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May 24, 2016 8:24 am

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather reportedly set for September 17th

There has been quite a bit of back and forth regarding a potential boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. While it was initially reported that the fight was close to being finalized, it was then revealed that the fight was entirely fictitious, and wouldn’t happen. While many thought the hype surrounding the fight...

May 24, 2016 1:43 am

Shane Carwin: ‘I’d like to get the belt . . . or just beat up Brock Lesnar again’

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin has been busy with his newly established fighter management company. However, after suffering from repeated injuries and retiring, his competitive nature is still burning inside. “[I struggled with retirement] every day,” Carwin said in an interview with getmoresports.com. “I did not do everything I wanted. I think about...

May 24, 2016 1:12 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘I would love to kick Georges St-Pierre’s *ss’

Chael Sonnen’s suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission will be up in July as his two-year ban from competition comes to an end. While Sonnen told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s MMA Hour that he does not have any current plans of returning to MMA, he did give Helwani a list of opponents that he would...

May 23, 2016 6:28 pm

UFC releases statement on BJ Penn being pulled from UFC 199 for USADA IV violation

Late Monday, BJPENN.COM learned that UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn was pulled from his UFC 199 bout with Cole Miller after his admitted use of an IV to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The UFC gave the following statement regarding Penn’s USADA IV violation: The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S....


May 23, 2016 2:08 pm

Paige VanZant following in Ronda Rousey’s footsteps to Hollywood

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is captivating a growing fanbase as she competes on Monday night in the finals of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” VanZant’s time spent on the dance show competition has opened doors for the 6-2 mixed martial artists as Deadline.com reports that VanZant will make her debut on the big screen in...

May 23, 2016 1:19 pm

Conor McGregor to appear nude in the ‘Body Issue’ of ESPN The Magazine

After serving his first media interview with ESPN since his UFC 200 debacle, it looks like Conor McGregor will be added to ESPN The Magazine’s list of nude athletes to appear in the “Body Issue.” ESPN tweeted the announcement on Monday. Conor McGregor will appear in the Body Issue. A look at MMA stars who...

May 23, 2016 11:44 am

VIDEO | Colin Cowherd says Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor will happen

Sports media personality Colin Cowherd says that the rumored fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is going to happen. Cowherd says that he received information from sources that leads him to believe the fight will take place in September. “My intel is Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is going to happen,” Cowherd said recently...

May 23, 2016 11:18 am

VIDEO | Joe Lauzon gets slapped silly in birthday beating

Joe Lauzon celebrated his birthday on Sunday turning 32-years-old. Come Monday, Lauzon was given his present from his teammates at the gym getting his stomach slapped repeatedly and it only took five guys to hold “J-Lau” down and give him his birthday beating. Joe Lauzon is set to take on Diego Sanchez at UFC 200...

May 23, 2016 10:33 am

Tito Ortiz gives his take on why the UFC is worth $4 billion

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator fighter Tito Ortiz has had a very interesting relationship with UFC President Dana White. Ortiz and White had many disputes over the years and once almost settled their differences regarding contract issues in a boxing match but that never ended up actually happening. While Ortiz has his...

May 23, 2016 1:18 am

VIDEO | Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller says loss is a ‘reawakening of the Mayhem’

Jason “Mayhem” Miller returned to mixed martial arts over the weekend at Venator FC III in Milan, Italy after being out of competition for close to four years. “Mayhem” was scheduled to fight for the Venator middleweight title against the champion Luke Barnatt, but weighed in 24 pounds over the limit. Miller was then given...

May 21, 2016 4:25 pm

VIDEO | Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller brings back the entertainment to the walk out

Jason "MAYHEM" Miller @mayhemmiller pic.twitter.com/80mifjvTQk — Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) May 21, 2016 The days of the entertaining walk outs to the Octagon or cage seem to be dead. However, with Jason “Mayhem” Miller coming out of retirement to fight at Venator FC III in Milan, Italy on Saturday, “Mayhem” brought back some of the flash on...

May 21, 2016 3:32 pm

VIDEO | Rousimar Palhares gets TKO’d in less than a minute at Venator FC III

Former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares fought on Saturday in Milan, Italy at Venator FC III. Palhares was matched up with Emil Weber Meek in the main event of the card and things ended quickly with Meek winning by TKO early in the first round. Meek improved his record to 9-2-1 with the win over Palhares...

May 21, 2016 3:00 pm

VIDEO | Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller gets choked out by Mattia Schiavolin at Venator FC III

Jason Mathem Miller vs Mattia Schiavolin #VenatorFC pic.twitter.com/RbR0ug3e2G — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) May 21, 2016 After getting his chance to fight for the Venator middleweight title taken away for coming in 24 pounds over the middleweight limit, Jason “Mayhem” Miller was given a fight at Venator FC III in the light heavyweight division. Miller had...

May 21, 2016 1:58 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor vs. ESPN’s Kenny Mayne in rock, paper, scissors

What would the stakes be if you were to play Conor McGregor in a game of rock, paper, scissors? ESPN’s Kenny Mayne took the option to get physical in the old game of roshambo. Mayne challenged the UFC featherweight champ and asked, “Winner gets to hit the other guy?” “The Notorious” replied, “OK. In the...

May 21, 2016 1:28 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan says Gabi Garcia is ‘clearly taking male hormones’

Gabi Garcia is currently 2-0 in professional MMA with both of her fights taking place in Rizin FF. Garcia, who fights in the light heavyweight division at 205 pounds has finished both of her fights, one coming by TKO and one by submission. Garcia established herself in the world of competitive sport jiu-jitsu winning multiple...

May 21, 2016 12:47 pm

Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin fighting in September

While the biggest news in boxing is surrounding a retired boxing star and a UFC featherweight champion, true boxing enthusiasts are hoping for the Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez fight. Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler spoke with Boxing Scene on “GGG’s” next fight. “Canelo is certainly the number one choice but at the same time...

May 21, 2016 12:35 pm

Ian ‘Uncle Creepy’ McCall to return to the Octagon at UFC 201

UFC flyweight Ian McCall has not fought since January of 2015. Despite being unsure if he would ever fight again, McCall announced his return to the Octagon via social media. McCall posted a photo to Instagram with a caption saying, “I’m baaack!!!! July 30th against @scogginsdragonhouse in Atlanta @ufc #201” I'm baaack!!!! July 30th against...

May 21, 2016 11:35 am

Matt Brown on Tyron Woodley: ‘I’d fight him in the f***ing street for free’

Matt Brown is not happy that Tyron Woodley is getting a title shot against Robbie Lawler at UFC 201. The UFC veteran spoke with MMA Underground on his displeasure for the UFC’s decision to give Woodley a shot at UFC gold. “[Tyron] Woodley, he’s a bitch. I just don’t like him anyway,” said Brown (transcribed...

May 21, 2016 11:18 am

Dan Henderson says his retirement depends on contract negotiations with UFC

MMA legend Dan Henderson is currently the oldest fighter on the UFC’s roster. At 45-years-old, the former PRIDE and Strikeforce champion is set to fulfill his last fight on his current UFC contract when he faces Hector Lombard at UFC 199. “Hendo” says that he feels he still can compete with the best, but is...

May 21, 2016 10:51 am

BJ Penn on FLOGRAPPLING’s ‘America’s Most Successful Black Belt of All Time’

BJ “The Prodigy” Penn got his nickname early on in his martial arts career and for good reason. Our namesake was the first non-Brazilian to win gold at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championships back in 2000, which catapulted his career in mixed martial arts. Penn then went on to achieve great accolades in the world of...