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Apr 27, 2016 7:58 am

PHOTO | UFC releases Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II poster

Early Wednesday morning the UFC revealed that Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II would headline UFC 200 on July 9th. Shortly after that announcement broke, the UFC released a poster promoting the event, which is being considered the biggest event in UFC history. Aside from Jones vs. Cormier II, the event will have Nate Diaz...

Apr 26, 2016 9:21 pm

VIDEO | Jose Aldo reacts to Conor McGregor refusing to do promo for UFC 200

While UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor currently isn’t slated to fight at UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations, there is still quite a bit of speculation as to whether or not the UFC will put McGregor on the card last minute. While the MMA world awaits info regarding the main event of...

Apr 26, 2016 10:34 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo discusses UFC 200, rematch with Conor McGregor

At UFC 194, Jose Aldo’s reign as the only UFC featherweight champion in the history of the UFC was snapped at the hands of Conor McGregor as McGregor picked up a 13 second KO. While many expected an immediate rematch for Aldo, the UFC decided to book McGregor a lightweight title fight against Rafael dos...

Apr 22, 2016 3:53 pm

“The majority of fighters did not have an issue with Conor not coming”

According to MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani, most of the UFC fighters he spoke with at today’s UFC 200 press conference had no issue with Conor McGregor not attending the media event. I talked to several fighters who were on that stage this week, the vast majority, off the record, did not have an issue w/ Conor...


Apr 18, 2016 1:52 pm

Eddie Alvarez on UFC title shot: “This one will get me emotional”

Last week, UFC officials announced that former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) would be the next man to challenge current UFC lightweight title holder Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez joined Ariel Helwani on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed a number of topics, including how getting the call to fight for a...

Apr 12, 2016 8:59 am

BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver set for UFC 199

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) will return to the octagon this summer when he squares off with Dennis Siver (22-11 MMA) in a featherweight bout at June’s UFC 199 pay-per-view event in Inglewood, California. UFC officials just made the announcement. “The Prodigy” will return to the octagon for the first time since...

Apr 9, 2016 11:29 am

Dominick Cruz’s interesting take on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has been making his rounds with the media to promote his trilogy fight with Urijah Faber in the co-main event of UFC 199. While the majority of the media appearances have lead to heated verbal exchanges with Faber, Cruz was asked about Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor’s welterweight rematch at...

Apr 9, 2016 11:23 am

Rafael dos Anjos gives updated timetable for return

There’s been no official word yet on who UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will face when he makes his return to the Octagon following a broken foot. RDA joined Bas Rutten and Mauro Ranallo on Inside MMA to give an update on the foot injury which forced him out of his UFC 196 title...

Apr 8, 2016 11:51 pm

Rafael dos Anjos has bold prediction for Conor McGregor

Following his UFC 196 submission loss to Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor revealed his intention to return to featherweight to defend his championship belt. Ultimately, the UFC booked a McGregor vs. Diaz welterweight rematch for UFC 200, and opted to have Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar fight for the interim featherweight championship on the same card....

Apr 8, 2016 2:29 am

Joe Rogan says that Jon Jones’ ‘risky fight’ could ruin his plans

Despite saving the UFC from possibly having to cancel or downgrade UFC 197, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has everything to lose in his fight with short-notice opponent Ovince Saint Preux on April 23rd. After UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was pulled out of the originally scheduled fight with Jones, Saint Preux...

Apr 6, 2016 7:10 pm

Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes official for UFC 200

After the UFC announced that Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II would headline UFC 200, and that Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar would fight for the interim featherweight title, Dana White announced that fans could expect a women’s title fight. Late Wednesday evening, it was announced that Miesha Tate would defend her UFC women’s bantamweight...

Apr 6, 2016 9:09 am

Jose Aldo rips “lucky” Conor McGregor

At UFC 194, Conor McGregor shocked the world as he knocked out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds to capture the UFC featherweight championship. In his next fight, McGregor was submitted by Nate Diaz in a welterweight scrap at UFC 196. Now, McGregor will get the chance to avenge his loss to Diaz at UFC...

Apr 5, 2016 9:50 am

Jose Aldo on interim title: “It means nothing”

Back at UFC 194, Jose Aldo had his 10 year unbeaten streak snapped in just 13 seconds at the hands of Conor McGregor. While Aldo has hoped to get a chance to avenge his loss to McGregor and reclaim the UFC featherweight championship, Frankie Edgar now stands in his way. The pair are slated to...

