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Aug 26, 2016 2:01 pm

Georges St-Pierre says Nick Diaz rematch is “very possible”

This week, rumors of a Georges St-Pierre return to the Octagon picked up more steam as the former welterweight kingpin revealed that he is mentally ready to return to the Octagon. To add to the speculation following GSP’s interview, rumors surfaced that GSP had reportedly signed to fight Nick Diaz once again, this time at...

Aug 26, 2016 1:45 pm

PHOTO | Anthony Pettis makes weight for featherweight debut at UFC on FOX 21

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is set to make his UFC featherweight debut on Saturday at UFC on FOX 21 against Charles Oliveira. On Friday, Pettis made the featherweight limit weighing in at 146 pounds. Pettis makes weight! #UFCVancouver pic.twitter.com/LZWdJckgP6 — GoFightLive (@GFL) August 26, 2016 Pettis is dropping another 10 pounds down from...

Aug 26, 2016 12:46 pm

VIDEO | Exclusive Conor McGregor UFC 202 behind the scenes footage

UFC 202 was a highly entertaining card and the main event definitely did not disappoint. Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz put it all out there in the five-round war where the two rivals put their differences aside and showed great sportsmanship after the final bell rang. McGregor posted the link to his video that also...

Aug 26, 2016 11:21 am

Luke Rockhold dating famed pop star singer Demi Lovato

It’s no secret that former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold has a lot of female fans. The former champ is making headlines in a lot of the major Hollywood media outlets but not for any recent fight related news. Instead, Hollywood is buzzing on his dating life. According to TMZ, Rockhold is dating pop star...

Aug 26, 2016 10:43 am

Nate Diaz pissed off with the UFC? Waiting for UFC ‘to see how obsessed I am’

When UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had his first loss in the UFC against Nate Diaz at UFC 196, “The Notorious” was described as “obsessed” with getting a rematch to seek revenge. At UFC 202, McGregor was able to do just that when he was awarded a majority decision win after a five-round war. Now...

Aug 26, 2016 4:07 am

Conor McGregor already back in the gym training after UFC 202

It has been just six days since Conor McGregor fought a grueling 5-round war against Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 202. McGregor, who ultimately was awarded a majority decision win, was filmed backstage after the fight on crutches. When the official medical reports were released following the event, they revealed that McGregor...

Aug 26, 2016 4:01 am

Rumor: Georges St-Pierre set to make UFC return at UFC 206

Earlier this week, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre stated that he was mentally ready for a UFC comeback. St-Pierre, who has been on an indefinite hiatus since his 2013 split decision win over Johny Hendricks, reportedly was interested in fighting newly crowned UFC champion Tyron Woodley after his UFC 201 win over Robbie Lawler,...

Aug 26, 2016 3:36 am

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis eyes future return to lightweight

This Saturday in Vancouver, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will make his highly anticipated featherweight debut against #6 ranked featherweight Charles Oliveira. Pettis, who is looking for a fresh start at 145 pounds, will look to snap a 3-fight losing streak, and make a statement as one of the best featherweights on the planet....

Aug 26, 2016 3:27 am

John Kavanagh reflects on the role leg kicks played in McGregor vs. Diaz

Going into UFC 202, where Conor McGregor hoped to avenge his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ and SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh did something they had never done before. They came up with a gameplan for Diaz. In addition to coming up with a gameplan, McGregor brought in several lanky...

Aug 26, 2016 3:14 am

Dana White: Rousey’s return will be bigger than McGregor vs. Diaz

This week, the UFC released the PPV ratings for UFC 202, where Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz had their highly anticipated welterweight rematch. The PPV ranked as the 3rd biggest PPV event in UFC history, behind UFC 100, and UFC 196, where McGregor and Diaz had their initial meeting inside the Octagon. Despite the fact...

Aug 25, 2016 6:06 pm

Georges St-Pierre: “I’m ready to go”

While it seems as though reports of former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre returning to the Octagon are always surfacing, ‘Rush’ has yet to officially return to the Octagon. After Tyron Woodley defeated Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 to claim the UFC welterweight championship, he immediately called for a fight with St-Pierre, who seemed extremely...

Aug 25, 2016 5:35 pm

John Kavanagh’s prediction for McGregor-Diaz trilogy fight

Going into Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz, McGregor predicted that he would finish Diaz in the 4th round of their welterweight scrap. McGregor was unable to finish Diaz, however he dropped the Stockton fighter several times early on in the fight. Immediately following the fight, McGregor stated that he would do a...

