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Sep 10, 2017 5:49 am

The MMA community reacts to Amanda Nunes’ close decision defeat of Valentina Shevchenko

Last night, in the main event of UFC 215 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes put her belt on the line opposite perhaps her fiercest rival: Kyrgyzstani striker Valentina Shevchenko. The fight registered as an incredibly competitive one, and after five close rounds, pretty much every onlooker was happy not to be...

Sep 9, 2017 4:41 pm

UFC 215 Live Results

We lost the main event, but the card still keeps trucking. Tonight is UFC 215 making Edmonton face the pain in Canada. Demetrious Johnson can’t break his record, but Amanda Nunes will still defend her UFC bantamweight title against Valentina Shevchenko. This is one of the best fights a promotion can make in any women’s...

Sep 8, 2017 2:24 pm

Holly Holm Picks ‘More Technical’ Valentina Shevchenko to Beat Nunes at UFC 215

Although Demetrious Johnson’s quest for MMA history will be postponed, Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko are good to go this time. It’s a rematch between two of the top women in the sport right now, with the UFC bantamweight title on the line. Another former UFC champ, Holly Holm, knows exactly what it’s like to...

Sep 8, 2017 10:17 am

Doo Ho Choi Wants to Return and Fight Jose Aldo

The MMA gods are about to bless us with violence again. Last year, Doo Ho Choi earned a UFC ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus, as well as ESPN’s ‘Fight of the Year’ award, for his war with Cub Swanson. He lost to the top featherweight contender, but it was his first loss since 2010 and...

Sep 8, 2017 8:35 am

The UFC’s Bad Luck With Canada and the Good Fortune of Amanda Nunes

Once again, a UFC card this year has been disrupted at the last minute. Ray Borg had to pull out of his fight with Demetrious Johnson, the original main event is gone and Amanda Nunes gets bumped up to headline. The world is a strange place, readers. There is a pattern that emerges when you...

Sep 8, 2017 7:54 am

OSP Wants to Know if Jon Jones Was on PEDs When They Fought

Ovince Saint Preux is about to gear up and fight Mauricio “Shogun” Rua  in Japan, but there is another fight still in the back of his mind. Back at UFC 197, Saint Preux jumped in to replace Daniel Cormier and fought Jon Jones for an interim UFC light heavyweight title. Losing the bout and suffering...

Sep 7, 2017 11:20 am

VIDEO | Diego Brandao explains chaotic fight in Russia against Akhmed Aliev

The Fight Nights Global 73 main event in Russia between Diego Brandao and Akhmed Aliev had one of the strangest endings in mixed martial arts. Brandao lost by TKO after jumping out of the cage in the second round after both opponents threw illegal strikes. Brandao spoke with MMA Fighting about the controversial contest with...

Sep 5, 2017 4:47 pm

Scott Coker Thinks Mayweather vs McGregor in MMA is Bigger Than the Boxing Match

Conor McGregor boxing Floyd Mayweather was one of the biggest fights of all time. Depending on which numbers you’ve seen. it either outperformed Mayweather’s fight with Manny Pacquiao or raked in just underneath it. The UFC lightweight champion made a ton of money, of course not as much as Mayweather, and Showtime definitely made a fortune....

Sep 5, 2017 1:24 pm

Nate Diaz blasts Conor McGregor and the UFC on social media

How many fans have been thinking about the trilogy fight between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz now that the Mayweather boxing match is out of the way? Diaz was the last to defeat McGregor in mixed martial arts as he submitted the Irish superstar at UFC 196 back in March of last year. The two...

Sep 4, 2017 11:57 am

With Pacquiao out, Australian politician targets Conor McGregor as opponent for Jeff Horn

Back in early July, Jeff Horn defeated Manny Pacquiao with a hotly debated unanimous decision. Given the nature of Horn’s victory, plans for a rematch were quickly laid out for November 12. Regrettably, Pacquiao’s political duties have forced him out of this planned rematched, which has forced Horn and his team to begin hunting for...

Sep 4, 2017 11:14 am

VIDEO | Countdown to UFC 215: Full Episode

This Saturday night, the UFC returns to our screens with UFC 215, an exciting pay-per-view emanating from Edmonton, Alberta’s Rogers Place. The card will be headlined by a flyweight title fight between dominant champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, and challenger Ray Borg. If Johnson wins this fight, he’ll break the record for the most consecutive...

Sep 4, 2017 6:02 am

Ben Askren gets awesome opponent for retirement fight

“Funky” Ben Askren has long been regarded as one of the best welterweights outside the UFC, and perhaps the best fighter outside the UFC period. Over the weekend, in the main event of ONE Championship’s stop in Shanghai, the seemingly unstoppable wrestling specialist added to that reputation with a lopsided mauling of Zebaztian Kadestam. As it...

