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Mar 12, 2016 3:39 pm

Eddie Alvarez vs. Donald Cerrone 2?

Since losing his octagon debut to Donald Cerrone via decision at UFC 178 in September of 2014, former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) has put together back-to-back victories over top contenders and former MMA champions Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis inside of the octagon. The 32-year-old took to Twitter where he asked “who is...

Mar 8, 2016 2:34 am

Rafael dos Anjos on Conor McGregor: ‘Holly Holm showed more heart than him’

Although Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos never got their chance to fight at UFC 196, the lightweight champion is still making sure to stir the pot with the featherweight champion. Dos Anjos appeared on the MMA hour on Monday and spoke about McGregor’s performance against Nate Diaz at UFC 196. “Honestly, to tell you...

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 23, 2016 12:31 pm

Urijah Faber on weight, wants fight against Conor McGregor at UFC 196

The list of top contenders offering to fill in for Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 against Conor McGregor continues to grow. Between Donald Cerrone, Anthony Pettis, Nate Diaz, and now Urijah Faber, it looks as though the UFC will have no problem finding a replacement opponent for Rafael dos Anjos on March 5th. UFC...

Feb 23, 2016 11:01 am

Donald Cerrone says he’s waiting on official call from the UFC

The search for an opponent for Conor McGregor at UFC 196 is still underway. Since Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from their UFC 196 lightweight title fight on March 5th, there has been much speculation as to who will fill-in on short notice to fight McGregor. Fresh off his win over Alex Oliveira on Sunday in...

Feb 23, 2016 10:19 am

MMA world reacts to Rafael dos Anjos pulling out of UFC 196

Tuesday morning news surfaced that Rafael dos Anjos had broken his foot and would be unable to defend his UFC lightweight championship against Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5th. As can be expected with less than 2 weeks before fight night, the UFC began to scramble to find a replacement opponent for McGregor....

Feb 23, 2016 9:59 am

Nate Diaz tells Conor McGregor to get on his knees and beg

The UFC is still trying to find a replacement opponent for Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5th after Rafael dos Anjos withdrew form the bout with a broken foot. With less than 2 weeks until fight night Donald Cerrone offered to take the fight, and is even in the gym training. In addition...

Feb 23, 2016 9:44 am

VIDEO | Donald Cerrone in the gym: “go time” – fight with Conor McGregor on?

Since it was announced Tuesday morning that Rafael dos Anjos had withdrawn from his UFC 196 main event scrap with Conor McGregor there has been much speculation as to who would fill in for the lightweight champ. Just as many expected, Donald Cerrone offered to take the fight on short notice, as did former UFC...

Feb 23, 2016 9:25 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor on the cover of Sports Illustrated

With UFC 196 less than two weeks away, fans are anxiously awaiting Conor McGregor’s UFC lightweight debut. Unfortunately, Tuesday morning news surfaced that Rafael dos Anjos had been forced to pull out of the fight due to a broken foot. It was revealed by Kings MMA head coach Rafael Cordeiro that dos Anjos wouldn’t need...

Feb 23, 2016 8:29 am

Rafael dos Anjos’ coach releases statement on UFC 196 withdrawal

Early Tuesday morning news surfaced that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had been forced to withdraw from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor after breaking his foot. While the UFC has been scrambling to find a replacement for dos Anjos with less than 2 weeks to go until fight night, Donald...

Feb 23, 2016 8:18 am

POLL | Who do you want to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196?

Early Tuesday morning it was revealed that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had withdrawn from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. The UFC has been scrambling to find a replacement for dos Anjos less than 2 weeks away from fight night. Since RDA announced his withdrawal Donald Cerrone...

Feb 22, 2016 10:20 am

Coming To America: Conor “The Notorious” McGregor – Gold and Silk

In preparation for the last few weeks of training, Conor “The Notorious” McGregor and his camp will be getting acclimated to the ‘dry desert air’ in Las Vegas Nevada preparing for what could be the largest event of the year. Lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos has been nothing short of a killer in the octagon,...

Feb 19, 2016 11:42 pm

VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez wants Conor McGregor, talks title shot

Ahead of March 5th’s UFC 196 lightweight title scrap between Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos, Eddie Alvarez is seeking a lightweight title shot. Following his win over Anthony Pettis back in January, Alvarez’s name was thrown into the lightweight title mix. While he is looking to fight the winner of McGregor vs. dos Anjos,...

Feb 15, 2016 11:13 am

WATCH! UFC gives fans Conor McGregor versus Chad Mendes full fight video

Ahead of one of the biggest fights in UFC history, the UFC is giving a treat to Conor McGregor’s full fight against Chad Mendes at UFC 189. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has a chance to make history on March 5 at UFC 196 to become the first fighter in the history of the UFC...

Feb 5, 2016 7:55 am

Fabricio Werdum reveals shocking detail about his UFC 188 fight

Fabricio Werdum has found himself being criticized quite a bit recently after withdrawing from his UFC 196 scrap with fill-in opponent Stipe Miocic. Miocic was offered the fight after Cain Velasquez withdrew from the bout due to a back injury. Shortly after Miocic accepted the fight however, Werdum withdrew from the bout with a back...

Feb 4, 2016 8:08 am

WATCH! Fabricio Werdum talks UFC 196, timetable for return, and more!

As many know, this Saturday’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ fight card on Fox Sports 1 was initially UFC 196. The event was supposed to be headlined by Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez as they compete for the UFC heavyweight championship. Ultimately however injuries forced Velasquez, and then Werdum as well, off the card....