‘Francis Ngannou is dumber than he sounds’ – Dillian Whyte rips into ‘boring’ and ‘cowardly’ UFC star for heavyweight boxing ambition

26 May

British boxer Dillian Whyte labelled Francis Ngannou ‘dumb’ and ‘boring’ for outlining his plans to move into heavyweight boxing. Earlier this month, France-based Ngannou proved his status as one of the most powerful punchers in the UFC by knocking out Jairzinho Rozenstruik within 20 seconds. The 33-year-old has made no secret of his desire to […]

Watch Francis Ngannou knock Jon Jones out COLD with brutal uppercut in fight simulation on UFC 3

26 May

A fight simulation between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou at heavyweight predicted a brutal second round knockout for ‘The Predator’ as rumours of a real life match continue to swirl. With Ngannou coming off fresh from his 20-second demolition of Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 249, the heavyweight landscape appears rather gridlocked. Champion Stipe Miocic is […]

Conor McGregor offered chance to make UFC history in fight with welterweight champion Kamaru Usman – but Daniel Cormier fires warning

26 May

Conor McGregor has been offered a title fight with UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, giving the Irishman a chance to create more history. ‘The Nortorious’ could become the promotion’s first-ever champion at three separate weight classes if he accepts the fight and wins. McGregor famously became the first fighter ever to hold two different belts […]

Boxing legend Mike Tyson to be offered ‘over €20million’ to fight in Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, with 43-year-old Wanderlei Silva named as potential opponent

26 May

Mike Tyson is set to be offered more than €20million to compete in the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, according to reports. The 53-year-old boxing legend how been showing off his transformation and new physique as he aims to come out of retirement. A trilogy exhibition fight with old foe Evander Holyfield has been widely mooted, […]

UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz claims he’s been contacted about potential Mike Tyson fight, believes it can ‘double’ Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor numbers

25 May

Tito Ortiz has claimed he’s been contacted about potentially fighting Mike Tyson next. The 53-year-old boxing legend is considering a ring return for charity and the 45-year-old former UFC champion appears very interested in becoming his opponent. Ortiz told TMZ, “I got a phone call and someone started asking me, ‘What do you think about […]

Mike Tyson displays stunning body transformation at 53 as he trains with UFC champion Henry Cejudo and Vitor Belfort

25 May

Mike Tyson has rebuilt his ripped physique since returning to training in recent weeks. The iconic former undisputed heavyweight champion revealed last month that he’s been working out during the coronavirus lockdown and will even get back in the ring for charity exhibitions. Since then, comeback talk has intensified with rumours of various potential opponents. Tyson […]

UFC star Colby Covington wants ‘unsanctioned’ match with WWE champion Drew McIntyre

24 May

UFC star Colby Covington has vowed to ‘whoop’ Drew McIntyre’s ‘a**’ in an unsanctioned match. The pair have been involved in a back-and-forth spat since Covington called out the WWE champion earlier this month. McIntyre, who beat Brock Lesnar for the world title at WrestleMania 36 last month, responded by insisting he would break the […]

Conor McGregor angers UFC fighters with ‘GOAT’ thread as Jon Jones, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Nate Diaz react to claims on Twitter

24 May

Conor McGregor’s ‘GOAT thread’ on Twitter was met with ridicule by his fellow UFC fighters for putting himself at number two. It is hardly surprising the former two-division champion placed himself second in a greatest of all time list considering his usual boastful claims. Anderson Silva was the only person who he put above himself […]

UFC star Conor McGregor labels Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos ‘top baller’ for time he copied billionaire strut

22 May

UFC star Conor McGregor hailed Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos in a recent social media post. The Irish fighter was responding to an old clip of Ramos performing his trademark ‘billionaire strut’ when he enters the octagon. McGregor wrote on Twitter: “Top baller Sergio.” The Spaniard channelled his inner McGregor during Real Madrid’s UEFA Super […]

UFC news: Darren Till reveals the funny message Israel Adesanya sent him after rejecting his idea to coach on The Ultimate Fighter

21 May

When UFC announced another season of The Ultimate Fighter was in the works, Darren Till had an idea. What if he and middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, were the two coaches? “No,” replied The Last Stylebender. No. https://t.co/MASHJym0Ny — Israel Adesanya (@stylebender) May 7, 2020   Of course, Till is trying to drum up some business […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov confirms father is in ‘critical condition’ with coronavirus and says ‘more than 20 people from my family’ have suffered from illness

