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Sep 3, 2017 6:39 am

Tony Ferguson calls out UFC for major mistake on UFC 216 billboard

On October 7, in the main event of the stacked UFC 216, streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson will battle Kevin “The Motown Phenom” Lee for interim lightweight gold. According to a massive billboard Ferguson recently encountered, however, his fight with Lee will actually be for interim featherweight gold. Quick, somebody tell featherweight champ Max Holloway!...

Sep 2, 2017 1:06 pm

UFC Rotterdam Results: Marion Reneau TKO’s Talita Bernardo (VIDEO)

A women’s bantamweight scrap between Talita Bernardo and Marion Reneau kicked off today’s UFC Fight Night 115 main card in Rotterdam. Round one begins and Reneau starts off quickly. She fires off a combination followed by a hard low kick. Marion utilizing some serious forward pressure early. She throws another low kick but Talita catches...

Sep 2, 2017 6:51 am

Chris Weidman Doubles Down on Light Heavyweight Move

In November, Georges St-Pierre and Michael Bisping will fight for the middleweight title at Madison Square Garden while others in the division wait. With two wins in Chris Weidman’s last five fights, combined with his division’s title picture, Weidman is looking for other options. Weidman mentioned last month that he was thinking about a move...

Aug 29, 2017 2:21 pm

VIDEO | K-1 Legend Gokhan Saki Teases His Debut at UFC Japan

With Jon Jones’ future up in the air and a wide talent gulf separating the top two of UFC’s light heavyweight division, there’s a need for fresh contenders. Other than the insanely quick rise of Volkan Oezdemir (#3) in just three fights, there’s simply Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson, and everyone else since Anthony Johnson left....

Aug 29, 2017 9:18 am

Showtime to Air New ‘Tough Guys’ Documentary on Early Days of MMA

MMA has experienced a growth over the years that has been meteoric. The sport reached such a fever pitch, that the UFC was able to sell for over $4 billion. Whether you are new or even an old fan, it’s hard to believe mixed martial arts once struggled to try and get on pay-per-view. The...

Aug 29, 2017 8:47 am

Brendan Schaub Explains Why Nate Diaz Tried to Fight Him at Mayweather vs McGregor

Big fights can turn even the best of friends against each other. Conor McGregor boxing Floyd Mayweather pitted two groups of the most die hard, passionate fans clashing with polar opposite takes. Sure, it’s easy for fans to get heated in debates with each other about scoring, who did what, and the ins-and-outs of a...

Aug 24, 2017 3:49 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Impersonator Epicly Pranks Former Cricket Player

It was Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff’s first big day on the job. He was representing William Hill Betting on their podcast and the interview he had booked for the day was too good to be true. Actually, it really was too good to be true, because his guest never showed up. Instead of interviewing the notorious Conor...

Aug 23, 2017 6:05 pm

Joe Rogan, Nate Diaz and other UFC notables weigh in on Jon Jones being flagged by USADA

Fight fans around the world let out a collective “Noooooooo!” yesterday evening when news broke that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had been flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation. Most people were left in shock and disbelief by the unfortunate news, while others were quick to point out “Bones” troubled...

Aug 22, 2017 3:15 pm

BREAKING | Paul Malignaggi Confronts Conor McGregor in Heated Altercation

It’s media day for Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather but he focus is going to be completely on that other boxer that got mixed up in this. After all the controversy leading up to the event, Paul Malignaggi ran into McGregor out at the event today and things got serious real quick. If they weren’t already...

Aug 20, 2017 3:59 pm

VIDEO | The Best Post-Fight Speech Of The Year?

A women’s strawweight bout between Katherine Roy and Brandi Narvaez took place during today’s “AKA 1: Rite of Passage” event which aired exclusively on FloCombat. The entertaining scrap ended in a controversial split-decision win for Katherine, but it was Roy’s post-fight speech that would steal the show. Post-fight speech of the year?! Katherine Roy keeps...

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 17, 2017 7:24 am

PHOTOS | Former UFC owner Frank Fertitta buys $70 million penthouse in Manhattan

Mid-way through 2016, the UFC was sold to WME-IMG for upward of $4 billion. Needless to say, those that had a stake in the company at the time pocketed a pretty penny. One of the most significant owners at the time of the sale was Frank Fertitta, brother of Lorenzo Fertitta. Together, the brothers owned...

Aug 16, 2017 1:59 pm

Dan Hardy Breaks Down the Stances and Approaches of Mayweather vs. McGregor

Last week, Dan Hardy got brought into the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fray and he quickly proved his worth breaking down the glove issue. The former UFC welterweight title challenger is back this week, analyzing the vast difference between the type of stance each fighter is going to come out with. We all know...

