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Jul 19, 2017 7:44 am

Michael Bisping blasts Yoel Romero: he’s “out of his god damn mind”

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero gave up a decision to Robert Whittaker, and failed to claim the UFC interim middleweight title as a result. With this outcome, Romero also failed to lock down his long-awaited fight with undisputed middleweight champ, Michael Bisping. Despite this fact, Romero has...

Jul 18, 2017 3:28 pm

Floyd Mayweather explains why he called Conor McGregor a “faggot”

On the final stop of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour, things reached an entirely new level of intensity as the two men appeared together in a boxing ring for the first time in London. The event was an extremely tense one, that even saw Conor McGregor rub Mayweather’s head as he walked...

Jul 18, 2017 2:34 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather swarmed and harassed by Conor McGregor fans

Last week, Undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor hit four major cities as part of their ‘Mayweather-McGregor world tour’. As the tour progressed, tensions began to build between the two men as trash talk became more personal, rapidly approaching a dangerous line according to Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza: “The intensity keeps...

Jul 18, 2017 1:39 pm

Max Holloway reveals who really wins the Mayweather vs McGregor fight

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is really getting to know the business now that he is the king of the 145-pound division. Speaking with the media recently, Holloway dove into the hot topic of Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor, who meet in the boxing ring on August 26. “The big winner of that fight is...

Jul 18, 2017 1:32 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov punches a crazy fan in the gut

We have not seen current #1 UFC ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov compete since November of last year where he defeated Michael Johnson by submission in the third round. “The Eagle” was scheduled to fight #2 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson in a UFC interim lightweight title fight at UFC 209 in March. However, Nurmagomdeov suffered weight...

Jul 18, 2017 12:50 pm

Team McGregor responds to claims of Conor being knocked out during sparring session

Rumors can spread like a wildfire. One big rumor that has been buzzing throughout the combat sports community is that Conor McGregor was knocked out during a recent sparring session. Former boxing champion Jessie Vargas claims that he heard McGregor was knocked out in sparring and said that “the boxing world is small, it’s a...

Jul 18, 2017 12:17 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz and 50 Cent throw shade at Conor McGregor

At the New York stop of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor started off his speech for the event by throwing shade at New York’s own 50 Cent. McGregor took the mic, saying: “What’s up New York City?” McGregor said. “50 Cent’s a (expletive). You and 50 are...

Jul 18, 2017 10:50 am

UFC, Bellator veteran arrested for “family violence”

Cody Pfister, who competed four times in the UFC lightweight division, has found himself in some hot water. According to BloodyElbow.com, the UFC veteran was arrested on July 15, and detained in the Potter County Detention Center in Amarillo, Texas after being charged with assault and causing bodily injury to a family member. Pfister’s arrest stemmed...

Jul 18, 2017 10:41 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s best lines from press conference world tour

QUALITY: @TheNotoriousMMA's best lines from his #MayMacWordTour with @FloydMayweather. 😂👏 (🎥 @UFCEurope x @ShowtimeBoxing) pic.twitter.com/6FnwkKgHzb — SPORF (@Sporf) July 16, 2017 Last week, UFC champion Conor McGregor and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather appeared onstage together on four separate occasions as part of their Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour. The pair certainly wasted no time...

Jul 18, 2017 10:09 am

VIDEO | UFC Long Island: Road to the Octagon – Full Episode

This Saturday, the UFC will debut in Long Island, New York with the exciting, 13-fight UFC Long Island card. This card will be headlined by a key middleweight scrap between struggling former champion Chris Weidman and surging contender Kelvin Gastelum. Weidman will enter this fight having been stopped in his last three Octagon appearances, first...

Jul 18, 2017 9:01 am

Demetrious Johnson reflects on “misunderstanding” with Dana White

Recently, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and UFC President Dana White were involved in a very public spat following Johnson’s refusal to fight former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw at flyweight. While many fans were quick to criticize Mighty Mouse for allegedly “ducking” Dillashaw, the champ revealed in an open letter than the UFC had recently...

Jul 18, 2017 7:29 am

Paulie Malignaggi explains how Conor McGregor can beat Floyd Mayweather

On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, retired boxer Paulie Malignaggi confirmed that he would be helping UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor prepare for his August 26 boxing match with the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. On the same episode, Malignaggi gave his take on how McGregor might upset the odds and author the victory in...

