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Tyson Fury notches dominant win in 2nd comeback fight – fight with Wilder announced Event Results MMA News 

Tyson Fury notches dominant win in 2nd comeback fight – fight with Wilder announced

Former heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury further continued his comeback trail today in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where he earned a dominant decision win over his overmatched opponent, Francesco Pianeta. The scorecards all read 100-90, making it a complete shutout for Fury and although it wasn’t a knockout like many had anticipated, it was still an impressive victory which put the entire... Read More
BREAKDOWN: McGregor vs. Nurmagomedov – Is it the biggest fight ever? MMA News Opinion 

BREAKDOWN: McGregor vs. Nurmagomedov – Is it the biggest fight ever?

The UFC announced several weeks ago that ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor will finally be returning to MMA action at UFC 229 when he takes on arguably the biggest challenge of his career in Khabib Nurmagomedov in what could very well be one of the biggest fights of all time. McGregor will have been out of Octagon action for nearly 2... Read More
Dominick Cruz clamoring for rematch with bantamweight king TJ Dillashaw MMA News 

Dominick Cruz clamoring for rematch with bantamweight king TJ Dillashaw

This past weekend at UFC 227, current bantamweight king TJ Dillashaw further cemented his legacy as an all-time great after dusting his longtime rival Cody Garbrandt via first round KO. But now, it appears another rival from Dillashaw’s past may perhaps be next in line for TJ – the last man who beat him, Dominick Cruz. Cruz recently appeared on Ariel... Read More
Bare-Knuckle Boxing – The Next Big Thing In Combat Sports? MMA News Opinion 

Bare-Knuckle Boxing – The Next Big Thing In Combat Sports?

Last month, the inaugural event for stateside bare-knuckle boxing promotion ‘Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship’ went down, entitled ‘BKFC 1: The Beginning’, and if you missed it, you missed quite the show. And now possibly from that success we are starting to see several other bare-knuckle promotions pop up in the states and the question is, is bare-knuckle boxing here to stay... Read More
UFC’s Sage Northcutt says his fighting future is at heavyweight Interviews MMA News 

UFC’s Sage Northcutt says his fighting future is at heavyweight

UFC’s Sage Northcutt picked up another win this past weekend at UFC Fight Night: dos Santos vs. Ivanov, but not long before Northcutt made his walk to the Octagon, he surprised many in the MMA community when he said that he believes his fighting future is actually at heavyweight. Northcutt, who’s fought at both lightweight and welterweight so far in his... Read More
OPINION: Chuck Liddell’s upcoming comeback and why it’s not a good idea Opinion 

OPINION: Chuck Liddell’s upcoming comeback and why it’s not a good idea

Last week, after several months of rumors and speculation, it was announced that UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell would be coming back to fighting after being retired for nearly a decade in a bout versus his longtime rival, Tito Ortiz. However, the bout is not being contested in the UFC or even Bellator but in Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions... Read More
Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz agree to third fight under Golden Boy banner MMA News 

Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz agree to third fight under Golden Boy banner

Well, it looks like MMA legends Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz are slated to throw down once again as, according to ESPN, the pair have signed on with De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions for a bout expected to take place later this year. After some rumblings about a potential trilogy fight over the past several months, the pair looks... Read More
OPINION: Machida’s recent transition to Bellator and why it’s a good move Opinion 

OPINION: Machida’s recent transition to Bellator and why it’s a good move

Last week, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida broke news by announcing that he’s signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA after more than 10 years with the UFC. Although it has recently been reported that the UFC tried to match the offer from Bellator, Machida still decided to go with Bellator because, according to him, he’s a man... Read More
RUMOR: Brock Lesnar to appear at UFC 226, will fight the winner of Miocic vs Cormier MMA News 

RUMOR: Brock Lesnar to appear at UFC 226, will fight the winner of Miocic vs Cormier

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar was one of the biggest pay-per-view draws the sport has ever seen and although there have been rumblings of a potential return as of late, it now looks like he may be returning sooner rather than later. According to Dave Meltzer from the Wrestling Observer via Bloody Elbow, “Lesnar has been asked to face the winner... Read More