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Jan 31, 2017 6:21 am

Artem Lobov: Conor McGregor would beat Manny Pacquiao in “one or two rounds”

Over the last few months, the combat sports world has been abuzz with the possibility of a boxing mega fight between MMA superstar Conor McGregor and semi-retired boxing great Floyd Mayweather. Yet while this mammoth showdown appears to be closer to fruition than ever, it is still blocked by a number of massive hurdles. As the...

Jan 31, 2017 5:45 am

Dana White: Ronda Rousey is “probably done” fighting

In November of 2015, dominant women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was knocked stiff by a second-round Holly Holm head-kick. This shocking upset loss was followed by a long stretch of inactivity, during which many members of the MMA community wondered whether or not the former champ would ever return to the cage. Eventually, of course,...

Jan 30, 2017 1:34 pm

Opening odds favor TJ Dillashaw to take the bantamweight title from Cody Garbrandt

Late last year, in the co-main event of UFC 207, Cody Garbrandt wrested the UFC bantamweight title from the waist of Dominick Cruz with a surprisingly dominant unanimous decision win. Several weeks thereafter, we learned that Garbrandt would coach the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter against former teammate TJ Dillashaw, which of course implies...

Jan 30, 2017 11:14 am

Francis Ngannou calls for fight with Cain Velasquez

Last Saturday, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to Denver, Colorado, French-Cameroonian heavyweight prospect Francis Ngannou faced the biggest test of his career in former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. The rising star passed this test with flying colors, thumping Arlovski to a first round TKO victory. With this win, Ngannou continues his...

Jan 30, 2017 10:01 am

UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo is interested in a career in boxing

These days, the biggest ongoing story in combat sports is a potential boxing mega bout between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and semi-retired boxing great Floyd Mayweather. As it turns out, however, McGregor is not the only fighter with his sights set on a boxing career. Shortly after we learned that McGregor had been granted...

Jan 30, 2017 8:45 am

Radio host Jason Ellis is campaigning for a fight with CM Punk

In September of 2016, pro wrestling star CM Punk made his long-awaited first steps into the Octagon against young prospect Mickey Gall. Punk did so with little in the way of martial arts experience – and it showed. Seconds into the first round, he was plowed to the mat by his young foe, where he...

Jan 30, 2017 8:02 am

Ian McCall loses another opponent, UFC seeking replacement

Since July of 2015, popular UFC flyweight Ian McCall has been scheduled for five fights. Not a single one of them has happened. First, he was scheduled for an August 2015 bout with Dustin Ortiz, which unfortunately fell through when he sustained an injury in training. Roughly one year later, he was scheduled for a...

Jan 30, 2017 6:52 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier says Ronda Rousey will never be dominant again

Late last year, in the main event of UFC 207, former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returned to the cage for the first time since she was turned off by a Holly Holm head-kick more than a year earlier. She did so against the division’s reigning queen, Amanda Nunes. Unfortunately for Rousey and her hordes...

Jan 30, 2017 6:35 am

Julianna Peña releases statement after submission loss to Valentina Shevchenko

On Saturday night, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Denver, Julianna Peña stepped into the cage with dangerous Kyrgyzstani striker Valentina Shevchenko. She entered this bout on an impressive four-fight win-streak, and if she’d extended that streak to five with a win over Shevchenko, she would have earned herself a shot...

Jan 30, 2017 6:07 am

EXCLUSIVE | Jorge Masvidal: If Demian Maia wants to get that ass whooped, I’m here

On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in Denver, Colorado with UFC on Fox 23. In the evening’s co-main event, hometown hero Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone looked to extend his welterweight record to 5-0 with a win over the ever-dangerous Jorge Masvidal. Masvidal, however, had other plans. After very nearly finishing Cowboy in the first, the...

Jan 29, 2017 1:11 pm

Dominick Cruz shuts down Assuncao callout, says he wants a title shot next

In the penultimate fight of the UFC on Fox 23 undercard, long-time bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao scored a crucial win over Aljamain Sterling. In a post fight interview with UFC reporter Megan Olivi, the Brazilian talent was asked who he’d like to take on next. After a moment of consideration, he made a courteous callout...

Jan 29, 2017 12:37 pm

3 fights we want to see after UFC on Fox 23

Last night, the UFC returned to Denver, Colorado with UFC on Fox 23. This 12-fight card went down as an unforgettable one, as we witnessed stoppages in a whopping eight bouts – including all four on the event’s main card. With this event in the rear-view mirror, the card’s losers will return to the drawing board,...

Jan 29, 2017 11:31 am

VIDEO | Jason Knight explains callout of Doo Ho Choi: I’m here to be a crowd-pleaser

On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in picturesque Denver, Colorado with UFC on Fox 23. With finishes in all four main card fights, this event was an absolute thriller. The first of these exciting main card bouts saw rising featherweight Jason Knight take on 14-fight UFC veteran Alex Caceres in what was arguably the...

