Nate Diaz Reacts to Conor vs. Khabib #UFC229 Fight Announcement During #UFC227 Fight Week (Video)

As expected, Conor McGregor will make his return to the Octagon the sooner than the later now that his legal troubles are for the most part behind him. Also, as expected, he will challenge his nemesis, the man he was looking to blindside in the dolly/bus incident, Khabib Nurmagomedov on October 6 in Las Vegas. The fans are excited but at least one fighter could care less, Nate Diaz. After the fight was announced Diaz, who is also expected back in the Octagon, made it clear he didn’t care and doesn’t want to be associated with the fight card as a whole. To see the UFC 229 hype video, plus Nate’s reaction, scroll down. THE…

Conor McGregor To Retire? Sure.

Conor “the Notorious MMA” McGregor sure knows how to get the tongues wagging. On Tuesday, McGregor tweeted he is ready to hang it all up. Sorry Conor, we don’t believe you, you need more people. Well actually you don’t need more people but we don’t believe you are retiring. Until proven otherwise, talks are still underway to rematch McGregor against Nate Diaz at UFC 200. While we wait, enjoy this video from the press conference in Los Angeles ahead of the first McGregor vs Diaz bout.  

Nate Diaz Upsets Conor McGregor To Win Big At UFC 196

Some call it the Mayweather curse, some call it too cocky too soon, some call it overlooking your opponent, however you want to say it, the end result is the same. Saturday, in front of an excited Las Vegas crowd, Conor McGregor became the latest big MMA star to take a hug loss. Nate Diaz, the last minute opponent that was called everything under the sun in the 2-week pre-fight build up, defeated Conor McGregor by chokehold at UFC 196. A fight that featured McGregor jumping 20 pounds since winning the lightweight title in December and Diaz who had been training for a triathlon before he got the call was an entertaining scrap for as long…

Team Diaz Continue To Cry “Steroids” Ahead Of UFC 196

With UFC 196 a mere four days away, main event replacement opponent Nate Diaz and his team continue their ongoing assertion that the majority of UFC combatants, including opponent Conor McGregor are using steroids. This week allegations of alleged McGregor steroid use intensified when Diaz’s coach Richard Perez echoed his sentiments during an interview on Submission Radio. “Oh I sure do believe that, heck yeah. Some guys, they get busted — and to be honest with you, I know McGregor has got to be on some kind of steroids,” Perez said when asked whether Diaz’s comments had any validity to them. “He’s pretty big, and then all of a sudden [he’s] jumping to 170? Yeah there’s no…

A Fortunate Road to UFC 196

“Fighting is the best thing a man can do with his soul.” Renzo Gracie A few weeks ago, I detailed how just one injury to a UFC fighter could have negatively affected the whole balance of two of UFC’s biggest shows of 2016. How fortunate for them that an injury did occur, but instead it brought more positive fortune for the company. UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael Dos Anjos suffered a broken foot in training for his UFC 196 title bout with Connor McGregor, requiring him to take 4-6 weeks off. As it stands, the bout has been pushed back and will most likely occur as the main event of UFC 200 in July, giving the…

McGregor vs Diaz LA Press Conference Recap

TORRANCE, CA – UFC 196 is back in business with the addition of Nate Diaz as Conor McGregor’s last minute opponent for March 5th event. The official press conference, held at the UFC Gym in Torrance, brought out hundreds of excited fans to see two of MMA’s most polarizing fighters together for the first time since the announcement. The hour long trash talk fest featured McGregor insisting Dos Anjos was playing the fool with a bruised foot, Diaz saying F’you more time we can count and McGregor countering with his money earning prowess. The largely pro-McGregor crowd was in full effect joining along with their red headed favorite in the trash talk despite Diaz being the…