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Aug 25, 2016 6:06 pm

Georges St-Pierre: “I’m ready to go”

While it seems as though reports of former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre returning to the Octagon are always surfacing, ‘Rush’ has yet to officially return to the Octagon. After Tyron Woodley defeated Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 to claim the UFC welterweight championship, he immediately called for a fight with St-Pierre, who seemed extremely...

Aug 25, 2016 5:35 pm

John Kavanagh’s prediction for McGregor-Diaz trilogy fight

Going into Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz, McGregor predicted that he would finish Diaz in the 4th round of their welterweight scrap. McGregor was unable to finish Diaz, however he dropped the Stockton fighter several times early on in the fight. Immediately following the fight, McGregor stated that he would do a...

Aug 25, 2016 4:54 pm

Matt Serra explains why Nate Diaz should have been given the win at UFC 202

In the main event of UFC 202, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor squared off in what many are calling one of the greatest fights of all time. After 5 rounds of action, the judges scored the fight a majority decision for Conor McGregor, with two of the three judges giving McGregor 48-47 scores. The way...


Aug 25, 2016 3:56 pm

Brad Pickett fractures spine, will fight at UFC 204 regardless

After Mike Tyson’s KO victory over Clifford Etienne in 2003, ‘Iron Mike’ infamously stated that he broke his back during training. Brad Pickett could be delivering a very similar interview after UFC 204, where he’s scheduled to fight Iuri Alcântara in Manchester, England. Pickett, who was initially slated to fight at ‘UFC Hamburg’ on September...

Aug 25, 2016 3:21 pm

Donald Cerrone signs new UFC contract

This past Saturday, UFC veteran Donald Cerrone stepped into the Octagon to fight welterweight Rick Story in what was the final fight of his UFC contract. After putting on arguably the best performance of his career, Cerrone stated that he planned on re-signing with the promotion. Now, news has surfaced via MMAJunkie that Cerrone has...

Aug 25, 2016 11:34 am

VIDEO | CM Punk sparring ahead of UFC debut

pic.twitter.com/4SB25QHpLV — Jessica Hudnall (@LegKickTKO) August 24, 2016 With just a few weeks left until former WWE superstar CM Punk makes his highly anticipated UFC debut against Mickey Gall at UFC 203 on September 10th in Cleveland, the UFC has continued to air their ‘Evolution of Punk’ documentary series on Fox Sports 1. Punk, who...

Aug 25, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | CM Punk taps out to rear-naked choke

pic.twitter.com/LH0Nl5U2nr — Jessica Hudnall (@LegKickTKO) August 25, 2016 Former WWE superstar CM Punk is just a little over two weeks away from making not just his UFC debut, but professional mixed martial arts debut. The 37-year-old former professional wrestler whose real name is Phil Brooks will face 2-0 Mickey Gall at UFC 203 in Cleveland,...

Aug 25, 2016 10:49 am

‘I think that the UFC wants their bloody cash cow back’

Both Jon Jones and UFC President Dana White seem to think that Jones’ Anti-Doping Policy violation situation will end up being much less severe than anticipated. Fellow UFC light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa spoke with FloCombat about the recent change in their attitudes regarding Jones’ situation. “I’m not sure about this Jon Jones business,” Manuwa said....

Aug 25, 2016 10:27 am

AUDIO | Chael Sonnen talks about the tragic loss of his newborn daughter Blauna

Former UFC title contender Chael Sonnen is coping with the heartbreaking loss of his newborn daughter. Last week Sonnen gave details on his “You’re Welcome” podcast regarding the terrible situation his daughter Blauna was in after being born prematurely. Unfortunately, Blauna passed away last week and Sonnen addressed the death of his daughter and thanked...

Aug 25, 2016 10:20 am

John Kavanagh gives timeline for Conor McGregor’s retirement

Several months ago, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor shocked the world as he announced his retirement from MMA. McGregor was subsequently pulled from UFC 200, for ultimately refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event. After a brief period of silence, McGregor announced that he wasn’t retiring from MMA. On the heels of McGregor’s...

Aug 25, 2016 9:22 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz reflects on UFC 202 after re-watching Conor McGregor fight

This past Saturday, UFC superstar Nate Diaz and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor squared off in the main event of UFC 202 in a highly anticipated welterweight rematch. The fight was an absolute war, and has MMA fans calling it one of the greatest fights in the history of MMA. Ultimately, McGregor won the fight...

