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Aug 24, 2017 12:43 pm

Nate Diaz asserts whose side he is definitely not on for Mayweather vs McGregor

Nate Diaz thinks it’s best for every fighter to not make any hard claims of who will win the mega-million dollar money boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. Having fought the Irish MMA superstar twice and having one win and one loss on record with “The Notorious,” Diaz knows he is a game...

Aug 24, 2017 12:34 pm

Dana White makes interesting comparison between Conor McGregor and Chuck Liddell

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor‘s upcoming boxing showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr. is quite unprecedented. That said, it can be compared to a few other fights in the long and violent history of unarmed combat. One fight it is often compared to is Muhammed Ali’s 1976 battle with pro wrestler Antonio Inoki. Another it is...

Aug 24, 2017 9:13 am

MMA Legend Bas Rutten Predicts McGregor Upsets Mayweather

Bas Rutten is like that really cool uncle of MMA. He’s been everywhere, he’s done everything, and when you catch up with them, rest assured it’s going to be a blast and he’s going to have an awesome story to tell you. With Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather fighting in mere days, the guys over...

Aug 24, 2017 6:52 am

Conor McGregor hints at plans for future boxing-MMA hybrid sport

This Saturday, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his first steps into the professional boxing arena. His opponent for this boxing debut will be Floyd Mayweather, the greatest boxer of this generation and one of the greatest ever period. Win or lose, McGregor will make more money for this blockbuster battle than he ever...

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 23, 2017 4:29 pm

USADA issues statement on Jon Jones potential anti-doping policy violation

Yesterday evening it was announced that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had been flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation stemming from his UFC 214 fight with Daniel Cormier on July 29. That news sent shockwaves throughout the mixed martial arts community which resulted in many of Jones’ peers taking to...

Aug 22, 2017 9:15 pm

Teammate on Jon Jones failed USADA test: “This is a set up, straight up!”

Terrible news struck the mixed martial arts world earlier this evening when TMZ Sports reported that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had been flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation. That news was later confirmed UFC officials, which prompted the promotions president to issue a statement of his own. (Read that...

Aug 22, 2017 8:25 pm

Dana White reveals that the UFC was working on a Jon Jones super fight for UFC 218

Terrible news struck the mixed martial arts world this evening when TMZ Sports reported that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had been flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation. The Anti-Doping Policy violation in question stemmed from an in-competition sample collected following Jones’ weigh-in for UFC 214 on July 28, 2017....

Aug 22, 2017 6:37 pm

Breaking! Jon Jones camp issues statement after being flagged by USADA

Terrible news shook the mixed martial arts world earlier this evening when TMZ reported that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had been flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation. The Anti-Doping Policy violation stemmed from an in-competition sample collected following his weigh-in on July 28, 2017. Jon Jones had recently defeated Daniel...

Aug 22, 2017 2:11 pm

Sounds like Paige VanZant just announced she has a boyfriend

For all those who have a crush on UFC star Paige VanZant, you may be in for a rough day. It seems VanZant announced that she now has a boyfriend with a social media post. “12 Gauge” posted a photo on Tuesday with Austin Vanderford and said in the caption, “Mine….. @austinv170 ” Mine….. @austinv170...

Aug 22, 2017 8:44 am

TUTORIAL: 5 back attacks everyone should know

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. So now you’ve taken your opponent’s back. Success! Now what to do from here? Of course, taking an opponent’s back is just the first step to ending any conflict with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Usually in mixed martial arts, taking an opponent’s back signals that the end is near....

Aug 21, 2017 2:05 pm

First man to defeat Conor McGregor auctioning off shorts worn on fight night

On June 28, 2008, Conor McGregor tasted defeat for the first time in his professional mixed martial arts career. It was just his third professional fight, which was at COT 3 in Dublin, Ireland where “The Notorious” met Artemij Sitenkov in the cage and was submitted with a kneebar in the very first first round....

Aug 20, 2017 8:04 pm

SummerSlam Results: Brock Lesnar’s fate is determined

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar put his WWE Universal Title on the line in the headliner of tonight’s WWE SummerSlam event in Brooklyn, New York. “The Beast” was pitted in a Fatal 4-Way match against Braun Strowman, Samoa Joe and Roman Reigns. Before we go any further, it is important to note that on...

