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Mar 4, 2016 9:39 am

PHOTO | Rafael dos Anjos shows proof of his broken foot, out for six more weeks

With less than two weeks out from the biggest fight of his career, lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos pulled out of his scheduled bout with featherweight champion Conor McGregor with a foot injury. Dos Anjos updated everyone with his injured foot. He posted two photos to his Instagram account and captioned the first saying, “—>>>Me...

Mar 4, 2016 8:33 am

RDA: ‘Classless’ McGregor should be fined for trying to hurt Diaz’s hand

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos took to Twitter last night to give his take on the Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz press conference scuffle. “RDA” was rather disgusted by the current featherweight champions actions, stating that McGregor acted classless and was attempting to injure his UFC 196 opponent with the strike, his words: Mcgregor...

Mar 4, 2016 8:09 am

4 fighters including Jose Aldo have signed with Reebok

In-spite of all the negative publicity in recent months the Reebok roster keeps getting larger.  Four fighters have just inked deals with the sole clothing sponsor for the UFC.  Jose Aldo, Thomas Almedia, Felipe Arantes and Claudia Gadelha are the four new signees. Jose Aldo is the Featherweight champion and had been trying to workout a...

Mar 4, 2016 7:28 am

‘I hate’ the ‘business side’ of Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate- Dana White

UFC President Dana White joked with UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta should have is promoters license pulled if they didn’t book and immediate rematch between Holly Holm and Ronda Rousey. Holm v Tate for UFC 196 was booked anyway. White is not necessarily happy about it. White said Thursday on The Jim Rome Show “I’ll tell you this,...


Mar 4, 2016 7:26 am

Photo | Did Conor McGregor’s punch injure Nate Diaz’s hand?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and lightweight contender Nate Diaz came face to face at yesterday’s UFC 196 press conference in Las Vegas. The event headliners were asked to square off and Nate proceeded to shove his fist inches from McGregor’s face. Conor eventually had enough of Nate’s antics and decided to punch Diaz’s hand...

Mar 4, 2016 12:27 am

VIDEO | Is the UFC foreshadowing that Daniel Cormier will lose the belt to Jon Jones?

[ooyala code=”d0cGtsMTE6HcXR9chyvssBVm9q9Qr56I” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1280″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Check out this video that was posted to former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ Instagram account recently. Jones is seen doing a promotional shoot supposedly fot the UFC with the championship belt. The only issue is, Jon Jones is not the current champion. The current UFC light...

Mar 3, 2016 3:55 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Spinning Back Kick Drills with Holly Holm, BJ Penn and Jon Jones

[ooyala code=”52eGppMTE6toG-IS030WaxGYFOapMugx” player_id=”b8fa6431adff441580c2e2bf5e6bd724″ width=”1920″ height=”1080″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] It’s no secret that the Jackson-Wink MMA team has some of the most elite fighters on the planet. Ahead of Holly Holm’s UFC 196 title defense against Miesha Tate on Saturday, several members of the Jackson-Wink team took time to work on spinning back kicks. As we’ve seen...

Mar 3, 2016 3:50 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Conor McGregor signs Irish flag for fan, warns fans not to blink

[ooyala code=”J1ZDhrMTE6wnGxIJEua9D-J9zNyo_Mqf” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Yesterday at the UFC 196 open workouts, the Irish love for Conor McGregor was on full display. One loyal Irish fan even went as far as to talk trash to Nate Diaz! After his workout was done, Conor McGregor signed an Irish flag for a fan, and warned...

Mar 3, 2016 3:36 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Nate Diaz expands on steroid accusations

[ooyala code=”JpZDhrMTE6cbjQWYKMY137Tqo4pxGggP” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] After the UFC announced Nate Diaz would fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196 last month, they held a press conference in California. During the press conference Nate Diaz accused Conor McGregor as well as the rest of the UFC roster of using steroids. The comments caught many off...

Mar 3, 2016 3:28 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Holly Holm brings young fan onstage at UFC 196 open workouts

[ooyala code=”JvZDhrMTE6iD65S2qMZO8wUmCrH0RQjw” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Prior to Holly Holm’s UFC 193 bout with Ronda Rousey, she brought a fan onstage for a workout. Now, ahead of her UFC 196 title defense against Miesha Tate, Holm brought a young fan onstage for a quick dance lesson. You can see the video above courtesy of...

Mar 3, 2016 3:15 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Conor McGregor fan has words for Nate Diaz

[ooyala code=”JrZDhrMTE6Z43XY86IlhAW2mvwzCIqbc” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] The Irish MMA fan’s loyalty to Conor McGregor is well documented. From the ‘ole’ chants at weigh-ins whenever McGregor fights, to the Irish flags being waved while McGregor walks to the Octagon, McGregor has many loyal Irish fans. At the UFC 196 open workouts yesterday, one Conor McGregor...

