1. Near-Brawl Breaks Out at Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz UFC Presser

    The UFC held a press conference to promote the upcoming welterweight bout between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz , and things ended up getting physical Thursday...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 244,562 reads 313 comments

  2. UFC 196 Fact or Fiction: Are Conor McGregor, Holly Holm Bound for Upset Losses?

    It makes sense that both Conor McGregor and Holly Holm are big favorites this Saturday at UFC 196 ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 35,473 reads 96 comments

  3. Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate: Career Stats, Highlights for Both Before UFC 196

    Is Holly Holm destined to always be known as "the woman who beat Ronda Rousey ," or is she the next dominant champion of the women's bantamweight division? That's the question faced by the new champ in the co-main event at UFC 196 ...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 6 months ago 4,642 reads 1 comments

  4. McGregor vs. Diaz: Career Stats, Highlights for Both Men Before UFC 196

    Can you imagine how many sound bites a full-length promotion of Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz would have generated? McGregor might have met his match when it comes to mic work...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 6 months ago 7,428 reads 1 comments

  5. UFC 196: McGregor vs. Diaz Odds, Tickets, Predictions and Pre-Weigh-in Hype

    If the UFC still included catchy titles after its pay-per-view offerings, UFC 196 might simply be titled, UFC 196: Welcome to the McGregor Show . The hype for the card has centered around the Irishman...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 6 months ago 6,294 reads 2 comments

  6. The Complete Guide to UFC 196: McGregor vs. Diaz

    When Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz meet in the main event of UFC 196 on Saturday night in Las Vegas, a belt won't be at stake. The fight will take place, strangely enough, at 170 pounds, which is outside both fighters' normal weight...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 6 months ago 38,000 reads 77 comments

  7. UFC 196: Ronda Rousey Still Looms Large over Holly Holm's 1st Title Defense

    This weekend marks the first women's bantamweight title fight in UFC history that won't involve Ronda Rousey . Not that anyone would ever let you forget that...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 20,009 reads 100 comments

  8. Jon Jones Trolls Daniel Cormier with Photo of Carl Winslow Before UFC 197

    Jon Jones isn't pulling any punches before UFC 197 . On Tuesday, the former champion trolled upcoming opponent and current titleholder Daniel Cormier with a photoshopped picture of Carl Winslow from Family Matters ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 6 months ago 108,831 reads 135 comments

  9. Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz Compared to Ric Flair and Roddy Piper by Jim Ross

    Legendary WWE commentator Jim Ross has likened Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, who will face each other at UFC 196 this weekend, to professional wrestling icons Ric Flair and Roddy Piper...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 6 months ago 10,055 reads 22 comments

  10. Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz: Did the UFC Make the Right Choice?

    When lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos was forced to pull out of his scheduled matchup with featherweight kingpin Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5 due to a broken left foot, dismay and panic were perfectly viable responses...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 6 months ago 79,020 reads 125 comments

  11. Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz Announced for UFC 196: Latest Comments, Reaction

    Hours after MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani reported that Rafael dos Anjos was forced to withdraw from his bout with Conor McGregor at UFC 196 because of a broken left foot, the UFC announced a replacement for the showdown...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 64,945 reads 208 comments

  12. Anthony Pettis vs. Edson Barboza Fight Announced for UFC 197

    Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony "Showtime" Pettis will take on Brazil's Edson Barboza at UFC 197 on April 23...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 6 months ago 5,043 reads 23 comments

  13. UFC 196: Rafael dos Anjos vs. Conor McGregor Early Preview and Predictions

    The cancellation of Fabricio Werdum vs. Cain Velasquez prompted a major shake-up of the UFC's numbering system and resulted in UFC 197 being renamed UFC 196 (while UFC 196 became Fight Night 82)...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 32,256 reads 150 comments

  14. CM Punk's UFC Opponent Confirmed at UFC Fight Night 82, They Face off in Octagon

    Mickey Gall vs. Mike Jackson isn't your typical UFC fight. While the promotion bills itself as the one true home for top-level MMA , Gall and Jackson combined for just one professional bout entering Saturday's Fight Night 82...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 129,243 reads 166 comments

  15. Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman: Fight Date Announced, Comments and Reaction

    On Wednesday afternoon, UFC President Dana White announced on Fox Sports' Garbage Time (via Damon Martin of FoxSports.com) that Luke Rockhold will defend his middleweight title against Chris Weidman at UFC 199 in June...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 7 months ago 23,787 reads 81 comments

  16. UFC 196 Moved from Pay-Per-View to Fox Sports 1 After Main Event Cancellation

    UFC 196 isn't cancelled, but it isn't going to be on pay-per-view, either. Following the collapse of the card's main event, the UFC has opted to pull UFC 196 off of pay-per-view and put it on its regular television broadcast partner, Fox Sports 1...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 24,310 reads 72 comments

  17. UFC 196: Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic at HWT Is Too Big, Too Crazy to Pass Up

    If the old cliche is true and “luck” is what happens when preparation meets opportunity—well, the UFC, Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic all have a chance to get really lucky right now...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 39,011 reads 90 comments

  18. The State of the UFC Lightweight Division

    No division in the UFC boasts a deeper roster of talented fighters than lightweight. The promotion's 155-pounders run the gamut from brutal pressure fighters to suffocating wrestlers to flashy strikers and everything in between...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 7 months ago 12,367 reads 29 comments

  19. Fabricio Werdum Joins Cain Velasquez, Pulls out of UFC's Super Bowl Fight Card

    When it rains, it pours for the UFC. Less than 24 hours after UFC President Dana White announced heavyweight top contender Cain Velasquez was pulling out of the UFC 196 main ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 29,374 reads 127 comments

  20. Conor McGregor, Dana White and UFC 197's Biggest Question: 'Where's My Belt?'

    There aren’t many awkward silences during Conor McGregor press conferences. The Irishman sees to that himself. When McGregor is at the dais, he appears to fill every inch of available space...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 43,189 reads 101 comments

  21. Rafael Dos Anjos Talks 'Lunatic' Conor McGregor, Eyes Submission Win at UFC 197

    UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos has promised to "finish" Conor McGregor when the pair meet in March...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 7 months ago 34,634 reads 86 comments

  22. Teaming with Conor McGregor Makes Miesha Tate the Smart Choice for Holly Holm

    Since capturing the women’s bantamweight championship from Ronda Rousey at UFC 193, much of the discussion about Holly Holm has focused on how much she now has to lose...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 32,902 reads 41 comments

  23. How Conor McGregor Stacks Up with the UFC's Lightweight Division

    Conor McGregor is slated to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title at UFC 197 on March 5. Assuming the UFC meets McGregor’s enormous financial demands , the fight will go ahead...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 8 months ago 64,014 reads 137 comments

  24. Conor McGregor vs. Rafael Dos Anjos, Holm vs. Tate Booked for UFC 197

    The UFC's two most intriguing champions now have fights, with word breaking that UFC 197 will feature a blockbuster pair of main events in Conor McGregor vs. Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title and Holly Holm vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 8 months ago 304,227 reads 525 comments

  25. Furor About Robbie Lawler's Win over Carlos Condit Shows Rift in How We Watch

    At least the oddsmakers had this one dialed. Leading up to Robbie Lawler ’s welterweight title defense against Carlos Condit on Saturday at UFC 195 , we were told the fight was too close to call...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 26,107 reads 85 comments