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Jun 19, 2017 11:54 am

Conor McGregor will not have to wear Reebok when he fights Floyd Mayweather

Last week, we learned that UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor’s much discussed boxing match with undefeated great Floyd Mayweather was officially a go. Unsurprisingly, the finalization of this fight took a good deal of negotiating, as McGregor is still under contract with the UFC. While the UFC ultimately allowed McGregor to bend the terms of...

Jun 19, 2017 11:54 am

Bellator reveals broadcasting roles for Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo

Many fans were excited to hear that MMA broadcasting pioneers Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo were making their way back to calling live mixed martial arts fights for Bellator. On Monday, Bellator released a statement revealing the roles for Goldberg and Ranallo for their big Bellator 180 and Bellator NYC broadcasts set for Saturday, June...

Jun 19, 2017 10:42 am

American Animals Episode 43 – Robin Black Joins the American Animals!

Robin Black is here to talk Mayweather vs. McGregor and more with the American Animals. On this episode of American Animals, Erik Apple and TJ De Santis are here and ready to bring you the biggest and the best in the world of MMA. The Animals are joined by a man who is well known...

Jun 19, 2017 9:06 am

Germaine de Randamie issues statement on social media after being stripped of title

The UFC’s inaugural women’s featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie has been stripped of her title for refusing to fight the division’s number one contender, Cris “Cyborg” Justino. Cyborg will now fight Invicta champ Megan Anderson for the vacant featherweight title in the co-main event of UFC 214 this July 29. In the wake of this...

Jun 19, 2017 7:56 am

Germaine de Randamie reacts to being stripped of featherweight title

Earlier this year, Germaine de Randamie outwardly refused to defend her UFC women’s featherweight title against number-one contender Cris “Cyborg” Justino. Today, the UFC announced that it had stripped De Randamie of her title as a result of this refusal, and that Cyborg will be battling Megan Anderson for the vacant title at UFC 214...

Jun 19, 2017 7:19 am

UFC issues statement on choice to strip Germaine de Randamie of featherweight title

Earlier today, we learned that Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Megan Anderson will collide for undisputed UFC women’s featherweight gold in the co-main event of UFC 214 in Anaheim, California this July 29. This news immediately raised question about the status of Germaine de Randamie, who won the undisputed women’s featherweight title with a controversial decision...

Jun 19, 2017 7:02 am

Tony Ferguson to debut as FS1 analyst during UFC Fight Night 112 broadcast

Streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson is having a difficult time getting a fight. Luckily, he’s found a way to stay busy in the meantime. In a recent interview with MMAJunkie.com, the top lightweight announced that he will debuting as an analyst on FS1 during the UFC Fight Night 112 broadcast in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma this...

Jun 19, 2017 6:38 am

BREAKING: Cris “Cyborg” Justino vs. Megan Anderson official for UFC 214

It’s official. After months of campaigning for a fight at UFC 214, featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino has finally had her wish granted. The Brazilian juggernaut will take on current Invicta featherweight champion Megan Anderson on the July 29 card, which goes down in Anaheim, California. The bout will serve as the card’s the co-main event,...

Jun 18, 2017 7:40 pm

UFC Fight Night 111 Reebok Pay: Holly Holm pockets $5,000

UFC Fight Night 111 Reebok Pay: Holly Holm pockets $5,000 The octagon invaded Singapore on Saturday for UFC Fight Night 111. The event was headlined by a women’s bantamweight scrap featuring former champion Holly Holm taking on former title challenger Bethe Correia. After a rather uneventful opening two rounds, Holm was able to land a...

Jun 18, 2017 7:06 pm

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather ticket prices are insane!

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather ticket prices are insane! Undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will square off in a super-fight on August 26 live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Mayweather vs. McGregor bout was made official earlier this week and ever since the announcement fans...

Jun 18, 2017 4:18 pm

McGregor training partner says Conor will “100%” knockout Floyd Mayweather

McGregor training partner says Conor will “100%” knockout Floyd Mayweather Conor McGregor will enter the squared circle for the first time in his professional career on August 26 to face off against undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather! The McGregor vs. Mayweather super-fight will take place at 154-pounds under the bright lights of T-Mobile Arena in...

Jun 18, 2017 3:32 pm

Boxing officials considering a unique belt for the Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather fight

Boxing officials considering a unique belt for the Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather fight The blockbuster fight between undefeated boxing star Floyd Mayweather and UFC champion Conor McGregor was finally made official last week. The Mayweather vs McGregor bout will take place August 26 live from the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The...

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 18, 2017 9:35 am

Rafael Dos Anjos outlines his path to the welterweight title

Over the weekend, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to Singapore, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos jumped up to the welterweight division for a battle with former Strikeforce champ Tarec Saffiedine. Dos Anjos won this welterweight debut with a well-deserved unanimous decision. Speaking to the media shortly after his win,...

Jun 18, 2017 8:42 am

VIDEO | Fired up Colby Covington sends warning to Woodley, ‘Wonderbread’, and others

People don’t like it because I win every second of every minute of every round. #embarrassmenttour #easymoney #nobodycancompetewithme #ufc @ufc A post shared by colbycovington (@colbycovmma) on Jun 18, 2017 at 5:56am PDT On Saturday night in Singapore, rising UFC welterweight Colby Covington picked up the biggest win over his career, dominating the UFC’s seventh-ranked...

Jun 18, 2017 6:30 am

Colby Covington sets sights on Tyron Woodley: I’ll break him in half

On Saturday morning in Singapore, on the main card of UFC Fight Night 111, American Top Team’s Colby Covington scored a lopsided decision win over the UFC’s number-seven ranked welterweight, Dong Hyun Kim. With this win, the American is likely to burst into the divisional top-10, where more tough challenges are sure to await. Speaking...

Jun 18, 2017 5:56 am

Tony Ferguson: I have to congratulate Conor McGregor

Streaking UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson has made no secret of his disdain for UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. The American has repeatedly blasted the champ for failing to defend the title he won from Eddie Alvarez in November of 2016. Now that McGregor’s much-discussed boxing showdown with undefeated pugilist Floyd Mayweather is official, however,...

Jun 17, 2017 2:07 pm

Jorge Masvidal fires shots at Khabib Nurmagomedov

Saturday morning, American fight fans tuned into UFC Fight Pass for a highly anticipated morning of fights in Singapore, headlined by a women’s bantamweight showdown between Holly Holm and Bethe Correia. On the main card however, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos picked up a unanimous decision win over Tarec Saffiedine in his UFC...

Jun 17, 2017 12:22 pm

Floyd Mayweather gives first interview following McGregor fight announcement

Earlier this week, the combat sports community was stunned as it was confirmed that a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match would be taking place on August 26th at the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas. While UFC President Dana White was quick to do a Q&A and answer fans questions, Floyd Mayweather remained silent...

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 10:10 am

VIDEO | UFC vet Tim Hague in ICU after suffering brain injury in boxing match

https://www.facebook.com/thespiceoflifepodcast/videos/657234374466798/ Unfortunate news surfaced Saturday morning that UFC vet Tim Hague was placed in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after suffering what is being called a “serious brain injury” during his boxing match with Adam Braidwood. Hague hit the canvas hard late in the fight after being dropped with a thundering punch. While he regained...