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Jun 22, 2017 12:01 am

Oscar De La Hoya rips “disrespectful” Dana White

While the majority of the combat sports community was thrilled to hear that a boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather had been finalized for August 26th, Oscar De La Hoya was not. While De La Hoya wrote a lengthy letter in an attempt to prevent the fight from ever happening, he has now...

Jun 21, 2017 11:45 pm

Cat Zingano open to Holly Holm fight

While Cat Zingano may currently be on the sidelines recovering from an injury, she has continued to keep her name in headlines for her willingness to fight top ranked contenders. First it was Cris Cyborg, the woman who struggled to find an opponent for months, who Zingano was willing to fight. Unfortunately for ‘Alpha’ Cat...

Jun 21, 2017 2:13 pm

Fedor Emelianenko doesn’t consider himself the GOAT

While many MMA fans consider heavyweight MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko to be the greatest fighter of all time for his reign of dominance during the Pride FC era of MMA, ‘The Last Emperor’ doesn’t think of himself as ‘the GOAT’. From 2002-2006, Emelianenko terrorized the Pride FC heavyweight division, going on a spectacular 14 fight...

Jun 21, 2017 1:28 pm

GGG & Canelo Alvarez weigh-in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

On September 16th, Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin, also known as ‘Triple G’ will step into the ring for a highly anticipated middleweight title fight against Canelo Alvarez many years in the making. Several weeks before however, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, and undefeated prizefighter Floyd Mayweather will step into the ring at the T-Mobile Arena for...

Jun 21, 2017 12:47 pm

Nate Diaz slapped with lawsuit seeking over $1 million in damages

UFC star Nate Diaz may now be in the most costly fight of his career. On Wednesday, TMZ reported that the Stockton native had a lawsuit filed against him by The Ballengee Group, who previously represented Diaz as an agent. According to TMZ, “The Ballengee Group filed a lawsuit in District Court in Dallas claiming...

Jun 21, 2017 12:23 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor using interesting training method for accuracy

As Conor McGregor stated following his 13 second KO win over Jose Aldo, “precision beats power, and timing beats speed.” Now, ahead of McGregor’s August 26th fight against Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor has once again enlisted the help of movement coach Ido Portal to help him prepare for the puzzle that is Floyd Mayweather. Ahead...

Jun 21, 2017 10:35 am

Artist explains the Conor McGregor knocking out Floyd Mayweather mural

Ahead of Conor McGregor‘s highly anticipated August 26th showdown with Floyd Mayweather, the champ showed off a massive mural on the wall of his gym which depicts him knocking out Mayweather. The mural instantly drew attention from fight fans due to the level of boldness displayed. However, as it turns out, it wasn’t McGregor who...

Jun 21, 2017 10:12 am

VIDEO | First footage of Floyd Mayweather training for Conor McGregor

With just 68 days to go until Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather step into the ring together at the T-Mobile Arena, training camp is underway for both men ahead of what is being called the biggest fight in combat sports history. Mayweather, who will be seeking his 50th professional win as he looks to extend...

Jun 21, 2017 9:21 am

VIDEO | Watch Conor McGregor and Dana White meet for the first time

Check out the first face-to-face conversation Conor McGregor had with Dana White. Today, Conor McGregor is the biggest star in mixed martial arts, and one of the biggest stars in sports outright. It is his status as such that helped him shoehorn his way into a boxing match with undefeated pugilist Floyd Mayweather Jr., which...

Jun 21, 2017 8:47 am

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza relocates to Florida, gives timeframe for Octagon return

Back in April, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza put his status as one of the top middleweight contenders on the line against the young Robert Whitaker. Unfortunately, this bet didn’t pay off for Jacare, as he wilted under a storm of second-round strikes. Now several months removed from this loss, Jacare is seeking a change of scenery....

Jun 21, 2017 7:49 am

Michael Bisping: Dana White told me ‘GSP does not want to fight’

For a time, it looked as though UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping would next defend his title against former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. Yet when St-Pierre revealed he wouldn’t be able to fight until the fall, and Bisping announced that he was recovering from knee surgery, this much-discussed fight was pushed to the back burner....

Jun 21, 2017 5:54 am

Michael Bisping responds to comparisons between himself and Germaine de Randamie

Earlier this week, UFC women’s featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie was stripped of her title to refusing to fight the division’s number one contender, Cris “Cyborg” Justino. The UFC explained the choice to strip de Randamie in a brief statement. A key line of this statement claimed: “UFC maintains that any champion is expected to...