Aug 11, 2017 5:04 pm

Conor McGregor explains why he passed on working with Vasyl Lomachenko

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor hosted his media workout earlier this evening in Las Vegas, Nevada. The brash Irish star showed up to the UFC Performance Institute in style rocking a Versace Robe that would have even wrestling legend Rick Flair glowing with envy. WE ARE LIVE!! 🎥 https://t.co/D30I2PNmJD @TheNotoriousMMA Open Workout pic.twitter.com/mMuSaPjW0m — UFC...

Aug 11, 2017 10:11 am

Mark Hunt Bashes ‘Biggest Cheaters in the World’ Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar

It is no secret that “The Super Samoan” Mark Hunt is not a fan of current WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar. The former heavyweight title challenger has ripped “The Beast” for pretty months following their fight in July of 2016. Hunt was defeated by the former UFC heavyweight champion at UFC 200 via unanimous decision. However, that...

Aug 11, 2017 7:44 am

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson is Healed and Ready to Return For Masvidal or Lawler

The UFC is about to get a lot more Karate Kid again. Former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson is ready to make his octagon return. Thompson was put on the sidelines following his majority decision loss to Tyron Woodley at March’s UFC 209 due to a knee injury which required surgery. Despite Jorge Masvidal...

Aug 10, 2017 11:36 am

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou has some absolutely dizzying hand-speed

Good lord. Check out the hand speed of UFC heavyweight @francis_ngannou. https://t.co/XSpeVToFzw pic.twitter.com/RAtFR8DMlp — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) August 10, 2017 At this point, it’s no secret that Francis Ngannou hits hard. The hulking French-Cameroonian heavyweight has proven that by earning six of his 10 wins with thunderous knockouts. Yet Ngannou is more than just powerful. He is...

Aug 9, 2017 4:52 pm

Pat Barry Relives the Pizza Altercation That Caused Lesnar to Kick Him Out of Camp

If the name “Hype or Die” Pat Barry doesn’t ring any bells, he had a laundry list of epic K-1 fights and enjoyed an on-and-off success in the UFC. He’s probably best known for screaming motivating speeches into his longtime partner, Rose Namajunas’ face before fights. This was a sight curiously absent from Thug Rose’s...

Aug 9, 2017 11:06 am

Tony Ferguson accuses Team Nurmagomedov of ducking, Nurmagomedov responds

Yesterday afternoon, top lightweight contenders Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov agreed to a fight this November 4, at UFC 217, inside New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden. MSG Sounds Nice To Me. Get Ready For An Ass Whoopin’ @TeamKhabib#TonyFergusonMMA#SnapDownCity — Tony Ferguson (@TonyFergusonXT) August 5, 2017 Let’s go @ufc — khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) August...

Aug 7, 2017 7:01 am

Chris Weidman discusses viral punchface photo from Kelvin Gastelum fight

Last month, in the main event of the UFC’s debut in Long Island, New York, New York’s own Chris Weidman picked up an impressive submission win over surging middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum. While Weidman managed to secure the win, however, he did not escape the fight unscathed. In the first round, the former champ was...

Aug 6, 2017 11:02 am

Anthony Pettis calls for a fight with Dustin Poirier, Poirier responds

Last month, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis returned to the division he once ruled after a short stint at featherweight. His opponent in this return was ever-exciting veteran Jim Miller. Pettis looked great in his lightweight return, out-duelling Miller to a sound unanimous decision win. Now, he’s keen to step back into the cage and...

Aug 5, 2017 9:15 pm

UFC Fight Night 114 Results: Alexa Grasso defeats Randa Markos (Highlights)

A strawweight scrap between Randa Markos and Alexa Grasso served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 114 fight card in Mexico City. Round one begins and Grasso lands a kick to the body of Markos to start. Randa is circling looking for a way inside. Grasso with a nice left hand. Randa...

Aug 5, 2017 3:55 pm

Paul Malignaggi claims he wasn’t paid by Team McGregor and explains why that is ok

Former two-weight boxing champion Paul Malignaggi was brought in to help current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor prepare for his upcoming super fight with Floyd Mayweather. Unfortunately the relationship between “Mystic Mac” and the “Magic Man” turned sour rather quickly, this after photos from the pairs sparring sessions were made public by a member of...

Aug 4, 2017 9:51 am

Amir Khan accuses wife of cheating with Anthony Joshua

In a surprising turn of events, Boxing champions Amir Khan and Anthony Joshua have now become enemies on the heels of Khan accusing the heavyweight champ of having an affair with his wife Faryal Makhdoom. The majority of the exchange regarding their split took place on Twitter: Faryal moved on quick. Always mentioned to me...

Aug 3, 2017 8:47 pm

Paul Malignaggi issues statement, has officially parted ways with Team McGregor

Former two-weight boxing champion Paul Malignaggi is no longer working with Team McGregor. The retired boxer, who was brought in to help current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor prepare for his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, made headlines earlier this evening when he put “Mystic Mac” and his team on blast for their lack of...