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Apr 26, 2016 9:25 am

Greg Jackson: Powerlifting is a problem for Jon Jones

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones defeated Ovince Saint Preux to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. While Jones seemed extremely gun-shy throughout the fight, he explained post-fight that the late change of opponents threw him off, and he would look better when he fought Daniel Cormier. While Jones stated that...

Apr 26, 2016 9:09 am

Dominick Cruz blasts “scumbag” Urijah Faber

Ahead of Dominick Cruz’s UFC 199 title defense against his nemesis, Urijah Faber, Cruz had some choice words for his rival. After TJ Dillashaw left Team Alpha Male last year, things were understandably tense between Faber and Dillashaw given the fact that Faber was Dillashaw’s mentor at one point in time. Things turned from bad...

Apr 26, 2016 2:43 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz poses with street art portrait of himself in Stockton

It sounds like Nate Diaz will not be fighting Conor McGregor at UFC 200. Diaz tweeted late on Monday that he was taking off for vacation and made it clear in the press conference on Friday that he was only set on fighting Conor McGregor at UFC 200. Diaz is still riding on the wave...

Apr 26, 2016 2:25 am

Dana White reveals when Conor McGregor will likely fight next

It seems like the story for UFC 200 will sourrond UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor until the event actually happens. Perhaps even then, everyone but the UFC may not be able to understand the decision to not have “The Notorious” on the card. UFC President Dana White spoke with TMZ late Monday on his way...


Apr 25, 2016 12:09 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I don’t know if Conor McGregor can actually beat Nate Diaz’

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier spoke with Ariel Helwani on the MMA Hour on Monday following his time doing color commentary for the UFC 197 broadcast over the weekend. Jon Jones was able to outpoint Ovince Saint Preux to win the interim title and will face Cormier next to unify the belts. If...

Apr 25, 2016 9:52 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones dances when he hears he broke Ovince Saint Preux’s arm

Here's Jon Jones' reaction to finding out one of his kicks may have broken OSP's arm. pic.twitter.com/HB9qT84K2c — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) April 24, 2016 Jon Jones was able to win the UFC interim light heavyweight title by beating Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197 in the main event over the weekend. In the process of...

Apr 25, 2016 8:52 am

Dana White says Conor McGregor’s tweet is not true, the fight is still off

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor took to Twitter last night to announce that he was “back on” July’s UFC 200 fight card in Las Vegas. Well according to UFC president Dana White, Conor’s tweet simply is not true and the Irish superstar will not be fighting at UFC 200 on July 9. His words to...

Apr 25, 2016 8:18 am

Jon Jones defends his performance against “OSP”

Jon Jones returned to the octagon this past Saturday in Las Vegas, where he scored a unanimous decision victory over Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197, capturing the promotions interim light heavyweight title in the process. “Bones” five-round decision victory over “OSP” was not what some fans and analysts had expected....

Apr 25, 2016 6:50 am

Report: Despite Conor’s tweet, nothing has changed

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor shook up the MMA world once again last night when he took to Twitter to announce that he was back on July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Happy to announce that I am BACK on UFC 200! Shout out to @danawhite and @lorenzofertitta on getting this one done for...

Apr 25, 2016 1:33 am

PHOTO | X-ray shows Ovince Saint Preux fought Jon Jones with a broken arm

Ovince Saint Preux had a tall order in front of him at UFC 197 with just three weeks notice. “OSP” fought one of the greatest fighters to ever compete in mixed martial arts on Saturday night and came up short, but proved that he can fight with the best of them. Former UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 24, 2016 4:27 pm

Source: “It was Lorenzo who made the call on McGregor, Dana wasn’t involved”

The MMA world was left in complete shock earlier this week when current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor tweeted that he had decided to “retire young” and was done with fighting. Shortly after that, the UFC announced that they had pulled “Mystic Mac” from his scheduled UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz which was expected...

Apr 24, 2016 3:45 pm

Photo | Jon Jones kicks it with the Diaz Brothers

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was kicking it with Nick and Nate Diaz earlier this week. Israel Martinez posted the following photo on Twitter Friday evening showcasing the three UFC superstars. Check it out: @JonnyBones kicking it with @nickdiaz209 @NateDiaz209 @ufc #197 pic.twitter.com/EXeAcfo1vz — Israel Martinez (@IzzyStyle) April 22, 2016 Jon Jones headlined...

