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Sep 4, 2017 6:41 am

Brendan Schaub claims Conor McGregor is “steering the ship” in the UFC

Brendan Schaub has never been afraid to heap praise on UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor. On Saturday’s special UFC Rotterdam Fight Companion edition of The Joe Rogan experience, Schaub did just that once more, explaining the he believes McGregor will have an incredible amount of sway in future negotiations with new UFC owners WME-IMG. “Conor...

Sep 4, 2017 6:02 am

Ben Askren gets awesome opponent for retirement fight

“Funky” Ben Askren has long been regarded as one of the best welterweights outside the UFC, and perhaps the best fighter outside the UFC period. Over the weekend, in the main event of ONE Championship’s stop in Shanghai, the seemingly unstoppable wrestling specialist added to that reputation with a lopsided mauling of Zebaztian Kadestam. As it...

Sep 3, 2017 8:28 pm

VIDEO | New corner cam footage from Mayweather vs. McGregor

There is no shortage of emotion in this new video which showcases the corners and family members of both Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather during their epic super fight from August 26. Conor McGregor had a fantastic start to the fight, arguably winning the contests first four rounds. However, “Mystic Mac” would begin to fatigue...

Sep 3, 2017 6:47 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan discusses why Conor McGregor gassed against Floyd Mayweather

UFC commentator Joe Rogan discusses why Conor McGregor “gassed out” in his high profile boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. Rogan believes that “Mystic Mac” has some “serious endurance problems”, and that is why he suffered a tenth-round TKO loss at the hands of the legendary undefeated boxer. In addition to that, Joe Rogan and Brendan...

Sep 3, 2017 5:23 pm

UFC 215 Fight Card and Start Time

The UFC will invade Edmonton, Alberta, Canada next weekend for UFC 215. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring long-time champion Demetrious Johnson taking on Ray Borg. This is it, folks. This is one of the reasons he declined a fight with T.J. Dillashaw. “Mighty Mouse” will attempt to make UFC...

Sep 3, 2017 4:49 pm

Matchmaker! What should come next for the UFC Rotterdam winners?

The UFC returned to Rotterdam this weekend for UFC Fight Night 115. The event delivered with a bunch of memorable finishes and some very entertaining fights. In the evening’s main event, Alexander “Drago” Volkov scored a third-round TKO victory over hometown favorite Stefan “The Skyscraper” Struve. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor attempted to fill the shoes of...

Sep 3, 2017 3:10 pm

PHOTO | Can we please have Carlos Condit back in our lives

It has been just over a year since fans were treated to a fight which involved former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit. “The Natural Born Killer” was last seen in action at UFC on FOX 21 in August of 2016, where he suffered a first-round submission loss to Demian Maia. Prior to his scrap...

Sep 3, 2017 2:49 pm

UFC Rotterdam Reebok Athlete Payouts

The UFC returned to Rotterdam yesterday for UFC Fight Night 115. The fight card was headlined by a heavyweight main event which saw Alexander Volkov score a third-round TKO victory over hometown favorite Stefan Struve. Despite being defeated, Struve took home the largest Reebok Athlete Outfitting payout of night collecting $15,000 for his efforts. “The...

Sep 3, 2017 2:24 pm

VIDEO | Emotional Conor McGregor apologizes to Dana White following loss to Mayweather

Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor put forth a valiant effort in his boxing super fight with Floyd Mayweather last weekend in Las Vegas. Unfortunately, after a terrific opening four rounds, “Mystic Mac” fatigued late in the bout which allowed Floyd Mayweather to score a tenth-round TKO victory. In the above video, we see an...

Sep 3, 2017 12:15 pm

Alistair Overeem is willing to welcome Anthony Joshua to the Octagon

Earlier today, rumors surfaced of a potential MMA bout between former Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 champion Alistair Overeem, and boxing heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua. While these rumors were almost immediately stomped out by discerning members of the MMA community, Overeem was quick to comment on them, saying that while he’s not interested in boxing Anthony...

Sep 3, 2017 9:45 am

Artem Lobov responds to callout from red-hot UFC Rotterdam prospect Zabit Magomedsharipov

Yesterday afternoon, on the undercard of UFC Fight Night 115 in Rotterdam, Russian featherweight prospect Zabit Magomedsharipov dazzled by thrashing Mike Santiago to a second-round rear-naked choke. With this win, Magomedsharipov immediately established himself as one of the finest contenders in the featherweight division, and post-fight, he looked to capitalize on this status with a...

Sep 3, 2017 9:14 am

Jose Aldo wants spot on UFC 217, is willing to fight anybody

Jose Aldo is no longer the UFC featherweight champion, having come up short against Max Holloway in June, but he still wants to stay active. In fact, the former champ is eager to insert himself into the lineup for the stacked UFC 217, which goes down this November 4 inside New York’s Madison Square Garden....

Sep 3, 2017 8:33 am

Bellator star AJ McKee updates on beef with “dumb ass” James Gallagher

AJ McKee (9-0) and James Gallagher (7-0) are two of the hottest prospects on the Bellator roster, and they happen to compete in the same division. As such, the two rising featherweights have developed a pretty memorable rivalry – one that will inevitably have to be settled in the cage. Speaking on the latest edition...

Sep 3, 2017 7:53 am

Demetrious Johnson fires back at Ray Borg: he ain’t retiring s**t!

