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Feb 3, 2017 9:30 am

Bob Arum willing to step aside to let McGregor Pacquiao happen

While Conor McGregor has yet to have an official date or opponent for his boxing debut, numerous high profile boxers have been calling out the UFC superstar for a potential boxing match, most notably Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. While Mayweather offered McGregor $15 million to accept a boxing match, UFC President Dana White was...

Feb 3, 2017 9:04 am

Eddie Alvarez’s coach Mark Henry reckons Conor McGregor could KO Floyd Mayweather

Before Mark Henry and Eddie Alvarez took on Conor McGregor in the Octagon, the coach of the then-UFC lightweight champion didn’t have a lot of good things to say about McGregor. With campaigning for fights for both his students, Frankie Edgar and Eddie Alvarez, Alvarez was the one tasked with taking on the Irish superstar...

Feb 3, 2017 8:56 am

Mike Winkeljohn thinks Ronda Rousey is done fighting: Holly Holm broke her

Back in November of 2015, in the main of UFC 193, Holly Holm shocked the world by knocking out seemingly unbeatable women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey with a second-round head kick. Her victory was emphatic enough that it kept Rousey out of action for more than a year. Eventually, of course, Rousey made her long...

Feb 3, 2017 7:38 am

Demian Maia releases lengthy statement explaining why Masvidal fight won’t happen

Late last month, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Denver, Jorge Masvidal scored one of the biggest wins of his career, ending Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s win-streak with a second-round knockout. With this win, the American Top Team veteran burst into the ranks of the welterweight elite, where fights with fellow top...


Feb 3, 2017 6:51 am

Cub Swanson and Artem Lobov bash each other on Twitter

Late last year, on the main card of UFC 206, featherweight veteran Cub Swanson engaged in one of the greatest fights of all time with South Korean prospect Doo Ho Choi. For three, frenzied rounds, the two fighters thrilled the fans and Toronto and those watching on screens around the world, pelting each other with...

Feb 3, 2017 5:57 am

Amanda Nunes explains why she apologized to Ronda Rousey

Late last year, in the main event of UFC 207, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes cut Ronda Rousey down in a mere 48 seconds. It was as brutal as beatings come. In the buildup to this fight Nunes had been pretty quiet. Though she has proven herself to be more than capable of slinging...

Feb 2, 2017 1:36 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping pleads with MMA fans to help raise money for child with brain tumor

Please help https://t.co/1kxaWLieH0 pic.twitter.com/fMCqWVf8an — michael (@bisping) February 2, 2017 UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is currently hard at work attempting to help a young fan raise money for a very important procedure in Oklahoma, which will help save the boy’s life. ‘Leo the Lion’ has beaten cancer three times over the course of his...

Feb 2, 2017 1:00 pm

Conor McGregor may need to guard his ‘grill’ the next time he runs into Nate Diaz

The fire between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz seems to have recently been reignited. During his pay-per-view interview held over the weekend, “The Notorious” dug into Diaz, saying that he lost all respect for the Stockton scrapper, calling him a “f***ing bitch” for the way he interacted with Floyd Mayweather over a FaceTime call. “When...

Feb 2, 2017 10:10 am

Travis Browne defends Edmond Tarverdyan coaching style

While Ronda Rousey’s head coach Edmond Tarverdyan often receives quite a bit of criticism from fight fans for his coaching style, UFC heavyweight Travis Browne is looking to set the record straight. After Rousey’s UFC 193 loss to Holly Holm over a year ago, Tarverdyan received the brunt of the criticism for what many believed...

Feb 2, 2017 9:33 am

Neil Magny fires back at Jorge Masvidal

Following Jorge Masvidal’s impressive ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’ win over Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone this past weekend, the streaking welterweight contender found himself being offered a fight against Demian Maia. Masvidal accepted the bout, and Maia was sent the potential bout. Maia turned the fight down, and fellow top ranked welterweight Neil Magny offered to step up...

Feb 2, 2017 9:04 am

Demian Maia turned down Jorge Masvidal fight, Magny wants in

Fresh off his ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’ win over Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone this past weekend, Jorge Masvidal is already being linked to other matchups. After UFC President Dana White revealed that he had offered Demian Maia a fight with Masvidal, it didn’t take long for Masvidal to reveal that Maia turned the fight down: “People are...

Feb 2, 2017 8:14 am

Valentina Shevchenko reflects on win over Julianna Pena

This past weekend at ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’, top ranked women’s bantamweight contender Valentina Shevchenko secured herself a title fight with UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes as she picked up a spectacular submission win over Julianna Pena. For Valentina Shevchenko, the win not only put her on a 2-fight win streak, but also resulted...

