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Aug 26, 2017 9:02 am

Ronda Rousey is Getting Married Tonight for Mayweather vs McGregor

Have we stepped into some alternate dimension? Did Conor McGregor pierce through the space time continuum when he knocked out Jose Aldo with that mutant left hand of his? Once this whole boxing Floyd Mayweather thing happened, we should have known something was up. If this was a movie, it couldn’t have been written any...

Aug 23, 2017 4:29 pm

USADA issues statement on Jon Jones potential anti-doping policy violation

Yesterday evening it was announced that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had been flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation stemming from his UFC 214 fight with Daniel Cormier on July 29. That news sent shockwaves throughout the mixed martial arts community which resulted in many of Jones’ peers taking to...

Aug 21, 2017 11:41 am

NAC director Bob Bennett updates on possible future boxing-MMA crossover fights

This Saturday, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will battle undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr., and it’s all anybody can talk about. The fight is expected to shatter all combat sports pay-per-view records, and go down as one of the most lucrative events in combat sports history. Given this, it’s hard not to wonder about...

Aug 21, 2017 10:45 am

Alexander Gustafsson denies reports of Jon Jones fight

Earlier today, Swedish MMA publication MMANytt reported that a light heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones and challenger Alexander Gustafsson was in the works for UFC 218, which is scheduled for December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. Apparently, however, this report is inaccurate. Speaking to Kimura.se, another Swedish publication, Gustafsson revealed that he currently camping...

Aug 20, 2017 8:04 pm

SummerSlam Results: Brock Lesnar’s fate is determined

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar put his WWE Universal Title on the line in the headliner of tonight’s WWE SummerSlam event in Brooklyn, New York. “The Beast” was pitted in a Fatal 4-Way match against Braun Strowman, Samoa Joe and Roman Reigns. Before we go any further, it is important to note that on...

Aug 19, 2017 10:09 am

Andrei Arlovski and Felice Herrig receive their next octagon opponents

Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski (25-15 MMA) will look to snap his current five-fight losing skid on November 11 when he squares off with Junior Albini (14-2 MMA) at UFC Norfolk. UFC officials announced the heavyweight tilt earlier today. Arlovski was most recently seen in action this past June where he suffered a unanimous...

Aug 19, 2017 9:00 am

Bigfoot Silva fires back at his critics

Yesterday morning it was annnounced that former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva would be returning to action on October 14 in Gangzhou, China. That news alone had fans and analysts worried. After all, “Bigfoot” has suffered seven knockout losses over the course of the last four years. What made matters far worse and...

Aug 14, 2017 8:37 am

Coach defends Jon Jones’ reluctance to fight Stipe Miocic

Over the last few weeks, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has expressed interest in a big-ticket money fight with former UFC heavyweight champ and WWE megastar Brock Lesnar. At the same time, Jones explained that a fight with Stipe Miocic, the actual heavyweight champ, doesn’t interest him quite as much: “I feel like if...

Aug 12, 2017 8:08 am

A Phone Call From the Late Kevin Randleman Saved One Fan’s Life

Kevin Randleman was a special human being. Not only can he take credit for one of the most amazing slams in MMA history on Fedor Emelianenko, but he’s a former UFC Heavyweight champion. When he passed away in February of 2016, the MMA world has been mourned his loss, but then celebrated his life in...

Aug 11, 2017 10:11 am

Mark Hunt Bashes ‘Biggest Cheaters in the World’ Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar

It is no secret that “The Super Samoan” Mark Hunt is not a fan of current WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar. The former heavyweight title challenger has ripped “The Beast” for pretty months following their fight in July of 2016. Hunt was defeated by the former UFC heavyweight champion at UFC 200 via unanimous decision. However, that...

Aug 10, 2017 11:36 am

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou has some absolutely dizzying hand-speed

Good lord. Check out the hand speed of UFC heavyweight @francis_ngannou. https://t.co/XSpeVToFzw pic.twitter.com/RAtFR8DMlp — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) August 10, 2017 At this point, it’s no secret that Francis Ngannou hits hard. The hulking French-Cameroonian heavyweight has proven that by earning six of his 10 wins with thunderous knockouts. Yet Ngannou is more than just powerful. He is...

Aug 10, 2017 6:28 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones is really pushing for the Brock Lesnar fight

Shortly after his UFC 214 defeat of Daniel Cormier, which earned him the UFC light heavyweight title, Jon Jones began doubling down on his calls for a fight with former UFC heavyweight champ and long-time WWE superstar Brock Lesnar. “Man, it would be like a modern day David and Goliath situation,” Jones recently told Sway in the...

