561 Search Results for UFC 161

May 6, 2016 7:29 am

Conor McGregor’s coach drops major hint regarding Floyd Mayweather fight

Friday morning a report emerged which revealed that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather were reportedly close to finalizing a deal which would see the two men compete in a boxing match in Las Vegas. While there were several details regarding the bout which indicated that the report was in fact...

May 4, 2016 5:45 pm

Report: Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley being targeted

UFC Tonight revealed exciting news for the welterweight division. A welterweight championship bout between Robbie Lawler and contender Tyron Woodley is being worked on for UFC 201. One last fight in the works: Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley targeted as championship bout at #UFC201 — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) May 5, 2016 Lawler is coming off...

Apr 27, 2016 11:22 pm

Jose Aldo’s prediction for Frankie Edgar fight

At UFC 200 on July 9th, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will fight for the interim UFC featherweight championship, with the winner facing Conor McGregor for the undisputed featherweight championship at a later date. Aldo and Edgar met once before at UFC 156 back in 2013 for Aldo’s featherweight championship. Ultimately, Aldo was given the...


Apr 23, 2016 3:26 pm

Rory MacDonald defends Conor McGregor: “He did the right thing”

Former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald is preparing to fight the last bout of his current UFC contract when he headlines June’s UFC Fight Night 89 event in Ottawa opposite fellow top contender Stephen Thompson. According to reports, MacDonald and the UFC have not come close to reaching a new deal or contract extension. Rory...

Apr 19, 2016 11:10 pm

Conor McGregor gives first statement following retirement

Tuesday morning UFC featherweight champion shocked fight fans as he announced his retirement from MMA. While many initially believed that McGregor was trolling fans, and had no intention of actually retiring, his head coach John Kavanagh seemingly confirmed McGregor’s retirement. Later in the day, the UFC announced that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200...

Apr 19, 2016 1:36 pm

Conor McGregor’s coach confirms featherweight champ’s retirement

Early Tuesday morning UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor made headlines as he announced his retirement from MMA ahead of his UFC 200 welterweight scrap against Nate Diaz. While the retirement Tweet was initially regarded as a ‘troll-job’ by many, multiple sources confirmed that McGregor was serious about retiring according to Ariel Helwani. This led to...

Apr 19, 2016 1:32 pm

Sources confirm Conor McGregor retirement Tweet isn’t a joke

Earlier today UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor shocked everyone as he announced his retirement via Twitter with less than 3 months to go until his UFC 200 main event scrap with Nate Diaz. While many believed that McGregor was pulling a prank, or trolling his fans, that doesn’t appear to be the case according to...

Apr 9, 2016 12:21 pm

Luke Rockhold blasts Yoel Romero for failed drug test

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is never one to hold his tongue when it comes to his thoughts on other fighters. Recently, Rockhold and former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman have been trading verbal blows ahead of their UFC 199 rematch for the middleweight championship. Ahead of that fight, Rockhold has put former #1 contender...

Apr 5, 2016 9:30 am

VIDEO | Tim Kennedy chokes Steve-O unconscious

Recently during Steve-O’s stand-up comedy routine UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy ended up choking the ‘Jackass’ star unconscious. Unfortunately, being choked out was the least of Steve-O’s problems. After Kennedy choked him unconscious, he proceeded to drop Steve-O’s unconscious body to the ground, causing the Jackass star to hit his head on the floor and begin...

Apr 2, 2016 9:20 am

MMA community reacts to news of Daniel Cormier’s injury

Friday evening news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been injured during training, and would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 on April 23rd. Understandably, the MMA community was gutted. Below you can see a compilation of reactions from fighters, and members of...

Mar 31, 2016 8:39 am

Breaking: Jon Jones released, receives new conditions for probation

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones appeared before judge Michael Martinez on Thursday morning, this in regards to his probation violation case which stemmed from being handed five traffic citations earlier this week. The pound-for-pound mixed martial arts kingpin had been in custody at the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center since Tuesday morning. According...

Mar 23, 2016 1:57 am

Thrilled members from the MMA community react to New York’s MMA legalization

Tuesday was a historic day for sports. New York was the last state in the U.S. to have MMA outlawed, and the process to have that changed started on Tuesday when a bill to change the laws and regulate MMA in New York passed with a 113-25 vote. The bill now awaits the governer’s signature...

