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Jul 8, 2017 2:35 pm

NAC director Bob Bennett explains why Joanna Jedrzejczyk will not be fighting tonight

Saturday afternoon, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was hospitalized prior to her UFC 213 main event title defense against Valentina Shevchenko. Ultimately, Nunes was pulled from the card, despite UFC President Dana White revealing after the fact that Nunes was actually cleared to fight. Following the announcement of Nunes being pulled from the fight,...

Jul 8, 2017 12:44 pm

Amanda Nunes pulled from UFC 213

Unfortunate news surfaced Saturday morning that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes had been hospitalized ahead of her UFC 213 title defense against Valentina Shevchenko tonight. Shortly after, MMAJunkie’s John Morgan confirmed with UFC President Dana White that Nunes was indeed off the card. Interestingly enough, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk attempted to convince...

Jul 8, 2017 12:21 pm

Amanda Nunes reportedly hospitalized, UFC 213 main event in jeopardy

In a surprising turn of events, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has reportedly been hospitalized, and her UFC 213 main event scrap with Valentina Shevchenko is now in jeopardy according to multiple sources. Amanda Nunes has been feeling ill this week. She's currently in the hospital. Tonight's main event is in jeopardy. No official...

Jul 8, 2017 11:21 am

Anthony Pettis explains change in training camp ahead of UFC 213

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will be making his highly anticipated return to the lightweight division tonight at UFC 213 when he faces UFC veteran Jim Miller in a pivotal fight for the former champ. Ahead of the fight, Anthony Pettis spoke to MMAFighting to explain what he did different for this training camp...

Jul 8, 2017 10:29 am

Tony Ferguson responds to Justin Gaethje’s callout

Friday night in the TUF 25 Redemption Finale, former WSOF champion Justin Gaethje picked up a thrilling win over Michael Johnson in the main event, as the two delivered an action-packed two rounds that ultimately saw Gaethje pick up a TKO win over ‘The Meance’. Following the fight, Gaethje called out top ranked UFC lightweight...

Jul 8, 2017 9:23 am

Justin Gaethje calls out Tony Ferguson, says McGregor “better be watching”

Friday night in Las Vegas, former WSOF champion Justin Gaethje made his triumphant UFC debut as he knocked out Michael Johnson in the second round of their main event scrap of the TUF 25 Finale. Following the thrilling win, many immediately began to speculate as to who Gaethje should fight next, he spoke at the...

Jul 8, 2017 8:28 am

Conor McGregor reacts to Gaethje vs. Johnson main event

Friday night in Las Vegas, Justin Gaethje made his highly anticipated UFC debut as he faced UFC veteran Michael Johnson in a highly anticipated grudge match that will go down as one of the most thrilling fights of all time. The fight earned praise from nearly every member of the MMA community given its back...

Jul 8, 2017 12:20 am

TJ Dillashaw congratulates friend Jesse Taylor on winning TUF

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw sat cageside Friday night as his former Cal State Fullerton wrestling teammate, and TUF Redemption Team Dillashaw member, Jesse Taylor defeat Dhiego Lima to become the winner of TUF Redemption. Taylor’s win comes nine years after he was set to compete in the TUF Finale after advancing to the...

Jul 7, 2017 1:52 pm

McGregor Sports and Entertainment gets first massive feature

McGregor Sports and Entertainment is the featured promotion sitting right next to Floyd Mayweather’s Mayweather Promotions logo on the Mayweather vs McGregor World Tour graphic that the UFC posted on Friday. The announcement of the four-city international press tour will jump to three different countries in four days. BREAKING: #MayMacWorldTour featuring @TheNotoriousMMA & @FloydMayweather announced...

Jul 7, 2017 1:49 pm

VIDEO | Rousimar Palhares ends fight in 37-seconds with opponent screaming in pain

Rousimar Palhares separated Alexei Ivanov foot in less than 40 s. (FNG 70) pic.twitter.com/wpQCZWB7mx — Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) July 7, 2017 Rousimar Palhares was back in competition on Friday. The former WSOF champion fought Alexei Ivanov at FNG – Fight Nights Global 70. The matchup between Palhares and Ivanov was the featured main event of the...

Jul 7, 2017 1:48 pm

VIDEO | Kempo karate black belt challenges former UFC fighter

There are always a few guys that you’ll find that want to test their own skills against professional fighters. Here we take a look at someone who challenged former UFC fighter Nam Phan to a kickboxing match in Phan’s own gym in California. The challenger is apparently a Kempo Karate black belt and wanted to...

Jul 7, 2017 12:39 pm

Yoel Romero explains love-hate relationship with Michael Bisping

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and top middleweight contender Yoel Romero have a rather lengthy, and very public, rivalry going back quite some time now. Following Yoel Romero’s knockout of Chris Weidman at UFC 205, where Bisping was in attendance for his Fox Sports 1 duties, the ‘Soldier of God’ campaigned for a fight with...

