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Apr 19, 2016 1:36 pm

Conor McGregor’s coach confirms featherweight champ’s retirement

Early Tuesday morning UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor made headlines as he announced his retirement from MMA ahead of his UFC 200 welterweight scrap against Nate Diaz. While the retirement Tweet was initially regarded as a ‘troll-job’ by many, multiple sources confirmed that McGregor was serious about retiring according to Ariel Helwani. This led to...

Apr 19, 2016 1:15 pm

Nate Diaz has surprising reaction to the news of Conor McGregor retiring

UFC 200 could be taking a wild turn and surely UFC President Dana White is getting more people reaching out to him more than ever right now. On Tuesday, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor announced on Twitter that he has “decided to retire young.” Nate Diaz handed Conor McGregor his first defeat in the UFC...

Apr 19, 2016 12:46 pm

Daniel Cormier goes off on Jon Jones for questioning his injury

The Jones-DC war outside the Octagon continued this week as Jon Jones questioned the legitimacy of the injury which forced Daniel Cormier out of their UFC 197 rematch on April 23rd. That didn’t sit too well with DC, who went on a Twitter rant to question Jones, starting with his decision to fight Glover Teixeira...

Apr 19, 2016 11:47 am

UFC superstar Conor McGregor already retiring?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has become one of the biggest stars in MMA in just a matter of years. “The Notorious” has set numerous records and has seemingly opened the eyes of the entire country of Ireland to the sport of MMA. With tasting defeat for the first time in the UFC against UFC...


Apr 19, 2016 10:50 am

VIDEO | Die-hard fan gets Conor McGregor’s autograph tattooed on his forearm

How much of a die-hard fan are you of “The Notorious?” Would you go as far as to tattoo Conor McGregor’s signature on your body? That is exactly what this thrilled fan did after getting a photo and McGregor’s autograph on his forearm. Check out the video above! Conor McGregor is slated to take on...

Apr 19, 2016 9:51 am

Jon Jones: “I was a drug addict”

It’s no secret that UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones has battled with addiction. ‘Bones’ tested positive for cocaine prior to UFC 178, and then checked himself in to rehab after his hit-and-run incident in April of 2015. Before Jones was even re-instated by the UFC, he moved to Albuquerque New Mexico to train...

Apr 19, 2016 9:39 am

VIDEO | Michael ‘Venom’ Page training with Ido Portal

With less than a week until Bellator 153, where Michael ‘Venom’ Page will face Jeremie Holloway, the “Hands down” fighter has teamed up with movement coach Ido Portal for some training. Portal gained notoriety in the MMA community after he began working with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Portal became a staple of McGregor’s camp,...

Apr 19, 2016 9:05 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones opens up on his 3 days in jail

Last month, Jon Jones was pulled over and given 5 tickets by a police officer who accused the pound for pound kingpin of drag racing, in addition to numerous other things. Jones ultimately turned himself in to police the next day and spent the next 3 days in jail leading up to a hearing, where...

Apr 17, 2016 6:36 pm

Kimbo Slice has booked his next opponent

Bellator president Scott Coker joined Sports Center tonight to announce that Kimbo Slice would be fighting James Thompson in his next bout which will headline “Bellator London”, an event slated to take place July 16. Kimbo and Thompson infamously met under the EliteXC banner, in a fight that Slice won via TKO after he caused...

Apr 15, 2016 12:01 pm

VIDEO | Who wins this Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz slap contest?

Star UFC veteran Nate Diaz and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor are set to fight in an immediate rematch at UFC 200. Some fans could not wait. Check out this hilarious edited video of Diaz and McGregor go at it in a slap contest. While Diaz is already known for his “Stockton slap,” McGregor has...

Apr 14, 2016 11:02 pm

VIDEO | Rashad Evans disappointed he isn’t fighting Jon Jones at UFC 197

When Daniel Cormier withdrew from UFC 197 with a leg injury, the UFC began looking for a replacement opponent to fight Jones in the main event. After Anthony Johnson turned down the fight due to recently having mouth surgery, many people began calling for Rashad Evans to step in on short notice and have a...

Apr 14, 2016 10:37 am

Frankie Edgar eyes big fight at ‘UFC New York’

At UFC 200 on July 9th, Conor McGregor will have a welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz, and Frankie Edgar will fight Jose Aldo for the interim featherweight championship. UFC President Dana White has stated that regardless of whether or not McGregor defeats Diaz, his next fight will be a featherweight title defense. With the UFC...

