Volkan Oezdemir vs. Ilir Latifi Shifts From UFC Newark to UFC Uruguay

A pivotal light heavyweight fight between Volkan Oezdemir and Ilir Latifi has been relocated from UFC on ESPN 5 on Aug. 3 to an event one week later. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Juan Adams’ disdain for Greg Hardy stems from witnessing domestic abuse as child

SAN ANTONIO – Juan Adams could’ve taken a swing at Greg Hardy when they ran into each other at the host hotel for UFC on ESPN 4. Adams was going down the elevator, and Hardy and his team wanted up. Elevator’s full, Adams told them. As much as Adams loathes Hardy, he’s not about to […]

Urjiah Faber leads all salaries in return from retirement at UFC Sacramento 

Urijah Faber returned from retirement this past Saturday night, scored a 46-second TKO and ultimately led all the salaries for the athletes competing at UFC Fight Night from Sacramento. On Monday, the California State Athletic Commission released the disclosed salaries for the card. Faber led the way for all the fighters on the card after […]

Alexander Gustafsson Hints at Potential MMA Return: ‘I’m Far from a Retired Fighter’

There were more than a few observers that were skeptical when Alexander Gustafsson laid his gloves down in the Octagon following a fourth-round submission defeat to Anthony Smith at UFC Stockholm on June 1. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC on ESPN+ 13 weigh-in faceoff: How did Aspen Ladd rebound from trembles?

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – After a frightening scene at official weigh-ins, Aspen Ladd looks ready to fight Germaine de Randamie on Saturday in the UFC on ESPN+ 13 main event. The record showed Ladd (8-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) hitting 135 pounds for the potential women’s bantamweight title eliminator with former UFC champ de Randamie (8-3 MMA, 5-1 […]

Mike Winkeljohn: Holly Holm ‘exactly the opposite’ from Ronda Rousey after suffering KO loss  

If there’s one message Holly Holm’s head coach Mike Winkeljohn wants to share following her loss to Amanda Nunes, it’s that she will be back. Holm suffered the first knockout loss of her mixed martial arts career this past weekend when she got caught with a head kick late in the opening round of her […]

PFL Weigh-in Results: Sarah Kaufman Gets Walkover Win; Zane Kamaka Expelled from Season

The Professional Fighters League 2019 campaign continues to roll on, and the majority of the competitors set for the promotion’s fourth regular season event hit their contracted weights. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

PFL Weigh-in Results: Sara Kaufman Gets Walkover Win; Zane Kamaka Expelled from Season

The Professional Fighters League 2019 campaign continues to roll on, and the majority of the competitors set for the promotion’s fourth regular season event hit their contracted weights. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Chad Mendes announces retirement from MMA

Former UFC featherweight title challenger Chad Mendes has announced his retirement from MMA, according to a report by ESPN. The former NCAA All-American wrestler at Cal Poly and Team Alpha Male standout retires with a record of 18-5. After winning his first five pro bouts on the regional circuit, the fighter nicknamed “Money” signed with […]

Former UFC title contender Chad Mendes announces his retirement from MMA

Three-time UFC title contender Chad Mendes has decided to call it a career. On Tuesday, Mendes announced that he was retiring from mixed martial arts after taking time to mull over his decision following a loss in his last fight to Alexander Volkanovski last December. “I wanted to step away for a little bit and […]

Dariush vs Klose Removed From UFC Sacramento

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Gilbert Melendez won’t say ‘retirement,’ but plans to step back from fighting

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez will turn his focus away from fighting after a loss to Arnold Allen at UFC 239. “I’m looking forward to now investing more of my time into my team and of course I will continue my studies as a student of martial arts,” Melendez wrote today on Instagram. “The […]

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

UFC 239: The View From The North

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UFC 239 faceoffs: Watch the stars from a stacked lineup come together at media day

LAS VEGAS – All 24 fighters for UFC 239 faced off during Thursday’s media day festivities. Although the top three fights on the bill are receiving the most attention, there are a number of notable fights scheduled for the International Fight Week cornerstone, and the athletes from those matchups finally got a chance to size […]

MMA Junkie Rankings Report, July 2: Breaking down the aftermath from UFC Minneapolis

The UFC’s return to Minneapolis didn’t feature any title fights, but there were two crucial bouts at each end of the weight-class spectrum. In the UFC on ESPN 3 main event at Target Center this past Saturday, Francis Ngannou (14-3 MMA, 9-2 UFC) took out former heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos (21-6 MMA, 15-5 UFC) […]

Thiago Santos says lessons learned from losses brought him to UFC 239 title fight vs. Jon Jones

Thiago Santos is facing a tall order Saturday when he takes on Jon Jones for the UFC’s light heavyweight title, and thinks now is the perfect time to challenge for the belt. Santos has the opportunity of a lifetime when he headlines UFC 239 against Jones for the light heavyweight championship at T-Mobile Arena in […]

5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN 3: Ngannou’s title shot, ‘Joey Two Times’ and more

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN 3 in Minneapolis? Here’s a few post-fight musings … * * * * * 1. Francis Ngannou is truly title-ready this time You won’t convince me that Francis Ngannou was rushed into his first UFC title fight, but there’s definitely a different vibe around the heavyweight terror as […]

Junior Albini takes lessons from Brendan Loughnane and ‘The Korean Zombie’ to UFC Minneapolis

Junior Albini believes he has learned some valuable lessons watching other athletes compete inside the Octagon. Brendan Loughnane is one of the best prospects to come out of the European circuit in recent times, but UFC president Dana White chose not to sign him after he decided to go for a takedown with ten seconds […]

Murdock vs Griffin Removed From UFC Minneapolis

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