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Jun 10, 2016 12:10 pm

Conor McGregor’s reaction to making Forbes 100 list

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was the only MMA fighter to rank in the Forbes list of top 100 highest paid athletes in the last 12 months. While other combat athletes made the list such as Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez, “The Notorious” stands out as the only MMA fighter. With the...

Jun 10, 2016 9:29 am

PHOTO | Superfan gets Nate Diaz shaved into his head

While some represent their favorite fighters with merchandise, or in some rare cases even a tattoo, one superman decided to get Nate Diaz’ face shaved into his head, along with the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu logo. The Diaz brothers Instagram account shared the photo of the fan’s haircut, which is extremely well done! Check it out: #natediaz...

Jun 10, 2016 9:20 am

Michael Bisping doesn’t want to fight Luke Rockhold or Chris Weidman

This past weekend, Michael Bisping captured the UFC middleweight championship after nearly a decade in the promotion. Bisping, who stepped into the fight on just two weeks notice, went out and knocked out Luke Rockhold in the very first round of their main event scrap. Prior to the fight, Bisping stated that when he won...


Jun 9, 2016 10:09 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan reacts to Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II

During the UFC 199 broadcast this past weekend, the UFC finally announced the date for the Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz rematch would take place at UFC 202 on August 20th in Las Vegas. Immediately the MMA world went wild with reactions about the fight. UFC commentator Joe Rogan wasted no time in discussing the...

Jun 9, 2016 8:41 am

Chris Weidman undergoes successful neck surgery

Good news for former middleweight champion Chris Weidman! After being forced to withdraw from his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold just two weeks before fight-night, Weidman has now undergone successful neck surgery and is resting at home. MMAFighting broke the news, which revealed that Weidman will begin physical therapy and strength training on Thursday,...

Jun 9, 2016 3:05 am

VIDEO | Robbie Lawler says he would have taken Conor McGregor’s soul if they fought

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was ready to take on the world prior to his fight with Nate Diaz at UFC 196. Talks of a superfight between McGregor and welterweight champion Robbie Lawler were brewing until Nate Diaz handed “The Notorious” his first loss in the UFC. Lawler recently spoke with WSB-TV ahead of UFC...

Jun 8, 2016 3:07 pm

Conor McGregor ranked on ‘Forbes 100 highest paid athletes’ list

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor never shies away from showing off the ‘fruits of his labor’ on social media, in the form of designer clothes, luxury vehicles, and expensive shopping sprees. The featherweight champion banked his largest payday earlier this year when he fought Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 at welterweight....

Jun 8, 2016 12:52 pm

Brock Lesnar comments on Conor McGregor’s rise in the UFC

According to most reports, Brock Lesnar is still the king of UFC pay-per-view. Most reports indicate that UFC 100, which was headlined by Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir in their rematch, came in at 1.6 million buys. However, Conor McGregor claims to hold the records for PPV, Gate, TV, Fightpass, Embedded record, as well as...

Jun 7, 2016 9:58 am

Luke Rockhold reflects on loss to Michael Bisping

This past Saturday in the main event of UFC 199, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping squared off for Rockhold’s middleweight title in what was a highly anticipated rematch. Bisping, who stepped in for Chris Weidman on just 2 weeks notice, managed to capitalize on Rockhold’s overconfidence, and knocked the champ out cold in the first...

Jun 7, 2016 9:16 am

Rumor: Jose Aldo injured, out of UFC 200

With nearly a month to go until UFC 200, where Jose Aldo will fight Frankie Edgar for the interim featherweight championship in a highly anticipated rematch from 2013, a rumor is picking up steam that Aldo injured himself in training and could be out of his UFC 200 fight with Frankie Edgar. The report comes...

Jun 7, 2016 12:57 am

Bellator President Scott Coker’s statement on the death of Kimbo Slice

Tragic news hit late Monday when it became known that Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, had died at the age of 42. Slice was scheduled to fight at Bellator 158 in July in a rematch with James Thompson. Bellator MMA President Scott Coker released the following statement following the news of Kimbo’s death:...

Jun 6, 2016 3:04 pm

VIDEO | Dana White on Brock Lesnar’s return to the UFC

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 200 against Mark Hunt. UFC President Dana White has struck a deal with Lesnar and the WWE to allow “The Beast” to compete once again in the Octagon. TMZ caught up with White and got his reaction to Lesnar fighting...

Jun 6, 2016 9:44 am

PHOTO | Michael Bisping bashes Luke Rockhold on social media once again

You would think that after throwing down in the Octagon twice, newly crowned UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and former champion Luke Rockhold would have settled their differences. Bisping realized his dream on Saturday night at UFC 199, knocking Rockhold out in the very first round and became the UFC middleweight champion. It is very...

