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
Nick Diaz essentially just called out Canelo Alvarez and it’s pretty raw. Canelo’s name has been in the news lately because he signed an exclusive six figure contract with DAZN meaning he’s being targeted by alot of potential opponents looking to make some big money, too. Enter Nick Diaz and this amazing quote from a video street interview (below) with TMZ:
I’ve never even thought about that, but the guy is moving up to 168 and fighting some no names. Let’s be real Canelo moving up to my weight, he ain’t gonna win that fight. No way, come on man. You’re just basically one of them little guys I spar before I fight. I am a professional fighter, I’ve had over 37 fights.
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
So maybe you heard about this. Have you seen this, have you read about this? There was a brawl after UFC 229’s main event between Conor McGregor’s camp and lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s. The fight was more competitive than Khabib’s trouncing of the Irishman before submitting him in the fourth. Talks of suspensions, firings, and … 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
By now you should have heard all of the hub bub between Dana White, Nate Diaz, and Dustin Poirier. It centers around tweets that Nate and Dustin shared claiming they were fighting for a new UFC 165 pound division title at UFC 230 in the main event and Dana White’s prompt kibosh of the notion. … Read more
UFC lightweight standout Charles “Do Bronx” Oliveira (23-8, 1 NC) will be fighting returning UFC vet Christos Giagos (15-6) on Sept. 22 when the two face-off at UFC Fight Night 137 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Oliveira’s manager, Wade Hampel of Big Fight Management, confirmed the matchup with Pro MMA Now this week. The bout is … 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