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Jun 16, 2017 8:33 am

Andre Ward explains how Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor is good for boxing

This week, the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match was formally announced, giving the MMA community plenty to discuss until the two men finally step into the ring together on August 26th. While many are thrilled for the fight, some, such as Oscar De La Hoya, believe that a Mayweather-McGregor fight has no benefits...

Jun 16, 2017 3:16 am

VIDEO | Sylvester Stallone rooting for ‘the real life Rocky’

With the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor boxing match being the hot topic as the fight was made official this week, many people have been giving their take on the big money fight set for August 26 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sylvester Stallone, who starred in the classic Rocky movies was asked by TMZ recently...

Jun 16, 2017 2:09 am

Max Kellerman: Conor McGregor will not land a single punch on Floyd Mayweather

The massive fight between undefeated boxing genius Floyd Mayweather Jr. and the current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is set for August 26. The spectacle will bring in fans from both MMA and boxing and will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada. While many fans believe their favorite fighter of the two will come out...

Jun 16, 2017 1:17 am

Update: Doo Ho Choi’s injury and timeline for return revealed

Many fans were unhappy when word spread that rising UFC featherweight star Doo Ho Choi was pulled from his scheduled UFC 214 bout against Andre Fili due to suffering an injury. According to Robin Black, who broke the news, “The Korean Superboy” suffered an injury that would keep him sidelined until October. While there were...

Jun 15, 2017 2:54 pm

Brendan Schaub offers Max Kellerman $100,000 bet on McGregor-Mayweather fight

This week, it was confirmed that Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor would have their highly anticipated boxing match on August 26th at the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas. Immediately fighters, fans, and analysts began to give their predictions for the fight, with ESPN First Take host Max Kellerman boldly proclaiming that Conor McGregor wouldn’t land...

Jun 15, 2017 2:03 pm

VIDEO | Sport Science Mayweather vs. McGregor brings interesting comparison to Nate Diaz

Sports Science behind #MayweatherMcGregor pic.twitter.com/shjrPkFmr5 — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) June 15, 2017 The fight that many thought would never happen was officially announced on Wednesday as Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will meet in the boxing ring and fight under boxing rules on August 26. Sport Science breaks down the two stylistic differences between the...

Jun 15, 2017 2:01 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz is asked about Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

On Wednesday, the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing bout was officially announced and will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 26. The fight that many thought would never take place, including UFC President Dana White, is just a little over two months away. Following the announcement, the combat sports world reacted in...

Jun 15, 2017 1:27 pm

Tyron Woodley respects fellow “hustler” Michael Bisping

Not all that long ago, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping agreed to a catchweight superfight. Despite their clear interest in fighting one another, however, the fight never came to fruition. Instead, Woodley now appears to be closing in on a title defense opposite Demian Maia, while Bisping is currently nursing...

Jun 15, 2017 12:38 pm

Boxer who helped Conor McGregor train weighs-in on Mayweather fight

Prior to Conor McGregor‘s highly anticipated rematch with Nate Diaz, which was initially scheduled for UFC 200, McGregor enlisted the help of South African boxing champion Chris Van Heerden, a tall southpaw, to help him prepare for his rematch with Diaz given Diaz’ boxing skills. The training between the two men went well, however after...

Jun 15, 2017 11:37 am

Teddy Atlas breaks down Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight

This week, news surfaced confirming that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor would be fighting undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather in a highly anticipated boxing match on August 26th. Unsurprisingly, the combat sports community began to split in regards to predictions for the fight. While some believe that Mayweather’s experience and defensive prowess will result in...

Jun 15, 2017 11:31 am

Dillon Danis wants to box Amir Khan on Mayweather-McGregor undercard

Conor McGregor‘s fight with Floyd Mayweather is now official. The 12-round, 154-pound boxing match will go down on August 26 in the T-Mobile Arena in glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada. Now that this massive fight is official, many top MMA fighters are hoping to earn a place on the undercard – and most of them have specific...

