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May 10, 2016 10:54 am

Carlos Condit is a white belt?

It is really hard to believe that Carlos Condit is a white belt, according to traditional Brazilian jiu-jitsu technical skills in the gi. With 13 submissions on his record, “The Natural Born Killer” has never trained in the gi, until now. Condit posted a statement on his Facebook page addressing his journey into the world...

May 10, 2016 8:25 am

Gunnar Nelson’s bold prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

While Conor McGregor has been pulled from his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz on July 9th, a rematch with Diaz doesn’t appear to be far from the mind of Team McGregor. In the wake of Gunnar Nelson’s submission victory over Albert Tumenov this past weekend in Rotterdam, Nelson spoke to FOX Sports to make...

May 10, 2016 2:19 am

PHOTO | TJ Dillashaw training with Georges St-Pierre at Tristar

Former Team Alpha Male all star TJ Dillashaw has been in Canada getting some training in with Georges St-Pierre and Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi. After a great training at @tristargym today with @TJDillashaw and @Firas_Zahabi! pic.twitter.com/S1jMDe68eL — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) May 9, 2016 According to Ariel Helwani, he was told that Dillashaw is training...

May 9, 2016 1:17 pm

Miesha Tate explains why Holly Holm’s manager is ‘an idiot’

Miesha Tate is a big fan of Holly Holm’s polite character and they have been friendly to one another even after Tate put Holm to sleep with a rear-naked choke at UFC 196. However, Tate revealed on Joe Rogan’s podcast last week that she has a problem with Tate’s manager Lenny Fresquez. “She’s so nice....


May 7, 2016 10:06 am

Jon Jones thanks Conor McGregor for UFC 200 main event slot

Last month Conor McGregor was pulled from his UFC 200 main event slot after refusing to fulfill his media obligations for his fight with Nate Diaz. After a brief scramble, the UFC decided to have Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier fill the main event slot with their highly anticipated rematch for the light heavyweight championship....

May 7, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo and Michelle Tavares grappling

With UFC 200 rapidly approaching on July 9th, training camps are in full swing for the event. On the Pay-Per View portion of the card, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will be competing for the interim featherweight championship, with the winner facing Conor McGregor for the undisputed featherweight championship at a later date. The pair...

May 6, 2016 10:40 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz: ‘From the streets to the elite’

At UFC 200 on July 9th, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz were slated to have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch. Unfortunately for MMA fans, McGregor refused to fulfill his promotional obligations for the event, and was eventually pulled from the card. Despite that, UFC President Dana White has stated that Diaz will remain on the...

May 6, 2016 9:38 pm

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez opens up on “kinda depressing” back injury

Back in February, Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum were slated to have a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC heavyweight championship at UFC 196. Ultimately, both men were forced to withdraw from the bout with injuries, and the event became ‘UFC FN: Hendricks vs. Thompson’. Now, Fabricio Werdum is slated to fight Stipe Miocic in...

May 6, 2016 10:50 am

Report: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 being targeted for UFC 202

While there are reports of a boxing match being set between boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, “The Notorious” is also reportedly close to being finalized for a bout in the UFC. FloSports Jeremy Botter tweeted on Friday after the Mayweather vs. McGregor boxing match came to light that “The...

May 6, 2016 1:49 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor has some advice for those looking for results

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been training hard with his obsession to beat Nate Diaz. At UFC 196 back in March, Diaz handed “The Notorious” his first UFC loss in a non-title welterweight bout. Since then, McGregor has been obsessed with avenging his loss to Diaz and had the chance when the UFC booked...

May 5, 2016 12:16 pm

Boxing star Amir Khan thinks Conor McGregor moved up in weight the wrong way

Two of boxing’s biggest current stars are set to fight in the ring on Saturday. Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) looks to defend his WBC middleweight title against former light welterweight champion Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs). Khan will be moving up two weight classes for the fight against the bigger Alvarez and spoke...

May 5, 2016 11:49 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier updates everyone on his injury

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was scheduled to fight former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197 last month. However, an injury pushed back Cormier’s rematch with Jones and now the two are set to fight in the main event of UFC 200. Cormier sat down with Jay and Dan on “FOX Sports Live” and...

May 5, 2016 11:09 am

VIDEO | Amateur MMA fighter gets ultimate knockout immediately after low blow

Amateur MMA fighter Sheldon Reid got his revenge immediately after receiving a low blow from opponent Julio Calcina. Reid and Calcina met in a bantamweight bout at Shinobi War 7 over the weekend in Liverpool, England. Reid and Calcina traded shots in the first round until Calcina landed a low blow while the two were...

