American Top Team Make an Appearance on Global Force Wrestling’s Destination X

Dan Lambert, Colby Covington and other members of American Top Team appeared at Global Force Wrestling’s Destination X event to confront Jeff Jarrett. Bobby Lashley, who trains with ATT and is a member of the Impact Wrestling active roster, was also present during the backstage altercation. Lashley is signed to Bellator MMA. At @IMPACTWRESTLING with […]

Dan Lambert, Colby Covington and other members of American Top Team appeared at Global Force Wrestling’s Destination X event to confront Jeff Jarrett. Bobby Lashley, who trains with ATT and is a member of the Impact Wrestling active roster, was also present during the backstage altercation. Lashley is signed to Bellator MMA. At @IMPACTWRESTLING with […]

Luke Rockhold Away From AKA Ahead of UFC Fight Night 116 Bout

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold isn’t taking his gloves and leaving American Kickboxing Academy. Rockhold, though, is training away from the San Jose-based gym ahead of his return at UFC Fight NIght 116 vs. David Branch. The two will headline the Pittsburgh card on FOX Sports 1 on September 16. In a message posted […]

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold isn’t taking his gloves and leaving American Kickboxing Academy. Rockhold, though, is training away from the San Jose-based gym ahead of his return at UFC Fight NIght 116 vs. David Branch. The two will headline the Pittsburgh card on FOX Sports 1 on September 16. In a message posted […]

Floyd Mayweather: This Is My Last One

When Floyd Mayweather walks to the boxing ring in just two weeks’ time (Sat. August 26, 2017) to take on Conor McGregor in the biggest combat sporting event of all time – it will be for the final time. Mayweather is coming out of retirement to welcome the UFC lightweight champion to the boxing realm, […]

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When Floyd Mayweather walks to the boxing ring in just two weeks’ time (Sat. August 26, 2017) to take on Conor McGregor in the biggest combat sporting event of all time – it will be for the final time.

Mayweather is coming out of retirement to welcome the UFC lightweight champion to the boxing realm, as “Money” is undefeated in his 49-0 career inside the squared circle and puts his legacy on the line against a knockout artist from the mixed martial arts (MMA) world who brings the unknown into the ring.

Much has been made of what would be next for both Mayweather and McGregor after the fight, but on Mayweather’s media call earlier today (Thurs. August 17, 2017), “Money” admitted this will be his last time fighting inside the ring (quotes via MMA Mania):

“Actually I thought that the Andre Berto, I thought that was going to be the last weigh in,” Floyd said. “I thought that was going to be the last training camp. I mean, just honestly speaking, I thought that was going to be my last everything. But you just never know what can happen. We’re here with this big event. It’s just, this is my last one, ladies and gentlemen. I gave my word to Al Haymon. I gave my word to my children. And one thing I don’t want to do is break that.”

“I gave Haymon my word. I gave my children my word. I’m going to stick to my word. This will be my last fight.”

After his fighting career is wrapped up, Mayweather wants to focus on his real estate career as well as helping his children in their educational career so that they can carry on his business legacy when they come of age:

“My real estate portfolio is truly amazing,” he said. “I’ve got real estate that’s very very huge, that’s a huge part of my life. My children are going to college so that’s going to take up a lot of my time because education is extremely important in my home. I want my kids to do something that I wasn’t able to do.”

“I want them to be able to go to college, and the businesses that I leave for them I want them to take those and take them to the next level. If I took a business and made a hundred million, I want them to take it to the next level to make four or five hundred million. So it’s all about giving back. And I built different businesses and got businesses started so my children’s children can take over some day.”

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Stephen Thompson vs. Jorge Masvidal Set For UFC 217

According to a report from MMAFighting.com, an intriguing welterweight fight has been added to UFC 217, as former two-time title challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson is set to take on No. 4-ranked Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal. Thompson is coming off of back-to-back fights against champion Tyron Woodley, but he hasn’t competed since March due to injury. His […]

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According to a report from MMAFighting.com, an intriguing welterweight fight has been added to UFC 217, as former two-time title challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson is set to take on No. 4-ranked Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal.

Thompson is coming off of back-to-back fights against champion Tyron Woodley, but he hasn’t competed since March due to injury. His first fight with Woodley took place last November at UFC 205, and it turned out to be a five-round instant classic that ended in a majority draw. The two then rematched at UFC 209 just a few months later, although it wasn’t as entertaining as the first bout, and Woodley ended up earning a decision victory.

Masvidal, on the other hand, is coming off of a loss at UFC 211 this past May in a title eliminator against Demian Maia. Prior to that, he had won three consecutive bouts over the likes of Ross Pearson, Jake Ellenberger and Donald Cerrone.

UFC 217 is set to take place on Nov. 4, 2017 at Madison Square Garden in New York City and it will headlined by a middleweight title fight between champion Michael Bisping and returning former longtime welterweight titleholder Georges St. Pierre. Bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt is also set to defend his  title on the card, as he’ll take on bitter rival TJ Dillashaw.

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UFC Releases Statement on Nick Roehrick’s Potential USADA Violation

Nick Roehrick is facing a suspension from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Roehrick is a light heavyweight on the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) roster. He made his debut for the promotion back in July. He was finished by Jared Cannonier in the third round. The UFC has released a statement revealing Roehrick’s possible violation of […]

Nick Roehrick is facing a suspension from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Roehrick is a light heavyweight on the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) roster. He made his debut for the promotion back in July. He was finished by Jared Cannonier in the third round. The UFC has released a statement revealing Roehrick’s possible violation of […]

Stephen Thompson vs. Jorge Masvidal in The Works For UFC 217

UFC 217 is shaping up to be quite the card and now Stephen Thompson vs. Jorge Masvidal may be added to the event. Sources close to MMAWeekly.com have said that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is targeting a welterweight clash between Thompson and Masvidal. The bout is set to take place inside Madison Square Garden […]

UFC 217 is shaping up to be quite the card and now Stephen Thompson vs. Jorge Masvidal may be added to the event. Sources close to MMAWeekly.com have said that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is targeting a welterweight clash between Thompson and Masvidal. The bout is set to take place inside Madison Square Garden […]