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Jul 12, 2017 8:10 am

Dana White says Donald Trump wants to attend Mayweather vs. McGregor

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor‘s August 26 showdown is now less than a month and half away. To help build the hype for this monumental battle, the pair are participating in a four-stop, multi-city press tour. The first stop of this tour occurred last night, when the undefeated boxer and the mixed martial arts superstar...

Jul 12, 2017 6:15 am

Floyd Mayweather says training camps have become too hard on his body

When Conor McGregor steps into the boxing ring with Floyd Mayweather on August 26, he’ll be short on advantages. One clear advantage he does have, however, is his age. He’s a relative fresh 28, while Mayweather is now 40 years old. During the Los Angeles stop of the Mayweather-McGregor world press tour, Mayweather spoke candidly...

Jul 12, 2017 6:02 am

Conor McGregor explains what Floyd Mayweather said to him during staredown

Last night, at a crowded press conference inside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather met for the first time. It was entertaining affair, highlighted by some memorable trash talk and a fairly intense staredown. The staredown, of course, would have been much more enjoyable if we could have heard...

Jul 11, 2017 4:04 pm

TJ Dillashaw gives his honest take on Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor

TJ Dillashaw has had some experience in the ring with one of the greats from boxing as we’ve recently seen the footage of the former UFC bantamweight champion sparring with Vasyl Lomachenko. Lomachenko is one of the boxers that is often talked about in the pound-for-pound debate. Joe Rogan speaks very highly of Lomachenko and...

Jul 11, 2017 4:01 pm

Floyd Mayweather: On August 26, I’m gonna knock this b*tch out!

The Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor world tour press conference kicked off at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on Tuesday. Both Mayweather and McGregor were present for the first stop of the world tour with McGregor taking to the mic first. “The Notorious” fired off his shots at Mayweather during his opening speech....

Jul 11, 2017 3:29 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather fires back, promises to finish “Mr. Tapout” Conor McGregor

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather fires back, promises to finish “Mr. Tapout” Conor McGregor UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor was the first fighter to take the microphone at today’s Mayweather vs. McGregor press conference in Los Angeles, California. The brash Irish superstar quickly began taking shots at “Money” and the sport of boxing stating the following....

Jul 11, 2017 3:10 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor blasts Floyd Mayweather at Los Angeles Press Conference

VIDEO | Conor McGregor blasts Floyd Mayweather at Los Angeles Press Conference UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor wasted little time bringing the heat to boxing legend Floyd Mayweather at today’s press conference in Los Angeles. The brash Irishman declared that he will knockout “Money” inside of four rounds. "He will be KO'd inside 4 rounds."...

Jul 11, 2017 2:52 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather square off in Los Angeles

PHOTO | Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather square off in Los Angeles UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor (21-3 MMA) will take his talents to the boxing ring on August 26 live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas where he will square off with undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather (49-0 Boxing). The first press conference for...

Jul 11, 2017 2:28 pm

PHOTO | Sage Northcutt looking bigger and more shredded in new post

“Super” Sage Northcutt is looking like he is terrific shape ahead of his fight coming up against John Makdessi. The two are set to meet in the center of the Octagon at UFC 214, which takes place on July 29 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Ahead of his fight, Northcutt posted some photos...

Jul 11, 2017 2:24 pm

LIVE! Watch the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather press conference

Tuesday afternoon, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will hit the stage for their highly anticipated first press conference prior to their showdown on August 26th at the T-Mobile Arena. The fight is being dubbed the ‘Fight of the Century’ and has led to both men predicting that they will finish the fight early, with Mayweather’s...

Jul 11, 2017 1:25 pm

TUF 25 salary report: Justin Gaethje tops payroll in UFC debut

This past Friday in Las Vegas, fight fans tuned in to an action packed night of fights in Las Vegas for the ‘Ultimate Fighter: Redemption’ Finale, where TUF 25’s Jesse Taylor was crowned the winner of TUF nine years after earning his way to the Finale for the first time. In addition, the main event...

Jul 11, 2017 12:17 pm

Yoel Romero shares friendly exchange with new Bellator fighter Gegard Mousasi

Earlier this week, we learned that former Strikeforce light heavyweight champ and long-time UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi had signed with Bellator MMA, this after failing to agree to the terms of a new UFC deal. Since the announcement of his move to Bellator, Mousasi has been welcomed to the fold by a number of...

Jul 11, 2017 10:33 am

BREAKING | Kevin Lee says he’s accepted TUF coaching job against Justin Gaethje

On Monday night, Ariel Helwani reported that the UFC was considering Eddie Alvarez as the next opponent for former World Series of Fighting lightweight champ Justin Gaethje, who made his UFC debut on Friday with a wild, TKO defeat of Michael Johnson. Apparently, Gaethje and Alvarez were also being seriously considered as the coaches for...

