Chris Weidman submitted Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC on FOX 25 main event Saturday night in Long Island and then called out middleweight champ Michael Bisping. Darren Elkins edged out a gritty split decision over Dennis Bermudez in the co-headliner. Pat Cummins showed the heart of a warrior in his win over Gian Villante. And Jimmie Rivera defeated Thomas Almeida. Now tune in to the UFC on FOX 25 post-fight press conference for all the fallout.
Franklin, Kentucky’s Jason Herring will be headed to Murfreesboro, Tenn. on Aug. 19 when he faces fellow unbeaten welterweight Tyler Dempsey at Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships 2. Pro MMA Now spoke with Jason to get his scouting report on his opponent and find out more about his mixed martial arts journey. Thanks for talking … Read more
UFC on Fox 25 takes place Saturday night, July 22, from Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Long Island, N. Y. Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman, currently ranked No. 5, will look to get back on track after a trio of losses as he faces No. 8 ranked powerhouse Kelvin Gastelum in the main event. New … Read more
Seasoned fighter Tyler “Nyquil” Edwards will make his bantamweight debut on Aug. 19 when he faces rising talent Nick Phillips at Johnathan Ivey’s Cage Fighting Championships 2 at the Mid TN Expo in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Pro MMA Now caught up with “Nyquil” to get his thoughts on the matchup and learn more about the Guardian MMA … Read more
Former world champion boxer and current Showtime boxing commentator Paulie Malignaggi (36-8) was brought in by Conor McGregor to help him prepare for his Aug. 26 showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr. in what will be the Irishman’s pro boxing debut. It’s a long shot for the UFC champion but one that will keep his grandkids … Read more
I remember the name Bart Vale from back when MMA was in its infancy. He was the American shoot fighting champion that decimated Ken Shamrock and all comers overseas like a hurricane through a trailer park in the South. He came back from his big win and managed to land magazine covers, put out instructional … Read more
As we reported yesterday, UFC flyweight champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson will look to defend his belt for a record eleventh time when he faces Ray Borg in the UFC 215 main event on Sept. 9 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. If you recall, UFC president Dana White was not a fan of this fight and … Read more
The UFC wanted him to fight TJ Dillashaw, but flyweight champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson stuck to his guns and will now face No. 3 ranked Ray Borg in the UFC 215 main event on Sept. 9 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The promotion announced the news on Thursday. After winning the 125-pound title at UFC … Read more
Conor McGregor was on fire during his World Press Tour with upcoming opponent Floyd Mayweather Jr. The two traveled from L.A. to Toronto to Brooklyn and London promoting their Aug. 26 pay-per-view fight as the UFC lightweight champ prepares to make his pro boxing debut. And if you’re thinking about putting some money on this fight we highly suggest sticking with only the safest and most trusted UFC betting sites before you do.
During the Brooklyn leg of the press tour McGregor came out shirtless wearing a mink coat and talking a big game. Then, playing up to the Brooklyn crowd, he pulled out Jay-Z’s new 4:44 album and gave it to Mayweather, telling him to listen to it to “learn how to build and maintain a real empire, not a fake empire”. Then McGregor tried knocking off Mayweather’s cap but failed to achieve liftoff. Fortunately, Mayweather kept his cool and is saving the fisticuffs for the ring, but things could have gone sour real quick. Check it out as Conor’s hat trick falls flat.
Comments were flying everywhere between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor. Conor called Mayweather a “boy” and Mayweather called McGregor a “fa***t”. So the media jumped all over those comments, but McGregor has gotten the most flack of the pair. Michael Bisping weighed in on it recently. Check it out.