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Dec 13, 2017 6:32 am

Mark Hunt set to return against Curtis Blaydes

Yesterday morning, UFC heavyweight legend Mark Hunt took to social media with a threatening message directed at his next opponent. He did not, however, specify who that next opponent was. “You have called me out, and now I’m going to give it to you right in that big mouth of yours,” Hunt said in this...

Dec 12, 2017 7:00 pm

Lomachenko vs Rigondeaux’s Ratings Top All of the Weekend’s Action

There are very few combat sports athletes on the planet that are just as special as world boxing champion, Vasyl Lomachenko. And the public eye is starting to take notice. Reports have come in from Nielsen stating that the ESPN boxing event headlined by Lomachenko vs Guillermo Rigondeaux did twice as many numbers as the...

Dec 12, 2017 6:10 pm

Joseph Benavidez’ Road to Recovery Has Been a Tough One

Joseph Benavidez is one of if not the most underrated fighter of all time in MMA. He’s beaten every single fighter put in front of him that hasn’t been named Dominick Cruz or Demetrious Johnson. Who also happen to be pretty darn good fighters themselves. Benavidez was one of the WEC’s original stars and a...

Dec 12, 2017 2:45 pm

VIDEO | Coach Admits He Thought Michael Bisping Would KO Georges St-Pierre

Just last week, Georges St-Pierre vacated his freshly won UFC middleweight title, directly promoting Robert Whittaker’s fight with Luke Rockhold in Perth for the undisputed belt. It was the fallout from his UFC 217 health scare that led to his decision. St-Pierre basically tortured himself to move up a division, which culminated in a ulcerative...

Dec 12, 2017 2:00 pm

Mark Hunt says ‘chicken rat’ Fabricio Werdum afraid of rematch

Now that UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt has been medically cleared to fight in the Octagon again, all he needs is an opponent. Speaking with Sporting News, “The Super Samoan” is still looking to get a rematch with former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum after losing by TKO at their UFC 180 match in 2014. “Hopefully...

Dec 12, 2017 1:30 pm

VIDEO | Mike Perry’s Hilarious Encounter in Poland With Darren Till Gets Animated

Remember the time @PlatinumPerry bumped into @darrentill2 on the cold streets of Poland and warned him about getting a “Tetris shot”? These are the animated tales of #TheMMAHour. (Animation by the great @caseharts.) pic.twitter.com/MF4eQm2lus — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) December 12, 2017 Everyone knows about Darren Till’s confrontation with Mike Perry at UFC Gdansk after he...

Dec 12, 2017 11:45 am

Robert Whittaker and Luke Rockhold react to Georges St-Pierre vacating the middleweight title

Shortly after winning the UFC middleweight title with an exciting, third-round submission of Michael Bisping, Georges St-Pierre vacated that title, citing ongoing health concerns that will likely keep him on the sidelines for the foreseeable future. Shortly after this development, the UFC elevated its interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker to undisputed champion. Whittaker’s first defense as undisputed...

Dec 12, 2017 10:48 am

Everything Conor McGregor Has Done Since KOing Jose Aldo 2 Years Ago Today

It’s hard to believe it happened only two years ago. One night, Jose Aldo is an absolute monster who reigned supreme for a decade, carrying over the WEC featherweight title into the UFC and never losing it. The next night, Aldo’s title is gone and Conor McGregor is a new undisputed UFC champion. Somehow, he...

Dec 12, 2017 10:32 am

VIDEO | “Best athlete ever” Floyd Mayweather trashes MMA in Instagram rant

There are two things Floyd Mayweather Jr. is extremely good at. The first, of course, is boxing. He is arguably the best boxer ever. The second is boasting about his accomplishments, skill, and wealth. In a recent rant on Instagram Live, Mayweather flaunted this second skill, calling himself not just the greatest boxer ever, but...

Dec 12, 2017 8:59 am

VIDEO | New footage shows Marlon Moraes was seriously worried after brutal KO of Aljamain Sterling

Last weekend, on the main card of the UFC’s action-packed stop in Fresno, California, former World Series of Fighting bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes stepped into the Octagon with long-time UFC bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling. In this fight, Moraes came out in the biggest way possible, flatlining his opponent with a switch-kick-turned-knee early in the first...

Dec 12, 2017 8:19 am

Edson Barboza believes it doesn’t matter if Conor McGregor returns to MMA

The fighting future of UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is currently shrouded in mystery. There is a chance, of course, that he’ll return to MMA, where is career began, where fights with interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson, lightweight contender Nate Diaz, welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, and welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre could await. He might also...

