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May 22, 2016 4:42 pm

RIZIN CEO: Conor McGregor would do fantastic in Japan

RIZIN CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara believes that current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be a huge draw if he fought in Japan. The former PRIDE FC boss told MMAFighting.com that both Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey would be huge draws if they fought in Japan. His words: “He would do fantastic,” Sakakibara said through an...

May 22, 2016 3:45 pm

Junior dos Santos has a message for Ben Rothwell

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos picked up an impressive decision victory over Ben Rothwell in the main event of UFC Fight Night 86 this past April. Following his loss to “JDS”, Rothwell stated that taking the fight was “strategically stupid”, as dos Santos was coming off of a loss. “Cigano” responded to Rothwell’s...

May 22, 2016 1:12 pm

Tarec Saffiedine is likely out of next weekend’s fight with Rick Story

The UFC’s injury woes continue as it is being reported that Tarec Saffiedine has suffered an injury which will likely force him out of his scheduled bout with Rick Story at next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 88 event. Saffiedine has not been officially ruled off the card just yet, however, the promotion is doing its...

May 22, 2016 12:54 pm

Dan Henderson: “I’m almost ready to retire”

Dan Henderson will fight the final bout of his current UFC contract when he squares off with former Bellator champ Hector Lombard at UFC 199 on June 4 in  Los Angeles. The 45-year-old mixed martial arts legend recently spoke to MMAJunkie Radio where he admitted that he is about ready to hang up the gloves....

May 22, 2016 12:34 pm

Dennis Bermudez now holds a Guinness World Record

UFC featherweight contender Dennis Bermudez now holds a Guinness World Record. Bermudez made the record books for drinking a litre of lemon juice through a straw in only 22.75 seconds. Dennis spoke to MMAJunkie about his accomplishment: “I didn’t think I could do it, but when it’s game time, I show up.” “In my head,...

May 22, 2016 9:26 am

Conor McGregor: ‘Mayweather needs me, I don’t need him’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was interviewed by ESPN on Sunday where he discussed a possible boxing match with retired fighter Floyd Mayweather. Here is what “Mystic Mac” had to say on the subject (as transcribed by MMAFighting.com): “It was him that leaked the rumor,” McGregor said. “He gets $100 million, and I get $7...

May 22, 2016 9:13 am

Cris Cyborg wants a boxing fight on the same card as ‘McGregor vs. Mayweather’

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made a statement in her UFC debut earlier this month at UFC 198 when she defeated Leslie Smith via TKO in the very first-round. The feared Brazilian striker has heard the rumors about a possible boxing match between retired champion Floyd Mayweather and current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor....

May 22, 2016 7:51 am

Video | Rameau Sokoudjou KO’s Matt Hamill at Venator FC

Former UFC veterans Rameau Sokoudjou and Matt Hamill squared off at this weekend’s Venator FC event in Milan, Italy. As you can see in the video below, Sokoudjou was able to knockout Hamill after landing this viscous combo. (Video from Zombie Prophet): Matt Hamill vs Sokoudjou #VenatorFC pic.twitter.com/qis4cWIP6y — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) May 21, 2016...

May 21, 2016 3:32 pm

VIDEO | Rousimar Palhares gets TKO’d in less than a minute at Venator FC III

Former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares fought on Saturday in Milan, Italy at Venator FC III. Palhares was matched up with Emil Weber Meek in the main event of the card and things ended quickly with Meek winning by TKO early in the first round. Meek improved his record to 9-2-1 with the win over Palhares...

May 21, 2016 3:00 pm

VIDEO | Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller gets choked out by Mattia Schiavolin at Venator FC III

Jason Mathem Miller vs Mattia Schiavolin #VenatorFC pic.twitter.com/RbR0ug3e2G — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) May 21, 2016 After getting his chance to fight for the Venator middleweight title taken away for coming in 24 pounds over the middleweight limit, Jason “Mayhem” Miller was given a fight at Venator FC III in the light heavyweight division. Miller had...

