363 Search Results for rivalry

Jul 27, 2017 12:21 pm

Jon Jones: I will deal with Daniel, and then I’ll deal with Brock Lesnar

The UFC light heavyweight championship title fight between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones is set to take place at UFC 214 on Saturday, July 29 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Ahead of the what is being called the biggest UFC card of the year thus far, the stars that will be competing on...

Jul 24, 2017 9:36 am

Daniel Cormier won’t be squashing his beef with Jon Jones after UFC 214

This Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 214, Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones will finally settle their score – knock on wood. Their main event title fight will mark the latest crescendo in one of the fiercest rivalries in MMA, a rivalry Jones recently said he’d be willing to put to bed post-fight....

Jul 19, 2017 2:03 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones trolls Daniel Cormier with latest pic

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is currently gearing up for his highly anticipated showdown with Daniel Cormier on July 29th at UFC 214. Ahead of the fight however, both Jones and Cormier have continued their bitter rivalry. Despite the fact that no press conferences for the fight have been held, the two men...

Jul 19, 2017 11:26 am

Jon Jones is willing to squash beef with Cormier, but he has one condition

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier share one of the most visible rivalries in MMA. In fact, it might be the sport’s most intense rivalry outright. The pair’s rivalry will come to a head this July 29, when Cormier attempts to defend his light heavyweight title against Jones – the only man he’s lost to –...

Jul 19, 2017 10:44 am

VIDEO | Jimi Manuwa goes off on Daniel Cormier in intense interview

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has a fierce rivalry with former champion Jon Jones. This rivalry will once again come to a head on July 29, when they battle for gold in the main event of the stacked UFC 214. Yet while this is Cormier’s most high-profile rivalry, it is certainly not his only...

Jul 14, 2017 6:41 pm

Rumor | Two title fights are already in the works for UFC 217

Earlier this week UFC President Dana White announced that the promotion was aiming to have current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway (18-3 MMA) make his first title defense against former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar later this year. “We’re looking at Frankie Edgar, but we don’t know where.” White stated. “Absolutely. (it will happen before...

Jul 13, 2017 8:38 am

Tony Ferguson: Conor McGregor avoided eye contact in LA

At the first stop of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour in Los Angeles on Tuesday, top ranked UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson managed to work his way into the media section for the event. When Conor McGregor came out on-stage, ‘El Cucuy’ said Conor McGregor quickly noticed him as the only one wearing...

Jul 11, 2017 3:29 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather fires back, promises to finish “Mr. Tapout” Conor McGregor

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather fires back, promises to finish “Mr. Tapout” Conor McGregor UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor was the first fighter to take the microphone at today’s Mayweather vs. McGregor press conference in Los Angeles, California. The brash Irish superstar quickly began taking shots at “Money” and the sport of boxing stating the following....

Jul 9, 2017 8:07 am

VIDEO | Yoel Romero has terrifying reaction to Bisping ripping up Cuban flag

Last night, in the main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero collided with Australia’s Robert Whittaker for the UFC’s interim middleweight title. As this interim title battle raged, the undisputed champion – and Romero’s biggest critic – Michael Bisping watched on from cage-side. Mid-way through the fight, Bisping did his best to throw Romero...

Jul 7, 2017 12:39 pm

Yoel Romero explains love-hate relationship with Michael Bisping

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and top middleweight contender Yoel Romero have a rather lengthy, and very public, rivalry going back quite some time now. Following Yoel Romero’s knockout of Chris Weidman at UFC 205, where Bisping was in attendance for his Fox Sports 1 duties, the ‘Soldier of God’ campaigned for a fight with...

Jun 24, 2017 11:01 am

Scott Coker open to Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz trilogy fight

MMA legends Chuck Liddell & Tito Ortiz may both currently be retired from MMA, however the pair recently reignited their rivalry once again. The pair did a staredown photo for media members recently, in a photo that was posted by Liddell captioned: “Why not?” Ortiz then fired back at his longtime rival, saying: @Chuckliddell because...

Jun 22, 2017 2:25 pm

Wanderlei Silva releases statement on press conference scuffle

Thursday morning in New York City, Bellator MMA held a press conference for their highly anticipated Pay-Per View event this Saturday. While the event went off without any major speed bumps, a brief scuffle broke out at one point as MMA legend Wanderlei Silva shoved Chael Sonnen. Fortunately, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker and security...

