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Aug 8, 2017 10:50 am

Dustin Poirier wanted a top-5 opponent next, but will settle for Chiesa or Pettis

Last weekend, during the UFC Fight Night 114 broadcast, former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis made an interesting callout of fellow contender Dustin Poirier. It did not take Poirier long to respond. “I’m down,” he said matter-of-factly on Twitter.  Speaking to BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor on Monday, Dustin Poirier explained his interest in this fight with...

Aug 8, 2017 5:08 am

David Branch goes off on Luke Rockhold in profanity-riddled tirade, Rockhold responds

Yesterday afternoon, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold appeared on The MMA Hour to discuss his August 16 fight with former two-division World Series of Fighting champ David Branch. During his interview, Rockhold explained that Branch was simply the only option remaining after he tried and failed to lock down a bevy of other fights....

Aug 8, 2017 4:49 am

Floyd Mayweather’s last opponent believes Conor McGregor has a real chance to win

It is difficult to find people who are confident in Conor McGregor‘s chances against boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather. Andre Berto, however, who is the last man to have fought Mayweather in the boxing ring, is one of those people. Berto explained his confidence in McGregor on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. “When it comes...

Aug 8, 2017 4:46 am

Stipe Miocic has a message for Jon Jones

In the buildup to and immediate fallout of his UFC 214 title fight with Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones has expressed real interest in a fight with former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. The reason for this callout of Lesnar, Jones explained, is because he believes a fight with a superstar with Lesnar at heavyweight would...

Aug 8, 2017 4:31 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor lands cover of ESPN the Magazine’s Fighting Issue

UFC lightweight champion and transcendent MMA star Conor McGregor has added another feather to his hat. The Irish striking specialist will be featured on the cover of ESPN the Magazine’s Fighting Issue, and honored with a corresponding feature article. See Conor McGregor on the cover of ESPN the Magazine’s Fighting Issue below: The Conor McGregor...

Aug 7, 2017 1:53 pm

Tyron Woodley says Georges St-Pierre should be honest on reason for his comeback

After nearly four years away from competition, Georges St-Pierre is expected to return to the Octagon in November. Not only will St-Pierre be returning to fight in the UFC, the former welterweight champion is looking to jump up a weight class and take on UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. If victorious against Bisping, St-Pierre will...

Aug 7, 2017 12:06 pm

Fabricio Werdum responds to criticism from Dana White

Last month, on the main card of UFC 213, former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum lost a majority decision to former Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 champ Alistair Overeem. That said, Werdum very nearly won the fight in the third, when he visibly rocked his foe. Unfortunately, the decorated grappler opted to ground the fight, rather...

Aug 7, 2017 10:58 am

Korean Zombie shares positive update on recovery

Back in January, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 104, fan favorite featherweight contender “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung returned from a lengthy hiatus with fantastic results, knocking out his foe Dennis Bermudez in the first round. Just like that, the all-action Korean star was right back in the featherweight contender picture. From...

Aug 7, 2017 9:53 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones gives update on possible Brock Lesnar super fight

Late last month, in the main event of UFC 214, UFC light heavyweight great and pound-for-pound mainstay Jon Jones returned to the cage after more than a year on the shelf. He did so against reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, and despite his layoff, won the fight by knockout in the third round to...

Aug 7, 2017 8:05 am

Paulie Malignaggi explains why Conor McGregor is having difficulty progressing as a boxer

Paulie Malignaggi is no longer a part of UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor‘s training for undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. The former two-division boxing champ made his exit feeling as though he’d been unfairly represented by McGregor and his team. Since his departure from Team McGregor, Malignaggi has repeatedly blasted the Irishman on social media....

Aug 7, 2017 7:01 am

Chris Weidman discusses viral punchface photo from Kelvin Gastelum fight

Last month, in the main event of the UFC’s debut in Long Island, New York, New York’s own Chris Weidman picked up an impressive submission win over surging middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum. While Weidman managed to secure the win, however, he did not escape the fight unscathed. In the first round, the former champ was...

Aug 7, 2017 6:00 am

Jose Aldo gives his take on McGregor-Malignaggi beef

In July, we learned that former two-division boxing champ Paulie Malignaggi would be helping UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor prepare for his blockbuster August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. Unfortunately, things have soured since then, as Malignaggi has abandoned McGregor’s camp, as he feels he’s been portrayed poorly by McGregor and his team. And...

Aug 6, 2017 5:36 pm

VIDEO | Mayweather vs. McGregor: Something To Prove

Undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will square off in a super-fight on August 26 live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Floyd Mayweather will attempt to improve his boxing record to a perfect 50-0 by defeating the UFC’s most popular champion Conor McGregor inside the squared circle....

Aug 6, 2017 3:39 pm

Josh Thomson details how Dana White prevented him from commentating for FOX Sports

At 38-years-old, former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson (22-9 MMA) remains one of the very best 155-pound fighters in the sport of mixed martial arts. The product of American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) was most recently seen in action this past February in San Jose, where he had his two-fight win streak snapped by Patricky Freire...

Aug 6, 2017 2:50 pm

Colby Covington challenges Demian Maia while throwing shade at Tyron Woodley

UFC welterweight Colby Covington is a rising star in the UFC’s stacked welterweight division. “Chaos” has won four fights in a row, his latest being a lopsided decision victory over highly regarded Korean fighter Dong Hyun Kim. Covington is now looking for a big step up in competition as he issued a challenge to recent...

Aug 6, 2017 2:18 pm

Vitor Belfort responds to Sam Alvey and it is great!

UFC middleweight standout “Smiling” Sam Alvey picked up this biggest win of his mixed martial arts career at last night’s UFC Fight Night 114 event in Mexico City, defeating former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans via split-decision. Following his victory over “Suga”, Alvey proceeded to callout another former UFC champion in Vitor Belfort. Today, “The...

Aug 6, 2017 12:32 pm

Disappointed Randa Markos calls close Alexa Grasso loss “discouraging sh*t”

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico City, Mexico, Randa Markos attempted to build on the momentum of a career-best defeat of former strawweight champion Carla Esparza with a win over highly regarded Mexican prospect Alexa Grasso. Though Markos was forced to take Grasso on in her home country,...

Aug 6, 2017 11:02 am

Anthony Pettis calls for a fight with Dustin Poirier, Poirier responds

Last month, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis returned to the division he once ruled after a short stint at featherweight. His opponent in this return was ever-exciting veteran Jim Miller. Pettis looked great in his lightweight return, out-duelling Miller to a sound unanimous decision win. Now, he’s keen to step back into the cage and...

Aug 6, 2017 10:09 am

Paulie Malignaggi once again blasts “no balls” Conor McGregor

News that former two-division boxing champ Paulie Malignaggi would be helping UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor prepare for his August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather was met with widespread intrigue and excitement. Unfortunately, things have taken a nasty turn since the pair’s latest sparring session, as Malignaggi has taken issue with the way he’s...

Aug 6, 2017 6:48 am

Pros react to Sergio Pettis’ defeat of Brandon Moreno

Last night, the UFC touched down in Mexico City, Mexico. This time, the card was headlined by a compelling clash of flyweight contenders, as Sergio Pettis took on Mexico’s own Brandon Moreno. Though Moreno started strong, Pettis bounced back in a big way, regaining control of the fight in the second to batter Moreno on...

Aug 5, 2017 5:12 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey starts up her own website, teases big announcement

“Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is one of the biggest stars on the face of the planet. The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion of the world, Rousey, has opened a new website (rondarousey.com) and is teasing that she will be dropping some major news for her fans very soon. Check it out. I’m super proud to be...

Aug 5, 2017 3:55 pm

Paul Malignaggi claims he wasn’t paid by Team McGregor and explains why that is ok

Former two-weight boxing champion Paul Malignaggi was brought in to help current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor prepare for his upcoming super fight with Floyd Mayweather. Unfortunately the relationship between “Mystic Mac” and the “Magic Man” turned sour rather quickly, this after photos from the pairs sparring sessions were made public by a member of...

Aug 5, 2017 1:04 pm

Al Iaquinta blasts disrespectful Snoop Dogg for bashing fighters

Rap icon Snoop Dogg was rather vocal regarding his affiliation with team Jon Jones leading up to his rematch with Daniel Cormier last month at UFC 214. Back in April, Snoop asked to walk Jon Jones out to the Octagon: “Champ, when you get back in the ring with that motherf*cker “DC” Cormier, I wanna...

Aug 5, 2017 12:30 pm

Snoop Dogg roasts ‘bi**h’ Daniel Cormier

Rap icon Snoop Dogg has long been apart of UFC champion Jon Jones’ team. Back in April, Snoop once again showed off his loyalty to Team Jones by declaring that he wanted to walk Jones to the Octagon for his return fight: “Champ, when you get back in the ring with that motherf*cker “DC” Cormier,...

Aug 5, 2017 11:08 am

Nate Diaz discusses possibility of walking out with Floyd Mayweather

UFC veteran Nate Diaz has been absent from the Octagon since his UFC 202 majority decision loss to Conor McGregor, however the possibility of Diaz returning to the Octagon has continued to make headlines as fan hopes for a McGregor vs. Diaz trilogy fight have continued to mount. Recently, the idea of Diaz walking Floyd...