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Apr 27, 2016 12:48 pm

Jon Jones plans to “Rumble” after UFC 200 fight with “DC”

This past weekend, Jon Jones earned the UFC’s interim light heavyweight title by defeating Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 197. Earlier today, UFC president Dana White announced that July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event would be headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch between current champ Daniel Cormier...

Apr 27, 2016 12:35 pm

Dana White says Conor McGregor knew the deal for UFC 200

Even with Conor McGregor nowhere in sight for the UFC 200 press conferences taking place, a lot of questions are still coming up about “The Notorious.” Many were shocked last week when the UFC announced that they had to pull McGregor off the significant UFC 200 card in July after “The Notorious” refused to take...

Apr 27, 2016 12:27 pm

Dana White discusses the possibility of Nate Diaz fighting at UFC 200

Perennial lightweight contender Nate Diaz was expected to rematch current UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor in a welterweight bout at this July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Unfortunately for fight fans, McGregor refused to attend certain media obligations to promote the UFC 200 event and was thus pulled off the card by UFC officials. Last week,...

Apr 27, 2016 12:01 pm

Jon Jones goes off on Daniel Cormier at UFC 200 press conference

Earlier today it was announced that a UFC light heavyweight title fight rematch between current champ Daniel Cormier and interim title holder Jon Jones would headline July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The two bitter rivals were in attendance at today’s UFC 200 press conference and it didn’t take long for things to get...


Apr 27, 2016 7:58 am

PHOTO | UFC releases Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II poster

Early Wednesday morning the UFC revealed that Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II would headline UFC 200 on July 9th. Shortly after that announcement broke, the UFC released a poster promoting the event, which is being considered the biggest event in UFC history. Aside from Jones vs. Cormier II, the event will have Nate Diaz...

Apr 27, 2016 6:04 am

Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones 2 headlines UFC 200

July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas has a new main event! Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will rematch interim UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in the headlining bout of this summer’s blockbuster event. The news was first reported during a telecast of “Good Morning America” on Wednesday morning. “UFC 200 has been,...

Apr 26, 2016 9:21 pm

VIDEO | Jose Aldo reacts to Conor McGregor refusing to do promo for UFC 200

While UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor currently isn’t slated to fight at UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations, there is still quite a bit of speculation as to whether or not the UFC will put McGregor on the card last minute. While the MMA world awaits info regarding the main event of...

Apr 26, 2016 10:47 am

VIDEO | Frankie Edgar reacts to Conor McGregor refusing to do promotion for UFC 200

UFC 200 currently doesn’t have a main event scrap after Conor McGregor was pulled from the card for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event. While McGregor won’t be on UFC 200, Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo will have a highly anticipated rematch for the interim featherweight championship on the card, with the...

Apr 26, 2016 2:43 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz poses with street art portrait of himself in Stockton

It sounds like Nate Diaz will not be fighting Conor McGregor at UFC 200. Diaz tweeted late on Monday that he was taking off for vacation and made it clear in the press conference on Friday that he was only set on fighting Conor McGregor at UFC 200. Diaz is still riding on the wave...

Apr 25, 2016 5:56 pm

Nate Diaz bears bad news for UFC 200 fight against Conor McGregor

UFC veteran Nate Diaz made it clear at the UFC 200 IFW Launch Event in Las Vegas last week that he was set on fighting Conor McGregor and wasn’t intereted in fighting another opponent. After Conor McGregor refused to take part in the UFC 200 media obligations to concentrate on training for the upcoming rematch...

Apr 25, 2016 12:09 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I don’t know if Conor McGregor can actually beat Nate Diaz’

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier spoke with Ariel Helwani on the MMA Hour on Monday following his time doing color commentary for the UFC 197 broadcast over the weekend. Jon Jones was able to outpoint Ovince Saint Preux to win the interim title and will face Cormier next to unify the belts. If...

Apr 25, 2016 9:52 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones dances when he hears he broke Ovince Saint Preux’s arm

Here's Jon Jones' reaction to finding out one of his kicks may have broken OSP's arm. pic.twitter.com/HB9qT84K2c — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) April 24, 2016 Jon Jones was able to win the UFC interim light heavyweight title by beating Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197 in the main event over the weekend. In the process of...

Apr 25, 2016 8:18 am

Jon Jones defends his performance against “OSP”

Jon Jones returned to the octagon this past Saturday in Las Vegas, where he scored a unanimous decision victory over Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197, capturing the promotions interim light heavyweight title in the process. “Bones” five-round decision victory over “OSP” was not what some fans and analysts had expected....

Apr 25, 2016 6:50 am

Report: Despite Conor’s tweet, nothing has changed

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor shook up the MMA world once again last night when he took to Twitter to announce that he was back on July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Happy to announce that I am BACK on UFC 200! Shout out to @danawhite and @lorenzofertitta on getting this one done for...

