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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...

Aug 23, 2017 10:32 am

Alexander Gustafsson reacts to Jon Jones news

It seems that almost every fighter on the UFC roster has something to say about Jon Jones’ potential USADA violation, which stems from a failed test that occurred on the night of the UFC 214 weigh-ins. Some fighters think it’s time for the UFC and the governing athletic commissions to drop the hammer on the...

Aug 21, 2017 10:45 am

Alexander Gustafsson denies reports of Jon Jones fight

Earlier today, Swedish MMA publication MMANytt reported that a light heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones and challenger Alexander Gustafsson was in the works for UFC 218, which is scheduled for December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. Apparently, however, this report is inaccurate. Speaking to Kimura.se, another Swedish publication, Gustafsson revealed that he currently camping...

Aug 19, 2017 9:06 am

Mark Hunt Trashes ‘Chicken Sh-t’ Fabricio Werdum

Mark Hunt only has three modes: chill, no chill, and absolute destruction. Luckily, his last opponent Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis, didn’t pop for any drugs. Before that, his last four opponents in a row have been fighters who violated the UFC’s anti-doping policies, so it’s easy to understand why Hunt has been more no...

Aug 18, 2017 9:25 am

Valentina Shevchenko: The Only Way is Victory Against Amanda Nunes

After coming off the wrong side of a decision to UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 196, a decision she tried to correct at UFC 213. Unfortunately, Nunes had to withdraw due to a severe and chronic sinusitis. Shevchenko didn’t accept that excuse, wasting no time telling our own Chris Taylor about what she...

Aug 18, 2017 8:44 am

Volkan Oezdemir Wants to Fight Daniel Cormier When He Returns

The hit list was impressive as it was quick: Ovince Saint Preux, Misha Cirkunov, then Jimi Manuwa at UFC 214. Volkan Oezdemir came out of absolutely nowhere and devastated the shallow light heavyweight division. Rocketing to top three, it’s hard to believe that Oezdemir has such a short list of opponents since he just debuted...

Aug 18, 2017 7:24 am

Bigfoot Silva Will Fight Rico Verhoeven at GLORY 46

We live in a world where Conor McGregor is about to fight the very best boxer around right now, for no other reason than McGregor can pull in an absolute truckload of cold, hard cash. With that in mind, there shouldn’t be too much that could surprise any of us involved in the combat sports...

Aug 18, 2017 6:49 am

Chris Weidman Thinks We Still Have A lot More Mayweather vs. McGregor Coming

The former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is in a sort of limbo right now. He broke his losing streak by beating Kelvin Gastelum and you’d think he’d be on his way back towards that title, but his path isn’t that clear. He’s keeping his eye on a rematch with Luke Rockhold, but keeping a...

Aug 17, 2017 1:48 pm

Former boxing sparring partner points out Conor McGregor’s discernible weaknesses

It comes as no surprise to former IBO and IBF welterweight boxing champion Chris van Heerden that Paulie Malignaggi and Conor McGregor’s relationship ended on a sour note. Van Heerden also helped McGregor out with some sparring for his rematch with Nate Diaz and was at the punching end of an edited video clip that...

Aug 17, 2017 1:42 pm

Valentina Shevchenko shares her take on why Amanda Nunes pulled out of UFC 213

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko are scheduled to fight once again at UFC 215. Nunes and Shevchenko first met in the Octagon in March of last year at UFC 196 where Nunes won a unanimous decision after Shevchenko turned things up in the third round. The two were set to fight...

Aug 16, 2017 12:46 pm

Mayweather’s Ridiculous Stats From His Past 10 Fights Prove McGregor Has Little Chance

While a constant double-edged sword, the internet is a wonderful tool. Since the announcement of Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather, the gears have been turning and steam blowing out of everyone’s hard drives. You could waste an entire year of your life perusing through all the hot takes involving this freak show boxing bout. Anyone...

Aug 16, 2017 11:05 am

Floyd Mayweather Talks Bets With Jimmy Kimmel and Teases MMA Fight with Conor McGregor

As the spectacle of Conor McGregor boxing Floyd Mayweather draws near, the media parade heats up. Mayweather is fresh from his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live to talk about the fight and said some interesting things. Despite talks of the fight not selling as well as people thought, Mayweather says it’s on track to beat...

