Chael Sonnen has a problem with all the fighters just now choosing to start calling out Conor McGregor while he’s out nursing an injury. Sonnen recently took to his podcast to discuss the matter. He clearly drew a line between those who have been talking about McGregor for years, such as Tony Ferguson and Nate
9:00 AM ET One of the most anticipated fights — and the one most often asked about — continues to be Conor McGregor’s next match. McGregor has been adamant that he will return from his broken left leg in 2022. But as the months go by, that seems up in the air. And then there’s
UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling wants to give Merab Dvalishvili a shot at the belt. Asked on Twitter about a potential matchup with his longtime teammate, Sterling indicated he would rather move up in weight than force a fight. After Merab’s next win, I will probably have to move up, to allow him his chance
Nick Diaz still has some fight left in the tank. The former Strikeforce Welterweight champion recently revealed his interest in returning to the Octagon in 2022. Specifically, the Stockton, Calif. native wants to challenge current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) champion, Kamaru Usman, despite having not won a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) bout since Oct.
Chuck Liddell sends message to Cain Velasquez: ‘Stay strong brother’ Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell became the most recent fighter to weigh in on former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez‘ situation. Velasquez was arrested on Feb. 28 after allegedly ramming a vehicle and firing multiple shots during a 7-mile chase. Velasquez was
By Matthew Wells | May 31, 2022 5:20 pm ET UFC president Dana White thinks the business of boxing has a problem, but he will not take it upon himself to find the solution. Although White enjoys watching the sweet science as a fan, he isn’t exactly jumping at the chance to promote in the
UFC heavyweights Alexander Volkov and Jairzinho Rozenstruik will clash at UFC Vegas 56. Both fighters are looking to rebound from losing their last fight. Volkov hopes to climb back into the top five of the UFC Heavyweight rankings with a win this Saturday. He lost his last fight to Tom Aspinall by submission at UFC
Shavkat Rahkmonov is the first Kazakhstani citizen to be signed to the UFC, and as such, he’s proud to represent his country, from his performances down to his headwear. Rahkmonov recently recorded his third win inside the UFC when he knocked out Carlston Harris with a spinning hook kick and follow up ground-and-pound. After the
Welcome to Midnight Mania! Conor McGregor seems fairly infatuated with the idea of fighting at 170 lbs. While recovering from his broken leg, McGregor has been hitting the weights hard, putting on some size as a result. Now, it’s become somewhat questionable if the former Featherweight will ever bother returning to Lightweight. McGregor’s extra muscle
By Mike Bohn | May 30, 2022 9:40 pm ET Jorge Masvidal is doing his best to entice Conor McGregor into a fight. After lobbing some harsh criticism toward the Irishman over the weekend, McGregor (22-6 MMA, 10-4 UFC) took to social media on Monday and fired back at Masvidal (35-16 MMA, 12-9 UFC). McGregor
UFC President Dana White doesn’t think Nick Diaz will ever fight again.
UFC bantamweight TJ Dillashaw had some choice words when asked about some recent comments from fellow former champion Dominick Cruz. After more than two years out the game owing to a failed drug test and USADA suspension, former two-time titleholder Dillashaw returned to the Octagon last July at UFC Vegas 32. Seeing no need for
Alexa Grasso wants to follow in the footsteps of one of the all-time greats. During a recent appearance on The MMA Hour, the flyweight contender was asked about her admiration for UFC legend Georges St-Pierre and she revealed that he was one of the fighters who has inspired her in her career. Grasso is carving
According to Amanda Nunes, Julianna Pena has had much less to say leading up to their rematch. Ahead of their initial encounter at UFC 269 in Dec. 2021, Nunes made the argument that the only reason Pena received her title opportunity was due to her vocal skills after going 1-1 in her prior two outings.
Jorge Masvidal promises to ‘break’ Conor McGregor’s face ‘I come to kill’ Jorge Masvidal is awaiting the legal conclusion of his street altercation with Colby Covington but looking forward to who he might fight in a more legal venue next. And it seems like he has his eyes on former two-division champion Conor McGregor. “There
By Farah Hannoun | May 30, 2022 5:45 pm ET Sean Brady thinks a future matchup with Khamzat Chimaev is inevitable. Like Chimaev, Brady (15-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) is an undefeated rising contender in the UFC’s welterweight division, but currently is ranked a few spots below him. Chimaev (11-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) skyrocketed up the welterweight
Former UFC fighter Paige VanZant made her professional wrestling debut at All Elite Wrestling’s Double or Nothing on Sunday night. The promotion announced VanZant’s debut last Friday. VanZant competed in a mixed trios tag match with both male and female competitors. VanZant was partnered with AEW TNT Champion Scorpio Sky and Ethan Page. They took
Parenthood is one of the greatest responsibilities any person can face — and it appears that with four young children at home, Benson Henderson has set aside some of his wayward habits. Henderson, the former UFC and WEC lightweight champion, is well known for fighting and training with a toothpick in his mouth. The habit