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Jul 1, 2017 10:55 am

Sparring partner praises Conor McGregor and his boxing abilities

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is currently gearing up for his highly anticipated showdown with Floyd Mayweather on August 26th, where the Irish superstar will look to shock the world and hand Mayweather his first professional loss. Ahead of the fight, many question whether or not Conor McGregor has the ability to catch Mayweather, arguably...

Jul 1, 2017 9:13 am

Amanda Nunes is “ready for anything” ahead of Valentina Shevchenko rematch

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has been on a tear of the women’s bantamweight division over the past two years, going on a 5-fight win streak that saw her finish four of her five opponents. In addition, nearly one year ago, Nunes picked up a first round submission win over Miesha Tate to claim...

Jun 30, 2017 10:28 pm

VIDEO | Richard Odoms secures kimura from clinch, gets sub to win LFA title

Richard Odoms is the new LFA HW Champion. (def.Jared Vanderaa by sick kimura in 5R) pic.twitter.com/2wg1TlGlxc — Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) July 1, 2017 Friday night LFA heavyweight Richard Odoms stepped into the ring against Jared Vanderaa for a heavyweight title fight. Late in the fight, Odoms secured a standing kimura from the clinch, and despite his...

Jun 30, 2017 10:11 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov vows to be back soon, unveils plan for next two fights

We'll be back soon, InshaAllah. Fun is just beginning, although a long trip is behind. Autumn Tony, Winter Conor. #thinkingoutloud ❗️ Скоро вернёмся ИншаАллагь. Все самое интересное только начинается, хотя и пройдено очень многое. Осенью Тони, Зимой Конор. #Мысливслух #ufc #mma #Nurmagomedov #победатолькоотВсевышнего A post shared by Khabib Nurmagomedov (@khabib_nurmagomedov) on Jun 30, 2017 at...

Jun 30, 2017 2:40 pm

UFC signs Snoop Dogg as live commentator

In a rather unexpected move, the UFC has signed rap icon Snoop Dogg to a broadcasting deal as part of UFC President Dana White’s “Tuesday Night Contender Series” which will air on UFC Fight Pass every tuesday starting on July 11th. ESPN broke the story, which revealed that Snoop Dogg and Urijah Faber were going...

Jun 30, 2017 1:43 pm

VIDEO | Five times Floyd Mayweather has been stunned in the ring

The mega money boxing bout between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is less than two months away from happening as two of the biggest stars from combat sports will meet in the ring on August 26. Here we take a look at five times where the undefeated, defensive boxing genius, Floyd Mayweather was stunned in...

Jun 30, 2017 11:19 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor sees mural of himself KOing Mayweather for the first time

On August 26th, Conor McGregor will step into the Octagon in hopes of shocking the world and handing Floyd Mayweather his first professional loss. Ahead of the fight, Conor McGregor‘s gym was decorated with a gigantic mural of himself knocking out Floyd Mayweather thanks to SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh, who commissioned a local...

Jun 30, 2017 9:56 am

Justin Scoggins attempting to rally flyweights: “Our division is in jeopardy”

The ongoing beef between UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson and UFC President Dana White continues to be an uncertain one, that most recently saw White fire several scathing jabs at ‘Mighty Mouse’ during a recent interview. The feud started after Johnson allegedly accepted a fight with Ray Borg per the UFC’s request after shooting down...

Jun 30, 2017 9:13 am

Yoel Romero discusses UFC 213 matchup with Robert Whittaker

At UFC 213, UFC middleweight Yoel Romero will look to claim UFC interim middleweight gold as he steps into the Octagon with streaking contender Robert Whittaker in a matchup which will see one man not only secure the interim title, but also a fight with Michael Bisping for the undisputed belt. Ahead of the fight,...

Jun 30, 2017 8:14 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor training for Floyd Mayweather

You've never seen these moves. #Ghost A post shared by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Jun 29, 2017 at 1:51pm PDT With the countdown officially underway for Conor McGregor’s historic boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, training videos have begun to emerge from both fighter’s camps. First, Conor McGregor was filmed working on a rather unusual...

Jun 29, 2017 10:25 pm

Nick Diaz informed of potential anti-doping violation from “whereabouts failures”

UFC fan favorite Nick Diaz has been informed of a potential anti-doping violation by USADA after three “whereabouts failures” over the course of the past 12 months. Under the UFC’s partnership with USADA, fighters are required to notify USADA of their whereabouts at all times. This means that Diaz, who has beefed with USADA in...

