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Dana White Says I’m The Guy To Step In If McGregor Or Aldo Get Hurt – Claims UFC Fighter

In a recent interview for UFC.com, Frankie Edgar claimed that Dana White has already informed him that he will be the replacement should Conor McGregor or Jose Aldo have to withdraw from the main event of UFC 194. Speaking to Mike Straka, the former UFC lightweight champion stated “if someone gets hurt I’m the guy stepping in”, before adding “and that’s from Dana White. …

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Video: Ferocious Flying Knee KO From Brazilian MMA Fight

Brazil’s Joao Luiz Nogueira scored a sensational KO win over Bruno Camargo on Saturday night, courtesy of a brutal flying knee. Brazilian MMA league Face to Face hosted their 12th show last night in Vitoria, Espirito Santo. The card was headlined by the return to action of UFC legend, Pedro “The Rock” Rizzo. While Rizzo scored a TKO to register his …

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Video: Is This The Most Casual KO In MMA History?

You won’t see too many fighters sent careening into unconsciousness in a more nonchalant manner than this. Caio “Uruguai” Rocha registered the fourth win of his fledgling MMA career last night, as he scored a brutal KO over James “Whitey” Warren in the opening round of their featherweight bout at Legacy Fighting Championship 45. The undefeated Blackzilians representative put the finishing …

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Conor McGregor: Jose Aldo Is Not Being Drug Tested In Brazil

Conor McGregor has expressed concerns that his UFC 194 opponent, Jose Aldo, is not being tested for performance enhancing drugs while he is at home, in Brazil. In a recent interview with Brazilian MMA media outlet, Combate, the Irishman suggested that, while he is subject to a rigorous testing program, Aldo is not being regularly monitored. “I got tested. I get tested …

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Video: Joe Rogan Talks About the “Special” Conor McGregor

Joe Rogan may recently have trashed the legitimacy of Conor McGregor’s interim-featherweight title, but the UFC commentator certainly seems to be a fan of the Irishman. In this clip, taken from UFC – Ultimate Insider, Rogan waxes lyrical about the “special” talents that “The Notorious” possesses, inside and outside of the cage. He speaks of Conor’s magnetism, drawing power, and self …

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Conor McGregor Made Cerrone And Dos Anjos Look Like “B*tches” Says UFC Lightweight

UFC lightweight, Nate Diaz, wasn’t impressed with how his divisional peers, Donald Cerrone and Rafael dos Anjos, responded to the verbal onslaughts of Conor McGregor at the Go Big press conference Friday. Conor McGregor was all-over the two men, who are set to contest the UFC lightweight title in December, for the entire event. Though Cerrone did get a couple of nice …

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Cian Cowley: The Future Of Irish MMA?

“No shoes or egos beyond this point” Everybody who approaches the mats at Dublin’s famed Straight Blast Gym is greeted by a sign with these words emblazoned on it. It is a reminder to all, that this is a place where personal pride will not be allowed to get in the way of personal growth. For the camp’s latest high-profile …

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Booing Fans Are F**king Idiots Says UFC Champ

Among connoisseurs of the sport, and to his peers, Demetrious Johnson is one of the most respected fighters in MMA, but it seems the average fan is not enamoured with “Mighty Mouse”. Last night Johnson beat John Dodson via five round unanimous decision for the second time, to hold on to his UFC flyweight championship belt. The champ was utterly dominant …

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Video: Conor McGregor Needed A Little Help From Dana White At UFC Go Big Presser

The UFC’s Go Big press conference continues to generate headlines. There was one moment during the Las Vegas press event on Friday night, when UFC president Dana White whispered something into the ear of interim-featherweight champion, Conor McGregor. It didn’t go unnoticed. Many observers assumed that White was attempting to calm the Irishman, who had turned the event into a showcase for his …

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VIDEO: UFC 191’s Fight Of The Night Was The Wildest Two Minutes Of Brawling Ever

UFC 191 featured a magnificent performance from a pound for pound magician, and a battle between heavyweight legends, but a bantamweight prelim bout stole the show. Technical master Demetrious Johnson looked amazing in defending his UFC flyweight belt against John Dodson, but the champ’s nuanced brilliance was overshadowed by something a lot less refined from earlier in the evening. Bantamweights …

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WATCH: Hilarious Fan Video Pokes Fun At Chad Mendes’ Devastation

Poor Chad Mendes. During the UFC’s Go Big press conference in Las Vegas, Donald Cerrone and Conor McGregor got into a heated verbal exchange or two. We covered that topic extensively, but it should also be noted that there was collateral damage from this war of words. Chad Mendes’ self-esteem took the brunt of the fallout. Amidst the back and forth, Cerrone …

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