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Oct 28, 2015 5:00 pm

Manager: Cormier is one of the best of all time; he’s just not better than Jones

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones made headlines last week, this after UFC officials announced that “Bones” had been formally reinstated by the promotion. Jones’ return to the octagon is being targeted for early 2016, where he is expected to rematch current UFC light heavyweight title holder Daniel Cormier. Jon Jones manager, Malki Kawa, recently spoke to...

Oct 26, 2015 2:56 pm

Coker: Koscheck/Daley II targeted for summer 2016

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Josh Koscheck (17-10 MMA) signed a contract with Bellator MMA this past June and is currently awaiting his first opponent from the promotion. The former “Ultimate Fighter Season 1” star was initially slated to make his first Bellator appearance this December at Bellator 147, but instead is now being targeted for a January event....

Oct 26, 2015 2:56 pm

‘I’ve Never Seen Jon Jones This Focused…’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones made headlines last Friday, when UFC officials announced that “Bones” had been formally reinstated by the organization. Shortly after the news broke, Jones took to his personal Facebook page to address his fans with the following message: “I am grateful for the opportunity to resume my career and...

Oct 25, 2015 1:49 pm

Report: Manny Pacquiao will return in 2016, then retire

All signs are pointing to Manny Pacquiao making his return to professional boxing in April of 2016 in what will be his last fight before he hangs up his gloves for good. “Pac-Man” has not competed in a boxing ring since his record-breaking fight with Floyd Mayweather in May 2015’s “fight of the century”. The...

Oct 25, 2015 9:43 am

WATCH! “Cowboy” Cerrone is looking scary-good before UFC title fight

A video posted by Donald Cerrone (@cowboycerrone) on Oct 24, 2015 at 4:33pm PDT Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has one of the biggest fights of his career approaching and he is training with some of the best to get him ready for it! Cerrone will be stepping into the octagon with UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael dos...

Oct 22, 2015 8:21 am

Holloway to McGregor: ‘Stop running!’

Max Holloway may have lost to Conor McGregor back in 2013, but now that he’s riding a 7-fight win streak that has seen him finish 6 of his opponents, his confidence is at an all time high, and he think’s it’s time Conor McGregor pay attention. Since defeating Holloway via unanimous decision, McGregor has picked...

Oct 21, 2015 8:06 am

Dana White: ‘Croke Park needs McGregor and Duffy’

Since ‘Irish Joe’ Duffy made his UFC debut earlier this year there has been much talk of a rematch between he and Conor McGregor. Duffy defeated Conor Mcgregor back in 2010 via submission in McGregor’s 6th professional fight. His signing to the UFC set the stage for a potential rematch, but this time under the...

Oct 20, 2015 10:02 pm

Werdum and Silva pressuring UFC to fight in Brazil

It’s no secret that the UFC frequently travels to Brazil to host events given the Brazilian crowd’s passion for the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. According to UFC Brazilian Office GM Giovanni Decker, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva and UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum are both pressuring the UFC to make their next fights...

Oct 18, 2015 3:29 pm

Joseph Duffy ‘shocked’ to be a main-eventer so early in UFC career

Even though Joseph Duffy has an overall career record of 14-1, he still only possesses two victories in the world-famous octagon. Granted, the lightweight impressed in his showings against Jake Lindsey and Ivan Jorge, it is almost unheard of for a fighter to headline a card so early in his career. UFC President Dana White...

Oct 15, 2015 11:09 am

Gadelha Updates On Injury Status… Ready To Fight For The Belt

UFC women’s strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha gives an update on her hand injury, missing out on her rematch with champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and when she expects to return to the octagon. Gadelha was expected to get the next shot at the champ after her win over Jessica Aguilar, back in August, but unfortunately she injured...

Oct 15, 2015 10:58 am

“Irish” Joe Duffy — ‘I believe I’m the best in the world’

UFC lightweight ‘Irish’ Joe Duffy will take on the dangerous Dustin Poirier at UFC Fight Night: Dublin, which takes place next Saturday. They will headline the event, which will stream on UFC Fight Pass. Of course everyone knows Duffy as the last man to beat Conor McGregor, but so far he’s shown that he’s much...

Oct 15, 2015 8:40 am

BEEF! Rothwell And Mitrione Go At It On Twitter

Back in June of this year UFC heavyweights Ben Rothwell and Matt Mitrione met in the octagon. Things seemed to be going OK for ‘Meathead’ until he went for an ill advised takedown and got caught in a choke. Rothwell forced him to tap out and won the fight, before giving quite the memorable post...

Oct 14, 2015 12:48 pm

Faber: ‘Mendes Had A Broken Foot Going Into McGregor Fight’

Does anyone else think Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor need to fight again? The fight was exciting while it lasted sure, but you can’t argue the fact that Mendes went in there with hardly any preparation or time to get in fight shape. So what would it hurt? If McGregor loses to Aldo then have...

Oct 14, 2015 12:45 pm

Matt Mitrione, Tyrone Spong And Others Ask For Rothwell Fight But Get Denied

We now know that UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell has been officially pulled from UFC Fight Night Dublin. On Tuesday it was announced that his opponent Stipe Miocic had to pull out because of injury and that the UFC would be looking for a late replacement to take on Rothwell. Unfortunately the UFC were unable to...

Oct 13, 2015 8:12 am

AMAZING! Check Out A Little ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Looking Not So Little

My dear god, UFC heavyweight Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva has apparently always been a massive human being. The fighter took to Instagram and shared an old picture of himself when he was a kid, sitting with his younger brother. In this picture Silva was only 6 months old……OK that’s a joke, but, he couldn’t have been...

Oct 13, 2015 6:01 am

BOXING BEAT: Amir Khan Wants Danny Garcia, Then Manny Pacquiao

Boxer Amir Khan has been linked to Manny Pacquiao lately, with many saying that a fight between the two could be in the works. However, the boxer himself says although a fight with Pacquiao is in the plans, he would like to rematch Danny Garcia first, in order to avenge one of his losses. Khan...

Oct 11, 2015 6:21 pm

WATCH! Vitor Belfort DOMINATES in pro MMA debut 19 years ago

Regardless of what opinions fans have of Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort, there is no doubt that he is worthy of a spot in the UFC’s Hall of Fame when he decides to hang up his gloves. The Brazilian made his dive into the professional world of mixed martial arts nineteen years ago on October 11,...

Oct 11, 2015 7:26 am

UFC champ Fabricio Werdum signs on as Ambassador for Akhmat Fight Club

UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum is preparing himself for one of the biggest fights of his career when he defends his championship for the very first time against Cain Velasquez. While the date for the fight is still up in the air, the rematch was announced earlier this month and will to take place in...

Oct 10, 2015 6:25 am

BOXING RUMOR: Mayweather vs. Broner in 2016?

I’m pretty sure these rumors of a Floyd Mayweather return will never end. First, he was coming back to rematch Manny Pacquiao and now he could be in talks to fight Adrien Broner in 2016. Again, this is essentially a rumor, with not a ton of information to back it, just a writer claiming to...