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Apr 6, 2017 6:35 am

VIDEO | Jeff Mayweather details UFC’s ‘horrendous split’ on profits with Conor McGregor

There is ever-increasing reason to believe that a boxing mega-fight between UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor and undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. could actually happen. According to Mayweather’s Uncle, Jeff Mayweather, however, there remains one massive hurdle in the way of this fight: the UFC wants a massive piece of the pie. In a recent interview with...

Apr 5, 2017 2:42 pm

Targeted weight for Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather revealed

While negotiations for a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight have been extremely public, one bit of information which has managed to remain quiet is the matter of what weight McGregor & Mayweather will box at. Now, according to MMAMania, Conor McGregor’s head coach, John Kavanagh, has revealed that both parties are looking to...

Apr 5, 2017 12:27 pm

Rafael dos Anjos discusses welterweight debut against Tarec Saffiedine

In just over two months, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will step into the Octagon with former Strikeforce champion Tarec Saffiedine for the former champ’s highly anticipated welterweight debut in Singapore. Ahead of the fight, Dos Anjos is hoping to experience a bit of a career resurgence as he looks to snap a 2-fight...

Apr 5, 2017 12:10 pm

Daniel Cormier calls out Jon Jones: ‘We know he tried to cheat’

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has been scheduled to fight former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on numerous occasions, however with that being said, the pair have only stepped into the Octagon together on one occasion. With that being said, just nine months ago, Cormier and Jones were set to have a title unification...

Apr 5, 2017 7:21 am

Nate Diaz issues a challenge: ‘come get it!’

Stockton, California’s Nate Diaz is one of the most popular fighters in the game today. Unfortunately, it’s been some time since we’ve seen the ever-entertaining fighter in the cage. This is not for lack of trying. Though Diaz whole-heartedly denies it, UFC President Dana White claims to have made the Stockton hero several fight offers,...

Apr 4, 2017 7:44 am

Mackenzie Dern targets summer return to MMA, but “likely not” not in the UFC

Though Mackenzie Dern came up short on the mats last weekend, giving up a choke to three-time world champion Bia Mesquita in the absolute division of the IBJJF’s Rio Falls event, she remains one of the most talked-about names in the grappling world. Having gone 3-0 in the cage, she’s also emerging as one of the hottest prospects...

Apr 3, 2017 1:08 pm

Breakdown: Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor’s height, weight, and reach

“A lot of things make this fight intriguing but the reality is this — anybody who has ever seen Floyd Mayweather, he’s this big. Conor McGregor is huge.” This is what UFC President Dana White told FOX Sports about the size difference between undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. Here...

Apr 1, 2017 1:04 pm

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones is “always” around a title fight

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has certainly had a long and storied rivalry with current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. The pair’s rivalry began several years ago, and escalated to an all new level when the pair were involved in their infamous press conference brawl. While the pair have been scheduled to fight...

Apr 1, 2017 9:58 am

Gegard Mousasi explains how “stupid” Bisping vs. St-Pierre affects the division

Early in 2017, news surfaced that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre would be returning to the Octagon to fight middleweight champion Michael Bisping. UFC President Dana White confirmed the news, and both Bisping and St-Pierre appeared at a press conference for the scrap. With that being said, there was no date given for the...

Mar 31, 2017 11:21 pm

BREAKING! Jon Jones returns at heavyweight against a former champion

Jon Jones returns at heavyweight against a former champion! Former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon “Bones” Jones is making his long-discussed move to the promotions heavyweight division. News just broke that Jon Jones will return to the octagon at July’s highly anticipated UFC 213 pay-per-view event where he will square off with former UFC heavyweight...

Mar 31, 2017 11:33 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov looking for title fight near end of summer

Top ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov was recently scheduled to fight Tony Ferguson in the co-main event of UFC 209 on March 4th, however tragedy struck the day of weigh-ins as Nurmagomedov was taken to the hospital and given an IV. Subsequently, given that after IV fluids he would have been unable to make weight...

Mar 30, 2017 10:07 am

Freddie Roach: Georges St-Pierre wants Conor McGregor fight

Earlier this year, news surfaced that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre would be returning to the Octagon this year to fight UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping in a highly anticipated showdown for Bisping’s middleweight title. While no official date for the fight was set, UFC President Dana White confirmed that the two men would...

Mar 30, 2017 8:13 am

PHOTO | UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt gets massive chest tattoo

When Mark Hunt next steps into the Octagon, he’s going to look a little different than we’re used to. The fan favorite UFC heavyweight has plastered his chest with a massive – and may we say beautifully done – tattoo. This tattoo, which was done by Chris Mata’afa of Monarch Tattoo Studio in Australia, depicts a...

Mar 29, 2017 10:57 am

Paul Heyman confident WWE community would embrace Ronda Rousey

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has managed to stay out of the public eye for the most part following her UFC 207 loss to Amanda Nunes. In that fight, Rousey looked to make her triumphant return to the Octagon following the first defeat of her professional career at the hands of Holly Holm...

