1383 Search Results for ufc 145

Mar 10, 2016 4:34 pm

Chael Sonnen: Nate Diaz was 14-15 pounds heavier than Conor McGregor at UFC 196

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen claims that Nate Diaz was a lot heavier than Conor McGregor when the two squared off in the main event of UFC 196 this past Saturday. Here is what the “American Gangster” had to say during his most recent “You’re Welcome” podcast episode: “It was really quite incredible. I thought...

Mar 9, 2016 7:22 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk defends Conor McGregor from critics following UFC 196

It was no secret going into UFC 196 that featherweight champion Conor McGregor was taking a tremendous risk by jumping up to welterweight, 25 pounds higher than the featherweight limit of 145 pounds. McGregor ultimately appeared to gas in the second round, something he chalked up to an inefficient use of energy, which resulted in...

Mar 8, 2016 8:59 am

Conor McGregor’s coach discusses potential opponents for UFC 200

Prior to UFC 196, Conor McGregor revealed that he committed to a fight at UFC 200, however no opponent was named. There was speculation that McGregor could face welterweight champion Robbie Lawler if he were to defeat Diaz at UFC 196. As the world knows by now, in the main event of UFC 196, McGregor...

Mar 5, 2016 8:44 am

Conor McGregor could vacate featherweight championship with UFC 196 win

It’s no secret that Conor McGregor has a tough weight cut when dropping to featherweight. In a recent article we compared McGregor’s size prior to his fight with Jose Aldo to before his UFC 196 fight with Nate Diaz. During the UFC 196 weigh-ins yesterday, McGregor weighed in at 168 pounds, 2 pounds lower than...

Mar 1, 2016 8:12 am

Frankie Edgar details what it would have taken for him to fight at UFC 196

After Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from UFC 196 with a broken foot, the UFC reportedly went to Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar first to offer them a fill-in slot against Conor McGregor. Unfortunately, Jose Aldo turned the bout down because he wasn’t in shape, and Frankie Edgar turned the bout down because he was injured....

Feb 24, 2016 9:17 am

Frankie Edgar: “The ‘C’ in UFC stands for Conor”

After Frankie Edgar knocked out Chad Mendes at the TUF 22 finale back in December, UFC President Dana White confirmed that Edgar was next in line for a featherweight title shot. The following night at UFC 194, Conor McGregor knocked out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds to claim the UFC featherweight championship. Since then...

Feb 18, 2016 8:06 am

UFC releases statement on BJ Penn

Last month, former UFC champion BJ Penn announced that he was officially ending his retirement and going after the 145 pound belt. Penn teamed up with Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn at Jackson-Wink MMA for his highly anticipated return. While he was initially supposed to return on March 5th, the UFC pushed the bout back...

Feb 15, 2016 11:13 am

WATCH! UFC gives fans Conor McGregor versus Chad Mendes full fight video

Ahead of one of the biggest fights in UFC history, the UFC is giving a treat to Conor McGregor’s full fight against Chad Mendes at UFC 189. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has a chance to make history on March 5 at UFC 196 to become the first fighter in the history of the UFC...

Feb 12, 2016 2:10 am

WATCH! #FBF in memory of former UFC champion Kevin Randleman

Tragic news struck the MMA community as people were shocked to hear that former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman passed away. The 44-year-old MMA pioneer went to the hospital with pneumonia and died of heart failure, according to Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter. Randleman first entered the world of professional mixed martial arts back in 1996,...

Feb 8, 2016 8:19 pm

UFC Fight Night 82 Reebok pay for fighters ranges from $2,500 to $15,000

$145,000 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC Fight Night 82 event that took place in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night. The payout from Reebok is in addition to each fighter’s contracted fight pay with the UFC. Four fighters took home $15,000 for their...

Feb 5, 2016 3:12 pm

Bruce Lee included in EA Sports UFC 2

In the first EA Sports UFC game Bruce Lee was included as a downloadable character as well as an unlockable character. Players could preorder the game to get instant access to Lee, or beat the ‘career mode’ to unlock Lee in 4 different weight classes. Ahead of the highly anticipated release of EA Sports UFC...

Feb 1, 2016 10:51 am

Conor McGregor announces his induction to UFC Hall of Fame

Conor McGregor revealed some very interesting news on Monday. The UFC featherweight champion that has a historic fight scheduled against lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 on March 5 announced on Twitter that he has been placed in the UFC Hall of Fame. “The Notorious” tweeted the following message that resonated a very...

Jan 26, 2016 10:34 am

BJ Penn has verbally agreed to an opponent for UFC 197

It looks like things are moving forward for our UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn in his return to the Octagon. With BJ training in New Mexico with some of the greatest MMA fighters in the world at the JacksonWink MMA Academy, he is preparing to be his best and revealed some information on...

Jan 25, 2016 11:01 am

Conor McGregor is looking beefed up ahead of UFC 197!

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is going up a weight class to challenge Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship belt at UFC 197 on March 5. This will mark the vocal 145-pound champion’s first fight at 155 pounds in the UFC and is looking like he is putting on the weight well. McGregor posted...

Jan 22, 2016 9:52 am

WATCH! Conor McGregor makes time for selfies after UFC 197 Press Conference

Conor McGregor is a star. Check him out as he makes time with some fans after the UFC 197 Press Conference earlier this week. As one of the UFC’s biggest draws, the UFC featherweight champion has been inundated with fans and media wherever he goes. Going up to challenge for the lightweight title against Rafael...

Jan 16, 2016 7:40 am

Ticket prices revealed for ‘UFC 197: McGregor vs. dos Anjos’

Since the UFC announced that Conor McGregor would be going up to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title at UFC 197, and that Holly Holm would be defending her UFC women’s bantamweight championship against Miesha Tate, fans have been anxiously awaiting ticket information. MMAJunkie is reporting that the tickets will go on...