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Training Partner Claims Cain Velasquez Is ‘Ready To Fight’

Josh Thomson, a long-time friend and training partner of the legendary Cain Velasquez, has claimed that the former-champ is ready to make his return. The Velasquez-era of the heavyweight division was among the most memorable the weight-class has ever had. And while it has been said that Cain is the greatest heavyweight to ever do it, the general consensus is …

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Jones, Gustafsson, Cyborg & Nunes Set For UFC 232 Press Conference

The fighters set to headline December’s UFC 232 have been confirmed for a press conference next Friday, November 2. Ariel Helwani of ESPN confirmed that the UFC were bringing the stars of their end-of-year event together for questioning next week. UFC just announced that they will be holding a press conference next Friday feat. Jones, Gustafsson, Cyborg and Nunes at the MSG …

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Ben Askren Comes Out Firing, Puts UFC Roster On Blast

Ben Askren isn’t taking too long to settle into the UFC roster, foreshadowing his official unveiling by calling out several of the promotion’s biggest stars. Yesterday came the news that the UFC and ONE FC were close to setting up an unprecedented trade deal that would see the former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and the semi-retired unbeaten former ONE and Bellator …

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McGregor & Khabib “Indefinitely Suspended” by NSAC

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) have voted unanimously to extend its temporary suspensions of Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov following their part in the post-fight brawl. An investigation into the chaos following the UFC 229 fight is ongoing and the NSAC voted to extend those suspensions indefinitely until the investigation is over and formal complaints are filed. Speaking to ESPN, …

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Breaking: UFC & One FC Close To Mighty Mouse/Askren Swap Deal

The UFC and ONE Championship are close to a major trade deal which would be the first of its kind, according to reports.  According to ESPN, the proposed deal would see the UFC release former flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson, allowing him to sign with ONE. In return, former welterweight champion, Ben Askren would join the UFC. Sources say the trade …

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Cormier Vs. Jones III: The Most Significant Fight In MMA History

We’re very close to potentially witnessing a super-fight unlike anything the sport has ever seen, the third showdown between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones. In June, just over a week before Daniel Cormier’s UFC 226 super-fight against the heavyweight champion of the world Stipe Miocic, I wrote a piece that looked at the public’s perception of DC and his rival Jon Jones. …

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