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Aug 13, 2017 11:46 am

Paul Malignaggi challenges Conor McGregor to a winner takes all fight

While Conor McGregor is busy making final preparations for his August 26 super-fight with undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather, his feud with former two-weight boxing champion Paul Malignaggi continues to steal the show. Malignaggi was brought in by Team McGregor as a sparring partner to help “Mystic Mac” prepare for Floyd Mayweather. Paulie and Conor...

Aug 13, 2017 10:50 am

With surgery complete, recently retired Tito Ortiz drops big hint about comeback fight

Earlier this year, former UFC light heavyweight champion, UFC Hall of Famer, Bellator contender, and all-around MMA legend Tito Ortiz announced that he’d be retiring from the sport after his Bellator 170 main event battle with rival Chael Sonnen. When Ortiz won this bout by tapping Sonnen in the first-round, he appeared to be ready...

Aug 13, 2017 10:25 am

VIDEO | legendary cutman ‘Stitch’ Duran sides with “very honest” Paulie Malignaggi

In an effort to better prepare for his August 26 boxing match with undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr., UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor enlisted the help of recently retired former two-division champ Paulie Malignaggi. Regrettably, the pair’s working relationship crumbled as quickly as it began, as Malignaggi left the camp after feeling disrespected by...

Aug 13, 2017 8:17 am

Artem Lobov explains why Conor McGregor’s confidence is at an all-time high

Though Conor McGregor is being widely discredited in the buildup to his blockbuster August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr, he and his team are brimming with confidence. UFC featherweight Artem Lobov, who serves as one of McGregor’s main training partners, explained the surplus of confidence inside the camp in a recent interview with...

Aug 13, 2017 6:56 am

Coach assures Conor McGregor beats any version of Floyd Mayweather

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his first steps into the boxing ring opposite undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. While McGregor’s skeptics are numerous, his coaches are more than confident in his chances. Speaking to MMAJunkie.com, one of McGregor’s coaches, Owen Roddy, assured that Conor McGregor beats any version of...

Aug 12, 2017 8:47 pm

Conor McGregor doesn’t care if “loveable mouthpiece” Malignaggi talks to Mayweather

Former two-weight boxing champion Paul Malignaggi has been included in just as many headlines as Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather in recent weeks. The “Magic Man” was brought in to the McGregor camp to serve as a sparring partner for Conor last month. After unflattering photos from their sparring sessions were leaked on the internet,...

Aug 12, 2017 5:13 pm

Coach Kavanagh pokes fun at “Pushing” and an angry Paul Malignaggi responds

UFC President Dana White shook up the combat sports world yesterday evening when he released video footage of Conor McGregor knocking down former two-weight boxing champion Paul Malignaggi in sparring. Here is the video everyone wanted to see of Conor vs Paulie Malignaggi former IBF and WBA World Champion @TheNotoriousMMA pic.twitter.com/GfFP3SKsye — Dana White (@danawhite)...

Aug 12, 2017 4:38 pm

Conor McGregor blasts Floyd Mayweather for calling him a racist

What could be the biggest fight in combat sports history will take place in exactly two weeks as current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his talents to the boxing ring where he will square off with undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather. The super fight, which takes place August 26 live from T-Mobile Arena in...

Aug 12, 2017 11:47 am

Fighters React to Conor McGregor’s ‘Knockdown’ of Paul Malignaggi

When a nuclear explosion goes off on planet MMA, ground zero is Twitter. Everyone scrambles to the crater of impact to lob their sarcasm, GIFs, or the rare well-thought out analysis. All colors and creeds of society are brought together, at least as many exist within the UFC’s key male demographics of 18 to 49. Perhaps...

Aug 12, 2017 9:34 am

Paul Malignaggi Teases a Future Boxing Match with Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor has kept saying he wants to fight in the UFC before this year is over, but a lot can change between now and then. A lot has actually already happened. Remember when McGregor was picking fights with Tyron Woodley and Khabib Nurmagomedov before he beat Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title? If...

