Domingo Pilarte Says Making UFC Debut in Home State is a ‘Dream Come True’

Domingo Pilarte is ready to make his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut in front of friends and family this weekend. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 239 faceoffs: Watch the stars from a stacked lineup come together at media day

LAS VEGAS – All 24 fighters for UFC 239 faced off during Thursday’s media day festivities. Although the top three fights on the bill are receiving the most attention, there are a number of notable fights scheduled for the International Fight Week cornerstone, and the athletes from those matchups finally got a chance to size […]

Crowder’s Best Yet To Come

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Taylor Turner on finishing Heather Hardy: ‘The best views come after the hardest climbs’

NEW YORK – There was a lot of buzz surrounding Heather Hardy entering Friday’s Bellator 222 card at Madison Square Garden. Her opponent, Taylor Turner on the other hand? Not so much. As Turner displayed Friday night, buzz doesn’t win fights. When the cage door closed, buzz proved meaningless, as the relative-unknown Turner (4-5 MMA, […]

Michal Materla forecasts revenge over Scott Askham at KSW 49: ‘I always come back stronger’ 

According to KSW president Martin Lewandowski, most fans believed that Scott Askham was another can for Michal Materla to crush ahead of their first clash at KSW 42. Yet, it took just a little over a minute for the English debutant to dispatch the Polish legend when he connected with a well-timed body kick that […]

Frankie Edgar ‘giddy’ to get next title shot , says Alexander Volkanovski’s time will come

One of the dangers of accepting late replacement fights is that a loss looks like a loss in the scrolling Wikipedia sense. Yet Frankie Edgar’s loss against Brian Ortega back at UFC 222 could easily support an asterisk. He was supposed to fight Max Holloway in Las Vegas, and — when Holloway went down with […]

Bethe Correia says fans were ‘begging’ her to come back: ‘The division needs me’

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — It’s been a while since Bethe Correia entered the Octagon. The bantamweight, who once challenged Ronda Rousey for the UFC championship, is set make her return at Saturday night’s UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, against Irene Aldana — and that match-up alone has been in the making for […]

Expect The Best Of Hermansson To Come Out Saturday Night

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USADA: Tom Lawlor ‘might have been eligible for a lower sanction’ had ostarine case come now

Tom Lawlor might have been the victim of bad timing, according to the UFC’s anti-doping partner. The former UFC fighter was suspended two years by USADA for testing positive for the prohibited substance ostarine in February 2017. He was eligible to return in October 2018, but was released by the UFC prior to getting that […]

Florida Fight Reminds Roberts How Far He’s Come

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Alistair Overeem Believes Another Title Shot Could Come with One More Victory

For a brief period of time in his UFC Fight Night 149 headlining bout against Alexey Oleynik, Alister Overeem was in danger. A single knee to the face changed everything. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Kevin Lee says he, Rafael dos Anjos should come into UFC Rochester at 165 pounds to make statement

ATLANTA — Backstage at UFC 236, Kevin Lee discusses his fight against Rafael dos Anjos, moving up to welterweight, why he thinks he and dos Anjos should come into the fight at 165 pounds to make a statement, Nipsey Hussle, why he wore a red and blue bandana at the seasonal press conference and more. […]

The Stars Come Out for the UFC Seasonal Press Conference

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Twitter Mailbag: How did it come to this for Conor McGregor?

What, if anything, has happened to Conor McGregor? Was it all the fame and money? Was it the kind of attention we gave him, and the lack of consequences when he went too far? And to what extent are we to blame for our ongoing role in it? That and other pressing questions in this […]

Conor McGregor shows support to Tony Ferguson: ‘Come back stronger than ever’

Gallery Photos: Tony Ferguson through the years Conor McGregor is backing Tony Ferguson through what are some clearly difficult times for the former interim UFC lightweight champion. Over the past few days some details about Ferguson’s (24-3 MMA, 13-1 UFC) life outside the cage have emerged, including a judge granting a restraining order preventing Ferguson […]

Grundy Knew His Time In The Octagon Would Come

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Anthony Johnson Would Come Out of Retirement Only For a Heavyweight Fight With Jon Jones

Two-time Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight title challenger Anthony Johnson, who retired from the sport unexpectedly in April 2017, has opened up about his decision to quit the sport — and what it would take to bring him back. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Morning Report: Anthony Johnson willing to come out of retirement to fight Jon Jones

On Saturday night, Jon Jones dominated Anthony Smith over five rounds to retain his light heavyweight title t UFC 235. But there’s another Anthony MMA fans have wanted to see fight Jones for many years, and now it looks like the window is back open. From 2014 to 2017, Anthony Johnson was among the most […]

Anthony Johnson: Jon Jones heavyweight fight ‘only way I’d come out of retirement’

Two-time UFC light heavyweight title challenger Anthony Johnson had to beat down comeback rumors recently when he was spotted at a bare-knuckle boxing event. Johnson, 34, is content with retired life. But there is one thing that could make him change his mind. “The only way I’d come out of retirement is if Jon Jones […]

Byrd: “I’m going to come get him”

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