Mayweather to become only third athlete to enter billion dollar club

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

Skip Bayless says Mayweather was saved by the referee in the ninth round

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

McGregor thinks the fight with Mayweather was stopped early

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.

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Freddie Roach says don’t count McGregor out

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.

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Cormier forgiving Jon Jones for failed drug test…for now

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.

 

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Dana White compares McGregor and Liddell, reinforces prediction

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

Malki Kawa refuses to drop Jones after drug test failure

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

Do Reebok payouts for ‘Nelson v Ponzinibbio’ justify fighter frustration?

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

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

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