2853 Search Results for rematch

Apr 1, 2016 7:40 am

Nate Diaz explains why Conor McGregor wanted the rematch to be at welterweight

Nate Diaz scored the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career last month, when he submitted Conor McGregor in the second-round of their main event fight at UFC 196. The current featherweight title holder (McGregor) and perennial lightweight contender (Diaz) will once again meet at the welterweight limit of 170-pounds when they rematch in...

Mar 31, 2016 10:19 am

Exclusive | Diaz’s coach on rematch: “Now it is Nathan’s turn to call the shots”

Yesterday evening the UFC announced that a welterweight rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will headline July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Nate Diaz’s boxing coach Richard Perez recently spoke with BJPENN.com and gave us his take on the new booking and how the power of “calling shots” has shifted in the...


Mar 28, 2016 7:23 pm

Video: Andre Berto says he told Conor McGregor not to rematch Nate Diaz just yet

Boxing superstar Andre Berto talked to TMZ Sports earlier this week where he revealed that he told his friend Conor McGregor not to take the Nate Diaz rematch as his next fight. The Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor rematch is all but official for July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Were you happy with...

Mar 28, 2016 9:44 am

Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 betting odds released for their expected UFC 200 rematch

Nate Diaz was a huge underdog according to the betting odds going into the UFC 196 main event against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. It looks like Diaz will be getting the underdog role once again even after submitting McGregor in the second round of their first match. MMA Junkie reported that “Irish bookmaker Paddy...

Mar 26, 2016 2:22 pm

Chris Weidman talks high-stakes rematch with Luke Rockhold at UFC 199

Back in the co-main event of UFC 194 in December, Luke Rockhold dominated Chris Weidman from bell to bell, ultimately finishing the champ in the 4th round via TKO. While Weidman had a broken foot in the fight, Luke Rockhold feels that when the two step into the cage at UFC 199 for a rematch,...

Mar 26, 2016 12:53 pm

Fedor Emelianenko wants rematch with Fabricio Werdum

Back in 2009, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko made his Strikeforce debut as he knocked out Brett Rogers in the 2nd round of their headlining fight. In just his second Strikeforce fight, Emelianenko was submitted by Jiu-Jitsu phenom Fabricio Werdum. To this day, the loss remains the only submission loss on Emelianenko’s record. Now, following a...

Mar 26, 2016 9:50 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan discusses Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz rematch

Recently it was revealed that the UFC had reportedly issued contracts to both Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz for a welterweight rematch at UFC 200. While nothing was set in stone, McGregor’s caption on a social media post strongly implied the pair would be meeting again in the Octagon sometime soon. On a recent episode...

Mar 25, 2016 10:08 pm

Gunnar Nelson discusses Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz rematch

At UFC 196, Nate Diaz picked up the biggest win over his MMA career as he submitted Conor McGregor in the 2nd round of their welterweight scrap. Following the fight, McGregor attributed the loss to an ‘inefficient use of energy,’ something teammate Gunnar Nelson doesn’t believe will happen in a potential rematch. While earlier this...

Mar 25, 2016 9:52 pm

Chris Weidman training with Stephen Thompson ahead of Luke Rockhold rematch

On June 4th Chris Weidman will look to reclaim his UFC middleweight championship from Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199. In the pair’s first meeting, Weidman suffered the first defeat of his professional MMA career as Rockhold dominated the fight from start to finish, ultimately picking up a 4th round TKO win....

Mar 25, 2016 2:10 pm

Conor McGregor hinting at Nate Diaz rematch at UFC 200?

While there has been much speculation as to whether or not Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor will meet inside the Octagon once again, it was revealed earlier this month that the UFC has reportedly issued contracts to both fighters for a welterweight rematch at UFC 200. With that being said, leaked footage from Nate Diaz’s...

