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Mar 26, 2016 9:15 pm

Nate Diaz questions the legitimacy of Conor McGregor’s trash talk

While Conor McGregor has earned the reputation as an expert at mental warfare, Nate Diaz believed that quite a bit of McGregor’s insults prior to their UFC 196 welterweight scrap were scripted. McGregor repeatedly called out Diaz for ‘teaching Sunday morning kid’s Jiu-Jitsu’ and ‘going on bike rides with the elderly’. Diaz spoke on Fox...

Mar 25, 2016 9:05 pm

VIDEO | ‘Moat MMA Fighting’ is the craziest thing you’ll see all day

As if MMA wasn’t dangerous enough, one promotion has decided to put fighters on a platform surrounded by a moat instead of in a cage or in a ring. Check out the fight between Vitail Krat and Andre Dida, the man who sucker punched Chael Sonnen in the back of the head during the TUF...

Mar 25, 2016 8:31 am

Conor McGregor’s coach backs fight with Frankie Edgar at Madison Square Garden

While Frankie Edgar has been campaigning for a title shot against Conor McGregor since his TUF 22 finale KO win over Chad Mendes, the stars could finally be aligning for a McGregor vs. Edgar fight. With MMA being legalized in New York earlier this week, Conor McGregor’s striking coach, Owen Roddy, believes that a fight...

Mar 23, 2016 12:14 pm

Rashad Evans explains why he is picking Daniel Cormier to beat Jon Jones

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans says he is picking the current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier to avenge his only professional MMA loss when he rematches the former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197 on April 23rd. “I am going to go on record and I’m going to go with the upset...


Mar 22, 2016 10:47 am

Nate Diaz talks about his uncommon diet for MMA

Nate Diaz is coming off the biggest win of his career after beating UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Diaz’s popularity has shot up to the highest point of his career along with his pay for the fight with “The Notorious.” Nate along with his older brother Nick say that his diet has...

Mar 17, 2016 2:16 am

Georges St-Pierre talks about ‘the biggest humiliation’ of his life

The mental aspect of fighting is just as important as the physical. Just ask former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. “I became champion, I beat the greatest welterweight in the world back in the day that was Matt Hughes, who seems to be invincible back in the day and I beat him. So now I...

Mar 16, 2016 5:22 pm

Ovince Saint Preux tells Light Heavyweights to stop being scared

About a month ago OSP picked up a win over Rafael Cavalcante. This would be his 19th professional win. Obviously Saint Preux is anxious to get back in the cage. “I get it, guys in my division are scared to fight me,” Saint Preux told MMAFighting.com, “I get that. I’m breaking people’s arms and choking...

Mar 16, 2016 9:10 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson’s bold prediction for fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov

As the saying goes, sometimes losses bring out the best in fighters. That appears to be true for former TUF 13 winner Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson. Since suffering a unanimous decision loss to Michael Johnson back in 2012, Ferguson has gone on a 7-fight win streak that has seen him finish all but two of...

Mar 16, 2016 8:15 am

Jon Jones was happy to see Conor McGregor lose for 2 reasons

At UFC 196, Conor McGregor suffered the first defeat of his UFC career at the hands of Nate Diaz, ending his 7-fight unbeaten streak inside the Octagon, as well as his 15 fight MMA win streak. After the fight McGregor was gracious in defeat, offering no excuses for why he lost, and admitting that he...

Mar 15, 2016 2:49 pm

VIDEO | Holly Holm and Joanna Jedrzejczyk sparring

Back at UFC 193, Holly Holm and Joanna Jedrzejczyk both fought in Melbourne Australia. Jedrzejczyk successfully defended her UFC strawweight championship against Valerie Letourneau in the co-main event, while Holm pulled off one of the biggest upsets in UFC history in the main event as she KOd Ronda Rousey. At UFC 196 Holly Holm suffered...

Mar 14, 2016 5:12 pm

After failed negotiations with UFC, Rory Mac to test free agency

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald will return to the octagon in June when he headlines UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa opposite surging contender Stephen Thompson. “The Red King” has not competed since his “fight of the year” battle with Robbie Lawler at this past July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. MacDonald...

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...

Mar 14, 2016 2:14 am

Chris Leben opens up on details of his life-threatening heart condition

UFC veteran Chris Leben was just about to make a return to MMA with a new contract with Bellator MMA. In the process of getting ready to return to competition, bad news about his physical health hit the knockout specialist as he went through the process of pre-fight medical exams. The 35-year-old veteran appeared on...

