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Jul 1, 2016 9:23 am

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones is a “middle-aged man at 28 years old”

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier were initially slated to have their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 197 on April 23rd in what was Jones’ first fight back in the Octagon since being stripped of his light heavyweight championship. Cormier pulled out of the fight with a knee injury, and was ultimately replaced by Ovince St-Preux...

Jun 30, 2016 10:02 pm

Daniel Cormier on Jon Jones rivalry: “I would not change a thing”

While Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s rivalry is certainly alive and well ahead of their UFC 200 rematch on July 9th, both men have toned down the trash talk to an extent. This week Jones even went as far as to call his rivalry with Cormier “childish”. During the UFC 200 media call, Cormier was...

Jun 30, 2016 10:44 am

Jon Jones on UFC 200 training: “I’ve done almost zero weightlifting”

Prior to Jon Jones’ return to the Octagon in April at UFC 197, the pound for pound kingpin packed on a considerable amount of muscle. Many questioned whether or not this would have a significant impact on Jones’ performance inside the Octagon given that he was carrying so much extra muscle. After his unanimous decision...

Jun 30, 2016 10:25 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk eyes titles in two divisions

Earlier this month, Joanne Calderwood and Valerie Letourneau competed in the first UFC women’s flyweight bout in Ottawa, Canada. Calderwood dominated the fight from the start, rocking Letourneau numerous times before ultimately finishing the fight with a liver kick, spinning backfist combo. While UFC women’s featherweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is currently gearing up for her...


Jun 30, 2016 10:09 am

Jacare Souza ready to make UFC return following surgery

In May, Jacare Souza picked up arguably the biggest win of his UFC career when he defeated Vitor Belfort via 1st round TKO. With the win, Souza became the presumptive #1 contender at middleweight, leading many to expect him to get a title shot over the winner of UFC 199’s Rockhold-Weidman rematch. With just two...

Jun 30, 2016 9:52 am

Jon Jones: ‘I may have DC call me daddy on fight night’

Back at UFC 182 in January of 2015, Jon Jones infamously placed his hand on top of Daniel Cormier’s head at the end of the 4th round of their title fight, in a display of disrespect. Now, ahead of their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 200 for the undisputed light heavyweight championship, Jones has a...

Jun 30, 2016 9:00 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier begins weight cut 10 days out from UFC 200

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 main event fight with Jon Jones for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. The fight is not only one of the most highly anticipated rematches of all time, it will headline one of the most historic events of all time. In the...

Jun 30, 2016 1:34 am

PHOTO | #TBT Nate Diaz thuggin’ and mean muggin’ even in the fifth grade

The Diaz brothers are known for their brash attitude and simply not caring about trying to be polite in the eye of the public. The middle finger flipping brothers are stars in the sport of mixed martial arts in part due to their attitudes and of course their relentless fighting spirit and polished technique. Nate...

Jun 29, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen breaks down Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II

At UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight championship on arguably the biggest fight card in UFC history. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community seems to be split down the middle in regards to who will win the fight. While Jones is...

Jun 29, 2016 9:45 am

John Kavanagh: First Nate Diaz fight “was a bit of a circus”

Back in March, Nate Diaz stepped in on less than two weeks notice to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196 after UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos broke his foot during training. Diaz submitted McGregor in the second round, putting an end to McGregor’s hopes of earning a welterweight title shot,...

Jun 29, 2016 8:49 am

Conor McGregor on loss to Nate Diaz: “I can’t live with it”

Conor McGregor’s UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz left the MMA world stunned. While some predicted that Diaz would shock the world and win the fight, McGregor, who was previously unbeaten inside the Octagon, losing was surreal to many fans. At UFC 202 on August 20th, McGregor will get the chance to avenge his loss...

Jun 29, 2016 8:26 am

Daniel Cormier fires back at Jon Jones over referee complaint

Jon Jones isn’t hiding the fact that he isn’t satisfied with the NAC’s referee selection for his UFC 200 rematch with Daniel Cormier. Jones’ team initially appealed the referee selection, however they ignored his concerns and moved forward with McCarthy as the referee for the bout. During a media scrum earlier this week, Jones explained...

Jun 28, 2016 7:28 pm

Jon Jones wants “any other referee” but John McCarthy

Ahead of Jon Jones’ UFC 200 main event scrap with Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship, Jon Jones petitioned the NSAC to change the referee for the bout. The NSAC ultimately rejected Team Jones’ proposal, and moved forward with ‘Big’ John McCarthy being the referee for the bout. During a recent media scrum,...

