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Sep 22, 2017 10:49 am

Chuck Liddell opens up on what it would take for him to fight again

Recently, there was some buzz of UFC Hall of Fame legend Chuck Liddell making a return to competition. The 47-year-old appeared to be in great shape and some photos on social media including one with his old rival Tito Ortiz had people talking about a potential return. Liddell spoke on this week’s episode of The...

Sep 22, 2017 9:26 am

Gokhan Saki Declares Henrique da Silva Won’t Make It Out of the First Round

With Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua off the UFC Japan card, there’s not many big match-ups beside the criminally underrated fight between Claudia Gadelha and Jessica Andrade. Another fight that has slipped under the radar, is the UFC debut of K-1 and Glory kickboxing veteran, Gokhan Saki. After his opponent Henrique da Silva made a bold claim...

Sep 20, 2017 6:02 am

Stipe Miocic gives timeframe for next fight, discusses possible opponents

Stipe Miocic is starting to look like an unstoppable heavyweight champion. Since winning the belt with a first-round knockout of Fabricio Werdum, he’s now defended it with first-round knockouts of Alistair Overeem and Junior dos Santos.  And given that his latest win – the dos Santos KO – was in May, he’s now starting to...

Sep 19, 2017 12:04 pm

Coach Edmond Tarverdyan on his critics: ‘I know I know how to coach’

You often hear in the sport of mixed martial arts that fighters experience the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. In most cases, it isn’t just the fighters competing in the bout that experience the rollercoaster of emotions but their team is also on the ride with them. Coaches and training partners who...

Sep 19, 2017 11:10 am

Michael Bisping Contemplating Retirement After ‘Putting a Beating’ on GSP

For 11 years, Michael Bisping has Left Hook Larry-ed himself up to the tallest heights of the UFC ladder. He’s earned the UFC middleweight title, avenged two of his worst losses in the process, got a pretty cushy desk job, and even some movie gigs. At the age of 38 and the verge of what...

Sep 19, 2017 7:51 am

Cris Cyborg responds to Edmond Tarverdyan’s calls for a Ronda Rousey fight

On yesterday’s episode of The MMA Hour, Edmond Tarverdyan, head coach to former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, weighed in his star pupil’s future. While he admitted he isn’t sure if Rousey will ever fight again, he did suggest that he’d like to see her fight one more time, against one fighter in particular:...

Sep 19, 2017 6:00 am

Kenny Florian believes there’s now a blueprint for beating Luke Rockhold

Luke Rockhold is one of the best middleweights on earth. Last Saturday, he reminded the world of this fact, returning from a hiatus of more than a year to stop David Branch with a swarm of second-round ground strikes. According to former fighter and current UFC on Fox analyst Kenny Florian, however, Rockhold needs to...

Sep 18, 2017 12:24 pm

Coach Edmond Tarverdyan discusses Ronda Rousey’s future, still wants “Cyborg” fight

Back in November of 2015, the seemingly unbeatable Ronda Rousey stepped into the cage with former boxing champ Holly Holm for what was expected to be yet another lopsided title defense. Then, Holly Holm kicked her head into the Kuiper Belt. After this shocking loss, Rousey disappeared from the limelight almost completely. Though discussions surrounding...

Sep 17, 2017 3:44 pm

Manager drops big hints about Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza’s return

Dangerous Brazilian middleweight contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza has not been seen in the cage since April, when he was smashed to a second round TKO by new UFC interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. While nothing is official just yet, it sounds like that could change very soon. Speaking to MMAFighting.com, Jacare’s manager Gilberto Faria explained that...

Sep 17, 2017 7:51 am

Boxers and MMA Fighters react to last night’s Canelo vs. GGG draw

The highly anticipated boxing match between Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin took place last night in Las Vegas. The fight lived up to the hype, as Canelo and Golovkin went to war for twelve rounds in a very close back and forth tilt. The thrilling match resulted in a controversial split draw, as...

Sep 14, 2017 9:33 am

Valentina Shevchenko shares plans to leave the bantamweight division

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 215, Kyrgyzstani striking specialist Valentina Shevchenko came up inches short in a back-and-forth battle with women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes, losing a split decision. While Shevchenko has repeatedly shared her disappointment with this decision, and assured she’ll fight Nunes again, she recently told Submission Radio that her...

Sep 14, 2017 5:55 am

Mark Hunt is fine with dying as a fighter, but he’s got some conditions

Fighting is a perilous game. Time and time again, we’ve seen premier combat sports athletes decline into physical and mental disrepair, oftentimes until they exist as little more than stuttering stacks of bones, entirely unrecognizable from the seemingly unstoppable behemoths they once were. In a poignant piece written on Wednesday for Players Voice, UFC heavyweight...

Sep 2, 2017 7:36 am

HIGHLIGHTS | Undefeated Ben Askren Dominates at ONE FC Shanghai

Ben Askren retains his title, tells @awawisconsin to get ready to get back to work on Tuesday. @FloWrestling #ONEShanghai pic.twitter.com/Hca3VTkJTY — FloCombat (@FloCombat) September 2, 2017 Some fans have said that Ben Askren’s style is boring, but he’s finished five of his last six opponents. Actually, you can make that six in his last seven....

