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Mar 17, 2017 8:22 am

Chael Sonnen says Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather “Is ON”

Throughout the course of 2017, conflicting reports have continued to emerge regarding the status of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing superfight. While offers have been made on both sides, neither party has been able to reach an agreement. With that being said, the NSAC revealed recently that they were aware of ongoing...

Mar 16, 2017 12:23 pm

Chris Weidman weighs-in on Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre

This year, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will step into the Octagon to fight former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre in a highly anticipated middleweight title fight. While there has been no official date set for the fight, UFC President Dana White has revealed that the two will fight sometime this year. Interestingly enough, White...

Mar 15, 2017 12:37 pm

Michael Bisping: Floyd Mayweather was scammed out of money in Vegas

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping recently shed a bit of light on the ever-confusing reports regarding a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing superfight following a statement from UFC President Dana White that revealed a fight between Mayweather and McGregor is far from being finalized. That followed a statement from Floyd Mayweather in which,...

Mar 14, 2017 11:07 am

Demetrious Johnson: People misunderstand Tyron Woodley when he talks about racism

Over the last few months, UFC welterweight titleholder Tyron Woodley has generated some controversy among fans by suggesting that he deals with racism, even as a UFC champion. “If you look at the history of our sport – and it’s not even our sport, the history of the American culture – certain things are subliminally...

Mar 11, 2017 12:43 pm

Bethe Correia eyeing potential Ronda Rousey rematch

Ahead of her ‘UFC Fight Night: Fortaleza’ scrap against Marion Reneau tonight, Bethe Correia is looking for an eventual rematch with Ronda Rousey after she found herself knocked out in just 34 seconds by the former champ two years ago. Leading up to that fight, Correia was hailed as the most dangerous fighter Rousey had...

Mar 11, 2017 8:28 am

Amanda Nunes offers advice to Ronda Rousey months after UFC 207 loss

Back in December, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes set foot in the Octagon to fight former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in a highly anticipated showdown. Leading up to the fight, Rousy was the focus of the promos, drawing quite a bit of controversy given the fact that Nunes was the champion going...

Mar 11, 2017 8:08 am

Kelvin Gastelum still eyeing potential return to welterweight

The Ultimate Fighter season 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum is currently competing at middleweight following several botched weight-cuts to welterweight. Gastelum won season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter in the middleweight division, but then dropped to welterweight in order to fight opponents his size. With that being said, Gastelum missed weight on several occasions, resulting in...

Mar 11, 2017 7:30 am

Floyd Mayweather officially ends retirement, wants Conor McGregor in June

Throughout the course of developments made in the Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather superfight negotiations, undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather has remained adamant the fact that he is truly retired from boxing. With news surfacing earlier this year from the NSAC that both parties have been making progress in negotiations, many believed a fight was all, but official....

Mar 10, 2017 10:45 pm

Cris Cyborg ready to fight regardless of Germaine De Randamie’s status

Earlier this year, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm stepped into the Octagon with kickboxing veteran Germaine De Randamie for a highly anticipated showdown for the inaugural women’s featherweight title. The fight was a rather controversial one, with De Randamie landing shots after the bell on two occasions. Despite that, she won the fight,...

Mar 10, 2017 11:54 am

Floyd Mayweather: Conor McGregor “doesn’t really want to fight”

Throughout the course of 2017, reports have continued to surface regarding developments in the negotiations for a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight. While reports initially indicated that the pair were close to finalizing a deal, both Mayweather and UFC President Dana White have since stated that a deal has not been reached. While...

Mar 10, 2017 10:39 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov may be retiring early after UFC 209

This past weekend, undefeated UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov was set to return to the Octagon at UFC 209 to fight Tony Ferguson for the interim lightweight championship. Unfortunately, Nurmagomedov was pulled from the fight the morning of weigh-ins after he was hospitalized. Fortunately, following the incident, UFC President Dana White stated that Nurmagomedov would be...

Mar 9, 2017 8:43 am

Chris Weidman reacts to Michael Bisping not fighting Yoel Romero

In 2016, Yoel Romero and Chris Weidman both looked to cement their place at the top of the UFC’s middleweight division as they stepped into the Octagon at UFC 205. With the fight tied at one round each, Romero scored a clutch 3rd round TKO, leaving the former champ on the canvas. Following the win,...

Mar 9, 2017 7:41 am

Georges St-Pierre shoots down potential Johny Hendricks rematch

The last time former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre was in the Octagon, ‘Rush’ was defending his welterweight title for the 9th time as he faced streaking contender Johny Hendricks. St-Pierre ultimately won the fight via split decision, retaining the belt and moving one step closer to the record of 10 title defenses set by...

Mar 8, 2017 11:05 am

Kevin Lee explains why he believes Khabib Nurmagomedov pulled out of UFC 209

While Khabib Nurmagomedov’s last-minute withdrawal from UFC 209 was certainly a surprising move, UFC President Dana White was very open about the fact that he believes Nurmagomedov’s team could have saved the fight had they not gone “rogue” when their fighter began feeling ill. Despite that, Nurmagomedov’s manager recently shed light on the matter, saying...

