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Feb 4, 2017 8:28 am

Nate Diaz reportedly set to return at UFC 211

Following an announcement from UFC President Dana White that the promotion had offered Nate Diaz a fight, inside sources have now leaked the details of the fight. According to SmackHisFace.com, Diaz will return at UFC 211 to fight former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in a fight that could very well see the winner ultimately fight...

Feb 3, 2017 10:02 am

CM Punk return? Punk “feverishly” working on finding opponent

Fight fans very well could see a CM Punk return in 2017, if former WWE champion Phil Brooks gets his way. After dropping a first round submission to Mickey Gall in 2016, Punk was very adamant about stepping into the Octagon for another potential fight. While UFC President Dana White wasn’t initially in favor of...

Feb 3, 2017 9:30 am

Bob Arum willing to step aside to let McGregor Pacquiao happen

While Conor McGregor has yet to have an official date or opponent for his boxing debut, numerous high profile boxers have been calling out the UFC superstar for a potential boxing match, most notably Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. While Mayweather offered McGregor $15 million to accept a boxing match, UFC President Dana White was...

Feb 3, 2017 7:38 am

Demian Maia releases lengthy statement explaining why Masvidal fight won’t happen

Late last month, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Denver, Jorge Masvidal scored one of the biggest wins of his career, ending Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s win-streak with a second-round knockout. With this win, the American Top Team veteran burst into the ranks of the welterweight elite, where fights with fellow top...

Feb 2, 2017 11:25 am

UFC’s Kevin Lee to potentially help Mayweather training for McGregor

One UFC lightweight could play a pivotal role to potentially help Floyd Mayweather training for Conor McGregor. With talks of UFC champion Conor McGregor making the move to boxing in 2017 looking more and more likely, talks of a potential Mayweather-McGregor boxing match have begun to dominate headlines. To start the new year, Mayweather offered...

Feb 2, 2017 9:04 am

Demian Maia turned down Jorge Masvidal fight, Magny wants in

Fresh off his ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’ win over Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone this past weekend, Jorge Masvidal is already being linked to other matchups. After UFC President Dana White revealed that he had offered Demian Maia a fight with Masvidal, it didn’t take long for Masvidal to reveal that Maia turned the fight down: “People are...

Feb 1, 2017 1:38 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping calls out Yoel Romero cheating at UFC 205

If at first you don't succeed, cheat right? @yoelromeromma anyway you can right? Steroids, water, greasing, fence grabbing. Nothing is off limits with this guy. #taintedsupplementsmy ass see you soon BOY! #andstill 🇬🇧 A video posted by Mikebisping (@mikebisping) on Jan 31, 2017 at 9:22pm PST UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is pulling no punches...

Feb 1, 2017 10:30 am

Demetrious Johnson breaks down potential McGregor Mayweather fight

To start 2017, talks of a potential McGregor Mayweather boxing match have continued to dominate headlines as the pair have continued to go back and forth in regards to a potential showdown. To start the year, Mayweather made Conor McGregor and offer of $15 million to box him, which was quickly countered by UFC President...

Feb 1, 2017 9:28 am

Conor McGregor Game of Thrones appearance? Not so fast

In 2016, news surfaced that UFC champion Conor McGregor was set to star in the upcoming season of HBO’s hit series ‘Game of Thrones’. While the news seemed official, with UFC President Dana White even discussing the situation on Fox Sports Live, that apparently isn’t the case. “I did hear that. I knew a few...

Feb 1, 2017 6:36 am

Jorge Masvidal is not interested in opponents outside the welterweight top-5

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Denver, Colorado, Strikeforce veteran Jorge Masvidal surprised with a crushing, second-round knockout of streaking welterweight contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. The win stands out as one of the biggest of his long career, if not the biggest thus far. With this career changing win in the...

Jan 31, 2017 1:11 pm

Conor McGregor sounds off on how he can make fight with Floyd Mayweather happen

UFC President Dana White has said time and time again that if Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor want to fight, he is the man to talk to. With “The Notorious” being under contract with the UFC, it seems like it would be the only way unless McGregor were to fulfill the terms for the remainder...

Jan 31, 2017 9:59 am

Conor McGregor breaks silence on Ronda Rousey’s media blackout

While Conor McGregor may have had a pay-per view interview this past weekend to discuss his future plans in the Octagon, talks ultimately shifted to Ronda Rousey. Leading up to UFC 207, where Ronda Rousey made her highly anticipated return to the Octagon following the first defeat of her professional career at the hands of...

Jan 31, 2017 9:36 am

Conor McGregor reflects on Ronda Rousey UFC 207 loss

To end 2016, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returned to the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown with UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes, who was looking to make her first successful title defense at the event. Nunes of course picked up a dominant 48 second TKO win over Rousey, defending her title,...

