The MMA world went grand total of maybe four weeks without a Conor McGregor incident. Despite the best efforts of every single in mixed martial arts fighter in the multiverse, Mystic Mac is the massive hulking center of everything combat sports.
Hope springs eternal and in MMA hope may be spelled Nate, Tony, Kevin, Max or even Paulie?
As always these are rumors that have been talked about behind closed doors between MMA higher ups, so take them as MMA rumors.
Before you officially flip the calendar over to Brocktober, snack on some Jimmy John’s with a side of Jack Links and ingest your Sunday Morning Rumor Mill.
The word going around is Shayna Baszler has officially signed a contract with WWE.. Regardless of the future four horsewoman vs. four horsewoman Baszler was already on the WWE’s radar for a NXT run
Rumor is the Brock Lesnar resigning with the WWE is still up in the air. It looks like Roman Reigns over Brock Lesnar is the plan at WrestleMania 34 no matter what happens with the former UFC heavyweight’s contact situation
Huge if true but it appears Conor McGregor vs. Paulie Malignaggi in an UFC cage talks are possibly being used as leverage in the negotiations with Nate Diaz for a trilogy fight. If Malignaggi vs. McGregor doesn’t happen under the Showtime boxing banner, an UFC main event may be possible.
Sources say Frankie Edgar vs. Max Holloway is being targeted for UFC 218 or UFC 219. The UFC and Team Holloway are closer than ever to signing a new long term fight deal
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