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Apr 7, 2016 11:35 am

Former manager of Fedor Emelianenko thinks that if Fedor wanted to be in the UFC, ‘he would have already been there’

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko recently stated that he would like to get a rematch with UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. The two met in Strikeforce in 2010 where Werdum pulled off a major upset on the highly touted Emelianenko. Vadim Finkelchtein, long-time friend and former manager of Emelianenko spoke about Emelianenko’s recent statement in a...

Apr 7, 2016 8:49 am

Dan Henderson talks retirement plans ahead of UFC on FOX 19

At 45 years old, it’s no secret that Dan Henderson’s time inside the Octagon will be coming to a close in the near future. The former PRIDE champion will step into the Octagon for the 16th time on April 16th as he faces former UFC champion Lyoto Machida. While Henderson is coming off a KO...

Apr 6, 2016 6:09 pm

Conor McGregor reflects on UFC journey on 3rd anniversary of debut

Three years ago today, Conor McGregor made his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage. McGregor, a two-division Cage Warriors champion at the time of his UFC debut, had quite a bit of hype behind him as he made his UFC debut, and he did not disappoint. McGregor landed numerous uppercuts on Brimage, showcasing his impressive counter...

Apr 6, 2016 12:35 pm

Conor McGregor’s ‘road to UFC 200 starts today’

It appears that Conor McGregor has officially started his camp for the rematch with Nate Diaz slated for the main event of UFC 200 that takes place on July 9th in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh posted this photo with the caption saying, “The road to #ufc200 starts today…3yrs to the day from...

Apr 6, 2016 11:08 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz grappling with BJJ black belt

Nate Diaz Grappling with BJJ Black Belt Jason… by TheBestofUFCandMMA Nate Diaz is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 welterweight rematch with Conor McGregor, where he will look to once again defeat the featherweight champion. In the pair’s last fight at UFC 196, Diaz’s Jiu-Jitsu was the difference maker that ultimately led to Diaz...

Apr 6, 2016 10:12 am

VIDEO | On This Day: Conor McGregor makes his UFC debut with a first-round TKO

Oh, how things have changed in just three years. Exactly three years ago today, the current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor made his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage at UFC on Fuel TV 9. McGregor was able to connect early on in the fight with Brimage and scored a TKO stoppage at just 1:07 of...

Apr 6, 2016 9:58 am

VIDEO | Intense face-to-face interview with Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman

Back in the co-main event of UFC 194, Luke Rockhold shocked the world as he dominated Chris Weidman from the beginning of the fight until the referee stopped it in the 4th round. The UFC ultimately gave Weidman an immediate rematch in the main event of UFC 199 in June, where Weidman will look to...

Apr 6, 2016 2:37 am

VIDEO | Nick and Nate Diaz share ‘What is the Stockton slap?’

There are not many fighters in the business that have got this move quite figured out yet. Whether trying to impose it on the offensive or avoid the wrath of the “Stockton slap” on the defense, the Diaz brothers pull it like it’s on a trigger. Former super middleweight world champion and Olympic gold medalist...

Apr 5, 2016 9:50 am

Jose Aldo on interim title: “It means nothing”

Back at UFC 194, Jose Aldo had his 10 year unbeaten streak snapped in just 13 seconds at the hands of Conor McGregor. While Aldo has hoped to get a chance to avenge his loss to McGregor and reclaim the UFC featherweight championship, Frankie Edgar now stands in his way. The pair are slated to...

Apr 5, 2016 9:07 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt called out Jon Jones for UFC 197

While Ovince Saint Preux was ultimately selected as a fill-in opponent for Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197, top ranked UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt called out Jones moments before the UFC officially announced OSP as a fill-in opponent. OSP was chosen after it was revealed that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier...

Apr 5, 2016 2:49 am

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones duke it out on twitter

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the current champion Daniel Cormier are sadly not fighting one another at UFC 197. Cormier suffered an injury in training that forced him out of the championship rematch with Jones. Ovince Saint Preux has stepped in to face Jones on short notice and the two will fight...

Apr 4, 2016 4:49 pm

Rousimar Palhares says he ‘would kill’ Conor McGregor

Former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares grappled in the main event of Polaris 3 event in Poole, England over the weekend in the main event against Garry Tonon. The two fought an exciting match to a draw, but Palhares has been getting a lot of attention from an interview he did with Sportsmail about a fight...

Apr 3, 2016 2:29 pm

Jedrzejczyk plans to give Gadelha an “IV, steroids, USADA book” as a pre-fight gift

UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has been busy training for her upcoming rematch with top contender Claudia Gadelha. The bitter rivals, Jedrzejczyk and Gadelha, just recently completed the filming of The Ultimate Fighter Season 23, where they served as opposing coaches. Joanna spoke to The MMA Hour about her experience filming “TUF” and what...

Apr 3, 2016 12:36 pm

Max Holloway: “People only remember you for your last fight”

UFC featherweight contender Max “Blessed” Holloway (15-3 MMA) feels a little ‘left out’ following the recent UFC 200 bookings for fellow division contenders Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo, who will meet for the interim featherweight strap on July 9 in Las Vegas. Holloway had recently been campaigning for a rematch with current division title holder Conor McGregor, but  had...

Apr 3, 2016 12:19 pm

Max Holloway does not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to featherweight

Add top contender Max Holloway (15-3 MMA) to the list of featherweight fighters who do not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to fight at 145-pounds. Holloway echoed the statements made by former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar regarding the brash Irish star in a recent interview with MMAFighting: “At the end of the day, who...

Apr 3, 2016 9:22 am

Jose Aldo on UFC interim title: “It means nothing”

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will once again have the opportunity to wear UFC gold, this if he is able to defeat former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar for a second time when the pair square off for the UFC’s interim featherweight title at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Aldo was...

Apr 3, 2016 8:32 am

Jon Jones to DC: ‘So much for being willing to die’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones showed nothing but respect for Daniel Cormier on Saturday morning, this after “DC” was forced to withdraw from their highly anticipated UFC 197 rematch with an injury. Jones even took to Twitter and wished Cormier a healthy recovery: I don't wish injuries on anyone, I hope you have...

Apr 3, 2016 7:49 am

Jose Aldo: McGregor was ‘full of juice in his body’ at UFC 196

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is still not happy that the UFC decided to put Conor McGregor in a welterweight rematch against Nate Diaz at July’s UFC 200 event. Aldo, who had been campaigning for a rematch with McGregor after suffering a shocking 13-second defeat to the Irishman in December, will now rematch Frankie...