Roxanne Modafferi explains decision to message Maycee Barber with hotel-bathtub warning ahead of UFC 246

Maycee Barber’s most recent Instagram post made the rounds in the MMA community – and it wasn’t another callout of Paige VanZant. “The Future” posted a screenshot of a direct message she received on Thursday afternoon, and it was from none other than Roxanne Modafferi, who will be standing across from Barber in the octagon […]

UFC 245 results: Jessica Eye rebounds with unanimous decision over Viviane Araujo

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jessica Eye had a lot riding on her performance at UFC 245. Following a devastating knockout suffered to flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko back in June as well as coming into her fight five pounds overweight, Eye had to know that a win against Viviane Araujo was paramount as she looked to […]

Nate Marquardt plans 2020 return, explains decision to resume MMA career: ‘God spoke to me’

One of the best middleweights to compete in the UFC could soon be returning to action. Former Strikeforce welterweight champion and UFC title challenger Nate Marquardt is planning on resuming his fighting career after having retired from the sport in December 2017. Marquardt (35-19-2 MMA, 14-12 UFC) recently revealed his plans for a comeback in […]

Luke Rockhold cut early in Polaris 12 headliner, loses decision to Nick Rodriguez

With his UFC career on a brief hiatus, Luke Rockhold turned his attention to the grappling world, though he came up short against young phenom Nick Rodriguez. The 104.3-kilogram (230-pound) no-gi catchweight contest served as the 15-minute featured bout of Saturday’s Polaris 12 event, which streamed live on UFC Fight Pass from International Convention Centre […]

Polaris 12 results: Luke Rockhold drops decision to Nick Rodriguez in grappling match

Luke Rockhold and Nick Rodriguez | UFC Fight Pass In a bout that was high in intensity, but light in significant action, Luke Rockhold fell short on the scorecards as he made his debut for the Polaris grappling promotion. Rockhold faced Nick Rodriguez in the main event of Polaris 12, which took place in Newport, […]

UFC on ESPN+ 22 results: Jan Blachowicz edges ‘Jacare’ Souza for uneventful decision victory

It wasn’t pretty, but Jan Blachowicz got the job done On Saturday night, Blachowicz (25-8 MMA, 8-5 UFC) spoiled the light heavyweight debut of Ronaldo Souza. In one of the least eventful UFC main events in recent memory, Blachowicz edged out a split decision over Souza (26-8 MMA, 9-5 UFC). The fight was the UFC […]

KSI gets split decision over Logan Paul in rematch of YouTube sensations

LOS ANGELES —It certainly won’t go down in boxing history as a battle along the lines Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, but YouTube superstars KSI and Logan Paul have a rivalry all the same. And months of internet hype brought a fervent crowd of about 12,000 to Staples Center to see a rematch of a […]

Zabit Magomedsharipov calls for title shot following decision win over Calvin Kattar

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Zabit Magomedsharipov is ready for his title shot. The highly touted featherweight contender remained undefeated inside the Octagon in the main event of UFC Fight Night from Moscow on Saturday, earning a unanimous decision over Calvin Kattar. While he had to stave off a late surge from […]

Johnny Walker Aiming For Decision Win to Show He’s ‘Not Just Flying Knees & Kicks’

Johnny Walker is using his fight this weekend against Corey Anderson at UFC 244 to prove to the world that he’s capable of going the distance in his fights, as he aims to outpoint his opponent over their three-round light heavyweight bout on Saturday night. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC Singapore Prelims: Randa Markos Wins Split Decision Over Ashley Yoder

Say this much: Randa Markos knows how to bounce back from a setback. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Frank Mir Leg Kicks Brutalize Roy Nelson, Procure Decision in Bellator 231 Headliner

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight titleholder Frank Mir made an important discovery: In Roy Nelson’s case, the Achilles heel rests a little higher on the leg. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Bellator 231 Results: Frank Mir takes decision over Roy Nelson in heavyweight rematch

Bellator MMA On Friday night, Bellator MMA returned to the Mohegan Sun Arena for Bellator 231, the start of their two-night double header in in Uncasville, Connecticut. Bellator 231 was headlined by a heavyweight rematch between Frank Mir and Roy Nelson, and like last time, Mir walked away with a unanimous decision victory via scores […]

Kron Gracie disagrees with UFC Tampa decision loss to Cub Swanson: ‘I won that fight’

Cub Swanson and Kron Gracie in action at UFC Tampa on Saturday | Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports Kron Gracie earned his first Fight of the Night award on Saturday, but he believes he deserved more than just a bonus check. A day after losing a unanimous decision to Cub Swanson in the co-main event of […]

Manager: Dhiego Lima to appeal UFC 243 split decision win, wants unanimous nod

Dhiego Lima’s team is not satisfied with his split decision win over Luke Jumeau at UFC 243. And even though Lima won the fight, his team’s intent is to file an appeal in the hope of getting the split call changed to a unanimous one. Lima (15-7 MMA, 4-5 UFC) appeared to get a clear-cut […]

UFC 243 in Tweets: Pros react to Israel Adesanya’s stoppage win over Robert Whittaker, Dan Hooker’s dominant decision win

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Israel Adesanya is the new UFC middleweight champion. The undefeated fighter stopped then champ Robert Whittaker in the second round of their main event at Saturday’s UFC 243 in Melbourne, Australia. With this result, Adesanya put an end to a successful, two-year campaign to the top of the 185-pound division. “The […]

UFC 242 results: Islam Makhachev dominates Davi Ramos for decision win

Dagestani ace Islam Makhachev returned to action with a dominant decision win over Davi Ramos to reassert his position as a growing threat at 155 pounds. The lightweight bout was part of the UFC 242 main card at The Arena at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. While both men headed into competition with outstanding grappling […]

Joe Rogan Explains Decision To Interview Daniel Cormier Immediately After TKO Loss

Ultimate Fighting Championship color commentator Joe Rogan garnered some heat for interviewing Daniel Cormier immediately after his TKO loss at UFC 241, and he took some time over the weekend to defend and explain his decision. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Tito Ortiz discusses decision to continue fighting under Combate Americas

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Tito Ortiz remains one of the few fighters of his generation who’s still competing in MMA, and that’s not stopping, at least anytime soon. The 44-year-old former UFC world champion recently signed with Combate Americas and is being targeted to make his promotional debut later this year in October against WWE […]

Tito Ortiz discusses decision to continue fighting under Combate Americas, details call to Randy Couture that played ‘huge’ factor

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Tito Ortiz remains one of the few fighters of his generation who’s still competing in MMA, and that’s not stopping, at least anytime soon. The 44-year-old former UFC world champion recently signed with Combate Americas and is being targeted to make his promotional debut later this year in October against WWE […]

UFC on ESPN 4 in Tweets: Pros react to Leon Edwards’ decision win over Rafael dos Anjos, Greg Hardy’s quick TKO finish

Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports Leon Edwards’ streak continues. The welterweight contender picked up a decision win over former UFC champ Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC on ESPN 4, which took place on Saturday night in San Antonio, Texas. Edwards’ last loss was back in 2015 and it came from current UFC […]

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