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Feb 24, 2016 8:33 am

Conor McGregor’s coach points out important lesson from Rafael dos Anjos withdrawal

Yesterday Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor on March 5th due to a broken foot. Immediately there were several contenders campaigning to fill in against McGregor. Donald Cerrone, Anthony Pettis, Urijah Faber, and Nate Diaz all asked for the fight against McGregor, however Diaz ultimately filled the...

Feb 24, 2016 8:24 am

MMA world reacts to Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz announcement

Yesterday evening UFC President Dana White appeared on SportsCenter to make the announcement of Nate Diaz filling in for Rafael dos Anjos against Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Immediately social media went wild in anticipation of the fight. Below is a compilation of members of the MMA community reacting to the fight. . @thenotoriousmma vs...

Feb 24, 2016 8:11 am

Conor McGregor’s coach predicts early finish against Nate Diaz

While Conor McGregor might have opened up as the betting favorite against Nate Diaz ahead of their welterweight scrap at UFC 196 on March 5th, his coach, John Kavanagh, thinks it will be an early finish. Diaz was given the fight after UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos was forced out of the bout with...

Feb 24, 2016 8:04 am

REPLAY! Dana White makes Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz announcement

Last night UFC President Dana White appeared on SportsCenter to make the official announcement of who would be filling in for Rafael dos Anjos against Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5th. As BJPenn.com previously reported, Nate Diaz was given the fight. White also revealed that the fight would now go down at welterweight...


Feb 24, 2016 7:58 am

Opening betting odds for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz revealed

By now the MMA world knows that Nate Diaz has stepped in for Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 to fight Conor McGregor in a welterweight showdown. Diaz stepped in on short notice after Rafael dos Anjos was forced out of the bout with a broken foot. Immediately after Diaz stepped in the MMA world...

Feb 24, 2016 7:57 am

Exclusive Video | Nate Diaz coach talks fill-in fight against Conor McGregor

Tuesday morning it was announced that Rafael dos Anjos had broken his foot and would no longer be able to defend his title at UFC 196 on March 5th against Conor McGregor. Ultimately Nate Diaz was chosen as a new opponent for McGregor, and the bout was moved from a lightweight fight to a welterweight...

Feb 23, 2016 8:14 pm

Dana White officially announces Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor

Early Tuesday evening BJPenn.com broke the news that Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz had been slated for the main event of UFC 196 after Rafael dos Anjos backed out of the bout with a broken foot. There were still some questions surrounding the bout, mainly what weight class the pair would compete at. Tuesday evening...

Feb 23, 2016 6:20 pm

PHOTO | Rafael dos Anjos shares photo of broken foot

Tuesday morning news broke that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had been forced to pull out of his UFC 196 lightweight title fight with Conor McGregor on March 5th. While there was certainly no shortage of top ranked contenders offering to fight McGregor on short notice, the UFC ultimately opted to go with Nate...

Feb 23, 2016 12:38 pm

Donald ” Cowboy” Cerrone Hires Nutritionist | Confirmed

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is one of the few fighters who might get a call to face Conor McGregor at UFC 196. If Cerrone does gets the green light to fight Conor McGregor on March 5th, the Jackson-Wink MMA fighter is prepared to cut weight with assistance from nutritionist Mike Dolce. Will Dolce be needed? Or...

Feb 23, 2016 12:24 pm

Rumor: Nate Diaz gets Conor McGregor fight

Since it was revealed earlier today that Rafael dos Anjos had been forced out of his UFC 196 lightweight title fight with Conor McGregor due to a broken foot, the MMA community has been anxiously awaiting news of who Conor McGregor would fight. While Donald Cerrone, fresh off his UFC Pittsburgh win on Sunday, offered...

Feb 23, 2016 11:02 am

Jon “Bones” Jones: Killing the Abs in this clip

Filming the countdown earlier. Hope you guys enjoy A video posted by Jon Bones Jones (@jonnybones) on Feb 22, 2016 at 11:08pm PST It’s full steam ahead for former champ Jon “Bones” Jones as he prepares for Daniel “DC” Cormier on April 23rd at UFC 197. The title rematch will be the second fight between...

Feb 23, 2016 10:36 am

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone: Front Runner for Conor Mcgregor Fight

With Rafael dos Anjos out, it’s now a mad dash to get Conor McGregor an opponent for the UFC 196 main-event slot. Finding a quick replacement in less than 2 weeks notice you would think would be a tall order. Consider the amounts of cash they threw at Chad “Money” Mendes to step in the...

