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May 9, 2016 10:33 am

VIDEO | Roy Jones Jr. talks McGregor vs. Mayweather and boxing the Diaz brothers

Former boxing world champion Roy Jones Jr. thinks that the competition in a boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor is laughable. Jones Jr. says that there is no way that the UFC featherweight champion would have any chance in a boxing match with the retired, undefeated boxing champ. Jones Jr. also talks...

May 9, 2016 2:25 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather talks about fight with Conor McGregor

While UFC President Dana White says that a boxing match between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and retired boxing star Floyd Mayweather Jr. is not happening, McGregor and Mayweather keep fueling the hype. Mayweather Jr. commented on the dream fight that would match MMA’s biggest star vs. boxing’s biggest star. Do you think we will...

May 6, 2016 12:01 pm

Dana White responds to Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match reports

Friday had a lot of MMA and boxing fans excited as a report from U.K. tabloid, The Sun claimed that Floyd Mayweather Jr. would be coming out of retirement for a boxing match with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. The report claimed that it would be another huge payday for Mayweather, but would give the...

May 5, 2016 10:37 am

PHOTO | Rafael dos Anjos points out a flaw in Conor McGregor’s BJJ brown belt

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor were supposed to meet in a superfight at UFC 196. However, Dos Anjos broke his foot leading up to the fight and Nate Diaz stepped in as a late replacement and now dos Anjos is no longer in the picture to fight “The...


May 5, 2016 9:36 am

Gunnar Nelson: Conor McGregor needs “some space”

While Conor McGregor has refrained from doing interviews regarding his ongoing standoff with the UFC that saw him pulled from his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz on July 9th, Gunnar Nelson has been able to provide some insight into how McGregor is doing. While SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh revealed recently that McGregor’s...

May 2, 2016 2:08 pm

Gunnar Nelson thinks teammate Conor McGregor does not want to cut to 145 again

Now that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is no longer fighting Nate Diaz at UFC 200, every fan of “The Notorious” wants to know what will be next. McGregor’s teammate Gunnar Nelson revealed some information about “The Notorious” on Monday’s MMA Hour as his own fight with Albert Tumenov is approaching this weekend at UFC...

May 1, 2016 8:54 am

Floyd Mayweather claims he has been offered ‘nine figures’ to return to the ring

Floyd Mayweather may have retired from the sport of boxing but that doesn’t mean he isn’t fielding offers for a return fight. The former boxing world champion, who holds an undefeated record of 49-0, retired last year after earning a unanimous decision victory over Andre Berto. In an interview with Showtime’s Jim Gray, Floyd stated...

Apr 30, 2016 3:57 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg destroys Gina Carano (Free fight)

At UFC 198, Cris Cyborg will make her long awaited UFC debut when she faces Leslie Smith on May 14th. Cyborg is 15-1-1 over the course of her professional MMA career, and will be riding a 15 fight win streak into the bout, with her last 5 wins coming by way of KO or TKO....

Apr 29, 2016 1:56 pm

VIDEO | ‘Real Quick with Mike Swick’ Episode 1

Former UFC fighter Mike Swick has been somewhat MIA since his last UFC fight back in July of 2015. Swick, who retired from MMA following the loss, runs AKA Thailand, and recently launched a new web series called ‘Real Quick’ with Mike Swick. Above you can see the first episode of the series!

Apr 29, 2016 10:58 am

Julio Cesar Chavez offers to train Cain Velasquez

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is currently gearing up for his pivotal fight with Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne at UFC 200 on July 9th. The fight is a ‘must-win’ for Velasquez, who looks to fight Fabricio Werdum and once again capture his UFC heavyweight championship. Boxing legend Julio Cesar Chavez met with Velasquez after the...

Apr 22, 2016 9:59 am

UFC and Conor McGregor getting closer to reaching agreement?

There has been much speculation about what the UFC will do for the main event of UFC 200 on July 9th after it was announced that Conor McGregor had been pulled from the event for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. McGregor released a statement on Thursday announcing that he isn’t retired, and explaining that...

Apr 22, 2016 9:03 am

UFC reportedly looking to book Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II for UFC 200

The UFC has been left in a bit of a scramble after Conor McGregor announced his retirement, un-retired, and was pulled from his UFC 200 welterweight main event scrap with Nate Diaz. While Nate Diaz was supposed to fly to Vegas to discuss new opponents for the fight, a report emerged Friday morning that Diaz...

Apr 22, 2016 8:53 am

Nate Diaz reportedly pulled from UFC 200 card

By now, the MMA community knows that Conor McGregor ‘retired’ from MMA on Tuesday. Following that, The UFC announced that McGregor had been pulled from his UFC 200 main event fight with Nate Diaz for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. McGregor then released a statement on Thursday explaining that he wishes to focus on...

