Day: September 16, 2020

Volkanovski says UFC never offered fight with Cejudo, claims former champ is ‘begging’ for it

September 16, 2020

UFC featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski has laughed off a fight against Henry Cejudo, saying that “Triple C” is the one begging Dana White for the fight to happen. Since retiring from MMA after the defense of his bantamweight title in May, Cejudo (16-2) has said he would return to the sport for a shot against […]

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‘Never will I fold!’ – Conor McGregor breaks silence on recent sexual assault allegations

September 16, 2020

As days pass, more details regarding Conor McGregor’s recent sexual assault allegation continue to emerge. Follow-up reports surfaced on Monday, featuring a statement from a supposed friend of the alleged victim. That source told the station, “McGregor, accompanied by his bodyguards, allegedly exhibited his private parts to the young woman without her consent as she […]

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Dana White says Dustin Poirier just ‘didn’t want to fight’; Poirier responds

September 16, 2020

Dustin Poirier has been trying to negotiate for better pay recently. Even his potential opponent in Tony Ferguson have joined in his efforts, urging the UFC to “pay the man” and put on the fight that fans want. Unfortunately for the former interim champion, the UFC hasn’t budged with his request, with Dana White saying […]

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Wisconsin basketball: some preseason predictions

September 16, 2020

Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports While we still don’t know exactly when the college basketball season will be scheduled to start (we’ll find out on Wednesday, FYI) it is never too early to start talking about what the Big Ten conference will look like. With the return of many talented players throughout the league, including reigning […]

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Zags Are Going to Hang Out in Orlando This Year

September 16, 2020

Photo by John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images The Gonzaga Bulldogs are going to be residents of Orlando, Florida for a bit as it looks like the solution to the non-conference scheduling, somewhat, is to bubble up. Sources: Orlando will host the following eight early season events during the first few weeks of the college basketball […]

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Dana White has talked to free agent Michael Chandler: ‘I like the kid’

September 16, 2020

It’s not very often that a former Bellator champ ends up on the open market. While the UFC hasn’t had the best luck picking up some of them (Hector Lombard, Will Brooks), others (like Eddie Alvarez) had won championships in the Octagon as well. Will Michael Chandler be the next to make a UFC title […]

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Report: Renato Moicano unable to leave USA, out of Mustafaev bout on Fight Island

September 16, 2020

It seems lightweight Renato Moicano will no longer be competing in October. Per Ag Fight’s report, the Brazilian is unable to leave the United States for undisclosed reasons and thereforetherefore cannot meet his opponent, Magomed Mustafaev, for their bout scheduled to take place on Abu Dhabi’s Fight Island. BE SURE TO WATCH ‘UFC VEGAS 11: […]

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‘I don’t care about Jon Jones anymore’: Jan Blachowicz focusing on Dominick Reyes and UFC 253

September 16, 2020

Jan Blachowicz has had an interesting road to the light heavyweight title. Throughout his tenure in the UFC, Blachowicz has strung together wins over some of the division’s biggest names, but it is his most recent streak that has finally put him on the path towards gold. Blachowicz knocked out Luke Rockhold, earned a split […]

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‘Without the ring, I don’t think that’s possible’ – Cormier and UFC use COVID diagnosis for Oura Ring pitch

September 16, 2020

“This is not an excuse at all,” Daniel Cormier is quoted as saying in a recent article from Yahoo! Sports. Amid what is largely an ad for the latest UFC sponsorship/partnership deal, DC revealed that, ahead of his August 15th UFC 252 rematch with Stipe Miocic, he became ill with COVID-19. It’s a strange story […]

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UFC Vegas: Covington vs. Woodley – Bektic loses opponent due to corner’s COVID-19 test

September 16, 2020

And so it begins. Just as fight week for UFC Vegas 11: Covington vs. Woodley gets underway, the first cancellation due to coronavirus has emerged. Per MMA Fighting’s report, featherweight Luiz Eduardo Garagorri will not take on Mirsad Bektic this Saturday, following the news that one of his coaches has tested positive for COVID-19. It’s […]

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