Sep 3, 2017 5:23 pm

UFC 215 Fight Card and Start Time

The UFC will invade Edmonton, Alberta, Canada next weekend for UFC 215. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring long-time champion Demetrious Johnson taking on Ray Borg. This is it, folks. This is one of the reasons he declined a fight with T.J. Dillashaw. “Mighty Mouse” will attempt to make UFC...

Sep 3, 2017 7:27 am

Michael Bisping knows how to fix Conor McGregor’s cardio problem

Last weekend, Conor McGregor came up short in his anticipated boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr., succumbing to 10th round punches. While this loss can be primarily attributed to Mayweather’s fantastic ring craft, it can also be stacked up to McGregor’s cardio issues – issues that also plagued him in his two Octagon battles with...

Sep 2, 2017 7:25 pm

Conor McGregor had an equipment emergency minutes prior to the Mayweather fight

Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor put on an incredible performance in his boxing debut last weekend in Las Vegas against Floyd Mayweather. The Irish superstar was eventually stopped in the tenth round by the legendary undefeated boxer, but still McGregor’s stock did nothing but rise in defeat. McGregor put together a terrific opening four...

Aug 31, 2017 3:00 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov Wants to Return at UFC 219 Against Conor McGregor

Don’t tell Khabib Nurmagomedov that it’s looking like Nate Diaz will get the next shot at Conor McGregor. After once again missing out on a fight with Tony Ferguson for the interim UFC lightweight title, he’s decided to skip that match-up altogether. After all, why fight for an interim belt if you can fight for...

Aug 31, 2017 11:11 am

Kevin Lee Confident He’d Dominate McGregor After He Lost to Mayweather

A lot of people thought that Conor McGregor exceeded expectations in his fight with Floyd Mayweather, Kevin Lee thought the opposite according to his latest Submission Radio appearance. He’s about to fight Tony Ferguson in October at UFC 216, but he’s keeping McGregor on the backburner. He plans to go all “Rampage” on Ferguson and...

Aug 31, 2017 8:05 am

Coach believes Nate Diaz will require massive pay boost for Conor McGregor trilogy fight

Shortly after his thrilling boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr., Conor McGregor and his team began expressing interest in a trilogy fight with his fiercest rival, Nate Diaz. This trilogy fight, McGregor said, would have to be in the 155-pound lightweight division, rather than the welterweight division where the pair’s first two battles occurred. Speaking...

Aug 30, 2017 3:50 pm

Kenny Florian Thinks A Better Version of Conor McGregor Comes Back to the UFC

It’s finally over. Conor McGregor did his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. Sure, he lost but everyone involved in that mega fight all came out as winners. McGregor walked away with just a black eye and $30 million just for his fight purse. He still stands to earn much more from sponsors and PPV numbers....

Aug 30, 2017 11:08 am

Coach claims Jose Aldo’s days in MMA are numbered

Over the last few months, a seemingly endless list of MMA fighters have expressed interest in testing their hands in the professional boxing ring. Fighters from Stipe Miocic to Jimi Manuwa to Artem Lobov to Anderson Silva have all done so, and now, Jose Aldo is doing the same. Aldo, of course, has shared interest...

Aug 30, 2017 10:21 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Wants Nate Diaz to Come Down to Him

Conor McGregor creates his own path. The biggest dig against McGregor is that he’s never defended a title, but it’s simply because he’s not forced to. Back in the day when Georges St-Pierre was knocking off contender after contender, the UFC and MMA as a whole was different. St-Pierre may have had the opportunity to...

Aug 27, 2017 7:09 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz and Brendan Schaub get into it backstage at Mayweather vs. McGregor

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor surprised a lot of people with his performance against Floyd Mayweather last night in Las Vegas. “Mystic Mac” had a terrific few opening rounds before Mayweather was finally able to settle in and start finding his range. Ultimately, Floyd Mayweather would end up stopping the Irish superstar in round ten,...

Aug 25, 2017 11:50 am

BREAKING | Tyron Woodley Threatens to Move Up For a Middleweight Title Shot

Tyron Woodley just quietly tried to steal the fire from Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather for fight week. He is fresh off his UFC 214 win where he shut down Demian Maia, who has just been choking anyone he wanted until then. Before that, he derailed the Stephen Thompson hype train not once, but twice,...

Aug 25, 2017 10:27 am

Here Are The Betting Odds For Conor McGregor’s Next Opponent

Conor McGregor hasn’t stepped through the ropes of the boxing ring yet to box Floyd Mayweather and we’re already talking about his next fight. However, this is all par of the course when a guy like McGregor has a bout coming up. Paul Malignaggi managed to get wrapped up in the fight build-up and eventually...