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Jul 13, 2017 7:39 am

Sorry Conor McGregor, Demetrious Johnson wins the ESPY for “Fighter of the Year”

Though Conor McGregor is dominating combat sports headlines in the buildup to his blockbuster boxing match with undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather Jr., he came up short in his bid for the ESPY for Fighter of the Year. Though he won the award last year, this year, the honor goes to UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson....

Jul 13, 2017 6:41 am

Conor McGregor sheds light on his sponsors for Floyd Mayweather fight

Last night, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather took over Toronto’s Budweiser stage with a rousing press event – the second stop on their headline-generating world tour. After the event, which McGregor is felt to have owned by a landslide, both fighters joined the media for a brief question and answer session. During his conversation with...

Jul 12, 2017 2:34 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 41 // Ben Askren | Duane Ludwig | Rich Franklin

BJPENN.COM Radio returns at 8PM ET/5PM PT with Ben Askren and Rich Franklin! 8:15PM ET- We kick things off with ONE FC Welterweight Champ and arguably the best grappler in MMA today, Ben Askren. “Funky” Ben is several weeks removed from his most recent title defense and we’ll getting the scoop on when he expects...

Jul 12, 2017 2:32 pm

VIDEO | Snoop Dogg gets the OK from Dana White to smoke on set of show

Tuesday night, rap icon Snoop Dogg made his UFC commentary debut alongside UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber as the ‘alternate commentary team’ on UFC President Dana White’s new show ‘Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series’. Snoop, who showed off his arial kicks earlier in the day on social media, was captured on camera by...

Jul 12, 2017 1:52 pm

UFC 213 medical suspensions – Robert Whittaker potentially out till 2018

UFC 213 crowned a new UFC interim middleweight champion as Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker battled in a five-round interim title fight. It was a classic matchup with the two competing in a grueling fight that went the distance where judges ruled Whittaker the new interim champion of the middleweight division. With a middleweight title...

Jul 12, 2017 1:23 pm

TUF 25 Finale medical suspensions: Justin Gaethje facing lengthy sit

This past Friday, fight fans tuned in to an action packed night of fights in Las Vegas at the T-Mobile Arena for the TUF 25 Finale. The event played host to a number of thrilling fights, which included Jesse Taylor’s second round submission win over Dhiego Lima to be crowned the winner of TUF 25....

Jul 12, 2017 1:09 pm

VIDEO | LIVE! Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor – Toronto press conference

Wednesday evening, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will hit the stage for their second press conference in Toronto ahead of their August 26th fight at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. This marks the second stop of the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor world tour, which will see both fighters take to the stage in two more...

Jul 12, 2017 11:32 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor staredown with audio

.@DanaWhite's second installment of the #MayMacWorldTour Video Blog just dropped! Catch the full episode on YouTube: https://t.co/CdOfonMuXP pic.twitter.com/awTFLMP0yA — UFC (@ufc) July 12, 2017 Tuesday afternoon, the Staples Center in California played host to the first Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor press conference, where the pair both addressed fans in attendance, and began the war...

Jul 12, 2017 11:21 am

Gegard Mousasi will not be getting the next Bellator middleweight title shot

Earlier this week, we learned that former Strikeforce light heavyweight champ and long-time UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi had failed to agree on the terms of a new UFC contract, and that he would be moving to the world’s second biggest MMA promotion, Bellator MMA. Given Mousasi’s stature as one of the finest middleweights on...

Jul 12, 2017 10:52 am

Daniel Cormier weighs in on Jones-centric UFC 214 promo

Last weekend, during the broadcast of the UFC 213 main card, the promotion aired a chilling trailer for the UFC 214 main event: a light heavyweight showdown between reigning champion Daniel Cormier, and his biggest rival, former champion Jon Jones. This trailer immediately got people talking on social media. One of the main talking points...

Jul 12, 2017 9:50 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor’s suit really did say “f**k you” in pinstripes

Tuesday afternoon at the first Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor press conference, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather came face to face on-stage for the first time in front of a packed Staples Center. During his opening speech, McGregor asked the cameras to zoom in on his suit, because the...

Jul 12, 2017 9:19 am

VIDEO | Mayweather Sr crashes Conor McGregor media scrum, gets taunted by McGregor

Tuesday at the first Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor press conference, the pair kicked off their world tour, as well as begun their trash talk for the highly anticipated event. McGregor spoke to the audience in attendance at the Staples Center first, before then passing the microphone over to Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mayweather continued the...

