Owen Roddy: “I think people would rather see Conor vs. Diaz. I just think it’s a more exciting fight for everybody.”
Daniel Cormier: “I need to talk to Rumble and try to either apologize or make it right in some way, shape, or form. The reality is, I was wrong.”
Dana White: “Can he handle the pressure and all the stuff that goes along with being a world champion? With being famous? With being rich? And that question got answered.”
Tulsa Police Sgt. Sean Larkin said the August shooting was gang-related between the Hoover Crips and a subset of the Bloods.
ONE Middleweight World Champion Aung La N Sang will take on four-time Muay Thai and Kickboxing heavyweight world champion Alain Ngalani.
We can wait for another death and then start addressing the culture of extreme weight cutting in the sport, or we can start to address it without waiting for death.
Ari Emanuel: “In creating Endeavor, we now have a holding company that represents the very definition of the word itself…”
Ian McCall: “I either get 50 and 50, or you can let me go and I can look for it somewhere else or I can retire. It’s as simple as that.”
Dana White: “I love Modelo and we’re already talking about doing a lot of exciting things together.”
UFC 216 on Saturday resulted in a number of changes in the UFC’s official Fighter Rankings, most notably in the Pound for Pound rankings.
GSP: “I was just there because of the meeting. I didn’t have any plan of doing anything towards Conor McGregor.”
Patricio Freire: “Imagine knowing that if you put on a show, you get to keep your job, plus there’s a financial incentive to go above and beyond.”
Fabricio Werdum: “Imagine three hours before, I just have my room, I just come to the arena, and my manager Ali calls me and says, ‘Your fight is canceled.’”
Kevin Lee: “It damn near killed me. I just had to do what I had to do. I got a job to do. I’m a professional. I’m going to come out here no matter how bad it hurts.”
Although less recent, there are strong cases to be made for other fighters as Greatest of All Time.
Dana White: “Tony’s the interim champion, Conor’s the champion, that’s the fight that makes sense. It’s the fight that has to happen.”
These are the UFC 216 purses, which were obtained from the Nevada Athletic Commission.
Demetrious Johnson: “It’s really good not to hear Anderson Silva’s name next to my name. Now, who has the longest reign of title defenses?”
The FIght of the Night at UFC 216 was on free TV and one performance bonus went to the PPV card and one to UFC Fight Pass.
Demetrious Johnson hit a back souplesse of sorts into an armbar that may go down as the greatest submission in UFC history, and Twitter REACTED!