Archive: MMA NEWS

Jul 19, 2014 3:48 pm

Dustin Porier and Conor McGegor Agree to Fight at UFC 178

Dustin Porier watched Conor McGregor dominate Diego Brandao and simply tweeted, “I’m not impressed”. Porier followed up his insulting tweet with a challenge for McGregor to fight at UFC 178 which takes place on September 27th. McGregor caught wind of this and stated UFC 178 was perfect and “I already know that guy doesn’t want...

Jul 19, 2014 3:27 pm

Dana White: Tyrone Spong Wants to Fight in Ireland for the UFC

“UFC Fight Night: Dublin” took place today in Ireland and it was one of the most electric events in the history of the sport. The fights were exciting and the crowd was blowing the roof on the arena with chants and cheers all night long. GLORY kickboxing champion Tyrone Spong was at cage-side for the...

Jul 19, 2014 2:09 pm

UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: McGregor TKOs Brandao in Round 1, Wants Title Shot

Conor McGregor said he would finish Diego Brandao in the first round and he lived up to his word in tonight’s main-event. The fight kicked off with both fighters oozing confidence. McGregor threw a few spinning back heel kicks while Brandao stood close to McGregor, willing to bang it out. When the fight went to...

Jul 19, 2014 1:33 pm

UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: Nelson Forces Cummings to Tap Out in Round 2

Gunnar Nelson continued his winning streak tonight with a win against Zak Cummings. This bout was the co-main event of the evening and aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Nelson put on a smart, methodical performance in the octagon today. Cummings put the pressure on him in the first round with some big shots, but...

Jul 19, 2014 1:05 pm

UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: McCall Earns Decision Win Against Pickett

Ian McCall picked up a big victory tonight over Brad Pickett. Ian McCall was content with giving up the center of the octagon to Brad Pickett. Pickett tried his hardest to dictate where the fight would go, but McCall did a fantastic job at circling around the octagon and lunging in with his attacks when...

Jul 19, 2014 12:37 pm

UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: Park TKOs Kotani, Calls Out Diego Sanchez

Norman Parke kept the electricity flowing throughout the arena in Ireland with his impressive victory over Naoyuki Kotani. This lightweight bout kicked off the main-card of “UFC Fight Night: Dublin” which aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Parke showcased his skills throughout the first round and weathered an early storm of Kotani’s takedown attempts. Parke...

Jul 19, 2014 9:27 am

‘UFC Fight Night Dublin: McGregor vs. Brandao’ Quick Results Thread

Today from Dublin, Ireland the UFC’s latest ‘UFC Fight Pass’ event goes live with a Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao headliner. If you can’t make the event, and/or don’t subscribe to UFC Fight Pass, use this thread to follow along with today’s fight results. Enjoy!   MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 12 p.m. PT) Conor McGregor...

Jul 18, 2014 7:29 pm

Dana White And Nate Diaz’s Manager Engage In Twitter Beef

Earlier today, during Dana White’s media scrum (Replay HERE), the UFC boss made a statement about the television drawing power of Nate Diaz. (Find that HERE) Nate’s manager Mike Kogan took to twitter and addressed Dana’s claims, citing real facts to show that Nate is indeed a draw for the company as a headliner. Dana...

Jul 18, 2014 6:42 pm

White Wants Vitor Belfort vs. Chris Weidman To Go Down In Brazil

“We want to make that fight happen. That’s the next fight. That fight should’ve already happened before the Machida. That’s the fight we want to do and that’s the fight that Chris Weidman wants. It doesn’t have to take place in Nevada. That fight would be big in Brazil, too. I would do it Brazil....

Jul 18, 2014 12:34 pm

UFC Boss Says Carano Deal Near Done, Expects Carano vs. Rousey In December

New developments in the UFC’s female title picture were revealed this afternoon by UFC President Dana White, while in Dublin. According to the UFC boss a deal with Gina Carano is near complete and the company is expecting Gina to fight against Ronda Rousey this December for the UFC bantamweight title. White explained, “Ronda’s been...