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Oct 18, 2015 6:26 pm

“GGG” on Lemieux fight: ‘He went to school… I’m in a different class’

Gennady Golovkin picked apart David Lemieux for eight rounds on Saturday evening before picking up the technical knockout victory, and proved to the world he truly is one of the best boxers in the world. With an undefeated record of 34-0, “GGG” is riding a wave of momentum that could bring him to a level...

Oct 18, 2015 6:11 pm

Conor McGregor would lose ‘just as quickly’ in a rematch, Joe Duffy believes

Joe Duffy made headlines with the moment his signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship was announced. It isn’t rare to see a new UFC signee gain momentum before he ever steps foot in the octagon as long as their record or highlight reel is impressive, and Duffy’s surely is. “Irish Joe” possesses a victory over...

Oct 18, 2015 5:37 pm

Chael Sonnen stands firm on retirement: ‘I am not coming back’

Chael Sonnen has not stepped foot in the octagon since fighting Rashad Evans at UFC 167 nearly two years ago in November 2013. He was scheduled to clash with Wanderlei Silva at UFC 173, but one of Sonnen’s pre-fight random pre-fight drug tests forced him out of the fight when it came back positive for...

Oct 18, 2015 3:52 pm

WSOF 24’s Jon Fitch: ‘I respected Yushin Okami’s power too much’

World Series of Fighting hosted UFC veterans Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami’s first meeting at “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami”. With a combined seventy-six professional fights to their name, it is to nobody’s surprise that they fought intelligently and cautiously for fifteen minutes straight. Of course one would catch the other off guard with the...


Oct 18, 2015 3:29 pm

Joseph Duffy ‘shocked’ to be a main-eventer so early in UFC career

Even though Joseph Duffy has an overall career record of 14-1, he still only possesses two victories in the world-famous octagon. Granted, the lightweight impressed in his showings against Jake Lindsey and Ivan Jorge, it is almost unheard of for a fighter to headline a card so early in his career. UFC President Dana White...

Oct 18, 2015 1:56 pm

“Showtime” denies he is helping Cerrone train for dos Anjos title fight

Rafael dos Anjos has a giant target on his back now that he has the UFC Lightweight Championship slung over his shoulder. The Brazilian defeated Anthony “Showtime” Pettis for the strap at UFC 185 in March and has been sidelined with an injury ever since. Now, he is set to defend his championship for the...

Oct 18, 2015 12:21 pm

‘I’m beating Vitor regardless of him being on drugs or not’

Dan Henderson is expected to meet Vitor Belfort for the third time in their careers in Brazil at “UFC Fight Night 77”. The fight is set to take place on November 7th and each fighter possess a victory over their opponent. “Hendo” thinks he has what it takes to handily defeat “The Phenom” this time...

Oct 18, 2015 12:05 pm

Cruz to Dillashaw: I’m out for 4 years and I’m STILL going to beat you

Dominick Cruz has only stepped foot in the octagon once within the last four years thanks to a pair of ACL injuries that has kept him on the sidelines. Before suffering the injury, Cruz defended his championship against Demetrious Johnson and Urijah Faber and established himself as a dominant champion in a short amount of...

Oct 18, 2015 11:14 am

“GGG” punches his opponent after knocking him down — WATCH!

Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and David Lemieux took center stage at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night on HBO pay-per-view and brought the crowd to their feet with an eight-round war. Golovkin got the better of his opponent, just like he has thirty-three times before, and picked up the win by way of knockout. It wasn’t...

Oct 18, 2015 9:30 am

An emotional Nick Newell breaks down why he’s retiring after WSOF 24 win

World Series of Fighting returned to the airwaves with “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami” and it was a night filled with emotions after the inspirational Nick Newell announced his retirement after his fight. The lightweight started gaining momentum while fighting for XFC where he won their lightweight championship while putting together an impressive undefeated record,...

Oct 18, 2015 9:16 am

Daniel Cormier to Kenny Florian: ‘You complete me!’

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier proved to the world that he is a true champion when he defended his title against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 in Houston, Texas earlier this month. Before that, D.C. stepped into the octagon with two of the toughest 205ers in Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and Jon “Bones” Jones. It...

Oct 18, 2015 9:15 am

Dana White praises “GGG” on his dominant win in NYC

Long before mixed martial arts ever became a mainstream sport when UFC signed a deal with FOX, fans were debating whether or not the combat sport was superior to boxing. It doesn’t matter whether or not UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey would dominate or lose to the undefeated, self-proclaimed “king” of boxing Floyd Mayweather;...

Oct 18, 2015 9:00 am

WATCH! Urijah Faber talks about emotional meeting with TJ Dillashaw

UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw made one of the most crucial decisions of his career earlier this month when he decided to leave Team Alpha Male in favor of Elevation Fight Team. Urijah Faber took a great deal of offense to this move and has spoken out a great deal of times on the issue....

Oct 18, 2015 7:59 am

WATCH! “GGG” knocks out Lemieux in the 8th round

Longer #GGG TKO Highlight pic.twitter.com/MGOL6EgeUY — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) October 18, 2015 All eyes were on Gennady “GGG” Golovkin on October 17th as he took center stage at Madison Square Garden in New York City for his fight with David Lemieux. With Floyd Mayweather retired from the ring, all eyes are on Golovkin to carry the...

