363 Search Results for rivalry

Nov 9, 2017 6:40 am

EXCLUSIVE | TJ Dillashaw talks possible grudge match with un-retired Urijah Faber

Over the last year, bantamweight stars TJ Dillashaw and Cody Garbrandt have shared one of the most heated and public rivalries in MMA. The pair’s rivalry stems from Dillashaw’s departure from Team Alpha Male, the Sacramento gym where he began his fighting career, and the bitterness his former Team Alpha Male stablemates have felt ever...

Nov 5, 2017 12:47 pm

Cody Garbrandt: “I stand behind everything I said about T.J. Dillashaw!”

Despite losing his title to former teammate T.J. Dillashaw at last night’s UFC 217 event in New York, Cody Garbrandt still believes that he is the better fighter. The former champion, Garbrandt, spoke about is first career setback at the UFC 217 post-fight press conference at Madison Square Garden. “I think I was being professional...

Nov 3, 2017 7:38 am

VIDEO| Johny Hendricks Gives Speech on Why He’ll Miss Weight Then Makes It Anyway

Cutting weight has become a huge problem in MMA, a problem that a lot of people have yet to be able to find a solution for. Luckily, there were no edge-of-your-seat suspenseful situations for the UFC 217 weigh-ins. The closest we got was Johny Hendrick’s pre-scale speech about why he’s probably going to miss weight....

Nov 2, 2017 4:42 pm

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt Oddly Says TJ Dillashaw Taught Alpha Male How To Use PEDs

The UFC had one last press conference today to promote the year’s biggest card so far. With the cast of characters contained in the triple-title fights at UFC 217 gathered together three days from bell time, it was bound to get heated even before the staredowns. Cody Garbrandt has not been shy about saying all...

Nov 2, 2017 1:39 pm

VIDEO | Things get a bit physical at UFC 217 press conference staredowns

The UFC 217 pre-fight press conference took place on Thursday ahead of the stacked fight card taking place this weekend at the Madison Square Garden in New York. UFC 217 features three title fights. UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will take on Georges St-Pierre in the former welterweight champion’s first fight back since 2013. UFC...

Nov 1, 2017 5:12 pm

VIDEO | Ben Saunders Completely Snaps on Colby Covington Stylistically

If it’s attention Colby Covington wanted, attention he got. He took out former UFC welterweight title challenger Demian Maia, trashed Brazil, called out Tyron Woodley, and later spoke out against American Top Team co-founder Ricardo Liborio. Ben Saunders, fellow welterweight and ATT member, didn’t take too kindly to any of Covington’s comments. Matter of fact, he...

Oct 19, 2017 5:43 pm

VIDEO | Former Opponent Runs Up on Heather Hardy During Bellator Staredown

Heather Hardy is an MMA promoters dream. She’s an undefeated champion boxer who wanted to jump ship and she’s down to scrap with anybody. Not only can she talk trash, but she also gives an insightful interview and has an incredible backstory. She won her Bellator debut and will look to continue her successful MMA...

Oct 14, 2017 11:01 am

Cody Garbrandt Compares ‘Cheap-Shotting Bastard’ TJ Dillashaw to a Cancer

The convoluted feud that bubbled over from Team Alpha Male into all of our lives needs a series of diagrams and graphs to understand. There are plot twists, character changes, and even behind-the-scenes mystery footage. This all could be written into a book, which gets made into a movie. Until then, we have to wait...

Sep 27, 2017 11:20 am

Bellator champ Douglas Lima makes a Steve Jobs comment about opponent Rory MacDonald

Over the weekend, Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima and former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald faced off for the first time ahead of their Bellator title fight. The welterweight title fight is set to take place on January 20 at The Forum in California. Lima was dressed in a suit while MacDonald opted for a...

Sep 14, 2017 5:09 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway Schools WWE’s Big E in EA Sports UFC 2

If for some reason you’ve been living under a gaming rock for the last three years, you should know that Demetrious Johnson streams video games on Twitch pretty much every single day. What you may not know, if that Max Holloway is out there owning newbs on Twitch as well. That’s right, when he’s not...

Sep 14, 2017 1:59 pm

VIDEO | 50 Cent reasons why he could beat Conor McGregor in a street fight

The rivalry between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor seems to have come to an end. Mayweather won the fight that had many people excited, beating McGregor by TKO in the 10th round of their multi-million dollar boxing match. However, in the build-up to their fight, a lot of things were said that cannot simply be...

Sep 7, 2017 11:36 am

Tony Ferguson Says Trying to Fight Khabib ‘Isn’t Funny Anymore’

Talking about Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson fighting almost brings up some post-traumatic canceled disorder symptoms. It seems like we’ve talked about the fight longer than the build-up to Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. Their rivalry reached its peak for UFC 209 with an interim UFC lightweight title on the line. There was so much...

