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Midnight Mania! Mayweather promoting Soulja Boy vs. Chris Brown PPV, Jon Jones vs Dillon Danis rumors

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BossLogic created an amazing poster for this still-hypothetical fight

Welcome to Midnight Mania! Wherein we have Chris Brown and Soulja Boy apparently setting up a celebrity boxing match, McGregor’s grappling coach gunning for a match-up with Jon Jones, Michelle Waterson poking good fun at her mom, Herb Dean shutting down critics, and more.

Being famous for other things and deciding to fight is something that has a definite market, even when the participants are terrible at fighting.

...Which is a good thing for Soulja Boy.

You know how Amanda Nunes pasted Ronda Rousey? She would do the same to Soulja Boy, judging only by this clip and inferring from it the sum total of his fighting ability. My girlfriend’s take? “He isn’t good at rapping, and that’s his occupation. Why would you expect him to be good at fighting?”

Bosslogic went and made a MUCH better poster, as he does

The pair have been feuding on social media for awhile now...

I know!!!! How many more Ls can he take?

A photo posted by 1 YOU ❤️ 2 HATE (@chrisbrownofficial) on

Looks like I got Chris Brown in this matchup...

#ChrisBrown's boxing skills vs #SouljaBoy's boxing skills. Who y'all think has better hands? For the latest videos like this page ⬇️ and follow my Instagram:➡️ @ydbeatz

Posted by Ydbeatz on Thursday, January 5, 2017

Soulja Boy is the one doing the most promoting on social media, but judging from this caption Chris Brown is completely down to fight him. Or, to be more precise, box him.

Soulja Boy is going to need all of the training Mayweather can give him.

I can only take that about as seriously as I take this:

At least he has a better coach than Ronda Rousey:

This man shouldn’t be coaching anyone at a high level, much less Rousey.

Back to MMA

Isolating precisely what happens in these moments is so difficult in the chaos of a fight even on video.

Herb Dean has a response for Michael Rappaport’s idiotic comments:

Lorenz Larkin is a free agent, but rumor has it Bellator isn’t interested. All respect to Bader, but I would much rather watch Larkin violence:

Sweet, sweet knees to the body:

Everyone loves a good knockout.

Submissions are great too though, especially in sloppy, everyone-is-gassed funfests.


Someone come get your child please...

I live in Houston, so seeing my local radio station morning show post about Alexa Grasso promoting her upcoming fight against Felice Herrig, the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 104 in H-town on February 4th at the Toyota Center, the day before the Super Bowl, was both a little jarring and pretty cool.

Good luck to our new favorite fighter, Alexa Grasso! She's fighting Saturday night Feb. 4th! @alexa_grasso

A photo posted by Rod Ryan Show (@rodryanshow) on

All Moms are the same:

Driving in the car with #masteryaiyai I know you all have stories about those backseat drivers love you mom jup jup

A video posted by Michelle Waterson (@karatehottiemma) on

So Michelle Waterson is not only a top ten strawweight following her win over Paige VanZant, but also incredibly funny.


This wrestling looks like a work... but it’s mostly just bizarre to watch.

Wrestling Wednesday!!! ‍♂️ Give them a reason to remember your name. #wrestling #jwmma

A video posted by Official Page Jackson Wink MMA (@jacksonwink_mma) on

Speaking of the grappling arts, who wouldn’t watch this? McGregor’s grappling coach and world champion Dillon Danis vs Jon “Bones” Jones? (Watch Jones submit Dan Henderson here)

Danis came to MMA fan’s attention after joining McGregor’s team after his submission loss at UFC 196 to Nate Diaz

It would be a very interesting matchup, even if Jon Jones doesn’t want to face high level black belts just yet...


Snoop Dogg interviews Nick Diaz! The pair have been tight for a minute now, and Snoop Dogg is a frequent fan of MMA and the best possible person to replace Mike Goldberg as the play-by-play guy.

Opinionated MMA reporters Helwani, Thomas, and Snowden joined for a podcast discussing, who else, Ronda Rousey.

The Fights Gone By podcast by Jack Slack is back!

Quick Hits


Wendy’s just. won’t. stop.

Perhaps this man should consider a different gig:

Autocorrect. Get you every time.

This has never been more appropriate, but stay woke, Maniacs!

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