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May 26, 2016 10:19 am

Frankie Edgar gives prediction for Conor McGregor’s future

When it comes to UFC featherweight star Conor McGregor, one thing is certain, you never know what he’s going to do next. After winning the UFC featherweight championship in December at UFC 194 by knocking out Jose Aldo, McGregor looked to move up to lightweight to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship. When...

May 26, 2016 8:51 am

Nate Diaz blasts Donald Cerrone

Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor were supposed to have their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 200 on July 9th, however McGregor was ultimately pulled from the event for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. While UFC President Dana White initially stated that Diaz would remain on the card, he was then pulled from the July...

May 26, 2016 2:48 am

Robbie Lawler vs. Georges St-Pierre at UFC 205 in New York?

Robbie Lawler has been the most successful UFC welterweight champion since Georges St-Pierre stepped away from the sport back in 2013. While the reports and rumors of “Rush” making his way back to fight in the Octagon keep popping up, another source very close to Georges has revealed some information regarding the former champion’s future....

May 25, 2016 5:24 pm

Nate Diaz: Conor McGregor is ‘artificial’

Nate Diaz is sitting at the top of the UFC with the promotion’s biggest draw, Conor McGregor, “obsessed” with fighting him in a rematch. Diaz spoke with Ariel Helwani on a special edition of The MMA Hour on Wednesday to discuss a variety of topics that included Nate Diaz’s position on the business of fighting...


May 25, 2016 2:32 pm

Nate Diaz: ‘F*** you, pay me motherf*****’

Nate Diaz sounds like he has figured out the business side to fighting in the UFC. After winning the biggest fight of his career against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a non-title welterweight fight bout at UFC 196, Diaz received the biggest payday of his career. Diaz spoke with Ariel Helwani on a special...

May 25, 2016 8:29 am

PHOTO | Intense & mysterious staredown photo of Conor McGregor & Ronda Rousey leaked

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been on an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon since her brutal 2nd round KO loss to Holly Holm at UFC 194 back in November. Since then, Rousey has been filming quite a few movies in Hollywood. On the other hand, since Rousey’s loss, Conor McGregor won the featherweight...

May 23, 2016 1:19 pm

Conor McGregor to appear nude in the ‘Body Issue’ of ESPN The Magazine

After serving his first media interview with ESPN since his UFC 200 debacle, it looks like Conor McGregor will be added to ESPN The Magazine’s list of nude athletes to appear in the “Body Issue.” ESPN tweeted the announcement on Monday. Conor McGregor will appear in the Body Issue. A look at MMA stars who...

May 22, 2016 2:04 pm

Video | Watch Luke Rockhold defeat Chris Weidman at UFC 194

Luke Rockhold became the UFC’s middleweight champion this past December when he stopped Chris Weidman in the co-main event of UFC 194. Rockhold and Weidman were set to rematch at next month’s UFC 199 event in Los Angeles, however, Chris was forced to withdraw from the fight after he suffered a neck injury. Stepping in...

May 22, 2016 12:54 pm

Dan Henderson: “I’m almost ready to retire”

Dan Henderson will fight the final bout of his current UFC contract when he squares off with former Bellator champ Hector Lombard at UFC 199 on June 4 in  Los Angeles. The 45-year-old mixed martial arts legend recently spoke to MMAJunkie Radio where he admitted that he is about ready to hang up the gloves....

May 22, 2016 8:51 am

Video | Conor McGregor talks to ESPN about his issues with the UFC

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was interviewed by ESPN where he opened up about his ‘publicized civil war’ with the UFC. The brash Irish superstar has been in discussions with the UFC about a possible rematch with Nate Diaz which would take place at UFC 202 later this summer. “Mystic Mac” says he is committed...

May 22, 2016 8:34 am

Conor McGregor discusses ‘publicized civil war’ with UFC

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor spoke with ESPN on Sunday, where he opened up about his ‘publicized civil war’ with the UFC over UFC 200. Here is what “Mystic Mac” had to say (as transcribed by MMAFighting.com): “I was in a time where I was like, figuring out something,” McGregor said. “I didn’t just shut...

May 20, 2016 9:15 pm

Dana White: ‘I didn’t have a good day in Stockton’

Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta made their way out to Stockton, California on Friday to meet with Nate Diaz. Just a couple days before getting to Stockton, White and Fertitta met with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor for dinner. The meeting looked to go over well as both McGregor and White were all smiles upon...

May 20, 2016 4:33 pm

Gilbert Melendez on Conor McGregor: ‘He fights like the smaller man’

Nate Diaz and Gilbert Melendez have been close training partners for a long time with Cesar Gracie. Melendez knows Diaz all too well and says that if McGregor gets his rematch with Nate, the result will be the same as their first match. “I don’t see it going any differently. I see Conor, if he...

