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May 2, 2017 12:11 pm

Olympic boxer giving Conor McGregor zero shot against Floyd Mayweather

At one point in time, The Blackzilians in Coconut Creek, Florida, was home to some of the top MMA talent in the UFC. Now, with a team that is admittedly splintered, 1996 Olympic Boxer Antonio Tarver has stepped in as the head striking coach of the fragmented team. Throughout the course of his nearly twenty...

May 2, 2017 10:42 am

Artem Lobov calls out next opponent following Cub Swanson loss

Last month, SBG Ireland’s very own Artem Lobov stepped into the Octagon for the biggest fight of his career as he fought #4 ranked featherweight Cub Swanson in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Nashville’. Prior to the fight, Swanson went as far as to say that Lobov didn’t belong in the UFC. Following...

May 2, 2017 9:51 am

Dominick Cruz explains why Cody Garbrandt will defeat TJ Dillashaw

This July, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will step into the Octagon against his former teammate, former bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw at UFC 213. Prior to the pair fighting, they have coached opposite one another on The Ultimate Fighter, where they engaged in several heated exchanges, the most noteworthy saw Garbrandt choke his former teammate....

May 2, 2017 8:44 am

Michael Bisping: ‘Conor McGregor is Jesus, I’m the devil’

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has been on the receiving end of quite a bit of criticism over the course of the last six months. After Bisping won the title by knocking out Luke Rockhold in June of 2016, the newly crowned middleweight champ stepped into the Octagon to defend his middleweight title for the...

May 2, 2017 7:51 am

VIDEO | Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko highlights get the Rocky treatment

Over the weekend, Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko co-authored an instant classic, thrilling a whopping 90,000 onlookers inside London’s Wembley Stadium with a wild, back-and-forth war. Though the first four rounds of this fight were somewhat conservative, Joshua roared into offensive mode in the fifth, battering his decorated foe and dropping him early in the...

May 2, 2017 6:36 am

Jake Ellenberger doesn’t want to end his career with KO loss to Mike Perry

If you watched UFC Fight Night 108, which went down in Nashville, Tennessee in late April, you watched Jake Ellenberger get cut down by a blistering Mike Perry elbow. Ellenberger’s knockout loss to Perry was brutal enough that it caused many members of the MMA community to suggest it might be time for him to...

May 2, 2017 5:52 am

Coach would let Chuck Liddell make a comeback, but only against the right opponent

Chuck Liddell is in incredible shape. No, really. Despite the fact that he’s been retired for years, the light heavyweight legend is absolutely rippling with muscle. In fact, it’s possible that he looks better than he did for much of his fighting career. All the proof you need of this claim can be found in...

May 1, 2017 1:17 pm

Fertitta brothers launch new business venture following $4 billion sale of the UFC

What comes next after selling one of your companies for $4 billion? It looks like Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta are off to make even more money with the launch of their new business venture, Fertitta Capital. According to a press release that came out on Monday, “Fertitta Capital, a private investment firm, today announced its...

May 1, 2017 12:46 pm

BREAKING | Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Megan Anderson agree to July showdown

The UFC women’s featherweight division is in disarray. Since winning the inaugural title with a controversial January decision over Holly Holm, reigning champ Germaine de Randamie has been something of a ghost, revealing little in the way of information as to when or who she might fight next. At the same time, former Invicta champion Cris...

May 1, 2017 12:25 pm

VIDEO | Diaz brothers and Gilbert Melendez join Anthony Bourdain for Parts Unknown

Just when you think Anthony Bourdain and his “Parts Unknown” CNN series couldn’t get any better, think again. Bourdain, who has fallen in love with Brazilian jiu-jitsu, spiced up the recipe for his show by bringing in Nick and Nate Diaz along with their friend and longtime training partner Gilbert Melendez. The UFC stars added...

May 1, 2017 10:50 am

Vitor Belfort confirms his retirement fight will take place at UFC 212

Vitor Belfort first fought in the UFC back in 1997 making his debut for the organization when he was 19-years-old. Fast-forward 20 years later to 2017 and “The Phenom” says he will be hanging his gloves up after his next fight at UFC 212 in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Although no official...

May 1, 2017 10:49 am

Dominick Cruz makes his pick for Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw fight

This July 8, when the UFC takes over Las Vegas with UFC 213, bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will attempt to defend his title against a former champion – and former teammate – in TJ Dillashaw. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, another former champion in Dominick Cruz gave his take on this upcoming battle....

May 1, 2017 9:53 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant criticized by fellow fighters for sultry self-made Reebok promo

Over the weekend, fan favorite UFC strawweight Paige VanZant took to Snapchat to share an undeniably sultry self-made promo video for Reebok’s new line of black and white workout apparel. While this video left many of VanZant’s fans drooling, its provocative tone also generated significant criticism from her peers. See below for VanZant’s video (which...

May 1, 2017 5:54 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather’s father says he’ll “beat the sh*t out of McGregor”

There is no bigger story in combat sports today than that of a possible boxing mega fight between undefeated great Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. While this fight initially looked almost impossible, there has recently been plenty of reason to believe it could actually happen. Though anything can happen when two...

Apr 30, 2017 8:51 am

VIDEO | How to beat taller opponents, featuring legendary kickboxer Mike Zambidis

“Iron” Mike Zambidis, who hails from beautiful Athens, Greece, is revered for the seemingly endless knockouts he produced over the course of his epic kickboxing career. The stone-fisted Greek’s many knockouts are made even more impressive by the fact that, as a shorter fighter, much of his opposition towered over him. Yet with his incredible ring...

Apr 30, 2017 8:37 am

VIDEO | Get Pumped for UFC 211 with this Awesome Junior Dos Santos highlight

There are a lot of reasons to be excited for UFC 211, which goes down on Saturday, May 13 in the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The undercard alone is packed with reasons to watch. We’ll see former WSOF champ Jessica “Jag” Aguilar get the fight she’s been chasing against Courtney Casey. We’ll see...

Apr 30, 2017 8:23 am

VIDEO | 5 of the best non-UFC Knockouts of 2017 so far

This year, we’ve seen some pretty jaw-dropping knockouts occur inside the UFC’s Octagon. We saw Jorge Masvidal burst into welterweight title contention with a second-round knockout of Donal “Cowboy” Cerrone. We saw Derrick Lewis club Travis Browne to a second-round KO. We watched Jimi Manuwa level Corey Anderson with a first-round left hook. Most recently,...

Apr 29, 2017 10:09 pm

Yair Rodriguez believes that “disrespectful” Frankie Edgar is the toughest fight in the featherweight division

Yair Rodriguez believes that “disrespectful” Frankie Edgar is the toughest fight in the featherweight division Surging UFC featherweight contender Yair “El Pantera” Rodriguez will return to the octagon at next month’s UFC 211 pay-per-view event in Dallas, Texas where he will square off with former UFC lightweight champion Frankie “The Answer” Edgar. Prior to his...