20, 2016 12:29 pm

VIDEO | New footage shows Conor McGregor training hard despite being ‘retired’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor shocked the world on Tuesday when he announced that he has “decided to retire young.” Things got even more chaotic after the UFC announced that they had pulled McGregor from his headlining bout against Nate Diaz at UFC 200. UFC President Dana White addressed the situation and said that it...

Apr 20, 2016 11:32 am

Dana White reveals more details on his relationship with Conor McGregor

The world of MMA is in absolute disarray after UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor stated on Tuesday that he has “decided to retire young.” The madness grew after the UFC announced that McGregor was pulled from the UFC 200 headline fight against Nate Diaz. On Wednesday, UFC President Dana White appeared on “The Herd” to...

Apr 20, 2016 10:59 am

Georges St-Pierre interested in superfights, not titles

There has been much speculation as to whether or not Georges St-Perre will be returning to the Octagon. The former welterweight kingpin has been training, however there’s been no word yet on whether or not he will be returning to the Octagon. With Conor McGregor retiring yesterday, and subsequently being pulled from his UFC 200...

Apr 20, 2016 10:30 am

Dana White offers Conor McGregor an opportunity to still fight at UFC 200

The Internet has blown up with everything Conor McGregor since the UFC featherweight champion tweeted on Tuesday out of nowhere that he has “decided to retire young.” UFC President Dana White announced later on Tuesday that McGregor was pulled off of the UFC 200 main event versus Nate Diaz stating that McGregor was unwilling to...

Apr 20, 2016 10:19 am

Dana White: Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar could be for the vacant title

While UFC President Dana White has announced that Conor McGregor will no longer be fighting at UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations, there has been some question as to whether or not he will remain the featherweight champion. McGregor announced on Twitter yesterday morning that he was retiring from MMA, which would...

Apr 20, 2016 9:54 am

Conor McGregor surpasses Kobe Bryant for most Retweets on retirement post

Earlier this month NBA legend Kobe Bryant announced his retirement from the sport after 20 years in the league. Bryant ended his career with a 60 point game that saw him lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a late-game comeback and defeat the Utah Jazz. The performance, as well as the end of the Mamba-Era,...

Apr 20, 2016 9:42 am

Chael Sonnen offers insight into Conor McGregor’s dispute with the UFC

UFC 200 is now left without a main event after Conor McGregor retired, and then was pulled from his main event slot for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the July 9th event. While all signs are pointing to McGregor legitimately retiring, former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen offered some insight into what the situation...

Apr 20, 2016 9:26 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Rafael dos Anjos get into Twitter feud

This past weekend Khabib Nurmagomedov made his highly anticipated return to the Octagon and defeated UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher to extend his undefeated record to 23-0. The fight was Nurmagomedov’s first since defeating Rafael dos Anjos, who is now the UFC champion, back in April of 2014. With yesterday being the 2 year anniversary of...

Apr 20, 2016 9:17 am

Report: Conor McGregor will fight again at later date

Tuesday morning Conor McGregor shocked fight fans as he surprisingly announced his retirement from MMA. McGregor’s retirement, which many believed to be a prank at first, turned out to be real. After SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh confirmed the news, UFC President Dana White went on SportsCenter to announce that McGregor had been pulled...

Apr 20, 2016 7:35 am

Report: Dana White met with Ronda Rousey yesterday in San Francisco

According to a report from MMA personality ‘Front Row Brian’, UFC President Dana White met with former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey yesterday in San Francisco. According to the report White and Rousey were meeting with World Gaming executive Neil Duffy. With that said, there is a good chance that a conversation about “saving...

Apr 20, 2016 6:46 am

Khabib and “RDA” exchange shots on Twitter

Khabib Nurmagomedov improved his mixed martial arts record to a perfect 23-0 last weekend when he defeated Darrell Horcher on the main card of UFC on FOX 19 in Tampa. Following his impressive TKO victory over Horcher, “The Eagle” decided to call out current UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos in his post-fight interview. Khabib...

Apr 20, 2016 1:54 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz wishes everyone a ‘Happy420’

The Diaz brothers are likely the most well-known marijuana advocates in the MMA community. The elder Nick Diaz has actually tested positive for marijuana multiple times with competition testing and his last positive test in 2015 nearly had him suspended for five years. His suspension was later brought down to 18 months and will actually...

Apr 20, 2016 12:05 am

VIDEO | Did Conor McGregor hint at his retirement before UFC 196?

Oh man. This could be real.pic.twitter.com/Ac7k8F4P8g — Conor McGregor Army (@McGregorArmy) April 19, 2016 Conor McGregor’s retirement from MMA on Tuesday was quite unexpected. The featherweight champ was looking to bounce back from a 2nd round submission loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 196 in a highly anticipated rematch at UFC 200. An elaborate press...

Apr 19, 2016 11:58 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan’s live reaction to Conor McGregor’s retirement

By now the sporting world knows that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor retired from MMA on Tuesday morning before it was announced that he had been pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. Joe Rogan was filming an episode of The Joe Rogan Experience at the time McGregor retired, and his...

Apr 19, 2016 11:41 pm

Immediate family member of Conor McGregor opens up on champ’s retirement

Tuesday morning the MMA world was stunned as Conor McGregor announced his retirement from MMA ahead of his UFC 200 welterweight scrap against Nate Diaz. McGregor’s coach seemingly confirmed the news on Twitter, which was followed up by UFC President Dana White announcing on SportsCenter that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 for refusing...