Aug 25, 2016 9:11 am

Canelo Alvarez fires back at Conor McGregor for recent comments

Prior to UFC 202, boxing champion Canelo Alvarez revealed in a video interview that he was predicting Nate Diaz would once again emerge victorious over Conor McGregor. That didn’t sit too well with Conor McGregor, who indirectly fired back at Alvarez, saying that Alvarez was “cherry picking” his opponents, while he continued to seek out...

Aug 25, 2016 8:51 am

VIDEO | Never before seen post-fight footage from McGregor vs. Diaz II

It has now been nearly a week since Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 majority decision win over Nate Diaz. The fight, which many considered one of the greatest of all time, brought in countless high-profile celebrities including Kanye West, Mike Tyson, and Dwight Howard to name just a few. Post-fight McGregor and Diaz showed nothing but...

Aug 25, 2016 1:06 am

Conor McGregor’s sister posts classic childhood photo of ‘The Notorious’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is known for his brash and tough attitude. “The Notorious” hasn’t always been a superstar MMA fighter. Here’s a blast from the past as Conor’s sister Erin posted a photo of the McGregor clan from way back in the day and had the following caption: “Just the 3 of us...

Aug 24, 2016 7:11 pm

VIDEO | The most classic Conor McGregor moment from UFC 202

Bravo! Someone added the Vince McMahon 'No Chance In Hell' theme song to Conor McGregor's swagger walk from UFC 202. pic.twitter.com/tt9Y1WPWdV — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) August 22, 2016 UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor came into the rematch against Nate Diaz at UFC 202 full on confidence. In all the serious and tense moments before the...

Aug 24, 2016 6:38 pm

VIDEO | Francisco Trinaldo spars blindfolded ahead of fight with Paul Felder

Ahead of Francisco Trinaldo’s UFC Fight Night: Brazil scrap against Paul Felder next month, the UFC vet is preparing in quite the interesting way. Trinaldo, who comes into the bout on a massive 6-fight win streak, can be seen in the video above sparring blindfolded in preparation for his bout. Trinaldo’s coach, Andre Dida explained...

Aug 24, 2016 6:16 pm

John Kavanagh names ideal next opponent for Conor McGregor

On the heels of Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 majority decision over Nate Diaz, many wondered what the featherweight champ’s next move would be. Given that McGregor has remained noncommittal about returning to featherweight, despite the fact that UFC President Dana White said he would be forced to vacate the belt if he doesn’t defend it,...

Aug 24, 2016 6:06 pm

Opening Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez betting odds

With Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 win over Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ has a few options. While UFC President Dana White has stated that McGregor will return to featherweight for a title unification fight with Jose Aldo, McGregor has remained noncommittal on his return to 145. One of the options that seems to be immediately...

Aug 24, 2016 5:58 pm

Daniel Cormier wants to “take control” of his career, and not fight Jon Jones

With just two days to go until UFC 200, Daniel Cormier found himself without an opponent when former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a failed out-of-competition drug test back in June. Fortunately for Cormier, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva stepped in on short notice to replace Jon Jones...

Aug 24, 2016 5:39 pm

Bellagio hotel releases statement on brawl involving Nick Diaz

News surfaced Wednesday afternoon that Nick Diaz was jumped early Wednesday morning in Las Vegas at the Hyde nightclub in the Bellagio hotel. The initial report stated that, Diaz was on his way to the bathroom, when he accidentally bumped a man. When Diaz apologized, the man’s three friends jumped in and started a massive...

Aug 24, 2016 3:29 pm

Nick Diaz jumped by 4 men at nightclub in Vegas

Nick Diaz remained in Las Vegas this week after his brother’s UFC 202 majority decision loss to Conor McGregor on Saturday. According to TMZ, Wednesday morning Nick Diaz was at the Hyde nightclub at the Bellagio hotel, when he bumped into a man on the way to the bathroom. Diaz apparently apologized, and told the...

Aug 24, 2016 12:12 pm

Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz 2 at UFC 206 in Toronto?

Georges St-Pierre recently stated that he has enrolled in USADA’s drug testing program so that he can be eligible to fight in the UFC once again. While no official word has been released from the UFC on GSP’s return, Big Brand Boys reports that sources are telling them that the UFC and St-Pierre have come...