Alexander Gustafsson to end retirement, books July 25 fight with Fabricio Werdum on ‘Fight Island’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Alexander Gustafsson’s retirement is ending, and will be trying a new weight class on for size. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that Gustafsson will take on former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum at the UFC’s “Fight Island” event on July 25. The location of “Fight […]

Carla Esparza Booked Against Marina Rodriguez on July 15 Wednesday UFC Card

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to come back on a Wednesday in July, and the first fight for that event has been announced. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Kelvin Gastelum-Jack Hermansson Middleweight Pairing Slated for July 18 Event

A big middleweight tilt is headed towards a Ultimate Fighting Championship Fight Night in July. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Magomed Bibulatov to Face Nikita Chistyakov at ACA 107 on July 24

Former UFC fighter Magomed Bibulatov will compete on the undercard of an upcoming Absolute Championship Akhmat event in July. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jessica Andrade, Rose Namajunas Agree to July 11 Rematch

After a lengthy and understandable delay, Ultimate Fighting Championship has re-booked a high-stakes strawweight rematch. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Carla Esparza vs. Marina Rodriguez set for UFC’s July 15 card

A battle between the inaugural UFC strawweight champion and one of the division’s rising stars has been set. Carla Esparza will take on Marina Rodriguez in a matchup at the UFC’s July 15 event. MMA Junkie confirmed the booking through sources with knowledge of the bout an initial Wednesday report by ESPN. A location for […]

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Jack Hermansson added to July 18 event on ‘Fight Island’

Kelvin Gastelum will return to action this summer. The middleweight contender meets Jack Hermansson on July 18 in a card set to take place on the UFC’s “Fight Island,” the location of which has yet to be disclosed. MMA Junkie confirmed the fight with sources with knowledge of the situation after an initial Wednesday report by ESPN. […]

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Jack Hermansson agreed for UFC Fight Island on July 18

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A middleweight clash between Kelvin Gastelum and Jack Hermansson has been agreed for the upcoming UFC Fight Night card on July 18 with the show expected to take place on “Fight Island.” Multiple sources confirmed the matchup to MMA Fighting on Wednesday following an initial report from ESPN. Gastelum will be […]

Carla Esparza faces Marina Rodriguez in July after inking new four-fight deal with UFC

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Former UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza has inked a new four-fight deal with the promotion and already agreed to her next fight. Esparza is set to face Marina Rodriguez on an upcoming UFC Fight Night card in July with the event expected to take place on “Fight Island.” Both fighters have […]

Absolute Championship Akhmat to Resume Events in July

After a brief hiatus due to the coronavirus, Absolute Championship Akhmat will be putting on events in the near future. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas 2 in the works for UFC event on July 11

Zuffa LLC via Getty Images A rematch between former strawweight champion Jessica Andrade and Rose Namajunas is currently in the works for the upcoming UFC event on July 11. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that verbal agreements are in place for the matchup, though no contracts have been […]

Report: Darren Till vs. Robert Whittaker verbal agreements in place for July 25 UFC event

Darren Till and Robert Whittaker reportedly are close to finalizing their rebooking date. A matchup originally scheduled to headline the UFC’s return to Dublin on Aug. 15, Till (18-2-1 MMA, 6-2-1 UFC) vs. Whittaker (20-5 MMA, 11-3 UFC) now likely will take place July 25, according to a report by Brazilian outlet Combate on Thursday. […]

Report: Robert Whittaker-Darren Till Middleweight Headliner Targeted for July 25

An upcoming July event for the Ultimate Fighting Championship now has a high-stakes headliner. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

KSW returns with lightweight title unification fight on July 11 in Warsaw, Poland

Photo courtesy of KSW KSW is ready to return to action. After cancelling their most recently scheduled show in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, the promotion is set to get back to business on July 11 with a show in Warsaw, Poland that will be held in a studio without an audience in attendance. […]

Ciryl Gane vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov Rescheduled for UFC Event on July 11

Ciryl Gane will square off against Shamil Abdurakhimov at an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on July 11. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Alexandre Pantoja to Face Askar Askarov at UFC Event on July 18

A pivotal flyweight duel pitting Alexandre Pantoja against Askar Askarov has been booked for July 18. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Frankie Edgar Set for Bantamweight Debut vs. Pedro Munhoz at UFC Event on July 11

Frankie Edgar will make his first Octagon foray against Pedro Munhoz at an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on July 11. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Alexandre Pantoja vs. Askar Askarov targeted for July 18 UFC event

Alexandre Pantoja will return to the octagon against undefeated flyweight Askar Askarov in July. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Top-ranked flyweights Alexandre Pantoja and Askar Askarov will collide in the UFC octagon on July 18, multiple people with knowledge of the booking confirmed to MMA Fighting after Askarov announced it on social media. The summer […]

Pedro Munhoz vs. Frankie Edgar targeted for UFC event on July 11

Frankie Edgar (pictured) will finally make his bantamweight debut in July. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Frankie Edgar has a date and opponent targeted for his bantamweight debut. “The Answer” and Pedro Munhoz have agreed to a 135-pound clash at UFC’s upcoming card on July 11, multiple sources told MMA Fighting. The UFC has to […]

Report: Deiveson Figueiredo to Rematch Joseph Benavidez for the Flyweight Belt on July 18

The vacant Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight throne will be up for grabs this summer. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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