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Nov 27, 2016 2:31 pm

Coach Kavanagh reacts to Conor McGregor being stripped of his UFC featherweight title

During last night’s UFC Fight Night 101 broadcast, UFC officials announced that Conor McGregor had ‘relinquished’ his UFC featherweight championship. The promotion added that Jose Aldo, who won UFC interim featherweight title be defeating Frankie Edgar at UFC 200 in July, had been promoted to undisputed featherweight champion of the UFC. In addition to that...

Nov 26, 2016 7:46 pm

BREAKING! Conor McGregor relinquishes his UFC featherweight title

Conor McGregor is no longer the UFC featherweight champion. The brash Irish Superstar relinquished his featherweight title earlier this evening according to UFC officials. The UFC announced the news during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 101 broadcast. With the news, Jose Aldo is now the promotions UFC featherweight champion. Aldo had won the UFC interim featherweight...

Nov 23, 2016 5:08 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 100

Two UFC events took place over the weekend as UFC Fight Night 99 took place in Belfast, Ireland while UFC Fight Night 100 went down in Sao Paulo, Brazil. With the two events, the UFC rankings have been updated to reflect the fights having an impact on the top 15 ranked fighters throughout the UFC...

Nov 21, 2016 1:03 pm

BREAKING! BJ Penn returns to headline January’s UFC Fight Night event in Phoenix

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) will return to the octagon this January in Phoenix, Arizona. UFC officials just announced that Penn will be squaring off with Yair Rodriquez (9-1 MMA) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 103 which takes place January 15 at Phoenix’s Talking Stick Resort Arena. The...

Nov 17, 2016 2:17 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Louis Smolka: ‘You’re only as good as your last performance’

11-2 UFC flyweight Louis Smolka is looking to bounce back from a bitter loss. At UFC Fight Night 96 in a bout against Brandon Moreno, Smolka was finished for the first time in his professional MMA career as Moreno locked in a guillotine choke forcing the Hawaiian to submit. With his only loss prior to...

Nov 17, 2016 1:04 pm

VIDEO | UFC rankings updated following UFC 205 – Conor McGregor not yet at the pinnacle

The UFC rankings were freshly updated following the historic UFC 205 event that took place at New York’s Madison Square Garden. UFC superstar Conor McGregor made history on Saturday night in the main event against Eddie Alvarez. “The Notorious” became the first fighter in the UFC to hold two weight class championship titles at the...

Nov 17, 2016 12:32 pm

Report | BJ Penn aiming to return this January at UFC Phoenix

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) was expected to make his octagon return against former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas at last month’s scheduled UFC Fight Night 97 event. However, due to an injury suffered in training camp, “The Prodigy” was forced to pullout of the contest and October’s UFC Manila...

Nov 16, 2016 10:58 am

VIDEO | UFC 205 Slow Motion Highlights

UFC 205, which marked the organization’s long awaited debut in New York City, was one hell of a fight card. Now the event is in the rear-view mirror, you can watch some of its most exciting moments in jaw-dropping slow motion. See these slow motion highlights in the video above! UFC 205 was headlined by a...

Nov 16, 2016 8:13 am

UFC 205 medical suspensions

This past Saturday in New York, the UFC hosted its inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden. The event was an action packed one from the start, with things quickly picking up on the main card as Vicente Luque and Tim Boetsch both picked up back to back first round TKO/KO wins to kick off...

Nov 13, 2016 6:23 pm

VIDEO | Dana White recaps last night’s historic UFC 205 event

The Boss @DanaWhite recaps an amazing event w/ @MeganOlivi at #UFC205 https://t.co/67hCQKwBsw — UFC (@ufc) November 14, 2016 UFC President Dana White spoke to Megan Olivi backstage yesterday evening at Madison Square Garden where he recapped the historic UFC 205 fight card. Last night’s big event was topped off by a lightweight title fight between...

Nov 13, 2016 11:17 am

Dana White on UFC 205: We Broke Every Record in UFC History Tonight

UFC 205 was absolutely stacked. Though it was hurt by the last minute losses of a Donald Cerrone vs. Kelvin Gastelum welterweight bout and a Tim Kennedy vs. Rashad Evans middleweight bout, it still stood out as the most talent-rich card in UFC history. The lineup was topped by a lightweight title fight between divisional...

Nov 12, 2016 11:49 am

VIDEO | UFC 205 Embedded: Intense backstage interactions, weigh-ins, & more

Tonight, fight fans will witness history as they tune in for UFC 205, the UFC’s inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden following the legalization of MMA in New York earlier this year. The fight card will play host to a trio of marquee title fights, as Conor McGregor looks to make history as he...

