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Jun 1, 2016 9:16 am

Conor McGregor believes he “slapped the head off” Nate Diaz

At UFC 196 back in March, fight fans witnessed UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor lose for the first time in his MMA career. The seemingly invincible McGregor appeared unable to find his range, and ultimately ended up gassing in the 2nd round, resulting in Diaz landing a 1-2 combination that rocked McGregor, which led to...

Jun 1, 2016 9:06 am

VIDEO | Dan Hardy breaks down Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber III

On Saturday, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their highly anticipated trilogy fight for Cruz’s bantamweight championship nearly 10 years after the pair’s rivalry started back in the days of the WEC. With Faber taking the pair’s first meeting via submission, and Cruz winning the second meeting via unanimous decision, it all comes down...

Jun 1, 2016 8:52 am

Luke Rockhold fires back at Chris Weidman

Despite Chris Weidman withdrawing from his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold for the middleweight championship this Saturday, the trash-talk between the two has continued. After Rockhold said that Weidman fights like an idiot, Weidman fired back in a Tweet, in which he told Rockhold to keep his name out of his mouth and focus...

Jun 1, 2016 8:36 am

Chris Weidman puts Luke Rockhold on blast

On Saturday, Chris Weidman was supposed to have a highly anticipated rematch with Luke Rockhold for the UFC middleweight championship in the main event of UFC 199. However, just two weeks ago, Weidman was forced out of the bout with a neck injury, and was replaced by Michael Bisping on short notice. Despite that, Weidman’s...


Jun 1, 2016 8:19 am

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi breaks down Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar II

On July 9th, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will square off on the main card of UFC 200 in an interim featherweight title fight. The fight will also serve as a rematch of their 2013 lightweight title fight, which Aldo won via unanimous decision. The fight on July 9th will also determine which man will...

Jun 1, 2016 2:36 am

VIDEO | Boxing promoter Bob Arum: ‘Conor McGregor couldn’t beat anybody in my gym’

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum thinks that just the idea of Floyd Mayweather fighting Conor McGregor in a boxing match is “lunacy.” “Here’s a guy who’s an experienced professional fighter, fighting a guy who’s had not one professional boxing match,” Arum told Fight Hub TV (transcribed by Bloody Elbow). “McGregor couldn’t beat anybody in my...

Jun 1, 2016 2:19 am

Nate Diaz makes big claim regarding a Floyd Mayweather boxing match

It seems like Nate Diaz wants to be more in the conversation if any MMA fighters are going to box Floyd Mayweather. Diaz recently said to Ariel Helwani on a recent episode of The MMA Hour that he could beat up both Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor on the same night. Diaz went a...

May 31, 2016 2:36 pm

Chris Weidman bashes Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold surprisingly backs Bisping

Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold both were guests on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour. Weidman, who was forced to pull out of the title rematch against Rockhold due to injury opened up the opportunity for Michael Bisping to get his first chance to fight for a UFC championship belt. Weidman said that by pulling...

May 31, 2016 2:03 pm

Conor McGregor details the changes he is making for a rematch with Nate Diaz

Even without a rematch officially set between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, “The Notorious” is already implementing changes in anticipation for their fight. McGregor spoke with ESPN recently and detailed some things that he is correcting for a rematch with Diaz that he is hoping will be put together soon, and under the same exact...

May 31, 2016 1:23 pm

Jon Jones responds to Daniel Cormier’s new heavybag video

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier recently posted a humorous video on his social media of his new heavybag that had a beat up Jon Jones printed on it. The current interim light heavyweight champion, Jones, saw the video and reposted it on his own social media with a callous message directed at Cormier. Jones...

May 31, 2016 12:29 pm

Conor McGregor on the interim featherweight title fight: ‘It was my idea’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is still set on fighting Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch. Diaz handed McGregor his first loss in the UFC at UFC 196 back in March and “The Notorious” still wants revenge, but also says that the featherweight division bored him a bit. McGregor told ESPN that it was his...

May 31, 2016 12:03 pm

Luke Rockhold says he is making over $1 million per fight as the champion

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold sounds like he has done really well for himself now that he is at the top of the UFC middleweight division. Ahead of his title fight with Michael Bisping at UFC 199, Rockhold spoke with Ariel Helwani on the MMA Hour and said that he is making over $1 million...

May 31, 2016 12:00 pm

Floyd Mayweather asks Freddie Roach to help train Conor McGregor

While a potential fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather has yet to be formally announced, combat sports fans haven’t been able to resist discussing the potential matchup. Famed boxing trainer Teddy Atlas went on record saying that he wouldn’t train McGregor to fight Mayweather because of the overwhelming odds, however Freddie Roach has stated...

May 31, 2016 11:26 am

VIDEO | Michael Jackson’s son Prince Jackson talks briefly about training jiu-jitsu

19-year-old Michael Joseph Jackson Jr., also known as Prince Jackson is the son of pop legend Michael Jackson. Prince is the oldest child of the legendary entertainer and has been training Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Ryron and Rener Gracie for a few years now. Prince received his blue belt back in 2013 and is still climbing...