Apr 14, 2016 10:22 am

Report: Dan Henderson to be put on UFC 199 card

Dan Henderson was fully prepared and ready to fight Lyoto Machida this weekend at UFC on FOX 19. Unfortunately, “Hendo” learned on Wednesday that he would not be fighting at all. News broke that Machida declared the usage of a banned substance during an out-of-competition sample collection last week and would not be allowed to...

Apr 14, 2016 10:19 am

Dominick Cruz blasts bantamweight division

Back in January, Dominick Cruz returned to the Octagon and defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship. Immediately following his win over Dillashaw, Cruz found himself being called out by his nemesis, Urijah Faber. The UFC ultimately opted to book Cruz vs. Faber III for UFC 199 on June 4th in Inglewood California....

Apr 14, 2016 9:14 am

Mark Hunt signs 6-fight UFC contract

Fan favorite UFC heavyweight Mark ‘Super Samoan’ Hunt has signed a new 6-fight UFC contract. According to the 42 year old MMA veteran, the deal is worth millions, however according to Hunt it isn’t about the money. Hunt has bigger plans in mind. He spoke to Stuff.co.nz: “It’s not about the money. Of course I...

Apr 13, 2016 3:21 pm

Dan Henderson reacts to news of Lyoto Machida using banned substance

Wednesday afternoon news broke that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida admitted to the usage of a banned substance during a random out-of-competition drug test administered by USADA. Machida was subsequently pulled from his upcoming rematch with Dan Henderson on Saturday at UFC on FOX 19, with Henderson being re-booked for a fight with a different...

Apr 13, 2016 1:34 pm

UFC posts UFC 199 BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver photo

On Tuesday, news broke that UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn will be making a return to the Octagon against Dennis Siver at UFC 199 on June 4th. The bout will take place at 145 pounds in the featherweight division at The Forum in Los Angeles. The UFC just posted a promotional photo of...

Apr 13, 2016 1:05 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I don’t know how to beat Jon Jones’

Everyone including the current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has not been able to crack the code on physically beating former champion Jon “Bones” Jones. Matt Hamill is the only one that has a win over Jones on record, but that came after Hamill was brutalized by elbows from Jones that were ruled illegal....

Apr 13, 2016 11:16 am

VIDEO | UFC 200 Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 fan-made promo

Check out this amazing fan-made promo for the Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 rematch. As UFC 200 gets closer, you can expect a lot of great media moments from UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and star veteran Nate Diaz. The two outspoken and brash characters are set to rematch in the main event of...

Apr 13, 2016 10:40 am

UFC waiting to book Holly Holm vs. Ronda Rousey II?

Holly Holm, like many, was shocked to find out that the UFC had opted to not book a rematch between herself and Miesha Tate for UFC 200 after their close fight in the co-main event of UFC 196. Holm’s camp accused Tate of declining a rematch with Holm in order to take an easier fight...

Apr 13, 2016 9:36 am

VIDEO | Stockton Slap added to EA Sports UFC 2

The Stockton Slap is in #EASPORTSUFC2!https://t.co/vDmAtIylCg — EA SPORTS UFC (@EASPORTSUFC) April 12, 2016 Gamers asked, and EA Sports delivered! A video from EA Sports emerged Tuesday afternoon showing Nate Diaz using the Stockton Slap in EA Sports UFC 2, along with a message informing fans that the Diaz Brothers signature move had been added...

Apr 13, 2016 8:51 am

Mike Tyson reveals his thoughts on Jon Jones and Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor and Jon Jones are undoubtably two of the biggest stars in MMA history. Both men are relatively polarizing figures, with many viewers either being very supportive, or very critical. Jones is currently gearing up for his UFC 197 light heavyweight interim title fight against Ovince Saint-Preux on April 23rd. McGregor on the other...

Apr 12, 2016 7:01 pm

If Ronda Rousey had to be an animal, she would be a dolphin

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. have been featured in a series called “Face 2 Face” by Draft Kings where the two interview one another and give some humorous insight on some of the random things going on in their lives and break down some hypothetical questions. One...

Apr 12, 2016 8:59 am

BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver set for UFC 199

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) will return to the octagon this┬ásummer when he squares off with Dennis Siver (22-11 MMA) in a featherweight bout at June’s UFC 199 pay-per-view event in Inglewood, California. UFC officials just made the announcement. “The Prodigy” will return to the octagon for the first time since...

Apr 10, 2016 11:51 am

Exclusive | Richard Perez says UFC 196 payday has not changed Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz’s boxing coach Richard Perez recently sat down with BJPENN.com and talked about a number of different topics. One of the topics discussed was Nate’s big payday at last month’s UFC 196 event in Las Vegas. The “Stockton Slugger” was able to step in on just two-weeks notice and defeat the heavily favored Conor...