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Sep 6, 2017 10:35 am

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight fails to conquer previous gate record

UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor‘s showdown with undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. was expected to shatter all kinds of combat sports records. While the jury is still out on some of those records, we now know that the card did not, despite early optimism, set the all-time record for live gates. Instead, the August...

Sep 6, 2017 5:54 am

Paige VanZant says she’s passed out multiple times during weight cuts

Back in August, we learned that long time strawweight contender Paige VanZant was moving on up to the UFC’s new women’s flyweight division, where she’ll battle Jessica Eye at UFC 216 on October 7. The reason for this move, as it turns out, is not just that VanZant is looking for a fresh start. Apparently,...

Aug 29, 2017 9:18 am

Showtime to Air New ‘Tough Guys’ Documentary on Early Days of MMA

MMA has experienced a growth over the years that has been meteoric. The sport reached such a fever pitch, that the UFC was able to sell for over $4 billion. Whether you are new or even an old fan, it’s hard to believe mixed martial arts once struggled to try and get on pay-per-view. The...

Aug 28, 2017 6:34 am

Paulie Malignaggi explains how Mayweather defeated “tactically brilliant” Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor did better against Floyd Mayweather than any of his haters expected. That includes his sparring partner turned nemesis Paulie Malignaggi, who broke the fight down in a post-fight discussion with MMAFighting. According to Malignaggi, McGregor was quite impressive in the first few rounds, but the ceaseless pressure applied by Mayweather –part of the...

Aug 27, 2017 11:02 am

PHOTO | Scorecards from Mayweather vs. McGregor

Floyd Mayweather improved his professional boxing record to a perfect 50-0 last night in Las Vegas by defeating a very game Conor McGregor via tenth-round TKO. The Mayweather vs McGregor fight ended up being much more competitive then a lot of people assumed it would be. Conor McGregor actually looked great in the opening four...

Aug 27, 2017 7:43 am

Dana White reacts to Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

Last night, UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor bravely stepped into the boxing ring with undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. While McGregor had some real success early on, he ultimately fatigued in the second half of the fight, at which point Mayweather turned up the heat to capture a 10th-round TKO win. Speaking to the media at the event’s post-fight press conference,...

Aug 27, 2017 7:16 am

Conor McGregor says stoppage was early, Floyd Mayweather responds

Last night, UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor bravely stepped into the boxing ring with undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. While McGregor had some real success early on, he ultimately fatigued in the second half of the fight, at which point Mayweather turned up the heat to capture a 10th-round win. It was not, however, a clean KO....

Aug 27, 2017 7:09 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz and Brendan Schaub get into it backstage at Mayweather vs. McGregor

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor surprised a lot of people with his performance against Floyd Mayweather last night in Las Vegas. “Mystic Mac” had a terrific few opening rounds before Mayweather was finally able to settle in and start finding his range. Ultimately, Floyd Mayweather would end up stopping the Irish superstar in round ten,...

Aug 27, 2017 6:34 am

Conor McGregor addresses fatigue issues in Mayweather bout

Last night, UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor bravely stepped into the boxing with undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. While McGregor had some real success early on, he ultimately fatigued in the second half of the fight, at which point Mayweather turned up the offense to capture a 10th-round win. Speaking to Ariel Helwani of...

Aug 26, 2017 9:44 am

Conor McGregor Completely Changed His Physiology for Fight With Mayweather

Do you remember Rocky IV? It had some legendary training sequences. Sylvester Stallone grew a beard and he depicted Rocky going back to savage basics. He ran through snow, pushed plows, jerked on ropes, he had to get primal to fight his opponent. All this was set up to juxtapose Ivan Drago in a state-of-the-art...

Aug 24, 2017 12:34 pm

Dana White makes interesting comparison between Conor McGregor and Chuck Liddell

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor‘s upcoming boxing showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr. is quite unprecedented. That said, it can be compared to a few other fights in the long and violent history of unarmed combat. One fight it is often compared to is Muhammed Ali’s 1976 battle with pro wrestler Antonio Inoki. Another it is...

Aug 15, 2017 2:01 pm

Cris Cyborg Vows to Find Holly Holm No Matter How Much She ‘Runs’

After the hard reset of the UFC’s women’s featherweight division, things still don’t seem like there will be smooth sailing moving forward. Technically, there is only one fighter even in the division, that women being the champion Cris Cyborg. Germaine de Randamie gave up her title and ran all the way back to bantamweight, and...

Aug 14, 2017 7:15 am

Coach Javier Mendez: Daniel Cormier is “at a crossroads” in his fighting career

On July 29, in the main event of the stacked UFC 214, then UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier attempted to defend his title against his fiercest rival in former champion Jon Jones. Though Cormier put forth a valiant effort, he was ultimately flattened by a Jones head-kick in the third, and polished off by...

Aug 10, 2017 5:46 am

PHOTO | Paige VanZant shares picture of absolutely nasty wound

Mixed martial arts can be a nasty sport. Fights frequently produce gruesome injuries, from broken limbs and digits, to nasty gashes. Even the training for fights can produce some pretty grizzly injuries. This is precisely the case for fan favorite UFC strawweight Paige VanZant. Late on Wednesday night, the strawweight star shared a photo of...

Aug 7, 2017 9:15 am

Report: Paige VanZant moves up to flyweight for UFC 216 bout

According to a report from Damon Martin of FloCombat.com, fan favorite UFC strawweight Paige VanZant (7-3) has been booked for a return to the Octagon. This return will occur at UFC 216, this October 6 in Las, Vegas, Nevada – it just won’t occur at strawweight. Instead, it’s expected to occur in the new UFC women’s...

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 1, 2017 10:56 am

UFC 214 medical suspensions: Donald Cerrone facing lengthy sit

This past Saturday at UFC 214, longtime rivals Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier stepped into the Octagon together for a highly anticipated rematch nearly three years in the making. When the two stepped into the Octagon together on Saturday, Cormier appeared to come out of the gate strong as he looked to take advantage of...

Jul 29, 2017 11:16 am

VIDEO | Matthew Kline Kader heading overseas to challenge another UFC champion

👉🏼**FULL video link in BIO***👈🏼 _ On December 9, 2017 Matthew Kline Kader is gonna invade Dublin Ireland and is gonna knockout Conor McGregor. What's my beef with Conor? 1. I asked you guys who you want me to fight. 2. Conor embarrassed all the real men around the world by sitting there in front...

Jul 28, 2017 9:58 am

Jimi Manuwa gives rather one-sided prediction for Jon ones vs. Daniel Cormier

Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 214, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will step into the Octagon with light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for a highly anticipated rematch several years in the making. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community is torn in regards to their predictions for the fight. While...

Jul 27, 2017 11:31 am

Volkan Oezdemir: I’m going to knock Jimi Manuwa out in the first round

This weekend, in the opening bout of the UFC 214 main card, Swiss striker Volkan Oezdemir will collide with British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa in what is widely perceived as a light heavyweight number one contender. Earlier this week, Oezdemir took time out of his busy fight week for an interview with BJ Penn Radio....

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...