Archive: UFC 178

Nov 3, 2014 4:31 pm

Poirier Believes He Can Still Beat McGregor, Claims He Just “Got Caught”

Dustin Poirier is coming off of a KO loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 178, where he was TKO’d in the first round. Leading up to the bout, McGregor and Poirier were trading verbal blows back and forth, which Poirier says adds to the disappointment of the loss. He spoke to Ariel Helwani on The...

Oct 24, 2014 9:48 am

Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver headlines UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston

A key featherweight bout featuring Conor McGregor (16-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) taking on Dennis Siver (22-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) will headline the UFC’s return to Boston this January. UFC officials confirmed the five-round main event booking this morning. The brash Irishman, Conor McGregor, is coming off a first-round knockout victory which he earned over Dustin...

Oct 16, 2014 3:54 pm

UFC 178 Phantom Cam Highlights

See the super slow motion breakdown and highlights from UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 13, 2014 8:21 pm

UFC 178 Drug Test Results

The drug test results from UFC 178 last month are in and there’s good news for all fighters on the card, no fighter tested positive for any substance throughout any of the NSAC’s testing. The NSAC tested all 22 fighters on the card, some more than once, and main event fighters Demetrious Johnson and Chris...

Oct 8, 2014 5:12 am

Jon Jones Shows Off His Amazing UFC Poster Collection

Chargement Just finished hanging my last two fight posters in the office Afficher sur Instagram UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has made a solid career for himself as a UFC fighter, and it’s evidenced by this amazing collection of Fight Night posters. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 3, 2014 10:53 am

Joe Rogan Sounds Off On Romero-Kennedy Controversy

UFC commentator Joe Rogan is never one to shy away from speaking his mind, and he did so on a recent episode of his podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience, where he discussed his thoughts on ‘stoolgate’ at UFC 178, where Yoel Romero’s corner stalled an extra 29-seconds between rounds to give their fighter time to...

Oct 1, 2014 9:58 am

Fury vs. Cowboy?

Undefeated UFC lightweight Myles “Fury” Jury (15-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) has apparently been offered a fight with surging 155-pound contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. “Fury” gave fans the inside scoop earlier today: I’m getting asked non-stop when I’m fighting next and if it’ll be against Donald Cerrone. Just to let you all have a little inside...

Sep 30, 2014 5:07 am

PHOTO | Cat Zingano’s Son Surprises Her At Airport

Cat Zingano stated after her UFC 178 win over Amanda Nunes that she couldn’t wait to go home and see her son after the win. ‘Alpha’ got her wish, and was surprised at the airport by her son. My homecoming surprise at the airport!!! @ufc #UFC178 — Alpha Cat Zingano (@CatZingano) September 28, 2014...

Sep 29, 2014 3:59 pm

UFC 178 Medical Suspensions: Kennedy Out Up To 6 Months

UFC 178 took place this past weekend, and what a night it was for fight fans. Below are the full medical suspensions for the event, fighters not listed suffered no significant injuries, and are suspended for the mandatory 7-days. MMAFighting obtained the medical report from the NSAC. Tim Kennedy: Required to clear left orbital inferior...

Sep 29, 2014 3:53 pm

Tim Kennedy Slams John McCarthy: “He F****d Up Majorly”

Tim Kennedy lost via TKO in his UFC 178 bout against Yoel Romero this past Saturday at UFC 178, however the bout was riddled with controversy. From Kennedy grabbing Romero’s glove, to Romero’s corner buying their fighter extra time. (Read our breakdown of the situation HERE) Kennedy joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to...

Sep 29, 2014 3:20 pm

Rankings Report: Conor McGregor Cracks Top 5

At UFC 178 this past weekend, Conor McGregor cracked the top 5 rankings for the featherweight division according to the UFC’s official rankings. Prior to his win over Poirier this past weekend McGregor was ranked 9th on the ladder, however with his win he replaced Poirier on the ladder in the #5 spot. McGregor is...

Sep 29, 2014 3:05 pm

QUICK TWITT: Donald Cerrone Has “Great News”

UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone is fresh off a big win over Eddie Alvarez at UFC 178 this past weekend, and it appears that ‘Cowboy’ already has great news for fans. Leaving Vegas headed home! Back to work!!! And sure did leave with some great news — Cowboy Cerrone (@Cowboycerrone) September 29, 2014 The news very...

Sep 29, 2014 10:17 am

UFC 178 Salary Report: Johnson, McGregor Top Payroll

This past weekend the UFC held arguably one of the biggest Pay-Per View’s of the year in UFC 178. The card was headlined by Demetrious Johnson as he defended his flyweight title against Chris Cariaso. Johnson emerged victorious, defeating Cariaso via submission in the second round. Below is the salary report for the event, which...