Aug 25, 2016 4:54 pm

Matt Serra explains why Nate Diaz should have been given the win at UFC 202

In the main event of UFC 202, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor squared off in what many are calling one of the greatest fights of all time. After 5 rounds of action, the judges scored the fight a majority decision for Conor McGregor, with two of the three judges giving McGregor 48-47 scores. The way...

Aug 25, 2016 3:56 pm

Brad Pickett fractures spine, will fight at UFC 204 regardless

After Mike Tyson’s KO victory over Clifford Etienne in 2003, ‘Iron Mike’ infamously stated that he broke his back during training. Brad Pickett could be delivering a very similar interview after UFC 204, where he’s scheduled to fight Iuri Alcântara in Manchester, England. Pickett, who was initially slated to fight at ‘UFC Hamburg’ on September...

Aug 25, 2016 3:21 pm

Donald Cerrone signs new UFC contract

This past Saturday, UFC veteran Donald Cerrone stepped into the Octagon to fight welterweight Rick Story in what was the final fight of his UFC contract. After putting on arguably the best performance of his career, Cerrone stated that he planned on re-signing with the promotion. Now, news has surfaced via MMAJunkie that Cerrone has...

Aug 25, 2016 11:34 am

VIDEO | CM Punk sparring ahead of UFC debut

pic.twitter.com/4SB25QHpLV — Jessica Hudnall (@LegKickTKO) August 24, 2016 With just a few weeks left until former WWE superstar CM Punk makes his highly anticipated UFC debut against Mickey Gall at UFC 203 on September 10th in Cleveland, the UFC has continued to air their ‘Evolution of Punk’ documentary series on Fox Sports 1. Punk, who...

Aug 25, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | CM Punk taps out to rear-naked choke

pic.twitter.com/LH0Nl5U2nr — Jessica Hudnall (@LegKickTKO) August 25, 2016 Former WWE superstar CM Punk is just a little over two weeks away from making not just his UFC debut, but professional mixed martial arts debut. The 37-year-old former professional wrestler whose real name is Phil Brooks will face 2-0 Mickey Gall at UFC 203 in Cleveland,...

Aug 25, 2016 10:49 am

‘I think that the UFC wants their bloody cash cow back’

Both Jon Jones and UFC President Dana White seem to think that Jones’ Anti-Doping Policy violation situation will end up being much less severe than anticipated. Fellow UFC light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa spoke with FloCombat about the recent change in their attitudes regarding Jones’ situation. “I’m not sure about this Jon Jones business,” Manuwa said....

Aug 25, 2016 10:27 am

AUDIO | Chael Sonnen talks about the tragic loss of his newborn daughter Blauna

Former UFC title contender Chael Sonnen is coping with the heartbreaking loss of his newborn daughter. Last week Sonnen gave details on his “You’re Welcome” podcast regarding the terrible situation his daughter Blauna was in after being born prematurely. Unfortunately, Blauna passed away last week and Sonnen addressed the death of his daughter and thanked...

Aug 25, 2016 10:20 am

John Kavanagh gives timeline for Conor McGregor’s retirement

Several months ago, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor shocked the world as he announced his retirement from MMA. McGregor was subsequently pulled from UFC 200, for ultimately refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event. After a brief period of silence, McGregor announced that he wasn’t retiring from MMA. On the heels of McGregor’s...

Aug 25, 2016 9:22 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz reflects on UFC 202 after re-watching Conor McGregor fight

This past Saturday, UFC superstar Nate Diaz and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor squared off in the main event of UFC 202 in a highly anticipated welterweight rematch. The fight was an absolute war, and has MMA fans calling it one of the greatest fights in the history of MMA. Ultimately, McGregor won the fight...

Aug 25, 2016 9:11 am

Canelo Alvarez fires back at Conor McGregor for recent comments

Prior to UFC 202, boxing champion Canelo Alvarez revealed in a video interview that he was predicting Nate Diaz would once again emerge victorious over Conor McGregor. That didn’t sit too well with Conor McGregor, who indirectly fired back at Alvarez, saying that Alvarez was “cherry picking” his opponents, while he continued to seek out...

Aug 25, 2016 8:51 am

VIDEO | Never before seen post-fight footage from McGregor vs. Diaz II

It has now been nearly a week since Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 majority decision win over Nate Diaz. The fight, which many considered one of the greatest of all time, brought in countless high-profile celebrities including Kanye West, Mike Tyson, and Dwight Howard to name just a few. Post-fight McGregor and Diaz showed nothing but...