Category: MMA News

Fastest Sell-out in History Sets the Pace For McGregor/Khabib

  Tickets for a show featuring an electric UFC lightweight championship fight have apparently sold out in a record three minutes’ time. The UFC 229 card showcasing ex-double division champion Conor “The Notorious” McGregor (21-3, 18 KOs) meeting new title holder Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov(26-0, 8 KOs) October 6th at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. We still may find some seats offered...

The Undercard: Today’s Prospects, Tomorrow’s Champions

  Throughout the history of boxing the way fan’s view the sport has undergone many changes. We’ve had network television (ABC, NBC, CBS), cable (USA Network, ESPN and others), premium channels (HBO, Showtime), closed circuit (In theaters, restaurants, bars), pay per view to most recently the new streaming services with ESPN+ and DAZN. With the new App services fan’s are able...

Malignaggi Rips McGregor On Radio

  Last year while training to take on Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor and Paulie Malignaggi exchanged plenty of words. Malignaggi had been in camp with McGregor as a sparring partner and a video highlight of McGregor “knocking down” Malignaggi was released. Soon afterwards Malignaggi was no longer in camp and the two started their war of words on social media. Recently...

With First Golden Boy MMA Card Ready to Go, Oscar Goes Off on MMA Fighter Pay

De La Hoya criticizes current payment of MMA fighter’s  Former Superstar Boxer & current Promoter Oscar De La Hoya and his company Golden Boy Promotions have recently expressed intentions to add an MMA side to the company. De La Hoya railed against the current mixed martial arts pay structure in a new interview with Fighthub TV. The Los Angeles based businessman...

UFC Announces Ticket Prices For Conor vs Khabib!

UFC 229 ticket prices  Tickets for what many believe may be the biggest fight in MMA history, Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov, go on sale Friday. The cost to attend UFC 229 won’t be cheap with prices ranging from $2,505 to $205. The other available seats are priced as follows: $2,005, $1,505, $1,005, $755, $555, $405, $355, $305 and $255. The...

Malignaggi and McGregor renew Twitter spat.

  Oh boy oh boy. They are at it again. Today marks the year anniversary of one of combat sports most memorable beefs, on social media at least. On August 12th, 2017 UFC superstar Conor McGregor broke the code of all fighters. He leaked footage of a sparring session between himself and the ‘Magic Man’, Paulie Malignaggi. The slick talking New...

Nate Diaz May Pull Out & He Gives His Take on Conor/Khabib

  In an interview with TMZ Sports Nate Diaz was asked who he’s got in the upcoming Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov match — and he replied, “I whipped one’s ass and I slapped the f*ck out of the other one so they’re both my little bitches.” Diaz walked out of the UFC’s 25th Anniversary press conference on Friday while Dana White...

McGregor Returns vs Khabib, October 6th

  Conor McGregor is BACK!! And just in time to bump the UFC’s ratings ahead of their launch on the ESPN platforms at the beginning of the year. Interestingly enough the announcement comes less than 24 hours after word broke that his nemesis Nate Diaz was set to return against Dustin Poirier. The promotion announced Friday the Irish superstar will take...

Stockton’s Nate Diaz Is Back!!

  After being away from competitive fighting for more than two years, mega-star Nate Diaz is officially returning to the octagon on November 3rd at Madison Square Garden for UFC 230. He will face Dustin Poirier in what is expected to be announced as the co-main event during a press conference later today. The news was first broke by the Los...

McGregor Pleads Guilty Over April 5th Incident

  The UFC’s biggest name, Conor McGregor today pleaded guilty at Brooklyn Criminal Court today over his involvement in an incident that took place at Barclays Center on April 5th of this year. McGregor pleaded guilty to a single violation of disorderly conduct. ‘Notorious’ entered his plea as part of a deal that was worked out for him by the Brooklyn...