Rory MacDonald sends a chilling message to Douglas Lima and the rest of the Bellator welterweight contenders.
He might be called 'The Red King', but Rory MacDonald is building a reputation as 'The Canadian Psycho'.
MacDonald, who made his Bellator debut earlier this year with a second round submission over the heavy hitting Paul Daley, joined the broadcast team for last night's Bellator 180 pay-per-view at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Rory MacDonald threw a bucket of cold water on Bellator’s welterweight title fight Saturday night, just seconds after it happened.
The top 170-pound fighter, who should be in line for a title fight next, slammed the performances of Douglas Lima and Lorenz Larkin at Bellator NYC at Madison Square Garden. Lima ended up winning a unanimous decision against the very tough UFC veteran. But MacDonald wanted to see more.
Four-division boxing champ Roy Jones Jr. thinks a fight with Anderson Silva would be the perfect co-headliner for a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather card.
Jones (65-9, 47 KO) is still active, and actually won the vacant WBF cruiserweight title last weekend with an 8th-round TKO stoppage of journeyman Bobby Gunn. Gunn hadn’t fought in over three years before getting the call to fight RJJ though, so it’s not like Jones is still out there taking out top-level guys.
It doesn't look like Roy Nelson will be punished for his actions against referee John McCarthy last night in Brasilia. The heavyweight picked up a win over Antonio Silva on the main card of UFC Fight Night 95, but was upset about how the stoppage went down.
Royce Gracie dominated the early days of the UFC with his jiu-jitsu, scoring 10 submission victories in 13 months between UFC 1 and UFC 4, and fellow Brazilian jiu-jitsu expert Demian Maia is getting close to his record.
There’s a split in opinion among fellow fighters regarding the way Conor McGregor decided to fight against Nate Diaz at UFC 202 earlier this month.
“Super” Sage Northcutt will make his first Octagon appearance of 2017 this July.
After ending last year on a down note, UFC prospect Sage Northcutt is returning to lightweight for his first fight of 2017. The UFC confirmed on Wednesday that Northcutt will take on Peru’s Claudio Puelles at this summer’s UFC 214.
Mickey Gall was at the center of attention on Saturday night at UFC 203, following his quite expected win over CM Punk. Right after the fight, he called out fellow “Looking for a Fight” catch Sage Northcutt.
Sara McMann was in Las Vegas during International Fight Week and present during the UFC 200 ceremonial weigh-ins at T-Mobile Arena. The UFC women's bantamweight contender heard the crowd boo when, in a promo, UFC president Dana White called Miesha Tate "the baddest woman on the planet — except for Ronda Rousey."
The Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing showdown is finally on. Pro athletes from around the combat world reacted to the news Wednesday evening.
Scott Coker hasn’t thought all that much about how he’d approach the megafight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor.
From an MMA promoter’s perspective, the Bellator MMA president does question what the UFC will gain from letting McGregor enter the boxing world and face Mayweather on Mayweather’s turf. Most people in boxing feel like McGregor, a great UFC champion, does not stand much of a chance against the 49-0 Mayweather in boxing.
A former elite heavyweights is plotting a return to MMA. Just not with the UFC.
Shane Carwin confirmed his desire to make a comeback in a post Wednesday on The UG, adding that he is now a free agent. Carwin was under contract with the UFC, but wrote he and the promotion "decided mutually" that he would attempt to compete elsewhere.
Valentina Shevchenko released a statement on the cancellation of her UFC 213 title fight with champ Amanda Nunes on Saturday evening.
Just hours before UFC 213 started, Valentina Shevchenko’s biggest fight of her career came crashing down.
In only her fifth fight in the organization, she had an opportunity to become UFC women’s bantamweight champion in a rematch against titleholder Amanda Nunes in the main event of the annual International Fight Week pay-per-view event.
The official poster for the mega boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor has been revealed.
After just a year of back-and-forth talks, the biggest boxing match of the year has been made official. Floyd Mayweather will be coming out of a two-year retirement to fight UFC lightweight champion and company superstar Conor McGregor on August 26th in Las Vegas.
06 October 2016 – Singapore: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced three additional bouts at ONE: DEFENDING HONOR to complete the blockbuster fight card. The event is set to take place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on 11 November. The main event features the return of ONE Lightweight World Champion Shinya Aoki who goes up against top contender Eduard Folayang. In the co-main event, ONE Featherweight World Champion Marat Gafurov takes on former champion Narantungalag Jadambaa in a highly-anticipated rematch.
Two Filipino homegrown talents will don the Philippine colors on the undercard of ONE: THRONE OF TIGERS on Friday, 10 February at the 12,000-capacity Stadium Negara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Burn “The Hitman” Soriano locks horns with Malaysian stalwart Saiful “The Vampire” Merican in a three-round bantamweight contest, while former Philippine boxing champion Roy Doliguez faces strawweight ace Alex “Little Rock” Silva.
Conor McGregor wants to fight at Madison Square Garden later this year.
Contrary to a report on FS1's UFC Tonight, multiple sources have confirmed that the Irishman is ready and willing to fight Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title on Nov. 12 in New York City.
WWE’s Stephanie McMahon is open to offering Rousey a more regular fixture in the promotion.
Ronda Rousey’s future in the UFC is a question mark. After losing her prized bantamweight title to Holly Holm last year, the Olympic bronze medalist has been largely absent from the media.
In fact, it’s being reported that ‘Rowdy’ may avoid the press altogether in the lead up to her UFC 207 bout with current 145 lbs champion Amanda Nunes on Dec. 30.
Wonderboy’ talks about how hard it would be for him to fight the former UFC welterweight champion.
Not so long ago, MMA fan favorite and pound-for-pound great Georges St-Pierre was touting Stephen Thompson as the future of the sport.
Flash forward to 2017, and Wonderboy will have a chance to become the new UFC welterweight champion, just as St-Pierre predicted.
Aljamain Sterling is not happy about how the UFC is strong-arming him into a bout with Renan Barao outside his regular weight class.
Aljamain Sterling isn’t a happy man. When he signed on to fight Renan Barao at UFC 214, the contract said the fight would take place at 135 pounds - his regular weight class. However, the California State Athletic Commission wouldn’t allow Barao to fight at that weight, as he has had major issues making 135 in the past when competing in the state. They will allow the fight to take place at a catchweight of 140 pounds - something that Sterling feels favors his opponent.
Lightweights Stevie Ray and Paul Felder have agreed to fight at UFC Fight Night in Scotland.
An exciting lightweight match was added to the next card in Scotland, as UFC Europe reported on Twitter that Stevie Ray will be taking on Paul Felder at UFC Fight Night 113.
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