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Jul 27, 2017 10:48 am

VIDEO | This is not Conor McGregor and hoards of fans don’t have the slightest clue

Have you seen Conor McGregor lately? He’s put on a lot of muscle and has gotten really, really good at body weight exercises ahead of his multi-million dollar bout with Floyd Mayweather, right? In reality, Conor isn’t going to be much bigger than his 154-pound weigh in weight come fight night, according to his nutritionist....

Jul 27, 2017 9:47 am

Pat Miletich offers advice to Conor McGregor for Floyd Mayweather

On August 26th, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will face the toughest test of his career as he steps into the Octagon with unbeaten boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. Ahead of the fight, retired boxing champion Paul Malignaggi has given his vague insight into Conor McGregor‘s gameplan for the fight via The Jim Rome Show, saying:...

Jul 27, 2017 8:27 am

Paul Malignaggi discusses the power of Conor McGregor

Several weeks ago, news surfaced that Conor McGregor had extended an offer to former boxing champion Paul Malignaggi to join Team McGregor as the UFC lightweight champ prepared for his historic boxing match against Floyd Mayweather. Malignaggi ultimately did end up joining Conor McGregor‘s camp, as a photo of the pair sparring broke the news...

Jul 27, 2017 7:30 am

Jon Jones has no love for Dana White: “I haven’t answered any of his calls”

This weekend, in the main event of UFC 214, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will attempt to reclaim his title from the current champion and his arch rival Daniel Cormier. In the buildup to this fight, much has been made of Jones’ last-minute withdrawal from July 2016’s UFC 200, when he was last...

Jul 27, 2017 6:38 am

Tonya Evinger on Cyborg bout: “I’m not sure who they hate more, me or her”

This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in sun-soaked Anaheim, California with UFC 214. The card stands out as the biggest of the year thus far, thanks in large part to the three title fights that top the bill. The biggest of these title fights, and the card’s main event, will occur at light heavyweight,...

Jul 27, 2017 5:58 am

Jon Jones wants to make Daniel Cormier “cry backstage again”

On Wednesday evening, UFC 214 headliners Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones joined Kenny Florian and Michael Bisping on Fox Sports 1 for one of their final pre-fight interviews. As expected, the two rivals once again got into it. At one point, Jones was asked whether emotion will play a factor when the cage door closes...

Jul 26, 2017 1:53 pm

VIDEO | Yet another brutal faceplant KO

Luis Raul Gomez #ContenderSeries pic.twitter.com/B6JEnPbZ8Q — Bestrafer7 (@Bestrafer7) July 25, 2017 Recently, UFC newcomer Galore Bofando left the MMA world stunned as he picked up one of the most unique KOs in MMA history as he tossed his opponent from the clinch and caused him to faceplate on the canvas, ultimately knocking him out from...

Jul 26, 2017 1:10 pm

VIDEO | Team Mayweather to recruit Nate Diaz for Mayweather vs McGregor fight walkout

The potentially record breaking fight between undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather and superstar UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is set for August 26. Two of the biggest stars from combat sports will meet in the boxing ring under the Queensberry Rules at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. “Money” Mayweather has always been one...

Jul 26, 2017 1:08 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 43 // Alan Jouban | Stefan Struve | Volkan Oezdemir

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with another stacked guest list! 8:15PM ET- Kicking things off tonight we are joined by UFC welterweight, Alan Jouban. Just over a week removed from UFC Fight Night 114 in Mexico City, we’ll be previewing his bout with Niko Price. “Brahma” is focused on getting back in...

Jul 26, 2017 12:12 pm

ABC approves 4 new weight classes for MMA

Wednesday morning, surprising news surfaced that the Association of Boxing Commissions had unanimously approved the introduction of four new weight classes to Mixed Martial Arts. In addition to the nine weight classes that were already sanctioned, there are now four new weight classes being added to the mix! 165 pound super lightweight division 175 pound...

Jul 26, 2017 9:03 am

Draymond Green rips “bum” Conor McGregor, gets Nate Diaz involved

Recently, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor made headlines ahead of his highly anticipated showdown with Floyd Mayweather on August 26th when footage of the champ sporting a throwback Golden State Warriors jersey surfaced on the internet. In the footage McGregor can be seen wearing and old-school style #23 Warriors jersey, which was once worn by...

Jul 26, 2017 8:33 am

Chris Weidman vows to slap Michael Bisping

This past weekend, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman picked up a much needed win as he defeated Kelvin Gastelum via submission to snap a 3-fight skid that saw ‘The All American’ go winless for two years. Following the win, Weidman called for a fight with middleweight champion Michael Bisping in his post-fight Octagon interview....

