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BKFC 6 Medical Suspensions: Malignaggi & Leben Out Indefinitely

Paulie Malignaggi and Chris Leben are two of the four fighters handed indefinite sits on the BKFC 6 medical suspensions list. This past Saturday night (June 22), Artem Lobov and Malignaggi did battle inside the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa. The lightweight clash headlined BKFC 6. After five rounds of action, Lobov was […]

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Brendan Schaub Sounds Off On Lobov vs. Malignaggi

Much of the focus in the combat sports world last weekend was on the Artem Lobov vs. Paulie Malignaggi main event at Saturday’s (June 22, 2019) BKFC 6. Fan-favorite Lobov was able to outlast Malignaggi by unanimous decision (watch highlights here) from the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa. The fight was largely deemed […]

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Sean O’Malley Responds To Marlon Vera, Wants To Slap Him Upside The Head

Sean O’Malley has gotten a hold of Marlon Vera’s comments and he’s returning heat. O’Malley was scheduled to take on Vera at UFC 239 on July 6. Instead, the UFC is left scrambling for a replacement opponent for Vera as “Sugar” was forced off the card. That’s because a trace amount of ostarine was found […]

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Jon Jones’ Coach Addresses Daniel Cormier Trilogy: DC Can’t Let It Go

Jon Jones is headed for his second title defense of the year when he meets Thiago Santos for the 205-pound title at July 6’s UFC 239. Jones’ coach believes he’s in for a much, much bigger fight down the line. That, of course, is his long-awaited trilogy fight with longtime rival Daniel Cormier. Jones famously […]

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Jon Jones: I’ll Teach Israel Adesanya ‘Whole Different World Of Hurt’

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is clearly looking to make up for lost time. A host of performance-enhancing drug issues left him on the sidelines from July 2017 to December 2018. The controversial MMA legend regained the title by dominating Alexander Gustafsson by TKO at UFC 232. He then defended the belt against Anthony […]

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Jose Aldo Halts Retirement Plans, Signs New UFC Contract

Jose Aldo no longer plans to retire by the end of 2019. Aldo wanted to leave mixed martial arts competition by the end of this year. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight kingpin even flirted with the idea of boxing once he ditched the cage. While many believed they’d be saying goodbye to Aldo, […]

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JDS Says Francis Ngannou Is Dangerous, But Plans On Exploiting Holes

Junior dos Santos gives Francis Ngannou his due, but feels he can shut down “The Predator.” This Saturday night (June 29), dos Antos and Ngannou will throw leather inside the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The heavyweight tilt will headline UFC Minneapolis. The two would’ve clashed at UFC 239 on July 6, but UFC Minneapolis […]

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Jon Jones Concedes Pound-For-Pound Throne To Henry Cejudo

Jon Jones has an interesting stance on the never-ending pound-for-pound discussion in mixed martial arts (MMA). Several drug-related controversies have kept him on the sidelines in recent years. But when he’s fighting, “Bones” is ranked up there with the best pound-for-pound fighters in the sport. Many rate him as clearly the best. However, the discussion […]

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Diego Sanchez Explains Why He Is Leaving JacksonWink MMA

JacksonWink MMA has been preparing for July 6 for a long time. The camp has Jon Jones and Holly Holm fighting for titles on the card, as well as Diego Sanchez taking on Michael Chiesa. Well, they won’t have Sanchez after all. Speaking at a UFC 239 media day in Los Angeles, Sanchez revealed he […]

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Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler Agreed For UFC Newark

It looks like Colby Covington’s next opponent will not be Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title holder Kamaru Usman. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto is reporting that Covington and Robbie Lawler have verbally agreed to headline UFC Newark on Aug. 3. Okamoto cites UFC president Dana White and “additional sources.” “Breaking: Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler has […]

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