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Aug 9, 2016 1:38 pm

Conor McGregor claims he has gone 412 rounds with middleweights for UFC 202 camp

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has what he calls the biggest fight of his life coming up in just 11 days. “The Notorious” will get his chance to avenge his only loss in the UFC in a non-title welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz. McGregor posted a photo to social media saying, “Round four hundred and...

Aug 9, 2016 8:38 am

Dan Henderson was ready to retire after Hector Lombard win

Back in June, MMA legend Dan Henderson picked up a spectacular highlight reel KO win over former Olympian Hector Lombard. Henderson landed a perfectly placed elbow in the moment that Lombard was trying to land a single leg takedown. After the win, many believed that the 45 year old would retire, however Henderson had other...


Aug 8, 2016 10:50 pm

John Kavanagh: There’s “no excuses” if Conor McGregor loses at UFC 202

After Conor McGregor was handed his first UFC loss at the hands of Nate Diaz back in March at UFC 196, the featherweight champ refused to make excuses for the loss, simply chalking the situation up to an “inefficient use of energy”. Ahead of the pair’s rematch at UFC 202 on August 20th, McGregor’s coach,...

Aug 8, 2016 1:47 pm

Conor McGregor trashes former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos

Crazy to think of where things would be at if the now former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had fought like they were originally scheduled to at UFC 196. Dos Anjos pulled out of the fight with McGregor less than two weeks before they were scheduled to fight...

Aug 8, 2016 12:14 pm

Coach John Kavanagh predicts Conor McGregor to beat Nate Diaz in round four

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been training for what he calls the most important fight of his career. Leading up to the rematch with Nate Diaz, McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh says that this camp has been a game changer for “The Notorious.” “We’ve been following that pattern now for what feels like a long...

Aug 8, 2016 12:08 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 Preview: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2

Conor McGregor has what he calls the most important fight of his life coming up on August 20. “The Notorious” will get his chance to avenge his first loss in the UFC to Nate Diaz and the crew from UFC on FOX gave a glimpse of the mega fight as well as the co-main event...

Aug 7, 2016 1:40 pm

Nate Diaz clarifies his “The UFC played me again” post

Nate Diaz turned heads in late July when he tweeted his apparent displeasure with the UFC the day after appearing on Conan. Diaz announced on social media that the “UFC played me again,” along with the hashtag #trustnobody. However, on Friday’s UFC 202 media conference call Diaz clarified his tweet and its meaning: “It was...

Aug 7, 2016 12:16 pm

VIDEO | Take a look at Conor McGregor’s training camp for UFC 202

The piper will be paid, and the price will be high. A video posted by Coach Kavanagh (@coach_kavanagh) on Aug 6, 2016 at 2:00pm PDT Coach Kavanagh took a moment to film his star pupil, Conor McGregor, while training for his upcoming UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz. Conor was submitted by Nate in the...

Aug 6, 2016 2:58 am

Nate Diaz admits that Conor McGregor ‘was a shortcut’

Nate Diaz has gotten a lot more attention after beating Conor McGregor at UFC 196. During the UFC 202 conference call on Friday, Diaz was asked about how he leveraged to get paid what he wanted as both the UFC and McGregor were the ones pushing for a rematch. “The Notorious” chimed in on Diaz’s...

Aug 5, 2016 1:11 pm

Nate Diaz is definitely moving the needle as his video goes viral

UFC President Dana White once made a comment that Nate Diaz was not a needle mover and couldn’t sell fights like his older brother Nick. White could not have been more wrong now that Diaz has notched one win over the promotion’s biggest draw in Conor McGregor. Recently, Diaz was featured in a special on...

Aug 5, 2016 2:40 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 appetizer – Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 1 full fight

As UFC 202 approaches, the UFC has unlocked for a limited time the full fight between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz 1, which took place at UFC 196. Take a closer look and go back and review just how their first fight played out. Do you notice anything after being able to watch and review...

Aug 3, 2016 2:14 pm

Two high-profile bouts targeted for UFC 204

While there has been no official word as to what fight will headline UFC 204 on October 8th, there are two high profile fights that are being targeted for the card. In addition to the rumored Bisping vs. Henderson rematch going down in the main event, MMAFighting is reporting that Jimi Manuwa vs. Ovince Saint...

Aug 3, 2016 10:58 am

Jose Aldo gives major update on Conor McGregor’s next fight

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo is longing to avenge his KO loss to Conor McGregor. Following an impressive win over Frankie Edgar to capture the interim title at UFC 200, Aldo is just waiting for McGregor to finish his business with the non-title welterweight fight with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 so that...

Aug 2, 2016 11:56 am

VIDEO | What do fellow fighters think of Conor McGregor?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is a polarizing figure. With his brash “Notorious” attitude, McGregor is a huge draw for the UFC and will get his chance to make a career statement when he meets Nate Diaz in another non-title welterweight fight at UFC 202. Check out what fellow fighters and familiar faces from the...

Aug 2, 2016 6:35 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre mic’d up cageside for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

Back in March, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor jumped up 2 weight classes to fight Nate Diaz at UFC 196 after UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos pulled out of the fight with a broken foot. Ahead of the pair’s rematch at UFC 202 on August 20th, a video has surfaced of former UFC welterweight...

Aug 1, 2016 2:00 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor spars with National Boxing Champion

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been preparing for his rematch with Nate Diaz set for UFC 202 on August 20. Leading up to the rematch that has had “The Notorious” obsessed over, various training partners have been carefully selected by McGregor and his team to prepare for what Diaz presents in their fight. Check...

Aug 1, 2016 10:58 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz 2 – Pre-Fight Analysis by Firas Zahabi

Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor are set to rematch in another non-title welterweight clash on August 20 at UFC 202. Famed head coach of the Tristar Gym, Firas Zahabi gives his insightful breakdown of the rematch that fans are excitedly awaiting to see what will happen in their second meeting. Go through the mind of...

Aug 1, 2016 1:19 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz ready to get back to the ‘best training in the world’

Nate Diaz is done with his media tour ahead of his rematch with Conor McGregor. Diaz flew back home to Stockton, California to get back with his team where he says “the training in the world” is at. While McGregor has brought in a variety of training partners in preparation for the rematch with Diaz,...