Boxing promoter sparks controversy as he claims Terence Crawford could ‘pin’ Conor McGregor in MMA fight

27 Jan

Terence Crawford’s promoter Bob Arum sparked debate over the weekend by suggesting his man could beat UFC sensation Conor McGregor in an MMA fight. The 88-year-old was especially criticised for his use of wrestling terminology in his analysis as he said he believed Crawford would be able to win by ‘pinning’ McGregor. Arum first floated […]

UFC star Brett Johns opens up about achieving his childhood dream, being the fighting pride of Wales and his injury nightmare

24 Jan

For some fighters, fighting under the banner of the UFC just once can be the pinnacle of their career. Now the world’s premier mixed martial arts organisation, the company has transformed into a global phenomenon since its inception in 1993. Once described as ‘human cockfighting’ by Senator John McCain, the UFC is now a billion-dollar […]

London could host Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch AND Anthony Joshua’s next fight in 2020 as Eddie Hearn suggests possible date

22 Jan

Anthony Joshua could well be set to return to the ring in an emotional homecoming in London, with the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium a frontrunner. That’s according to promoter Eddie Hearn, who revealed on Twitter during a Q&A session with fans he wants to bring the world heavyweight champion back home. Joshua reclaimed his world heavyweight […]

Donald Cerrone given six-month medical suspension from UFC after Conor McGregor KO damages eye and nose

22 Jan

Donald Cerrone has been handed a six-month medical suspension from UFC following his brutal loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 246. ‘Cowboy’ was beaten in 40 seconds of McGregor’s comeback fight after a series of shoulder strikes, a high kick and crushing knee led to his quick demise. The Nevada State Athletic Commission’s medical team […]

Bob Arum lays out two-fight plan for Conor McGregor vs Terence Crawford using MMA and boxing rules, will speak to Dana White

22 Jan

Bob Arum ‘would love’ to see WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford fight Conor McGregor. The 88-year-old Top Rank chief explained that, ideally, there would be two bouts between the pair – one using boxing rules and the other a mixed martial arts contest. “Crawford has a background in wrestling and would not be averse to […]

Kamaru Usman warns Twitter hackers ‘Karma catches us all’ in relation to offensive tweets about Conor McGregor and Dee Devlin

21 Jan

Kamaru Usman has warned his Twitter hacker ‘karma catches us all’. Offensive posts about Conor McGregor’s girlfriend Dee Devlin were uploaded just hours before the Irishman’s comeback win over Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone on Saturday. One tweet read ‘I’ll f*** your wife while slapping the f*** outta you punk’ and another post revealed Usman’s bank details. […]

Conor McGregor will face Nate Diaz in next fight, UFC legend Michael Bisping predicts, but coach John Kavanagh prefers Justin Gaethje

21 Jan

Conor McGregor will fight Nate Diaz next in a mouthwatering trilogy encounter, according to UFC legend Michael Bisping. The former middleweight champion was cageside in Las Vegas on Saturday night to witness McGregor’s triumphant return to the octagon – with the Irishman dismantling Donald Cerrone in devastating fashion inside 40 seconds. The ‘Notorious’ now has […]

Conor McGregor next fight: Khabib’s father confirms rematch WILL happen after Tony Ferguson fight – if UFC are willing to pay $100m

20 Jan

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father has confirmed his son WILL fight Conor McGregor after Tony Ferguson, but only if the UFC pay up $100million. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov has guided his son from his days wrestling bears right up until the current day as undisputed lightweight champion. Despite being 28-0 and having arguably lost just one round in his […]

Tom Brady meets Mark Davis at UFC 246 and Dana White thinks he could swap New England Patriots for Las Vegas Raiders

20 Jan

UFC President Dana White believes his friend Tom Brady could be playing in Las Vegas in the not too distant future. The New England Patriots’ quarterback was in the city at the weekend to watch Conor McGregor demolish Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone in just 40 seconds and was spotted speaking to Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark […]

Conor McGregor could emulate Anthony Joshua by fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov in front of 90,000 at Wembley

20 Jan

Conor McGregor could well take on bitter rival Khabib Nurmagomedov in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley, according to Dana White. It comes after the UFC president confirmed a rematch between the two superstars is unlikely to happen in Moscow, despite pleas from ‘The Notorious’. McGregor returned to the octagon on Saturday night at the […]

UFC president Dana White to speak with ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone after vicious Conor McGregor beating sent him to hospital

20 Jan

UFC president Dana White has confirmed he will hold talks with Donald Cerrone about his future in the octagon after his crushing defeat to Conor McGregor. After 15 months away from the sport, McGregor wasted little time in dispatching the 36-year-old, throwing a powerful straight left as soon as referee Herb Dean started the fight. […]

Conor McGregor ‘more than ready’ for Jorge Masvidal but Dana White wants rematch vs Khabib Nurmagomedov for UFC lightweight title

19 Jan

Conor McGregor is making big plans for the UFC’s welterweight division but Dana White has other ideas. ‘The Notorious’ beat veteran Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone at the 170lbs weight class on Saturday in spectacular style as he made his return to the octagon. It was his third fight at welterweight following his two encounters with Nate […]

Conor McGregor angry at obscene comments about girlfriend Dee Devlin posted on Kamaru Usman’s ‘hacked’ Twitter account

19 Jan

Dana White admitted he had to make a frantic call to Conor McGregor before the main event of UFC 246. UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman reportedly had his Twitter account hacked before the Irishman made his way to the T-Mobile Arena to face Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone. But McGregor could have been forgiven for being distracted […]

Conor McGregor next fight: Dana White admits Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch could be NEXT as Floyd Mayweather calls out ‘The Notorious’

19 Jan

Dana White believes a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov is the fight to make for Conor McGregor after his emphatic UFC comeback. McGregor made an emphatic statement on his UFC return as he needed just 40 seconds to overpower veteran American Donald Cerrone at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The Irishman had been out of […]

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather claims he will face UFC superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2020 as well as Conor McGregor

19 Jan

Floyd Mayweather and Dana White reportedly struck an agreement to work together last year and it seems as though we’re all in for a treat. Following Conor McGregor’s scintillating victory over Donald Cerrone at UFC 246, Mayweather posted a picture announcing their rematch on Instagram, sending fans wild in the process. Instagram @floydmayweather The first […]