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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...

Aug 6, 2017 4:22 pm

UFC Fight Night 117 in Japan continues to take shape

The octagon will return to Japan’s Saitama Super Arena on September 22 for UFC Fight Night 117. The event will be headlined by a light heavyweight rematch between former division champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and former interim title challenger Ovince Saint Preux. Rua and “OSP” first met in November of 2014, with Saint Preux emerging...

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 1:04 pm

Al Iaquinta blasts disrespectful Snoop Dogg for bashing fighters

Rap icon Snoop Dogg was rather vocal regarding his affiliation with team Jon Jones leading up to his rematch with Daniel Cormier last month at UFC 214. Back in April, Snoop asked to walk Jon Jones out to the Octagon: “Champ, when you get back in the ring with that motherf*cker “DC” Cormier, I wanna...

Aug 4, 2017 10:10 am

Wladimir Klitschko retires from boxing

In a surprising turn of events, former boxing heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has retired from boxing. The move was a rather stunning one, as Klitschko was rumored to be booked for a rematch with Anthony Joshua to fight for the heavyweight title. That rematch will no longer take place now, after Klitschko informed ESPN 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 11:56 am

VIDEO | UFC 214: The Thrill and the Agony – Preview – ‘You are the best’

It has been said time and time again that in the sport of mixed martial arts, you experience the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. UFC 214 displayed just that, especially in the main event light heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones. Cormier went into the title fight rematch as...