Mar 3, 2016 3:05 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Conor McGregor goes beast mode at open workouts, sends message to Nate Diaz

[ooyala code=”1yczhrMTE6S5BKeG8-oBGtZRc35yxkY6″ player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] At the UFC 196 open workouts yesterday, Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz, Holly Holm, and Miesha Tate all separately showcased their skills. During Conor McGregor’s open workout he showed fans that his speed and technique are still just as lethal despite adding on an additional 25 pounds. At the...

Mar 3, 2016 2:16 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz get into scuffle at UFC 196 press conference

Just two days to go!! @TheNotoriousMMA vs. @NateDiaz209 at #UFC196 https://t.co/aLBcuE5YVd — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) March 3, 2016 At the UFC 196 press conference on Thursday Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz exchanged verbal jabs for nearly 45 minutes. At the conclusion of the press conference the pair came face to face for a staredown, which...

Mar 3, 2016 2:03 pm

Dana White open to Conor McGregor vs. Robbie Lawler

Conor McGregor stated recently that he locked into a fight at UFC 200, however an opponent has not been chosen. Leading up to UFC 200, there’s much speculation as to who Conor McGregor will face at UFC 200. With his UFC 196 fight against Nate Diaz being a welterweight scrap, there’s many wondering if McGregor...

Mar 3, 2016 1:46 pm

Conor McGregor: “There’s many scared p–sies in the fight game”

At the UFC 196 press conference on Thursday, the trash talk began very early in the event. Conor McGregor was asked what made him so special in comparison to other combat sports athletes and UFC fighters. McGregor responded with: “There’s a lot of people that play it safe in the game. Although there’s many scared...

Mar 3, 2016 12:54 pm

Jon Jones putting on feel-good campaign to raise money for The Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and #1 ranked pound for pound fighter Jon Jones is using his star power to help out a great cause. “Bones” has teamed up with the celebrity apparel platform, Represent.com to release a Limited Edition “The King Has Returned” shirt to raise money for The Pediatric Cancer Foundation. The exclusive...

Mar 3, 2016 12:08 pm

Jon Anik apologizes for misunderstanding with Nate Diaz over tattoo

Leading up to UFC 196 on Saturday, Jon Anik revealed that he believes Conor McGregor will defeat Nate Diaz in the main event. Despite being a fan of Diaz, Anik was so confident that McGregor would win that he stated he would get a ‘209’ tattoo on his forearm if Diaz won. That didn’t sit...

Mar 3, 2016 11:49 am

VIDEO | TBT! Brawl breaks out at Pride 31

For this throwback Thursday, take a look back at the infamous Pride 31 brawl. The brawl broke out after Shogun Rua broke his arm defending a takedown from Mark Coleman. The referee attempted to stop the fight, however Coleman pushed him aside and continued the fight. At this point Wanderlei Silva and several other members...

Mar 3, 2016 11:39 am

Dada 5000 released from hospital nearly 2 weeks after fight with Kimbo Slice

The much talked about fight between Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 took place nearly two weeks ago on Feb. 19 at Bellator 149 and Dada 5000 has just been released from the hospital being admitted immediately after the fight. The lackluster fight ended with both opponents heavily gassed out with Kimbo ending the fight by...

Mar 3, 2016 11:35 am

VIDEO | UFC 196: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz – Extended Preview

With the UFC 196 press conference featuring Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz, Holly Holm, and Miesha Tate happening on Thursday afternoon, the UFC has released the extended preview of UFC 196. The event will go down on Saturday from the MGM Grand Garden arena. The fight card is currently as follows: Main card (PPV) Conor McGregor...

Mar 3, 2016 11:00 am

PHOTO | CM Punk’s official EA Sports UFC 2 character ratings

While CM Punk is currently signed to the UFC, he has yet to sign a contact and receive an official fight date. After Mickey Gall defeated Mike Jackson last month, the pair were expected to fight at UFC 200, however Punk was forced to undergo back surgery, further delaying his UFC debut once again. Despite...

Mar 3, 2016 10:25 am

The return of Chael Sonnen?

While Chael Sonnen may have formally retired from MMA back in 2014 prior to being suspended for 2 years by the NSAC, talks of a ‘Chael Sonnen return’ have always been a subject of interest to the MMA community. While many believed that Sonnen would return when his suspension was up on July 23rd of...

Mar 3, 2016 10:24 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor breaks down the top 10 pound-for-pound fighters in the world

Do you agree with @thenotoriousmma's P4P rankings? #ufc196 A video posted by MMAFighting.com (@mmafightingdotcom) on Mar 2, 2016 at 10:06pm PST UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor feels that he is the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, and also takes more than just the spot of number one. “The Notorious” spoke with the media on...

Mar 3, 2016 10:06 am

Matt Brown and Tryon Woodley get into Twitter beef over Conor McGregor

Top ranked welterweights Matt Brown and Tyron Woodley got into quite the heated Twitter feud recently after Brown stated that McGregor deserves a welterweight title shot more than Woodley does. That did’t sit too well with Woodley, who fired back, igniting a Twitter feud between the pair. .@Iamtheimmortal: @TheNotoriousMMA deserves welterweight title shot more than...