Mar 21, 2016 11:39 am

MMA community reacts to Mark Hunt’s walk-off KO over Frank Mir

Mark Hunt delivered another one of his signature walk-off knockouts at UFC Fight Night 85 in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend. Hunt landed a thudding blow to former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir that sent him to the canvas. Hunt knew he didn’t need to follow up with more strikes seeing that Mir was out...

Mar 19, 2016 10:14 pm

VIDEO | Mark Hunt picks up walk-off 1st round KO

Walk off homerun knockout by @MarkHunt1974! #UFCBrisbane https://t.co/Gt1okMdt26 — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) March 20, 2016 In the main event of UFC Brisbane, veteran heavyweights Mark Hunt and Frank Mir clashed inside the Octagon. In typical Mark Hunt fashion, he picked up an incredible walk-off KO win over Mir, who was left dazed and confused...

Mar 19, 2016 1:08 pm

Nate Diaz’s coach: ‘The Diaz show vs. Conor McGregor part 2’

Earlier this week reports surfaced that the UFC was actively looking to book Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II for UFC 200 in July. According to sources, both sides had verbally agreed to a welterweight bout on the July 9th card, however nothing was made official. With that being said, Diaz’s strength and conditioning coach...

Mar 17, 2016 2:16 am

Georges St-Pierre talks about ‘the biggest humiliation’ of his life

The mental aspect of fighting is just as important as the physical. Just ask former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. “I became champion, I beat the greatest welterweight in the world back in the day that was Matt Hughes, who seems to be invincible back in the day and I beat him. So now I...

Feb 23, 2016 12:24 pm

Rumor: Nate Diaz gets Conor McGregor fight

Since it was revealed earlier today that Rafael dos Anjos had been forced out of his UFC 196 lightweight title fight with Conor McGregor due to a broken foot, the MMA community has been anxiously awaiting news of who Conor McGregor would fight. While Donald Cerrone, fresh off his UFC Pittsburgh win on Sunday, offered...

Feb 1, 2016 12:08 pm

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone wants to show Sage Northcutt ‘how to live’

There have been those who have criticized Sage Northcutt after his first professional loss and there have been those who have been supportive of the young UFC star. Fan favorite Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has been one to give Northcutt support after his loss and is willing to go a step further and show the young...

Jan 19, 2016 8:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Cruz’s triumphant return

Sunday night in Boston Dominick Cruz had just his second fight in 4 years as he successfully defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship. Following the fight, fighters took to Twitter to react to Cruz’s triumphant return. #andnew congrats @TheDomin8r , crush you are an inspiration. You never stopped believing. Congrats brother! pic.twitter.com/iL9EXxmNFX...

Jan 15, 2016 8:45 am

Jorge Masvidal and Luke Rockhold engage in Twitter beef

Jorge Masvidal and Tim Kennedy’s Twitter beef must not have been enough, because now ‘Gamebred’ is engaging in a cyber-feud with UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. Masivdal is trash talking middleweights due to the fact that he trains who Yoel Romero, who was the #1 contender at middleweight prior to it being revealed that he...

Jan 4, 2016 9:29 am

Twitter reacts to jaw-dropping Lawler versus Condit match and decision

Just two days into 2016 and UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit already set the bar extremely high for “Fight of the Year.” See what people had to say about the grueling fight in which Lawler was awarded a split decision, but many thought could have gone either way. Oh man! — Randa...

Nov 24, 2015 7:30 am

Mayweather responds to Holly Holm’s claim as the ‘greatest of all time’

An affable relationship seems to be forming between UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and retired boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. The two were seen recently taking pictures together at the NBA game featuring the Warriors and the Clippers. Most recently at the Canelo versus Cotto match that happened over the weekend, Holm had the...

Nov 17, 2015 8:37 am

Cyborg responds to penis comments from Rogan & Hinchcliffe

Following UFC 193, where Holly Holm put on a flawless performance against Ronda Rousey, UFC commentator Joe Rogan did an episode of ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’ with comedian Tony Hinchcliffe. During the course of the podcast, the two comics took aim at Cris Cyborg, and made some pretty harsh jokes about her. Our transcription of...

Oct 19, 2015 1:29 pm

Dustin Poirier: I’m never going back to featherweight

Dustin Poirier feels like he has found his home at lightweight, and is feeling unstoppable. “The Diamond” spoke with Fox Sports recently on how his body is feeling at 155 pounds, and his outlook on the future. My last fight when I fought in New Orleans after the weight cut when I was down to...