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Oct 24, 2017 12:12 pm

Michael Page drops ideal date for his next fight

Michael Page is coming off his professional boxing debut, making quick work of his opponent Jonathan Castano. Bellator President Scott Coker said earlier this year that he worked in a deal with boxing promoter Lou DiBella to let “MVP” have a go in the boxing ring and Page did not disappoint in his Friday debut...

Oct 22, 2017 1:30 pm

Kelvin Gastelum says Santiago Ponzinibio will “sleep” Mike Perry, “Platinum” responds

Kelvin Gastelum believes that Santiago Ponzinibio will “sleep” Mike Perry when the welterweight contenders square off at UFC on FOX 26 in Winnipeg on December 16. The former Ultimate Fighter winner, Gastelum, took to Twitter earlier today where he voiced his opinion on the Ponzinibio vs. Perry matchup. Everyone is sleeping on Ponzinibio! He'd sleep...

Oct 18, 2017 1:37 pm

Dana White says adding weight classes will not solve weight cutting issues

The Association of Boxing Commissions recently approved the introduction of four new weight classes to professional Mixed Martial Arts. A 165 pound super lightweight division, 175 pound super welterweight division, 195 pound super middleweight division, and 225 pound cruiserweight division have been approved for MMA but it is ultimately up the promotions to open these...

Oct 18, 2017 9:05 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov trashes Kevin Lee’s UFC 216 performance

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 216, Tony Ferguson defeated Kevin Lee with a third-round choke to capture the UFC interim lightweight title. While Ferguson ultimately came out on top, Lee put up a valiant fight, and very nearly finished Ferguson with ground-and-pound in the first frame. In the eyes of Khabib...

Oct 12, 2017 12:21 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Mark Godbeer explains how UFC 216 debacle was a blessing in disguise

If things had gone according to the initial plan, the UFC 216 main card would have featured a heavyweight scrap between ranked contenders Derrick Lewis and Fabricio Werdum. The undercard, meanwhile, would have featured a collision of rising heavyweights Walt Harris and Mark Godbeer. Yet what we ended up with was a heavyweight scrap between...

Oct 12, 2017 7:33 am

Manager outlines the options for Conor McGregor’s next fight

Now that Conor McGregor‘s boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr in in the rear-view mirror, the whole world is waiting to see what the Irishman does next. He certainly has plenty of options. He could stick to boxing, where fights with opponents like Paulie Malignaggi, Manny Pacquiao and others could await. He could return to...

Oct 9, 2017 6:30 am

Kevin Lee issues statement on UFC 216 loss to Tony Ferguson

Last Saturday night, in the main event of the stacked UFC 216, 25-year-old lightweight contender Kevin Lee stepped in to the Octagon with the streaking Tony Ferguson. He did so in an effort to capture the UFC interim lightweight title. While Lee put up a valiant fight, very nearly finishing Ferguson in the first-round, he...

Oct 8, 2017 7:30 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts to Tony Ferguson’s interim title win

Last night, the UFC touched down in Las Vegas, Nevada with the absolutely thrilling UFC 216. In the main event, we saw streaking lightweight stars Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee collide for the UFC interim lightweight title. Though Lee started strong, nearly finishing Ferguson in the first, Ferguson surged back in the later rounds, ultimately putting...

Oct 8, 2017 7:13 am

Dana White updates on possible Tony Ferguson vs. Conor McGregor unification bout

Last night, the UFC touched down in Las Vegas, Nevada with the absolutely thrilling UFC 216. In the main event, we saw streaking lightweights Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee collide for the UFC interim lightweight title. Though Lee started strong, nearly finishing Ferguson in the first, Ferguson surged back in the later rounds, ultimately putting...

Oct 8, 2017 6:51 am

VIDEO | Here’s Tony Ferguson’s profanity-laced callout of Conor McGregor

Well that escalated quickly ….@TonyFergusonXT #UFC216 pic.twitter.com/B5zJBv4dOV — UFC (@ufc) October 8, 2017 Last night, in the main event of the action-packed UFC 216, streaking UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson stepped into the cage with the dangerous Kevin Lee in an interim lightweight title fight. Though Lee started strong, Ferguson ultimately came out on top...

