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Apr 25, 2016 5:25 am

Report: If “DC” is cleared on an MRI Monday, he will headline UFC 200

Jon Jones became the UFC’s interim light heavyweight champion last night at UFC 197 in Las Vegas, this after he defeated “OSP” via unanimous decision in the evenings main event. Jones was supposed to rematch current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier at the event, however “DC” was forced to pull out of the bout...

Apr 25, 2016 1:33 am

PHOTO | X-ray shows Ovince Saint Preux fought Jon Jones with a broken arm

Ovince Saint Preux had a tall order in front of him at UFC 197 with just three weeks notice. “OSP” fought one of the greatest fighters to ever compete in mixed martial arts on Saturday night and came up short, but proved that he can fight with the best of them. Former UFC light heavyweight...


Apr 24, 2016 10:52 pm

BREAKING! Conor McGregor is back on UFC 200 card

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor shocked the MMA world once again tonight as he announced that he is BACK on the UFC 200 card. McGregor was pulled from the card after refusing to complete his media obligations for the event. UFC President Dana White stated at the UFC 200 press conference on Friday that it...

Apr 24, 2016 3:53 pm

UFC 197 Bonus Report

‘UFC 197’ in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at last night’s UFC 197 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 197’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Yair Rodriguez earned...

Apr 23, 2016 11:25 pm

Fighters react to Jon Jones successful return to the Octagon

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones made his successful return to the Octagon as he defeated Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. While Jones was extremely critical of his performance, he is now the interim UFC light heavyweight champion, and will face Daniel Cormier...

Apr 23, 2016 12:21 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz and Frankie Edgar have much respect for one another

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and UFC veteran Nate Diaz were in Las Vegas for the UFC 200 IFW Launch Event to promote UFC 200. Edgar is set to fight former featherweight champion Jose Aldo in an interim featherweight championship match while it is unknown if Diaz will still be fighting on the marquee...

Apr 23, 2016 10:32 am

VIDEO | Bas Rutten reacts to Conor McGregor situation

Conor McGregor’s ongoing standoff with the UFC took another interesting turn yesterday as UFC President Dana White explained that the door is now closed for McGregor to fight at UFC 200. McGregor, who wants to skip out on some of his UFC 200 media obligations, will not be allowed to fight on the card after...

Apr 22, 2016 2:57 pm

Nate Diaz responds to Conor McGregor’s Tweet

During the UFC 200 press conference, UFC President Dana White revealed that Nate Diaz currently doesn’t have a new opponent for the July 9th event, however he will remain on the card. When asked about Conor McGregor, White explained that it isn’t fair for McGregor to stay on the card without physically showing up to...

Apr 22, 2016 2:34 pm

Nate Diaz not interested in fighting at UFC 200 unless it’s against Conor McGregor

At the UFC 200 press conference on Friday, many expected the UFC to announce who Nate Diaz’s replacement opponent would be for UFC 200. While UFC President Dana White didn’t announce Diaz’s new opponent for the event, he did confirm that Diaz will in fact remain on the card despite reports that indicated he had...

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...