Aug 20, 2017 2:03 pm

Neymar hires a UFC welterweight fighter as his new bodyguard

Brazilian football star Neymar Jr. has hired a UFC fighter as his personal bodyguard following his move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. Neymar recently signed a monster five-year deal with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) worth an annual salary of $53 million. The 25-year-old, Neymar, spent the last few years playing alongside fellow football great Lionel Messi...

Aug 19, 2017 7:00 pm

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre is practicing what would be a crazy post-fight octagon celebration

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges “Rush” St-Pierre will make his long awaited octagon return at UFC 217 this November in New York where he will attempt to dethrone current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. St-Pierre has not competed since UFC 167 in November of 2013, where he scored a split-decision victory over Johny Hendricks thus...

Aug 18, 2017 4:44 pm

Dana White warns the boxing community “Now you’re going to meet Conor McGregor”

We are just over a week away from what could be the biggest fight in combat sports history. That’s right, current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will look to defy the odds when he makes his professional boxing debut against undefeated legend Floyd “Money” Mayweather on August 26 live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas....

Aug 18, 2017 1:55 pm

Floyd Mayweather Sr. says he will file a lawsuit if Conor McGregor fights dirty

Paulie Malignaggi said that Conor McGregor fights dirty and still has to learn about the difference between inside fighting used in boxing and in mixed martial arts. Floyd Mayweather even commented during his media conference call on Thursday regarding the short clips of McGregor and Malignaggi sparring and said that he saw some illegal shots...

Aug 17, 2017 1:59 pm

Malignaggi reveals ‘dirty’ habits from sparring that could affect the outcome of Mayweather vs McGregor

Former two-weight boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi has been a common name seen in the media headlines recently. The reasons being Malignaggi’s boxing career tethered to his controversial experience in Conor McGregor’s training camp for his mega-million dollar fight against Floyd Mayweather. Malignaggi is no longer helping with McGregor’s training camp as he removed himself...

Aug 17, 2017 12:20 pm

Fabricio Werdum being targeted for a return at UFC 216

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is reportedly making an October return to the Octagon at UFC 216. MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani tweeted on Thursday that the UFC was targeting Werdum, the current #2 UFC ranked heavyweight, to take on #7 ranked heavyweight Derrick Lewis on October 7 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas,...

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 15, 2017 5:11 pm

IMMAF Wants MMA in the Olympics by 2028

The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation wants to push and develop MMA as a sport all across the world. While most of us may still look at cage fighting as some sort of niche and bizarre spectacle, the IMMAF pictures a future where MMA is looked at as a legit sport. The UFC has tried to...

Aug 15, 2017 5:57 am

Randy Couture gives his prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

Back in 2010, former two-division UFC champion Randy Couture was charged with welcoming boxing star James Toney to mixed martial arts. As many expected, the 47-year-old Couture made quick work of his foe, dragging him into unfamiliar territory on the mat, where he locked up an arm-triangle choke for the win. On August 26, we’ll...

Aug 14, 2017 8:36 pm

VIDEO | Paul Heyman drops a major hint on RAW that Brock Lesnar could be UFC bound

Jon Jones picked up arguably the greatest win of his professional mixed martial arts career last month in Anaheim when he scored a third-round TKO victory over Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 214. Immediately following his victory over “DC”, which earned Jones the UFC’s coveted light heavyweight championship, “Bones” decided to issue...

Aug 14, 2017 6:08 pm

UFC Fighter Charged With Fight Fixing His Own Match

Back in November of 2015, Tae Hyun Bang stepped onto the canvas with Leo Kuntz. He did so on the undercard of a UFC Fight Night in Seoul, in his native South Korea. In the end, Bang and Kuntz’s fight went down as a fairly forgettable one, with Bang earning a close, split decision win....

Aug 13, 2017 3:22 pm

The UFC announces their Half-Year Awards – Top Five Knockouts

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced their Half-Year awards over the weekend. The most hotly debated category is always “The Best Knockouts”, so let’s jump right in to those selections. #1. Mike Perry KO’s Jake Ellenberger UFC welterweight “Platinum” Mike Perry scored an absolutely sensational knockout victory at April’s UFC Fight Night event in Nashville, when...

Aug 13, 2017 6:56 am

Coach assures Conor McGregor beats any version of Floyd Mayweather

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his first steps into the boxing ring opposite undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. While McGregor’s skeptics are numerous, his coaches are more than confident in his chances. Speaking to MMAJunkie.com, one of McGregor’s coaches, Owen Roddy, assured that Conor McGregor beats any version of...