You’ve seen so many videos like it – two guys square off, some martial arts technique is used, and someone ends up prone on the ground. It looks cool.
On Episode 1 of Mayweather vs. McGregor Embedded, Las Vegas’s two biggest names gear up for their monumental showdown.
Don Iveson: “I think we may need to look to local government for answers rather than asking the province to solve this problem for us.”
“My new role as a COO will be very difficult but still afford me my weekends with my wife and three children.”
Dominick Cruz: “Just put one little hand on you and just wing as hard as you can a three-punch combination if I’m Conor McGregor.”
Conor McGregor: He’d need to re-incarnate Bruce Lee, and that’s the only person he could bring in that that could mimic me, of what way I’m coming at him.”
Conor McGregor: “Pacquiao wouldn’t be a bad one because he has a name.”
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Firas Zahabi: “I’m not allowed to hold events and give out prize money, but we are allowed to film and upload ourselves fighting online.”
GSP: “I’m gonna be more there to hurt guys and to go for the finish. To submit, to break. To go for the break. To go for the knockout or go for the break if I have a submission.”
The allegation is that Chinese fighters easily dispatching foreign challengers puts asses in seats, so the promotion is orchestrating works.
“We now have the official copy of Junior’s August 10 urine test. The level of hydrochlorothiazide listed on his USADA result was ‘low.'”
Chidi Njokuani: “If I were to have a kid, if they were trying to get into fighting, I’d encourage them not to.”
Bigfoot: “I feel like an amateur going for his first fight, trying to show what he can do, and God willing everything will be alright.”
“And also he needs money. He can’t turn down fights at the moment for that reason. If it was up to me, he would not take this fight.
Freddie Roach: “I think he’s in over his head. He’ll try hard, though. He looks like he’s very brave.”
Cris Cyborg: “We’re two Brazilians, and that would ‘kill’ one Brazilian. Why kill one if we’re representing the same country? It’s us against the world.”
“Jeff Novitzky and Donna Marcolini of the UFC have provided the guidance for this process, and we are grateful to them for their professionalism and competence.”
Dr. Jonathan Gelber: “Certainly, it shows that a commission will bow to the pressure of the fighters when those decisions need to be made.”
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has informed Junior Dos Santos of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample.