Archive: rematch

Jan 1, 2015 4:49 pm

Dana White: Hendricks not MacDonald to get next shot at Lawler

UFC President Dana White confirmed today that the promotion has decided to do a trilogy bout between current UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and former title holder Johny Hendricks. Prior to their second fight at December’s UFC 181 event, it was thought that the winner of “Hendricks vs. Lawler 2” would face Canadian welterweight standout...

Nov 20, 2014 9:53 am

If Swanson loses to Edgar, Poirier wants rematch

Coming off a quick TKO loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 177, Dustin Poirier once against found himself among the middle of a stacked featherweight division. Poirier, who fought Cub Swanson to a decision at UFC on Fuel TV back in February of 2013, would like a rematch with Swanson, if Cub loses to Frankie...

Nov 19, 2014 4:29 pm

Fernandez responds to Warren’s callout: “He talks too much”

ONE FC champion Bibiano Fernandez recently found himself on the receiving end of a callout from Bellator bantamweight champion Joe Warren. Fernandez handed Warren a loss back in 2009, something Warren is still looking to avenge. Fernandez has some advice for Warren, ‘accept your losses and move on.’ He spoke to MMAFighting. “He talks too...

Nov 19, 2014 10:08 am

UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II extended preview

To get fight fans ready for UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II, which features a co-main event bout between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez, the UFC has released this extended preview for the event. Check it out:

Nov 2, 2014 12:01 pm

McCall Slams Johnson: ‘This Trilogy Is Happening Whether You Like It Or Not’

Ian McCall is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 56 bout against John Lineker, however he’s already planning ahead to a rematch against Demetrious Johnson. McCall posted the following thread on the UnderGround, in which he included a .gif of himself flattening Johnson out on the mat, and landing brutal ground and pound that...

Oct 26, 2014 9:22 am

Aldo Not Against Mendes Trilogy Bout

After a main event for the ages last night between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, that saw both fighters rocked multiple times, and on the verge of being TKO’d at several points throughout the fight, many fans were left wanting to see the two warriors go at it again for a third time. Featherweight kingpin...

Oct 24, 2014 12:14 pm

‘I’m attacking Mendes Like A Runaway Truck’

Leading up to their UFC 179 rematch tomorrow night, Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes have taken verbal shots at one another, and even not so verbal sometimes (See that HERE). Aldo spoke in a recent interview about what it’s like defending his featherweight strap in Brazil once again, and whether or not he’ll jump into...

Oct 19, 2014 9:40 am

Countdown To UFC 179 Aldo vs. Mendes II Debuts Tonight On FS1

To get fight fans ready for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II, the UFC will be running ‘Countdown To UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2’ on Fox Sports 1 tonight at 3 p.m. CT. The card will be headlined by a highly anticipated matchup between longtime UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, and Chad Mendes, who...

Oct 13, 2014 8:28 am

Chad Mendes Talks Rematch With Aldo

Chad Mendes is gearing up for his UFC 179 rematch with Jose Aldo on October 25th. Leading up to the fight, Mendes is doing his media rounds, which included speaking to Jon Anik on UFC Ultimate Insider.

Oct 6, 2014 10:18 am

UFC 179 Aldo vs. Mendes Preview

The UFC has released a preview video for Aldo vs. Mendes II which headlines UFC 179 on October 25th. Check it out:

Sep 23, 2014 5:01 am

Mendes Slams Aldo: “This Guy’s An A**hole”

Chad Mendes will get a chance to redeem his 2012 loss to Jose Aldo at UFC 179 next month. As it has gotten closer and closer to the event, the pair has been talking more and more trash, capped off by Aldo shoving Mendes during the pair’s first staredown last month. Mendes joined MMAJunkie Radio...

Sep 22, 2014 6:01 pm

Mark Hunt Wants Barnett Rematch In November

Mark Hunt is coming off a dominant second-round knockout over Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night Japan this past weekend. The win catapaulted Hunt into the top 5 of the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. After the bout, Hunt stated that he would like to fight on the UFC’s card in Sydney Australia in November, but with...

Sep 17, 2014 9:05 am

Hendricks vs. Lawler II Being Targeted For February

Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler put on a spectacular performance when the pair fought for the vacant UFC welterweight title back in March. Hendricks ended up taking the decision, as well as the welterweight strap, but has been unable to defend the belt since due to a torn bicep. Robbie Lawler on the other hand...

Sep 15, 2014 8:48 am

Mayweather Slams MMA Fighters, Says Maidana And His Dirty Moves Need To Move To MMA

Floyd Mayweather defeated Marcos Maidana this past Saturday, and extended his undefeated record to 47-0, silencing the critics who doubted his first win over Maidana. During the course of the fight, Mayweather accused Maidana of biting him through his glove. Mayweather claimed after the fight that his fingers were numb from Maidana’s bite. Now, with...

Sep 15, 2014 5:06 am

PHOTO | Joe Lauzon Reveals Nasty Cut Sustained Before Chiesa Fight

Several weeks ago, Joe Lauzon and Michael Chiesa squared off in the Octagon in an epic bout that was cut short by a doctor stoppage after Lauzon opened a very deep cut on Chiesa’s eyebrow. Chiesa demanded a rematch, saying that he was never in danger, and that Lauzon in fact had gassed himself out....

