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Jul 18, 2017 1:32 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov punches a crazy fan in the gut

We have not seen current #1 UFC ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov compete since November of last year where he defeated Michael Johnson by submission in the third round. “The Eagle” was scheduled to fight #2 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson in a UFC interim lightweight title fight at UFC 209 in March. However, Nurmagomdeov suffered weight...

Jul 18, 2017 12:17 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz and 50 Cent throw shade at Conor McGregor

At the New York stop of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor started off his speech for the event by throwing shade at New York’s own 50 Cent. McGregor took the mic, saying: “What’s up New York City?” McGregor said. “50 Cent’s a (expletive). You and 50 are...

Jul 18, 2017 10:41 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s best lines from press conference world tour

QUALITY: @TheNotoriousMMA's best lines from his #MayMacWordTour with @FloydMayweather. 😂👏 (🎥 @UFCEurope x @ShowtimeBoxing) pic.twitter.com/6FnwkKgHzb — SPORF (@Sporf) July 16, 2017 Last week, UFC champion Conor McGregor and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather appeared onstage together on four separate occasions as part of their Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour. The pair certainly wasted no time...

Jul 18, 2017 9:18 am

Conor McGregor claims he’s still training grappling in the midst of Mayweather camp

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will compete in his first-ever professional boxing match. Despite his complete lack of experience in pro boxing, this fight will not see him battle some journeyman in a community center basement. Instead, he’ll battle undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a fight that is widely considered...

Jul 18, 2017 9:01 am

Demetrious Johnson reflects on “misunderstanding” with Dana White

Recently, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and UFC President Dana White were involved in a very public spat following Johnson’s refusal to fight former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw at flyweight. While many fans were quick to criticize Mighty Mouse for allegedly “ducking” Dillashaw, the champ revealed in an open letter than the UFC had recently...

Jul 18, 2017 7:29 am

Paulie Malignaggi explains how Conor McGregor can beat Floyd Mayweather

On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, retired boxer Paulie Malignaggi confirmed that he would be helping UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor prepare for his August 26 boxing match with the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. On the same episode, Malignaggi gave his take on how McGregor might upset the odds and author the victory in...

Jul 18, 2017 6:49 am

Floyd Mayweather weighs in on rumors about Conor McGregor training knockout

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his first steps into the boxing ring. He’ll do so against undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. Needless to say, he’s going to have his hands full. While McGregor faces a massive test against Mayweather, he and his camp have seemed optimistic about their chances...

Jul 18, 2017 5:51 am

Daniel Cormier fires back at “limp d*ck” Jon Jones, war of words ensues

Over the weekend, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones blasted his UFC 214 opponent, reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, with some pretty significant trash talk. This bit of trash talk served as the spark for yet another fiery social media exchange between the two, which occurred on both Twitter and Instagram. See their...

Jul 17, 2017 10:32 am

Santiago Ponzinibbio and Gunnar Nelson argue different sides of eye-poke controversy

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated return to Glasgow, Scotland, Santiago Ponzinibbio scored an upset, knockout win over the highly regard Gunnar Nelson in just 82 seconds. Unfortunately, Ponzinibbio’s win was not without controversy, as he appeared to badly eye-poke Nelson just moments before the fight-ending blows were landed. Nelson gave...

Jul 17, 2017 9:52 am

VIDEO | Yoel Romero films anti-Bisping promo on the streets of Cuba

Earlier this month, in the main event of the anticipated UFC 213, Cuban wrestler Yoel Romero stepped into the Octagon with surging Kiwi-Australian contender Robert Whittaker. The winner of this bout would be crowned the UFC’s interim middleweight champion, which would in turn earn them a title unifying showdown with undisputed middleweight champ Michael Bisping....

Jul 17, 2017 8:43 am

Jon Jones roasts Daniel Cormier, promises to end his days of “dry humping”

In little less than two weeks’ time, in the main event of the stacked UFC 214 on July 29, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones will have the chance to settle one of the fiercest rivalries in MMA history. That doesn’t mean they’ve dialled back the trash talk in the...

Jul 17, 2017 6:15 am

Anderson Silva calls for a fight with an old foe

It has now been several months since we’ve seen former UFC middleweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Anderson Silva in the cage. Though he was briefly scheduled for a UFC 212 battle with surging middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum, this plan fell through when Gastelum was flagged for marijuana metabolites, leaving Silva glued to the...

Jul 17, 2017 5:54 am

VIDEO | Fan sneaks backstage at May-Mac press conference, walks out with Conor McGregor

Whether you thought it was exciting, or a little over the top, you can’t deny that Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather’s four-city press tour, which stopped in LA, Toronto, Brooklyn and London, was big. The tour drew out upward of 50,000 fans and generated countless headlines. The tour was also very exclusive. Tickets were expensive, and they...

