Ian Heinisch vs. Gerald Meerschaert back on for UFC 250, Anthony Ivy remains on roster

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Ian Heinisch will fight at UFC 250 after all. The middleweight was pulled from his fight against Gerald Meerschaert earlier in the day on Thursday with Anthony Ivy tapped as a replacement. Initially one of Heinisch’s corner men had tested positive for COVID-19 as first reported by TSN and the UFC […]

Video: What the Heck: Episode 9 with Cynthia Calvillo, Anthony Rocco Martin, Tim Elliott and more

On this week’s episode of What the Heck, UFC women’s flyweight Cynthia Calvillo (4:13) discusses her main event bout with Jessica Eye at the UFC’s June 13 event, how the fans have reacted to the booking, how she handled her training during the COVID-19 pandemic, and moving her training camp to AKA. UFC flyweight Tim […]

Neil Magny Takes on Anthony Rocco Martin at UFC 250

A solid welterweight fight has been added to Ultimate Fighting Championship’s next pay-per-view offering in June. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Neil Magny vs. Anthony Rocco Martin added to UFC 250 lineup

A welterweight bout between Neil Magny and Anthony Rocco Martin is the latest addition to June’s UFC 250 lineup. MMA Junkie confirmed with multiple people close to the situation that Magny (22-7 MMA, 15-6 UFC) and Martin (17-5 MMA, 9-5 UFC) have agreed to the matchup. The people requested anonymity because UFC has yet to […]

Anthony Smith: Jason Herzog ‘a phenomenal ref,’ would welcome him for future fights

Referee Jason Herzog apologized for his role in Anthony Smith’s loss to Glover Teixeira, but Smith doesn’t feel an apology was necessary. Plenty of blame and finger pointing went down in the aftermath of last week’s UFC on ESPN+ 29 main event. Teixeira put on an impressive showing in his victory over his fellow former UFC […]

Glover Teixeira’s coach would’ve stopped Anthony Smith fight sooner – but it’s complicated

John Hackleman says he would have stopped the Glover Teixeira vs. Anthony Smith fight at UFC on ESPN+ 29, but also said people with a similar view should cut Smith’s corner some slack. Hackleman was in Teixeira’s corner for the fight, as his man stopped Smith late in Round 5 of the UFC on ESPN+ […]

Anthony Smith: Jason Herzog made a ‘coward move’ addressing stoppage in fight with Glover Teixeira

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Anthony Smith didn’t have a problem with the stoppage in his fight against Glover Teixeira at UFC Jacksonville. But he definitely didn’t enjoy hearing that the referee is now taking it upon himself to address the situation. After absorbing a huge number of shots in the third […]

Video: Thiago Moises calls out Anthony Pettis following submission win at UFC Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE — Lightweight Thiago Moises spoke to reporters following his second-round submission win over Michael Johnson at UFC Jacksonville. The Brazilian fighter discussed what fight week was like amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the conversation with his coaches between rounds, hearing Johnson’s leg “pop a few times”, and his hope to fight Anthony Pettis in his […]

Kevin Holland def. Anthony Hernandez at UFC on ESPN 8: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Kevin Holland’s TKO win over Anthony Hernandez at UFC on ESPN 8 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photos by Jasen Vinlove, USA TODAY Sports) View full post on MMA Junkie

UFC Jacksonville referee Jason Herzog appears to apologize for Anthony Smith vs. Glover Teixeira stoppage

Referee Jason Herzog (right) oversees the action between Glover Teixeira and Anthony Smith this past Wednesday in Jacksonville, Fla. | Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images The referee of UFC Jacksonville’s main event appears to have accepted responsibility for the controversial stoppage in Anthony Smith vs. Glover Teixeira. Veteran official Jason Herzog on Friday issued […]

5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN+ 29: Anthony Smith’s corner deserves criticism, more

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN+ 29 in Jacksonville, Fla.? Here are a few post-fight musings … * * * * * 1. Anthony Smith’s corner failed him Before we move on to praising Glover Teixeira for his thorough victory in the main event, we must address the biggest discussion point, and that’s whether […]

Glover Teixeira Mauls Anthony Smith in UFC Fight Night 171 Headliner

Glover Teixeira stops Anthony Smith in the fifth round after administering a sustained beatdown in the UFC Fight Night 171 main event. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Anthony Smith Ready To Prove Himself Right, Again

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Jon Jones Reacts to Anthony Smith Defeat, Contemplates Move to Heavyweight

The final two bouts of UFC Fight Night 171 gave Jon Jones plenty to consider. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Glover Teixeira vs. Anthony Smith full fight video highlights

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Watch Glover Teixeira vs. Anthony Smith full fight video highlights from UFC Jacksonville’s main event above, courtesy of the UFC. UFC Jacksonville: Smith vs. Teixeira took place May 13 at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. Anthony Smith (33-15) and Glover Teixeira (31-7) battled in a light heavyweight contest, […]

Dana White Thought Anthony Smith’s Corner Would Stop Fight Before Fifth Round

At times it was hard to watch. Yet Anthony Smith continued to battle, perhaps to his detriment. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Anthony Smith suffers facial breaks, smashed teeth at UFC on ESPN+ 29

Anthony Smith lost his real teeth – not just veneers – in one of several injuries at UFC on ESPN+ 29. In addition, Smith (32-15 MMA, 8-5 UFC) came out of Wednesday’s UFC on ESPN+ 29 light heavyweight headliner with Glover Teixeira (31-7 MMA, 14-5 UFC) with a fractured orbital bone and broken nose. He also […]

UFC Jacksonville bonuses: Glover Teixeira wins big with thumping of Anthony Smith

Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeria showed the world that he’s still got it at 40, and he’s now $50,000 richer after his big win at UFC Jacksonville. Teixeira took home a “Performance of the Night” bonus for his fifth-round stoppage of Anthony Smith, who took home early rounds in […]

UFC on ESPN+ 29 free fight: Anthony Smith chokes out Alexander Gustafsson in enemy territory

After failing to capture the UFC light heavyweight title, Anthony Smith bounced back into the win column in a big way. Smith (33-14 MMA, 8-4 UFC) faced three-time title challenger Alexander Gustafsson at UFC on ESPN+ 11 in Stockholm looking to get back to winning ways in enemy territory. Smith pressed forward from the very […]

Video: Anthony Smith explains why Dominick Reyes should receive automatic rematch against Jon Jones

UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Smith addresses his chaotic fight camp going from a showdown against Glover Teixeira in his home state in Nebraska in April to a new booking in May that came after he was the victim of a home invasion. Smith also addresses the state of the division while explaining why he […]

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