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Feb 23, 2016 10:36 am

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone: Front Runner for Conor Mcgregor Fight

With Rafael dos Anjos out, it’s now a mad dash to get Conor McGregor an opponent for the UFC 196 main-event slot. Finding a quick replacement in less than 2 weeks notice you would think would be a tall order. Consider the amounts of cash they threw at Chad “Money” Mendes to step in the...

Feb 23, 2016 10:19 am

MMA world reacts to Rafael dos Anjos pulling out of UFC 196

Tuesday morning news surfaced that Rafael dos Anjos had broken his foot and would be unable to defend his UFC lightweight championship against Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5th. As can be expected with less than 2 weeks before fight night, the UFC began to scramble to find a replacement opponent for McGregor....

Feb 23, 2016 9:59 am

Nate Diaz tells Conor McGregor to get on his knees and beg

The UFC is still trying to find a replacement opponent for Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5th after Rafael dos Anjos withdrew form the bout with a broken foot. With less than 2 weeks until fight night Donald Cerrone offered to take the fight, and is even in the gym training. In addition...

Feb 23, 2016 8:52 am

Benson Henderson reacts to Rafael dos Anjos withdrawing from UFC 196

As everyone knows by now, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos has pulled out of his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor on March 5th. With less than 2 weeks until fight night the UFC is scrambling to fight a replacement opponent for McGregor. Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, fresh off his submission win over...

Feb 23, 2016 8:29 am

Rafael dos Anjos’ coach releases statement on UFC 196 withdrawal

Early Tuesday morning news surfaced that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had been forced to withdraw from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor after breaking his foot. While the UFC has been scrambling to find a replacement for dos Anjos with less than 2 weeks to go until fight night, Donald...

Feb 23, 2016 8:18 am

POLL | Who do you want to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196?

Early Tuesday morning it was revealed that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had withdrawn from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. The UFC has been scrambling to find a replacement for dos Anjos less than 2 weeks away from fight night. Since RDA announced his withdrawal Donald Cerrone...

Feb 23, 2016 7:40 am

Possibility of Jose Aldo filling in at UFC 196?

The MMA world has been in an uproar since it was announced that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had withdrawn from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor on March 5th. The UFC is currently trying to find a replacement fight for McGregor so as to avoid having to scrap the entire...

Feb 23, 2016 5:26 am

BREAKING! RDA injured, out of UFC 196!

According to multiple reports, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos (25-7 MMA) has suffered a broken foot in training and will no longer be able to defend his title against Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5. Brazilian news outlet Globo was one of the first to report the story. No word yet if...

Feb 4, 2016 10:47 am

Battle of the ‘Cowboys’ as Alex Oliveira accepts fight with Donald Cerrone

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone was left without an opponent after his first scheduled fight in the UFC at welterweight with Tim Means hit a wall. The UFC announced on Wednesday that Means was flagged by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for a “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” from an out of competition drug testing. The UFC...

Feb 4, 2016 1:31 am

Tim Means flagged for ‘potential Anti-Doping Policy violation’ and out of fight with Donald Cerrone

Another UFC veteran has been flagged by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). UFC welterweight Tim Means has been flagged by USADA for a “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” from an out of competition drug testing. Means was scheduled to welcome former lightweight title contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone to the welterweight division at UFC Fight Night...

Feb 1, 2016 2:07 pm

Sage Northcutt was hospitalized days before UFC on FOX 18 loss

Many critics hate to hear excuses about losses, while fans can often find comfort and reasoning on why their favorite fighters have losses on their records. Rising star Sage Northcutt had his undefeated record come to an end on Saturday night against a late replacement opponent Bryan Barberena. Northcutt spoke with the MMA Hour on...

Feb 1, 2016 9:33 am

Sage Northcutt breaks silence after first professional loss

19-year-old UFC star Sage Northcutt had his dreams crushed on Saturday night. Late replacement opponent Bryan Barberena submit Northcutt by arm-triangle choke in the second round on Saturday night at UFC on FOX 18. Many fighters roasted Northcutt for his seemingly quick tap while a few fighters gave support to the young star. It seems...

Jan 27, 2016 7:58 am

Miocic didn’t turn down fight with Jones

Last week Cain Velasquez withdrew from his UFC 196 heavyweight showdown with Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez was replaced by Stipe Miocic, however news broke shortly after that Werdum had withdrawn from the bout as well. There was a scramble for the UFC to find a replacement main event for the bout. Many on Twitter began to...

Jan 8, 2016 10:27 am

Mark ‘All Natty’ Hunt says he’s been fighting PED drenched fighters for years

Mark Hunt is extremely pleased with the UFC’s implementation of random drug testing done by USADA. “The Super Samoan” who has a fight scheduled with former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is all too excited to get his own championship belt spoke with Craziest Sports Fights about his upcoming bout and history of fighting. “All...

Dec 29, 2015 8:37 am

Sam Alvey suffers broken jaw in training

Unfortunate news broke this morning that UFC middleweight Smile’n Sam Alvey had suffered a broken jaw in training that would prevent him from fighting Daniel Sarafian at UFC FN 82 on February 21st. Alvey spoke to MMA Latest, and revealed that he took a kick to the face in training, however he didn’t give a...

Dec 8, 2015 3:46 pm

Aldo’s wife says Dana White pressured champ to fight at UFC 189

This Saturday Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor will finally meet inside the Octagon, barring any last-minute setbacks. The last time these two men were scheduled to fight was back at UFC 189, however a rib injury late in camp forced Aldo out of the bout. Chad Mendes was selected as a replacement for Aldo, and...

Dec 3, 2015 12:56 am

Joe Rogan parting from the UFC?

Joe Rogan is about as synonymous with the UFC as the President Dana White is with the brand. However, the end could be near for Rogan and his role as color commentator for the UFC as he shared the news on his JRE podcast. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson was a guest on...

Nov 25, 2015 7:28 pm

“Smooth” Henderson Video: Picks Aldo Getting Hand Raised

Who better to ask about a championship UFC fight than a former UFC champion? Benson “Smooth” Henderson gives us his pick on the mega featherweight fight Aldo vs McGregor. Henderson seems calm and relaxed heading into his fight with Masvidal. Some top tier fighters wont dare risk their ranking position to take a last minute...