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Feb 24, 2016 11:15 am

Rafael dos Anjos’ coach reassures fans: “This fight will absolutely happen”

While Conor McGregor vs. Rafael dos Anjos will no longer headline UFC 196, Kings MMA head coach Rafael Cordeiro is confident that the fight will happen. Due to Rafael dos Anjos’ broken foot, the UFC was forced to book Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz as the new main event at welterweight at UFC 196. Rafael...

Feb 24, 2016 11:09 am

More details emerge surrounding Rafael dos Anjos’ broken foot

Tuesday morning the MMA world awoke to news that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had broken his foot and would no longer be able to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196. Ultimately the UFC selected Nate Diaz as a replacement for dos Anjos, and the bout was moved from lightweight...

Feb 24, 2016 10:45 am

PHOTOS | Awesome fan art promoting Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

By now the sporting world knows that Conor McGregor will face Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 after Rafael dos Anjos was forced out of the bout with a broken foot. In addition to the MMA community going wild with reactions on social media, fans began putting together awesome artwork for the...

Feb 24, 2016 10:23 am

Michael Bisping points out Anderson Silva’s weaknesses

On Saturday in London, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva will square off in a highly anticipated main event clash between two veterans of the sport. For Bisping, not only is it a chance to get a win over an MMA legend in front of his hometown fans, but also a chance to potentially earn himself...

Feb 24, 2016 10:11 am

VIDEO | More fighters reacting to Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz announcement

Tuesday evening after a brief scramble, the UFC selected Nate Diaz as a replacement opponent for Conor McGregor at UFC 196. UFC President Dana White also announced that the fight between Diaz and McGregor was set for welterweight, rather than lightweight which is what McGregor was set to fight Rafael dos Anjos at. Immediately after...

Feb 24, 2016 8:33 am

Conor McGregor’s coach points out important lesson from Rafael dos Anjos withdrawal

Yesterday Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor on March 5th due to a broken foot. Immediately there were several contenders campaigning to fill in against McGregor. Donald Cerrone, Anthony Pettis, Urijah Faber, and Nate Diaz all asked for the fight against McGregor, however Diaz ultimately filled the...

Feb 24, 2016 8:24 am

MMA world reacts to Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz announcement

Yesterday evening UFC President Dana White appeared on SportsCenter to make the announcement of Nate Diaz filling in for Rafael dos Anjos against Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Immediately social media went wild in anticipation of the fight. Below is a compilation of members of the MMA community reacting to the fight. . @thenotoriousmma vs...

Feb 24, 2016 8:11 am

Conor McGregor’s coach predicts early finish against Nate Diaz

While Conor McGregor might have opened up as the betting favorite against Nate Diaz ahead of their welterweight scrap at UFC 196 on March 5th, his coach, John Kavanagh, thinks it will be an early finish. Diaz was given the fight after UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos was forced out of the bout with...

Feb 24, 2016 8:04 am

REPLAY! Dana White makes Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz announcement

Last night UFC President Dana White appeared on SportsCenter to make the official announcement of who would be filling in for Rafael dos Anjos against Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5th. As BJPenn.com previously reported, Nate Diaz was given the fight. White also revealed that the fight would now go down at welterweight...

Feb 24, 2016 7:58 am

Opening betting odds for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz revealed

By now the MMA world knows that Nate Diaz has stepped in for Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 to fight Conor McGregor in a welterweight showdown. Diaz stepped in on short notice after Rafael dos Anjos was forced out of the bout with a broken foot. Immediately after Diaz stepped in the MMA world...

Feb 24, 2016 7:57 am

Exclusive Video | Nate Diaz coach talks fill-in fight against Conor McGregor

Tuesday morning it was announced that Rafael dos Anjos had broken his foot and would no longer be able to defend his title at UFC 196 on March 5th against Conor McGregor. Ultimately Nate Diaz was chosen as a new opponent for McGregor, and the bout was moved from a lightweight fight to a welterweight...

Feb 23, 2016 8:14 pm

Dana White officially announces Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor

Early Tuesday evening BJPenn.com broke the news that Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz had been slated for the main event of UFC 196 after Rafael dos Anjos backed out of the bout with a broken foot. There were still some questions surrounding the bout, mainly what weight class the pair would compete at. Tuesday evening...

Feb 23, 2016 6:20 pm

PHOTO | Rafael dos Anjos shares photo of broken foot

Tuesday morning news broke that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had been forced to pull out of his UFC 196 lightweight title fight with Conor McGregor on March 5th. While there was certainly no shortage of top ranked contenders offering to fight McGregor on short notice, the UFC ultimately opted to go with Nate...

Feb 23, 2016 12:38 pm

Donald ” Cowboy” Cerrone Hires Nutritionist | Confirmed

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is one of the few fighters who might get a call to face Conor McGregor at UFC 196. If Cerrone does gets the green light to fight Conor McGregor on March 5th, the Jackson-Wink MMA fighter is prepared to cut weight with assistance from nutritionist Mike Dolce. Will Dolce be needed? Or...

Feb 23, 2016 12:24 pm

Rumor: Nate Diaz gets Conor McGregor fight

Since it was revealed earlier today that Rafael dos Anjos had been forced out of his UFC 196 lightweight title fight with Conor McGregor due to a broken foot, the MMA community has been anxiously awaiting news of who Conor McGregor would fight. While Donald Cerrone, fresh off his UFC Pittsburgh win on Sunday, offered...

Feb 23, 2016 11:02 am

Jon “Bones” Jones: Killing the Abs in this clip

Filming the countdown earlier. Hope you guys enjoy A video posted by Jon Bones Jones (@jonnybones) on Feb 22, 2016 at 11:08pm PST It’s full steam ahead for former champ Jon “Bones” Jones as he prepares for Daniel “DC” Cormier on April 23rd at UFC 197. The title rematch will be the second fight between...

Feb 23, 2016 10:36 am

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone: Front Runner for Conor Mcgregor Fight

With Rafael dos Anjos out, it’s now a mad dash to get Conor McGregor an opponent for the UFC 196 main-event slot. Finding a quick replacement in less than 2 weeks notice you would think would be a tall order. Consider the amounts of cash they threw at Chad “Money” Mendes to step in the...

Feb 23, 2016 9:59 am

Nate Diaz tells Conor McGregor to get on his knees and beg

The UFC is still trying to find a replacement opponent for Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5th after Rafael dos Anjos withdrew form the bout with a broken foot. With less than 2 weeks until fight night Donald Cerrone offered to take the fight, and is even in the gym training. In addition...