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Apr 19, 2016 11:41 pm

Immediate family member of Conor McGregor opens up on champ’s retirement

Tuesday morning the MMA world was stunned as Conor McGregor announced his retirement from MMA ahead of his UFC 200 welterweight scrap against Nate Diaz. McGregor’s coach seemingly confirmed the news on Twitter, which was followed up by UFC President Dana White announcing on SportsCenter that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 for refusing...

Apr 19, 2016 11:15 pm

Report: Conor McGregor demanding inane amount of money for UFC 200

When Conor McGregor announced his retirement from MMA on Twitter, there were many theories as to why the featherweight champion decided to step away from the sport so young. UFC President Dana White then appeared on SportsCenter to announce that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations for...

Apr 19, 2016 11:10 pm

Conor McGregor gives first statement following retirement

Tuesday morning UFC featherweight champion shocked fight fans as he announced his retirement from MMA. While many initially believed that McGregor was trolling fans, and had no intention of actually retiring, his head coach John Kavanagh seemingly confirmed McGregor’s retirement. Later in the day, the UFC announced that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200...

Apr 19, 2016 6:57 pm

Video | Dana White says Nate Diaz is flying to Vegas to book another fight

UFC President Dana White went on ESPN’s SportsCenter to announce that current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had been pulled from his scheduled UFC 200 main event rematch with Nate Diaz after failing to commit to a press conference in Las Vegas. White continued by saying that the UFC still had a good relationship with...


Apr 19, 2016 5:30 pm

Donald Cerrone ‘knows a guy’ for UFC 200 main event

After it was confirmed Tuesday afternoon that Conor McGregor had been pulled from his UFC 200 main event scrap with Nate Diaz after refusing to attend a press conference in Las Vegas, MMA fans immediately began speculating as to who the UFC would select as a replacement opponent. As many were expecting, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone...

Apr 19, 2016 5:09 pm

Dana White explains why Conor McGregor was pulled from UFC 200

Tuesday morning Conor McGregor left MMA fans speechless as he announced his retirement from MMA. This announcement was met with much speculation given that McGregor is currently the UFC’s featherweight champion. While many believed the retirement announcement to be a troll job, McGregor’s coach confirmed the news. UFC President Dana White then broke the news...

Apr 19, 2016 4:45 pm

Jose Aldo reacts to Conor McGregor’s retirement

Early Tuesday morning Conor McGregor stunned the MMA world as he announced his retirement from MMA. While at first many believed that the featherweight champ’s Tweet was a joke, sources confirmed that McGregor was indeed serious about retiring. It didn’t take long for his coach, John Kavanagh, to confirm the news via Twitter. Understandably so,...

Apr 19, 2016 4:32 pm

Pros react to Conor McGregor’s retirement

Conor McGregor shocked the MMA Universe earlier today when he took to Twitter to announce his retirement from the sport. The current UFC featherweight champion was supposed to rematch Nate Diaz in the headlining bout of UFC 200 this July in Las Vegas. The UFC has yet to release a statement on McGregor’s retirement, but...

Apr 19, 2016 3:47 pm

Ariel Helwani says that McGregor’s retirement is real, UFC working on new plan

The MMA world is still trying to make sense of Conor McGregor’s tweet from earlier today, where the current featherweight champ stated that he had “decided to retire young“. Many fans thought and hoped that McGregor’s tweet was some sort of April fools joke or hoax, however, MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani is saying that sources have...

Apr 19, 2016 2:13 pm

Rafael dos Anjos reacts to Conor McGregor’s retirement announcement

Tuesday afternoon UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor left the MMA world confused after he took to Twitter to announce his retirement. While many suspected that the Tweet was a ‘troll job’ by McGregor, sources revealed that McGregor was not joking when he announced his retirement. This was then followed up by a Tweet from McGregor’s...

Apr 19, 2016 1:36 pm

Conor McGregor’s coach confirms featherweight champ’s retirement

Early Tuesday morning UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor made headlines as he announced his retirement from MMA ahead of his UFC 200 welterweight scrap against Nate Diaz. While the retirement Tweet was initially regarded as a ‘troll-job’ by many, multiple sources confirmed that McGregor was serious about retiring according to Ariel Helwani. This led to...

Apr 19, 2016 1:32 pm

Sources confirm Conor McGregor retirement Tweet isn’t a joke

Earlier today UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor shocked everyone as he announced his retirement via Twitter with less than 3 months to go until his UFC 200 main event scrap with Nate Diaz. While many believed that McGregor was pulling a prank, or trolling his fans, that doesn’t appear to be the case according to...

Apr 19, 2016 1:15 pm

Nate Diaz has surprising reaction to the news of Conor McGregor retiring

UFC 200 could be taking a wild turn and surely UFC President Dana White is getting more people reaching out to him more than ever right now. On Tuesday, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor announced on Twitter that he has “decided to retire young.” Nate Diaz handed Conor McGregor his first defeat in the UFC...

