Conor McGregor comes in #24 on Forbes 2017 list of world’s highest paid athletes

Forbes today released their Top 100 Highest Paid Athletes list for 2017 and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor was the only mixed martial arts fighter to make the list. The 28-year-old Irishman stated earlier in the year that his aim is to become the world’s number one highest paid athlete, and if that highly-touted boxing match against … Read more

Aldo breaks silence after UFC 212 loss

After losing to Max Holloway via TKO at UFC 212, former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is now in unfamiliar territory. He is 1-2 in his last three and on the verge of becoming another fighter to start heading down the other side of the mountain they once stood on the peak of. He issued … Read more

Miesha Tate says Angela Magana is ‘like a child who never grew up’

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate recently shared her thoughts on Angela Magana getting punched by Cris Cyborg at the UFC Fighters Summit. Tate feels the “bully” Magana got what was coming and wished Cyborg would have punched her even harder. Here’s Tate’s full statement on the incident: “That was a great day for … Read more

TJ Dillashaw explains why Demetrious Johnson REALLY doesn’t want to fight him

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has responded to flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson’s recent statements about not wanting to fight him. Dillashaw wants to move down to the 125-pound division to try and keep “Mighty Mouse” from breaking Anderson Silva’s successful title defense record. Dillashaw makes a good case for the fight, but so far … Read more

Wrestling: Hart family member moved to Hospice

Smith Hart is the first child of Helen and Stu Hart. A member of the fabled Hart wrestling family, Smith appeared in Stampede Wrestling and even the WWF/E. His battle with cancer progressed to stage 4 terminal and he was moved to hospice recently. He issued this statement via Facebook: I am now more comfortable … Read more

UFC champ Max Holloway comes home to hero’s welcome in Hawaii

New undisputed UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway took out Jose Aldo in their 145-pound title unification match this past weekend in the UFC 212 main event in Rio de Janeiro. Holloway went into enemy territory and came back victorious, now he wants the UFC to hold an event in his home state of Hawaii. Holloway … Read more

VIDEO: Ricky Hatton says McGregor won’t even touch Mayweather

Boxer Ricky Hatton says Conor McGregor’s fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr will end badly for the Irishman. He believes that McGregor won’t even be able to lay a glove on him. A lot of boxers echo these sentiments, but die hard MMA fans are hoping that is not going to be the case. Check out … Read more

Watch LIVE: War Machine sentencing for attack on Christy Mack

Former pro MMA fighter War Machine’s (Jon Koppenhaver) sentencing for the attack on Christy Mack and her friend Corey Thomas takes place Monday in Las Vegas. War Machine was found guilty of charges that included burglary, coercion, and battery with intent to commit sexual assault, but the jury was hung on attempted murder charges. Still, … Read more

UFC champ ‘Mighty Mouse’ speaks out on promotion’s ‘mistreatment’ and ‘bullying’

Longstanding UFC flyweight champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson has had enough of what he calls the promotion’s “mistreatment” and “bullying” tactics (such as this) and is speaking out. Johnson takes particular aim at UFC President Dana White in a statement to MMAFighting who he says has bullied him in the media and in private in order … Read more