357 Search Results for rivalry

Sep 8, 2016 8:41 am

VIDEO | Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo go at it on The Ultimate Fighter

It’s no secret that The Ultimate Fighter has given some of the best rivalries in MMA a platform to be seen by the world. From Dan Henderson and Michael Bisping, to Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate, MMA fans have seen some of the best and baddest rivalries in MMA history through TUF. On the newest...

Sep 7, 2016 12:53 pm

PHOTO | Legend Mike Tyson just claimed Nate Diaz is the baddest man on the planet

You know you have made it when boxing icon Mike Tyson claims you are the “baddest man on the planet.” Following Nate Diaz’s rise to the top of the UFC’s payscale in his last two fights against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, the youngest boxer to ever win the WBA, WBC, and IBF heavyweight titles...

Sep 6, 2016 7:21 am

Eddie Alvarez: “I’m about to tell the whole world that there’s no Santa Claus!”

In the main event of UFC 202, Conor McGregor defeated Nate Diaz by majority decision. Having evened the score in his bizarre, welterweight rivalry with the Stockton fighter, McGregor then set his sights on the division he’s most suited for: lightweight. Given McGregor’s transcendent superstardom, a trip to the lightweight division would almost certainly result in...


Aug 27, 2016 7:58 am

Cody Garbrandt rips Dominick Cruz with homosexual remark, deletes Tweet

The rivalry between UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and top ranked UFC bantamweight Cody Garbrandt, has been a very public one. Since Cruz defeated Garbrandt’s mentor and coach, Urijah Faber, at UFC 199, the pair have sent verbal jabs back and forth. Following Garbrandt’s UFC 202 win over Takeya Mizugaki, he called out Cruz in...

Aug 23, 2016 3:11 pm

PHOTO | The most fascinating moment from Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 war?

The rivalry between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor got extremely heated leading up to their fight at UFC 202. A pre-fight press conference was shut down early after the opposing sides started chucking various objects from across the room at each other. The weigh-ins were absolutely intense with both fighters ready to get at it...

Aug 23, 2016 11:49 am

Cody Garbrandt opens up on backstage incident with Dominick Cruz

Cody Garbrandt was in the final stages of preparing for his UFC 202 fight with Takeya Mizugaki when he decided to approach Dominick Cruz backstage during fight week to talk some trash. The pair’s rivalry has been a very public one, which reached new heights when Cruz defeated Garbrandt’s training partner and mentor, Urijah Faber,...

Aug 15, 2016 1:14 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 Bad Blood: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is set to rematch veteran Nate Diaz in another non-title welterweight fight scheduled for UFC 202 this weekend. Check out the special 43-minute special put together by the UFC. From the video description: “Nate Diaz’s defeat of Conor McGregor at UFC 196 put a dent in The Notorious One’s invincible...

Jul 30, 2016 9:05 am

VIDEO | Brothers brawl at WSOF 32 weigh-ins

At WSOF 32 on Saturday, adopted brothers Phoenix Jones and Caros Fodor will square off in a highly anticipated fight. Ahead of the scrap, the two brothers nearly brawled at weigh-ins. Fortunately, WSOF President Ray Sefo, who has a 56-22 professional kickboxing record, as well as a 5-1 professional boxing record, was able to defuse...

Jul 15, 2016 2:33 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘What am I supposed to do, stand in front of Anderson Silva?’

Daniel Cormier had a rough time with everything UFC 200. From his originally scheduled title fight versus Jon Jones being pulled just days prior to the event, to the fans sheer disrespect for him implementing a winning game plan against Anderson Silva, it was a tough few days for the UFC light heavyweight champion of...

Jul 13, 2016 7:48 pm

Dominick Cruz ready for superfight with Conor McGregor or Jose Aldo

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is looking for big fights for himself and doesn’t consider a rematch with TJ Dillashaw a fight that will catch people’s interest. “I don’t care about that m———– at all,” Cruz told ESPN‘s Five Rounds podcast. “I beat that dude three years off the couch. He got me at 75...

