2836 Search Results for rematch

May 17, 2016 8:22 pm

Luke Rockhold sends Chris Weidman a message

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold and former champion Chris Weidman have had a highly competitive rivalry and were set to rematch for the title at UFC 199. Unfortunately on Tuesday, news broke that Weidman was forced to pull out of their bout scheduled for June 4 and the UFC has been scrambling to find an...

May 17, 2016 7:51 pm

Report: UFC has a frontrunner to face Luke Rockhold for middleweight title

On Tuesday, news broke that former middleweight champion Chris Weidman was forced to pull out of his immediate title fight rematch with champion Luke Rockhold, which was scheduled for UFC 199. The UFC has been busy finding a replacement for Weidman. According to MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani, the frontrunner to replace Weidman is Ronaldo “Jacare”...

May 17, 2016 5:27 pm

Gegard Mousasi: I’m ready to be the UFC’s new middleweight champion

Former Strikeforce title holder Gegard Mousasi (38-6-2 MMA) took to Twitter this evening to announce that he is ready to become the UFC’s new middleweight champion. His words: @danawhite @lorenzofertitta , I will be ready to be the new @ufc MW champion even with 2 weeks notice. Ready to take over the world! — Gegard...

May 17, 2016 4:32 pm

Uriah Hall is willing to step up and fight Luke Rockhold at UFC 199

News broke earlier today that former champ Chris Weidman had suffered an injury and was forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 199 main event rematch with current UFC middleweight title holder Luke Rockhold. Shortly after the news broke, perennial contender Michael Bisping offered to step up and take the short-notice fight with Rockhold. Then...


May 17, 2016 4:00 pm

Luke Rockhold: “No matter who, I’ll be ready”

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold was expected to defend his title for the first time in a rematch against former champ Chris Weidman in the headlining bout of UFC 199 on June 4 in Los Angeles. Unfortunately for fight fans, news broke earlier today that Weidman had suffered an injury and was forced to pull...

May 17, 2016 8:21 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor preparing for Floyd Mayweather fight?

While the MMA community continues to discuss a potential boxing match between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and legendary boxer Floyd Mayweather, McGregor appears to be gearing up for a boxing match. McGregor, who was pulled from his UFC 200 welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz after refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event,...

May 16, 2016 11:29 am

Conor McGregor working on his jiu-jitsu

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor got some training in with BJJ black belt pioneer Chris Haueter recently. Haueter is one of the first American black belt jiu-jitsu practitioners and is a part of the “BJJ Dirty Dozen”, which is a group of 12 practitioners outside Brazil to achieve the rank of black belt in BJJ....

May 15, 2016 1:46 pm

Video | “Jacare” Souza wants the belt after beating Vitor Belfort

“Jacare” Souza earned a dominant first-round TKO finish over former UFC champion Vitor Belfort in the co-main event of last night’s UFC 198 fight card in Curitiba, Brazil. Following the fight “Jacare” made it clear that he wants to fight for the UFC middleweight championship in his next bout. Current UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold...

May 15, 2016 1:36 pm

Video | Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort highlights

Ronaldo Souza put on a dominant performance against former UFC champion Vitor Belfort at last night’s UFC 198 event in Brazil. “Jacare” was able to finish “The Phenom” in the fight’s very first-round earning a TKO stoppage. With the victory, Souza looks to be in prime position for a shot at the winner of next...

May 14, 2016 10:05 pm

Video | Conor McGregor is prepared “in case it rains money”

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor took to Instagram during last night’s UFC 198 fight card where he posted the following video: In case it rains money… A video posted by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on May 14, 2016 at 7:25pm PDT According to reports, “Mystic Mac” is being targeted to rematch Nate Diaz at UFC...

May 14, 2016 9:36 pm

Photos | Conor McGregor is focused on his boxing

The world is still waiting to find out who current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will fight in his next bout. It has been rumored that the UFC plans to have “Mystic Mac” rematch Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 202 later this summer. However, reports have also surfaced that the Irish superstar...

May 14, 2016 9:36 am

Conor McGregor’s latest bold declaration

While Conor McGregor has been sidelined ahead of UFC 200, where he was originally slated to fight Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated rematch, that hasn’t prevented McGregor from keeping his name in the headlines. Although highly unlikely, a potential boxing match between McGregor and famed prizefighter Floyd Mayweather has been rumored for several weeks...

May 13, 2016 10:04 pm

Jose Aldo offers to fight Conor McGregor in the street

Conor McGregor once made a comment that if this was the medieval times, he would ride into the favelas of Brazil on horseback, and kill everyone who was unfit to work. After Aldo was KOd stiff in just 13 seconds at UFC 194, where he lost his featherweight championship, he stated that he would fight...