Jul 16, 2017 3:23 pm

Pros react to Santiago Ponzinibbio’s brutal KO victory over Gunnar Nelson

Santiago Ponzinibbio picked up the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career tonight in Glasgow by knocking out perennial division contender Gunnar Nelson in the very first-round. Here is how the pros reacted to Santiago Ponzinibbio’s stunning first-round finish of Gunnar Nelson. Wow!! Amazing knockout. So sick #UFCGlasgow — Felice Herrig (@feliceherrig) July 16,...

Jul 16, 2017 8:27 am

Santiago Ponzinibbio thinks a KO of Gunnar Nelson will get him “really close” to welterweight belt

Later tonight, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated return to Glasgow, Scotland, Argentine striking whiz Santiago Ponzinibbio will collide with Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson in a crucial welterweight showdown. Ahead of this fight with Nelson, Ponzinibbio spoke with MMAFighting.com about the contest itself, and where a win puts him in the stacked welterweight division. “I...

Jul 16, 2017 6:36 am

Dana White on questionable May-Mac trash talk: I don’t know if you can cross a line

Over the course of their four-day, four-city press tour, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor generated countless headlines. Unfortunately, a great many of those headlines were rooted in the controversial comments they made to one another, as McGregor was criticized for comments that were perceived as racist, and Mayweather found himself under fire for homophobic comments....

Jul 16, 2017 5:57 am

Cris Cyborg has an exciting idea for her next opponent after Tony Evinger

On July 29, in the first of the three title fights on the stacked UFC 214 bill, destructive featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino will collide with reigning Invicta bantamweight queen Tonya Evinger for the vacant UFC women’s featherweight title. While a Cyborg victory is certainly not a sure thing, many fans expect her to win...

Jul 15, 2017 2:54 pm

VIDEO | Did Conor McGregor break his watch, or hurt his hand after smacking table?

Conor McGregor slammed the table pretty hard here. I hope it's just damage to his watch and not his famous left hand. #MayMacWorldTour pic.twitter.com/7wOxc3LwcR — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) July 15, 2017 Friday afternoon in London, England, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor appeared in a boxing ring together for the first, and only, time ahead of...

Jul 15, 2017 1:55 pm

Demetrious Johnson is hoping to see another super fight after McGregor defeats Mayweather

UFC flyweight champion believes that current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will be able to upset undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather when the megastars square off on August 26 in Las Vegas. The pound-for-pound best fighter in mixed martial arts, Johnson, recently spoke to TMZ Sports where he stated the following prediction for Mayweather vs....

Jul 15, 2017 10:57 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather security guard spars, gets dropped in seconds

Throughout the course of the Mayweather-McGregor world tour, one of Mayweather’s security guards who drew quite a bit of attention, and received quite a few insults from Conor McGregor, was ‘Jizzy Mack’. No one on the Money team is scared of you. Especially not me. 👊🏼 #TMT #mayweathervsconor #nyc #mayweathervsconorworldtour A post shared by Jizzy...

Jul 15, 2017 10:40 am

Floyd Mayweather confident he’s in Conor McGregor’s head

The Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour recently had its final stop in London recently, where the pair met in the boxing ring for the first, and only, time prior to their showdown on August 26th in Las Vegas. Throughout the course of the world tour, viewers continued to score the press conferences as...

Jul 15, 2017 8:26 am

Conor McGregor admits race jokes didn’t “hit right”

Throughout the first three stops of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor was criticized for what many perceived to be racist comments. In New York, on the third stop of the tour, Conor McGregor attempted to address the criticism, stating that what many don’t know is that he...

Jul 14, 2017 2:06 pm

Floyd Mayweather: Somebody get Nate Diaz on the phone!

The fourth and last stop of the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor world tour press conference landed in London, England on Friday. The two fighters conducted their promotion for the fight in a boxing ring and took their best verbal shots at each other. McGregor on the B side took to the microphone first and...

Jul 14, 2017 2:05 pm

VIDEO | Bad Lip Reading meets Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor and it is hilarious

With all the buzz that Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have been getting surrounding their world tour press conference promoting their mega money boxing match coming up on August 26, you know there were going to be a massive amount of GIFs, Memes, and highlights on the way. The funny folks from Bad Lip Reading...

Jul 14, 2017 1:31 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have final staredown in London

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor face off again #MayweatherMcGregor #MayMacWorldTourpic.twitter.com/igGtLNZsmJ — Mike Dyce (@mikedyce) July 14, 2017 Friday afternoon in London, boxing icon Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor appeared in a boxing ring together for the first, and only, time ahead of their showdown on August 26th. The press conference was the...