Apr 25, 2016 5:25 am

Report: If “DC” is cleared on an MRI Monday, he will headline UFC 200

Jon Jones became the UFC’s interim light heavyweight champion last night at UFC 197 in Las Vegas, this after he defeated “OSP” via unanimous decision in the evenings main event. Jones was supposed to rematch current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier at the event, however “DC” was forced to pull out of the bout...

Apr 24, 2016 5:41 pm

Dana White says it was a ‘Good thing’ for Jones that he didn’t fight ‘DC’ at UFC 197

Jon “Bones” Jones became the UFC’s interim light heavyweight champion Saturday night in Las Vegas after earning a unanimous decision victory over Ovince Saint Preux in the evening’s main event. Jones was able to control the fight with “OSP” for the entire five-rounds, however many fans and analysts were not overly impressed with Jon’s performance....

Apr 24, 2016 5:17 pm

Daniel Cormier was not impressed with Jon Jones performance at UFC 197

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was not impressed by Jon Jones unanimous decision victory over short-notice replacement Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197. “DC” spoke about Jones performance during the FOX post fight show, stating the following: “He got the job done,” Cormier said. “A lot of times, most...

Apr 24, 2016 4:27 pm

Source: “It was Lorenzo who made the call on McGregor, Dana wasn’t involved”

The MMA world was left in complete shock earlier this week when current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor tweeted that he had decided to “retire young” and was done with fighting. Shortly after that, the UFC announced that they had pulled “Mystic Mac” from his scheduled UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz which was expected...

Apr 24, 2016 3:45 pm

Photo | Jon Jones kicks it with the Diaz Brothers

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was kicking it with Nick and Nate Diaz earlier this week. Israel Martinez posted the following photo on Twitter Friday evening showcasing the three UFC superstars. Check it out: @JonnyBones kicking it with @nickdiaz209 @NateDiaz209 @ufc #197 pic.twitter.com/EXeAcfo1vz — Israel Martinez (@IzzyStyle) April 22, 2016 Jon Jones headlined...

Apr 23, 2016 3:28 pm

Chael Sonnen: Conor wanted to fight ‘Bendo’ under the ‘McGregor Promotions’ banner

In the above video former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen discusses the fallout between the UFC and it’s current featherweight champion Conor McGregor. “The Notorious” was expected to rematch Nate Diaz in a welterweight bout at July’s UFC 200 event, however after Conor refused to attend the UFC’s media tour, the promotion opted to pull...

Apr 23, 2016 3:27 pm

Video | Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha HATE each other

It is no secret that current UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk (11-0 MMA) and top contender Claudia Gadelha (13-1 MMA) do not like each other. The ladies, who are serving as coaches on Season 23 of The Ultimate Fighter, did not hold back their hate for one another during Friday’s UFC 200 press conference. Fast...

Apr 23, 2016 12:21 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz and Frankie Edgar have much respect for one another

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and UFC veteran Nate Diaz were in Las Vegas for the UFC 200 IFW Launch Event to promote UFC 200. Edgar is set to fight former featherweight champion Jose Aldo in an interim featherweight championship match while it is unknown if Diaz will still be fighting on the marquee...

Apr 23, 2016 10:55 am

VIDEO | Fighters predict Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux winner

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones makes his return to the Octagon for the first time since fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 back in January 2015. Jones was set to rematch Cormier on Saturday night but an injury forced Cormier out of competition. Jones is now set to battle Ovince Saint Preux for...

Apr 22, 2016 5:49 pm

Madison Square Garden? Jon Jones would rather headline UFC 200

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones returns to the octagon tomorrow night to battle Ovince Saint Preux for the UFC’s interim light heavyweight title. The “Bones” vs. “OSP” bout, which headlines tomorrow’s UFC 197 event in Las Vegas, was put together on short-notice after current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was forced to...

Apr 22, 2016 3:53 pm

“The majority of fighters did not have an issue with Conor not coming”

According to MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani, most of the UFC fighters he spoke with at today’s UFC 200 press conference had no issue with Conor McGregor not attending the media event. I talked to several fighters who were on that stage this week, the vast majority, off the record, did not have an issue w/ Conor...

Apr 22, 2016 2:53 pm

Dana White says ‘Jones vs. Cormier 2’ a possibility for UFC 200

During today’s UFC 200 press conference, UFC president Dana White announced that there was no longer any chance that current featherweight champ Conor McGregor would be fighting at this summer’s blockbuster event. Shortly after making that statement, Dana White was asked if it was possible that a light heavyweight championship rematch between Daniel Cormier and...

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 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...