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Aug 8, 2017 1:48 pm

Did Paulie Malignaggi reveal Conor McGregor’s kryptonite?

Paulie Malignaggi says that he got the best of Conor McGregor during their second sparring session and it would have only gotten worse for the UFC lightweight champion if he was still a part of his fight camp as he got back into his groove. While Malignaggi recently retired from boxing, Floyd Mayweather will be...

Aug 8, 2017 1:40 pm

Chuck Liddell comments on rumored matchup with “kind of boring” Chael Sonnen

Over the last few weeks, former UFC title challenger and current Bellator star Chael Sonnen has made several callouts of retired MMA legend Chuck Liddell. Hey SCHMUCK Liddell Some one-syllable words of advice You Sign Bellator Fight Chael DON’T — Chael Sonnen (@ChaelSonnen) June 29, 2017 Called my Manager Said Get Chuck’s Manager on phone....

Aug 8, 2017 11:33 am

Paulie Malignaggi: ‘My counter punching was sharper’ sparring Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is known for his counter punching ability. Just look at how he beat Jose Aldo in 13 seconds to win the undisputed UFC featherweight title. Although as good of a counter puncher McGregor is, recently retired former two division boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi says that just after two sparring sessions, his counter...

Aug 8, 2017 10:50 am

Dustin Poirier wanted a top-5 opponent next, but will settle for Chiesa or Pettis

Last weekend, during the UFC Fight Night 114 broadcast, former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis made an interesting callout of fellow contender Dustin Poirier. It did not take Poirier long to respond. “I’m down,” he said matter-of-factly on Twitter.  Speaking to BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor on Monday, Dustin Poirier explained his interest in this fight with...

Aug 8, 2017 9:41 am

Dustin Poirier: Eddie Alvarez knows “the truth” about UFC 211 no contest

Back in May, UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier very nearly picked up the biggest win of his career, as he had former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez on spaghetti legs during their UFC 211 undercard scrap. Regrettably, Poirier was then cracked with a salvo of illegal knees. When he was unable to continue, the bout was...

Aug 8, 2017 5:08 am

David Branch goes off on Luke Rockhold in profanity-riddled tirade, Rockhold responds

Yesterday afternoon, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold appeared on The MMA Hour to discuss his August 16 fight with former two-division World Series of Fighting champ David Branch. During his interview, Rockhold explained that Branch was simply the only option remaining after he tried and failed to lock down a bevy of other fights....

Aug 8, 2017 4:49 am

Floyd Mayweather’s last opponent believes Conor McGregor has a real chance to win

It is difficult to find people who are confident in Conor McGregor‘s chances against boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather. Andre Berto, however, who is the last man to have fought Mayweather in the boxing ring, is one of those people. Berto explained his confidence in McGregor on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. “When it comes...

Aug 8, 2017 4:46 am

Stipe Miocic has a message for Jon Jones

In the buildup to and immediate fallout of his UFC 214 title fight with Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones has expressed real interest in a fight with former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. The reason for this callout of Lesnar, Jones explained, is because he believes a fight with a superstar with Lesnar at heavyweight would...

Aug 8, 2017 4:31 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor lands cover of ESPN the Magazine’s Fighting Issue

UFC lightweight champion and transcendent MMA star Conor McGregor has added another feather to his hat. The Irish striking specialist will be featured on the cover of ESPN the Magazine’s Fighting Issue, and honored with a corresponding feature article. See Conor McGregor on the cover of ESPN the Magazine’s Fighting Issue below: The Conor McGregor...

Aug 7, 2017 1:53 pm

Tyron Woodley says Georges St-Pierre should be honest on reason for his comeback

After nearly four years away from competition, Georges St-Pierre is expected to return to the Octagon in November. Not only will St-Pierre be returning to fight in the UFC, the former welterweight champion is looking to jump up a weight class and take on UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. If victorious against Bisping, St-Pierre will...

Aug 7, 2017 12:06 pm

Fabricio Werdum responds to criticism from Dana White

Last month, on the main card of UFC 213, former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum lost a majority decision to former Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 champ Alistair Overeem. That said, Werdum very nearly won the fight in the third, when he visibly rocked his foe. Unfortunately, the decorated grappler opted to ground the fight, rather...

