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Nov 16, 2016 5:24 pm

Tyron Woodley gave up his UFC championship moment for the sake of Conor McGregor

Tyron Woodley missed out on an opportunity that most fighters in the UFC will never get. The welterweight champion gave up his post-fight photoshoot with his championship belt after retaining the title against Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in a majority draw judge’s decision at UFC 205. Woodley gave up the photo opportunity after letting the UFC...

Nov 16, 2016 3:24 pm

PHOTO | Yoel Romero hugging Shaq is priceless

Yoel Romero made a huge statement with his flying knee finish over former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC 205 over the weekend. The “Soldier of God” is looking to get a chance against UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and UFC President Dana White has already stated that the fight makes sense. Before going...

Nov 16, 2016 11:35 am

USADA Hands Lyoto Machida 18-Month Suspension for Anti-Doping Violation

Earlier this year, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida was pencilled in for a middleweight bout with the now-retired Dan Henderson. The fight, which was scheduled for April’s UFC on Fox 19 card, would have been a rematch of a slow 2013 bout, which saw Machida walk away with split decision win. Regrettably, Machida...

Nov 16, 2016 10:58 am

VIDEO | UFC 205 Slow Motion Highlights

UFC 205, which marked the organization’s long awaited debut in New York City, was one hell of a fight card. Now the event is in the rear-view mirror, you can watch some of its most exciting moments in jaw-dropping slow motion. See these slow motion highlights in the video above! UFC 205 was headlined by a...

Nov 16, 2016 10:01 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Gets a Hero’s Welcome Home in Dagestan

Hundreds of fans crowded the tiny Makhachkala airport in Dagestan to welcome Khabib back to Russia. Few fighters ever receive this treatment pic.twitter.com/hkfL628XvW — Karim Zidan (@ZidanSports) November 16, 2016 One of the most dominant performances of UFC 205 – a card that was especially rich in dominant performances – came courtesy of Dagestan’s Khabib...

Nov 16, 2016 8:42 am

VIDEO | Watch Uriah Hall Smash Gegard Mousasi in Their First Fight

Originally, the UFC’s Saturday night trip to Belfast, Norther Ireland was supposed to be headlined by a welterweight bout between South Korea’s Dong Hyun Kim and honorary Irishman Gunnar Nelson. When Nelson was forced out of this bout with an injury, however, the Belfast card received a new main event: a middleweight rematch between Gegard...

Nov 16, 2016 8:39 am

Conor McGregor gives terms for potential Floyd Mayweather fight

The war of words continues between two division UFC champion Conor McGregor, and undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather. Following McGregor’s UFC 205 scrap with Eddie Alvarez, which saw McGregor score a flawless 2nd round TKO win to claim the lightweight championship, talks of McGregor having a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather began to heat up...

Nov 16, 2016 8:13 am

UFC 205 medical suspensions

This past Saturday in New York, the UFC hosted its inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden. The event was an action packed one from the start, with things quickly picking up on the main card as Vicente Luque and Tim Boetsch both picked up back to back first round TKO/KO wins to kick off...

Nov 16, 2016 7:55 am

Dana White defends Ronda Rousey for walking off stage at UFC 205 staredown

Last week, following the ceremonial UFC 205 weigh-ins, the UFC surprised New York fight fans with a surprise staredown between UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who will be returning to the Octagon for the first time in over a year at UFC 207, where she hopes to...

Nov 16, 2016 7:50 am

VIDEO | Matt Brown Joins Youtube Star for Funny “Fight Me” Prank

With 12 knockout wins and 6 submission victories to his name, UFC welterweight Matt Brown is a scary, scary dude. The thought of having to partake in a street fight with the brick-fisted MMA star is absolutely terrifying. A street fight with Brown is precisely what people think they’re in for in the newest prank video from YouTube...

Nov 16, 2016 7:43 am

Dana White rips Floyd Mayweather for Conor McGregor comments

Following Conor McGregor’s historic UFC 205 win over Eddie Alvarez this past weekend that saw McGregor pick up a 2nd round TKO win to claim the lightweight championship, and become the first ever two-division UFC champion, boxing icon Floyd Mayweather heard that people were comparing McGregor to him. That didn’t sit well with ‘Money’: “I...

Nov 16, 2016 7:33 am

Eddie Alvarez’ striking coach predicts Conor McGregor can beat Floyd Mayweather

This past weekend, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon to square off against UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in a highly anticipated matchup, headlining the UFC’s historic inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden. McGregor of course cemented his place in the UFC history books as he dominated Alvarez from bell to...

Nov 16, 2016 7:10 am

Nate Diaz on McGregor Rematch: The UFC Didn’t Even Want to Give Me Tickets to UFC 205

When Conor McGregor defeated Eddie Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205, he became the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two divisions simultaneously. Though it’s known that McGregor plans to follow this momentous accomplishment with a hiatus from competition, it didn’t take long for fans to start debating who he...

