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Mar 4, 2016 9:39 am

PHOTO | Rafael dos Anjos shows proof of his broken foot, out for six more weeks

With less than two weeks out from the biggest fight of his career, lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos pulled out of his scheduled bout with featherweight champion Conor McGregor with a foot injury. Dos Anjos updated everyone with his injured foot. He posted two photos to his Instagram account and captioned the first saying, “—>>>Me...

Mar 4, 2016 7:28 am

‘I hate’ the ‘business side’ of Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate- Dana White

UFC President Dana White joked with UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta should have is promoters license pulled if they didn’t book and immediate rematch between Holly Holm and Ronda Rousey. Holm v Tate for UFC 196 was booked anyway. White is not necessarily happy about it. White said Thursday on The Jim Rome Show “I’ll tell you this,...

Mar 3, 2016 3:55 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Spinning Back Kick Drills with Holly Holm, BJ Penn and Jon Jones

It’s no secret that the Jackson-Wink MMA team has some of the most elite fighters on the planet. Ahead of Holly Holm’s UFC 196 title defense against Miesha Tate on Saturday, several members of the Jackson-Wink team took time to work on spinning back kicks. As we’ve seen in numerous fights, spinning back kicks are...


Mar 3, 2016 3:36 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Nate Diaz expands on steroid accusations

After the UFC announced Nate Diaz would fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196 last month, they held a press conference in California. During the press conference Nate Diaz accused Conor McGregor as well as the rest of the UFC roster of using steroids. The comments caught many off guard, especially McGregor. During fight week, Diaz...

Mar 3, 2016 3:15 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Conor McGregor fan has words for Nate Diaz

The Irish MMA fan’s loyalty to Conor McGregor is well documented. From the ‘ole’ chants at weigh-ins whenever McGregor fights, to the Irish flags being waved while McGregor walks to the Octagon, McGregor has many loyal Irish fans. At the UFC 196 open workouts yesterday, one Conor McGregor fan had quite a few choice words...

Mar 3, 2016 2:03 pm

Dana White open to Conor McGregor vs. Robbie Lawler

Conor McGregor stated recently that he locked into a fight at UFC 200, however an opponent has not been chosen. Leading up to UFC 200, there’s much speculation as to who Conor McGregor will face at UFC 200. With his UFC 196 fight against Nate Diaz being a welterweight scrap, there’s many wondering if McGregor...

Mar 3, 2016 1:46 pm

Conor McGregor: “There’s many scared p–sies in the fight game”

At the UFC 196 press conference on Thursday, the trash talk began very early in the event. Conor McGregor was asked what made him so special in comparison to other combat sports athletes and UFC fighters. McGregor responded with: “There’s a lot of people that play it safe in the game. Although there’s many scared...

Mar 3, 2016 12:54 pm

Jon Jones putting on feel-good campaign to raise money for The Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and #1 ranked pound for pound fighter Jon Jones is using his star power to help out a great cause. “Bones” has teamed up with the celebrity apparel platform, Represent.com to release a Limited Edition “The King Has Returned” shirt to raise money for The Pediatric Cancer Foundation. The exclusive...

Mar 3, 2016 12:08 pm

Jon Anik apologizes for misunderstanding with Nate Diaz over tattoo

Leading up to UFC 196 on Saturday, Jon Anik revealed that he believes Conor McGregor will defeat Nate Diaz in the main event. Despite being a fan of Diaz, Anik was so confident that McGregor would win that he stated he would get a ‘209’ tattoo on his forearm if Diaz won. That didn’t sit...

Mar 3, 2016 11:49 am

VIDEO | TBT! Brawl breaks out at Pride 31

For this throwback Thursday, take a look back at the infamous Pride 31 brawl. The brawl broke out after Shogun Rua broke his arm defending a takedown from Mark Coleman. The referee attempted to stop the fight, however Coleman pushed him aside and continued the fight. At this point Wanderlei Silva and several other members...

Mar 3, 2016 10:25 am

The return of Chael Sonnen?

While Chael Sonnen may have formally retired from MMA back in 2014 prior to being suspended for 2 years by the NSAC, talks of a ‘Chael Sonnen return’ have always been a subject of interest to the MMA community. While many believed that Sonnen would return when his suspension was up on July 23rd of...

Mar 3, 2016 10:24 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor breaks down the top 10 pound-for-pound fighters in the world

Do you agree with @thenotoriousmma's P4P rankings? #ufc196 A video posted by MMAFighting.com (@mmafightingdotcom) on Mar 2, 2016 at 10:06pm PST UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor feels that he is the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, and also takes more than just the spot of number one. “The Notorious” spoke with the media on...

Mar 3, 2016 10:06 am

Matt Brown and Tryon Woodley get into Twitter beef over Conor McGregor

Top ranked welterweights Matt Brown and Tyron Woodley got into quite the heated Twitter feud recently after Brown stated that McGregor deserves a welterweight title shot more than Woodley does. That did’t sit too well with Woodley, who fired back, igniting a Twitter feud between the pair. .@Iamtheimmortal: @TheNotoriousMMA deserves welterweight title shot more than...

Mar 3, 2016 9:26 am

Conor McGregor says he would beat Robbie Lawler: ‘I’m too fast for him’

It looks like UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s choice to give Nate Diaz their fight at welterweight may have been a planned tactic for a fight with UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. “I mean, why not? That’s probably the leading option,” McGregor said during the open workouts on Wednesday (transcribed by MMA Fighting). “I like...

Mar 3, 2016 8:51 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier reacts to Jon Jones’ meme of him

Daniel Cormier @dc_mma so funny talking about @JonnyBones "Carl Winslow" Instagram post on @FOXSportsLive last night https://t.co/WLSTxjyChq — Jay Onrait (@JayOnrait) March 3, 2016 Recently, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones posted a meme on Instagram taunting Daniel Cormier. The meme was a photoshop of the UFC 197 fight poster, with Daniel Cormier replaced...

Mar 3, 2016 8:33 am

Suspicious details emerge regarding Matt Mitrione vs. Travis Browne bout

Back in January at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Cruz’ Matt Mitrione suffered one of the most gruesome eye injuries in the history of MMA at the hands of Travis Browne. Mitrione was poked in the same eye twice by Browne, which subsequently lead to him being unable to see out of that eye. Due...

Mar 3, 2016 8:12 am

VIDEO | Fans go wild as Jose Aldo scores penalty kick in soccer game

Jose Aldo may have lost his UFC featherweight championship to Conor McGregor at UFC 193 in just 13 seconds, however the former champ is certainly enjoying himself. Aldo made an appearance at a soccer game, where he scored a penalty kick in front of thousands of cheering fans! So far there has been no word...

Mar 3, 2016 2:21 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor says Nate Diaz has turned into ‘a scared little brother’

Immediately after the open workouts for UFC 196, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor took to the media to answer questions and didn’t disappoint. “The Notorious” had some whip in his comments, much the opposite of one of Nate Diaz’s recent interviews where he surprisingly gives McGregor praise. With the two very vocal fighters having had...

Mar 3, 2016 1:59 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz surprisingly has these great things to say about Conor McGregor

With one of the most anticipated fights of the year just a few days away, Nate Diaz talks about his outspoken opponent Conor McGregor ahead of their welterweight bout main event at UFC 196. UFC Tonight anchor Karyn Bryant spoke with Diaz who surprisingly had a lot of good things to say about “The Notorious”...

Mar 2, 2016 2:34 pm

Nate Diaz blasts Jon Anik on Twitter

Leading up to UFC 196, Jon Anik stated that if Nate Diaz is able to upset Conor McGregor in the main event, he will get a “209” tattoo in honor of Stockton native Nate Diaz. Anik may be surprised however to know that Diaz wasn’t too fond of the comment, and took to Twitter to...