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May 2, 2016 9:42 am

Conor McGregor says he will fight the Aldo vs Edgar winner

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been all over Twitter this morning. The brash Irish superstar has tweeted that he will “school” Nate Diaz in their highly anticipated rematch (if it happens) and has also responded to a bunch of questions from fans/haters. One follower asked Conor how fast he will KO Aldo or Edgar...

May 1, 2016 12:32 pm

Eddie Alvarez: “Conor’s not a championship fighter”

Top lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez will receive his first shot at UFC gold this July, when he takes on current champ Rafael dos Anjos for the promotions lightweight title in Las Vegas. Alvarez was a recent guest on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, where he discussed the major holes he sees in UFC featherweight champion...

Apr 29, 2016 9:35 am

Frankie Edgar’s bold prediction for his future

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 rematch with Jose Aldo for the interim UFC featherweight championship. Edgar, who lost the UFC lightweight championship to Benson Henderson back in 2012, lost his first fight against Aldo at UFC 156 in a competitive contest for the featherweight title. The...

Apr 23, 2016 12:42 pm

Benson Henderson stepping away from MMA at the age of 33

Former UFC champion Benson Henderson is just 7 months away from turning 33, an age that will see the former champ step away from MMA. Prior to his Bellator 153 welterweight title fight against Andrey Koreshkov, which Henderson lost in convincing fashion on Friday night, the former UFC champ spoke to Ariel Helwani on The...


Apr 23, 2016 10:24 am

Demetrious Johnson discusses USADA banned substance list

UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson is one of the most respected fighters both inside and outside the Octagon. Johnson, who has a pretty strong case for pound for pound kingpin, is not only the only flyweight champion in UFC history, but has also earned the respect of fans for being extremely classy. In addition, the...

Apr 18, 2016 3:10 pm

PHOTO | Fans spotlight this Nate Diaz Anthony Pettis hybrid fighter

While Nate Diaz and Anthony Pettis may not be the most fond of one another, both of the UFC stars are major fan favorites. Some fans have recently highlighted a Team Alpha Male fighter that strangely resembles the two star UFC fighters, Pettis and Diaz. Erick Sanchez-Gomez is a featherweight fighter with Team Alpha Male...

Apr 16, 2016 7:27 pm

VIDEO | John Dodson blitzes Manny Gamburyan, wins via TKO

UFC Tampa Results:John Dodson def. Manny Gamburyan via TKO, at 0:47 of round 1 pic.twitter.com/sNyKOWrhrB — Combat Nation (@combatnationmma) April 16, 2016 On the UFC Fight Pass Preliminary Card of UFC on FOX 19, John Dodson made his emphatic return to the UFC’s bantamweight division as he stopped Manny Gamburyan with strikes in under a...

Apr 12, 2016 12:18 pm

JacksonWink Exclusive Interview with BJ Penn – Is he ready? Red Chili or Green?

UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn has been training at the JacksonWink MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico for his highly anticipated return to the Octagon. When Penn officially ended his retirement several months ago, he revealed that he planned on making a run at the UFC featherweight championship with Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn...

Apr 12, 2016 9:38 am

Rafael dos Anjos rips Conor McGregor

It’s no secret that Rafael dos Anjos and Conor McGregor don’t like each other. In the one press conference that the pair had before RDA was forced out of the fight with a broken foot, the pair exchanged heated words. McGregor even went as far as to question dos Anjos as a parent, bringing the...

Apr 9, 2016 11:29 am

Dominick Cruz’s interesting take on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has been making his rounds with the media to promote his trilogy fight with Urijah Faber in the co-main event of UFC 199. While the majority of the media appearances have lead to heated verbal exchanges with Faber, Cruz was asked about Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor’s welterweight rematch at...

Apr 8, 2016 11:51 pm

Rafael dos Anjos has bold prediction for Conor McGregor

Following his UFC 196 submission loss to Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor revealed his intention to return to featherweight to defend his championship belt. Ultimately, the UFC booked a McGregor vs. Diaz welterweight rematch for UFC 200, and opted to have Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar fight for the interim featherweight championship on the same card....

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 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...

Mar 31, 2016 1:48 pm

Confirmed! Holly Holm turned down fight with Cris Cyborg

While Holly Holm has been very open about fighting Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg in the past, the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion has a different opponent in mind for her next fight. After losing her championship to Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196, Holm is eyeing a rematch with ‘Cupcake’ sooner...

