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Feb 16, 2017 9:13 am

Conor McGregor blasts political demonstrators: ‘It’s the wrong mind-set!’

We have seen a couple fighters from the MMA community invovled in some heated situations at political rallies recently. Jake Shields had to help a man from “being jumped by thugs” at the recent UC Berkeley protest and Jeff Monson got clipped a few times at a Trump protest in Florida. UFC lightweight champion Conor...

Feb 16, 2017 8:05 am

Teddy Atlas’ stunning prediction for McGregor Mayweather fight

With talks progressing in regards to a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Maywather superfight inside the boxing ring, numerous members of the combat sports community have continued to release their prediction for who they feel would win in a boxing match. While the majority of fighters and coaches feel that undefeated prizefighter would likely get...

Feb 16, 2017 7:49 am

Conor McGregor warns fans on approaching him while holding his son

In just three months, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor’s girlfriend Dee Devlin will give birth to their firstborn child. With that being said, the champ has been very open about his concerns with bringing a child into his often hectic life as a global superstar. Following his UFC 205 win over Eddie Alvarez, where McGregor...

Feb 16, 2017 7:21 am

Conor McGregor’s manager on Floyd Mayweather superfight: “It feels more real”

Throughout the course of 2017, conflicting reports have continued to emerge that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has reached a deal for a Floyd Mayweather superfight in the boxing ring. To kick off the year, Mayweather offered McGregor $15 million for a boxing match, which resulted in UFC President Dana White firing back with a...


Feb 16, 2017 7:01 am

Derek Brunson now reportedly not appealing Anderson Silva loss

At UFC 208, Derek Brunson stepped into the Octagon with former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva for a highly anticipated scrap. After three rounds, Silva was awarded the unanimous decision win, however on paper, the stats saw Brunson winning the fight. After a period of frustration from Brunson, and an announcement that Holly Holm would...

Feb 15, 2017 8:40 pm

Tony Ferguson fires back at Khabib Nurmagomedov

With time winding down before top ranked lightweights Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nuramgomedov step into the Octagon to fight for the interim lightweight title at UFC 209, the trash talk between the two men has continued to pick up steam. Most recently, Nurmagomedov threatened to break Ferguson’s arm when they fight, saying: “If you watch...

Feb 15, 2017 8:39 pm

VIDEO | The softer side of Conor McGregor

When was the last time Conor McGregor cried? What is Conor McGregor’s biggest fear? These are just a couple of questions that GQ threw at “The Notorious” in a short video piece they did featuring the current UFC lightweight world champion. While McGregor has been busy working to try and line up a massive boxing...

Feb 15, 2017 8:08 pm

Derrick Lewis weighs in on Edmond Tarverdyan ahead of Travis Browne fight

With just days to go until Derrick Lewis and Travis Browne step into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Halifax’, talks regarding how Travis Browne will look under Edmond Tarverdyan have continued to surface. Prior to Browne’s UFC 181 scrap with Brendan Schaub in 2014, Browne began training under Edmond Tarverdyan...

Feb 15, 2017 1:20 pm

UFC 208 medical suspensions: Dustin Poirier out indefinitely

This past weekend at UFC 208, Germaine de Randamie stepped into the Octagon for her highly anticipated inaugural women’s featherweight title fight against former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. After a back and forth 5-round scrap, complete with a bit of controversy, De Randamie was crowned the inaugural women’s featherweight champion. In the co-main...

Feb 15, 2017 12:52 pm

Frankie Edgar and Ricardo Lamas agree to fight in May via Twitter

An amazing featherweight bout may have just been set up on Twitter by the #2 and #3 UFC ranked featherweights, Frankie Edgar and Ricardo Lamas. Lamas tweeted on Wednesday, “Who’s down to see @FrankieEdgar and I mix it up? Been a fan of his for a long time, I’m in this to fight the best....

Feb 15, 2017 12:48 pm

EXCLUSIVE | ‘The Korean Zombie’ hoping for an arena full of zombies at next fight

Even after three-and-a-half years, “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung didn’t skip a beat in his return to competition in the UFC. Jung stepped into the Octagon to take on then-#9 UFC ranked featherweight Dennis Bermudez after taking time off to fulfill his mandatory service in the military for South Korea. Jung took the opportunity...

Feb 15, 2017 11:53 am

EXCLUSIVE | “The Korean Zombie” doesn’t anticipate a rematch with Jose Aldo

Earlier this month, Chan Sung Jung – more widely known as “The Korean Zombie” – returned from a lengthy hiatus to score a blistering, first-round knockout win over a game Dennis Bermudez. With this win, the resurgent fan favorite was immediately talked about as a potential featherweight title challenger. Jung, of course, is quite familiar...

Feb 15, 2017 10:58 am

Conor McGregor is on the hunt for Khloé Kardashian’s “big fat ass”

In the wake of his November knockout of Eddie Alvarez, which earned him the UFC lightweight title, MMA superstar Conor McGregor announced that he would be taking some time off to father his first child with longtime girlfriend Dee Devlin. Since then, the champ has spent the bulk of his time in his native Ireland,...

