Anthony Joshua Outboxes Andy Ruiz Jr. to Reclaim Heavyweight World Titles

It wasn’t anywhere near as exciting and captivating as their first time locking horns, but Anthony Joshua made sure he was triumphant over Andy Ruiz Jr. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC on ESPN 7 predictions: Overeem or Rozenstruik in heavyweight clash in D.C.?

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A Jairzinho Rozenstruik win at UFC on ESPN 7 is key to the heavyweight divison’s future

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting After a rare three-week break between shows, the UFC returns to action on Dec. 7 in Washington, D.C., for a fight that looks like an established star versus newcomer main event. In reality, it’s far more than that. Alistair Overeem (45-17) is the veteran with a long history as a name […]

Andy Ruiz Jr. Gets Heavier, Anthony Joshua Slims Down Ahead of Heavyweight Rematch

Anthony Ruiz Jr. managed to shock the boxing world back in June when he knocked out Anthony Joshua in just seven rounds to win the World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation, and World Boxing Organization heavyweight titles. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

CB Dollaway exits the UFC, faces Jiri Prochazka for RIZIN light heavyweight title on Dec. 31

C.B. Dollaway’s run with the UFC has come to an end but the former Ultimate Fighter finalist won’t have to wait long for his next opportunity after booking a title fight against reigning RIZIN light heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka on Dec. 31 in Japan. The fight was announced by RIZIN on Tuesday with additional sources […]

Curtis Blaydes won’t fault Stipe Miocic going for ‘money grab’ against Tyson Fury but it still creates chaos at heavyweight 

Curtis Blaydes | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Curtis Blaydes has a main event fight coming up in January that he hopes will put him on the cusp of title contention. Fresh off back-to-back wins in the division, Blaydes will face former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos at UFC Fight Night from Raleigh, N.C., on Jan. […]

Alistair Overeem: Capturing UFC Heavyweight Gold ‘Would Be a Great Close on My Career’

Despite a lengthy career spanning multiple organizations and combat disciplines, Alistair Overeem still has a strong passion for fighting. That spirit was something that was ingrained in him long before he was collecting a paycheck for throwing punches and kicks. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

‘Jacare’ Souza Contemplating Return to 185 Pounds After Loss in Light Heavyweight Debut

Ronaldo Souza’s light heavyweight debut did not go as planned, as he dropped an underwhelming split decision to Jan Blachowicz in the UFC Fight Night 164 headliner on Nov. 16. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Deontay Wilder Flattens Luis Ortiz With One Punch, Retains WBC Heavyweight Title

Deontay Wilder promised that his initial knockout of Luis Ortiz a few years back was no fluke and he proved just that on Saturday night. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Wilder vs. Ortiz 2 Weigh-in Results: Heavyweight Rematch Set; 2 Miss Weight, 1 Fight Scratched

After the dust settled, Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz both made weight with ease for their upcoming heavyweight rematch. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Derrick Lewis Set to Welcome Ilir Latifi to the Heavyweight Division

Ilir Latifi’s heavyweight debut will happen on Feb. 8 opposite Derrick Lewis according to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Derrick Lewis expected to welcome Ilir Latifi to heavyweight at UFC card in February

Derrick Lewis | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Derrick Lewis is expected to welcome Ilir Latifi to the heavyweight division in a fight currently targeted for a UFC card on Feb. 8 that’s expected to take place in Houston, Texas. While the card hasn’t been announced by the promotion, the Feb. 8 show is rumored to […]

Anthony Johnson targeting summer UFC return, thinks he’ll have speed advantage at heavyweight

Anthony Johnson is edging closer to his octagon return. During BKFC 9 fight week, Johnson told Mac Life while he’s not back in the USADA testing pool just yet, he just needs to sit down and further discuss things with the UFC. But he thinks things are moving in the right direction. “I was trying to […]

BKFC 9 Results: Jason Knight avenges loss to Artem Lobov with fifth-round KO, Joey Beltran captures heavyweight title

Jason Knight | Ryan Loco, BKFC After failing to win over the judges the last time he fought Artem Lobov, Jason Knight made sure to take it out of their hands. “Mississippi Mean” picked up a fifth-round knockout of Lobov in the lightweight main event of Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 9 at Mississippi Coast Coliseum […]

Joey Beltran Says Winning BKFC Heavyweight Title Would Be Legacy-Defining Achievement

Joey Beltran is set to fight for the heavyweight title at Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 9 against Chase Sherman. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Bellator 234 Weigh-in Results: Kharitonov, Vassell Cleared for Heavyweight Headliner

The Bellator 234 heavyweight headliner is official, as both Sergei Kharitonov and Linton Vassell made weight without issue on Wednesday. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Corey Anderson Thinks He’s at Top of Light Heavyweight Contender Ladder

During a stretch of four fights from 2016 to 2017, Corey Anderson suffered three losses and was cast aside as another young contender not deemed quite good enough for the top of the division. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

PFL 2019, Playoffs 3 results: Heavyweight, light heavyweight finals set

The final two $1M championship fights in the PFL’s season-ending bash on Dec. 31 are now set, after the third and final set of quarterfinal and semifinal round matches went down on Thursday night in Las Vegas. At light heavyweight, Emiliano Sordi will meet Jordan Johnson on the New Year’s Eve card at the Hulu […]

Heavyweight Boxing Star Tyson Fury Teases Mixed Martial Arts Debut

British boxing heavyweight star Tyson Fury has revealed that he will be making his mixed martial arts debut by the end of the year and says he will be training with none other than former Ultimate Fighting Championship two-division king Conor McGregor to prepare for the bout. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Heavyweight Prospect Ciryl Gane Plans to ‘Show More’ in Next Octagon Appearance

Ciryl Gane was completely dominant in his second Octagon appearance, as he overwhelmed Don’Tale Mayes en route to a third-round submission at UFC Fight Night 162 in Singapore on Saturday. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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