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Conor McGregor’s striking coach is excited by the prospect of “The Notorious” facing off with Donald Cerrone for a number of reasons ahead of UFC 246 on Jan. 18 at the T-Mobile Arena. Although some have claimed that Cerrone is a good matchup for the Irishman based on his previous results against southpaws, the Irish MMA legend insisted that “Cowboy” is a “very talented” counterpart with “lots of weapons” at his disposal. “I like the...

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Raufeon Stots is finally there. For years, Stots (12-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) was regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound prospects in North America. That was true in the eyes of nearly everyone except those who mattered most: the major promotions. The wait wore on Stots, both mentally and financially. As bantamweight after bantamweight with lesser resumes were signed, Stots was left in limbo. “Just because the financial strain and me having a son, I...

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NEW YORK — Douglas Lima sympathizes with opponent Rory MacDonald struggling to find a happy medium with his faith and the fact that his job requires him to punch people in the face for a living. Lima also addresses the rematch as he looks to avenge his prior loss to MacDonald in the finals of the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix Source link via Danny Segura / MMA Fighting – All Posts

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk plans on making weight and fighting on Saturday night. The former UFC strawweight champion, who’s booked to take on Michelle Waterson in the main event of Saturday’s UFC event in Tampa Fla., took to Instagram stories to address the recent reports from Combate that suggested she was struggling to get down to the strawweight limit of 116 pounds for Friday morning’s weigh-ins, putting in jeopardy her key strawweight bout. In a series of...