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Jul 26, 2017 6:26 am

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier actually have some nice things to say about each other

Reigning UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones don’t like each other. That’s as clear today, when we’re days out from their blockbuster UFC 214 rematch, as it has been for the last three years. The two rivals are constantly berating each other in interviews and on social media, and they’re...

Jul 26, 2017 5:43 am

Dana White threatens “whole other ball game” if Jon Jones fails to show up for UFC 214

Last year, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pencilled in for a comeback fight opposite reigning champ and heated rival Daniel Cormier. Jones’ big-ticket comeback was expected to occur in the main event of UFC 200, which served as the crescendo of 2016’s International Fight Week in Las Vegas. Regrettably, Jones failed a...

Jul 26, 2017 5:19 am

Brock Lesnar responds to Jon Jones’ recent comments

Earlier this week, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones generated headlines by expressing interest in a hypothetical showdown with former heavyweight champion and current WWE star Brock Lesnar. “I would love to fight Brock Lesnar,” Jones during a live Facebook Q&A in the buildup to his Saturday night showdown with reigning light heavyweight champ...

Jul 25, 2017 6:56 pm

UFC 215 in Edmonton gets two exciting new bouts

UFC 215, which goes down September 9 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, has grown by two exciting new bouts, per the Edmonton Sun. The first of UFC 215’s new bouts will occur at welterweight, where former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos will take on the 6th-ranked Neil Magny. This bout will be Dos Anjos’ second in...

Jul 25, 2017 3:00 pm

Bob Bennett assures fans there will be no bias in judging in Mayweather-McGregor fight

On August 26th, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated prizefighter Floyd Mayweather will meet in the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown which will see Conor McGregor look to hand Mayweather his first professional loss. Ahead of the fight, fans have expressed concern with the possibility of judges being biased in regards to their...

Jul 25, 2017 2:28 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones mocks Daniel Cormier’s hairline with latest stunt

Ahead of their highly anticipated showdown this Saturday at UFC 214, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones isn’t holding back when it comes to the mental warfare. With less than a week to go until the fight, Jones had his barber momentarily cut his hair to resemble the receding hairline of UFC light heavyweight...

Jul 25, 2017 2:06 pm

Tyron Woodley has his reasons on why Georges St-Pierre doesn’t want to fight him

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is set to defend his title this weekend at UFC 214 against Demian Maia. Maia has proved to be a top welterweight contender after dropping down from the middleweight division and is on a seven-fight winning streak dating back to 2014 and will get his second chance at getting UFC...

Jul 25, 2017 1:59 pm

Jon Jones: I would love to fight Brock Lesnar

Would a fight between Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar not entertain you? Well, at least one of the two former UFC champions is interested in the matchup. Jones, who is set to fight current champion Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight title this weekend at UFC 214 told fans in a recent Facebook chat...

Jul 25, 2017 1:56 pm

GGG’s coach gives his insight on how Conor McGregor can beat Floyd Mayweather

Many coming from the world of boxing are not giving UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor much, or any chance at all against undefeated boxing great, Floyd Mayweather. Mike Tyson has stated that McGregor is going to get “killed” against Mayweather in the boxing ring. Boxing analyst Max Kellerman went as far as to say that...

Jul 25, 2017 1:01 pm

Report: Former Bellator champ Will Brooks to return to the Octagon at UFC 216

UFC 216, which is schedule for October 7 inside Las Vegas, Nevada’s T-Mobile Arena, is reported to have grown by one interesting lightweight matchup. This matchup will pit former Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks against Nik Lentz. This news comes from MMAJunkie.com. Though Brooks stood out as one of the finest lightweights in the world...

Jul 25, 2017 11:05 am

AUDIO | Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre agree to November fight

Earlier this year – to the distaste of seemingly everyone – former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was pencilled in for a middleweight title shot against champ Michael Bisping, jumping a crowded line of established middleweight contenders in the process. This news generated a tidal wave of controversy and debate, but was ultimately rendered irrelevant,...

Jul 25, 2017 10:21 am

Claudia Gadelha challenges Jessica Andrade, Andrade responds

It has now been almost two months since top strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha’s last fight: a first-round submission of another top-ranked fighter in Karolina Kowalkiewicz back at UFC 212. Apparently, she’s getting eager to get back in there. On Monday, Gadelha took to Instagram to call out a fellow Brazilian contender in Jessica Andrade, who recently...

