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Oh, Good Lord! Mayweather-McGregor II?!?

Oh, Good Lord! Mayweather-McGregor II?!?

The great American writer and cynic H.L. Mencken famously observed: “Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public.” We got a great demonstration of this last year, when Floyd Mayweather’s “boxing match” against Conor McGregor proved to be the biggest sporting event of 2017. Not only did the American public come together [...]

February 9, 2018 Briggs Seekins Headlines, MMA 0

Rousey Teaming Up with The Rock for Wrestlemania 34?

Rousey Teaming Up with The Rock for Wrestlemania 34?

Big things are in the works for WrestleMania 34. Apparently WWE is trying to put together a tag-team match featuring Ronda Rousey and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson against Stephanie McMahon and Triple H. So will it happen? According to the sources, it all comes down to The Rock’s availability. Johnson’s last match was against John [...]

January 31, 2018 admin Headlines, MMA 0

Charlotte Flair Wants to be Ronda Rousey’s 1st WWE Opponent

Charlotte Flair Wants to be Ronda Rousey’s 1st WWE Opponent

As rumors continue about Ronda Rousey potentially joining WWE, Charlotte Flair is lining up hoping to be her very first opponent. Flair told 107.7 The Bone’s “Baby Huey & Bimbo Jimbo” show that she would love to go up against Rousey. “Absolutely! For sure, and I think it’s great she was around the Mae Young [...]

September 22, 2017 admin MMA 0

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