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Mar 2, 2017 9:15 am

Coach John Kavanagh details his ideal next fights for Conor McGregor

Shortly after winning the UFC lightweight title with a beautiful, second-round knockout of Eddie Alvarez, Conor McGregor set his sights on a game-changing boxing match with semi-retired boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. Whether this fight actually happens is still very difficult to say, but it remains the Irishman’s singular focus. McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh, however,...

Mar 1, 2017 12:41 pm

Odds released for Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre

On Wednesday, UFC President Dana White announced on TSN that Michael Bisping will defend his belt against former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. It will be St-Pierre’s first fight in the UFC since stepping away from the sport in 2013 and will be the first fight for the former champion outside of the UFC 170-pound...

Mar 1, 2017 9:27 am

Breaking! Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping official

He’s back!!! Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre will return to the Octagon to fight Michael Bisping in 2017 according to UFC President Dana White, who broke the news on ESPN. While White announced that the fight would be taking place in 2017, he also revealed that that fight had not been set for an...

Mar 1, 2017 6:45 am

UFC 209 isn’t sold out, and BJJ star Dillon Danis knows why

This weekend, the UFC will return to Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena with UFC 209. The card is an undeniably stacked one. In the main event, we’ll see UFC welterweight king Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley take on challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in a rematch of their thrilling November draw. In the co-main event, we’ll be treated...


Feb 27, 2017 11:29 am

Ronda Rousey social media post suggest a return to the Octagon?

We have not heard much from Ronda Rousey following her devastating loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 in December. It was the second time Rousey lost in her professional mixed martial arts career, coming just a little over a year since her first loss to Holly Holm, which took place at UFC 193 in...

Feb 27, 2017 5:56 am

VIDEO | Dana White: I expect Conor McGregor’s next fight to be in the UFC

In the year 2017, the biggest ongoing story in combat sports surrounds a potential mega fight between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and semi-retired boxing star Floyd Mayweather Jr. Every week, this potential showdown generates dozens of new headlines, some suggesting its fruition is just a few signatures away, others suggesting it’ll never happen at...

Feb 26, 2017 12:35 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father claims his son will retire from the sport of MMA very soon

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father believes his son will retire from the sport of mixed martial arts sometime next year. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Khabib’s father and longtime coach, spoke to Russian tabloid Life.ru at Ramzan Kadyrov’s WFCA 34 event in Moscow where he revealed the following (via Bloody Elbow): “I dont want to upset any fans but Khabib...

Feb 26, 2017 5:08 am

Analyst Robin Black comments on being blocked by Khabib Nurmagomedov on Twitter

Robin Black is revered as one of the most insightful and engaging mixed martial arts analysts in the game today. His energetic breakdowns are a joy to watch, and they’ve become a highlight of the buildup to any big fight. Black’s latest fight breakdown shines a light on the co-main event of UFC 209, which...

Feb 25, 2017 10:56 am

Dana White gives update on McGregor-Mayweather & McGregor’s next fight

There has been quite a bit of speculation recently regarding Conor McGregor’s next fight. While Conor McGregor is of course currently signed to the UFC, and reigns as the UFC lightweight champion, reports have continued to surface throughout the course of 2017 that indicate a potential boxing superfight with Floyd Mayweather is becoming more &...

Feb 25, 2017 12:01 am

Stephen Thompson explains why he’d “hate” to fight Georges St-Pierre

UFC welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson’s affiliation with Tristar is well documented. Prior to ‘Wonderboy’ making the transition from kickboxing to MMA, the undefeated kickboxer trained at Tristar under coach Firas Zahabi, alongside the likes of UFC legend Georges St-Pierre and Rory MacDonald, where he helped St-Pierre train for several bouts, including his scrap with...

Feb 24, 2017 1:04 pm

Bobby Lashley gunning for Bellator fight against Fedor Emelianenko

Now that Fedor Emelianenko is signed to Bellator MMA, there are a quite a few matchups to be had for “The Last Emporer.” With his bout against Matt Mitrione falling out at the last minute with “Meathead” having to be transported to the hospital for issues from kidney stones, it is likely we will see...

Feb 23, 2017 10:11 am

Bellator MMA hits UFC with lawsuit in U.S. District Court

Bellator MMA and the UFC are now throwing down in the courtroom after a lawsuit was filed on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, according to Sporting News. Bellator MMA’s lawsuit against the UFC stems from a class-action lawsuit that was filed against the UFC in 2014 by a...

Feb 22, 2017 6:06 am

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson shares some inside information on Mayweather vs. McGregor

The biggest ongoing story in combat sports today surrounds a potential mega fight between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and semi-retired boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. Fans, pundits, and fighters alike have been wondering for months if this bout will actually happen, and if it does, which of the two stars will come out on...

Feb 21, 2017 11:56 am

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson discusses potential fight with friend Georges St-Pierre

Earlier this month we learned that, after months of conflicting rumors, reports, and updates, welterweight great Georges St-Pierre and the UFC had resolved their issues and agreed on the terms for a new contract. With this development, St-Pierre suddenly has a smorgasbord of exciting matchup possibilities on his table, ranging from middleweight champion Michael Bisping,...

Feb 18, 2017 2:59 pm

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre “It’s official. I’m back!”

Former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre (25-2 MMA) is officially back with the UFC. UFC President Dana White made the big announcement on Friday revealing to the LA Times that the promotion had finalized a multi-fight deal with the Canadian Superstar. Just minutes ago, “Rush” took to his Twitter where he released the following video that...

Feb 18, 2017 2:25 pm

BREAKING! Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy has been cleared to fight again by cardiologists in the UK

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy (25-10-1 MMA) has apparently received the necessary paperwork from doctors which would allow him to once again compete inside the octagon. Simon Head broke the news on Twitter stating the following: Breaking: @danhardymma just told me he has documentation from the best cardiologists in the UK...

Feb 17, 2017 8:29 am

VIDEO | Referee’s incompetence causes cornerman to jump cage and rescue fighter

SFL – The referee was sleeping – Asha Roka /Sher-E-Punjab/ 1R guillotine (vs. Hanna Kamf /Bengaluru Tigers/ pic.twitter.com/wpJbSp0FsQ — Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) February 17, 2017 Mixed martial arts officiating is an ever controversial topic. It seems that every week, we have a new reason to criticize the sport’s judges and referees for their blunders and missteps....

Feb 15, 2017 12:41 pm

UFC now making coaches buy Fight Pass subscriptions to study opponents

Studying opponents can likely be one of the biggest roles for a coach in mixed martial arts. By knowing their opponents strengths and weaknesses, it helps them to develop their gameplan to increase their chances of winning. On Tuesday, Brandon Gibson, coach at JacksonWink MMA and the BMF Ranch stated that the UFC notified him...

Feb 15, 2017 7:47 am

Tyron Woodley: Holly Holm should take a break from fighting

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 208, former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm lost a controversial decision to Germaine de Randamie, failing her bid to become the UFC’s first ever female featherweight champion as a result. With this loss, Holm fell onto a three-fight losing streak, as she has was defeated by Miesha...