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Apr 23, 2016 10:24 am

Demetrious Johnson discusses USADA banned substance list

UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson is one of the most respected fighters both inside and outside the Octagon. Johnson, who has a pretty strong case for pound for pound kingpin, is not only the only flyweight champion in UFC history, but has also earned the respect of fans for being extremely classy. In addition, the...

Apr 23, 2016 10:16 am

Jon Jones recalls the exact moment he knew he needed to change

UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is arguably one of, if not the greatest, MMA fighter of all time. Jones, who became the youngest UFC champion of all time at the age of 23 when he defeated Shogun Rua via submission at UFC 126, is now on a path to reclaim the UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 23, 2016 9:53 am

PHOTO | Dustin Poirier looking almost unrecognizable in post-workout pic

UFC veteran Dustin Poirier made his return to lightweight last year at ‘UFC FN: Mendes vs. Lamas’ in April as he knocked out Carlos Diego Ferreira in the 1st round. Following that fight, Poirier went on to defeat Yancy Medeiros via TKO, and Joseph Duffy via decision. The return to lightweight has been viewed as...

Apr 23, 2016 9:40 am

Benson Henderson sends message to Andrey Koreshkov following loss

In the main event of Bellator 153 last night, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson suffered a defeat in his Bellator MMA debut at the hands of welterweight champion Andrey Koreshkov. The loss was a rather one sided one for Henderson, who was unable to get into a rhythm over the course of the fight....


Apr 22, 2016 3:53 pm

“The majority of fighters did not have an issue with Conor not coming”

According to MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani, most of the UFC fighters he spoke with at today’s UFC 200 press conference had no issue with Conor McGregor not attending the media event. I talked to several fighters who were on that stage this week, the vast majority, off the record, did not have an issue w/ Conor...

Apr 22, 2016 2:57 pm

Nate Diaz responds to Conor McGregor’s Tweet

During the UFC 200 press conference, UFC President Dana White revealed that Nate Diaz currently doesn’t have a new opponent for the July 9th event, however he will remain on the card. When asked about Conor McGregor, White explained that it isn’t fair for McGregor to stay on the card without physically showing up to...

Apr 22, 2016 2:46 pm

Conor McGregor fires back at Dana White

At the UFC 200 press conference on Friday, many expected to find out who would be stepping in on short notice to fight Nate Diaz. While Diaz’s new opponent wasn’t announced, UFC President Dana White did explain that the door was now closed for McGregor to fight at UFC 200. White explained that there were...

Apr 22, 2016 1:42 pm

Jose Aldo taunts Conor McGregor

Jose Aldo may have lost to Conor McGregor in just 13 seconds when the pair fought at UFC 194, however that didn’t stop the former featherweight champion from taking a shot at McGregor on Twitter. McGregor, who refused to fulfill his media obligations ahead of his UFC 200 scrap with Nate Diaz in July, was...

Apr 22, 2016 10:09 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor and Gunnar Nelson sparring hard

While Conor Mcgregor may or may not be fighting on UFC 200, the featherweight champ has continued to train hard as if he is fighting. McGregor moved his SBG Ireland team to Iceland to help teammate Gunnar Nelson train for his upcoming fight against Albert Tumenov on May 8th. While a report has indicated that...

Apr 22, 2016 8:44 am

VIDEO | Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson’s hilarious dentist visit

Top ranked UFC light heavyweight Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson was the first man the UFC called when they needed someone to fill-in for Daniel Cormier against Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197. Unfortunately, Johnson had recently undergone mouth surgery and would be unable to put a mouthpiece in for several weeks. Recently, Johnson...

Apr 21, 2016 9:12 pm

Top ranked welterweight campaigns for fill-in fight with Nate Diaz

Since UFC President Dana White announced that Conor McGregor had been pulled from his UFC 200, there has been much question as to who would fill the slot opposite Nate Diaz in the biggest event in UFC history. While the UFC has yet to reveal who the lucky fighter will be, top ranked welterweight Tyron...

Apr 21, 2016 7:52 pm

VIDEO | Hilarious Conor McGregor retirement speech parody

Recently, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor announced his ‘retirement’ from MMA. UFC President Dana White then went on SportsCenter to announce that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event. Thursday morning, McGregor then announced that he wasn’t retiring from MMA, and was ready to fight...

Apr 21, 2016 12:42 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Luke Rockhold – 7 Weeks out looking like the new Anderson Silva

There is a new middleweight champion of the UFC. Luke Rockhold recently got back in the gym for his first day of boxing training after suffering a minor injury, but definitely has not lost his championship skillset. Check out Rockhold in this exclusive video as he begins his preparation for the immediate rematch against former...

