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Oscar De La Hoya calls Dana White ‘disrespectful’

Oscar De La Hoya is not pleased with UFC boss Dana White. While promoting the upcoming Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Álvarez superfight on ESPN’s “SportsCenter,” De La Hoya blasted White for scheduling the much talked about Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor bout on August 26, only three weeks ahead GGG vs. Álvarez fight. “It was disrespectful,” De La Hoya said. “I would...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oscar De La Hoya: Dana White ‘disrespectful’ for timing of Mayweather-McGregor

Dana White is facing a fresh round of criticism from the boxing world over the timing of the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight.Oscar De La Hoya blasted White in a Wednesday ESPN appearance, calling the UFC boss “disrespectful” for scheduling the super-fight just three weeks prior to the long-awaited battle between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin.De La Hoya, who has been...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dana White: If McGregor knocks out Mayweather 'he'll be the biggest star in sports ever'

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Former UFC champion Matt Hughes in critical condition after his truck was hit by a train

Matt Hughes is in critical condition after his truck was hit by a train Friday. The former MMA fighter, UFC champion, and UFC Hall-of-Famer was airlifted to hospital after the collision in his hometown of Hillsboro, Illinois. Here are more details from The Belleville News-Democrat: Despite crossbars warning of a coming train, Hughes drove onto the railroad tracks on Beelers Trail...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor, UFC ready to take on Floyd Mayweather

It seems like we have been hearing hypothetical discussions about a fight between boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC fighter Conor McGregor for ages. For a while it’s been all talk, but McGregor and the UFC are apparently ready to allow for the possibility if a deal can be reached with Mayweather.McGregor announced on his website he has signed a contract with UFC to allow him to...
Via The Comeback
May 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Dana White: Conor McGregor side of Mayweather negotiation is done

Dana White has made it clear that the onus is on Floyd Mayweather Jr. to make a boxing match with Conor McGregor happen.The UFC boss, who is a Boston Celtics fan, joined the “Inside the NBA” crew for an interview on TNT after Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. He was asked by Shaq about the status of the Mayweather-McGregor negotiations and said that the McGregor side is...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Dana White says Mayweather-McGregor fight still ‘not close’

The rumors about a fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. have been up and down for months, but one of the most important people involved in the negotiations insists no bout is imminent.When asked by TMZ this week if negotiations between McGregor and Mayweather are progressing, UFC president Dana White said a deal is “not close” to being reached.“To get a deal...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor gets in boxing reporter’s face with bold prediction

Conor McGregor continues to do what he does best: talk a big game.McGregor was in New York on Friday night to walk Mick Conlan into the ring for the Irishman’s professional boxing debut. Conlan won his fight in three rounds, which gave McGregor plenty of time to talk afterwards. McGregor did just that.The famous UFC fighter got into the face of ESPN boxing writer Dan Rafael and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Mayweather wants McGregor to just 'sign the paper' to fight

It sounds like Floyd Mayweather finally is ready to get in the ring with UFC champion Conor McGregor, all he needs is McGregor’s signature.Mayweather is in London and he spoke to ESPN’s Ben Dirs about the potential mega-fight with the Irish UFC star. Mayweather said he’s just waiting on McGregor to put pen to paper to make the fight happen.“If Conor McGregor really wants...
Via NESN.com
March 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Dana White shoots down Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather fight talk: ‘There is no deal’

Despite a report to the contrary, UFC president Dana White says no deal is in place that would facilitate a fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather.“There is no deal,” he told TMZ Sports.Early on Tuesday morning, The Irish Sun cited a source close to McGregor who said he and Mayweather “have both settled on their respective fees.” The source added, “The contract...
Via Sportsnaut
February 14, 2017  |  Discuss
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