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Jul 8, 2016 12:38 pm

Report: Injury derails UFC 201 title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Wilson Reis

Injuries continue to haunt the UFC. The latest is the UFC flyweight championship bout that was scheduled for UFC 201 between champion Demetrious Johnson and contender Wilson Reis, according to a report from Combate. MMA journalist Ariel Helwani also confirmed through sources that Johnson suffered an injury and was forced to pull out of the...

Jul 8, 2016 10:19 am

Anderson Silva weighs in well under light heavyweight limit at UFC 200 weigh-in

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is set to fight UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier on two days notice at UFC 200. Silva, who is a massive underdog against Cormier reached out to the UFC shortly after Cormier’s original opponent Jon Jones was pulled from the fight after being flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping...

Jul 7, 2016 7:43 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz staredown from Dana White’s angle

Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz tickets on-sale July 15!!! #UFC202 A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jul 7, 2016 at 12:52pm PDT Dana White was right there in between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz when they had their staredown at the end of the UFC 202 press conference on Thursday....


Jul 7, 2016 3:11 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz & Conor McGregor have first UFC 202 staredown

They face off!! @NateDiaz209 and @TheNotoriousMMA at #UFC202 presser! https://t.co/cC00bc4twW — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) July 7, 2016 Thursday afternoon, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz attended the UFC 202 press conference in Las Vegas during the UFC 200 fight week. The presser was a rough one, with neither fighter on stage being able to hear questions...

Jul 7, 2016 3:03 pm

Nate Diaz gives thoughts on Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200

Ahead of UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from the event with just days to go until the event due to a potential USADA anti-doping policy violation. During the UFC 202 press conference with Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, Diaz was asked about Jones failing the drug test. In typical...

Jul 6, 2016 10:01 am

Frankie Edgar’s coach: He was stiff arming kids during flag football

Frankie Edgar is undoubtably a fighter at heart. Throughout the course of his 11 year professional career, the former UFC lightweight champion has defeated some of the biggest names in the sport, including BJ Penn, Gray Maynard, Urijah Faber, and Chad Mendes. At UFC 200, Edgar will look to add former featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo’s...

Jul 6, 2016 8:42 am

Nate Diaz: ‘The UFC better hope I don’t win this fight’

Nate Diaz is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. The #5 ranked lightweight frequently speaks out against the UFC brass, and calls them out over the issue of fighter pay. Back in March, Diaz handed Conor McGregor the first loss of his professional career in the main event of UFC 196 when...

Jul 6, 2016 8:27 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones thanks fans for their support ahead of UFC 200

With just days to go until Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 200, Jon Jones has a message for his fans. ‘Bones’ released a video, thanking fans for their support ahead of the event, and thanking them in advance...

Jul 5, 2016 12:03 pm

Conor McGregor on first Nate Diaz fight: ‘I mismanaged my weight’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is set to rematch Nate Diaz in a non-title welterweight bout at UFC 202. McGregor has been “obsessed” with his first loss in the UFC and is looking to show the first fight with Diaz was just a fluke. “I am forever, forever learning,” McGregor told ESPN. “I think in...

Jul 5, 2016 10:10 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor in his birthday suit for ESPN Body Issue

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is the latest athlete from the UFC to be featured nude for the new “Body Issue” of ESPN the Magazine. McGregor joins the list of fellow UFC stars that have posed nude for the special edition of the magazine including Ronda Rousey, Miesha Tate, Cris Cyborg and Jon Jones. Regarding...

Jul 5, 2016 9:43 am

Boxing champion trashes Conor McGregor with a tweet and delete

On Monday, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor released some exclusive footage of his training for his rematch with Nate Diaz scheduled for UFC 202. In the video, McGregor showcased his sparring session with former boxing champion Chris Van Heerden and apparently edited the video to show himself getting the better of Van Heerden in training....

Jul 5, 2016 9:06 am

Frankie Edgar predicts finish over Jose Aldo

In less than a week at UFC 200, Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo will have their highly anticipated rematch, this time for the interim UFC featherweight championship. The fight will earn the winner a crack at UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who fights Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated rematch at UFC 202. The fight...

Jul 5, 2016 8:53 am

Jiu-Jitsu world champion: “Conor [McGregor] is amazing on the ground”

Back on March 5th, Conor McGregor squared off against Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196. In the second round, McGregor was rocked, and shot in for a takedown against Diaz, which ultimately led to him being submitted via rear-naked choke. In the wake of the fight, many began criticizing McGregor for what...

