Conor McGregor Confidently Says He’ll ‘Toy With’ Nate Diaz At UFC 202

Conor McGregor lost his first bout with Nate Diaz, but that apparently didn’t shake his confidence ahead of their rematch at UFC 202. The featherweight champion has had a rocky few months, as his attempt to move up to welterweight against Diaz at UFC 196 ended in a stunning loss, and the rematch at UFC 200 was cancelled after McGregor failed to do some promotional work for the...
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Conor McGregor says he will 'toy' with Nate Diaz in rematch at UFC 202

A loss to Nate Diaz back in March taught UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor some valuable lessons, but it certainly didn't dampen his confidence.The outspoken Irishman appeared at an event to help promote his coach John Kavanagh's new book "Win or Learn" and while he was there he spoke at length about his upcoming rematch with Diaz.McGregor has said time and time again that...
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Rafael dos Anjos explains why Conor McGregor won't beat Nate Diaz at UFC 202

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos missed out on his chance to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196, opening the door for former opponent Nate Diaz to step in and take the fight.Diaz won that fight by submission and now the pair will face off in the highly anticipated rematch at UFC 202. But dos Anjos says that after seeing how the first fight played out, he doesn't see much changing...
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UFC relents on Ariel Helwani's credentials, complains about his 'tactics' in statement

The UFC on Monday night relented on its rash decision to revoke the credentials of three members of the website and said in a statement the site would be approved for credentials. However, in their statement on the matter, the UFC shared some extremely troubling wording and thinking that still should have many concerned about their controlling tactics. Here is the...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White told banned reporter ‘you’re too negative’

Ariel Helwani’s biggest crime was being too good of a reporter, it seems. Hours after breaking major UFC news Saturday night,'s Helwani said on Twitter that he was escorted out of the UFC 199 event in Inglewood, Calif. and told he was banned for life by the organization (you can read the tweets here). The move was done by the UFC apparently out of frustration over...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor-Nate Diaz Rematch Back On, Will Headline UFC 202

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz 2 is back on. UFC announced during Saturday night that the two MMA stars will face off at UFC 202 on Aug. 20 in Las Vegas. Diaz stunned mixed martial arts fans at UFC 196 when the welterweight forced McGregor to submit in the second round. And after the success of their first match, it was no surprise when the rematch was scheduled for UFC 200. However...
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How Nick Diaz's advice led to Nate Diaz making UFC history

With nine UFC submissions under his belt, Nate Diaz has long been considered one of the best grapplers to ever enter the Octagon.According to the Stockton, CA native, it was a piece of advice his older brother Nick gave him back when he was a blue belt that helped him become the submission ace he is today."My brother told me a long time ago ... I was like a blue belt and I was rolling...
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Nate Diaz: I'm the only one in MMA who can beat Mayweather

There has been a ton of talk surrounding a potential MMA vs. boxing fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr., but the last man who beat McGregor in the octagon does not believe the Irishman would present Mayweather with the biggest challenge the UFC could offer. Early Wednesday morning, Nate Diaz tweeted that he believes he is the only MMA fighter who could beat Mayweather...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate, Nick Diaz Train With Jean-Claude Van Damme, Learn Kickboxing Tips

Nick and Nate Diaz have returned to their fighting roots, meaning Jean-Claude Van Damme has a brand new role. Don’t worry, there’s a relation. Van Damme this week spent time training the Diaz brothers, teaching the mixed-martial artists some of the finer points of kickboxing. Nick Diaz told TMZ the sessions were more than educational because they gave the brothers a chance to...
May 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Conor McGregor in pay dispute with UFC, wants $10 million

We finally have a reason that appears to explain Conor McGregor’s shocking and abrupt retirement announcement, and the UFC’s response of pulling him from a fight. According to Charly Arnolt, McGregor wants around $10 million for his UFC 200 fight with Nate Diaz: Source: Conor McGregor wants approx $10M for #UFC200--more than anyone else in past for single fight. #UFC said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

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