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Mar 16, 2016 8:15 am

Jon Jones was happy to see Conor McGregor lose for 2 reasons

At UFC 196, Conor McGregor suffered the first defeat of his UFC career at the hands of Nate Diaz, ending his 7-fight unbeaten streak inside the Octagon, as well as his 15 fight MMA win streak. After the fight McGregor was gracious in defeat, offering no excuses for why he lost, and admitting that he...

Mar 16, 2016 8:01 am

Rory MacDonald was thrilled for Nate Diaz after UFC 196

At UFC 196 earlier this month Nate Diaz shocked the world as he picked up a 2nd round submission win over Conor McGregor. The win for Diaz was undoubtably the biggest of his professional career, and according to UFC President Dana White, made him a millionaire. Following the win, UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald, who defeated...

Mar 16, 2016 1:28 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz gets slapped silly at his jiu-jitsu black belt promotion

Here’s a classic video for the history books that shows Nate Diaz getting his black belt from his longtime coach Cesar Gracie. According to bjjee, Diaz was awarded his black belt in 2012 before his fight with Jim Miller at UFC on FOX 3. The younger Diaz brother was given his black belt after 12...

Mar 16, 2016 12:27 am

Nate Diaz might surprise some fans as he defends Conor McGregor for tapping out

There were some who gave the UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor some flak for tapping out as Nate Diaz nearly squeezed the lights out on him at UFC 196. Just prior to their bout in the co-main event, former champion Holly Holm went unconscious without tapping as Miesha Tate locked on a rear-naked choke to...


Mar 15, 2016 10:47 pm

Bellator snatches Mitrione from the UFC and PR cracks Reebok joke

Bellator signs Mitrione and PR cracks jokes at #UFC along the way. pic.twitter.com/gfHKad4p8o — Paul Gift (@MMAanalytics) March 14, 2016 Mitrione holds an MMA record of 9-5 all of which was in the UFC. After negotiations for a contract extension with the UFC fell thru Bellator stepped up and got the nod. Mat has lost...

Mar 15, 2016 2:49 pm

VIDEO | Holly Holm and Joanna Jedrzejczyk sparring

Back at UFC 193, Holly Holm and Joanna Jedrzejczyk both fought in Melbourne Australia. Jedrzejczyk successfully defended her UFC strawweight championship against Valerie Letourneau in the co-main event, while Holm pulled off one of the biggest upsets in UFC history in the main event as she KOd Ronda Rousey. At UFC 196 Holly Holm suffered...

Mar 15, 2016 2:19 pm

Chael Sonnen speaks about UFC return rumors

While Chael Sonnen hasn’t competed inside the Octagon since his TKO loss to Rashad Evans at UFC 167 in November of 2013, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Sonnen would return to the Octagon once his 2-year suspension is up. With UFC 200 rapidly approaching, many guessed that Sonnen would make...

Mar 15, 2016 12:26 pm

Firas Zahabi confirms this admirable story about Georges St-Pierre

Georges St-Pierre is arguably one of the greatest champions the UFC has ever had. His dominance in the welterweight division went hand in hand with his championship character of a disciplined martial artist. His longtime trainer and coach Firas Zahabi confirmed to a fan on twitter about a story written in St-Pierre’s book, The Way...

Mar 15, 2016 11:39 am

Junior Dos Santos’ bold analysis of Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic

Fabricio Werdum has been on a tear since returning to the UFC back in 2012. ‘Vai Calvao’ has gone 6-0 over the last 4 years since returning to the Octagon, capturing the UFC heavyweight championship in the process. Werdum has looked dominant over the course of the 6 wins, submitting Antonio Nogueira, dominating Travis Browne...

Mar 15, 2016 11:20 am

VIDEO | Irish fans in Las Vegas reacting to Conor McGregor’s loss to Nate Diaz

It doesn’t matter where Conor McGregor fights, when the featherweight champ shows up, so do his Irish fans. Earlier this month when McGregor fought Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 in Las Vegas, the Irish fans came out in droves. Unfortunately for the fans that made the trip from Ireland, McGregor lost...

Mar 15, 2016 9:38 am

VIDEO | Another hilarious Nate Diaz ‘Stockton Slap’ jib-jab

In the main event of UFC 196, Nate Diaz shocked the world as he submitted Conor McGregor in the second round of their welterweight scrap. After the bout highlight videos emerged of Nate Diaz using the Diaz brother’s signature ‘Stockton Slap’ on McGregor. Of course, this lead to many memes, parodies, and jib-jab videos being...

