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Apr 22, 2016 9:59 am

UFC and Conor McGregor getting closer to reaching agreement?

There has been much speculation about what the UFC will do for the main event of UFC 200 on July 9th after it was announced that Conor McGregor had been pulled from the event for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. McGregor released a statement on Thursday announcing that he isn’t retired, and explaining that...

Apr 22, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | You won’t believe what FOX does to cover blood stains in the Octagon

It’s no secret that MMA is one of, if not the single bloodiest sport on the planet. While the average fight doesn’t consist of tremendous amounts of blood, some fights do. While discussing UFC 200’s Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Lauzon bout on The Joe Rogan Experience, UFC commentator Joe Rogan revealed something frightening about what...

Apr 22, 2016 9:11 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux – EA Sports UFC 2 simulation

Tomorrow night, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones makes his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. It will be the first fight back for the pound for pound kingpin since being stripped of the championship almost exactly a year ago. Above you can...

Apr 22, 2016 9:03 am

UFC reportedly looking to book Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II for UFC 200

The UFC has been left in a bit of a scramble after Conor McGregor announced his retirement, un-retired, and was pulled from his UFC 200 welterweight main event scrap with Nate Diaz. While Nate Diaz was supposed to fly to Vegas to discuss new opponents for the fight, a report emerged Friday morning that Diaz...

Apr 22, 2016 8:53 am

Nate Diaz reportedly pulled from UFC 200 card

By now, the MMA community knows that Conor McGregor ‘retired’ from MMA on Tuesday. Following that, The UFC announced that McGregor had been pulled from his UFC 200 main event fight with Nate Diaz for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. McGregor then released a statement on Thursday explaining that he wishes to focus on...

Apr 22, 2016 8:44 am

VIDEO | Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson’s hilarious dentist visit

Top ranked UFC light heavyweight Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson was the first man the UFC called when they needed someone to fill-in for Daniel Cormier against Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197. Unfortunately, Johnson had recently undergone mouth surgery and would be unable to put a mouthpiece in for several weeks. Recently, Johnson...

Apr 22, 2016 6:42 am

Exclusive | Scott Burt “Bare Knuckle Boxing returns to the USA on June 11”

Since the late 1800’s, only one Bare Knuckle Boxing event has been sanctioned in the United States of America. That lone stateside ‘BKB’ event took place on August 5, 2011 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Well, BJPENN.com has confirmed with sources that a second stateside Bare Knuckle Boxing event is set to take place in Miami, Florida...

Apr 21, 2016 11:54 pm

Jon Jones says he is happy Daniel Cormier became a UFC champion

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and current champion Daniel Cormier do not like each other. The two are a part of one the biggest rivalries the UFC has seen and were set to rematch this weekend at UFC 197. However, an injury sidelined Cormier and now Jones is set to face Ovince Saint...

Apr 21, 2016 10:53 pm

VIDEO | UFC 197: Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux – fighters face-off

Thursday was a media day for UFC 197 as the fighters are in Las Vegas, Nevada tying up the last of their obligations before their bouts on Saturday. Fighters from UFC 197 went face-to-face in a staredown during the media day. Jon Jones – No. 1 UFC ranked light heavyweight contender vs Ovince Saint Preux...

Apr 21, 2016 9:12 pm

Top ranked welterweight campaigns for fill-in fight with Nate Diaz

Since UFC President Dana White announced that Conor McGregor had been pulled from his UFC 200, there has been much question as to who would fill the slot opposite Nate Diaz in the biggest event in UFC history. While the UFC has yet to reveal who the lucky fighter will be, top ranked welterweight Tyron...

Apr 21, 2016 7:52 pm

VIDEO | Hilarious Conor McGregor retirement speech parody

Recently, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor announced his ‘retirement’ from MMA. UFC President Dana White then went on SportsCenter to announce that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event. Thursday morning, McGregor then announced that he wasn’t retiring from MMA, and was ready to fight...

Apr 21, 2016 5:32 pm

Conor McGregor calls out Dana White and the UFC

Conor McGregor shook up UFC 200 earlier this week with the card nearly three months out. “The Notorious” and the UFC disagreed on a media schedule that interrupted McGregor’s training schedule while in Iceland and refused to abide by the UFC’s set media schedule. The UFC shocked everyone when they announced on Tuesday that they...

Apr 21, 2016 2:03 pm

Top UFC lightweight offered fight against Georges St-Pierre for UFC 200

The return of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre seems ever so close with all of his latest media appearances. With Conor McGregor out of the UFC 200 main event against Nate Diaz, the UFC is working overtime to find a match that will bring in the big numbers for the marquee card. Top UFC...