Sep 3, 2017 8:33 am

Bellator star AJ McKee updates on beef with “dumb ass” James Gallagher

AJ McKee (9-0) and James Gallagher (7-0) are two of the hottest prospects on the Bellator roster, and they happen to compete in the same division. As such, the two rising featherweights have developed a pretty memorable rivalry – one that will inevitably have to be settled in the cage. Speaking on the latest edition...

Aug 30, 2017 12:34 pm

Daniel Cormier’s Plan to Throw Hands with Jones Even With a Possible Suspension

Sometimes the MMA gods smile upon us, other times they curse us. Jon Jones allegedly popped for performance enhancing drugs and is now entitled to his due process. If the worst of the worst happens, a domino effect of consequences crashes down upon himself, the UFC, and the light heavyweight division. Jon Jones could be...

Aug 25, 2017 7:09 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Has a Long Discussion About Jon Jones for UFC on FOX

As we reported earlier in the week, this Jon Jones news and subsequent fallout will result in a domino effect that will touch many different things. One big domino in the middle of all this is former UFC light heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier. Coming off his devastating loss, the man already had enough to deal...

Aug 21, 2017 5:59 am

Kevin Lee blasts Khabib Nurmagomedov: Bottom line, he doesn’t want to fight

Earlier this month, we learned that top lightweight contender Tony Ferguson will battle Kevin Lee – not undefeated Russian star Khabib Nurmagomedov – for UFC interim lightweight gold at UFC 216. Given Ferguson and Nurmagomedov’s rivalry and shared status as the two best lightweights not named Conor McGregor, this news came as a bit of...

Aug 19, 2017 6:38 am

Nate Diaz Defends McGregor Against Boxing’s ‘One-Dimensional’ Clowns

As soon as Nate Diaz was announced to fight Conor McGregor back at UFC 196, we all knew it was going to be something special. It was the first time McGregor’s trash talk would bounce off of someone. There wouldn’t be any getting in Diaz’s head, he would only shrug, curse and go on a...

Aug 18, 2017 8:03 am

The Russian Hammer Artem Lobov Returns to the Octagon October 21st

It wasn’t too long ago that Artem “The Russian Hammer” Lobov fought Cub Swanson in a Fight of the Night. While the hammer couldn’t drive the nail to one of the top featherweights on the planet, he did put on a scrappy and entertaining fight. While a ton of fans and even media tried to...

Aug 14, 2017 10:42 am

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones and I will fight again

Late last month, in the main event of UFC 214, then UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier attempted to defend his title against his fiercest rival, former champion Jon Jones. Unfortunately for Cormier, Jones won this fight via third-round knockout, moving to 2-0 in their rivalry as he did. Post-fight, Cormier suggested that, having lost...

Aug 9, 2017 7:27 pm

Jon Jones discusses how he felt watching Daniel Cormier cry at UFC 214

The feud between UFC light heavyweight fighters Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier resulted in arguably the biggest rivalry in the history of mixed martial arts. That rivalry came to a head in the main event of last month’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, where Jones defeated his bitter rival (Cormier) via third-round knockout, thus reclaiming...

Aug 3, 2017 11:56 am

VIDEO | UFC 214: The Thrill and the Agony – Preview – ‘You are the best’

It has been said time and time again that in the sport of mixed martial arts, you experience the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. UFC 214 displayed just that, especially in the main event light heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones. Cormier went into the title fight rematch as...

Jul 31, 2017 6:29 am

VIDEO | Listen to Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s corners during the end of their fight

Corner audio of both teams during Jon Jones’ knockout over Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 pic.twitter.com/ILqIQulqIx — UFC Insiders (@UFCInsiders) July 31, 2017 On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in sunny Anaheim, California with the stacked UFC 214. This unforgettable card was topped by a light heavyweight title grudge match between reigning champ Daniel...

Jul 30, 2017 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Watch Jon Jones emotional UFC 214 post-fight interview

Jon Jones reclaimed the UFC light heavyweight championship at last night’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, this after scoring a third-round TKO victory over Daniel Cormier in the evenings main event. After two closely contested rounds, “Bones” was able to find a home for a crushing head kick early in round three which left Cormier...

Jul 30, 2017 10:50 am

Frank Mir explains why Daniel Cormier was so hurt by last night’s outcome

Daniel Cormier suffered a heartbreaking third-round knockout loss to bitter rival Jon “Bones” Jones in the main event of UFC 214 last night in Anaheim, California. Shortly following the conclusion of last night’s UFC 214 main event, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir took to Twitter where he shared his thoughts on why Daniel Cormier...

Jul 30, 2017 9:57 am

Joe Rogan issues an apology for interviewing Daniel Cormier following his KO loss to Jon Jones

Jon Jones became the UFC’s undisputed light heavyweight champion of the world last night in Anaheim, defeating bitter rival Daniel Cormier via third-round knockout. Shortly after the conclusion of the fight, UFC commentator Joe Rogan decided to interview a very emotional former champion Daniel Cormier, who had just been knocked out minutes prior. Check out...