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Mar 26, 2017 6:27 am

With win over Eddie Alvarez, Dustin Poirier expects to be “one win away” from title shot

Barring a blitzkrieg, knockout loss to the ever-dangerous Michael Johnson, Louisiana’s Dustin Poirier has looked absolutely fantastic since returning to the lightweight division. Since he made this return, he has picked up emphatic defeats over Carlos Diego Ferreira, Yancy Medeiros, Joseph Duffy, Bobby Green and Jim Miller. These big wins have earned him a fight...

Mar 25, 2017 4:03 pm

Johny Hendricks doesn’t plan to return to welterweight

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks once reigned as the UFC welterweight champion. With that being said, Bigg Rig is coming off a successful UFC middleweight debut which saw him pick up a decision win over Hector Lombard earlier this year. Despite Hendricks success at 170, the former welterweight champion was forced to move up...

Mar 25, 2017 3:53 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor & Floyd Mayweather go at it as Rocky & Clubber Lang

Mayweather Calls Out McGregor McGregor and Mayweather's war of words may have finally gone too far. Posted by The Kicker on Friday, March 24, 2017 While talks of a potential Conor McGreogor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight have continued to heat up, fight fans have continuously received conflicting reports regarding the status of the potential bout....

Mar 25, 2017 3:41 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor shows off rare Lamborghini, unveils partnership with car company

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is certainly no stranger to lavishness. The UFC superstar frequently can be seen showing off his luxury purchases, most notably luxury supercars. In a new announcement, the Irish superstar showed off his new extremely rare Lamborghini Huracan Avio, the only one in Ireland, while announcing a new partnership with a...

Mar 25, 2017 2:38 pm

VIDEO | Cocky boxer gets brutally knocked out

https://www.facebook.com/EditinKingBoxing/videos/1032728703538219/ Occasionally, a fighter is so overly confident that they appear to believe that they are unstoppable. This can go one of two ways. While fighters such as Anderson Silva and Michael Page have found great success in baiting fighters in with taunts, others such as the boxer above find themselves out cold on the...

Mar 25, 2017 1:45 pm

Joe Lauzon makes case for BJ Penn being the ‘GOAT’

UFC veteran Joe Lauzon is currently gearing up for his upcoming ‘UFC Fight Night: Nashville’ scrap on April 22nd against Stevie Ray. For Lauzon, one of fight fan’s favorite fighters to watch, he will be looking to build on his controversial split decision win over Marcin Held earlier this year, which saw him rebound from...

Mar 25, 2017 11:26 am

Dustin Poirier looking to move closer to title shot with win over Eddie Alvarez

UFC lightweight veteran Dustin Poirier is currently gearing up for arguably the biggest fight of his professional MMA career, where he will fight former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in a highly anticipated showdown at UFC 211 on May 13th. In the fight, Poirier will be looking to build on his recent majority decision win...

Mar 25, 2017 10:31 am

VIDEO | LFA fighter delivers epic fail with head kick, gets KOd with head kick

Watch out, Barboza #LFA7 pic.twitter.com/wDUZxW7XiO — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) March 25, 2017 https://twitter.com/LFAfighting/status/845485816927301632?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fmmajunkie.com%2F2017%2F03%2Fmma-fighter-comically-fails-with-head-kick-at-lfa-7-then-gets-brutally-kod-by-one Ironically, at LFA 7 Friday evening, Clovis Hancock delivered a highlight reel fail as he slipped during a capoeira kick mid-fight, before then winding up on the wrong end of a highlight reel head kick KO later in the fight. Given his immediate...

Mar 25, 2017 10:16 am

VIDEO | Behind the scenes of Brad Pickett’s emotional retirement fight

https://www.facebook.com/UFCCanada/videos/1294634377239176/?pnref=story MMA veteran Brad Pickett recently stepped into the Octagon for the final time, calling an end to an incredible thirteen year professional MMA career that saw ‘One Punch’ pick up ‘Fight of the Night’ honors on 4 separate occasions in the UFC, as well as a ‘Knockout of the Night’ bonus for his 2012...

Mar 25, 2017 9:42 am

Big Nog on board with Vitor Belfort’s legends league idea

Recently, MMA veteran Vitor Belfort suggested in an interview that the UFC look to create a ‘legends league’ for retired legends of the sport to compete in, so as to satisfy their desire for competition despite being retired. Belfort revealed that his suggestion to the new UFC owners was not only one that would appease...

Mar 25, 2017 12:27 am

Michael Bisping rips Yoel Romero and Jacare Souza

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is currently gearing up for his 2017 showdown with UFC icon Georges St-Pierre. That scrap, which has yet to receive an official date, will see Bisping look to defend his middleweight strap for the second time as he faces the returning Georges St-Pierre. While fight fans are certainly ecstatic for...

Mar 24, 2017 8:03 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg calls out Germaine de Randamie for UFC 214

The most feared women’s fighter on the planet, Cris Cybrog, announced this evening that she has been forced to vacate her Invicta featherweight championship. Cristiane Justino released the above video detailing why she relinquished her Invicta featherweight title while calling out current UFC featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie for a fight at UFC 214. “July...