Mar 29, 2016 2:24 pm

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ arrest

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is in trouble with the law once again. However, Jones is claiming this incident is the result of a lying Albuquerque police officer. On Monday, it was revealed in a police officer body cam video that the former champ was given five traffic citations from an Albuquerque police...

Mar 29, 2016 12:01 pm

Kenny Florian announces very exciting news for Georges St-Pierre fans

The talks of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returning to fight in the UFC have been buzzing ever since he stepped away from the sport in 2013. Recently, the rumors might seem to be holding a bit more weight with “Rush” being present and televised in the crowd at UFC 196. UFC analyst and...

Mar 29, 2016 8:49 am

Leslie Smith was “the only one” who wanted Cris Cyborg fight

Yesterday it was announced that longtime Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg would be making her long awaited UFC debut at UFC 198 in her hometown of Curitiba Brazil. Cyborg will face Leslie Smith on the already stacked card, which features a heavyweight championship scrap between Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic in the main event. While...

Mar 28, 2016 8:13 pm

JDS says he looked ‘worse than he was’ in fights with Cain Velasquez

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos (17-4 MMA) has been in a bit of a slump, going a mere 2-3 during his past five octagon appearances. Although only 32 years of age, “JDS” has been through plenty of wars, most notably his final two bouts with rival Cain Velasquez in which he took a considerable...

Mar 28, 2016 7:23 pm

Video: Andre Berto says he told Conor McGregor not to rematch Nate Diaz just yet

Boxing superstar Andre Berto talked to TMZ Sports earlier this week where he revealed that he told his friend Conor McGregor not to take the Nate Diaz rematch as his next fight. The Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor rematch is all but official for July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Were you happy with...

Mar 28, 2016 4:01 pm

VIDEO | Ariel Helwani talks about parting ways with FOX and his career

Ariel Helwani, one of MMA’s most well-known journalists recently broke news that he was parting ways with FOX. While Helwani has had his share of criticism from fans, fighters, as well as promotional heads including UFC President Dana White, Helwani has also gained a huge following with the fans, fighters, as well as other media...

Mar 28, 2016 2:19 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz’s coach maintains belief that Conor McGregor is on steroids

When Nate Diaz accused UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor of being on steroids at a pre-fight press conference, it sparked a big reaction from “The Notorious” and the media. Diaz’s boxing coach Rich Perez spoke with Submission Radio recently and maintains his beliefs that McGregor is on some kind of performance enhancing drug. “Oh yeah,...

Mar 27, 2016 8:12 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. BJ Penn swimming race

In anticipation of his highly anticipated return to the Octagon, UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn has been training at the Jackson Winkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico alongside MMA greats such as Jon Jones, Holly Holm, Carlos Condit, Donald Cerrone, and many others! While Penn currently doesn’t have a fight booked inside the...

Mar 26, 2016 9:15 pm

Nate Diaz questions the legitimacy of Conor McGregor’s trash talk

While Conor McGregor has earned the reputation as an expert at mental warfare, Nate Diaz believed that quite a bit of McGregor’s insults prior to their UFC 196 welterweight scrap were scripted. McGregor repeatedly called out Diaz for ‘teaching Sunday morning kid’s Jiu-Jitsu’ and ‘going on bike rides with the elderly’. Diaz spoke on Fox...

Mar 26, 2016 8:53 am

Mark Hunt eyes top 5 opponent following win over Frank Mir

This past weekend in Brisbane, Mark Hunt picked up yet another spectacular walk-off KO as he knocked out Frank Mir in the first round of their main event scrap. Following the win, Hunt is looking for a quick turnaround as he looks to build on his 2-fight win streak. While most fighters are methodical in...

Mar 25, 2016 8:00 pm

PHOTO | Unbelievable BJ Penn fan art

While the MMA world anxiously awaits the return of UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn, the anticipation to see ‘The Prodigy’ once again in action has the MMA community buzzing. Penn has been training at the JacksonWink MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico under famed coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn, who will be coaching...

Mar 25, 2016 12:19 pm

Mark Henry says Conor McGregor is ‘straight out afraid’ of Frankie Edgar

Frankie Edgar and his team are definitely not happy hearing the reports that the UFC is working on putting together a rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor as the main event of UFC 200. Edgar’s striking coach Mark Henry recently spoke with the Talking Brawls Extra Podcast and shared his thoughts. “Well, first of...