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Aug 18, 2016 9:48 am

UFC bantamweight flagged by USADA for potential anti-doping violation

The string of failed drug tests continues! Fresh off of his UFC 201 unanimous decision loss to Erik Perez, Francisco Rivera has been notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test on July 23rd, a week prior to his UFC 201 scrap. Rivera spoke about the situation to MMAFighting, blaming the failed...

Aug 18, 2016 9:13 am

VIDEO | Gilbert Melendez shares insight into UFC 202 press conference incident

Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor briefly appeared on stage at the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference. McGregor, who was nearly 30 minutes late to the event, joined Diaz on stage for just moments before Diaz got up and walked out of the event. He was joined by his entire team...

Aug 18, 2016 9:04 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 Embedded: Press conference chaos

During the course of fight week leading up to a pay-per view event, the UFC releases a series of ‘UFC Embedded Vlogs’ to give fans a behind the scenes look at the fighters as they make their final preparations before stepping into the Octagon. During the filming of the 4th episode of UFC 202 Embedded,...

Aug 18, 2016 8:44 am

Dana White no-shows major radio appearance following UFC 202 altercation

By now fight fans are aware of the altercation that occurred Wednesday afternoon during the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference between Conor McGregor and Team Diaz. The altercation saw objects thrown across the room while UFC President Dana White, UFC exec Dave Sholler, and a security team attempted to regain control of the situation. Thursday...


Aug 18, 2016 8:13 am

Nate Diaz explains why he walked out of UFC 202 pre-fight press conference

Wednesday afternoon at the UFC 202 press conference, things went from bad to worse when UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor arrived. While many were glad to see McGregor show up to the press conference, even if he was nearly 30 minutes late, UFC superstar Nate Diaz wasn’t too happy with McGregor being on his own...

Aug 17, 2016 3:37 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor mocks UFC 202 presser ruckus: ‘I was scared for my life’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz shut the UFC 202 press conference down early on Wednesday in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor spoke about the incident after water bottles were thrown and threats were made between the Irishman and Team Diaz. McGregor said smugly, “It was all in self-defense. I was scared for my...

Aug 17, 2016 9:01 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz looking shredded with just days left until UFC 202

With just days left until Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor step into the Octagon for their highly anticipated rematch, Nate Diaz appears to be in phenomenal shape. One of Diaz’ trainers, Jose Garcia, posted a photo of Diaz to Instagram during the midst of his weight cut. Check it out: Cutting weight sucks💰Fight week 4days...

Aug 16, 2016 5:29 pm

UFC light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier clarifies who his next opponent will be

Earlier this afternoon UFC President Dana White shocked the MMA world when he gave a major update in regards to Jon Jones’ failed drug test case with the US Anti-Doping Agency. Jones was expected to fight current UFC light heavyweight champion and bitter rival Daniel Cormier in the headliner of last month’s UFC 200 event in Las...

Aug 16, 2016 5:02 pm

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping was not happy with USADA this morning

Early yesterday morning, former UFC welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz was surprised with a random drug test from USADA, this after the Stockton native had apparently been “out all night” and had gone without any sleep. Obviously Nick was not to happy about the situation and thus proceeded to share his verbal argument with the...

Aug 16, 2016 11:30 am

PHOTO | Reebok releases Nate Diaz ‘Stockton Slap’ shirt ahead of UFC 202

With less than a week to go until UFC 202, where Nate Diaz will look to once again defeat featherweight champion Conor McGregor, Reebok is looking to give Nate Diaz fans a shirt they can proudly wear on fight night. The shirt is in honor of the ‘Stockton Slap’ popularized by the Diaz brothers. Both...

Aug 15, 2016 4:50 pm

Coach: Conor McGregor has an “upgraded engine” going in to UFC 202

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be looking to avenge the first loss of his UFC career when he rematches Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 202 this Saturday night in Las Vegas. The first fight between McGregor and Diaz occurred this past March headlining the UFC 196 fight card in Las Vegas....

Aug 15, 2016 1:23 pm

UFC targeting Rashad Evans vs. Tim Kennedy for historic pay-per-view card

After nearly two years since a controversial loss to Yoel Romero, UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is being targeted to face former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans who will be dropping down a weight class for a middleweight bout, according to Flocombat. According to their sources, the fight is being targeted for UFC 205, which...

Aug 15, 2016 6:00 am

Dan Henderson vs. Michael Bisping and 6 other bouts announced for UFC 204

The UFC officially announced that Dan Henderson will square off with Michael Bisping for the UFC middleweight championship on October 8 in Manchester, England. The UFC finally make it official. Michael Bisping vs Dan Henderson headlines UFC 204, taking place at the Manchester Arena on October 8th. — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) August 15, 2016 In...

