Dana White explains why he’s not willing to make Georges St-Pierre vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting When Georges St-Pierre retired, the former two division champion said that a big part of his decision came down to not getting the opportunity to face Khabib Nurmagomedov in a fight that could secure his legacy as arguably the greatest mixed martial artist of all time. St-Pierre already accomplished a lot […]

Jorge Masvidal Explains Why He Thought Ben Askren Matchup Was ‘A Step Back’

Jorge Masvidal is loving life at the moment after knocking Ben Askren out cold in the fastest finish in Ultimate Fighting Championship at UFC 239 earlier this month. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Drakkar Klose Explains Transition in Camps from MMA Lab to Fight Ready

Drakkar Klose was originally set to fight Beneil Dariush at UFC Sacramento this Saturday. However, reports came out last night that Dariush was out of the fight due to an injury. Now, the 31-year-old is waiting to see who he will fight, or if he even will.  View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Geologist Julia Avila explains proper steps for earthquake safety after UFC 239 win

LAS VEGAS — Julia Avila speaks to the media at UFC 239 in Las Vegas about her decision win over Pannie Kianzad, recent earthquakes, her career in geology, what’s next and much more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Jorge Masvidal Explains Pre-Fight Week Absence: ‘I Just Like Being On My Own’

Jorge Masvidal takes on Ben Askren in a highly-anticipated matchup this Saturday night at UFC 239, but the man known as “Gamebred” was notably absent at last week’s media events. Askren was quick to point out that his opponent was missing, an absence Masvidal puts down to preferring to be on his own. View full post […]

Jon Jones explains how ‘sister’ Holly Holm inspires him

LAS VEGAS, N.V. — Jon Jones talks about his upcoming title defense against heavy-handed contender Thiago Santos at UFC 239 and how former champion Holly Holm continues to inspire him each and everyday as both seek victories this weekend. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Referee Marc Goddard explains no contest ruling for bloody Cage Warriors 106 main event

Veteran referee Marc Goddard is adamant that the condition of the vinyl surface at Cage Warriors 106: Night of Champions led to him stopping the main event clash, a welterweight title unification bout between Ross Houston and Nicolas Dalby. One of the most talked about Cage Warriors main events in memory due to the amount […]

Dana White explains why he can’t promise title shots to Francis Ngannou or Joseph Benavidez yet

Francis Ngannou and Joseph Benavidez did everything possible to cement themselves as the No. 1 contenders in their respective divisions yet a title shot can’t be promised to either one of them right now. Ngannou secured his third straight first round knockout with a devastating finish delivered against Junior dos Santos to cement himself atop […]

Joseph Benavidez explains why ‘Joey Two Times’ should be next for Henry Cejudo: ‘It’s like a prophecy’

You’ll have to forgive Joseph Benavidez if he sounds like he’s experiencing deja vu. For a second time, Benavidez found himself staring at Jussier Formiga across the cage, and for a second time, the encounter ended with Benavidez’s hand being raised after finishing Formiga with strikes. It took more than a round this time, but […]

Morning Report: Colby Covington explains why he accepted fight with Robbie Lawler instead of waiting for title shot

Earlier this week, it was announced that Colby Covington would be headlining UFC Newark against Robbie Lawler. It was an unexpected announcement as Covington seemed to be in line for the first shot at Kamaru Usman’s welterweight title. But taking to social media yesterday, “Chaos” explained his decision to come back. View this post on […]

Dustin Poirier explains why he will be the one to finally defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov 

Dustin Poirier isn’t fooling himself into believing that his upcoming fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov is going to be easy. After more than 30 professional fights, the highest of highs in big wins and the lowest of lows in devastating losses, the 30-year-old Louisiana native has seen it all during his career. That’s why he’s not […]

Chael Sonnen explains retirement after Bellator 222: ‘I feel like I used all of my toughness up’

NEW YORK— “The American Gangster” is hanging up the gloves following Friday night’s Bellator 222 event at Madison Square Garden. In a heartfelt, and at times emotional, post-fight news conference Chael Sonnen detailed his decision to walk away from the sport of mixed martial arts. Sonnen said the retirement was not predetermined before the fight […]

T.J. Dillashaw Explains Why He Used EPO

Now, for the first time, T.J. Dillashaw spoke openly about his decision to use EPO on Chael Sonnen‘s “You’re Welcome” podcast. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Scott Coker Explains Jon Fitch’s Presence As Backup Fighter For Bellator 222

Bellator MMA will mark its return to Madison Square Garden on Friday night with a stacked card featuring championship bouts in the welterweight and bantamweight divisions. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

‘King’ Mo Lawal explains why he decided to retire from fighting 

After nearly 11 years and 31 fights, Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal has decided to call it a career. The 38-year-old veteran officially retired from mixed martial arts on Monday after competing in promotions such as Bellator MMA, Strikeforce and RIZIN. Lawal made his move into MMA after a successful career in collegiate wrestling where he […]

Leonardo Santos explains ‘emotional’ celebration after walkoff knockout

STOCKHOLM — Leonardo Santos explained why he chose to run out of the Octagon following his knockout of Stevie Ray, how he’s happy to show that he is more than a jiu-jitsu fighter, why it was so frustrating to be out of so long and how he would spend his bonus at Brazilian barbecue. View […]

John Lineker explains tweet requesting UFC fight or release: ‘This is my life’

UFC slugger John Lineker is working at a pet shop while he waits for his longtime promoter to ring, according to his manager. The Brazilian slugger ran out of patience and lashed out on Twitter when he saw recent opponent Corey Sandhagen booked a fourth time this year. Despite a fight last month at UFC […]

Alexander Volkanovski explains how he beat Jose Aldo: ‘I just had him puzzled’

Nobody in the UFC has been able to solve Alexander Volkanovski and that includes Jose Aldo. Aldo, arguably the greatest featherweight of all time, was expected to be Volkanovski’s most difficult challenge yet since the Australian joined the UFC, but Volkanovski improved to 7-0 with the promotion and extended his overall win streak to 17 […]

Cleared to return, Amanda Ribas explains why USADA suspension was ‘a gift from God’

Two years later, Amanda Ribas will finally enter the Octagon to compete. The Brazilian strawweight prospect signed with the UFC to fight Juliana Lima at TUF 25 Finale on July 7, 2017, in Las Vegas, but was removed from the card due to a potential anti-doping violation. A day later, Ribas released a statement denying […]

Daniel Cormier explains why he’s fulfilling Stipe Miocic rematch promise – and will win again

Daniel Cormier got his fair share of pushback for his eagerness to fight Brock Lesnar but said all along that if the fight didn’t materialize he would run it back with Stipe Miocic. Now it’s set to happen. Cormier (22-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) took the heavyweight title from Miocic (18-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) at UFC […]

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