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McGregor Says He’ll Beat Mayweather ‘Inside 4 Rounds’

McGregor Says He’ll Beat Mayweather ‘Inside 4 Rounds’

UFC champion Conor McGregor said he’s planning to “break” Floyd Mayweather Jr. within four rounds during their highly anticipated boxing match. McGregor, one of the best trash-talkers in combat sports, made the prediction during an appearance on Conan O’Brien: Even though McGregor plans on taking Mayweather out in 4 rounds he also said he wouldn’t [...]

August 17, 2017 admin Headlines, MMA 0

First Press Conference: 10-8 For McGregor

First Press Conference: 10-8 For McGregor

The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor is the ultimate triumph of flash over substance and misguided perception over reality. It makes no rational sense that an MMA fighter with no professional boxing experience should be slated to face a future Hall of Fame boxer in what is easily the biggest fight of the year. There’s no reason [...]

July 14, 2017 Briggs Seekins Headlines, MMA 0

How to Make Mayweather-McGregor a Good Fight

How to Make Mayweather-McGregor a Good Fight

At this point I am resigned to it–Floyd Mayweather and Connor McGregor are going to fight. They are going to fight and it is going to be the only fight casual fans and mainstream sports media talks about this year. As a dedicated fan, historian and practitioner of combat sports, I find the situation frustrating. [...]

June 23, 2017 Briggs Seekins Headlines, MMA 0

A Dreadful but Historical Fight: Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

A Dreadful but Historical Fight: Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

Undoubtedly, even before I start making any further assumptions, Conor McGregor, the UFC lightweight champion has no chance of winning a boxing match against the renowned Floyd Mayweather Jr. Let’s face it, Mayweather is an undefeated boxing legend in the last two decades, in which he has overpowered best of the best boxers internationally. He [...]

June 16, 2017 admin Boxing, MMA 0

Brock Lesnar Retires from MMA…Again!

Brock Lesnar Retires from MMA…Again!

Brock Lesnar’s return to the UFC was short lived one. To be more precise it lasted one fight. He told company officials that was retiring from MMA for a second time. Lesnar came back from a four-and-a-half-year break to defeat Mark Hunt by unanimous decision at UFC 200 last July. He then failed two drug [...]

February 15, 2017 admin Headlines, MMA 0

Floyd Mayweather: Fight with Conor McGregor ‘getting very, very close’

Floyd Mayweather: Fight with Conor McGregor ‘getting very, very close’

A potential Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight is very close to becoming a reality. Mayweather has told ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith that “we’re getting very, very close” to the superfight. Basically it’s the easiest cash grab of Mayweather’s career. Nevada State Athletic Commission chairman Anthony Marnell has been made aware of active negotiations between the two [...]

February 14, 2017 admin Headlines, MMA 0

Brock Lesnar Suspended 1 Year and Fined $250k for Failed Drug Tests

Brock Lesnar Suspended 1 Year and Fined $250k for Failed Drug Tests

Brock Lesnar has just received a 1 year suspension and a $250k fine for two failed drug tests. At UFC 200 Lesnar beat Mark Hunt but it was later announced that he had failed not one, but two drug tests. One prior to the fight, the other on fight night. Today the Nevada State Athletic [...]

December 15, 2016 admin Headlines, MMA 0

Mayweather Trolls McGregor with $10k Caption

Mayweather Trolls McGregor with $10k Caption

Who doesn’t love a good old fashion caption contest? Floyd Mayweather is giving his fans the opportunity to troll Conor McGregor for some cash. He has offered $10,000 to whomever can put together the best caption for this video: CAPTION THIS! Best caption wins $10,000.00. The winner will be announced on Monday, Dec 19. Stay [...]

December 15, 2016 admin Headlines, MMA 0

Conor McGregor Issued a Professional Boxing License

Conor McGregor Issued a Professional Boxing License

For months now Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have been going at it about the possibility of them fighting each other inside the ring. Until yesterday, no one ever thought that it was remotely possible but now, Conor McGregor has announced that he was issued a professional boxing license in California. Could a Mayweather vs [...]

December 1, 2016 admin Headlines, MMA 0

Conor McGregor Demands UFC Ownership Stake

Conor McGregor Demands UFC Ownership Stake

After becoming the first simultaneous two-weight-class champion fighter in UFC history, Conor McGregor has made it clear that the company is going to have to pay up if they want him to stick around. On Saturday, at UFC 205, McGregor defeated Alvarez to claim the lightweight belt in a second-round knockout. He then announced that [...]

November 14, 2016 admin Headlines, MMA 0