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Charles Oliveira On A McGregor Fight: “It Would Be Like A Black Belt Facing A White Belt”

The Brazilian featherweight feels that Conor McGregor would stand no chance against him on the ground. As told to Portal Do Vale Tudo, Charles Oliveira feels that his apparent superior Jiu-jitsu would render the Irishman defenceless on the ground. “He is very tough,” ‘do Bronx’ admitted. “Since all fights begin standing up, I would have to work on my striking a lot, …

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Poirier Vs Duffy Re-Booked For UFC 195 In January

Following the cancellation of their scheduled UFC Dublin bout, Dustin Poirier and Joseph Duffy have been rebooked to meet at UFC 195 on January 2 in Las Vegas. The fight was originally slated for the main event in Ireland, but Duffy suffered a concussion on his last day of sparring just before leaving his camp in Montreal. UFC officials told him to undergo a …

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Tweet: Nick Diaz May Return Sooner Than Expected, Reports Suggest Public Pressure Got To NSAC

Recent comments from Nick Diaz, and reports from an Emmy winning legal correspondent suggest that the fighter’s settlement talks with the Nevada State Athletic Commission are going very smoothly indeed. Diaz took to Instagram on Tuesday to provide his loyal fans with an update on the situation. “Just spoke with my legal team at Campbell and Williams and talks with the NV athletic …

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Chad Mendes Talks About Those Infamous Conor McGregor Body Kicks From UFC 189

Chad Mendes was a guest on the Anik and Florian Podcast this past Monday, and the former UFC featherweight title contender was asked about the impact of those infamous Conor McGregor body kicks at UFC 189. Unsurprisingly, Mendes claimed that “The Notorious” has been greatly exaggerating the role that his body attack played in the story of their July 11th bout. Instead, …

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Ronda Rousey Graces Cover Of Boxing Magazine Which Questions If A Ring Career Is In Her Future

Ronda Rousey is absolutely everywhere at the moment, and that includes on the cover of the boxing industry’s most well-known magazine. The UFC women’s bantamweight champion graces the cover of the upcoming edition of The Ring, one of the most iconic publications in all of sport. Following on from being the first female to somewhat oxymoronically adorn the cover of Men’s Health, …

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Watch: Conor McGregor On The Brink – Fantastic New Mini-Documentary About UFC 189

The UFC have released a new mini-documentary about Conor McGregor and his massive July 11th interim-featherweight title victory. UFC 189 was the ultimate MMA saga, replete with a number of distinct chapters. There was the original Conor McGregor vs Jose Aldo build-up that contained so much excitement, and had fans everywhere enraptured. Then, there was the drama surrounding Aldo’s injury, …

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Conor McGregor: If It Wasn’t For All The Bulls**t, I Would Wipe Out The Entire Roster In 4 Months

Conor McGregor seemed to savour the fallout that followed Joseph Duffy’s unfortunate, concussion-necessitated withdrawal from UFC Fight Night 76. Shortly after the news broke that the Donegal fighter would no longer headline the UFC’s Dublin event, “The Notorious” took to social media and criticized his former Cage Warriors conqueror, who is currently based in Montreal’s famed Tristar Gym. Must be that Canadian …

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Video: Aisling Daly And The Irish Fans Singing Along To “Zombie” At UFC Dublin Will Give You Goosebumps

Whatever else happens tonight, one of the enduring moments of UFC Fight Night 76 will be Aisling Daly and the Irish fans having a sing-along to the strawweight’s walkout song, “Zombie”. Daly’s entrance was always going to be an emotional one. The Dublin fighter, who is affectionately and accurately known as “The First Lady of Irish MMA”, is a pioneer …

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Max Holloway Wants Conor McGregor At ‘That Little Irish Soccer Field’

UFC featherweight Max Holloway wants to Christen Croke Park’s UFC involvement with Irish hero and former opponent Conor McGregor. As a guest fighter this week at UFC Fight Night Dublin in Ireland, ‘Blessed’ Max Holloway has fielded many questions about the current interim Featherweight champ. The Hawaiian met McGregor at UFC Fight Night 26 in August 2013, and to date is the only UFC fighter …

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Cathal Pendred Suffers Bloody Defeat To Tom Breese At UFC Dublin

UFC Dublin has gotten off to a bad start for the Irish, as hometown hero Cathal Pendred has been brutally bludgeoned to a first round defeat by undefeated Englishman Tom Breese. The talented Breese has been highly touted by many within the MMA media, and the Tristar fighter justified the hype by becoming the first man to stop the tough …

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UFC Dublin Preview: There Is Still Plenty To Savour On Saturday Night

Seamus Raftery previews UFC Fight Night 76, from Dublin’s 3Arena. This card took a major hit on Wednesday night when it emerged that the fight originally scheduled to be the main event, Joseph Duffy vs Dustin Poirier, would have to be scrapped. According to Duffy’s esteemed coach, Firas Zahabi, the Donegal native suffered a mild concussion on his final sparring …

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