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Sep 30, 2017 3:00 pm

Conor McGregor explains why he would defeat Floyd Mayweather in a rematch

Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor believes he would defeat Floyd Mayweather in a rematch. “Mystic Mac” was stopped by the undefeated boxing legend via tenth-round TKO this past August in Sin City. The brash Irish superstar claims that he learned a lot in his first encounter with “Money” and could use that knowledge to...

Sep 29, 2017 11:22 am

Kazushi Sakuraba Will Grapple Frank Shamrock for RIZIN Next Month

Wild things are a’brewing overseas. If you’re not familiar with RIZIN, it’s the phoenix that rose out of PRIDE Fighting Championship’s ashes. It reliably puts on exciting cards complete with pyro and lasters, Japanese MMA nostalgia, and new blood that could possibly be the future of combat sports. In addition to some wild action you...

Sep 22, 2017 10:49 am

Chuck Liddell opens up on what it would take for him to fight again

Recently, there was some buzz of UFC Hall of Fame legend Chuck Liddell making a return to competition. The 47-year-old appeared to be in great shape and some photos on social media including one with his old rival Tito Ortiz had people talking about a potential return. Liddell spoke on this week’s episode of The...

Sep 20, 2017 12:36 pm

Charles Bennett Says He Needs to Fight to Pay Rent and a Former UFC Fighter Steps Up

You may have not heard much from Charles “Felony” Bennett, better known as the now-dead nickname, Krazy Horse. A cult favorite of early 2000’s MMA and his few PRIDE appearances, Bennett blasted back into fight fan’s lives with a lightning quick, seven-second finish of Minoru Kimura in RIZIN in September of last year. He was...

Sep 20, 2017 10:08 am

Robert Whittaker Ready to ‘Crush’ Michael Bisping or Georges St-Pierre

Rising up slowly on the horizon is UFC’s biggest card of the year. UFC 217 will feature three title shots, headlined by Michael Bisping and the welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre, who’ll be making his return to challenge the middleweight throne. Orbiting just outside of all this, is Robert Whittaker. Ol’ Bobby Knuckles is on an...

Sep 19, 2017 11:10 am

Michael Bisping Contemplating Retirement After ‘Putting a Beating’ on GSP

For 11 years, Michael Bisping has Left Hook Larry-ed himself up to the tallest heights of the UFC ladder. He’s earned the UFC middleweight title, avenged two of his worst losses in the process, got a pretty cushy desk job, and even some movie gigs. At the age of 38 and the verge of what...

Sep 14, 2017 5:55 am

Mark Hunt is fine with dying as a fighter, but he’s got some conditions

Fighting is a perilous game. Time and time again, we’ve seen premier combat sports athletes decline into physical and mental disrepair, oftentimes until they exist as little more than stuttering stacks of bones, entirely unrecognizable from the seemingly unstoppable behemoths they once were. In a poignant piece written on Wednesday for Players Voice, UFC heavyweight...

Sep 12, 2017 9:37 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping follows Georges St-Pierre, pesters him as he gets on an elevator

Bye George A post shared by Mikebisping (@mikebisping) on Sep 12, 2017 at 8:13am PDT On November 4, in the main event of the absurdly stacked UFC 217, ever-entertaining UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will attempt to defend his strap against former UFC welterweight champ and MMA GOAT contender Georges St-Pierre. Given Bisping’s propensity for...

Sep 9, 2017 5:28 pm

Alex White Brutalizes Mitch Clark With Consecutive Elbows and Punches

It started off normal enough. Mitch Clarke and Alex White exchanged kicks almost like a turn-based role playing game. There was a clinch battle and some knees, then back to more front kicks by Clarke and leg kicks by White. The fight was a rinse and repeat of violence chess. For mostly two whole rounds,...

Sep 2, 2017 6:51 am

Chris Weidman Doubles Down on Light Heavyweight Move

In November, Georges St-Pierre and Michael Bisping will fight for the middleweight title at Madison Square Garden while others in the division wait. With two wins in Chris Weidman’s last five fights, combined with his division’s title picture, Weidman is looking for other options. Weidman mentioned last month that he was thinking about a move...

Aug 30, 2017 8:23 am

Paulie Malignaggi clarifies on claims that he was a spy for Floyd Mayweather

For a brief period, retired boxer Paulie Malignaggi served a sparring partner for Conor McGregor in an effort to help the Irishman prepare for his Saturday scrap with Floyd Mayweather. Unfortunately, McGregor and Malignaggi’s work together spawned one of the most high-profile beefs in combat sports, as Malignaggi didn’t like how he was portrayed by the...

