Diego Sanchez and his coach blast media for ‘smear campaign’ following UFC Rio Rancho

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Diego Sanchez and his head coach had a lot of problems with the comments made towards them following the co-main event at UFC Rio Rancho this past weekend. The former Ultimate Fighter winner was down 20-18 across all three scorecards going into the third round where he ultimately was unable to […]

Corey Anderson Releases Statement Following KO Defeat at UFC Rio Rancho

Corey Anderson saw his light heavyweight championship dreams go up in smoke at UFC Rio Rancho. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dominick Reyes shows off battered legs following narrow loss to Jon Jones at UFC 247

Dominick Reyes’ legs took a major beating in the Jon Jones fight. Reyes (12-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) was helped out of the octagon following his heartbreaking loss to UFC light heavyweight champion Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) at UFC 247, where Jones implemented his usual array of attacks, chopping away at Reyes’ legs. After a strong start, […]

Nate Diaz’s team ‘exploring legal action’ following false report of arrest in Miami

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Nate Diaz’s next fight might be in a courtroom. On Wednesday, the Miami Herald published a story about an MMA fighter who’d been hospitalized after he attacked cops at a local police station following an arrest on domestic violence charges. The initial story identified Diaz as the person arrested and said […]

Nick Rodriguez booked for Polaris Absolute Grand Prix following Luke Rockhold win

@thegrappleclub Jiu-jitsu phenom Nick Rodriguez will be one of the marquee names that will compete at the Polaris Absolute Grand Prix, which will see eight esteemed grapplers compete for a prize of $20,000 on April 4 at the International Convention Centre in Newport, Wales. This is the first time that the U.K. grappling promotion has […]

Juan Adams announces UFC release following loss to Justin Tafa

Juan Adams announced that’s he’s been handed his walking papers after four fights with the UFC. The heavyweight earned a UFC contract on Dana White’s Contender Series in 2018, with a first-round finish over Shawn Teed. After a successful promotional debut, taking out Chris de la Rocha, Adams (5-3 MMA, 1-3 UFC) would face a […]

Kansas Commission to Offer Open Scoring Following UFC 247 Controversy

The Kansas Athletic Commission is making a big change in the wake of the judging controversy in Saturday’s UFC 247 headliner. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Morning Report: Joe Rogan, Dominick Cruz lament MMA judging criteria following UFC 247

Rogan and Cruz | ESPN MMA Twitter On Saturday night, UFC 247 took place in Houston, TX, and though both Valentina Shevchenko and Jon Jones retained their titles, the biggest talking point coming out of the event was the horrible judging that plagued the card. Of the 12 fights on the evening, four went to […]

Walt Harris targeting April return to the UFC following tragic death of stepdaughter

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Walt Harris is ready to get back to work. The UFC heavyweight, who has gone undefeated in his past four fights in a row, is currently targeting an April return to action according to his manager, Jason House of Iridium Sports Agency after the news was first reported by MMAJunkie. “Walt’s […]

Morning Report: Justin Gaethje believes Conor McGregor may be more willing to fight him following win at UFC 246

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting This weekend at UFC 246, Conor McGregor came back to the UFC after a 15-month layoff and impressed, knocking out Donald Cerrone in just 40 seconds. In the aftermath of the event, McGregor is now flush with possible opponents. UFC President Dana White is adamant McGregor needs to rematch Khabib Nurmagomedov […]

Hector Lombard faces replacement David Mundell at BKFC 10 following Joe Riggs injury withdrawal

Hector Lombard | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Hector Lombard has a new opponent for his BKFC debut. The former UFC fighter was scheduled to face fellow MMA veteran Joe Riggs in the main event of BKFC 10 on Feb. 15 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., but the bare-knuckle boxing promotion announced Monday that Riggs has been […]

Michael Bisping became a fan of Jorge Masvidal following heated rivalry 

Michael Bisping riles up the crowd | Esther Lin Under different circumstances, Michael Bisping is confident he’d have become friends with Jorge Masvidal rather than rivals. Prior to his retirement, the former middleweight champion engaged in a nasty war of words with Masvidal that nearly turned physical on a couple of occasions. Just before his […]

Floyd Mayweather Teases Conor McGregor Rematch with Poster Following UFC 246

Floyd Mayweather used Conor McGregor’s big return victory at UFC 246 to steal some of the limelight for himself. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White Praises ‘Unselfish’ Robert Whittaker Following UFC 248 Withdrawal

There remains little information regarding the reason for Robert Whittaker’s withdrawal from UFC 248 last week, but it’s clear that Dana White holds the former middleweight champion in high regard following his decision. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Bellator MMA to Report to Showtime Exec Stephen Espinoza Following CBS-Viacom Merger

Some changes are on the horizon for Bellator MMA. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Following family tragedy, Walt Harris targets UFC return in April

UFC heavyweight Walt Harris is looking to make his octagon comeback in April. Harris (13-7 MMA, 6-6 UFC) was supposed to fight Alistair Overeem in December’s UFC on ESPN 7 headliner before he pulled out of the fight to focus on the disappearance of his stepdaughter, Aniah Blanchard. Blanchard was reported missing on Oct. 23 […]

Quinton Jackson Done at Heavyweight Following Lopsided Loss at Bellator 237

Heavyweight doesn’t look good on Quinton Jackson. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Chan Sung Jung to Undergo Eye Surgery Following UFC Busan Victory

It won’t cause a prolonged absence, but Chan Sung Jung will undergo eye surgery after his first-round stoppage of Frankie Edgar in the UFC Fight Night 165 headliner. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

‘All Maxcess’: Max Holloway brings you backstage following his UFC 245 loss to Alexander Volkanovski

Few handle a loss better than Max Holloway. Holloway (21-5 MMA, 17-5 UFC) lost his featherweight title to Alexander Volkanovski via unanimous decision this past Saturday at UFC 245 in Las Vegas, putting an end to his 14-fight unbeaten streak at 145 pounds. And while 2019 may not have been his year, going 1-2, including a […]

Mike Perry feels ‘like a dumbass’ following 90-second loss at UFC 245

Mike Perry isn’t very happy with his performance at UFC 245. Perry (13-6 MMA, 6-6 UFC) not only suffered the fastest defeat of his career at just 90 seconds, but also experienced his first loss due to strikes when Geoff Neal (13-2 MMA, 5-0 UFC) stopped him in dramatic fashion on Saturday’s card at T-Mobile […]

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