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Jun 20, 2017 12:15 pm

Conor McGregor’s striking coach announces who will corner for Floyd Mayweather fight

On August 26, one of, if not the most talked about fight in combat sports history will take place as undefeated defensive boxing great, Floyd Mayweather will take on current UFC lightweight and former UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. The two superstars from their respective sports have gained a ton of fans and buzz throughout...

Jun 20, 2017 10:08 am

Stipe Miocic fires back at Anthony Joshua

Following news of a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight being official, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic began to call for a fight against heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua. While Joshua, an Olympic gold medalist, boasts an undefeated record of 19-0 that has seen him finish all of his opponents, Miocic is confident that he...

Jun 20, 2017 5:56 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor has a mural of himself KOing Floyd Mayweather in his gym

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will box professionally for the first time. His opponent will Floyd Mayweather Jr., a fighter with a record of 49-0 and a man widely considered on of the best boxers ever. In advance of this boxing match, McGregor has been identified as a significant underdog, and has...


Jun 19, 2017 5:56 am

UFC to add sensors to gloves and shorts to produce real-time stats during broadcasts

Over the weekend, UFC President Dana White and WME boss Ari Emanuel touched down in Cannes, France, where they participated in the Lions International Festival of Creativity. During the festival, White and Emanuel announced some interesting, UFC-related news. Apparently, the promotion will be adding sensors to fight gloves, shorts, and to the surface of the Octagon...

Jun 17, 2017 12:22 pm

Floyd Mayweather gives first interview following McGregor fight announcement

Earlier this week, the combat sports community was stunned as it was confirmed that a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match would be taking place on August 26th at the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas. While UFC President Dana White was quick to do a Q&A and answer fans questions, Floyd Mayweather remained silent...

Jun 16, 2017 7:04 pm

Hospital officials release statement updating the condition of Matt Hughes

Hospital officials release statement updating the condition of Matt Hughes Earlier today, tragic news surfaced that UFC Hall of Fame fighter Matt Hughes was involved in an brutal accident which saw his truck get struck by a train. Shortly following the accident, Hughes was airlifted to a nearby hospital, where UFC President Dana White stated that he was being treated for head trauma. Illinois...

Jun 16, 2017 2:32 pm

MMA community sends support to Matt Hughes following car accident

Friday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes had been involved in a horrific car accident that saw him airlifted to a hospital after his car was struck by a moving train near his hometown. While details on the situation remained scarce, UFC President Dana White revealed that Hughes was in...

Jun 16, 2017 1:16 pm

Details on Matt Hughes car accident emerge

Friday morning, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes was involved in a car accident that saw the car he was in get struck by a train. Following the accident, Hughes was reportedly airlifted to a hospital, where UFC President Dana White stated that he was being treated for head trauma. While...

Jun 16, 2017 11:33 am

Matt Hughes airlifted to medical facility after car accident

Tragic news surfaced Friday morning that former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes had been airlifted to a medical facility according to UFC President Dana White. White revealed to ESPN that the 43-year-old Hughes was helping a friend out, when the car he was riding in collided with a moving train. While details on the situation...

Jun 16, 2017 8:59 am

Mike Tyson discusses Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

While the general consensus in the MMA community is that fight fans are thrilled for the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match on August 26th, boxers, as well as boxing fans, are less thrilled about the fight, with Oscar De La Hoya going as far as to state that the fight could set boxing...

Jun 16, 2017 8:33 am

Andre Ward explains how Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor is good for boxing

This week, the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match was formally announced, giving the MMA community plenty to discuss until the two men finally step into the ring together on August 26th. While many are thrilled for the fight, some, such as Oscar De La Hoya, believe that a Mayweather-McGregor fight has no benefits...

Jun 16, 2017 2:09 am

Max Kellerman: Conor McGregor will not land a single punch on Floyd Mayweather

The massive fight between undefeated boxing genius Floyd Mayweather Jr. and the current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is set for August 26. The spectacle will bring in fans from both MMA and boxing and will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada. While many fans believe their favorite fighter of the two will come out...