Jul 5, 2016 8:43 am

Conor McGregor: “I am hungry again”

Back in March, Conor McGregor suffered the first loss of his UFC career at the hands of Nate Diaz, who stepped in for an injured Rafael dos Anjos on just two weeks notice. Diaz submitted McGregor in the second round after rocking the featherweight champ with a jab-cross combination. Ahead of their rematch at UFC...

Jul 4, 2016 4:27 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor releases exclusive training footage

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor recently released some exclusive training footage for his upcoming bout with Nate Diaz set for UFC 202. Check out “The Notorious” and his preparation for the fight that has been the UFC featherweight champ’s latest “obsession.” Who are you picking to win the rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz?...

Jul 3, 2016 7:31 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200: Counterpunch – Cormier vs Jones 2

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to rematch UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200 on July 9. The two will look to settle their differences in the Octagon to unify the UFC light heavyweight belts and crown one man the undisputed champion. Take a look...

Jul 3, 2016 6:28 pm

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen explains why Conor McGregor will lose to Nate Diaz at UFC 202

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen is a very knowledgeable fight analyst for ESPN and has some interesting things to say about the rematch between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. Sonnen doesn’t think the outcome of their rematch will be any different from their first meeting at UFC 196 back in March...

Jul 3, 2016 12:27 pm

Matt Hughes would ‘love’ to fight Matt Serra at UFC 205 in MSG

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes revealed that he would come out of retirement for a fight with fellow former welterweight title holder and bitter rival Matt Serra. A fan tweeted Hughes asking “Matt Hughes will you fight Matt Serra at MSG?”, the UFC Hall of Famer responded with the following: I would love to...

Jul 3, 2016 11:32 am

Jon Jones refutes claims that he wants to fight Brock Lesnar

Earlier this week Jon Jones manager Malki Kawa made waves when he told MMA insider FrontRowBrian that he could see a “super fight happening” between his client (Jones) and Brock Lesnar if both fighters were to prove victorious at next weekend’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Jones recently addressed the rumor on Twitter stating...

Jul 3, 2016 10:16 am

TJ Dillashaw: “Garbrandt is a liar, I’ve never been KO’d in practice”

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw recently sat down with MMAFighting where he discussed the current landscape of the 135-pound division. The way Dillashaw sees it, the winner of his rematch with Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200 should be next in line for a shot at current title holder Dominick Cruz. “The way I see...

Jul 3, 2016 9:23 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan previews Jedrzejczyk vs. Gadelha 2

Bitter rivals Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha will rematch for the UFC strawweight title on July 8 in Las Vegas. The coaches of “The Ultimate Fighter” first met in late 2014, with Joanna earning a razor close split-decision victory over the Brazilian. Watch as UFC commentator Joe Rogan previews the main event for “The Ultimate...

Jul 3, 2016 9:02 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen vs. Jon Jones

Before Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones rematch in the headlining bout of next weekend’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas, watch “Bones” defend his title against Chael Sonnen from UFC 159 in 2013. The Jones and Sonnen bout at UFC 159 came together after “Bones'” camp refused to take a short-notice fight with Chael in...

Jul 2, 2016 9:16 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk less than one week out from fight night

With under a week to go until Joanna Jedrzejczyk squares off against Claudia Gadelha in their highly anticipated rematch at the TUF 23 finale on July 8th, Jedrzejczyk is looking like an absolutely monster in training! A training montage of Jedrzejczyk in her final day of training before the fight was posted to YouTube, and...

Jul 2, 2016 9:10 am

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez mic’d up for ‘Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier 1’

Back in January of 2015, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier squared off in the main event of UFC 182. Jones won the fight in convincing fashion, defeating Cormier via unanimous decision, taking the Olympic wrestler down several times throughout the fight as well. Ahead of UFC 200, where the pair will have their highly anticipated...

Jul 2, 2016 9:01 am

Jon Jones rips Daniel Cormier: ‘He doesn’t have the power to stop me’

In just one week, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will square off in a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of the historic UFC 200 card. Since the pair’s last meeting inside the Octagon, Cormier won the vacant light heavyweight championship against Anthony Johnson, and then defended the...