Welcome to Midnight Mania!
McGregor has a gigantic list of potential opponents lined up for him, and he even mentioned bare knuckle combat as an option. For an otherwise nearly complete list, check out this tweet:
For those keeping track, this week, Conor McGregor has expressed interest in:— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) January 17, 2020
Khabib Nurmagomedov 2
Nate Diaz 3
Floyd Mayweather 2
A Boxing World Championship
The wealth grow wealthier, and that remains true of fight options as well. As shown in the featured tweet, Stephen Thompson has thrown his name into the hat to potentially face the Irishman. “Wonderboy” was recently named the “Nicest Motherf*cker” by Ariel Helwani and awarded a belt for his kindness.
Given McGregor’s more humbled persona in the lead up to UFC 246, Thompson has declared McGregor worthy of a shot at his new title. It’s not the most likely match up, but then, who wouldn’t want to watch a duel of such expert strikers?
This has gone on long enough and I am forced to address it: Yana Kunitskaya and Thiago Santos post strangely intimate photos with great regularity. They’re all in different locations, which begs the question: how often are they doing these photo shoots? More importantly, why?
If I have to see them, you do too.
Nieky Holzken putting a beating on his training partner, who’s an undefeated kickboxer himself.
UFC 246 fighter fashion:
Dominick Cruz can still fit into his dancing shoes.
Aljamain Sterling vs. Henry Cejudo in a trash talk battle of who can reach the height of cringe (or, more accurately, depth).
Weight cutting can be scary.
This is a seriously intense neck workout.
Slips, rips, and KO clips
Any excuse to post a bulldog choke is a welcome one.
*Pennington Chokes out Smith* pic.twitter.com/3KYKK00DWV— MMA MENTAL (@scotland_mma) January 17, 2020
If Liam Harrison is going to keep sharing these highlights with his thoughts, I’m going to keep posting them — too cool.
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Yesterday I posted a video with one of the greatest kickers so thought today I’d post one of the best Thai punchers. @anuwatkaewsamrit . Known as the iron hands of Siam with a ridiculous KO ratio one of the most feared punchers or recent times. I was lucky enough to fight anuwat 2x 1 win and 1 loss. Even in the second fight which I won clearly he hit me with a left hook in round 4 and I remember thinking FUCK ME WHAT THE HELL JUST HAPPENED. Whole room was spinning and I just thought to myself call him on and goad him and he won’t know your hurt, luckily it worked a treat and he didn’t realise and I went on to win. After the fight in the after party I collapsed the ambulance came and I was kept in hospital over night with a severe concussion. Good times haha enjoy watching him dewig a fair few folk here #anuwat #KO #muaythai the highlights from this and yesterday courtesy of @muaythaischolar
It is confirmed: a spinning elbow should be your first instinct in any street altercation.
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Muaythai in action #muaythai#judo#jiujitsu#jujitsu#sport#wjjf#workout#martialarts#mma#teakwando#wrestling#silat#ninja#wushu#kungfu#arnis#boxing#Sanshou#sanda#Aikido#kenjitsu#kendo#Hapkido#Sumo#kickboxing#Kajukenbo#crossfit#Kempo#sparing#kobudo @samuraijitsuu @jjkikuwait @wjjfkuwait @azizsyr @sportjujitsu @i_muay_thai @ovrztop ️@q8cloud
Ever seen someone casually get shot? This is the wildest sh*t I’ve ever seen.
Her friend got shot on live and she had the nerve to put the camera on her and the friend gone smile, wtf. pic.twitter.com/iLmBrupLnH— goat. (@ricchgorl) January 17, 2020
Midnight Music: A lot of new stuff came out today that I’m interested in (i.e. Mac Miller and Algiers), but I didn’t get a chance to listen to any of it. My disappointment is immense.
Sleep well Maniacs! More martial arts madness is always on the way.