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Mar 12, 2016 9:59 am

Jean Claude Van Damme congratulates Nate Diaz on UFC 196 win

It’s no secret that Martial Arts icon Jean Claude Van Damme is a big UFC fan. Van Damme even offered to train Conor McGregor after his UFC 189 win over Chad Mendes for the interim UFC featherweight championship. This past Saturday at UFC 196, Nate Diaz shocked the world as he defeated Conor McGregor via...

Mar 12, 2016 8:53 am

PHOTO | UFC unveils UFC 197 poster

We are now less than 2 months away from UFC 197, where Jon Jones will look to reclaim his UFC light heavyweight championship from Daniel Cormier, and Henry Cejudo will look to dethrone flyweight kingpin Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson. Ahead of the fight, Jones and Cormier have continued their long-standing rivalry, using the ‘UFC Unstoppable’...

Mar 12, 2016 8:47 am

Tim Kennedy taunts Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort on Twitter

Tim Kennedy is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. After the UFC announced their partnership with Reebok, Kennedy spent the next several months refusing to support the deal while he sat on the sidelines. Part of the deal between the UFC and Reebok stated that fighters would get a certain percentage of...

Mar 12, 2016 8:37 am

PHOTO | Incredible fan-made UFC 200 poster

With UFC 200 rapidly approaching, talk of dream fights for the UFC to book for the event are at an all-time high. In the wake of UFC 196, we now know that Conor McGregor will drop back down to featherweight to defend his UFC featherweight championship, however there has been no word yet on whether...

Mar 12, 2016 8:28 am

PHOTO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk training with Jon Jones & Holly Holm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is currently gearing up for her next title defense, a rematch with the woman who pushed her more than any other fighter inside the Octagon, Claudia Gadelha. The pair first met at UFC on FOX 13 back in 2014 where Jedrzejczyk was given the nod on a split decision win. Jedrzejczyk went on...

Mar 12, 2016 8:20 am

Chris Weidman on UFC 199 rematch: This is do or die

In the co-main event of UFC 194 Luke Rockhold put on an incredible performance as he dominated then-UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman over the course of 4 rounds. While the fight arguably could have been stopped at the end of the 3rd round when Rockhold was pouring on the ground and pound, referee Herb Dean...

Mar 12, 2016 8:07 am

VIDEO | Frankie Edgar chokes Tiger into submission in commercial

While the UFC brass determines whether Jose Aldo or Frankie Edgar will challenge Conor McGregor at UFC 200 for the UFC featherweight championship, ‘The Answer’ is staying busy. Edgar was promised a title shot following his knockout win over Chad Mendes at the TUF 22 finale in December, however Jose Aldo has been campaigning for...

Mar 11, 2016 9:00 pm

Conor McGregor to critics: “I love memes”

This past Saturday, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, in an unprecedented move, jumped up 2 weight classes to fight at welterweight. Ultimately, McGregor was submitted by Nate Diaz in the 2nd round of their UFC 196 main event scrap. Immediately following the bout, many critics emerged from the woodwork to criticize McGregor for his confidence...

Mar 11, 2016 8:48 pm

Conor McGregor on UFC 196: “It was a heck of a fight”

This past Saturday at UFC 196 Conor McGregor suffered the first loss of his UFC career at the hands of Nate Diaz as he was submitted in the 2nd round of their welterweight scrap. After the bout, McGregor surprised many as he showed nothing but respect for Diaz, and made no excuses for his loss....

Mar 11, 2016 8:34 pm

PHOTO | Jose Aldo continues campaign for rematch with Conor McGregor at UFC 200

Since Conor McGregor’s 2nd round submission loss to Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 last week, it was revealed that McGregor would be returning to featherweight to defend his championship. This week UFC President Dana White visited with McGregor, and revealed McGregor’s intentions to defend his featherweight championship at UFC 200 in...

Mar 11, 2016 4:04 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz reacts to retirement rumors, talks Justin Bieber ‘beef’

Prior to UFC 196, where Nate Diaz stepped in on short notice to fight Conor McGregor in a welterweight showdown, it was revealed that Diaz would make $500,000 for the fight regardless of whether or not he won. After Diaz submitted McGregor in the main event, UFC President Dana White revealed that the win made...

Mar 11, 2016 3:39 pm

PHOTO | Awesome Nate Diaz graffiti in Los Angeles

Nick and Nate Diaz are often heard referencing their hometown of Stockton California in interviews. The Diaz brothers also use a slapping technique in fights which has been dubbed the ‘Stockton Slap.’ This past Saturday, Nate Diaz picked up arguably the biggest win of his UFC career as he submitted Conor McGregor in the 2nd...

Mar 11, 2016 3:28 pm

Mike Tyson offers advice to Conor McGregor in wake of UFC 196 loss

This past Saturday at UFC 196, Conor McGregor suffered the first defeat of his UFC career at the hands of Nate Diaz. McGregor looked noticeably gassed in the second round, which subsequently lead to Diaz rocking the featherweight champ and ultimately submitting him. Immediately following the fight, McGregor chalked it up to an inefficient use...

Mar 11, 2016 2:39 pm

Dana White hinting at potential Conor McGregor vs. Frankie Edgar fight at UFC 200?

In the aftermath of UFC 196, where Conor McGregor was submitted by Nate Diaz in the main event, McGregor revealed that he plans to return to featherweight to defend his UFC championship. In the week following UFC 196, UFC President Dana White visited with McGregor, and it was determined that McGregor would still be fighting...

Mar 11, 2016 2:07 pm

Kimbo Slice, Ken Shamrock fail Bellator 149 drug tests

Back in February Bellator headed to Houston Texas for Bellator 149. The event was an interesting one to say the least. In the co-main event Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 squared off in a highly anticipated grudge match, while in the main event Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie had their trilogy fight nearly 25 years...

Mar 11, 2016 12:01 pm

Chael Sonnen says Holly Holm lost out on $10M fight by not waiting for Ronda Rousey

Former UFC title contender and current MMA analyst Chael Sonnen does not hold Holly Holm’s manager in high regard. Sonnen announced on his podcast that it was Holm’s manager who wanted the fight with Miesha Tate for his own benefit. With Miesha Tate’s win over Holm at UFC 196, it likely cut down on the...

Mar 11, 2016 10:51 am

GIF | Jon Anik getting his ‘209’ tattoo

The @NateDiaz209 bet has been paid off! Our #tattoo pro team member @Justinsogtattoo tagging 209 on @Jon_Anik's arm. pic.twitter.com/9LWxjuhgYU — Hard Rock Energy (@HardRockEnergy) March 10, 2016 UFC commentator Jon Anik is a man of his word and he will have proof of that for the rest of his life. Before Nate Diaz upset Conor...

Mar 11, 2016 10:01 am

VIDEO | Hilarious Nate Diaz – “I’m not surprised” song *NSFW*

After Nate Diaz shocked the world by defeating Conor McGregor via 2nd round submission in the main event of UFC 196 he delivered one of the most iconic post-fight interview lines of all time. UFC commentator Joe Rogan stated: “Nate Diaz, you just shook up the world. How does that feel?” To which Diaz responded,...

Mar 11, 2016 9:02 am

POLL | Who should Conor McGregor defend his title against at UFC 200?

It has been confirmed by UFC President Dana White that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be fighting at UFC 200. With that being said, there is still much speculation as to who McGregor will fight at the historic event. McGregor has stated that he wants to defend his featherweight championship at UFC 200, however...