May 20, 2016 4:14 pm

Report: Dana White storms out of lunch meeting with Nate Diaz in Stockton

UFC heads met with Conor McGregor on Wednesday night to discuss booking his next fight and from the looks of both Dana White and “The Notorious” after their meeting, everything went really well. White and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta apparently met with Nate Diaz Friday in Stockton, California to meet over lunch to discuss booking...

May 20, 2016 11:06 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier’s promotion of UFC 200 goes horribly wrong

UFC Champ @dc_mma went on a local Philadelphia show to promote #UFC200. Let's just say — it didn't go well.https://t.co/9tiHtXqDgF — Herd w/Colin Cowherd (@TheHerd) May 18, 2016 Fight promotion is a big part of the fight game. You can tell how important it is to the UFC after they pulled Conor McGregor from headlining...

May 19, 2016 3:52 pm

Matt Brown sounds off on Tyron Woodley’s title shot against Robbie Lawler at UFC 201

Despite facing defeat over the weekend at UFC 198, Matt Brown doesn’t agree with the UFC’s decision to have Tyron Woodley fighting for the welterweight title against Robbie Lawler in the main event at UFC 201. “He didn’t beat nobody,” Brown said to MMAjunkie. “Gastelum is nobody that you beat to get a title fight....

May 19, 2016 11:06 am

Holly Holm explains turning down Cyborg fight, now welcomes catchweight bout

Former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm admits that she did turn down the offer to welcome Cris Cyborg to the Octagon in her UFC debut. Holm has her reason, after getting her belt taken from her in the very last round of her championship fight against Miesha Tate at UFC 196. “I’m not even stuck...

May 19, 2016 10:42 am

PHOTO | Dana White all smiles after meeting with Conor McGregor

UFC President Dana White announced Wednesday on ESPN’s SportsCenter that he would be having dinner with Conor McGregor to arrange his next fight in the UFC. The two were caught on video leaving their dinner meeting and McGregor looked to be in good spirits, despite their disagreement with UFC 200 and being pulled off the...

May 18, 2016 11:09 am

Luke Rockhold reacts to fighting Michael Bisping at UFC 199

Tuesday afternoon, news broke that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman would no longer be able to compete in his scheduled UFC 199 rematch against Luke Rockhold. Weidman went on to explain that he suffered an injury in training that would result in surgery, sidelining him for 8-12 weeks. Wednesday morning it was announced that...

May 18, 2016 10:19 am

Luke Rockhold gets new opponent for UFC 199

With former middleweight champion Chris Weidman pulling out of his title rematch against the champion Luke Rockhold due to an injury, the UFC has been working on getting a new opponent to replace Weidman at UFC 199. UFC President Dana White announced Wednesday on ESPN’s SportsCenter that Michael Bisping will get a rematch with Luke...

May 18, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo vows to “get that piece of s**t” Conor McGregor

While Jose Aldo is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 interim featherweight title fight against Frankie Edgar, an eventual rematch with Conor McGregor seems to be the main focus of Aldo. Aldo spoke to media members in Brazil prior to UFC 198, where he discussed his fight against Edgar, a rematch with Conor McGregor,...

May 18, 2016 9:27 am

Rumor: Ronda Rousey will fight Miesha Tate, then retire

It has only been 6 months since Ronda Rousey was brutally knocked out by Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193 in Australia. With that being said, there has been much speculation as to when Rousey will return to the Octagon given that Miesha Tate is champion, Holly Holm was the first woman...

May 18, 2016 9:16 am

Chris Weidman opens up on injury that forced him out of UFC 199

Tuesday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman had been forced out of his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold on June 4th. While the nature of the injury wasn’t immediately revealed, Weidman himself has taken to Facebook to release a statement regarding the situation, and explain what forced him to...

May 18, 2016 5:44 am

Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping agree to fight on Twitter

Yesterday evening news broke that former UFC middleweight title holder Chris Weidman had suffered an injury and was forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 199 rematch with current champion Luke Rockhold on June 4 in Los Angeles. Shortly after the news broke, multiple fighters took to Twitter to ask for the short-notice fight with...

May 17, 2016 8:22 pm

Luke Rockhold sends Chris Weidman a message

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold and former champion Chris Weidman have had a highly competitive rivalry and were set to rematch for the title at UFC 199. Unfortunately on Tuesday, news broke that Weidman was forced to pull out of their bout scheduled for June 4 and the UFC has been scrambling to find an...