Apr 21, 2016 12:42 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Luke Rockhold – 7 Weeks out looking like the new Anderson Silva

[ooyala code=”xybjUwMzE6eP9IagkQBX831MxEUOKteK” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true”] There is a new middleweight champion of the UFC. Luke Rockhold recently got back in the gym for his first day of boxing training after suffering a minor injury, but definitely has not lost his championship skillset. Check out Rockhold in this exclusive video as he begins his preparation...

Apr 21, 2016 11:26 am

Ben Askren analyzes Conor McGregor’s ‘advantage’ over the UFC

Now that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has released his statement regarding his retirement and UFC 200, fighters and fans have both began to take sides in the McGregor-UFC situation. While many take the UFC’s side and believe that McGregor should fulfill his media obligations for the July 9th event, others believe that McGregor should...

Apr 21, 2016 11:05 am

Report: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz is still off

Thursday morning Conor McGregor broke his silence regarding his retirement and his fight against Nate Diaz at UFC 200. McGregor stated that the UFC’s media schedule for him ahead of the event was extremely tedious, and would have a significant impact on his training. McGregor believes that his media obligations ahead of UFC 196 sidetracked...

Apr 21, 2016 10:37 am

Former WWE wrestling star ‘Chyna’ found dead at 45-years-old

Tragic news has hit fans of 45-year-old Joan Laurer, better known by her WWE professional wrestling name “Chyna.” On Wednesday, a friend went to Laurer’s Redondo Beach apartment after failing to contact her by phone for several days. The friend called 911 upon finding Laurer unresponsive in her apartment, according to ESPN. A statement was...

Apr 21, 2016 9:10 am

UFC fighters react to Conor McGregor’s statement

On Thursday, Conor McGregor broke his silence regarding his retirement, revealing that he is not retiring and will not vacate the featherweight championship, but will not do a world tour for UFC 200. McGregor will stand firm on his refusal to do a world tour in order to focus on training. with the ball now...

Apr 21, 2016 8:52 am

Jon Jones applauds Conor McGregor for standing up for what he believes in

After retiring from MMA and being pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations on Tuesday, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor finally released a statement regarding the situation. McGregor explained that the issue between himself and the UFC was a result of him not wanting to take away from his training by...

Apr 21, 2016 8:27 am

Conor McGregor’s coach releases statement following big announcement

Tuesday morning Conor McGregor started a whirlwind as he announced his retirement from MMA. While the MMA community speculated as to why McGregor was retiring, UFC President Dana White went on SportsCenter and announced that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. Thursday morning McGregor released a lengthy...

Apr 21, 2016 7:53 am

BREAKING! Conor McGregor releases statement regarding UFC 200 and retirement

Conor McGregor shocked the world when he announced his retirement from MMA on Tuesday. The Irish superstar was expected to rematch Nate Diaz in the headlining bout of July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. McGregor was then pulled from the fight card (UFC 200) after UFC President Dana White revealed that Conor was refusing...

Apr 21, 2016 2:40 am

Dana White: ‘I didn’t want Nate Diaz to get screwed up in this whole deal’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor threw a huge monkey wrench into the UFC 200 card this week, all the way from Iceland. On Tuesday, “The Notorious” tweeted that he has decided to retire and the UFC announced later in the day that they pulled McGregor from the main event spot where he was slated to...

Apr 21, 2016 2:01 am

Max Holloway booked for UFC 199 with plans to get a step closer to a title shot

Number-four UFC ranked featherweight Max Holloway has been booked for UFC 199 and is looking to get closer to his goal of fighting for the title. The UFC announced Holloway will meet number-five UFC ranked fighter Ricardo Lamas on June 4 at UFC 199. Holloway is on a highly notable eight-fight win streak with just...

Apr 20, 2016 10:55 pm

Benson Henderson sounds off on Conor McGregor-UFC situation

While UFC President Dana White may have stated that there is no rift between Conor McGregor and the UFC, there is no doubt that there appears to be tension between the UFC brass and McGregor. Ahead of the biggest event in UFC history, McGregor refused to fulfill his media obligations for UFC 200, leading the...

Apr 20, 2016 10:39 pm

Latest UFC 197 Las Vegas betting odds

With just days to go until UFC 197, where Jon Jones will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux, and Demetrious Johnson will look to defend his flyweight title once again as he faces Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo. Ahead of the event, take a look at the latest betting...

Apr 20, 2016 10:21 pm

Conor McGregor’s retirement could have USADA implications

When Conor McGregor took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce his retirement from MMA, he may not have realized the implications that the announcement could create. In addition to being pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to the the required media appearances, McGregor would be forced to vacate his featherweight championship if he is indeed...