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Mar 27, 2017 6:39 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather replies to Conor McGregor’s claim that he’ll win by knockout

Earlier this month, a fired up Conor McGregor told members of the boxing media that he was poised to “shock the world” and knock out Floyd Mayweather – should their much discussed boxing match ever actually occur. In a recent interview with FightHype, Mayweather responded to this fiery outburst from McGregor, and also addressed Dana...

Mar 26, 2017 8:55 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg issues a challenge to Ronda Rousey for WWE tag team match

The most feared women’s fighter on the planet, Cris Cyborg, has issued yet another challenge to former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, but this time the stipulations are much different. Cyborg has apparently garnered an interest in professional wrestling, this after recently training moves with TNA & WWE Tough Enough Star Gabriela “Gabi” Castrovinci,...

Mar 26, 2017 5:18 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier and Andre Ward discuss his UFC 210 fight with Anthony Johnson

Daniel Cormier and Andre Ward discuss his UFC 210 fight with Anthony Johnson. The octagon will return to Buffalo on April 8 for UFC 210, a pay-per-view event headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch featuring current champion Daniel Cormier taking on top division contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. The pay-per-view fight card will mark...

Mar 26, 2017 2:36 pm

Mayday! Bellator signs another former UFC title challenger

Bellator MMA has signed another former UFC title challenger. The UFC’s top rival, Bellator MMA, has been scooping up a ton of talent in the past several months including Benson Henderson, Josh Thomson, Matt Mitrione, Phil Davis, Rory MacDonald, Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva and Ryan Bader, just to name a few. Most recently, the Viacom-owned...

Mar 26, 2017 12:03 pm

Chris Weidman is in incredible shape ahead of his UFC 210 bout with Mousasi

For a time, Chris Weidman looked like he was going to be come a truly dominant champion. First, he knocked out Anderson Silva to win the UFC middleweight title. Then, he defeated Silva again – albeit thanks to a freakish leg injury – erasing any doubt that he deserved his station atop the middleweight division....

Mar 26, 2017 11:21 am

Junior Dos Santos gives prediction for upcoming title fight with Stipe Miocic

This May, in the main event of the stacked UFC 211, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos will attempt to reclaim the title he once owned by taking out reigning champ Stipe Miocic. The bout will be a rematch of a 2014 contest, which Dos Santos won with a close decision. Though this will...

Mar 26, 2017 9:39 am

VIDEO | UFC 210: Cormier vs. Rumble 2 Extended Preview

In less than two weeks’ time, the UFC will touch down in Buffalo, New York with UFC 210. In the main event of this card, we’ll see Daniel Cormier attempt to defend the UFC light heavyweight title against big puncher Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. This bout will be a rematch of an exciting 2014 contest that...

Mar 26, 2017 8:17 am

Francis Ngannou happy to share his “prey” Fabricio Werdum with Luke Rockhold

Shortly after his thunderous, first-round knockout of Andrei Arlovski, rising heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou issued callouts of three of the division’s top fighters: Cain Velasquez, Junior Dos Santos, and Alistair Overeem. Yet when Ben Rothwell was forced out of a scheduled bout with Brazil’s Fabricio Werdum, leaving Werdum without an opponent, the Brazilian became Ngannou’s primary...

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 10:16 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 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...