Listed below are all the newest tales from the world of MMA…
Tyson Fury desires Conor McGregor hyperlink up
Tyson Fury says he’s contemplating a transfer into combined martial arts and has even had a proposal to coach with Conor McGregor.
Fury was at Sunday’s NFL match between the LA Rams and Cincinnati Bengals at Wembley and revealed his plans.
“I’ve bought one thing huge developing after this. Much more larger than this,” he advised Sky Sports activities.
“We’d see Tyson Fury make his MMA debut this yr too. It’s completely different however like I say Tyson Fury is taking on.
“Yeah I’ve been talking to Conor about it and he’s keen to coach me and it’s going to be good.
“I come from an extended line of naked knuckle boxing champions. Getting damage, you noticed my final combat with blood all over the place, it’s nothing new to me and all a part of my heritage and upbringing so I’d like to get in there and smash somebody up.
“[McGregor] mentioned any time you’re prepared, if you’ve bought the time, let’s go to Dublin and begin coaching. So I can’t wait to take him up on the provide.
“Who is aware of we is likely to be on a double header, the Gypsy King and Conor McGregor.”
Edwards vs Woodley
Leon Edwards seems to be on the right track to safe a co-main occasion spot on Conor McGregor’s comeback evening.
The previous two-weight world champion can be making his return to the octagon on January 18, lower than 12 weeks from at the moment.
And it appears as if Edwards might effectively be dealing with former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley on the identical evening.
In an interview with SevereMMA.com, theBirmingham-based welterweight revealed that the UFC had provided him and Woodley a co-main occasion slot which was introduced by the Irishman at a Russian press convention final week.
Edwards additionally revealed that he provided the UFC to behave as an alternate for Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz and Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington, with each affords being turned down by the promotion.
“When the combat bought made, when Diaz vs. Masvidal [was made], I provided the UFC that I’d keep prepared simply in case something like this occurred,” Edwards advised SevereMMA.com.
“[UFC] mentioned that, ‘No, it needs to be high-quality, you don’t have to.’ I type of put all my focus into December, so I requested them once more in case somebody from Colby or Usman fell out, however they mentioned no once more this week.
“So, I’m aiming in the direction of early subsequent yr in all probability. Woodley could be a great combat. Let’s simply see how these subsequent two fights pan out – Masvidal and Diaz, Usman and Colby – let’s see how they play out after which I need the primary spot, if not the title shot.”
Phil Baroni face break up
Former UFC middleweight Phil Baroni confirmed off his grotesque new scars after his newest combat in MMA on the weekend.
Having competed for nearly each main organisation within the sport, the ‘New York Bas Ass’ remains to be going sturdy and anticipated to name it a day within the close to future.
Regardless of hitting the grand age of 43, it appears as if Baroni nonetheless loves competing as this footage from his newest combat in Thailand reveals.
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Low cost Thai bs suck my sweaty cockRajadamnern Stadium champ . Ref saved your ass
“Wasn’t even that dangerous,” Baroni wrote on Instagram. “Thai jabroni bought saved by the ref. Joe Schilling relaxation up. Bellator Kickboxing, Glory Kickboxing, let’s have a date.
“John Wayne Parr beat that. I believe I’m extra scarred up than you’re brotha and my nostril is far more f***** haha.”
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Wasn’t even that dangerous. Thai jabroni bought saved by the ref. @joe_schilling relaxation up @bellatorkb @glorykickboxing let’s have a date. @johnwayneparr Beat that. I believe I’m extra scarred up than you’re brotha and my nostril is far more fucked haha