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Jul 19, 2017 10:44 am

VIDEO | Jimi Manuwa goes off on Daniel Cormier in intense interview

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has a fierce rivalry with former champion Jon Jones. This rivalry will once again come to a head on July 29, when they battle for gold in the main event of the stacked UFC 214. Yet while this is Cormier’s most high-profile rivalry, it is certainly not his only...

Jul 19, 2017 10:12 am

VIDEO | Hilarious Snoop dogg commentary from DWTNCS

Snoop on point ☝🏽 @ufc A post shared by Urijah Faber (@urijahfaber) on Jul 18, 2017 at 4:51pm PDT Tuesday evening in Las Vegas, UFC President Dana White hosted the second installment of his ‘Dana White Tuesday Night Contender Series’. The show featured the ‘alternate commentary team’ of rap icon Snoop Dogg and UFC Hall...

Jul 19, 2017 9:46 am

PHOTO | Brandon Girtz reflects on gruesome cut from Bellator 181 that went viral

This past weekend at Bellator 181, Brandon Girtz stepped into the cage for a highly anticipated rubber match with Derek Campos. That trilogy saw the two men tied at 1 win apiece, as Campos won the pair’s first fight by unanimous decision in 2013, before Girtz then evened the score in 2015 as he knocked...

Jul 19, 2017 9:46 am

VIDEO | Unreleased footage of Jon Jones before he was a UFC champion

Jon Jones is one of the most recognizable faces in MMA, and at a time when he is weeks out from the opportunity to reclaim the light heavyweight crown from his fiercest rival, Daniel Cormier, his star is brighter than ever. Long before Jon Jones was a staple of pound-for-pound lists and a pay-per-view hit,...

Jul 19, 2017 8:58 am

Mario Yamasaki still standing by controversial Lee-Chiesa stoppage

Last month, veteran UFC referee Mario Yamasaki caught heat for a rather controversial stoppage he made during the UFC Fight Night 112 main event scrap between Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee. With Chiesa trapped in a rear naked choke with no escape in sight, ‘The Maverick’ stopped hand fighting the choke, and momentarily appeared to...

Jul 19, 2017 7:44 am

Michael Bisping blasts Yoel Romero: he’s “out of his god damn mind”

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero gave up a decision to Robert Whittaker, and failed to claim the UFC interim middleweight title as a result. With this outcome, Romero also failed to lock down his long-awaited fight with undisputed middleweight champ, Michael Bisping. Despite this fact, Romero has...

Jul 18, 2017 3:28 pm

Floyd Mayweather explains why he called Conor McGregor a “faggot”

On the final stop of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour, things reached an entirely new level of intensity as the two men appeared together in a boxing ring for the first time in London. The event was an extremely tense one, that even saw Conor McGregor rub Mayweather’s head as he walked...

Jul 18, 2017 2:53 pm

PHOTO | Outdoor M-1 ‘Battle in the Mountains’ photo will leave you in awe

This Saturday, M-1 will head up the mountains for their 6th installment of ‘M-1 Battle in the Mountains’ where several high-profile fights will take place. In the main event, Pavel Vitruk will compete with Movsar Evloev for the bantamweight title, while in the co-main event, heavyweight phenols Sergei Kharitonov and Geromino Dos Santos will throw...

Jul 18, 2017 2:34 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather swarmed and harassed by Conor McGregor fans

Last week, Undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor hit four major cities as part of their ‘Mayweather-McGregor world tour’. As the tour progressed, tensions began to build between the two men as trash talk became more personal, rapidly approaching a dangerous line according to Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza: “The intensity keeps...

Jul 18, 2017 1:39 pm

Max Holloway reveals who really wins the Mayweather vs McGregor fight

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is really getting to know the business now that he is the king of the 145-pound division. Speaking with the media recently, Holloway dove into the hot topic of Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor, who meet in the boxing ring on August 26. “The big winner of that fight is...

Jul 18, 2017 1:32 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov punches a crazy fan in the gut

We have not seen current #1 UFC ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov compete since November of last year where he defeated Michael Johnson by submission in the third round. “The Eagle” was scheduled to fight #2 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson in a UFC interim lightweight title fight at UFC 209 in March. However, Nurmagomdeov suffered weight...

Jul 18, 2017 12:50 pm

Team McGregor responds to claims of Conor being knocked out during sparring session

Rumors can spread like a wildfire. One big rumor that has been buzzing throughout the combat sports community is that Conor McGregor was knocked out during a recent sparring session. Former boxing champion Jessie Vargas claims that he heard McGregor was knocked out in sparring and said that “the boxing world is small, it’s a...

