UFC 253 results: Jake Matthews bloodies Diego Sanchez, wins decision

Jake Matthews was not going to allow Diego Sanchez to have late-career success at his expense at UFC 253 on Saturday. Matthews (17-4 MMA, 10-4 UFC) lived up to expectations as the favorite and beat UFC Hall of Famer Sanchez (30-13 MMA, 19-13 UFC) by unanimous decision, using his more precise striking and top control […]

UFC 253 results: Jake Matthews bloodies Diego Sanchez en route to lopsided decision win

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC Jake Matthews grew up watching Diego Sanchez as a kid but now he holds a win over the UFC Hall of Famer. Over three rounds, Matthews battered and bloodied Sanchez on the feet and on the ground to win a lopsided decision to notch his third straight victory in a […]

Costello van Steenis Edges Fabian Edwards via Split Decision in Bellator Milan Headliner

Costello van Steenis knocked Fabian Edwards from the ranks of the unbeaten at Bellator Milan on Saturday at Allianz Cloud in Milan, Italy. It was Bellator’s first event in Europe since the COVID-19 outbreak. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC full fight video: Colby Covington picks up dominant decision win over Robbie Lawler

Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports Watch Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler full fight video to see Covington score a lopsided win over former UFC welterweight champion Lawler at UFC on ESPN 5 in Newark, N.J., on Aug. 3, 2019. Facing one of the division’s most respected punchers, Covington showed no fear in this fight, pressuring Lawler […]

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 […]

Bellator 246 video: Jon Fitch explains decision to retire after loss

Bellator MMA After his Bellator 246 loss, Jon Fitch explains why he called it quits after his loss to Neiman Gracie on Saturday night, the biggest moments of his career, and more. Fitch announced his retirement following a second-round submission loss to Gracie. The 42-year-old veteran wraps up his fighting career with a 32-8-2 (1 […]

Bellator 246 results: Juan Archuleta claims bantamweight gold with unanimous decision win over Patchy Mix

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Juan Archuleta finally got his Bellator world title at Bellator 246. The main event of the evening was a barnburner between Archuleta and the undefeated grappling phenom Patchy Mix, and early on, it was all Mix who took advantage of an overaggressive Archuleta to score takedowns and dominate with ground game. […]

Michelle Waterson Takes Split Decision Over Angela Hill in UFC Fight Night 177 Headliner

In five-round battle that was as closely-contested as they come, Michelle Waterson had just a little bit more in the tank down the stretch. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Bellator 245 results: Phil Davis earns split decision over Lyoto Machida, Cat Zingano survives late scare

Phil Davis and Lyoto Machida went to the judges once again. The former light heavyweight champions met in a rematch from their UFC 163 battle over seven years ago in the main event of Belaltor 245 Friday night at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Davis earned a unanimous decision that was mired with controversy […]

Bellator 245 results: Phil Davis edges out Lyoto Machida, wins rematch by split decision

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Phil Davis has Lyoto Machida’s number – and that number is two. For the second time in their professional careers, Davis (22-5 MMA, 9-2 BMMA) defeated Machida (26-10 MMA, 2-2 BMMA) on Friday by split decision. Davis got the better end of two out of three 20-28 judges’ cards in the light […]

Phil Davis Wins Split Decision Over Lyoto Machida at Bellator 245

Phil Davis gets revenge over Lyoto Machida. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Cat Zingano: ‘It was a very good decision’ to part ways with the UFC and move to Bellator

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting When Cat Zingano parted ways with the UFC in 2019, she was eight months removed from her previous fight, which made the timing of her exit rather curious. At the time, she explained that it was a “mutual” decision after she was presented with an ultimatum by the UFC that she […]

Ex-UFC Title Challenger Ricardo Lamas Finalizes Decision to Retire at 38

Ricardo Lamas was contemplating the end of his career following his victory against Bill Algeo at UFC Fight Night 175, and now that decision is official. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC Vegas 9 results: Hunter Azure bounces back with unanimous decision over Cole Smith

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Hunter Azure is back on track. Less than four months after suffering his first career loss, the former Contender Series veteran returned to the win column with a unanimous decision victory over Cole Smith to kick off the UFC Vegas 9 main card. An early knockdown followed by a dominant […]

KSW 54: Mateusz Gamrot retains lightweight title with dominant decision in Warsaw

Two-division KSW champion Mateusz Gamrot retained his lightweight title and extended his unbeaten record with a strong performance against short-notice replacement Marian Ziolkowski at KSW 54 on Saturday night. Lightweight and feathweight champ Gamrot (17-0) outmuscled Ziolkowski (21-8-1) throughout the five-round title fight in Warsaw, Poland to maintain his status as KSW’s resident “champ champ” […]

5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN+ 33: Anthony Smith’s decision, Robbie Lawler’s crossroads, more

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN+ 33 in Las Vegas? Here are a few post-fight musings … View full post on MMA Junkie

Decision Isn’t Final, But Ricardo Lamas Mulls Retirement After UFC Fight Night 175

Ricardo Lamas knows he is nearing the end of the line in his mixed martial arts career. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC on ESPN 15 Prelims: Amanda Lemos Withstands Mizuki Inoue, Posts Unanimous Decision

Amanda Lemos simply had more weapons at her disposal. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Ryan Bader: Corey Anderson made ‘great decision’ coming to Bellator, guarantees ‘he’s getting paid way more’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Like just about everybody else, two-division Bellator champion Ryan Bader was surprised to hear that the UFC voluntarily released Corey Anderson from his contract so he could sign a new deal with the Viacom-owned promotion. At the time that he asked for his release from the UFC, Anderson was ranked No. […]

Michael Chandler will make ‘best decision possible’ on Bellator future

Former Bellator champ Michael Chandler talks about his next step after entering free agency, his stoppage win over Benson Henderson in their rematch, and a possible rematch with Patricio “Pitbull” Freire. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

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