409 Search Results for trilogy

Aug 5, 2017 1:25 am

Tyron Woodley on what Stephen Thompson must do to earn trilogy fight

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and top ranked welterweight contender Stephen Thompson have been into the Octagon together twice. In both fights, the sraps were regarded as being rather lackluster, with the first fight even going to a draw. While Wonderboy has been absent from the Octagon since the pair’s second scrap, he has made...

Jun 24, 2017 11:01 am

Scott Coker open to Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz trilogy fight

MMA legends Chuck Liddell & Tito Ortiz may both currently be retired from MMA, however the pair recently reignited their rivalry once again. The pair did a staredown photo for media members recently, in a photo that was posted by Liddell captioned: “Why not?” Ortiz then fired back at his longtime rival, saying: @Chuckliddell because...

Apr 25, 2017 8:54 am

Conor McGregor’s manager gives Nate Diaz path to Conor McGregor trilogy fight

In 2016, UFC superstars Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz put on two of the most iconic fights in UFC history. Just two weeks before Conor McGregor was scheduled to challenge Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title at UFC 196, it was revealed that the lightweight champion was forced out of the fight with...

Mar 29, 2017 12:45 pm

Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum trilogy fight in the works for UFC 213

This July the UFC will take over the glimmering combat sports hub of Las Vegas, Nevada with its now famous International Fight Week. The International Fight Week celebrations will be capped off by UFC 213 on July 8. At the moment, not much is known about this UFC 213 pay-per-view. From the sounds of it,...

Mar 28, 2017 6:56 am

Conor McGregor looking forward to trilogy fight with Nate Diaz

2016 was an incredible year for fights. It was the year that gave us Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit. It gave us Dominick Cruz vs. TJ Dillashaw. It gave us Michael Bisping vs. Anderson Silva. It gave us Cub Swanson vs. Doo Ho Choi. And of course, it gave us two unforgettable scraps between MMA superstars...

Mar 17, 2017 9:21 am

Stephen Thompson tore MCL at UFC 209, plans to earn Woodley trilogy fight

In the main event of UFC 209, Tyron ‘The Chosen One’ Woodley and Stephen Thompson stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated rematch that had been several months in the making. While both men stated prior to the fight that they were looking to go out and erase any doubts from their first meeting,...

Mar 2, 2017 12:43 pm

John Kavanagh wants Conor McGregor Nate Diaz trilogy fight

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor may have avenged his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 202, however the way McGregor’s coach sees it, a trilogy fight between the two when McGregor returns to the Octagon makes sense. With that being said, a fight between Conor McGregor and the winner of this weekend’s UFC...

Dec 24, 2016 12:15 am

Joseph Benavidez hopeful for trilogy fight with Demetrious Johnson

It has now been three years since UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez shared the Octagon. The last time the pair met inside the Octagon, Johnson picked up a 1st round KO win to retain his title for the third time. That fight came just over a year after the pair had their...

Nov 14, 2016 1:25 pm

Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh wants Nate Diaz trilogy fight next

UFC star Conor McGregor made history at Madison Square Garden at UFC 205 when he finished Eddie Alvarez by TKO to become the first fighter in the UFC to hold two weight division’s titles simultaneously. The biggest thing that fans of Conor McGregor are waiting on is what fight comes next for the Irish superstar....

Oct 14, 2016 7:35 pm

Conor McGregor weighs in on a potential trilogy bout with Nate Diaz

Most fight fans would love to see a trilogy bout between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz put together by UFC officials. The rivals first met at March’s UFC 196 event in Las Vegas, this after Nate Diaz stepped up on short-notice to fill in for Rafael dos Anjos (the promotions lightweight champion at the time), who...

Oct 10, 2016 5:58 pm

Did the UFC hint on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz trilogy in UFC 205 promo?

Are people tired of hearing about Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz? Many fans may be, while many others want to see who wins the best out of three as McGregor and Diaz both split their fights with a win each. Even UFC President Dana White says he has had enough of their rivaled matchup, for...

Sep 21, 2016 7:48 am

EXCLUSIVE: Josh Thomson – ‘The UFC screwed Nate Diaz out of McGregor trilogy’

The only man to ever knock out Nate Diaz came to the Stockton slugger’s defense in Diaz’s pursuit for a third fight with Conor McGregor. Josh Thomson spoke exclusively on BJPENN.com’s Rapid Fire and broke down why Conor got a rematch against Nate at UFC 202, and why Nate probably won’t be getting his rematch against...

