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Apr 22, 2016 2:30 pm

UFC announces Nate Diaz will remain on UFC 200, door is closed for Conor McGregor

At the UFC 200 press conference on Friday, there was much speculation as to whether or not the UFC would make an announcement regarding who will fill the main event slot at UFC 200. During the press conference UFC President Dana White announced that after much speculation Nate Diaz will remain on the card, however...

Apr 22, 2016 8:53 am

Nate Diaz reportedly pulled from UFC 200 card

By now, the MMA community knows that Conor McGregor ‘retired’ from MMA on Tuesday. Following that, The UFC announced that McGregor had been pulled from his UFC 200 main event fight with Nate Diaz for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. McGregor then released a statement on Thursday explaining that he wishes to focus on...

Apr 21, 2016 9:12 pm

Top ranked welterweight campaigns for fill-in fight with Nate Diaz

Since UFC President Dana White announced that Conor McGregor had been pulled from his UFC 200, there has been much question as to who would fill the slot opposite Nate Diaz in the biggest event in UFC history. While the UFC has yet to reveal who the lucky fighter will be, top ranked welterweight Tyron...

Apr 21, 2016 7:52 pm

VIDEO | Hilarious Conor McGregor retirement speech parody

Recently, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor announced his ‘retirement’ from MMA. UFC President Dana White then went on SportsCenter to announce that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event. Thursday morning, McGregor then announced that he wasn’t retiring from MMA, and was ready to fight...


Apr 21, 2016 8:27 am

Conor McGregor’s coach releases statement following big announcement

Tuesday morning Conor McGregor started a whirlwind as he announced his retirement from MMA. While the MMA community speculated as to why McGregor was retiring, UFC President Dana White went on SportsCenter and announced that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. Thursday morning McGregor released a lengthy...

Apr 21, 2016 7:53 am

BREAKING! Conor McGregor releases statement regarding UFC 200 and retirement

Conor McGregor shocked the world when he announced his retirement from MMA on Tuesday. The Irish superstar was expected to rematch Nate Diaz in the headlining bout of July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. McGregor was then pulled from the fight card (UFC 200) after UFC President Dana White revealed that Conor was refusing...

Apr 20, 2016 10:55 pm

Benson Henderson sounds off on Conor McGregor-UFC situation

While UFC President Dana White may have stated that there is no rift between Conor McGregor and the UFC, there is no doubt that there appears to be tension between the UFC brass and McGregor. Ahead of the biggest event in UFC history, McGregor refused to fulfill his media obligations for UFC 200, leading the...

Apr 20, 2016 10:21 pm

Conor McGregor’s retirement could have USADA implications

When Conor McGregor took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce his retirement from MMA, he may not have realized the implications that the announcement could create. In addition to being pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to the the required media appearances, McGregor would be forced to vacate his featherweight championship if he is indeed...

Apr 20, 2016 12:29 pm

VIDEO | New footage shows Conor McGregor training hard despite being ‘retired’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor shocked the world on Tuesday when he announced that he has “decided to retire young.” Things got even more chaotic after the UFC announced that they had pulled McGregor from his headlining bout against Nate Diaz at UFC 200. UFC President Dana White addressed the situation and said that it...

Apr 20, 2016 9:17 am

Report: Conor McGregor will fight again at later date

Tuesday morning Conor McGregor shocked fight fans as he surprisingly announced his retirement from MMA. McGregor’s retirement, which many believed to be a prank at first, turned out to be real. After SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh confirmed the news, UFC President Dana White went on SportsCenter to announce that McGregor had been pulled...

Apr 19, 2016 11:41 pm

Immediate family member of Conor McGregor opens up on champ’s retirement

Tuesday morning the MMA world was stunned as Conor McGregor announced his retirement from MMA ahead of his UFC 200 welterweight scrap against Nate Diaz. McGregor’s coach seemingly confirmed the news on Twitter, which was followed up by UFC President Dana White announcing on SportsCenter that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 for refusing...

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 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 1:15 pm

Nate Diaz has surprising reaction to the news of Conor McGregor retiring

UFC 200 could be taking a wild turn and surely UFC President Dana White is getting more people reaching out to him more than ever right now. On Tuesday, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor announced on Twitter that he has “decided to retire young.” Nate Diaz handed Conor McGregor his first defeat in the UFC...

Apr 17, 2016 4:53 pm

“Rumble” responds to Teixeira

Following his first-round knockout victory over Rashad Evans in the main event of UFC on FOX 19, Glover Teixeira decided to call out top contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson for his next fight. Glover asked Johnson “to dance” in his post-fight speech with Joe Rogan. Johnson was in attendance last night in Tampa and responded to...

Apr 17, 2016 11:07 am

UFC on FOX 19 Bonus Report

‘UFC on FOX 19’ in Tampa delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC on FOX 19’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Glover Teixeira earned...

Apr 14, 2016 11:21 pm

Tim Kennedy refuses to be silenced on issue of fighter pay

While many UFC fighters are opposed to the UFC’s uniform deal with Reebok, none have been more outspoken than top middleweight Tim Kennedy. Kennedy hasn’t fought in the UFC in nearly two years following his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178, however he has been looking to return to the Octagon sooner...

Apr 14, 2016 10:37 am

Frankie Edgar eyes big fight at ‘UFC New York’

At UFC 200 on July 9th, Conor McGregor will have a welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz, and Frankie Edgar will fight Jose Aldo for the interim featherweight championship. UFC President Dana White has stated that regardless of whether or not McGregor defeats Diaz, his next fight will be a featherweight title defense. With the UFC...

Apr 9, 2016 11:29 am

Dominick Cruz’s interesting take on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has been making his rounds with the media to promote his trilogy fight with Urijah Faber in the co-main event of UFC 199. While the majority of the media appearances have lead to heated verbal exchanges with Faber, Cruz was asked about Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor’s welterweight rematch at...

Apr 8, 2016 2:29 am

Joe Rogan says that Jon Jones’ ‘risky fight’ could ruin his plans

Despite saving the UFC from possibly having to cancel or downgrade UFC 197, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has everything to lose in his fight with short-notice opponent Ovince Saint Preux on April 23rd. After UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was pulled out of the originally scheduled fight with Jones, Saint Preux...

Apr 7, 2016 2:51 pm

Miesha Tate reportedly turned down UFC 200 rematch with Holly Holm

When UFC President Dana White stated that fans could expect a women’s title fight at UFC 200, many expected a rematch between Holly Holm and Miesha Tate to be slated for the event. Earlier this week news broke that Tate would be having her first title defense against Amanda Nunes at the July 9th event....

Apr 6, 2016 7:27 pm

PHOTO | Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes promo poster for UFC 200

Late Wednesday evening it was announced that Miesha Tate and Amanda Nunes would be fighting at UFC 200 for Tate’s UFC women’s bantamweight championship. UFC President Dana White took to Instagram shortly after the fight was announced to reveal a pretty awesome promo poster for the fight, which goes down on July 9th. Check it...

Apr 6, 2016 7:10 pm

Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes official for UFC 200

After the UFC announced that Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II would headline UFC 200, and that Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar would fight for the interim featherweight title, Dana White announced that fans could expect a women’s title fight. Late Wednesday evening, it was announced that Miesha Tate would defend her UFC women’s bantamweight...

Apr 6, 2016 10:12 am

VIDEO | On This Day: Conor McGregor makes his UFC debut with a first-round TKO

Oh, how things have changed in just three years. Exactly three years ago today, the current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor made his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage at UFC on Fuel TV 9. McGregor was able to connect early on in the fight with Brimage and scored a TKO stoppage at just 1:07 of...

Apr 2, 2016 3:53 pm

Timetable for Daniel Cormier’s return following UFC 197 withdrawal

Friday evening it was announced that Daniel Cormier would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 after suffering a knee injury in training. Ultimately, UFC President Dana White announced on SportsCenter on Saturday that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon...

Apr 2, 2016 3:39 pm

Jon Jones reacts to fighting Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197

Saturday afternoon UFC President Dana White appeared on SportsCenter via telephone to announce that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. In the moments after the announcement was made official, Jon Jones released a...