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Jun 15, 2017 11:19 am

Welterweight champ Tyron Woodley heaps praise on Conor McGregor

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor have certainly had their issues in the past. When Woodley heard the news that the Irishman had finally made his much-discussed boxing match with Floyd Mayweather happen, however, he could only offer his respect. “I immediately started thinking in my mind how I’m going to...

Jun 15, 2017 11:14 am

Michael Bisping on Romero-Whittaker: ‘interim belts are jokes’

This summer at UFC 213 on July 8th, top ranked middleweight contenders Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker will square off for the interim middleweight title in a highly anticipated showdown to crown the middleweight #1 contender. While the winner will be crowned the interim middleweight champion, more importantly, they will secure a title fight with...

Jun 15, 2017 8:55 am

Dana White reveals plan for Conor McGregor’s future with UFC after Mayweather fight

This week, news surfaced that the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match would take place on August 26th at the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas, where the two men would fight at 154 pounds. While the fight community immediately went wild following months of anticipation, MMA fans began to wonder if this...

Jun 15, 2017 7:10 am

Report: Tyron Woodley vs. Demian Maia welterweight title fight nearing completion

The next title defense of UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is apparently nearing completion. Earlier this week, rumors surfaced that Woodley would be taking on dangerous welterweight star Jorge Masvidal, as the welterweight division’s number one contender Demian Maia was apparently dealing with an injury. Shortly after Maia took to social media to assure he...

Jun 15, 2017 7:02 am

TUTORIAL: Learn this devastating elbow strike from a Muay Thai champion

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. The last time we saw Kru Orono, he was teaching us how to throw a proper roundhouse kick. Another one of the many common weapons in Muay Thai is the elbow strike. This time, Kru Orono is out to teach us how to throw this sick Muay...

Jun 14, 2017 4:11 pm

Dana White opens up on the negotiation process for Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

It’s official – Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring with undefeated great Floyd Mayweather Jr. this August 26 in Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena. The pair will battle at 154-pounds, in 10-oz. gloves, for a maximum of 12 rounds. Given that Mayweather owns an incredible pro boxing record of 49-0, while McGregor has never...

Jun 14, 2017 3:51 pm

The combat sports community reacts to news of Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

The fight is now official. UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring to battle undefeated great Floyd Mayweather this August 28 at the T-Mobile Arena in the combat sports mecca of Las Vegas, Nevada. The pair will collide at a catchweight of 154 pounds. They will battle for up to 12...

Jun 14, 2017 3:23 pm

Dana White reveals venue and contracted weight for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

It has now been made official. Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will fight in the boxing ring this August 26 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Yet according to UFC President Dana White, who was heavily involved in the negotiation process for this massive mega fight, the initial reports of this unprecedented crossover fight got the venue wrong....

Jun 14, 2017 1:06 pm

Mike Goldberg responds to warm reactions following Bellator announcement

Many fans were excited to hear that the familiar voices of Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo will be returning to mixed martial arts broadcasts as Bellator announced the signing of the two MMA broadcasting pioneers on Tuesday. “Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo are two of the best in our business and I couldn’t be happier...

Jun 14, 2017 11:57 am

VIDEO | Undefeated female kickboxer vs. male Muay Thai fighter

During the reign of former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, the topic of whether or not Rousey could defeat a male fighter was heavily discussed. While no commission would likely authorize such a fight, two striking experts went toe to toe in 1994 in a fascinating display between Lucia Rijker, arguably the most dominant...

Jun 14, 2017 11:00 am

Joe Lauzon explains why fighters should now support Reebok

Recently, at the first ever UFC Athlete Retreat, UFC lightweight Kajan Johnson stood up and challenged a Reebok rep during his presentation, voicing the general opinion of fighters in attendance that the Reebok deal was very negative for the fighters. After Johnson’s outburst, the UFC brass spoke with him privately, before then opening up an...

