Michael Bisping recently spoke about a potential Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor trilogy ending bout and the likelihood of it happening. He also talks about Diaz pricing him out of the fight and Ferguson being a much harder fight for Conor McGregor.
One of the tactics Tony Ferguson apparently used in his successful bout with Kevin Lee is to aim for a lump on his chest. Tony told TMZ that he honed in on what he thought was a staph infection on Lee’s chest and after the fight he took his newly won interim lightweight championship and jumped in the shower. Check it out.
The UFC has pulled Mark Hunt from his November scheduled main event bout against Marcin Tybura in Sydney. Promotion officials cited “medical concerns” as the reason following statements Hunt made to PlayersVoice.com.au recently where he admitted to having trouble with his memory and stated he had began to stutter and slur his words. Brain trauma is … Read more
Recently on the Dan LeBatard show, Dana White shared his opinions on the potential of a Brock Lesnar return. Factors taken in to account were Lesnar’s failed drug test after his last bout and the complications of dealing with WWE. He referenced the heavily discussed Jon Jones vs. Brock Lesnar bout that was on the … Read more
The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the medical suspensions for UFC 216 fighters. Here is the full list (via MMAmania.com). Kevin Lee: Suspended for 30 days for possible left eye corneal abrasion. No contact until Oct. 29. Ray Borg: Suspended for 180 days no contest unless cleared by an orthopedic physician for finger injury on … Read more
UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt says he had a friend shot twice in the senseless massacre that happened on October 1st in Las Vegas. He told TMZ that his wife was hysterical and rightfully so with 58 people killed and 489 injured in a tragic act of evil. Here is the video statement from Garbrandt explaining it all.
MMA Junkie reported the Reebok Payouts for UFC 216 and I will say it again that they aren’t up to snuff. Demetrious Johnson pulled in $40K with Tony Ferguson, Kevin Lee, and Ray Borg snagging $30k. Fabricio Werdum only pulled in a dismal $10K and it is shameful. Werdum is a veteran who is a former … Read more
MMA Junkie reported the athlete payouts for Saturday’s UFC 216 event and Tony Ferguson leads the way with a whopping $500K by defeating Kevin Lee in the main event. Kevin pulled in a cool $250K for his losing effort to capture the interim lightweight championship. Close behind Tony is Fabricio Werdum with $400K and Demetrious Johnson … Read more
Check out the new UFC 217: Bisping vs. St. Pierre promo called ‘Battle Cry’. The returning GSP looks to become one of the elite few to ever capture gold in two divisions if he can best the current middleweight king Michael Bisping.
Demetrious Johnson slammed and armbarred Ray Borg all at the same time and in doing so broke Anderson Silva’s title defense record. Hear what he had to say post fight about his performance and accomplishment.