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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...

Apr 19, 2016 11:15 pm

Report: Conor McGregor demanding inane amount of money for UFC 200

When Conor McGregor announced his retirement from MMA on Twitter, there were many theories as to why the featherweight champion decided to step away from the sport so young. UFC President Dana White then appeared on SportsCenter to announce that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations for...

Apr 19, 2016 11:10 pm

Conor McGregor gives first statement following retirement

Tuesday morning UFC featherweight champion shocked fight fans as he announced his retirement from MMA. While many initially believed that McGregor was trolling fans, and had no intention of actually retiring, his head coach John Kavanagh seemingly confirmed McGregor’s retirement. Later in the day, the UFC announced that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200...

Apr 19, 2016 6:57 pm

Video | Dana White says Nate Diaz is flying to Vegas to book another fight

UFC President Dana White went on ESPN’s SportsCenter to announce that current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had been pulled from his scheduled UFC 200 main event rematch with Nate Diaz after failing to commit to a press conference in Las Vegas. White continued by saying that the UFC still had a good relationship with...

Apr 19, 2016 5:30 pm

Donald Cerrone ‘knows a guy’ for UFC 200 main event

After it was confirmed Tuesday afternoon that Conor McGregor had been pulled from his UFC 200 main event scrap with Nate Diaz after refusing to attend a press conference in Las Vegas, MMA fans immediately began speculating as to who the UFC would select as a replacement opponent. As many were expecting, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone...

Apr 19, 2016 5:09 pm

Dana White explains why Conor McGregor was pulled from UFC 200

Tuesday morning Conor McGregor left MMA fans speechless as he announced his retirement from MMA. This announcement was met with much speculation given that McGregor is currently the UFC’s featherweight champion. While many believed the retirement announcement to be a troll job, McGregor’s coach confirmed the news. UFC President Dana White then broke the news...

Apr 19, 2016 4:45 pm

Jose Aldo reacts to Conor McGregor’s retirement

Early Tuesday morning Conor McGregor stunned the MMA world as he announced his retirement from MMA. While at first many believed that the featherweight champ’s Tweet was a joke, sources confirmed that McGregor was indeed serious about retiring. It didn’t take long for his coach, John Kavanagh, to confirm the news via Twitter. Understandably so,...

Apr 19, 2016 4:32 pm

Pros react to Conor McGregor’s retirement

Conor McGregor shocked the MMA Universe earlier today when he took to Twitter to announce his retirement from the sport. The current UFC featherweight champion was supposed to rematch Nate Diaz in the headlining bout of UFC 200 this July in Las Vegas. The UFC has yet to release a statement on McGregor’s retirement, but...

Apr 19, 2016 3:47 pm

Ariel Helwani says that McGregor’s retirement is real, UFC working on new plan

The MMA world is still trying to make sense of Conor McGregor’s tweet from earlier today, where the current featherweight champ stated that he had “decided to retire young“. Many fans thought and hoped that McGregor’s tweet was some sort of April fools joke or hoax, however, MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani is saying that sources have...

Apr 19, 2016 2:13 pm

Rafael dos Anjos reacts to Conor McGregor’s retirement announcement

Tuesday afternoon UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor left the MMA world confused after he took to Twitter to announce his retirement. While many suspected that the Tweet was a ‘troll job’ by McGregor, sources revealed that McGregor was not joking when he announced his retirement. This was then followed up by a Tweet from McGregor’s...