Ryan Hall shares matchmaking thought, proposes ‘Fight Island’ bout with Dan Ige in January

Ryan Hall is not the calling out type but, with the in-form featherweight struggling to secure fights recently, “The Wizard” has offered a matchmaking suggestion in an attempt to conjure up an early-2021 bout. Winner of Season 22 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” Hall (8-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) has won his first four UFC fights using […]

Brian Ortega explains oversized cup at UFC Fight Island 6

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images UFC featherweight Brian Ortega got MMA fans talking at UFC Fight Island 6, and not just because he delivered a commanding performance against Chan Sung Jung. Ortega’s oversized cup was the subject of much curiosity during the five-round fight earlier this month in Abu Dhabi, and he […]

Casey Kenney’s Fight Island Wishes Came True

Casey Kenney was hoping to return to Fight Island for a second fight after his first bout on Oct. 4. He got his wish Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Nathaniel Wood not on ‘Fight Island’ for the jet skis, ready to bring A-game to UFC 254

ABU DHABI – Former Cage Warriors bantamweight champion Nathaniel Wood says he’s seen other fighters enjoying the trappings of life on “Fight Island,” but he’s all business ahead of his upcoming fight. England’s Wood (17-4 MMA, 4-1 UFC) takes on Casey Kenney (15-2-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) in a 140-pound catchweight bout on the preliminary card […]

After UFC Fight Island 6 win, James Krause responds to ‘clown’ Joaquin Buckley: ‘He can get it too… easy work’

ABU DHABI — After his UFC Fight Island 6 win, James Krause breaks down his performance, what’s next, his response to Joaquin Buckley, and much more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

UFC Fight Island 6 Scorecard

See which fighters were the big winners from UFC Fight Island 6 in Abu Dhabi: Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

UFC Fight Island 6 medicial suspensions: Two fighters receive potential six-month layoffs

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Should Brian Ortega get booked to fight Alexander Volkanovski in early 2021, he will be cleared and ready for action. Ortega defeated The Korean Zombie with a one-sided unanimous decision in the main event of UFC Fight Island 6 this past weekend in Abu Dhabi. UFC president […]

On to the Next One: Matches to make after UFC Fight Island 6

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images In the 14th episode of On to the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee Lee put on their matchmaker hats following Saturday night’s UFC Fight Island 6 event in Abu Dhabi. Future fights were discussed for headliners Brian Ortega—who earned a dominant unanimous […]

UFC Fight Island 6 Bonus Coverage

See which fighters earned a bonus on UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs Korean Zombie: Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Video: Fares Ziam calls out Bobby Green following UFC Fight Island 6 win

ABU DHABI — Lightweight Fares Ziam spoke with reporters backstage on Yas Island following his unanimous decision win over Jamie Mullarkey at UFC Fight Island 6 and discussed getting his first UFC win, hoping to train at American Kickboxing Academy once he can travel to the U.S., wanting to fight Bobby Green, and more. View […]

Video: UFC Fight Island 6 post-fight show with Calvin Kattar

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images With UFC Fight Island 6 in the books, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and E. Casey Leydon are joined by No. 6 ranked UFC featherweight Calvin Kattar to break down the top storylines from Saturday’s event in Abu Dhabi, including Brian Ortega’s unanimous decision win over The Korean […]

UFC Fight Island 6 bonuses: Jessica Andrade, Jimmy Crute make list with first-round punch-outs

Jessica Andrade | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Jessica Andrade added another bonus check to her impressive collection on Saturday. The former strawweight champion made an immediate impact on the 125-pound division as she crushed No. 1 contender Katlyn Chookagian with body shots to earn a TKO victory with five seconds remaining […]

UFC Fight Island 6 video: Jessica Andrade finishes Katlyn Chookagian in first round with punishing body shots

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images In her flyweight debut, Jessica Andrade took out the No. 1 ranked fighter in the division and simultaneously served notice to champion Valentina Shevchenko that she’s got a new challenger. After previously competing at bantamweight and winning the strawweight championship, Andrade decided to test herself at 125 […]

UFC Fight Island 6 Official Scorecards

See How The Judges Scored Every Round Of UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs Korean Zombie Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Video: With COVID-19 behind him, James Krause details road to short notice fight with Claudio Silva at UFC Fight Island 6

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting James Krause is certainly no stranger to jumping on a short notice opportunity and will do so once again this weekend. Krause steps in on two week’s notice to face Claudio Silva at Saturday’s UFC Fight Island 6 event in Abu Dhabi. In his most recent appearance, the 34-year-old went up […]

UFC Fight Island 6 predictions

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Is Brian Ortega vs. “The Korean Zombie” the greatest non-title featherweight bout in UFC history? Consider what these two beasts bring to the table. Quick-strike knockout power. Creative submission games. Inhuman endurance. Sheer hunger. That last aspect is important. It’s been almost 700 days since Ortega last fought and 10 months […]

UFC Fight Island 6 Results: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC MMA Fighting has UFC Fight Island 6 results for the Ortega vs. Jung fight card in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, live blogs of the top two fights, and live UFC Fight Island 6 Twitter updates. The scheduled main event features a featherweight showdown between Brian Ortega and “The Korean Zombie” […]

UFC Fight Island 6: Ortega vs The Korean Zombie Results

UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs The Korean Zombie live results, winner interviews, and more from UFC Fight Island. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Video: UFC Fight Island 6 preview show

With UFC Fight Island 6 just hours away, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Jose Youngs and Alexander K. Lee break down the top storylines of Saturday’s event in Abu Dhabi, including the featherweight headliner between Brian Ortega and The Korean Zombie. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

UFC Fight Island 6 weigh-in results: Brian Ortega, Korean Zombie make weight for No. 1 contender’s bout

Brian Ortega | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC Neither Brian Ortega nor “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung were on championship weight, but both are ready to compete for a No. 1 contender’s spot. The top-ranked featherweights both weighed in at 146 pounds Friday morning for the main event of UFC Fight Island 6, which […]

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