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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...

Aug 27, 2017 6:34 am

Conor McGregor addresses fatigue issues in Mayweather bout

Last night, UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor bravely stepped into the boxing with undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. While McGregor had some real success early on, he ultimately fatigued in the second half of the fight, at which point Mayweather turned up the offense to capture a 10th-round win. Speaking to Ariel Helwani of...

Aug 26, 2017 10:50 pm

Boxing Community reacts to tonight’s Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor result

Current UFC lightweight champion of the world Conor McGregor took his talents to the squared circle tonight in Las Vegas where he battled undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather at T-Mobile Arena. Unfortunately for McGregor fans, after a very competitive first few rounds he was eventually stopped by Mayweather in round ten. Here is how the...

Aug 26, 2017 9:44 am

Conor McGregor Completely Changed His Physiology for Fight With Mayweather

Do you remember Rocky IV? It had some legendary training sequences. Sylvester Stallone grew a beard and he depicted Rocky going back to savage basics. He ran through snow, pushed plows, jerked on ropes, he had to get primal to fight his opponent. All this was set up to juxtapose Ivan Drago in a state-of-the-art...

Aug 26, 2017 7:47 am

Chris Eubank Sr. Recites Poetry on Conor McGregor Ahead of Mayweather Fight

Do you remember those beer commercials of The Most Interesting Man in the World? Well, they are all wrong. The real most interesting man in the world is Chris Livingstone Eubank. If you’re not familiar with the gentleman, over a 13-year boxing career, Chris Eubank Sr. was undefeated for all but three of those years....

Aug 25, 2017 8:19 am

Conor McGregor Puts His Baby in a Suit and Verne Troyer Has Got Jokes

Ever since Conor McGregor’s little 8lb 14oz at t baby has been born, the Champ Champ has been carrying him around like a football wherever he goes. Conor Jack McGregor Jr. even has his own Instagram account with over 75K followers. McGregor seems like a dutiful father who intends on letting his little one see all...

Aug 23, 2017 9:42 am

Rankings, The Title and the Consequences of Jon Jones Failing His Drug Test

Drink your orange juice, fix some toast, plan something nice for yourself today. Chances are, you’re waking up and either just hearing the news, or realizing you didn’t have a nightmare that Jon Jones was potentially flagged for an anabolic steroid last night. He still has his day in court, but right now it’s as...

Aug 22, 2017 6:17 pm

MMA community reacts to news of Jon Jones’ failed drug test

It sucks, but it’s true. Jon Jones failed a drug test in the buildup to UFC 214, and all signs point to his being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight title in the coming hours. “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Jon Jones of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation...

Aug 11, 2017 5:04 pm

Conor McGregor explains why he passed on working with Vasyl Lomachenko

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor hosted his media workout earlier this evening in Las Vegas, Nevada. The brash Irish star showed up to the UFC Performance Institute in style rocking a Versace Robe that would have even wrestling legend Rick Flair glowing with envy. WE ARE LIVE!! 🎥 https://t.co/D30I2PNmJD @TheNotoriousMMA Open Workout pic.twitter.com/mMuSaPjW0m — UFC...

Aug 3, 2017 11:58 am

Mike Perry on Thiago Alves: “I hope he does miss weight!”

On September 16, when the UFC touches down in Pittsburgh, PA, ever entertaining welterweight “Platinum” Mike Perry will step onto the canvas with former welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves. Alves, of course, has long stood out as one of the welterweight division’s most exciting – and dangerous  – fighters. The one knock against the Brazilian star, however,...

Jul 18, 2017 5:51 am

Daniel Cormier fires back at “limp d*ck” Jon Jones, war of words ensues

Over the weekend, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones blasted his UFC 214 opponent, reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, with some pretty significant trash talk. This bit of trash talk served as the spark for yet another fiery social media exchange between the two, which occurred on both Twitter and Instagram. See their...

Jul 11, 2017 2:52 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather square off in Los Angeles

PHOTO | Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather square off in Los Angeles UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor (21-3 MMA) will take his talents to the boxing ring on August 26 live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas where he will square off with undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather (49-0 Boxing). The first press conference for...

Jun 28, 2017 12:11 pm

VIDEO | Kevin Lee chats with Tyron Woodley about fighting on pooped Octagon canvas

You may have missed it, but there was an accident that happened in the Octagon on Sunday at UFC Fight Night 112 in Oklahoma. In one of the most exciting fights on the main card between Felice Herrig and Justine Kish, Kish defecated while fighting off a near fight-ending submission attempt from Herrig. Brown stains...

Jun 28, 2017 11:20 am

Michael Bisping says referees need to be held accountable for poor decisions

This Sunday in Oklahoma City, Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated grudge match. The fight didn’t make it out of the first round, as Lee picked up an impressive submission win over Chiesa. Unfortunately for everyone involved, the fight was stopped before Chiesa physically tapped, with referee Mario...

Jun 16, 2017 2:32 pm

MMA community sends support to Matt Hughes following car accident

Friday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes had been involved in a horrific car accident that saw him airlifted to a hospital after his car was struck by a moving train near his hometown. While details on the situation remained scarce, UFC President Dana White revealed that Hughes was in...

May 24, 2017 1:43 pm

VIDEO | Matt Serra teaches Neil deGrasse Tyson the kimura

https://www.facebook.com/UFC/videos/10155167753916276/ Recently, famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson made an appearance on UFC Unfiltered, where he was interviewed by Matt Serra and Jim Norton as part of the podcast. Interestingly enough, at some point, deGrasse Tyson decided to drop some knowledge on Matt Serra as he showed the former UFC welterweight champion some moves he learned...

May 23, 2017 11:14 am

VIDEO | Michael Johnson & Michael Chandler throwing heat during sparring

UFC lightweight Michael Johnson is likely in a ‘must win’ situation for his next fight. Although Johnson is ranked at #6 on the UFC’s official rankings, in a stacked lightweight division, he could very well find his ranking dropping if he loses his next fight. While Johnson is one of the most explosive fighters in...

May 13, 2017 10:17 pm

Pros react to the controversial finish between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier

Pros react to the controversial finish between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier In the featured bout of tonight’s UFC 211 prelims, former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez took on perennial division contender Dustin Poirier. “The Diamond” appeared to get the better of Alvarez in the fights opening round, using his range to keep the distance and...