MMA

Conor McGregor believes Floyd Mayweather would “get his earned respect” if he were to follow through on boasts of competing in mixed martial arts. Mayweather, 40, recently teased the idea of accepting an MMA fight in several social media posts. He also did so during the buildup to his lucrative boxing match against McGregor last
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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is open to sharing the Octagon with bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw this summer — but he does not believe Dillashaw is in his same class when it comes to a pound-for-pound discussion. Johnson (27-2) is currently in talks to defend his 125-pound title against Dillashaw. The 11-time defending champion has
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Retired professional boxer Floyd Mayweather is teasing the idea of accepting a mixed martial arts fight, despite shooting down the notion just one month ago. Mayweather, 40, posted a video of himself standing in an MMA cage on social media Wednesday. The post was captioned, “Come at the king, you best not miss.” “2018, Floyd
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2017 for the UFC was the first full year under new ownership, as the promotion implemented its new state of normal for the sport. And while plenty of interesting things happened inside the Octagon, victories from the UFC’s biggest stars were not one of them. The absence of Ronda Rousey armbar victories and of Conor
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PHILADELPHIA — Long before she was an Olympian or a UFC champion or — after Sunday night, a WWE regular — Ronda Rousey had a well-honed prefight ritual. She’d sleep. “That was something my mom taught me,” Rousey said Sunday afternoon, before her surprise show-stealing appearance at the WWE’s Royal Rumble at the Wells Fargo
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The worlds of professional wrestling and mixed martial arts have drawn their greatest stars from all walks of life, including professional football and collegiate wrestling. For any number of reasons, including similar techniques and skill sets, some of the biggest stars in each world have crossed over from the world of MMA to professional wrestling,
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Trailblazing UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has agreed to terms with WWE to perform for the company as a full-time professional wrestler. Rousey made a surprise appearance at the WWE’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view in Philadelphia on Sunday night. After the conclusion of the first-ever women’s Royal Rumble match, Rousey emerged and shocked the crowd.
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