5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN+ 38: Brian Ortega’s brilliance, Jessica Andrade’s flyweight debut

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN+ 38 on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi? Here are a few post-fight musings … View full post on MMA Junkie

Jessica Andrade Confident in Ability to Test Valentina Shevchenko After Win in Flyweight Debut

Jessica Andrade became the first woman in UFC history to win a bout in three different weight classes with her first-round stoppage of Katyln Chookagian in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Paige VanZant’s bare knuckle debut with BKFC pushed back to February

Paige VanZant compiled a 5-4 record with four stoppage wins under the UFC banner. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Paige VanZant won’t have her first bare-knuckle boxing match in 2020 after all. The former UFC star was targeted to make her first walk to the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championships ring in November, but multiple sources […]

Bellator 249 video: After broken leg in debut, Albert Gonzales gets arm snapped in follow-up – and wins

It was already clear Albert Gonzales was tough. But at Bellator 249, he reminded the world just how tough when he fought through an elbow visibly dislocated by an armbar. At the end of the second round of “BigAl” Gonzales’ fight with Kastriot Xhema, it seemed all but certain the fight would be called in […]

XFC 43 adds Andre Soukhamthath, Jessica Aguilar, and more to NBC Sports Network debut

XFC is back and some UFC-familiar names are being prominently featured. In a press release issued Tuesday, the promotion announced XFC 43 is officially set for Nov. 11 at The Tabernacle in Atlanta. In addition to signifying the promotion’s relaunch, the event also marks the first show XFC will hold on NBC Sports Network. Atop […]

Orion Cosce Set for Octagon Debut Against Nicolas Dalby at UFC 255

Dana White’s Contender Series alum Orion Cosce will make his Octagon debut against Nicolas Dalby at UFC 255. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Corey Anderson books headliner vs. Melvin Manhoef in Nov. 5 Bellator debut

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Former UFC light heavyweight Corey Anderson will make his Bellator MMA debut on Nov. 5 when he faces off with noted striker Melvin Manhoef at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Bellator officials announced the pairing on Wednesday. Bellator 251 will be broadcast on the CBS Sports Network in the […]

Jimmy Flick to make UFC debut vs. Cody Durden on Dec. 5 in Las Vegas

A flyweight matchup is on tap for Dec. 5 in Las Vegas. UFC newcomer Jimmy Flick and divisional newcomer Cody Durden will square off on the UFC’s first card of the year’s last month, which is headlined by middleweights Jack Hermansson and Darren Till. Multiple people with knowledge of the situation recently informed MMA Junkie […]

UFC Vet, Ex-WSOF Champ Jessica Aguilar Signs with XFC for Nov. 11 Debut

Five-time UFC veteran Jessica Aguilar has signed an exclusive deal with Xtreme Fighting Championships. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Isabella Mir, Frank Mir’s daughter set for pro MMA debut on Oct. 22

Isabella Mir | @ladymir11, Instagram Isabella Mir is one step closer to following her father’s path. Mir, the daughter of former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir, announced this week via manager Malki Kawa her pro MMA debut on Oct. 22. Kawa told MMA Fighting the 17-year-old Mir will fight Danielle Wynn (4-3 amateur) in a […]

Titan FC COO Lex McMahon set to make MMA debut at age 49

Never let it be said Titan FC COO Lex McMahon is one of those combat sports executives who never actually stepped into the ring himself. The 49-year old McMahon announced during Friday night’s Titan FC 64 that he will step into the cage to fight Justin Thornton in the main event of Fighting Force 4. […]

Titan FC COO Lex McMahon to make MMA debut in November in support of military veterans

Titan FC Instagram Titan FC COO Lex McMahon is stepping in the cage to raise awareness for an important cause. McMahon, 49, announced the news—and signed his contract—during Friday night’s Titan FC 64 event that he will compete in his first mixed martial arts bout against 23-fight veteran Justin Thornton at Fighting Force 4. The […]

Full lineup announced for Bellator 247, CBS Sports Network debut

Paul Daley | Bellator MMA The full slate for Bellator’s debut on CBS Sports Network has been announced. Including the previously announced welterweight main event between Paul Daley and Derek Anderson, 14 bouts were made official for Bellator 247 at Allianz Cloud in Milan, Italy, on Oct. 1. This will be Bellator’s first show on […]

UFC 254 Update: Contender Series Winner Phil Hawes to Debut vs. Jacob Malkoun

Recent Dana White’s Contender Series winner Phil Hawes will make his Octagon debut against Robert Whittaker training partner Jacob Malkoun at UFC 254. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Sarah Alpar Sharpens Tools For UFC Debut

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“Absolute Savage” TJ Laramie Ready For UFC Debut

Dana White’s Contender Series Star Primed To Capture His Dream Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

From Cage Warriors bloodbath to Bellator debut, Ross Houston ready to prove he’s ‘legit’ against MVP

If you think Ross Houston is just a lay-up opponent for Michael Page at Bellator 248, think again. Scotland’s Houston (8-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) has built a strong reputation on the European scene after compiling an undefeated record and capturing the Cage Warriors welterweight title. Regular watchers of the U.K. promotion’s events will remember Houston’s […]

DWCS 33 contract winner Danyelle Wolf glad she went three rounds in MMA debut: ‘I’ve learned so much’

LAS VEGAS – Danyelle Wolf competed in her very first MMA fight on one of the biggest stages, claimed the win and walked away with a UFC contract. Wolf (1-0) earned a UFC deal Tuesday at Dana White’s Contender Series 33, where she defeated Taneisha Tennant via unanimous decision. Wolf, a three-time USA national boxing […]

After a successful Bellator debut, Liz Carmouche loves the idea of a flyweight grand prix

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Liz Carmouche is willing to battle it out with Bellator’s best flyweights to get a crack at the title. Carmouche (14-7 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) made good in her promotional debut, submitting DeAnna Bennett in the third round at Bellator 246 at Mohegan Sun Arena. Initially anticipating that a win over Bennett could […]

Paige VanZant bare-knuckle debut with BKFC targeted for November with at least two title fights

Paige VanZant | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It appears Paige VanZant’s debut in Bare Knuckle Fighting Championships will come sooner rather than later. The former UFC fighter, who recently inked a lucrative four-fight deal with BKFC, is currently being targeted for her first fight with the promotion in November. VanZant just recently revealed that she […]

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