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Master Troll Mayweather Teases Fans With Octagon Entrance Video, McGregor Responds

At a press conference ahead of his boxing match with UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor last year, Floyd Mayweather Jr. sent millions of eyes rolling when he suggested that the Pay-per-view peddling pair might one day rematch inside McGregor’s native combat environment – the octagon. Few, if any, believed Mayweather but that hasn’t stopped him from continuing to tease the …

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Ferguson’s Coach Feels Attack Is The Best Form Of Defence Against Khabib’s Ground Game

It’s no secret what Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to do every time he steps into the octagon. The opponent knows what to expect but it’s still extremely hard to stop the unbeaten Russian lightweight scoring the takedown, controlling from the top, raining down his own special brand of ground n’ pound, and imposing his will.  Once he is in that position, …

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Eddie Alvarez’s Theory On Why UFC Haven’t Stripped McGregor Is Soundest Yet

During an appearance on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, Eddie Alvarez detailed the soundest theory we’ve heard thus far on why the UFC have yet to strip Conor McGregor of the lightweight title. At a rather confusing press conference earlier this month in Boston, the promotion announced that interim lightweight titlist Tony Ferguson will face top …

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Eddie Alvarez Claims The UFC Have Already Contacted Him About Nate Diaz Fight

When Nate Diaz teased a May/June comeback via social media last week and aimed derision at basically the entire UFC roster, the promotion’s former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was the first guy to respond with a call-out for the Stockton slug n’ subspecialist. “May-June is perfect [Nate Diaz], see you then big guy,” the always game Alvarez wrote on Twitter. There …

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Robert Whittaker Offers Heartening Update Following Recent Health Issues

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has posted a heartening health update to social media. The New Zealand born, Australia bred fighter was forced to withdraw from February’s UFC 221 card and his first scheduled defence of the middleweight strap against former champ Luke Rockhold earlier this month, with reports suggesting that he had suffered multiple injuries. However, speaking to TSN’s Aaron Bronsteter …

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Valentina Shevchenko Confident That Rose Namajunas Will Topple Joanna Jedrzejczyk Once Again

Valentina Shevchenko has weighed in with her prediction for the UFC 223 women’s strawweight title fight between Rose Namajunas and Joanna Jedrzejczyk. UFC 217, well before any action took place inside the octagon, stood as the UFC’s marquee event for the year 2017. On paper, it was easily one of the most attractive cards in the history of the sport, …

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Interesting Breakdown Highlights McGregor’s Unique Takedown Defence

A video uploaded to the BJJ Scout YouTube channel last week provides a fascinating analysis of Conor McGregor’s takedown defence and highlights just how unique it is. Though it’s often claimed that McGregor matches up badly with wrestlers, two of the Irishman’s most significant and memorable victories since joining the UFC in 2013 have come against fighters whose wrestling skills …

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