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Mar 19, 2016 8:27 am

Rafael dos Anjos: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 makes no sense

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos was initially slated to fight Conor McGregor for the lightweight championship at UFC 196 on March 5th, however a broken foot forced dos Anjos out of the fight. Ultimately Nate Diaz stepped in as a late replacement for dos Anjos with less than two weeks until fight night. Diaz...


Mar 12, 2016 9:32 pm

Conor McGregor is still ‘The King’ of the featherweight division

Many fans and analysts have been critical of UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor for his UFC 196 submission loss to lightweight contender Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 this past weekend. That bout (Diaz vs. McGregor) took place in the UFC’s welterweight division (170-pounds), this after the scheduled lightweight title fight between Rafael...

Mar 9, 2016 1:38 pm

This is how Rafael dos Anjos feels about missing the biggest payday of his career

Nate Diaz became a millionaire with just one fight against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos was supposed to be in that spot, but an injury forced him out of the fight with McGregor leading Diaz to step in as a late replacement. Dos Anjos appeared on the MMA Hour...

Mar 9, 2016 10:19 am

Aljamain Sterling is calling out Bryan Caraway again

It’s been a few  minutes since Aljamain Sterling has taunted Bryan Caraway via social media. Of course since Miesha Tate won this weekend and Caraway and Tate are in a long term relationship it’s time again. So @BryanCaraway do you want to finally make a name for yourself or will you retire in peace, and...

Mar 2, 2016 1:40 pm

What happens if another megastar loses- Conor McGregor v Nate Diaz

Fighting up a weight class or two seems impossible for most MMA fighters but not for Conor McGregor.  It’s not that he wasn’t training for a fight, he was, but it was supposed to be a 155 lbs. title fight instead of 145 lbs. where he is the champ. With the 155 lbs. champ pulling...

Mar 2, 2016 9:19 am

His first tattoo will be 209 if Diaz wins says Jon Anik

Making predications for upcoming fights is what Jon Anik does regularly adding to his commentating duties.  With a Conor McGregor fight about to happen everybody is bringing  their A game.  Jon is no different. “I’m going to say it here for the masses to hear. I will get the area code ‘209’ tattooed on the...

Mar 1, 2016 6:50 am

Holly Holm has “zero concern” regarding not being the main event at UFC 196

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will make her first title defense at this weekend’s UFC 196 event in Las Vegas when she squares off with former Strikeforce title holder Miesha Tate in the evening’s co-main event slot. Many people thought that the ‘Holm vs. Tate’ bout would be promoted to ‘main event’ status after...

Feb 26, 2016 12:49 pm

Exclusive Video | BJ Penn gives his prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

The MMA world was thrown into confusion earlier this week when it was announced that Rafael dos Anjos had broken his foot and would be unable to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196 on March 5th. Ultimately the UFC selected Nate Diaz as a replacement opponent for McGregor, and the bout...

Feb 24, 2016 11:09 am

More details emerge surrounding Rafael dos Anjos’ broken foot

Tuesday morning the MMA world awoke to news that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had broken his foot and would no longer be able to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196. Ultimately the UFC selected Nate Diaz as a replacement for dos Anjos, and the bout was moved from lightweight...

Feb 24, 2016 10:11 am

VIDEO | More fighters reacting to Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz announcement

Tuesday evening after a brief scramble, the UFC selected Nate Diaz as a replacement opponent for Conor McGregor at UFC 196. UFC President Dana White also announced that the fight between Diaz and McGregor was set for welterweight, rather than lightweight which is what McGregor was set to fight Rafael dos Anjos at. Immediately after...

Feb 23, 2016 12:31 pm

Urijah Faber on weight, wants fight against Conor McGregor at UFC 196

The list of top contenders offering to fill in for Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 against Conor McGregor continues to grow. Between Donald Cerrone, Anthony Pettis, Nate Diaz, and now Urijah Faber, it looks as though the UFC will have no problem finding a replacement opponent for Rafael dos Anjos on March 5th. UFC...

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...