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Jun 1, 2016 11:32 am

VIDEO | ’10 Most Dangerous Boxers Of All Time’

Boxing is just one of the many disciplines mixed martial arts fighters learn to become successful in the cage. While the talk about a Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor bout is buzzing, everyone seems to agree that MMA fighters will make boxers look helpless in the cage and boxers will make MMA fighters look silly...

Jun 1, 2016 11:10 am

#WCW Arianny Celeste topless poolside

Is Arianny Celeste your #WCW? The veteran Octagon Girl surely knows how to capture people’s attention and she wants to show you some love. Celeste said in a recent post, “A lil #summer never hurt nobody.🌞 happy #wednesday if I’m your #wcw tag me so I can 👀 and show u love! 😚” A lil...

Jun 1, 2016 10:54 am

Stipe Miocic winning more fans over with a message to his haters

Fans have been jumping on the Stipe Miocic train as the spotlight has been on him since winning the UFC heavyweight title. It’s hard not to like the guy who can smash a homerun with his hometown Cleveland Indians and continues to work his day job as a firefighter/paramedic in Ohio, despite winning UFC gold....


Jun 1, 2016 10:45 am

UFC 199 fight week betting odds

On Saturday, UFC 199 will go down in Inglewood California. The event is one of the most highly anticipated of the year given that in the main event Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping will have their highly anticipated rematch for Rockhold’s middleweight championship. In addition, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their long awaited...

Jun 1, 2016 10:26 am

VIDEO | Rener Gracie vs ‘Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung

A short clip of the “Korean Zombie,” Chan Sung Jung has been revealed by Rener Gracie after his recent trip to Seoul, Korea. Sung Jung has not fought in the UFC since losing his title fight against Jose Aldo at UFC 163 back in 2013. Sung Jung has been serving his required two-year military service...

Jun 1, 2016 10:02 am

Chris Weidman to likely undergo neck surgery in 1-2 weeks

With just over two weeks to go until his rematch with Luke Rockhold for the middleweight championship, Chris Weidman was forced to withdraw from UFC 199 with a neck injury. Weidman revealed that while he would be unable to compete at UFC 199, he planned to compete at UFC 205, the UFC’s first event at...

Jun 1, 2016 9:51 am

Two UFC fighters make ‘ESPN World Fame 100’ list

Every year, ESPN publishes a list of the 100 most famous athletes in the world using a formula which compiles salary, endorsements, social media followings, and Google searches, and in turn produces a list of the 100 most famous athletes. For example, Soccer phenom Cristiano Ronaldo ranked #1 on the list, while NBA superstar LeBron...

Jun 1, 2016 9:39 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos wins first pro fight out of Brazil 8 years ago today

Jun1.2008 In what was his 1st fight outside of Brazilian soil,@RdosAnjosMMA submits Takaichi Hirayama via armbar pic.twitter.com/Uz2Kc7hEE7 — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) June 1, 2016 On this day eight years ago, Rafael dos Anjos competed in his first professional MMA fight that was outside of Brazil at Pancrase 5. RDA went into the bout with...

Jun 1, 2016 9:25 am

Conor McGregor bashes “dead” featherweight division

At UFC 194, Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo finally had their fight for the UFC featherweight championship. The fight lasted just 13 seconds, with McGregor putting the featherweight champion to sleep with a left hand in the first exchange of the fight. Rather than defending his belt, McGregor went up for what was supposed to...

Jun 1, 2016 9:16 am

Conor McGregor believes he “slapped the head off” Nate Diaz

At UFC 196 back in March, fight fans witnessed UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor lose for the first time in his MMA career. The seemingly invincible McGregor appeared unable to find his range, and ultimately ended up gassing in the 2nd round, resulting in Diaz landing a 1-2 combination that rocked McGregor, which led to...

Jun 1, 2016 9:06 am

VIDEO | Dan Hardy breaks down Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber III

On Saturday, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their highly anticipated trilogy fight for Cruz’s bantamweight championship nearly 10 years after the pair’s rivalry started back in the days of the WEC. With Faber taking the pair’s first meeting via submission, and Cruz winning the second meeting via unanimous decision, it all comes down...

Jun 1, 2016 8:52 am

Luke Rockhold fires back at Chris Weidman

Despite Chris Weidman withdrawing from his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold for the middleweight championship this Saturday, the trash-talk between the two has continued. After Rockhold said that Weidman fights like an idiot, Weidman fired back in a Tweet, in which he told Rockhold to keep his name out of his mouth and focus...

Jun 1, 2016 8:36 am

Chris Weidman puts Luke Rockhold on blast

On Saturday, Chris Weidman was supposed to have a highly anticipated rematch with Luke Rockhold for the UFC middleweight championship in the main event of UFC 199. However, just two weeks ago, Weidman was forced out of the bout with a neck injury, and was replaced by Michael Bisping on short notice. Despite that, Weidman’s...

