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Aug 21, 2017 11:41 am

NAC director Bob Bennett updates on possible future boxing-MMA crossover fights

This Saturday, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will battle undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr., and it’s all anybody can talk about. The fight is expected to shatter all combat sports pay-per-view records, and go down as one of the most lucrative events in combat sports history. Given this, it’s hard not to wonder about...

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 21, 2017 8:49 am

Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal explains why he won’t be paying $100 for Mayweather vs. McGregor

This Saturday, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring to battle undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. The fight is tracking to be one of the biggest in combat sports history, and one that could smash all previous pay-per-view records. Former Strikeforce champ and current Bellator star Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal, however,...

Aug 21, 2017 7:33 am

“Insane” Floyd Mayweather is furious with “traitor” Justin Bieber

When you’re a world famous celebrity, public image is important. You’ve got to be careful who you associate with. It’s for this reason that pop superstar Justin Bieber has reportedly dialled back his friendship with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. According to a report from TMZ, Bieber and his team, under the influence of a...

Aug 21, 2017 5:59 am

Kevin Lee blasts Khabib Nurmagomedov: Bottom line, he doesn’t want to fight

Earlier this month, we learned that top lightweight contender Tony Ferguson will battle Kevin Lee – not undefeated Russian star Khabib Nurmagomedov – for UFC interim lightweight gold at UFC 216. Given Ferguson and Nurmagomedov’s rivalry and shared status as the two best lightweights not named Conor McGregor, this news came as a bit of...

Aug 20, 2017 8:04 pm

SummerSlam Results: Brock Lesnar’s fate is determined

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar put his WWE Universal Title on the line in the headliner of tonight’s WWE SummerSlam event in Brooklyn, New York. “The Beast” was pitted in a Fatal 4-Way match against Braun Strowman, Samoa Joe and Roman Reigns. Before we go any further, it is important to note that on...

Aug 20, 2017 3:59 pm

VIDEO | The Best Post-Fight Speech Of The Year?

A women’s strawweight bout between Katherine Roy and Brandi Narvaez took place during today’s “AKA 1: Rite of Passage” event which aired exclusively on FloCombat. The entertaining scrap ended in a controversial split-decision win for Katherine, but it was Roy’s post-fight speech that would steal the show. Post-fight speech of the year?! Katherine Roy keeps...

Aug 20, 2017 3:33 pm

VIDEO | Watch the 25 Best Conor McGregor Punches Ever

Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has made a fortune by destroying opponents with his brutal left hand. “Mystic Mac” became the first UFC fighter in history to simultaneously hold two belts in different weight classes at November’s UFC 205 event in New York, this after he finished Eddie Alvarez via a sensational second-round knockout....

Aug 20, 2017 12:11 pm

Artem Lobov: “Khabib is as big as he is in Russia because of Conor McGregor”

If Conor McGregor returns to MMA after his blockbuster boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr., one of the most interesting options for him would be a fight with undefeated Russian contender Khabib Nurmagomedov. In the opinion of McGregor’s training partner and friend, Russian-born Irishman Artem Lobov, there could be no better setting for this fight...

Aug 20, 2017 9:36 am

Michael Chandler issues challenge to Rory MacDonald, MacDonald replies

Earlier this weekend, former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald began to express his frustration with Bellator’s failure to keep him active. Speaking out on social media, the Canadian star claimed that he hoped to fight again this year, but that the promotion couldn’t make it happen, and that he was getting impatient. unfortunately no...

Aug 20, 2017 8:52 am

Junior Dos Santos issues statement on potential doping violation

One of the most anticipated features of UFC 215, which is scheduled for September 9 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, was a heavyweight tilt pitting former champion Junior Dos Santos against surging contender Francis Ngannou. Regrettably, this fight was nixed when Dos Santos was notified of a potential anti-doping violation. Dos Santos’ team was quick to...

Aug 20, 2017 7:58 am

Rory MacDonald is getting impatient with Bellator

Rory MacDonald is arguably the highest-profile free agent that Bellator MMA has picked up to date. Unfortunately, the former UFC welterweight title challenger is getting a little frustrated with his new employer. Though MacDonald initially seemed very excited with the way Bellator operates, he has since begun to criticize the promotion in the same way...

