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Apr 20, 2016 4:45 pm

Jon Jones offers to step in and save UFC 200

The UFC has been actively looking for a replacement opponent for Nate Diaz at UFC 200 after Conor McGregor retired from MMA Tuesday morning. Jon Jones, who headlines UFC 197 this Saturday against Ovince Saint-Preux in a light heavyweight interim title fight, spoke to Fox Sports and revealed that he would be open to stepping...

Apr 20, 2016 10:30 am

Dana White offers Conor McGregor an opportunity to still fight at UFC 200

The Internet has blown up with everything Conor McGregor since the UFC featherweight champion tweeted on Tuesday out of nowhere that he has “decided to retire young.” UFC President Dana White announced later on Tuesday that McGregor was pulled off of the UFC 200 main event versus Nate Diaz stating that McGregor was unwilling to...

Apr 20, 2016 9:42 am

Chael Sonnen offers insight into Conor McGregor’s dispute with the UFC

UFC 200 is now left without a main event after Conor McGregor retired, and then was pulled from his main event slot for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the July 9th event. While all signs are pointing to McGregor legitimately retiring, former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen offered some insight into what the situation...

Apr 20, 2016 12:05 am

VIDEO | Did Conor McGregor hint at his retirement before UFC 196?

Oh man. This could be real.pic.twitter.com/Ac7k8F4P8g — Conor McGregor Army (@McGregorArmy) April 19, 2016 Conor McGregor’s retirement from MMA on Tuesday was quite unexpected. The featherweight champ was looking to bounce back from a 2nd round submission loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 196 in a highly anticipated rematch at UFC 200. An elaborate press...

Apr 19, 2016 11:15 pm

Report: Conor McGregor demanding inane amount of money for UFC 200

When Conor McGregor announced his retirement from MMA on Twitter, there were many theories as to why the featherweight champion decided to step away from the sport so young. UFC President Dana White then appeared on SportsCenter to announce that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations for...

Apr 19, 2016 8:41 pm

Report: Conor McGregor felt the UFC’s demands were unrealistic

Jonathan Shrager is reporting that Conor McGregor, who was removed from his scheduled UFC 200 main event rematch with Nate Diaz earlier tonight by the UFC, was unhappy with the UFC’s promo plans for the summer’s blockbuster event stating that they were “unrealistic”. Here is what Jonathan reported on Twitter: I've just had contact with...

Apr 19, 2016 5:30 pm

Donald Cerrone ‘knows a guy’ for UFC 200 main event

After it was confirmed Tuesday afternoon that Conor McGregor had been pulled from his UFC 200 main event scrap with Nate Diaz after refusing to attend a press conference in Las Vegas, MMA fans immediately began speculating as to who the UFC would select as a replacement opponent. As many were expecting, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone...

Apr 19, 2016 5:09 pm

Dana White explains why Conor McGregor was pulled from UFC 200

Tuesday morning Conor McGregor left MMA fans speechless as he announced his retirement from MMA. This announcement was met with much speculation given that McGregor is currently the UFC’s featherweight champion. While many believed the retirement announcement to be a troll job, McGregor’s coach confirmed the news. UFC President Dana White then broke the news...

Apr 19, 2016 4:55 pm

BREAKING! UFC pulls Conor McGregor from UFC 200

Conor McGregor shocked the world earlier today when he announced that he had decided to retire from the sport of mixed martial arts. Many fans and fighters thought that McGregor’s tweet was a joke or a hoax. However, Dana White just confirmed on ESPN’s SportsCenter that Conor McGregor is actually out of his scheduled UFC...

Apr 19, 2016 3:47 pm

Ariel Helwani says that McGregor’s retirement is real, UFC working on new plan

The MMA world is still trying to make sense of Conor McGregor’s tweet from earlier today, where the current featherweight champ stated that he had “decided to retire young“. Many fans thought and hoped that McGregor’s tweet was some sort of April fools joke or hoax, however, MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani is saying that sources have...

Apr 19, 2016 11:47 am

UFC superstar Conor McGregor already retiring?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has become one of the biggest stars in MMA in just a matter of years. “The Notorious” has set numerous records and has seemingly opened the eyes of the entire country of Ireland to the sport of MMA. With tasting defeat for the first time in the UFC against UFC...

Apr 19, 2016 10:02 am

VIDEO | Awesome UFC 198 promo

On May 14th the UFC will head to Curitiba Brazil for UFC 198. The card will feature some of the biggest names in Brazilian MMA, and will also serve as the UFC debut for Cris Cyborg. Above, you can see a promo video for the event featuring the Brazilian fighters on the card. Below you...

Apr 19, 2016 9:13 am

UFC releases three fighters

The UFC has once again cut several fighters from their active roster. While the UFC has yet to officially announce any of the releases, the account which broke the news is a very reputable one, which uses a program which detects when fighters are deleted from the UFC’s active roster on UFC.com. [Deleted] Emily Peters...

Apr 19, 2016 8:59 am

UFC on FOX 19 salaries released

This past Saturday, UFC on FOX 19 hit Tampa. The main card on ‘big FOX’ saw Cub Swanson dominate Hacran Dias, Khabib Nurmagomedov make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon as he defeated Darrell Horcher, Rose Namajunas defeat Tecia Torres, and Glover Teixeira KO Rashad Evans. Below is the full payroll, courtesy of BloodyElbow:...

Apr 19, 2016 8:30 am

Check out this Saturday’s UFC 197 fight card

UFC 197 takes place this Saturday night live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view fight card includes two championship fights. The event headliner has former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones taking on Ovince Saint Preux for the UFC’s interim light heavyweight title. In the evening’s co-main event, UFC flyweight champion...

Apr 18, 2016 2:31 pm

UFC President Dana White: ‘I think Rashad Evans is probably going to retire’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans swallowed a tough pill on Saturday after being knocked out by the heavy hands of Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC on FOX 19. Despite only having two consecutive losses in his past two fights in the Octagon, the brutal knockout was the first time “Suga”...

Apr 18, 2016 1:52 pm

Eddie Alvarez on UFC title shot: “This one will get me emotional”

Last week, UFC officials announced that former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) would be the next man to challenge current UFC lightweight title holder Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez joined Ariel Helwani on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed a number of topics, including how getting the call to fight for a...