As the betting odds tighten on the upcoming Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match, it’s important to keep a level head as the UFC champion tries to go toe-to-toe with boxing’s undisputed king. Does he really stand a legitimate chance? Sure, anything can happen and he could land that one in a thousand shot that hurts Floyd, but the odds are not remotely close as the promotional hype machine would have you believe. If you are one who is starting to think McGregor could actually get it done against Floyd, here’s a few reminders of why it’s just probably not going to happen.
The UFC 214 pre-fight presser took place Wednesday in Anaheim, Calif. Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier continued their trash talk as expected. “You look like a crackhead in a suit,” Jones said. “I might look like a crackhead, but I’ve never been one,” Cormier replied. And so on, and so on. Tyron Woodley and Demian Maia, as well as Cris Cyborg and Tonya Evinger were also on hand to field questions for their title fights as well.
The 6-foot 4-inch Jon “Bones” Jones dwarfed light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier at today’s faceoffs following the UFC 214 press conference in Anaheim. Not only is he several inches taller, he makes Cormier look more like a middleweight and they are still cutting weight! Cormier is officially listed as 5-foot 11-inches, but that may be … Read more
During the recent UFC 214 conference call, former light heavyweight world champion Jon Jones expressed his pleasure with his current social status. After years of Daniel Cormier blasting him on social media it seems to have a lessened impact for Jones. Jon has been in trouble with the law quite a bit for a high … Read more
Betting odds are weird sometimes and often they are just downright insane. Conor McGregor, who has never boxed before professionally, is taking on the best boxer on the planet right now in Floyd Mayweather Jr. The fight itself is a spectacle and no one sane is picking Conor to win. Now… Here’s what’s baffling about … Read more
Jason Lee is a part of the Floyd Mayweather posse and he is reportedly recruiting Nate Diaz for Floyd’s walkout against Conor McGregor in August. Diaz submitted McGregor in their first bout at UFC 196 in 2016. McGregor would win the return bout, but the first fight still gets in his head if you have … Read more
The rumors are still floating around about a potential Brock Lesnar return to the UFC, possibly in December. Former UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones was questioned about The Beast Incarnate’s possible return during a Facebook Q&A on Tuesday and here’s what the former light heavyweight champ had to say: “I would love to fight … Read more
After former middleweight champion Chris Weidman broke a three-fight losing streak by defeating Kelvin Gastelum at UFC on FOX 25 last weekend he jumped all over current champ Michael Bisping. The Brit was relatively quiet until Weidman started bashing Bisping’s eye damage and how he appears “cross eyed”. Once he went there it didn’t take long … Read more
The questionable stoppage by Mario Yamasaki in the Michael Chiesa vs Kevin Lee fight has garnered some impressive attention for a Fight Night bout. The end of that fight came with 23 seconds left in the first round when Lee had Chiesa in a rear naked choke despite not being asleep or tapping, Mario stopped … Read more
Three title fights will headline UFC 214 on Saturday, July 29 in Anaheim, Calif. Jon Jones will try to reclaim the title he never lost when he rematches current champ Daniel Cormier in the main event. Tyron Woodley will defend his welterweight title against Demian Maia. And Cris Cyborg and Tonya Evinger will battle for … Read more