Aug 26, 2017 9:02 am

Ronda Rousey is Getting Married Tonight for Mayweather vs McGregor

Have we stepped into some alternate dimension? Did Conor McGregor pierce through the space time continuum when he knocked out Jose Aldo with that mutant left hand of his? Once this whole boxing Floyd Mayweather thing happened, we should have known something was up. If this was a movie, it couldn’t have been written any...

Aug 23, 2017 10:14 am

Anthony Johnson Releases a Statement on Jon Jones

This Jon Jones news hit like a meteor late last night in the midst of all the build-up for Conor McGregor boxing Floyd Mayweather. Everyone dropped everything to react. Fans logged onto Twitter to shed their tears, kick Jones while he was down, or debate what happens next. Right alongside the fans, were the UFC...

Aug 23, 2017 4:38 am

Floyd Mayweather is reportedly considering making a huge bet on himself

Now un-retired boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. is pure confidence heading into his Saturday night showdown with UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. He’s so confident, in fact, that he’s apparently considering making a massive, $5 million bet on himself. BREAKING – Trusted Vegas Source: Mayweather seriously considering betting $5 MILLION on himself to beat McGregor!...

Aug 21, 2017 10:45 am

Alexander Gustafsson denies reports of Jon Jones fight

Earlier today, Swedish MMA publication MMANytt reported that a light heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones and challenger Alexander Gustafsson was in the works for UFC 218, which is scheduled for December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. Apparently, however, this report is inaccurate. Speaking to Kimura.se, another Swedish publication, Gustafsson revealed that he currently camping...

Aug 15, 2017 6:36 am

Paulie Malignaggi trashes “Pillsbury Dough Boy” Dana White

Former two-division boxing champ Paulie Malignaggi joined Conor McGregor‘s training camp with the intention of helping the Irish MMA star prepare for his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Unfortunately, he left the camp after just a few sparring sessions, feeling that he’d been unfairly represented by the Irishman and his team. Not long thereafter,...

Aug 13, 2017 10:25 am

VIDEO | legendary cutman ‘Stitch’ Duran sides with “very honest” Paulie Malignaggi

In an effort to better prepare for his August 26 boxing match with undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr., UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor enlisted the help of recently retired former two-division champ Paulie Malignaggi. Regrettably, the pair’s working relationship crumbled as quickly as it began, as Malignaggi left the camp after feeling disrespected by...

Aug 11, 2017 2:07 pm

VIDEO | Stephan Bonnar head kicks and mauls a ‘fan’ that stepped over the line in the ring

#HeadKickKO This is what happens when the American Psycho does appearances without me #pandamonium @stephanbonnar Repost @mikeyprettyboyperez (@get_repost) ・・・ Never know when you'll have to jump in the ring and stop a scuffle between @stephanbonnar and some jerkoff fan! Thanks to @real_mmalv @real_water and @ruthlessmorales for having us last night! And s/o to my brother...

Aug 10, 2017 5:32 am

Paulie Malignaggi discusses potential boxing match with Conor McGregor

Paulie Malignaggi can’t seem to keep Conor McGregor‘s name out of his mouth. After leaving the Irishman’s training camp with a bad taste in his mouth, the retired two-division boxing champ has had plenty to say about him. On Wednesday, the trend continued, as Malignaggi went off on a McGregor tirade on Twitter, answering many...

Aug 9, 2017 12:04 pm

Another sparring partner from Conor McGregor’s camp exposes ‘truth’ of what happened with Paulie Malignaggi

The latest news surrounding the mega-money fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is all about the sparring sessions and fallout between “The Notorious” and former two-weight boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi. A series of photos that allegedly made Malignaggi look like McGregor got the best of their two sparring sessions made the recently retired...

Aug 8, 2017 1:48 pm

Did Paulie Malignaggi reveal Conor McGregor’s kryptonite?

Paulie Malignaggi says that he got the best of Conor McGregor during their second sparring session and it would have only gotten worse for the UFC lightweight champion if he was still a part of his fight camp as he got back into his groove. While Malignaggi recently retired from boxing, Floyd Mayweather will be...

Aug 8, 2017 1:40 pm

Chuck Liddell comments on rumored matchup with “kind of boring” Chael Sonnen

Over the last few weeks, former UFC title challenger and current Bellator star Chael Sonnen has made several callouts of retired MMA legend Chuck Liddell. Hey SCHMUCK Liddell Some one-syllable words of advice You Sign Bellator Fight Chael DON’T — Chael Sonnen (@ChaelSonnen) June 29, 2017 Called my Manager Said Get Chuck’s Manager on phone....

Aug 8, 2017 11:33 am

Paulie Malignaggi: ‘My counter punching was sharper’ sparring Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is known for his counter punching ability. Just look at how he beat Jose Aldo in 13 seconds to win the undisputed UFC featherweight title. Although as good of a counter puncher McGregor is, recently retired former two division boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi says that just after two sparring sessions, his counter...