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Nov 28, 2016 3:18 pm

Conor McGregor no longer double champ on UFC website, Jose Aldo back

It was stated numerous times by UFC President Dana White that Conor McGregor would have to vacate a title if he won the UFC lightweight belt against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. “If he wins, he’ll hold two belts,” White said prior to UFC 205 taking place. “Then he’ll decide which one he wants to...

Nov 27, 2016 3:45 pm

Tim Kennedy will remain on UFC 206 fight card

Good news fight fans! UFC middleweight contender Tim Kennedy will remain on December’s UFC 206 fight card in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. During last night’s UFC Fight Night 101 event in Melbourne, Australia the promotion announced that they had booked Tim Kennedy a replacement opponent for UFC 206 in the form of former TUF winner Kelvin...

Nov 27, 2016 2:31 pm

Coach Kavanagh reacts to Conor McGregor being stripped of his UFC featherweight title

During last night’s UFC Fight Night 101 broadcast, UFC officials announced that Conor McGregor had ‘relinquished’ his UFC featherweight championship. The promotion added that Jose Aldo, who won UFC interim featherweight title be defeating Frankie Edgar at UFC 200 in July, had been promoted to undisputed featherweight champion of the UFC. In addition to that...

Nov 27, 2016 7:45 am

MMA community reacts to Conor McGregor relinquishing the UFC featherweight title

Last December, Ireland’s Conor McGregor won the UFC featherweight title with a 13 second knockout of Jose Aldo. In his next fight, he was expected to take on then lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos for a shot at a second UFC belt. When Dos Anjos withdrew from this planned contest with an injury, however, McGregor...

Nov 26, 2016 7:46 pm

BREAKING! Conor McGregor relinquishes his UFC featherweight title

Conor McGregor is no longer the UFC featherweight champion. The brash Irish Superstar relinquished his featherweight title earlier this evening according to UFC officials. The UFC announced the news during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 101 broadcast. With the news, Jose Aldo is now the promotions UFC featherweight champion. Aldo had won the UFC interim featherweight...

Nov 23, 2016 5:08 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 100

Two UFC events took place over the weekend as UFC Fight Night 99 took place in Belfast, Ireland while UFC Fight Night 100 went down in Sao Paulo, Brazil. With the two events, the UFC rankings have been updated to reflect the fights having an impact on the top 15 ranked fighters throughout the UFC...

Nov 23, 2016 5:51 am

Max Holloway trashes Jose Aldo: “that motherf**ker been running”

In a few short weeks, in the co-main event of UFC 206, Hawaiian featherweight Max Holloway will take on former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. If Holloway defeats Pettis, his win-streak will grow to a baffling 10-straight. Needless to say, Holloway has done pretty much all their is to do to earn a featherweight title shot....

Nov 20, 2016 11:54 am

VIDEO | Get pumped for UFC 206 with this new preview!

https://www.facebook.com/UFCCanada/videos/1300509049970735/   On December 10, the UFC will return to beautiful Toronto, Ontario, Canada for the first time since September of 2013. The organization will do so with UFC 206. The main event of UFC 206 will see light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier attempt to defend his title against an old foe in Anthony “Rumble”...

Nov 17, 2016 1:04 pm

VIDEO | UFC rankings updated following UFC 205 – Conor McGregor not yet at the pinnacle

The UFC rankings were freshly updated following the historic UFC 205 event that took place at New York’s Madison Square Garden. UFC superstar Conor McGregor made history on Saturday night in the main event against Eddie Alvarez. “The Notorious” became the first fighter in the UFC to hold two weight class championship titles at the...

Nov 15, 2016 10:50 am

Frankie Edgar Discusses his Fighting Future: I’m Still Getting Better

Long before Conor McGregor’s history-making defeat of Eddie Alvarez, Tyron Woodley’s memorable draw with Stephen Thompson, and Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s domination of Karolina Kowalkiewicz occured on UFC 205’s main card, Frankie Edgar scored a much needed win over Jeremy Stephens on the undercard. Though Edgar was rattled by a second-round Stephens head kick, he was the better...

Nov 15, 2016 9:04 am

Frankie Edgar reflects on win over Jeremy Stephens in New York

This past weekend on the preliminary card of UFC 205, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar stepped into the Octagon to fight top ranked featherweight Jeremy Stephens. Edgar, a New Jersey native, received a warm welcome to the Octagon by the New York crowd. Edgar put on an impressive performance as he ultimately picked up...

Nov 12, 2016 1:58 pm

VIDEO | Fighters pick winner of Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor

Tonight in New York, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated lightweight title fight. The fight will give McGregor the opportunity to become the first simultaneous two-division UFC champion, eight months after he was scheduled to contest for the lightweight title at...

Nov 12, 2016 1:55 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz responds to Eddie Alvarez for calling him a .500 fighter

Last week on the UFC 205 conference call current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez took a shot at Conor McGregor’s previous opponents, claiming that the brash Irish superstar had fought “a bunch of chumps”. Alvarez went on to take shots at McGregor’s most recent opponent, Nate Diaz, saying the following about the Stockton Slugger. “The...

