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Jul 5, 2017 10:20 am

Ronda Rousey recalls Travis Browne tracking down robbers recently

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey recently said ‘yes’ to hubby Travis Browne when he popped the big question during the pair’s vacation to New Zealand. Prior to the couple going on their vacation however, the pair’s house in Venice, California was robbed by local skateboarders, who were caught on camera. According to Ronda...

Jul 5, 2017 9:00 am

Holly Holm weighs-in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

To date, Holly Holm remains the only fighter, male or female, to fine both a boxing world championship, as well as an MMA world championship. Holm was awarded a Guinness World Record for the accomplishment back in 2016 after her defeat of Ronda Rousey to capture the women’s bantamweight title. This of course arguably makes...

Jul 5, 2017 8:51 am

Robert Whittaker sounds off on Georges St-Pierre’s middleweight ambitions

When it was announced that UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping would next defend his title against Georges St-Pierre – a former welterweight champ who had never fought at middleweight before – there was widespread backlash. Much of this backlash came from the middleweight division’s top contenders, such as Yoel Romero, Luke Rockhold, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza,...

Jul 5, 2017 8:35 am

Megan Anderson saw a lot of holes in Cris Cyborg’s game after watching sparring footage

Recently, former Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg posted a video of herself on social media sparring with Olympic boxer Claressa Shields. The footage was nearly a minute long, and saw the two women exchanging leather in a hard sparring session, which you can see below: A post shared by CRISTIANE V JUSTINO 🇧🇷★...

Jul 5, 2017 6:06 am

Paul Daley says he’s waiting for Lorenz Larkin to accept a fight

If a recent Facebook post from British knockout artist Paul Daley is to be believed, Bellator MMA is working on an absolutely dynamite welterweight scrap. In his post, Daley suggested that he had agreed to a fight with former UFC welterweight contender and recent Bellator title challenger Lorenz Larkin, and that he’s just waiting for...

Jul 4, 2017 2:55 pm

Dana White: Michael Bisping doesn’t turn down fights

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has received quite a bit of criticism for what many perceive to be an unwillingness to fight Yoel Romero. Bisping is currently recovering from knee surgery, and is expected to fight the winner of the upcoming interim middleweight title fight between Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker, however there have been...

Jul 4, 2017 2:24 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs Southpaws Part 1: A Problem or Not?

You may have heard it if you have followed Floyd Mayweather’s boxing career. UFC President Dana White has brought it up again claiming that Floyd Mayweather Jr. has a problem fighting southpaw fighters. Perhaps the most noise about “Money” fighting southpaws was in the lead up to what turned out to be the richest fight...

Jul 4, 2017 1:08 pm

Family of Matt Hughes gives positive update on his condition

UFC Hall of Fame legend Matt Hughes has been recovering in the hospital after the truck he was driving was struck by a train on June 16 near his hometown in Illinois. The accident happened as Hughes was crossing a train track where an oncoming train struck the passenger side of his vehicle. The former...

Jul 4, 2017 1:08 pm

MMA fighters with pro boxing experience talk Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

Most of those coming from the world of boxing are not giving Conor McGregor much of a chance against Floyd Mayweather. Boxing analyst Max Kellerman is claiming that “The Notorious” will not land a single punch on Mayweather in the course of their fight in the ring. However, what are MMA fighters who also have...

Jul 4, 2017 12:42 pm

MMA community celebrates 4th of July

On July 4th, citizens of the United States celebrate American Independence day. The date marks a period of celebration and relaxation for many American citizens. Below is a compilation of how the MMA community spent the 4th of July: Just thinking about freedom. #thesecolorsdontrun🇺🇸 Happy 4th of July!!! https://t.co/4LBiUDkOVg — Ricardo Lamas (@RicardoLamasMMA) July 4,...

Jul 4, 2017 11:18 am

VIDEO | Vitor Belfort dominates in his first & only boxing match

In 2006, fresh off his 1st round KO win over Antony Rea, UFC and Pride FC veteran Vitor Belfort made his highly anticipated boxing debut in Brazil, where he picked up a 1st round KO win over a local amateur boxing champion, Josemario Neves, who was also making his professional boxing debut. It took Belfort...

Jul 4, 2017 11:15 am

Jimi Manuwa makes a confident pick for Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones fight

This July 29, in the main event of UFC 214, Daniel Cormier will attempt to defend his light heavyweight title against his fiercest rival and the only man he’s lost to: Jon Jones. Earlier that same night, England’s Jimi Manuwa will battle Switzerland’s Volkan Oezdemir in what appears to be a light heavyweight number one...

Jul 4, 2017 11:06 am

First Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather press conference announced

The press conference fight fans have been waiting for has been officially announced! According to TheSun.uk, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will meet on stage for the first time in a highly anticipated press conference at the Wembley Stadium in London “in two weeks time” according to a report released on July 4th. At the...

