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Jul 1, 2015 3:03 pm

McGregor: ‘Aldo Quit, He Should Be Stripped Of The Title’

UFC featherweight Conor McGregor thinks that champion Jose Aldo, who is no longer fighting at UFC 189, should be stripped of his title for ‘quitting.’ The Irishmen spoke during today’s UFC 189 media conference call and said that in his opinion Aldo is finished and should have his belt taken away. Check it out! “I...

Jul 1, 2015 12:59 pm

Rockhold: ‘Weidman is trolling, our fight is on’

UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold wants everyone to calm down. Yesterday, champion Chris Weidman surprised many when he said that his fight with Rockhold might not be happening. Rockhold took to Twitter to assure everyone that the champ was just trying to ‘troll’ everyone and said that the title fight is still set to go, although...

Jul 1, 2015 12:54 pm

Leben: “I don’t have anything to prove anymore”

  Former UFC middleweight and TUF 1 cast member Chris ‘The Crippler’ Leben recently caught up with BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage and talked about his retirement. So, will the fan favorite ever step back into the cage? Probably not. “Everybody’s always asking me, ‘Chris, you should fight again now that you’re not on all these...

Jul 1, 2015 12:28 pm

“HE’LL BE CRYING FOR HIS MAMA”

UFC featherweight Chad Mendes was informed yesterday that he will be stepping in for Jose Aldo and fighting Conor McGregor at UFC 189, for the interim title. Mendes talked to FOX Sports about fighting the Irishmen in two weeks. “I’ve got two weeks to get as sharp as I can. I live a healthy lifestyle...

Jul 1, 2015 12:18 pm

Conor McGregor Sent Jose Aldo This Get Well Message

Jose Aldo is out, Chad Mendes is in. The news was announced yesterday on ESPN’s Sportscenter. Conor was present, with Dana White, during the announcement and had plenty to say while being asked questions about the situation. But still, he couldn’t resist sending a message via Twitter later in the day. It’s clearly meant for...

Jul 1, 2015 12:17 pm

Dana’s Dissapointed — ‘We Spent A Lot Of Money On Aldo vs. McGregor’

UFC president Dana White probably isn’t feeling so great right now. He announced last night that champion Jose Aldo has pulled out of his scheduled fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 189 and that Chad Mendes would be stepping in to fight McGregor for the interim title. McGregor and Mendes is still an awesome fight,...

Jul 1, 2015 10:59 am

UFC Fighters Heavily Favor Mendes Over McGregor In Twitter Reactions

Team Alpha Male’s Chad ‘Money’ Mendes will be fighting for the interim UFC featherweight title at UFC 189 against Conor McGregor. It seems like maybe McGregor’s constant talking has made him a few enemies, as the number of supporters for Mendes far outweighed those for the ‘Mystic Mac’. Check it out! When @chadmendes wins will Dana even...

Jul 1, 2015 10:28 am

UFC 189 Odds — McGregor Still Betting Favorite, Mendes In As Underdog

The name on the other side of the poster is different, but the odds are still in Conor McGregor’s favor. After Jose Aldo was reported to have a rib injury, the betting lines shifted and made McGregor the favorite. Now, Aldo is officially out, and McGregor will battle #1 contender Chad Mendes. Still, the odds...

Jul 1, 2015 10:14 am

Make It Five! — Jose Aldo’s Most “Notorious” Title Fight Cancellations

Jose Aldo has officially pulled out of UFC 189. The news came from Dana White himself, who appeared on ESPN with Conor McGregor and said that the featherweight champion has pulled out of the title fight because of his rib injury. This makes it five times that the featherweight king has pulled out of a...

Jul 1, 2015 9:50 am

Ronda on Bethe: ‘I never wanted to beat someone so badly’

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was in attendance for the UFC/Reebok press conference in New York and talked to the media about her upcoming title defense against Bethe Correia. Rousey told MMAFighting that she didn’t buy Correia’s apology for the comments she made about suicide. “I don’t buy it at all. There’s no way that...

