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Watch: Things Got A Little Heated Between Rockhold & Bisping At UFC 199 Press Conference

The Ultimate Fighting Championship went ahead with their UFC 199 pre-fight press conference on Thursday afternoon and it didn’t disappoint, delivering scathing insults, wild allegations, and tense stare-downs. Current middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is scheduled to defend his title against Michael Bisping after original opponent Chris Weidman withdrew from the fight due to an injury. With Bisping taking the fight …

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Watch: Dominick Cruz Teases ‘Superfight’ With Conor McGregor

The UFC bantamweight champion might already have his sights set on Conor McGregor ahead of his showdown with Urijah Faber at UFC 199 this weekend. Champions separated by a solitary weight division have always found themselves subject to ‘superfight’ speculation. Match-ups such as GSP/Silva, Silva/Jones, Jones/Velasquez e.t.c, still capture the imagination of fans. Indeed, the most likely ‘superfight’ to occur at present …

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Pic: Rick Story’s Leg Is An Absolute Mess After UFC Fight Night 88

Welterweight veteran Rick “The Horror” Story returned from a 19-month layoff to defeat Tarec Saffiedine via unanimous decision on Sunday at UFC Fight Night 88, but the leg-kicks that Story was forced to endure left him with some rather gnarly battle scars. The Tacoma native, whose hiatus was caused by recurring neck issues that eventually required surgical intervention, tweeted a …

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Watch: UFC 199: Bad Blood – Dominick Cruz V Urijah Faber

It’s the culmination of a rivalry nine years in the making this weekend, as champion Dominick Cruz fights sworn enemy Urijah Faber for the third and, likely, final time. The co-main event of UFC 199 from The Forum in Inglewood, California sees bantamweight title action between two guys who do not like each other. While that phrase is often reserved for hype, and …

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Urijah Faber Can Still See McGregor vs. Mayweather Going Ahead

Urijah Faber may be preparing for his UFC 199 showdown with Dominick Cruz, but the California Kid still found time to talk about his old friend Conor McGregor. Faber and McGregor have an entertaining history outside the octagon, with both featuring as coaches on season 22 of The Ultimate Fighter, where they got to know each other on and off the …

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Watch: TJ Dillashaw Reacts To Vicious Urijah Faber Insults

The fallout involving former Team Alpha Male (TAM) teammates Urijah Faber and TJ Dillashaw continues to rumble. While the return of the mercurial Dominick Cruz has helped reinvigorate a overlooked bantamweight division, the heated dispute between ex-champion Dillashaw and WEC legend Faber is certainly playing it’s part. The spectacular fallout between the two top contenders has ensured that the division has …

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Urijah Faber Explains How Conor McGregor Is Part Of His Plans After Bantamweight Title Fight

Urijah Faber has an absolutely huge fight ahead of him on June 4th, but the former WEC featherweight champion is hoping that his rubber-match with Dominick Cruz will be followed up by an even bigger showdown, with Ireland’s Conor McGregor. In February, Faber’s teammate Cody Garbrandt told Submission Radio that he could envisage the 36-year-old walking away from the sport …

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Legendary Grappling Coach Offers To Join Up With Conor McGregor & SBG

In a recent interview with entertainment news outlet TMZ, Urijah Faber spoke about how he had urged Conor McGregor to plug the gaps in his ground game and identified the Irishman’s failure to do so as the thing that precipitated his UFC 196 downfall. “He didn’t even fight the hands[to protect against the fight-ending choke], man,” said the former WEC featherweight champion. …

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T.J Dillashaw: I Was Lured Onto ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ So McGregor And Faber Could ‘Bash’ Me

The T.J Dillashaw-Urijah Faber saga has been one of the most compelling stories in MMA over the course of the last year or so. It has been a slow building tale of perceived betrayal, that began with Dillashaw’s decision to stay loyal to Duane Ludwig despite the coach’s problems with Faber, and escalated in bitterness following the then UFC bantamweight …

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Urijah Faber Explains How He Tried To Warn Conor McGregor Before Diaz Loss

Conor McGregor’s rivalry with Urijah Faber, which stems from their time as opposing coaches on The Ultimate Fighter 22, is a lot more friendly than “The Notorious” one is used to. Given the way in which he psychologically attacks and berates potential opponents, the Irishman’s feuds tend to be rather intense, to say the least. Faber, however, rarely seemed bothered …

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Rampant Dustin Poirier’s Next Opponent Confirmed

Dustin Poirier will step into the octagon for the second time in 2016 when he faces Bobby Green at UFC 199 on June 4th in Los Angeles. The bout was announced on Monday, through the Los Angeles Daily News. Poirier(19-4) has won 3 fights on the bounce since moving up to the lightweight division in the wake of a first …

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Dillashaw Calls Out Faber And Claims He Doesn’t Deserve Title Shot

in their bantamweight bout during UFC Fight Night 81 at TD Banknorth Garden on January 17, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Former UFC Bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has called out ex-teammate Urijah Faber for being ‘old’ and a ‘dinosaur’, and claims that the 36-year-old does not deserve a second rematch with current champion Dominick Cruz. Cruz dethroned Dillashaw as Bantamweight champion last month in Boston after a split decision win that would see Dillashaw’s reign as champion come to an abrupt …

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