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Jun 24, 2016 10:37 am

Manny Pacquiao reportedly coming out of retirement for Adrien Broner fight

News surfaced Friday morning that famed boxer Manny Paquiao has reportedly been booked to fight the one and only Adrien Broner. While Pacquiao has stated that he is retired, Golden Boy Promotions VP Eric Gomez wanted to work out a deal to bring Pacquiao out of retirement to fight Canelo Alvarez. When Gomez tried to...

Jun 14, 2016 9:05 am

Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping in the works?

It’s been nearly 3 years since former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre was in the Octagon. In St-Pierre’s last fight, he won a controversial split decision over Johny Hendricks. Following the bout, St-Pierre ultimately retired from MMA. Since then, there has been much speculation as to whether or not GSP would return to the Octagon....

Jun 9, 2016 8:57 am

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell reacts to Brock Lesnar’s return to MMA

During the UFC 199 broadcast last weekend, it was revealed that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 199 for one fight. The fight will be Lesnar’s first in nearly 5 years after he retired on a 2-fight losing streak after losing his heavyweight championship, and then being TKOd by Alistair Overeem....


Jun 8, 2016 11:52 am

Muay Thai champion brought to help train Sage Northcutt, leaves in disgust

Sage Northcutt is set to fight at UFC 200 against Enrique Marin. Northcutt will step into the Octagon for the first time since being handed his only professional loss, where he was submitted by Bryan Barberena back in January. Israeli Muay Thai champion Ilya Grad was brought in to help train with Northcutt for his...

Jun 7, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar talks MMA retirement in 2011, return in 2016

Back at UFC 141, Brock Lesnar returned to the Octagon against Alistair Overeem following surgery for diverticulitis. Lesnar lost in the very first round, and subsequently retired from MMA. During the UFC 199 broadcast, it was revealed through a UFC 200 promo that Brock Lesnar will be returning to the Octagon in the co-main event...

Jun 7, 2016 8:29 am

Brock Lesnar calls UFC return “win-win” for everyone

While Brock Lesnar only holds a 5-3 MMA record, and retired on a 2-fight losing streak that saw him get TKOd in back-to-back fights, he believes that his UFC 200 return against MMA veteran Mark Hunt is a win-win all parties involved. He spoke to ESPN to discuss whether or not his boss, Vince McMahon...

Jun 3, 2016 9:45 pm

BREAKING: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali passes away at age 74

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74, according to a family spokesperson. News hit Friday afternoon that the three-time heavyweight boxing champion was hospitalized on Thursday in Phoenix, Arizona due to respiratory issues. “After a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74....

Jun 2, 2016 12:49 pm

VIDEO | #TBT battle of the 16-year-olds – Rory MacDonald vs. Jordan Mein

Here’s a trip down memory lane to Rory MacDonald’s third professional fight at the young age of 16! Fellow Canadian Jordan Mein made his professional debut against MacDonald at Rumble in the Cage 17, back on June 17, 2006. MacDonald has matured to be one of the greatest welterweight fighters in the world. MacDonald’s last...

May 30, 2016 6:43 am

Photo | Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor event poster

Retired boxing champion Floyd Mayweather posted the following photo on Twitter late Sunday evening promoting his potential bout with current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. .@badmedina https://t.co/648Qb26FTL pic.twitter.com/67agluPAGt — Floyd Mayweather (@FloydMayweather) May 30, 2016 “Money” Mayweather and “Mystic Mac” are rumored to be having a boxing match which will air on pay-per-view on September...

May 29, 2016 12:41 am

Photo | Conor McGregor keeps it ‘low key’ at Coffee Bean drive thru

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has an interesting perspective for the definition of being ‘low key’. The brash Irish superstar took to Instagram where he displayed how he casually rolls through the local Coffee Bean drive thru: Keeping it lowkey at the coffee bean drive thru that's not a drive thru. #ItIsNow I'll have a...

May 28, 2016 7:29 am

VIDEO | Brian Stann running for political office?

Former top ranked UFC middleweight Brian Stann has a very well documented past in the armed forces. Stann, a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps was awarded the Silver Star for his actions during combat. Back in 2013, following his KO loss to Wanderlei Silva, Stann retired from MMA, taking a very active role in...

May 24, 2016 9:06 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather flying to visit Jon Jones, confident he will join TMT

While Floyd Mayweather may currently be retired, he has managed to keep his name in the headlines of not only boxing news, but MMA news as well. In addition to his rumored boxing match with Conor McGregor, Mayweather also has been in talks with UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones. The pair FaceTimed earlier...

