Tyron Woodley: I start training Floyd Mayweather in MMA next week

May 21, 2018

Floyd Mayweather Jr. was constantly teasing a possible UFC bout a few months ago. While that could’ve been a ploy to test the waters and see if he can get a mammoth payday from Endeavor (formerly WME-IMG), talks of the switch seems to have died down a bit from his end. Tyron Woodley though, is […]

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UFC 224’s Mackenzie Dern: ‘I can guarantee’ I won’t miss weight again

May 21, 2018

Despite securing the biggest win of her career at UFC 224, strawweight prospect Mackenzie Dern was bombarded with criticism for entering her bout with Amanda Cooper a massive seven pounds overweight on fight night. The multiple-time Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world champion was fined 30 percent of her fight purse and voluntarily gave Cooper fifteen percent […]

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UFC Chile video recap: Usman defeats Maia in anti-climactic five-rounder

May 21, 2018

When Santiago Ponzinibbio was forced out of UFC Chile due to an injury, Kamaru Usman almost did not have an opponent to fight. However, the “most-avoided fighter in UFC history” did get to keep his main event slot when 40-year-old Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ace Demian Maia decided to step in with a little over three weeks’ […]

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Darren Till thinks Stephen Thompson was ‘forced’ into fight at UFC Liverpool, predicts early stoppage

May 21, 2018

Although Stephen Thompson hasn’t said as much, ‘Wonderboy’ clearly isn’t too thrilled about his matchup with Darren Till next weekend at UFC Fight Night 130 in Till’s hometown of Liverpool, England. Thompson, a two-time welterweight title challenger, believes the Liverpudlian is over-hyped and doesn’t see what all the fuss is about. Till, 25, believes Thompson […]

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UFC prospect Israel Adesanya: Brad Tavares an ‘easier’ matchup than my last opponent

May 21, 2018

Israel Adesanya is a hot prospect glowing on the UFC’s radar, and the 28-year-old will look to dazzle fans in his upcoming middleweight bout with Brad Tavares at The Ultimate Fighter 27 in July. Adesanya has won all but one of his fights via TKO/KO, with the lone split decision coming against Marvin Vettori at […]

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Vitor Belfort on UFC 224 pre-fight injury: I couldn’t pull out of my retirement fight

May 21, 2018

Last Thursday, it was reported that MMA veteran Vitor Belfortsuffered a knee injury in the early weeks leading up to UFC 224 and was advised by doctors to pull out of his retirement bout with Lyoto Machida. Well, that’s true, and ‘The Phenom’ wants to let fans know that he takes full responsibility for his […]

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Dan Hooker vs. Gilbert Burns added to UFC 226 in July

May 21, 2018

As if UFC 226 wasn’t deep enough already, it now has another top-level lightweight bout to add to the mix. New Zealand site Stuff has confirmed that their countryman Daniel Hooker will face off with Gilbert Burns at the Vegas event on July 5th. Hooker (16-7, 6-3 UFC) has been on a tear since moving […]

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Ty Williams Walks Across Georgetown Graduation Stage; Suffered 2015 Spine Injury

May 21, 2018

MLADEN ANTONOV/Getty Images Former Georgetown football player Ty Williams, who suffered a serious spinal injury during a game in 2015, walked across the stage at the school’s graduation ceremony on Saturday.  Georgetown tweeted out video of the moment: Georgetown College @GeorgetownColl After suffering a neck injury in a 2015 football game, Ty Williams (C’18) promised […]

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LSU Hall of Famer and 3-Time AFL Champion Billy Cannon Dies at 80

May 21, 2018

Bill Haber/Associated Press LSU Tigers great Billy Cannon died Sunday morning at 80 years old. The school’s football program shared the news, noting the former running back “passed away peacefully in his home”: LSU Football @LSUfootball Billy Cannon passed away peacefully in his home early Sunday morning. He was 80 years old. The entire #LSU […]

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Here’s the mayhem you’ll have to accept if you decide to bet on college sports

May 21, 2018

Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images Betting on college sports is risky, because a) it’s betting on sports, and b) college sports are a mess. The people who play the games are between 18 and 23 years old. Let me tell you something about people in that age group, as someone with a few months left […]

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