Mar 12, 2016 8:28 am

PHOTO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk training with Jon Jones & Holly Holm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is currently gearing up for her next title defense, a rematch with the woman who pushed her more than any other fighter inside the Octagon, Claudia Gadelha. The pair first met at UFC on FOX 13 back in 2014 where Jedrzejczyk was given the nod on a split decision win. Jedrzejczyk went on...

Mar 12, 2016 8:07 am

VIDEO | Frankie Edgar chokes Tiger into submission in commercial

While the UFC brass determines whether Jose Aldo or Frankie Edgar will challenge Conor McGregor at UFC 200 for the UFC featherweight championship, ‘The Answer’ is staying busy. Edgar was promised a title shot following his knockout win over Chad Mendes at the TUF 22 finale in December, however Jose Aldo has been campaigning for...

Mar 11, 2016 8:34 pm

PHOTO | Jose Aldo continues campaign for rematch with Conor McGregor at UFC 200

Since Conor McGregor’s 2nd round submission loss to Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 last week, it was revealed that McGregor would be returning to featherweight to defend his championship. This week UFC President Dana White visited with McGregor, and revealed McGregor’s intentions to defend his featherweight championship at UFC 200 in...

Mar 11, 2016 2:39 pm

Dana White hinting at potential Conor McGregor vs. Frankie Edgar fight at UFC 200?

In the aftermath of UFC 196, where Conor McGregor was submitted by Nate Diaz in the main event, McGregor revealed that he plans to return to featherweight to defend his UFC championship. In the week following UFC 196, UFC President Dana White visited with McGregor, and it was determined that McGregor would still be fighting...

Mar 11, 2016 9:02 am

POLL | Who should Conor McGregor defend his title against at UFC 200?

It has been confirmed by UFC President Dana White that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be fighting at UFC 200. With that being said, there is still much speculation as to who McGregor will fight at the historic event. McGregor has stated that he wants to defend his featherweight championship at UFC 200, however...

Mar 11, 2016 8:30 am

VIDEO | Dana White announces Conor McGregor will fight at UFC 200

Prior to UFC 196, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor revealed that he had committed to a bout at UFC 200, however no opponent had been named. This was likely to keep McGregor’s options open based on the outcome of his UFC 196 scrap. Of course as everyone knows by now, Nate Diaz defeated McGregor at...

Mar 10, 2016 11:18 am

VIDEO | Jedrzejczyk: I broke Gadelha already

Joanna Jedrzejczyk the UFC straw weight champion will fight Claudia Gadelha July 8 in Las Vegas at the Ulitmate Fighter 23 finale. They are opposing coaches on TUF 23 and as hoped there is true ill will between the two. The fighters got into a bareknuckled brawl the last day of TUF. Joanna has a...

Mar 10, 2016 8:35 am

VIDEO | Frankie Edgar calls out Conor McGregor in the most awesome way possible

What do u say @thenotoriousmma? Balls in your court, Now lets see who has a Vagina @robdrake @ShoreShot @HiHoRecords pic.twitter.com/J02Afqli36 — Frankie Edgar (@FrankieEdgar) March 9, 2016 Frankie Edgar has been campaigning for a featherweight title shot from the time he knocked out Chad Mendes at the TUF 22 finale back in December. Following the...

Mar 9, 2016 7:50 pm

Cat Zingano makes strong case for title shot

This past Saturday the UFC women’s bantamweight division was shaken up as Miesha Tate defeated Holly Holm via 5th round submission in the co-main event of UFC 196. Following the fight UFC President Dana White revealed that Tate would now face Ronda Rousey in a trilogy match when the former champ was ready to return...

Mar 9, 2016 11:02 am

Dana White says George St-Pierre would never do what Conor McGregor has done

If there is one thing that Conor McGregor has over Georges St-Pierre, it is his game attitude for the fight business. “The Notorious” gave Nate Diaz the biggest payday of his career in a fight two weight classes above what he has fought at while in the UFC going from 145 pounds to 170 pounds....

Mar 9, 2016 8:02 am

Frankie Edgar to Conor McGregor: If you’re really a king, fight me

The Frankie Edgar title shot campaign continued following UFC 196, where Conor McGregor was submitted by Nate Diaz in the main event. Following the loss, McGregor stated that he plans to drop back down to featherweight to defend his championship belt. This opened the flood-gates for discussion regarding who would get the first crack at...