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Apr 16, 2016 9:21 am

Jon Jones has bold prediction for rematch with Daniel Cormier

After New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill officially legalizing MMA in New York, it didn’t take long for the UFC to announce their inaugural event in The Empire State. The UFC revealed that its first event will be UFC 205 at the Madison Square Garden, and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta revealed the UFC’s...

Apr 11, 2016 12:27 pm

Holly Holm explains her case for immediate rematch with Miesha Tate

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm was not happy when she heard news that current champion Miesha Tate would be fighting Amanda Nunes next at UFC 200. Holm spoke with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s episode of the MMA Hour and talked about the women’s bantamweight title picture. “I know I was asking for it,”...


Apr 8, 2016 8:24 am

Miesha Tate’s manager refutes claims that Tate turned down Holly Holm rematch

Earlier this week, Holly Holm’s manager called out Miesha Tate for taking “the easy way out” and declining a rematch with Holly Holm in order to fight Amanda Nunes at UFC 200. According to Miesha Tate’s manager Josh Jones, that wasn’t the case… He spoke to MMAFighting: “A fight with Holly Holm was never discussed...

Apr 7, 2016 2:51 pm

Miesha Tate reportedly turned down UFC 200 rematch with Holly Holm

When UFC President Dana White stated that fans could expect a women’s title fight at UFC 200, many expected a rematch between Holly Holm and Miesha Tate to be slated for the event. Earlier this week news broke that Tate would be having her first title defense against Amanda Nunes at the July 9th event....

Apr 7, 2016 8:43 am

Conor McGregor didn’t care what weight UFC 200 rematch was at

The UFC recently announced that Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz would have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch in the main event of UFC 200. While leaked audio from Diaz’s recent Fox Sports appearance showed him revealing that he wanted the rematch at lightweight so that McGregor wouldn’t have any excuses, the fight was ultimately slated...

Apr 5, 2016 8:40 am

Fabricio Werdum wants rematch with Fedor Emelianenko in Chechnya

It was almost exactly 6 years ago that Fabricio Werdum shocked the world as he submitted MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko in the main event of ‘Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum’. Following Emelianenko’s triumphant return to MMA on New Year’s Eve, ‘The Last Emperor’ revealed that he would like to try and avenge the loss to Werdum...

Apr 4, 2016 1:46 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach gives his prediction on Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor rematch

Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor are set to headline UFC 200 in a non-title welterweight rematch. The historic UFC 200 event takes place on July 7th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Freddie Roach, famed boxing trainer and owner of the Wild Card Gym talks about their initial matchup and gives his pick for the rematch. Are...

Apr 2, 2016 9:34 am

Anderson Silva talks potential rematch with Vitor Belfort

It was over 5 years ago that Anderson Silva delivered one of the most spectacular knockouts in UFC history as he dropped Vitor Belfort with a front kick in the main event of UFC 126 to retain his UFC middleweight championship. Now, fast forward five years and the pair are both fighting different men at...

Apr 1, 2016 12:46 pm

Jose Aldo thinks Nate Diaz will shame Conor McGregor even more in the rematch

Nate Diaz stunned the world but didn’t surprise himself when he beat Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Now Diaz and McGregor are set to headline UFC 200 in a rematch that Diaz says was a gift to McGregor from the UFC. Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke with FOX Sports on the rematch that is...

Apr 1, 2016 12:11 pm

Conor McGregor’s coach clarifies a condition about rematch with Nate Diaz

The MMA community lost their minds when Rafael dos Anjos pulled out of the scheduled superfight with Conor McGregor back in February. Nate Diaz then shook things up when he was announced as the late-replacement for dos Anjos and further upset a lot of people when he submitted McGregor at UFC 196. Now Diaz and...

Apr 1, 2016 9:20 am

Aldo’s coach does not believe Conor McGregor will win rematch with Nate Diaz

The UFC recently announced that former featherweight champion Jose Aldo will fight former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar for a second time at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 pay-per-view event. Officials added that the Aldo vs. Edgar rematch will be for the promotions interim featherweight title. Aldo had been campaigning for a rematch with current UFC featherweight...

Apr 1, 2016 7:40 am

Nate Diaz explains why Conor McGregor wanted the rematch to be at welterweight

Nate Diaz scored the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career last month, when he submitted Conor McGregor in the second-round of their main event fight at UFC 196. The current featherweight title holder (McGregor) and perennial lightweight contender (Diaz) will once again meet at the welterweight limit of 170-pounds when they rematch in...

Mar 31, 2016 10:19 am

Exclusive | Diaz’s coach on rematch: “Now it is Nathan’s turn to call the shots”

Yesterday evening the UFC announced that a welterweight rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will headline July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Nate Diaz’s boxing coach Richard Perez recently spoke with BJPENN.com and gave us his take on the new booking and how the power of “calling shots” has shifted in the...

Mar 28, 2016 7:23 pm

Video: Andre Berto says he told Conor McGregor not to rematch Nate Diaz just yet

Boxing superstar Andre Berto talked to TMZ Sports earlier this week where he revealed that he told his friend Conor McGregor not to take the Nate Diaz rematch as his next fight. The Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor rematch is all but official for July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Were you happy with...

Mar 28, 2016 9:44 am

Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 betting odds released for their expected UFC 200 rematch

Nate Diaz was a huge underdog according to the betting odds going into the UFC 196 main event against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. It looks like Diaz will be getting the underdog role once again even after submitting McGregor in the second round of their first match. MMA Junkie reported that “Irish bookmaker Paddy...

Mar 26, 2016 2:22 pm

Chris Weidman talks high-stakes rematch with Luke Rockhold at UFC 199

Back in the co-main event of UFC 194 in December, Luke Rockhold dominated Chris Weidman from bell to bell, ultimately finishing the champ in the 4th round via TKO. While Weidman had a broken foot in the fight, Luke Rockhold feels that when the two step into the cage at UFC 199 for a rematch,...

Mar 26, 2016 12:53 pm

Fedor Emelianenko wants rematch with Fabricio Werdum

Back in 2009, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko made his Strikeforce debut as he knocked out Brett Rogers in the 2nd round of their headlining fight. In just his second Strikeforce fight, Emelianenko was submitted by Jiu-Jitsu phenom Fabricio Werdum. To this day, the loss remains the only submission loss on Emelianenko’s record. Now, following a...

Mar 26, 2016 9:50 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan discusses Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz rematch

Recently it was revealed that the UFC had reportedly issued contracts to both Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz for a welterweight rematch at UFC 200. While nothing was set in stone, McGregor’s caption on a social media post strongly implied the pair would be meeting again in the Octagon sometime soon. On a recent episode...