Nov 11, 2016 10:28 am

Report: Cowboy Rebooked for Scrap with Matt Brown at UFC 206

As unfortunate as they are, UFC 205‘s last-minute losses are UFC 206’s gain. First the Toronto card received a Tim Kennedy vs. Rashad Evans bout that was originally scheduled for UFC 205’s undercard. Now, it looks as though the Toronto card will grow by one epic welterweight scrap as Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is rumored to...

Nov 8, 2016 5:39 pm

Conor McGregor takes over UFC’s snapchat and poses with 2 belts

Current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will look to make history by defeating current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez this Saturday night in New York. If the brash Irish star is able to dethrone Alvarez in the evenings main event, he will become the first fighter in the promotions history to hold two belts simultaneously....

Nov 8, 2016 8:14 am

UFC Rankings Update: Tony Ferguson Surges Ahead

Last Saturday, the UFC touched down in sun-soaked Mexico City with UFC Fight Night 98. With this exciting event in the rear-view mirror, the UFC has updated their official rankings to reflect the shifts and shakeups that resulted from it. The most notable rankings change that stemmed from the UFC’s recent trip to Mexico was...

Nov 7, 2016 6:49 am

VIDEO | Watch Eddie Alvarez Maul Rafael Dos Anjos to Win Lightweight Gold

In less than one weeks’ time, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will attempt to make the first defense of his title against reigning featherweight champ Conor McGregor. In this fight, Alvarez will attempt to squash McGregor’s history-making ambition to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes simultaneously. The two...

Nov 5, 2016 10:24 am

Charles Oliveira’s camp blames 9 pound weight miss on altitude

Friday afternoon, #8 ranked UFC featherweight Charles ‘Do Bronx’ Oliveira stepped onto the scale to weigh-in for his ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3’ Finale scrap with Ricardo Lamas on Saturday. Oliveira hit the scales and weighed-in a whopping nine pounds overweight, nearly an entire weight-class, 10 pounds over the featherweight limit if taking into...

Nov 4, 2016 10:36 am

VIDEO | Crazy Scissor Headlock Takedown Landed in Training Session

There are a lot of ways to get your opponent to the ground in a fight. You might use a single leg or double leg takedown. You might use an ankle pick or a foot sweep. You might rely on judo technique like the harai goshi or ushiro goshi. Or, if you’re a complete maniac, you...

Nov 4, 2016 10:08 am

Charles Oliveira misses weight by 9 pounds ahead of ‘UFC Mexico’ fight

While #8 ranked featherweight Charles Oliveira has spent the majority of his UFC career competing at featherweight, ‘Do Bronx’ has been frequently criticized for being inconsistent in regards to his ability to make the featherweight limit of 145 pounds. Friday morning in Mexico City, Oliveira missed weight for his ‘TUF Latin America 3 Finale’ fight...

Nov 1, 2016 12:03 pm

VIDEO| Watch Eddie Alvarez’s Legendary 2008 Battle with Joachim “Hellboy” Hansen

  Though Eddie Alvarez has been on the radar of hardcore MMA fans for years, he has only recently entered the consciousness of casual fans as the UFC lightweight champion and the upcoming opponent of transcendent star Conor McGregor. Often referred to as “The Underground King,” Alvarez has long been adored by fans for his...

Oct 31, 2016 1:00 pm

VIDEO | Jose Aldo Still Working Hard in the Gym Despite Retirement Talk

  Voltando a forma 💪🏻 obrigado @emersonfalcaovieira pelo treino mestre 👊🏻👊🏻 oss #reebokbrasil #vitafor #famousburguer #reebok #vitafortnutrientes A video posted by josealdojunioroficial (@josealdojunioroficial) on Oct 31, 2016 at 9:15am PDT Earlier this year, on the main card of UFC 200, former featherweight champion Jose Aldo rebounded from a 13-second knockout loss to Conor McGregor with...

Oct 26, 2016 9:59 am

PHOTOS | Jose Aldo returns to training

While interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has continued his ongoing feud with the UFC brass, claiming that he still has no intentions to fight, the former featherweight kingpin has returned to training this week, potentially indicating his return is in the works. Aldo has taken to social media twice this week to post pictures...

Oct 21, 2016 6:40 pm

Jose Aldo says he is rethinking retirement

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo met with UFC president Dana White earlier this week to discuss his fighting future. The long time pound-for-pound great had recently requested his release from the promotion, this while stating that his desire was to retire from the sport of mixed martial arts. Aldo’s unhappiness seemed to stem...

Oct 16, 2016 5:45 pm

Conor McGregor: “I don’t think Eddie Alvarez poses any threat”

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has always been one to speak his mind. The brash Irishman, who will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC’s lightweight title on November 12 in New York,  recently did a Fan Q&A with the LAD Bible where he gave his take on Alvarez as an opponent. “You know, I don’t...

Oct 16, 2016 2:07 pm

Jose Aldo: “If I continue in the sport, I want to see money!”

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo will meet with UFC president Dana White next week to discuss his fighting future. The Brazilian standout recently requested his release from the promotion and went as far as to say that he would be willing to take a dive in his next fight if the UFC did not grant him his...