Jimmie Rivera claims Chad Mendes turned him down for their BKFC debuts: "I can't blame him, I wouldn't want to fight Jimmie Rivera either"

Jimmie Rivera says his BKFC debut was originally supposed to be against Chad Mendes. Rivera is set to be the co-main event of BKFC 26 against Howard Davis but that was not always the plan. Instead, he says he was offered Mendes in both of their BKFC debuts but ‘Money’ turned the fight down. “Only […]

Conor McGregor reveals one MMA fighter who roughed him up with ground-and-pound: "Fair play all the same"

Conor McGregor has been on his back in a fair amount of MMA bouts but he says only one fighter was able to rough him up on the ground. Judging by the title, it’s likely that you were thinking Khabib Nurmagomedov. Of course, McGregor believes that all “The Eagle” was good for was laying on […]

Chad Mendes claims he made more in his BKFC debut than he did for fighting Conor McGregor at UFC 189

Chad Mendes made his BKFC (Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship) debut last weekend, February 19, 2022. Mendes scored a knockout win over Joshuah Alvarez in a fight that lasted four rounds. Mendes is still under contract with the UFC but got permission to compete in the BKFC bout. ‘Money’ last fought in the featherweight division at […]

Chad Mendes "loved" his BKFC debut, but unsure of fighting future after win

Chad Mendes is coming off a spectacular win at KnuckleMania 2. Despite the victory, he remains uncommitted to his fighting future. The former UFC title challenger unretired in 2021 and was given clearance from the UFC to compete for BKFC. He quickly signed a three-fight deal with the promotion, and his debut was set for […]

Michael Bisping reacts after not so “minny” Chad Mendes delivers TKO in his BKFC debut: “He looks like he’s back on the juice again doesn’t he?”

Former UFC middleweight champion has reacted after Chad Mendes scored a TKO victory in his BKFC debut. BKFC (Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship) saw Mendes make his debut this past weekend. It was to be a strong showing for the former UFC featherweight title challenger. KnuckleMania 2 on Saturday February 19th saw Chad Mendes match up […]