UFC Fight Island 7 in Tweets: Pros react to incredible fight between Max Holloway and Calvin Kattar

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Here’s what pros had to say about UFC Fight Island 7: Max Holloway defeats Calvin Kattar .@BlessedMMA is on fire! @ufc #UFCFightIsland7 — Jairzinho ‘BIGI BOY’ Rozenstruik (@JairRozenstruik) January 16, 2021 Holloway snapped — Anthony Pettis (@Showtimepettis) January 16, 2021 Ok now I’m im impressed I was kidding #UFCFightIsland7 — […]

Michael Chiesa makes prediction for ‘striking extravaganza’ between Max Holloway and Calvin Kattar

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Before he closes the show on Jan. 20, UFC welterweight, and analyst, Michael Chiesa is excited to watch the featherweight main event four nights earlier. Chiesa will headline Wednesday’s UFC Fight Island 8 event against Neil Magny, while Max Holloway and Calvin Kattar take center stage this Saturday at UFC […]

Jon Anik hopes relationship between Dana White and the MMA media can improve in 2021

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It’s no secret that the relationship between UFC president Dana White and the MMA media has been a bumpy one to say the least. In 2020, it seemed like it got more negative than ever before. In a year where a global pandemic created chaos across the globe and throughout the […]

Video: Between the Links, Live Edition: Fight Island preview, Holloway vs. Kattar, Nate Diaz’s next move, Edwards vs. Chimaev, more

Between the Links returns with a special live edition for the first title match of 2021. Host Mike Heck is joined by the reigning BTL champion, MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew as he faces MMA journalist James Lynch. This week, the panel will preview UFC Fight Island 7 and UFC Fight Island 8, compare and contrast […]

Jon Anik previews ‘huge’ UFC Fight Island 7 main event between Max Holloway and Calvin Kattar, reacts to ABC debut

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images After a short hiatus, the UFC returns to action this weekend and debuts on a new network. UFC Fight Island 7 takes place this Saturday in Abu Dhabi featuring a pivotal main event at 145 pounds between former champion Max Holloway and surging contender Calvin Kattar. The […]

Scott Coker eyeing No. 1 contender fight between Michael Page and Neiman Gracie

Bellator president Scott Coker says Michael Page is potentially one fight away from a title shot. Coker is open to the idea of Page (18-1 MMA, 14-1 BMMA) facing Neiman Gracie (10-1 MMA, 8-1 BMMA) in a title eliminator bout in the first quarter of 2021, where the winner gets a crack at Bellator welterweight champion Douglas […]

Fight between ex-coach and husband made Mackenzie Dern rethink inner circle

Zuffa LLC Mackenzie Dern is putting the drama behind her. In the midst of a successful 2020 campaign inside the cage so far, Dern found herself embroiled in a personal disagreement with a coach that both parties went public with this past September. Dern’s husband Wesley Santos got into a physical altercation with now former […]

Valentina Shevchenko Suggests Contender Fight Between Jessica Andrade, Lauren Murphy

Valentina Shevchenko was as dominant as ever at UFC 255. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White’s Contender Series 36 weigh-in results: Ever seen a 54-pound weight spread between fighters?

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie was on scene and reporting live from Monday’s official Dana White’s Contender Series 36 fighter weigh-ins, where all 10 fighters hit their marks for Tuesday’s card. Dana White’s Contender Series cards see prospects fighting for the opportunity to sign a UFC deal, with UFC president Dana White on hand to […]

Video: Between the Links: Glover Teixeira’s next move, is Khabib Nurmagomedov coming back for 30-0? – DRAFT

Check out episode 24 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Jose Youngs and former UFC, and current Brave CF flyweight Jose “Shorty” Torres as they give their takes on Glover Teixeira’s third-round submission win over Thiago Santos this past Saturday, the chances of the UFC calling an audible […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov: Big difference between Dagestani, American wrestling

ABU DHABI – UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov sees staunch differences between Dagestani and American wrestling styles. Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) plans on displaying the contrast Saturday at UFC 254 when he takes on former NCAA Division I All American wrestler Justin Gaethje at Flash Forum on Yas Island. “I think it’s a big […]

UFC 254 video: Cold open teases epic main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Ahead of UFC 254 on Oct. 24, the cold open for the pay-per-view broadcast has already been released ahead of the highly anticipated showdown between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje. BOOOOOM!!!!! If this doesn’t fire you up, NOTHING WILL pic.twitter.com/2MmUqetCGX — danawhite (@danawhite) October 18, 2020 Sons of Anarchy actor Ron […]

FEATHERWEIGHT THRILLER BETWEEN BRIAN ORTEGA AND CHAN SUNG JUNG GOES DOWN ON UFC FIGHT ISLAND

UFC FIGHT NIGHT: ORTEGA vs. THE KOREAN ZOMBIE will take place Saturday, October 17 from UFC FIGHT ISLAND on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Video: Between the Links, Episode 17: Colby Covington’s Stock, Tyron Woodley’s Next Move, Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa

Check out episode 17 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Alex K. Lee and martial arts personality Phoenix Carnevale as they give their takes on the recent downfall of former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley following his third straight dominant loss to Colby Covington at UFC Vegas 11. […]

T.J. Laramie: Similarities between DWCS, Darrick Minner made quick turnaround easy decision

After earning a UFC deal, it took less than a week for T.J. Laramie to get his first UFC fight booked. Fresh off his stoppage win over Daniel Swain at Dana White’s Contender Series 29 last month, Laramie (12-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) was booked against Darrick Minner, and the two will fight Saturday at UFC […]

Video: Between the Links: Episode 16: UFC vs. Bellator winner, Dustin Poirier takes a stand, Colby Covington vs. Tyron Woodley

Check out episode 16 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew and martial arts personality Phoenix Carnevale as they discuss who had the better weekend between the UFC and Bellator—along with takes on the UFC Vegas 10 main event between Michelle Waterson and Angela Hill, and the […]

Video: Between the Links: Is Nick Diaz really back? Alistair Overeem wins again, Bellator doubleheader vs. UFC Vegas 10

Check out episode 15 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the trilogy matchup between MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew and Fightful’s Sean Ross Sapp as they give their takes on Nick Diaz’s reported comeback in early 2021, and what would be the right fight to make should things fall into place perfectly. In addition, […]

Brian Kelleher unfazed by UFC on ESPN+ 34 opponent change, toeing line between weight classes

Brian Kelleher won’t fight the UFC on ESPN+ 34 opponent he initially signed up for, but he’s not bothered by that. Originally scheduled to fight Ricky Simon, Kelleher (21-11 MMA, 5-4 UFC) now faces UFC newcomer Kevin Natividad instead. Simon was removed from the fight after a cornerman tested positive for COVID-19. “I was excited […]

Video: Between the Links, Episode 13: Jon Jones vacates, best 205er in the world, Frankie Edgar vs. Pedro Munhoz fallout

Check out episode 13 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the rematch between MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew and Fightful’s Sean Ross Sapp as they react to Jon Jones vacating the UFC light heavyweight championship. In addition, the panel gives their take on who is the best 205-pounder in the world now that Jones […]

Video: Between the Links, Episode 12: UFC 252 fallout, Daniel Cormier’s legacy, next move for Marlon Vera and Sean O’Malley

Check out episode 12 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew and Fightful’s Sean Ross Sapp as they give their takes on where Stipe Miocic’s successful title defense against Daniel Cormier puts him in the sport’s all-time heavyweight discussion, along with whether his next title defense will […]

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