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Jul 2, 2017 3:43 pm

VIDEO | Go behind the scenes of Bellator NYC

On June 24, Bellator MMA touched down in New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden with the aptly titled Bellator NYC card. This card stands out as the biggest in the promotion’s history. The card was headlined by a light heavyweight grudge match between UFC veterans Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva, which Sonnen won by...

Jul 2, 2017 2:54 pm

Travis Browne explains how he squashed his beef with Josh Barnett

Heading into his UFC 213 bout with Oleksiy Oliynyk, Travis Browne has been training with former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett – a man he knocked out back in late 2013 with a series of hellacious elbows. In order to begin training with Barnett, Browne first had to squash his beef with the former champion. This...

Jul 2, 2017 1:51 pm

Edson Barboza is down to fight Kevin Lee

Late last month, in the main event of the UFC’s exciting stop in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Kevin Lee scored an impressive – though somewhat controversial – first-round submission win over top-10 lightweight Michael Chiesa. This win set the 24-year-old Lee up for more big tests in the stacked UFC lightweight division, and post-fight, he made...

Jul 2, 2017 10:55 am

Donald Cerrone vs. Robbie Lawler has been rebooked

Donald Cerrone vs. Robbie Lawler has been rebooked Good news! The Ultimate Fighting Championship has rebooked the highly anticipated welterweight scrap between former champion Robbie Lawler and perennial contender Donald Cerrone. According to Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times, the promotion has rescheduled the “Ruthless” vs. “Cowboy” tilt to UFC 214 on July 29...

Jul 1, 2017 2:28 pm

VIDEO | New footage of Conor McGregor working head movement with Ido Portal

More movement to go along with all the huge amount of daily traditional work: mitts, heavy bag, cardio and lots of sparring. Keeping the brain quick, the eyes sharp, the feet light. When such a zero impact drill is involved the 'software is upgraded without damaging the hardware' (John Kavanagh) and extra motor learning and...

Jul 1, 2017 12:02 pm

Edson Barboza open to superfight with Jose Aldo at 145

UFC lightweight Edson Barboza is undoubtably one of the best strikers in the UFC’s lightweight division. In addition to 11 knockout wins in 19 professional fights, Barboza racked up a 25-3 professional kickboxing record, with 22 of those wins coming by way of knockout. Fresh off a KO win over Beneil Dariush at ‘UFC Fight...

Jul 1, 2017 11:27 am

VIDEO | Jon Fitch gets first stoppage win in over a decade, defeats Brian Foster

TAP!!! Boom! @jonfitchdotnet with the W! #PFLDaytona pic.twitter.com/rTSUnUrHMd — #PFLDaytona (@ProFightLeague) July 1, 2017 Friday night at the inaugural Professional Fighters League event, UFC veteran Jon Fitch picked up his first stoppage win in over a decade as he defeated fellow MMA vet Brian Foster via 2nd round submission. The stoppage was the first since...

Jul 1, 2017 10:55 am

Sparring partner praises Conor McGregor and his boxing abilities

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is currently gearing up for his highly anticipated showdown with Floyd Mayweather on August 26th, where the Irish superstar will look to shock the world and hand Mayweather his first professional loss. Ahead of the fight, many question whether or not Conor McGregor has the ability to catch Mayweather, arguably...

Jul 1, 2017 9:13 am

Amanda Nunes is “ready for anything” ahead of Valentina Shevchenko rematch

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has been on a tear of the women’s bantamweight division over the past two years, going on a 5-fight win streak that saw her finish four of her five opponents. In addition, nearly one year ago, Nunes picked up a first round submission win over Miesha Tate to claim...

Jun 30, 2017 10:11 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov vows to be back soon, unveils plan for next two fights

We'll be back soon, InshaAllah. Fun is just beginning, although a long trip is behind. Autumn Tony, Winter Conor. #thinkingoutloud ❗️ Скоро вернёмся ИншаАллагь. Все самое интересное только начинается, хотя и пройдено очень многое. Осенью Тони, Зимой Конор. #Мысливслух #ufc #mma #Nurmagomedov #победатолькоотВсевышнего A post shared by Khabib Nurmagomedov (@khabib_nurmagomedov) on Jun 30, 2017 at...

Jun 30, 2017 1:43 pm

VIDEO | Five times Floyd Mayweather has been stunned in the ring

The mega money boxing bout between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is less than two months away from happening as two of the biggest stars from combat sports will meet in the ring on August 26. Here we take a look at five times where the undefeated, defensive boxing genius, Floyd Mayweather was stunned in...

