UFC 266 Preview | Best of the C’Mon Now MMA Podcast – 74

September 23, 2021

Our compilation show is a deep dive with host, Trent Reinsmith, into the bigger news and goings on in MMA, both inside and outside the cage; presented with a critical, unbiased eye. C’Mon Now Podcast HostJune M. Williams Here is some detail on what’s going on here… the “regular” ‘C’mon Now MMA Podcast’ is a […]

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Matt Brown books fight at December UFC event

September 23, 2021

Earlier this year Matt Brown scored a KO win over Dhiego Lima to pad his record for most fights and finishes in the UFC’s welterweight division. The KO—his 12th in the Octagon—also tied him for most knockouts in UFC history (alongside Derrick Lewis and Vitor Belfort). There were murmurings that the 40-year-old might have called […]

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Gilbert Melendez thinks Nick Diaz will be ‘in title contention’ with win over Robbie Lawler

September 23, 2021

Scrap-pack’s own Gilbert Melendez thinks Nick Diaz deserves a title shot if he beats Robbie Lawler at UFC 266. Diaz might not have won a fight in almost a decade and been in MMA limbo for the last six years, but the former Strikeforce welterweight champion remains one of the most popular fighters in the […]

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Robbie Lawler reveals how ‘big opportunity’ to fight Nick Diaz came about

September 23, 2021

Robbie Lawler says the UFC came to him with the Nick Diaz rematch out of the blue and that he wasn’t really expecting the fight to go ahead. But he’s thankful for the opportunity, as ‘Ruthless’ will get the chance to avenge his KO loss to Diaz from their first welterweight matchup at UFC 47 […]

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UFC 266 video: Embedded, part 1 – ‘A sensitive little pansy’

September 23, 2021

UFC 266 is almost here, and as usual, Embedded is here as well. The show that gives you an inside look at the marquee contestants on PPVs has issued the first episode for this weekend’s huge show in Vegas, and it serves as a brief introduction to the fighters at the top of the card. […]

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Mayra Bueno vs. Manon Fiorot postponed from UFC 266 due to COVID-19 protocol

September 23, 2021

Yet another bout has been delayed because of the COVID-19 protocol. Originally scheduled to take place at this Saturday’s UFC 266, a flyweight bout between Mayra Bueno and Manon Fiorot was now shifted to the October 16 card, Combate’s Evy Rodrigues reported on Twitter. As of yet, it is unclear whether Bueno or Fiorot have […]

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UFC Vegas 37 medical suspensions: Anthony Smith, Devin Clark among 6 fighters facing six-month suspensions

September 22, 2021

Anthony Smith suffered an apparent knee injury during his fight with Ryan Spann at UFC Vegas 37 and has received a potential six-month suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). Smith submitted Spann with a first-round rear-naked choke, but did not leave the Octagon unscathed despite his dominant performance. Smith must have a MRI […]

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Video: Worst first pitch ever?! Conor McGregor almost tosses one into front row at Cubs game

September 22, 2021

UFC superstar Conor McGregor is back in the sports headlines this week. But at least this time, he’s giving us something to collectively chuckle about. “The Notorious” was granted the honor of throwing the first pitch at the Chicago Cubs-Minnesota Twins game on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field. As many observers had put it, the […]

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Graphic: T.J. Dillashaw shares video of knee surgery received after UFC Vegas 32

September 22, 2021

T.J. Dillashaw has shared a video of the knee surgery he received following his split decision win over Cory Sandhagen at UFC Vegas 32 earlier this year. Dillashaw returned to competition after the completion of a two-year suspension from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and was welcomed back by a bantamweight contender in Sandhagen. […]

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Report: Nick Diaz vs. Robbie Lawler changed to middleweight days before UFC 266

September 22, 2021

A major change has reportedly been implemented for UFC 266’s five-round rematch between Nick Diaz and Robbie Lawler. According to a Substack post from Ariel Helwani, the said matchup has been bumped from welterweight to middleweight. This sudden change is happening four days before fight night, and no specific reasons were given. But during a […]

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