Mighty Mouse wins ESPY for Best Fighter

[ad_1] The field was formidable, but when the dust settled at the 2017 ESPY Awards Wednesday night, the most dominant champion in the UFC was the last man standing, as UFC flyweight boss Demetrious Johnson won the ESPY for Best Fighter. “Mighty Mouse” prevailed over fellow UFC champion Conor McGregor and boxing stars Gennady “GGG” […]

UFC Unfiltered: Justin Buchholz and Dan Soder

[ad_1] Team Alpha Male head coach Justin Buchholz calls in from Scotland to talk about Cynthia Calvillo’s UFC Fight Night Glasgow bout against Joanne Calderwood, Floyd vs. Conor, Cody Garbrandt’s potential return from injury, Darren Elkins vs. Dennis Bermudez, CFR therapy, and much more. Plus, comic and actor Dan Soder joins Jim and Matt in-studio […]

Nelson found his rhythm ahead of Glasgow

[ad_1] Approaching the five-year anniversary of his arrival onto the UFC stage as he faces Santiago Ponzinibbio this Sunday in Glasgow, Gunnar Nelson has found his rhythm. A hyped prospect with an unbeaten record and tremendous grappling pedigree when he first signed with the organization in July 2012, the Icelandic welterweight quickly backed up his […]

McGregor's coach fires warning to Mayweather

[ad_1] Conor McGregor’s UFC coach John Kavanagh has warned Floyd Mayweather the Irishman’s boxing skills are improving all the time. The mixed martial arts star is set to face undefeated former five-weight world champion Mayweather in Las Vegas on Aug. 26 under normal boxing rules. McGregor, 28, has never boxed as an amateur or professional […]

Seery walking away while he's still at top of his game

[ad_1] Working Class Hero is something to be! Thanks for always bringing it @NeilSeeryMMA! pic.twitter.com/ors5A0b6Z8 — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) July 11, 2017 When Neil Seery fights for the final time this Sunday against Alexandre Pantoja, he will leave the sport of mixed martial arts while he still has something left to give. “To be honest, […]

McGregor 'inside 4' prediction spawns prop bet

[ad_1] Hype for the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight on Aug. 26 has resulted in another prop bet for Las Vegas. “He is f—ed,” McGregor said at the first press tour stop in Los Angeles on Tuesday. “There’s no other way about it. His little legs, his little core, his little head — I’m gonna knock […]

Scoring the Mayweather vs. McGregor news conferences

[ad_1] 9:32 PM ET Dan Rafael Close ESPN Senior Writer 2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism ESPN.com boxing writer since 2005 Five years at USA Today Brett Okamoto Close ESPN Staff Writer MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun The fight is still […]

Horn feels 'relief' after review affirms decision

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — Jeff Horn already felt confident he had won his bout with Manny Pacquiao, no matter what Filipino government officials or U.S. television commentators thought. When an independent review this week affirmed the three ringside judges’ decision, the new WBO welterweight champion took the news as yet another victory. “I feel like […]

McGregor Spars Longest, Loudest Backstage With Mayweather Sr.

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES Conor McGregor faced off verbally against every facet of Floyd Mayweather on Monday – Junior and Senior. But it was the father who sparred the longest and loudest with “The Notorious One” at the Staples Center, and McGregor thoroughly enjoyed the encounter. “Aug. 26 this man Mayweather (Jr.) will be unconscious,” McGregor […]

Paul Craig's Warrior Blood

[ad_1] Less than a month after submitting Adam Wright in 47 seconds in June 2015, Paul Craig was back home in Scotland and sitting in The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, watching the UFC’s first event in his country. He was just a fan that night, albeit one with a 6-0 pro MMA record and high […]