Aug 20, 2017 6:51 am

Coach John Kavanagh teases that Conor McGregor might submit Floyd Mayweather

On August 26 – now less than a week away – UFC lightweight champ and verifiable MMA superstar Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring to battle undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. Given that McGregor has never boxed professionally, he is being given little chance of success against the 49-0 defensive specialist Mayweather....

Aug 19, 2017 7:00 pm

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre is practicing what would be a crazy post-fight octagon celebration

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges “Rush” St-Pierre will make his long awaited octagon return at UFC 217 this November in New York where he will attempt to dethrone current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. St-Pierre has not competed since UFC 167 in November of 2013, where he scored a split-decision victory over Johny Hendricks thus...

Aug 19, 2017 4:05 pm

Check out these amazing Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather posters!

When it comes to creating epic posters there is nobody in the fight game better than Boss Logic. The king of poster art has once again delivered for the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather super fight which takes place one week today (August 26) in Las Vegas. Check out Boss Logic’s most recent...

Aug 19, 2017 1:08 pm

AJ Agazarm Gets Object Thrown at Him After Winning at Polaris 5

Something happened a couple of years ago; grappling got really exciting. To jiu jitsu nerds or people who sleep in their rash guards like pajamas, grappling has always been exciting, but a movement started happening that bridged the gap between the casual and hardcore fanbase. Polaris Professional was one of the tournaments — like Metamoris or...

Aug 19, 2017 12:03 pm

Shane Mosley uses Mayweather Sr. to throw shade at Conor McGregor

Former three weight division boxing world champion “Sugar” Shane Mosley doesn’t believe that current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has a snowballs chance in hell of defeating Floyd Mayweather on August 26 in Las Vegas. Mosley believes that a better fight to make would be having “Mystic Mac” square off with Floyd’s father, Mayweather Sr,...

Aug 19, 2017 11:46 am

Listen to the Sound of this Brutally Perfect Knee From ACB 67

If you’ve ever ventured out of the UFC comfort zone to watch Absolute Championship Berkut, then you already know that most of their events produce highlight reels or at the very least crazy moments that will make you yell at your laptop. If you aren’t familiar with ACB, then now is the perfect time, especially...

Aug 19, 2017 10:09 am

Andrei Arlovski and Felice Herrig receive their next octagon opponents

Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski (25-15 MMA) will look to snap his current five-fight losing skid on November 11 when he squares off with Junior Albini (14-2 MMA) at UFC Norfolk. UFC officials announced the heavyweight tilt earlier today. Arlovski was most recently seen in action this past June where he suffered a unanimous...

Aug 19, 2017 9:06 am

Mark Hunt Trashes ‘Chicken Sh-t’ Fabricio Werdum

Mark Hunt only has three modes: chill, no chill, and absolute destruction. Luckily, his last opponent Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis, didn’t pop for any drugs. Before that, his last four opponents in a row have been fighters who violated the UFC’s anti-doping policies, so it’s easy to understand why Hunt has been more no...

Aug 19, 2017 9:00 am

Bigfoot Silva fires back at his critics

Yesterday morning it was annnounced that former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva would be returning to action on October 14 in Gangzhou, China. That news alone had fans and analysts worried. After all, “Bigfoot” has suffered seven knockout losses over the course of the last four years. What made matters far worse and...

Aug 19, 2017 6:38 am

Nate Diaz Defends McGregor Against Boxing’s ‘One-Dimensional’ Clowns

As soon as Nate Diaz was announced to fight Conor McGregor back at UFC 196, we all knew it was going to be something special. It was the first time McGregor’s trash talk would bounce off of someone. There wouldn’t be any getting in Diaz’s head, he would only shrug, curse and go on a...

Aug 18, 2017 4:44 pm

Dana White warns the boxing community “Now you’re going to meet Conor McGregor”

We are just over a week away from what could be the biggest fight in combat sports history. That’s right, current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will look to defy the odds when he makes his professional boxing debut against undefeated legend Floyd “Money” Mayweather on August 26 live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas....