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Mayday! Former title challenger granted release from the UFC

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Former UFC interim bantamweight title challenger Michael “Mayday” McDonald (17-4 MMA) has been granted an official release from his contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship according to ESPN. McDonald cited “dishonest” business practices as his reasoning for requesting to be released by the promotion earlier this month. “The […]

UFC Nashville Fight Card Finalized

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) April’s UFC Nashville Fight Card is set! The octagon will return to Nashville on April 22 for UFC Fight Night 108, a thirteen-bout fight card headlined by a featherweight tilt between Artem Lobov and Cub Swanson. Cub Swanson is coming off a “fight of the year performance” at […]

Vitor Belfort calls out CM Punk for retirement fight

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort suffered his third-straight TKO loss this past weekend in Brazil at the hands of surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum. With that said, “The Phenom” knows that it is almost time to call it a career but he would first like to finish his […]

VIDEO | UFC Hall of Fame fighter Matt Hughes considering comeback

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) UFC Hall of Fame fighter and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes recently sat down with Joe Buck for an upcoming episode of AT&T’s “Undeniable with Joe Buck”, where he hinted that he may be in talks with a mixed martial arts promotion regarding a comeback fight. “If […]

DeSean Jackson signs with Tampa Bay

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) DeSean Jackson is taking his talents to the NFC South. The speedy veteran wide receiver recently signed a deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jackson will join quarterback Jameis Winston and fellow standout receiver Mike Evans in Tampa Bay. DeSean spent his last 3 season in Washington where […]

New York Giants sign star wide receiver Brandon Marshall

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Brandon Marshall is staying in New York! However, the star wide receiver will no longer be sporting the green and white colors of the AFC East Jets. Instead, Marshall has opted to sign a two-year deal with the G-Men, otherwise known as the New York Giants. “They definitely […]