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Apr 28, 2016 11:25 am

Joanne Calderwood and Valerie Letourneau to make history at UFC Fight Night 89

Women’s MMA is still growing and Joanne Calderwood (10-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Valerie Letourneau (8-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) are stamping their place in UFC history at UFC Fight Night 89. Calderwood and Letourneau will meet in Ottawa, Canada on June 18 at The Arena at TD Place in the UFC’s very first women’s flyweight...

Apr 28, 2016 10:31 am

How will UFC 199 fighters be affected by new CSAC weight-cutting rules?

UFC 199 takes place on June 4th at The Forum in Los Angeles with two title fights taking place as Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman fight in their immediate rematch and Dominick Cruz defends his belt against Urijah Faber in their career rubber match. UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn also makes his return...

Apr 28, 2016 9:08 am

Cain Velasquez reacts to Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC

While many fans and members of the MMA community are taking sides in Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez offers an interesting perspective on things. Velasquez, who won the UFC heavyweight championship twice and defended it twice, understands the promo work that a champion must do, and thus offered...

Apr 28, 2016 8:51 am

Don Frye joins Team McGregor in standoff with the UFC

Conor McGregor’s very public dispute with the UFC has many members of the MMA community passively choosing sides. While some members of the MMA community believe the McGregor is obligated to fulfill his media obligations ahead of UFC 200, because promo is part of his job, others like Don Frye believe that McGregor’s job is...

Apr 28, 2016 8:37 am

VIDEO | Colin Cowherd offers harsh take on McGregor-UFC situation on ‘The Herd’

Recommend listening to yday's ep of 'The Herd' with Colin Cowherd. Here's a snippet of his take on Conor McGregor. pic.twitter.com/GL0Hv9Zwbk — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) April 28, 2016 And here's another snippet. Might be a sobering reality for casual MMA / UFC fans / Conor McGregor fans. pic.twitter.com/vwwvO8QKg6 — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) April 28, 2016...

Apr 28, 2016 8:18 am

Conor McGregor sends message to the UFC

Conor McGregor’s ongoing contract dispute with the UFC has taken quite a few turns since McGregor announced his retirement from the sport two weeks ago. The featherweight champ was pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations, and it appeared as though there was no chance he would be put back on...

Apr 28, 2016 8:12 am

VIDEO | John Kavanagh shows hilarious UFC 200 negotiations with Dana White

Since Conor McGregor was pulled from UFC 200, there has been much speculation as to whether or not the UFC will give in and put Conor McGregor back on UFC 2OO. While McGregor Tweeted that the UFC agreed to a deal, the UFC brass quickly shot down the Tweet, revealing that no sort of agreement...

Apr 28, 2016 1:27 am

The UFC is losing how many millions by leaving Conor McGregor off UFC 200?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is the biggest draw currently in the UFC with the records to back it up. So, when the UFC announced that they pulled “The Notorious” off UFC 200 for his refusal to take part in media obligations to promote the fight, a lot of people were scratching their heads. ESPN...

Apr 27, 2016 11:43 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200 MSG staredowns

Wednesday afternoon at the Madison Square Garden the UFC held a press conference to promote UFC 200. Headliners Jon Jones & Daniel Cormier were in attendance, as well as Jose Aldo, Frankie Edgar, Miesha Tate, and Amanda Nunes. While Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier stayed apart for the staredown, you can feel the tension between...

Apr 27, 2016 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Dana White is asked how much UFC 200 is losing without Conor McGregor

Fans and the media keep questioning the UFC’s decision to pull Conor McGregor off UFC 200. With McGregor having record numbers and currently the biggest draw in the UFC, people can’t get over the fact that the UFC is not budging on their decision to pull “The Notorious” from the significant card. UFC President Dana...

Apr 27, 2016 1:05 pm

Did Nate Diaz taunt Conor McGregor in the middle of the UFC 200 press conference?

The initial headlining bout for UFC 200 is no longer an option, according to the UFC. Conor McGregor will not be fighting Nate Diaz in their non-title welterweight rematch as originally planned. Instead, Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones will fight in the main event of UFC 200 for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight title. The...

Apr 27, 2016 12:48 pm

Jon Jones plans to “Rumble” after UFC 200 fight with “DC”

This past weekend, Jon Jones earned the UFC’s interim light heavyweight title by defeating Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 197. Earlier today, UFC president Dana White announced that July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event would be headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch between current champ Daniel Cormier...

Apr 27, 2016 12:35 pm

Dana White says Conor McGregor knew the deal for UFC 200

Even with Conor McGregor nowhere in sight for the UFC 200 press conferences taking place, a lot of questions are still coming up about “The Notorious.” Many were shocked last week when the UFC announced that they had to pull McGregor off the significant UFC 200 card in July after “The Notorious” refused to take...

Apr 27, 2016 12:27 pm

Dana White discusses the possibility of Nate Diaz fighting at UFC 200

Perennial lightweight contender Nate Diaz was expected to rematch current UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor in a welterweight bout at this July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Unfortunately for fight fans, McGregor refused to attend certain media obligations to promote the UFC 200 event and was thus pulled off the card by UFC officials. Last week,...

Apr 27, 2016 12:01 pm

Jon Jones goes off on Daniel Cormier at UFC 200 press conference

Earlier today it was announced that a UFC light heavyweight title fight rematch between current champ Daniel Cormier and interim title holder Jon Jones would headline July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The two bitter rivals were in attendance at today’s UFC 200 press conference and it didn’t take long for things to get...

Apr 27, 2016 11:58 am

Jon Jones reveals a shocking family matter occurred the week of UFC 197

Many people thought that Jon Jones looked a bit lackluster in his return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197. While Jones and his team associate having the short-notice change of opponent play a part in the fight, Jones also revealed a troubling matter that may have also been a major distraction...

Apr 27, 2016 8:46 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier react to UFC 200 announcement live on air

Early Wednesday morning, UFC President Dana White was joined by Chuck Liddell, Daniel Cormier, Frankie Edgar, Jon Jones, Paige VanZant, and Miesha Tate on Good Morning America. The UFC President announced that Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II would headline UFC 200 on July 9th. Immediately after the announcement, host Michael Strahan passed the mic...

Apr 27, 2016 8:11 am

VIDEO | Dana white announces Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones II for UFC 200

Early Wednesday morning, UFC President Dana White joined Good Morning America to announce that Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II would headline UFC 200 on July 9th. The announcement wasn’t exactly a surprising one given that Conor McGregor had been pulled from the card after refusing to fulfill his promotional obligations for the card. In...