Alessio Di Chirico ‘not impressed’ with Joaquin Buckley’s surge, ‘but he’s much better than that clown Kevin Holland’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC middleweight Alessio Di Chirico knows his back his against the wall, yet understands a win over one of 2020’s breakout stars can completely negate his recent skid. Di Chirico will face Joaquin Buckley in a main card matchup this Saturday at UFC Fight Island 7. The event takes place at […]

Kevin Holland foresees ‘cojones’ thrust KO of ‘gatekeeper’ Derek Brunson in first UFC headliner

Kevin Holland is happy to be getting bigger fights, five-round fights, and main event fights. At a UFC Fight Night event on March 20, Holland (21-5 MMA, 8-2 UFC) will compete in his first UFC headliner against longtime middleweight contender Derek Brunson. While he recognizes Brunson’s history of fighting rising stars like UFC middleweight champion […]

MMA Junkie’s 2020 ‘Male Fighter of the Year’: Kevin Holland beats five men, and COVID, in historic run

Sometimes, when picking a “Fighter of the Year,” it’s easy to go with someone who has recently become a champion or an existing champion who claimed a couple of eye-catching title defenses. But belts aren’t a cast-iron requirement for this accolade, as this year’s male winner demonstrates. Kevin Holland has not (yet) reached championship level, […]

Davi Ramos issues trio of callouts, says Kevin Lee doesn’t deserve top-15 status

Davi Ramos has submitted Chris Gruetzmacher, Nick Hein and John Gunther (pictured) in the UFC | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC lightweight Davi Ramos lost back-to-back fights in Abu Dhabi and is now taking aim at veterans and popular 155-pounders with uneven records as he attempts to return to the winning column. A multiple-time jiu-jitsu […]

Hall Of Fame Inductee: Kevin Randleman

Throughout His Hall Of Fame Career, Kevin Randleman Was A Special Breed Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

UFC’s Derek Brunson says he holds all the aces ahead of Kevin Holland bout

Derek Brunson will look to derail another hype train when he faces one of sport’s biggest rising stars. After bouncing Edmen Shahbazyan out of the ranks of the unbeaten in August, Brunson (21-7 MMA, 12-5 UFC) will headline UFC Fight Night on March 20 when he takes on Kevin Holland. Brunson has competed against a […]

Derek Brunson vs. Kevin Holland expected to headline UFC event on March 20

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A war of words on social media between Derek Brunson and Kevin Holland has resulted in the middleweights being booked for a main event showdown on March 20. Multiple people with knowledge of the pending matchup confirmed it to MMA Fighting on Tuesday. Both fighters have verbally agreed to the matchup, […]

Alex Caceres vs. Kevin Croom set for UFC event on Feb. 27

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A featherweight bout has been added to the upcoming February slate of events. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a matchup between Alex Caceres and Kevin Croom will take place at the UFC’s Feb. 27 event. As of now, a location hasn’t been revealed […]

Alex Caceres to Meet Kevin Croom in Featherweight Bout at Feb. 27 UFC Event

Alex Caceres will square off against Kevin Croom in a featherweight matchup at the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Feb. 27 event. View full post on Recent News on

Kevin Holland, welterweight contenders line up to challenge Leon Edwards with Khamzat Chimaev out of UFC Fight Island 8

Leon Edwards | Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports If the UFC matchmakers need a replacement for the promotion’s Jan. 20 main event, they have plenty of options. Not long after it was reported that Khamzat Chimaev has been forced out of his headlining bout opposite Leon Edwards scheduled for UFC Fight Island 8, a slew of […]

Kevin Holland, Derek Brunson Agree to Headline UFC Fight Night on March 20

While Kevin Holland may be seeking a spot as a short-notice replacement next month, he has something more official lined up for March. View full post on Recent News on

Alex Caceres vs. Kevin Croom booked for UFC Fight Night on Feb. 27

Alex Caceres will look to resume his latest winning streak in early 2021. A veteran of “The Ultimate Fighter,” Caceres has been booked to fight Kevin Croom in a featherweight bout at UFC Fight Night on Feb. 27. The location for the event has yet to be announced. Two people with knowledge of the situation […]

Derek Brunson accepts Kevin Holland’s UFC callout: ‘Send me the contract’

Kevin Holland may already have his next fight lined up. Holland (21-5 MMA, 8-2 UFC), who capped off his perfect 2020 with a brutal knockout of Jacare Souza this past Saturday at UFC 256, has called out Derek Brunson. Speaking to ESPN, Holland explained why he wants Brunson next and claimed the two have history. […]

Twitter Mailbag: Khamzat Chimaev vs. Kevin Holland, Michel Pereira’s UFC potential, more

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in the UFC or the sport of MMA in general? MMA Junkie’s Twitter Mailbag is here – and this week, @mma_kings answers: Why hasn’t Khamzat Chimaev vs. Kevin Holland happened? If it does eventually happen, who wins? Looking beyond his UFC 256 fight, what is Michel Pereira’s potential? Who […]

Video: UFC 256 ‘Fight Motion’ features incredible Deiveson Figueiredo-Brandon Moreno title fight, Kevin Holland’s must-see knockout, more

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Watch the UFC 256 edition of “Fight Motion” to see all the stunning highlights from Saturday’s pay-per-view, including the epic flyweight championship battle between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno, Charles Oliveira’s dominant win over Tony Ferguson, and must-see finishes from Kevin Holland, Ciryl Gane, Cub Swanson, Rafael Fiziev, and more. […]

Kevin Holland Not Impressed by Khamzat Chimaev’s Heavily Hyped 2020 Campaign

For the record, Kevin Holland doesn’t mind giving out credit where credit is due. View full post on Recent News on

Kevin Holland questions Khamzat Chimaev’s reputation, fancies middleweight bout with ‘Borz’

LAS VEGAS – Kevin Holland has already won five fights in 2020, but if the right situation came up, he’d be more than happy to make an instant turnaround and make it six. Holland (21-5 MMA, 8-2 UFC) scored a remarkable knockout of former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo Souza in their 185-pound main card clash […]

Video: Kevin Holland on potential Khamzat Chimaev fight: ‘He hasn’t beat anyone with a win in the UFC’

LAS VEGAS — Middleweight Kevin Holland spoke with reporters backstage at the UFC APEX following his incredible first-round KO win over Ronaldo Souza at UFC 256. “Trailblazer” discussed having mixed emotions finishing “Jacare,” his callout of Khamzat Chimaev, whether or not he’s the Fighter of the Year, what Dana White said to him after the […]

‘Jacare’ Souza outlines future plans: Stop Kevin Holland, then beat Marvin Vettori

Ronaldo Souza finally re-enters the UFC cage Saturday, battling rising Kevin Holland in Las Vegas. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Ronaldo Souza will put an end to the longest layoff of his MMA career Saturday, when he meets Kevin Holland at UFC 256 in Las Vegas, and wants to stay busy after Dec. 12. “Jacare” […]

UFC Unfiltered: Junior Dos Santos, Kevin Holland & Scott Adkins

Listen to the latest UFC Unfiltered podcast featuring Junior dos Santos, Kevin Holland & Scott Adkins. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

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