Jun 28, 2016 12:18 pm

VIDEO | On This Day: Anderson Silva makes UFC debut at the age of 31

#OnThisDay in 2006: @spiderandersonsilva made his UFC debut and it was savage! Watch again on @ufcfightpass A video posted by UFC Europe (@ufceurope) on Jun 28, 2016 at 7:04am PDT Anderson “The Spider” Silva made his UFC debut on this day 10 years ago. Silva stepped into the Octagon with Chris Leben and made a...

Jun 28, 2016 11:13 am

Carlos Condit tells fans to ‘stay tuned’ for his next fight

Good news for Carlos Condit fans. The former UFC interim welterweight champion said after his title fight with Robbie Lawler at UFC 195 that he would only be fighting in big fights that really got him excited. Condit mentioned at the time that it was basically the rematch with Lawler for the belt that he...

Jun 28, 2016 10:37 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz beats Nick Diaz in triathlon despite move up in weight

#nickdiaz #triathlon #xterra #tahoe #finishline #mma #boxing #jiujitsu #run #bike #swim A video posted by Diazbrothers209 (@diazbrothers209) on Jun 25, 2016 at 12:09pm PDT Despite Nate Diaz’s size that he has put on ahead of his welterweight rematch with Conor McGregor, the Stockton native that usually fights at lightweight is in fantastic shape. The Diaz...

Jun 28, 2016 10:26 am

VIDEO | Hilarious animation of Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier rivalry

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s rivalry is certainly a storied one. Prior to the pair’s first meeting inside the Octagon they were involved in an infamous brawl during their first staredown. When the pair finally met in the Octagon, it was Jones who emerged victorious as he claimed a unanimous decision win. After being stripped...

Jun 28, 2016 9:50 am

VIDEO | On This Day: Conor McGregor loses first professional MMA fight

Jun28.2008 Conor McGregor suffers the 1st loss of his professional career when he is submitted by Artemij Sitenkovpic.twitter.com/DtvXvX61L9 — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) June 28, 2016 On this day in MMA history 8 years ago, Conor McGregor lost the first professional fight of his MMA career at the hands of Artemis Sitenkov. McGregor’s record fell...

Jun 28, 2016 9:38 am

PHOTO | Striking statistics for UFC 200 fighters

In less than two weeks, the UFC will hold its historic UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The event will play host to numerous high-profile fights including the Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier rematch, the return of Brock Lesnar, and many others. Ahead of the fight, take a look at the striking statistics from the...

Jun 28, 2016 8:37 am

Daniel Cormier: Cain Velasquez beats Jon Jones 10/10 times

In less than one month, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 200. Ahead of the fight, Jon Jones revealed that he has lost interest in moving up to heavyweight in the future, and would rather stay at light...

Jun 28, 2016 8:26 am

Conor McGregor will only fight Floyd Mayweather for even split

After Conor McGregor was pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event, talk of a potential boxing superfight with legendary prizefighter Floyd Mayweather picked up. Ultimately nothing came of the rumors, and McGregor was booked to fight Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 202 on...

Jun 27, 2016 11:59 am

Marcelo Garcia black Belt Dillon Danis: ‘Conor McGregor is amazing on the ground’

BJJ sensation Dillon Danis has been in Ireland at SBG training with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and his team preparing for McGregor’s rematch with Nate Diaz set for UFC 202. Danis, a black belt under Marcelo Garcia spoke with FloGrappling about training with “The Notorious” and had nothing but great things to say about...

Jun 26, 2016 1:19 pm

Conor McGregor details what went wrong in his first fight with Diaz

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor suffered the first loss of his UFC career to Nate Diaz this past March in Las Vegas. Diaz submitted the Irish superstar in the second-round of their main event fight at UFC 196. McGregor was initially supposed to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title at the event,...

Jun 25, 2016 5:30 pm

Jon Jones is no longer interested in fighting at heavyweight

Current UFC interim light heavyweight title holder and former undisputed champion Jon Jones was recently interviewed by MMAJunkie where he was asked about potentially moving up to the promotions heavyweight division. “Bones”, who once seemed very interested in fighting at heavyweight, is now singing a different tune: “To be honest with you, heavyweight really doesn’t...

Jun 25, 2016 5:29 pm

Gustaffson: I know I can beat DC and Jones!

Former title challenger Alexander Gustaffson will return to the octagon in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 93 in Hamburg, Germany, when he squares off with Jan Blachowicz. The 29-year-old Swede has gone 1-3 over his past four bouts suffering losses to Jon Jones, Anthony Johnson and most recently Daniel Cormier over that stretch....