2508 Search Results for rematch

Mar 19, 2016 1:08 pm

Nate Diaz’s coach: ‘The Diaz show vs. Conor McGregor part 2’

Earlier this week reports surfaced that the UFC was actively looking to book Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II for UFC 200 in July. According to sources, both sides had verbally agreed to a welterweight bout on the July 9th card, however nothing was made official. With that being said, Diaz’s strength and conditioning coach...

Mar 19, 2016 8:27 am

Rafael dos Anjos: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 makes no sense

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos was initially slated to fight Conor McGregor for the lightweight championship at UFC 196 on March 5th, however a broken foot forced dos Anjos out of the fight. Ultimately Nate Diaz stepped in as a late replacement for dos Anjos with less than two weeks until fight night. Diaz...

Mar 18, 2016 8:02 pm

Report: Conor McGregor cancels planned movie appearance to focus on training

Leading up to UFC 196, Conor McGregor revealed that while he wasn’t crazy about the idea of doing movies, he is crazy about money, and may occasionally dabble in the film industry. It was revealed that McGregor would be making a guest appearance in an upcoming installment of ‘XXX’ with Vin Diesel. However, ahead of...

Mar 18, 2016 7:44 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones looking bigger than ever before in new training clips

With just a little over a month until UFC 197, where Jon Jones will look to reclaim the championship belt he never lost inside the Octagon, the former champ is looking absolutely shredded in these new training clips. Since being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship, Jones has prided himself on a new healthy...

Mar 18, 2016 3:08 pm

PHOTO | Fan-made ‘UFC 200: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor’ poster

Friday afternoon sources revealed that both Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor have verbally agreed to a rematch at UFC 200 at welterweight once again. Of course, this has lead to much anticipation, and rightfully so. Following UFC 196 UFC President Dana White revealed that the event broke many UFC records. Diaz took the fight at...

Mar 18, 2016 11:53 am

Miesha Tate on Holly Holm: ‘I think she just crumbled under the pressure’

Holly Holm was likely just one round away from defending her UFC women’s bantamweight title for her first time at UFC 196. Unfortunately for Holm, Miesha Tate took the win and the belt by securing a rear-naked choke on Holm in the fifth round that put Holm to sleep. “I think she just crumbled under...

Mar 18, 2016 11:31 am

Daniel Cormier: “I made a lot of mistakes” in first fight with Jon Jones

We are nearly one month away from Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 197 on April 23rd. This time however, things are different. Jones is walking into the fight as the challenger for the first time since 2011, whereas Cormier will be walking into the...

Mar 18, 2016 10:44 am

Report: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II in the works for UFC 200

After UFC 196, where Nate Diaz shocked the world as he submitted Conor McGregor in the 2nd round of their welterweight scrap, UFC President Dana White stated that the event broke several UFC records. Given that, many wondered if the UFC would book a rematch between the two men, however Diaz stated that there were...

Mar 18, 2016 9:00 am

TJ Dillashaw “pretty pissed” Urijah Faber got title shot

After Dominick Cruz returned to the Octagon in January, and defeated T.J. Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship he never lost, there was much speculation as to whether Dillashaw would be getting an immediate rematch given how close the fight was. After the bantamweight championship was wrapped around Cruz’s waist, it didn’t take long...

Mar 18, 2016 7:54 am

Miley Cyrus sounds off on Nate Diaz’s UFC 196 win

At UFC 196, Nate Diaz pulled off one of the most spectacular wins in UFC history as he submitted Conor McGregor with a rear naked choke in the 2nd round. The event as a whole broke every UFC record according to UFC President Dana White, and saw many high profile celebrities in attendance. Shortly after...

Mar 17, 2016 5:56 am

Report: UFC denies RDA’s request to fight Robbie Lawler or Nate Diaz at UFC 200

According to a report from Ariel Helwani, the UFC has denied Rafael dos Anjos’ request to fight either Nate Diaz or Robbie Lawler at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. ‘UFC Tonight’ revealed the news on Twitter: UFC denied Rafael dos Anjos' bid for Lawler or Diaz at UFC 200 (per @arielhelwani) https://t.co/Ip40btOG8i...

Mar 16, 2016 10:00 pm

Cain Velasquez vs. Travis Browne reportedly targeted for UFC 200

As we get closer and closer to UFC 200 on July 9th, reports of potential matchups have begun to emerge. In addition, fighters are calling each other out hoping to talk themselves into a spot on what many expect to be the biggest event in the history of the UFC. It was reported on Fox...

Mar 16, 2016 5:22 pm

Ovince Saint Preux tells Light Heavyweights to stop being scared

About a month ago OSP picked up a win over Rafael Cavalcante. This would be his 19th professional win. Obviously Saint Preux is anxious to get back in the cage. “I get it, guys in my division are scared to fight me,” Saint Preux told MMAFighting.com, “I get that. I’m breaking people’s arms and choking...

Mar 16, 2016 12:11 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor on ‘The Comeback’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has fallen to defeat for the first time in his UFC career. Although it is not his first loss in his professional career, it is the first time “The Notorious” has been defeated in the UFC after his soaring rise to worldwide popularity. McGregor said on a social media post...

Mar 16, 2016 10:54 am

Rashad Evans: If Daniel Cormier loses to Jon Jones, he has to retire

Rashad Evans and Daniel Cormier may have become friends through their analyst roles on Fox Sports 1, however the way Evans sees it, if Daniel Cormier were to lose to Jon Jones in their rematch at UFC 197, DC might have to retire. In the pair’s first meeting, Jones dominated Cormier for 5 full rounds...

Mar 16, 2016 8:36 am

Joe Rogan’s interesting perspective on Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo II

In the main event of UFC 194, Conor McGregor shocked the world as he knocked Jose Aldo out cold in just 13 seconds. The win silenced many critics, and saw McGregor crowned as the undisputed UFC featherweight champion. In the wake of McGregor’s UFC 196 submission loss to Nate Diaz, McGregor stated that he would...

Mar 15, 2016 8:43 am

Chris Weidman: My fights changed Anderson Silva

When Chris Weidman stepped into the Octagon to face Anderson Silva for the UFC middleweight championship at UFC 162 in 2013, he shocked the world as he knocked ‘The Spider’ out cold in the second round. As if that moment wasn’t horrible enough for ‘The Spider,’ in their rematch at UFC 168, a checked leg...