UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson still wants to fight UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. He spoke on the MMA Hour about it and called out the UFC to make the fight. The craziest part of it all? DJ doesn’t want to be McGregor 2.0 or another two division champion. In other words, he doesn’t want TJ’s bantamweight belt. Check out everything he had to say about his fighting future.
UFC women’s featherweight champ Cris Cyborg vs bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes may be on hold for now but Cris still wants to face her. She sees the bout potentially taking place at UFC 226 however unlikely the scenario may be. Nunes is slated to defend against Racquel Pennington at UFC 224 in May so who knows if the stars will align. Check out what Cris said to MMAFighting.
Fight Night London features a solid main event of former UFC champion Fabricio Werdum and former Bellator champ Alexander Volkov. It kicks off on March 17th from the O2 Arena in London. This preview features new UFC commentator Jimmy Smith and we invite you to check it out.
Alexander Gustafsson lost at UFC 192 to Daniel Cormier. It was a shot at the light heavyweight title despite Gustafsson losing to Anthony Johnson the fight prior. Gus bounced back from the consecutive losses though with two consecutive wins. He knocked out serial killer Glover Teixeira in his last fight and it looked like a rematch with DC was in the works. Enter the UFC and their “money fights”. DC is now slated to fight heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic which leaves Gus out in the cold. Check out what he had to say on The MMA Hour.
On Joe Rogan‘s podcast he and his cohosts debate whether or not Conor McGregor ruined mixed martial arts. Some of the points they Bring up are money fights, belts being meaningless, and holding up divisions.
Cain Velasquez looked unbeatable until he met Fabricio Werdum. Watch Fabricio take down Cain to win the UFC heavyweight championship.
Brock Lesnar pulled a no show on a recent WWE RAW and left Roman Reigns all by his lonesome to shoot on the mic about it. There were rumors of contract disputes and his number of agreed upon appearances being up but none of those are as juicy as this. According to the HereComesThePainHD channel … Read more
Wait what?! UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley says he’s training, or going to be training Floyd Mayweather Jr. for his MMA debut. Most of us assume this is Floyd testing the waters and getting some free publicity but maybe it’s real…maybe. Check out Woodley’s comments on the Hollywood Beatdown.
The American Gangsta Chael P. Sonnen says Hector Lombard did not break any rules against CB Dollaway. Hector hit CB twice after the buzzer but it was close enough where a small minority wants to give him a pass. The referee did not get in between Dollaway and Lombard in time and as a result CB was knocked silly and could not continue. Dollaway won via DQ and Lombard faces a possible disciplinary action because of it. Listen to Chael give the history of the “protect yourselves at all times” rule and defend Lombard.
UFC’s Thrill and Agony series will return with intimate and unseen footage of the behind the scenes clips we have come to love. Frankie Edgar’s reaction to his loss, Brian Ortega’s elation after knocking Frankie out, and Cris Cyborg’s thoughts on her latest win are sure to be included. Check out the preview.