Aug 7, 2017 10:58 am

Korean Zombie shares positive update on recovery

Back in January, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 104, fan favorite featherweight contender “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung returned from a lengthy hiatus with fantastic results, knocking out his foe Dennis Bermudez in the first round. Just like that, the all-action Korean star was right back in the featherweight contender picture. From...

Aug 7, 2017 9:53 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones gives update on possible Brock Lesnar super fight

Late last month, in the main event of UFC 214, UFC light heavyweight great and pound-for-pound mainstay Jon Jones returned to the cage after more than a year on the shelf. He did so against reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, and despite his layoff, won the fight by knockout in the third round to...

Aug 7, 2017 9:15 am

Report: Paige VanZant moves up to flyweight for UFC 216 bout

According to a report from Damon Martin of FloCombat.com, fan favorite UFC strawweight Paige VanZant (7-3) has been booked for a return to the Octagon. This return will occur at UFC 216, this October 6 in Las, Vegas, Nevada – it just won’t occur at strawweight. Instead, it’s expected to occur in the new UFC women’s...

Aug 7, 2017 8:05 am

Paulie Malignaggi explains why Conor McGregor is having difficulty progressing as a boxer

Paulie Malignaggi is no longer a part of UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor‘s training for undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. The former two-division boxing champ made his exit feeling as though he’d been unfairly represented by McGregor and his team. Since his departure from Team McGregor, Malignaggi has repeatedly blasted the Irishman on social media....

Aug 7, 2017 7:01 am

Chris Weidman discusses viral punchface photo from Kelvin Gastelum fight

Last month, in the main event of the UFC’s debut in Long Island, New York, New York’s own Chris Weidman picked up an impressive submission win over surging middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum. While Weidman managed to secure the win, however, he did not escape the fight unscathed. In the first round, the former champ was...

Aug 7, 2017 6:00 am

Jose Aldo gives his take on McGregor-Malignaggi beef

In July, we learned that former two-division boxing champ Paulie Malignaggi would be helping UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor prepare for his blockbuster August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. Unfortunately, things have soured since then, as Malignaggi has abandoned McGregor’s camp, as he feels he’s been portrayed poorly by McGregor and his team. And...

Aug 6, 2017 12:32 pm

Disappointed Randa Markos calls close Alexa Grasso loss “discouraging sh*t”

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico City, Mexico, Randa Markos attempted to build on the momentum of a career-best defeat of former strawweight champion Carla Esparza with a win over highly regarded Mexican prospect Alexa Grasso. Though Markos was forced to take Grasso on in her home country,...

Aug 6, 2017 11:02 am

Anthony Pettis calls for a fight with Dustin Poirier, Poirier responds

Last month, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis returned to the division he once ruled after a short stint at featherweight. His opponent in this return was ever-exciting veteran Jim Miller. Pettis looked great in his lightweight return, out-duelling Miller to a sound unanimous decision win. Now, he’s keen to step back into the cage and...

Aug 6, 2017 10:09 am

Paulie Malignaggi once again blasts “no balls” Conor McGregor

News that former two-division boxing champ Paulie Malignaggi would be helping UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor prepare for his August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather was met with widespread intrigue and excitement. Unfortunately, things have taken a nasty turn since the pair’s latest sparring session, as Malignaggi has taken issue with the way he’s...

Aug 6, 2017 9:15 am

VIDEO | Watch Dustin Ortiz pick up the fastest finish in UFC flyweight history

Last night, the UFC returned to sun-soaked Mexico City, Mexico with an exciting night of fights. While the main card was of course the focal point of the event, the undercard produced plenty of excitement too. One of the more exciting moments of this undercard occurred in an interesting flyweight bout between Dustin Ortiz and...

Aug 6, 2017 7:44 am

UFC reveals cast for The Ultimate Fighter 26

Last night, during the broadcast of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico City, Mexico, the UFC announced the cast for the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter (season 26). Like the Ultimate Fighter season 20, which saw contenders battle to become the first-ever women’s strawweight champ, this season will see competitors vie for the inaugural...

Aug 5, 2017 5:12 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey starts up her own website, teases big announcement

“Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is one of the biggest stars on the face of the planet. The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion of the world, Rousey, has opened a new website (rondarousey.com) and is teasing that she will be dropping some major news for her fans very soon. Check it out. I’m super proud to be...