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Owen Roddy Doesn’t Think Conor McGregor Will Retire After UFC 229

Conor McGregor has not fought in the Octagon since capturing the Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight belt from Eddie Alvarez in November 2016.

Since that fight, McGregor has taken on one of the greatest boxers of all-time in Floyd Mayweather Jr. Despite losing the bout, McGregor took home a purse estimated at over $ 100 million.
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Nick Diaz Challenges Daniel Cormier… I Think…

Nick Diaz, who stole our hearts with his in-cage rantings and out-of-the-cage ramblings, is at it again. No, I’m not talking about more domestic violence charges, or another USADA suspension.

I’m talking about him challenging UFC light-heavyweight and heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier to a fight.

At least, that’s what I think he’s doing. He might be challenging Brock Lesnar… or even Anderson Silva (who he already fought).

I don’t know. Sometimes when the older Diaz brother starts rambling, I lose track of what he’s trying to say.

This is also true of Nate, the younger Diaz brother, by the way.

Sick of this all this “baddest man on the planet” bs. I’ll fight for any title at Any weight. @Ufc wants to make bs wwf fights with guys that fight like shit and put on an act. @dc_mma would look way worse than I do in this pic if he fought Anderson the way I did but instead he decided to wrestle fuck him for five rounds in front of his whole life And still almost got finished off in the last round with Silva only having two or three weeks notice @danawhite should give me this fight instead of dick chest Brock Lesnars cheating ass #dontbescaredhomie nothing personal I love Dc but I don’t like what he does-constantly embarrassed for him and the sport I started doing MMA because it’s not WWF and I’ve never put on A bs act in my life I’m sure fans would like to see a real fight @nick_diaz_academy

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Nick Diaz Challenges Daniel Cormier… I Think…

Nick Diaz, who stole our hearts with his in-cage rantings and out-of-the-cage ramblings, is at it again. No, I’m not talking about more domestic violence charges, or another USADA suspension.

I’m talking about him challenging UFC light-heavyweight and heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier to a fight.

At least, that’s what I think he’s doing. He might be challenging Brock Lesnar… or even Anderson Silva (who he already fought).

I don’t know. Sometimes when the older Diaz brother starts rambling, I lose track of what he’s trying to say.

This is also true of Nate, the younger Diaz brother, by the way.

Sick of this all this “baddest man on the planet” bs. I’ll fight for any title at Any weight. @Ufc wants to make bs wwf fights with guys that fight like shit and put on an act. @dc_mma would look way worse than I do in this pic if he fought Anderson the way I did but instead he decided to wrestle fuck him for five rounds in front of his whole life And still almost got finished off in the last round with Silva only having two or three weeks notice @danawhite should give me this fight instead of dick chest Brock Lesnars cheating ass #dontbescaredhomie nothing personal I love Dc but I don’t like what he does-constantly embarrassed for him and the sport I started doing MMA because it’s not WWF and I’ve never put on A bs act in my life I’m sure fans would like to see a real fight @nick_diaz_academy

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Chris Weidman: I Think I Should Fight Robert Whittaker

Unsurprisingly, Weidman thinks his stoppage win over Kelvin Gastelum should grant him the next title shot at 185 pounds.

Chris Weidman has been out of action for several months now as he nurses a bunged up thumb injury he suffered in his July victory over Kelvin Gastelum. But that didn’t stop him from flying all the way to Australia for UFC 221 where the future of his division was being decided.

Even with all signs pointing towards the winner of the Luke Rockhold vs. Yoel Romero semi-interim fight getting the next shot at Robert Whittaker, he made his case to reporters in Perth that he was the most deserving.

”I think it’s good that the division will be less chaotic, less weird, so you’ll have just a straight up champion, no interims,” he told Submission Radio. “As for who should fight Whittaker? I don’t know, I think I should. I just beat – what is Gastelum ranked, top five? He’s ranked fifth? I just finished him, he’s never gotten finished in his career.”

As for Romero?

”He just had a loss to Whittaker,” Weidman argued.

Unfortunately for Weidman, that loss from UFC 213 and Romero missing weight didn’t stop UFC president Dana White from confirming Romero as next up for Whittaker. A small glimmer of hope opened up for “The All American” when Yoel declared he’d broken his leg en route to his third round victory over Rockhold. But doctors soon cleared that up and declared Romero ‘good to go’ with a few weeks rest.

That’s longer than it will take for Weidman to get back to training.