May 31, 2016 10:59 am

Conor McGregor not doing well against Freddie Roach trained pro boxers

With talk of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match currently being the talk of the combat sports world, famed boxing trainer Freddie Roach has found himself in the middle of the situation. After Teddy Atlas stated that he wouldn’t train McGregor for a fight with Mayweather, Roach stated the he would in...

May 31, 2016 10:46 am

Reebok payouts for UFC Fight Night 88

After fight cards, the always controversial topic of Reebok payouts is always a hot topic. Following this Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 88 event in Las Vegas, where Cody Garbrandt ended Thomas Almeida’s undefeated streak, and Jeremy Stephens defeated former bantamweight champion Renan Barao, MMAJunkie obtained the Reebok payouts for the event: Cody Garbrandt: $2,500 def....

May 31, 2016 10:39 am

Cody Garbrandt: ‘I’ll knock anybody out in my division’

Prior to stepping into the Octagon to fight one another at UFC Fight Night 88, bantamweights Cody Garbrandt and Thomas Almeida both had never lost in their professional careers. Both of them knew that one would be walking out with a loss. Garbrandt didn’t take long to determine who would have his hand raised, delivering...

May 31, 2016 10:20 am

UFC Fight Night 88 payroll

On Sunday, UFC Fight Night 88 went down from Las Vegas. In the main event, Team Alpha Male’s Cody ‘No Love’ Garbrandt put on a spectacular performance against Thomas Almeida as he finished the previously undefeated Brazilian by KO. In the co-main event, Jeremy Stephens returned to the win column as he picked up an...

May 31, 2016 10:12 am

VIDEO | Jeremy Stephens enjoying his UFC FN 88 victory at pool party

.@LiLHeathenMMA is celebrating his victory in style. #PROcasthttps://t.co/wQQEiSWWLl — FOX Sports: PROcast (@PROcast) May 31, 2016 On Sunday, Jeremy Stephens fought former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 88. The fight went to a decision, however it was Stephens who was given the unanimous decision win after a...

May 31, 2016 9:59 am

VIDEO | UFC 199: Inside The Octagon – Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping

John Gooden and Dan Hardy break down the main event of UFC 199 as Luke Rockhold looks to defend his middleweight title for the first time against Michael Bisping. This is one part one of three episodes to UFC 199’s “Inside The Octagon.” While Rockhold owns a victory over Bisping, Bisping claims to have delivered...

May 31, 2016 9:49 am

PHOTO | Striking stats for UFC 199 fighters

This Saturday, UFC 199 will go down in Inglewood, California. The event is one of the most highly anticipated of the year, featuring a middleweight showdown between Luke Rockhold & Michael Bisping in the main event, and the trilogy fight between Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber in the co-main event. Ahead of the fight, take...

May 31, 2016 9:24 am

UFC women’s bantamweight involved in shootout with robbers

News broke this week from RPP that UFC women’s bantamweight Valentina Shevchenko was at a restaurant in Peru with her coach, who is also married to her sister, when an armed robbery took place. The robbers reportedly had the registers entered, and then began having customers empty their wallets. Shevchenko’s coach Pavel Fedotov produced a...

May 31, 2016 9:10 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC Embedded: Episode 2’ – Surprise call from Dana White, training, and more

This Saturday in Inglewood California, Luke Rockhold & Michael Bisping will have their highly anticipated rematch, this time for the UFC middleweight championship. In addition, Urijah Faber & Dominick Cruz will square off in a highly anticipated trilogy fight for the UFC bantamweight championship. All that, and much more, goes down at UFC 199. Ahead...

May 31, 2016 8:47 am

Sparring partner opens up on possibility of Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

While Conor McGregor is the UFC featherweight champion, and has never competed in a professional boxing match, a potential superfight with Floyd Mayweather has been the talk of the town so to speak. While reports have emerged that the fight will go down in September, there has been no official announcement from either party, leading...

May 31, 2016 8:27 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier gets Jon Jones heavybag for training camp

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 rematch with arguably the greatest fighter of all time, Jon Jones. After Jones won their first matchup back in 2014, he was stripped of the light heavyweight championship following a hit-and-run incident. During Jones’ absence, Cormier won the vacant light heavyweight...

May 30, 2016 10:52 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold mic’d up for Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux

Back in April, Jon Jones made his highly anticipated return to the Octagon after nearly a year and a half. Jones was initially slated to fight Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight championship, however an injury forced DC out of the bout. Ultimately, Ovince Saint Preux stepped in on short notice to fight Jones....

May 30, 2016 10:42 pm

Conor McGregor returns to SBG Ireland

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been enjoying a bit of down time since his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz was scrapped. Despite that, McGregor has managed to keep his name in the headlines as talks of a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather have increased significantly. In a recent Instagram post, McGregor returned to...

May 30, 2016 2:17 pm

Bryan Caraway reacts to Cody Garbrandt’s win over Thomas Almeida

Sunday night, in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Vegas’ Cody Garbrandt put on a phenomenal show against the previously undefeated Thomas Almeida, as he picked up a 1st round KO win. On the preliminary card, #8 ranked bantamweight Bryan Caraway defeated #4 ranked Aljamain Sterling via split decision. Garbrandt’s win over Almeida put...