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Aug 19, 2016 9:37 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor weighs-in for UFC 202

Stackin and Mackin at 168 lbs. A video posted by Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) on Aug 19, 2016 at 9:28am PDT Friday afternoon, Conor McGregor took full advantage of the opportunity to weigh-in for UFC 202 early in the day, prior to the official weigh-ins at 4p.m. PT. McGregor planned to enter the rematch with Diaz...

Aug 19, 2016 9:03 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 open workout highlights

Thursday afternoon the UFC held open workouts ahead of Saturday’s highly anticipated UFC 202 card. At the open workout event, main event fighters Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz took turns on stage after co-main event fighters Anthony Johnson and Glover Teixeira finished their open workouts. At the conclusion of each fighter’s open workout, they fielded...

Aug 19, 2016 8:50 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz weighs-in for UFC 202

Nate Diaz weighs 170.5. A video posted by Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) on Aug 19, 2016 at 8:12am PDT For UFC 202, fighters have been given the option of weighing-in throughout the morning, prior to the official weigh-in at 4p.m. PT. The earlier weigh-in time gives fighters more time to rehydrate before their scheduled bouts Saturday...


Aug 19, 2016 8:28 am

VIDEO | WWE superstar taunts Conor McGregor ahead of UFC 202

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor caught some heat earlier this month when he called the WWE roster “pus**s”, saying that he would slap the head off all of them. That didn’t sit too well with members of the WWE roster, who were quick to begin trashing McGregor on social media, and some even going as...

Aug 19, 2016 8:11 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 Embedded: Aftermath of press conference chaos

With just 24 hours to go until UFC 202, where Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will have their highly anticipated rematch, the UFC has released the latest episode of UFC Embedded. In episode 5 of the vlog series, cameras follow fighters through their final preparations ahead of their fights, and follow up on the aftermath...

Aug 19, 2016 7:27 am

Report | The UFC has slashed ticket prices for Saturday’s UFC 202 event

UFC 202 takes place this Saturday night (August 20) live from Las Vegas, Nevada. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a welterweight rematch featuring current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor taking on perennial lightweight contender Nate Diaz. The event has received a ton of promotion, however, it appears the ticket sales for UFC 202 have...

Aug 18, 2016 4:42 pm

VIDEO | Pros predict winner of UFC 202 main event Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2

UFC 202 takes place this Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event is headlined by Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor, who will meet in a non-title welterweight rematch. Diaz was able to submit McGregor in their first meeting at UFC 196 back in March. While McGregor has been “obsessed” with getting his revenge on Diaz,...

Aug 18, 2016 3:46 pm

NSAC stops Nick Diaz from cornering Nate Diaz at UFC 202

When Nate Diaz steps into the Octagon to square off against Conor McGregor Saturday night in the main event of UFC 202, he will once again not have his brother Nick in his corner. While Nick has been unable to corner his brother in his last 2 fights given that he was serving a suspension...

Aug 18, 2016 11:17 am

Members of team Nate Diaz and Team Conor McGregor banned from UFC 202 weigh-ins

There was a war between Team Nate Diaz and Team Conor McGregor at the UFC 202 press conference on Wednesday. Everything from coffee to rolls of tape were thrown at the opposing sides, which caused the press conference to be shut down early. To do their best to prevent a melee from breaking out during...

Aug 18, 2016 9:48 am

UFC bantamweight flagged by USADA for potential anti-doping violation

The string of failed drug tests continues! Fresh off of his UFC 201 unanimous decision loss to Erik Perez, Francisco Rivera has been notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test on July 23rd, a week prior to his UFC 201 scrap. Rivera spoke about the situation to MMAFighting, blaming the failed...

Aug 18, 2016 9:13 am

VIDEO | Gilbert Melendez shares insight into UFC 202 press conference incident

Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor briefly appeared on stage at the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference. McGregor, who was nearly 30 minutes late to the event, joined Diaz on stage for just moments before Diaz got up and walked out of the event. He was joined by his entire team...

Aug 18, 2016 9:04 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 Embedded: Press conference chaos

During the course of fight week leading up to a pay-per view event, the UFC releases a series of ‘UFC Embedded Vlogs’ to give fans a behind the scenes look at the fighters as they make their final preparations before stepping into the Octagon. During the filming of the 4th episode of UFC 202 Embedded,...