Sep 14, 2014 10:07 am

REPLAY! Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 Full Fight Highlights

Last night Floyd Mayweather extended his undefeated streak to 47-0 and proved doubters wrong when he defeated Marcos Maidana for the second time. In case you missed to bout you can see the full fight highlights below:

Sep 9, 2014 5:04 am

All Access: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 Episode 2

Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana are gearing up for a rematch this Saturday. To get fans ready for the highly anticipated rematch, Showtime sports has brought fans the second episode of their All Access series. Check it out:

Sep 8, 2014 3:33 pm

Chiesa Says He’d Give Back $50k Bonus To Finish Fight With Lauzon

Michael Chiesa and Joe Lauzon put on a spectacular performance at UFC Fight Night 50. Unfortunately the bout was cut short by a cut that Lauzon opened up above Chiesa’s eye with a knee to the head. The doctors stopped the fight, which prompted a frustrated Chiesa to call for a rematch. Chiesa spoke with...

Sep 7, 2014 4:05 pm

Frustrated Mike Chiesa Calls For Rematch Against Lauzon

At UFC Fight Night 50, Joe Lauzon landed a knee that opened a cut on the eyebrow of Micahel Chiesa. The cut was one that reminded fight fans of the one sustained by Diego Sanchez when he fought our very own BJ Penn. Chiesa took to Twitter to express his frustration. “Out of all the...

Sep 7, 2014 8:24 am

QUICK TWITT: UFC Fighters React To Jacare’s Submission Over Mousasi

On Friday, fight fans saw Jacare Souza get his revenge on Gegard Mousasi in the 3rd round of their rematch at UFC Fight Night 50. UFC pros took to Twitter to give their take on Jacare’s submission victory. Wow. That was a boss performance against a stud @ufc #UFCFightNight — TJ Grant (@TJ_Grant) September 6,...

Sep 1, 2014 5:01 am

Coach: Barao Doesn’t Need To Move To 145

After an alleged botched weight cut left Renan Barao in the hospital, his coach Andre Pederneiras says that Barao won’t have to move up a weight class to prevent this from happening again, and that the weight cut wasn’t entirely what caused the dizzy spell that made Barao hit his head. He spoke with

Aug 31, 2014 3:25 pm

Barao Doesn’t Blame Passing Out On Weight Cut

After Renan Barao was pulled from the UFC 177 main event against TJ Dillashaw just 45-minutes before weigh-ins were scheduled to start, rumors circled as to what the ‘medical reason’ was. Our sources on the ground close to Barao informed us that he passed out while cutting weight, however Barao insists that isn’t what happened....

Aug 29, 2014 7:06 pm

Dana White Says Barao Will Have To Have Another Fight Before Fighting For The Title

After withdrawing from a rematch against TJ Dillashaw to try and reclaim the bantamweight belt due to passing out while cutting weight, it appears Renan Barao has lost his spot in line for the bantamweight title. Dana White spoke to MMAJunkie about the situation: “This was his shot,” White said. “He was getting his rematch....

Aug 29, 2014 6:50 pm

Pros React To Barao Withdrawing From Dillashaw Rematch

Earlier today news broke that Renan Barao was out of his UFC 177 rematch against TJ Dillashaw, our inside source informed us that Barao passed out while cutting weight and was unable to fight for his own safety. Stepping in on short notice was Joe Soto, who was scheduled to fight Anthony Birchk on the...

Aug 29, 2014 4:40 pm

TJ Dillashaw Disses Barao For Pulling Out Of Rematch: “He’s Scared”

Earlier today news broke that Renan Barao had withdrawn from his fight with TJ Dillashaw for ‘unknown reasons’, however an inside source close to Barao told us that Barao passed out while making weight, which was why he was forced from the card. As a result, Joe Soto, who was scheduled on the preliminary card,...

Aug 29, 2014 3:22 pm

BREAKING: Barao Passes Out While Cutting Weight, Pulls Out Of UFC 177

We have exclusive insider information from an extremely reliable source on the ground that Renan Barao has passed out while cutting weight for his fight against TJ Dillashaw tomorrow at UFC 177, and as a result has pulled out of the fight. The weigh-ins for the event are scheduled to start in less than an...

Aug 29, 2014 9:53 am

Beneil Dariush Would Prefer Rematch With Nijem Over Pettis Bout

Everyone hates losing, but not many people would pass up the opportunity to fight for the UFC title to get a rematch with someone who beat them. Beneil Dariush however would pass up a fight with Pettis to get another crack at Ramsey Nijem, the only blemish on his otherwise undefeated UFC run. “I don’t...

Aug 28, 2014 5:02 am

T.J. Dillashaw: “I Want To Become A Legend”

“It’s a tough situation. After I beat him on Aug. 30, he’s going to have a long road to try and get back to the title,” Dillashaw said. “I think I’m going to expose him as a fighter in general and other fighters are going to take advantage of that.” “I want to become a...

Aug 28, 2014 5:01 am

Holloway Wants A Rematch Against McGregor

Prior to tearing his ACL, Conor McGregor put on an impressive performance against Max Holloway, something ‘Blessed’ hasn’t forgot. He spoke to MMAJunkie about his desire to climb the ranks and get a rematch against Conor McGregor. “The McGregor fight, I got hurt in the first 30 seconds,” Holloway said. “He complains about hurting his...