Jul 25, 2017 9:40 am

Chris Weidman reflects on win over Kelvin Gastelum in New York

This past weekend in New York, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman managed to snap a 3-fight losing streak as he picked up an impressive, and much needed, win over Kelvin Gastelum. The win was an impressive one for Weidman, who lost the middleweight title to Luke Rockhold at UFC 194, before then dropping two...

Jul 25, 2017 9:24 am

John Kavanagh reflects on his own journey ahead of McGregor-Mayweather

SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh is widely credited as being a driving force in Irish superstar Conor McGregor‘s journey to the top of the fight game. Kavanagh, who has served as McGregor’s head coach since before McGregor’s UFC run, recently took to social media to reflect on his own journey as a coach: 22yrs...

Jul 25, 2017 8:53 am

Michael Chiesa challenges referee Mario Yamasaki to grappling match, Yamasaki responds

On June 25, the UFC touched down in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with UFC Fight Night 112. In the main event, Kevin Lee and Michael Chiesa went to war in a compelling clash of lightweight contenders. Unfortunately this main event was shrouded in controversy, as Lee locked up a first-round rear-naked choke, but referee Mario Yamasaki...

Jul 25, 2017 8:48 am

Tyron Woodley says Demian Maia win doesn’t really help GOAT status

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is currently gearing up for the third title defense of his reign at 170 pounds. ‘The Chosen One’ will be fighting submission expert Demian Maia this weekend at UFC 214, where he will look to once again defend his belt. Ahead of the fight, Woodley spoke on the UFC 214...

Jul 25, 2017 6:57 am

Jon Jones says Anderson Silva called him, talked trash about Daniel Cormier

Not long ago, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones Tweeted that he had received a surprise phone call from middleweight legend Anderson Silva. During yesterday’s UFC 214 conference call, Jones elaborated that Silva’s call surrounded Jones’ UFC 214 title fight with Daniel Cormier. Apparently, Silva wanted to assure the former champ that Cormier has...

Jul 25, 2017 6:00 am

Jon Jones admits “great dude” Daniel Cormier’s steroid accusations are getting to him

Yesterday afternoon, light heavyweight rivals Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones spoke on the official UFC 214 media conference call. One of the more interesting moments of this call occurred after Cormier once again suggested Jones had abused steroids throughout his title reign. Though Jones initially ignored this comment, he later went off on Cormier for...

Jul 24, 2017 5:54 pm

Pat Miletich shares positive update on Matt Hughes

UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes was involved in a horrific accident on June 16 when his pickup truck was struck by an oncoming train in Raymond, Illinois. Hughes was airlifted to a nearby hospital immediately following the accident and it was later revealed that the former UFC welterweight champion of the world was in a...

Jul 24, 2017 5:16 pm

Breaking! Paul Daley returns at Bellator 183 this September

A key welterweight bout has been added to Bellator 183 which takes place September 23 in San Jose, California. As first reported by The Telegraph,  knockout artists Paul Daley and Lorenz Larkin will square off when the Bellator cage returns to the SAP Center in just under two months time. Both men will be looking...

Jul 24, 2017 4:28 pm

Mike Tyson explains why Conor McGregor will “Get Killed” boxing Floyd Mayweather

Boxing legend Mike Tyson is not giving current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor a snowballs chance in hell of beating Floyd Mayweather in next month’s boxing match in Las Vegas. In a recent interview with the “Pardon My Take” podcast, Tyson stated that that the Irish MMA star is “going to get killed” when he...

Jul 24, 2017 3:53 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov turns down offer to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 216

Undefeated lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov will not be fighting Tony Ferguson at October’s UFC 216 event in Las Vegas. TSN Sports Aaron Bronsteter tweeted out the following information earlier today explaining that the Russian sensation was offered an interim lightweight title fight with Tony Ferguson at UFC 216, but ultimately turned it down so that...

Jul 24, 2017 1:51 pm

Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero go after each other on Twitter

The middleweight division that seemed so chaotic just a short time ago seems shaking itself out. With Michael Bisping vs Georges St-Pierre no longer a hot topic for Dana White and Robert Whittaker now the interim middleweight champion, it seems pretty clear who Bisping will fight next. Now, a couple of the contenders may be...