Mar 15, 2016 9:28 am

VIDEO | Diaz brothers fight with sais in living room

While it’s no secret that Nick Diaz has some serious skills with nunchucks, it may surprise some to know that the Diaz brothers also have some serious skills with another martial arts weapon, the sai. In the wake of Nate Diaz’ UFC 196 submission win over Conor McGregor earlier this month, check out this throwback...

Mar 15, 2016 9:18 am

Conor McGregor opens up on potential rematch with Nate Diaz

At UFC 196, Conor McGregor jumped up two weight classes to fight Nate Diaz at welterweight after UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from the bout with a broken foot. While UFC President Dana White was under the impression that Diaz was training for a triathlon at the time he accepted the bout, Diaz...

Mar 15, 2016 8:57 am

VIDEO | Awesome Nate Diaz highlight video with UFC 196 footage

At UFC 196, Nate Diaz put on one of the most spectacular performances in UFC history as he defeated Conor McGregor via 2nd round submission. The win was even more shocking given that Diaz took the fight on two weeks notice, and admittedly wasn’t training for a marathon prior to the fight like UFC President...

Mar 15, 2016 8:43 am

Chris Weidman: My fights changed Anderson Silva

When Chris Weidman stepped into the Octagon to face Anderson Silva for the UFC middleweight championship at UFC 162 in 2013, he shocked the world as he knocked ‘The Spider’ out cold in the second round. As if that moment wasn’t horrible enough for ‘The Spider,’ in their rematch at UFC 168, a checked leg...

Mar 15, 2016 8:23 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz vs. Justin Bieber in EA Sports UFC 2

Following Nate Diaz’s UFC 196 main event win over Conor McGregor, pop star Justin Bieber took to Instagram to praise McGregor while criticizing Diaz for his “terrible” style. In an interview following Bieber’s post, Diaz joked about his beef with Bieber, saying that he would Stockton Slap the young star if he were to see...

Mar 15, 2016 2:17 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey announces her own ‘breaking’ news via social media

BREAKING: @RondaRousey is "Back biting apples again!"https://t.co/AZd50JYI8p — UNINTERRUPTED (@uninterrupted) March 14, 2016 Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey suffered some devastating injuries in her knockout loss to fellow former champion Holly Holm back at UFC 193 in November of last year. Rousey stayed out of the spotlight and kept relatively quiet on her...

Mar 15, 2016 1:54 am

Nate Diaz is more pissed off now after beating Conor McGregor?

UFC veteran Nate Diaz just won the biggest fight of his career at UFC 196. Diaz submitted UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in the second round and made out with the biggest payday of his career. You would expect Diaz to be riding on top of the world with finding so much success this month....

Mar 14, 2016 6:10 pm

Rashad Evans: Weight classes are real, Conor knows that now

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans predicted that Nate Diaz would upset Conor McGregor on just 11 days notice in a welterweight bout that headlined UFC 196 just over a week ago. “Suga” was a recent guest on Ariel Helwani’s show ‘The MMA Hour‘ where he explained his decision to bet against the current...

Mar 14, 2016 5:12 pm

After failed negotiations with UFC, Rory Mac to test free agency

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald will return to the octagon in June when he headlines UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa opposite surging contender Stephen Thompson. “The Red King” has not competed since his “fight of the year” battle with Robbie Lawler at this past July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. MacDonald...

Mar 14, 2016 3:13 pm

PHOTO | This brave young soul took Chuck Liddell’s daughter out on her first date

Would you have the guts to take out the daughter of a UFC Hall of Fame legend? Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell is having to come to terms with his daughter growing up. “The Iceman” uploaded a few photos to his Facebook timeline and said, “My daughters first Sadee Hawkins dance/date the pics...

Mar 14, 2016 1:14 pm

VIDEO | Dan Hardy gives an intelligent analysis on Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier 2

UFC commentator and former UFC veteran Dan Hardy always has great insight to the big matches approaching in the UFC. Hardy talks about Jon Jones‘ return to the UFC and his quest to get back the UFC light heavyweight championship belt from current champion Daniel Cormier. Hardy notes that it has been some time since...