Apr 21, 2016 11:05 am

Report: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz is still off

Thursday morning Conor McGregor broke his silence regarding his retirement and his fight against Nate Diaz at UFC 200. McGregor stated that the UFC’s media schedule for him ahead of the event was extremely tedious, and would have a significant impact on his training. McGregor believes that his media obligations ahead of UFC 196 sidetracked...

Apr 21, 2016 8:52 am

Jon Jones applauds Conor McGregor for standing up for what he believes in

After retiring from MMA and being pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations on Tuesday, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor finally released a statement regarding the situation. McGregor explained that the issue between himself and the UFC was a result of him not wanting to take away from his training by...

Apr 21, 2016 8:27 am

Conor McGregor’s coach releases statement following big announcement

Tuesday morning Conor McGregor started a whirlwind as he announced his retirement from MMA. While the MMA community speculated as to why McGregor was retiring, UFC President Dana White went on SportsCenter and announced that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. Thursday morning McGregor released a lengthy...

Apr 21, 2016 2:40 am

Dana White: ‘I didn’t want Nate Diaz to get screwed up in this whole deal’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor threw a huge monkey wrench into the UFC 200 card this week, all the way from Iceland. On Tuesday, “The Notorious” tweeted that he has decided to retire and the UFC announced later in the day that they pulled McGregor from the main event spot where he was slated to...

Apr 20, 2016 10:21 pm

Conor McGregor’s retirement could have USADA implications

When Conor McGregor took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce his retirement from MMA, he may not have realized the implications that the announcement could create. In addition to being pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to the the required media appearances, McGregor would be forced to vacate his featherweight championship if he is indeed...

Apr 20, 2016 12:29 pm

VIDEO | New footage shows Conor McGregor training hard despite being ‘retired’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor shocked the world on Tuesday when he announced that he has “decided to retire young.” Things got even more chaotic after the UFC announced that they had pulled McGregor from his headlining bout against Nate Diaz at UFC 200. UFC President Dana White addressed the situation and said that it...

Apr 20, 2016 11:32 am

Dana White reveals more details on his relationship with Conor McGregor

The world of MMA is in absolute disarray after UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor stated on Tuesday that he has “decided to retire young.” The madness grew after the UFC announced that McGregor was pulled from the UFC 200 headline fight against Nate Diaz. On Wednesday, UFC President Dana White appeared on “The Herd” to...

Apr 20, 2016 10:59 am

Georges St-Pierre interested in superfights, not titles

There has been much speculation as to whether or not Georges St-Perre will be returning to the Octagon. The former welterweight kingpin has been training, however there’s been no word yet on whether or not he will be returning to the Octagon. With Conor McGregor retiring yesterday, and subsequently being pulled from his UFC 200...

Apr 20, 2016 10:19 am

Dana White: Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar could be for the vacant title

While UFC President Dana White has announced that Conor McGregor will no longer be fighting at UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations, there has been some question as to whether or not he will remain the featherweight champion. McGregor announced on Twitter yesterday morning that he was retiring from MMA, which would...

Apr 20, 2016 9:54 am

Conor McGregor surpasses Kobe Bryant for most Retweets on retirement post

Earlier this month NBA legend Kobe Bryant announced his retirement from the sport after 20 years in the league. Bryant ended his career with a 60 point game that saw him lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a late-game comeback and defeat the Utah Jazz. The performance, as well as the end of the Mamba-Era,...

Apr 20, 2016 9:26 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Rafael dos Anjos get into Twitter feud

This past weekend Khabib Nurmagomedov made his highly anticipated return to the Octagon and defeated UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher to extend his undefeated record to 23-0. The fight was Nurmagomedov’s first since defeating Rafael dos Anjos, who is now the UFC champion, back in April of 2014. With yesterday being the 2 year anniversary of...

Apr 20, 2016 9:17 am

Report: Conor McGregor will fight again at later date

Tuesday morning Conor McGregor shocked fight fans as he surprisingly announced his retirement from MMA. McGregor’s retirement, which many believed to be a prank at first, turned out to be real. After SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh confirmed the news, UFC President Dana White went on SportsCenter to announce that McGregor had been pulled...

Apr 20, 2016 1:54 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz wishes everyone a ‘Happy420’

The Diaz brothers are likely the most well-known marijuana advocates in the MMA community. The elder Nick Diaz has actually tested positive for marijuana multiple times with competition testing and his last positive test in 2015 nearly had him suspended for five years. His suspension was later brought down to 18 months and will actually...