Scott Coker: ‘Ryan Bader is the Best Heavyweight Fighter on the Planet’

After Stipe Miocic stopped Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 241, many took to social media to declare the Cleveland native to be the greatest heavyweight of all-time. Yet, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker thinks otherwise, as he believes Ryan Bader is. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 241 salaries: Stipe Miocic wins back heavyweight title, cashes biggest payday on entire card

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Stipe Miocic is leaving California with the heavyweight title and the biggest payday for any fighter competing at UFC 241 in Anaheim. Following a fourth-round knockout against Daniel Cormier in the main event, Miocic was paid an event high $750,000 according to salaries released by the California State Athletic Commission in […]

Jon Jones comments on UFC 241 main event: ‘Stipe is hands down the greatest heavyweight of all time’

Jon Jones | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting There were plenty of story lines going into Daniel Cormier’s rematch with Stipe Miocic at UFC 241, but after seeing Miocic finish Cormier with strikes to avenge a loss in their first meeting, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones only sees one point worth emphasizing. That being that […]

Stipe Miocic Regains Heavyweight Crown, Dethrones Daniel Cormier in UFC 241 Headliner

Stipe Miocic punches out Daniel Cormier to regain the heavyweight title in the UFC 241 main event. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Undefeated: A Look Back At DC’s Heavyweight Run

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UFC 241 Weigh-in Results: Heavyweight Title Fight Set as Everyone Makes Weight

The Octagon returns to Anaheim, California, for a stacked card that will put the heavyweight belt on the line as well as the return of Nate Diaz, and every fighter has successfully hit their proper marks. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou joins ‘Fast & Furious 9’ cast

Gallery Photos: Best of Francis Ngannou view 19 images Francis Ngannou isn’t only making big waves in the cage. The top-ranked UFC heavyweight contender will take his skills to the big screen. Deadline reported that “The Predator” will join the cast of the ninth installment of the blockbuster film franchise “The Fast & the Furious.” […]

UFC Heavyweight Francis Ngannou to Have Role on Next ‘Fast & Furious’ Movie

Francis Ngannou will be the second UFC talent — and third MMA star overall — to play a part in the “Fast & Furious” franchise. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White wants Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier trilogy at heavyweight, but willing to do 205

LAS VEGAS – It’s another fight week for Daniel Cormier, and he just can’t seem to escape the mention of Jon Jones. As he heads into his rematch with Stipe Miocic (18-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) at UFC 241 on Saturday, heavyweight champion Cormier (22-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) has been flooded by the media with questions […]

Bellator 225 free fight: Watch Vitaly Minakov swarm Alexander Volkov to win heavyweight title

Vitaly Minakov carried a lot of momentum into his 2013 bout against Alexander Volkov. After he won the heavyweight tournament at Bellator 97, the Russian heavyweight took on fellow countryman and then-champion “Drago” Volkov for the title at Bellator 108. It took the 6-foot-2 big man a mere two minutes and 57 seconds into Round […]

BKFC 7 Results: Jim Alers stops Leonard Garcia, Chase Sherman wins heavyweight title

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jim Alers went full throttle at BKFC 7. The former UFC fighter stopped MMA veteran Leonard Garcia in their main event clash on Saturday night in Biloxi, Miss. From the start, Alers rushed Garcia and overwhelmed him with wild combinations, getting a quick knockdown just seconds into the fight. The story […]

Jared Rosholt Edges Satoshi Ishii to Earn Spot in PFL Heavyweight Playoffs

Jared Rosholt badly needed a win in order to squeak into the Professional Fighters League‘s heavyweight playoff bracket and in the main event of PFL 6: 2019 Regular Season. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Light Heavyweight Contenders Corey Anderson, Johnny Walker to Clash at UFC 244

A matchup of surging light heavyweight contenders is in the works for UFC 244, as Corey Anderson and Johnny Walker have verbally agreed to fight at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 2. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Derrick Lewis-Blagoy Ivanov Heavyweight Clash Nearly Finalized for UFC 244 in New York

A heavyweight showdown between Derrick Lewis and Blagoy Ivanov is nearly finalized for UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Heavyweight Prospect Tyrell Fortune Gets Spot on Bellator 225 Main Card vs. Rudy Schaffroth

Heavyweight prospect Tyrell Fortune will look to continue to build his resume in Bellator next month. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

LFA Announces Four Events in Five Weeks, Including Heavyweight Final On Sept. 27

Legacy Fighting Alliance has announced that it will hold four events in five weeks starting on Labor Day weekend. The promotion will be in four different states — California, Utah, Kansas and Minnesota – during that time. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Ryan Bader says he can ‘easily’ go between light heavyweight and heavyweight

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting BURBANK, Calif. — At Bellator media day, Ryan Bader discusses how he deals with two weight classes, why he’s a “true heavyweight” now, his opponent Cheick Kongo, and more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Jon Jones Open to Facing Cormier-Miocic Winner, but Focus is Still Light Heavyweight Reign

Many people have griped about the lack of action and excitement in the main event of UFC 239, where Jon Jones toppled Thiago Santos via split decision, but the defending light heavyweight champion was quick to scoff at his detractors. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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

Luke Rockhold wants ‘biggest’ fights at light heavyweight and Anthony Smith doesn’t qualify

Luke Rockhold will officially embark on a new career as a light heavyweight on Saturday night when he faces Jan Blachowicz on the main card at UFC 239 from Las Vegas. While this will be his first fight in the division, the former middleweight king has already rocked the boat by declaring his intention to […]

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