PFL championship preview: Ray Cooper III, Magomed Magomedkerimov battle for $1 million at welterweight

On Dec. 31, the Professional Fighters League host its first championship card, where six season titles are on the line, not to mention six prizes of $1 million each. Today, courtesy of the PFL, we look at the welterweight final, where Ray Cooper III (17-4) takes on Magomed Magomedkerimov (22-5) at Hulu Theatre at Madison […]

Gilbert Burns prepared for grappling battle with Olivier Aubin-Mercier at UFC 231

Gallery Gilbert Burns def. Dan Moret at UFC on FOX 29: Best photos view 7 images There’s a big first at stake between Gilbert Burns and Olivier Aubin-Mercier tonight at UFC 231, and it’s likely neither wants to have it attached to his name. “We’re both coming off a loss, but neither one of us […]

UFC 232 press conference face-offs: Jones and Gustafsson battle for position

NEW YORK – The fighters from UFC 232’s scheduled championship fights came face to face today following a press conference to promote the December event. Jon Jones (22-1 MMA, 16-1 UFC) made his first public appearance for the UFC in quite some time at the event and afterward squared off with Alexander Gustafsson (18-4 MMA, 10-4 […]

Rockhold out, Weidman to battle Jacare at UFC 230

Same city, different opponents. @ChrisWeidman meets @JacareMMA in the co-main at #UFC230 @TheGarden! pic.twitter.com/VarMp5t6Ly — UFC (@ufc) October 22, 2018 Due to injury, Luke Rockhold has been forced from his UFC 230 rematch with Chris Weidman on November 3. Stepping up to face the former middleweight champion in the co-main event at Madison Square Garden […]

Shevchenko to battle Jedrzejczyk for flyweight crown in Toronto

OFFICIAL! @JoannaMMA meets @BulletValentina for the flyweight strap at #UFC231 in Toronto Dec. 8! pic.twitter.com/wZ6geXV6OL — UFC (@ufc) September 21, 2018 A new UFC women’s flyweight champion will be crowned on December 8, as former strawweight queen Joanna Jedrzejczyk faces off with Valentina Shevchenko for the vacant title at UFC 231 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.UFC […]

Japanese MMA Legend Norifumi ‘Kid’ Yamamoto Dead at Age 41 After Battle with Cancer

Former UFC, Shooto and Dream star Norifumi Yamamoto has died at age 41. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Irene Aldana, Lucie Pudilova Give Updates After ‘Fight of the Night’ Battle at UFC 228

Irene Aldana and Lucie Pudilova had a scrap to remember at UFC 228, winning “Fight of the Night” honors for their three-round clash in Dallas on Saturday night. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Nurmagomedov and McGregor Battle in Biggest Fight in UFC History

Las Vegas – UFC® lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will defend his title against former two-division champ and No.1 contender Conor McGregor in the most anticipated fight in the promotion’s history. The co-main event will see a battle between heavyweight KO artists, as No.2-ranked contender Derrick Lewis will lock horns with No.5-ranked Alexander Volkov. UFC® 229: […]

UFC on FOX 30 results: Katlyn Chookagian takes decision from Alexis Davis in standup battle

Katlyn Chookagian spent much of the fight being walked down by Alexis Davis, but took a decision thanks to a striking edge. Chookagian (11-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) took a unanimous decision from Davis (19-9 MMA, 6-3 UFC) with a pair of 29-28 scores and a 30-27. The striking totals were neck and neck throughout, but […]

After battle with Darren Elkins, UFC Boise winner Alex Volkanovski wants Chad Mendes

BOISE, Idaho – Alex Volkanovski kept his lengthy winning streak intact Saturday night, but he had to go through a little bit of an ordeal to do so. The first part of the struggle came in the form of what he said was a pulled muscle near his ribs just a few days before the […]

Video: Relive the bloody UFC 226 battle between Mike Perry and Paul Felder

The welterweight fight between Mike Perry and Paul Felder at UFC 226 made a solid case for “Fight of the Night.” And while it didn’t wind up getting a post-fight bonus award, it certainly went down as the event’s bloodiest bout. Perry (12-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) took a split decision from Felder (15-4 MMA, 7-4 […]

UFC 225 Bonuses: Whittaker, Romero Garner ‘Fight of the Night’ Honors for Classic Battle

No title was at stake in the UFC 225 headliner, but you wouldn’t have known it from the way Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero fought at the United Center on Saturday night. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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