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May 21, 2016 12:47 pm

Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin fighting in September

While the biggest news in boxing is surrounding a retired boxing star and a UFC featherweight champion, true boxing enthusiasts are hoping for the Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez fight. Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler spoke with Boxing Scene on “GGG’s” next fight. “Canelo is certainly the number one choice but at the same time...

May 17, 2016 8:51 am

Freddie Roach will help Conor McGregor train for Floyd Mayweather

While a boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is reportedly being discussed, the odds of a fight between the pair happening are rather slim given that McGregor fights in the UFC, and Mayweather is currently retired from boxing. Despite that, if a fight were to go down between two of the most powerful...

May 16, 2016 1:37 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather Jr. says only one fight will bring him out of retirement

Living boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been retired since his last fight with Andre Berto in September of last year. While living an exceptionally comfortable life, there has been a lot of talk and buzz about Floyd Mayweather Jr. coming out of retirement to fight UFC featherweight champion, Conor McGregor. Mayweather spoke in an...

May 14, 2016 9:36 pm

Photos | Conor McGregor is focused on his boxing

The world is still waiting to find out who current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will fight in his next bout. It has been rumored that the UFC plans to have “Mystic Mac” rematch Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 202 later this summer. However, reports have also surfaced that the Irish superstar...


May 13, 2016 9:53 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather “absolutely” thinks Conor McGregor fight will happen

Floyd Mayweather has compiled an astounding 49-0 record over the course of his boxing career, and while ‘Money’ is currently retired, it appears as though he would be willing to come out of retirement for a boxing match with none other than UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. While many have speculated that the rumors of...

May 13, 2016 8:15 am

Matt Brown’s interesting perspective on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match

While Floyd Mayweather is currently retired from boxing, and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was recently pulled from his UFC 200 welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz, the two men have managed to keep their names in the headlines despite UFC 198 coming up on Saturday. There have been conflicting reports for some time now regarding...

May 12, 2016 1:20 pm

VIDEO | #TBT Conor McGregor sets record score on arcade punching machine

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is known for his accuracy and knockout power. Check him out in this video from the past by McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh. “The Notorious” is rumored to be getting his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 after being pulled from the main event of UFC 200 for refusing...

May 11, 2016 9:22 am

Dana White opens up on relationship with Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor certainly threw the UFC a bit of a curveball last month when he refused to fulfill his media obligations for his UFC 200 fight with Nate Diaz on July 9th. McGregor tweeted that he was retired, which was followed up by an announcement from the UFC that McGregor had been pulled from the...

May 9, 2016 2:08 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather doesn’t rule out MMA fight with Conor McGregor

Retired boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. is surely keeping people guessing on his future. Rumors have been buzzing on Mayweather coming out of retirement to fight once again. Floyd recently acknowledged that a fight with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is something that he could possibly make happen in his future. Being that Mayweather is...

May 9, 2016 11:32 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan gives his honest take on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan gave his take on the rumored boxing match between retired world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Rogan says that in an MMA match, McGregor would annihilate Mayweather. But, in a boxing match, it would be the other way around. “If Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather...

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...