The Numbers Don’t Lie: Why Conor McGregor is Worth so Much to The UFC

While 2016 was a record year for UFC pay-per-views (PPV) with all previous figures shattered, one man stood out head and shoulders above his peers in “the numbers game”. At the beginning of last year, the UFC’s financial forecasters would have looked towards Conor McGregor’s defense of his featherweight title, the UFC 200 card and the return of […]

While 2016 was a record year for UFC pay-per-views (PPV) with all previous figures shattered, one man stood out head and shoulders above his peers in “the numbers game”. At the beginning of last year, the UFC’s financial forecasters would have looked towards Conor McGregor’s defense of his featherweight title, the UFC 200 card and the return of […]

MMAAA: Tim Kennedy Plays Down Bjorn Rebney’s Role in the Organisation

When the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association (MMAAA) was announced in November last year, the influence of its members forced the world of MMA to sit up and pay attention. Former MMA legend Georges St. Pierre joined two other former (but both active) champions in heavyweight Cain Velasquez and bantamweight T.J Dillashaw. Additionally, the fan favorite Donald Cerrone […]

When the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association (MMAAA) was announced in November last year, the influence of its members forced the world of MMA to sit up and pay attention. Former MMA legend Georges St. Pierre joined two other former (but both active) champions in heavyweight Cain Velasquez and bantamweight T.J Dillashaw. Additionally, the fan favorite Donald Cerrone […]

Dana White Rules Out Conor McGregor v Manny Pacquiao (if Bob Arum is Involved)

Conor McGregor can chalk one boxer off his wishlist, as UFC President White confirms that he has no interest in the fight. The McGregor v [Floyd] Mayweather soap opera introduced a new character to the cast last week, when multi-divisional champion and boxing icon Manny Pacquiao stated that he would be willing to fight “The […]

Conor McGregor can chalk one boxer off his wishlist, as UFC President White confirms that he has no interest in the fight. The McGregor v [Floyd] Mayweather soap opera introduced a new character to the cast last week, when multi-divisional champion and boxing icon Manny Pacquiao stated that he would be willing to fight “The […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov on Tony Ferguson: “I’m Going to Break His Arm”

Khabib Nurmagomedov is a man on a mission, and it appears nothing will get in his way of his goal to become the undisputed, UFC lightweight champion of the world. Nurmagomedov, the #1 ranked 155 pounder in the world comes face to face with #2 Tony Ferguson on March 4. Although the bout presents both with an […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov is a man on a mission, and it appears nothing will get in his way of his goal to become the undisputed, UFC lightweight champion of the world. Nurmagomedov, the #1 ranked 155 pounder in the world comes face to face with #2 Tony Ferguson on March 4. Although the bout presents both with an […]

Anthony Hamilton vs. Marcel Fortuna Added to UFC Houston Card

A heavyweight bout has been added to the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) Fight Night event in Houston next month. Anthony Hamilton (15-6) vs. Marcel Fortuna (8-1) was recently announced by the promotion. The last time Hamilton stepped inside the Octagon, he battled rising heavyweight Francis Ngannou. The “Freight Train” was submitted with a kimura in […]

A heavyweight bout has been added to the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) Fight Night event in Houston next month. Anthony Hamilton (15-6) vs. Marcel Fortuna (8-1) was recently announced by the promotion. The last time Hamilton stepped inside the Octagon, he battled rising heavyweight Francis Ngannou. The “Freight Train” was submitted with a kimura in […]

Bethe Correia on Ronda Rousey and Next Title Shot

Correia challenged Ronda Rousey for the 135 pound title in 2015, but has a record of 1-1 since that fight. A split decision win over Jessica Eye recently gives hope to Bethe Correia that she can push herself into title contention again, sooner rather than later with a win over American Marion Reneau at UFC Fight […]

Correia challenged Ronda Rousey for the 135 pound title in 2015, but has a record of 1-1 since that fight. A split decision win over Jessica Eye recently gives hope to Bethe Correia that she can push herself into title contention again, sooner rather than later with a win over American Marion Reneau at UFC Fight […]