Jul 26, 2017 6:56 am

Jimi Manuwa reaffirms that boxing match with David Haye is in the works for early 2018

This weekend, on the main card of UFC 214, England’s Jimi Manuwa will battle Volkan Oezdemir in what could well be a light heavyweight number one contender fight. From the sounds of it, however, a title shot isn’t the only big opportunity on Manuwa’s horizon. Speaking to BT Sport, Manuwa recently reiterated that his desired...

Jul 26, 2017 6:26 am

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier actually have some nice things to say about each other

Reigning UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones don’t like each other. That’s as clear today, when we’re days out from their blockbuster UFC 214 rematch, as it has been for the last three years. The two rivals are constantly berating each other in interviews and on social media, and they’re...

Jul 26, 2017 5:19 am

Brock Lesnar responds to Jon Jones’ recent comments

Earlier this week, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones generated headlines by expressing interest in a hypothetical showdown with former heavyweight champion and current WWE star Brock Lesnar. “I would love to fight Brock Lesnar,” Jones during a live Facebook Q&A in the buildup to his Saturday night showdown with reigning light heavyweight champ...

Jul 25, 2017 3:00 pm

Bob Bennett assures fans there will be no bias in judging in Mayweather-McGregor fight

On August 26th, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated prizefighter Floyd Mayweather will meet in the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown which will see Conor McGregor look to hand Mayweather his first professional loss. Ahead of the fight, fans have expressed concern with the possibility of judges being biased in regards to their...

Jul 25, 2017 2:28 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones mocks Daniel Cormier’s hairline with latest stunt

Ahead of their highly anticipated showdown this Saturday at UFC 214, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones isn’t holding back when it comes to the mental warfare. With less than a week to go until the fight, Jones had his barber momentarily cut his hair to resemble the receding hairline of UFC light heavyweight...

Jul 25, 2017 2:14 pm

VIDEO | Cat Zingano drills with Wiz Khalifa

UFC women’s title challenger Cat Zingano has been absent from the Octagon since her UFC 200 scrap against Julianna Pena over a year ago. Since then, Zingano has been rehabbing some injuries, while also waiting on news for her next fight. Although a fight with Cris Cyborg was briefly discussed, the fight never materialized, and...

Jul 25, 2017 2:06 pm

Tyron Woodley has his reasons on why Georges St-Pierre doesn’t want to fight him

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is set to defend his title this weekend at UFC 214 against Demian Maia. Maia has proved to be a top welterweight contender after dropping down from the middleweight division and is on a seven-fight winning streak dating back to 2014 and will get his second chance at getting UFC...

Jul 25, 2017 1:59 pm

Jon Jones: I would love to fight Brock Lesnar

Would a fight between Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar not entertain you? Well, at least one of the two former UFC champions is interested in the matchup. Jones, who is set to fight current champion Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight title this weekend at UFC 214 told fans in a recent Facebook chat...

Jul 25, 2017 1:56 pm

GGG’s coach gives his insight on how Conor McGregor can beat Floyd Mayweather

Many coming from the world of boxing are not giving UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor much, or any chance at all against undefeated boxing great, Floyd Mayweather. Mike Tyson has stated that McGregor is going to get “killed” against Mayweather in the boxing ring. Boxing analyst Max Kellerman went as far as to say that...

Jul 25, 2017 11:05 am

AUDIO | Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre agree to November fight

Earlier this year – to the distaste of seemingly everyone – former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was pencilled in for a middleweight title shot against champ Michael Bisping, jumping a crowded line of established middleweight contenders in the process. This news generated a tidal wave of controversy and debate, but was ultimately rendered irrelevant,...

Jul 25, 2017 10:21 am

Claudia Gadelha challenges Jessica Andrade, Andrade responds

It has now been almost two months since top strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha’s last fight: a first-round submission of another top-ranked fighter in Karolina Kowalkiewicz back at UFC 212. Apparently, she’s getting eager to get back in there. On Monday, Gadelha took to Instagram to call out a fellow Brazilian contender in Jessica Andrade, who recently...

Jul 25, 2017 9:40 am

Chris Weidman reflects on win over Kelvin Gastelum in New York

This past weekend in New York, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman managed to snap a 3-fight losing streak as he picked up an impressive, and much needed, win over Kelvin Gastelum. The win was an impressive one for Weidman, who lost the middleweight title to Luke Rockhold at UFC 194, before then dropping two...

Jul 25, 2017 9:24 am

John Kavanagh reflects on his own journey ahead of McGregor-Mayweather

SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh is widely credited as being a driving force in Irish superstar Conor McGregor‘s journey to the top of the fight game. Kavanagh, who has served as McGregor’s head coach since before McGregor’s UFC run, recently took to social media to reflect on his own journey as a coach: 22yrs...