19 May

Khabib Nurmagomedov has confirmed his father is in critical condition in hospital after contracting coronavirus. The UFC icon also opened up about the devastation the deadly disease is having on others on his family and friends of his. Speaking in his native Russian on Instagram, Khabib explained how his father, Abdulmanap, underwent heart surgery after […]

UFC legend Chael Sonnen takes aim at Jon Jones with series of personal attacks on Twitter with drink-driving, drug and prison references

18 May

In Chael Sonnen, Jon Jones picked the wrong man to engage in a war of words. Sonnen, who lost to Jones in a short-notice light heavyweight title fight in 2013, retired from mixed martial arts in 2019 and had recently spoken glowingly about Jones, calling him the greatest ever at the weekend. “For him to […]

UFC heavyweight Walt Harris stopped by Alistair Overeem in first fight since murder of step-daughter Aniah

17 May

An emotional Walt Harris remained dignified in defeat after he was stopped by Alistair Overeem on Saturday night in Jacksonville. The UFC heavyweight was fighting for the first time since the murder of his step-daughter and nearly recorded a perfect comeback when he rocked Overeem in the first round. However, the former Strikeforce heavyweight champion […]

Joe Rogan smoked weed with a 21-year-old Jon Jones and helped him become a UFC superstar

17 May

Jon Jones is without doubt one of the greatest mixed martial artists in the history of the sport. A two-time UFC light-heavyweight champion, ‘Bones’ is currently on track to completely wipe out two different generations of contenders. The undisputed pound-for-pound number one in the sport may well have his indiscretions and demons outside the octagon, […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father out of coma, Dana White reveals UFC lightweight champion is ‘busted up’ and when he will fight Justin Gaethje

15 May

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father has reportedly woken up from a coma following heart surgery. Adulmanap had the operation in his native Dagestan but was flown to a military hospital in Moscow when his condition worsened and was put in a medically-induced coma. Russian media claim, as reported by RT, the 57-year-old, who is also his son’s […]

Jon Jones criticised for mocking UFC rival Anthony Smith with unsavoury dig about burglary ordeal after defeat to Glover Teixeira

14 May

Jon Jones took a cheap shot at Anthony Smith during his defeat to Glover Teixeira at UFC Fight Night on Wednesday. The controversial light-heavyweight watched on as Teixeira produced a dominant display to claim victory over Smith, who Jones has also beaten in the past. Before the fight, Smith fired a message to his rival […]

‘Sorry, it’s part of the job!’ – UFC star Glover Teixeira in bizarrely polite exchange with Anthony Smith mid-fight

14 May

Let’s put it this way, the UFC isn’t exactly known for manners. There’s little room for kind-heartedness in a sport which requires you to beat up your opponent. Usually, fighters accompany their physical onslaughts with tirades of verbal abuse, but it seems Glover Teixeira didn’t get the memo. During his victory over Anthony Smith on […]

UFC News: Knockout artist Francis Ngannou calls out Jon Jones as he considers moving to heavyweight

14 May

Jon Jones admitted watching Ovince Saint-Preux fight at heavyweight has made him consider making the move up divisions himself. However, the current UFC light-heavyweight champion may want to reconsider after being called out by knockout artist Francis Ngannou. The giant Cameroonian is stuck in proverbial limbo as, despite firmly re-establishing himself as the number one […]

UFC Fight Night sees Bruce Buffer shun Thiago Moises attempt to fist bump as announce takes no chances during coronavirus pandemic

14 May

Despite the stringent COVID-19 testing carried out by UFC on everyone involved in recent events, Bruce Buffer was taking no chances. The 62-year-old octagon announcer wore a face mask to perform his duties in Jacksonville and shunned Thiago Moises, who beat Michael Johnson in his lightweight fight, when he attempted to fist bump Buffer. Buffer […]

UFC Fight Night results: Watch Anthony Smith lose his TEETH during Glover Teixeira before ‘Lionheart’ taken to hospital

14 May

Anthony Smith was immediately rushed to hospital after his one-sided beating at the hands of UFC veteran Glover Teixeira. The light-heavyweight main event in Florida pitted Smith against the veteran, with both men having lost to Jon Jones in the past, but it was Teixeira who delivered a brutal clinic. ‘Lionheart’ could be heard telling […]