Mar 24, 2016 8:42 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz discussing Conor McGregor rematch in leaked video

Nate talking between commercials, saying he's trying to get the fight at 155 so Conor has no excuses this time. pic.twitter.com/ICdUMLLNrs — caposa (@GrabakaHitman) March 23, 2016 During a recent appearance on Fox Sports 1, Nate Diaz spoke with Kenny Florian and Michael Bisping about his UFC 196 win over Conor McGregor, as well as...

Mar 23, 2016 10:24 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz talks about the UFC wanting to arrange a rematch with Conor McGregor

All reports are pointing towards the UFC putting together a rematch between UFC veteran Nate Diaz and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor for the main event of the highly anticipated UFC 200 event happening in July. Diaz was a guest on the UFC Tonight show on Wednesday and spoke with Kenny Florian and Michael Bisping...

Mar 23, 2016 3:32 pm

VIDEO | Chris Weidman talks MMA in NY, rematch with Luke Rockhold

It was revealed on Tuesday evening that a bill had been passed in New York that moved MMA one step closer to being fully legalized. The bill now moves to the desk of New York governor Andrew Cuomo, who has expressed his interest to sign it in the past. Needless to say, this was a...

Mar 23, 2016 2:16 pm

Nate Diaz’s coach reacts to potential rematch with Conor McGregor

At UFC 196, Nate Diaz shocked the world as he stepped up to fight Conor McGregor at welterweight on just 11 days notice. While it was reported prior to the fight that Diaz had been training for a triathlon, the Stockton fighter revealed post-fight that he had been on a yacht in Cabo partying it...

Mar 23, 2016 8:22 am

Luke Rockhold considering rematch with Michael Bisping

Going into Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping’s fight at UFC Sydney back in November of 2014, the pair engaged in some pretty serious trash talk. Now, with Rockhold holding the UFC middleweight championship, and Michael Bisping fresh off a win over Anderson Silva, Rockhold may be open to a rematch with Bisping if he defeats...

Mar 19, 2016 8:30 pm

Nate Diaz: “Conor McGregor rematch is a ‘crazy’ idea”

It has been reported that both Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz have verbally agreed to a welterweight rematch at this July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. With that said, “The Stockton Slugger” doesn’t feel as if the UFC’s current featherweight champion is deserving of an immediate rematch, as he explained to ‘Rolling Stone‘...

Mar 19, 2016 11:02 am

VIDEO | Fighters react to reports of potential Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor rematch

Earlier this week it was revealed that the UFC is allegedly close to finalizing a deal that would see Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor have a highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 200. Given that the pair’s first bout at UFC 196, where Diaz submitted McGregor, broke several UFC records, it’s no surprise that the...

Mar 19, 2016 8:12 am

Frankie Edgar would “Love” the chance at rematch with Jose Aldo

While it’s no secret that former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar wants a crack at Conor McGregor’s featherweight championship, there’s also another fight that intrigues Edgar. Back in 2013 after suffering back to back losses to Benson Henderson in title fights, Edgar dropped down to featherweight and was awarded an immediate title shot against Jose...

Mar 18, 2016 1:26 pm

Was Conor McGregor hinting something with Nate Diaz rematch in the works?

Initially after the fight between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz at UFC 196, there was not a lot of talk about an immediate rematch. Diaz was able to withstand an early onslaught from McGregor in the opening round and turned things around in the second. Diaz hurt McGregor with punches and was able to utilize...

Mar 15, 2016 9:18 am

Conor McGregor opens up on potential rematch with Nate Diaz

At UFC 196, Conor McGregor jumped up two weight classes to fight Nate Diaz at welterweight after UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from the bout with a broken foot. While UFC President Dana White was under the impression that Diaz was training for a triathlon at the time he accepted the bout, Diaz...

Mar 14, 2016 4:36 pm

Carlos Condit: I want the rematch with Lawler, otherwise I’m on hiatus

Former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit is still trying to decide what is next in regards to his mixed martial arts career. “The Natural Born Killer” is coming off a controversial title fight loss to reigning champion Robbie Lawler, which occurred in the main event of UFC 195 just over 2 months ago. Condit...