Aug 9, 2017 1:14 pm

The Unstoppable Force That is Jon Jones Debuted 9 Years Ago

Do any of you remember in Ghostbusters when that demon possessed Louis Tully and he started spouting all that strange demi-god history? He warned that during the third reconciliation of the last of the Meketrex supplicants, a new form would be chosen for Gozer the Traveller. Well, that might as well have been Jon Jones. He’s...

Aug 8, 2017 4:46 am

Stipe Miocic has a message for Jon Jones

In the buildup to and immediate fallout of his UFC 214 title fight with Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones has expressed real interest in a fight with former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. The reason for this callout of Lesnar, Jones explained, is because he believes a fight with a superstar with Lesnar at heavyweight would...

Aug 7, 2017 12:06 pm

Fabricio Werdum responds to criticism from Dana White

Last month, on the main card of UFC 213, former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum lost a majority decision to former Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 champ Alistair Overeem. That said, Werdum very nearly won the fight in the third, when he visibly rocked his foe. Unfortunately, the decorated grappler opted to ground the fight, rather...

Aug 7, 2017 9:53 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones gives update on possible Brock Lesnar super fight

Late last month, in the main event of UFC 214, UFC light heavyweight great and pound-for-pound mainstay Jon Jones returned to the cage after more than a year on the shelf. He did so against reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, and despite his layoff, won the fight by knockout in the third round to...

Aug 6, 2017 3:39 pm

Josh Thomson details how Dana White prevented him from commentating for FOX Sports

At 38-years-old, former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson (22-9 MMA) remains one of the very best 155-pound fighters in the sport of mixed martial arts. The product of American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) was most recently seen in action this past February in San Jose, where he had his two-fight win streak snapped by Patricky Freire...

Aug 1, 2017 1:06 pm

Frank Mir negotiating with two promotions, wants Fedor Emelianenko

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been absent from the Octagon for over a year now. After having a 2-fight win streak snapped by Andrei Arlovski at UFC 191, Mir looked to bounce back as he faced Mark Hunt at ‘UFC Fight Night: Australia’. Unfortunately for Mir, the fight was rather one-sided as Hunt...

Aug 1, 2017 8:11 am

Coach details how Jon Jones could defeat Brock Lesnar

Over the weekend, in the main event of UFC 214, light heavyweight legend Jon Jones reclaimed the divisional title with a third-round knockout of his arch rival, Daniel Cormier. In the buildup to and fallout of this fight, the new champ generated dozens of headlines by calling for a fight with former UFC heavyweight champ...

Aug 1, 2017 7:33 am

Brendan Schaub bets “d*ck pic” on Mayweather vs. McGregor fight

In 26 days, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring for the first time. His opponent in this professional debut will not be another green fighter, however, it will be undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. While McGregor is a tremendously talented mixed martial artist, he’s not being given much chance in this boxing...

Jul 31, 2017 7:08 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar could be leaving the WWE in less than three weeks

Jon Jones (23-1 MMA) was able to reclaim his UFC light heavyweight championship this past weekend in Anaheim, scoring a third-round knockout victory over Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 214. In his post-fight interview, “Bones” would proceed to callout former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar by issuing...

Jul 31, 2017 11:48 am

Jon Jones manager: We want the Brock Lesnar fight

Over the weekend, Jon Jones reclaimed the UFC light heavyweight title by knocking out his arch rival, Daniel Cormier. In the buildup to and fallout of this fight, Jones generated a tidal wave of headlines by expressing interest in a blockbuster super fight with former UFC heavyweight champion and long-time WWE star Brock Lesnar. On...

Jul 30, 2017 12:58 pm

Jon Jones explains why he called out Brock Lesnar instead of Stipe Miocic

Jon Jones was able to reclaim his UFC light heavyweight championship at last night’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, by defeating Daniel Cormier via third-round knockout. After two very closely contested rounds with “DC”, Jones was able to land a beautiful head kick in round three which left Cormier on wobbly legs and in all...

Jul 30, 2017 11:31 am

VIDEO Flashback | Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar backstage at WWE

Jon Jones reclaimed the UFC light heavyweight title at last night’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, defeating bitter rival Daniel Cormier via third-round knockout. Following his impressive victory over “DC”, Jones turned his attention to former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar by issuing the following challenge to “The Beast”. “Lesnar. If you want to find...

Jul 30, 2017 10:50 am

Frank Mir explains why Daniel Cormier was so hurt by last night’s outcome

Daniel Cormier suffered a heartbreaking third-round knockout loss to bitter rival Jon “Bones” Jones in the main event of UFC 214 last night in Anaheim, California. Shortly following the conclusion of last night’s UFC 214 main event, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir took to Twitter where he shared his thoughts on why Daniel Cormier...