Aug 25, 2016 5:35 pm

John Kavanagh’s prediction for McGregor-Diaz trilogy fight

Going into Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz, McGregor predicted that he would finish Diaz in the 4th round of their welterweight scrap. McGregor was unable to finish Diaz, however he dropped the Stockton fighter several times early on in the fight. Immediately following the fight, McGregor stated that he would do a...

Jul 8, 2016 8:40 am

Conor McGregor foresees trilogy fight with Nate Diaz

While we are nearly 24 hours away from UFC 200, the MMA community can’t get enough of Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz after their UFC 202 press conference on Thursday afternoon. During the course of the presser, McGregor explained that a win for him on August 20th likely sets up a trilogy fight between the...

Jun 30, 2016 1:15 pm

Miesha Tate eyes end-of-year title defense, Ronda Rousey trilogy fight imminent?

Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey will forever be tied together due to their longstanding rivalry stemming back to the Strikeforce days. Rousey beat Tate back in 2012 under the Strikeforce banner to claim the women’s bantamweight championship. A year later she fought Tate once again under the UFC banner where she successfully defended her UFC...

Apr 30, 2016 9:44 am

VIDEO | Charles Barkley vs. Shaquille O’Neal wrestling trilogy ends with hilarious result

Big tree fall hard…an alternate angle from last night's throw down. (via @3Deezy) 😂https://t.co/GQ8Lqkcui9 — NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) April 29, 2016 While the NBA playoffs have basketball fans around the world talking, NBA greats Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley had their trilogy ‘fight’ during a break on set. It was all fun and games...

Nov 20, 2015 8:54 am

On This Day: BJ Penn knocks out Matt Hughes in trilogy fight

#OnThisDay in 2010: Two legends, @matthughes9x & BJ Penn collided for a 3rd time! Watch: https://t.co/Fxo5RXA0bj https://t.co/UoJ0AzsmeP — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) November 20, 2015 On this day 5 years ago our very own BJ Penn collided with former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes for the 3rd time inside the Octagon. Penn knocked out Hughes in the...

Nov 4, 2015 8:49 am

Dan Henderson is the underdog going into Belfort trilogy fight

Dan Henderson has become familiar with playing the role of the underdog, but that’s never stopped Henderson from scoring some of the most memorable knockouts in UFC history in fights where he is listed as the underdog by oddsmakers. Ahead of his trilogy fight against Vitor Belfort this Saturday, Henderson once again is listed as...

Sep 14, 2015 6:14 am

“Pitbull” Freire: Daniel Straus trilogy doesn’t make any sense

Scott Coker and the officials of Bellator made an interesting matchmaking decision when they booked Daniel Straus to face Patricio “Pitbull” Freire for a third time despite losing the first two bouts. The featherweight championship will be on the line when champion Freire tries to secure his third win over Straus at “Bellator 145” on...

Jul 20, 2015 1:23 pm

Trilogy? Barao Expecting 3rd Fight with Dillashaw After UFC on FOX

The rematch isn’t even in the books and Renan Barao is already planning a rubber match with TJ Dillashaw! Dillashaw handed Barao his first loss in over nine years at UFC 173 when he defeated him for the UFC Bantamweight Championship. The two agreed upon an immediate rematch, but injuries from both camps caused the...

Jun 2, 2015 5:59 am

Faber: ‘Cruz And Barao Trilogy Fights Would Take Me To 135’

Urijah Faber moved to featherweight to take on Frankie Edgar in a losing effort. The California Kid talked on The MMA Hour this week about that fight as well as whats in the future for the MMA vet. He is unsure yet where his next fight will take place, as far as weight class. Here’s...

Jan 12, 2015 4:40 pm

Rory MacDonald “Heartbroken” After Announcement Of Lawler-Hendricks Trilogy Bout

Going in to UFC 181: Lawler vs. Hendricks, it was believed Rory MacDonald would be fighting the winner of the bout for the UFC welterweight title. Things didn’t play out that way however. A split decision win that saw Robbie Lawler awarded the UFC welterweight championship was not decisive enough in the eyes of many,...