MMA News Round-Up: Laura Sanko Creates UFC History, Conor McGregor Accused of Ducking Jorge Masvidal Fight, Tyron Woodley To Make Kickboxing Debut

From bashing the viral trendsetters to being on standby for urgent replacement, here's everything that you need to know to be updated about from the world of MMA. 

The UFC recently announced that a noted UFC analyst, Laura Sanko, will also be seen as a play-by-play commentator. Her first-ever commentary table debut has been scheduled for UFC Fight Night 218, at the UFC Apex in Vegas. 

Sanko Creates UFC History 

Gilbert Burns recently took to Twitter and asked the UFC president to make the fight go five rounds. He even asked Masvidal to put the BMF belt on the line. 

Burns Requests White

In a recent episode of Ariel Helwani’s podcast, ‘The MMA Hour’, Jorge Masvidal expressed his long desire to fight McGregor. He said, “I want Conor but Conor doesn’t want me. It su***, you know. He just doesn’t want it. Every time the UFC’s brought it up, he has shut it down. I don’t know why.”

Masvidal Bashed McGregor 

Matt Brown bashed ‘Endeavor’, the UFC’s parent company for not speaking up on Dana White and his wife's slap controversy. He said, “The whole issue here, in my opinion, Endeavor, they’re the ones f****** up here just staying silent. They haven’t done anything, haven’t said anything. Shame on them. I think that’s what it comes down to.”

Brown Bashes 'Endeavor'

Kelvin Gastelum took to Twitter to mock the viral gym TikTok trend which views men and labels them as creeps for even looking in the general direction of female TikTokers who were working out and filming it.

Gastelum Mocks TikTokers

Renato Moicano recently bashed Paddy Pimblett during an exclusive interview with Ag Fight. He expressed that Pimblett is weak and said, “Weak, weak, weak. It can’t even smell, it’s no way. You can quit.”

Moicano Bashes Pimblett

The former UFC Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley recently expressed his desire to turn a kickboxer on Helwani’s podcast. He said, “Every time I kick somebody they hit the ground. I kick hard, so why wouldn’t I think about that?”

Woodley on Turning a Kick Boxer 

Jake Paul recently revealed that Mike Perry is on standby duty for his bout against Tommy Fury.

Mike Perry on Standby

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