Paul Daley says he’d like to be opponent that takes Nick Diaz away from ‘self ruin’

NEW YORK — At Bellator 216 media day, Paul Daley discusses the fight with Michael Page finally coming together, how the beef between the two men started, Page’s flashy fighting style, his pick in Rory MacDonald vs. Jon Fitch, wanting to fight Nick Diaz again and more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All […]

Donald Cerrone Believes He’s Two Wins Away From A Title Shot, Wants Conor McGregor Next

Donald Cerrone is in a confident mood heading into this weekend’s fight against Alexander Hernandez on Saturday night when the UFC makes its long awaited debut on ESPN+. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

He’s back: After 30 months away, Cain Velasquez returns to ‘regain what he always knew was his’

PHOENIX — The last serious sighting of Cain Velasquez came 30 months ago, when the former two-time heavyweight champion stopped by the UFC’s bicentennial show to remind the fight game of his terrifying brilliance by ripping apart Travis Browne as if tasked with the easiest job in the world. It was short. It was violent. […]

Morning Report: Mark Hunt rips the UFC and ‘sellout’ Jeff Novitzky for taking away his love of fighting

Whether it be in boxing, kickboxing, or MMA, Mark Hunt has been fighting professionally for 20 years, and in those two decades he has built a legacy as one of the better combat sports athletes ever. He’s a legend of the game, often listed among your favorite fighter’s favorite fighters, because of his willingness “to […]

Bermudez Plugging Away At Lightweight

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Dana White ‘blown away’ if Jon Jones doesn’t get Nevada license

UFC President Dana White doesn’t expect any problems when newly re-minted light heavyweight champion Jon Jones goes before the Nevada State Athletic Commission this month. “He didn’t do anything wrong,” White told reporters after Jones (23-1 MMA, 17-1 UFC) won the vacant title with a third-round stoppage of Alexander Gustafsson (18-5 MMA, 10-5 UFC) at UFC […]

Cynthia Calvillo and Joanne Calderwood beefed on Instagram … then squashed it right away?

Gallery Cynthia Calvillo def. Poliana Botelho at UFC Fight Night 140: Best photos view 8 images I’m not gonna lie. As much I love the ending to this MMA beef on Instagram, I didn’t see it coming. Because this is not how fighters beef on Instagram – ever. Here goes. When Cynthia Calvillo weighed in heavy […]

Cynthia Calvillo feels weight miss ‘took a lot away’ from UFC Argentina victory

Cynthia Calvillo won in her return to the Octagon after nearly a year away. Yet, she can’t really let herself enjoy it. The UFC women’s strawweight fighter told Luke Thomas on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that she doesn’t feel good about how things went down, despite beating Poliana Botelho by first-round submission Saturday […]

Bellator 210 headliner Chidi Njokuni ‘staying away from 170’ after big cuts caused potentially permanent damage

At 6-foot-3, Chidi Njokuani says his days as a welterweight are done. After a few high-profile misses under the Bellator banner, Njokuani believes he may have suffered permanent damage due to cutting weight and refuses to deal with it ever again. “Tired of taking 20 percent – that hurt,” Njokuani recently told MMAjunkie Radio. “Physically, […]

Israel Adesanya reveals injury suffered ahead of Brunson win: ‘I was two days away from pulling out’

On a card filled with highlight-reel performances, no one’s stock rose higher than Israel Adesanya at UFC 230. The multiple-time kickboxing champion put on a master class in striking as he battered Derek Brunson with barrage of blows en route to a violent first-round TKO victory inside Madison Square Garden in New York City. It […]

Anthony Smith Puts Away Volkan Oezdemir in UFC Fight Night 138 Main Event

One of the most exciting fighters on the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s light heavyweight roster, Anthony Smith took his time against Volkan Oezdemir before submitting him in the third round. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Te Edwards avoided trash talk so as not to scare away UFC Moncton opponent

On the cusp of his first UFC fight, Te Edwards is minding his manners. The reason for Edwards’ relatively reserved approach to his upcoming Octagon debut against Don Madge is not because he shies away from talking trash; in fact, the 28-year-old would prefer to embrace that part of the fight game when possible. His […]

Te Edwards avoided trash talk to avoid scaring away UFC Moncton opponent

On the cusp of his first UFC fight, Te Edwards is minding his manners. The reason for Edwards’ relatively reserved approach to his upcoming Octagon debut against Don Madge is not because he shies away from talking trash; in fact, the 28-year-old would prefer to embrace that part of the fight game when possible. His […]

Ray Cooper III Blows Away Jake Shields, Handesson Ferreira in PFL Welterweight Playoffs

Ray Cooper III was one of the few bright spots for the Professional Fighters League during a lengthy PFL 10 card on Saturday in Washington, D.C. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Blackzilians Co-Founder Glenn Robinson Passes Away

Glenn Robinson, one of the founders of the famed Blackzilians has died, his former PR agent Jen Wenk confirmed on Thursday to MMAJunkie. The news was first reported by Christopher James via Facebook. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jingnan Xiong Puts Away Samara Santos in One Championship ‘Beyond the Horizon’ Headliner

Jingnan Xiong retained her One Championship women’s strawweight title with a dominant performance against Samara Santos Cunha to set up the biggest fight of her career. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jimmie Rivera: John Dodson matchup at UFC 228 ‘won’t be the best of fights’ if he runs away

Gallery Photos: UFC 228 ultimate media day view 18 images DALLAS – Jimmie Rivera is hoping for the best but preparing for the worst when it comes to his matchup with John Dodson on Saturday at UFC 228. Rivera’s (21-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) sole desire going into the bout with Dodson (20-9 MMA, 9-4 UFC) […]

Junior dos Santos believes he’s one win away from UFC title fight

Junior dos Santos had his hands raised in his return to competition, defeating Blagoy Ivanov in the main event of UFC Boise in July, and has no time to waste. Happy to be back to fighting after proving that his failed drug test was result of contaminated supplements — and surprised with how much damage […]

Omar Antonio Morales Ferrer Blows Away Troy Nawrocki in Bellator 204 Prelim Headliner

Knockouts were plentiful on the Bellator 204 preliminary card inside Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Friday night. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dillashaw Puts Away Garbrandt Early, Cejudo Dethrones ‘Mighty Mouse’ at UFC 227

T.J. Dillashaw left no doubt as to who the best at bantamweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship is as he torched hated rival Cody Garbrandt in the main event of UFC 227 Saturday night at Staples Center in Los Angeles. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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