Alex Perez sees ‘Fight of the Night’ with Jordan Espinosa at UFC on ESPN+ 24

RALEIGH, N.C. – Alex Perez is putting the onus on Jordan Espinosa to bring the fight at UFC on ESPN+ 24, because it could bring both some extra cash. Perez (22-5 MMA, 4-1 UFC) considers himself an action fighter, and said he sees Espinosa (14-6 MMA, 1-1 UFC) in the same light. Should both men […]

UFC, Strikeforce Veteran Jordan Mein Signs with Bellator MMA

Former UFC and Strikeforce competitor Jordan Mein has signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. View full post on Recent News on

Jordan Mein signs multi-year deal with Bellator

Jordan Mein | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The Bellator welterweight division has added another veteran. Jordan Mein (31-12) has signed a multi-fight deal with the promotion, MMA Fighting confirmed with officials following an initial report by TSN. The 30-year-old most recently fought for the UFC in July 2018. His Bellator debut has not been finalized. […]

Bellator 233: Unbeaten Jordan Young looking to show his worth before free agency

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Jordan Young is putting a little pressure on himself heading into Bellator 233 on Friday night. Young (11-0 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) not only puts his perfect record overall, and in Bellator, on the line against Julius Anglickas (7-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) in a light heavyweight fight, but he’ll be fighting out his […]

Chas Skelly vs. Jordan Griffin added to UFC Vancouver

Chas Skelly (pictured) fights Jordan Griffin in a featherweight bout at UFC Vancouver on Sept. 14 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC is giving Chas Skelly vs. Jordan Griffin another go. Originally scheduled for UFC on ESPN 3 on June 29, officials announced Thursday that Skelly (17-4) and Griffin (17-6) will now fight in […]

Matt Schnell believes win over Jordan Espinosa at UFC on ESPN 5 puts him in flyweight title mix

With the UFC’s flyweight division seemingly revived, Matt Schnell is moving back down to 125 for a shot to enter title contention. Schnell (13-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC) meets Jordan Espinosa (14-5 MMA, 1-0 UFC) on Saturday at UFC on ESPN 5, which takes place at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The entire card airs on […]

Jordan Young returns to face Joel Bauman at Bellator 224 in Oklahoma

Rising Bellator light heavyweight Jordan Young finally is back. After seven months away from competition, Young (10-0 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) will return to take on promotional newcomer Joel Bauman (3-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) at Bellator 224, a promotion official told MMA Junkie on Monday. Bellator 224 takes place July 12 at WinStar World Casino in […]

Undefeated Jordan Young to Face Joel Bauman at Bellator 224 on July 12

Undefeated light heavyweight prospect Jordan Young will return to action for the first time in seven months when he meets Joel Bauman at Bellator 224. View full post on Recent News on

Vince Murdock Out of UFC Minneapolis Fight vs. Jordan Griffin

UFC on ESPN 3 in Minneapolis has taken a hit. View full post on Recent News on

Newcomers step in to fight Ricardo Ramos, Jordan Griffin at UFC Minneapolis

Ricardo Ramos and Jordan Griffin have new opponents for UFC Minneapolis on June 29, the promotion announced. Ramos, originally slated to face Sergio Pettis in a bantamweight clash, will now take on Journey Newson. Griffin, previously booked against Chas Skelly, now faces featherweight Vince Murdock. The Fight Night event takes place at Target Center in […]

Matt Schnell vs. Jordan Espinosa Slated for UFC on ESPN 5

Another flyweight fight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship has been booked, as Matt Schnell will take on Jordan Espinosa at UFC on ESPN 5. View full post on Recent News on

Matt Schnell vs. Jordan Espinosa set for UFC on ESPN 5

The UFC isn’t done with the men’s flyweight division, and here’s more proof. A freshly inked 125-pound bout between Matt Schnell and Jordan Espinosa is set for August 3 at UFC on ESPN 5, two people with knowledge of the situation told MMA Junkie. They asked to remain anonymous since the UFC has yet to […]

UFC on ESPN 3: Chas Skelly says he’s injured, out of Jordan Griffin fight in Minneapolis

Gallery Bobby Moffett def. Chas Skelly at UFC Fight Night 139: Best photos view 8 images Chas Skelly’s hope for his first win in nearly two and a half years apparently will have to wait. Skelly (17-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) on Monday said an injury has knocked him out of his UFC on ESPN 3 […]

Jordan Burroughs willing to consider competing in MMA after 2020 Olympics

The sight of Jordan Burroughs making a ragdoll of undefeated UFC fighter Ben Askren had a lot of folks wondering: What would it look like if Burroughs made the transition from wrestling to MMA himself? A two-time Olympian, Burroughs captured a gold medal at the 2012 games in London and was also a two-time national […]

The MMA Hour with Alexander Volkanovski, Jordan Burroughs, Duke Roufus, Monday Morning Analyst, Sound Off and more at 12 p.m. ET

12 p.m.: Show open. After a brief introduction, I’ll make the case to the skeptics that slams are a valuable and useful tool in MMA on the Monday Morning Analyst. Following Jessica Andrade’s win over Rose Namajunas at UFC 237, this is as important as ever 12:40 p.m.: 5 minutes on the clock. All of […]

Hot Tweets: Jordan Burroughs in the UFC and who is the worst UFC champion ever

On Saturday night, the UFC and Bellator go head-to-head in a rare Saturday double event. Even more rare, the Bellator card is arguably the stronger one. So instead of talking about any of those great fights, let’s discuss Jordan Burroughs coming to the UFC and who was a terrible UFC champion. Jordan Burroughs in the […]

Morning Report: Dana White says he’s ‘very interested’ in having Jordan Burroughs fight in the UFC

Monday night, Ben Askren returned to the wrestling mats for the annual Beat the Streets competition, a charity event that raises money for youth outreach programs in underserved communities. In the main event of the evening, Askren, a former Olympian himself, faced four-time world champion and Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs; it went as one […]

Dana White says he’s ‘very interested’ in a Jordan Burroughs UFC fight

If Jordan Burroughs is serious about wanting an MMA fight, then UFC president Dana White would welcome him to the octagon. Burroughs is one of the most decorated champions in U.S. amateur wrestling history, as the former Nebraska standout has won five world championships and a gold medal at 74 kg at the 2012 Olympic […]

UFC Boss ‘Very Interested’ in Olympic Gold Medalist Jordan Burroughs Fighting MMA

On Monday, Jordan Burroughs rolled to an easy victory over a top UFC welterweight in an exhibition wrestling match. Naturally, there’s interest to see if he could do the same in the Octagon. View full post on Recent News on

Ben Askren shut out, loses wrestling match to Jordan Burroughs by technical fall

The wrestling match between Jordan Burroughs and Ben Askren wasn’t even over yet, and Flo Wrestling commentator Mark Bader stated the obvious based on what he’d seen. “What we’ve learned so far is that Jordan Burroughs is a better wrestler than Ben Askren,” Bader said. “Which I think we already knew.” It was 5-0 at […]

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