Archive: Title shot

Jan 1, 2015 5:05 pm

If victorious against Siver, McGregor gets next crack at Aldo

Sorry Frankie Edgar, but if Connor McGregor proves victorious in his main event fight against Dennis Siver at “UFC Fight Night 59”, the brash Irishman will receive the next shot at Jose Aldo’s UFC featherweight gold. That’s how UFC President Dana White summed up the promotions current featherweight title picture earlier today: “This fight in Boston,...

Oct 5, 2014 11:11 am

First Look At Aldo vs. McGregor Trailer

Despite Jose Aldo currently being slated to fight Chad Mendes at UFC 179, UFC President Dana White has stated that Conor McGregor is likely the next #1 contender to fight for the featherweight strap. This led a fan to release a Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor trailer, for a potential bout at Croke Park stadium...

Oct 5, 2014 10:19 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Raphael Assuncao’s Win Over Bryan Caraway

Yesterday in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Halifax, Raphael Assuncao extended his win-streak to 7 with a unanimous decision win over Bryan Caraway, further making his case for a title shot. Below we have compiled some of the best Tweets from UFC fighters regarding the bout. Let's go @BryanCaraway ! — Leslie Smith...

Oct 5, 2014 8:58 am

Assuncao Unhappy With Performance Against Caraway

Raphael Assuncao picked up a unanimous decision win over Bryan Caraway last night at UFC Fight Night Halifax, extending his win streak to 7, making him the owner of the 3rd longest active win streak in the UFC. Assuncao believes that the win over Caraway puts him in a position to fight for the bantamweight...

Sep 27, 2014 10:37 pm

Dana White Announces Rousey Is Next For Zingano

Earlier tonight Cat Zingano made her successful return to the UFC against Amanda Nunes, defeating her via TKO in the third round. During Zingano’s post-fight speech in the Octagon, she stated that she was ready for a bout against UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. At the post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White stated...

Sep 18, 2014 5:05 am

Jacare Looking To “Scrunch” Machida To Get Title Shot

Ronaldo Jacare Souza’s name was thrown into the mix for potential opponents to face the winner of the Weidman vs. Belfort bout, however UFC President Dana White said that Jacare was still one fight away from getting a title shot. Former middleweight title challenger Lyoto Machida expressed his desire to fight Jacare recently, but with...

Jun 23, 2014 8:58 am

Machida Believes Belfort Deserves Title Shot

Lyoto Machida spoke to Fox Sports through an interpreter to express his belief that Vitor Belfort deserves a title shot after Machida and Weidman do war on July 5th. “Logically, he’s next in line, Belfort was supposed to fight Weidman but after the TRT ban, Belfort was unable to get licensed, and as a result...

Jun 17, 2014 3:44 pm

Edgar Motivated Ahead Of Penn Rematch: No Way I Want To Lose

Frankie Edgar spoke with MMAJunkie Radio about the potential title implications with a win over B.J. Penn at the TUF finale. Edgar lost the title to Benson Henderson back in 2012, and then lost an immediate rematch to Benson Henderson. “I 100 percent want to win another world title. That’s what I’m in this for....

Jun 17, 2014 10:53 am

Jon Jones Talks Gustafsson Rematch: Cormier Is More Deserving

Jon Jones joined America’s Pregame to talk about his upcoming fight with Alexander Gustafsson, his relationship with the UFC, and how he still feels Daniel Cormier is more deserving of a title shot. Who’s more deserving? I would say Daniel Cormier has better accolades and the better record,” Jones said. “He’s undefeated, and he’s beaten...

Feb 12, 2013 4:07 pm

Lyoto Machida: “Title shot should be on the line” | UFC NEWS

On today’s UFC 157 conference call, Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida sounded off on the implications of his upcoming bout with Dan Henderson. Machida, who is coming off a win over Ryan Bader at UFC on Fox 4 in August, said the winner of UFC 157’s co-main event deserves a crack at Jon Jones. For the...