UFC 267 video: Embedded, part 2 – ‘The ugliest 25 minutes of my life’

October 28, 2021

UFC 267 is almost here, and as usual, Embedded is here as well. The show that gives you an inside look at the marquee contestants on PPVs (even if this isn’t a PPV per se) has issued the second episode for this weekend’s huge show on Fight Island, and it serves as a brief introduction […]

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Khabib: ‘Real deal’ Islam Makhachev needs to call people out to get title shot

October 28, 2021

If there is one contrast between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Islam Makhachev, it’s their brand of self-promotion. Makhachev isn’t known to be the same animated, quotable speaker as “The Eagle,” and prefers to let his fighting do the talking. But for Khabib, drumming up interest by being vocal is equally important. “He have to talk. He […]

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UFC Vegas 41 Edition | Best of the C’Mon Now MMA Podcast – 78

October 28, 2021

Our compilation show is a deep dive with host, Trent Reinsmith, into the bigger news and goings on in MMA, both inside and outside the cage; presented with a critical, unbiased eye. C’Mon Now Podcast HostJune M. Williams Here is some detail on what’s going on here… the “regular” ‘C’mon Now MMA Podcast’ is a […]

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Dan Hardy says Tyron ‘The Frozen One’ Woodley won’t sign boxing contract

October 28, 2021

After weeks of speculation, former UFC fighter and analyst Dan Hardy has revealed that he has signed a contract to box Tyron Woodley in the UK in the first quarter of 2022. There’s just one problem: ‘T-Wood’ doesn’t want to fight. ‘The Outlaw’ told Submission Radio during a recent interview that he is waiting on […]

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Dana White says Marvin Vettori ‘absolutely makes sense’ as backup for Adesanya vs Whittaker 2

October 28, 2021

UFC president Dana White says Italy’s Marvin Vettori has earned the right to serve as backup for the upcoming middleweight title rematch between Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker following his impressive unanimous decision victory over Paulo Costa at the weekend. “It absolutely makes sense for him to be the backup,” White said of Vettori in […]

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UFC fighter rankings: Joanna out, Jones drops at P4P

October 28, 2021

As is the norm with UFC Vegas events, last weekend’s show in the Apex was a one-fight card. There were 13 actual fights on the event, but only one was worth anything to the non-hardcore viewer – the headliner between Marvin Vettori and Paulo Costa. And Costa moving the fight to 205 added some intrigue. […]

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43-year-old UFC veteran Francisco Trinaldo feels ‘really young,’ wants to fight until he’s 50

October 27, 2021

UFC veteran Francisco Trinaldo still sees a long road ahead of him before he thinks about retiring from mixed martial arts. At the ripe age of 43, the Brazilian just picked up a split decision win over Dwight Grant and wants to keep the momentum going for much longer. In an interview with Combate, ‘Massaranduba’ […]

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UFC’s Kevin Lee on recent Adderall suspension: ‘I should have applied for the TUE’

October 27, 2021

Kevin Lee knew he could have avoided the suspension he recently received from the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) for Adderall use. The UFC welterweight revealed he tested positive for Adderall — a stimulant included on the Prohibited List of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) — following his fight against Daniel Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 35 […]

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Dana White: Contender Series surpassed PRIDE, is ‘second best library’ ever in all of combat sports

October 27, 2021

Dana White is making big proclamations. Shortly after week nine of the show ended, he declared “Dana White’s Contender Series” as second only to the UFC as the best library in all of combat sports history. “I was thinking about this tonight. We own a few libraries in combat sports. This (Contender Series) is the […]

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Video: ‘Heroic psychopath’ Conor McGregor stars on SNL

October 27, 2021

This past weekend saw yet another example of how UFC champion Conor McGregor has become a mainstream celebrity. However, this example didn’t see ‘Notorious’ being celebrated for his sporting achievements. Instead it lambasted the Irishman for his off-the-rails behaviour and increasingly erratic persona. We have Saturday Night Live to thank for this. In a skit […]

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