Jun 14, 2017 10:20 am

ABC launches charitable initiative to support retired fighters

Fighter pay is a hot button issue in mixed martial arts. It is widely believed that the majority of fighters are not paid well enough, and we often see fighters speaking out in protest of the way they’re paid. Al Iaquinta is probably the most high profile example of this trend at present, but he is...

Jun 14, 2017 8:58 am

TJ Dillashaw reacts to footage of injured Cody Garbrandt allegedly drunk wrestling

UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt was scheduled to fight former teammate TJ Dillashaw in a highly anticipated title fight this July. Unfortunately, while a procedure over in Germany was successful, Garbrandt remained unable to defend his title against Dillashaw in July due to the injury. Given that, it likely came as a bit of surprise...

Jun 14, 2017 4:33 am

UFC 214 in Anaheim loses another anticipated fight

Earlier this month, we learned that “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung had been forced out of his UFC 214 scrap with Ricardo Lamas with a long list of severe injuries that will keep him out of training for something in the area of six months. Though he has since been replaced by red hot prospect Jason Knight, this...

Jun 13, 2017 1:51 pm

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum and Wanderlei Silva’s intense sparring session

You have probably heard of the gym wars that went down in the infamous Chute Boxe camp when Wanderlei Silva and Shogun Rua were putting on their memorable fights in PRIDE. The stories of their aggressive training and sparring sessions reflected in the PRIDE ring. Here, we take a look at this video from the...

Jun 13, 2017 1:25 pm

VIDEO | Fight ends in 7 seconds after brutal groin kick leaves fighter crying

In what could very well go down as one of the most horrific finishes of the year, Myung Hyun-Man found himself in tears on the canvas after a brutal kick from Aori Gele connected clean just 7 seconds into the fight. The situation unfolded just as many accidental fouls do, with the fighter sitting on...

Jun 13, 2017 12:19 pm

Mike Goldberg finds new home as MMA commentator and is joined by another familiar face

Mike Goldberg is returning to work in the world of broadcasting for mixed martial arts. The former voice from the Octagon hinted a return back in February saying, “You’ll see me around soon.” On Tuesday, Bellator released a statement announcing that Goldberg and former voice of PRIDE and Strikeforce, Mauro Ranallo, have been signed to...

Jun 13, 2017 11:46 am

Urijah Faber announces revolutionary partnership with aviation company

Former UFC fighter Urijah Faber is continuing to change MMA despite his retirement earlier this year. The ‘Team Alpha Male’ founder recently revealed some pretty groundbreaking changes for Team Alpha Male. Among the changes were two that could very well revolutionize MMA for fighters, including scholarships for recruiting, and an aviation deal that helps fighters,...

Jun 13, 2017 10:05 am

Michael Bisping makes his pick for Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker’s interim title fight

With UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping on the shelf nursing a knee injury, the UFC’s matchmaking team has opted to crown an interim middleweight champion to keep the division moving in the champ’s stead. This interim middleweight title fight will occur at UFC 213 this July 8, when streaking Cuban contender Yoel Romero collides with surging...

Jun 13, 2017 8:52 am

Coach reveals Jose Aldo was injured prior to UFC 212

At UFC 212 recently, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo looked to defend his featherweight title for the first time since being promoted to the undisputed champion once again. While the champ found success in the opening round, it was the challenger, Max Holloway, who picked up momentum as the fight continued. Ultimately, in the third...

Jun 13, 2017 7:44 am

Michael Bisping gives timetable for his retirement from MMA

Having made his MMA debut all the way back in April of 2014, reigning UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has been fighting for a long time. And given that the champ is now 38 years old, it’s hard not to wonder when he might opt to hang up the gloves and call it a career....

Jun 13, 2017 5:56 am

Chael Sonnen: Ronda Rousey is “not a fighter”

Back in late 2015, the seemingly unbeatable Ronda Rousey was knocked senseless by a second-round Holly Holm head kick. The once dominant fighter did not respond well to this match of adversity, disappearing from the MMA limelight for well over a year. Ultimately, of course, Rousey did march back to the cage, where she attempted...