Apr 24, 2016 3:42 pm

Video | Anthony Pettis thinks Conor McGregor might be “burnt out”

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis spoke to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani prior to his UFC 197 bout with dangerous striker Edson Barboza. “Showtime” took a minute to discuss UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s removal from the headlining bout of UFC 200, which occured after “Mystic Mac” refused to attend the UFC’s media tour to promote...

Apr 23, 2016 11:31 pm

Fighters react to Demetrious Johnson’s TKO win over Henry Cejudo

In the co-main event of UFC 197, Demetrious Johnson faced arguably the toughest test of his MMA career as he faced Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo. Johnson picked up an extremely impressive 1st round TKO win over Cejudo to retain his UFC flyweight championship. Below you can see the best reactions from fighters regarding Johnson’s...

Apr 23, 2016 11:25 pm

Fighters react to Jon Jones successful return to the Octagon

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones made his successful return to the Octagon as he defeated Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. While Jones was extremely critical of his performance, he is now the interim UFC light heavyweight champion, and will face Daniel Cormier...

Apr 23, 2016 11:17 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson TKO’s Henry Cejudo

In the co-main event of UFC 197, Demetrious Johnson proved once again why he is the greatest flyweight in the history of MMA. Johnson faced Henry Cejudo, who many believed to be the toughest test of his MMA career. Johnson rose to the occasion and stopped Cejudo in the 1st round via strikes after a...

Apr 23, 2016 11:09 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux (Highlights)

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones made a successful return to the Octagon and defeated Ovince Saint Preux via decision to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. While Jones wasn’t happy with his performance, he will now fight Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. See the highlights above!

Apr 23, 2016 11:03 pm

Dana White: Ovince Saint Preux broke his arm in Jon Jones fight

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux fought to a decision. While the fight was a rather lackluster one, Jones was awarded the unanimous decision win, and claimed the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. After the fight, Ovince Saint Preux revealed that he had hurt his arm at some...

Apr 23, 2016 10:59 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux Octagon interviews

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux fought for 5 rounds to a decision. Jones, who wasn’t happy with his performance, was ultimately crowned the interim UFC light heavyweight champion, and will now face Daniel Cormier for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight championship. In the video above you can...

Apr 23, 2016 10:45 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson Octagon interview

In the co-main event of UFC 197, UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson faced Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo, who many believed to be the toughest test of Johnson’s MMA career. Johnson rose to the occasion, proving why he is the flyweight champion as he picked up a 1st round TKO win over Cejudo. Watch his...

Apr 23, 2016 7:35 pm

VIDEO | Yair Rodriguez picks up unbelievable head kick KO win over Andre Fili

Yair Rodriguez with one of the greatest knockouts ever. #UFC197https://t.co/4iXmE8EQPz — OddsShark (@OddsShark) April 24, 2016 The Pay-Per View portion of UFC 197 started with a bang as Yair Rodriguez scored an incredible head kick knockout win over Andre Fili. Rodriguez faked a right leg kick and then immediately launched into a left head kick...

Apr 23, 2016 3:28 pm

Chael Sonnen: Conor wanted to fight ‘Bendo’ under the ‘McGregor Promotions’ banner

In the above video former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen discusses the fallout between the UFC and it’s current featherweight champion Conor McGregor. “The Notorious” was expected to rematch Nate Diaz in a welterweight bout at July’s UFC 200 event, however after Conor refused to attend the UFC’s media tour, the promotion opted to pull...

Apr 23, 2016 3:28 pm

Matt Mitrione books first Bellator opponent

Former UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione (9-5 MMA) will make his Bellator debut at June’s “Bellator Dynamite 2” event in St. Louis, Missouri. “Meathead” will meet Carl Seumanutafa in the event’s co-main event slot. Mitrione is coming off back-to-back losses while fighting under the UFC banner. He suffered a third-round TKO loss to Travis Browne in...

Apr 23, 2016 3:27 pm

Video | Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha HATE each other

It is no secret that current UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk (11-0 MMA) and top contender Claudia Gadelha (13-1 MMA) do not like each other. The ladies, who are serving as coaches on Season 23 of The Ultimate Fighter, did not hold back their hate for one another during Friday’s UFC 200 press conference. Fast...

Apr 23, 2016 3:26 pm

Dana White addresses the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. GSP rumor

During Friday’s UFC 200 press conference, UFC president Dana White was asked to comment on top lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov’s recent statement that he was offered a fight with Georges St. Pierre for July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The UFC president seemed rather shocked by the question, which prompted him to respond with...