Jun 5, 2016 3:10 pm

Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 opening odds

During Saturday night’s UFC 199 pay-per-view card in Los Angeles it was announced that a rematch between current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and perennial lightweight contender Nate Diaz had been booked to headline August’s UFC 202 event in Las Vegas. Despite coming out victorious in their first encounter at UFC 196, Nate Diaz has...

Jun 5, 2016 9:38 am

Shane Carwin would love to knockout Brock Lesnar at UFC 200

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin (12-2 MMA) says he would be willing to end his retirement to have a rematch with Brock Lesnar at UFC 200 this July in Las Vegas. Here is what the 41-year-old veteran posted to Twitter: For everyone blowing up my phone, yes I would take this fight @UFC...

Jun 4, 2016 10:38 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz ‘Stockton Slaps’ Dana White

When UFC President Dana White visited Stockton California recently to meet with Nate Diaz to discuss a rematch with Conor McGregor, Diaz got to use his signature ‘Stockton Slap’ on his boss. The clip surfaced following the UFC 199 Pay-Per View, during which it was announced that Diaz vs. McGregor II would go down at...

Jun 3, 2016 10:00 am

Luke Rockhold believes he’s the uncrowned P4P king

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold‘s confidence is at an all time high heading into UFC 199 this Saturday in Inglewood California. The middleweight champ has stated repeatedly that he believes he is on another level in comparison to his middleweight peers. Ahead of his rematch with Michael Bisping, Rockhold spoke after open workouts to explain...

Jun 2, 2016 7:36 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold predicts outcome of Michael Bisping fight

Amazing press conf today with @lukerockhold vs @mikebisping @ufc A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jun 2, 2016 at 6:37pm PDT In the main event of UFC 199 this Saturday, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping will have their highly anticipated rematch, this time for Rockhold’s middleweight championship. Ahead of the fight, both men...

Jun 2, 2016 12:07 pm

Dana White can’t make Nate Diaz vs Conor McGregor 2 happen

A rematch with Nate Diaz is the fight Conor McGregor wants the most at this point. “The Notorious” wants their second meeting under the same rules and conditions as their initial bout at UFC 196, which took place back in March where Diaz was able to submit McGregor in the second round. McGregor wants the...

Jun 2, 2016 8:53 am

Michael Bisping fires back at Chris Weidman

Several weeks ago Chris Weidman was forced out of his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold due to a neck injury. After it was revealed that Jacare Souza had a torn meniscus, and would be unable to fight, the UFC chose Michael Bisping to step in on short notice and fight Rockhold. Despite being injured,...

Jun 1, 2016 9:53 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold: Anderson Silva isn’t on my level

This Saturday, in the main event of UFC 199, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping will fight for the middleweight title in a highly anticipated rematch from 2014. While Bisping will be riding a 3-fight win streak into the bout, with his most recent win being a b, Luke Rockhold believes that even Anderson Silva isn’t...

Jun 1, 2016 10:45 am

UFC 199 fight week betting odds

On Saturday, UFC 199 will go down in Inglewood California. The event is one of the most highly anticipated of the year given that in the main event Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping will have their highly anticipated rematch for Rockhold’s middleweight championship. In addition, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their long awaited...

Jun 1, 2016 10:02 am

Chris Weidman to likely undergo neck surgery in 1-2 weeks

With just over two weeks to go until his rematch with Luke Rockhold for the middleweight championship, Chris Weidman was forced to withdraw from UFC 199 with a neck injury. Weidman revealed that while he would be unable to compete at UFC 199, he planned to compete at UFC 205, the UFC’s first event at...

Jun 1, 2016 9:16 am

Conor McGregor believes he “slapped the head off” Nate Diaz

At UFC 196 back in March, fight fans witnessed UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor lose for the first time in his MMA career. The seemingly invincible McGregor appeared unable to find his range, and ultimately ended up gassing in the 2nd round, resulting in Diaz landing a 1-2 combination that rocked McGregor, which led to...

Jun 1, 2016 8:52 am

Luke Rockhold fires back at Chris Weidman

Despite Chris Weidman withdrawing from his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold for the middleweight championship this Saturday, the trash-talk between the two has continued. After Rockhold said that Weidman fights like an idiot, Weidman fired back in a Tweet, in which he told Rockhold to keep his name out of his mouth and focus...

Jun 1, 2016 8:36 am

Chris Weidman puts Luke Rockhold on blast

On Saturday, Chris Weidman was supposed to have a highly anticipated rematch with Luke Rockhold for the UFC middleweight championship in the main event of UFC 199. However, just two weeks ago, Weidman was forced out of the bout with a neck injury, and was replaced by Michael Bisping on short notice. Despite that, Weidman’s...