Jul 11, 2016 2:49 pm

Jon Jones’ manager says Jones missed eight-figure payday from UFC 200

With USADA flagging Jon Jones for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, he was pulled from his title fight versus Daniel Cormier and missed out on his opportunity to unify the UFC light heavyweight belts. Jones tested positive for two banned substances and missed out not only on possibly putting an end to his rivalry with...

Jul 9, 2016 9:08 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha share a moment post-fight

Friday night in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC women’s strawweight title. The fight was a classic, with Gadelha coming out strong in the first and putting the pressure on Jedrzejczyk. As the fight went on, the challenger appeared to...

Jul 3, 2016 9:02 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen vs. Jon Jones

Before Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones rematch in the headlining bout of next weekend’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas, watch “Bones” defend his title against Chael Sonnen from UFC 159 in 2013. The Jones and Sonnen bout at UFC 159 came together after “Bones'” camp refused to take a short-notice fight with Chael in...

Jul 2, 2016 1:00 pm

Luke Rockhold rips “pice of s**t” Michael Bisping

While most fighters squash their beef after they fight in the Octagon, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping have continued their rivalry in the wake of Bisping’s UFC 199 knockout win over Rockhold. With the score tied at 1 win apiece for both men, Rockhold is eyeing a trilogy fight with Bisping sooner rather than later...

Jul 1, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar can’t help but to laugh at Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones, Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt were a part of a UFC 200 media conference call on Thursday and things got heated as usual between Cormier and Jones. With Jones coming in as the UFC interim light heavyweight champion going up against the champion Cormier, nothing has changed in their rivalry since...

Jun 30, 2016 8:27 pm

Jon Jones: I’m not a bad guy, I’ve done some bad things

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones has had his fair share of legal issues. Unfortunately for Jones, his issues ultimately saw him stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship. Ahead of his UFC 200 fight against Daniel Cormier, UFC President Dana White stated that Jones has embraced the role of the ‘bad guy’ in...

Jun 30, 2016 1:15 pm

Miesha Tate eyes end-of-year title defense, Ronda Rousey trilogy fight imminent?

Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey will forever be tied together due to their longstanding rivalry stemming back to the Strikeforce days. Rousey beat Tate back in 2012 under the Strikeforce banner to claim the women’s bantamweight championship. A year later she fought Tate once again under the UFC banner where she successfully defended her UFC...

Jun 29, 2016 10:02 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones: “I’m the leader of the winners circle”

Ahead of Jon Jones’ scheduled UFC 200 fight with Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship, Jones appeared on SportsNation to discuss the bout, as well as sharing the UFC spotlight with Conor McGregor. Jones, who never lost his UFC light heavyweight championship inside the Octagon, won the interim light heavyweight championship by defeating...

Jun 29, 2016 9:32 am

Jon Jones: Loss in rematch is “major blow” to Daniel Cormier’s legacy

On July 9th, in the main event of UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will square off in one of the most highly anticipated rematches in UFC history for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. While Jones, the youngest UFC champion in history, is looking to reclaim the belt he never lost inside the Octagon,...

Jun 25, 2016 8:51 am

PHOTO | Claudia Gadelha looking absolutely shredded

With under a month to go until Claudia Gadelha fights Joanna Jedrzejczyk for the UFC women’s strawweight championship, the challenger is looking absolutely shredded! Gadelha will be looking to avenge her 2014 loss to Jedrzejczyk, which remains her only professional mixed martial arts loss to date. The pair have continued their heated rivalry on the...

Jun 21, 2016 2:03 am

VIDEO | UFC 200: Extended Preview

Take a look at the UFC’s newly released promotional video for UFC 200! From the video description: “Stacked with three world title fights and the return of one of UFC’s elite superstars, the historic UFC 200 event will thrill fans around the globe. In the main event, the most intense rivalry in combat sports reaches...

Jun 17, 2016 11:25 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz reflects on win over Urijah Faber

Earlier this month, Dominick Cruz had his highly anticipated trilogy fight with Urijah Faber nearly a decade after the pair’s original meeting under the WEC banner. The fight lasted the full 5 rounds as Cruz showed why he is the best bantamweight on the planet by scoring numerous takedowns, and rocking Faber several times throughout...