2853 Search Results for rematch

Mar 23, 2016 8:54 am

Ben Affleck draws parallels between Batman and Conor McGregor

Ahead of the highly anticipated release of ‘Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice’ on March 24th, star actor Ben Afleck drew some parallels between his character and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. He spoke to Reuters: “He’s a little bit more of a brawler. You kind of get a feeling like physical, visceral slugger-thing. The...

Mar 23, 2016 8:33 am

Nate Diaz sticks up for Jose Aldo to Conor McGregor

Last week reports emerged that the UFC had issued contracts to both Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz for a welterweight rematch at UFC 200. As everyone knows by now, Diaz submitted McGregor in the second round of their UFC 196 scrap to end McGregor’s unbeaten streak. Unsurprisingly, talks of a potential rematch between the two...

Mar 22, 2016 9:07 am

Duane Ludwig reacts to news of Urijah Faber vs. Dominick Cruz III

Several years ago Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig was brought in as the striking coach at Team Alpha Male. Unfortunately, things didn’t work out between Ludwig and TAM owner Urijah Faber. Ludwig left and opened the ‘Bang Muay Thai HQ’ in Broomfield Colorado, and T.J. Dillashaw began spending part of his training camps training with the striking...


Mar 22, 2016 8:49 am

T.J. Dillashaw sides with Urijah Faber against Dominick Cruz at UFC 199

T.J. Dillashaw may no longer be allowed to step foot inside Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male in Sacramento California, however that won’t stop him from cheering for former mentor Urijah Faber when ‘The California Kid’ steps foot in the Octagon at UFC 199 to fight Dominick Cruz for the bantamweight championship. The fight will be...

Mar 22, 2016 8:23 am

Urijah Faber: I tried to warn Conor McGregor

MMA veteran Urijah Faber has been competing professionally in mixed martial arts for 13 years, and has competed in 41 bouts as a professional fighter. In addition, Faber is the founder of Sacramento’s “Team Alpha Male”. When Faber was coaching opposite Conor McGregor on season 22 of The Ultimate Fighter, he tried to warn the...

Mar 22, 2016 8:13 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz gets personalized post UFC 196 Bong

At UFC 196, Nate Diaz shocked the world as he submitted Conor McGregor in the 2nd round of their welterweight scrap. Following the win, UFC President Dana White stated that the win made Diaz a millionaire. While this certainly didn’t use all of his fight purse, Diaz spent his hard earned money on a personalized...

Mar 22, 2016 1:57 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Budweiser commercial has been banned from Ireland’s public broadcasting network

Budweiser has to be somewhat disappointed with their marketing execution with having Ireland’s biggest MMA star as their ambassador. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s recent commercial for Budweiser has been banned by RTE, Ireland’s public broadcasting network. The ban is due to the commercial possibly encouraging a young audience to drink alcohol. Paul Mulligan, Head...

Mar 21, 2016 1:54 pm

VIDEO | Here is a look at Conor McGregor’s three professional MMA losses

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was humble in defeat after Nate Diaz was able to submit him in their non-title UFC welterweight bout at UFC 196. However, McGregor’s only loss in the UFC has apparently been eating at him and it is McGregor who has called for an immediate rematch with Diaz. The latest reports...

Mar 21, 2016 12:46 pm

Report Update: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 will be UFC 200 main event

Last week, it was reported by Ariel Helwani that the UFC was working on a rematch between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC veteran Nate Diaz for UFC 200. Helwani gave his update on the MMA Hour on Monday reiterated that the immediate rematch is still in the works. Helwani said, “Oh by the...

Mar 21, 2016 10:53 am

VIDEO | Frankie Edgar lambastes Conor McGregor with an absolutely amazing call out

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar is on his campaign for a fight against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Although Edgar was previously told he would get his second shot at the featherweight title, “The Answer” has yet to get his hands on “The Notorious.” Check out this video made in support of team Edgar...

Mar 19, 2016 1:08 pm

Nate Diaz’s coach: ‘The Diaz show vs. Conor McGregor part 2’

Earlier this week reports surfaced that the UFC was actively looking to book Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II for UFC 200 in July. According to sources, both sides had verbally agreed to a welterweight bout on the July 9th card, however nothing was made official. With that being said, Diaz’s strength and conditioning coach...