Oct 18, 2015 7:14 am

WATCH! Legacy 47 highlights features nothing but finishes

October has been a slow month for fans of mixed martial arts. The Ultimate Fighting Championship hasn’t held a fight since October 3rd when Daniel Cormier defended his gold against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192. Bellator’s last card was in late September and won’t be running another one until the 25th of October. Legacy fighters...

Oct 18, 2015 1:30 am

OUCH! Fighter hits opponent with DDT after locking in guillotine choke

Legacy Fighting Championship always seems to be a great way to kick off the weekend with an exciting event, but they owned the week with “Legacy 47” on Friday! Josh Blyden picked up a major submission win over Nick Sprayberry, but it wasn’t the guillotine choke that did all the damage. Near the end of...

Oct 18, 2015 1:23 am

REPLAY! ‘Golovkin vs Lemieux’ post fight press conference (Full)

Gennady Golovkin picked up his thirty-fourth win in a row in Madison Square Garden when he defeated David Lemieux by way of technical knockout in the eighth round. The two gathered for the media after the bout’s conclusion for the post-fight press conference which can be watched in its entirety above. Boxing was able to...

Oct 18, 2015 1:16 am

WSOF’s Colton Smith mocks his opponent moments before getting the win

Colton Smith and Washington Nunes Da Silva clashed on Saturday evening in the World Series of Fighting decagon at “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami. The fight aired on the preliminary card, but it still managed to turn some heads after several controversial moments were scattered throughout their fifteen minute fight. Neither men could get the...

Oct 18, 2015 1:12 am

WATCH! Michelle “Karate Hottie” Waterson’s path to the UFC is incredible

Michelle Waterson was known for being “The Karate Hottie” long before she ever stepped foot in the octagon. Waterson’s had her first run-in with fame when she was a contestant on a muay-thai reality show on Oxygen called “Fight Girls”. Despite losing the show, she quickly became one of the more popular fighters after the...

Oct 17, 2015 10:18 pm

Paige VanZant compares herself to Roy Nelson in ballet tights

It’s no secret that top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant is a standout fighter. The 21 year old isn’t intimidating outside of the Octagon, and as she explains it, some people don’t expect her to be a fighter. She explained to UFC.com: “For me to be a fighter, it’s different, it’s unexpected. You wouldn’t...

Oct 17, 2015 10:07 pm

Vinny Magalhaes RKO’d by cornerman after WSOF 24 win

RKO RKO RKO!!! @VinnyMMA #WSOF24 pic.twitter.com/BDVB9b96RS — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) October 18, 2015 Last night at WSOF 24 Vinny Magalhaes picked up a 1st round knee bar win over Matt Hamill in just over 1 minute. Following the win, Magalhaes’ corner man hit his fighter with WWE wrestler Randy Orton’s signature finishing move, the RKO.

Oct 17, 2015 8:10 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Jon Fitch Defeats Yushin Okami by decision

Tonight in the main event of World Series of Fighting 24, Jon Fitch defeated Yushin Okami via unanimous decision. With tonight’s win, Fitch returned to the win column, and as he stated prior to the fight, will seek another title shot under the WSOF banner. Tonight’s win marks the 27th in Fitch’s career, and his...

Oct 17, 2015 7:43 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Blagoy Ivanov retains heavyweight title

In the co-main event of WSOF 24, World Series Of Fighting heavyweight champion Blagoy Ivanov defeated Derrick Mehmen by KO in the 2nd round. The win is Ivanov’s second in a row, and was his first successful title defense. …AND STILL CHAMPION! Congrats to Blagoy Ivanov on successfully defending his Heavyweight Title! #WSOF24 pic.twitter.com/CykTvnKq0c —...

Oct 17, 2015 7:18 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Nick Newell defeats Tom Marcellino

On the main card of WSOF 24 tonight, Nick Newell defeated Tom Marcellino via unanimous decision. The win kept Newell in the win column, giving him a 2-fight win streak, and extending his promotional record to 4-1, with his only loss coming to Justin Gaethje. #WSOF24: @NotoriousNewell defeats Tom Marcellino by UD! pic.twitter.com/86D1HbqZR7 — WSOF...

Oct 17, 2015 6:40 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Vinny Magalhaes submits Matt Hamill in 1st round

The WSOF 24 main card has been nothing short of action packed. In the second bout of the WSOF 24 main card Vinny Magalhaes cut the return of Matt Hamill short as he submitted Hamill in just over 1 minute via knee bar. #WSOF24: WOW! WHAT A FINISH! @VinnyMMA defeats @Hammerufc by RD1 submission (knee...

Oct 17, 2015 4:03 pm

WSOF 24 Live Results

WSOF 24 goes down tonight live from Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The event is headlined by a key welterweight fight featuring former UFC title challengers Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami. In addition to the main event, WSOF 24 also features two title fights. Heavyweight champion Blagoi Ivanov will defend his belt against challenger Derrick...

Oct 17, 2015 2:37 pm

Rani Yahya eyes 2016 UFC return following surgery

UFC veteran Rani Yahya recently underwent surgery for a deviated septum, and is eyeing a 2016 return to the Octagon. Yahya is currently on a 2-fight win streak, most recently picking up a split decision win over Masanori Kanehara at ‘UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee’ back in July. He spoke to MMAFighting to discuss...