Jan 29, 2017 9:49 am

Jorge Masvidal on Cowboy win: I’ll take the double knockout

Last night, the UFC returned to Denver, Colorado with UFC on Fox 23. With eight exciting stoppages among the 12 fights on the bill, this Denver card was a downright thriller. Perhaps the most thrilling moment of the entire card, however, occurred in the co-main event, where Strikeforce veteran Jorge Masvidal delivered an upset by...

Jan 29, 2017 8:36 am

Dana White on Amanda Nunes’ featherweight goals: pump the brakes

Late last year, in the main event of UFC 207, Amanda Nunes made her first defense of the women’s bantamweight title with a 48-second destruction of returning former champ Ronda Rousey. Shortly after this win, the champ began campaigning for a fight with the winner of UFC’s upcoming inaugural women’s featherweight title fight, which will pit...

Jan 29, 2017 8:03 am

Reebok payout for UFC on Fox 23: Both main event fighters get $2,500

On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in beautiful Denver, Colorado with UFC on Fox 23. In the evening’s main event, Valentina Shevchenko stopped Julianna Peña with a second round armbar. The co-main event, meanwhile, saw Jorge Masvidal deliver a substantial upset with a second-round thrashing of Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. The rest of the main card,...

Jan 29, 2017 6:50 am

Pros react to Valentina Shevchenko’s submission of Julianna Pena

Last night, the UFC touched down in The Mile-High City, Denver, Colorado, with UFC on Fox 23. This 12-fight card was an epic one, as a whopping eight of its bouts ended with stoppages, including the evening’s main event, which pitted Kyrgyzstani striker Valentina Shevchenko against American grappling specialist Julianna Peña. In advance of this...

Jan 29, 2017 6:03 am

Pros react to Francis Ngannou’s crushing KO of Andrei Arlovski

Last night, the UFC returned to beautiful Denver, Colorado with UFC on Fox 23, a 12-fight card highlighted by some epic finishes and significant upsets. One of the most memorable moments of the event took place on the main card, when rising prospect Francis Ngannou took on former champion Andrei Arlovski in a compelling heavyweight...

Jan 28, 2017 9:01 pm

Floyd Mayweather responds to Conor McGregor’s comments

Floyd Mayweather Jr discusses Conor McGregor's PPV Interview comments @TheNotoriousMMA pic.twitter.com/6PBj3u967R — Fancy Combat (@FancyCombat) January 29, 2017 Saturday afternoon, UFC superstar Conor McGregor held a pay-per view interview with Ariel Helwani to discuss many things, the most notable of course being his potential boxing superfight with Floyd Mayweather. McGregor stated during the course of...

Jan 28, 2017 6:42 pm

Pros react to Jorge Masvidal’s TKO victory over Donald Cerrone

Jorge Masvidal picked up the biggest win of his octagon career tonight in Denver scoring a second-round TKO victory over Donald Cerrone. The loss snapped “Cowboy’s” four-fight win streak at 170-pounds and boosted “Gamebred” in to the welterweight division’s title picture. Here is how the pros reacted to Masvidal’s big UFC on FOX 23 win:...

Jan 28, 2017 1:56 pm

Conor McGregor rips everyone: ‘F**k the UFC, F**ck Floyd, F**k you too’

UFC superstar Conor McGregor is currently on an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon due to the upcoming birth of his firstborn child. After his historic UFC 205 win over Eddie Alvarez in November, the two-division champion announced that he would be taking some time away from the Octagon due to the birth of his child...

Jan 28, 2017 10:14 am

Conor McGregor reportedly turns down WWE Wrestlemania offer

UFC superstar Conor McGregor certainly has quite a bit of widespread appeal. The Irish superstar has continued to make himself known not only in the combat sports community, but also to the general public, as he has repeatedly made headlines throughout the course of his rapid ascent to fame. While Conor McGregor has never made...

Jan 28, 2017 9:21 am

Dana White gives bold prediction for Francis Ngannou

Saturday night on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’, streaking heavyweight contender Francis ‘The Predator’ Ngannou will face former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski in a highly anticipated showdown. There’s no secret that the fight is undoubtably the biggest of Ngannou’s career, taking a step up from fighting unranked heavyweights, to fighting #7...

Jan 27, 2017 11:22 pm

Daniel Cormier explains why he’s glad he made Gina Carano mad

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier made waves recently when he called out WMMA pioneer Gina Carano for her advice to Ronda Rousey following her UFC 207 loss to Amanda Nunes to close out 2016. Carano stated that Rousey should follow what she wants to do, insinuating that she should follow her passion for acting,...