Does Social Media Get Fighters More Attention Than Winning?

Recently, the trend of UFC fighters talking their way into the limelight has exploded with the popularity of Irish superstar Conor McGregor. The silver-tongued McGregor has called out every top fighter in the talented featherweight division on blast, and it’s worked wonders for “Notorious,” who could be on the cusp of a title shot if he can defeat Dennis Siver in the main event...
Via Fight Of The Night
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighter Claims He’s CM Punk’s First UFC Opponent – Details

UFC Middleweight prospect Cathal Pendred is talking like he’s the one who “won the lottery” by getting to be the first opponent in the UFC for former WWE Superstar CM Punk. The Irish star and Ultimate Fighter season 19 semi-finalist posted a photo of Punk on social media with a caption that read, “This punk is going to be ‘one & done’ in the UFC. It looks like I will...
Via WZR Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor Big Betting Favorite Over Dennis Siver

File this under: “tell me something I don’t know”.  Conor McGregor is a big favorite over Dennis Siver for their Jan 18th headlining fight at UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs Siver.  And people who bet money on such things are agreeing with the consensus.  The Irish featherweight opened as a -588 favourite for his scrap […]
Via MMA Manifesto
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor opens as a 10-1 favorite over Dennis Siver

With a large percentage of MMA fans and pundits alike looking past Dennis Siver as they discuss Conor McGregor’s potential future title shot, apparently the oddsmakers are looking past the German as well. McGregor has officially opened as a ludicrous 10-1 favorite over the 18 fight UFC veteran Siver, according to Best Fight Odds. This essentially means betting on McGregor to...
Via Fight Hub TV
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Dennis Siver Upset Conor McGregor at UFC Fight Night 59? (Video)

One thing stands between Conor McGregor and a UFC title shot, Dennis Siver. With Cub Swanson losing to Frankie Edgar this past weekend, the door is open for Conor McGregor to get a title shot this summer. He’s already antagonized champion, Jose Aldo, and still refuses to correctly pronounce his name.  Conor wasn’t shy about wanting the title fight during the UFC’s ‘Time...
Via BlackSportsOnline
25 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Austin Predictions

Frankie Edgar v. Cub Swanson Subo – A great fight and completely acceptable headliner, as is any putative #1 contender’s match – and no, I wouldn’t like to see Conor McGregor leapfrog either of these gentlemen with a win over Dennis Siver. While it’s a lot more difficult to sell Aldo-Swanson II than Aldo-Edgar II, the […]
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 59 Trailer

The first trailer for January 18th’s UFC Fight Night 59 event in Boston has emerged, focusing on the main event of the evening which sees one of the men of the moment, Conor McGregor take on Germany’s Dennis Siver. —
Via Fight Of The Night
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricardo Lamas to stay in shape for potential Conor McGregor bout

Ricardo Lamas probably won't be enjoying the holidays too much despite his big win over the weekend. Lamas tells UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani that he plans on staying in fighting shape just in case Dennis Siver gets injured and has to pull out of his fight with Conor McGregor. McGregor and Siver meet in the main event of UFC Fight Night on FOX Sports 1 on Jan. 18 in Boston. Lamas...
Via Fox Sports
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor Calls Dennis Siver ‘Nazi,’ Quickly Deletes Tweet

During Monday’s “The Time is Now” press conference in Las Vegas, UFC featherweight Conor McGregor (pictured) said, “I say it how I want to say it – the King speaks however he wants!” That might be what McGregor believes, but apparently the self-proclaimed “King” can’t tweet however he wants. Late last night, McGregor posted a picture of his face-off with Dennis...
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Today’s Special UFC Press Conference Live

The UFC will host a special press conference in Las Vegas later today to unveil their entire 2015 event schedule and make a special announcement, and you can watch it all unfold live right here on via the streaming video below. The presser is set to start at 5pm ET (10pm UK) with many of the UFC’s biggest stars like Jon Jones, Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey, Anderson...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch UFC’s ‘The Time Is Now’ Press Conference for ‘Can’t Miss’ Announcement

The UFC has teased everyone for weeks with their special “The Time Is Now” press conference, which is supposed to be highlighted by their biggest superstars, the UFC’s entire 2015 calendar and a “can’t miss” announcement. Well, the time for hyping is over and it’s time to reveal the goods. Stream Monday’s presser live right here on starting at 5PM ET...
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

A Star is Forced: Why the UFC is banking on Conor McGregor

The UFC exploded a decade ago in 2005 when Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar put the world on notice that the sport of MMA had arrived in the much ballyhooed TUF Season 1 finale. The sport is now suffering from turnover, as the established stars make their way off into the sunset (or Bellator), and the sport is left without star power to pay the bills. Which is why the UFC is banking...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 59 adds three bouts, including Henderson vs. Alvarez

