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[ARCHIVES] White Says Covington Turned Down Usman & Woodley

On this day two years ago... UFC president Dana White claims that a showdown with Kamaru Usman wasn't the only bout Colby Covington was offered. White addressed the road leading up to booking Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC 244 on Nov. 2. Initially, Usman was...

MMA News 2019 Year-End Awards

Another year is coming to a close, which means it's time for the 2019 MMA News Awards. Fight fans weren't short on witnessing memorable moments in 2019. From the emergence of a familiar face in Jorge Masvidal to a new star being born in Israel Adesanya, MMA in 2019 won't...

Coach: Jorge Masvidal Was Robbed by UFC 244 Finish

Jorge Masvidal turned in a spectacular performance at the expense of Nate Diaz in the UFC 244 main event earlier this month, but even though he got the win, Masvidal’s coach Dan Lambert feels that he was cheated by the way the fight ended. The UFC 244 headliner indeed had...

Michael Bisping Blasts Nate Diaz Over UFC 244 Excuses

Michael Bisping doesn't believe Nate Diaz saying he would have won the championship rounds against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 244. Speaking on his Believe You Me podcast, Bisping wasn't a fan of Diaz saying his game plan was to wait until the later rounds. “Let me tell you this and...

Joe Rogan Says POTUS Donald Trump Was Heavily Booed At UFC 244

Depending on who you ask, United States President Donald Trump was either booed or cheered at UFC 244. It's clear what UFC color commentator Joe Rogan remembers. UFC 244 was a historic night. For the first and only time, a BMF championship was on the line. Jorge Masvidal and Nate...

‘Big’ John McCarthy Doesn’t Agree With Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz Stoppage

Former referee and current Bellator color commentator "Big" John McCarthy wishes Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz could've gone on a little longer. Masvidal and Diaz clashed in the UFC 244 headliner. "Gamebred" and the Stockton native were competing for a special BMF championship. In the end, it was Masvidal who...

Ken Shamrock Slams Concept Of BMF Title In Modern MMA

MMA legend Ken Shamrock isn't a fan of the BMF concept in today's generation. At UFC 244, Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz did battle inside Madison Square Garden in New York City. The welterweight clash was contested for the one-time-only BMF championship. Masvidal scored the third-round TKO victory via doctor's...

Gregor Gillespie Speaks On Knockout Loss To Kevin Lee

Gregor Gillespie suffered his first loss as a pro at UFC 244 when he was knocked out cold to Kevin Lee. The loss no doubt halts his rise up the lightweight ranks, but he is taking the loss well. “You know how it goes. You get knocked out, I...

UFC 244 ‘Thrill and the Agony:’ Jorge Masvidal & The Rock Embrace

UFC 244 was highly anticipated and Jorge Masvidal made the most of his opportunity. The event was held inside the Madison Square Garden in New York City this past Saturday night (Nov. 2). Headlining the card was a welterweight clash between Masvidal and Nate Diaz. The two did battle for...

UFC 244 Prelims Average 910,000 Viewers On ESPN2

The UFC 244 prelims had a strong showing considering it was aired on ESPN2. This past Saturday night (Nov. 2), UFC 244 took place inside Madison Square Garden in New York City. Headlining the pay-per-view was a welterweight clash between Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz. The two were competing for...

UFC 244 Medical Suspensions: Nate Diaz Faces 90-Day Sit

The UFC 244 medical suspensions have rolled out. UFC 244 took place this past Saturday night (Nov. 2). It emanated from Madison Square Garden in New York City. In the main event, Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz clashed for a special BMF championship. Masvidal emerged victorious after the Octagon-side doctor...

Johnny Walker: ‘I Hesitated Too Much’ Against Corey Anderson At UFC 244

Johnny Walker feels he knows why things went south for him against Corey Anderson. Walker was riding a wave of momentum going into his light heavyweight clash with Corey Anderson. Walker had knocked out all of his first three UFC opponents in under two minutes. Many thought that UFC 244...

Jorge Masvidal & Darren Till Exchange Pleasantries Backstage At UFC 244 (Video)

Jorge Masvidal and Darren Till may have thrown down back in March, but there has always been mutual respect between the two. This past Saturday night (Nov. 2), Masvidal and Till competed in separate bouts. Till took the co-headlining spot in a middleweight clash with Kelvin Gastelum. Meanwhile, Masvidal got...

Dominick Cruz Gives His Thoughts On Nate Diaz-Jorge Masvidal Stoppage

Many were not happy with how Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal ended. It was a very entertaining fight for three rounds, yet after the third round, the doctor stopped the fight due to a cut above Diaz's eye. For Cruz, he believes the fight should have gone on for...

UFC 244 Doctor Fears For His Safety After Main Event Stoppage

The doctor who stopped the UFC 244 main event between Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz has spoken out. Dr. Nitin K. Sethi is a New York-based neurologist who was tasked with overseeing the BMF championship clash between Masvidal and Diaz this past Saturday night (Nov. 2). Sethi called a halt...