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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 3:18 pm

Showtime issues statement on Conor McGregor’s mic being cut off in Los Angeles

Showtime issues statement on Conor McGregor’s mic being cut off in Los Angeles UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather made the first stop of their promotional world tour yesterday in Los Angeles, California. The combat sports stars, Mayweather and McGregor, will square off in a boxing match on August 26 live...

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 1:23 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 10:01 am

Michael Page signs with reputable boxing promotion, puts MMA career on hold

Earlier this month, Bellator welterweight star Paul Daley began angling for a fight with former UFC contender and recent Bellator welterweight title challenger Lorenz Larkin. Shortly thereafter, Larkin replied to Daley’s callout, accepting the fight for later this year. This of course, raised immediate questions about the status of a long-discussed scrap between Daley and...

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 8:37 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 6:02 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 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 10:33 am

BREAKING | Kevin Lee says he’s accepted TUF coaching job against Justin Gaethje

On Monday night, Ariel Helwani reported that the UFC was considering Eddie Alvarez as the next opponent for former World Series of Fighting lightweight champ Justin Gaethje, who made his UFC debut on Friday with a wild, TKO defeat of Michael Johnson. Apparently, Gaethje and Alvarez were also being seriously considered as the coaches for...

Jul 11, 2017 9:02 am

Max Holloway wants Frankie Edgar, fans want Conor McGregor rematch

Earlier this year, interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway stepped into the Octagon with Jose Aldo to fight for the undisputed featherweight championship. After weathering an early storm, Holloway managed to defeat Aldo via 3rd round TKO to cement his place as the king of the UFC’s 145 pound division. Following the fight, all signs...

Jul 11, 2017 8:33 am

MMA community reacts to Gegard Mousasi signing with Bellator

Monday afternoon, the MMA community was shocked to learn that top ranked UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi had signed with Bellator MMA after being unable to reach a deal with the UFC. Mousasi broke the news, which immediately hit social media, setting off a chain of reactions from members in the MMA community. Mousasi was of...

Jul 11, 2017 8:20 am

Valentina Shevchenko doesn’t believe Amanda Nunes’ excuses

If things had gone according to plan, Valentina Shevchenko would have battled Amanda Nunes for UFC bantamweight gold in the main event of UFC 213 last Saturday. Unfortunately, Nunes was forced out of the bout with an illness at the last minute – at least, that’s her story. Shevchenko is not so sure about Nunes’...

Jul 10, 2017 1:53 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather skating through fight camp on Sunday Funday

The mega money fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is less than two months away and the world tour press conference kicks off the first of four stops on Tuesday. However, on Sunday, the undefeated boxing great didn’t let the fight or any promotion get in the way of his family time as he...

Jul 10, 2017 1:48 pm

Did Floyd Mayweather need the Conor McGregor fight to pay off tax debt?

There is no doubt that the super fight between undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will generate a ton of money. Floyd Mayweather is expected to make upward of $100 million for his role in the boxing match while McGregor is expected to make a bit less than his undefeated...

Jul 10, 2017 12:10 pm

Report: Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor price for pay-per-view set

What are you willing to dish out to watch Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor meet in the boxing ring on August 26? According to Los Angeles Times Sports Reporter, Lance Pugmire, the prices for the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor fight have been set. Pugmire tweeted on Monday, “The @FloydMayweather @TheNotoriousMMA pay per view price...

Jul 10, 2017 11:53 am

If Justin Gaethje doesn’t get “not smart” Tony Ferguson, he has another opponent in mind

Shortly after his thrilling, back-and-forth TKO defeat of Michael Johnson, former World Series of Fighting lightweight king Justin Gaethje made a dynamite callout of top UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson. While this prospective matchup immediately had fans drooling, we know that the UFC – and Ferguson – are still keen on an interim title fight between...

Jul 10, 2017 10:43 am

BREAKING| Gegard Mousasi confirms he’s signed with Bellator, shares details of deal

Earlier this morning, reports began to swirl that former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion and long-time UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi had abandoned the UFC ship and signed with Bellator MMA. I’m hearing from a reliable source that Gegard Mousasi has signed with Bellator MMA. It’s one source but I’m trying to get confirmation now. —...