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Sep 18, 2017 7:07 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz goes out for coffee, gets swarmed by fans

When Nate Diaz goes for coffee. (Via his Instagram story). pic.twitter.com/OXzrYFnhCE — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) September 18, 2017 Nate Diaz has been fighting for a very long time. Over the last few years, however, he has evolved into one of the biggest stars in mixed martial arts. Diaz’s star has grown so bright that he...

Sep 18, 2017 6:17 am

Thiago Alves issues lengthy statement on choice to withdraw from Mike Perry bout

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Pittsburgh, PA, “Platinum” Mike Perry picked up yet another brutal KO, this time over UFC debutant Alex Reyes. Reyes was not, however, the man Perry was initially supposed to fight. Instead, Perry was expected to battle former UFC welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves. Unfortunately,...

Sep 17, 2017 5:27 pm

VIDEO | Kamaru Usman targets Rafael dos Anjos after big win in Pittsburgh

Last night, on the main card of UFC Fight Night 116 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, rapidly rising welterweight contender Kamaru Usman picked produced a thunderous, first-round KO win over the dangerous Sergio Moraes. With this win, “The Nigerian Nightmare” further established himself as one of the brightest young contenders in the UFC welterweight division. In his...

Sep 17, 2017 4:19 pm

Mike Perry explains callout of Robbie Lawler

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Pittsburgh, rising welterweight knockout artist “Platinum” Mike Perry picked up a big knockout win over Alex Reyes, who replaced Thiago Alves on short notice. Shortly after this thudding KO victory, Perry made a clever callout of former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. “I...

Sep 17, 2017 3:44 pm

Manager drops big hints about Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza’s return

Dangerous Brazilian middleweight contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza has not been seen in the cage since April, when he was smashed to a second round TKO by new UFC interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. While nothing is official just yet, it sounds like that could change very soon. Speaking to MMAFighting.com, Jacare’s manager Gilberto Faria explained that...

Sep 17, 2017 3:18 pm

David Branch explains why he tapped out to Luke Rockhold’s strikes

Last night, the UFC returned to our screens with an exciting night of fights from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In the main event of the evening, former two-division World Series of Fighting champ David Branch faced arguably the starkest test of his career in former Strikeforce and UFC middleweight king Luke Rockhold. Though Branch started strong in...

Sep 17, 2017 1:59 pm

Mike Perry sets his sights on a former champion, but Thiago Alves has other plans

If things had gone according to the initial plan, rising welterweight knockout artist “Platinum” Mike Perry would have battled former UFC welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves in the co-main event of the UFC’s exciting stop in Pittsburgh last night. Regrettably, Alves opted to sit this fight out, worrying for his family in Florida as the...

Sep 17, 2017 11:06 am

Luke Rockhold went off on Georges St-Pierre following his victory over David Branch

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold returned to the octagon in the headliner of last night’s UFC Fight Night 116 event in Pittsburgh where he scored a second-round stoppage victory over David Branch. Following the big win, Luke Rockhold called out former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre requesting that the French Canadian superstar withdraw from...

Sep 17, 2017 10:02 am

Pros react to Luke Rockhold’s stoppage victory over David Branch

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold returned to the win column in the main event of last night’s UFC Fight Night 116 event in Pittsburgh by scoring a second-round stoppage victory over David Branch. Branch had an excellent opening round against Rockhold, but Luke turned the tide in round two where he would eventually force...

Sep 17, 2017 8:15 am

Conor McGregor reacts to the Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin split draw

Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor tuned in to watch last night’s highly anticipated Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin boxing match. The action packed scrap lived up to the hype as ‘Canelo’ and ‘GGG’ went to war for twelve rounds. Unfortunately, the bout ended in a very controversial and highly disputed split draw. One judge...

Sep 17, 2017 7:51 am

Boxers and MMA Fighters react to last night’s Canelo vs. GGG draw

The highly anticipated boxing match between Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin took place last night in Las Vegas. The fight lived up to the hype, as Canelo and Golovkin went to war for twelve rounds in a very close back and forth tilt. The thrilling match resulted in a controversial split draw, as...

Sep 16, 2017 7:48 pm

BREAKING! Shogun Rua is out, Ovince Saint Preux gets a new opponent

Earlier tonight news broke that former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio Shogun Rua was forced out of his scheduled rematch with Ovince Saint Preux due to an undisclosed injury. With that said, “OSP” will remain in the UFC Fight Night 117 main event as the UFC has brought back former middleweight title challenger Yushin Okami...

Sep 16, 2017 9:55 am

VIDEO | Watch Alain Ngalani’s 11 Second KO While Running Backwards at ONE

Fight fans can look forward to UFC Pittsburgh tonight. but if you were fiending for a fix then ONE Fighting Championships had you covered earlier today. Sometimes, it pays to branch out because your efforts are rewarded with ridiculous highlights. Alain Ngalani’s fight with Hideki Sekine is a perfect example. These two wasted no time at...