Aug 26, 2017 10:50 pm

Boxing Community reacts to tonight’s Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor result

Current UFC lightweight champion of the world Conor McGregor took his talents to the squared circle tonight in Las Vegas where he battled undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather at T-Mobile Arena. Unfortunately for McGregor fans, after a very competitive first few rounds he was eventually stopped by Mayweather in round ten. Here is how the...

Aug 22, 2017 6:17 pm

MMA community reacts to news of Jon Jones’ failed drug test

It sucks, but it’s true. Jon Jones failed a drug test in the buildup to UFC 214, and all signs point to his being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight title in the coming hours. “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Jon Jones of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation...

Aug 12, 2017 9:34 am

Paul Malignaggi Teases a Future Boxing Match with Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor has kept saying he wants to fight in the UFC before this year is over, but a lot can change between now and then. A lot has actually already happened. Remember when McGregor was picking fights with Tyron Woodley and Khabib Nurmagomedov before he beat Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title? If...

Aug 10, 2017 5:32 am

Paulie Malignaggi discusses potential boxing match with Conor McGregor

Paulie Malignaggi can’t seem to keep Conor McGregor‘s name out of his mouth. After leaving the Irishman’s training camp with a bad taste in his mouth, the retired two-division boxing champ has had plenty to say about him. On Wednesday, the trend continued, as Malignaggi went off on a McGregor tirade on Twitter, answering many...

Aug 6, 2017 11:02 am

Anthony Pettis calls for a fight with Dustin Poirier, Poirier responds

Last month, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis returned to the division he once ruled after a short stint at featherweight. His opponent in this return was ever-exciting veteran Jim Miller. Pettis looked great in his lightweight return, out-duelling Miller to a sound unanimous decision win. Now, he’s keen to step back into the cage and...

Jul 25, 2017 11:05 am

AUDIO | Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre agree to November fight

Earlier this year – to the distaste of seemingly everyone – former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was pencilled in for a middleweight title shot against champ Michael Bisping, jumping a crowded line of established middleweight contenders in the process. This news generated a tidal wave of controversy and debate, but was ultimately rendered irrelevant,...

Jul 13, 2017 8:53 am

MMA community reacts to Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor stop in Toronto

Wednesday in Toronto, Canada, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated prizefighter Floyd Mayweather appeared onstage together for the second time following the first press conference stop in Los Angeles on Tuesday. The Toronto stop was a much more intense one, with McGregor seemingly getting the feel for the boxing style press conference after admittedly...

Jul 9, 2017 9:01 am

MMA community reacts to Robert Whittaker’s defeat of Yoel Romero

Last night, in the main event of UFC 213, Australia’s Robert Whittaker collided with Cuba’s Yoel Romero in an interim middleweight title fight. While Romero started strong, Whittaker stole the momentum in round three, and battered his foe to an impressive, unanimous decision win. With this result, Whittaker becomes the UFC interim middleweight champion. He is...

Jul 8, 2017 9:23 am

Justin Gaethje calls out Tony Ferguson, says McGregor “better be watching”

Friday night in Las Vegas, former WSOF champion Justin Gaethje made his triumphant UFC debut as he knocked out Michael Johnson in the second round of their main event scrap of the TUF 25 Finale. Following the thrilling win, many immediately began to speculate as to who Gaethje should fight next, he spoke at the...

Jul 8, 2017 8:28 am

Conor McGregor reacts to Gaethje vs. Johnson main event

Friday night in Las Vegas, Justin Gaethje made his highly anticipated UFC debut as he faced UFC veteran Michael Johnson in a highly anticipated grudge match that will go down as one of the most thrilling fights of all time. The fight earned praise from nearly every member of the MMA community given its back...

Jul 2, 2017 6:32 pm

“Jacare” Souza makes his prediction for Romero vs. Whittaker

This Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC 213, surging Cuban contender Yoel Romero will collide with Kiwi standout Robert Whittaker for the interim UFC middleweight title. Brazil’s Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza – who has long stood out as one of the best middleweights on earth – is one of just a few men to fight...

Jun 18, 2017 10:42 am

Family of Matt Hughes releases positive update on his condition

On Friday morning, former UFC welterweight champion and UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes was involved in a grievous car accident, and was quickly rushed to hospital, where things initially looked quite grim. Since then, however, we’ve been given some cause for optimism surrounding the former champion’s condition. First, we learned that Hughes was responsive...

Jun 17, 2017 10:46 am

UPDATE! Matt Hughes reportedly “awake” and “squeezing hands”

Friday morning, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes was involved in a horrific car accident that saw the car he was in get struck by a train. Hughes was airlifted to a medical facility. While details were initially scarce, the HSHS St. John’s Hospital released a statement on Hughes condition, stating:...

Jun 17, 2017 7:56 am

Update: New details emerge regarding Matt Hughes’ condition

Update: New details emerge regarding Matt Hughes’ condition Early Friday morning news broke that former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes had been involved in a terrible accident which saw the passenger side of his truck get struck by an oncoming train. Soon after the collision, the UFC Hall of Famer was airlifted to a nearby...