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Michael Bisping on Conor McGregor: 'Just Lose the F--king Chip on the Shoulder'

Former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping implored Conor McGregor to "lose the f--king chip on [his] shoulder" following the MMA star's arrest in Brooklyn last week.<p>"Just lose the chip, that would be my advice. Just lose the f--king chip on the shoulder, man," Bisping said on his <i>Believe You</i> …

UFC 221 Fight Card: PPV Schedule, Odds and Predictions for Romero vs. Rockhold

As is the story with most UFC pay-per-view cards, something has to go wrong. And UFC 221 is no exception.<p>In addition to this main card losing its main event a few weeks back after interim (or undisputed?) middleweight champion Robert Whittaker was forced to withdraw, the man who replaced him (Yoel …

Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Rose Namajunas Fight Announced for UFC 223

Rose Namajunas will defend the UFC Women's Strawweight Championship against former title-holder Joanna Jedrzejczyk on April 7 during UFC 223 at the Barclays Center in New York City.<p>UFC announced the rematch Friday.<p>Namajunas won the belt with a first-round knockout of Jedrzejczyk at UFC 217 in …

Cormier feels like he's 'fighting for a vacant title again' at UFC 220

Daniel Cormier will be defending his title at UFC 220, but as he said Monday on "The MMA Hour," it might as well be UFC 187 all over again.<p>Much like …

Sonnen predicts easy win for Mayweather: 'It's over fast'

Not many fighters in the MMA world run their mouth like Chael Sonnen.<p>So when the former UFC middleweight title contender gave his prediction for …

Dana White Denies Floyd Mayweather's Claims of IV Use by Conor McGregor

UFC President Dana White is defending Conor McGregor after Floyd Mayweather Jr. said the mixed martial arts star needed to use IV bags to stay hydrated in preparation for Saturday's megafight.<p>Speaking to TMZ Sports about the allegations Mayweather levied against McGregor, White said there was …

Mayweather vs. McGregor Predictions: Latest Projections for Main Event Fight

The highly anticipated bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor is nearly upon us, concluding months of buildup and back-and-forths between the two camps.<p>Money remains the favourite, per OddsShark.com, as he seeks a record-breaking 50th win. His current record of 49-0 is tied for the …

Boxing

Holly Holm to UFC on Potential UFC 219 Fight vs. Cyborg: 'Let's Negotiate'

Holly Holm is ready to take on Cris "Cyborg" Justino. But it'll cost the UFC.<p>In an interview with ESPN.com's Brett Okamoto, Holm went on record to say she is open to the contest. The former UFC bantamweight champion said that if the UFC approached her about the fight she would respond, "Let's …

UFC

Floyd Mayweather promises huge bet on himself to beat Conor McGregor

LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather is planning a huge financial wager on himself to beat Conor McGregor in Saturday’s boxing bout between the pair.<p>Mayweather famously loves to bet on professional sports and said on Wednesday afternoon that he considers victory over UFC star McGregor to be such a …

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Trade Insults in Final Presser Before Fight

While Floyd Mayweather Jr. spent most of his afternoon in a more subdued state, Conor McGregor remained boisterous Wednesday in the final press conference before their bout in Las Vegas on Saturday.<p>"I will break this old man...I don't see him lasting two rounds," McGregor said <i>(Warning: link</i> …

How I Learned to Stop Hating and Admit Floyd Mayweather's a Boxing Revolutionary

Floyd Mayweather is really rich. You may have heard that already. Probably from him.<p>Money, for the famously undefeated boxer, is not just something he makes—it's a lifestyle, nickname and friend. It travels with him in huge bricks, sometimes in a duffel bag, sometimes laid out in front of him on a …

Twitter Reacts to Jon Jones' Positive Drug Test Before UFC 214 Win

UFC star Jon Jones reportedly tested positive for Turinabol, an anabolic steroid, prior to his UFC 214 win over Daniel Cormier, according to TMZ Sports.<p>Brett Okamoto of ESPN confirmed Jones had failed a test, although he noted the fighter has not yet been stripped of his light heavyweight title. He …

Jon Jones

Mayweather vs. McGregor: Five ways the Irishman can pull the upset of the century

Conor McGregor may be making his boxing debut, but here's how he can beat one of the best ever<p>If fans and experts in the sport of boxing are being …

Mayweather vs. McGregor: Weigh-In Info, Fight Schedule and Predictions

The wait for the biggest fight in combat sports history is almost over.<p>Conor McGregor, for the first time in his career, will enter the boxing ring as a professional against Floyd Mayweather Jr., one of the greatest boxers the sport has ever known, Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.<p>Call …

Mayweather vs McGregor: What date is the fight, what time will it start and who will win?

• <b>Floyd Mayweather defeats Conor McGregor by 10th round TKO</b>• <b><br>How Mayweather triumphed in his final fight</b>• <b><br>Mayweather pays tribute to his 'dance partner' opponent after fight</b>• <b><br>After this huge bout, will there be a rematch?</b>• <b><br>Purse, prize money and winner earnings details</b><p>Floyd Mayweather has beaten Conor …

Daniel Cormier Congratulates Jon Jones, Apologizes to John McCarthy After KO

Daniel Cormier has taken to social media to congratulate Jon Jones on his knockout victory at UFC 214 on Saturday and apologize to referee John McCarthy.<p>Cormier wrote on Instagram:<p><i>"First off, thank you all for the kind words. I have felt the support. Congratulations to Jon Jones and his team. They</i> …

Brock Lesnar

Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor: What date is the fight, what TV channel is it on and how much will PPV cost?

