Dana White: Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou 2 being targeted for UFC 260 main event

Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Francis Ngannou might finally be getting another shot at Stipe Miocic. At the UFC Fight Island 7 post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White answered in the affirmative when asked if Miocic vs. Ngannou 2 was to be the main event of UFC 260, which […]

Phil Hawes vs. Nassourdine Imavov off UFC Fight Island 7 event

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC An anticipated clash between Phil Hawes and Nassourdine Imavov might have to wait a week. The middleweight clash has been removed from the UFC Fight Island 7 card, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck confirmed from sources. RT Sport was the first to break fight’s removal from the card. ESPN reported Hawes […]

Nick Browne Wins Lightweight Championship in Grueling LFA 97 Main Event

The Legacy Fighting Alliance lightweight championship is vacant no more. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Eryk Anders vs. Darren Stewart set for UFC event on March 13

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC’s March 13 fight card has added a matchup between middleweight veterans. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that Eryk Anders and Darren Stewart will square off at the event which currently does not have a location or venue. MMA Junkie was first to […]

Modestas Bukauskas vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk in the works for the UFC event on March 27

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images A light heavyweight showdown is heading to the octagon in March. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a matchup between Modestas Bukauskas and Michal Oleksiejczuk is in the works for the UFC’s event on March 27. As of now, a […]

UFC on ABC 1 video: Max Holloway, Calvin Kattar on weight for main event

ABU DHABI – The UFC’s first main event of the year between Max Holloway and Calvin Kattar is locked in. At Friday’s official UFC on ABC 1 weight-ins, Holloway (21-6 MMA, 17-6 UFC) and Kattar (22-4 MMA, 6-2 UFC) had no issues on the scale as they successfully hit the featherweight limit for their headlining matchup, […]

Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev rebooked to headline UFC event on March 13

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A long-awaited fight between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev has finally been rescheduled to headline the upcoming UFC card taking place on March 13. Multiple sources confirmed the news to MMA Fighting on Wednesday after UFC president Dana White originally revealed the news via MMA Junkie. The welterweight fight was originally […]

Dana White confirms Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev rebooked for March 13 main event

After seeing two prior attempts to book Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev fall through, UFC president Dana White is hoping the third time will be the charm. White confirmed to MMA Junkie that the UFC has booked Edwards (18-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC) and Chimaev (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) to face off in the main event […]

Jon Anik previews ‘huge’ UFC Fight Island 7 main event between Max Holloway and Calvin Kattar, reacts to ABC debut

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images After a short hiatus, the UFC returns to action this weekend and debuts on a new network. UFC Fight Island 7 takes place this Saturday in Abu Dhabi featuring a pivotal main event at 145 pounds between former champion Max Holloway and surging contender Calvin Kattar. The […]

Trevin Giles vs. Dricus Du Plessis targeted for UFC event on March 20

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Middleweights will battle it out inside the octagon in March. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a matchup between Trevin Giles and Dricus Du Plessis is being targeted for the UFC’s event on March 20. A location has yet to be announced for the […]

Julia Avila vs. Julija Stoliarenko Added to UFC Event on March 20

Julia Avila will face Julija Stoliarenko in a bantamweight contest at a UFC card on March 20. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Andrei Arlovski vs. Tom Aspinall announced for Feb. 20 UFC event

Andrei Arlovski | Zuffa LLC Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski takes on a blue chip prospect next. The UFC announced Tuesday that Arlovski (30-19, 2 NC) is set to fight Tom Aspinall (9-2) at a Feb. 20 event with a location still to be determined. Arlovski, a former UFC champion who turns 42 in […]

TUF 27 winner Mike Trizano returns to face Rafael Alves at UFC event on Feb. 20

Mike Trizano | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting An Ultimate Fighter winner is set to make his return to the octagon after almost two years away. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a featherweight matchup between Mike Trizano and Rafael Alves will take place at the UFC’s event on […]

Julia Avila vs. Julija Stoliarenko set for UFC event on March 20

Julia Avila | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC An exciting bantamweight showdown is heading to the octagon in March. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a matchup between Julia Avila and Julija Stoliarenko will take place at the the UFC’s event on March 20. As of now, a […]

Jimmy Crute vs. Johnny Walker in the works for UFC event on March 27

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A pivotal matchup between light heavyweight up and comers has been agreed upon for the first quarter of 2021. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a fight between Jimmy Crute and Johnny Walker is in the works for the UFC’s event on March 27. […]

Light Heavyweights Jimmy Crute, Johnny Walker to Clash at UFC Event on March 27

A matchup of light heavyweight prospects is on tap for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s March 27 event. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Michael Chandler vs. Dan Hooker Set for UFC 257 Co-Main Event

A pivotal lightweight showdown pitting Michael Chandler against Dan Hooker is official for the UFC 257 co-main event. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dean Barry vs. Mike Jackson postponed from UFC Fight Night event on Jan. 20

Dean Barry has announced his planned matchup with Mike Jackson won’t go down on its originally scheduled date. Barry (3-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) took to social media on Friday to reveal his welterweight showdown with Jackson (1-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC), originally set for UFC Fight Night on Jan. 20, has been postponed. Additional details were […]

Nikita Krylov to Lock Horns With Magomed Ankalaev at UFC Event on Feb. 27

The betting line for Fight Doesn’t Go to Decision will be through the roof for this upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight rumble. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Kay Hansen vs. Cheyanne Buys set for UFC event on March 20

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Strawweight prospects will cross paths in the first quarter of 2021. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a matchup between Kay Hansen and newcomer Cheyanne Buys will take place at the UFC’s event on March 20. As of now, no location has been […]

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