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Mar 22, 2017 9:53 am

Dana White not counting Conor McGregor out of Mayweather fight

UFC lightweight champion and former UFC featherweight champion, Conor McGregor may possess some of the best knockout power in the UFC’s 145 or 155 pound divisions. That has lead many to believe that McGregor stood a chance against undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather. On the other hand of course, Floyd Mayweather is one of the...

Mar 22, 2017 9:21 am

UFC 210 – Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson 2: Official Fight Card and Start Time

On April 8, the UFC will take over Buffalo, New York’s Key Arena with UFC 210. In the main event, we’ll see UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier attempt to defend his title against an old foe in Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. The co-main event, meanwhile, will see former middleweight champion Chris Weidman attempt to get...

Mar 22, 2017 8:38 am

Floyd Mayweather’s teammate confident McGregor superfight will happen

Throughout the course of 2017, undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have continued to be linked to a boxing superfight. The year started with Mayweather offering McGregor $15 million for a boxing superfight, with UFC President Dana White then countering Mayweather’s offer with one of his own. Mayweather of course laughed off the...

Mar 22, 2017 8:34 am

Cody Garbrandt accuses TJ Dillashaw of ending a teammate’s career

Earlier this month, former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw appeared on the Fight Society Podcast to discuss his upcoming showdown with reigning bantamweight champ and former teammate Cody Garbrandt. During this segment, Dillashaw explained that he believes his highly publicized beef with Garbrandt is unnecessary, calling their rivalry “comical.” “The beef with Cody is just...


Mar 22, 2017 7:25 am

VIDEO | Robbie Lawler spars at new gym in Florida

https://www.instagram.com/p/BR6K8snhzsr/ Last July, Robbie Lawler was punched out in the first-round of a fight with Tyron Woodley. This loss marked the end of his short but violent reign as UFC welterweight champion, and though he was briefly scheduled for a UFC 205 scrap with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, he has not been seen in the Octagon...

Mar 22, 2017 6:38 am

Gegard Mousasi vows to dominate ‘cocky’ Chris Weidman at UFC 210

In a few short weeks, the UFC will touch down in Buffalo, New York with an interesting looking night of fights in UFC 210. In the main event, we’ll see Daniel Cormier attempt to defend the UFC light heavyweight title against an old foe in Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. In the co-main event, meanwhile, Dutch contender...

Mar 22, 2017 5:51 am

Michael Bisping blasts “f**king p**sy” Vitor Belfort for CM Punk callout

Earlier this month, MMA legend Vitor Belfort was mauled by a younger, faster, Kelvin Gastelum. Many fans took this beatdown as a sign that it was time for the aging legend to retire. Belfort himself, however, said he had one more in him. In his post-fight interview, he said he’d like to fulfil the last...

Mar 21, 2017 6:58 pm

Christy Mack fires back at War Machine supporters on social media

Christy Mack fires back at haters on social media. After eight days of testimony and almost two full days of deliberations, former UFC and Bellator fighter Jon Koppenhaver (better known as “War Machine”) was found guilty on twenty-nine charges for his brutal assault on victims Christine Mackinday (Christy Mack) and Corey Thomas. The charges included...

Mar 21, 2017 2:10 pm

TJ Dillashaw to Cody Garbrandt: ‘Release the video! I could care less’

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is currently in the midst of filming ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption’ opposite nemesis UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt. The pair continued to trade barbs in the media prior to UFC 207, where Garbrandt picked up a dominant unanimous decision win over Dominick Cruz to claim the bantamweight championship. On...

Mar 21, 2017 1:41 pm

Jeff Monson scheduled to fight convicted murderer in Russia

MMA veteran Jeff Monson is scheduled to face an opponent that may be even scarier than “The Snowman” himself. Bloody Elbow reported the Russian website Tass.ru has announced that Monson will take on Maxim Novoselov at Clash of the Titans on April 22 in Kursk, Russia. The report states that the 44-year-old Novoselov is a...

Mar 21, 2017 12:26 pm

VIDEO | Dana White talks Mayweather vs. McGregor and President Donald Trump

UFC President Dana White is a busy man and was on his way to catch a flight out of LAX on Monday. X17 Online caught up with White and was able to get a quick interview with the UFC boss on the latest regarding the much-talked about Mayweather vs. McGregor boxing match, as well his...

Mar 21, 2017 12:22 pm

‘King of Instagram’ Dan Bilzerian interested in taking an MMA fight

Dan Bilzerian – a musclebound, bearded playboy who seems to spend most of his time in luxury cars surrounded by half-naked women – is interested in participating in an MMA fight. The so-called ‘King of Instagram,’ who is also a star poker player and multi-millionaire, discussed this desire on a recent episode of MMA Junkie...

Mar 21, 2017 11:59 am

TJ Dillashaw opens up on “comical” beef with Cody Garbrandt

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is currently in the midst of filming the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter opposite former teammate, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt. The pair of course have a very long and very public feud stemming from Dillashaw’s departure from Team Alpha Male, which resulted in he and Team Alpha...

Mar 21, 2017 11:27 am

Daniel Cormier reflects on birthday training session ahead of UFC 210

In just over two weeks, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson for the UFC light heavyweight championship. The fight has been targeted on several occasions in the past, however injuries have delayed this highly anticipated rematch. Now, with just over two...