Mar 24, 2017 4:57 pm

Bellator adds two title fights to June’s pay-per-view card in New York City

Bellator MMA has added two title fights to their blockbuster pay-per-view card set for June 24 in New York City. The first championship bout announced for the card was a welterweight title fight featuring champion Douglas Lima taking on promotional newcomer Lorenz “Da Monsoon” Larkin. The Los Angeles Times was the first to report the...

Mar 24, 2017 4:35 pm

Bellator releases poster for June’s pay-per-view event in New York City

Bellator MMA just released the first poster for their blockbuster pay-per-view event in New York City which takes place June 24 at the historic Madison Square Garden Arena. The event is headlined by a grudge match between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva that has been years in the making. Chael Sonnen made his debut with...

Mar 24, 2017 2:28 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk fires back at Jessica Andrade

With less than two months to go until Joanna Jedrzejczyk steps into the Octagon in hopes of defending her UFC women’s strawweight title for the 5th time as she faces Jessica Andrade, the trash talk is heating up between the two women. Recently, Andrade questioned the champ’s chin, claiming that Jedrzejczyk has a weak chin,...

Mar 24, 2017 1:42 pm

Team Stephen Thompson interested in Diaz fight

Stephen Thompson is coming off knee surgery but is already looking ahead for what will be his next challenge in the Octagon. Thompson recently spoke with BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor and gave an update on his plans for his next fight. “Wonderboy” mentioned that either Carlos Condit or Robbie Lawler are the two fighters that he...

Mar 24, 2017 1:19 pm

VIDEO | Jose Aldo showing vicious leg kicks on heavy bag

Finalizando o treino, com treino de pegada!!👊🏻👊🏻 #reebok #reebokbrasil #usinadecampeos #vitafor #vitafornutrientes #famousburger #sportblock A post shared by josealdojunioroficial (@josealdojunioroficial) on Mar 22, 2017 at 7:52pm PDT UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is currently gearing up for his first title defense since being promoted to featherweight champion after Conor McGregor vacated the featherweight strap last...

Mar 24, 2017 12:52 pm

Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko reportedly close to being finalized

Top ranked women’s bantamweight contender Valentina Shevchenko recently picked up a dominant 2nd round submission win over Julianna Pena at ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’ earlier this year to cement her place as the women’s bantamweight #1 contender. The win made it 2-straight for Shevchenko, and secured her a rematch with Amanda Nunes, this time for...

Mar 24, 2017 11:57 am

VIDEO | Fighters get fight off to early start at GLORY weigh-ins

https://www.facebook.com/GLORYSportsInternationalOfficial/videos/1278311648916866/ GLORY 39 Brussels and the GLORY 39 SuperFight Series is set to take place on Saturday, March 25. The premiere kickboxing league will be making its way back to the Capital of Europe after nearly five years from their sole appearance in Brussels. Those in attendance for the weigh-in on Friday got a little...

Mar 24, 2017 11:15 am

Chael Sonnen reveals source for Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather confirmation

While conflicting reports have continued to emerge regarding a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather scrap, one many has reportedly confirmed that a fight is indeed official. Chael Sonnen recently took to social media to announce that a fight between McGregor and Mayweather was indeed “on” leaving fight fans confused and skeptical as to where...

Mar 24, 2017 9:57 am

Artem Lobov rips “p**sy” Jose Aldo for accepting featherweight title

UFC featherweight Artem Lobov has been gearing up for his upcoming main event scrap with Cub Swanson in April, where he will face the biggest test of his professional MMA career as he looks to crack the featherweight top 10. Ahead of the fight, Lobov has generated quite a bit of controversy as he has...

Mar 24, 2017 8:29 am

Joe Rogan not counting Conor McGregor out of potential Mayweather fight

While UFC superstar Conor McGregor is of course one of the most dominant fighters on the planet, the idea of a superfight with Floyd Mayweather is intriguing to many due to the fact that many are curious to see if the UFC champ can find the same success in the boxing ring that he finds...

Mar 24, 2017 7:52 am

Bob Arum reveals obstacle in Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather negotiations

Boxing promoter Bob Arum has continued to be very vocal in regards to a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match. The Top Rank promoter initially believed that UFC President Dana White was simply using the rumors of a potential superfight to establish his control over McGregor given that McGregor is a UFC employee....

Mar 23, 2017 1:39 pm

WWE legend Jim Ross suffers heartbreaking loss of his wife

Tragic news hit the WWE community as Jim Ross’ wife Jan passed away after being involved in a horrific accident. The WWE Hall of Fame commentator tweeted on Monday that his wife Jan was involved in an accident while riding her Vespa moped near their home in Oklahoma. “My wife Jan, my little angel, was...

Mar 23, 2017 12:25 pm

Luke Rockhold taunts Fabricio Werdum on social media

The war of words between former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, and former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum has picked up steam this week after Rockhold called out Werdum for a heavyweight scrap on UFC Tonight, saying: “Everyone’s steaming over this new fight I brought up. I think me and Werdum got some old beef from...

Mar 23, 2017 12:05 pm

Urijah Faber to compete at Submission UnderGround

MMA veteran Urijah Faber may currently be retired from MMA, however the former top ranked bantamweight revealed recently that he will be competing once again, however it won’t be in MMA. Faber dropped 2 straight fights in 2016, the first being a trilogy fight with Dominick Cruz at UFC 199, where he dropped a unanimous...