Jun 15, 2017 11:14 am

Michael Bisping on Romero-Whittaker: ‘interim belts are jokes’

This summer at UFC 213 on July 8th, top ranked middleweight contenders Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker will square off for the interim middleweight title in a highly anticipated showdown to crown the middleweight #1 contender. While the winner will be crowned the interim middleweight champion, more importantly, they will secure a title fight with...

Jun 15, 2017 8:55 am

Dana White reveals plan for Conor McGregor’s future with UFC after Mayweather fight

This week, news surfaced that the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match would take place on August 26th at the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas, where the two men would fight at 154 pounds. While the fight community immediately went wild following months of anticipation, MMA fans began to wonder if this...

Jun 15, 2017 8:14 am

VIDEO | Robbie Lawler, Michael Johnson, Michael Chandler, & more sparring hard

Striking guru Henri Hooft is credited as being one of the best striking coaches on the planet, Hooft posted a video with top ranked fighters such as former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, Michael Chandler, and UFC lightweight veteran Michael Johnson. In the video above, you can see some sparring footage of the men sparring,...

Jun 15, 2017 7:10 am

Report: Tyron Woodley vs. Demian Maia welterweight title fight nearing completion

The next title defense of UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is apparently nearing completion. Earlier this week, rumors surfaced that Woodley would be taking on dangerous welterweight star Jorge Masvidal, as the welterweight division’s number one contender Demian Maia was apparently dealing with an injury. Shortly after Maia took to social media to assure he...

Jun 15, 2017 6:49 am

Showtime Boxing reveals poster for Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight

With the big fight between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather now official, the promotional wheels are definitively in motion. Over the next 10 weeks, we can expect SHOWTIME Boxing, Mayweather promotions, The UFC, and other massive organizations to dig deep into their pockets to promote this fight, ensuring that...

Jun 14, 2017 4:11 pm

Dana White opens up on the negotiation process for Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

It’s official – Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring with undefeated great Floyd Mayweather Jr. this August 26 in Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena. The pair will battle at 154-pounds, in 10-oz. gloves, for a maximum of 12 rounds. Given that Mayweather owns an incredible pro boxing record of 49-0, while McGregor has never...

Jun 14, 2017 3:23 pm

Dana White reveals venue and contracted weight for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

It has now been made official. Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will fight in the boxing ring this August 26 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Yet according to UFC President Dana White, who was heavily involved in the negotiation process for this massive mega fight, the initial reports of this unprecedented crossover fight got the venue wrong....

Jun 14, 2017 2:45 pm

Floyd Mayweather on Conor McGregor boxing match: “IT’S OFFICIAL!”

Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather posted on social media today amidst reports of his boxing match with Conor McGregor being finalized today to reveal that his superfight with Conor McGregor is indeed official. Earlier in the day, the NSAC approved Mayweather Promotions request to promote an unspecified event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on August...

Jun 14, 2017 1:53 pm

Capoeira demo takes a violent turn after crazy WWE slam

Capoeira is a style of martial arts that usually combines music, dance, acrobatics, and fighting that make for a very entertaining spectacle. Most demonstrations usually have some skilled Capoeira practitioners showing off their talents but do not make any physical contact. According to capoeira-world, “it is often called ‘Capoeira game’ that is played, not a...

Jun 14, 2017 1:06 pm

Mike Goldberg responds to warm reactions following Bellator announcement

Many fans were excited to hear that the familiar voices of Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo will be returning to mixed martial arts broadcasts as Bellator announced the signing of the two MMA broadcasting pioneers on Tuesday. “Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo are two of the best in our business and I couldn’t be happier...

Jun 14, 2017 1:02 pm

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi teaches crafty side control escapes and counters

Tristar GYM head coach Firas Zahabi is highly touted as one of the best coaches in MMA. Zahabi frequently imparts his MMA knowledge on his YouTube subscribers with not only fight breakdowns, but also impressive tutorials, most of which are JiuJitsu tutorials. In this tutorial, Zahabi teaches some pretty crafty submissions and escapes from bottom...