On September 9, in the main event of UFC 215, red-hot flyweight contender Ray Borg will attempt to spoil the record-breaking 11th-straight title defense of dominant divisional king Demetrious Johnson. In fact, Borg plans to go even further, as he recently told reporters he’d beat Johnson with such severity that he not only loses the...

Sep 3, 2017 7:27 am

Michael Bisping knows how to fix Conor McGregor’s cardio problem

Last weekend, Conor McGregor came up short in his anticipated boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr., succumbing to 10th round punches. While this loss can be primarily attributed to Mayweather’s fantastic ring craft, it can also be stacked up to McGregor’s cardio issues – issues that also plagued him in his two Octagon battles with...

Sep 3, 2017 7:01 am

Rory MacDonald is “convinced” Robbie Lawler was on PEDs at UFC 189

Back in July 0f 2015, Canadian welterweight contender Rory MacDonald and then UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler co-authored one of the greatest fights in MMA history. In the end, Lawler would win this bloody battle, putting his foe down with a fifth-round volley. In the opinion of MacDonald, however, there should be an asterisk attached...

Sep 3, 2017 6:39 am

Tony Ferguson calls out UFC for major mistake on UFC 216 billboard

On October 7, in the main event of the stacked UFC 216, streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson will battle Kevin “The Motown Phenom” Lee for interim lightweight gold. According to a massive billboard Ferguson recently encountered, however, his fight with Lee will actually be for interim featherweight gold. Quick, somebody tell featherweight champ Max Holloway!...

Sep 2, 2017 7:49 pm

Stefan Struve reflects on his TKO loss to Alexander Volkov at UFC Rotterdam

Stefan Struve suffered a third-round TKO loss to Alexander Volkov in the main event of today’s UFC Fight Night 115 fight card in Rotterdam. “The Skyscraper” had a solid opening few minutes, but eventually the tide turned in favor of his opponent “Drago” midway through round two. Shortly following the setback, the perennial UFC heavyweight...

Sep 2, 2017 7:25 pm

Conor McGregor had an equipment emergency minutes prior to the Mayweather fight

Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor put on an incredible performance in his boxing debut last weekend in Las Vegas against Floyd Mayweather. The Irish superstar was eventually stopped in the tenth round by the legendary undefeated boxer, but still McGregor’s stock did nothing but rise in defeat. McGregor put together a terrific opening four...

Sep 2, 2017 3:29 pm

PHOTO | Georges St-Pierre is looking massive in preparation for his UFC 217 fight with Michael Bisping

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre is looking massive in preparation for his UFC 217 title fight with current middleweight champion Michael Bisping. The Canadian superstar, “GSP, recently took to Twitter where he shared the following picture showing off his size as a middleweight. In NYC, training with Erik Owings! pic.twitter.com/isk9WUUoCg — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre)...

Sep 2, 2017 3:08 pm

UFC Rotterdam Bonus Report

Today’s ‘UFC Fight Night 115’ event in Rotterdam, Netherlands delivered with some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, the UFC handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at this afternoon’s UFC Fight Night 115 post-fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 115’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the...

Sep 2, 2017 2:45 pm

UFC Fighters react to Alexander Volkov’s TKO victory over Stefan Struve

Alexander Volkov picked up the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career today in Rotterdam, scoring a third-round TKO victory over Stefan Struve in the main event of UFC Fight Night 115. Struve looked sharp in the early stages of the fight, landing a variety of strikes including a flying knee which left Volkov...

Sep 2, 2017 2:06 pm

UFC Rotterdam Results: Alexander Volkov TKO’s Stefan Struve (VIDEO)

A heavyweight scrap between perennial division contenders Stefan Struve and Alexander Volkov served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 115 fight card in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Round one begins and Struve lands a right hand early. Both fighters fire off low kicks. Volkov lands another. He goes to the body with a right...

Sep 2, 2017 1:29 pm

UFC Rotterdam Results: Siyar Bahadurzada TKO’s Rob Wilkinson (VIDEO)

A middleweight scrap between Siyar Bahadurzada and Rob Wilkinson served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 115 fight card in Rotterdam. Round one begins and Wilkinson lands a low kick to start things off. Rob is walking forward early here. He lands a push kick to the body and then another. Siyar...

Sep 2, 2017 1:06 pm

UFC Rotterdam Results: Marion Reneau TKO’s Talita Bernardo (VIDEO)

A women’s bantamweight scrap between Talita Bernardo and Marion Reneau kicked off today’s UFC Fight Night 115 main card in Rotterdam. Round one begins and Reneau starts off quickly. She fires off a combination followed by a hard low kick. Marion utilizing some serious forward pressure early. She throws another low kick but Talita catches...

Sep 2, 2017 12:14 pm

Conor McGregor Celebrates Being ‘Filthy Rich’ in a Post Packed With Metaphors

After Conor McGregor lost to Floyd Mayweather, you sure couldn’t say he appeared defeated just by looking at him. He was all smiles, his new brand of whiskey in hand, addressing the media at the podium like a man who just closed the business deal of a lifetime. In a way, that’s exactly what happened....

Sep 2, 2017 11:50 am

VIDEO | Wrestling Legend Ric Flair is back!

Wrestling legend Ric Flair is back on his feet and that deserves a big “Woooooooooooo!”. The Professional Wrestling legend took to Twitter earlier this afternoon where he delivered the following message to his fans. I'm Backkkk! Thanks To Everyone For The Support These Past Couple Weeks. I Ain't Dead Yet Mother F**ckers! WOOOOO! https://t.co/1ZgKVjFH8x pic.twitter.com/AHSSyE8JT1...