Aug 12, 2017 8:37 am

Robert Whittaker Doesn’t Care About Georges St-Pierre Fighting Michael Bisping

The way that the UFC’s middleweight division has been booked has caused a lot of fighters to get pissed off. Michael Bisping and his forever-upcoming fight with Georges St-Pierre created a log jam that had domino effects far beyond what people could have imagined. At one point, fighters like Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero were...

Aug 12, 2017 8:08 am

A Phone Call From the Late Kevin Randleman Saved One Fan’s Life

Kevin Randleman was a special human being. Not only can he take credit for one of the most amazing slams in MMA history on Fedor Emelianenko, but he’s a former UFC Heavyweight champion. When he passed away in February of 2016, the MMA world has been mourned his loss, but then celebrated his life in...

Aug 11, 2017 5:39 pm

VIDEOS | Watch Conor McGregor hit the bags at today’s media workouts

We are just over two weeks away from what could be the biggest fight in combat sports history, as current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will square off with undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather inside the boxing ring on August 26. The second of two consecutive media days took place this evening live from the UFC...

Aug 11, 2017 5:04 pm

Conor McGregor explains why he passed on working with Vasyl Lomachenko

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor hosted his media workout earlier this evening in Las Vegas, Nevada. The brash Irish star showed up to the UFC Performance Institute in style rocking a Versace Robe that would have even wrestling legend Rick Flair glowing with envy. WE ARE LIVE!! 🎥 https://t.co/D30I2PNmJD @TheNotoriousMMA Open Workout pic.twitter.com/mMuSaPjW0m — UFC...

Aug 11, 2017 2:07 pm

VIDEO | Stephan Bonnar head kicks and mauls a ‘fan’ that stepped over the line in the ring

#HeadKickKO This is what happens when the American Psycho does appearances without me #pandamonium @stephanbonnar Repost @mikeyprettyboyperez (@get_repost) ・・・ Never know when you'll have to jump in the ring and stop a scuffle between @stephanbonnar and some jerkoff fan! Thanks to @real_mmalv @real_water and @ruthlessmorales for having us last night! And s/o to my brother...

Aug 11, 2017 10:11 am

Mark Hunt Bashes ‘Biggest Cheaters in the World’ Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar

It is no secret that “The Super Samoan” Mark Hunt is not a fan of current WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar. The former heavyweight title challenger has ripped “The Beast” for pretty months following their fight in July of 2016. Hunt was defeated by the former UFC heavyweight champion at UFC 200 via unanimous decision. However, that...

Aug 11, 2017 9:16 am

Stephen Thompson Defends Woodley’s Smart Performance Against Maia

Stephen Thompson is all healed up and ready to spin kick the top five in the UFC welterweight division, all on a journey to get back to a title shot. Tyron Woodley (18-3-1 MMA) successfully defended his welterweight title at last month’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, defeating top division contender Demian Maia via unanimous...

Aug 11, 2017 7:44 am

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson is Healed and Ready to Return For Masvidal or Lawler

The UFC is about to get a lot more Karate Kid again. Former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson is ready to make his octagon return. Thompson was put on the sidelines following his majority decision loss to Tyron Woodley at March’s UFC 209 due to a knee injury which required surgery. Despite Jorge Masvidal...

Aug 10, 2017 5:43 pm

Max Holloway Throws Shade at Conor McGregor in Full Boxing Gear

Conor McGregor isn’t technically in the UFC anymore, but everyone still wants to fight him. Who can blame them? The red panty night is very real. Any guy who can talk his way into fighting Floyd Mayweather for his professional boxing debut, is a guy who knows how to make money. Only Nate Diaz was...

Aug 10, 2017 11:56 am

Colby Covington gives update on possible fight with Demian Maia

Earlier this week, rising UFC welterweight Colby Covington made a clever callout of recent welterweight title challenger Demian Maia. On Wednesday’s edition of BJ Penn Radio, Covington gave an update on this fight, telling host Kinch that he hopes it happens at UFC 217, inside Madison Square Garden, on November 4. “I’m looking for November...