Jun 20, 2017 3:16 pm

Sage Northcutt gets new opponent for UFC 214

On July 29th at UFC 214, rising UFC prospect Sage Northcutt was initially slated to fight Claudio Puelles, however after Puelles was forced to withdraw from the fight following a successful UFC debut, the promotion was tasked with finding a replacement opponent for Northcutt. Now, news has surfaced from Sherdog regarding the scrap, revealing that...

Jun 20, 2017 2:38 pm

Oscar De La Hoya once again rips “irrelevant” McGregor vs. Mayweather fight

On August 26th, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will compete in what many consider the biggest fight in combat sports history. With that being said however, not everyone shares the same enthusiasm regarding the fight. Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya even went as far as to pen a lengthy letter in an attempt to...

Jun 20, 2017 1:11 pm

Floyd Mayweather’s coach gives bold prediction for Conor McGregor fight

On August 26th, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will look to make combat sports history and hand Floyd Mayweather his first professional boxing loss when the two square off at the T-Mobile arena. Ahead of the fight, the combat sports community remains rather torn in their predictions for the fight. While Mayweather’s nearly perfect defense...

Jun 20, 2017 12:15 pm

Conor McGregor’s striking coach announces who will corner for Floyd Mayweather fight

On August 26, one of, if not the most talked about fight in combat sports history will take place as undefeated defensive boxing great, Floyd Mayweather will take on current UFC lightweight and former UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. The two superstars from their respective sports have gained a ton of fans and buzz throughout...

Jun 20, 2017 12:06 pm

UFC Fight Night Singapore medical suspensions: Correia & Arlovski facing lengthy suspensions

This past weekend, the UFC held a thrilling card for ‘UFC Fight Night Singapore’, which was headlined by a women’s bantamweight showdown between former bantamweight champion Holly Holm, and former women’s bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correia, which saw Holm snap a 3-fight skid by picking up a 3rd round TKO win. The fight also played...

Jun 20, 2017 11:24 am

Conor McGregor’s coach breaks down McGregor’s exceptional fight IQ

UFC lightweight champion and Irish superstar Conor McGregor has repeatedly proven himself to be an elite level striker inside the Octagon. Throughout McGregor’s eight year MMA career, 18 of his 21 wins have come by way of knockout, all of them via punches. While Conor McGregor, who uses Taekwondo as part of his training, has...

Jun 20, 2017 10:08 am

Stipe Miocic fires back at Anthony Joshua

Following news of a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight being official, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic began to call for a fight against heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua. While Joshua, an Olympic gold medalist, boasts an undefeated record of 19-0 that has seen him finish all of his opponents, Miocic is confident that he...

Jun 20, 2017 9:26 am

VIDEO | Tim Hague’s opponent speaks on his tragic passing: “I knew in the ring”

On Sunday, tragedy struck the combat sports community as UFC veteran Tim Hague passed away after being brutally knocked out in a Friday night boxing match. Now several days removed from this tragedy, Hague’s opponent Adam Braidwood has broken his silence. Unsurprisingly, the boxer is heartbroken by the way things turned out. “It’s not a...

Jun 20, 2017 9:03 am

Conor McGregor’s coach says “no doubt” McGregor will defeat Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor‘s striking coach Owen Roddy has largely been credited with helping develop McGregor’s impressive striking game throughout the course of his MMA career. Roddy now faces the task of aiding the Irish superstar in improving his boxing leading up to his highly anticipated August 26th scrap with Floyd Mayweather at the T-Mobile arena in...

Jun 20, 2017 8:45 am

Megan Anderson on Germaine de Randamie: “she’s undersized at ’45, and she knew that”

When Germaine de Randamie won the inaugural UFC women’s featherweight title by defeating Holly Holm back in February, the expectation was that she would then defend that title against the division’s consensus best fighter, Cris “Cyborg” Justino. Instead, however, De Randamie refused to fight Cyborg on the basis of her previous failed drug test, which...

Jun 20, 2017 8:26 am

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight to get multi-city media tour

In the buildup to Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo’s planned UFC 189 featherweight title fight (which was ultimately rescheduled for UFC 194), the UFC carted the two stars off on an international media tour, stopping in cities in Ireland, Brazil, the United States, and Canada. From the sounds of it, McGregor’s much discussed boxing match...