Sep 16, 2017 8:45 am

Daniel Cormier Shares His Conflicted Feelings as a Reinstated Champion

After losing his title to Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier was unfortunately dragged through another situation involving his opponent being flagged for an anti-doping violation. The title was removed from his waist, placed on Jones’, now it’s been taken away and given right back. When he became champion by beating Anthony Johnson, some fans didn’t accept...

Sep 16, 2017 8:02 am

Jimi Manuwa and David Haye Agree to Fight at the Beginning of Next Year

For all of you who thought Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather was just a one-off thing, you may be wrong. As with many other things, McGregor seemingly has opened up the floodgates when it comes to MMA fighters crossing over to MMA. Jimi Manuwa has been talking about a possible match-up with heavyweight boxer and...

Sep 16, 2017 7:30 am

Kevin Lee Trashes ‘B*tch’ McGregor and Gives Props to Tony Ferguson

After multiple failed attempts to make an interim title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov, Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee are going to fight for the interim UFC lightweight belt on October 4th. Meanwhile, Conor McGregor gallavants on yachts reaping the spoils from his multi-multi-million dollar fight with Floyd Mayweather. Not bad for a guy who lost...

Sep 16, 2017 6:49 am

Luke Rockhold Eyes a Future Fight With Robert Whittaker

The UFC’s middleweight division has been in a weird, chaotic state ever since Luke Rockhold was knocked out by the hands of Michael Bisping. Some fighters like Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza went on strike, Yoel Romero vowed to not go back his home in Cuba until he got a title shot, and Gegard Mousasi left the...

Sep 15, 2017 12:59 pm

Benson Henderson explains why Mayweather vs McGregor was bad for MMA

While the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor fight lived up to the excitement that many were hoping for, not everyone was thrilled. For example, former UFC lightweight champion and current Bellator star Benson Henderson was not a fan of the matchup or even how things played out in the boxing ring. Henderson spoke with ESPN...

Sep 15, 2017 12:42 pm

Daniel Cormier releases a very classy statement on Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier stated earlier this week on UFC Tonight that Dana White told him that he would be reinstated as the UFC light heavyweight champion. The news comes following the result of Jon Jones’ positive B sample and the California Athletic Commission overturning Jones’ initial UFC 214 KO win over Cormier to a no-contest result....

Sep 15, 2017 11:48 am

Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux Will Fight on December 9th

Whether you’re a diehard boxing fan or jumped on the bandwagon after Conor McGregor’s fight with Floyd Mayweather, the sport is about to get two of the best bouts they could ask for. On the eve of Gennady “GGG’ Golovkin’s veritable ‘Fight of the Decade’ with Canelo Alvarez, another ridiculous barn-burner gets dropped in fan’s...

Sep 15, 2017 11:13 am

VIDEO | Boxer’s son punches and kicks opponent below the belt during weigh-ins

Warning: Strong language This weekend is full of fights as UFC Fight Night 116 takes place along with one of boxing’s biggest title fight matchups in recent memory between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin. Another middleweight title boxing match is taking place in London, England and is getting quite a bit of attention with the...

Sep 15, 2017 10:39 am

Total Gross of Mayweather vs McGregor Could Make it the ‘Biggest Event of Its Kind’

Even though the numbers from Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather’s boxing match didn’t reach as high as Dana White predicted, everyone walked away with a ridiculous amount of money. The tattooed Irishman is Vince McMahon-strutting around Ibiza, meanwhile Mayweather is building a strip club empire. The event even broke its first record earlier this month,...

Sep 15, 2017 9:59 am

Dan Kelly Wants to Prove to Elias Theodorou Who’s King of the House

Dan Kelly is 40-years young and started Judo when he was seven years old. If you don’t like math, that means he’s been throwing dudes on their head for longer than his opponent Elias Theodorou has been alive. Their paths crossed initially in The Ultimate Fighter Nations house. Unfortunately, Kelly was defeated early while Theodorou later...

Sep 15, 2017 8:12 am

Georges St-Pierre Talks USADA and the Claustrophobia of a Champion

It was a different era that Georges St-Pierre ruled four years ago. The former welterweight king’s return is like the embryos in Jurassic Park making it possible for dinosaurs to roam the Earth again, only instead of a T-Rex in the city, it’s St-Pierre in 2017’s UFC middleweight division. During his reign, GSP wasn’t just...

Sep 15, 2017 7:41 am

Paige VanZant Happily and Healthfully Looking Forward to Fighting at Flyweight

Is the UFC ready to have four women’s divisions? Either way, the ladies sure are. Paige VanZant has been going through some brutal cuts, something other fighters like Cyborg can relate to. With the addition of flyweight and the crowning on an inaugural champ for the conclusions of The Ultimate Fighter 26, VanZant is ready...

Sep 15, 2017 7:14 am

Daniel Cormier Says McGregor’s Trilogy Fight with Nate Diaz ‘Has to Happen’

After dipping his toes into boxing and making millions, Conor McGregor is expected to return to fight inside the Octagon once again. The thing about McGregor though, is that he’s unpredictable. Of course, he could change his mind and keep boxing, or just shrug it all off and stay in Ibiza admiring gigantic boats. What...