Jun 15, 2017 2:01 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz is asked about Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

On Wednesday, the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing bout was officially announced and will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 26. The fight that many thought would never take place, including UFC President Dana White, is just a little over two months away. Following the announcement, the combat sports world reacted in...

Jun 15, 2017 11:19 am

Welterweight champ Tyron Woodley heaps praise on Conor McGregor

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor have certainly had their issues in the past. When Woodley heard the news that the Irishman had finally made his much-discussed boxing match with Floyd Mayweather happen, however, he could only offer his respect. “I immediately started thinking in my mind how I’m going to...

Jun 14, 2017 4:22 pm

Nate Diaz reacts to news of Conor McGregor’s fight with Floyd Mayweather

Earlier this evening, we compiled a list of some of the best reactions to the news that Conor McGregor‘s much-discussed fight with Floyd Mayweather had been made official. Unfortunately, this list did not include a reaction from McGregor’s most fearsome rival: Nate Diaz. That, of course, is because Diaz took his time responding to this...

Jun 14, 2017 3:51 pm

The combat sports community reacts to news of Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

The fight is now official. UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring to battle undefeated great Floyd Mayweather this August 28 at the T-Mobile Arena in the combat sports mecca of Las Vegas, Nevada. The pair will collide at a catchweight of 154 pounds. They will battle for up to 12...

Jun 12, 2017 2:07 pm

Mmadigest

The ongoing saga of scheduling a Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre fight took another unexpected turn this week when middleweight champion Michael Bisping revealed that he too is unable to fight in the near future, and as a result is more than okay with waiting on Georges St-Pierre to be ready to fight later this...

Jun 12, 2017 1:47 pm

DrPete

The ongoing saga of scheduling a Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre fight took another unexpected turn this week when middleweight champion Michael Bisping revealed that he too is unable to fight in the near future, and as a result is more than okay with waiting on Georges St-Pierre to be ready to fight later this...

Jun 9, 2017 1:40 pm

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell and Phil Baroni have competitive sparring match

Chuck Liddell and Phil Baroni are legendary pioneers in the sport of mixed martial arts. Liddell made his pro MMA debut back at UFC 17 in 1998 and went on to become one of the biggest stars in the UFC. Liddell won the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 52 by taking Randy Couture out...

Jun 9, 2017 8:19 am

Georges St-Pierre confident Michael Bisping fight still happens

The ongoing saga of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre‘s comeback fight continues to be a confusing one, as the former champion has now proclaimed that he is remaining “positive” in hopes of a fight with middleweight champion Michael Bisping happens, despite his eye injury sidelining him through the fall. While UFC President Dana White...

Jun 8, 2017 9:11 am

Demetrious Johnson questions the UFC: Is this f**king amateur hour?

The ongoing saga between the UFC and flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson continues to be a rather strange one as the duo have been unable to come to an agreement regarding Johnson’s next fight. Earlier this week, the flyweight champion released a rather lengthy statement in which he revealed that UFC President Dana White and UFC...

Jun 8, 2017 7:45 am

Daniel Cormier: UFC should pay Demetrious Johnson a million dollars to fight Dillashaw

Over the last few weeks, UFC President Dana White has been pushing UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson to accept a fight with a slimmed down former bantamweight champion in TJ Dillashaw. Johnson, however, has some real reservations. He believes the next flyweight title shot should go to the established Ray Borg, and is reluctant to...

Jun 7, 2017 1:18 pm

Conor McGregor shoots up in ranks amongst the world’s highest-paid athletes

It’s hard for the everyday Joe to even fathom the amount of money that the world’s highest paid athletes make as they rake in millions of dollars every year. Forbes released their list of The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes on Wednesday and once again, only one mixed martial arts superstar made their top-100 list. UFC lightweight...