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Mar 16, 2016 9:37 am

Chael Sonnen gives his take on who the UFC’s biggest star is

In the last 6 months, two of the UFC’s biggest stars, Ronda Rouesy and Conor McGregor, have both suffered devastating losses. Back at UFC 193 in Australia, Holly Holm pulled off one of the biggest upsets in UFC history as she dominated Ronda Rousey for two rounds before ultimately knocking Rousey out with a brutal...

Mar 16, 2016 9:10 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson’s bold prediction for fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov

As the saying goes, sometimes losses bring out the best in fighters. That appears to be true for former TUF 13 winner Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson. Since suffering a unanimous decision loss to Michael Johnson back in 2012, Ferguson has gone on a 7-fight win streak that has seen him finish all but two of...

Mar 16, 2016 8:51 am

VIDEO | Andre Ward discusses Nate Diaz’s win over Conor McGregor

Back in December of 2015 Nate Diaz made his emphatic return to the Octagon as he picked up a dominant unanimous decision win over Michael Johnson at UFC on FOX 17. During his post-fight Octagon interview Diaz put Conor McGregor on blast saying: “Conor McGregor you’re taking everything I’ve worked for motherf**ker. I’m gonna fight...

Mar 16, 2016 8:36 am

Joe Rogan’s interesting perspective on Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo II

In the main event of UFC 194, Conor McGregor shocked the world as he knocked Jose Aldo out cold in just 13 seconds. The win silenced many critics, and saw McGregor crowned as the undisputed UFC featherweight champion. In the wake of McGregor’s UFC 196 submission loss to Nate Diaz, McGregor stated that he would...

Mar 16, 2016 8:15 am

Jon Jones was happy to see Conor McGregor lose for 2 reasons

At UFC 196, Conor McGregor suffered the first defeat of his UFC career at the hands of Nate Diaz, ending his 7-fight unbeaten streak inside the Octagon, as well as his 15 fight MMA win streak. After the fight McGregor was gracious in defeat, offering no excuses for why he lost, and admitting that he...

Mar 16, 2016 8:01 am

Rory MacDonald was thrilled for Nate Diaz after UFC 196

At UFC 196 earlier this month Nate Diaz shocked the world as he picked up a 2nd round submission win over Conor McGregor. The win for Diaz was undoubtably the biggest of his professional career, and according to UFC President Dana White, made him a millionaire. Following the win, UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald, who defeated...

Mar 16, 2016 1:28 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz gets slapped silly at his jiu-jitsu black belt promotion

Here’s a classic video for the history books that shows Nate Diaz getting his black belt from his longtime coach Cesar Gracie. According to bjjee, Diaz was awarded his black belt in 2012 before his fight with Jim Miller at UFC on FOX 3. The younger Diaz brother was given his black belt after 12...

Mar 16, 2016 12:27 am

Nate Diaz might surprise some fans as he defends Conor McGregor for tapping out

There were some who gave the UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor some flak for tapping out as Nate Diaz nearly squeezed the lights out on him at UFC 196. Just prior to their bout in the co-main event, former champion Holly Holm went unconscious without tapping as Miesha Tate locked on a rear-naked choke to...

Mar 15, 2016 10:47 pm

Bellator snatches Mitrione from the UFC and PR cracks Reebok joke

Bellator signs Mitrione and PR cracks jokes at #UFC along the way. pic.twitter.com/gfHKad4p8o — Paul Gift (@MMAanalytics) March 14, 2016 Mitrione holds an MMA record of 9-5 all of which was in the UFC. After negotiations for a contract extension with the UFC fell thru Bellator stepped up and got the nod. Mat has lost...

Mar 15, 2016 2:49 pm

VIDEO | Holly Holm and Joanna Jedrzejczyk sparring

Back at UFC 193, Holly Holm and Joanna Jedrzejczyk both fought in Melbourne Australia. Jedrzejczyk successfully defended her UFC strawweight championship against Valerie Letourneau in the co-main event, while Holm pulled off one of the biggest upsets in UFC history in the main event as she KOd Ronda Rousey. At UFC 196 Holly Holm suffered...

Mar 15, 2016 2:19 pm

Chael Sonnen speaks about UFC return rumors

While Chael Sonnen hasn’t competed inside the Octagon since his TKO loss to Rashad Evans at UFC 167 in November of 2013, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Sonnen would return to the Octagon once his 2-year suspension is up. With UFC 200 rapidly approaching, many guessed that Sonnen would make...

Mar 15, 2016 12:26 pm

Firas Zahabi confirms this admirable story about Georges St-Pierre

Georges St-Pierre is arguably one of the greatest champions the UFC has ever had. His dominance in the welterweight division went hand in hand with his championship character of a disciplined martial artist. His longtime trainer and coach Firas Zahabi confirmed to a fan on twitter about a story written in St-Pierre’s book, The Way...

Mar 15, 2016 11:39 am

Junior Dos Santos’ bold analysis of Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic

Fabricio Werdum has been on a tear since returning to the UFC back in 2012. ‘Vai Calvao’ has gone 6-0 over the last 4 years since returning to the Octagon, capturing the UFC heavyweight championship in the process. Werdum has looked dominant over the course of the 6 wins, submitting Antonio Nogueira, dominating Travis Browne...

Mar 15, 2016 11:20 am

VIDEO | Irish fans in Las Vegas reacting to Conor McGregor’s loss to Nate Diaz

It doesn’t matter where Conor McGregor fights, when the featherweight champ shows up, so do his Irish fans. Earlier this month when McGregor fought Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 in Las Vegas, the Irish fans came out in droves. Unfortunately for the fans that made the trip from Ireland, McGregor lost...

Mar 15, 2016 9:38 am

VIDEO | Another hilarious Nate Diaz ‘Stockton Slap’ jib-jab

In the main event of UFC 196, Nate Diaz shocked the world as he submitted Conor McGregor in the second round of their welterweight scrap. After the bout highlight videos emerged of Nate Diaz using the Diaz brother’s signature ‘Stockton Slap’ on McGregor. Of course, this lead to many memes, parodies, and jib-jab videos being...