Apr 21, 2016 5:32 pm

Conor McGregor calls out Dana White and the UFC

Conor McGregor shook up UFC 200 earlier this week with the card nearly three months out. “The Notorious” and the UFC disagreed on a media schedule that interrupted McGregor’s training schedule while in Iceland and refused to abide by the UFC’s set media schedule. The UFC shocked everyone when they announced on Tuesday that they...

Apr 21, 2016 8:27 am

Conor McGregor’s coach releases statement following big announcement

Tuesday morning Conor McGregor started a whirlwind as he announced his retirement from MMA. While the MMA community speculated as to why McGregor was retiring, UFC President Dana White went on SportsCenter and announced that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. Thursday morning McGregor released a lengthy...

Apr 21, 2016 7:53 am

BREAKING! Conor McGregor releases statement regarding UFC 200 and retirement

Conor McGregor shocked the world when he announced his retirement from MMA on Tuesday. The Irish superstar was expected to rematch Nate Diaz in the headlining bout of July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. McGregor was then pulled from the fight card (UFC 200) after UFC President Dana White revealed that Conor was refusing...

Apr 21, 2016 2:40 am

Dana White: ‘I didn’t want Nate Diaz to get screwed up in this whole deal’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor threw a huge monkey wrench into the UFC 200 card this week, all the way from Iceland. On Tuesday, “The Notorious” tweeted that he has decided to retire and the UFC announced later in the day that they pulled McGregor from the main event spot where he was slated to...

Apr 20, 2016 10:21 pm

Conor McGregor’s retirement could have USADA implications

When Conor McGregor took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce his retirement from MMA, he may not have realized the implications that the announcement could create. In addition to being pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to the the required media appearances, McGregor would be forced to vacate his featherweight championship if he is indeed...

Apr 20, 2016 4:45 pm

Jon Jones offers to step in and save UFC 200

The UFC has been actively looking for a replacement opponent for Nate Diaz at UFC 200 after Conor McGregor retired from MMA Tuesday morning. Jon Jones, who headlines UFC 197 this Saturday against Ovince Saint-Preux in a light heavyweight interim title fight, spoke to Fox Sports and revealed that he would be open to stepping...

Apr 20, 2016 10:59 am

Georges St-Pierre interested in superfights, not titles

There has been much speculation as to whether or not Georges St-Perre will be returning to the Octagon. The former welterweight kingpin has been training, however there’s been no word yet on whether or not he will be returning to the Octagon. With Conor McGregor retiring yesterday, and subsequently being pulled from his UFC 200...

Apr 20, 2016 10:19 am

Dana White: Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar could be for the vacant title

While UFC President Dana White has announced that Conor McGregor will no longer be fighting at UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations, there has been some question as to whether or not he will remain the featherweight champion. McGregor announced on Twitter yesterday morning that he was retiring from MMA, which would...

Apr 20, 2016 9:42 am

Chael Sonnen offers insight into Conor McGregor’s dispute with the UFC

UFC 200 is now left without a main event after Conor McGregor retired, and then was pulled from his main event slot for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the July 9th event. While all signs are pointing to McGregor legitimately retiring, former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen offered some insight into what the situation...

Apr 19, 2016 11:58 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan’s live reaction to Conor McGregor’s retirement

By now the sporting world knows that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor retired from MMA on Tuesday morning before it was announced that he had been pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. Joe Rogan was filming an episode of The Joe Rogan Experience at the time McGregor retired, and his...

Apr 19, 2016 11:41 pm

Immediate family member of Conor McGregor opens up on champ’s retirement

Tuesday morning the MMA world was stunned as Conor McGregor announced his retirement from MMA ahead of his UFC 200 welterweight scrap against Nate Diaz. McGregor’s coach seemingly confirmed the news on Twitter, which was followed up by UFC President Dana White announcing on SportsCenter that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 for refusing...

Apr 19, 2016 11:15 pm

Report: Conor McGregor demanding inane amount of money for UFC 200

When Conor McGregor announced his retirement from MMA on Twitter, there were many theories as to why the featherweight champion decided to step away from the sport so young. UFC President Dana White then appeared on SportsCenter to announce that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations for...

Apr 19, 2016 11:10 pm

Conor McGregor gives first statement following retirement

Tuesday morning UFC featherweight champion shocked fight fans as he announced his retirement from MMA. While many initially believed that McGregor was trolling fans, and had no intention of actually retiring, his head coach John Kavanagh seemingly confirmed McGregor’s retirement. Later in the day, the UFC announced that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200...

Apr 19, 2016 8:41 pm

Report: Conor McGregor felt the UFC’s demands were unrealistic

Jonathan Shrager is reporting that Conor McGregor, who was removed from his scheduled UFC 200 main event rematch with Nate Diaz earlier tonight by the UFC, was unhappy with the UFC’s promo plans for the summer’s blockbuster event stating that they were “unrealistic”. Here is what Jonathan reported on Twitter: I've just had contact with...