Aug 15, 2017 9:47 am

Coach Duke Roufus confirms Anthony Pettis’ next fight

During the broadcast of the UFC’s recent trip to Mexico City, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis called for a fight with fellow lightweight contender Dustin Poirier. Shortly thereafter, Poirier confirmed his interest in this fight on Twitter. Poirier later reaffirmed his interest in this fight in an interview with BJPenn.com’s own Chris Taylor. “You...

Aug 13, 2017 11:47 am

Rafael Dos Anjos disses Tyron Woodley, explains how he’d beat the champ

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is looking like a bigger and bigger problem for any welterweight contender hoping to capture the divisional title. Yet former UFC lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos, who now competes at welterweight, believes he could be the man to dethrone Woodley – and he expects to have the opportunity to try...

Aug 13, 2017 10:50 am

With surgery complete, recently retired Tito Ortiz drops big hint about comeback fight

Earlier this year, former UFC light heavyweight champion, UFC Hall of Famer, Bellator contender, and all-around MMA legend Tito Ortiz announced that he’d be retiring from the sport after his Bellator 170 main event battle with rival Chael Sonnen. When Ortiz won this bout by tapping Sonnen in the first-round, he appeared to be ready...

Aug 13, 2017 8:17 am

Artem Lobov explains why Conor McGregor’s confidence is at an all-time high

Though Conor McGregor is being widely discredited in the buildup to his blockbuster August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr, he and his team are brimming with confidence. UFC featherweight Artem Lobov, who serves as one of McGregor’s main training partners, explained the surplus of confidence inside the camp in a recent interview with...

Aug 11, 2017 1:38 pm

PHOTO | See the Latest Lineup and Official Poster for UFC 215 in Edmonton

The Octagon will return to the Canadian province of Alberta on September 9th, this time in the city of Edmonton for UFC 215. The pay-per-view fight card is headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring long time division champion Demetrious Johnson squaring off with perennial division contender Ray Borg. This is it, folks. This is one...

Aug 10, 2017 5:43 pm

Max Holloway Throws Shade at Conor McGregor in Full Boxing Gear

Conor McGregor isn’t technically in the UFC anymore, but everyone still wants to fight him. Who can blame them? The red panty night is very real. Any guy who can talk his way into fighting Floyd Mayweather for his professional boxing debut, is a guy who knows how to make money. Only Nate Diaz was...

Aug 10, 2017 9:10 am

Jon Jones sustained an injury before his UFC 214 fight with Daniel Cormier

Late last month, in the main event of the stacked UFC 214, Jon Jones reclaimed the UFC light heavyweight title with a third-round knockout of his arch rival Daniel Cormier. It was a feel-good moment for the MMA great. It was, of course, one that could have occurred much sooner, as he and Cormier were...

Aug 9, 2017 7:27 pm

Jon Jones discusses how he felt watching Daniel Cormier cry at UFC 214

The feud between UFC light heavyweight fighters Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier resulted in arguably the biggest rivalry in the history of mixed martial arts. That rivalry came to a head in the main event of last month’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, where Jones defeated his bitter rival (Cormier) via third-round knockout, thus reclaiming...

Aug 9, 2017 11:55 am

Michael Bisping issues scathing response to “vagina” Luke Rockhold

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is not a fan of the way Michael Bisping has been comporting himself as the reigning champ. In fact, he believes Bisping should be stripped of the UFC middleweight belt, as his only defense thus far has come against an aging Dan Henderson, and his next defense will pit...

Aug 8, 2017 10:50 am

Dustin Poirier wanted a top-5 opponent next, but will settle for Chiesa or Pettis

Last weekend, during the UFC Fight Night 114 broadcast, former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis made an interesting callout of fellow contender Dustin Poirier. It did not take Poirier long to respond. “I’m down,” he said matter-of-factly on Twitter.  Speaking to BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor on Monday, Dustin Poirier explained his interest in this fight with...

Aug 8, 2017 9:41 am

Dustin Poirier: Eddie Alvarez knows “the truth” about UFC 211 no contest

Back in May, UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier very nearly picked up the biggest win of his career, as he had former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez on spaghetti legs during their UFC 211 undercard scrap. Regrettably, Poirier was then cracked with a salvo of illegal knees. When he was unable to continue, the bout was...