Feb 15, 2017 10:18 am

Holly Holm officially appeals UFC 208 loss

This past weekend, in the main event of UFC 208, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm stepped into the Octagon with undefeated kickboxing veteran Germaine de Randamie for a highly anticipated showdown for the inaugural women’s featherweight title. The fight was a competitive one, with De Randamie narrowly out-striking Holm over the course of...

Feb 15, 2017 9:30 am

Former two-division WSOF champ David Branch has signed with the UFC

Earlier this month, we learned that World Series of Fighting star David Branch had entered free agency. Branch, who was the champion of both the WSOF light heavyweight and middleweight divisions, made this announcement on a recent episode of The MMA Hour. “I’m officially a free agent,” he said on the show. “I’m going to be...

Feb 15, 2017 9:18 am

NSAC willing to grant McGregor license to host Mayweather superfight in Vegas

In 2016, Conor McGregor was granted a boxing license in California, but denied one by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. At the time, it was explained that McGregor’s lack of professional boxing experience was the reason he had been denied a license in Nevada. Despite that, talks of a potential Floyd Mayweather superfight continued to...

Feb 15, 2017 8:55 am

Rashad Evans receives medical clearance for UFC 209 middleweight debut

In September of 2016, it was announced that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans would be making a long discussed drop to middleweight for a fight with Strikeforce veteran Tim Kennedy. The two fighters were expected to face off on the undercard of UFC 205. Unfortunately, this fight was scrapped at the last minute when the New...

Feb 15, 2017 8:14 am

Georges St-Pierre contract being finalized, agreement reportedly reached with UFC

After nearly four years of reports continuing to surface, news has now surfaced that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre and the UFC have reached an agreement on terms for a new contract, and are currently working to finalize what will surely be a celebrated Georges St-Pierre contract. Over the course of the past year,...

Feb 15, 2017 7:47 am

Tyron Woodley: Holly Holm should take a break from fighting

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 208, former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm lost a controversial decision to Germaine de Randamie, failing her bid to become the UFC’s first ever female featherweight champion as a result. With this loss, Holm fell onto a three-fight losing streak, as she has was defeated by Miesha...

Feb 15, 2017 7:20 am

Floyd Mayweather to McGregor: take care of business with the UFC, then we can make a deal

The biggest ongoing narrative in combat sports today surrounds a potential mega fight between semi-retired boxing great Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. This potential showdown seems to generate new headlines every day, each often contrary to the previous one. Late last week, for example, reports began to surface that McGregor and Mayweather had agreed on a...

Feb 15, 2017 6:40 am

Dana White on Mayweather vs. McGregor reports: There is no deal

Late last week, a report emerged from Ireland, suggesting that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and semi-retired boxing great Floyd Mayweather had agreed to a deal for their headline dominating mega fight. In an instant, a fight that has long looked almost impossible was suddenly glimmering with possibility. According to UFC President Dana White, however, there...

Feb 14, 2017 12:54 pm

VIDEO | ‘Innocent’ street dancer pounds aggressor on Hollywood Walk of Fame

There is no place for violence out on the streets but that surely doesn’t mean that it won’t ever take place. Here, we take a look at this video shot on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as a man described as an “innocent Hollywood dancer” was being confronted by another man on the street. The...

Feb 14, 2017 11:56 am

Yair Rodriguez says his celebrity increased after BJ Penn win

Last month, Mexican featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez scored a nice win over UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn. Now several weeks removed from this win, the wild striking specialist explained to MMA Junkie that his defeat of Penn has made him a much more visible celebrity. “To be honest, before BJ, of course people recognized...

Feb 14, 2017 11:51 am

Donald Trump is a Fedor Emelianenko fan

Ahead of this Saturday’s highly anticipated Bellator 172 event, where MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko will make his highly anticipated return to the cage in 2017 after going 2-0 since returning to MMA in 2015, M-1 Global President Vadim Finkelchtein, who used to manage Emelianenko, revealed in an interview that United States President Donald Trump has...

Feb 14, 2017 11:45 am

Dustin Poirier: ‘I want Nate Diaz, how bout that?’

Dustin Poirier is fresh off a bonus-winning “Fight of the Night” unanimous decision victory over Jim Miller at UFC 208. Now, the UFC lightweight is looking to climb up the rankings and get back on his way to title contention. Poirier spoke with MMA Junkie Radio recently and said that he has Nate Diaz in...

Feb 14, 2017 11:45 am

Michael Bisping says Georges St-Pierre and the UFC ‘are pretty much at an agreement’

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has been at war with the #1 UFC ranked middleweight contender Yoel Romero. From battles on social media, to Romero even calling in to Bisping’s podcast show, there has been a lot brewing between the two with no official bout announced. Speaking with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s episode of The...

Feb 14, 2017 11:33 am

Fedor Emelianenko explains why he chose Bellator over the UFC

This weekend, MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko will make his highly anticipated return to the cage when he steps into the Bellator MMA cage against former UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione. Emelianenko will be returning to the cage for the first time since his controversial majority decision win over Fabio Maldonado at EFN 50 back in June,...