May 21, 2016 1:58 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor vs. ESPN’s Kenny Mayne in rock, paper, scissors

What would the stakes be if you were to play Conor McGregor in a game of rock, paper, scissors? ESPN’s Kenny Mayne took the option to get physical in the old game of roshambo. Mayne challenged the UFC featherweight champ and asked, “Winner gets to hit the other guy?” “The Notorious” replied, “OK. In the...

May 21, 2016 1:28 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan says Gabi Garcia is ‘clearly taking male hormones’

Gabi Garcia is currently 2-0 in professional MMA with both of her fights taking place in Rizin FF. Garcia, who fights in the light heavyweight division at 205 pounds has finished both of her fights, one coming by TKO and one by submission. Garcia established herself in the world of competitive sport jiu-jitsu winning multiple...

May 21, 2016 12:47 pm

Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin fighting in September

While the biggest news in boxing is surrounding a retired boxing star and a UFC featherweight champion, true boxing enthusiasts are hoping for the Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez fight. Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler spoke with Boxing Scene on “GGG’s” next fight. “Canelo is certainly the number one choice but at the same time...

May 21, 2016 11:35 am

Matt Brown on Tyron Woodley: ‘I’d fight him in the f***ing street for free’

Matt Brown is not happy that Tyron Woodley is getting a title shot against Robbie Lawler at UFC 201. The UFC veteran spoke with MMA Underground on his displeasure for the UFC’s decision to give Woodley a shot at UFC gold. “[Tyron] Woodley, he’s a bitch. I just don’t like him anyway,” said Brown (transcribed...

May 21, 2016 10:51 am

BJ Penn on FLOGRAPPLING’s ‘America’s Most Successful Black Belt of All Time’

BJ “The Prodigy” Penn got his nickname early on in his martial arts career and for good reason. Our namesake was the first non-Brazilian to win gold at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championships back in 2000, which catapulted his career in mixed martial arts. Penn then went on to achieve great accolades in the world of...

May 21, 2016 3:14 am

PHOTO | Michael Bisping still filming xXx film 2 weeks before title fight

Michael Bisping has the biggest fight of his entire career coming up in 2 weeks, but has still been busy on the set of “xXx: The Return Of The Xander Cage.” With getting just two and a half weeks notice that he would be getting the first title shot of his near 10 year UFC...

May 21, 2016 2:32 am

VIDEO | Thomas Almeida knocks out Brad Pickett with flying knee

UFC Fight Night 88 is set to take place next weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event will feature undefeated bantamweights Thomas Almeida vs. Cody Garbrandt. To peak your interest in the fight where odds are that one man will leave the Octagon undefeated and the other will taste defeat for the first time,...

May 20, 2016 9:15 pm

Dana White: ‘I didn’t have a good day in Stockton’

Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta made their way out to Stockton, California on Friday to meet with Nate Diaz. Just a couple days before getting to Stockton, White and Fertitta met with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor for dinner. The meeting looked to go over well as both McGregor and White were all smiles upon...

May 20, 2016 4:33 pm

Gilbert Melendez on Conor McGregor: ‘He fights like the smaller man’

Nate Diaz and Gilbert Melendez have been close training partners for a long time with Cesar Gracie. Melendez knows Diaz all too well and says that if McGregor gets his rematch with Nate, the result will be the same as their first match. “I don’t see it going any differently. I see Conor, if he...

May 20, 2016 4:14 pm

Report: Dana White storms out of lunch meeting with Nate Diaz in Stockton

UFC heads met with Conor McGregor on Wednesday night to discuss booking his next fight and from the looks of both Dana White and “The Notorious” after their meeting, everything went really well. White and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta apparently met with Nate Diaz Friday in Stockton, California to meet over lunch to discuss booking...

May 20, 2016 12:13 pm

Urijah Faber finds Dominick Cruz and T.J. Dillashaw’s new alliance funny

Urijah Faber’s trash talk has turned two former enemies into friends. As Faber is set to fight Dominick Cruz for the UFC bantamweight title at UFC 199, he has made a few comments regarding Cruz and former champion TJ Dillashaw’s physique. “Dominick’s defending T.J. They’re in this club together,” said Faber, according to FOX Sports....