Aug 15, 2016 1:59 am

UFC officially announces BJ Penn to headline UFC Fight Night Manila

The UFC announced early Monday that Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn is set to return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night Manila. Penn, the former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion will meet UFC #4 ranked featherweight Ricardo Lamas in the main event of the card, which takes place on October 15. JUST ANNOUNCED:#UFCManila...

Aug 15, 2016 1:14 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 Bad Blood: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is set to rematch veteran Nate Diaz in another non-title welterweight fight scheduled for UFC 202 this weekend. Check out the special 43-minute special put together by the UFC. From the video description: “Nate Diaz’s defeat of Conor McGregor at UFC 196 put a dent in The Notorious One’s invincible...

Aug 14, 2016 1:47 pm

Report | GSP turns down title fight with Woodley after failed negotiations with the UFC

It appears that newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will not be squaring off with former title holder Georges St-Pierre in his first UFC title defense. UFC president Dana White stated earlier this week that Woodley would be making his first title defense against current division number one contender Stephen Thompson. Woodley fired back...

Aug 14, 2016 1:14 pm

Multiple injuries lead to big changes for UFC Fight Night 95

The UFC Fight Night 95 event has suffered some major changes as four of its fighters have pulled due to injuries. Welterweight fighters Brandon Thatch, who suffered a hand injury, and Shinsho Anzai, who suffered a back injury, have been pulled off of the card. Their opponents Erick Silva and Luan Chagas will now fight...

Aug 14, 2016 12:59 pm

Report | Ronda Rousey will not return at UFC 205

Who will headline UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden in New York? According to MMA insider Dave Meltzer, it will not be former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Meltzer recently spoke with Submission Radio where he delivered the following news about a possible “Rowdy” comeback: “I talked to one of her friends a couple...

Aug 14, 2016 12:28 pm

VIDEO | UFC fighters past and present talk about a Fighters Union

Watch as former and current UFC fighters talk about the need for a Fighters Union. In the above video former UFC heavyweight and light heavyweight champion Randy Couture discusses the need to expand the “Ali Act” to mixed martial arts. Mixed martial arts legends and former champions Cung Le and Ken Shamrock also speak out...

Aug 14, 2016 11:37 am

Derrick Lewis says he is returning to the cage at UFC Manila

Derrick Lewis (16-4 MMA) was hoping to get a fight against former champ Fabricio Werdum at next month’s UFC 203 event, this after Ben Rothwell was forced to withdraw from the cards scheduled co-main event with an injury. Unfortunately for “The Black Beast”, UFC officials opted to give Travis Browne the opportunity to rematch Werdum in the co-headliner...

Aug 13, 2016 9:00 pm

UFC 202 Official Lineup Set

UFC 202 takes place next Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event is headlined by a rematch between current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and perennial UFC lightweight contender Nate Diaz, in a bout that will be contested at welterweight (170-pounds). Diaz submitted McGregor in the second-round of their first meeting at UFC 196 this...

Aug 13, 2016 7:47 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz: Road to UFC 202

With just one week to go until Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor have their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 202, the Diaz Brothers have released the first episode of the ‘Nate Diaz: Road to UFC 202’ vlog series. Check it out above!

Aug 13, 2016 5:16 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes from UFC 189 (replay)

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor suffered the first loss of his UFC career this past March in the headlining bout of UFC 196 when he was submitted in the second-round by Nate Diaz in a welterweight bout. In the above video, “Mystic Mac” captures the UFC interim featherweight champion by scoring a second-round TKO victory...

Aug 13, 2016 3:33 pm

Breaking! John Dodson vs. John Lineker set to headline UFC Fight Night 96

A key bantamweight bout between former flyweight title challenger John Dodson (18-7 MMA) and knockout artist John Lineker (28-7 MMA) will headline October’s UFC Fight Night 96 in Portland, Oregon. MMAFighting was the first to report the bout. After falling in short in his two title attempts against UFC flyweight Demetrious Johnson, TUF 14 winner John Dodson returned to the...

Aug 13, 2016 11:36 am

Conor McGregor confident he can be first 3-division UFC champ

‘Mystic Mac’ is back! With just one week left until Conor McGregor’s scheduled UFC 202 fight with Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ is still confident that he can become the UFC’s first ever 3-division champion. After winning the UFC featherweight championship at UFC 194 by knocking out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds, McGregor was...