Feb 23, 2016 9:59 am

Nate Diaz tells Conor McGregor to get on his knees and beg

The UFC is still trying to find a replacement opponent for Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5th after Rafael dos Anjos withdrew form the bout with a broken foot. With less than 2 weeks until fight night Donald Cerrone offered to take the fight, and is even in the gym training. In addition...

Feb 23, 2016 9:44 am

VIDEO | Donald Cerrone in the gym: “go time” – fight with Conor McGregor on?

Since it was announced Tuesday morning that Rafael dos Anjos had withdrawn from his UFC 196 main event scrap with Conor McGregor there has been much speculation as to who would fill in for the lightweight champ. Just as many expected, Donald Cerrone offered to take the fight on short notice, as did former UFC...

Feb 23, 2016 9:25 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor on the cover of Sports Illustrated

With UFC 196 less than two weeks away, fans are anxiously awaiting Conor McGregor’s UFC lightweight debut. Unfortunately, Tuesday morning news surfaced that Rafael dos Anjos had been forced to pull out of the fight due to a broken foot. It was revealed by Kings MMA head coach Rafael Cordeiro that dos Anjos wouldn’t need...

Feb 23, 2016 8:01 am

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi expertly breaks down Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping

On Saturday in London, Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping will step into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’. The fight will be the first for Silva since his UFC 183 win over Nick Diaz which was ultimately overturned after Silva failed a pair of drug tests. The former champ was...

Feb 23, 2016 7:06 am

VIDEO | Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller makes bizarre appearance on Inside MMA

It was announced recently that Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller would be returning to MMA to fight former UFC fighter Luke Barnatt for the Venator middleweight championship at Venator FC 3. When the fight was announced, Mayhem made a video in which he stated that he was fighting Josh Barnett, who is of course a former UFC...

Feb 23, 2016 7:03 am

Anderson “The Spider” Silva: Full Fight | Silva vs Franklin

The year was 2006 and Anderson “The Spider” Silva (34-6 MMA) started his reign of dominance over the middleweight division by beating Rich Franklin for the title. Silva will be facing Michael “The Count” Bisping (28-7 MMA) this weekend What was your most memorable Silva fight?

Feb 22, 2016 5:06 pm

Video: Mark”The Super Samoan” Hunt || Highlights

UFC heavyweights Mark Hunt and Frank Mir take center stage for the main-event in Brisbane, Australia. Check out the training and fight highlights from one of the most dangerous one punch heavyweight hitters in the division today. Who do you see getting their hand raised in this heavyweight bout?

Feb 22, 2016 2:37 pm

Gif This! Perfectly timed punch with blood splatter | Fight Night Pittsburgh

Last night’s event at Fight Night Pittsburgh had a little of everything. What some missed was a great performance from Lauren Murphy and Kelly Faszholz who received ‘Fight of The Night’ honors for their efforts. Murphy finished the fight via TKO to snap a two fight skid, who previously was undefeated going into the UFC....

Feb 22, 2016 1:48 pm

Twitter Time with Dana White: MMA Referee Mario Yamasaki | Blasted by White

President Dana White took to social media to voice his opinion on the stoppage by MMA referee Mario Yamasaki who was the third man in the octagon for the Oliveira vs Cerrone contest last night. Yamasaki is a 4th degree black-belt in BJJ as well as 4th degree black-belt in Judo dividing his time as...

Feb 22, 2016 12:45 pm

Video: Dennis Bermudez thinks ‘it’d be really cool’ to fight idol BJ Penn

Dennis “The Menace” Bermudez is back in the win column after dropping 2 straight against Ricardo Lamas and Jeremy Stephens. Bermudez (15-5 MMA) was on a tear with a 7 fight win streak with notable wins over Max Holloway (2013) and Clay Guida (2014) to name a few. The unanimous decision victory over Tatsuya Kawajiri...

Feb 22, 2016 11:20 am

Anderson Silva: The Spider has Landed! Fight Night London

It’s fight week and this event’s destination of octagon fights takes us to London, England for a night of Fight Pass action. #7 Anderson Silva (34-6 MMA) is back in action since his last fight with Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on January of last year. The fight resulted in a no-contest and Silva was...

Feb 22, 2016 9:52 am

Combat Footage: Jon Bones Jones and Carlos Condit Playing Real Life Call of Duty

Former champs Jon “Bones” Jones and Carlos “The Natural Born Killer” Condit are seen doing some ‘live fire exercises’ in this video. Jones will be back in the octagon at UFC 197 on April 23rd for his anticipated rematch against champ Daniel “DC” Cormier. As for Condit, he hasn’t quite made up his mind if...