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.
The air up there in the billion dollar earnings club is thin. Only two athletes in history have earned over a billion dollars and they sport the names Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan. That is all about to change after Saturday’s Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor mega fight. Floyd is set to make somewhere … Read more
Fox Sports 1’s Skip Bayless said that Conor McGregor was on the verge of possibly stopping Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their bout Saturday. He says from his perspective that Referee Robert Byrd stepping in at that crucial moment and pausing the action saved Floyd and his undefeated record. Here’s what he said in the now … Read more
Conor McGregor was not knocked out by Floyd Mayweather Jr., but did lose by referee stoppage. The fight was declared a TKO making it the first knock out loss of his career. After the fight he stated several times that he thought the fight was stopped too early and a small minority may agree. The stoppage seemed justified to us, but we would love to hear your thoughts on it. Here’s Conor breaking the ending down.
Freddie Roach is a former boxer and producer of a lot of boxing world champions. Roach actually, kind of sort of endorsed Conor McGregor’s chances against Floyd Mayweather on August 26th. “I think we’re going to see a fight”, Roach said. Check out the full conversation below on the MMA Hour.
Former, and probably future UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier said some pretty surprising words about Jon Jones and his failed drug test. Jones knocked out Cormier to recapture the light heavyweight title and was quickly stripped when the news about a USADA violation broke. Check out what Cormier said on UFC Tonight.
Dana White very recently spoke with MMAJunkie.com and Dana theorized how Chuck Liddell would fair in a mega fight with a top level boxer like Conor McGregor has in Floyd Mayweather Jr. on August 26th. It’s very much the same, except for the fact that Chuck was fighting in mixed martial arts. I think the … Read more
In case you hadn’t heard…Jon Jones flunked his UFC 214 drug test earlier this week. He is suspended by USADA until they can sort all of the details out, but the drama is in full swing. There’s even a conspiracy theory that one of Dana White’s biggest cash cows was set up so they could … Read more
Once upon a time, the UFC had an open sponsorship policy. This meant Ed Herman could have CondomDepot.com across the front of his trunks. Rich Franklin could promote the American Fighter clothing line and Tito Ortiz could push his Punishment Athletics all by just wearing fight gear. Some fighters claimed to have total sponsorships up … Read more
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