Sep 29, 2014 9:29 am

McGregor Open To Moving Up To Lightweight Eventually

Following his dominant win over Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, Conor McGregor attended the post-fight press conference complete with an “ivory elephant trunk suit” to continue his verbal assault on the featherweight division. (Read about it HERE). McGregor also informed media members that he would be open to fighting at lightweight, but not until after...

Sep 29, 2014 8:08 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor Celebrates Win Over Poirier

Following his dominant win over Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor returned to the comfort of his presidential suite to relax with his family and team. Check it out: Post by Conor McGregor. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 29, 2014 8:03 am

PHOTO | Nik Lentz Slams Conor McGregor

Following Conor McGregor’s dominant performance against Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, Nik Lentz began taking shots at the Irishman via social media. First, Lentz Tweeted McGregor, now he’s sending pictures via Instagram. Check it out: The only Fuck I have to give to all the McGregor nut huggers on my Twitter. #HatersPayMyBills Share Tweet Email...

Sep 29, 2014 5:06 am

Tate Says Rousey Will Beat Zingano

Following her return to the Octagon at UFC 178, it was announced that Cat Zingano would fight Ronda Rousey for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship in 2015. Miesha Tate spoke to Jonathan Shrager about who she thinks will take the bout. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 29, 2014 5:05 am

Caraway Says He’s The Best Grappler In The Division

Bryan Caraway has something to say about Manny Gamburyan calling him out following his win at UFC 178 this past weekend. Caraway spoke to Jonathan Shrager about why he believes he’s the best grappler in the division. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 29, 2014 5:02 am

QUICK TWITT: Dustin Poirier “Heart Broken” Following McGregor Loss

Saturday night at UFC 178, Dustin Poirier was stopped for the first time in his career, by none other than Conor McGregor. McGregor TKO’d Poirier in just under two minutes into the bout. Yesterday, Poirier sent out a Tweet saying: Live by the sword Die by the sword I'm truly heart broken. — The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) September...

Sep 28, 2014 5:09 pm

Dana White Talks Romero-Kennedy Controversey

At UFC 178, Yoel Romero pulled off a seemingly miraculous comeback against Tim Kennedy, but the finish wasn’t without controversy (read about it HERE) UFC President Dana White joined Ariel Helwani on Fox Sports 1 to discuss the event, including the Romero-Kennedy controversy. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 28, 2014 4:47 pm

Donald Cerrone Talks UFC 178 Win Over Eddie Alvarez

Following his dominant UFC 178 performance against Eddie Alvarez, Donald Cerrone joined the crew on Fox Sports 1 to discuss what he’s changed in his training camp, who he wants to fight next, and his desire to fight until he’s 56 years old. Check it out: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 28, 2014 4:39 pm

Demetrious Johnson Talks Dominant Victory Over Cariaso

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson proved once again why he’s not only the best flyweight in the world, but why he’s one of the pound for pound best in the world as well by defeating Chris Cariaso via submission in the 2nd round. After the bout, McGregor joined Ariel Helwani to discuss what went down....

Sep 28, 2014 3:19 pm

Demetrious Johnson Celebrating UFC 178 Victory In The Club

Last night Demetrious Johnson proved once again why he is arguably the greatest pound for pound fighter on the planet. In the main event of UFC 178, Johnson defeated Chris Cariaso via submission in the second round. He posted the following video of himself at the club celebrating afterward. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 28, 2014 3:15 pm

QUICK TWITT: Arnold Schwarzenegger Congratulates McGregor

Last night in what is being dubbed the ‘people’s main event’ of UFC 178, Conor McGregor backed up his trash talk and defeated Dustin Poirier via TKO in the first round. Following the fight, former Mr. Olympia, and legendary actor Arnold Schwarzenegger sent a congratulatory Tweet to McGregor. Congratulations to @TheNotoriousMMA on the @ufc victory...

Sep 28, 2014 2:26 pm

Breakdown of Romero/Kennedy Controversy and How to Solve It

UFC middleweights Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero stumbled upon a drama-filled bout this past Saturday night at “UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso”. Toward the end of the second round, Kennedy grabbed hold of Romero’s wrist and caught him with a right hand. After some wiggling of Romero’s wrist, Kennedy accidentally hooked his two fingers on...

Sep 28, 2014 11:34 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Cerrone’s Win Over Alvarez

Yesterday night in the co-main event of UFC 178, Donald Cerrone defeated Eddie Alvarez, extending his win streak to 5. Below are some of the best Tweets from UFC fighters regarding the Fight Of The Night performance by the two men. @joerogan I know you like me so I won't hold the "last great fighter...

Sep 28, 2014 11:27 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Demetrious Johnson’s Submission Win Over Cariaso

Last night in the main event of UFC 178, Demetrious Johnson retained his flyweight strap in dominant fashion after submitting Chris Cariaso in the 2nd round of their title fight. Below are some of the best Tweets from UFC fighters regarding the main event. Its Mian event time and one of the top pound for...