3494 Search Results for rematch

Aug 9, 2016 8:25 am

VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez taunts Conor McGregor, wants winner of Nate Diaz rematch

Since winning the UFC lightweight championship last month by knocking out Rafael dos Anjos, newly crowned lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has remained adamant that he would like to fight the winner of UFC 202’s Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor rematch. On the heels of Conor McGregor catching heat from the WWE community for calling their...

Aug 8, 2016 11:00 pm

Conor McGregor turned down 7-figure payday to train for Nate Diaz rematch

Conor McGregor famously stated one time that he is a UFC superstar not because of talent, but because he is “obsessed”. That obsession led to McGregor turning down a massive 7-figure payday to appear in the upcoming xXx movie starring Vin Diesel. McGregor was slated to appear in the film, however he decided to pull...

Aug 5, 2016 3:24 pm

Conor McGregor makes his ‘Mystic Mac’ prediction for rematch with Nate Diaz

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz were asked questions from the media on a UFC 202 conference call on Friday ahead of the August 20 card that the two star fighters will headline. As McGregor is known for his eerie predictions, “Mystic Mac” gave his vision for the rematch with Diaz and said that he will...


Aug 5, 2016 2:30 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor talks about the changes he has made for rematch with Nate Diaz

.@TheNotoriousMMA on how putting in training miles has helped his overall game. #Zprint 3D pic.twitter.com/9zAumRfUlI — Reebok (@Reebok) August 4, 2016 UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is set to rematch Nate Diaz at UFC 202 on August 20. While McGregor and his team blame cardio and weight as the main reasons for the loss to...

Aug 3, 2016 2:02 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz punks fans picking Conor McGregor to win UFC 202 rematch

Nate Diaz is ready to show the world that the first fight with Conor McGregor was no fluke as he prepares for the rematch set for UFC 202 on August 20. While doing a media tour recently, Diaz appeared in a skit on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to surprise some unsuspecting fans of Conor McGregor. From...

Aug 2, 2016 12:33 pm

Nate Diaz says the UFC is hoping that he loses rematch against Conor McGregor

UFC veteran Nate Diaz has gained a ton of fans and exposure since beating UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 196 in March. With their scheduled rematch set for UFC 202 in August, Diaz told Megan Olivi on UFC Fight Pass that he feels that the UFC is setting him up and hoping that...

Jul 27, 2016 7:54 am

Brian Stann: Conor McGregor has nothing to gain in Jose Aldo rematch

At UFC 194, many expected Conor McGregor to face the toughest test of his career as he stepped into the Octagon to face featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo. Instead, McGregor ended Aldo’s reign in just 13 seconds, knocking him out with a brutal cross. With Aldo now the interim featherweight champion, he has earned himself a...

Jul 20, 2016 8:45 am

VIDEO | Holly Holm weighs in on rematch with Ronda Rousey or Miesha Tate

Back at UFC 193, Holly Holm shocked the world as she dominated Ronda Rousey for nearly two rounds, ultimately knocking the champ out in the 2nd round with a perfectly placed head kick to claim the UFC championship. In her first title defense, Holm faced Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196 in...

Jul 12, 2016 9:22 am

Brock Lesnar “absolutely” open to rematch with Cain Velasquez

At UFC 200, both Brock Lesnar, and Cain Velasquez returned to the Octagon. For Lesnar, the return was a much more difficult one, with it being nearly 5 years since the former heavyweight champion stepped inside the Octagon. For Velasquez on the other hand, it was the first time he set foot inside the Octagon...

Jul 12, 2016 8:58 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt open to Brock Lesnar rematch

In the co-main event of UFC 200, former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returned to the Octagon after nearly a 5 year layoff. Lesnar successfully defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision, utilizing his wrestling to successfully take Hunt down several times in the fight. Following the fight, TMZ caught up with Mark Hunt to discuss the...

Jul 10, 2016 12:40 pm

Brock Lesnar is ‘absolutely’ interested in a rematch with Cain Velasquez

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar made a successful return to the octagon at last night’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas scoring a unanimous decision victory over former title challenger Mark Hunt. Earlier that evening at UFC 200, former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez scored a first-round knockout victory over Travis Browne. Lesnar was asked...

Jul 8, 2016 12:51 pm

Rafael dos Anjos calls for rematch with Eddie Alvarez

Thursday night in Las Vegas, yet another UFC title changed hands as Eddie Alvarez defeated Rafael dos Anjos via 1st round TKO. The win was an impressive one for Alvarez, who managed to get the win without sustaining any major damage. Following the fight, dos Anjos spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss the fight, and his...