Jan 30, 2017 8:45 am

Radio host Jason Ellis is campaigning for a fight with CM Punk

In September of 2016, pro wrestling star CM Punk made his long-awaited first steps into the Octagon against young prospect Mickey Gall. Punk did so with little in the way of martial arts experience – and it showed. Seconds into the first round, he was plowed to the mat by his young foe, where he...

Jan 29, 2017 9:49 am

Jorge Masvidal on Cowboy win: I’ll take the double knockout

Last night, the UFC returned to Denver, Colorado with UFC on Fox 23. With eight exciting stoppages among the 12 fights on the bill, this Denver card was a downright thriller. Perhaps the most thrilling moment of the entire card, however, occurred in the co-main event, where Strikeforce veteran Jorge Masvidal delivered an upset by...

Jan 28, 2017 1:56 pm

Conor McGregor rips everyone: ‘F**k the UFC, F**ck Floyd, F**k you too’

UFC superstar Conor McGregor is currently on an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon due to the upcoming birth of his firstborn child. After his historic UFC 205 win over Eddie Alvarez in November, the two-division champion announced that he would be taking some time away from the Octagon due to the birth of his child...

Jan 27, 2017 11:05 pm

VIDEO | Donald Cerrone vs. Jorge Masivdal staredown gets intense

CERRONE vs MASVIDAL!!! Tomorrow night on FOX! pic.twitter.com/67HTtMZkrO — Dana White (@danawhite) January 28, 2017 The ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’ Donald Cerrone vs. Jorge Masvidal scrap is continuing to become more and more intense! On Saturday night at ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’, fight fans will tune in for a highly anticipated showdown in the co-main...

Jan 26, 2017 11:27 am

Yoel Romero trolls Michael Bisping on social media

Yoel Romero is really working for the middleweight title shot! To end 2016, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping made his first successful title defense as he picked up a unanimous decision win over Dan Henderson at UFC 204 in England. Following the win, Yoel Romero was crowned the middleweight #1 contender after picking up a...

Jan 26, 2017 9:53 am

Johny Hendricks seriously considering retirement if move to 185 is unsuccessful

Ahead of Johny Hendricks UFC 207 scrap with Neil Magny at the end of 2016, the former welterweight champion revealed that he could very well be on his way to retirement depending on how the fight played out. Unfortunately for Hendricks, not only did he miss weight by three and a half pounds, he then...

Jan 25, 2017 8:59 am

Sage Northcutt returning to lightweight after going 0-2

UFC prospect Sage Northcutt is headed back down to 155 pounds after a bit of a rough stretch at welterweight. After going 2-0 in the UFC in 2015, defeating Francisco Trevino and Cody Pfister after being discovered on UFC President Dana White’s “Lookin’ For A Fight” series, Northcutt experienced the first loss of his professional...

Jan 25, 2017 8:42 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather in ‘Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!’

While we might not see Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather soon, we can enjoy this parody of the fight in the meantime! To kick off 2017, undefeated Boxing icon Floyd Mayweather made UFC superstar Conor McGregor an offer to fight him in the boxing ring for $15 million dollars. The offer was a rather low...

Jan 24, 2017 1:03 pm

Nate Diaz wants to fight but says he is being ‘put on the shelf’

August 20, 2016 was the last time Nate Diaz stepped into the Octagon for a fight. Following a majority decision loss to his rival Conor McGregor at UFC 202, Diaz has stated that he is only looking for big fights that will result in a big payday. Given his history and payouts for his two...

Jan 24, 2017 9:24 am

Kelvin Gastelum bothered by criticism from failed weigh cuts

While TUF season 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum is certainly a top 10 fighter in both the welterweight and middleweight divisions, Gastelum has received quite a bit of criticism for missing weight on numerous occasions when making the cut to 170 to fight at welterweight. Kelvin Gastelum’s first run-in with the scale came at UFC Fight...

Jan 23, 2017 11:21 am

Tim Kennedy updates on MMAAA recruitment, Bjorn Rebney’s involvement

Earlier this month, long-time middleweight contender Tim Kennedy announced his retirement from MMA. With this retirement from competition, Kennedy now shifts his focus to a new fight, as he battles on behalf of fighters as the President of the new Mixed Martial Arts Athlete’s Association. During an appearance on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour,...

Jan 23, 2017 9:31 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t expect to headline UFC’s debut in Russia

Late last year, news broke that UFC head honchos Dana White and Ari Emmanuel visited Moscow, Russia to begin working on the promotion’s potential debut in the country. At the moment, of course, this debut remains a hypothetical one, as no date or location has been confirmed. If the UFC does touch down in Russia, however,...

Jan 23, 2017 8:51 am

Jon Anik: Floyd Mayweather needs McGregor and the UFC more than they need him

The biggest ongoing storyline in combat sports today surrounds a potential mega fight between retired boxing great Floyd Mayweather and MMA superstar Conor McGregor. Until recently, this history-making showdown has resided firmly in the realm of the hypothetical. When UFC President Dana White made what he called “a real offer” of $25 million to Mayweather, however,...