Dana White had to deal with Floyd Mayweather Jr when he allowed Conor McGregor to take a fight with the boxer outside of The Octagon. Apparently it’s not happening ever again. Dana spoke with TMZ Sports about Mayweather’s recent UFC callout and straight up said that Floyd could fight McGregor slayer Khabib Nurmagomedov for a lot of money but it has to be in a cage. Yeah we can pretty much say that isn’t happening. Floyd would get wrecked and his trash talking would no longer get him as much attention. Just check out what White said.
Who in the world would pick on Ben Askren? We will admit that we think Ben was unfairly judged by Dana White and that it was easy for everyone in the UFC who wanted to trash talk, call him out because there was zero chance there would be a real chance to take him on. Now that he’s finally in the UFC the callouts haven’t been as plentiful. It’s put up or shut up time. Here’s why Chael P Sonnen thinks Ben is calling the world out for his first UFC bout. Check it out.
UFC, or Ultimate Fighting Championship is an American MMA (Mixed martial arts) promotion and events company founded in 1993. MMA is a competitive sport, whereby two fighters will fight in an Octagonal cage with matted floors, making use of their knowledge and experience of a wide selection of most martial arts. Since its creation, UFC … Read more
When we found out that the UFC was getting Ben Askren we were as happy as one could be about the signing. It ended up being bittersweet because it meant that flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was leaving. The exchange of fighters between the UFC and ONE organizations was groundbreaking to say the least because it … Read more
UFC Hall of Famer, The Ultimate Fighter 1 winner and former UFC light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin recently returned to the octagon for a grappling match against NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal. Shaq outweighs Griffin by more than a hundred pounds and is about a foot taller than him. UFC President Dana White refereed the good … Read more
Dana White has always been a good sport. After saying that I probably should have used the term ‘rarely’ instead of ‘always’. When it comes to fighters and managers saying stupid things he seems genuinely amused at times. So when the following crazy statement to TMZ sports was made by Khabib’s manager we knew White … Read more
Ben Askren coming to the UFC has been the talk of the MMA forums and news sites predominantly over the past week. After it was announced that ONE was trading him for UFC flyweight GOAT Demetrious Johnson speculation was rampant over who would be his first ‘victim’. Names like Conor McGregor, GSP, and lightweight king … Read more
Dana White and Ben Askren had a hate/hate relationship or at least we thought. Askren is widely thought of as the best welterweight fighter in the world and why he wasn’t in the UFC boggled minds. A historic trade with ONE has brought Ben in to the organization in exchange for UFC flyweight legend Demetrious … Read more
The rumors persist about a potential boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov. Conor McGregor was the first UFC guy to go toe-to-toe with pound-for-pound undefeated boxing great Mayeather and it didn’t work out too well for him in the ring. But it did work out very well for him in … Read more
Undefeated former ONE Championship welterweight champion Ben “Funky” Askren is now officially part of the UFC’s 170-pound division after the historic trade for former longtime UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson. ONE made a formal announcement about adding “Mighty Mouse” to their roster and they’ve already had a media conference call featuring Johnson. That happened over … Read more