MMA Junkie’s ‘Fight of the Month’ for June: A wild comeback with historic consequences

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

MMA Junkie’s Fights Passed: The craziest combat sports highlights for the week ending June 30

UFC Fight Pass prides itself on delivering an incredibly robust lineup of combat sports offerings – but how can anyone watch it all? You don’t have to – let us do it for you. In this week’s edition of “Fights Passed,” MMA Junkie lead staff reporter John Morgan takes a look back at the best […]

MMA Junkie’s ‘Knockout of the Month’ for June: A crushing head kick by a champ

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

MMA Junkie’s Fights Passed: The craziest combat sports highlights for the week ending June 23

UFC Fight Pass prides itself on delivering an incredibly robust lineup of combat sports offerings – but how can anyone watch it all? You don’t have to – let us do it for you. In this week’s edition of “Fights Passed,” MMA Junkie lead staff reporter John Morgan takes a look back at the best […]

MMA Junkie’s Fights Passed: The craziest combat sports highlights for the week ending June 16

UFC Fight Pass prides itself on delivering an incredibly robust lineup of combat sports offerings – but how can anyone watch it all? You don’t have to – let us do it for you. In the inaugural edition of “Fights Passed,” MMA Junkie lead staff reporter John Morgan takes a look back at the best […]

MMA Junkie’s Fights Passed: A look back at combat sports highlights for the week ending June 16

UFC Fight Pass prides itself on delivering an incredibly robust lineup of combat sports offerings – but how can anyone watch it all? You don’t have to – let us do it for you. In the inaugural edition of “Fights Passed,” MMA Junkie lead staff reporter John Morgan takes a look back at the best […]

USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, June 11: New champ-champ Henry Cejudo soars

It almost goes without saying that Henry Cejudo now finds himself No. 1 atop two divisions in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings. The UFC flyweight champion added the bantamweight belt to his collection with his sensational victory over Marlon Moraes at UFC 238. But the question which remained was this: How high would […]

MMA Junkie Rankings Report, June 11: UFC 238 aftermath

UFC 238 was an eventful evening. A new champion was crowned in Chicago’s United Center on Saturday night, with flyweight titleholder and Olympic wrestling gold medalist Henry Cejudo adding to his list of combat sports accomplishments by claiming the vacant bantamweight belt with a win over Marlon Moraes. Women’s flyweight queen Valentina Shevchenko, meanwhile, sent […]

John Lineker, Rob Font Booked for Rematch at UFC Greenville on June 22

John Lineker and Rob Font will square off for a second time at UFC Greenville on June 22. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

John Linker, Rob Font Booked for Rematch at UFC Greenville on June 22

John Lineker and Rob Font will square off for a second time at UFC Greenville on June 22. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie MMA rankings, June 4: Anthony Smith makes big leap

Anthony Smith can’t be denied anymore. When he defeated Volkan Oezdemir last October, we denied Smith a huge jump up in the light heavyweight rankings since he’d barely joined the division four months earlier. But now five fights into his tenure at 205 pounds, it’s clear Smith is among the elite after his latest finish. […]

The 10 Best Fights In June

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‘Bigfoot’ Silva’s daughter returns for second amateur MMA bout in June

Anne Ribeiro will enter a mixed martial arts cage for a second time on June 23, taking on Nicole Fisher in a 135-pound amateur bout at XFN 24 in Florida, the promotion announced. Ribeiro, the daughter of former UFC heavyweight title contender Antonio Silva, made her amateur MMA debut in March, losing a close split […]

Jesse Hart vs. Sullivan Barrera Set as Co-Main Bout for Fury vs. Schwarz on June 15

Jesse “Hollywood” Hart will face Sullivan Barrera in a 10-round light heavyweight bout on June 15 at the famed MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

The Great Divide: Is Artem Lobov vs. Paulie Malignaggi the biggest fight in June?

The Great Divide is a reoccurring feature here at MMA Fighting in which our own Shaun Al-Shatti and Chuck Mindenhall debate a topic in the world of MMA — whether it’s news, a fight, a crazy thing somebody did, a crazy thing somebody didn’t do, or some moral dilemma threatening the very foundation of the […]

Middleweight Prospect Fabian Edwards Gets Fight at Bellator London on June 22

Fabian Edwards will square off against Jonathan Bosuku at Bellator London on June 22. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jorge Masvidal to face Anthony Pettis in jiu-jitsu match on June 15

The two ranked UFC welterweights will battle on a streaming PPV show that also includes Yoel Romero. Two of the UFC’s top-rated welterweights will be going at it in four weeks, but not in the Octagon. DT Promotions out of Pensacola, Fla., has announced Jorge Masvidal (33-13) vs. Anthony Pettis (22-8) in a grappling match […]

Combate Americas Announces New Headliner for June 7 Arizona Card

A new bantamweight main event has been announced today for Combate Americas‘ June 7 card that takes place in Tucson, Arizona. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Brandon Moreno signs with LFA, set to challenge for flyweight title in June

Brandon Moreno’s next fight is going to be for a world title. The former UFC flyweight contender signed a multi-fight contract with LFA on Wednesday night. Now he’s set to make his promotional debut on June 7 at LFA 69, when he challenges champ Maikel Perez for the flyweight title. Moreno recently spoke to MMA […]

Combate Americas Announces ‘Tucson Unbreakable’ Event for June 7

Combate Americas has announced four solid matchups to Combate 39 this June in its return to Tucson, Ariz., calling the event called “Tucson Unbreakable.” View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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