Mar 19, 2016 8:27 am

Rafael dos Anjos: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 makes no sense

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos was initially slated to fight Conor McGregor for the lightweight championship at UFC 196 on March 5th, however a broken foot forced dos Anjos out of the fight. Ultimately Nate Diaz stepped in as a late replacement for dos Anjos with less than two weeks until fight night. Diaz...

Mar 18, 2016 8:02 pm

Report: Conor McGregor cancels planned movie appearance to focus on training

Leading up to UFC 196, Conor McGregor revealed that while he wasn’t crazy about the idea of doing movies, he is crazy about money, and may occasionally dabble in the film industry. It was revealed that McGregor would be making a guest appearance in an upcoming installment of ‘XXX’ with Vin Diesel. However, ahead of...

Mar 18, 2016 7:44 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones looking bigger than ever before in new training clips

With just a little over a month until UFC 197, where Jon Jones will look to reclaim the championship belt he never lost inside the Octagon, the former champ is looking absolutely shredded in these new training clips. Since being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship, Jones has prided himself on a new healthy...

Mar 18, 2016 3:08 pm

PHOTO | Fan-made ‘UFC 200: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor’ poster

Friday afternoon sources revealed that both Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor have verbally agreed to a rematch at UFC 200 at welterweight once again. Of course, this has lead to much anticipation, and rightfully so. Following UFC 196 UFC President Dana White revealed that the event broke many UFC records. Diaz took the fight at...

Mar 18, 2016 11:53 am

Miesha Tate on Holly Holm: ‘I think she just crumbled under the pressure’

Holly Holm was likely just one round away from defending her UFC women’s bantamweight title for her first time at UFC 196. Unfortunately for Holm, Miesha Tate took the win and the belt by securing a rear-naked choke on Holm in the fifth round that put Holm to sleep. “I think she just crumbled under...

Mar 18, 2016 11:31 am

Daniel Cormier: “I made a lot of mistakes” in first fight with Jon Jones

We are nearly one month away from Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 197 on April 23rd. This time however, things are different. Jones is walking into the fight as the challenger for the first time since 2011, whereas Cormier will be walking into the...

Mar 18, 2016 10:44 am

Report: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II in the works for UFC 200

After UFC 196, where Nate Diaz shocked the world as he submitted Conor McGregor in the 2nd round of their welterweight scrap, UFC President Dana White stated that the event broke several UFC records. Given that, many wondered if the UFC would book a rematch between the two men, however Diaz stated that there were...

Mar 18, 2016 9:00 am

TJ Dillashaw “pretty pissed” Urijah Faber got title shot

After Dominick Cruz returned to the Octagon in January, and defeated T.J. Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship he never lost, there was much speculation as to whether Dillashaw would be getting an immediate rematch given how close the fight was. After the bantamweight championship was wrapped around Cruz’s waist, it didn’t take long...

Mar 18, 2016 7:54 am

Miley Cyrus sounds off on Nate Diaz’s UFC 196 win

At UFC 196, Nate Diaz pulled off one of the most spectacular wins in UFC history as he submitted Conor McGregor with a rear naked choke in the 2nd round. The event as a whole broke every UFC record according to UFC President Dana White, and saw many high profile celebrities in attendance. Shortly after...

Mar 17, 2016 5:56 am

Report: UFC denies RDA’s request to fight Robbie Lawler or Nate Diaz at UFC 200

According to a report from Ariel Helwani, the UFC has denied Rafael dos Anjos’ request to fight either Nate Diaz or Robbie Lawler at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. ‘UFC Tonight’ revealed the news on Twitter: UFC denied Rafael dos Anjos' bid for Lawler or Diaz at UFC 200 (per @arielhelwani) https://t.co/Ip40btOG8i...

Mar 16, 2016 10:00 pm

Cain Velasquez vs. Travis Browne reportedly targeted for UFC 200

As we get closer and closer to UFC 200 on July 9th, reports of potential matchups have begun to emerge. In addition, fighters are calling each other out hoping to talk themselves into a spot on what many expect to be the biggest event in the history of the UFC. It was reported on Fox...

Mar 16, 2016 5:22 pm

Ovince Saint Preux tells Light Heavyweights to stop being scared

About a month ago OSP picked up a win over Rafael Cavalcante. This would be his 19th professional win. Obviously Saint Preux is anxious to get back in the cage. “I get it, guys in my division are scared to fight me,” Saint Preux told MMAFighting.com, “I get that. I’m breaking people’s arms and choking...