Archive: Diego Brandao

Jul 18, 2014 12:19 pm

QUICK TWITT | Dana White Says Today’s Weigh-ins ‘The Sickest’ Ever

Today in Ireland, MMA fans got treated to a spectacle in the form of Conor McGregor’s staredown skills against Diego Brandao. (Replay HERE) UFC President Dana White took to twitter with his personal reaction. Check it: The SICKEST weigh in I have done in 13 years!! Ireland is AWESOME!! Diego said if u let that...

Jul 18, 2014 8:40 am

UFC Fight Night Dublin Weigh-In Results

Tomorrow night, Dublin’s own, Conor McGregor leads the UFC’s charge into Ireland. Today the fighters it the scales to make their bouts officials and if you missed our live broadcast, here are the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 12 p.m. PT) Conor McGregor (146) vs. Diego Brandao (145.5) Zak Cummings (171) vs. Gunnar Nelson...

Jul 18, 2014 5:40 am

Diego Brandao: ‘It’s not about Conor, he’s just hype’

“It’s not about Conor. I think Conor, this guy is more hype. Poirier is top five, and Swanson is top five. Who is Conor? I think this is the way we need to look at it. I think the type of guy that I am, and the explosive way I fight, that’s the reason why...

Jul 18, 2014 5:30 am

Dana White: ‘McGregor is in a tough fight this weekend’

“Conor is in a tough fight this weekend. He’s been out for over a year with the ACL, he’s fighting in his home town and obviously for Diego Brandao, this would be a big f**king win for him. To go into Ireland in the main event and beat Conor McGregor, it puts this kid right...

Jul 16, 2014 5:04 am

McGregor Slams Aldo And Mendes: They Don’t Impress Me

Conor McGregor took some shots at featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes today in an interview with Tatame.com.br. “I don’t believe that Aldo is running away, he defeated this guy before. Chad is an idiot to think that. But, to be honest, I don’t care about what happen between them. Their time is coming...

Jul 16, 2014 5:02 am

McGregor Slams PED Users: Take What You Want, I’ll Still Whoop Your A**

Conor McGregor is never at a loss for words, and leading up to his UFC Fight Night Dublin fight against Diego Brandao this Saturday he decided to focus his attention at PED users. McGregor spoke with MMAJunkie saying: “I don’t really care about that stupid s–t,” McGregor told MMAjunkie when asked about his stance on...

Jul 15, 2014 8:37 am

McGregor Picks Dublin For His First Title Defense In 2015

The UFC has released the first episode of UFC: On The Fly which follows Conor McGregor as he prepares to fight Diego Brandao this coming Saturday in Dublin Ireland. “The last time I was here was probably in 2009, at UFC 93. I was sitting somewhere up there. To think that I’m back here, and...

Jul 15, 2014 7:49 am

McGregor’s Coach: ‘Ring rust is an excuse for those who do this part-time’

Fans all over the world are waiting to see Conor McGregor make his return to the Octagon for the first time since last August. And while he has been criticized for his seemingly overnight superstardom, McGregor’s long time coach, John Kavanaugh feels that McGregor has put in the work to not only return as the...

Jun 30, 2014 1:49 pm

UFC Fight Night 46 lineup finalized

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Irleand on July 19 for the newly finalized “UFC Fight Night 46” event, which takes place at Dublin’s O2 Arena. The card is headlined by a featherweight tilt featuring hometown hero Conor McGregor (14-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) taking on TUF 14 winner Diego Brandao (18-9 MMA, 4-2 UFC)....

Jun 10, 2014 6:33 am

Diego Brandao On Fighting Conor McGregor: “This fight is about me”

  When Cole Miller withdrew from his fight against Conor McGregor due to injury, the UFC turned to Diego Brandao to fill his spot. Brandao accepted the opportunity and will now face off with McGregor in Ireland on July 19. at UFC Fight Night 46. A fight that will be featured as the main event....

Jun 4, 2014 4:32 pm

McGregor Wagers Dana White A Title Shot For Ticket Record In Dublin

“I want the whole of Irish MMA to capitalize on this. I want an entire generation to follow me. But I’m still quite young and I’m only getting started. This means everything to me. I’m not here to make up the numbers. This is the first UFC Fight Night to go on FOX. FOX TV...

Jun 4, 2014 12:29 pm

Brandao on McGregor: ‘Calling himself The Best Is Bull$h*t’

“Saying that he’s the best in the world is bullshit. Obviously, he’s not. He knows that he’s not, and he has a lot to prove to be a top 10 in the UFC. Talking trash only makes me more motivated to train for the fight. While he’s talking, I’m training.” “I don’t feel any pressure...