Jun 30, 2017 9:56 am

Justin Scoggins attempting to rally flyweights: “Our division is in jeopardy”

The ongoing beef between UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson and UFC President Dana White continues to be an uncertain one, that most recently saw White fire several scathing jabs at ‘Mighty Mouse’ during a recent interview. The feud started after Johnson allegedly accepted a fight with Ray Borg per the UFC’s request after shooting down...

Jun 29, 2017 10:25 pm

Nick Diaz informed of potential anti-doping violation from “whereabouts failures”

UFC fan favorite Nick Diaz has been informed of a potential anti-doping violation by USADA after three “whereabouts failures” over the course of the past 12 months. Under the UFC’s partnership with USADA, fighters are required to notify USADA of their whereabouts at all times. This means that Diaz, who has beefed with USADA in...

Jun 29, 2017 2:14 pm

VIDEO | Incredible switch kick knockout from Muay Thai fight

FLYING ROUNDHOUSE KICK KO! Credits: K-1 Posted by Muay Thai & Kickboxing on Thursday, June 29, 2017 The switch kick is becoming more and more utilized in MMA in recent years. Popularized by Muay Thai legend Saenchai, several MMA fighters have begun to employ the kick more & more. From Conor McGregor using the kick...

Jun 29, 2017 2:01 pm

VIDEO | 10 strange MMA fight endings

Sometimes crazy and strange things happen in fights. Sometimes it’s at the decision of a referee or judge while other times it’s just the strange way things go for the fighters when they’re in the ring or cage. Here, we take a look at 10 of the strangest endings to fights in mixed martial arts....

Jun 29, 2017 1:57 pm

Jacare Souza reflects on loss to Robert Whittaker

Back in April, top ranked middleweight Jacare Souza stepped into the Octagon with Robert Whittaker for a highly anticipated middleweight showdown. Unfortunately for Jacare, who was ranked higher than Whittaker going into the fight, he lost the scrap via TKO, snapping a 2-fight win streak. Now, with Jacare ranked at #5 on the UFC’s middleweight...

Jun 29, 2017 12:33 pm

Dana White doesn’t think Nick Diaz will ever fight again

MMA veteran Nick Diaz has remained one of the most popular fighters in MMA despite the fact that he hasn’t fought in nearly three years. After his dominant run in Strikeforce, Diaz signed with the UFC and made his debut in 2011, when he defeated BJ Penn via unanimous decision. Diaz then dropped his next...

Jun 29, 2017 12:00 pm

Michael Bisping suggests Fedor Emelianenko lost because he could not use steroids

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko lost in devastating fashion in his Bellator debut over the weekend at Bellator NYC. “The Last Emporer” is often talked about in the debate of the greatest mixed martial arts fighter of all time but was knocked out in the first round against Matt Mitrione on Saturday night at New York’s...

Jun 29, 2017 11:21 am

Wanderlei Silva now calls for Chael Sonnen rematch in Brazil

This past weekend on the inaugural Bellator MMA pay-per view event, former Pride FC champion Wanderlei Silva stepped into the cage against former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen for a highly anticipated showdown four years in the making. The pair coached opposite against one another on TUF Brazil, and were scheduled to fight in 2013....

Jun 29, 2017 8:45 am

Dana White gives unfortunate update on Donald Cerrone vs. Robbie Lawler rebooking

This week, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC veteran Donald Cerrone had been forced out of his scheduled UFC 213 scrap against former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. The news was a big blow to the MMA community, who had been anxiously awaiting the fight since UFC 205, where the fight was initially scheduled to take...

Jun 29, 2017 8:28 am

Dana White hits flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson with more harsh criticism

Over the last few weeks, UFC President Dana White has had some harsh criticism of flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, blasting the champ for campaigning for a fight with Ray Borg over one with TJ Dillashaw. During a recent conversation with MMAJunkie.com, White said that he has conceded defeat on the issue, and that Johnson can...

Jun 29, 2017 7:20 am

Johny Hendricks explains why he missed weight for middleweight bout with Tim Boetsch

After multiple failed cuts to the welterweight division’s 170-pound limit, former champion Johny Hendricks was sent packing to the 185-pound middleweight division. In his first fight in this new division, he followed an easy weight cut with a competitive but impressive decision win over former Bellator champ Hector Lombard. Things seemed to be looking up....

Jun 29, 2017 5:49 am

Dana White reveals Conor McGregor’s plan for Octagon return

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring with undefeated pugilist Floyd Mayweather Jr. Win or lose, McGregor will make more for this fight than he ever has in mixed martial arts. Much more. This has led many fans to wonder if he’ll even bother returning to the UFC...