Nov 16, 2016 6:14 am

Report: Tarec Saffiedine Gets “Stun Gun” at UFC 207

The highlights of UFC 207, which is scheduled for December 30, are the two title fights that sit atop the bill. The bigger of these title fights will see former women’s bantamweight queen Ronda Rousey return to action against reigning champ Amanda Nunes. The other will see men’s bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz defend his strap against undefeated...

Nov 16, 2016 5:46 am

Nate Diaz on Conor McGregor’s Historic UFC 205 Win: It’s a Little Bit Artificial

Last weekend, Irish superstar Conor McGregor became the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes simultaneously. He did so by winning the lightweight title from Eddie Alvarez with a beautiful, second-round knockout. This lightweight title joins the UFC featherweight title on his already crowded mantle. In the wake of this massive...

Nov 15, 2016 9:37 pm

Jon Jones weighs-in on potential Conor McGregor vs. Tyron Woodley fight

Throughout the course of the week leading up to UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley were involved in several backstage ‘altercations’. While no punches were exchanged, the pair were forced to be separated by security on several occasions. The first incident was a very minor one, and occurred...

Nov 15, 2016 6:36 pm

Tyron Woodley Says He Would Fight Demian Maia at UFC 207 this December

One of the highlights of UFC 205 was welterweight champion Tyron Woodley’s incredible, five-round war with challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. The pair’s tooth-and-nail battle was so competitive that it culminated in a rare, majority draw. With this uncommon result, Woodley retains his title – though surely not in the fashion he intended. With the belt...

Nov 15, 2016 6:25 pm

Anthony Pettis eyeing both of Conor McGregor’s title belts

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis experienced a bit of a career resurgence earlier this year when he dropped down to featherweight in the midst of a 3-fight losing streak at 155, which saw him lose the UFC lightweight championship to Rafael dos Anjos before dropping back to back losses. When Pettis dropped down to...

Nov 15, 2016 6:01 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s KO of Eddie Alvarez received Super Saiyan edit

Conor McGregor going super saiyan pic.twitter.com/JcoqckHdxx — UFC Insiders (@UFCInsiders) November 14, 2016 This past Saturday in the main event of the UFC’s historic inaugural Madison Square Garden event, UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor captured UFC lightweight gold as he landed an incredible 4-punch combo that left Eddie Alvarez stunned on the canvas....

Nov 15, 2016 5:42 pm

Conor McGregor fires back at Floyd Mayweather with brief statement

On the heels of Conor McGregor’s historic UFC 205 win over Eddie Alvarez this past Saturday that saw him claim the UFC lightweight championship and make history as the first man to simultaneously hold UFC championship belts in two weight classes, McGregor was criticized by boxing icon Floyd Mayweather. Mayweather, who was briefly linked to...

Nov 15, 2016 12:53 pm

VIDEO | Watch Two Cunning, Irish Fans Sneak Into UFC 205

https://www.facebook.com/Gillenhead/videos/10154694364048609/ Ireland’s Conor McGregor, who now owns the UFC featherweight and lightweight titles, is famous for his ability to pull thousands of Irish fans across to the Atlantic to his fights in North America. His latest fight, which occured at UFC 205 in New York City, was no exception to this rule. Unfortunately, tickets for this card...

Nov 15, 2016 12:41 pm

Brendan Schaub’s bold prediction for Conor McGregor’s next opponent

While there’s no denying that top ranked lightweights Tony Ferguson and Khabib Normagomedov are both deserving of title shots, newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor could be making his first title defense against a different opponent. That’s if former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub’s prediction turns out to be accurate. He spoke on The Joe...

Nov 15, 2016 11:44 am

VIDEO | Fight breaks out amongst fans as Conor McGregor makes his way to the Octagon

UFC 205 was a massive event held at New York’s historic Madison Square Garden over the weekend and UFC President Dana White claims that UFC 205 broke every UFC record. “Sitting here tonight we broke every record in UFC history tonight,” White said to the media at the post-fight presser. “Every record. The only one...

Nov 15, 2016 11:18 am

Brendan Schaub: Miesha Tate is the Best Female Analyst in the Game

One of the big stories to emerge from Saturday night’s UFC 205 – a card that was particularly rich in big stories – was the retirement of female mixed martial arts trailblazer Miesha Tate. Tate’s retirement followed a decision defeat to the streaking Raquel Pennington, who she coached on season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter....

Nov 15, 2016 10:50 am

Frankie Edgar Discusses his Fighting Future: I’m Still Getting Better

Long before Conor McGregor’s history-making defeat of Eddie Alvarez, Tyron Woodley’s memorable draw with Stephen Thompson, and Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s domination of Karolina Kowalkiewicz occured on UFC 205’s main card, Frankie Edgar scored a much needed win over Jeremy Stephens on the undercard. Though Edgar was rattled by a second-round Stephens head kick, he was the better...

Nov 15, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO| Bruce Buffer Weighs in On UFC 205 Mistake: “To Look at Tyron Woodley, I Felt Bad”

One of the most memorable moments of Saturday night’s historic UFC 205 was the strange drama surrounding the result of Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson’s welterweight title fight. To recount, Octagon announcer Bruce Buffer first announced the result as a split decision win for Tyron Woodley. In the subsequent moments, Buffer announced that the fight was actually...