Jul 18, 2017 6:49 am

Floyd Mayweather weighs in on rumors about Conor McGregor training knockout

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his first steps into the boxing ring. He’ll do so against undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. Needless to say, he’s going to have his hands full. While McGregor faces a massive test against Mayweather, he and his camp have seemed optimistic about their chances...

Jul 18, 2017 5:51 am

Daniel Cormier fires back at “limp d*ck” Jon Jones, war of words ensues

Over the weekend, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones blasted his UFC 214 opponent, reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, with some pretty significant trash talk. This bit of trash talk served as the spark for yet another fiery social media exchange between the two, which occurred on both Twitter and Instagram. See their...

Jul 17, 2017 4:42 pm

Report | Stipe Miocic vs. Cain Velasquez title fight being targeted for UFC 216

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic (17-2 MMA) successfully defended his title for a second time at May’s UFC 211 event in Dallas, where he scored a first-round TKO victory over former division title holder Junior dos Santos. The victory served at Miocic’s fifth in a row, as he had previously scored finishes over Mark Hunt,...

Jul 17, 2017 2:11 pm

VIDEO | Canadian Wing Chun fighter knocks out Vietnamese karate black belt

The martial arts style debate continues to heat up, especially after the challenge between the Chinese MMA coach and Tai Chi master recently went viral. A new matchup of styles is seen here as Canadian Wing Chun fighter Pierre Francois Flores went over to Hanoi, Vietnam to challenge Vietnamese karate black belt, Doan Bao Chau....

Jul 17, 2017 2:08 pm

Leonard Ellerbe claims Conor McGregor is trolling everyone with his training video

As the world waits to see how the fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor plays out on August 26, many are taking a look at their training videos to make early predictions. One video, in particular, puts Mayweather and McGregor side-by-side and compares the two fighters training. Mayweather is seen looking very quick and...

Jul 17, 2017 2:01 pm

Report: Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko rescheduled for UFC 215

The women’s bantamweight title fight between champion Amanda Nunes and challenger Valentina Shevchenko has been rescheduled for UFC 215, according to a report by Combate. UFC 215 takes place in Edmonton, Canada, on September 9. The two were supposed to fight in the main event of UFC 213. However, Nunes withdrew from the competition the...

Jul 17, 2017 12:33 pm

Conor McGregor’s father defends his son after racism accusations

The four-day, four-city press tour for Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather’s August 26 mega fight was a doozy. It created all of the hilarious, intense, and memorable moments we hoped for. Unfortunately, it also created a few less savoury moments, as some of McGregor’s comments were deemed racist, and Mayweather uttered a homophobic slur. According...

Jul 17, 2017 10:32 am

Santiago Ponzinibbio and Gunnar Nelson argue different sides of eye-poke controversy

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated return to Glasgow, Scotland, Santiago Ponzinibbio scored an upset, knockout win over the highly regard Gunnar Nelson in just 82 seconds. Unfortunately, Ponzinibbio’s win was not without controversy, as he appeared to badly eye-poke Nelson just moments before the fight-ending blows were landed. Nelson gave...

Jul 17, 2017 9:52 am

VIDEO | Yoel Romero films anti-Bisping promo on the streets of Cuba

Earlier this month, in the main event of the anticipated UFC 213, Cuban wrestler Yoel Romero stepped into the Octagon with surging Kiwi-Australian contender Robert Whittaker. The winner of this bout would be crowned the UFC’s interim middleweight champion, which would in turn earn them a title unifying showdown with undisputed middleweight champ Michael Bisping....

Jul 17, 2017 8:43 am

Jon Jones roasts Daniel Cormier, promises to end his days of “dry humping”

In little less than two weeks’ time, in the main event of the stacked UFC 214 on July 29, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones will have the chance to settle one of the fiercest rivalries in MMA history. That doesn’t mean they’ve dialled back the trash talk in the...

Jul 17, 2017 6:57 am

Former boxing champ claims Conor McGregor was KO’d in sparring session

If Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh is to believed, the Irish MMA star should be ready to fight – and beat – Floyd Mayweather any day now. On a late June episode of The MMA Hour, Kavanagh claimed McGregor would be ready for the undefeated pugilist in just three weeks’ time, far less than eight weeks he...

Jul 17, 2017 6:15 am

Anderson Silva calls for a fight with an old foe

It has now been several months since we’ve seen former UFC middleweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Anderson Silva in the cage. Though he was briefly scheduled for a UFC 212 battle with surging middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum, this plan fell through when Gastelum was flagged for marijuana metabolites, leaving Silva glued to the...