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Jul 13, 2017 8:53 am

MMA community reacts to Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor stop in Toronto

Wednesday in Toronto, Canada, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated prizefighter Floyd Mayweather appeared onstage together for the second time following the first press conference stop in Los Angeles on Tuesday. The Toronto stop was a much more intense one, with McGregor seemingly getting the feel for the boxing style press conference after admittedly...

Jul 13, 2017 8:38 am

Tony Ferguson: Conor McGregor avoided eye contact in LA

At the first stop of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour in Los Angeles on Tuesday, top ranked UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson managed to work his way into the media section for the event. When Conor McGregor came out on-stage, ‘El Cucuy’ said Conor McGregor quickly noticed him as the only one wearing...

Jul 13, 2017 7:39 am

Sorry Conor McGregor, Demetrious Johnson wins the ESPY for “Fighter of the Year”

Though Conor McGregor is dominating combat sports headlines in the buildup to his blockbuster boxing match with undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather Jr., he came up short in his bid for the ESPY for Fighter of the Year. Though he won the award last year, this year, the honor goes to UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson....

Jul 13, 2017 7:13 am

Floyd Mayweather comments on racism allegations against Conor McGregor

Last night, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and “The Notorious” Conor McGregor touched down in Toronto, Ontario Canada for the second stop of their headline-generating world press tour. While many fans and pundits felt like Mayweather was the quicker man on the mic during the tour’s first stop in Los Angeles, the consensus in the wake of...

Jul 13, 2017 6:41 am

Conor McGregor sheds light on his sponsors for Floyd Mayweather fight

Last night, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather took over Toronto’s Budweiser stage with a rousing press event – the second stop on their headline-generating world tour. After the event, which McGregor is felt to have owned by a landslide, both fighters joined the media for a brief question and answer session. During his conversation with...

Jul 12, 2017 5:57 pm

TUTORIAL: Muay Thai World Champion breaks down scissor kick knockout

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Muay Thai, the art of eight limbs, is one the world’s most effective martial arts. It is an essential combat skill that is both effective and highly technical. Mastering Muay Thai means you have to put in the hours and focus on proper execution. Everyone who takes...

Jul 12, 2017 4:37 pm

VIDEOS | Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather go at it again in Toronto

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and boxing legend Flod Mayweather travelled north of the border today for round two of the Mayweather vs. McGregor promotional world tour. After a brief delay, this due to Floyd Mayweather being stuck in traffic, the two superstars took to the stage in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It didn’t take long...

Jul 12, 2017 3:18 pm

Showtime issues statement on Conor McGregor’s mic being cut off in Los Angeles

Showtime issues statement on Conor McGregor’s mic being cut off in Los Angeles UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather made the first stop of their promotional world tour yesterday in Los Angeles, California. The combat sports stars, Mayweather and McGregor, will square off in a boxing match on August 26 live...

Jul 12, 2017 2:34 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 41 // Ben Askren | Duane Ludwig | Rich Franklin

BJPENN.COM Radio returns at 8PM ET/5PM PT with Ben Askren and Rich Franklin! 8:15PM ET- We kick things off with ONE FC Welterweight Champ and arguably the best grappler in MMA today, Ben Askren. “Funky” Ben is several weeks removed from his most recent title defense and we’ll getting the scoop on when he expects...

Jul 12, 2017 1:52 pm

UFC 213 medical suspensions – Robert Whittaker potentially out till 2018

UFC 213 crowned a new UFC interim middleweight champion as Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker battled in a five-round interim title fight. It was a classic matchup with the two competing in a grueling fight that went the distance where judges ruled Whittaker the new interim champion of the middleweight division. With a middleweight title...

Jul 12, 2017 1:23 pm

TUF 25 Finale medical suspensions: Justin Gaethje facing lengthy sit

This past Friday, fight fans tuned in to an action packed night of fights in Las Vegas at the T-Mobile Arena for the TUF 25 Finale. The event played host to a number of thrilling fights, which included Jesse Taylor’s second round submission win over Dhiego Lima to be crowned the winner of TUF 25....

Jul 12, 2017 1:09 pm

VIDEO | LIVE! Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor – Toronto press conference

Wednesday evening, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will hit the stage for their second press conference in Toronto ahead of their August 26th fight at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. This marks the second stop of the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor world tour, which will see both fighters take to the stage in two more...

Jul 12, 2017 11:32 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor staredown with audio

.@DanaWhite's second installment of the #MayMacWorldTour Video Blog just dropped! Catch the full episode on YouTube: https://t.co/CdOfonMuXP pic.twitter.com/awTFLMP0yA — UFC (@ufc) July 12, 2017 Tuesday afternoon, the Staples Center in California played host to the first Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor press conference, where the pair both addressed fans in attendance, and began the war...

Jul 12, 2017 11:21 am

Gegard Mousasi will not be getting the next Bellator middleweight title shot

Earlier this week, we learned that former Strikeforce light heavyweight champ and long-time UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi had failed to agree on the terms of a new UFC contract, and that he would be moving to the world’s second biggest MMA promotion, Bellator MMA. Given Mousasi’s stature as one of the finest middleweights on...

Jul 12, 2017 10:52 am

Daniel Cormier weighs in on Jones-centric UFC 214 promo

Last weekend, during the broadcast of the UFC 213 main card, the promotion aired a chilling trailer for the UFC 214 main event: a light heavyweight showdown between reigning champion Daniel Cormier, and his biggest rival, former champion Jon Jones. This trailer immediately got people talking on social media. One of the main talking points...

Jul 12, 2017 10:01 am

Michael Page signs with reputable boxing promotion, puts MMA career on hold

Earlier this month, Bellator welterweight star Paul Daley began angling for a fight with former UFC contender and recent Bellator welterweight title challenger Lorenz Larkin. Shortly thereafter, Larkin replied to Daley’s callout, accepting the fight for later this year. This of course, raised immediate questions about the status of a long-discussed scrap between Daley and...

Jul 12, 2017 9:50 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor’s suit really did say “f**k you” in pinstripes

Tuesday afternoon at the first Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor press conference, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather came face to face on-stage for the first time in front of a packed Staples Center. During his opening speech, McGregor asked the cameras to zoom in on his suit, because the...

Jul 12, 2017 9:19 am

VIDEO | Mayweather Sr crashes Conor McGregor media scrum, gets taunted by McGregor

Tuesday at the first Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor press conference, the pair kicked off their world tour, as well as begun their trash talk for the highly anticipated event. McGregor spoke to the audience in attendance at the Staples Center first, before then passing the microphone over to Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mayweather continued the...

Jul 12, 2017 8:49 am

PHOTOS | Check out these incredible fan-made UFC 214 posters

The next big UFC card on the horizon is UFC 214, which goes down this July 29 in Anaheim, California. UFC 214 is stacked to the brim with elite UFC talent. The card will feature a trio of anticipated title fights, any of which could probably headline a card on its own. The first of...

Jul 12, 2017 8:37 am

Conor McGregor explains how he’s put fear in the boxing community

Tuesday afternoon at the first Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor press conference, the pair both gave speeches, most of which were trash talk, in front of a packed Staples Center arena. McGregor kicked off the event, where he boldly predicted that he would finish Mayweather in the first four rounds of the event. Predicting that...

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...