Dec 12, 2017 7:31 am

Daniel Cormier compares second Jon Jones fight to being “pissed on by a skunk”

Back in July, in the main event of UFC 214, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier sought to defend his title opposite his fiercest rival, Jon Jones. Despite a strong start, Cormier was ultimately turned off by a Jones head kick, which signalled the end of his title reign – but only for a moment....

Dec 12, 2017 6:58 am

VIDEO | Robert Whittaker and Luke Rockhold have their first staredown in Australia

Shortly after winning the UFC middleweight title with an exciting, third-round submission of Michael Bisping, Georges St-Pierre vacated that title, citing ongoing health concerns that will likely keep him out of action for some time. In the wake of this development, the UFC promoted its interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker to undisputed champion. Whittaker’s first...

Dec 12, 2017 5:59 am

Mark Hunt directs intense threat at his next opponent

Having been cleared to fight again by doctors, and given the ‘OK’ by the UFC, long-time heavyweight contender Mark Hunt is now getting ready for his next challenge. While the opponent for his next bout is not yet known, he has a threatening message for one nameless heavyweight who has apparently called him out. He’s...

Dec 11, 2017 7:53 pm

Frankie Edgar Still Wants Fight With Max Holloway, Eyeing Fight Date in 4-5 Months

Prior to the Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo rematch at UFC 218, it was supposed to be Frankie Edgar stepping into his ninth UFC title fight(his fifth as a challenger and third at Featherweight). Edgar is one of the greatest fighters to ever compete and a legend of the lighter weight classes. Prior to Brian Ortega’s huge...

Dec 11, 2017 6:00 pm

Nicco Montano Gives Her Take on First Possible Challenger

Nicco Montano is the UFC’s newest champion. And aside from a shiny gold title belt, what is the first thing that a new champion earns? If you guessed a target on their back then you would be correct. The biggest question a champion faces when they first become crowned that title is, “can they defend...

Dec 11, 2017 11:49 am

Brendan Schaub makes pick for possible Conor McGregor vs. Manny Pacquiao matchup

The latest Conor McGregor buzz surrounds a possible boxing match with legendary pugilist Manny Pacquiao. Pacquiao himself is responsible for these swirling rumors, having recently divulged that his team had begun preliminary negotiations with the McGregor side. Though this fight is far from official, most oddsmakers have already pegged Conor McGregor as a sizeable underdog against Pacquiao....

Dec 11, 2017 9:21 am

Dana White clarifies on the featherweight title shot situation

Last Saturday night, in the main event of the UFC’s debut in Fresno, California, surging featherweight contender Brian Ortega picked up the biggest win of his career, tapping long-time contender Cub Swanson in the second round. With this win, Ortega immediately stands out as one of the top contenders in the featherweight division – perhaps even the next man...

Dec 11, 2017 7:24 am

NAC Executive Director discusses possible boxing license for Nate Diaz

Not long ago, fan favorite UFC lightweight Nate Diaz took to Twitter to claim that the UFC had offered him a title shot in “any weight class,” but that he was interested in testing his skills in the boxing ring instead. Ufc offered me title fight in any weight class Im kool though I’ll givem...

Dec 11, 2017 6:16 am

Cub Swanson issues statement on submission loss to Brian Ortega

Over the weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated debut in Fresno, California, long-time featherweight contender Cub Swanson stepped into the cage with surging prospect Brian Ortega. Ahead of this bout, which marked the final obligation on his current UFC contract, Swanson repeatedly suggested he planned to test his value as a free...

Dec 11, 2017 5:54 am

Dana White shares his reaction to Georges St-Pierre vacating the title

Back in early November, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returned from a lengthy hiatus to capture the UFC middleweight title, hammering then champion Michael Bisping to a third-round submission win. While this stood out as one of the most impressive moments of St-Pierre’s incredible career, it was followed by a stretch of uncertainty, as...

Dec 10, 2017 11:13 am

VIDEO | Brian Ortega vs. Cub Swanson full fight highlights

T-CITY! BRIAN ORTEGA JUST DID THAT! WOW! #Taps #UFCFresno https://t.co/3XzNcCAvXG — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) December 10, 2017 Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s long awaited debut in the fight hub of Fresno, California, surging featherweight contender Brian Ortega stepped into the cage for the biggest test of his career: a battle with...

Dec 10, 2017 8:39 am

VIDEO | Watch Bellator champ Rafael Carvalho defend title with crushing 44-second KO

#AndStill and it was lightning quick. @RafaCarvalhoMMA #Bellator190 pic.twitter.com/XweAryvKiq — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) December 10, 2017 While the combat sports world was largely preoccupied with the UFC’s debut in Fresno, California, and Vasyl Lomachenko’s beautiful defeat of Guillermo Rigondeaux, Bellator MMA also promoted a fantastic show last night. This card, titled Bellator 190, went down in beautiful Florence,...