Jun 1, 2016 8:19 am

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi breaks down Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar II

On July 9th, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will square off on the main card of UFC 200 in an interim featherweight title fight. The fight will also serve as a rematch of their 2013 lightweight title fight, which Aldo won via unanimous decision. The fight on July 9th will also determine which man will...

Jun 1, 2016 2:36 am

VIDEO | Boxing promoter Bob Arum: ‘Conor McGregor couldn’t beat anybody in my gym’

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum thinks that just the idea of Floyd Mayweather fighting Conor McGregor in a boxing match is “lunacy.” “Here’s a guy who’s an experienced professional fighter, fighting a guy who’s had not one professional boxing match,” Arum told Fight Hub TV (transcribed by Bloody Elbow). “McGregor couldn’t beat anybody in my...

Jun 1, 2016 2:19 am

Nate Diaz makes big claim regarding a Floyd Mayweather boxing match

It seems like Nate Diaz wants to be more in the conversation if any MMA fighters are going to box Floyd Mayweather. Diaz recently said to Ariel Helwani on a recent episode of The MMA Hour that he could beat up both Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor on the same night. Diaz went a...

May 31, 2016 2:36 pm

Chris Weidman bashes Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold surprisingly backs Bisping

Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold both were guests on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour. Weidman, who was forced to pull out of the title rematch against Rockhold due to injury opened up the opportunity for Michael Bisping to get his first chance to fight for a UFC championship belt. Weidman said that by pulling...

May 31, 2016 2:03 pm

Conor McGregor details the changes he is making for a rematch with Nate Diaz

Even without a rematch officially set between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, “The Notorious” is already implementing changes in anticipation for their fight. McGregor spoke with ESPN recently and detailed some things that he is correcting for a rematch with Diaz that he is hoping will be put together soon, and under the same exact...

May 31, 2016 1:23 pm

Jon Jones responds to Daniel Cormier’s new heavybag video

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier recently posted a humorous video on his social media of his new heavybag that had a beat up Jon Jones printed on it. The current interim light heavyweight champion, Jones, saw the video and reposted it on his own social media with a callous message directed at Cormier. Jones...

May 31, 2016 12:29 pm

Conor McGregor on the interim featherweight title fight: ‘It was my idea’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is still set on fighting Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch. Diaz handed McGregor his first loss in the UFC at UFC 196 back in March and “The Notorious” still wants revenge, but also says that the featherweight division bored him a bit. McGregor told ESPN that it was his...

May 31, 2016 12:03 pm

Luke Rockhold says he is making over $1 million per fight as the champion

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold sounds like he has done really well for himself now that he is at the top of the UFC middleweight division. Ahead of his title fight with Michael Bisping at UFC 199, Rockhold spoke with Ariel Helwani on the MMA Hour and said that he is making over $1 million...

May 31, 2016 12:00 pm

Floyd Mayweather asks Freddie Roach to help train Conor McGregor

While a potential fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather has yet to be formally announced, combat sports fans haven’t been able to resist discussing the potential matchup. Famed boxing trainer Teddy Atlas went on record saying that he wouldn’t train McGregor to fight Mayweather because of the overwhelming odds, however Freddie Roach has stated...

May 31, 2016 11:26 am

VIDEO | Michael Jackson’s son Prince Jackson talks briefly about training jiu-jitsu

19-year-old Michael Joseph Jackson Jr., also known as Prince Jackson is the son of pop legend Michael Jackson. Prince is the oldest child of the legendary entertainer and has been training Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Ryron and Rener Gracie for a few years now. Prince received his blue belt back in 2013 and is still climbing...

May 31, 2016 10:59 am

Conor McGregor not doing well against Freddie Roach trained pro boxers

With talk of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match currently being the talk of the combat sports world, famed boxing trainer Freddie Roach has found himself in the middle of the situation. After Teddy Atlas stated that he wouldn’t train McGregor for a fight with Mayweather, Roach stated the he would in...

May 31, 2016 10:46 am

Reebok payouts for UFC Fight Night 88

After fight cards, the always controversial topic of Reebok payouts is always a hot topic. Following this Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 88 event in Las Vegas, where Cody Garbrandt ended Thomas Almeida’s undefeated streak, and Jeremy Stephens defeated former bantamweight champion Renan Barao, MMAJunkie obtained the Reebok payouts for the event: Cody Garbrandt: $2,500 def....

May 31, 2016 10:39 am

Cody Garbrandt: ‘I’ll knock anybody out in my division’

Prior to stepping into the Octagon to fight one another at UFC Fight Night 88, bantamweights Cody Garbrandt and Thomas Almeida both had never lost in their professional careers. Both of them knew that one would be walking out with a loss. Garbrandt didn’t take long to determine who would have his hand raised, delivering...

May 31, 2016 10:20 am

UFC Fight Night 88 payroll

On Sunday, UFC Fight Night 88 went down from Las Vegas. In the main event, Team Alpha Male’s Cody ‘No Love’ Garbrandt put on a spectacular performance against Thomas Almeida as he finished the previously undefeated Brazilian by KO. In the co-main event, Jeremy Stephens returned to the win column as he picked up an...