• <b>Floyd Mayweather defeats Conor McGregor by 10th round TKO</b>• <b><br>How Mayweather triumphed in his final fight</b>• <b><br>Mayweather pays tribute to his 'dance partner' opponent after fight</b>• <b><br>After this huge bout, will there be a rematch?</b>• <b><br>Purse, prize money and winner earnings details</b><p>Floyd Mayweather has beaten Conor …

Luke Rockhold Responds to Dana White, Says 'Think Before You Run Your Mouth'

Luke Rockhold escalated his disagreement with Dana White on Tuesday, telling the UFC president to "Think before you run your mouth" on Twitter.<p>The comments are in response to White's pushback against Rockhold's suggestion the UFC shouldn't be putting together matchups like Georges St-Pierre vs. …

Dustin Poirier explains the real reason he filed an appeal in his fight with Eddie Alvarez

Dustin Poirier engaged in an epic battle with former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez this past Saturday night at UFC 211, but the fight ended …

California Passes New Regulations That Could Radically Change MMA

There could be some major changes brewing in the world of MMA.<p>On Tuesday morning, the California State Athletic Commission passed a 10-point plan of new regulations over weight-cutting that could turn the sport upside down. The full list of changes and notes can be found in Marc Raimondi's piece …

UFC 210 Weidman vs. Mousasi Debacle: What in the World Is Going on in New York?

"Time, Time."<p>There was nothing ambiguous about referee Dan Miragliotta's booming instruction to Gegard Mousasi and Chris Weidman with 1:47 remaining in the second round of their middleweight co-main event at UFC 210.<p>It was the last truly coherent moment of the fight.<p>Miragliotta believed he had seen …

Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson Announces Retirement from MMA After Loss at UFC 210

After a tough loss to UFC light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier at UFC 210, fearsome knockout artist Anthony "Rumble" Johnson announced his shocking retirement from mixed martial arts during his post-fight interview.<p>"I don’t have any excuses. I lost to the better man. Props to DC," he said. He …

UFC

Conor McGregor Coach Says He Believes Floyd Mayweather Fight Will Happen in 2017

Conor McGregor's coach, John Kavanagh, became the latest party to weigh in on the ongoing saga involving the potential superfight between the UFC superstar and retired boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.<p>And he believes the fight will happen.<p>"In my mind, it's on," he told the <i>Bill and Boz</i> show <i></i>on Fox Sports …

Boxing

UFC Fight Night 105 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

Stomach issues aside, Derrick Lewis did the thing on Sunday night at UFC Fight Night 105.<p>"The Black Beast" survived the first round where his opponent, Travis Browne, looked quite good. Then his incredible raw power came into play and violently finished his adversary.<p>It puts Lewis on the radar as a …

Ronda Rousey

Jokes Aside, Derrick Lewis Is the KO Artist No One in UFC Should Want to Fight

Derrick Lewis brought jokes to UFC Fight Night 105, and—luckily—he got the chance to use them.<p>But just barely.<p>Things were touch and go for Lewis on Sunday, as he endured a series of painful body kicks from Travis Browne during the first round of their heavyweight main event at Scotiabank Centre in …

Martial Arts

Hendricks wins unanimous decision over Lombard in 1st fight at 185 lbs

Johny Hendricks is making the most of a second chance.<p>"Bigg Rigg" was successful in his middleweight debut, taking a hard-fought unanimous decision …

Johny Hendricks Wants Georges St. Pierre Fight, Says He Would 'Beat His Face In'

New UFC middleweight Johny Hendricks has called on the organisation to pit him against the returning Georges St. Pierre in a rematch, and he believes he would easily beat the MMA legend at 185 pounds.<p>Speaking to reporters after his win over Hector Lombard at UFC Fight Night 105, the 33-year-old …

Box Office

Fedor Emelianenko Dishes on Latest Round of Failed UFC Negotiations

"How would Fedor Emelianenko do in the UFC?" It's a question that has lingered for over a decade, and while fans won't get an answer anytime soon, they have a chance to see the Last Emperor face a solid UFC alumnus in San Jose, California, on Saturday in Matt Mitrione.<p>But how did that come to pass? …

Fedor Emelianenko

The Complete Guide to UFC 208: Holm vs. De Randamie

The UFC takes its first trip to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, this Saturday with a solid slate of fights on pay-per-view.<p>In the main event, Holly Holm attempts to capture her second UFC title in the inaugural women's featherweight championship matchup against the Netherlands' Germaine …

Holm vs. De Randamie: Career Stats, Highlights for Both Before UFC 208

The UFC will add a new champion to the fold when Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie close out UFC 208 on Saturday, February 11, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.<p>The main event features the latest weight class to be added to the organization as the women's featherweight division will …