UFC

Dana White: Georges St-Pierre should fight lightweight contender before shot at Khabib

October 21, 2018

Georges St-Pierre is undoubtedly one of the best fighters in UFC history. But he has walked away from two titles already, and UFC president Dana White has made it clear that he isn’t keen on letting GSP fight for another title straight away. As a guest on ESPN earlier this week, St-Pierre said he wasn’t […]

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Nate Diaz says he’s going back ‘on tour’, Dustin Poirier calls him a ‘fake ass gangster’

October 21, 2018

Perhaps Dustin Poirier’s decision to pull out of UFC 230 is all part of a master plan to generate even more interest in his fight with Nate Diaz. Poirier, 29, will no longer be fighting Diaz at UFC 230 due to a hip injury that requires stem cell injections, but there is now more even […]

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Anderson Silva: ‘I accept the challenge’ to fight Conor McGregor

October 21, 2018

Earlier this month, UFC megastar Conor McGregor expressed interest in a superfight with former pound-for-pound great Anderson Silva, praising ‘The Spider’ as ‘a legend in the game.’ ”I would be interested in an Anderson Silva bout,” McGregor said ahead of his lightweight title fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229, which he lost via submission. […]

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White prefers Ferguson vs Khabib over McGregor rematch: We need to do what’s fair

October 21, 2018

Conor McGregor immediately called for a rematch following his fourth round loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229. It doesn’t seem like something the champion’s camp is interested in, and apparently Dana White agrees. After initially denying rumors about offering Khabib big money for a rematch, the UFC President also now claimed that he prefers […]

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Daniel Cormier says Khabib-McGregor brawl was ‘no black eye for the sport’

October 21, 2018

The brawl that ended UFC 229 had the potential to be a much uglier thing than it was. Riled ethnic tensions, religious tensions, and the high testosterone atmosphere of cage fighting all mixed together to create a violent outburst that spilled over into the crowd and left drunken fans fighting throughout the T-Mobile Arena in […]

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Jared Cannonier accepts fight with David Branch at UFC 230

October 21, 2018

After Jacare Souza was pulled from his fight with David Branch to fill in for the injured Luke Rockhold against Chris Weidman, Jared Cannonier has stepped up on two weeks notice to face Branch. Dana White told Brett Okamoto of ESPN the news on Saturday. Cannonier will be making his middleweight debut on the night, […]

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Dana White: Chris Weidman vs. Jacare Souza is the new UFC 230 co-main event

October 20, 2018

It hasn’t taken very long for the UFC to find Chris Weidman a new opponent for UFC 230. On the same day that it was confirmed that Luke Rockhold was out of his co-main event rematch with Chris Weidman, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto has been told by Dana White that former Strikeforce champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza […]

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Daniel Cormier: ‘I’m not afraid of Stipe Miocic’, rematch just doesn’t ‘make sense right now’

October 20, 2018

It’s ludicrous to suggest that Daniel Cormier is ‘ducking’ Stipe Miocic, but that seems to be the growing consensus ahead of ‘DC’s’ upcoming heavyweight title bout versus Derrick Lewis at UFC 230. Cormier, who will be defending his heavyweight title for the first time, has been criticized for not accepting an immediate rematch with Miocic, […]

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Alexander Gustafsson: ‘Jon Jones’ head will bounce off the canvas in the fourth round’

October 20, 2018

Former UFC light heavyweight title contender Alexander Gustafsson has been clamoring for a big fight for a while now. He did get his wish a week ago when a rematch against former champion Jon Jones was finalized to headline UFC 232 on December 29th in Las Vegas. For Jones, one thing that will change for […]

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Derrick Lewis: ‘I will be 100 percent’ going into UFC 230 against Daniel Cormier

October 20, 2018

UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis put on a remarkable comeback performance at UFC 229 with a last-minute knockout victory over Alexander Volkov. His efforts were rewarded with an immediate title shot against Daniel Cormier, which takes place less than a month later at UFC 230. “The Black Beast” was originally given a month-long medical suspension, […]

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