Article posted on Tuesday 16 June - 07:52 EDT
Conor McGregor was able to transcend the UFC and become an international superstar through his ability to self promote.
The fighter combined devastating knockouts in the octagon with a killer social media presence to become one of the most well-known fighters over the past decade. We take a look at ten of his funniest tweets, which include roasts, self-promotion, and even a big losing bet.
Article posted on Thursday 02 April - 05:46 EDT
UFC fighters come and go, but superstars are forever. As Ronda Rousey moved on, Amanda Nunes took female UFC fighters to new heights and established herself as one of the best UFC fighters of all time.
Conor McGregor is still hanging out, but the likes of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Israel Adesanya have gladly taken up the torch as the UFC's next superstars. But who else are the upcoming UFC fighters to watch?
Article posted on Wednesday 22 January - 03:33 EST
With his victory over "the Cowboy" the Irishman claimed to be the first fighter in UFC history to win by Knockout in three different weight divisions. But is it a new record?
Article posted on Friday 06 September - 09:18 EDT
UFC 242 on Sept. 7, 2PM ET on Fight Pass
Article posted on Wednesday 07 August - 11:30 EDT
Click here to see the odds and the picks for the UFC 241.
Article posted on Friday 26 July - 11:14 EDT
UFC 240 odds are live from Edmonton, Alberta for the second straight year.
Honourary Canadian Max "Blessed" Holloway looks to make it three featherweight title defenses as he takes on former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar.
Bringing in the co-main event is former pound-for-pound queen, Cris "Cyborg" as she looks to rebound against the surging Canadian Felicia Spencer.
Plenty more Canadian content around as we preview the UFC 240 betting odds.
Article posted on Monday 08 July - 06:41 EDT
UFC 239 odds features a favourite-heavy card meaning it will turn out to be a fairly predictable evening or one filled with shockers. Light heavyweight king Jones leads the pack as the 1.17 favourite against Santos (5.00). Joining him is women's bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes (1.31) who will be another big favourite against former champion Holly Holm (3.50). We have the main card breakdown complete with UFC 239 betting odds.
Article posted on Tuesday 06 November - 10:53 EST
Mayweather invades Japan as the unbeaten boxing superstar surprised everyone with a fight against rising kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa. The fight is scheduled for New Year's Eve, December 31 in the Saitama Super Arena in what should be a massive event that will draw huge viewership numbers. The fight will be a boxing match as Mayweather gets his second consecutive MMA fighter. We break down this upcoming crossover fight.
Article posted on Tuesday 30 October - 07:01 EDT
Madison Square Garden will once again be home to one of the year's biggest UFC bouts as dual champion Daniel Cormier defends his heavyweight strap against the surging Derrick Lewis. Cormier is unbeaten at heavyweight and knocked out the previous champion, Stipe Miocic in one round. But Lewis is undefeated this year and has won nine of his last ten fights. This is one colossal title fight you can't miss.
Article posted on Tuesday 09 October - 11:22 EDT
The UFC debuts in Moncton, New Brunswick with a pair of light heavyweight finishers anchoring the main event. Volkan "No Time" Oezdemir meets Anthony "Lionheart" Smith bringing with them a combined 28 knockouts including seven from their UFC fights. Oezdemir is coming off a title shot and looks to rebound while Smith is making his third straight fight at 205. A title shot could be in store for the winner.
Article posted on Friday 28 September - 05:42 EDT
Canada's best active MMA fighter Rory Macdonald (+165) is live this Saturday and looking to become a two-division champion as he faces Gegard Mousasi (-225) in a champion versus champion "superfight" that is Bellator MMA's biggest event of the year. Both fighters were recently crowned welterweight and middleweight champions, respectively and are two of MMA's best fighters today. Macdonald achieves history or Mousasi's legend grows.
Article posted on Thursday 27 September - 05:14 EDT
He's back! After messing around in boxing, the "Notorious" Conor McGregor returns to headline UFC 229 to reclaim his lightweight title from the new champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. McGregor was previously a two-division champion and was never defeated for the title just like Nurmagomedov has never lost. It's a clash of styles and personalities as the brash striker meets the stoic wrestler in this year's biggest MMA fight.
Article posted on Wednesday 12 September - 05:24 EDT
It's boxing's most anticipated rematch. The sequel to last year's superfight as Saul "Canelo" Alvarez takes on the undefeated Gennady Golovkin in part two of what could be this generation's greatest rivalry. Their first fight ended in a highly controversial draw although most viewers had Golovkin winning. This rematch depends on which boxer has learned from their mistakes as a definitive conclusion will be reached.
Article posted on Friday 03 August - 04:16 EDT
UFC 227 features two iconic rematches as champions TJ Dillashaw and Demetrious Johnson defend their titles against their nemeses, Cody Garbrandt and Henry Cejudo, respectively. Dillashaw will ring it back with his friend-turned-enemy in what should be another back-and-forth with a knockout finish just like the first. Johnson is looking to put Cejudo away again after destroying him in 2016; main card starts 10:00 PM ET.
Article posted on Thursday 26 July - 16:26 EDT
Dustin Poirier, along with thousands of insatiable UFC fans, got the rematch they clamoured for. Following a controversial "No Contest" after their original bout, former champion Eddie Alvarez and Poirier will do it again. This time, a winner is likely to emerge. Regardless if it's Alvarez or Poirier, it will be just as thrilling as the first; the main card starts 8:00 PM ET on CTV TWO.
Article posted on Friday 06 July - 08:17 EDT
UFC 226 caps off International Fight Week with the superfight of the year: a heavyweight title clash between champion Stipe Miocic and light heavyweight king Daniel Cormier. Both fighters haven't lost in over three years and are two of the top three best pound-for-pound fighters. Miocic looks to extend his record-breaking reign while DC looks to make history; PPV starts 10:00 PM ET.
Article posted on Saturday 09 June - 08:17 EDT
The MMA purists won't admit but everyone loves a good trainwreck and that's why former WWE superstar and 0-1 fighter CM Punk has a feature spot in one of the UFC's most stacked pay-per-views: UFC 225. Punk is looking to prove he has a future in the world's top MMA promotion by beating fellow 0-1 fighter Mickey Gall. We break down the fight.
Article posted on Friday 25 May - 17:54 EDT
After 22 events in the UK, the UFC finally comes to Liverpool with local star Darren Till starring in the main event. The Liverpudlian is unbeaten in 17 bouts and is coming off his biggest win but meeting him is two-time title challenger Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson. With title bout implications, expect a back-and-forth with a potential spectacular finish. Main card starts 1:00 PM ET.
Article posted on Friday 25 May - 12:14 EDT
Belllator returns to the UK with their biggest event to date headlined by a middleweight title bout between three-time defending champion Rafael Carvalho and former Strikeforce champion Gegard Mousasi. This will be a kickboxing fight of the highest level as the Armenian-Dutch fighter is expected to capture another prestigious belt. With four marquee bouts preceding it, Bellator 200 is a must-watch and airs at 9:00 PM ET.