May 13, 2016 8:15 am

Matt Brown’s interesting perspective on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match

While Floyd Mayweather is currently retired from boxing, and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was recently pulled from his UFC 200 welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz, the two men have managed to keep their names in the headlines despite UFC 198 coming up on Saturday. There have been conflicting reports for some time now regarding...

May 12, 2016 1:20 pm

VIDEO | #TBT Conor McGregor sets record score on arcade punching machine

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is known for his accuracy and knockout power. Check him out in this video from the past by McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh. “The Notorious” is rumored to be getting his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 after being pulled from the main event of UFC 200 for refusing...

May 12, 2016 9:20 am

T.J. Dillashaw fires back at Urijah Faber over PED accusations

Since former UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw left Team Alpha Male to train with Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig at Ludwig Martial Arts, and at Elevation Fight Team, there has certainly been no love lost between he and former mentor Urijah Faber. While promoting his upcoming UFC 199 trilogy fight with Dominick Cruz, Faber event went as...

May 12, 2016 1:26 am

UFC title contender tested by USADA twice in less than a week

USADA has been frequenting UFC title contender Claudia Gadelha’s house, apparently testing the TUF coach twice in less than one week. Gadelha posted a photo late last week showing that USADA has paid her a visit for a test. She said in her post, “USADA na área e eu aqui mais pura do que coração...

May 10, 2016 9:57 pm

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre training

In Toronto training with my friend Jorge @82Spaniard!https://t.co/kKIqftx9R9 — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) May 10, 2016 With UFC 200 rapidly approaching, there has been increasing speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return to the Octagon. St-Pierre hasn’t been in action since his controversial split decision win over Johny Hendricks...

May 10, 2016 11:13 am

VIDEO | Comedian Gabriel Iglesias predicted Nate Diaz would beat Conor McGregor

Back in March, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor had their highly anticipated welterweight scrap in the main event oF UFC 196. Ultimately, Diaz rocked and then submitted McGregor in the 2nd round of their fight. The event shattered UFC records, and set the stage for a rematch at UFC 200 on July 9th. While many...

May 10, 2016 10:54 am

Carlos Condit is a white belt?

It is really hard to believe that Carlos Condit is a white belt, according to traditional Brazilian jiu-jitsu technical skills in the gi. With 13 submissions on his record, “The Natural Born Killer” has never trained in the gi, until now. Condit posted a statement on his Facebook page addressing his journey into the world...

May 10, 2016 8:25 am

Gunnar Nelson’s bold prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

While Conor McGregor has been pulled from his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz on July 9th, a rematch with Diaz doesn’t appear to be far from the mind of Team McGregor. In the wake of Gunnar Nelson’s submission victory over Albert Tumenov this past weekend in Rotterdam, Nelson spoke to FOX Sports to make...

May 10, 2016 2:19 am

PHOTO | TJ Dillashaw training with Georges St-Pierre at Tristar

Former Team Alpha Male all star TJ Dillashaw has been in Canada getting some training in with Georges St-Pierre and Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi. After a great training at @tristargym today with @TJDillashaw and @Firas_Zahabi! pic.twitter.com/S1jMDe68eL — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) May 9, 2016 According to Ariel Helwani, he was told that Dillashaw is training...

May 9, 2016 1:17 pm

Miesha Tate explains why Holly Holm’s manager is ‘an idiot’

Miesha Tate is a big fan of Holly Holm’s polite character and they have been friendly to one another even after Tate put Holm to sleep with a rear-naked choke at UFC 196. However, Tate revealed on Joe Rogan’s podcast last week that she has a problem with Tate’s manager Lenny Fresquez. “She’s so nice....

May 7, 2016 10:06 am

Jon Jones thanks Conor McGregor for UFC 200 main event slot

Last month Conor McGregor was pulled from his UFC 200 main event slot after refusing to fulfill his media obligations for his fight with Nate Diaz. After a brief scramble, the UFC decided to have Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier fill the main event slot with their highly anticipated rematch for the light heavyweight championship....

May 7, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo and Michelle Tavares grappling

With UFC 200 rapidly approaching on July 9th, training camps are in full swing for the event. On the Pay-Per View portion of the card, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will be competing for the interim featherweight championship, with the winner facing Conor McGregor for the undisputed featherweight championship at a later date. The pair...

May 6, 2016 10:40 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz: ‘From the streets to the elite’

At UFC 200 on July 9th, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz were slated to have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch. Unfortunately for MMA fans, McGregor refused to fulfill his promotional obligations for the event, and was eventually pulled from the card. Despite that, UFC President Dana White has stated that Diaz will remain on the...