Dana White reflects on UFC’s three return events in Jacksonville: ‘It was successful in every way’

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Dana White is ready to go home. The UFC president, despite being admittedly tired, was in a seemingly good mood Saturday when he took the podium following the conclusion of UFC on ESPN 8. The event took place Saturday at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. UFC on ESPN 8 marked […]

Every Dana White’s Contender Series Grad Fighting This Week

Take a look at which fighters from UFC Jacksonville and UFC Florida started out with the world’s toughest job interview Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Despite COVID-19 concerns, Jon Anik confident officials will ‘check every box’ to make UFC 249 safe

Jon Anik | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jon Anik finds himself in a tricky position. Having served as a play-by-play man for the UFC since 2012, Anik is literally one of the promotion’s leading voice, so it only makes sense that he’d have something to say about its recent efforts to soldier on in the […]

Video: Relive every front kick finish in UFC history

The front kick is a hard technique to execute, and only a few people have managed to land one in a UFC fight. The most notable was when former middleweight champion Anderson Silva put his title on the line against Vitor Belfort at UFC 126 in a highly anticipated matchup between two Brazilian legends. After […]

5 of the best ‘Ultimate Fighter’ seasons every fight fan should check out

Have we seen the last of “The Ultimate Fighter?” That remains to be known, but if you’re looking for something to watch during the coronavirus outbreak, there are a few seasons worth your time. The show has produced some of the best talent in the UFC, including the likes of Forrest Griffin, Rashad Evans, Michael […]

Morning Report: Daniel Cormier on the coronavirus impacting UFC events: ‘When the UFC comes back, they’re going to put on massive fight cards every single week’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It’s strange and uncertain times in the world today, perhaps nowhere more so than in the sports world. Practically every major sporting league on the planet has closed up shop amid the coronavirus pandemic and as the situation worsens, the timeline for things to return to normal is trending towards months […]

Video: Relive every wheel kick finish in UFC history – including Edson Barboza’s legendary KO

One of the greatest knockouts in UFC history came by way of a wheel kick. Edson Barboza’s wheel kick knockout over Terry Etim is one of the most brutal and famous finishes in the promotion’s history. Barboza is the only fighter to finish UFC fights with a leg kick, body kick, knee and head kick, […]

Video: Relive every neck-crank finish in UFC history

You don’t have to get directly under the chin to secure a choke. Sometimes you can just use brute force to crank your arm across someone’s face and make them tap. One of the most notable neck-crank finishes came not too long ago, when UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov mauled rival Conor McGregor in October […]

Joseph Benavidez Is Appreciating Every Second

Although Joseph Benavidez no longer needs the belt for validation, that doesn’t mean he isn’t enjoying the moment.  Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Morning Report: Jorge Masvidal on fight with Conor McGregor: ‘I’m too much man for him in every way that could possibly be said’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting This weekend Super Bowl 54 takes place in Miami. It’s one of the biggest sporting events of the year, and it happens to be taking place in the hometown of the recently crowned BMF champion, so Rich Eisen took the opportunity to speak with Masvidal at a live taping of his […]

Matt Brown isn’t thinking about retirement, but approaches every fight as his last 

Matt Brown has a unique outlook on his fighting career. While it may seem grim to some, it’s just the harsh reality of the sport where he competes. Back in 2017, the 24-time UFC veteran had announced his intention to retire. Then he walked that back in the days leading up to his fight against […]

Klidson Abreu vows to submit Shamil Gamzatov at UFC Moscow ‘like every other Russian I beat’

Klidson Abreu (left) scored his first UFC win with a decision against longtime veteran Sam Alvey. | Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports Klidson Abreu is once again set to fight a Russian in MMA, and he wants to prove why he was called the “Russian Terror” in his pre-UFC career. Abreu meets undefeated Shamil Gamzatov at […]

Morning Report: Ken Shamrock laughs off BMF title: ‘You guys are wearing four-ounce gloves and you fight one time a night, every six months to a year’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting This past weekend, Jorge Masvidal was crowed the inaugural (and theoretically only ever) BMF champion when he defeated Nate Diaz by cut stoppage at UFC 244. The BMF title came from the imagination of Nate Diaz who called out Masvidal after beating Anthony Pettis at UFC 241 and fans were so […]

Video: Chris Weidman says Jon Jones, Anderson Silva deserve asterisks next to every accomplishment due to failed drug tests

BOSTON — Chris Weidman compares the possibility of fighting Jon Jones to the two fights he had against Anderson Silva and how both fighters deserve to have asterisks next to everything they’ve accomplished after failing multiple drug tests. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Bellator 229 Weigh-in Results: Every Fighter Makes Weight

Bellator MMA is back this Friday in Temecula, California, for Bellator 229, and every fighter has successfully made weight. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

‘Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix Countdown,’ No. 4: ‘Every single one of them is certain’ they’ll win

With half of the first-round matches already contested in the Bellator featherweight grand prix tournament, all eyes now turn to The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., as Bellator 228 plays host to the remaining four first-round matchups. There’s an England vs. Germany clash as Saul Rogers takes on two-time title challenger Daniel Weichel, while former bantamweight […]

Bellator dual champ Ryan Bader would rather not ‘yo-yo every single fight’ between divisions

SAN JOSE, Calif. – For two-division Bellator champion Ryan Bader, a heavyweight title defense was the perfect segue after his win in the promotion’s big-man grand prix. What Bader wants to avoid, now that he holds two belts, is bouncing between the light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions. If he’s successful against Cheick Kongo on Saturday […]

Cortez Embracing Every Part Of Her Journey

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Watch every Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar faceoff, spanning three bookings over 662 days

Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar will finally share the octagon Saturday at UFC 240. And quite frankly, it’s about time. Holloway (20-4 MMA, 16-4 UFC) is set to put his featherweight title on the line against Edgar (23-6-1 MMA, 17-6-1 UFC) in the event headliner, and it marks the end of a long road to […]

Morales Making The Most Of Every Opportunity

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