Undefeated no more, Manny Bermudez explains why first pro loss wasn’t that big of a deal

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – It’s often said in MMA that you learn more from losses than wins. Manny Bermudez doesn’t necessarily disagree, but he sees those measuring points a little different than most. “Being in the gym, training with other people, I know there’s better people than me out there,” Bermudez told reporters at a Wednesday […]

Video: Marlon Moraes explains what went wrong against Henry Cejudo

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting LOS ANGELES — Marlon Moraes discusses his loss to Henry Cejudo, if he would fight Jose Aldo at featherweight, and more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Video: Kron Gracie explains why he sought out Nick, Nate Diaz to help him transition to MMA

TAMPA, Fla. – Kron Gracie details the origins of his relationship with Nick and Nate Diaz and why he decided to call upon them to help as he prepared to make his transition from Brazilian jiu-jitsu into mixed martial arts. Gracie also discusses why pre-fight media doesn’t interest him that much and the pressure of […]

Video: Alexander Volkanovski explains why he’s a ‘terrible’ matchup for UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting MELBOURNE, Australia — Alexander Volkanovski has been waiting for his chance to finally challenge UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway but with the date now set for December, he explains why he’s so confident heading into the fight where so many past opponents have failed. Volkanovski also details how beating Holloway is […]

Goiti Yamauchi explains turning down featherweight grand prix offer to fight at Bellator 229

TEMECULA, Calif. – Goiti Yamauchi turned down an offer to fight in Bellator’s $1 million featherweight grand prix. Why? Not because he wanted to, but because he felt he had to. Formerly a competitor at featherweight and now fighting at lightweight, the Brazilian is trying to cut the least amount of weight possible. Yamauchi (23-4 […]

MMA fighter explains why he took a sip of fan’s beer between rounds

Paulo Goncalves Silva went viral on social media last week for an unusual form of rehydration . Silva, better known as Paulo “Bananada” in Brazil, took on fellow MMA veteran Johnny Iwasaki at FFC 40 in Lima, Peru, on Sept. 25. Seconds after the end of the opening round, “Bananada” decided to climb the fence […]

Video: Emmanuel Sanchez explains why he wanted to face Daniel Weichel in next round of Bellator Grand Prix

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Emmanuel Sanchez had no doubt about who he wanted to face in the next round of the Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix, and now he explains why it was so important to take on Daniel Weichel for the second time when they clash in February. View full post on […]

Contender Series winner Aleksa Camur explains why he’s staying at light heavyweight in the UFC 

Aleksa Camur was one of 30 fighters to earn a UFC contract this summer as part of Dana White’s Contender Series, and his performance was amongst the most memorable. The 23-year old fighter from Cleveland, Ohio, earned a stunning knockout after blasting Fabio Cherant with a flying knee in the second round to secure a […]

Brian Ortega explains necessary adjustments in training following loss to Max Holloway: ‘It was time for a change’

MEXICO CITY — Following a loss to featherweight champion Max Holloway last year, Brian Ortega knew he needed to make some changes to his training camp as he prepared for his comeback. Now, the former title contender discusses what adjustments were made, and how that course correction will put him back on the path towards […]

Tyron Woodley explains callout after Khabib Nurmagomedov’s dominant UFC 242 win: ‘I gotta see what it feels like’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Tyron Woodley has laid out challenges to numerous world champions, including Georges St-Pierre, Nick Diaz, and Conor McGregor. The latest star on his hit list is UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Following Nurmagomedov’s recent dominant title defense at UFC 242 against Dustin Poirier, a fighter that Woodley […]

Michel Pereira releases statement after UFC Vancouver loss, explains botched weight cut

Michel Pereira lost a decision to Canadian newcomer Tristan Connelly at UFC Vancouver. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Michel Pereira suffered his first loss since joining the UFC on Saturday night’s card in Vancouver, Canada, losing a decision to short-notice replacement Tristan Connelly. “Demolidor”, who missed weight by one pound for the welterweight affair, has […]

Chas Skelly explains why he went for ‘athletic’ somersault move at UFC Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – After his win at UFC Vancouver, Chas Skelly speaks to the media about his tough cut down to 145 pounds, breaking out a crazy somersault against Jordan Griffin, how much he enjoyed Saturday’s back-and-forth grappling contest, and more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Uriah Hall explains how joining Fortis MMA helped him regain fire for UFC on ESPN+ 16

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Uriah Hall is entering UFC on ESPN+ 16 at the height of his game, and he said he credits the move to Fortis MMA for making that happen. Hall (14-9 MMA, 7-7 UFC) has fought out of a number of gyms throughout the course of his UFC tenure. He’ll be backed by […]

Colby Covington explains how ‘hostage’ negotiations kept him from fighting Kamaru Usman at UFC 244

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Colby Covington was ready to fight Kamaru Usman at UFC 244 in New York until negotiations broke down over the past week. That’s the word from the former interim welterweight champion, who confirms that he had verbally agreed to face Usman on the upcoming card in November until the UFC came […]

Davi Ramos explains why he’s a bad match-up for UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov

Davi Ramos is undefeated with four UFC wins since moving back down to lightweight. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Davi Ramos wanted a good challenge and a top-15 opponent after winning four in a row in the UFC, and he’s getting both Saturday in Abu Dhabi, when he faces No. 15-ranked lightweight Islam Makhachev in […]

B.J. Penn Explains Incident That Led to Leaked Videos of Alleged Bar Fight in Hawaii

In recent months, B.J. Penn seems to have been involved in more incidents outside the Octagon than fights in it, but the UFC Hall of Famer claims that recent leaked videos don’t tell the entire story. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Video: TUF 28 winner Juan Espino explains reason for long layoff, background in Canarian wrestling

COCONUT CREEK, FLA. — TUF 28 winner Juan Espino discusses reasons why he’s been inactive, timetable for his return to the UFC, his background in Canarian wrestling, and much more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

PFL’s Sarah Kaufman explains why not fighting was correct business, professional move

Sarah Kaufman advanced to the 2019 PFL lightweight tournament semifinals, notching nine points in the regular season. But after picking up a first-round submission win in this year’s first PFL event, Kaufman didn’t have to fight a second time. Her scheduled opponent, Roberta Samad, failed to make weight at PFL 2019, Week 4, and Kaufman […]

David Rickels Explains How He Will Be the First to Beat Yaroslav Amosov

David Rickels is confident he will take the “0” from Yaroslav Amosov‘s record. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Joe Rogan Explains Decision To Interview Daniel Cormier Immediately After TKO Loss

Ultimate Fighting Championship color commentator Joe Rogan garnered some heat for interviewing Daniel Cormier immediately after his TKO loss at UFC 241, and he took some time over the weekend to defend and explain his decision. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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