Jul 4, 2017 10:44 am

VIDEO | 6’10 270lb kid challengers Rener Gracie and Brian Ortega

Many many years ago, the Gracie Challenge saw countless opponents challenge members of the Gracie family in video taped challenges that often saw the famed family take on challengers that were much larger. Nowadays, the Gracie challenge has become less common, however in the video above you can watch as Rener Gracie challengers a 6’10...

Jul 4, 2017 10:19 am

Alistair Overeem fires back at Mark Hunt: “how old are we?”

Earlier this year, on the main card of UFC 209, Alistair Overeem knocked out a fellow veteran striker in Mark Hunt. With this win, Overeem moved to 2-0 over Hunt, having tapped him out back in 2008 under the DREAM banner. Since then, Hunt has had plenty to say about Overeem, calling him a cheater...

Jul 4, 2017 10:14 am

Conor McGregor: Anyone can get it in any ruleset “I don’t give a f**k”

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is no stranger to controversy, and ahead of his historic boxing match with Floyd Mayweather on August 26th, no one appears to be safe from McGregor’s trash talk. The Irish champ took to Instagram this week to send a message to anyone and everyone who looks to oppose him: I...

Jul 4, 2017 9:44 am

Miesha Tate weighs in on Germaine de-Randamie-Cris Cyborg controversy

Germaine de Randamie may no longer be the UFC women’s featherweight champion, however her feud with the UFC is still an extremely controversial one. After winning the belt earlier this year, it appeared as though the stars had aligned for Germaine de Randamie to defend her title against Cris Cyborg. De Randamie refused to fight...

Jul 4, 2017 8:43 am

Michael Bisping still wants GSP, but he’s starting to lose patience

This weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 213, streaking middleweight contenders Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker will collide for the interim UFC middleweight title, as the undisputed champ Michael Bisping is currently on the injury list with some knee troubles. There is no guarantee, however, that the winner of this interim title fight fights...

Jul 4, 2017 8:22 am

Friday’s TUF 25 finale gets last-minute reshuffle

Though it is just days away, Friday’s Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale has received a last minute reshuffle, as French Canadian brawler Steve Bosse has been forced out of his anticipated light heavyweight scrap with Jared Cannonier. This news was first reported by Shawn Bitter on Twitter. The cause of Steve Bosse’s withdrawal is not currently...

Jul 4, 2017 5:58 am

Chris Weidman gives first-hand account of Cris Cyborg-Angela Magana incident

Perhaps the biggest story to emerge from this years UFC athletes retreat stemmed from a heated blowout between UFC featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino and UFC strawweight Angela Magana. This confrontation was sparked by some nasty comments Magana made about Cyborg online, and culminated with Cyborg blasting Magana with a punch. Since then, we’ve heard...

Jul 3, 2017 1:39 pm

VIDEO | Felice Herrig explains why poop did not faze her in the Octagon

on #TheMMAHour, Felice Herrig addresses Kish's "accident" during their bout — watch the show live now: https://t.co/kkn0OSHyW3 pic.twitter.com/YAAxGfoI3n — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) July 3, 2017 From low blows to eye pokes, accidents happen from time-to-time in mixed martial arts. Another type of accident that has happened more than once in MMA is when a fighter defecates...

Jul 3, 2017 9:39 am

Tony Ferguson hopes to battle Khabib Nurmagomedov in the fall

Originally, Tony Ferguson was expected to battle Khabib Nurmagomedov for the interim lightweight title at UFC 209. When Nurmagomedov was hospitalized after a tough weight cut, however, the fighters were deprived of the chance to settle their score. While Nurmagomedov’s weight troubles have only helped to solidify Ferguson’s claim to the lightweight number-one-contender spot, Ferguson...

Jul 3, 2017 8:38 am

Chael Sonnen gets called out by Bellator middleweight champ Rafael Carvalho

Last weekend, in the main event of Bellator NYC, three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen took on one of his fiercest rivals in Wanderlei Silva. Though he was rocked badly by a punch mid-way through the fight, Sonnen dominated with his wrestling through the rest of the encounter, and ultimately won himself a unanimous decision...

Jul 3, 2017 7:16 am

A fan has offered Justine Kish an outrageous sum of money for her soiled fight shorts

It’s unfortunate, but it is arguable that the biggest story to emerge from the UFC’s recent stop in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma surrounds the mid-fight accident Justine Kish experienced in the middle of her fight with Felice Herrig, which she ultimately lost by decision. This incident has generated countless headlines, not just on combat sports publications, but...

Jul 3, 2017 6:16 am

Alistair Overeem knocks Fedor Emelianenko’s legacy: he fought cans

In late June, in the co-main event of Bellator NYC, Russian heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko had his lights shut off by UFC veteran Matt Mitrione. This loss marked the latest hiccup in Emelianenko’s clear decline, and in the opinion of Alistair Overeem, a heavyweight legend of the same vintage as Emelianenko, a signal that it...