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Feb 24, 2016 2:04 pm

Conor McGregor responds to Jose Aldo turning down UFC 196 fight

After Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from UFC 196 with a broken foot, there was much speculation as to who would fill the slot opposite McGregor. The UFC offered Jose Aldo a rematch on short notice at lightweight, however Aldo turned the rematch down, with his coach revealing that Aldo wasn’t in fight shape. During the...

Feb 24, 2016 1:51 pm

Nate Diaz accuses Conor McGregor of using steroids

At the UFC 196 press conference Wednesday afternoon things got pretty heated between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor. As many expected, the trash talk was at an all-time high. One of the more interesting things however was that Nate Diaz said that everyone in the UFC is on steroids. Conor McGregor was extremely enraged by...

Feb 24, 2016 11:15 am

Rafael dos Anjos’ coach reassures fans: “This fight will absolutely happen”

While Conor McGregor vs. Rafael dos Anjos will no longer headline UFC 196, Kings MMA head coach Rafael Cordeiro is confident that the fight will happen. Due to Rafael dos Anjos’ broken foot, the UFC was forced to book Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz as the new main event at welterweight at UFC 196. Rafael...

Feb 24, 2016 11:09 am

More details emerge surrounding Rafael dos Anjos’ broken foot

Tuesday morning the MMA world awoke to news that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had broken his foot and would no longer be able to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196. Ultimately the UFC selected Nate Diaz as a replacement for dos Anjos, and the bout was moved from lightweight...

Feb 24, 2016 10:45 am

PHOTOS | Awesome fan art promoting Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

By now the sporting world knows that Conor McGregor will face Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 after Rafael dos Anjos was forced out of the bout with a broken foot. In addition to the MMA community going wild with reactions on social media, fans began putting together awesome artwork for the...

Feb 24, 2016 10:23 am

Michael Bisping points out Anderson Silva’s weaknesses

On Saturday in London, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva will square off in a highly anticipated main event clash between two veterans of the sport. For Bisping, not only is it a chance to get a win over an MMA legend in front of his hometown fans, but also a chance to potentially earn himself...

Feb 24, 2016 10:11 am

VIDEO | More fighters reacting to Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz announcement

Tuesday evening after a brief scramble, the UFC selected Nate Diaz as a replacement opponent for Conor McGregor at UFC 196. UFC President Dana White also announced that the fight between Diaz and McGregor was set for welterweight, rather than lightweight which is what McGregor was set to fight Rafael dos Anjos at. Immediately after...

Feb 24, 2016 9:47 am

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson down to ‘slam and knock out’ Kimbo Slice

Earlier this month it was revealed that Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson would be returning to Bellator MMA after the two parties reached an agreement. While there was no date set for Rampage’s first fight back with Bellator MMA, if the fans want to see Rampage knock out Kimbo Slice, he’s happy to oblige. He spoke on...

Feb 24, 2016 9:30 am

VIDEO | UFC 196 Press Conference LIVE at 1pm PT

Following yesterday’s announcement that Nate Diaz would be stepping in for Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 on March 5th, the UFC is holding a press conference in California at 1pm PT (4pm ET) with Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. Tune in using the player above!

Feb 24, 2016 9:17 am

Frankie Edgar: “The ‘C’ in UFC stands for Conor”

After Frankie Edgar knocked out Chad Mendes at the TUF 22 finale back in December, UFC President Dana White confirmed that Edgar was next in line for a featherweight title shot. The following night at UFC 194, Conor McGregor knocked out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds to claim the UFC featherweight championship. Since then...

Feb 24, 2016 8:41 am

Frankie Edgar “pissed” at the UFC

Yesterday after Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor less than 2 weeks from the event, many top contenders began to campaign for the slot opposite McGregor on March 5th. Unfortunately, one of those men wasn’t Frankie Edgar, who has been campaigning for a fight against McGregor for...

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 24, 2016 8:11 am

Conor McGregor’s coach predicts early finish against Nate Diaz

While Conor McGregor might have opened up as the betting favorite against Nate Diaz ahead of their welterweight scrap at UFC 196 on March 5th, his coach, John Kavanagh, thinks it will be an early finish. Diaz was given the fight after UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos was forced out of the bout with...

Feb 24, 2016 8:04 am

REPLAY! Dana White makes Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz announcement

Last night UFC President Dana White appeared on SportsCenter to make the official announcement of who would be filling in for Rafael dos Anjos against Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5th. As BJPenn.com previously reported, Nate Diaz was given the fight. White also revealed that the fight would now go down at welterweight...

Feb 24, 2016 7:58 am

Opening betting odds for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz revealed

By now the MMA world knows that Nate Diaz has stepped in for Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 to fight Conor McGregor in a welterweight showdown. Diaz stepped in on short notice after Rafael dos Anjos was forced out of the bout with a broken foot. Immediately after Diaz stepped in the MMA world...

Feb 24, 2016 7:57 am

Exclusive Video | Nate Diaz coach talks fill-in fight against Conor McGregor

Tuesday morning it was announced that Rafael dos Anjos had broken his foot and would no longer be able to defend his title at UFC 196 on March 5th against Conor McGregor. Ultimately Nate Diaz was chosen as a new opponent for McGregor, and the bout was moved from a lightweight fight to a welterweight...

Feb 24, 2016 7:48 am

Donald Cerrone reacts to Nate Diaz getting UFC 196 fight

Yesterday after Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from his UFC 196 title fight against Conor McGregor, many top ranked fighters were scrambling to get the vacant spot opposite McGregor. For a while it seemed as though fan-favorite fighter Donald Cowboy Cerrone would get the fight. Cerrone hit the gym to start cutting weight and was just...

Feb 24, 2016 7:43 am

VIDEO | Incredible fan-made UFC 196: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz promo

Someone has already made a brilliant Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz promo for UFC 196 Posted by The MMA Feed on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Yesterday after Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from his UFC 196 title fight against Conor McGregor on March 5th with a broken foot, Nate Diaz stepped in on less than 2...

Feb 23, 2016 10:25 pm

Rafael dos Anjos releases statement on UFC 196 with new photo of foot

Yesterday morning UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from his UFC 196 main event title fight against Conor McGregor due to a broken foot. The UFC ultimately replaced dos Anjos with Nate Diaz on short notice, and moved the bout from 155 pounds to 170 pounds given that Diaz was stepping in on short...