Aug 18, 2016 8:44 am

Dana White no-shows major radio appearance following UFC 202 altercation

By now fight fans are aware of the altercation that occurred Wednesday afternoon during the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference between Conor McGregor and Team Diaz. The altercation saw objects thrown across the room while UFC President Dana White, UFC exec Dave Sholler, and a security team attempted to regain control of the situation. Thursday...

Aug 18, 2016 8:13 am

Nate Diaz explains why he walked out of UFC 202 pre-fight press conference

Wednesday afternoon at the UFC 202 press conference, things went from bad to worse when UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor arrived. While many were glad to see McGregor show up to the press conference, even if he was nearly 30 minutes late, UFC superstar Nate Diaz wasn’t too happy with McGregor being on his own...

Aug 17, 2016 3:37 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor mocks UFC 202 presser ruckus: ‘I was scared for my life’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz shut the UFC 202 press conference down early on Wednesday in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor spoke about the incident after water bottles were thrown and threats were made between the Irishman and Team Diaz. McGregor said smugly, “It was all in self-defense. I was scared for my...

Aug 17, 2016 9:01 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz looking shredded with just days left until UFC 202

With just days left until Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor step into the Octagon for their highly anticipated rematch, Nate Diaz appears to be in phenomenal shape. One of Diaz’ trainers, Jose Garcia, posted a photo of Diaz to Instagram during the midst of his weight cut. Check it out: Cutting weight sucks💰Fight week 4days...

Aug 16, 2016 5:29 pm

UFC light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier clarifies who his next opponent will be

Earlier this afternoon UFC President Dana White shocked the MMA world when he gave a major update in regards to Jon Jones’ failed drug test case with the US Anti-Doping Agency. Jones was expected to fight current UFC light heavyweight champion and bitter rival Daniel Cormier in the headliner of last month’s UFC 200 event in Las...

Aug 16, 2016 5:02 pm

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping was not happy with USADA this morning

Early yesterday morning, former UFC welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz was surprised with a random drug test from USADA, this after the Stockton native had apparently been “out all night” and had gone without any sleep. Obviously Nick was not to happy about the situation and thus proceeded to share his verbal argument with the...

Aug 16, 2016 11:30 am

PHOTO | Reebok releases Nate Diaz ‘Stockton Slap’ shirt ahead of UFC 202

With less than a week to go until UFC 202, where Nate Diaz will look to once again defeat featherweight champion Conor McGregor, Reebok is looking to give Nate Diaz fans a shirt they can proudly wear on fight night. The shirt is in honor of the ‘Stockton Slap’ popularized by the Diaz brothers. Both...

Aug 15, 2016 4:50 pm

Coach: Conor McGregor has an “upgraded engine” going in to UFC 202

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be looking to avenge the first loss of his UFC career when he rematches Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 202 this Saturday night in Las Vegas. The first fight between McGregor and Diaz occurred this past March headlining the UFC 196 fight card in Las Vegas....

Aug 15, 2016 1:23 pm

UFC targeting Rashad Evans vs. Tim Kennedy for historic pay-per-view card

After nearly two years since a controversial loss to Yoel Romero, UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is being targeted to face former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans who will be dropping down a weight class for a middleweight bout, according to Flocombat. According to their sources, the fight is being targeted for UFC 205, which...

Aug 15, 2016 6:00 am

Dan Henderson vs. Michael Bisping and 6 other bouts announced for UFC 204

The UFC officially announced that Dan Henderson will square off with Michael Bisping for the UFC middleweight championship on October 8 in Manchester, England. The UFC finally make it official. Michael Bisping vs Dan Henderson headlines UFC 204, taking place at the Manchester Arena on October 8th. — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) August 15, 2016 In...

Aug 15, 2016 1:59 am

UFC officially announces BJ Penn to headline UFC Fight Night Manila

The UFC announced early Monday that Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn is set to return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night Manila. Penn, the former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion will meet UFC #4 ranked featherweight Ricardo Lamas in the main event of the card, which takes place on October 15. JUST ANNOUNCED:#UFCManila...

Aug 15, 2016 1:14 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 Bad Blood: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is set to rematch veteran Nate Diaz in another non-title welterweight fight scheduled for UFC 202 this weekend. Check out the special 43-minute special put together by the UFC. From the video description: “Nate Diaz’s defeat of Conor McGregor at UFC 196 put a dent in The Notorious One’s invincible...