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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...

Apr 2, 2016 3:29 pm

BREAKING! Ovince Saint Preux steps in to face Jon Jones at UFC 197

After news broke last night that Daniel Cormier was injured and would no longer be able to defend his UFC light heavyweight championship against Jon Jones at UFC 197, there was much speculation as to who the UFC would select as a fill-in opponent for Jones. While initial reports were that the UFC had offered...

Apr 2, 2016 3:22 pm

Daniel Cormier releases first statement on UFC 197 withdrawal

Thursday evening news broke that Daniel Cormier had injured his knee in training and would no longer be able to compete in his scheduled UFC 197 title defense on April 23rd against Jon Jones. Surprisingly, Jon Jones wished DC a speedy recovery, and it is expected that the pair will meet in the future when...

Apr 1, 2016 10:06 am

Eddie Alvarez vs. Rafael dos Anjos set for UFC 200?

While UFC President Dana White stated recently that the co-main event for UFC 200 had yet to be announced, it appears as though Eddie Alvarez may have broken the news via Twitter. Alvarez, who is currently riding a 2-fight win streak that has seen him defeat both Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis via split decision,...

Mar 31, 2016 10:38 am

PHOTO | UFC hinting at Georges St Pierre’s return at UFC 200?

“When this card is finished being announced … minds will be blown,” said UFC President Dana White via text message to Postmedia. While the news of the first official bouts for UFC 200 broke yesterday, the rest of the exciting card remains a mystery. Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor are set to rematch in a...

Mar 31, 2016 9:24 am

PHOTOS | Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar UFC 200 promo posters

After it was announced on UFC Tonight that Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor would have their welterweight rematch at UFC 200, and that Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar would be competing for the interim featherweight championship, a poster was released for the main event bout. Now, the UFC has also released promo posters for the...

Mar 31, 2016 9:17 am

Frankie Edgar reacts to news of UFC 200 fight

Last night on UFC Tonight, it was revealed that Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz would have their welterweight rematch in the main event of UFC 200. In addition, it was announced that Frankie Edgar would get the chance to avenge his UFC 156 loss to Jose Aldo as the pair fight for the interim featherweight...

Mar 30, 2016 8:23 am

Cris Cyborg eyes superfight with Ronda Rousey after UFC debut

It was announced earlier this week that Cris Cyborg would be making her UFC debut at UFC 198 in Curitiba Brazil against Leslie Smith. While that fight isn’t until May 14th, Cyborg already has her eyes set on the fight that has so far eluded her, a superfight with Ronda Rousey. She spoke to TMZ...

Mar 29, 2016 9:11 am

Miesha Tate sounds off on Ronda Rousey’s mental state

Recently, Ronda Rousey revealed that following her UFC 193 knockout loss to Holly Holm she had suicidal thoughts. Rousey has since physically recovered from the knockout loss, and now acknowledges her loss to Holm as something she believes had to happen in order for her to evolve as a fighter, she won’t be returning to...

Mar 29, 2016 8:49 am

Leslie Smith was “the only one” who wanted Cris Cyborg fight

Yesterday it was announced that longtime Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg would be making her long awaited UFC debut at UFC 198 in her hometown of Curitiba Brazil. Cyborg will face Leslie Smith on the already stacked card, which features a heavyweight championship scrap between Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic in the main event. While...