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Nov 2, 2015 11:02 am

Gunnar Nelson wants Conor McGregor to move up to lightweight

It’s no secret that Conor McGregor’s cut down to featherweight is taxing. The interim featherweight champion shows up to weigh-ins looking like a shell of his normal self, and with the UFC’s recent IV ban, McGregor’s chances of going up to lightweight have increased significantly. Earlier this week McGregor’s teammate Gunnar Nelson gave his thoughts...

Nov 2, 2015 10:16 am

WATCH! Jon Jones blasting the heavy bag

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been hitting the gym hard in anticipation of his return to the Octagon after being reinstated by the UFC last month. Videos have continued to emerge of Jones in the gym working on his strength & conditioning as well as his wrestling. In the video above we...

Nov 2, 2015 9:31 am

Aisling Daly reflects on UFC Dublin win

Earlier this month the UFC headed to Ireland for the second ever ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’. The event was held at the 3Arena and drew in a rowdy Irish crowd that lead to UFC President Dana White stating that Ireland has the best fight fans. SBG Ireland fighter Aisling Daly fought in front of her...


Nov 2, 2015 9:19 am

Ben Askren discusses fans hating on CM Punk

Phil Brooks, better known as CM Punk has been a magnet for criticism coming from the two worlds of professional wrestling and mixed martial arts. After turning his back on professional wrestling to give a shot at MMA, fans from the WWE will have to wait and see if Punk ever makes it back to...

Nov 2, 2015 9:17 am

MUST SEE! Uriah Hall breaking heavy bags with spinning back kick

Yeah….. So about that kick … @MMAStandUpCoach @ufc pic.twitter.com/GFQrBZPSCW — U R I A H H A L L (@UriahHallMMA) November 2, 2015 Uriah Hall boasts some of the most lethal spinning kicks in MMA. On ‘TUF: Jones vs. Sonnen’ Hall landed his notorious wheel kick on Adam Cella in a clip that quickly became...

Nov 2, 2015 9:13 am

Mendes: ‘Nik Lentz would destroy McGregor’

Some critics have ridiculed top featherweight Chad “Money” Mendes’ conditioning after his loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 189. Mendes took the McGregor fight on short notice and has made it clear that a full camp would result in a different outcome. “The only people that are questioning my conditioning are Conor McGregor nut-hangers, and...

Nov 2, 2015 7:53 am

MacDonald reveals what went through his mind during Lawler staredown

Earlier this year Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald put on one of the most exciting fights in UFC history. At the end of the 4th round Lawler and MacDonald stood in the middle of the Octagon after the round ended, eyeing one another down. MacDonald was asked via a forum what was going through his...

Nov 2, 2015 7:32 am

WATCH! GSP doing kicking drills after sparring

“Drilling lead leg mawashi-geri with Hugo Beauchemin after our kickboxing sparring. OSU!!!” Drilling lead leg mawashi-geri with Hugo Beauchemin after our kickboxing sparring. OSU!!! https://t.co/EpjN6ScISF — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) November 2, 2015 There has been much speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre will return to the Octagon one day....

Nov 2, 2015 7:24 am

PHOTO | Angela Magana ends up in ER after refusing to tap

UFC women’s strawweight Angela Magana, who is known for her skills when it comes to twerking, posted a photo to Twitter Sunday night showing herself laying in a hospital bed. Based on the caption, it’s safe to assume Magana refused to tap to a ‘twister’ submission and wound up learning a hard lesson. In case...

Nov 2, 2015 6:00 am

Shinya Aoki to face 300+ pound opponent on NYE?

ONE Championship lightweight titleholder Shinya Aoki is scheduled to headline the Rizin Dec. 29 show in Japan, and now is reportedly going to be fighting just two days later on Dec. 31. From Mixed Martial Arts: Now Anotonio Inoki has announced that he will be going head to head with RIZIN on New Years Eve...

Nov 1, 2015 10:18 pm

WATCH! ‘The Mountain’ full contact boxing sparring

Last week a video emerged of Conor McGregor and Thor Bjornsson, better known as ‘The Mountain’ from Game Of Thrones, engaging in a friendly bareknuckle sparring session. That resulted in a video emerging of ‘The Mountain’ full contact boxing sparring. What happens towards the end might shock you.

Nov 1, 2015 4:13 pm

Lorenz Larkin didn’t know who Albert Tumenov was prior to call out

Lorenz Larkin may be fighting Albert Tumenov at UFC 195, but prior to Tumenov calling him out, Larkin had no clue who he was. He spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss the situation: “Truthfully, I didn’t even know about him and didn’t know who he was until he called me out,” Larkin said. “I don’t watch...

Nov 1, 2015 3:46 pm

MUST SEE! Wild Irish crowd from ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’

What a night that was! Look back at the incredible #UFCDublin from the Fans' POV. https://t.co/eXdp19mpvt — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) November 1, 2015 Ireland has earned the reputation of having the wildest and most passionate fans in MMA. Earlier this month at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ the Irish pride was on full display!

