Make your predictions for Patricio Freire vs Adam Borics

We want your predictions for Saturday’s Bellator 286 event in Long Beach, Calif. Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout below, and we’ll use the official tallies that are registered by Thursday at noon ET (9 am PT). Those MMA Junkie reader consensus … Read more

Floyd Mayweather won’t fight boxers, just MMA fighters or YouTubers

Floyd Mayweather has no problem making his intentions clear. The legendary undefeated former boxing champion had no hesitation to let the combat sports world know where he is at in his career. Mayweather, 45, is coming off a knockout win over Mikuru Asakura in an exhibition bout Sunday in the Super RIZIN headliner in Saitama, … Read more

Floyd Mayweather KOs MMA fighter Mikuru Asakura in boxing exhibition

Floyd Mayweather is 45. He could probably do this when he’s 75. The unbeaten Hall of Famer knocked out Mikuru Asakura in the second round of a scheduled three-round exhibition in the Super RIZIN headliner in Saitama, Japan. The 30-year-old Japanese mixed martial artist was game and had his moments, landing a few eye-catching punches. … Read more

Make predictions for Benson Henderson vs. Peter Queally

We want your predictions for Friday’s Bellator 285 event in Dublin. Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout below, and we’ll use the official tallies that are registered by Wednesday at noon ET (9 am PT). Those MMA Junkie reader consensus picks will … Read more

Cyril Gane is a ‘bigger threat’ to Jon Jones than Francis Ngannou

Henry Cejudo was impressed with Cyril Gane’s finish of Tai Tuivasa at UFC Fight Night 209. Gane (11-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) was knocked down by Tuivasa, but managed to weather the storm and scored a knockout win over the power puncher this past Saturday at the Accor Arena in Paris. The former interim heavyweight champion … Read more

Dana White details backstage of UFC 279 presser: ‘Hell broke loose’

LAS VEGAS – “Let me just start out by saying I’m not going to tell everybody what went on back here.” Dana White kicked off an impromptu media availability Thursday at MGM Grand Garden Arena with those words – spoken moments after the UFC 279 pre-fight news conference was abruptly canceled for “everybody’s safety.” “Multiple … Read more

Daniel Cormier surprised how ‘steep’ Tony Ferguson’s decline has been

Daniel Cormier wonders how Tony Ferguson’s career suddenly took a downturn. Ferguson (25-8 MMA, 15-6 UFC) was once on a 12-fight winning streak that included an interim lightweight title in 2016 and nine post-fight bonuses. However, “El Cucuy” has lost five in a row, including the first knockout and submission losses of his UFC career. … Read more