Thiago Santos wants to face Dominick Reyes for UFC interim title belt: ‘I don’t think the division needs to wait’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting After UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones pleaded guilty to his second DWI offense incident, Thiago Santos called to book two other fighters for an interim belt. Hours after news broke of Jones’ arrest late this past month, Santos took to social media to suggest a fight with Dominick Reyes, the […]

Cage Warriors 113 results: Mason Jones takes lightweight belt behind closed doors in Manchester

Unbeaten Welshman Mason Jones rose to the occasion on the biggest night of his career to capture the vacant Cage Warriors lightweight title at Cage Warriors 113 in Manchester. The event played out to a virtually empty BEC Arena, after being moved from the show’s original venue in London due to concerns over the COVID-19 […]

Charles Oliveira’s Focus Remains On Belt

Charles Oliveira has more submission finishes than anyone in UFC history. While the record is nice, Oliveira’s attention remains on the belt ahead of UFC Brasilia. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Jack Cartwright Steamrolls Manuel Bilic to Retain Belt at Cage Warriors 112

Cage Warriors Fighting Championship returned to Manchester, England, for their Cage Warriors 112 event. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Amanda Nunes Defends Featherweight Belt Against Felicia Spencer at UFC 250

The women’s featherweight belt is on the line in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s first trip to Brazil in 2020. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

MMA Junkie’s ‘Submission of the Month’ for February: The ‘black belt killer’

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best submissions from February 2020: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner of MMA Junkie’s “Submission of the Month” award for February. At the bottom of the post, let us know if we got it right by […]

Jordan Griffin used his ‘black belt killer’ to choke out TJ Brown at UFC Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. – Jordan Griffin beat TJ Brown with a second-round submission Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN+ 27 in Norfolk, Va. Take a look inside the fight with Griffin, who snapped a two-fight skid to start his UFC career for his first win in the promotion. Result: Jordan Griffin def. TJ […]

Deiveson Figueiredo Vows ‘The Belt is Coming’ After Weight Miss Costs Him UFC Title

If Deiveson Figueiredo had come into weigh-ins a few pounds lighter on Friday, he’d be able to call himself the new UFC flyweight champion today. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Felicia Spencer says she’s earned next shot at Amanda Nunes’ featherweight belt

NORFOLK, Va. – Felicia Spencer wants a crack at champ-champ Amanda Nunes. The former Invicta FC featherweight champion believes she’s next in line to challenge UFC featherweight and bantamweight champion Nunes for her 145-pound strap. Spencer’s claim at the next title shot comes off her most recent win, as she put on a dominant performance on Saturday […]

UFC on ESPN+ 27 weight miss doesn’t bother Deiveson Figueiredo: ‘The belt is mine’

NORFOLK, Va. – Deiveson Figueiredo fought in a UFC flyweight title fight Saturday night and although he won, he is not the champion. Figueiredo (17-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) was disallowed the opportunity to win the title after he missed weight at Friday’s official weigh-in. The Brazilian flyweight missed the championship limit by two-and-a-half pounds, coming […]

UFC Fight Night 169 Weigh-in Results: Figueiredo Misses Weight, Only Benavidez Can Win Belt

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Norfolk, Virginia, this Saturday for UFC Fight Night 169, and the main event has been rocked by controversy. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Fury FC 42: Jacob Silva Retains Flyweight Belt With First-Round KO of Christian Lira

It took Jacob Silva just over a year to return and defend his Fury Fighting Championship flyweight title, but once the cage door locked, it took less than half a round for him to finish the job. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Ed Ruth: Champ Douglas Lima fighting for second Bellator belt is good for welterweights

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – The Bellator welterweight title picture is on hold for the time being. However, one of the top contenders in the division isn’t worried about the situation. Ed Ruth, who meets Yaroslav Amosov in Friday’s Bellator 239 headliner, approves of current 170-pound champ Douglas Lima moving up to fight for vacant middleweight gold against […]

Corey Anderson Is Fixated On The Belt

Coming off the biggest win of his career, Corey Anderson isn’t taking anything for granted. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Rafael Lovato Jr. Vacates Bellator Middleweight Belt Due to Brain Condition

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Invicta FC 39 results: Jinh Yu Frey edges Ashley Cummins, so belt stays vacant

A mishap with her weight meant Jinh Yu Frey no longer had a title to defend Friday night, and that made her win a little anticlimactic. When Frey (9-4) was announced the unanimous decision winner over Ashley Cummins (7-5) with a trio of 48-47 scores in the five-round main event, many in the crowd booed […]

Jon Jones Believes Obtaining a Second UFC Belt Could Put GOAT Conversation to Rest

Jon Jones has flirted with the idea of moving to heavyweight for several years now, but as he continues to clean out the 205-pound division, a transition feels like it could be closer than ever. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Santiago Ponzinibbio still waiting for doctor’s clearance, confident he’s two wins away from UFC belt

Santiago Ponzinibbio headlined UFC’s first card in Argentina in 2018, defeating Neil Magny by KO. | Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports Santiago Ponzinibbio scored the biggest win of his MMA career in November 2018, knocking out Neil Magny in the main event of the UFC’s first trip to his home country of Argentina, but hasn’t fought […]

Joshua Pacio Successfully Defends Strawweight Belt at One Championship Fire & Fury

One Championship stopped for its second event in 2020. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

AJ Agazarm reflects on ‘white belt’ year in MMA heading into Bellator 238

LOS ANGELES – Almost one year ago to the day, AJ Agazarm made his MMA debut. On Saturday night at Bellator 238, the Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Agazarm (2-1 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) steps into the cage for his fourth bout. The Diaz brothers protege believes he’s come a long way in the past year. On […]

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