2706 Search Results for rematch

Apr 29, 2016 9:28 am

Rafael dos Anjos unimpressed with Khabib Nurmagomedov

While Rafael dos Anjos is currently the UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov holds a win over dos Anjos, something ‘The Eagle’ hasn’t been quick to let RDA forget. Nurmagomedov had been sidelined for two years before his return to the Octagon earlier this month at UFC on FOX 19, where he defeated UFC newcomer Darrell...

Apr 28, 2016 11:47 pm

Don Frye blasts “overrated” Daniel Cormier

MMA pioneer Don Frye is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. The former UFC tournament winner often finds himself at odds with the UFC brass for speaking out against the promotion. Recently, Frye gave an interview in which he weighed in on UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC. Given...

Apr 28, 2016 10:31 am

How will UFC 199 fighters be affected by new CSAC weight-cutting rules?

UFC 199 takes place on June 4th at The Forum in Los Angeles with two title fights taking place as Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman fight in their immediate rematch and Dominick Cruz defends his belt against Urijah Faber in their career rubber match. UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn also makes his return...

Apr 27, 2016 11:22 pm

Jose Aldo’s prediction for Frankie Edgar fight

At UFC 200 on July 9th, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will fight for the interim UFC featherweight championship, with the winner facing Conor McGregor for the undisputed featherweight championship at a later date. Aldo and Edgar met once before at UFC 156 back in 2013 for Aldo’s featherweight championship. Ultimately, Aldo was given the...

Apr 27, 2016 1:54 pm

Frankie Edgar: “Conor McGregor might be scared of the result”

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will square off with former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo for the promotions interim featherweight title at UFC 200 this July. The fight will mark the second time that Edgar and Aldo have gone to battle inside the octagon. “The Answer” suffered a unanimous decision loss to Aldo in...

Apr 27, 2016 1:05 pm

Did Nate Diaz taunt Conor McGregor in the middle of the UFC 200 press conference?

The initial headlining bout for UFC 200 is no longer an option, according to the UFC. Conor McGregor will not be fighting Nate Diaz in their non-title welterweight rematch as originally planned. Instead, Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones will fight in the main event of UFC 200 for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight title. The...

Apr 27, 2016 12:48 pm

Jon Jones plans to “Rumble” after UFC 200 fight with “DC”

This past weekend, Jon Jones earned the UFC’s interim light heavyweight title by defeating Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 197. Earlier today, UFC president Dana White announced that July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event would be headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch between current champ Daniel Cormier...

Apr 27, 2016 12:35 pm

Dana White says Conor McGregor knew the deal for UFC 200

Even with Conor McGregor nowhere in sight for the UFC 200 press conferences taking place, a lot of questions are still coming up about “The Notorious.” Many were shocked last week when the UFC announced that they had to pull McGregor off the significant UFC 200 card in July after “The Notorious” refused to take...

Apr 27, 2016 12:27 pm

Dana White discusses the possibility of Nate Diaz fighting at UFC 200

Perennial lightweight contender Nate Diaz was expected to rematch current UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor in a welterweight bout at this July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Unfortunately for fight fans, McGregor refused to attend certain media obligations to promote the UFC 200 event and was thus pulled off the card by UFC officials. Last week,...

Apr 27, 2016 12:01 pm

Jon Jones goes off on Daniel Cormier at UFC 200 press conference

Earlier today it was announced that a UFC light heavyweight title fight rematch between current champ Daniel Cormier and interim title holder Jon Jones would headline July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The two bitter rivals were in attendance at today’s UFC 200 press conference and it didn’t take long for things to get...

Apr 27, 2016 7:58 am

PHOTO | UFC releases Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II poster

Early Wednesday morning the UFC revealed that Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II would headline UFC 200 on July 9th. Shortly after that announcement broke, the UFC released a poster promoting the event, which is being considered the biggest event in UFC history. Aside from Jones vs. Cormier II, the event will have Nate Diaz...

Apr 27, 2016 6:04 am

Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones 2 headlines UFC 200

July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas has a new main event! Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will rematch interim UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in the headlining bout of this summer’s blockbuster event. The news was first reported during a telecast of “Good Morning America” on Wednesday morning. “UFC 200 has been,...

Apr 26, 2016 9:21 pm

VIDEO | Jose Aldo reacts to Conor McGregor refusing to do promo for UFC 200

While UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor currently isn’t slated to fight at UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations, there is still quite a bit of speculation as to whether or not the UFC will put McGregor on the card last minute. While the MMA world awaits info regarding the main event of...

Apr 26, 2016 10:47 am

VIDEO | Frankie Edgar reacts to Conor McGregor refusing to do promotion for UFC 200

UFC 200 currently doesn’t have a main event scrap after Conor McGregor was pulled from the card for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event. While McGregor won’t be on UFC 200, Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo will have a highly anticipated rematch for the interim featherweight championship on the card, with the...

Apr 26, 2016 2:43 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz poses with street art portrait of himself in Stockton

It sounds like Nate Diaz will not be fighting Conor McGregor at UFC 200. Diaz tweeted late on Monday that he was taking off for vacation and made it clear in the press conference on Friday that he was only set on fighting Conor McGregor at UFC 200. Diaz is still riding on the wave...

Apr 25, 2016 5:56 pm

Nate Diaz bears bad news for UFC 200 fight against Conor McGregor

UFC veteran Nate Diaz made it clear at the UFC 200 IFW Launch Event in Las Vegas last week that he was set on fighting Conor McGregor and wasn’t intereted in fighting another opponent. After Conor McGregor refused to take part in the UFC 200 media obligations to concentrate on training for the upcoming rematch...

Apr 25, 2016 12:09 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I don’t know if Conor McGregor can actually beat Nate Diaz’

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier spoke with Ariel Helwani on the MMA Hour on Monday following his time doing color commentary for the UFC 197 broadcast over the weekend. Jon Jones was able to outpoint Ovince Saint Preux to win the interim title and will face Cormier next to unify the belts. If...

Apr 25, 2016 9:52 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones dances when he hears he broke Ovince Saint Preux’s arm

Here's Jon Jones' reaction to finding out one of his kicks may have broken OSP's arm. pic.twitter.com/HB9qT84K2c — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) April 24, 2016 Jon Jones was able to win the UFC interim light heavyweight title by beating Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197 in the main event over the weekend. In the process of...

Apr 25, 2016 8:18 am

Jon Jones defends his performance against “OSP”

Jon Jones returned to the octagon this past Saturday in Las Vegas, where he scored a unanimous decision victory over Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197, capturing the promotions interim light heavyweight title in the process. “Bones” five-round decision victory over “OSP” was not what some fans and analysts had expected....