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Sep 7, 2017 12:49 pm

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez May Not Return This Year But For a Good Reason

Stipe Miocic has systematically taken out the best of the best: Mark Hunt, Andrei Arlovski, Fabricio Werdum, Alistair Overeem, and Junior dos Santos. That’s a murderer’s row of murderer’s rows. As Miocic enjoys an incredible reign as the UFC heavyweight king, there is one fighter that he hasn’t been tested against. Former heavyweight champ, Cain...

Sep 7, 2017 11:20 am

VIDEO | Diego Brandao explains chaotic fight in Russia against Akhmed Aliev

The Fight Nights Global 73 main event in Russia between Diego Brandao and Akhmed Aliev had one of the strangest endings in mixed martial arts. Brandao lost by TKO after jumping out of the cage in the second round after both opponents threw illegal strikes. Brandao spoke with MMA Fighting about the controversial contest with...

Sep 6, 2017 9:28 am

Cody Garbrandt and Urijah Faber blast TJ Dillashaw over “dirty” training habits

Today, bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt and his UFC 217 challenger T.J. Dillashaw stand out as two of the fiercest rivals in MMA. There was a time, however, when they trained together, as teammates, under the roof of Team Alpha Male in Sacramento, California. Then again, it doesn’t sound like they got along that well in...

Sep 6, 2017 5:54 am

Paige VanZant says she’s passed out multiple times during weight cuts

Back in August, we learned that long time strawweight contender Paige VanZant was moving on up to the UFC’s new women’s flyweight division, where she’ll battle Jessica Eye at UFC 216 on October 7. The reason for this move, as it turns out, is not just that VanZant is looking for a fresh start. Apparently,...

Sep 5, 2017 3:35 pm

Owen Roddy Respects the Ref’s Decision to Stop McGregor’s Fight with Mayweather

The fight with Floyd Mayweather may have not gone as well as Conor McGregor and his team wanted, but it could have gone way worse. Both fighters have celebrated by sharing comments about walking away with an impressive amount of cash. Still, money isn’t everything, McGregor definitely wanted to win that fight and take over...

Sep 5, 2017 6:29 am

Fabricio Werdum refuses to judge Junior Dos Santos, says USADA is “too strict.”

Initially, this weekend’s UFC 215 card included a dynamite heavyweight scrap between former champion Junior Dos Santos and red-hot contender Francis Ngannou. Regrettably, Dos Santos was notified of a potential anti-doping violation by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), and yanked from the card’s lineup as a result. Speaking to Guilherme Cruz of MMAFighting.com, one...

Sep 5, 2017 6:00 am

Joe Rogan’s advice to Paulie Malignaggi: Shut the f*ck up

Paulie Malignaggi was brought into Conor McGregor’s training camp for Floyd Mayweather as an ally. He left as an arch enemy. Since Malignaggi departed McGregor’s headquarters, he’s taken every opportunity to berate the Irishman, attacking him in interviews, and trashing him on social media. Eventually, Malignaggi even began attacking other members of the MMA community,...

Sep 3, 2017 3:10 pm

PHOTO | Can we please have Carlos Condit back in our lives

It has been just over a year since fans were treated to a fight which involved former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit. “The Natural Born Killer” was last seen in action at UFC on FOX 21 in August of 2016, where he suffered a first-round submission loss to Demian Maia. Prior to his scrap...

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...

Aug 31, 2017 1:43 pm

Justin Gaethje is ‘Excited’ to Get Punched in the Face by Eddie Alvarez

Hopefully, you knew of Justin Gaethje before he stepped foot into the UFC. If you didn’t, chances are you’ve seen his ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate with Michael Johnson back in July. This wild man has somehow remained undefeated (18-0 with 16 finishes!) while simultaneously being one of the most exciting fighters alive. If he...

Aug 31, 2017 8:05 am

Coach believes Nate Diaz will require massive pay boost for Conor McGregor trilogy fight

Shortly after his thrilling boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr., Conor McGregor and his team began expressing interest in a trilogy fight with his fiercest rival, Nate Diaz. This trilogy fight, McGregor said, would have to be in the 155-pound lightweight division, rather than the welterweight division where the pair’s first two battles occurred. Speaking...

Aug 31, 2017 6:44 am

Justin Gaethje has an awesome plan to lure Conor McGregor into a fight

Though Conor McGregor lost his Saturday night boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr., succumbing to 10th-round punches, the fight itself was a resounding success for him. Not only did he he dazzle his doubters by performing far better than expected, but he’s also likely to pocket far north of $100 million once his portion of...

Aug 30, 2017 11:08 am

Coach claims Jose Aldo’s days in MMA are numbered

Over the last few months, a seemingly endless list of MMA fighters have expressed interest in testing their hands in the professional boxing ring. Fighters from Stipe Miocic to Jimi Manuwa to Artem Lobov to Anderson Silva have all done so, and now, Jose Aldo is doing the same. Aldo, of course, has shared interest...

Aug 30, 2017 8:23 am

Paulie Malignaggi clarifies on claims that he was a spy for Floyd Mayweather

For a brief period, retired boxer Paulie Malignaggi served a sparring partner for Conor McGregor in an effort to help the Irishman prepare for his Saturday scrap with Floyd Mayweather. Unfortunately, McGregor and Malignaggi’s work together spawned one of the most high-profile beefs in combat sports, as Malignaggi didn’t like how he was portrayed by the...

Aug 30, 2017 6:01 am

Jose Aldo’s head coach praises Conor McGregor

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is one of the biggest Conor McGregor critics out there. Given this, his reaction to McGregor’s 10th-round TKO loss to boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. wasn’t particularly surprising: https://twitter.com/josealdojunior/status/901668806455681024 Yet Aldo’s dislike of McGregor, which stems from their 2015 battle, which McGregor won by 13-second knockout, doesn’t seem to...

Aug 30, 2017 5:41 am

Joe Rogan: Jon Jones is the number one f**kup of all time

Earlier this month, the combat sports world was rocked by the news that Jon Jones had failed a drug test administered on the eve of his UFC 214 battle with Daniel Cormier. As the latest in an unfortunately long string of drug-related incidents, this failure called into question Jones’ status as the UFC’s new light...

Aug 29, 2017 2:11 pm

Conor McGregor served medical suspension as a result of his loss to Floyd Mayweather

Following the results of the exciting boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather, “The Notorious” will not be allowed to immediately get back to competition even if he wanted to. On Tuesday, MMA Fighting released the Nevada Athletic Commission medical suspensions served for some of the fighters from Saturday’s Mayweather vs McGregor boxing event....

Aug 29, 2017 10:52 am

Daniel Cormier is Sad That He and Jon Jones May Never Fight Again

  The fallout of Jon Jones continues. It was just last week that the GOAT candidate allegedly tested positive for the anabolic steroid Turinabol. Since then, media, managers, and UFC fighters alike have weighed in on the results of Jones’ testing and we’re still in the dark as to what will be the final call....

Aug 27, 2017 8:23 am

Leonard Ellerbe heaps praise on Conor McGregor, discusses his future in boxing

Conor McGregor’s crossover showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr. did not go the way he planned, as he folded under a shower of 10th-round punches, losing by TKO as a result. All the same, the Irishman’s valiant effort earned him the respect of many in the boxing community, and his future is looking brighter than ever. One member...

Aug 27, 2017 8:08 am

Conor McGregor discusses the options for his fighting future

Conor McGregor‘s blockbuster battle with Floyd Mayweather Jr. did not go the way he planned, as he wilted under a storm of 10th-round punches, losing by TKO as a result. All the same, the Irishman’s valiant effort earned him the respect of many in the combat sports community, and his future is looking brighter than...