Mar 29, 2017 10:54 am

Rumors and reports for July’s blockbuster UFC 213 card

Every July for the past six years, the UFC has taken over the combat sports hub of Las Vegas, Nevada with its International Fight Week. This exciting week, which is generally highlighted by several action-packed fight cards, has become the busiest stretch on the UFC’s annual calendar. This year will be no exception. Already, we...

Mar 29, 2017 10:12 am

Tyron Woodley offers to step up and fight Michael Bisping in July

Recently, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping made headlines when he revealed that he would take away Georges St-Pierre’s middleweight title fight if the former welterweight kingpin wasn’t prepared for his Octagon return by July. In addition to threatening to take St-Pierre’s title shot away, Bisping threatened to give the fight to Yoel Romero, who was...

Mar 28, 2017 10:03 pm

Ronda Rousey working with new coach

In 2016, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey looked to return to the Octagon to avenge the first defeat of her professional career, which also saw her lose the women’s bantamweight championship to Holly Holm. In Rousey’s return, she fought UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes in a highly anticipated showdown that saw Nunes...

Mar 27, 2017 6:39 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather replies to Conor McGregor’s claim that he’ll win by knockout

Earlier this month, a fired up Conor McGregor told members of the boxing media that he was poised to “shock the world” and knock out Floyd Mayweather – should their much discussed boxing match ever actually occur. In a recent interview with FightHype, Mayweather responded to this fiery outburst from McGregor, and also addressed Dana...

Mar 26, 2017 3:40 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather’s worst moments inside the boxing ring

Floyd Mayweather’s worst moments inside the boxing ring. With UFC President Dana White now seemingly on board with the potential Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match, it seems to be just a matter of time before the expected super-fight is made official. Floyd Mayweather is thought by many fans and analysts to be the...

Mar 26, 2017 2:01 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 – UFC SOUNDWAVES

Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 – UFC SOUNDWAVES Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor experienced the first setback of his UFC career at UFC 196 in March of 2016 when he was submitted by Nate Diaz in the second-round of their event-headlining welterweight bout. Shortly after McGregor’s loss to Diaz at UFC 196, UFC...

Mar 25, 2017 4:03 pm

Johny Hendricks doesn’t plan to return to welterweight

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks once reigned as the UFC welterweight champion. With that being said, Bigg Rig is coming off a successful UFC middleweight debut which saw him pick up a decision win over Hector Lombard earlier this year. Despite Hendricks success at 170, the former welterweight champion was forced to move up...

Mar 25, 2017 12:27 am

Michael Bisping rips Yoel Romero and Jacare Souza

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is currently gearing up for his 2017 showdown with UFC icon Georges St-Pierre. That scrap, which has yet to receive an official date, will see Bisping look to defend his middleweight strap for the second time as he faces the returning Georges St-Pierre. While fight fans are certainly ecstatic for...

Mar 24, 2017 7:52 am

Bob Arum reveals obstacle in Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather negotiations

Boxing promoter Bob Arum has continued to be very vocal in regards to a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match. The Top Rank promoter initially believed that UFC President Dana White was simply using the rumors of a potential superfight to establish his control over McGregor given that McGregor is a UFC employee....

Mar 23, 2017 8:10 am

Kelvin Gastelum eyeing welterweight title despite middleweight run

The Ultimate Fighter winner Kelvin Gastelum may have been forced by UFC President Dana White to go up to middleweight after being unable to make the welterweight limit of 170 pounds on several occasions, however he has future plans at 170 pounds. In Gastelum’s middleweight debut in December, he picked up an impressive 3rd round...

Mar 23, 2017 7:36 am

VIDEO | Get hyped for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor with this fan-made promo

Conor McGregor​ VS Floyd Mayweather​ Conor McGregor VS Floyd Mayweather Posted by Muscle Madness on Monday, January 23, 2017 After winning the UFC lightweight title from Eddie Alvarez in the main event of November’s UFC 205, Conor McGregor announced his intention to take a break from the hectic world of combat sports. While he hasn’t...

Mar 22, 2017 1:48 pm

NSAC chairman suggests second hearing for Nate Diaz regarding water bottle incident

On Wednesday, Conor McGregor saved a lot of money after his second hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). The second hearing was for the water bottle war that took place between McGregor and team Nate Diaz at the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference. McGregor was initially served a $75,000 fine along with a...

Mar 22, 2017 8:38 am

Floyd Mayweather’s teammate confident McGregor superfight will happen

Throughout the course of 2017, undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have continued to be linked to a boxing superfight. The year started with Mayweather offering McGregor $15 million for a boxing superfight, with UFC President Dana White then countering Mayweather’s offer with one of his own. Mayweather of course laughed off the...

Mar 20, 2017 11:34 am

Conor McGregor gives update on Floyd Mayweather fight schedule

The boxing match between undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor seems to be getting closer and closer to becoming a reality. On St. Patrick’s Day, “The Notorious” was in New York at Madison Square Garden as he walked out fellow Irishman Michael Conlan for his professional boxing debut. McGregor made a...