Nov 11, 2016 6:51 am

Thiago Alves Misses Weight for Planned Lightweight Debut

Former UFC title challenger Thiago Alves has spent the last few years realizing hot-and-cold success at welterweight. After a savage, 2015 TKO loss to Carlos Condit, the dangerous Brazilian striker opted to head south in search of greener pastures at lightweight. Originally, Alves’ planned lightweight debut was expected to pit him against New York’s Al...

Nov 10, 2016 5:06 pm

EXCLUSIVE | UFC middleweight Yoel Romero has nothing but love for Conor McGregor

UFC 205 takes place this Saturday on November 12 with an absolutely stacked card. UFC middleweight Yoel Romero is set to take on former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman on the main pay-per-view card in what could determine the next contender to challenge UFC middleweight champion, Michael Bisping for his belt. With the crucial middleweight...

Nov 10, 2016 1:21 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor tries to launch a chair at Eddie Alvarez during UFC 205 press conference

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor nearly got into another press conference object-throwing war today during the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference. Back at UFC 202’s pre-fight press conference, “The Notorious” and Nate Diaz got into a crazy war throwing various objects including water bottles, energy drink cans, and a cup of coffee. McGregor showed up...

Nov 10, 2016 12:50 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor shows up late to UFC 205 press conference: ‘Sorry I’m late, I just don’t give a f–k!’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor simply does not care about being on time for his press conferences. The UFC superstar showed up notoriously late to the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference and danced on stage and shouted in the mic, “Sorry I’m late, I just don’t give a f–k!” Enter @TheNotoriousMMA…#UFC205#UFCNYC https://t.co/w873CNyBj0 — #UFC205 (@ufc)...

Nov 10, 2016 7:51 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor swarmed by fans on way to UFC 205 media day

UFC featherweight superstar Conor McGregor is undoubtably one of the most recognizable figures in professional sports today. With McGregor’s stock at an all-time high ahead of his UFC 205 scrap with Eddie Alvarez this Saturday in New York, where he will look to become the first simultaneous two-division UFC champion, Rolls Royce has decided to...

Nov 8, 2016 4:45 pm

PHOTO | Special edition UFC 205 gloves to worn by fighters this Saturday night in New York

UFC 205 goes down next Saturday November 12 live from New York City’s historic Madison Square Garden arena. The blockbuster event is arguably the most highly anticipated fight card in the promotions history. The biggest fight on the card, unsurprisingly, is its main event super-fight, which will see Eddie Alvarez defend his UFC lightweight title...

Nov 8, 2016 8:14 am

UFC Rankings Update: Tony Ferguson Surges Ahead

Last Saturday, the UFC touched down in sun-soaked Mexico City with UFC Fight Night 98. With this exciting event in the rear-view mirror, the UFC has updated their official rankings to reflect the shifts and shakeups that resulted from it. The most notable rankings change that stemmed from the UFC’s recent trip to Mexico was...

Nov 6, 2016 9:23 am

UFC 205 Fight Card and Live Results Thread

UFC 205 goes down next Saturday November 12 live from New York City’s historic Madison Square Garden arena. The blockbuster event is arguably the most highly anticipated fight card in the promotions history. The biggest fight on the card, unsurprisingly, is its main event super-fight, which will see Eddie Alvarez defend his UFC lightweight title against reigning UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor....

Nov 4, 2016 2:23 pm

VIDEO | UFC 205: Fighting for History (preview)

With just over a week to go until UFC 205, the UFC’s historic inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden, the anticipation for the stacked fight card is at an all-time high. Ahead of the event, which features three championship fights, including Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz for the women’s strawweight championship, as well as...

Nov 4, 2016 8:26 am

Conor McGregor fires back at Irish newspaper regarding “personal” announcement article

After UFC President Dana White announced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be making the jump to lightweight to fight Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight strap at UFC 205 on November 12th, the UFC President revealed that McGregor would be making a “personal” announcement, “out of left field” following the fight. While there had...

Nov 3, 2016 2:04 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor working on striking with coach Owen Roddy

In just under two weeks, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 205 against UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for a highly anticipated lightweight title fight. The fight will answer many questions for fight fans, who appear to be split down the middle in regards to...

Nov 2, 2016 12:22 pm

VIDEO | 8 Amazing Finishes From UFC 205 Fighters

https://youtu.be/OLnbJYAywOo In just 10 days, the UFC will take over New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden with UFC 205. The card will mark the organization’s first ever trip to The Big Apple, and to celebrate this momentous occasions, they’ve stacked it to the rim with top talent. The card will be topped by a...