Jul 12, 2017 8:49 am

PHOTOS | Check out these incredible fan-made UFC 214 posters

The next big UFC card on the horizon is UFC 214, which goes down this July 29 in Anaheim, California. UFC 214 is stacked to the brim with elite UFC talent. The card will feature a trio of anticipated title fights, any of which could probably headline a card on its own. The first of...

Jul 12, 2017 8:37 am

Conor McGregor explains how he’s put fear in the boxing community

Tuesday afternoon at the first Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor press conference, the pair both gave speeches, most of which were trash talk, in front of a packed Staples Center arena. McGregor kicked off the event, where he boldly predicted that he would finish Mayweather in the first four rounds of the event. Predicting that...

Jul 12, 2017 6:15 am

Floyd Mayweather says training camps have become too hard on his body

When Conor McGregor steps into the boxing ring with Floyd Mayweather on August 26, he’ll be short on advantages. One clear advantage he does have, however, is his age. He’s a relative fresh 28, while Mayweather is now 40 years old. During the Los Angeles stop of the Mayweather-McGregor world press tour, Mayweather spoke candidly...

Jul 12, 2017 6:02 am

Conor McGregor explains what Floyd Mayweather said to him during staredown

Last night, at a crowded press conference inside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather met for the first time. It was entertaining affair, highlighted by some memorable trash talk and a fairly intense staredown. The staredown, of course, would have been much more enjoyable if we could have heard...

Jul 11, 2017 4:04 pm

TJ Dillashaw gives his honest take on Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor

TJ Dillashaw has had some experience in the ring with one of the greats from boxing as we’ve recently seen the footage of the former UFC bantamweight champion sparring with Vasyl Lomachenko. Lomachenko is one of the boxers that is often talked about in the pound-for-pound debate. Joe Rogan speaks very highly of Lomachenko and...

Jul 11, 2017 4:01 pm

Floyd Mayweather: On August 26, I’m gonna knock this b*tch out!

The Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor world tour press conference kicked off at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on Tuesday. Both Mayweather and McGregor were present for the first stop of the world tour with McGregor taking to the mic first. “The Notorious” fired off his shots at Mayweather during his opening speech....

Jul 11, 2017 3:10 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor blasts Floyd Mayweather at Los Angeles Press Conference

VIDEO | Conor McGregor blasts Floyd Mayweather at Los Angeles Press Conference UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor wasted little time bringing the heat to boxing legend Floyd Mayweather at today’s press conference in Los Angeles. The brash Irishman declared that he will knockout “Money” inside of four rounds. "He will be KO'd inside 4 rounds."...

Jul 11, 2017 2:52 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather square off in Los Angeles

PHOTO | Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather square off in Los Angeles UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor (21-3 MMA) will take his talents to the boxing ring on August 26 live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas where he will square off with undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather (49-0 Boxing). The first press conference for...

Jul 11, 2017 2:28 pm

PHOTO | Sage Northcutt looking bigger and more shredded in new post

“Super” Sage Northcutt is looking like he is terrific shape ahead of his fight coming up against John Makdessi. The two are set to meet in the center of the Octagon at UFC 214, which takes place on July 29 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Ahead of his fight, Northcutt posted some photos...

Jul 11, 2017 2:24 pm

LIVE! Watch the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather press conference

Tuesday afternoon, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will hit the stage for their highly anticipated first press conference prior to their showdown on August 26th at the T-Mobile Arena. The fight is being dubbed the ‘Fight of the Century’ and has led to both men predicting that they will finish the fight early, with Mayweather’s...

Jul 11, 2017 1:25 pm

TUF 25 salary report: Justin Gaethje tops payroll in UFC debut

This past Friday in Las Vegas, fight fans tuned in to an action packed night of fights in Las Vegas for the ‘Ultimate Fighter: Redemption’ Finale, where TUF 25’s Jesse Taylor was crowned the winner of TUF nine years after earning his way to the Finale for the first time. In addition, the main event...

Jul 11, 2017 12:57 pm

VIDEO | Ricky Hatton & Jamie Moore demonstrate lethal body shot combos

https://www.facebook.com/theMMAUG/videos/1428975870485372/ The body shot is undoubtably one of the most lethal, but also least used, techniques in combat sports today. While it’s no secret that a well-placed liver shot will put an opponent down ten times out of ten, the frequency of body shot TKOs in MMA today is relatively low. In the video above,...