Chris Duncan: Forward pressure will overwhelm Iamik Furtado at Bellator 247

Ahead of Bellator 247, Chris Duncan spoke with reporters Monday during a virtual media day. Duncan (6-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) discussed his upcoming fight with Iamik Furtado (6-3 MMA, 0-1 BMMA), his placement on the card, being a part of Bellator’s European expansion, and more. You can watch the full interview in the video above. […]

How Angela Hill Keeps Pressing Forward

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For Roosevelt Roberts, Family Propels Him Forward

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Michelle Waterson wants to put damage on Angela Hill, looks forward to ‘a hot mess’

LAS VEGAS – Michelle Waterson admits the constant grind of being a perennial UFC contender had taken a bit of a toll, but as she prepared for her upcoming headliner with Angela Hill, that all changed. “I kind of left with a bit of a salty taste in my mouth after my last fight, so just […]

‘Dana White: Lookin’ Forward to a Fight,’ Episode 1: Fight Island, Abu Dhabi

With few regional shows going on these days, UFC president Dana White hasn’t been able to scout on location during his stay on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. However, that hasn’t stopped him from going out with pals Michael Bisping and Matt Serra in recent weeks. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic’s demolition of regional MMA promotions, the […]

Dan Hooker Is Always Moving Forward

Dan Hooker isn’t looking past Dustin Poirier at Saturday’s Fight Night, but Hooker has a plan to keep progressing whether he faces success or failure Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Patricio Pitbull critical of ‘inhuman’ UFC pushing forward with events: ‘Fighters come last’

Patricio Pitbull is the featherweight and lightweight champion in Bellator, | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Bellator is slowly starting to move in the direction of hosting MMA events again, and two-division champion Patricio Freire feels the promotion is doing the right thing. “Pitbull” (30-4) was scheduled to defend his 145-pound belt in a tournament quarterfinal […]

Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn on Dana White pressing forward with UFC 249: ‘This is stubbornness’

Dana White | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Celebrated English boxing promoter Eddie Hearn is surprised that UFC President Dana White is going to such great lengths to press forward with UFC 249 and believes it is in “bad taste” to continue staging cards given the severity of the coronavirus pandemic. Hearn, managing director of Matchroom—a […]

James Krause sees both sides of UFC 249 moving forward: ‘No matter what, somebody’s gonna get pissed off’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting James Krause has multiple perspectives in regards to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The UFC welterweight is, of course, a professional fighter, along with being a coach, business owner, husband and father. As Dana White and the UFC are moving forward with UFC 249 on April 18, there’s no real gray area […]

Dominick Cruz believes UFC 249 moving forward can ‘hype up the entire world’

Dominick Cruz | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Dominick Cruz believes UFC 249 should move forward as scheduled. “I think it’s being handled exactly the way you need to,” Cruz told MMA Fighting. The pay-per-view event is scheduled to take place April 18, though a location has yet to be announced due to the ongoing coronavirus […]

Morning Report: Joe Rogan comments on Dana White’s plan to move forward with UFC 249

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, UFC President Dana White has insisted that the lightweight title fight between champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 will still take place on April 18th as planned. Ever after the UFC was forced to postpone three other events and the New York Commission declared that they […]

Francis Ngannou explains why he’s ‘very happy’ the UFC is still moving forward with fights

Alistair Overeem vs Francis Ngannou | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Francis Ngannou just wants to fight. Less than two weeks away from his expected main event showdown against Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC on ESPN 8, the ferocious heavyweight knockout artist has seen his fight move from Columbus, Ohio to Las Vegas to parts unknown amidst […]

Ion Cutelaba Eyes Big Step Forward In Norfolk

In His Eighth Fight For The UFC, The Light Heavyweight Is Putting The Pieces Together Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Spinning Back Clique: Buy or sell a new Conor McGregor moving forward after UFC 246?

Welcome to “Spinning Back Clique,” MMA Junkie’s weekly show that takes a spin through the biggest topics in mixed martial arts. In this week’s episode, “Gorgeous” George, “Goze” and John Morgan unpack the ramifications of Conor McGregor’s quick TKO win over Donald Cerrone in his return fight at UFC 246, as well as an odd […]

Dominick Reyes: ‘I look forward to the rematch’ against Jon Jones after beating him the first time

Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting Dominick Reyes knows the daunting task ahead of him as he prepares to face UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in February. For all intents and purposes, Jones has never suffered a real loss during in his entire career with 10 total title defenses under his belt including wins over seven […]

Michael Page ‘looking forward’ to seeing Mike Shipman ‘knock Fabian [Edwards] out’ 

Lee Hamilton-Cooper/Bellator MMA Michael Page thinks those who are writing off Mike Shipman ahead of his Bellator London co-main event clash with Fabian Edwards will be in for a rude awakening this weekend. Shipman is a key training partner of Page’s and the striking virtuoso insisted that he is looking forward to seeing “Seabass” knock […]

Envisioning The Title, Zabit Pushes Forward

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Video: Nate Diaz only interested in the biggest fights moving forward: ‘I ain’t fighting no suckers anymore’ 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting NEW YORK — Nate Diaz discusses his upcoming fight with Jorge Masvidal, his thoughts on the “BMF” title going up for grabs at UFC 244 and how he’s done taking fights that don’t matter to him because he’s only interested in the biggest opponents who can offer him a challenge moving […]

ONE: Century will move forward as scheduled despite typhoon bearing down on Japan

ONE Championship ONE: Century — the ambitious two-event card from ONE Championship — will move forward as scheduled despite a powerful typhoon expected to make landfall in Tokyo, Japan over the next 24 hours. Typhoon Hagibis is projected to slam into the main island of Honshu on Saturday with numerous events in the area already […]

Andrei Arlovski reflects on tough UFC on ESPN 4 win, looks forward to fighting years on

For Andrei Arlovski, it feels like 40 is the new 30 as the former UFC heavyweight champion got back in the win column, and he’s not done yet. In fact, Arlovski (28-18-2 MMA, 17-12-1 UFC) feels like he has several years ahead of him, and his back-and-forth battle with Ben Rothwell, which resulted in a […]

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