Bellator Releases Full Lineup of First CBS Sports Event Bellator 247 on Oct. 1

The first Bellator MMA card on CBS Sports is now set. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Thiago Santos vs. Glover Teixeira Rescheduled to Headline Nov. 7 UFC Event

Let us hope the third time is the charm for this exciting Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight matchup. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dricus Du Plessis replaces Rodolfo Vieira, fights Markus Perez at UFC’s Oct. 10 event

One of South Africa’s hottest prospects has joined the UFC roster. With Rodolfo Vieira out due to a rib injury, former Extreme Fighting Championship dual-champ Dricus du Plessis will step in to face Markus Perez at the UFC’s Oct. 10 event, which takes place at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. MMA Junkie confirmed the booking with […]

UFC 253 preview video: Who will leave the event as champions?

ABU DHABI – The UFC is officially back on “Fight Island” for a five-week stretch of events, which begins on Saturday with UFC 253. A big-time championship doubleheader sits atop the card. Heated rivals Israel Adesanya (19-0 MMA, 8-0 UFC) and Paulo Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) are set to clash for the middleweight belt […]

Cody Stamann vs. Merab Dvalishvili in the works for UFC event on Dec. 5

Cody Stamann | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Bantamweights Cody Stamann and Merab Dvalishvili are expected to meet at the upcoming UFC card scheduled on Dec. 5. Multiple people with knowledge of the matchup confirmed the plans to MMA Fighting on Thursday following an initial report from The Athletic. Following a unanimous decision loss in his […]

Volkan Oezdemir vs. Nikita Krylov set as co-main event for UFC card on Oct. 17

Volkan Oezdemir | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A light heavyweight showdown between Volkan Oezdemir and Nikita Krylov is official as the co-main event for the upcoming UFC card on Oct. 17 from Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. UFC officials announced the matchup Thursday. Your #UFCFightIsland6 co-main!@Volkan_Oezdemir vs @KrylovUFC is official! pic.twitter.com/rVJNY0kXGZ — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) […]

Patricio Freire-Pedro Carvalho Title Bout Rescheduled for Bellator Event on Nov. 12

After a lengthy delay, Patricio Freire will finally defend his featherweight crown against Pedro Carvalho at a Bellator MMA event on Nov. 12. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Patricio Pitbull vs. Pedro Carvalho title fight set for Nov. 12 Bellator event

Patricio Pitbull and Pedro Carvalho are set to battle for the featherweight gold in November. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Patricio “Pitbull” Freire and Pedro Carvalho will finally meet in the Bellator cage on Nov. 12, multiple sources told MMA Fighting on Tuesday. The event is expected to take place at the Mohegan Sun Arena […]

Dusko Todorovic vs. Dequan Townsend targeted for UFC event on Oct. 3

A middleweight bout is in the works for the UFC’s first October event. The promotion is targeting a fight between Dequan Townsend and Dusko Todorovic for Oct. 3 on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. People with knowledge of the matchup recently informed MMA Junkie of the targeted booking but asked to remain anonymous since the […]

Bellator books eight more fights for historic Paris event

Eight more fights have been added to next month’s historic Bellator event in France. Bellator 248, which takes place October 10 at Accor Arena in Paris, will mark the first major MMA event in the country since the sport was legalized in January. Already announced was a main event between Frenchman Cheick Kongo and Timothy […]

Michael Chandler Signs With UFC, Serves as Backup for UFC 254 Main Event

Ex-Bellator MMA champ Michael Chandler is now on the Ultimate Fighting Championship roster, and he is in prime position for a huge opportunity should things go his way. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

DWCS Season 4: Week 7 results: Jordan Williams closes event with impressive TKO

Photo by Chris Unger/DWCS LLC/Zuffa LLC Jordan Williams ended Week 7 of DWCS Season 4 with a bang, stopping Gregory Rodrigues with thunderous punches at the 2:19 mark of the first round. Twice denied a contract, middleweight Williams led the UFC papers handed out at the ESPN+ event on Tuesday at UFC APEX in Las […]

Lucas Martins Injured; Brave CF 41 Co-Main Event Scrapped

This Thursday’s Brave Combat Federation card will soldier on without one of its most anticipated matchups. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Michelle Waterson, Angela Hill deliver spectacular main event to silence doubters

Michelle Waterson and Angela Hill | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Michelle Waterson and Angela Hill heard the all the talk. How could they not? From the moment it was announced that Glover Teixeira vs. Thiago Santos would not be happening on Sept. 12 as planned due to Teixeira testing positive for COVID-19, you could […]

UFC Fight Night 177 Bonuses: Main Event Awarded Fight of the Night

Michelle Waterson and Angela Hill were rewarded financially for their exciting five-round scrap at UFC Fight Night 177. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Raulian Paiva off of Oct. 31 UFC event due to ACL injury

Raulian Paiva | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Raulian Paiva won’t be competing this Halloween. MMA Fighting confirmed with Paiva that he has been forced to withdraw from his flyweight bout with Amir Albazi at the UFC’s upcoming Oct. 31 event after tearing the ACL in his right knee. The injury was first reported by Combate. […]

Chidi Njokuani Shreds Cristhian Torres in Gory Legacy Fighting Alliance 91 Main Event

Chidi Njokuani made Cristhian Torres bleed, then made him pay. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Bellator to Become First Major MMA Organization to Host Event in France on Oct. 10

Bellator MMA is blazing a new path never traveled by any major MMA promotion. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

On verge of history, Angela Hill proud to be first African-American woman to headline UFC event

Angela Hill will make history Saturday night. The UFC strawweight contender will become the first African-American woman to headline a UFC event the moment she sets foot in the octagon when she takes on Michelle Waterson in the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 35 in Las Vegas. It’s a big moment for Hill (12-8 MMA, […]

Rachael Ostovich vs. Gina Mazany added to UFC event on Nov. 28

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A fight between Rachael Ostovich and Gina Mazany has been added to the UFC’s winter slate. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed that the matchup between Ostovich and Mazany will take place at the UFC’s event on Nov. 28 following an initial report from MMA Junkie. Ostovich returns […]

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