Forget about titles, it’s time for Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz to Complete the Trilogy

by Jordy McElroy UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov already has business with Tony Ferguson, and it’s time for Jorge Masvidal to take his shot at real UFC gold by challenging welterweight champ Kamaru Usman. That leaves the most anticipated trilogy in all of combat sports as the only plausible fight on the table. Yes, the UFC needs to give us Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. … Continue reading Forget about titles, it’s time for Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz to Complete the Trilogy

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Even without the UFC title, Conor McGregor remains the A-side of the Combat Sports

by Jordy McElroy Even when former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor rarely takes part, he’s still taking over the combat sports world. There is a different buzz in the air of fight week with the biggest superstar in MMA history slated to headline UFC 246 against Donald Cerrone on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise. The city name is ironically appropriate considering there … Continue reading Even without the UFC title, Conor McGregor remains the A-side of the Combat Sports

UFC 244 Preview: BMF Showdown could change the Sport Forever

by Jordy McElroy A one-off fight between Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal at UFC 244 on Saturday will decide the “baddest mother [expletive]” on the planet, but more importantly, it will serve as proof that world titles and manufactured drama aren’t necessary to sell a fight. The right venue, a cage and two savages hell-bent on letting their fists do the talking is all the … Continue reading UFC 244 Preview: BMF Showdown could change the Sport Forever

Nothing New – Nate Diaz Refusing to Fight due to Tainted Supplement

By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper On a day that UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture suffered a heart attack, Nate Diaz informed the world Thursday night via his Twitter account that he would not make his highly-anticipated fight against Jorge Masvidal next Saturday in NYC because of a failed drug test due to “elevated levels” from “some tainted supplements.”  The fight was scheduled to take … Continue reading Nothing New – Nate Diaz Refusing to Fight due to Tainted Supplement

Degenerates Guide to UFC on ESPN+ (Betting Lines)

by Chad Cooper Another weekend of UFC action after going 3-2 last Saturday afternoon at UFC 242. We got screwed with no vaseline in the Barboza/Felder fight by the judges, but what’s new? This weekend’s action comes from inside the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia with the main card at 7 p.m. The entire fight card will be show exclusively on ESPN+.  Main Event … Continue reading Degenerates Guide to UFC on ESPN+ (Betting Lines)

A Degenerates Guide to UFC 241 (Betting Lines)

It’s the rematch for the world heavyweight title on Saturday as Daniel “DC” Cormier looks to cement his legacy as the “best fighter of all time” (his words, not ours). by @Chad Cooper This top heavy card, available only on the ESPN+, looks somewhat chalky, and will take place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. The 5-fight main card begins at 9 p.m. CST, … Continue reading A Degenerates Guide to UFC 241 (Betting Lines)

Conor McGregor Punches Elderly Man In The Head for Not Drinking his Whiskey (Video)

This one tops all-time douchebag moves. Conor McGregor punches an older man in the head for purportedly refusing to take a shot of his Proper Twelve Whiskey. TMZ obtained footage of the incident which can be seen below. The attack occurred at the Marble Arch Pub in Dublin on April 6. Conor walked in and lined up cups for bar patrons, looking to buy a … Continue reading Conor McGregor Punches Elderly Man In The Head for Not Drinking his Whiskey (Video)

Jon Jones Charged with Battery

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones fought against Thiago Santos on July 6 while a bench warrant was out in New Mexico for his arrest on a charge of battery. That’s according to court docs first uncovered by Albuquerque’s KRQE, which show that Jones was charged on April 19 and failed to appear in court on June 11. KRQE says that the charge comes after a woman … Continue reading Jon Jones Charged with Battery

Alberto Del Rio will Fight Tito Ortiz in MMA’s Latest Dumpster Fire

By @thechadcooper Mixed Martial Arts has turned to pro wrestling, once again. This time, it’s a 42-year-old vs. a 44-year-old.  Alberto Del Rio, known for his stint with the WWE, will step inside the cage to fight UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz confirmed by Campbell Mclaren, CEO of Combate Americas. No date or location has been set, but Mclaren stated it would be at … Continue reading Alberto Del Rio will Fight Tito Ortiz in MMA’s Latest Dumpster Fire

UFC on ESPN (June 29) – Full Preview with Odds

For the next seven consecutive Saturdays, UFC will provide violent entertainment inside the Octagon including the return of Jon “Bones” Jones next week at UFC 239 on PPV. Before we get too far ahead, the UFC will host 13 fights this Saturday, June 29, at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper The entire card will be shown on ESPN beginning … Continue reading UFC on ESPN (June 29) – Full Preview with Odds