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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...

Feb 24, 2016 4:21 pm

VIDEO | Fighters react to UFC 196 Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz press conference

Wednesday afternoon the UFC 196 press conference went down in California. As many expected, the event was a heated one, with both fighters throwing verbal jabs at one another throughout the course of the press conference. In addition, McGregor used the opportunity to take shots at Rafael dos Anjos, Jose Aldo, Frankie Edgar, and several...


Feb 24, 2016 3:53 pm

Conor McGregor: “You’re damn right the ‘C’ in UFC stands for Conor”

"You're damn right the 'C' in UFC stands for Conor." Conor McGregor joins FOX Sports Live with Jay Onrait & Dan O'Toole TONIGHT at 1am ET! Posted by FOX Sports Live on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 After Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor on March 5th, the...

Feb 24, 2016 2:00 pm

McGregor: The other fighters all have sore vaginas right now

Conor McGregor had some harsh words for Frankie Edgar, Jose Aldo and Rafael dos Anjos at the UFC 196 press conference. Here is what “Mystic Mac” had to say regarding the injured fighters who were ‘to scared’ to step up: “These other fighters (Aldo, Edgar, RDA) all have sore vaginas right now. Rafael broke his...

Feb 24, 2016 8:33 am

Conor McGregor’s coach points out important lesson from Rafael dos Anjos withdrawal

Yesterday Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor on March 5th due to a broken foot. Immediately there were several contenders campaigning to fill in against McGregor. Donald Cerrone, Anthony Pettis, Urijah Faber, and Nate Diaz all asked for the fight against McGregor, however Diaz ultimately filled the...

Feb 23, 2016 5:26 am

BREAKING! RDA injured, out of UFC 196!

According to multiple reports, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos (25-7 MMA) has suffered a broken foot in training and will no longer be able to defend his title against Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5. Brazilian news outlet Globo was one of the first to report the story. No word yet if...

Feb 13, 2016 8:57 am

Max Holloway eyeing Octagon return in May or June

Max Holloway has become a fan favorite fighter, and has quickly climbed his way to the top of the UFC’s featherweight ladder with an 8-fight win streak. Holloway’s last loss came at the hands of UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor back in 2013. Since then, Holloway has won 8 fights in 2 years including wins...

Feb 12, 2016 12:08 pm

PHOTO | Is Conor McGregor looking noticeably bigger for move to 155?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is taking a step towards making history on March 5 at UFC 196. McGregor will attempt to be the first fighter in UFC history to simultaneously hold two division’s championship titles. However, McGregor will have a daunting task standing in front of him on March 5, with lightweight champion Rafael...

Feb 11, 2016 1:23 pm

Potential opponent named for Conor McGregor at UFC 200

Regardless of whether or not Conor McGregor defeats Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 for the UFC lightweight championship, there has been much confusion as to who McGregor would face at UFC 200. While Jose Aldo was calling for an immediate rematch with McGregor, the UFC promised Frankie Edgar the next shot at the featherweight...

Feb 9, 2016 7:57 am

Dana White isn’t ruling out immediate rematch for Jose Aldo

Following his 13 second KO loss to Conor McGregor, there was much speculation as to what would be next for former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo. McGregor booked a lightweight scrap at UFC 196 against Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship. In the mean time, Jose Aldo campaigned for an immediate rematch, stating that...

Feb 4, 2016 2:34 pm

Max Holloway calls for fight with top 3 opponent

Max Holloway may still have his hand in a cast following his UFC 194 unanimous decision win over Jeremy Stephens. The win over Stephens gave Holloway his 8th straight win, and the most consecutive wins in the UFC featherweight division. With no immediate timetable for his return, Holloway is anxious to return to the Octagon...

Feb 4, 2016 10:15 am

Jose Aldo randomly tested by USADA

While Jose Aldo currently doesn’t have a fight booked, that didn’t stop the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency from randomly drug testing the former champ this morning. Since his UFC 194 KO loss to Conor McGregor, Aldo has campaigned for an immediate rematch, telling the UFC that he will not accept any fight other than a rematch...

Feb 2, 2016 9:28 am

PHOTO | Unbelievable McGregor-Aldo tattoo

WOW! Last week we saw a dedicated MMA fan who had an entire tattoo sleeve dedicated to the UFC, complete with Bruce Buffer, an Octagon girl, gloves touching, and a Las Vegas sign. This McGregor-Aldo tattoo is certainly one of the coolest and most unique UFC tattoos we’ve seen. The pieces were done by award...