Jun 29, 2017 2:14 pm

VIDEO | Incredible switch kick knockout from Muay Thai fight

FLYING ROUNDHOUSE KICK KO! Credits: K-1 Posted by Muay Thai & Kickboxing on Thursday, June 29, 2017 The switch kick is becoming more and more utilized in MMA in recent years. Popularized by Muay Thai legend Saenchai, several MMA fighters have begun to employ the kick more & more. From Conor McGregor using the kick...

Jun 29, 2017 1:59 pm

Dana White believes two of his big UFC stars will never fight again

In the UFC, there aren’t a ton of fighters that really move the needle. It’s obvious that Conor McGregor is one of the biggest stars the UFC has ever seen. However, aside from “The Notorious” who comes to mind that can bring in big numbers for the UFC? Jon Jones is set to return in...

Jun 29, 2017 1:57 pm

Jacare Souza reflects on loss to Robert Whittaker

Back in April, top ranked middleweight Jacare Souza stepped into the Octagon with Robert Whittaker for a highly anticipated middleweight showdown. Unfortunately for Jacare, who was ranked higher than Whittaker going into the fight, he lost the scrap via TKO, snapping a 2-fight win streak. Now, with Jacare ranked at #5 on the UFC’s middleweight...

Jun 29, 2017 1:53 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 112 – lightweight division shaken up

The UFC rankings have been updated since UFC Fight Night 112 took place in Oklahoma City on Sunday night. In the main event of the evening, Kevin Lee scored a controversial submission win over Michael Chiesa. Referee Mario Yamasaki called an end to the fight before Chiesa tapped, perhaps thinking that Chiesa was choked unconscious....

Jun 29, 2017 1:33 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor card throwing drill explained

Ahead of Conor McGregor’s highly anticipated showdown with Floyd Mayweather on August 26th, McGregor was video taped working on a very unorthodox boxing drill that saw him throwing strikes at cards being thrown to him by movement guru Ido Portal. Portal, and his unique drill, caught quite a bit of criticism from fans who believed...

Jun 29, 2017 12:33 pm

Dana White doesn’t think Nick Diaz will ever fight again

MMA veteran Nick Diaz has remained one of the most popular fighters in MMA despite the fact that he hasn’t fought in nearly three years. After his dominant run in Strikeforce, Diaz signed with the UFC and made his debut in 2011, when he defeated BJ Penn via unanimous decision. Diaz then dropped his next...

Jun 29, 2017 12:00 pm

Michael Bisping suggests Fedor Emelianenko lost because he could not use steroids

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko lost in devastating fashion in his Bellator debut over the weekend at Bellator NYC. “The Last Emporer” is often talked about in the debate of the greatest mixed martial arts fighter of all time but was knocked out in the first round against Matt Mitrione on Saturday night at New York’s...

Jun 29, 2017 11:21 am

Wanderlei Silva now calls for Chael Sonnen rematch in Brazil

This past weekend on the inaugural Bellator MMA pay-per view event, former Pride FC champion Wanderlei Silva stepped into the cage against former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen for a highly anticipated showdown four years in the making. The pair coached opposite against one another on TUF Brazil, and were scheduled to fight in 2013....

Jun 29, 2017 10:24 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather shows off speed, sends message to doubters

I know I'm not the same fighter I was 20 years ago, I'm not the same fighter I was 10 years ago… As a matter of fact, I'm not the same fighter I was 5 years ago,I'm just an old legend putting in work in 16 oz gloves#TMT #TBE@mayweatherpromotions Posted by Floyd Mayweather on Thursday,...

Jun 29, 2017 8:45 am

Dana White gives unfortunate update on Donald Cerrone vs. Robbie Lawler rebooking

This week, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC veteran Donald Cerrone had been forced out of his scheduled UFC 213 scrap against former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. The news was a big blow to the MMA community, who had been anxiously awaiting the fight since UFC 205, where the fight was initially scheduled to take...

Jun 29, 2017 8:28 am

Dana White hits flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson with more harsh criticism

Over the last few weeks, UFC President Dana White has had some harsh criticism of flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, blasting the champ for campaigning for a fight with Ray Borg over one with TJ Dillashaw. During a recent conversation with MMAJunkie.com, White said that he has conceded defeat on the issue, and that Johnson can...