MMA Junkie’s ‘Fight of the Month’ for July: The flyweights deliver again

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best fights from July 2019: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner of MMA Junkie’s “Fight of the Month” award for July. At the bottom of the post, let us know if we got it right by […]

MMA Junkie’s ‘Knockout of the Month’ for July: A flying knee ends an undefeated streak

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best knockouts from July 2019: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner of MMA Junkie’s “Knockout of the Month” award for July. At the bottom of the post, let us know if we got it right by […]

USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, July 30: What was the fallout from UFC 240?

UFC 240 featured a string of impressive performance. The event in Edmonton saw UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway add, well, another feather to his cap, as he earned a decisive five-round victory over well-regarded former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar. Cris Cyborg answered the skeptics in her first fight since getting knocked out by Amanda […]

MMA’s week out of the cage: #BottleCapChallenge explodes, Fourth of July celebrations

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA. In an individual competition in which nearly every athlete is chasing the same goal of financial success and championship glory, it’s important for fighters to provide insight […]

Rizin Adds Trio of Bouts to July Card Including Debut of Ivan Shtyrkov

Rizin Fighting Federation is putting together quite a card for the end of July, adding three more fights to an already solid lineup. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White Lookin’ for a Fight returns July 8

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Scrotum injury survivor Bryce Mitchell offers fitting 4th of July safety advice

While Bryce Mitchell is well versed in what to do inside the cage, he’s also an expert at what not to do outside of it. Last year, the UFC featherweight suffered a gruesome injury after his power drill became tangled in his scrotum. Mitchell hasn’t shied away from sharing his traumatic experience with the world, […]

MMA Junkie Rankings Report, July 2: Breaking down the aftermath from UFC Minneapolis

The UFC’s return to Minneapolis didn’t feature any title fights, but there were two crucial bouts at each end of the weight-class spectrum. In the UFC on ESPN 3 main event at Target Center this past Saturday, Francis Ngannou (14-3 MMA, 9-2 UFC) took out former heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos (21-6 MMA, 15-5 UFC) […]

USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, July 2: Ngannou climbs, Benavidez enters P4P list

Gallery Francis Ngannou def. Junior Dos Santos at UFC on ESPN 3: Best photos view 11 images A pair of potential title eliminators were at the top of the bill of the UFC’s long-awaited return to Minneapolis this past Saturday. In the UFC on ESPN 3 main event at Target Center, Francis Ngannou (14-3 MMA, […]

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 Sherdog.com

UFC International Fight week Takes Over Las Vegas July 3-7

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Karl Roberson Now Faces Wellington Turman at UFC Sacramento on July 13

Karl Roberson has a new opponent for his UFC Sacramento bout. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 239 Update: Melissa Gatto, Julia Avila to Square Off in Las Vegas on July 6

After a brief delay, Melissa Gatto will make her Octagon debut against Julia Avila at UFC 239. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC To Return To San Antonio July 20

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Rizin FF 17 set for July 28, initial bouts include UFC vet Ulka Sasaki

Following this past weekend’s Rizin FF 16 event, the promotion has announced its next card will take place in July. Promotion officials revealed Rizin FF 17 will take place July 28 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Initial contests for the card include lightweights Mikuru Asakura (10-1) vs. Yusuke Yachi (20-8), bantamweights Yuki Motoya […]

UFC Returns to Sacramento, July 13 At Golden 1 Center

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Kristina Williams vs. Juliana Velasquez Slated for Bellator 224 on July 12

A women’s flyweight bout pitting Kristina Williams against Juliana Velasquez has been added to the Bellator 224 lineup. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Cris ‘Cyborg,’ Felicia Spencer Likely to Meet in UFC 240 Co-Headliner on July 27

It appears that UFC 240 has its co-headliner, as Cristiane Justino and Felicia Spencer are likely to meet at the July 27 event in Edmonton. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Featherweights Mirsad Bektic, Josh Emmett Booked for UFC Sacramento on July 13

An intriguing featherweight bout between Mirsad Bektic and Josh Emmett has been confirmed for UFC Sacramento, according to MMAjunkie.com and

Bryan Caraway to make Battlefield FC debut in July

Longtime UFC bantamweight contender Bryan Caraway has a new home. South Korean promotion Battlefield Fighting Championship announced that Caraway (21-9) will fight Raja Shippen (18-11-1) at Battlefield FC 2 on July 27 at Sheraton Grand Macau Hotel in Macau, China. Also official for Battlefield FC 2 is a lightweight bout between UFC veterans Will Brooks […]

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