Conor McGregor's teammate at SBG Ireland and UFC featherweight Artem Lobov has revealed that he was not a fan of Jose Aldo accepting the Irishman's title. Aldo was the former featherweight champion, ruling the division as he was unbeaten in MMA for nine years until he faced McGregor at UFC 194. The "Notorious" made quick work of Aldo, beating him in just 13 seconds via KO after what had been an exhausting but heated rivalry between the two fighters.
Last November Yana Kunitskaya shocked many when she was able to defeat Tonya Evinger for the Invicta FC bantamweight championship in just under two minutes by submission. But it didn’t last long. Shortly after the fight, Evinger was able to appeal the outcome, which was soon upheld, ruling the bout a No Contest and giving her the Invicta title back. Now, four months later, Evinger is set to face Kunitskaya once more to settle their issues for good. “I was trying to get on that last Invicta card (in January) and wanted to get it over with, but I don’t think Invicta ever planned on this happening, so it wasn’t able to happen on the last card,” Evinger told MMAWeekly.com. “To get it done and get
Gennady Golovkin struggled for the first time in his professional career, barely edging by Daniel Jacobs last Saturday and winning a close decision. It kept alive his undefeated streak, and though it didn’t allow Golovkin to ascend to the top of the mythical pound-for-pound list (at least in my estimation), it kept alive his hopes to meet Canelo Alvarez in what would be the biggest fight the sport could entertain. But how does last weekend’s victory affect Golovkin as he and his team try to finally negotiate a deal to face Alvarez later this year, particularly since the PPV buys weren’t enormous? According to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya, who represents Alvarez, he’s changing the