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Watch: Tyron Woodley Shocks Robbie Lawler And The World At UFC 201

In one punch, an amazing title reign can come to the most abrupt of ends. In December 2014, Robbie Lawler became one of the greatest comeback stories in the history of MMA. He shocked the world when he emerged victorious with the welterweight belt of a prime “Big Rig” Johnny Hendricks at UFC 181. Thereafter, the ‘Ruthless’ one’s star really began …

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Nate Diaz Blasts Steroid Use Once Again In Fascinating Interview

We all know what transpired at UFC 200 and the ramifications of Jon Jones failed drug test. We are also aware that Nate Diaz is not one to hold his tongue.  This was evident in his obscure cage side interview with Joe Rogan at UFC 200 itself. In another interview over the weekend with Fox Sports’ “The Buzzer,” the younger Diaz brother …

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5 Current UFC Fighters With Professional Boxing Experience

In an unexpected and somewhat bizarre turn of events, the focus of the combat sports world has become fixated upon the story, substantial or otherwise, that Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor may be entertaining the idea of facing each other in a boxing match. While most have written this off as deluded fantasy or tabloid nonsense, …

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Jose Aldo’s Coach Believes Nate Diaz Will Prove Too Good For Conor McGregor Again At UFC 200

Even with Jose Aldo booked for a rematch with Frankie Edgar and Conor McGregor booked for a rematch with Nate Diaz, both at UFC 200, the beef between the Brazilian and Irish camps doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. Aldo’s coach Andre Pederneiras recently spoke to MMAFighting about the upcoming match-up between his charge and the former lightweight king, …

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Anderson Silva Claims He Is Eyeing A Massive Bout With Conor McGregor

Anderson Silva is slated to face dynamic and dangerous striker Uriah Hall on May 14th in Curitiba, Brazil, but the former UFC middleweight champion already has his sights set on some much bigger contests. During an interview with Brazilian MMA media outlet Combate, “The Spider” threw out a couple of predictable names and another not so predictable one when talking …

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Nick Diaz Slams Conor McGregor’s SBG Training Camp And Teammates

In a recent interview with BJPenn.com, Nick Diaz echoed the pre-UFC 196 sentiments of his brother Nate by questioning the quality of Conor McGregor’s SBG training partners. Actually ‘questioning’ might be putting it mildly. “I’m just saying he’s (Nate) had f**king matches with top blacks belts all over,” started the always abrasive Diaz. “This guy is one of best f**king …

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Nate Diaz Reveals Who He Wants To Fight Next

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Nate Diaz celebrates after defeating Conor McGregor during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Nate Diaz shocked the world at UFC 196 by submitting Conor McGregor. The Irishman was previously undefeated in the promotion, but moving up 25 pounds proved to be too big a challenge. McGregor is expected to return to 145 pounds to defend his featherweight title, and Diaz was quick to play down the prospect of a rematch, in an interview …

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Nate Diaz Has Finally Stepped Out Of His Brother Nick’s Shadow

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Nate Diaz punches Conor McGregor during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Nate Diaz shocked the world at UFC 196 earlier this month and in doing so finally stepped away from the shadow of his older brother Nick. For years, the Diaz brothers have brought their own brand of anarchy to the mixed martial arts scene. Every time Nick or his younger brother Nate step inside the cage they deliver scathing attacks …

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Bookmakers Reveal Conor McGregor’s Most Likely Next Opponent

TORRENCE, CA - FEBRUARY 24: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor poses after a news conference with lightweight contender Nate Diaz at UFC Gym February 24, 2016, in Torrance, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Conor McGregor suffered his first defeat in the UFC on Saturday night, after being submitted by Nate Diaz. The outspoken Irishman is now in a tricky position, as he may have to return to the 145lb division with his tail firmly between his legs. There are several potential candidates being lined up for his next fight. Former featherweight title-holder José Aldo …

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New Footage Shows That Nick Diaz Was Ready To Throw Down At UFC 196 Presser

The fact that Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz is only hours away and there has yet to be a serious incident between the pair, or their entourages, verges on miracle territory. The combination of McGregor’s merciless trash-talking and Diaz’s bubbling volatility meant that many foresaw scenes of unsanctioned violence, but fortunately bloodshed has been avoided. There have been threats and …

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Vid: UFC Embedded – The Diaz Brothers Talk Conor McGregor’s ‘Irritating’ Mind Games And His ‘Non-Legitimate’ Trainers

The Stockton duo had plenty to say on Nate’s UFC 196 opponent Conor McGregor on the latest instalment of UFC 196 Embedded. While Conor’s harsh trash talk at last week’s press conference appeared to largely roll off of Nate Diaz’s back, the lightweight contender did admit to one particular barb having annoyed him. The Irishman’s amusement at Nate’s Jiu-Jitsu training seminars …

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British MMA Legend Picks Jose Aldo To Stop Conor McGregor Early

As his nickname suggests, Paul “Semtex” Daley knows a thing or two about brief but explosive fights, and the British MMA veteran is predicting that Jose Aldo vs Conor McGregor is going to be just that. The former Cage Rage welterweight champion, who fought three times in the UFC from 2009-2010, has scored 19 first round stoppages in 37 career …

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