(Photo/USA TODAY Sports) It was only a week ago the UFC announced Conor McGregor would face Dennis Siver in the main event of UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston, Massachusetts. Now, we have a co-main event. Benson Henderson will face former Bellator lightweight champion and UFC newcomer Eddie Alvarez in a lightweight co-main event on Sunday, January 18...
Via Mill City Sports
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Donald Cerrone vs. Myles Jury official for January FOX Sports 1 card

Get ready to see a "Cowboy" in Boston. The long-rumored bout between Donald Cerrone and Myles Jury is now official for UFC Fight Night on FOX Sports 1 on Jan. 18 in Boston, sources told FOX Sports. That is likely to be the co-main event on a card headlined by Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver, following the NFC Championship game on FOX. Cerrone posted what appears to be a fight poster...
Via Fox Sports
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC may regret premature pairing of Conor McGregor, Dennis Siver

Following weeks of speculation related to the possibility of an upcoming title shot and an ongoing war of words with both Chad Mendes and featherweight champ Jose Aldo, the UFC pulled another rabbit out of it’s bottomless hat late last week with a somewhat surprising decision to give Conor McGregor one final obstacle to overcome before fighting for the 145-pound belt. Conveniently...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Morning Matchmaker: Who gets Jose Aldo next if Conor McGregor loses?

Jose Aldo is likely to meet Conor McGregor next for the UFC featherweight title. But what happens if McGregor loses to Dennis Siver in January? Phil Davis looked great in beating Glover Teixeira. Will he get his wish of Anderson Silva next? Fabio Maldonado rebounded after a knockout loss to Stipe Miocic. Who's next for the exciting Brazilian? We'll try to answer those questions and...
Via Fox Sports
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

McGregor vs. Siver set to headline UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston

(Photo/USA TODAY Sports) The UFC is returning to Boston, Massachusetts and they are bringing a fan favorite with them. Rising mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor will face Dennis Siver in a featherweight matchup to headline the event which will take place at the TD Garden on Sunday, January 18 for UFC Fight Night 59. The five-round main event...
Via Mill City Sports
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver headlines the UFC's return to Boston

The UFC is shipping up to Boston with an Irish superstar headlining the card. Following a huge event at TD Garden for the launch of FOX Sports 1 in 2013, the UFC is returning to Boston for another show on Sunday, January 18 with Conor McGregor set to fight in the five round main event against Dennis Siver. UFC officials confirmed the new fight card and main event on Friday. McGregor...
Via Fox Sports
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor Vs Dennis Siver Targeted For January UFC Event In Boston

It seems that Conor McGregor will definitely be taking on one more fight before earning a title shot in the featherweight division and it’s set to be against Dennis Siver at a UFC event in Boston on Sunday, January 18th. McGregor, who will be front row to watch this weekend’s 145lb title rematch between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes in Brazil, has been a revelation inside and outside...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Conor McGregor to face Dennis Siver in Boston this January

Well it appears Conor McGregor will not be stepping in on short notice at UFC 180 to take on Diego Sanchez after all. According to a report from MMAJunkie, McGregor is being targeted for a bout with UFC veteran and No. 10 ranked Featherweight Dennis Siver in January. Siver and McGregor have somewhat of a history. Last week McGregor called out Siver after his native German soccer...
Via Fight Hub TV
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Conor McGregor Meets Dennis Siver in Boston

Beantown, your boy’s coming home. Your other boy, and his other home, that is. It appears UFC featherweight Conor McGregor (pictured) will meet Dennis Siver on January 18 (Sunday) in Boston. confirmed the matchup Thursday. TD Garden is expected to host the festivities. McGregor was angling to meet the winner of Saturday’s UFC 179 title tilt between featherweight...
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Boston

UFC Fight Night When: January 18, 2015 Where: TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts How: TBD Who: Dennis Siver vs. Conor McGregor Donald Cerrone vs. Myles Jury
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver beef on Twitter after Ireland ties Germany in Soccer

Mixed martial arts fans may not be big time Soccer fans, but yesterday there was a hugely surprising result in the world of Soccer. World Cup champions Germany took on the Republic of Ireland yesterday in a UEFA Euro Cup qualifier, and the Irish side shocked the world by tying Germany with a late goal with just seconds remaining in the game. MMA’s No. 1 Irishman Conor McGregor...
Via Fight Hub TV
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Stockholm Review

You never get the mea culpa you want in MMA, even if you feel like it’s owed. The co-promotion crowd, rather than admit defeat, snipes from afar, eager to defend Bellator and others while attacking Zuffa for similar (if not identical) practices. The barrage of accusations levied against Zuffa, the NSAC and others for colluding to supply fighters with TRT has subsided, a brigade...
Via MMAInsider
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs Story Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports) Dennis Siver had a happy return to the Octagon after sitting out since last December due to a failed drug test.  His entertaining victory over Charles Rosa sent him home with the biggest payday. Before we go any further, we should note that most international events don’t release fighter pay info, so […]
Via MMA Manifesto
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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