Jul 1, 2015 9:29 am

Ratings Report: ‘Machida vs. Romero’ Edition

  The numbers are in and ‘UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero’ brought in a 909,000 viewers for the main card. The strange and interesting aspect of the numbers? The 9:30 PM to 10:00 PM prelim broadcast brought in 950,000 viewers. Yes, the prelim garnered more viewers than the main event between Lyoto Machida and...

Jul 1, 2015 9:28 am

UFC Returns To Dublin, October 24

The UFC have announced that they will be heading back to Ireland in 2015. To be more specific, they will be bringing a UFC Fight Night event to Dublin, to be held in the 3Arena (formerly the O2). The promotion has announced October 24 as the date, but has yet to release any fights for...

Jul 1, 2015 9:11 am

Chad Mendes Talks McGregor Fight: ‘Conor, You’re Fu*ked’

Yesterday it was announced that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo pulled out of UFC 189 and Team Alpha Male’s Chad Mendes will be stepping in to fight Conor McGregor for the interim title. McGregor was present for the announcement, with UFC president Dana White, and talked on ESPN’s Sportscenter about his new opponent, saying he...

Jul 1, 2015 9:10 am

Coach: ‘Chad Mendes Ready, Been Training For McGregor For 3 Weeks’

Team Alpha Male’s Chad ‘Money’ Mendes will fight Conor McGregor at UFC 189 for the interim featherweight title. This coming after Jose Aldo pulled out due to his rib injury. Mendes has been on standby for about a week, ready to fill in at anytime before UFC 189 in the event that Aldo couldn’t go....

Jul 1, 2015 9:08 am

Fertitta On Picking Mendes Over Edgar: ‘It Was A Coin Toss’

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta says it wasn’t easy to choose between Chad Mendes and Frankie Edgar, for who would fight Conor McGregor at UFC 189, but ultimately they had to make a choice. Fertitta talked to MMAFighting about the situation and said ranking had a lot to do with it. “At the end of the...

Jul 1, 2015 8:52 am

Koscheck Blasts UFC and Reebok, Calls For Fighter’s Union

Former UFC welterweight Josh Koscheck is now a fighter for Bellator MMA and has no problem telling people how he really feels about the UFC and the new Reebok deal. Koscheck took to his Instagram yesterday, after the UFC released the new Reebok uniforms, and blasted the promotion for using his name and for how...

Jul 1, 2015 8:29 am

Bellator’s Koscheck: ‘I’m happy to get the UFC cuffs off’

  Former UFC fighter Josh Koscheck is now with Bellator MMA, and boy is he ready to let loose on his former employer. The welterweight talked to MMAJunkie about joining Bellator MMA and said it was like taking his handcuffs off. Here’s what he had to say: “Finally, I get to take off my handcuffs...

Jul 1, 2015 8:00 am

Sonnen: ‘I’m McGregor’s Hero, And I Did Not Dissapoint’

Chael Sonnen, former UFC fighter and current MMA analyst, was happy to meet one of his biggest fans recently and feels like he didn’t disappoint. The fan? Conor McGregor. Well that’s how Sonnen put it, when he sent out this Tweet of the two of them with UFC announcer Bruce Buffer. The caption reads, “They...

Jul 1, 2015 7:53 am

PEDS BE GONE! CSAC Surprise Testing All Upcoming UFC Fighters

  The California State Athletic Commission is taking the bull by the horns and really going after PED users. They have recently tested the full UFC 184 card with blood test and suspended two Bellator fighters, Mike Richman for two years and former champ Alexander Shlemenko for three. They are really going after it, regardless...

Jul 1, 2015 7:51 am

Dana White: ‘Hey Yoel, People Don’t Want To Be Preached To’

  UFC president Dana White had plenty to say about Yoel Romero’s ‘controversial comments’. Romero, after defeating Lyoto Machida, took the mic from Jon Anik and started speaking in english, which is his second language, and started talking about America and saying ‘What happened?’ Then from there, things got a little murky. Some think he...