May 5, 2016 9:36 am

Gunnar Nelson: Conor McGregor needs “some space”

While Conor McGregor has refrained from doing interviews regarding his ongoing standoff with the UFC that saw him pulled from his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz on July 9th, Gunnar Nelson has been able to provide some insight into how McGregor is doing. While SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh revealed recently that McGregor’s...

May 5, 2016 8:50 am

Tito Ortiz offers Conor McGregor advice in standoff with UFC

Former UFC champion Tito Ortiz may be in the UFC Hall of Fame, however Ortiz often found himself at odds with the UFC brass during the course of his stint with the promotion. Now a Bellator MMA fighter, Ortiz offered some advice to Conor McGregor, who is currently in the middle of a standoff with...

May 5, 2016 8:40 am

Luke Rockhold randomly tested by USADA

Thursday morning, UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold was randomly drug tested by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency ahead of his UFC 199 rematch with former middleweight champion Chris Weidman. Rockhold posted about the random test on Instagram. Blood and urine for breakfast anyone? Surprise visit from USADA this am. Happy to participate in the movement to...

May 4, 2016 7:41 pm

TJ Dillashaw vs. Raphael Assuncao possible for UFC 200

It’s been just 4 months since TJ Dillashaw lost the UFC bantamweight championship to Dominick Cruz in Boston in January, but it appears as though the former champ is looking to return to the Octagon sooner rather than later. According to Megan Olivi, Dillashaw could wind up fighting on UFC 200 on July 9th against...

May 4, 2016 6:04 pm

Report: UFC working on huge fights for UFC on FOX 20 in Chicago

The UFC just announced a fight that has “Fight of the Night” written all over it with Edson Barboza taking on Gilbert Melendez at UFC on FOX 20. Other fights that are reported to be in the works for the event taking place July 23 in Chicago, Illinois include Anthony “Rumble” Johnson vs. Glover Teixeira...

May 4, 2016 1:07 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200 preview: Jon Jones vs Daniel Cormier 1 full fight

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones will meet in the Octagon for the second time in the main event of UFC 200 in July. The fight will be for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight championship with Cormier the current reigning champ and Jones the interim champ. Take a look at their first fight that took place...

May 4, 2016 10:02 am

Michael Bisping reveals plans for his next fight

Since Michael Bisping defeated Anderson Silva in the main event of ‘UFC London’ back in February, there has been much speculation as to where Bisping falls in the UFC middleweight title picture. While Yoel Romero became the #1 contender at middleweight after defeating Jacare Souza at UFC 194, a failed drug test has landed Romero...

May 4, 2016 9:35 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones takes the #RunningManChallenge on social media

The latest challenge to take over the internet has officially made it to the UFC roster. UFC Pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones took the ‘#RunningManChallenge’ recently, and absolutely killed it! Jones is currently preparing for his UFC 200 rematch with Daniel Cormier for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight championship on July 9th. Jones will...

May 4, 2016 9:19 am

PHOTO | Hilarious ‘UFC 200: Jones vs. Cormier II’ poster

At UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship. While Cormier is going into the bout the champion, Jones has opened as the betting favorite in opening betting lines given his dominance in the past, and in the pair’s first fight. In the photo...

May 4, 2016 8:10 am

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold sparring ahead of UFC 199

Luke Rockhold is currently gearing up for his rematch with Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight championship. Rockhold won the belt from Weidman in the co-main event of UFC 194 back in December of 2015 after dominating ‘The All American’ the entire fight en route to a 4th round TKO win. In the video above...

May 3, 2016 3:30 pm

Conor McGregor blasts “big lurch” Nate Diaz

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is extremely confident that he will be able to “school” Nate Diaz if the two meet in a rematch later this summer. The brash Irish superstar took to Instagram to post the following photo while taking some serious shots at the “Stockton Slugger”. Working the rear hand uppercut with Roddy...

May 3, 2016 2:23 pm

Gunnar Nelson opens up on Conor McGregor’s future in the UFC

While UFC President Dana White may maintain that there is no dispute between Conor McGregor and the UFC, the tension between the two is undeniable. After refusing to fulfill his media obligations for arguably the biggest event in UFC history, McGregor was pulled from his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz on July 9th. McGregor...

May 3, 2016 2:18 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Ashes comeback tribute

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is currently the biggest draw in the UFC and is now without a scheduled fight. McGregor was set to fight Nate Diaz in an immediate non-title welterweight rematch in the main event of UFC 200 but was pulled from the card after refusing to take part in media obligations to...