Jean Claude Van Damme visited where former bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt was training and “demonstrated” some maneuvers. Cody stood there while JCVD kicked and punched until his face got Van Damaged by a foot. Cody was incensed and it was reported that JCVD did this weird kneeling, praying thing calling him “my champion”. Urijah Faber says JCVD was devastated by his mistake and was only spared a beatdown because of his age. Check out what he told TMZ.
The “Dream Match” between Kenny Omega and Chris Jericho took place yesterday, January 4th and after all of the hype did it live up to it? New Japan World streamed the event for its subscribers and the initial feedback was positive. The one potentially negative aspect that emerged was Jericho’s dedication of the match to Chris Benoit and Eddie Guerrero. Some fans were incensed that he would dedicate the match to Benoit who murdered his wife and child before killing himself. Jericho was one of Benoit’s closest friend and he told fans to essentially get over it in a video he released later. That aside, what did you think about this match?
Watch Joe Rogan react to the Twitter beef between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. Tony Ferguson has been unhappy with Rogan for barely including him in lightweight title picture discussions. Tony is the interim champ while McGregor’s return is still uncertain and he feels he is disrespected when the focus is on Khabib and Conor and not him. Still, Rogan and the rest of the world is all eyes on Khabib.
After Dana White told Yahoo! Sports he was making the dream bout of featherweight champ Cris Cyborg vs. bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes it might have hit a snag. On Cris’s website she shot the bout offer down stating that she believes another featherweight deserves a shot. Instead of offering a fight to the next Featherweight contender … Read more
Rory MacDonald is facing Douglas Lima at Bellator 192. The event takes place January 20th from the Forum in Inglewood, CA. This will be Rory’s biggest fight since leaving the UFC and a chance to capture gold in a major organization. Here’s Bellator’s sitdown with the contender in advance of that.
Jimi Manuwa was added to UFC Fight Night London which will occur at The O2 on March 17th. It will be home turf for the 37 year old light heavyweight as he squares off with Jan Blachowicz who have tussled before. Manuwa won the first bout in Poland on April of 2015. “He won’t make … Read more
Robbie Lawler lost to Rafael dos Anjos in a lopsided affair at a UFC on FOX event in early December, and to top it off he was struggling through a painful injury throughout. It was noticeable that he was bothered and at one point it looked like he was straining just to move. Here’s what … Read more
We are getting the fight most of us wanted in the women’s division of the UFC. Dana White confirmed to Yahoo Sports today that we will be getting featherweight champion Cris Cyborg vs. bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. First of all, Amanda Nunes wants to fight her. Amanda Nunes wants to fight Cyborg. That is the … Read more
Joe Rogan’s breakdown of fights is one of our favorite things to watch on YouTube. Check out what he had to say about Khabib Nurmagomedov’s incredible domination of Edson Barboza on his podcast. Pay attention to his discussion of Khabib’s issues making weight previously in comparison to UFC 219.
Let me sum up the controversial comments made by Holly Holm’s UFC 219 photographer after she lost to Cris Cyborg Saturday at UFC 219. He referred to Cyborg as a man repeatedly accompanied by a photo of her at the post fight press conference. Dana White once called Cyborg “Wanderlei Silva in a dress” but … Read more