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Feb 23, 2016 8:22 pm

PHOTO | Official UFC 196 Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz poster

After Rafael dos Anjos backed out of his UFC 196 main event scrap against Conor McGregor with a broken foot, there was a scramble to find an opponent to replace the lightweight champ. Ultimately it was revealed by UFC President Dana White that Nate Diaz would be stepping in on short notice to fight McGregor...

Feb 23, 2016 5:34 pm

Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor is a GO for UFC 196

There has been much speculation as to who will step in and fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196 on March 5th. While there has been no shortage of top contenders stepping up to offer to fight McGregor at the event, it seems as though we now have an official bout. BJPenn.com...

Feb 23, 2016 1:41 pm

Nate Diaz Highlights: Next Stop, Las Vegas – UFC 196

With Nate Diaz getting the call to face Conor Mcgregor at UFC 196, fight fans and analysts around are clamoring for this main-event matchup. The Stockton native had a successful outing in his last performance against Michael “The Menace” Johnson, targeting Johnson with 157 strikes to earn the unanimous decision. The win against Johnson positioned...

Feb 23, 2016 1:31 pm

UFC having issues booking Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor

While it had been rumored that Nate Diaz would be getting the vacant UFC 196 slot against Conor McGregor, now it appears as though they’re having some issues booking the fight on such short notice. McGregor was supposed to face Rafael dos Anjos in a lightweight bout for the UFC lightweight championship. Given that McGregor...

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 10:16 am

Video: UFC Fight Night London Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

The #6 middleweight contender Michael “The Count” Bisping gives us an in depth look at his life before the biggest fight of his life. His opponent Anderson “The Spider” Silva has given Bisping plenty of ammunition to launch a verbal assault on the former champ shown in the video (((here))) Silva will make his attempt...

Feb 23, 2016 9:53 am

Jose Aldo turned down offer to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196

Tuesday morning in the wake of Rafael dos Anjos withdrawing from UFC 196 with a broken foot there was talk of former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo stepping in on short notice to fight Conor McGregor on March 5th. While McGregor’s fight at UFC 196 was scheduled to be a lightweight bout, Aldo stated after...

Feb 23, 2016 8:52 am

Benson Henderson reacts to Rafael dos Anjos withdrawing from UFC 196

As everyone knows by now, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos has pulled out of his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor on March 5th. With less than 2 weeks until fight night the UFC is scrambling to fight a replacement opponent for McGregor. Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, fresh off his submission win over...

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 23, 2016 7:44 am

Anthony Pettis offers 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 featherweight champion Conor McGregor on March 5th. Immediately there was speculation as to who would step in on short notice to fight McGregor and save the main event. While Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone,...

Feb 23, 2016 7:40 am

Possibility of Jose Aldo filling in at UFC 196?

The MMA world has been in an uproar since it was announced that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had withdrawn from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor on March 5th. The UFC is currently trying to find a replacement fight for McGregor so as to avoid having to scrap the entire...

Feb 23, 2016 7:27 am

Donald Cerrone offers to step in and save UFC 196

Early Tuesday morning it was revealed that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had pulled out of his UFC 196 main event scrap against Conor McGregor. With the news of dos Anjos withdrawing from the fight there was much speculation as to who would offer to step in on short notice to save the main...

Feb 23, 2016 6:31 am

Video: Conor McGregor Filming the New EA Sports UFC 2 Video Game

With lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos out due to a broken foot, the only way you’ll catch dos Anjos in an octagon is on EA Sports UFC 1. See just exactly how Conor McGregor brings his character to life in this behind the scenes making of UFC 2.

Feb 23, 2016 5:26 am

BREAKING! RDA injured, out of UFC 196!

According to multiple reports, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos (25-7 MMA) has suffered a broken foot in training and will no longer be able to defend his title against Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5. Brazilian news outlet Globo was one of the first to report the story. No word yet if...