3124 Search Results for rematch

Sep 24, 2016 9:15 am

TJ Dillashaw ups the stakes, offers Dominick Cruz $100,000 bet on rematch

It’s no secret that former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has been attempting to secure a rematch with bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz. When Cruz made his highly anticipated return to the Octagon at the start of 2016, ‘The Dominator’ reclaimed the bantamweight championship belt he never lost inside the Octagon as he picked up a...

Sep 21, 2016 1:24 pm

Anthony Johnson blames “excuses” for Daniel Cormier not accepting rematch

Last month at UFC 202, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson picked up a spectacular 1st round knockout win over Glover Teixeira to cement his place at the top of the UFC’s light heavyweight division. Following the win, Johnson called out UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for a highly anticipated rematch for the light heavyweight championship. Cormier...

Sep 18, 2016 7:00 am

Daniel Cormier Vows to Stand and Bang with “Rumble” Johnson in Rematch

In May of 2015, Daniel Cormier and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson fought for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. In the end, Cormier would use his Olympic-caliber wrestling to ground this fight and lock up a fight-winning rear-naked choke in the third round. Yet the Olympian very nearly didn’t escape the first round, as he was nearly finished...

Sep 15, 2016 7:37 am

Cain Velasquez calls for Fabricio Werdum rematch

When Cain Velasquez returned to the Octagon and defeated Junior dos Santos at UFC 155 to reclaim the UFC heavyweight championship, many believed that Velasquez would reign as the UFC’s heavyweight champion for quite some time. Unfortunately for Velasquez, he defended the belt twice before meeting Fabricio Werdum in the Octagon at UFC 188. Werdum...


Sep 14, 2016 7:24 am

Nate Diaz Once Again Suggests he Didn’t Lose Rematch with Conor McGregor

Back in March, in the main event of UFC 196, Nate Diaz scored a shocking and decisive submission win over the streaking Conor McGregor. He did so as a last-minute replacement for the injured Rafael Dos Anjos, having had less than two weeks to prepare. Several months later, in the main event of August’s UFC...

Sep 4, 2016 11:17 am

Gustafsson Interested in Jones Rematch, But Not to Settle Their Score

Back in 2013, former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and number-one-contender Alexander Gustafsson engaged in an unforgettable war for the ages. In the end, Jones would walk away with a unanimous decision win, though many parties believed Gustafsson had done enough to steal the title. Today, Jones is neck-deep in a complicated stretch that has seen...

Aug 26, 2016 2:01 pm

Georges St-Pierre says Nick Diaz rematch is “very possible”

This week, rumors of a Georges St-Pierre return to the Octagon picked up more steam as the former welterweight kingpin revealed that he is mentally ready to return to the Octagon. To add to the speculation following GSP’s interview, rumors surfaced that GSP had reportedly signed to fight Nick Diaz once again, this time at...

Aug 23, 2016 9:15 am

Andre Pederneiras: Conor McGregor isn’t confident for Jose Aldo rematch

At the end of 2015, Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon for what many believed to be the toughest test of his mixed martial arts career. Opposite McGregor was undisputed UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, who had yet to taste defeat inside the Octagon as he reigned as the 145 pound kingpin. McGregor made short...

Aug 21, 2016 11:02 am

VIDEO | Free Agent Donald Cerrone wants a rematch with Eddie Alvarez

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone picked up another victory inside the UFC’s welterweight division at last night’s UFC 202 event in Las Vegas, scoring a second-round TKO win over veteran Rick Story. In his post-fight octagon interview, “Cowboy” issued a challenge to current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for a fight at November’s UFC 205 event in...

Aug 19, 2016 8:41 am

VIDEO | ‘Mystic Mac’ returns! Predicts outcome of Nate Diaz rematch

In the aftermath of the UFC 202 press conference altercation, Conor McGregor appeared on ‘Fox Sports Live with Jay & Dan’ to discuss the situation, as well as his thoughts on the rematch on Saturday. McGregor briefly spoke about the altercation, before discussing the pair’s first fight, as well as the rematch on Saturday of...

Aug 17, 2016 8:48 am

Luke Rockhold open to rematch with Chris Weidman

At UFC 199, Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman were slated to have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC middleweight championship. Unfortunately, with just two weeks to go until fight night, Chris Weidman was forced out of the fight with a neck injury that required surgery. Weidman was replaced by Michael Bisping, who went on...