Apr 19, 2016 12:46 pm

Daniel Cormier goes off on Jon Jones for questioning his injury

The Jones-DC war outside the Octagon continued this week as Jon Jones questioned the legitimacy of the injury which forced Daniel Cormier out of their UFC 197 rematch on April 23rd. That didn’t sit too well with DC, who went on a Twitter rant to question Jones, starting with his decision to fight Glover Teixeira...

Apr 19, 2016 11:47 am

UFC superstar Conor McGregor already retiring?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has become one of the biggest stars in MMA in just a matter of years. “The Notorious” has set numerous records and has seemingly opened the eyes of the entire country of Ireland to the sport of MMA. With tasting defeat for the first time in the UFC against UFC...

Apr 19, 2016 10:50 am

VIDEO | Die-hard fan gets Conor McGregor’s autograph tattooed on his forearm

How much of a die-hard fan are you of “The Notorious?” Would you go as far as to tattoo Conor McGregor’s signature on your body? That is exactly what this thrilled fan did after getting a photo and McGregor’s autograph on his forearm. Check out the video above! Conor McGregor is slated to take on...

Apr 19, 2016 10:24 am

New details emerge in Diego Brandao’s arrest

News broke late Saturday evening that UFC featherweight Diego Brandao had been arrested on April 14th after an incident outside of a strip club that saw Brandao point a gun at several people, and even pistol whip an employee of the club. New details emerged today after MMAJunkie obtained a police report from the Albuquerque...

Apr 19, 2016 10:09 am

VIDEO | 50 kicks in 22 seconds, how many can you do?

Think you can kick? Check out Muay Thai legend and multiple-time Muay Thai world champion Sam-A showing everyone just what the definition of kicking is. Sam-A unloads an unbelievable 50 kicks in just 22 seconds. Sam-A is regarded as one of the best Muay Thai fighters in the world and has an unbelievable total of...

Apr 19, 2016 10:02 am

VIDEO | Awesome UFC 198 promo

On May 14th the UFC will head to Curitiba Brazil for UFC 198. The card will feature some of the biggest names in Brazilian MMA, and will also serve as the UFC debut for Cris Cyborg. Above, you can see a promo video for the event featuring the Brazilian fighters on the card. Below you...

Apr 19, 2016 9:51 am

Jon Jones: “I was a drug addict”

It’s no secret that UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones has battled with addiction. ‘Bones’ tested positive for cocaine prior to UFC 178, and then checked himself in to rehab after his hit-and-run incident in April of 2015. Before Jones was even re-instated by the UFC, he moved to Albuquerque New Mexico to train...

Apr 19, 2016 9:39 am

VIDEO | Michael ‘Venom’ Page training with Ido Portal

With less than a week until Bellator 153, where Michael ‘Venom’ Page will face Jeremie Holloway, the “Hands down” fighter has teamed up with movement coach Ido Portal for some training. Portal gained notoriety in the MMA community after he began working with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Portal became a staple of McGregor’s camp,...

Apr 19, 2016 9:13 am

UFC releases three fighters

The UFC has once again cut several fighters from their active roster. While the UFC has yet to officially announce any of the releases, the account which broke the news is a very reputable one, which uses a program which detects when fighters are deleted from the UFC’s active roster on UFC.com. [Deleted] Emily Peters...

Apr 19, 2016 9:05 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones opens up on his 3 days in jail

Last month, Jon Jones was pulled over and given 5 tickets by a police officer who accused the pound for pound kingpin of drag racing, in addition to numerous other things. Jones ultimately turned himself in to police the next day and spent the next 3 days in jail leading up to a hearing, where...

Apr 19, 2016 8:59 am

UFC on FOX 19 salaries released

This past Saturday, UFC on FOX 19 hit Tampa. The main card on ‘big FOX’ saw Cub Swanson dominate Hacran Dias, Khabib Nurmagomedov make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon as he defeated Darrell Horcher, Rose Namajunas defeat Tecia Torres, and Glover Teixeira KO Rashad Evans. Below is the full payroll, courtesy of BloodyElbow:...

Apr 19, 2016 8:56 am

Brittney Palmer files lawsuit against her husband for assault & battery

News broke this week that popular UFC Octagon girl Brittney Palmer had filed a lawsuit against her husband Aaron Zalewski stemming from an incident that saw Zalewski arrested and charged with attempted murder, spousal battery, and criminal threats on June 11th. According to BloodyElbow, Palmer’s lawsuit, which was filed by Christopher Darden, states that the...

Apr 19, 2016 8:38 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones in fight week weight-cut – How does he look?

On Saturday, Jon Jones will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon after over a year away from the sport due to legal troubles. Jones will face Ovince Saint Preux in an interim light heavyweight title fight that will see the winner eventually face Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. Before Jones...