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Apr 3, 2016 2:06 pm

Photo | Nick Diaz looking shredded at recent triathlon with Nate

@chrisavila209 @riokid @natediaz209 @damianxp209 #triathlon @michaeldavidwinery A photo posted by nickdiaz209 (@nickdiaz209) on Apr 2, 2016 at 9:45pm PDT Former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz (26-9-2 MMA) could return to the UFC octagon as early as this August, this after he completes his current suspension which was handed down by the NSAC. Diaz has not competed...

Apr 3, 2016 1:00 pm

Dana White explains why Jones vs. Saint Preux is for the interim title

On Friday night we broke the news that current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had suffered an injury and would no longer be able to defend his title against Jon Jones at UFC 197 on April 23. Yesterday, UFC officials announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping up on short-notice to challenge Jon Jones...

Apr 3, 2016 12:36 pm

Max Holloway: “People only remember you for your last fight”

UFC featherweight contender Max “Blessed” Holloway (15-3 MMA) feels a little ‘left out’ following the recent UFC 200 bookings for fellow division contenders Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo, who will meet for the interim featherweight strap on July 9 in Las Vegas. Holloway had recently been campaigning for a rematch with current division title holder Conor McGregor, but  had...

Apr 3, 2016 12:19 pm

Max Holloway does not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to featherweight

Add top contender Max Holloway (15-3 MMA) to the list of featherweight fighters who do not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to fight at 145-pounds. Holloway echoed the statements made by former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar regarding the brash Irish star in a recent interview with MMAFighting: “At the end of the day, who...

Apr 3, 2016 11:31 am

Demian Maia on potential title shot: “I don’t have to act like a clown to get it”

Former UFC middleweight title challenger Demian Maia (22-6 MMA) is currently riding an impressive four-fight winning streak inside the UFC’s welterweight division. The 38-year-old is coming off a unanimous decision win over Gunnar Nelson which occurred at December’s UFC 194 event in Las Vegas. Prior to that, Maia submitted surging contender Neil Magny in the...

Apr 3, 2016 10:15 am

WSOF 30 Results: Branch retains title, Fitch becomes new welterweight champ

David Branch (18-3 MMA) successfully defended his World Series of Fighting middleweight title yesterday evening by defeating challenger Clifford Starks (13-3 MMA) via unanimous decision. Branch, who currently holds both the WSOF middleweight and light heavyweight titles, used effective grappling and top control to frustrate Starks in every round on route to the decision victory....

Apr 3, 2016 8:32 am

Jon Jones to DC: ‘So much for being willing to die’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones showed nothing but respect for Daniel Cormier on Saturday morning, this after “DC” was forced to withdraw from their highly anticipated UFC 197 rematch with an injury. Jones even took to Twitter and wished Cormier a healthy recovery: I don't wish injuries on anyone, I hope you have...

Apr 3, 2016 8:13 am

ODDS: Jon Jones opens as a massive favorite over OSP

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (21-1 MMA) will return to the octagon for the first time in over a year when he squares off with Ovince Saint Preux (19-7 MMA) in the main event of UFC 197 for the promotions interim light heavyweight title. “OSP” has gone 3-1 in his past four octagon appearances. His...

Apr 2, 2016 4:10 pm

VIDEO | Dana White announces Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux

Saturday afternoon on SportsCenter, UFC President Dana White announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice for Daniel Cormier to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 for the interim UFC light heavyweight title. Above you can see the SportsCenter footage of Dana White making the announcement!

Apr 2, 2016 4:04 pm

Dana White explains why Anthony Johnson turned down Jon Jones fight

After Daniel Cormier was forced out of his UFC 197 light heavyweight title defense against Jon Jones on April 23rd due to a knee injury, many expected Anthony Johnson to step-in on short notice to fight Jones. While the UFC tried to book Jones vs. Johnson for the main event of UFC 197, he was...

Apr 2, 2016 10:32 am

Jon Jones sends Daniel Cormier a message following injury

While there has been no shortage of animosity between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier during the course of their heated rivalry, even Jones doesn’t have any ill wishes for Cormier. It was revealed yesterday evening that Cormier had suffered a knee injury during training and would be unable to fight Jones in the main event...

Apr 2, 2016 10:13 am

Dana White gives update on Ronda Rousey’s return

There has been much antspeculation as to when Ronda Rousey would return to the UFC following her UFC 193 KO loss to Holly Holm at the end of last year. After Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm in the co-main event of UFC 196 in March, Rousey reportedly told UFC President Dana White that it was...

Apr 2, 2016 9:34 am

Anderson Silva talks potential rematch with Vitor Belfort

It was over 5 years ago that Anderson Silva delivered one of the most spectacular knockouts in UFC history as he dropped Vitor Belfort with a front kick in the main event of UFC 126 to retain his UFC middleweight championship. Now, fast forward five years and the pair are both fighting different men at...

Apr 2, 2016 9:20 am

MMA community reacts to news of Daniel Cormier’s injury

Friday evening news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been injured during training, and would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 on April 23rd. Understandably, the MMA community was gutted. Below you can see a compilation of reactions from fighters, and members of...

Apr 1, 2016 12:46 pm

Jose Aldo thinks Nate Diaz will shame Conor McGregor even more in the rematch

Nate Diaz stunned the world but didn’t surprise himself when he beat Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Now Diaz and McGregor are set to headline UFC 200 in a rematch that Diaz says was a gift to McGregor from the UFC. Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke with FOX Sports on the rematch that is...

Apr 1, 2016 12:11 pm

Conor McGregor’s coach clarifies a condition about rematch with Nate Diaz

The MMA community lost their minds when Rafael dos Anjos pulled out of the scheduled superfight with Conor McGregor back in February. Nate Diaz then shook things up when he was announced as the late-replacement for dos Anjos and further upset a lot of people when he submitted McGregor at UFC 196. Now Diaz and...

Apr 1, 2016 12:08 pm

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Flying/Spinning Back Kick Drills

Spinning techniques are some of the most risky techniques in MMA. When they land they are often brutal, as we saw in Uriah Hall vs. Gegard Mousasi and Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim to name a few. Recently, at the JacksonWink MMA Academy, some of the fighters decided to work on not only spinning techniques,...

Apr 1, 2016 10:43 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach details one condition for a Georges St-Pierre return fight

Famed boxing coach Freddie Roach has trained with some of MMA’s elite including both Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva. The owner and head trainer of the Wild Card Boxing Club has been busy preparing his star fighter Manny Pacquiao for his supposed last fight before retiring against Timothy Bradley but touched upon St-Pierre’s highly rumored...