Archive: Diego Brandao

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...

Jun 4, 2014 12:23 pm

McGregor: ‘I’m going down as the GOAT’

“I’m searching, I’m out here working to become the greatest. That’s my goal. I’m looking to go down as the greatest of all-time, Hall of Fame, a history maker. He’s walking to be a test for me, that’s the difference.” “I believe what I’m saying is the truth. None of these guys are on my...

Jun 3, 2014 6:52 pm

Cole Miller forced off UFC Fight Night 46, Conor McGregor now faces Diego Brandao

Cole Miller (21-8 MMA, 10-6 UFC) was expected to face off with Conor McGregor this July in the headlining bout of “UFC Fight Night 46.” Unfortunately for fans of “Magrinho,” Cole has been forced off the card, this after suffering torn ligaments in his hand. Stepping in for Miller against McGregor will be “Ultimate Fighter...

Feb 5, 2014 6:23 pm

Brandao vs. Chope at UFC Fight Night 38

Two featherweights were added to an upcoming UFC Fight Night card on Wednesday. Diege Brandao will face Will Chope at UFC Fight Night 38: Shogun vs. Henderson 2 fight card in Natal, Brazil on March 23. Brandao (18-9) had won three straight before getting finished but Dustin Poirier in December. The Ultimate Fighter 14 winner...

Jan 7, 2014 5:47 am

Jimy Hettes Vs. Dennis Bermudez Set For UFC 171

Jimy Hettes and Dennis Bermudez will clash in a featherweight match March 15 at UFC 171. The submission ace Hettes, who hails out of Pennsylvania, looks to up his winning streak to two when he faces The Ultimate Fighter Season 14 runner-up Bermudez. Hettes is 3-1 inside the UFC, and two of those victories have...

Dec 30, 2013 7:15 am

Poirier: Brandao said he would stab me in the neck

By Evan Stoumbelis This Saturday fans got to see a great night of fights with UFC 168. In kicking off the main card on PPV Dustin Poirier knocked out Diego Brandao in the first round. For those that didn’t watch the weigh ins Brandao weighed in 8 pounds over the featherweight limit of 145 pounds....

Sep 25, 2013 2:12 pm

Dana White Calls UFC 168 ‘The Biggest Fight We’ve Ever Done’

‘I think it’s going to be the biggest fight we’ve ever done,’ UFC President Dana White said about UFC 168, the last card of 2013.  Though the fight is months away, and the organization has yet to commence its marketing for the fight, White can’t help but be excited.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA The...

Sep 19, 2013 12:30 pm

Dustin Poirier vs. Diego Brandao Added To UFC 168 In Vegas

A featherweight fight has been added to the UFC’s year-end show in the form of Dustin Poirier versus Diego Brandao. UFC officials recently confirmed the booking. UFC 168 takes place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on December 28th. In the pay-per-view main event Chris Weidman will look to cement his...

Jun 6, 2013 6:01 am

Diego Brandao vs. Daniel Pineda set for UFC on FOX Sports 1 1

UFC’s debut on FOX Sports 1 continues to take shape as it was announced that a featherweight bout between Diego Brandao (17-8 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Daniel Pineda (18-9 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has been added to the August event. The winner of Season 14 of “The Ultimate Fighter”, Diego Brandao, is currently riding back-to-back wins,...

Sep 6, 2012 8:17 am

Charlie Brenneman is the Latest Addition to the FundAFighter Family

You can now add UFC welterweight Charlie Brenneman to the growing list of fighters who have joined the FundAFighter team. There is an added twist to Brenneman’s signing as the Pennsylvania native has pledged to donate half of the money he raises to launch an anti-childhood obesity initiative. The 31-year old Brenneman has an overall...

Jul 30, 2012 9:24 am

Diego Brandao vs Joey Gambino set for UFC 153 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Diego Brandao (14-8 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is set to face Joey Gambino (9-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) in his home country of Brazil at UFC 153. Brandao will be looking to bounce back after suffering a loss to Darren Elkins at UFC 146 in his last bout. The Ultimate Fighter 14 winner broke...

May 29, 2012 3:57 pm

UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir Salary Report | UFC NEWS

UFC 146 took place on May 26th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was the first entire heavyweight main card and nearly every fight delivered excitement and a finish with nine finishes total on the incredible twelve fight card. Junior dos Santos successfully defended his belt in the main event....