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Mar 31, 2016 3:18 pm

Report: Robbie Lawler vs. Georges St. Pierre being discussed for UFC 200

According to a report from MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani, the UFC is trying to set up a welterweight title fight between current champ Robbie Lawler and former title holder Georges St. Pierre for July’s blockbuster UFC 200 pay-per-view event. Here is what Helwani had to say on twitter: @arielhelwani Do you think the co-main event will...

Mar 31, 2016 1:44 pm

PHOTO | Georges St. Pierre training at Tristar, UFC 200 return imminent?

Recently it was announced that the UFC had booked Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II for the main event of UFC 200, and Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar for an interim featherweight fight. The UFC then posted a photo counting down the days to UFC 200, using a photo of Georges St. Pierre, leading many...

Mar 31, 2016 10:38 am

PHOTO | UFC hinting at Georges St Pierre’s return at UFC 200?

“When this card is finished being announced … minds will be blown,” said UFC President Dana White via text message to Postmedia. While the news of the first official bouts for UFC 200 broke yesterday, the rest of the exciting card remains a mystery. Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor are set to rematch in a...

Mar 30, 2016 4:48 pm

PHOTO | Incredible UFC 200 poster revealed

Earlier today it was announced on UFC Tonight that Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor would clash in the main event of UFC 200 in a welterweight rematch. In addition, it was announced that Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar would compete in a fight for the interim UFC featherweight championship. Immediately the internet went wild as...


Mar 30, 2016 4:37 pm

UFC 200 picks up 3 more high-profile bouts

Wednesday it was announced on UFC Tonight that Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II had been set for the main event of UFC 200. In addition it was announced that Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar would compete for the interim featherweight title. In addition, 3 more high-profile bouts were officially confirmed. Former UFC heavyweight champion...

Mar 23, 2016 2:16 pm

Nate Diaz’s coach reacts to potential rematch with Conor McGregor

At UFC 196, Nate Diaz shocked the world as he stepped up to fight Conor McGregor at welterweight on just 11 days notice. While it was reported prior to the fight that Diaz had been training for a triathlon, the Stockton fighter revealed post-fight that he had been on a yacht in Cabo partying it...

Mar 21, 2016 12:46 pm

Report Update: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 will be UFC 200 main event

Last week, it was reported by Ariel Helwani that the UFC was working on a rematch between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC veteran Nate Diaz for UFC 200. Helwani gave his update on the MMA Hour on Monday reiterated that the immediate rematch is still in the works. Helwani said, “Oh by the...

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 12, 2016 9:32 pm

Conor McGregor is still ‘The King’ of the featherweight division

Many fans and analysts have been critical of UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor for his UFC 196 submission loss to lightweight contender Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 this past weekend. That bout (Diaz vs. McGregor) took place in the UFC’s welterweight division (170-pounds), this after the scheduled lightweight title fight between Rafael...

Mar 12, 2016 4:15 pm

Another incredible fan made poster for UFC 200

July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas is expected to have one of the best, if not the greatest, fight cards ever assembled. Fans are eagerly awaiting announcements from UFC officials regarding who will we be fighting who at this summers blockbuster pay-per-view event. UFC president Dana White has already stated that Conor McGregor will...

Mar 12, 2016 12:08 pm

Max Holloway eyes 3 opponents for return fight at UFC 200

After it was announced that Conor McGregor would be defending his UFC featherweight championship at UFC 200, there was much speculation as to whether or not he would defend his championship against Jose Aldo or Frankie Edgar. With everyone talking about a potential McGregor vs. Aldo and McGregor vs. Edgar fight, many are forgetting about...

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 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 8:34 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 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 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...

Mar 11, 2016 8:30 am

VIDEO | Dana White announces Conor McGregor will fight at UFC 200

Prior to UFC 196, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor revealed that he had committed to a bout at UFC 200, however no opponent had been named. This was likely to keep McGregor’s options open based on the outcome of his UFC 196 scrap. Of course as everyone knows by now, Nate Diaz defeated McGregor at...

Mar 10, 2016 4:08 pm

Dana White: “Conor McGregor is going to turnaround and fight at UFC 200”

UFC president Dana White was a recent guest on “ESPN Radio: Russillo & Kanell Today” where he announced that current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will return to the octagon at UFC 200 this July in Las Vegas. His words: “Yeah I was at his (Conor’s) house last night. He wants to fight again as soon...

Mar 8, 2016 10:39 am

McGregor mentally broke in his fight -Kenny Florian

Kenny Florian besides being one of the UFC’s commentators also does a podcast with Jon Anik and had some solid insight into Conor McGregor. Florian thinks it was just a little so soon for McGregor.  Heres what he said on the latest edition of the Anik and Florian podcast. “Conor, while he’s super slick, and...

Mar 8, 2016 8:59 am

Conor McGregor’s coach discusses potential opponents for UFC 200

Prior to UFC 196, Conor McGregor revealed that he committed to a fight at UFC 200, however no opponent was named. There was speculation that McGregor could face welterweight champion Robbie Lawler if he were to defeat Diaz at UFC 196. As the world knows by now, in the main event of UFC 196, McGregor...

Mar 7, 2016 1:38 pm

Jose Aldo chose to watch porn instead of the Conor McGregor versus Nate Diaz fight?

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo apparently did not care much about the Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz fight at UFC 196. The former pound-for-pound king said he knew what the outcome would be ahead of the fight and chose to watch something more entertaining to him when the fight aired. According to Bloody Elbow,...

Mar 6, 2016 3:25 pm

Conor McGregor details who he thinks will be his next opponent, likely at UFC 200

At last night’s UFC 196 post-fight press conference Conor McGregor was asked who he would like to fight next following his submission loss to Nate Diaz. The Irish superstar acknowledged that his next fight would most likely be a featherweight title defense: “I don’t know. I think.. I know there are a lot of people...

Feb 24, 2016 6:15 pm

HIGHLIGHTS! UFC 196 Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz press conference

Wednesday afternoon in California Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz participated in a UFC 196 press conference at the UFC gym. During the course of the press conference, McGregor and Diaz lobbed verbal jabs at one another, and McGregor even threw some insults at Rafael dos Anjos, Frankie Edgar, and Jose Aldo. Above you can see...