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Dec 15, 2015 8:43 am

Edgar willing to fight McGregor in Ireland

Frankie Edgar has literally been doing everything possible to get himself a title shot lately. After Conor McGregor defeated Chad Mendes for the interim UFC featherweight championship back at UFC 189, Edgar climbed onto the cage to congratulate McGregor, and attempt to set up a fight. The night before UFC 194, Edgar knocked out Chad...

Dec 15, 2015 8:35 am

Edgar reveals Dana White stopped confrontation with Conor McGregor

Following Conor McGregor’s UFC 194 win over Jose Aldo Saturday night, a UFC official allegedly motioned for Frankie Edgar to step in the Octagon for a staredown with McGregor. Edgar defeated Chad Mendes via KO Friday night in the main event of the TUF 22 Finale to become the #1 contender at featherweight. Edgar spoke...

Dec 15, 2015 8:22 am

WATCH! Frank Fertitta slams down UFC championship belt after McGregor’s win

Interesting reaction from Frank Fertitta after the KO. Slams down the UFC belt. pic.twitter.com/btjwFxcuzI — Jeremy Botter (@jeremybotter) December 13, 2015 This video is sure to raise some questions. We’ve seen the reactions from both Aldo and McGregor’s corners, as well as from several other UFC fighters, when Jose Aldo was knocked out Cold by...

Dec 15, 2015 2:51 am

UFC 194 salary report – Conor McGregor rolling in the dough

Last week had an exciting week of fights with three consecutive UFC events on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Saturday’s UFC 194 payouts were released with the new UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor topping the list of paid fighters. UFC 194 payouts included: Conor McGregor: $500,000 (no win bonus) def. Jose Aldo: $400,000 Luke Rockhold: $160,000 (includes...

Dec 15, 2015 2:41 am

TUF Finale 22 salary report – Frankie Edgar takes home fattest paycheck

Last week had an exciting week of fights with three consecutive UFC events on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Friday’s TUF 22 Finale payouts were released with former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar topping the list of paid fighters. The TUF 22 Finale payouts included: Frankie Edgar: $360,000 (includes $180,000 win bonus) def. Chad Mendes: $82,000 Ryan...

Dec 15, 2015 2:21 am

Max Holloway is screaming for a title shot riding 8-fight winning streak

Prior to Conor McGregor ending Jose Aldo’s reign as featherweight champion, Hawaiian Max Holloway who has been on a tear in the featherweight division said there were two fights to make after UFC 194 completed. “Either Holloway vs. (Conor) McGregor 2 at Croke Park or Holloway vs. (Jose) Aldo in Hawaii,” the young Hawaiian fighter...

Dec 15, 2015 1:31 am

Jose Aldo’s mother comments on the knockout loss to Conor McGregor

Watching a son or daughter go to war in a mixed martial arts bout is probably as nerve-racking a sporting event could get for a parent. Jose Aldo’s mother Rocilene Souza typically does not watch her son fight when the cage door closes, according to Bloody Elbow. Unfortunately, the fight between Jose Aldo and Conor...

Dec 14, 2015 7:32 pm

Top 25 Most Amazing Moments In Combat Sports Video!

  Brutal devastating knockouts galore!  Believe it or not, not all the greatest KO’s are inside of an octagon. Watch these moments captured in one compilation as these fighters end their contests with spectacular finishes. From wicked arm-bar escapes with KO’s to sumo slams, this video has something for everybody.   Enjoy the video.

Dec 14, 2015 6:48 pm

Chris Weidman Highlights 2015 Video: Once a champ always a champ

Chris Weidman came into UFC 194 as a undefeated champion with dreams and aspirations to retire an undefeated, sound familiar?   Weidman has all the tools, skills and inner belief in himself to achieve what he set out for that night. Of all things a wheel kick from Weidman was the beginning and the end...

Dec 14, 2015 4:45 pm

Dominick Cruz Video Talks Conor McGregor Movement: The future of the sport

Former bantamweight champion Dominic Cruz with Team Alliance talks about the future of the sport with movement and fluidity.  Having a fighting style like Conor McGregor is one thing, incorporating the level of training and success that he’s achieved in the octagon is another.   The year was 2007, the event was WEC 26 featuring...

Dec 14, 2015 3:34 pm

Rafael dos Anjos Extreme Training Video: Cerrone vs Dos Anjos – FOX 17

Rafael dos Anjos will be defending his lightweight strap this Saturday against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at FOX 17.   Dos Anjos (24-7 MMA) will be defending his belt for the first time since manhandling Anthony “Showtime” Pettis at UFC 185.   The champ who trains at Kings MMA will be facing Cerrone for the second...

Dec 14, 2015 2:48 pm

Conor “The Notorious” McGregor Bank Rolled Estimated at 1.3 Million Per Second!

While the majority of Conor McGregor’s paycheck depends mainly on PPV  buy rates (numbers that won’t be reported by UFC officials for several weeks), even the most modest PPV estimates for UFC 194 put the McGregor’s per-second earnings well ahead of the most generous estimates for Ronda Rousey’s record-setting win at UFC 190 against Bethe Correia....

Dec 14, 2015 2:01 pm

Nate Diaz on FOX 17 : Must Watch Exclusive Video – Gimmie Shelter

  The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season 5 winner Nate Diaz is set to get back into the octagon after a short hiatus dating back to last year.   Diaz last win came by TKO against Gray Maynard another TUF season 5 fighter back in 2013.   Diaz last fight was against Rafael do Anjos (24-7...

Dec 14, 2015 12:23 pm

‘Mystic Mac’ called it all the way back in 2008

Check out this video at the link here (video was not shareable from Facebook) from Dean Kelly who did an interview with Conor McGregor back in 2008. McGregor saw his destiny in the UFC way back then, and it is simply unbelievable to see his own predicted progression in the sport. Kelly captioned his video:...

Dec 14, 2015 12:02 pm

Junior “Cigano” dos Santos 2015 Highlights: Santos back for FOX 17

Junior dos Santos (17-3 MMA) lost the heavyweight title to Cain Velasquez back in October 2013 at UFC 166.  “Cigano” is 2-2 in his last four fights and his only losses in 8 years came by the hands of the same man, Cain Velasquez. He’s officially the #2 heavyweight in the world and with a...

Dec 14, 2015 11:19 am

“Mystic Mac” Takes us on a Journey into the future: Precognitive Prowess

  The Nostradamus of the UFC has an ability not typically used in the octagon.  His ability to predict not just outcome of his fights but the way the exchanges will be made to end them, is what makes McGregor different from other fighters.   McGregor’s ability to see the fight in his mind and...

Dec 14, 2015 10:45 am

Conor McGregor says he ‘felt sorry for Jose’

After his dreams were realized and his prediction astonishingly once again came true, Conor McGregor was on top of the world. However, there was a moment for Conor McGregor after his 13-second knockout of former pound-for-pound king Jose Aldo where he said he felt sorry for the former featherweight champion (transcribed by Sherdog): “What I...

Dec 14, 2015 10:30 am

Rare Video: Jose Aldo inconsolable after UFC 194 – A King Has Fallen

  No one but Jose Aldo knows what he was feeling after 10 years of being undefeated and having that amazing run snapped in half by Conor McGregor.  The hours, days, weeks and years of dedicating his life to a sport that he embraces with every fiber of his being temporarily stopped as he deals...