Jan 28, 2016 6:12 pm

Dana White responds to Aldo’s rematch request

Recently former UFC featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo took to social media to campaign for a rematch between himself and Conor McGregor. Aldo revealed that he wants a fight with McGregor regardless of whether or not it’s for the belt, and he won’t accept anything less. Aldo lost to McGregor in 13 seconds at UFC 194,...

Jan 27, 2016 8:51 pm

Aldo wants McGregor rematch even if the title isn’t on the line

Jose Aldo has remained mostly quiet since losing his UFC featherweight championship to Conor McGregor at UFC 194 last month. In the meantime, McGregor has booked a fight at lightweight against Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship on March 5th. Leading many to wonder whether Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo will get the next...

Jan 25, 2016 10:15 am

Stat Leaders: Strikes landed – Active fighters Top 10

Striking is one of essential ingredients to an effective stand-up game. The names on the list shouldn’t be a surprise to most with the likes of the Diaz brothers landing the #2 and #4 spots respectively. With some fighters on the list out of competition for a while, it’s impressive to see their names on...

Jan 25, 2016 10:07 am

Andre Pederneiras says Jose Aldo will sit out a year to fight if he has to

It is plain and simple for Jose Aldo. He only wants to fight for the UFC featherweight title. The former UFC featherweight champion who was the only man to hold the title since the division’s birth before losing it to Conor McGregor in December just wants to get his belt back. With McGregor scheduled to...

Jan 23, 2016 9:14 am

MUST SEE! Incredible fan-made ‘UFC 209 Stockton: McGregor vs. Diaz’ promo

While Conor McGregor is currently slated to fight Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 197 for the UFC lightweight championship, this fan-made UFC 209 promo almost makes us wish ‘Notorious’ was fighting Stockton bad boy Nate Diaz. Following Diaz’s win over Michael Johnson at ‘UFC on FOX 17’ he went off on McGregor during his post-fight...

Jan 23, 2016 8:07 am

Aldo: punch would have ‘ripped McGregor’s head off’ if it landed clean

Jose Aldo may have been KOd in just 13 seconds at UFC 194 to lose the UFC featherweight championship, however he believes that if the punch he landed while he was on his way to sleep landed, he would have knocked McGregor out. BloodyElbow has the transcription: “I think it’s normal (that McGregor was respectful...

Jan 22, 2016 8:57 am

McGregor not pleased with UFC 197 poster

Wednesday at the UFC 197 Press Conference Conor McGregor put UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos on blast for nearly 45 minutes. McGregor also touched upon a variety of topics including why he’s fighting RDA instead of Frankie Edgar, his hopes of claiming the UFC welterweight championship by the end of 2016, and more. One...

Jan 20, 2016 8:29 pm

Aldo opens up on loss to McGregor, looking forward to inevitable rematch

Jose Aldo was undoubtably and understandably devastated by his 13 second KO loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 194. After a world tour leading up to UFC 189, and then many more months of buildup leading to UFC 194, Aldo certainly felt the pressure going into the fight. In a recent interview with Combate, Aldo...

Jan 18, 2016 1:28 pm

Bantamweight Title Picture: Could Urijah Faber be next?

Who’s next? The last person who isn’t concerned at this exact moment is probably the new champ Dominick “The Dominator” Cruz. After waiting as long as Cruz had to get into the octagon and perform against the former champ the way he did, Cruz is who he claimed to be regardless of multiple roadblocks and...

Jan 15, 2016 5:22 pm

Aldo’s coach says UFC blocked Aldo vs. Pettis fight

While UFC President Dana White is on board with Conor McGregor’s plan to move up to lightweight and fight Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight championship in order to simultaneously hold the UFC featherweight and lightweight championship belts, Jose Aldo’s coach thinks McGregor should vacate the featherweight strap. McGregor will fight Rafael dos Anjos...

Jan 15, 2016 8:10 am

WATCH! Anthony Pettis has Conor McGregor on his radar

While Anthony Pettis currently is gearing up to fight Eddie Alvarez on Sunday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ if he defeats Alvarez and Conor McGregor defeats Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 197 on March 5th, Pettis wants a fight with McGregor. While the list of potential fights goes on and on for McGregor, from Frankie...

Jan 14, 2016 8:19 am

RDA: Conor McGregor is ‘out of his mind’

The war of words has begun ahead of Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos’ UFC 197 scrap for the lightweight title. While McGregor sent the first verbal jabs in his official fight announcement on Facebook, dos Anjos has fired back in a recent interview. The lightweight champ spoke to MMAFighting to discuss why the lightweight...