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UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC Fight Night 59

With a dominant performance against UFC veteran Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59, Conor McGregor earned a shot at featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Although McGregor was only ranked No. 5 among 145-pound contenders heading into his bout on Sunday, he's already done enough to earn a spot in a championship bout only five contests into his UFC career. Show More Summary

The Question: Can Conor McGregor Dethrone UFC Champ Jose Aldo?

Bleacher Report lead mixed martial arts writers Jonathan Snowden and Jeremy Botter have banded together—much like a modern-day version of the Justice League—to take on the most important questions facing the MMA world. Welcome to The...Show More Summary

The Notebook: McGregor Rises, Judging Still Sucks and Larkin Has Bright Future

Our enduring memory from UFC Fight Night 59 will be Conor McGregor, moments removed from his easy destruction of Dennis Siver, leaping over the Octagon in search of his next foe. McGregor found him. Jose Aldo, located in the second row—next to McGregor 's stunning girlfriend, no less—stood with a smile on his face. Show More Summary

UFC Targeting Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor for UFC 187 on May 23

Entering UFC Fight Night 59, there was little question regarding what was next for Irish striker Conor McGregor. Should he beat Dennis Siver, he was destined to face featherweight champion Jose Aldo in the biggest fight in the division's history. Well, he did beat Siver, and the UFC is making good on its word regarding a McGregor title shot. Show More Summary

Conor McGregor and the UFC Implemented the Right Booking and Promotions Plan

Conor McGregor did what he needed to do against Dennis Siver. His second-round stoppage has earned him a title shot against longtime champion Jose Aldo. What's interesting about this case is that McGregor has done so in such a way that his messaging outside of the Octagon has been almost more important than what he was able to do within the cage. Show More Summary

Dana White Explains Why Jose Aldo Didn't Face off with Conor McGregor

The UFC appeared to botch a golden opportunity to have Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo face off after the Irishman's victory Sunday night. But UFC President Dana White would later explain to Ariel Helwani why the two future adversaries did not face off in the cage. "He is superstitious, White said. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 59 Results: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

Conor McGregor has taken the 145-pound division by storm and is now lined up to challenge featherweight champion Jose Aldo. With his win over Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59, McGregor improved to 5-0 inside the Octagon. In doing so,...Show More Summary

Conor McGregor Failed To Troll UFC Champion Jose Aldo And His Family

FollowingMcGregor’ssecond-roundstoppageofDennisSiveratUFC‘sFightNight59inthepro-IrishBostonGarden,thenumber-fiverankedcontenderintheworldhoppedthefenceandjumpedinfront ofAldoandhisfamily.Heproceededtoscreamatthechampbutinresponse,Aldogiggledlikesomeonetickledtheballsofhislethalfeetwithafeather.

VIDEOS: Conor McGregor Mauls Dennis Siver, Jumps the Cage to Confront Jose Aldo

Last night's UFC Fight Night 59 bout between Irish featherweight star Conor McGregor and German role-player Dennis Siver was every bit the lopsided showcase we expected it to be. McGregor thoroughly outclassed Siver in the standup exchanges, using his speed, accuracy, and unpredictable variety of strikes to befuddle his opponent. Show More Summary

With Aldo vs. McGregor on Tap, 7 Fights That Make Sense for Other FW Contenders

With his win over Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59, No. 5 featherweight contender Conor McGregor earned a shot at 145-pound champion Jose Aldo. In the stacked featherweight class, multiple other competitors were deserving of a title shot, but McGregor rose above the rest by igniting MMA fans with his confidence inside and outside the Octagon. Show More Summary

Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver: What We Learned from Featherweight Tilt

Conor McGregor earned his UFC featherweight title shot. With current division champion Jose Aldo sitting ringside to take in the action, McGregor dominated Dennis Siver on Sunday to solidify his crack at the title. McGregor got the technical knockout stoppage in the second round. Siver was merely a punching bag. Show More Summary

Video: Watch Jose Aldo’s Miserable UFC Q&A Session With Drunk Bostonians

(Video courtesy of Fresh off the most embarrassing UFC Q&A ever involving CM Punk earlier this month in Las Vegas, NV., at UFC 182, the UFC thought it would be a great idea to call upon its featherweight kingpin, Jose...Show More Summary

Jose Aldo has a little message for Irish UFC fans: 'I'm sad for all of you'

Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Jose Aldo was the featured guest at the UFC Fight Night 59 weigh in event, holding court for the fan Q&A session earlier this afternoon in Boston, Massachusetts, not...Show More Summary

Live! Jose Aldo fan Q&A video from UFC Fight Night 59 weigh ins in Boston

Remember when Conor McGregor headed down to Brazil to watch Jose Aldo fight and got heckled at the fan Q&A? Well, now it's Aldo's turn. "Junior" is scheduled to hold court this afternoon (Sat., Jan. 17, 2015) inside the Orpheum Theater in Boston, Massachusetts (hopefully you have tickets), which kicks off at 2 p.m. Show More Summary

UFC: Conor McGregor says his team are 'bulletproof' describes himself as 'loose rock' & willow'; points finger at Dennis Siver failed drug test

UFC featherweight Conor McGregor goes into Sunday night's headline clash with Dennis Siver in Boston one victory away from a title shot against Jose Aldo, but has accused his Russian opponent of dubious practises after a recent suspension and fine following a failed doping test last year. Siver tested for human chorionic gonadotropin, claiming that [...]

Five Reasons Dennis Siver Is Fighting Conor McGregor at UFC Fight Night 59

(Dennis is the guy on the right. Poster-'shop via Jeremy Botter) By Mike Fagan The UFC hasn't been subtle about fast-tracking Conor McGregor for a shot at Jose Aldo's featherweight title, so it surprised many people when they booked the young Irishman to fight Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59, this Sunday in Boston. Show More Summary

Video: Conor McGregor pre-fight media scrum for UFC Fight Night 59 talking Jose Aldo, Dennis Siver, and more

Even though Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight phenom Conor McGregor is fighting Dennis Siver this weekend in Boston, most mixed martial arts (MMA) reporters are asking "Notorious" about reigning 145-pound kingpin Jose...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 59: B/R Main Card Staff Predictions

With all the hype surrounding Conor McGregor and a potential meeting with featherweight king Jose Aldo, we could forgive you for thinking that the Irishman is headlining against a punching bag at UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston. No one has given poor old Dennis Siver hasn ’t much of a chance. Show More Summary

Conor McGregor Is Ready for His Close-Up, but Is He Really Ready for Jose Aldo?

The Conor McGregor hyperbole may finally have gotten out of hand this week. Frightening, considering it feels like we're just getting started. With a few days left before McGregor meets Dennis Siver in the main event of Sunday’s Fight...Show More Summary

Before There Was Conor McGregor, There Was Michael Bisping

The UFC has high hopes for brash Irishman Conor McGregor, who is just one win away from a shot at featherweight champion Jose Aldo, but before their most recent excursion into Western Europe, there was the United Kingdom's Michael "The...Show More Summary

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