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Aug 28, 2016 2:27 pm

Tyron Woodley details which fights he thinks should be next in the UFC’s welterweight division

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is eyeing a “big money fight” for his first title defense which is expected to take place later this year. “The Chosen One” has expressed interest in fighting either former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre or former Strikeforce welterweight title holder Nick Diaz in recent weeks. UFC president Dana White...

Aug 27, 2016 7:16 pm

Robbie Lawler is looking for a fight!

Former UFC welterweight champion “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler is looking for a fight. UFC president Dana White told Damon Martin that Robbie Lawler is calling him everyday trying to get a fight right now. Dana White says Robbie Lawler is calling him everyday trying to get a fight right now#UFCVancouver — Damon Martin (@DamonMartin) August 27,...

Aug 27, 2016 8:10 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen calls for Conor McGregor vs. Nick Diaz

Earlier this month, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor defeated Nate Diaz via majority decision in the main event of UFC 202 to avenge his UFC 196 submission loss. On the heels of the fight, McGregor has several options in regards to his next fight. While UFC President Dana White has stated that he would like...

Aug 27, 2016 8:04 am

PHOTO | Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone earns BJJ black belt

Fan favorite UFC fighter Donald Cerrone, who is fresh off a spectacular welterweight win over Rick Story at UFC 202 this past weekend, recently earned his BJJ black belt. Cerrone, who has won 16 of his 31 professional MMA wins by way of submission, posted about getting his black belt on Instagram: After a full...


Aug 26, 2016 2:20 pm

Carlos Condit confident he can avenge loss to Tyron Woodley

It didn’t take newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley long to begin calling out fighters for his first potential title defense. Woodley shut down welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson on the post-fight show, where Woodley also called out Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz. With that being said, welterweight veteran Carlos Condit, who makes his...

Aug 26, 2016 4:07 am

Conor McGregor already back in the gym training after UFC 202

It has been just six days since Conor McGregor fought a grueling 5-round war against Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 202. McGregor, who ultimately was awarded a majority decision win, was filmed backstage after the fight on crutches. When the official medical reports were released following the event, they revealed that McGregor...

Aug 25, 2016 5:35 pm

John Kavanagh’s prediction for McGregor-Diaz trilogy fight

Going into Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz, McGregor predicted that he would finish Diaz in the 4th round of their welterweight scrap. McGregor was unable to finish Diaz, however he dropped the Stockton fighter several times early on in the fight. Immediately following the fight, McGregor stated that he would do a...

Aug 25, 2016 3:21 pm

Donald Cerrone signs new UFC contract

This past Saturday, UFC veteran Donald Cerrone stepped into the Octagon to fight welterweight Rick Story in what was the final fight of his UFC contract. After putting on arguably the best performance of his career, Cerrone stated that he planned on re-signing with the promotion. Now, news has surfaced via MMAJunkie that Cerrone has...

Aug 25, 2016 10:49 am

‘I think that the UFC wants their bloody cash cow back’

Both Jon Jones and UFC President Dana White seem to think that Jones’ Anti-Doping Policy violation situation will end up being much less severe than anticipated. Fellow UFC light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa spoke with FloCombat about the recent change in their attitudes regarding Jones’ situation. “I’m not sure about this Jon Jones business,” Manuwa said....

Aug 24, 2016 6:16 pm

John Kavanagh names ideal next opponent for Conor McGregor

On the heels of Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 majority decision over Nate Diaz, many wondered what the featherweight champ’s next move would be. Given that McGregor has remained noncommittal about returning to featherweight, despite the fact that UFC President Dana White said he would be forced to vacate the belt if he doesn’t defend it,...

Aug 24, 2016 6:06 pm

Opening Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez betting odds

With Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 win over Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ has a few options. While UFC President Dana White has stated that McGregor will return to featherweight for a title unification fight with Jose Aldo, McGregor has remained noncommittal on his return to 145. One of the options that seems to be immediately...

Aug 24, 2016 5:58 pm

Daniel Cormier wants to “take control” of his career, and not fight Jon Jones

With just two days to go until UFC 200, Daniel Cormier found himself without an opponent when former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a failed out-of-competition drug test back in June. Fortunately for Cormier, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva stepped in on short notice to replace Jon Jones...

Aug 24, 2016 10:13 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones teaches Snoop Dogg spinning elbow after playfully sparring

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may currently be unable to compete while he appeals a failed drug test that saw him pulled from UFC 200, however ‘Bones’ has been enjoying his time off. The pound for pound kingpin can be seen in the video above playfully sparring with Snoop Dogg backstage in a...