”There’s still pain, I’m able to punch decent,” he said regarding his ongoing thumb problems. “But still if I clip the thumb it still hurts. But it’s more the grappling right now, when I go to grab or do any movement I get little sharp pains so I’m not able to squeeze like I’d like. And so I’m at about the six month mark, Khabib says it takes about eight months, so maybe another two months or maybe less.”

”I’m going to go see a doctor in Las Vegas coming up here and get some injections and hopefully speed up the process.”

We assume he’s talking about stem cells. Why fighters aren’t soaking in the stuff like Neo in the Matrix is beyond me. Regardless of his thumb, it sounds like Weidman will be stuck on the sidelines with no title shot unless something crazy happens … which given the past two years at 185 pounds, is not that unlikely.

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Chris Weidman: I Think I Should Fight Robert Whittaker

Unsurprisingly, Weidman thinks his stoppage win over Kelvin Gastelum should grant him the next title shot at 185 pounds.

Chris Weidman has been out of action for several months now as he nurses a bunged up thumb injury he suffered in his July victory over Kelvin Gastelum. But that didn’t stop him from flying all the way to Australia for UFC 221 where the future of his division was being decided.

Even with all signs pointing towards the winner of the Luke Rockhold vs. Yoel Romero semi-interim fight getting the next shot at Robert Whittaker, he made his case to reporters in Perth that he was the most deserving.

”I think it’s good that the division will be less chaotic, less weird, so you’ll have just a straight up champion, no interims,” he told Submission Radio. “As for who should fight Whittaker? I don’t know, I think I should. I just beat – what is Gastelum ranked, top five? He’s ranked fifth? I just finished him, he’s never gotten finished in his career.”

As for Romero?

”He just had a loss to Whittaker,” Weidman argued.

Unfortunately for Weidman, that loss from UFC 213 and Romero missing weight didn’t stop UFC president Dana White from confirming Romero as next up for Whittaker. A small glimmer of hope opened up for “The All American” when Yoel declared he’d broken his leg en route to his third round victory over Rockhold. But doctors soon cleared that up and declared Romero ‘good to go’ with a few weeks rest.

That’s longer than it will take for Weidman to get back to training.

”There’s still pain, I’m able to punch decent,” he said regarding his ongoing thumb problems. “But still if I clip the thumb it still hurts. But it’s more the grappling right now, when I go to grab or do any movement I get little sharp pains so I’m not able to squeeze like I’d like. And so I’m at about the six month mark, Khabib says it takes about eight months, so maybe another two months or maybe less.”

”I’m going to go see a doctor in Las Vegas coming up here and get some injections and hopefully speed up the process.”

We assume he’s talking about stem cells. Why fighters aren’t soaking in the stuff like Neo in the Matrix is beyond me. Regardless of his thumb, it sounds like Weidman will be stuck on the sidelines with no title shot unless something crazy happens … which given the past two years at 185 pounds, is not that unlikely.

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Conor McGregor’s Coach Doesn’t Think Ferguson vs. Nurmagomedov Will Happen

As coaches go, John Kavanagh really hit the jackpot with his ward Conor McGregor. I mean, just say the words “Conor McGregor” and the money starts flying in. Unfortunately, with McGregor so filthy rich that he doesn’t need to even think about talking to the media anymore, if we want insight into the Irishman’s world, […]

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Volkan Oezdemir to Daniel Cormier: ‘I Don’t Think You’ve Seen Everything I’m Capable Of’

Volkan Oezdemir earned his light heavyweight title shot with a breakout 2017 campaign that included finishes of Jimi Manuwa and Misha Cirkunov in a combined 70 seconds.
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Volkan Oezdemir to Daniel Cormier: ‘I Don’t Think You’ve Seen Everything I’m Capable Of’

Volkan Oezdemir earned his light heavyweight title shot with a breakout 2017 campaign that included finishes of Jimi Manuwa and Misha Cirkunov in a combined 70 seconds.
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Volkan Oezdemir to Daniel Cormier: ‘I Don’t Think You’ve Seen Everything I’m Capable Of’

Volkan Oezdemir earned his light heavyweight title shot with a breakout 2017 campaign that included finishes of Jimi Manuwa and Misha Cirkunov in a combined 70 seconds.
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Volkan Oezdemir to Daniel Cormier: ‘I Don’t Think You’ve Seen Everything I’m Capable Of’

Volkan Oezdemir earned his light heavyweight title shot with a breakout 2017 campaign that included finishes of Jimi Manuwa and Misha Cirkunov in a combined 70 seconds.
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