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Jul 14, 2015 3:33 pm

Coach: Conor Didn’t Train Any Wrestling Ahead Of UFC 189

UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor battled through takedowns and some brutal elbows to eventually catch Chad Mendes in the second round of their fight at UFC 189, and win by TKO. So, about that wrestling. McGregor’s coach, John Kavanagh, told The MMA Hour that ahead of the fight McGregor actually did zero live wrestling during...

Jul 12, 2015 1:29 pm

Chad Mendes: ‘I Took a Risk and It Cost Me the Fight’

The dust from “UFC 189” is still settling and it’s going to take a while for the MMA world to calm down. The event was one of the best in the history of the sport and was capped off with a fairy tale ending for Conor McGregor. Chad Mendes almost spoiled McGregor’s story, though… almost....

Jul 9, 2015 1:43 pm

UFC Champ Robbie Lawler Only Has One Gameplan

“It’s just business as usual. If I had to carry the show, I’d do that. But I’m just going go out there and be me, get in Rory’s face and get a knockout. I don’t really concentrate on the promotion as much, I’m just going to be me.” UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler recently talked...

Jul 6, 2015 11:00 am

Claudia Gadelha fires back at Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Claudia Gadelha may be facing Jessica Aguilar in her next fight at “UFC 190” in Brazil, but it seems she already has her sights set on the gold. Joanna Jedrzejczyk recently came out and stated that if she were to face Gadelha in a rematch, it would not be similar at all to their December...

Jul 5, 2015 1:30 pm

Pacquiao Fires Back at Mayweather, Brings Up Domestic Abuse

We are more than two months removed from their “Fight of the Century” and Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are STILL going at it. Mayweather may have won the fight, but Pacquiao got the last laugh with this diss! Mayweather berated a “dummy” version of Pacquiao at a local sporting goods store and proceeded to...

Jul 5, 2015 11:39 am

UFC 189 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 4

On Episode 4 of UFC 189 Embedded, headliner Chad Mendes trades the gym for a pool to test his endurance in the week before his featherweight title fight. His opponent Conor McGregor enjoys a poolside massage and adds a few unexpected weapons to his arsenal. Plus, welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and challenger Rory MacDonald do...

Jul 5, 2015 6:10 am

Josh Koscheck Takes Paul Daley Trash Talk to a New Level

Josh Koscheck and Paul Daley met in the co main-event of UFC 113 in 2010 in what could be viewed as one of the most controversial fights in the company’s history. The drama did not take place DURING the fight, but rather after the final horn had sounded. Koscheck wrestled his way to a victory...

Jul 3, 2015 8:46 am

MacDonald: ‘Lack of hunger is why I lost To Lawler’

UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald is getting set to rematch current champion Robbie Lawler at next weekend’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. The Canadian standout suffered a close split-decision loss to “Ruthless” in their first encounter at UFC 167, but claims that he wasn’t totally focused or motivated for that fight (via MMAJunkie): “I...

Jul 3, 2015 7:05 am

Matt Hughes talks UFC Hall of Fame fight

‘Matt Hughes joins ‘UFC Tonight’ to talk about his Hall of Fame performance in his rematch with Frank Trigg.’ Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate Diaz And Richard Perez

Jun 30, 2015 1:38 pm

REVENGE? Werdum Wants To Settle Scores With JDS, Arlovski

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is on a mission, a mission fueled by revenge. The champ told MMAFighting that he wants re-matches with Andrei Arlovski and Junior Dos Santos, both are fighters that he lost to in the past. “I would like to fight (Andrei) Arlovski because it was a close fight, a split decision,...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

Lawler: ‘There’s a Reason Why McGregor is Where He is Today’

UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler is set to defend his championship in a rematch against Rory MacDonald in the co main-event of UFC 189, but it’s easy to see why some casual fans wouldn’t know that. The pay-per-view buyrate is expected to be the biggest in years and that’s mostly thanks to the fact that...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

Bermudez: ‘I Hope Aldo’s Injury Isn’t Some Boxing Bull’

Even though Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor are still set to clash in the main event of “UFC 189”, the champion’s rib injury is hanging over the event like a black cloud. Featherweight Dennis Bermudez threw in his two cents on the situation and hopes it doesn’t end up being drama compared to boxing. “I...

Jun 29, 2015 2:20 pm

Daley Responds to Koscheck Challenge: ‘At Least Get a Win in Bellator’

After several years, Josh Koscheck is finally back at home with SPIKE. Now a Bellator fighter, Koscheck was quick to make his first challenge and revealed he had his sights set on a rematch with Paul Daley. The two had previously met in the co main-event of UFC 113 in a bout that was filled...

Jun 29, 2015 11:22 am

‘I Need to Beat Dos Santos and Arlovski for Closure’

Pending a successful championship run, Fabricio Werdum could go down as the greatest heavyweight in mixed martial arts history. He has already handily defeated the likes of Fedor Emelianenko and Cain Velasquez, but he has suffered losses against the likes of Junior dos Santos and Andrei Arlovski. Werdum wants to go on a series of...

Jun 28, 2015 5:37 pm

‘Jose Aldo Will Fight Based On Money Alone’

“UFC 189” is projected be the biggest pay-per-view of the year and fans from around the world will be traveling to Las Vegas for International Fight Week. Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor’s main-event bout is also expected to bring in one of the biggest live-gates in years… if the fight takes place. As of right...

Jun 27, 2015 7:17 am

Koscheck: ‘I Want To Bit*h Slap Paul Daley Again’

At the same time that former UFC welterweight announced he had signed with Bellator MMA, Josh Koscheck also announced what he plans on doing first in the promotion. Kos said exactly what a lot of fans were thinking as soon as it was announced that he had signed, which was ‘Koscheck vs. Daley 2’. Paul...

Jun 26, 2015 10:54 am

REPLAY! Robbie Lawler vs Johny Hendricks (FULL)

‘In a rematch of a fight of the year candidate, Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks battle it out once again for the UFC welterweight title. Watch Lawler make his first title defense against Rory MacDonald at UFC 189.’ “The Crippler” Update — ‘I’ve Got 2000 Students… No Desire To Compete’

Jun 24, 2015 8:46 am

UFC Champ T.J. Dillashaw Believes Jose Aldo Planning To Retire Soon

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw suffered a broken rib while training for his rematch with Renan Barao and had to pull out of the fight, so he knows a thing or two about what featherweight champion Jose Aldo is going through right now. Dillashaw called into Stud Show Radio and talked about the news and...

Jun 23, 2015 1:41 pm

READY! Holloway Down To Replace Aldo Against Conor McGregor

News surfaced earlier today, that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo fractured a rib and might be out of his scheduled bout with Conor McGregor at UFC 189. If that is the case, fellow featherweight Max Holloway wants the UFC to know that he’s only a call away and would gladly step in to fight McGregor...

Jun 23, 2015 8:42 am

JDS not injured, wants to be champion by year-end

UFC President Dana White recently told reporters that Andrei Arlovski or Stipe Miocic would be the next man to challenge Fabricio Werdum for the UFC heavyweight title, this because former champ Junior dos Santos was still nursing an injury. However, in a public note sent out by his team, “JDS” explained that he could be...