Florida Fight Reminds Roberts How Far He’s Come

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Andrei Arlovski knows his ‘window’ is closing, but he’s having too much fun to leave just yet

Andrei Arlovski understands if you wonder why he’s still hanging around. The former UFC heavyweight champion just celebrated his 40th birthday in February and is in the midst of a three-fight slump, yet 2018 tied his own personal record for the most active campaign of his entire mixed martial arts career. Not since 2000, the […]

Justin Gaethje on fighting Nurmagomedov: ‘He’s not going to go out there and dominate me in a wrestling match’

Justin Gaethje scored perhaps the most impressive victory of his career last month when he knocked out Edson Barboza with a wicked first-round punch at UFC Philadelphia. The win gave Gaethje back-to-back knockouts following a similar performance last August against James Vick — and in today’s UFC climate, where the manner an athlete wins is […]

Morning Report: Paulie Malignaggi on Conor McGregor: ‘Once I put his boy in a coma, he’s gonna want to fight me’

For the last two years, former world champion boxer Paulie Malignaggi has been beefing with Conor McGregor and the entire SBG Ireland fight team. But with Thursday’s announcement that Malignaggi would be facing Artem Lobov in a bare knuckle boxing match at Bare Knuckle FC in June, “Magic Man” looks to finally have his chance […]

Dustin Poirier Is Done Proving Himself, He’s Here For The Belt

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Colby Covington Believes He’s ‘Living Rent-Free’ in the Head of Kamaru Usman

Outspoken Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight Colby Covington is set to become Kamaru Usman’s opponent in his first 170-pound title defense when the pair finally meet later this year. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jose Aldo ‘still can’t say’ if he’s going to fight at UFC 237 because of knee infection

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo discusses his recent hospitalization due to a knee infection, whether the issue will keep him out of his UFC 237 fight against Alexander Volkanovski, his future plans, Conor McGregor, and much more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

UFC Philadelphia: Ray Borg gives update on newborn son, how he’s changed since health scare

WILMINGTON, Del. – One year ago, Ray Borg might have been down in the dumps about another opponent switch on five days’ notice. Now, it barely registers. “At the point I’m in my life, I don’t give a damn any more,” Borg (11-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) told MMA Junkie before a meeting with two-division LFA […]

Ben Askren responds to plans he’s fighting Jorge Masvidal next: ‘I said yes, he doesn’t want to do it’

Following Ben Askren’s controversial first-round submission win over Robbie Lawler at UFC 235 earlier this month, UFC President Dana White made it known he wanted an immediate rematch booked as soon as possible. However, just a few weeks later, White has changed his tune. “[Lawler vs. Askren 2] is the fight that I want to […]

Ronda Rousey: If Conor McGregor wants to retire forever, ‘he’s more than earned it’

UFC President Dana White isn’t the only one who believes Conor McGregor’s retirement makes sense. Ronda Rousey is right there with him. McGregor, the former UFC two-division champion, shocked the sports world early Tuesday morning when, in the wee hours, he made a “quick announcement” on Twitter declaring himself retired from MMA. “Hey guys quick […]

Conor McGregor tweets he’s ‘decided to retire’ from MMA

Conor McGregor tweeted what appeared to be a retirement announcement Monday night, though it’s unclear if that is his true intention. “Hey guys quick announcement, I’ve decided to retire from the sport formally known as “Mixed Martial Art” today,” McGregor wrote in the post. “I wish all my old colleagues well going forward in competition. […]

Conor McGregor Tweets ‘Quick Announcement’ That He’s Retired from Mixed Martial Arts

For the second time in his combat sports career, Conor McGregor has used Twitter to send the MMA community into a frenzy with a retirement announcement. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Losing to Aaron Pico pushed Bellator 219’s Shane Kruchten to ‘a dark place,’ but he’s back

Shane Kruchten officially has been a Bellator fighter for more than 15 months. His total fight time, though, officially adds up to 37 seconds. That’s how long it took Aaron Pico to knock out Kruchten in his first and only promotional appearance. The win brought Pico’s Bellator record to 2-1 and served as fuel to […]

With all the shake-ups at welterweight, Stephen Thompson eager to remind everyone that he’s still there

If the recent shake-ups in the UFC’s welterweight division mean better routes for bygone contenders to return, count Stephen Thompson among the reborn. After a draw and a majority decision loss, “Wonderboy” didn’t have a clear path back to a title under Tyron Woodley’s rule. Yet now that Kamaru Usman is trotting around with the […]

Curtis Blaydes: Justin Willis thinks he’s Colby Covington with Francis Ngannou’s skill, but he’s not

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Curtis Blaydes is letting Justin Willis’ trash talk ahead of UFC on ESPN+ 6 motivate him rather than negatively impact him. In the weeks leading up to their heavyweight showdown, Willis (8-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) has taken every opportunity to put Blaydes (10-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) on blast. Willis has said both […]

Conor McGregor Says He’s in ‘Negotiations’ with UFC for Possible July Bout

Conor McGregor and the Ultimate Fighting Championship are still working on booking the former two-division champion for a fight this summer. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC President Dana White says he’s signed new seven-year contract to keep role

UFC President Dana White won’t be leaving his role with the company any time soon. White today revealed that he’s signed a new seven-year deal with UFC parent company Endeavor that will keep him as president of the leading MMA organization. He shared the news in an interview with Megan Olivi discussing the promotion’s contract […]

Monday Morning Analyst: Jorge Masvidal’s KO of Darren Till proves he’s an elite technician

On this edition of the Monday Morning Analyst, Luke Thomas examines how Jorge Masvidal defeated Darren Till at UFC London, but also what the victory shows is happening among elite fighters. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Dana White Says He’s Signed Contract Extension to Remain as UFC President

The Ultimate Fighting Championship extended its contract with ESPN on Monday, and it seems as though Dana White also got a new deal to remain as UFC president in conjunction with that announcement. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White says he’s extended his contract with the UFC for seven more years

Dana White is going to be the face of the UFC for the foreseeable future. The UFC president told Megan Olivi in an interview posted Monday to the UFC’s YouTube channel that he has extended his deal with the promotion for seven more years. White’s extension seems to have come in accordance with the UFC […]

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