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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 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 10:29 am

VIDEO | Zabit Magomedsharipov is a Human Highlight Reel in his UFC Debut

Thanks to Thibault Goulti, UFC Rotterdam just kicked off a couple of hours ago in exciting fashion. Don’t blink yet though, the thrills aren’t stopping anytime soon. This guy Zabit Magomedsharipov made his UFC debut against Mike Santiago and stole the show. Sure, it was only the third fight of the card and there are...

Sep 2, 2017 8:47 am

Alistair Overeem Says ‘Let’s Do This’ Fight With Francis Ngannou

Francis Ngannou is a guy that no one seems to want to fight. He was supposed to fight Junior dos Santos at the upcoming UFC 215 card, but JDS was pulled due to an unfortunate potential anti-doping violation by USADA. Since then, he’s called out Alistair Overeem and even UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic himself....

Sep 2, 2017 8:15 am

Jose Aldo Didn’t Actually Tweet About Conor McGregor’s Loss to Mayweather

Right after Conor McGregor lost his fight with Floyd Mayweather, everyone had their reactions. The most controversial reaction had to be Jose Aldo. We all know that McGregor knocked the former UFC featherweight champion out in “turteen” seconds, since then Aldo has commented on every step McGregor has made. That’s why no one was surprised...

Sep 2, 2017 6:51 am

Chris Weidman Doubles Down on Light Heavyweight Move

In November, Georges St-Pierre and Michael Bisping will fight for the middleweight title at Madison Square Garden while others in the division wait. With two wins in Chris Weidman’s last five fights, combined with his division’s title picture, Weidman is looking for other options. Weidman mentioned last month that he was thinking about a move...

Sep 1, 2017 12:19 pm

Holly Holm on Mayweather vs McGregor: It was definitely an early stoppage

There has been a bit of a debate regarding the 10th round TKO stoppage in the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor money fight. McGregor said after the fight was over that he would have liked it if the ref let the fight go on as he claimed he was more fatigued than hurt. “That’s why...

Sep 1, 2017 12:18 pm

Oscar De La Hoya explains his ‘F**K YOU #MayweatherVsMcGregor’ tweet

While millions around the world were excited to see what would happen when Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor stepped into the boxing ring, one boxing legend was very upset that the fight was actually taking place. On Friday, a day before the richest fight in combat sports took place, Oscar De La Hoya tweeted, “F**K...

Sep 1, 2017 11:25 am

BREAKING | Jon Jones Passed His Blood Test Right After UFC 214

It seems like there is a new development in the Jon Jones saga every single day. After allegedly popping for a steroid, we’ve been on an emotional roller coaster that started at heartbroken and is now twisting into the strange and unusual. His own teammate came out very early on claiming this had to be...

Sep 1, 2017 7:56 am

You Can’t Climb On Top of Vegas Cages Because of Justin Gaethje

Justin Gaethje is one of the most exciting fighters on this planet, or probably any other. If you weren’t accustomed to his entertaining violence before in World Series of Fighting, you were introduced to him in his ‘Fight of the Year’ contender with Michael Johnson at UFC’s The Ultimate Fighter 25 season finale. Unfortunately, the...

Sep 1, 2017 7:23 am

Floyd Mayweather Compares The McGregor Fight to a World Record ‘Bank Heist’

They don’t call him “Money” Mayweather for nothing. Floyd Mayweather came out of retirement to fight Conor McGregor in what turned out to be a very smart business move. Just showing up in the arena on fight night earned Mayweather $100 million. With the endorsements, pay-per-view cut and other unspoken bonuses, Mayweather probably doubled or...

Aug 31, 2017 6:07 pm

CSAC Executive Director Says Jon Jones Test ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’

The Jon Jones news exploded right in the middle of Conor McGregor fighting Floyd Mayweather and still hasn’t slowed down. The UFC light heavyweight champion allegedly tested positive for the steroid Turinabol. While he waits for the results of his B sample, everyone you can think of has weighed in on the controversy. Dana White...

Aug 31, 2017 3:00 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov Wants to Return at UFC 219 Against Conor McGregor

Don’t tell Khabib Nurmagomedov that it’s looking like Nate Diaz will get the next shot at Conor McGregor. After once again missing out on a fight with Tony Ferguson for the interim UFC lightweight title, he’s decided to skip that match-up altogether. After all, why fight for an interim belt if you can fight for...