Jul 18, 2017 12:17 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz and 50 Cent throw shade at Conor McGregor

At the New York stop of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor started off his speech for the event by throwing shade at New York’s own 50 Cent. McGregor took the mic, saying: “What’s up New York City?” McGregor said. “50 Cent’s a (expletive). You and 50 are...

Jul 18, 2017 10:50 am

UFC, Bellator veteran arrested for “family violence”

Cody Pfister, who competed four times in the UFC lightweight division, has found himself in some hot water. According to BloodyElbow.com, the UFC veteran was arrested on July 15, and detained in the Potter County Detention Center in Amarillo, Texas after being charged with assault and causing bodily injury to a family member. Pfister’s arrest stemmed...

Jul 18, 2017 10:41 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s best lines from press conference world tour

QUALITY: @TheNotoriousMMA's best lines from his #MayMacWordTour with @FloydMayweather. 😂👏 (🎥 @UFCEurope x @ShowtimeBoxing) pic.twitter.com/6FnwkKgHzb — SPORF (@Sporf) July 16, 2017 Last week, UFC champion Conor McGregor and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather appeared onstage together on four separate occasions as part of their Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour. The pair certainly wasted no time...

Jul 18, 2017 10:09 am

VIDEO | UFC Long Island: Road to the Octagon – Full Episode

This Saturday, the UFC will debut in Long Island, New York with the exciting, 13-fight UFC Long Island card. This card will be headlined by a key middleweight scrap between struggling former champion Chris Weidman and surging contender Kelvin Gastelum. Weidman will enter this fight having been stopped in his last three Octagon appearances, first...

Jul 18, 2017 9:18 am

Conor McGregor claims he’s still training grappling in the midst of Mayweather camp

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will compete in his first-ever professional boxing match. Despite his complete lack of experience in pro boxing, this fight will not see him battle some journeyman in a community center basement. Instead, he’ll battle undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a fight that is widely considered...

Jul 18, 2017 9:01 am

Demetrious Johnson reflects on “misunderstanding” with Dana White

Recently, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and UFC President Dana White were involved in a very public spat following Johnson’s refusal to fight former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw at flyweight. While many fans were quick to criticize Mighty Mouse for allegedly “ducking” Dillashaw, the champ revealed in an open letter than the UFC had recently...

Jul 18, 2017 7:29 am

Paulie Malignaggi explains how Conor McGregor can beat Floyd Mayweather

On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, retired boxer Paulie Malignaggi confirmed that he would be helping UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor prepare for his August 26 boxing match with the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. On the same episode, Malignaggi gave his take on how McGregor might upset the odds and author the victory in...

Jul 18, 2017 6:49 am

Floyd Mayweather weighs in on rumors about Conor McGregor training knockout

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his first steps into the boxing ring. He’ll do so against undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. Needless to say, he’s going to have his hands full. While McGregor faces a massive test against Mayweather, he and his camp have seemed optimistic about their chances...

Jul 18, 2017 5:51 am

Daniel Cormier fires back at “limp d*ck” Jon Jones, war of words ensues

Over the weekend, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones blasted his UFC 214 opponent, reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, with some pretty significant trash talk. This bit of trash talk served as the spark for yet another fiery social media exchange between the two, which occurred on both Twitter and Instagram. See their...

Jul 17, 2017 4:42 pm

Report | Stipe Miocic vs. Cain Velasquez title fight being targeted for UFC 216

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic (17-2 MMA) successfully defended his title for a second time at May’s UFC 211 event in Dallas, where he scored a first-round TKO victory over former division title holder Junior dos Santos. The victory served at Miocic’s fifth in a row, as he had previously scored finishes over Mark Hunt,...

Jul 17, 2017 2:11 pm

VIDEO | Canadian Wing Chun fighter knocks out Vietnamese karate black belt

The martial arts style debate continues to heat up, especially after the challenge between the Chinese MMA coach and Tai Chi master recently went viral. A new matchup of styles is seen here as Canadian Wing Chun fighter Pierre Francois Flores went over to Hanoi, Vietnam to challenge Vietnamese karate black belt, Doan Bao Chau....

Jul 17, 2017 2:08 pm

Leonard Ellerbe claims Conor McGregor is trolling everyone with his training video

As the world waits to see how the fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor plays out on August 26, many are taking a look at their training videos to make early predictions. One video, in particular, puts Mayweather and McGregor side-by-side and compares the two fighters training. Mayweather is seen looking very quick and...

Jul 17, 2017 2:01 pm

Report: Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko rescheduled for UFC 215

The women’s bantamweight title fight between champion Amanda Nunes and challenger Valentina Shevchenko has been rescheduled for UFC 215, according to a report by Combate. UFC 215 takes place in Edmonton, Canada, on September 9. The two were supposed to fight in the main event of UFC 213. However, Nunes withdrew from the competition the...