Mar 8, 2017 10:50 am

Tony Ferguson gives demands for Khabib Nurmagomedov rebooking

This past weekend at UFC 209, top ranked lightweights Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson were set to face off in the co-main event for the interim lightweight title. Unfortunately, the day of weigh-ins, Nurmagomedov was forced to go to the hospital as he was in need of IV fluids. Ultimately, The Eagle was forced out...

Mar 8, 2017 6:59 am

Jacare Souza goes off on Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold

Top ranked UFC middleweight contender Ronaldo Jacare Souza has been on a tear of the UFC’s middleweight division. With a controversial split decision loss to Yoel Romero being the only mark on his otherwise unblemished record, Souza remains one of the most lethal contenders at 185 pounds. While Souza is currently set to fight Robert...

Mar 8, 2017 6:48 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager opens up on UFC 209 fiasco

This past weekend, undefeated UFC lightweight Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov was set to step into the Octagon with streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson for a highly anticipated interim lightweight title fight. Unfortunately, the morning of weigh-ins, reports began to surface that Nurmagomedov had been hospitalized. These reports were confirmed shortly thereafter, and Nurmagomedov was ultimately...

Mar 7, 2017 10:16 am

NSAC Director Bob Bennet: 10-8 round for Woodley is “unacceptable”

This past weekend, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley defended his UFC welterweight title for the second time as he picked up a majority decision win over Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson in a rather controversial performance. While Woodley was awarded the majority decision, there were many, including UFC President Dana White, who believe that Thompson won the...

Mar 6, 2017 9:06 am

Chael Sonnen discusses what’s next for Khabib Nurmagomedov

Last weekend, the UFC returned to the combat sport mecca of Las Vegas, Nevada, with UFC 209. Unfortunately, it made this Vegas return without its originally planned co-main event: an interim lightweight title fight between undefeated Dagestani star Khabib Nurmagomedov, and streaking American contender Tony Ferguson. This fight was cancelled on the eve of battle,...

Mar 6, 2017 6:49 am

Tyron Woodley and Dan Hardy get heated on Twitter

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 209, welterweight champion Tyron Woodley defended his title with a majority decision over Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. While Woodley’s win was an important one, however, it was also incredibly close, and fairly unexciting as far as fights go. The slow nature of Woodley’s defeat of Thompson prompted backlash...

Mar 5, 2017 6:26 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov releases apology for UFC 209 withdraw

Top UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov took to social media this evening where he delivered an apology to his fans, employer and slated UFC 209 opponent Tony Ferguson for not participating at this weekend’s pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. Чтобы ты не делал или кем бы ты не был, ты получишь то, что Всевышний предписал...

Mar 5, 2017 1:20 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov missed out on a huge payday at UFC 209

Top UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov missed out on a huge payday at last night’s UFC 209 event in Las Vegas. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto announced on Twitter that “The Eagle” would have made a cool $500,000 win or lose if he had fought Tony Ferguson for the promotions interim lightweight title at UFC 209. Khabib...

Mar 5, 2017 12:58 pm

Alistair Overeem had to receive an IV prior to UFC 209 fight with Mark Hunt

Former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem had to receive an IV prior to his UFC 209 showdown with fellow knockout artist Mark Hunt. “The Reem” was able to score a devastating third-round knockout victory over “The Super Samoan” on last night’s main card in Las Vegas. However, according to UFC president Dana White fans were...

Mar 4, 2017 9:45 am

Tony Ferguson explains why he turned down Michael Johnson fight

Friday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that prior to his co-main event interim lightweight title fight with Tony Ferguson, Khabib Nurmagomedov had been taken to the hospital by his team. Unfortunately, after receiving an IV, Nurmagomedov was forced out of his scrap with Tony Ferguson. While the promotion initially looked to find ‘El Cucuy’ a replacement...

Mar 4, 2017 8:55 am

Michael Bisping goes OFF on Georges St-Pierre at press conference

Friday afternoon, during their special press conference in Las Vegas, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre exchanged quite a few heated words. Bisping kicked off the press conference by showing up late, before making a grand entrance complete with several expletives, Conor McGregor style. After being told by a...

Mar 3, 2017 8:36 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre wears UFC Fight Kit for the first time

Throughout the course of 2017, news has continued to surface regarding the highly anticipated return of former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. While it was announced earlier this year that GSP had signed a new multi-fight deal with the UFC, UFC President Dana White revealed this week that St-Pierre would be stepping into the Octagon...

Mar 2, 2017 9:35 pm

VIDEO | UFC 209 Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson & Woodley vs. Thompson staredowns

Saturday night in Las Vegas at UFC 209, fight fans will tune in for an action packed night of fights which will feature two title fights. In the main event, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will step into the Octagon with welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson for a highly anticipated rematch several months in the...

Mar 2, 2017 10:56 am

John Kavanagh gives inside update on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

Throughout the course of 2017, conflicting reports have continued to emerge regarding a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight. While the NSAC has confirmed that negotiations between the two parties are ongoing, both Floyd Mayweather and UFC President Dana White have stated that they are quite far off from reaching a deal. Despite that,...