Oct 5, 2017 11:43 am

VIDEO | Watch the Trailer for Conor McGregor’s Official Film ‘Notorious’

Conor McGregor is a veritable money-making juggernaut. When he’s not laying out champions in the UFC, he’s strutting on yachts with silky opened-button shirts flapping in the wind like he stole the wardrobe from Baz” Luhrmann‘s ‘Romeo + Juliet’. He works when he’s not working, even suffering a rare loss, he makes more money than...

Oct 4, 2017 1:01 pm

Kevin Lee has already mapped out his post-fight callout of Conor McGregor

If Kevin Lee beats Tony Ferguson at UFC 216 this weekend, he’ll be crowned the UFC interim lightweight champion and establish himself as one of the most likely opponents for reigning lightweight champion Conor McGregor. In the event that a win alone isn’t enough to coax the Irishman into a fight, Lee says he’s also...

Oct 3, 2017 6:00 am

Paulie Malignaggi trashes “p*ssy” Conor McGregor, challenges him to back up talk

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor climbed through the ropes for a boxing match with undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. Strangely, one of the biggest stories to emerge in the lead-up to this blockbuster battle was McGregor’s sizzling beef with boxer Paulie Malignaggi. Malignaggi was originally brought into McGregor’s camp as a sparring...

Oct 2, 2017 8:21 pm

UFC donates $1 million to families of Las Vegas shooting; issues statement on UFC 216

The world is still in shock following last night’s horrifying mass shooting in Las Vegas that left at least 59 people dead and over 500 injured. With that said, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), who calls Las Vegas home, is doing everything they can to help the families of those affected. The promotion released an...

Oct 2, 2017 9:01 am

NSAC reacts to Conor McGregor’s “disappointing” complaints about Mayweather stoppage

Back in August, Conor McGregor stepped through the ropes to battle boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. McGregor did better than most onlookers expected, but ultimately came up short, succumbing to 10th round punches dealt by his foe. Initially, McGregor seemed to be in pretty good spirits about the whole affair. As time has passed, however,...

Oct 1, 2017 10:43 am

Eddie Alvarez thinks the UFC is using him to build up Justin Gaethje

This December 2, when the UFC touches down in Detroit, Michigan with UFC 218, former UFC and Bellator lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez will battle former World Series of Fighting champ Justin Gaethje in a clear Fight of the Year contender. While it’s undeniable that the UFC put this fight together based on its entertainment value,...

Sep 30, 2017 2:34 pm

UFC 219 Fight Card and Rumors

The UFC 219 fight card will serve as the final Ultimate Fighting Championship event of 2017. The pay-per-view event is set to take place on December 30 live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. UFC 219 currently does not have a main event but could potentially feature a trilogy bout between Nate Diaz and Conor...

Sep 27, 2017 10:06 am

Matt Brown Thinks Diego Sanchez Retiring With Him Would Be a ‘Great Story’

It came as a surprise when ‘The Immortal’ Matt Brown decided he was going to step away from the sport. He announced that his UFC Norfolk fight with Diego Sanchez would be the last time he steps into the Octagon, officially retiring whether he wins or loses. His exciting fights will be missed, but much...

Sep 20, 2017 4:19 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Named One of Glamour Mag’s Women of the Year 2017

The champion is back. Joanna Jedrzejczyk will be one of three title fights on the super stacked UFC 217 card at Madison Sqaure Garden. She’s been undefeated, not just in the UFC, but for her entire MMA career. That’s a ridiculous 16-fight win steak, if you throw in her two amateur fights before making her professional...

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 13, 2017 10:39 am

VIDEO | Watch the highlights of UFC 215 in awesome slow motion

Last weekend, the UFC touched down in the Canadian combat sports hotspot of Edmonton, Alberta with UFC 215, a card that was badly rocked by fight cancellations, but ultimately fun all the same. In the main event, we watched reigning UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes defend her title with a close and extremely controversial...

Sep 12, 2017 9:04 am

Brian Stann explains why he left his UFC commentary gig

Earlier this summer, the MMA community was hit by the surprising news that former fighter Brian Stann, arguably the best commentator and analyst employed by the UFC, would be leaving his post with the organization. This coming week, he’ll take up a new position as a Chief Operating Officer of a company he has described...