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Jun 16, 2016 10:08 am

Donald Cerrone calls out Khabib Nurmagomedov, Nate Diaz, and Conor McGregor

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is currently gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 89 welterweight scrap against Patrick Cote this Saturday in Ontario, Canada. However Cerrone is already setting his sights on a major fight against three of the biggest names in the UFC today. Cerrone spoke to MMAJunkie to explain his desire to fight either...

Jun 16, 2016 8:55 am

Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks signs with the UFC

Surprising news surfaced last month that Bellator MMA lightweight champion Will Brooks had been released by the promotion, and would become a free agent in the MMA market. This week Brooks revealed that he and the UFC had reached an agreement, and that he had signed with the UFC. In addition, it was revealed that...

Jun 16, 2016 8:38 am

Carlos Condit gives update on hiatus from the UFC

It’s been 6 months since Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit had their welterweight title fight at UFC 195. The fight, which was an extremely controversial one in terms of scoring, saw Lawler retain his championship via split decision. Prior to the bout, Condit revealed the fans that he wasn’t sure how many more fights he...


Jun 16, 2016 8:21 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor training with Olympic boxers

Ahead of Conor McGregor’s welterweight UFC 202 rematch against Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ is wasting no time in bringing in elite level boxers to help him prepare for the bout. Michael Conlan is a 2012 Olympic Bronze medalist, and and Paddy Barnes is a two-time Olympic bronze medalist. Both men vouched for McGregor’s skills...

Jun 15, 2016 11:34 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz, Dana White, and famed rapper hanging out

Nate Diaz’s star power continues to rise following his UFC 196 submission win over UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Ahead of Diaz’s rematch with McGregor at UFC 202 on August 20th, Diaz and UFC President Dana White met famed rapper ‘The Game’. @losangelesconfidential @danawhiteufc @natediaz209 #Cali A photo posted by Diazbrothers209 (@diazbrothers209) on Jun 15,...

Jun 15, 2016 11:37 am

Will Claudia Gadelha become your #WCW UFC champion?

UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha’s only loss in her professional mixed martial arts career was from her fight against Joanna Jedrzejczyk back in 2014. Their fight was a close one with Jedrzejczyk walking out with the win after being awarded the split-decision victory that many argue could have gone either way. Gadelha and Jedrzejczyk’s rivalry continues...

Jun 15, 2016 10:32 am

Frankie Edgar on Conor McGregor: ‘I respect Conor’s hustle, but . . .’

Frankie Edgar is taking a step closer to making sure he will be fighting for the undisputed UFC featherweight title. In his next fight at UFC 200, Edgar is set to rematch former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo for the interim title. However, the interim tagline doesn’t excite Edgar so much. “Show me where any...

Jun 15, 2016 8:45 am

Dan Henderson unveils plans for one more fight before retiring

At the age of 45, many are wondering at what point MMA legend Dan Henderson will walk away from the sport which he has given so much to. On the heels of his incredible UFC 199 KO win over Hector Lombard, Henderson wants to have one more fight, and then ride off into the sunset....

Jun 14, 2016 1:28 pm

Jacare Souza laughs at Dan Henderson title campaign

At UFC 199 earlier this month, Michael Bisping shocked the world as he knocked out Luke Rockhold in the very first round of their middleweight title fight. Bisping stepped in on short notice for former middleweight champion Chris Weidman, who injured his neck just two weeks before the fight. On the same card, MMA legend...

Jun 14, 2016 10:18 am

Michael Bisping names ideal opponent for first title defense

Earlier this month, Michael Bisping shocked the world as he knocked out Luke Rockhold to win the UFC middleweight championship on just 2 weeks notice. Following the bout, Bisping was immediately flooded with questions regarding who his first title defense would be against. To make things more interesting, on the UFC 199 card Dan Henderson...

Jun 14, 2016 9:18 am

Daniel Cormier blasts “bum” Jon Jones

Prior to Jon Jones’ UFC 197 interim light heavyweight title fight with Ovince Saint Preux, it had been over a year since Jones was in the Octagon. The fight against OSP was a rather lackluster one, however Jones did win in convincing fashion. Ahead of his highly anticipated rematch with Jon Jones at UFC 200,...

Jun 14, 2016 8:44 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier weighs in on Jon Jones legal troubles

Ahead of UFC 200, where Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the light heavyweight championship, light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier weighed in on some of Jon Jones legal troubles which ultimately led to Cormier winning the vacant light heavyweight championship against Anthony Johnson at UFC 187. Check out the...

