Dana White reveals UFC planning on ‘three or four’ consecutive cards when ‘Fight Island’ debuts

Dana White | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC will be very busy once “Fight Island” is officially up and running. On Friday, UFC President Dana White offered an update on plans to hold several cards on a private island starting in June. Just after the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe and crippled international travel, […]

UFC on ESPN 8 ratings end up second all-time for dedicated cards on network

Alistair Overeem | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC continues to provide good ratings for ESPN while operating as the only major sports entity still putting on live events. On Saturday night, UFC on ESPN 8 finished second in the overall ratings on cable after providing similar results for the UFC 249 preliminary card a […]

May 13th & May 16th Fight Cards Announced

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UFC reveals full fight cards for May 13 and May 16 events

Anthony Smith | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC has now confirmed the full fight cards for the upcoming shows on May 13 and May 16. The two UFC Fight Night cards will take place the week after UFC 249, which goes down on May 9. All three shows will be hosted at VyStar Veterans […]

Angela Lee admits sharing ONE cards with brother Christian is getting ‘more and more difficult’

While their last event together was a special one, ONE Championship starlet Angela Lee admits it’s getting hard to compete on the same card as her brother Christian. Reigning women’s atomweight champion Lee (10-2) defended her title for the fourth time at “ONE Championship: Century Part 1,” while her brother Christian, won the lightweight tournament […]

Smith vs. Teixeira, Overeem vs. Harris expected to headline UFC cards on May 13 and May 16

Two previously scheduled main events are now expected to move to the headline slots on the UFC’s upcoming shows on May 13 and May 16 from Jacksonville, Fla. Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira, who were originally slated to meet on April 25, are now expected to headline the UFC card on May 13. A heavyweight […]

Dana White Discusses Future Event Plans, Announces Three Cards for May 13, 16, 23

Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White is confident saying that the company has it all figured out to put on fights soon. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White reveals the origins behind ‘Fight Island’ and when he plans to promote cards there

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC will get very creative in the attempt to become the first major sport to begin promoting events again during the coronavirus pandemic. While the organization was forced to postpone all upcoming events after receiving a request from their broadcast partners at ESPN, UFC president Dana White is still plotting […]

UFC 249 Canceled, All Upcoming UFC Cards Postponed Indefinitely

The day that many in the community feared would come has now arrived: the Ultimate Fighting Championship has postponed all upcoming fight cards. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Cage Warriors President Teases ‘Private Location’ for ‘Multiple’ Future Fight Cards

It appears as though Cage Warriors may be following the UFC’s lead. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Morning Report: Daniel Cormier on the coronavirus impacting UFC events: ‘When the UFC comes back, they’re going to put on massive fight cards every single week’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It’s strange and uncertain times in the world today, perhaps nowhere more so than in the sports world. Practically every major sporting league on the planet has closed up shop amid the coronavirus pandemic and as the situation worsens, the timeline for things to return to normal is trending towards months […]

Bellator, Rizin Announce Several Matchups for Year-End Japan Cards

Bellator MMA and Rizin Fighting Federation are teaming up to put on quite a couple of events at the end of the year. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Bellator Announces Return to Italy with Three Cards in One Night

Bellator MMA is returning to Italy in October with three separate events held on the same night. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC Fight Night 155 Prelims: Card’s Biggest Underdog Upsets Mike Rodriguez

The biggest underdog on the entire card, light heavyweight John Allan Arte made the most of his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut by beating up Mike Rodriguez (10-4) for three rounds in the UFC Fight Night 155 featured preliminary bout. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 242 Set for Abu Dhabi on Sept. 7; Promotion to Hold Cards in City for Next 5 Years

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has reached an agreement to hold events in Abu Dhabi for the next five years, the promotion announced Monday. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

PFL Releases First Three Fight Cards from the 2019 Regular Season

The Professional Fighters League has revealed the first three events from their 2019 regular season schedule, with each of the three events focusing on two specific weight classes. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Bellator Hawaii ‘Inside Access’: Previewing two cards in Honolulu

HONOLULU – Bellator makes its inaugural trip to Hawaii this weekend with a fight card doubleheader of Bellator 212 and Bellator 213, both which take place at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu In the first night of action on Friday at Bellator 212, which airs on Paramount and DAZN following prelims on MMAjunkie, lightweight […]

UFC 233 cancellation sees five bouts moved to ESPN, ESPN+ cards

The loss of one UFC pay-per-view will be ESPN’s gain. Following the announcement that the upcoming UFC 233 show in Anaheim, Calif., has been canceled, five bouts scheduled for that Jan. 26 event have received new dates. Paul Felder (15-4) will see a lightweight fight opposite James Vick (13-2) actually rescheduled for a second time […]

LFA schedules trio of fight cards to close 2018, including four title fights

Four titles will be on the line for LFA in its final three events of 2018. At LFA 54, women’s flyweight champion Sabina Mazo (5-0) puts her title up against challenger Carol Yariwaki (7-2). At LFA 55, Miles Johns (7-0) takes on Adrian Yanez (7-2) for the vacant bantamweight title, and Sarah Alpar (7-4) meets […]

New fight, fighter for Contender Series Brazil cards

A new match-up is set for one of the Contender Series Brazil cards, and another change has happened. Andre Muniz (16-4) was originally scheduled to face Daniel Pereira (7-2) in Las Vegas, N.V., on Aug. 9, but Pereira was one of the many fighters forced out of the events with visa issues. Now, “Sergipano” faces […]

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