By any and all metrics, UFC 202 in Las Vegas on Saturday night was a resounding success for the sport of MMA and it’s most polarizing and popular fighter, Conor McGregor. McGregor, on a mission for vengeance after dropping his first bout at 170 lbs against Nate Diaz in March of this year at UFC 196, came out on top after a highly entertaining – yet brutal – five-round slugfest that left both fighters battered and bruised. While the fight left many UFC faithful hoping that McGregor-Diaz turns into a trilogy sooner rather than later, McGregor might just have other plans. Former UFC fighter Brendan Schaub, who finished his MMA career with a 10-5 record including victories over fighters such as Matt Mitrione and Mirko Filipović, joined the I AM RAPAPORT: STEREO PODCAST, on CBS Radio’s Play.it network to discuss McGregor’s future plans and his legendary rematch with Nate Diaz.
Contrary to what Adrien Broner posted on Instagram on Wednesday morning, the fighter isn’t stepping away from the sport. Ravone Littlejohn, who runs Broner’s About Billions promotional company, told USA TODAY Sports that the fighter was just joking around, as he’s known to do. “I don’t think I’m (going to) fight again, sorry if I let anybody down who look up to me,” Broner wrote. “I’m done with this (expletive)!!!!! LittleJohn said that Broner was actually headed to L.A. Fitness to work out and is preparing to return to the ring. Broner recently served 30 days in jail for arriving late to a court hearing related to charges stemming from an altercation outside a bowling alley in January. The four-division
Yes, he really said that! The outspoken Chris Eubank Sr. is calling for Billy Joe Saunders to "come out of hiding" to face his son in a rematch while also explaining why he thinks Gennady Golovkin is running scared of his son. By now it's been pretty well reported that the Eubank's didn't sign a deal in time to face Golovkin on Sept. 10, but Eubank Sr. gives his take on how those negotiations went awry, as told to The Express. But first, with Golovkin already tied into a fight with career welterweight Kell Brook next month, Eubank Sr. says the only other fight out there that makes sense for his son is a rematch with Billy Joe Saunders, who he's been taunting on social media. Then, when asked