Aug 16, 2016 9:48 am

Conor McGregor noncommittal about return to 145 after Nate Diaz rematch

With Conor McGregor’s highly anticipated welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz less than a week away, many are wondering what will be next for the featherweight champ. While UFC President Dana White has stated that McGregor will have to go down to featherweight to fight Jose Aldo in a title unification fight, McGregor appears to have...

Aug 10, 2016 10:11 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz looking jacked days ahead of UFC 202 rematch with Conor McGregor

UFC star Nate Diaz is set to rematch UFC featherweight champion Conor McGegor in another non-title welterweight competition in just 10 days. Late Tuesday, Diaz who usually fights at 155 pounds posted a photo showing off his more muscular physique. Diaz confirmed to the media during the UFC 202 conference call that he was weighing...

Aug 9, 2016 8:25 am

VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez taunts Conor McGregor, wants winner of Nate Diaz rematch

Since winning the UFC lightweight championship last month by knocking out Rafael dos Anjos, newly crowned lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has remained adamant that he would like to fight the winner of UFC 202’s Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor rematch. On the heels of Conor McGregor catching heat from the WWE community for calling their...

Aug 8, 2016 11:00 pm

Conor McGregor turned down 7-figure payday to train for Nate Diaz rematch

Conor McGregor famously stated one time that he is a UFC superstar not because of talent, but because he is “obsessed”. That obsession led to McGregor turning down a massive 7-figure payday to appear in the upcoming xXx movie starring Vin Diesel. McGregor was slated to appear in the film, however he decided to pull...

Aug 5, 2016 3:24 pm

Conor McGregor makes his ‘Mystic Mac’ prediction for rematch with Nate Diaz

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz were asked questions from the media on a UFC 202 conference call on Friday ahead of the August 20 card that the two star fighters will headline. As McGregor is known for his eerie predictions, “Mystic Mac” gave his vision for the rematch with Diaz and said that he will...

Aug 5, 2016 2:30 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor talks about the changes he has made for rematch with Nate Diaz

.@TheNotoriousMMA on how putting in training miles has helped his overall game. #Zprint 3D pic.twitter.com/9zAumRfUlI — Reebok (@Reebok) August 4, 2016 UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is set to rematch Nate Diaz at UFC 202 on August 20. While McGregor and his team blame cardio and weight as the main reasons for the loss to...

Aug 3, 2016 2:02 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz punks fans picking Conor McGregor to win UFC 202 rematch

Nate Diaz is ready to show the world that the first fight with Conor McGregor was no fluke as he prepares for the rematch set for UFC 202 on August 20. While doing a media tour recently, Diaz appeared in a skit on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to surprise some unsuspecting fans of Conor McGregor. From...

Aug 2, 2016 12:33 pm

Nate Diaz says the UFC is hoping that he loses rematch against Conor McGregor

UFC veteran Nate Diaz has gained a ton of fans and exposure since beating UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 196 in March. With their scheduled rematch set for UFC 202 in August, Diaz told Megan Olivi on UFC Fight Pass that he feels that the UFC is setting him up and hoping that...

Jul 27, 2016 7:54 am

Brian Stann: Conor McGregor has nothing to gain in Jose Aldo rematch

At UFC 194, many expected Conor McGregor to face the toughest test of his career as he stepped into the Octagon to face featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo. Instead, McGregor ended Aldo’s reign in just 13 seconds, knocking him out with a brutal cross. With Aldo now the interim featherweight champion, he has earned himself a...

Jul 20, 2016 8:45 am

VIDEO | Holly Holm weighs in on rematch with Ronda Rousey or Miesha Tate

Back at UFC 193, Holly Holm shocked the world as she dominated Ronda Rousey for nearly two rounds, ultimately knocking the champ out in the 2nd round with a perfectly placed head kick to claim the UFC championship. In her first title defense, Holm faced Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196 in...

Jul 12, 2016 9:22 am

Brock Lesnar “absolutely” open to rematch with Cain Velasquez

At UFC 200, both Brock Lesnar, and Cain Velasquez returned to the Octagon. For Lesnar, the return was a much more difficult one, with it being nearly 5 years since the former heavyweight champion stepped inside the Octagon. For Velasquez on the other hand, it was the first time he set foot inside the Octagon...