Jul 7, 2017 12:14 pm

VIDEO | Showtime releases epic promotion for Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor

The mega money fight featuring the two biggest stars from combat sports is coming on August 26 as Floyd Mayweather will welcome Conor McGregor into the boxing ring. Mayweather is undefeated in his professional boxing career holding a perfect 49-0 record while McGregor will make his professional boxing debut with a 0-0 pro boxing record....

Jul 7, 2017 12:03 pm

Chuck Liddell weighs-in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

Ahead of the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight on August 26th, MMA fighters and boxers have continued to offer insight into the bout, giving breakdowns of the scrap in interviews, and on social media. The general consensus amongst fighters is that Conor McGregor likely needs to land a big punch early in...

Jul 7, 2017 9:42 am

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia destroys opponent with soccer kick, fight ruled no contest

So… did nobody tell Gabi Garcia that punting your criminally undersized opponent is frowned upon? pic.twitter.com/RqAfXQe8Pu — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) July 7, 2017 Friday morning, in Japan at the Shoot Boxing S-Cup 2017, famed JiuJitsu practitioner Gabi Garcia competed in her first kickboxing bout against 45 year old Megumi Yabushita, an experienced kickboxer and MMA fighter...

Jul 7, 2017 8:37 am

Travis Browne opens up on home robbery

Recently, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey revealed that her Venice home was burglarized before she and her hubby, UFC heavyweight Travis Browne, left for New Zealand. Browne, without missing a beat, wound up finding the robbers at a nearby skate park and alerting police officers. The incident flew under the radar when it...

Jul 6, 2017 11:46 pm

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather press conference set for July 11th

With the countdown officially underway for the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match, the reports of the media tour recently began to emerge. Now however, an official announcement regarding the press tour has surfaced, after the Staples Center posted on social media that tickets were on sale for the highly anticipated press...

Jul 6, 2017 2:46 pm

Ticket prices for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

Thursday afternoon, tickets for the highly anticipated August 26th boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor went on sale on the T-Mobile Arena website. While tickets for the event were expected to be extremely expensive, fight fans will be stunned to learn that the cheapest seats in the arena were sold at $2,425, while...

Jul 6, 2017 2:28 pm

Anthony Pettis on UFC 213 fight: “I’ve just got to go make a statement”

This Saturday at UFC 213, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon when he takes on fellow UFC veteran Jim Miller. Ahead of the fight, Anthony Pettis knows he’s likely in a must-win situation after going just 1-4 over the course of his last 5 fights, with...

Jul 6, 2017 2:14 pm

Tyron Woodley: I have no problem taking Demian Maia down on my terms

This August 29, in the co-main event of UFC 214, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt to defend his title for the third time opposite Brazilian jiu jitsu cognoscente Demian Maia. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, Woodley gave his take on this matchup with the talented BJJ specialist, and how he plans to...

Jul 6, 2017 1:48 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather’s amazing highlight of timing and precision

Conor McGregor said it himself, “Precision beats power and timing beats speed.” Now in the mega-money boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, who will have the advantage in precision and timing? Will it be the 40-year-old undefeated Mayweather who is considered by many to be the best boxer of this generation or will...

Jul 6, 2017 12:57 pm

VIDEO | World War III breaks out on The Ultimate Fighter

"The night before my fight…and World War III broke out at the house." — @JTMoneyMMA (understatement) #TUF https://t.co/H3GWXGraox — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 6, 2017 As The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption season comes to a close, there’s no better way to end than with some fireworks, right? Well, the boys from the show didn’t fail...

Jul 6, 2017 12:52 pm

Georges St-Pierre formally challenges Michael Bisping to November showdown

Earlier this year, the UFC announced that former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre was coming out of retirement to challenge middleweight champion Michael Bisping for the middleweight title. Despite the fact that the promotion held a press conference for the event, a deal was never finalized, and no date was ever given for the fight. After...

Jul 6, 2017 12:39 pm

#TBT VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather dominates Arturo Gatti in his first PPV fight

https://www.facebook.com/MartialArtsRemix/videos/463765853999484/?permPage=1 In 2005, Floyd Mayweather Jr brought his 33-0 professional record into a highly anticipated PPV fight with WBC super lightweight champion Arturo Gatti in a fight which served as Mayweather’s PPV debut. The card, dubbed ‘Thunder & Lightning’ saw Mayweather repeatedly launch verbal attacks at his opponent leading up to the fight. When the...

Jul 6, 2017 12:07 pm

Tyron Woodley: “pound-for-pound, I’m the hardest punching fighter in the entire UFC”

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has knocked a lot of people out. He’s knocked even more people down, some of them multiple times in a single fight. Needless to say, the champ hits incredibly hard. If you ask Woodley himself, he’s probably the hardest hitter in the UFC, pound-for-pound – especially now that the brick-fisted...

Jul 6, 2017 11:00 am

Cody Garbrandt gives timeline for return from back injury

This Saturday, fight fans will tune in for a stacked night of fights headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight between Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko. In the co-main event, top ranked middleweights Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown for the interim middleweight championship. With that...