Jul 11, 2017 10:25 am

Dillon Danis candidly discusses rift with Marcelo Garcia

Since being brought into Conor McGregor’s training camp as a JiuJitsu coach and partner, Dillon Danis’ stock has continued to rise in not only the JiuJitsu world, but also in the MMA world, despite the fact that Danis has never competed in an MMA bout. The BJJ champion has continued to make headlines for his...

Jul 11, 2017 9:42 am

Chael Sonnen gives Conor McGregor ‘zero’ chance against Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor‘s blockbuster boxing match with the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now just a month and a half away, and it seems to be all anybody is talking about. The latest member of the MMA Community to weigh in on this groundbreaking showdown was three-time UFC title challenger and current Bellator light heavyweight star,...

Jul 11, 2017 9:02 am

Max Holloway wants Frankie Edgar, fans want Conor McGregor rematch

Earlier this year, interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway stepped into the Octagon with Jose Aldo to fight for the undisputed featherweight championship. After weathering an early storm, Holloway managed to defeat Aldo via 3rd round TKO to cement his place as the king of the UFC’s 145 pound division. Following the fight, all signs...

Jul 11, 2017 8:33 am

MMA community reacts to Gegard Mousasi signing with Bellator

Monday afternoon, the MMA community was shocked to learn that top ranked UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi had signed with Bellator MMA after being unable to reach a deal with the UFC. Mousasi broke the news, which immediately hit social media, setting off a chain of reactions from members in the MMA community. Mousasi was of...

Jul 11, 2017 8:20 am

Valentina Shevchenko doesn’t believe Amanda Nunes’ excuses

If things had gone according to plan, Valentina Shevchenko would have battled Amanda Nunes for UFC bantamweight gold in the main event of UFC 213 last Saturday. Unfortunately, Nunes was forced out of the bout with an illness at the last minute – at least, that’s her story. Shevchenko is not so sure about Nunes’...

Jul 11, 2017 7:34 am

UFC targets Justin Gaethje vs. Eddie Alvarez, frustrated Dustin Poirier goes off

Shortly after his thrilling TKO win over Michael Johnson – which marked a successful UFC debut – former World Series of Fighting champ Justin Gaethje called out Tony Ferguson. Ferguson, however, didn’t appear to be interested in the fight, and UFC President Dana White later stated that the UFC is still hoping to pair Ferguson...

Jul 11, 2017 6:03 am

Fabricio Werdum to appeal UFC 213 loss to Alistair Overeem

Last Saturday, on the main card of UFC 213, former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum gave up a razor close decision to former Strikeforce champ Alistair Overeem. This outcome was immediately controversial, as many members of the MMA Community argued that Werdum had done enough to win, and others argued the fight should have been...

Jul 10, 2017 1:53 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather skating through fight camp on Sunday Funday

The mega money fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is less than two months away and the world tour press conference kicks off the first of four stops on Tuesday. However, on Sunday, the undefeated boxing great didn’t let the fight or any promotion get in the way of his family time as he...

Jul 10, 2017 1:48 pm

Did Floyd Mayweather need the Conor McGregor fight to pay off tax debt?

There is no doubt that the super fight between undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will generate a ton of money. Floyd Mayweather is expected to make upward of $100 million for his role in the boxing match while McGregor is expected to make a bit less than his undefeated...

Jul 10, 2017 12:10 pm

Report: Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor price for pay-per-view set

What are you willing to dish out to watch Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor meet in the boxing ring on August 26? According to Los Angeles Times Sports Reporter, Lance Pugmire, the prices for the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor fight have been set. Pugmire tweeted on Monday, “The @FloydMayweather @TheNotoriousMMA pay per view price...

Jul 10, 2017 11:53 am

If Justin Gaethje doesn’t get “not smart” Tony Ferguson, he has another opponent in mind

Shortly after his thrilling, back-and-forth TKO defeat of Michael Johnson, former World Series of Fighting lightweight king Justin Gaethje made a dynamite callout of top UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson. While this prospective matchup immediately had fans drooling, we know that the UFC – and Ferguson – are still keen on an interim title fight between...

Jul 10, 2017 10:43 am

BREAKING| Gegard Mousasi confirms he’s signed with Bellator, shares details of deal

Earlier this morning, reports began to swirl that former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion and long-time UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi had abandoned the UFC ship and signed with Bellator MMA. I’m hearing from a reliable source that Gegard Mousasi has signed with Bellator MMA. It’s one source but I’m trying to get confirmation now. —...