May 24, 2016 1:43 am

Shane Carwin: ‘I’d like to get the belt . . . or just beat up Brock Lesnar again’

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin has been busy with his newly established fighter management company. However, after suffering from repeated injuries and retiring, his competitive nature is still burning inside. “[I struggled with retirement] every day,” Carwin said in an interview with getmoresports.com. “I did not do everything I wanted. I think about...

May 23, 2016 11:44 am

VIDEO | Colin Cowherd says Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor will happen

Sports media personality Colin Cowherd says that the rumored fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is going to happen. Cowherd says that he received information from sources that leads him to believe the fight will take place in September. “My intel is Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is going to happen,” Cowherd said recently...

May 22, 2016 9:26 am

Conor McGregor: ‘Mayweather needs me, I don’t need him’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was interviewed by ESPN on Sunday where he discussed a possible boxing match with retired fighter Floyd Mayweather. Here is what “Mystic Mac” had to say on the subject (as transcribed by MMAFighting.com): “It was him that leaked the rumor,” McGregor said. “He gets $100 million, and I get $7...

May 22, 2016 9:13 am

Cris Cyborg wants a boxing fight on the same card as ‘McGregor vs. Mayweather’

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made a statement in her UFC debut earlier this month at UFC 198 when she defeated Leslie Smith via TKO in the very first-round. The feared Brazilian striker has heard the rumors about a possible boxing match between retired champion Floyd Mayweather and current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor....

May 21, 2016 12:47 pm

Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin fighting in September

While the biggest news in boxing is surrounding a retired boxing star and a UFC featherweight champion, true boxing enthusiasts are hoping for the Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez fight. Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler spoke with Boxing Scene on “GGG’s” next fight. “Canelo is certainly the number one choice but at the same time...

May 17, 2016 8:51 am

Freddie Roach will help Conor McGregor train for Floyd Mayweather

While a boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is reportedly being discussed, the odds of a fight between the pair happening are rather slim given that McGregor fights in the UFC, and Mayweather is currently retired from boxing. Despite that, if a fight were to go down between two of the most powerful...

May 16, 2016 1:37 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather Jr. says only one fight will bring him out of retirement

Living boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been retired since his last fight with Andre Berto in September of last year. While living an exceptionally comfortable life, there has been a lot of talk and buzz about Floyd Mayweather Jr. coming out of retirement to fight UFC featherweight champion, Conor McGregor. Mayweather spoke in an...

May 14, 2016 9:36 pm

Photos | Conor McGregor is focused on his boxing

The world is still waiting to find out who current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will fight in his next bout. It has been rumored that the UFC plans to have “Mystic Mac” rematch Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 202 later this summer. However, reports have also surfaced that the Irish superstar...

May 13, 2016 9:53 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather “absolutely” thinks Conor McGregor fight will happen

Floyd Mayweather has compiled an astounding 49-0 record over the course of his boxing career, and while ‘Money’ is currently retired, it appears as though he would be willing to come out of retirement for a boxing match with none other than UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. While many have speculated that the rumors of...

May 13, 2016 8:15 am

Matt Brown’s interesting perspective on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match

While Floyd Mayweather is currently retired from boxing, and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was recently pulled from his UFC 200 welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz, the two men have managed to keep their names in the headlines despite UFC 198 coming up on Saturday. There have been conflicting reports for some time now regarding...

May 12, 2016 1:20 pm

VIDEO | #TBT Conor McGregor sets record score on arcade punching machine

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is known for his accuracy and knockout power. Check him out in this video from the past by McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh. “The Notorious” is rumored to be getting his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 after being pulled from the main event of UFC 200 for refusing...

May 11, 2016 9:22 am

Dana White opens up on relationship with Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor certainly threw the UFC a bit of a curveball last month when he refused to fulfill his media obligations for his UFC 200 fight with Nate Diaz on July 9th. McGregor tweeted that he was retired, which was followed up by an announcement from the UFC that McGregor had been pulled from the...

May 9, 2016 2:08 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather doesn’t rule out MMA fight with Conor McGregor

Retired boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. is surely keeping people guessing on his future. Rumors have been buzzing on Mayweather coming out of retirement to fight once again. Floyd recently acknowledged that a fight with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is something that he could possibly make happen in his future. Being that Mayweather is...

May 9, 2016 11:32 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan gives his honest take on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan gave his take on the rumored boxing match between retired world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Rogan says that in an MMA match, McGregor would annihilate Mayweather. But, in a boxing match, it would be the other way around. “If Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather...