We are days away from a clash of titans between UFC heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier and challenger Derrick Lewis. The two stepped in to save UFC 230 when a main event between Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier fell through. The odds for the bout are lopsided in Cormier’s favor but anything can happen in MMA. Just ask Matt Serra and GSP… Here’s the latest episode of UFC 230 Embedded so get hyped for Saturday’s main event.
UFC 230 goes down on November 3rd in New York at Madison Square Garden. The main event is heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier vs Derrick Lewis and is propped up by a potential war between Jacare Souza and former light heavyweight champion Chris Weidman. Initially we were getting Luke Rockhold vs Weidman but the injury bug … Read more
The Ben Askren on the UFC roster train rolls on. Arguably the best fighter to never compete in the UFC, asterisk Fedor, may finally show up if the reports are true. At 34 he still has some gas left in the tank but the questions will be how much and whether or not he missed … Read more
Dustin Poirier recently had to withdraw from his potential UFC 230 bout with Nate Diaz or a suitable replacement for the Stockton native. The two were initially set to cap the night off with what we were all hoping would be a classic war between two fighters at the top of their game. Unfortunately when … Read more
According to MMAFighting’s report we will not be getting Dustin Poirier vs Nate Diaz at UFC 230 as Dustin was forced to pull out due to an injury. It would not surprise us if Conor McGregor pushes hard to fill that spot and make it the main event. Just saying. If this card ends up … Read more
Nate Diaz has been flexing his muscles outside of the Octagon this week throwing a huge question mark over his bout with Dustin Poirier on November 3. The 33-year-old threatened to withdraw following the announcement of Conor McGregor’s return, taking on Khabib Nurmagomedov on October 6 at UFC 229. It appeared Diaz didn’t take well … Read more
American Ethanol held an event recently and sponsored fighter former middleweight champ Luke Rockhold spoke to the media about where he’s at contractually and what could be on the horizon for him. He took the belt from Chris Weidman at UFC 194 before losing it to Michael Bisping at UFC 199. Luke hasn’t been campaigning … Read more
Dustin Poirier appeared on The MMA Hour and one of the topics that came up was Georges St. Pierre’s desire to fight the winner of Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC 229 lightweight championship bout. Reportedly, the winner of the UFC 230 Nate Diaz vs Dustin Poirier bout will be getting the next shot at … Read more
Depending on what day of the week it is determines whether or not a Diaz brother is pissed at the UFC. During the recent UFC 25th anniversary press conference Nate Diaz stormed out apparently due to a Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor UFC 229 championship bout promo. It was speculated that McGregor would come back … Read more
It’s no secret that we love the Diaz brothers and what they have brought to the mixed martial arts table. They have provided some of the most entertaining and memorable moments in UFC history. Now, shortly after his return was announced where he would fight Dustin Poirier at UFC 230 we find out that Nate Diaz might pull out. Check out what he said to TMZ.