Commissioner ‘thoroughly disgusted’ with weight cutting after Paul Daley’s scratch from Bellator 247

Bellator’s chief overseas regulator said there was no way Paul Daley could have fought Derek Anderson at Bellator 247 and criticized the veteran welterweight for saying otherwise. Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletic Regulation President Michael Mazzulli told MMA Fighting Daley “was not going to fight, period” despite a deleted message from the welterweight slugger claiming […]

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Josh Barnett to face former KSW champion in bare-knuckle boxing match in Poland

Josh Barnett will embark on a new challenge on Oct. 23, when the former UFC heavyweight champion faces ex-KSW titleholder Marcin Rozalski in a bare-knuckle boxing match under the Genesis banner in Poland, the company announced. According to Genesis’ official YouTube channel, Barnett-Rozalski will be contested in three rounds of three minutes each, and elbow […]

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Floyd Mayweather says ‘Conor McGregor can’t punch,’ open to $300 million payday for rematch

Floyd Mayweather isn’t looking to conquer anymore championships in boxing, but for a hefty nine-figure payday, he’ll consider a rematch with Conor McGregor. The 50-0 boxer, who re-retired after he finished McGregor by 10th-round TKO when they met in 2017, has flirted with several possible fights that could lure him back to the ring – […]

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Israel Adesanya fires back after Jon Jones tweets about Adesanya’s father: ‘Dead or alive, keep my family out of this’

Israel Adesanya could only let Jon Jones’ Twitter fingers go unchecked for so long. Despite competing in different divisions, the two UFC stars have been feuding for months now, with Adesanya teasing a move up to light heavyweight—or even heavyweight should that be where Jones ends up—to someday fight Jones. Adesanya’s successful middleweight championship defense […]

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