Feb 2, 2017 7:50 am

Travis Browne opens up on rumors of leaving Edmond Tarverdyan

Ahead of UFC heavyweight Travis Browne’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Halifax’ scrap with Derrick Lewis in just over two weeks, rumors have continued to fly regarding Browne potentially leaving Coach Edmond Tarverdyan and Glendale Fighting Club. While Travis Browne remains in a relationship with former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, reports had surfaced that Browne...

Feb 1, 2017 11:48 pm

Anthony Johnson explains what will go different in Daniel Cormier rematch

At UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon in hopes of defending his title for the second time when he faces streaking contender Anthony Johnson in a highly anticipated rematch. This isn’t the first time the pair have met in the Octagon. After Jon Jones was pulled from his...

Feb 1, 2017 1:04 pm

VIDEO | Dana White says Ronda Rousey simply doesn’t have it anymore

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was once thought of as unbeatable force that many fans and pundits believed would go down as the greatest fighter to ever live. However, Ronda Rousey’s world turned upside down on November 14, 2015 when she stepped into the Octagon to face former boxing world champion Holly Holm....

Feb 1, 2017 11:49 am

VIDEO | Tito Ortiz says Conor McGregor has no chance against Mayweather or Pacquiao

These days, combat sports headlines are being dominated by the possibility of a mega fight between semi-retired boxing great Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. It seems that new details about this potential showdown emerge every day. One of latest twists in this very mercurial story occurred when Manny Pacquiao, another great of the...

Feb 1, 2017 10:49 am

Josh Koscheck to make Bellator debut on February 18

Back in June of 2015, it was announced that Ultimate Fighter season 1 veteran and former UFC welterweight title challenger Josh Koscheck had signed with Bellator MMA. Almost two years later, the veteran still hasn’t set foot in the promotion’s cage. On February 18, that will finally change. On Tuesday afternoon, Bellator sent out a press...

Feb 1, 2017 10:30 am

Demetrious Johnson breaks down potential McGregor Mayweather fight

To start 2017, talks of a potential McGregor Mayweather boxing match have continued to dominate headlines as the pair have continued to go back and forth in regards to a potential showdown. To start the year, Mayweather made Conor McGregor and offer of $15 million to box him, which was quickly countered by UFC President...

Feb 1, 2017 10:16 am

VIDEO | Fans swarm, attempt to climb in, Conor McGregor’s Rolls-Royce

This past weekend, UFC superstar Conor McGregor made an appearance in England, where he took part in a live pay-per view interview with Ariel Helwani to discuss his career, his next move, and a potential boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, among other things. The interview was an extremely interesting one, with Conor McGregor of course...

Feb 1, 2017 10:04 am

Chan Sung Jung discusses Korean Zombie return this Saturday

Saturday February 4th, in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Texas’, fan favorite featherweight Chan Sung Jung, also known as ‘The Korean Zombie’, will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon almost 4 years after his last scrap. Jung rode a 3-fight win streak into a featherweight scrap with Jose Aldo, which saw...

Feb 1, 2017 9:31 am

Dana White: “there’s no way” Ortiz vs. Sonnen was fixed

Late last month, a 42-year-old Tito Ortiz stepped into the cage for a final time against the 39-year-old Chael Sonnen. Ortiz won this fight in impressive fashion, tapping Sonnen with a rear-naked choke in the first round to ride off into the sunset on a win. Unfortunately, Ortiz’s big win was marred by widespread speculation...

Feb 1, 2017 9:28 am

Conor McGregor Game of Thrones appearance? Not so fast

In 2016, news surfaced that UFC champion Conor McGregor was set to star in the upcoming season of HBO’s hit series ‘Game of Thrones’. While the news seemed official, with UFC President Dana White even discussing the situation on Fox Sports Live, that apparently isn’t the case. “I did hear that. I knew a few...

Feb 1, 2017 8:49 am

Dana White has offered Nick Diaz a fight with Demian Maia, is waiting to hear back

Stockton, California’s Nick Diaz is one of the most popular and exciting fighters on the UFC roster. Unfortunately, it’s been years since we last saw the fan favorite in action. Luckily for Nick Diaz fans, UFC President Dana White is apparently making some real efforts to get him back in the cage. Though Diaz apparently...

Feb 1, 2017 7:27 am

Dana White: Jon Jones likely to get immediate title shot when he returns

Last year, in the main event of UFC 200, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was expected to take on current champion Daniel Cormier in a bid to reclaim the title that was once his. Regrettably, Jones was forced out of this planned fight after a failed drug test, and was subsequently handed a year-long...