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Jul 8, 2017 2:35 pm

NAC director Bob Bennett explains why Joanna Jedrzejczyk will not be fighting tonight

Saturday afternoon, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was hospitalized prior to her UFC 213 main event title defense against Valentina Shevchenko. Ultimately, Nunes was pulled from the card, despite UFC President Dana White revealing after the fact that Nunes was actually cleared to fight. Following the announcement of Nunes being pulled from the fight,...

Jul 8, 2017 10:29 am

Tony Ferguson responds to Justin Gaethje’s callout

Friday night in the TUF 25 Redemption Finale, former WSOF champion Justin Gaethje picked up a thrilling win over Michael Johnson in the main event, as the two delivered an action-packed two rounds that ultimately saw Gaethje pick up a TKO win over ‘The Meance’. Following the fight, Gaethje called out top ranked UFC lightweight...

Jul 8, 2017 9:23 am

Justin Gaethje calls out Tony Ferguson, says McGregor “better be watching”

Friday night in Las Vegas, former WSOF champion Justin Gaethje made his triumphant UFC debut as he knocked out Michael Johnson in the second round of their main event scrap of the TUF 25 Finale. Following the thrilling win, many immediately began to speculate as to who Gaethje should fight next, he spoke at the...

Jul 8, 2017 8:28 am

Conor McGregor reacts to Gaethje vs. Johnson main event

Friday night in Las Vegas, Justin Gaethje made his highly anticipated UFC debut as he faced UFC veteran Michael Johnson in a highly anticipated grudge match that will go down as one of the most thrilling fights of all time. The fight earned praise from nearly every member of the MMA community given its back...

Jul 8, 2017 12:20 am

TJ Dillashaw congratulates friend Jesse Taylor on winning TUF

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw sat cageside Friday night as his former Cal State Fullerton wrestling teammate, and TUF Redemption Team Dillashaw member, Jesse Taylor defeat Dhiego Lima to become the winner of TUF Redemption. Taylor’s win comes nine years after he was set to compete in the TUF Finale after advancing to the...

Jul 7, 2017 1:52 pm

McGregor Sports and Entertainment gets first massive feature

McGregor Sports and Entertainment is the featured promotion sitting right next to Floyd Mayweather’s Mayweather Promotions logo on the Mayweather vs McGregor World Tour graphic that the UFC posted on Friday. The announcement of the four-city international press tour will jump to three different countries in four days. BREAKING: #MayMacWorldTour featuring @TheNotoriousMMA & @FloydMayweather announced...

Jul 7, 2017 12:39 pm

Yoel Romero explains love-hate relationship with Michael Bisping

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and top middleweight contender Yoel Romero have a rather lengthy, and very public, rivalry going back quite some time now. Following Yoel Romero’s knockout of Chris Weidman at UFC 205, where Bisping was in attendance for his Fox Sports 1 duties, the ‘Soldier of God’ campaigned for a fight with...

Jul 7, 2017 12:14 pm

VIDEO | Showtime releases epic promotion for Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor

The mega money fight featuring the two biggest stars from combat sports is coming on August 26 as Floyd Mayweather will welcome Conor McGregor into the boxing ring. Mayweather is undefeated in his professional boxing career holding a perfect 49-0 record while McGregor will make his professional boxing debut with a 0-0 pro boxing record....

Jul 7, 2017 12:03 pm

Chuck Liddell weighs-in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

Ahead of the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight on August 26th, MMA fighters and boxers have continued to offer insight into the bout, giving breakdowns of the scrap in interviews, and on social media. The general consensus amongst fighters is that Conor McGregor likely needs to land a big punch early in...

Jul 7, 2017 9:58 am

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour schedule announced

Thursday evening news surfaced regarding the first Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor press conference, which will be held at the Staples Center on Tuesday July 11th. Friday morning, the combat sports community awoke to news of the full Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour schedule, which you can see below! TUESDAY, JULY 11 LOS...

Jul 7, 2017 8:37 am

Travis Browne opens up on home robbery

Recently, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey revealed that her Venice home was burglarized before she and her hubby, UFC heavyweight Travis Browne, left for New Zealand. Browne, without missing a beat, wound up finding the robbers at a nearby skate park and alerting police officers. The incident flew under the radar when it...

Jul 6, 2017 11:46 pm

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather press conference set for July 11th

With the countdown officially underway for the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match, the reports of the media tour recently began to emerge. Now however, an official announcement regarding the press tour has surfaced, after the Staples Center posted on social media that tickets were on sale for the highly anticipated press...

Jul 6, 2017 2:46 pm

Ticket prices for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

Thursday afternoon, tickets for the highly anticipated August 26th boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor went on sale on the T-Mobile Arena website. While tickets for the event were expected to be extremely expensive, fight fans will be stunned to learn that the cheapest seats in the arena were sold at $2,425, while...

Jul 6, 2017 2:14 pm

Tyron Woodley: I have no problem taking Demian Maia down on my terms

This August 29, in the co-main event of UFC 214, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt to defend his title for the third time opposite Brazilian jiu jitsu cognoscente Demian Maia. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, Woodley gave his take on this matchup with the talented BJJ specialist, and how he plans to...

Jul 6, 2017 1:48 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather’s amazing highlight of timing and precision

Conor McGregor said it himself, “Precision beats power and timing beats speed.” Now in the mega-money boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, who will have the advantage in precision and timing? Will it be the 40-year-old undefeated Mayweather who is considered by many to be the best boxer of this generation or will...

Jul 6, 2017 12:57 pm

VIDEO | World War III breaks out on The Ultimate Fighter

"The night before my fight…and World War III broke out at the house." — @JTMoneyMMA (understatement) #TUF https://t.co/H3GWXGraox — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 6, 2017 As The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption season comes to a close, there’s no better way to end than with some fireworks, right? Well, the boys from the show didn’t fail...

Jul 6, 2017 12:52 pm

Georges St-Pierre formally challenges Michael Bisping to November showdown

Earlier this year, the UFC announced that former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre was coming out of retirement to challenge middleweight champion Michael Bisping for the middleweight title. Despite the fact that the promotion held a press conference for the event, a deal was never finalized, and no date was ever given for the fight. After...

Jul 6, 2017 11:00 am

Cody Garbrandt gives timeline for return from back injury

This Saturday, fight fans will tune in for a stacked night of fights headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight between Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko. In the co-main event, top ranked middleweights Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown for the interim middleweight championship. With that...

Jul 6, 2017 10:38 am

VIDEO | 4 Years ago today Chris Weidman defeats Anderson Silva

4 years ago today. I'll never forget seeing the eruption of joy from the US fans & the tears of sadness from the Brazilians inside the MGM. pic.twitter.com/Fbs5I9H10N — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) July 6, 2017 On this day in MMA history, Chris Weidman shocked the world as he knocked out Anderson Silva to claim the...

Jul 6, 2017 10:38 am

Tyron Woodley says there’s no reason to feel bad about Demian Maia’s short camp

On July 29, in the co-main event of UFC 214, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt to defend his title for a third time opposite Brazilian grappling wizard Demian Maia. Because this fight was just made official last week, there has been widespread speculation that Maia has been short-changed on time to prepare for...

Jul 6, 2017 8:38 am

Michael Bisping roasts Yoel Romero with savage Instagram post

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is not a fan of UFC 213 interim middleweight title challenger Yoel Romero. In fact, the champ has publicly stated that he hopes Romero loses decisively to his UFC 213 opponent Robert Whittaker. “Whittaker, we all know this, he’s on an absolute tear. I’ve got nothing against Robert Whittaker,” Bisping said on...

Jul 5, 2017 6:02 pm

Report: “Shogun” returns to Japan for September fight night

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, one of the biggest stars to emerge from the now defunct Japanese promotion PRIDE, will reportedly be returning to the land that made him famous this September 23. As speculated, the Brazilian legend’s opponent for this UFC Fight Night will be Ovince St. Preux. This report comes from The MMA Kings on...

Jul 5, 2017 2:50 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs Southpaws Part 2: A Problem or Not?

You may have heard it if you have followed Floyd Mayweather’s boxing career. UFC President Dana White has brought it up again claiming that Floyd Mayweather Jr. has a problem fighting southpaw fighters. Perhaps the most noise about “Money” fighting southpaws was in the lead up to what turned out to be the richest fight...

Jul 5, 2017 10:58 am

American Top Team member shot and killed in Florida home

Terrible news was released on Tuesday regarding the death of an American Top Team member. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said that 25-year-old Aaron Rajman was killed late Monday after several men entered a home in West Boca, Florida and fired at least one shot at Rajman, according to the Sun-Sentinel. The Sherriff’s Office...

Jul 5, 2017 10:20 am

Ronda Rousey recalls Travis Browne tracking down robbers recently

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey recently said ‘yes’ to hubby Travis Browne when he popped the big question during the pair’s vacation to New Zealand. Prior to the couple going on their vacation however, the pair’s house in Venice, California was robbed by local skateboarders, who were caught on camera. According to Ronda...

Jul 5, 2017 9:00 am

Holly Holm weighs-in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

To date, Holly Holm remains the only fighter, male or female, to fine both a boxing world championship, as well as an MMA world championship. Holm was awarded a Guinness World Record for the accomplishment back in 2016 after her defeat of Ronda Rousey to capture the women’s bantamweight title. This of course arguably makes...