Aug 24, 2016 9:23 am

Rating report! UFC 202 numbers are in

This past weekend the MMA world tuned in as Conor McGregor looked to avenge his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz back in March. McGregor and Diaz went to war over the course of 5 rounds, winning over the hearts of MMA fans as they put on what some consider to be the greatest fight...

Aug 24, 2016 2:44 am

Nate Diaz sends Conor McGregor a bold message following UFC 202

Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor fought a thrilling five-round war at UFC 202 over the weekend. McGregor was able to avenge his first UFC loss, which was handed to him by Diaz at UFC 196 back in March. Following the exciting UFC 202 main event competition, judges awarded “The Notorious” with a majority decision in...

Aug 23, 2016 4:37 pm

Joe Rogan’s brilliant matchmaking: Nick Diaz vs. Conor McGregor

Prior to Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ stated that the pair would need a trilogy fight when he won the rematch. McGregor did just that, winning via majority decision this past Saturday in Las Vegas. During his post-fight Octagon interview, McGregor stated that he wants the trilogy fight to...

Aug 23, 2016 12:07 pm

Daniel Cormier shuts down talk of Anthony Johnson vs. Jon Jones fight

This past weekend at UFC 202, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson left MMA fans in awe as he picked up a spectacular one-punch knockout win over #2 ranked Glover Teixeira in just 13 seconds. Following the win, Johnson and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier both verbally agreed to a fight. Despite that, UFC President Dana White...

Aug 23, 2016 12:01 pm

Ronda Rousey won’t return at historic UFC 205 card in New York

It’s now been 9 months since former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey stepped into the Octagon. After being brutally knocked out by Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193, Rousey’s began her indefinite hiatus from the Octagon. While the initial plan was for Rousey to film several movies in Hollywood before returning...

Aug 23, 2016 11:19 am

Opening betting odds for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz III

The dust has yet to settle following Saturday’s UFC 202 main event scrap between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, where McGregor was awarded a majority decision win. Despite that, oddsmakers have already released the opening betting odds for a trilogy fight between the pair. While Nate Diaz has stated that he wants an immediate rematch...

Aug 23, 2016 9:15 am

Andre Pederneiras: Conor McGregor isn’t confident for Jose Aldo rematch

At the end of 2015, Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon for what many believed to be the toughest test of his mixed martial arts career. Opposite McGregor was undisputed UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, who had yet to taste defeat inside the Octagon as he reigned as the 145 pound kingpin. McGregor made short...

Aug 23, 2016 8:35 am

VIDEO | Brendan Schaub’s bold prediction for Conor McGregor post-UFC 202

Going into UFC 202, there was quite a bit of pressure on UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Regardless of whether or not McGregor won the fight and avenged his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz, UFC President Dana White had stated that McGregor would return to featherweight or vacate the 145 pound belt. Following the...

Aug 23, 2016 8:18 am

Opening Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo II betting odds

Leading up to Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz’ highly anticipated UFC 202 rematch, UFC President Dana White was adamant that McGregor would return to featherweight after the fight, regardless of the outcome, for a title unification fight with interim champion Jose Aldo. McGregor, who knocked out Aldo in just 13 seconds at UFC 194, has...

Aug 21, 2016 12:08 pm

Jose Aldo has a message for Conor McGregor

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor scored a majority decision victory over Nate Diaz last night in a welterweight bout which headlined UFC 202 in Las Vegas. UFC president Dana White had stated prior to yesterday’s fight that McGregor would return to featherweight or vacate his 145-pound belt win or lose following his rematch with Diaz....

Aug 21, 2016 11:19 am

UFC 202 Bonus Report

UFC 202 in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s UFC 202 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 202’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Donald Cerrone earned a...

Aug 20, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz: I already own the keys to the fight game

Tonight, fight fans will finally see the highly anticipated welterweight rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor when the pair step into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 202. Following yesterday’s UFC 202 weigh-ins, where Las Vegas police officers were on stage alongside UFC President Dana White to make sure chaos didn’t erupt...

Aug 19, 2016 6:34 pm

Nate Diaz on the UFC: ‘No, I’m not doing s–t anymore for this company’

UFC Nate Diaz knew exactly how to play his cards when both Conor McGregor and the UFC were immediately looking to put together their rematch after UFC 196. At one point, UFC President Dana White said that he didn’t know if he could put the fight together as negotiations were taking place between Diaz and...