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Jun 23, 2017 2:14 pm

PHOTO | Anthony Johnson back in the gym helping prepare top light heavyweight for fight

Former UFC title contender Anthony Johnson shocked the MMA community when he announced his retirement following his light heavyweight title fight loss to champion Daniel Cormier at UFC 210 in April. “This was my last fight,” Johnson told Joe Rogan in the post-fight Octagon interview. “I didn’t tell anybody. I didn’t even tell Dana White....

Jun 23, 2017 12:42 pm

VIDEO | Throwback to when Diego Sanchez trained with Oscar De La Hoya

Oscar De La Hoya has been very vocal and against the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor boxing bout. The former boxing champ has retired from the sport and is now promoting boxing events with his Golden Boy Promotions company. The boxing champion turned promoter has made it clear that he feels the money fight between...

Jun 23, 2017 11:15 am

Mayweather coach admits he’s “concerned” with power of Conor McGregor

While Floyd Mayweather is arguably the most defensively skilled boxer of this generation, ahead of his fight on August 26th however, many are questioning whether Mayweather has fought someone with the power of Conor McGregor. According to McGregor’s striking coach Owen Roddy, the UFC lightweight champion hits with the power of a middleweight, which explains...

Jun 22, 2017 2:25 pm

Wanderlei Silva releases statement on press conference scuffle

Thursday morning in New York City, Bellator MMA held a press conference for their highly anticipated Pay-Per View event this Saturday. While the event went off without any major speed bumps, a brief scuffle broke out at one point as MMA legend Wanderlei Silva shoved Chael Sonnen. Fortunately, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker and security...

Jun 22, 2017 10:49 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather sparring for Conor McGregor

The countdown is now underway for the highly anticipated Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match on August 26th, where Mayweather will look to extend his undefeated record to 50-0 as he looks to dispatch of the UFC lightweight champion. On the flip side however, McGregor will look to pick up his first professional boxing...

Jun 22, 2017 8:39 am

BJ Penn explains what makes Dennis Siver such a dangerous opponent

This Sunday, on the main card of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Oklahoma City, our very own BJ Penn will return to the Octagon opposite dangerous German veteran Dennis Siver. In advance of this compelling scrap, Penn joined host Kinch on BJ Penn Radio to discuss Siver as an opponent. “I think he’s a great...

Jun 22, 2017 8:06 am

Colby Covington sounds off on Tyron Woodley and Demian Maia

Last weekend, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to Singapore, rising welterweight Colby Covington scored a career-best win over established contender Dong Hyun Kim. Shortly after this win, Covington made several callouts of his former training partner Tyron Woodley, who now wears the UFC welterweight title. On the latest episode of BJ...

Jun 22, 2017 6:57 am

BJ Penn explains choice to reunite with Marinovich for Dennis Siver training

Ahead of his Sunday night Oklahoma City showdown with Dennis Siver, our own BJ Penn has been training with a familiar face in Gary Marinovich. Alongside his brother Marv, Marinovich helped Penn author his defeats of Kenny Florian and Diego Sanchez – two of the most impressive wins of his career. On the latest episode...

Jun 22, 2017 5:51 am

Cyborg: “It was a new excuse everyday” with Germaine de Randamie

Back in February, Germaine de Randamie scored a narrow decision over Holly Holm to become the UFC’s first-ever women’s featherweight champion. The expectation from there was that she would attempt to defend her title against the division’s consensus best fighter, Cris “Cyborg” Justino. Unfortunately, de Randamie went radio silent for some time, and ultimately refused...

Jun 22, 2017 12:01 am

Oscar De La Hoya rips “disrespectful” Dana White

While the majority of the combat sports community was thrilled to hear that a boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather had been finalized for August 26th, Oscar De La Hoya was not. While De La Hoya wrote a lengthy letter in an attempt to prevent the fight from ever happening, he has now...

Jun 21, 2017 11:45 pm

Cat Zingano open to Holly Holm fight

While Cat Zingano may currently be on the sidelines recovering from an injury, she has continued to keep her name in headlines for her willingness to fight top ranked contenders. First it was Cris Cyborg, the woman who struggled to find an opponent for months, who Zingano was willing to fight. Unfortunately for ‘Alpha’ Cat...

Jun 21, 2017 2:13 pm

Fedor Emelianenko doesn’t consider himself the GOAT

While many MMA fans consider heavyweight MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko to be the greatest fighter of all time for his reign of dominance during the Pride FC era of MMA, ‘The Last Emperor’ doesn’t think of himself as ‘the GOAT’. From 2002-2006, Emelianenko terrorized the Pride FC heavyweight division, going on a spectacular 14 fight...

Jun 21, 2017 1:28 pm

GGG & Canelo Alvarez weigh-in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

On September 16th, Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin, also known as ‘Triple G’ will step into the ring for a highly anticipated middleweight title fight against Canelo Alvarez many years in the making. Several weeks before however, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, and undefeated prizefighter Floyd Mayweather will step into the ring at the T-Mobile Arena for...

Jun 21, 2017 12:47 pm

Nate Diaz slapped with lawsuit seeking over $1 million in damages

UFC star Nate Diaz may now be in the most costly fight of his career. On Wednesday, TMZ reported that the Stockton native had a lawsuit filed against him by The Ballengee Group, who previously represented Diaz as an agent. According to TMZ, “The Ballengee Group filed a lawsuit in District Court in Dallas claiming...

Jun 21, 2017 10:12 am

VIDEO | First footage of Floyd Mayweather training for Conor McGregor

With just 68 days to go until Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather step into the ring together at the T-Mobile Arena, training camp is underway for both men ahead of what is being called the biggest fight in combat sports history. Mayweather, who will be seeking his 50th professional win as he looks to extend...

Jun 21, 2017 9:21 am

VIDEO | Watch Conor McGregor and Dana White meet for the first time

Check out the first face-to-face conversation Conor McGregor had with Dana White. Today, Conor McGregor is the biggest star in mixed martial arts, and one of the biggest stars in sports outright. It is his status as such that helped him shoehorn his way into a boxing match with undefeated pugilist Floyd Mayweather Jr., which...

Jun 21, 2017 8:47 am

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza relocates to Florida, gives timeframe for Octagon return

Back in April, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza put his status as one of the top middleweight contenders on the line against the young Robert Whitaker. Unfortunately, this bet didn’t pay off for Jacare, as he wilted under a storm of second-round strikes. Now several months removed from this loss, Jacare is seeking a change of scenery....

Jun 21, 2017 7:49 am

Michael Bisping: Dana White told me ‘GSP does not want to fight’

For a time, it looked as though UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping would next defend his title against former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. Yet when St-Pierre revealed he wouldn’t be able to fight until the fall, and Bisping announced that he was recovering from knee surgery, this much-discussed fight was pushed to the back burner....

Jun 21, 2017 5:54 am

Michael Bisping responds to comparisons between himself and Germaine de Randamie

Earlier this week, UFC women’s featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie was stripped of her title to refusing to fight the division’s number one contender, Cris “Cyborg” Justino. The UFC explained the choice to strip de Randamie in a brief statement. A key line of this statement claimed: “UFC maintains that any champion is expected to...