Ground level view of Ngannou’s ferociousness at UFC 218 open workout

Wednesday we got a look at MMA monster Francis Ngannou’s UFC 218 open workout. He is fast and ferocious with bad intentions in everything he throws, and his hype train is moving so fast with so many passengers on board that should it crash it may kill everyone. Check out this unique perspective from ground level and you may actually be able to feel him connect through your screens. Check it out.

Eddie Alvarez says winner of fight with Gaethje will be ‘most violent man’

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez appeared on The MMA Hour in advance of his bout with Justin Gaethje at UFC 218. Alvarez is a top tier fighter and Justin isn’t a slouch by any means. The winner of this fight may be in the title picture but right now the lightweight championship is being held hostage by Conor McGregor. Dana may strip Conor of the title if he doesn’t announce his intentions to return soon so who knows if this could be an interim title bout or not. Check out what Eddie said to Ariel Helwani.

 

BOOM MMA IPFL: FitExpo 2017 results

East India’s biggest MMA promotion, BOOM returned with their FitExpo on Nov. 25 with yet another stacked card. The event was headlined by rising Indian MMA star, Ateet Kelvin Gupta and Anastasius Ryndongsngi. This was a much-awaited rematch; the first match was won by Ryndongsngi. Also, Super Fight League will be returning with the season … Read more

Legal Sports Betting in the U.S. May be Closer than you Think

Betting on sports – that includes MMA – has been illegal in the United States ever since PASPA, a piece of legislation meant to “protect the integrity of sports”, has effectively banned it in almost all states. The same happened to online gambling in 2006, when US laws made it illegal for banks to process … Read more

Ben Askren says he’s retiring unless he gets GSP

One of the best fighters to never fight in the UFC Octagon is Ben Askren. He is a long time veteran with a record of 18 wins and 0 losses to his name. He said some stuff, Dana White said some stuff when once upon a time it was a possibility he would sign with the UFC and it never went through. On the MMA Hour he said he wouldn’t retire if he could fight Georges St. Pierre. Sorry Ben but GSP may be done, too. Check it out.

Dana White full TUF 26 and UFC 218 scrum, Punk return?

Dana White took to the mic again ahead of the TUF 26 finale and UFC 218. One of the things of note that reportedly came out of White’s mouth was that he was meeting with CM Punk real name Phil Brooks at the UFC 218 event. No telling if he will do the smart thing and tell him to go get experience or he will simply give him potential dates for another fight. Punk lost his first bout badly to rising star Mickey Gall and not too many people have expressed enough interest in seeing him return without more fights under his belt. Punk was never an amateur and his first fight ever was in the UFC… Check out the full video.