Apr 3, 2016 1:00 pm

Dana White explains why Jones vs. Saint Preux is for the interim title

On Friday night we broke the news that current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had suffered an injury and would no longer be able to defend his title against Jon Jones at UFC 197 on April 23. Yesterday, UFC officials announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping up on short-notice to challenge Jon Jones...

Apr 3, 2016 12:36 pm

Max Holloway: “People only remember you for your last fight”

UFC featherweight contender Max “Blessed” Holloway (15-3 MMA) feels a little ‘left out’ following the recent UFC 200 bookings for fellow division contenders Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo, who will meet for the interim featherweight strap on July 9 in Las Vegas. Holloway had recently been campaigning for a rematch with current division title holder Conor McGregor, but  had...

Apr 3, 2016 12:19 pm

Max Holloway does not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to featherweight

Add top contender Max Holloway (15-3 MMA) to the list of featherweight fighters who do not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to fight at 145-pounds. Holloway echoed the statements made by former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar regarding the brash Irish star in a recent interview with MMAFighting: “At the end of the day, who...

Apr 3, 2016 9:22 am

Jose Aldo on UFC interim title: “It means nothing”

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will once again have the opportunity to wear UFC gold, this if he is able to defeat former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar for a second time when the pair square off for the UFC’s interim featherweight title at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Aldo was...

Apr 3, 2016 7:49 am

Jose Aldo: McGregor was ‘full of juice in his body’ at UFC 196

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is still not happy that the UFC decided to put Conor McGregor in a welterweight rematch against Nate Diaz at July’s UFC 200 event. Aldo, who had been campaigning for a rematch with McGregor after suffering a shocking 13-second defeat to the Irishman in December, will now rematch Frankie...

Apr 1, 2016 12:46 pm

Jose Aldo thinks Nate Diaz will shame Conor McGregor even more in the rematch

Nate Diaz stunned the world but didn’t surprise himself when he beat Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Now Diaz and McGregor are set to headline UFC 200 in a rematch that Diaz says was a gift to McGregor from the UFC. Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke with FOX Sports on the rematch that is...

Apr 1, 2016 9:20 am

Aldo’s coach does not believe Conor McGregor will win rematch with Nate Diaz

The UFC recently announced that former featherweight champion Jose Aldo will fight former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar for a second time at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 pay-per-view event. Officials added that the Aldo vs. Edgar rematch will be for the promotions interim featherweight title. Aldo had been campaigning for a rematch with current UFC featherweight...

Apr 1, 2016 6:25 am

BJ Penn vs. Georges St. Pierre 3 set for UFC 200 at 155-pounds

July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas just added another blockbuster fight. Former  UFC lightweight and welterweight title holder BJ Penn (16-10-2 MMA) will return to the octagon on July 9 to take on bitter rival Georges St. Pierre (25-2 MMA). The bout will reportedly take place in the UFC lightweight division (155-pounds). “The Prodigy” will fight for...

Mar 31, 2016 3:18 pm

Report: Robbie Lawler vs. Georges St. Pierre being discussed for UFC 200

According to a report from MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani, the UFC is trying to set up a welterweight title fight between current champ Robbie Lawler and former title holder Georges St. Pierre for July’s blockbuster UFC 200 pay-per-view event. Here is what Helwani had to say on twitter: @arielhelwani Do you think the co-main event will...

Mar 31, 2016 1:44 pm

PHOTO | Georges St. Pierre training at Tristar, UFC 200 return imminent?

Recently it was announced that the UFC had booked Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II for the main event of UFC 200, and Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar for an interim featherweight fight. The UFC then posted a photo counting down the days to UFC 200, using a photo of Georges St. Pierre, leading many...

Mar 31, 2016 10:38 am

PHOTO | UFC hinting at Georges St Pierre’s return at UFC 200?

“When this card is finished being announced … minds will be blown,” said UFC President Dana White via text message to Postmedia. While the news of the first official bouts for UFC 200 broke yesterday, the rest of the exciting card remains a mystery. Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor are set to rematch in a...

Mar 30, 2016 4:48 pm

PHOTO | Incredible UFC 200 poster revealed

Earlier today it was announced on UFC Tonight that Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor would clash in the main event of UFC 200 in a welterweight rematch. In addition, it was announced that Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar would compete in a fight for the interim UFC featherweight championship. Immediately the internet went wild as...

Mar 30, 2016 4:37 pm

UFC 200 picks up 3 more high-profile bouts

Wednesday it was announced on UFC Tonight that Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II had been set for the main event of UFC 200. In addition it was announced that Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar would compete for the interim featherweight title. In addition, 3 more high-profile bouts were officially confirmed. Former UFC heavyweight champion...