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Jun 25, 2017 2:56 pm

Update: Cody Garbrandt vs. Matthew Kline Kader fails to come to fruition

Over the last few weeks, the MMA community has watched on in bewilderment as bodybuilder Matthew Kline Kader and UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt engaged in a heated Twitter beef, and ultimately agreed to fight inside Team Alpha Male, Garbrandt’s home base in Sacramento, California. Contrary to widespread doubt that this weird beef would actually...

Jun 24, 2017 1:40 pm

BJ Penn planning to continue fighting with win on Sunday

UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn is currently preparing to step into the Octagon with UFC veteran Dennis Siver Sunday night in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, where he will look to once again have his hand raised in front of fight fans. Ahead of the fight, many have questioned whether Penn plans to retire from MMA...

Jun 24, 2017 12:53 pm

TJ Dillashaw reportedly no longer considering move to flyweight

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw’s upcoming fight remains a mystery as conflicting details continue to emerge, with no resolution on the conflict between The UFC and Demetrious Johnson to aid fight fans in making sense of the confusion. Dillashaw was initially slated to fight bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt in a highly anticipated bantamweight title...

Jun 24, 2017 9:42 am

Johny Hendricks misses weight for 2nd middleweight fight

Saturday morning, the fighters of tomorrow’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Oklahoma City’ hit the scales ahead of their scheduled bouts. Unfortunately for former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks, he once again missed weight for the event, coming in at 188 pound, two pounds over the middleweight limit for non-title fights. This of course marks the third...

Jun 23, 2017 2:30 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather vs. Ronda Rousey in StreetFighter 4

While it was infamously stated at one point in time that under the right circumstances, Ronda Rousey could defeat UFC heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez, Rousey’s fall from dominance was a very sudden and very quick one. While the former champion no longer fights, Rousey remains one of the most dominant WMMA champions of all time....

Jun 23, 2017 2:19 pm

Mike Goldberg talks about his ‘difficult’ time after getting let go by the UFC

The former veteran voice of the Octagon, Mike Goldberg will be heard by MMA fans once again as he is set to make his debut with Bellator MMA this weekend. Goldberg along with fellow veteran MMA broadcasting figure Mauro Ranallo were both announced as new acquisitions to the Bellator mixed martial arts promotion just over...

Jun 23, 2017 2:17 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov planning fall return against Tony Ferguson

UFC lightweight #1 contender Khabib Nurmagomedov has been absent from the Octagon since his UFC 205 win over Michael Johnson, where he cemented his place as the lightweight #1 contender on the UFC’s official lightweight rankings. Following the fight, Nurmagomedov was booked to fight #2 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson in a highly anticipated interim lightweight...

Jun 23, 2017 2:14 pm

PHOTO | Anthony Johnson back in the gym helping prepare top light heavyweight for fight

Former UFC title contender Anthony Johnson shocked the MMA community when he announced his retirement following his light heavyweight title fight loss to champion Daniel Cormier at UFC 210 in April. “This was my last fight,” Johnson told Joe Rogan in the post-fight Octagon interview. “I didn’t tell anybody. I didn’t even tell Dana White....

Jun 23, 2017 12:58 pm

VIDEO | 40-year-old Floyd Mayweather shows off physique ahead of Conor McGregor fight

The massive money fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is just about two months away. With both fighters training for the boxing match, we got a look at the 40-year-old Mayweather and his physique after coming out of retirement with his last fight taking place in 2015. While many from the world of boxing...

Jun 23, 2017 12:42 pm

VIDEO | Throwback to when Diego Sanchez trained with Oscar De La Hoya

Oscar De La Hoya has been very vocal and against the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor boxing bout. The former boxing champ has retired from the sport and is now promoting boxing events with his Golden Boy Promotions company. The boxing champion turned promoter has made it clear that he feels the money fight between...

Jun 23, 2017 11:15 am

Mayweather coach admits he’s “concerned” with power of Conor McGregor

While Floyd Mayweather is arguably the most defensively skilled boxer of this generation, ahead of his fight on August 26th however, many are questioning whether Mayweather has fought someone with the power of Conor McGregor. According to McGregor’s striking coach Owen Roddy, the UFC lightweight champion hits with the power of a middleweight, which explains...

Jun 23, 2017 10:15 am

John Kavanagh reveals tentative plan for Conor McGregor UFC return

On August 26th, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the ring for a highly anticipated showdown with undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather at the T-Mobile arena in what could very well go down as the biggest fight of all time. Ahead of that fight, many fans have questioned when, or if, Conor McGregor will...

Jun 23, 2017 10:01 am

Floyd Mayweather’s coach questions legitimacy of Conor McGregor sparring footage

Over a year ago, Conor McGregor brought in South African boxing champion Chris Van Heerden to help him prepare for his rematch with Nate Diaz. Conor McGregor then posted footage of the pair sparring to his social media accounts, showing himself tagging Van Heerden repeatedly. That didn’t sit too well with Van Heerden, who was...

Jun 23, 2017 8:04 am

Dana White sends message to fan who ‘bought’ McGregor-Mayweather tickets

While the combat sports community is understandably thrilled and anxious for the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match on August 26th at the T-Mobile arena, one fan may have jumped the gun in regards to buying their tickets for the historic event. A fan told me he bought tix already. I want...

Jun 22, 2017 2:25 pm

Wanderlei Silva releases statement on press conference scuffle

Thursday morning in New York City, Bellator MMA held a press conference for their highly anticipated Pay-Per View event this Saturday. While the event went off without any major speed bumps, a brief scuffle broke out at one point as MMA legend Wanderlei Silva shoved Chael Sonnen. Fortunately, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker and security...

Jun 22, 2017 10:49 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather sparring for Conor McGregor

The countdown is now underway for the highly anticipated Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match on August 26th, where Mayweather will look to extend his undefeated record to 50-0 as he looks to dispatch of the UFC lightweight champion. On the flip side however, McGregor will look to pick up his first professional boxing...

Jun 22, 2017 8:39 am

BJ Penn explains what makes Dennis Siver such a dangerous opponent

This Sunday, on the main card of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Oklahoma City, our very own BJ Penn will return to the Octagon opposite dangerous German veteran Dennis Siver. In advance of this compelling scrap, Penn joined host Kinch on BJ Penn Radio to discuss Siver as an opponent. “I think he’s a great...

Jun 22, 2017 8:06 am

Colby Covington sounds off on Tyron Woodley and Demian Maia

Last weekend, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to Singapore, rising welterweight Colby Covington scored a career-best win over established contender Dong Hyun Kim. Shortly after this win, Covington made several callouts of his former training partner Tyron Woodley, who now wears the UFC welterweight title. On the latest episode of BJ...

Jun 22, 2017 7:42 am

Ray Sefo goes in-depth on new Professional Fighters League: “It’s a fighter’s dream”

Earlier this year, we learned that the well-established MMA promotion World Series of Fighting was being rebranded as the Professional Fighters League (PFL). This rebranded organization will seek to revolutionize the MMA landscape by providing fighters with salaries, using tournaments to ensure title shots, and awarding tournament winners with a whopping million dollars. On the latest...