Day: June 11, 2019

Dave Peñalosa Scales 136.5-lbs in WBC 30-Day Weigh-in for Dlamini Battle in Saudi Arabia

By Carlos Costa CEBU, Philippines — World-ranked Filipino featherweight Dave Peñalosa (15-0, 11 KO’s), son of former two-time world champion Dodie Boy Peñalosa, scaled-in at 136.5 pounds in his WBC mandatory 30-day pre-fight weigh-in ahead of the southpaw’s collision against South African WBC # 11 Lerato Dlamini (12-1, 6 KO’s) […]

Conor McGregor wants to fight Mark Wahlberg on same card as Justin Bieber vs. Tom Cruise

By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89 Justin Bieber and Tom Cruise just got all Celebrity Deathmatch on us. That’s right, on Sunday evening, pop star sensation Justin Bieber challenged Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise to an MMA fight, and no one knows why. And, not longer after Bieber posted his tweet, former UFC two-division champ Conor […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov on Conor McGregor: ‘We have not finished yet what was on October 6’

By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89 It appears Khabib Nurmagomedov has unfinished business with Conor McGregor. Although Nurmagomedov beat McGregor convincingly at UFC 229, submitting the Irishman with a neck crank in the fourth round, ‘The Eagle’ hinted that he would like to run things back with ‘The Notorious’ at a later date. […]

Katie Taylor open to rematch with Delfine Persoon, calls it ‘inevitable’

By Scott Christ@scblh1 With a narrow majority decision win on June 1, Katie Taylor became undisputed lightweight champion by beating Delfine Persoon. But while she’s officially undisputed, there are plenty of people — including Persoon — who have an argument. Taylor (14-0, 6 KO) wound up in by far the […]

Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez return at ONE: Dawn of Heroes in August

By Damon Martin@DamonMartin Former UFC champions Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez have been booked on the same card for the second time as they return at the upcoming ONE: Dawn of Heroes card from Manila in the Philippines on Aug. 2. ONE Championship officials announced the card early Monday morning. Johnson moved to […]