Jun 13, 2017 1:51 pm

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum and Wanderlei Silva’s intense sparring session

You have probably heard of the gym wars that went down in the infamous Chute Boxe camp when Wanderlei Silva and Shogun Rua were putting on their memorable fights in PRIDE. The stories of their aggressive training and sparring sessions reflected in the PRIDE ring. Here, we take a look at this video from the...

Jun 8, 2017 3:04 pm

Jimi Manuwa reveals Dana White promised him title shot with UFC 214 win

Top ranked UFC light heavyweight knockout artist Jimi Manuwa has been on a tear of the UFC’s light heavyweight division recently, going on a 2-fight win streak that has seen him knock out both Ovince Saint-Preux, and Corey Anderson. The back to back wins for Manuwa saw the English striker land at #2 on the...

May 25, 2017 1:59 pm

VIDEO | Several scuffles break out in newest clip from The Ultimate Fighter

It is too bad that Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw will not be settling their feud at UFC 213 as originally planned. Garbrandt suffered a back injury and will not be recovered in time to train for the fight by the July 8 event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Although the fight is now off, the...

May 21, 2017 1:05 pm

VIDEO | A compilation of every time Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have faced off

.@JonnyBones and @dc_mma sure have faced off a lot. #UFC214 pic.twitter.com/THxE9OUAHV — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) May 20, 2017 This July 29, in the main event of UFC 214, Jon Jones will attempt to reclaim the light heavyweight title he once guarded so ferociously when he takes on reigning champion Daniel Cormier. This main event light heavyweight...

May 15, 2017 6:27 am

Jake Shields defeats Dillon Danis in grappling match, Danis issues statement on loss

Last night, in the main event of Chael Sonnen’s Submission Underground 4, long-time Nate Diaz training partner Jake Shields met Conor McGregor jiu jitsu coach Dillon Danis in the latest chapter of the ongoing Team Diaz vs. Team McGregor rivalry. When neither man failed to lock up a submission, the bout entered an overtime period,...

May 11, 2017 11:44 am

Jon Jones, his barber, and Daniel Cormier trade barbs on Twitter

It’s no secret that former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones and reigning light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier don’t exactly get along. Back in 2014, Jones and Cormier appeared onstage together at the UFC 178 media day. While the pair were simply supposed to have a staredown, the two men engaged in a now infamous...

Apr 20, 2017 5:28 pm

Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw bombard each other with pictures and trash talk on Twitter

Last night, the first episode of season 25 of The Ultimate Fighter hit our screens, and as expected, the majority of the drama hinged on the beef between coaches Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw – the bantamweight champ and number-one-contender respectively. Garbrandt and Dillashaw, who used to train together at Team Alpha Male, share one...

Apr 18, 2017 11:55 am

If Jon Jones takes a tune-up fight, he only has one legitimate option for an opponent

Last night, UFC President Dana White announced on ESPN that, if former UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones is ready in time for UFC 214, which is scheduled for July 29, he will fight reigning champion Daniel Cormier for the title on the card. Shortly thereafter, White elaborated that, if Jones feels he won’t be ready...

Apr 14, 2017 9:02 am

John Kavanagh explains why Conor McGregor can beat Tyron Woodley

Leading up to UFC 205, where Conor McGregor made history by securing two UFC title belts, the Irish superstar began a very heated rivalry with UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, who was also fighting on the same card. McGregor was caught on camera mean mugging Woodley behind the scenes at the UFC 205 early weigh-ins,...

Apr 12, 2017 9:32 am

Jose Aldo on the state of the UFC: it’s not worth being the good guy anymore

In a few short weeks, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will attempt to defend his title against interim featherweight champ Max Holloway. The two will share the main event spot of UFC 212, which will go down on June 3 in sun soaked Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In advance of this fight, Aldo and Holloway...

Apr 2, 2017 8:43 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov: UFC 209 withdrawal was “100% my fault”

Back in early March, in the co-main event of UFC 209, undefeated lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov was expected to take on streaking rival Tony Ferguson for the UFC interim lightweight title. Regrettably, Nurmagomedov was forced out of this contest at the last minute, as he was hospitalized due to complications resulting from his weight cut....