Alexander Volkanovski expected to defend featherweight title against Brian Ortega at UFC 260

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is ready to return and defend his title as he’s expected to clash with Brian Ortega in a five-round battle at the upcoming UFC 260 event on March 27. Multiple sources close to the situation confirmed the news to MMA Fighting on Saturday. ESPN initially reported the […]

Andre Ewell Steps In for Merab Dvalishvili Against Cody Stamann at UFC Fight Night 184

Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight Cody Stamann is moving on from Merab Dvalishvili as an opponent. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White wants to book Zhang Weili’s next title fight in Asia against Rose Namajunas or Carla Esparza

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Since the coronavirus pandemic started, the UFC has largely resigned itself to a couple specific locations including Las Vegas and Abu Dhabi. While hope springs eternal that the introduction of the COVID-19 vaccine might bring audiences back to large, indoor sporting events at some point in 2021, the UFC has remained […]

Charles Oliveira manager: Next fight ‘has to be for the belt’ against Dustin Poirier-Conor McGregor winner, not Justin Gaethje

Charles Oliveira went 2-0 in the UFC in 2020, defeating Kevin Lee and Tony Ferguson | Jason Da Silva-USA TODAY Sports Charles Oliveira was confident that a one-sided win over Tony Ferguson would lead to a shot at the UFC lightweight belt, but Dana White’s recent comment suggesting a fight between “do Bronx” and Justin […]

Mounir Lazzez Steps in for Christian Aguilera against Warlley Alves at UFC on ESPN 20

Mounir Lazzez will replace Christian Aguilera and face Warlley Alves a in a welterweight contest at UFC on ESPN 20. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Kamaru Usman Expected to Defend Welterweight Title Against Gilbert Burns at UFC 258

A welterweight title tilt between reigning champion Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns is in the works for UFC 258. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

RIZIN full fight video: Kyoji Horiguchi makes triumphant return against Kai Asakura

RIZIN FIGHTING FEDERATION, YouTube Watch Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Kai Asakura 2 full fight video to see Horiguchi make his return from a 15-month layoff to challenge Kai Asakura for the bantamweight championship at RIZIN 26 on Dec. 31 in Saitama, Japan. The second meeting between Horiguchi and Asakura came under unique circumstances as Horiguchi was […]

Video: No. 4 UFC storyline of 2020 – Jon Jones, Jorge Masvidal push back against pay

The 2020 calendar year is one most of us want to forget, though it will be hard not to remember. And though there were challenges in the world of sports, after some tentative moments early in the pandemic, MMA mostly powered on – with a lot of adjustments. At MMA Junkie, we’re taking a look back […]

Paige VanZant books BKFC debut against Britain Hart on Feb. 5

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Former UFC fighter Paige VanZant has booked her debut for Bare Knuckle Fighting Championships with a showdown scheduled against Britain Hart on Feb. 5. Multiple people with knowledge of the matchup confirmed the news to MMA Fighting on Thursday after VanZant revealed on social media that she had signed a bout […]

Paige VanZant to Make BKFC Debut Against Britain Hart at BKFC 16 on Feb. 5

Ex-Ultimate Fighting Championship star Paige VanZant has her opponent for her first bare knuckle match in 2021. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Two-division Cage Warriors champion Mason Jones to debut against Mike Davis at UFC Fight Island 8

Mason Jones | Mason Jones/Instagram Cage Warriors standout Mason Jones has his first UFC opponent. MMA Fighting confirmed with sources with knowledge of the matchup that the two-division Cage Warriors champion will make his UFC debut against Mike Davis (8-2) in a lightweight bout at an upcoming Fight Island event on Jan. 20. The news […]

Makhmud Muradov Steps in Against Andrew Sanchez at UFC 257

The new year has not yet begun and the Ultimate Fighting Championship is already changing up events in 2021. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Video: Dana White’s ‘victory lap’ against media was par for the course. Also out of line?

On Monday, UFC president Dana White published a video hailing the promotion’s ability to operate during the global coronavirus pandemic by taking aim at various media members and outlets for their reporting and commentary on the UFC’s early attempts to run shows during lockdown. Nearly all of the contents of White’s video are from late […]

After Besting ‘CM Punk,’ Mike Jackson Returns Against Dean Barry at ‘Fight Island’ on Jan. 20

Mike Jackson, the MMA journalist and fighter who gained notoriety for his victory over former professional wrestling star “CM Punk” in 2018, will return the Octagon against newcomer Dean Barry on Jan. 20. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Deiveson Figueiredo believes he won ‘all rounds’ against Brandon Moreno, still wants rematch to leave ‘no doubt’

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Deiveson Figueiredo finally sat down and re-watched his epic five-round war with Brandon Moreno seven days after it went down at UFC 256 in Las Vegas, and he disagrees with the judges’ call. Derek Cleary saw it 48-46 in favor of the flyweight champion, but Sal D’Amato and Junichiro Kamijo […]

Geoff Neal Has Nothing to Lose Against Wonderboy

Geoff Neal faced a truly near-death experience just a few months ago, now he plans to capitalize on the opportunity of a lifetime against Stephen Thompson. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Christos Giagos Replaces Rick Glenn at UFC Fight Night 183 Against Carlton Minus

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is making a quick switch ahead of its year-end card. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Report: Christos Giagos Replaces Rick Glenn at UFC Fight Night 183 Against Carlton Minus

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is making a quick switch ahead of its year-end card. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Muslim Salikhov Announces Withdrawal from Jan. 16 Bout Against Santiago Ponzinibbio

Muslim Salikhov has withdrawn from a proposed welterweight clash against Santiago Ponzinibbio at the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s first event of 2021. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Michelle Waterson out of upcoming fight against Amanda Ribas at UFC 257

Michelle Waterson | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Strawweight contender Michelle Waterson has been forced out of her upcoming fight against Amanda Ribas at UFC 257 on Jan. 23. Multiple sources close to the situation confirmed the news to MMA Fighting on Tuesday. Details surrounding Waterson’s withdrawal are not public at this […]

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