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Jan 26, 2015 9:24 pm

Faber Praises McGregor, Disagrees With Muhammad Ali Comparison

Conor McGregor has been the subject on nearly every fighter’s mind recently, with some criticizing the Irish star, and others, like Urijah Faber, praising him. With McGregor’s recent win over Dennis Siver, there has been much talk regarding his upcoming title match against Jose Aldo, with some even going as far as to compare McGregor...

Jan 20, 2015 12:20 pm

“HEARTBROKEN”

“Siver just broke my heart, but McGregor looked sharp. Conor’s bringing excitement to the division. All of us need to thank him. I don’t want to thank him for taking my title shot, but he’s earned it. Aldo is a different animal. He has the speed and the length. But McGregor was able to get...

Jan 19, 2015 8:24 pm

REPLAY! Gustafsson vs. Johnson Preview

On Saturday, Alexander Gustafsson squares off against Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson in Stockholm for the #1 contender spot at light heavyweight. Ahead of the bout, Daniel Cormier, Gilbert Melendez, and Frankie Edgar broke down the bout on Fox Sports 1.

Jan 19, 2015 12:28 pm

Lamas vs. Mendes Announced As Main Event For “UFC Fight Night Virginia”

After announcing that Bobby Green and Jorge Masvidal would meet at “UFC Fight Night Virginia”, the UFC announced that Ricardo Lamas would be facing Chad Mendes in the main-event of the card. Lamas is coming off a dominant performance over Dennis Bermudez that saw ‘The Bully’ secure a submission win in the first round. The...


Jan 18, 2015 1:00 pm

Melendez: ‘McGregor Is Absolutely Not The #1 Contender’

Gilbert Melendez is fresh off his UFC 181 loss to Anthony Pettis, but found some time to join the crew at Fox Sports to discuss tonight’s UFC Fight Night Boston. Melendez believes that Frankie Edgar, not Conor McGregor is the rightful #1 contender. His words: “He’s absolutely not the No. 1 contender in my opinion....

Jan 12, 2015 9:54 pm

Ring Of Combat 50 Hits PPV TV

Later this month, Lou Neglia’s Ring Of Combat 50 will go down from Atlantic City New Jersey. It was announced earlier this week via a press release, that the event will be sold on cable TV as a Pay-Per View. GoFight Live (www.gfl.tv), the world’s premier online destination for live combat sports, announced today that...

Jan 1, 2015 5:05 pm

If victorious against Siver, McGregor gets next crack at Aldo

Sorry Frankie Edgar, but if Connor McGregor proves victorious in his main event fight against Dennis Siver at “UFC Fight Night 59”, the brash Irishman will receive the next shot at Jose Aldo’s UFC featherweight gold. That’s how UFC President Dana White summed up the promotions current featherweight title picture earlier today: “This fight in Boston,...

Dec 29, 2014 5:02 am

“Coming For The Title”

In this selfie taken by top ranked UFC Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov, we see three of the UFC’s top contenders, that are all poised for title shots in the new year. Frankie Edgar at featherweight, Rory MacDonald at welterweight, and Khabib Nurmagomedov at lightweight. Somewhere right now Jose Aldo, Anthony Pettis, and Robbie Lawler are taking...

Dec 27, 2014 10:39 am

“NOT WORTHY OF TITLE SHOT”

“I don’t agree with Conor McGregor getting a title shot, especially after beating Dennis Siver, if he does. Why is that deserving of a title shot? Dennis Siver is not on the way up; he’s not up there looking for a title shot himself. Why not put Conor McGregor vs. Frankie Edgar? Why not put...

Dec 9, 2014 12:03 pm

Mark Hominick: ‘Featherweight Division Needed Conor McGregor’

“I think Conor McGregor has completely flipped the division upside down, and that’s exactly what it needed. You know like you can see the PPV numbers, the draws, it’s not the same for the 125, to 135, to 145 division. So you need someone with that ‘it’ factor that brings eyes and butts to the...

Nov 30, 2014 9:35 am

Conor McGregor: ‘Real numbers don’t lie’

Recently the UFC hosted a poll, in which they asked fans whether they wanted to see Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar II, or Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor. The fans voted, and Aldo vs. Edgar II was the winner (See that HERE). However, Conor McGregor pointed out that despite the fan vote, McGregor’s last two...

Nov 27, 2014 4:59 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 11/24/14

The Rankings Report is a weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, a more in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week Matt Parrino and Forrest Griffin discuss Frankie Edgar’s big win over Cub Swanson at Fight Night Austin, Edson Barboza’s jump in the lightweight division, and take viewer questions about the pound-4-pound...

Nov 26, 2014 10:02 am

‘I’ll have every UFC record, even GSP and BJ’s’

Former UFC lightweight champion, Frankie ‘The Answer’ Edgar is hunting down the record books. Oh, and a title shot. Check it: The numbers don't lie. I do it with my fighting not my talking. @ufc @danawhite @lorenzofertitta pic.twitter.com/PlaQULhlNG — Frankie Edgar (@FrankieEdgar) November 26, 2014 By my next fight I will have more time in...

Nov 24, 2014 5:02 am

QUICK TWITT: Cub Swanson to his fans – “I’ll be back”

Following his UFC Fight Night 57 loss to Frankie Edgar, Cub Swanson took to Twitter to thank his fans for their support. I'm ok I appreciate all the support. I'll be back — Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) November 23, 2014 Which one of these @Onnit products makes my face look normal again? — Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson)...

Nov 23, 2014 10:51 am

Swanson on fight-losing submission: ” I don’t want a broken jaw again”

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57 Cub Swanson was submitted by Frankie Edgar with just 4 seconds before the end of the bout. The choke that finished the bout was a rear-naked choke that wasn’t under the chin of Swanson, which usually doesn’t force a fighter to tap. However, Swanson...

Nov 23, 2014 8:57 am

UFC FN 57 draws over 10,000 fans

Last night 10,131 fans attended UFC Fight Night 57 in Austin Texas. Fight fans witnessed Frankie Edgar dominate Cub Swanson for nearly 5 rounds before scoring the latest stoppage in UFC history with just 4 seconds left in the bout (See the replay HERE). At the post-fight press conference it was announced that 10,131 people...

Nov 21, 2014 3:13 pm

STAREDOWNS! UFC Fight Night 57 fighters mean mug in Austin

Earlier today the weigh-ins went down for UFC Fight Night 57, where all fighters made weight for the event. Below are the staredown photos from the main card bouts. Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson Bobby Green vs. Edson Barboza Brad Pickett vs. Chico Camus Jared Rosholt vs. Oleksiy Oliynyk Joseph Benavidez vs. Dustin Ortiz Matt...

Nov 21, 2014 2:58 pm

UFC Fight Night 57 weigh-in results

All 24 fighters for UFC Fight Night 57 are weighed in, and on weight for tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Night 57, which takes place in Austin Texas. The full weigh in results are as follows: MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. PT) Frankie Edgar (145) vs. Cub Swanson (145.8) Edson Barboza (155) vs. Bobby...

Nov 20, 2014 5:59 am

REPLAY! Swanson vs. Siver (Full fight)

Leading up to this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Edgar event, take a look at Swanson’s TKO win over Dennis Siver from UFC 162 in 2013. Swanson takes on former champion Frankie Edgar this Saturday, and has been promised a title shot against Jose Aldo if he is able to defeat the former champ....

Nov 20, 2014 5:20 am

Swanson on title shot: “There’s no denying me after this”

Cub Swanson is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night bout against Frankie Edgar this Saturday on Fox Sports 1. Leading up to the bout, Swanson has been promised a title shot if he defeats the former champ in their #1 contender bout. Swanson joined the crew on UFC Tonight to discuss the bout. “No...

Nov 18, 2014 12:57 pm

UFC Boss: Both McGregor & Anderson Silva Could Get Title Shots With Wins

“These fights lead to bigger fights. “The Cormier-Jones fight is a fight people have been talking about for a long time. At the same time, Anthony Johnson and Gustafsson will fight and both the winners of those fights will match up later on this year.” “Every one of these fights leads to a bigger fight....

Nov 18, 2014 10:21 am

White on ‘unbelievable’ UFC schedule

Dana White joins APG to discuss the early 2015 schedule and whether or not Cub Swanson could get a title shot by defeating Frankie Edgar this Saturday.

Nov 18, 2014 7:31 am

Dana White details possible title shots in 2015

During yeserday’s ‘The Time is Now’ press conference, UFC president Dana White laid out the 2015 octagon schedule while detailing some possible title shots: “The Cormier-Jones fight is a fight people have been talking about for a long time,” White told FOX Sports, as transcribed by David St. Martin for MMAFighting. “At the same time, Anthony Johnson and...

Nov 12, 2014 3:43 pm

Champ T.J. Dillashaw: “I wanna fight Aldo so bad”

“I wanna fight Aldo so bad, dude. I will beat Aldo. I wanna fight him. I respect him, he’s an awesome fighter.” … “I hope Cub Swanson wins. I like Frankie Edgar as a fighter, but Cub Swanson is a super cool dude and his stand-up gotten so much better. We have already seen Frankie...

Nov 7, 2014 11:30 am

White Addresses UFC Featherweight Title Picture

“I told Cub and Frankie, ‘Don’t worry about anything you hear with all the Conor McGregor talk and all the other stuff. You worry about Cub Swanson and you worry about Frankie Edgar. Believe me, the fact that people are arguing over who should get a title shot in the 145-pound division isn’t a bad...

Nov 5, 2014 2:03 pm

Sonnen Unsure Of McGregor’s Title Hopes, But He’s A Fan Of “The Entertainer”

“I love everything that Conor McGregor is doing. He’s very entertaining, and I think he’s an outstanding fighter. He dealt with a tremendous amount of pressure when he fought in his hometown in a main event in Ireland. He sold that out, it was packed, and the whole thing was based around him. “Diego Brandao...

Nov 4, 2014 12:09 pm

CONFIRMED! GSP’s UFO Did Exist, Event Did Happen

Do they walk among us? Or in this case, fly around us. Long time UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre is a believer in the extraterrestrial. So much so that he believes he may have had his memory erased by those little green fellows. Check that part out here. So he’s crazy right? We can...