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Apr 21, 2016 10:37 am

Former WWE wrestling star ‘Chyna’ found dead at 45-years-old

Tragic news has hit fans of 45-year-old Joan Laurer, better known by her WWE professional wrestling name “Chyna.” On Wednesday, a friend went to Laurer’s Redondo Beach apartment after failing to contact her by phone for several days. The friend called 911 upon finding Laurer unresponsive in her apartment, according to ESPN. A statement was...

Apr 21, 2016 9:10 am

UFC fighters react to Conor McGregor’s statement

On Thursday, Conor McGregor broke his silence regarding his retirement, revealing that he is not retiring and will not vacate the featherweight championship, but will not do a world tour for UFC 200. McGregor will stand firm on his refusal to do a world tour in order to focus on training. with the ball now...

Apr 21, 2016 8:52 am

Jon Jones applauds Conor McGregor for standing up for what he believes in

After retiring from MMA and being pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations on Tuesday, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor finally released a statement regarding the situation. McGregor explained that the issue between himself and the UFC was a result of him not wanting to take away from his training by...

Apr 21, 2016 8:27 am

Conor McGregor’s coach releases statement following big announcement

Tuesday morning Conor McGregor started a whirlwind as he announced his retirement from MMA. While the MMA community speculated as to why McGregor was retiring, UFC President Dana White went on SportsCenter and announced that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. Thursday morning McGregor released a lengthy...


Apr 21, 2016 7:53 am

BREAKING! Conor McGregor releases statement regarding UFC 200 and retirement

Conor McGregor shocked the world when he announced his retirement from MMA on Tuesday. The Irish superstar was expected to rematch Nate Diaz in the headlining bout of July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. McGregor was then pulled from the fight card (UFC 200) after UFC President Dana White revealed that Conor was refusing...

Apr 21, 2016 2:40 am

Dana White: ‘I didn’t want Nate Diaz to get screwed up in this whole deal’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor threw a huge monkey wrench into the UFC 200 card this week, all the way from Iceland. On Tuesday, “The Notorious” tweeted that he has decided to retire and the UFC announced later in the day that they pulled McGregor from the main event spot where he was slated to...

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...