Jun 13, 2016 4:16 pm

Frankie Edgar’s coach says ‘The Answer’ ‘tested positive’ by USADA

Frankie “The Answer” Edgar has a big fight coming up at UFC 200 as he is set to rematch Jose Aldo for the interim featherweight title. Edgar’s coach Mark Henry startled a lot of fight fans with his message he posted on Instagram on Monday. Henry said, “Apologize to fans UFC 200 EDGAR vs ALDO...

Jun 13, 2016 1:55 pm

Fedor Emelianenko says after his fight taking place this week, next may be in the UFC

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko appeared on Monday’s episode of “The MMA Hour” and spoke with Ariel Helwani on his future fighting. Emelianenko has a fight scheduled with Fabio Maldonado at EFN 50 this Friday. The fight takes place in St. Petersburg, Russia and will air on UFC Fight Pass, which is the reason the UFC...

Jun 13, 2016 10:23 am

Coach John Kavanagh believes Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather fight will happen

When the first reports surfaced that a fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor was in the works, many people thought it was a joke. Although McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh says that the bout between the two superstars from different sports is put on hold with McGregor set to rematch Nate Diaz at UFC 202,...

Jun 13, 2016 1:16 am

Michael Bisping and Chris Weidman continue their beef on twitter

Newly-crowned UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has made it clear that he doesn’t care to fight former champions Chris Weidman or Luke Rockhold. It seems Bisping is more interested in avenging a brutal knockout loss handed to him by Dan Henderson. However, Weidman is surely doing his best to campaign for the fight with Bisping,...

Jun 11, 2016 5:42 pm

Jacare Souza believes he’s next in line for a title shot

When Chris Weidman withdrew from his UFC 199 scrap with Luke Rockhold with just two weeks to go until fight night, many believed Jacare Souza would step-in on short notice to fight Rockhold. Unfortunately for Souza, he was forced to undergo surgery for a torn meniscus, and was unable to take the fight. Michael Bisping...

Jun 11, 2016 5:15 pm

John Kavanagh gives update on Conor McGregor’s potential return to featherweight

Since winning the UFC featherweight championship back in December, Conor McGregor went up to welterweight for a UFC 196 fight with Nate Diaz, which was initially supposed to be a lightweight title fight with Rafael dos Anjos. McGregor lost the fight, and then was rebooked to fight Diaz at UFC 200, however he was pulled...

Jun 11, 2016 10:20 am

Michael Bisping’s coach wants to see Bisping vs. Dan Henderson II

In the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping shocked the world as he knocked Luke Rockhold out in the 1st round on just 2 weeks notice to win the UFC middleweight championship. The fight was Bisping’s first title fight after 10 years in the promotion, and he certainly took advantage of the opportunity. With...

Jun 11, 2016 12:06 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir 2 (Full fight)

Ahead of Brock Lesnar’s return to the Octagon in less than a month at UFC 200 after nearly 5 years away from the Octagon, take a look back at Lesnar’s UFC 100 rematch against Frank Mir. Mir handed Lesnar the first loss of his professional career at UFC 81 in what was Lesnar’s second pro...

Jun 10, 2016 1:52 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz gives back to the youth and rolls with the kid’s class

UFC star Nate Diaz is set to rematch UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in another non-title welterweight bout at UFC 202 in August. Prior to their first match at UFC 196, McGregor made fun of Diaz for teaching kid’s jiu-jitsu classes on weekends to help supplement his income. Diaz later said that he simply looks...

Jun 10, 2016 12:10 pm

Conor McGregor’s reaction to making Forbes 100 list

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was the only MMA fighter to rank in the Forbes list of top 100 highest paid athletes in the last 12 months. While other combat athletes made the list such as Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez, “The Notorious” stands out as the only MMA fighter. With the...

Jun 10, 2016 9:29 am

PHOTO | Superfan gets Nate Diaz shaved into his head

While some represent their favorite fighters with merchandise, or in some rare cases even a tattoo, one superman decided to get Nate Diaz’ face shaved into his head, along with the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu logo. The Diaz brothers Instagram account shared the photo of the fan’s haircut, which is extremely well done! Check it out: #natediaz...

Jun 10, 2016 9:20 am

Michael Bisping doesn’t want to fight Luke Rockhold or Chris Weidman

This past weekend, Michael Bisping captured the UFC middleweight championship after nearly a decade in the promotion. Bisping, who stepped into the fight on just two weeks notice, went out and knocked out Luke Rockhold in the very first round of their main event scrap. Prior to the fight, Bisping stated that when he won...

Jun 9, 2016 10:09 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan reacts to Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II

During the UFC 199 broadcast this past weekend, the UFC finally announced the date for the Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz rematch would take place at UFC 202 on August 20th in Las Vegas. Immediately the MMA world went wild with reactions about the fight. UFC commentator Joe Rogan wasted no time in discussing the...