Yoel Romero Withdraws from UFC on ESPN 15 Co-Main Event

Yoel Romero has withdrawn from a proposed bout against Uriah Hall at UFC on ESPN 15. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Youssef Zalal wants to keep making the most of big opportunities after UFC on ESPN+ 32

LAS VEGAS – Youssef Zalal beat Peter Barrett with a unanimous decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN+ 32 in Las Vegas. Take a look inside the fight with Zalal, who moved to 3-0 with three decision wins in the UFC since signing earlier this year. Result: Youssef Zalal def. Peter Barrett […]

Darren Stewart explains UFC on ESPN+ 32 dedication to friend Jahreau Shepherd

LAS VEGAS – Darren Stewart entered UFC on ESPN+ 32 with a heavy heart, but he still picked up a victory. Stewart (12-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC) defeated Maki Pitolo with a first-round submission Saturday. In doing so, he didn’t forget the memory of a friend, Jahreau Shepherd – a fellow MMA fighter, who was killed […]

Callout Collection: Who UFC on ESPN+ 32 winners want next – and how likely they’ll get them

Earning wins in the UFC is certainly no easy task, but what comes next is often even more important: the post-fight callout. So after Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 32 event in Las Vegas, who took advantage of their time on the mic? See below for this week’s Callout Collection – and just how realistic each […]

UFC on ESPN+ 32 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Tim Means leads $162,000 payout

LAS VEGAS – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 32 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $162,000. The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations and other items under the fighter code of conduct, replaces the previous payments made under the UFC Athlete Outfitting Policy. UFC on […]

Derrick Lewis eyes No. 1 contender fight after UFC on ESPN+ 32 win, wants to cut 15-20 pounds

LAS VEGAS – Derrick Lewis was pleased with his UFC on ESPN+ 32 performance – but he knows there’s still work to do. Fan favorite Lewis (24-7 MMA, 15-5 UFC) defeated Aleskei Oleinik via second-round TKO on Saturday. During the fight, Lewis landed in vulnerable positions. However, he persevered through the cagey Oleinik’s deepest submission […]

UFC on ESPN+ 32 results: Chris Weidman snaps losing skid, outworks Omari Akhmedov

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman isn’t done yet. At UFC on ESPN+ 32 on Saturday, Weidman (15-5 MMA, 11-5 UFC) earned a unanimous decision victory (29-27, 29-27, 29-28) over Omari Akhmedov in the card’s co-main event. In the first round, Weidman looked for the takedown. Akhemdov (20-5-1 MMA, 8-4-1 UFC) angled to keep it […]

UFC on ESPN+ 32 discussion thread

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 32 event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, which kicks off at 6 p.m. ET (3 p.m. PT). You can discuss the event here. Be sure to follow along with the latest card updates in our UFC on […]

UFC on ESPN+ 32 play-by-play and live results

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 32 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 6 p.m. ET (3 p.m. PT). The event takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and streams on ESPN+. In the main event, […]

The War Room: Dan Hardy breaks down Derrick Lewis vs. Aleksei Oleinik at UFC on ESPN+ 32

The big men will occupy the small cage at the UFC Apex as Derrick Lewis and Aleksei Oleinik go head to head in the heavyweight main event of UFC on ESPN+ 32 in Las Vegas. Former title challenger Lewis (23-7 MMA, 14-5 UFC) is looking to muster another charge toward the top of the heavyweight […]

UFC on ESPN+ 32 faceoffs video highlights, photo gallery

LAS VEGAS – After the UFC on ESPN+ 32 weigh-ins took place Friday, so too did fighter faceoffs, and MMA Junkie was on the scene. In the main event, former heavyweight title challenger Derrick Lewis (23-7 MMA, 14-5 UFC) takes on Aleksei Oleinik (59-13-1 MMA, 8-4 UFC). Lewis is a 2-1 favorite in the fight. […]

UFC on ESPN+ 32 predictions: Can Aleksei Oleinik upset the favored Derrick Lewis?

Lewis vs. Oleinik Akhmedov vs. Weidman Pitolo vs. Stewart Kunitskaya vs. Stoliarenko Dariush vs. Holtzman MMA Junkie readers’ consensus picks 2020: 72-49 Lewis (65%) Akhmedov (53%) Stewart (75%) Kunitskaya (82%) Dariush (85%) Dan Tom @DanTomMMA 2020: 85-36 Lewis Akhmedov Pitolo Kunitskaya Dariush Nolan King @mma_kings 2020: 85-36 Lewis Akhmedov Stewart Kunitskaya Dariush Farah Hannoun @Farah_Hannoun […]

UFC on ESPN+ 33 poster revealed: Frankie Edgar’s bantamweight debut vs. Pedro Munhoz headlines event

Frankie Edgar is finally set to make his 135-pound debut. Edgar, the former UFC lightweight champion, will drop down to bantamweight for the first time in his career when he takes on Pedro Munhoz in the UFC on ESPN+ 33 main event, which takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The pair were initially […]

UFC on ESPN+ 32’s Omari Akhmedov knows what win over Chris Weidman means

LAS VEGAS — Omari Akhmedov prefers to let his fighting in the cage do the talking, and when he’s been in the UFC octagon, his performances have spoken volumes. The 32-year old Russian competitor has really come into his own over the past three years, going undefeated over a six-fight stretch by earning five victories […]

Chris Weidman often reminded about 1-5, plans on correcting things at UFC on ESPN+ 32

LAS VEGAS — Hey, did you hear that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is 1-5 in his past six fights? Weidman (14-5 MMA, 10-5 UFC) sure has, over and over. But at least the Long Island native maintains a good sense of humor about things as he gets asked repeatedly about how he’s going […]

Alex Munoz ready to impress on debut at UFC on ESPN+ 32: ‘You’re going to see a complete fighter’

Alex Munoz may be drawing a stern test in his UFC debut, but he’s confident he can capitalize on the opportunity. Munoz (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) takes on Nasrat Haqparast (11-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) at UFC on ESPN+ 32, which takes place Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The card streams on ESPN+. […]

UFC on ESPN+ 32 pre-event facts: Derrick Lewis on verge of being KO king

The UFC’s busy August stretch continues on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 32, which takes place at UFC Apex in Las Vegas and streams on ESPN+. Two heavyweights with opposing styles are set to clash in the main event. Derrick Lewis (23-7 MMA, 14-5 UFC) brings his heavy hands back to the octagon for a […]

UFC on ESPN 15 Nets Dwight Grant-Jared Gooden Welterweight Scrap on Aug. 22

American Kickboxing Academy rep Dwight Grant will attempt to build on back-to-back victories when he welcomes promotional newcomer Jared Gooden to the Ultimate Fighting Championship in a UFC on ESPN 15 welterweight showcase on Aug. 22. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC on ESPN+ 32’s Peter Barrett predicts ‘ugly, bloody, disgusting, savage’ fight vs. Youssef Zalal

Peter Barrett has waited a while, but his UFC debut is finally days away. One of the only fighters yet to debut from Dana White’s Contender Series, Season 3 in 2019, Barrett (11-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will make his first promotional walk to the cage Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 32. While Barrett prefers his […]

Jesse Ronson was cleared of COVID-19 false positive just before UFC on ESPN 14

Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Jesse Ronson’s first UFC win was seven years in the making – and a last-second hiccup almost cost him another opportunity. Appearing on the What the Heck, Ronson said his journey to his first UFC victory was almost stopped by a positive COVID-19 test result on the morning of UFC […]

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