Nov 1, 2015 3:34 pm

Ray Sefo: “I would love to fight one more time”

Ray Sefo may be 44 years old, but that hasn’t slowed down the fighter in him. The WSOF President hasn’t fought since an early WSOF event in 2013, and hasn’t won a fight since 2010, but he would still like to fight one more time in either MMA or kickboxing. He spoke to Sherdog: “I...

Nov 1, 2015 3:23 pm

Askren on ‘eye poking’ Louis Santos: “I don’t respect him”

Ben Askren is undefeated in his professional MMA career however in his last fight versus Louis Santos, Askren was poked in the eye and the fight was ruled a no-contest. On November 13th Askren will get a chance to rematch Santos, however that doesn’t mean Askren has forgiven Santos for the first incident. When asked...

Nov 1, 2015 2:56 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk: ‘I want to fight for 2-3 more years’

Joanna Jedrzejczyk may be defending her UFC women’s strawweight title on November 7th against Valerie Letourneau, but that hasn’t stopped her from already setting her sights on another UFC championship. Jedrzejczyk has yet to taste defeat in her MMA career, and is looking to add another championship to her collection. She spoke to Karyn Bryant...

Nov 1, 2015 7:40 am

MUST SEE! Horrific, gruesome arm injury

GRAPHIC – Buck Pineau vs. Pat McCrohan Broken Arm #ces31 https://t.co/rWje2RuVLF — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) October 31, 2015 At CES 31 Friday night Buck Pineau suffered a gruesome broken arm that left him flailing around on the canvas. See it above, if you’re brave enough to stomach it.

Oct 31, 2015 7:53 pm

Belfort: “I’m still in TRT”

Last year when TRT was banned by the NSAC there was much speculation as to how fighters who were using the treatment would fair against their opponents without the controversial therapy. Vitor Belfort, widely believed to be the poster child for TRT, took the brunt of criticism from anti-TRT folks who noted his smaller size...

Oct 31, 2015 7:44 pm

Bellator releases 5 fighters, including a former champion

Bellator MMA has released 5 fighters from its roster, including a former champion surprisingly. Jason Floyd of The MMA Report broke the news via Twitter, revealing that Alexander Sarnavskiy, Alexander Volkov, Mike Mucitelli, Fabricio Guerreiro, and Joe Duarte have all been released by the promotion. The most surprising fighter on the list is former Bellator...

Oct 31, 2015 1:37 pm

Cormier no-shows backroom fight, photoshops picture

Recently Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier agreed to a backroom fight at the opening of Greg Jackson’s new gym in New Mexico. Daniel Cormier was MIA for most of the morning, which led to Jones calling him out on Twitter. Daniel Cormier then responded with a photoshopped image, trolling Jones by saying he was at...

Oct 31, 2015 1:29 pm

Coach Kavanagh and Gunnar Nelson react to McGregor vs. ‘The Mountain’

Friday evening Conor McGregor posted a photo to Instagram showing himself standing across from Hafþór J Björnsson, also known as ‘The Mountain’ from Game Of Thrones. The caption read “Today I had a bare-knuckle fight off a 180kg monster called ‘The Mountain’ I’d never fought, or even seen a man that big before.” Many doubted...

Oct 31, 2015 10:48 am

MUST SEE! McGregor releases bare-knuckle fight video

Conor McGregor posted a photo on Instagram Friday evening showing him appearing to fight ‘The Mountain’ from Game of Thrones who weighs approximately 400 pounds. Many doubted that McGregor actually fought The Mountain, however McGregor posted the video to prove the doubters wrong! Surprisingly, as the match goes on, both men land some solid body...

Oct 31, 2015 10:39 am

Lineker slams Caraway: ‘I need another name I can KO’

John Lineker successfully moved up to bantamweight at UFC 191 when he defeated Francisco Rivera via submission, and is looking to build upon the win. Bryan Caraway is more than willing to fight John Lineker, which caught Lineker’s attention, and if this back-and-forth continues the pair will likely end up fighting. Lineker spoke to MMAJunkie...

Oct 31, 2015 10:30 am

Khabib’s dad blames injury on improper training regime

Khabib Nurmagomedov withdrew from his 3rd fight in a row earlier this week when he suffered a rib injury in training. This comes after back to back serious knee injuries that have sidelined Nurmagomedov since his unanimous decision win over Rafael Dos Anjos back in April of 2014. Nurmagomedov’s father and coach, Abdulmanap, took to...

Oct 31, 2015 10:20 am

Jones calls out Cormier: ‘You on your way?’

On Friday Jon Jones took to Twitter to state that he would fight Daniel Cormier anywhere and anytime, he just wants his UFC championship back. Cormier responded via Twitter, and then the pair agreed to fight on Saturday at the new Jackson’s MMA gym in Albuquerque in an unsanctioned fight. Apparently Cormier has no-showed because...