Charlie Ontiveros Steps In Against Kevin Holland at UFC Fight Night 181

Kevin Holland is still on track to have three Ultimate Fighting Championship fights in three months, no matter what. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane to Defend Bellator Flyweight Belt Against Juliana Velasquez on Dec. 10

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane will put her flyweight belt on the line against Juliana Velasquez in the headliner of a Bellator MMA event on Dec. 10. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White reacts to news of domestic violence allegations against Mike Perry

In his first public comments, UFC president Dana White indicated he isn’t fully aware of the details surrounding domestic violence allegations against Mike Perry and side-stepped answering if he would conduct his own investigation. As MMA Junkie first reported on Oct. 20, Perry’s ex-wife, Danielle Nickerson, alleges the UFC welterweight physically abused her “a handful […]

Jeremy Stephens out of upcoming fight against Arnold Allen at UFC event on Nov. 7

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Featherweight contender Jeremy Stephens has been forced out of his upcoming fight against Arnold Allen on Nov. 7 in Las Vegas. Multiple people with knowledge of the news confirmed the withdrawal to MMA Fighting on Saturday following an initial report from MMA Junkie. Stephens was forced to withdraw from the fight […]

Booked Against Khamzat Chimaev on Dec. 19, UFC Reinstates Leon Edwards on Welterweight Rankings

It appears that the Ultimate Fighting Championship got what it wanted from Leon Edwards after all. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Diego Ferreira Pulled From Nov. 7 UFC on ESPN 17 Matchup Against Drew Dober

A rising star in the Ultimate Fighting Championship has been forced to pull out of a big upcoming matchup. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

‘He knows I can kick his ass’: Alex Oliveira says Khamzat Chimaev ‘doesn’t want his downfall to be against me’

Brazilian “Cowboy” Alex Oliveira scored 12 of his 22 MMA wins by knockout | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Alex Oliveira would love to get his hands on rising sensation Khamzat Chimaev after he’s done with fellow undefeated talent Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC 254, which takes place Saturday in Abu Dhabi, but won’t insist on the […]

Cody Stamann Withdraws From Dec. 5 Bout Against Merab Dvalishvili Due to COVID-19

The Ultimate Fighting Championship can’t catch a break when it comes to COVID-19 View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jessica Andrade excited to stir up flyweight division: ‘I can put up a fight against Valentina’

Jessica Andrade | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images New division, same results for Jessica Andrade. Competing inside the octagon at 125 pounds for the first time on Saturday, Andrade leapfrogged the flyweight division’s contenders’ line with a first-round finish of Katlyn Chookagian in the UFC Fight Island 6 co-main event. The victory […]

After TKO win, Jessica Andrade says she’s what flyweight needs: ‘I can put up a fight against Valentina’

ABU DHABI – Jessica Andrade views herself as a welcome addition to the UFC women’s flyweight division. At UFC on ESPN+ 38 on Saturday, Andrade (21-8 MMA, 12-6 UFC) made a statement whenshe finished former title challenger Katlyn Chookagian with a body shot late in Round 1. With the victory, Andrade made history by becoming […]

Aviv Gozali happy to test his grappling against Dillon Danis: ‘I’m going to (expletive) you up’

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – No one has had an answer on the ground for Aviv Gozali. The undefeated welterweight has shown a diverse jiu-jitsu skill set and has tapped out every opponent he’s faced with first-round submissions, each with a different technique. After Gozali (5-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) submitted Logan Neal with a Kimura at Bellator […]

Katlyn Chookagian shuts down retirement rumors ahead of fight against Jessica Andrade

Katlyn Chookagian | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Katlyn Chookagian is excited to start a family with her husband, but that doesn’t mean her fight career is coming to an end any time soon. Rumors recently swirled that the one-time flyweight title challenger is potentially considering retirement in the near future as she turns her attention […]

Conor McGregor Opens as Betting Favorite Against Dustin Poirier in Discussed Rematch

Although the Ultimate Fighting Championship rematch between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier is far from official, betting lines have opened. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Anthony Smith Returns at UFC Event on Nov. 28 Against Devin Clark

The path back to Ultimate Fighting Championship title contention for Anthony Smith will begin with an unranked opponent. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Conor McGregor Says He Accepts Jan. 23 Matchup Against Dustin Poirier

It appears that Conor McGregor is willing to back off on his original demand of a fight before the close of 2020. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t expect future fight against ‘stupid guy’ Tony Ferguson: ‘I think his time is finished’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov has been booked against Tony Ferguson five times in the past, but it doesn’t appear he expects a sixth opportunity to come his way. As the reigning UFC lightweight champion prepares for a title unification bout against Justin Gaethje on Oct. 24, questions about a potential showdown with Ferguson […]

Orion Cosce Set for Octagon Debut Against Nicolas Dalby at UFC 255

Dana White’s Contender Series alum Orion Cosce will make his Octagon debut against Nicolas Dalby at UFC 255. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

With UFC title shot uncertain, Marlon Moraes vows to ‘win and convince’ against Cory Sandhagen

Marlon Moraes (pictured, red gloves) headlines UFC Fight Island 5 against Cory Sandhagen this Saturday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting “Magic” Marlon Moraes is in a tricky position in the UFC bantamweight division. First, he beat four high-level opponents in a row to earn a chance to compete for the 135-pound gold. But then he […]

Alex Oliveira In for Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos Against Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC 254

An exciting welterweight clash in the Ultimate Fighting Championship has received an equally exciting replacement. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Michael ‘Venom’ Page will follow Douglas Lima to middleweight – or heavyweight – win or lose against Gegard Mousasi

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It doesn’t matter whether Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima wins or loses in a bid to capture the middleweight title. Michael Page will chase him anywhere to exact his revenge. “That fight is the fight that I want,” “Venom” Page told reporters in advance of his Bellator 248 meeting against Ross […]

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