Mar 21, 2017 11:23 am

Marc Diakiese and Paul Felder get heated, set up a fight on Twitter

Last weekend, on the undercard of the UFC’s latest trip to London, England, undefeated Congolese-British lightweight Marc Diakiese scored a thunderous, first-round knockout over the game Teemu Packalen. Though Diakiese was already considered a prospect, this win thrust him even further into the lightweight limelight. Having emerged as a fighter to watch in the UFC lightweight...

Mar 21, 2017 11:13 am

Christy Mack releases statement on War Machine being found guilty on 29 counts

This week, former MMA fighter War Machine was found guilty by a jury on 29 counts, including sexual assault, battery and kidnapping. With that being said, the jury was hung in regards to the attempted murder charges. With that being said, War Machine will be sentenced on June 5th for the 29 counts he was...

Mar 21, 2017 10:02 am

Phil Davis and Ryan Bader hoping to rematch on stacked Bellator 180 card

Earlier this week, we learned that long-time UFC light heavyweight contender and TUF season eight winner Ryan Bader had signed with Bellator MMA. The dangerous light heavyweight talent has wasted no time in attempting to book his first fight with the organization, calling out the light heavyweight champ Phil Davis for a fight at Bellator...

Mar 21, 2017 9:14 am

Tito Ortiz claims he ‘manhandled’ Dana White during private plane altercation

Recently, UFC President Dana White made an appearance on ‘Conan’ to discuss all things relating to MMA. Of course a superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor was discussed, however one of the segments which has received the most attention is White’s account of a time he and Tito Ortiz got into a full blown...

Mar 21, 2017 8:58 am

Miesha Tate: ‘I would love to’ appear in WWE

In the first fight on the main card of November’s landmark UFC 205, Miesha Tate came up short to Raquel Pennington. Shortly after this fight, the former women’s bantamweight champion announced her intention to retire from mixed martial arts competition. It’s not my time anymore,” Tate told UFC commentator Joe Rogan. “It’s the future’s time.”...

Mar 21, 2017 8:41 am

‘UFC Fight Night London’ medical suspensions

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in to UFC Fight Pass for a highly anticipated afternoon of fights in London, England. UFC Fight Night London played host to a number of pivotal bouts, including MMA veteran Brad Pickett’s final fight. Also on the main card, Arnold Allen kept his unbeaten streak in tact as he...

Mar 21, 2017 8:18 am

Stephen Thompson gives updates on injury and resulting surgery

Shortly after his competitive UFC 209 loss to reigning welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, we learned that Stephen Thompson had sustained an injury to his MCL. In an interview with BJPENN.COM’s Chris Taylor, Thompson clarified that, while his MCL was indeed injured, it would not require surgery. He would, however, require surgery for an injured meniscus....

Mar 21, 2017 7:31 am

Ex-fighter War Machine found guilty on 29 of 34 charges

Over the last few weeks, the trial of Bellator and UFC veteran War Machine (born Jonathan Koppenhaver) has dominated headlines. This trial stemmed from a grisly 2014 incident, during which the former fighter brutalized ex-girlfriend Christy Mac and her then boyfriend Corey Thomas. After several weeks of court proceedings, during which many horrifying details about...

Mar 21, 2017 6:47 am

Holly Holm targeted to return at UFC Fight Night 111 in Singapore

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm (10-3 MMA) is being targeted to return at June’s UFC Fight Night event in Singapore. According to BJPENN.com’s very own Chris Taylor, “The Preacher’s Daughter” has been offered a bout against undefeated Korean fighter Ji Yeon Kim (6-0-2) for the June 17 event. Holly Holm was last seen...

Mar 21, 2017 6:47 am

Nate Diaz blasts Dana White for lying about fight offers

Despite being one of the most popular fighters on the UFC roster, Stockton, California’s Nate Diaz has not been seen in the cage since he gave up a competitive decision to Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 202 back in August. In a recent interview with TMZ, UFC President Dana White said that...

Mar 21, 2017 5:54 am

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione rebooked as co-headliner for Bellator 180

Yesterday afternoon, we learned that Bellator MMA will be heading to New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden on June 24. The ever-growing promotion will do so with Bellator 180, a pay-per-view card that will be headlined by a long-awaited light heavyweight showdown between three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen and Pride legend Wanderlei Silva....

Mar 20, 2017 2:39 pm

BREAKING! Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva set for June

Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva is finally going to happen! The grudge match between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva is finally going to happen on June 24 in New York City. APNEWS.com first reported the bout According to the report, Bellator MMA will be holding a pay-per-view event in New York City on June 24...

Mar 20, 2017 1:58 pm

Stephen Thompson has his sights set on two former champions

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson suffered a majority decision loss to Tyron Woodley earlier this month at UFC 209 in Las Vegas. The loss marked Thompson’s second unsuccessful attempt to steal the title from Woodley, as the pair had battled to a majority decision draw at UFC 205 this past November in New York. Following his loss...

Mar 20, 2017 1:38 pm

Ryan Bader signs with Bellator MMA

Another top fighter has left the UFC and has signed with Bellator MMA. UFC light heavyweight veteran Ryan Bader who was recently ranked #5 on the official UFC rankings announced on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour that he has signed with Bellator MMA. Ryan Bader announces on #themmahour that he has officially signed with...