Jul 6, 2016 8:08 am

Claudia Gadelha predicts Joanna Jedrzejczyk will use illegal shots in rematch

This week, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha will have their highly anticipated rematch, this time for the UFC women’s strawweight championship. The pair’s first fight, which was arguably one of the closest fights in UFC history, took place back in 2014 and saw Jedrzejczyk win via split decision. Since then, Jedrzejczyk has gone on to...

Jul 3, 2016 8:27 am

Jose Aldo says he must rematch Conor McGregor before retiring

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will return to the octagon at UFC 200 on July 9 when he squares off with Frankie Edgar for the promotions interim featherweight championship. The bout will mark Aldo’s first fight since suffering a devastating 13-second knockout loss to Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 194 this...

Jul 2, 2016 6:27 pm

Cat Zingano eyeing rematch with Miesha Tate

At UFC 200 on July 9th, Cat Zingano will make her highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Juliana Pena. For Zingano, the fight will be her first since suffering her first professional loss at the hands of Ronda Rousey back at UFC 184 in early 2015. Ahead of her UFC 200 return, Zingano sees...

Jul 1, 2016 9:59 pm

Anderson Silva continues campaign for Michael Bisping rematch

Nearly 6 months ago, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva squared off in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’. The fight was a rather controversial one, with Bisping losing his mouthguard midway through the fight. When Bisping went to retrieve his mouthguard from referee Herb Dean, Silva took advantage of the situation and landed...

Jun 29, 2016 9:32 am

Jon Jones: Loss in rematch is “major blow” to Daniel Cormier’s legacy

On July 9th, in the main event of UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will square off in one of the most highly anticipated rematches in UFC history for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. While Jones, the youngest UFC champion in history, is looking to reclaim the belt he never lost inside the Octagon,...

Jun 27, 2016 2:39 pm

Vitor Belfort eyeing a ‘super fight’ rematch with Anderson Silva

Vitor Belfort and Anderson Silva met in the Octagon at UFC 126 back in 2011 for the UFC middleweight title where Silva picked up a highlight reel knockout in the very first round. Now, over five years later, Belfort is looking to avenge the loss to Silva in a fight that he says is a...

Jun 27, 2016 12:28 pm

Tyron Woodley says Robbie Lawler wanted to fight him instead of rematching Carlos Condit

While many fighters in the welterweight division are questioning the UFC’s call to give Tyron Woodley a title shot against Robbie Lawler, Woodley is more than ready to seize the opportunity to become a UFC champion. Woodley spoke with FloCombat recently on fighting his ATT teammate for the UFC welterweight championship title. “All I’m seeing...

Jun 27, 2016 11:23 am

Anderson Silva states his case for a rematch with Michael Bisping

Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping fought a controversial fight back at UFC Fight Night 84, just a few months prior to Bisping becoming the UFC middleweight champion at UFC 199. Silva thought he had finished Bisping at the end of the third round and ran off jumping on the cage celebrating, but was dumbfounded when...

Jun 26, 2016 1:08 pm

Conor McGregor: “I’ll toy with Diaz in rematch”

Conor McGregor will be looking to get revenge on Nate Diaz when the pair square off in the main event of UFC 202 later this summer. The current UFC featherweight champion was submitted by Diaz in the second-round of their welterweight fight at UFC 196 this past March. The brash Irish superstar is confident that...

Jun 22, 2016 2:56 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz is looking massive ahead of rematch with Conor McGregor

Nate Diaz has spent the majority of his UFC career fighting at lightweight. However, with taking the fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on short notice, Diaz and McGregor agreed on fighting at welterweight. When Diaz caused McGgregor to tap in the second round of the fight, “The Notorious” was described as being “obsessed”...

Jun 21, 2016 9:28 am

Jon Jones’ team concerned with referee for Daniel Cormier rematch

At UFC 200 on July 9th, pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones will have the opportunity to reclaim his UFC light heavyweight championship as he fights Daniel Cormier in a title unification bout. Ahead of the fight, Jones’ manager reached out to NAC director Bob Bennett to express his concerns over veteran referee ‘Big’ John...

Jun 13, 2016 11:11 am

Conor McGregor brings in BJJ stud in preparation for rematch with Nate Diaz

Conor McGregor is busy working on his technique ahead of his rematch with Nate Diaz set for UFC 202. McGregor has been “obsessed” with getting another crack at Diaz and has brought in Brazilian jiu-jitsu stud Dillon Danis to help prepare for his rematch. Danis is a black belt under Marcelo Garcia and is decorated...