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May 24, 2016 11:40 am

VIDEO | Olympic boxing medalist Tony Jeffries talks about Conor McGregor’s boxing skills

Tony Jeffries knows boxing when he sees it. The former Olympic Games 2008 bronze medalist and seven-time British & European Champion boxer owns and runs the Box’N Burn gym in California where Conor McGregor sparred with former IBF and IBO champion boxer Chris van Heerden recently. Although Jeffries and van Heerden hold slightly different views...

May 24, 2016 10:31 am

Chael Sonnen wants 3rd fight with Anderson Silva?

While Chael Sonnen has continually shut down rumors of a return to MMA in July once his suspension is up, that hasn’t stopped the former title challenger from weighing in on the current state of the UFC’s middleweight division. Sonnen spoke on a recent episode of The MMA Hour, where he said the current UFC...


May 24, 2016 10:25 am

VIDEO | Boxing champion Chris van Heerden talks about sparring Conor McGregor

The big fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is happening in September, according to sports media personality Colin Cowherd. A week ago, footage emerged of Conor McGregor getting some sparring in with former IBF and IBO champion boxer Chris van Heerden while in California. The South African boxer spoke talked about their sparring session...

May 24, 2016 10:16 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos discusses Eddie Alvarez, Conor McGregor, foot injury

Back in March, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos was slated to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196 for the lightweight championship. Unfortunately with just two weeks to go until the fight, RDA broke his foot in training and was forced out of the bout. Ultimately, the UFC selected Nate Diaz...

May 24, 2016 10:03 am

Dan Henderson “almost ready” to retire

Former Pride FC champion Dan Henderson undoubtably has one of the most historic careers in the history of MMA. After winning the Pride welterweight championship in 2005, Henderson went on to win the Pride middleweight championship by knocking out Wanderlei Silva at Pride 33 in 2007. In addition, Henderson is a former Strikeforce champion, and...

May 24, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | UFC 199 Free Fight: Michael Bisping vs. Anderson Silva

By now the MMA world knows that Michael Bisping has stepped in on short notice to fight Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 on June 4th after Chris Weidman was forced out of the bout with a neck injury. Ahead of that fight, take a look back at Bisping’s recent win over...

May 24, 2016 9:49 am

Chael Sonnen would “love to kick Georges’ a**”

While Chael Sonnen has remained adamant in regards to his retirement from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, many believe that Sonnen will return to the Octagon once his suspension is up in July of 2016. Given when his suspension will be up, many believe that Sonnen could be making his return to MMA at...

May 24, 2016 9:38 am

Veteran UFC light heavyweight retires

Combat sports careers can’t last forever, and while some fighter’s careers last longer than others, the length of a career doesn’t determine what a fighter will take with them when they decide to hang up the gloves. In the case of UFC veteran James Te Huna, he seems extremely grateful for the things he’s learned...

May 24, 2016 9:22 am

VIDEO | ‘ESPN First Take’ hosts blast “delusional” Conor McGregor

The latest reports regarding a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather matchup indicate that the bout will in fact happen in September. While the bout would likely shatter pay-per view records in boxing and MMA, Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith believe that McGregor is delusional. The ‘ESPN First Take’ hosts spoke earlier this week, prior...

May 24, 2016 8:50 am

VIDEO | Colin Cowherd gives details on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather deal

.@ColinCowherd booked his room in Vegas for a McGregor-Mayweather for mid-September. You should too. #TheHerdhttps://t.co/j5Evjq1q9H — Herd w/Colin Cowherd (@TheHerd) May 23, 2016 The ongoing saga of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight continued today after it was revealed that the fight will reportedly go down the weekend of September 17th. Fox Sports...

May 24, 2016 8:24 am

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather reportedly set for September 17th

There has been quite a bit of back and forth regarding a potential boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. While it was initially reported that the fight was close to being finalized, it was then revealed that the fight was entirely fictitious, and wouldn’t happen. While many thought the hype surrounding the fight...

May 24, 2016 1:43 am

Shane Carwin: ‘I’d like to get the belt . . . or just beat up Brock Lesnar again’

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin has been busy with his newly established fighter management company. However, after suffering from repeated injuries and retiring, his competitive nature is still burning inside. “[I struggled with retirement] every day,” Carwin said in an interview with getmoresports.com. “I did not do everything I wanted. I think about...

May 24, 2016 1:12 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘I would love to kick Georges St-Pierre’s *ss’

Chael Sonnen’s suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission will be up in July as his two-year ban from competition comes to an end. While Sonnen told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s MMA Hour that he does not have any current plans of returning to MMA, he did give Helwani a list of opponents that he would...

May 23, 2016 6:28 pm

UFC releases statement on BJ Penn being pulled from UFC 199 for USADA IV violation

Late Monday, BJPENN.COM learned that UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn was pulled from his UFC 199 bout with Cole Miller after his admitted use of an IV to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The UFC gave the following statement regarding Penn’s USADA IV violation: The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S....

May 23, 2016 2:08 pm

Paige VanZant following in Ronda Rousey’s footsteps to Hollywood

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is captivating a growing fanbase as she competes on Monday night in the finals of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” VanZant’s time spent on the dance show competition has opened doors for the 6-2 mixed martial artists as Deadline.com reports that VanZant will make her debut on the big screen in...

May 23, 2016 1:19 pm

Conor McGregor to appear nude in the ‘Body Issue’ of ESPN The Magazine

After serving his first media interview with ESPN since his UFC 200 debacle, it looks like Conor McGregor will be added to ESPN The Magazine’s list of nude athletes to appear in the “Body Issue.” ESPN tweeted the announcement on Monday. Conor McGregor will appear in the Body Issue. A look at MMA stars who...

May 23, 2016 11:44 am

VIDEO | Colin Cowherd says Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor will happen

Sports media personality Colin Cowherd says that the rumored fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is going to happen. Cowherd says that he received information from sources that leads him to believe the fight will take place in September. “My intel is Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is going to happen,” Cowherd said recently...

May 23, 2016 11:18 am

VIDEO | Joe Lauzon gets slapped silly in birthday beating

Joe Lauzon celebrated his birthday on Sunday turning 32-years-old. Come Monday, Lauzon was given his present from his teammates at the gym getting his stomach slapped repeatedly and it only took five guys to hold “J-Lau” down and give him his birthday beating. Joe Lauzon is set to take on Diego Sanchez at UFC 200...

May 23, 2016 10:33 am

Tito Ortiz gives his take on why the UFC is worth $4 billion

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator fighter Tito Ortiz has had a very interesting relationship with UFC President Dana White. Ortiz and White had many disputes over the years and once almost settled their differences regarding contract issues in a boxing match but that never ended up actually happening. While Ortiz has his...

May 23, 2016 1:18 am

VIDEO | Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller says loss is a ‘reawakening of the Mayhem’

Jason “Mayhem” Miller returned to mixed martial arts over the weekend at Venator FC III in Milan, Italy after being out of competition for close to four years. “Mayhem” was scheduled to fight for the Venator middleweight title against the champion Luke Barnatt, but weighed in 24 pounds over the limit. Miller was then given...