UFC 258 breakdown: Does familiarity favor Kamaru Usman or Gilbert Burns?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC 258. UFC 258 takes place Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on ESPN+. View full post on MMA Junkie

UFC Fight Night 184 breakdown: Skill, circumstances favor Alistair Overeem over Alexander Volkov

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC Fight Night 184. UFC Fight Night 184 takes place Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The event streams on ESPN+. View full post on MMA Junkie

Dana White not in favor of open scoring, could lead to ‘a lot of bad third rounds’

Dana White | Photo courtesy of UFC UFC President Dana White is fine with having to wait for the judges’ scores. Over the past couple of years, there has been renewed interest in the introduction of open scoring to MMA, which would allow fighters and their teams to know what the scorecards look like between […]

Early odds favor Jake Paul over Ben Askren in potential boxing match

Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Triller Jake Paul has only two boxing fights to his name. But bettors like his chances over former UFC contender and ONE Championship titleholder Ben Askren. According to odds released by international sports book SportsBetting.ag, Paul is solid favorite at -200 to beat Askren, who currently sits at +160. […]

With lopsided stats in his favor, Cody Stamann not sure how draw with Yadong happened at UFC on ESPN 7

WASHINGTON – Cody Stamann and Song Yadong fought to a majority draw Saturday on the main card at UFC on ESPN 7 in Washington, D.C. Take a look inside the fight with Stamann, who was handed the first draw of his pro career. Result: Cody Stamann vs. Song Yadong declared majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28) […]

Francis Ngannou happy to fight Tyson Fury in MMA, then return favor in boxing

Francis Ngannou is more than willing to fight Tyson Fury in the octagon and the boxing ring. Yes, that’s “and,” not “or.” With boxing world champion Fury appearing to be dead set on making an eventual move to MMA, he proceeded to call out several heavyweights, including Ngannou, who wasted little time with his response. […]

Michael Bisping Would Favor Francis Ngannou To Defeat Jon Jones At Heavyweight

Jon Jones hasn’t been shy of late regarding a potential move up to heavyweight to fight the likes of Francis Ngannou and Cain Velasquez with “The Predator” stating that he’d be open to take on the light heavyweight champion. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Michael Bisping Calls Andrade’s Slam KO ‘Kind Of A Fluke,’ Would Favor Namajunas In A Rematch

In the wake of Jessica Andrade’s emphatic slam-induced knockout of Rose Namajunas, there are still some observers who are not completely sold on the new strawweight champ, and it appears we can count Michael Bisping among them. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Ryan Bader in favor of Lyoto Machida rematch in the future

Sitting atop the Bellator light heavyweight division, Ryan Bader gets to call the shots. And one thing he’d like to do is avenge a six-year-old loss to Lyoto Machida. Both signed to Bellator now, Bader and Machida clashed back when they were members of the UFC roster at a UFC on FOX show in Los […]

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