Claudio Silva open to ‘Fight Island’ call, describes London as ‘ghost town’ during pandemic

Claudio Silva is 5-0 since joining the UFC with key wins over Leon Edwards and Nordine Taleb. | Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports In 2019, Claudio Silva started the process of moving to Florida full-time so he could train at American Top Team. But before he did that, he needed to travel back to London to […]

Multiple UFC London Fighters Claim They Were Compensated by the UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has been trying to make it up to fighters after the UFC London card was scratched earlier in March. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC London fighters to receive payment for canceled event

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Fighters who were scheduled to compete at UFC London on March 21 in London, England will receive payment for the event despite it being canceled amidst coronavirus concerns six days before it was scheduled to happen. Several fighters confirmed to MMA Fighting that they will receive show money for the cancelled […]

Fight simulation: How Tyron Woodley vs. Leon Edwards at UFC London played out in ‘EA UFC 3’

We won’t be getting the Tyron Woodley vs. Leon Edwards welterweight headliner at UFC on ESPN+ 29 due to the coronavirus outbreak, but “EA UFC 3” can at least offer the next best thing. The UFC’s official video game has both fighters available to match up and give fans the fight that was supposed to […]

Cage Warriors 113 results: Bartosz Fabinski grinds out Darren Stewart after moving from UFC London

Although the UFC was forced to cancel Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 29 event in London due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, two of the athletes scheduled for the card were able to compete in Friday’s Cage Warriors 113 headliner. Bartosz Fabinski defeated Darren Stewart by unanimous decision in the middleweight main event, which was allowed […]

Ashlee Evans-Smith details stressful UFC London trip: ‘We deserve that money’

Ashlee Evans-Smith | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting This week, Ashlee Evans-Smith should have been talking about how her fight with Molly McCann went. Win, lose, or draw, Evans-Smith would have a war story to tell and a fight check in her pocket. Instead, following the cancellation of UFC London due to concerns regarding the coronavirus, […]

Jack Shore confident UFC London fighters will be compensated following event cancellation

Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports Surging undefeated Welsh bantamweight Jack Shore is staying positive in the light of his recently cancelled bout with Geraldo de Freitas, which was due to take place on the main card of UFC London this weekend, and believes the UFC will “do the right thing” when it comes to compensating fighters […]

John Phillips vs. Dusko Todorovic Moved from UFC London to Cage Warriors 113

One canceled fight from the soon-to-be relocated UFC London card has been added to the Cage Warriors 113 lineup, and there could be more to come. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Cage Warriors 113 moved from London to Manchester after AEG closes venues

Dolly Clew, Cage Warriors Add Cage Warriors 113 to the list of events forced to scramble due to the coronavirus pandemic. But according to the event’s promoter, the show will go on. Cage Warriors president Graham Boylan announced on Monday that the event has been moved from London to Manchester after event producer AEG closed […]

Cage Warriors 113 Relocates from London to Manchester, Adds Stewart vs. Fabinski

Cage Warriors 113 is moving a little more than 200 miles to the north. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Tyron Woodley vs. Leon Edwards scrapped after UFC London card moved due to coronavirus outbreak

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The main event at the upcoming UFC card that was supposed to happen in England has now been scrapped. Former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley was expected to face Leon Edwards in the five round main event, but now that fight has been cancelled. Edwards broke the news on social media with […]

Graham Boylan hopes to save some UFC on ESPN+ 29 fights in London with Cage Warriors 113

UFC on ESPN+ 29 in London may have been postponed, but that doesn’t necessarily mean there won’t be any “UFC London” fights in the English capital Saturday night. Cage Warriors president Graham Boylan on Sunday reiterated his plan to MMA Junkie to run his promotion’s event, Cage Warriors 113, at the Indigo at The O2 […]

Robert Whiteford vs. Saul Rogers, Five Other Prelims Added to Bellator London Lineup

A featherweight matchup between Robert Whiteford and Saul Rogers is set for Bellator London. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Saul Rogers, Rob Whiteford set for featherweight ‘Battle of Britain’ at Bellator London

A battle between two of the U.K.’s most familiar featherweight names has been added to the preliminary card for Bellator Europe 8 in London. Former contender from “The Ultimate Fighter 22,” England’s Saul Rogers, will go head-to-head with Scottish former UFC featherweight Rob Whiteford in a 145-pound preliminary bout at SSE Arena, Wembley on May […]

Bellator London Draws Middleweight Co-Main Event of Fabian Edwards-Costello van Steenis

Bellator MMA is building up a mighty main card for its return trip to London in May. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Video: Phil Mulpeter on Daniel Crawford’s Bellator Dublin withdrawal, desire for May return in London

DUBLIN — Irish veteran Phil Mulpeter discussed how he found out that his bout with Daniel Crawford was pulled from Bellator Dublin on the day of their fight. The SBG Port fighter shed light on his enhanced training program to make 155 and his wishes to challenge himself against high echelon lightweights at May’s Bellator […]

James Gallagher vs. Cal Ellenor to Headline Upcoming Bellator London Event

Bellator MMA has scheduled a trip to London this year, and will be bringing with it a fight months in the making. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

James Gallagher vs. Cal Ellenor, James Haskell’s MMA debut official for Bellator London

Third time’s the charm for James Gallagher and Cal Ellenor? | Lee Hamilton-Cooper, Bellator MMA James Gallagher was “heartbroken” with yet another fight cancellation, but Bellator was quick to set a new date and location for a fight with Cal Ellenor. The company announced Thursday that “The Strabanimal” will headlined Bellator’s next trip to London on […]

Nathaniel Wood will call for quick UFC London turnaround with victory over John Dodson

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Nathaniel Wood became synonymous with London through his championship winning run with Cage Warriors and “The Prospect” isn’t ruling out getting a quick turnaround for the UFC’s trip to his hometown with a victory over John Dodson this weekend in Rio Rancho. The Brad Pickett prospect is 3-0 in the UFC […]

Joe McColgan vs. Rafael Macedo booked for Cage Warriors London on March 20

Dolly Clew, Cage Warriors Joe McColgan is set to return to action on March 20 when he takes on Brazilian Rafael Macedo at the much anticipated Cage Warriors London event, which is set to take place at the Indigo the day before UFC’s annual flagship European card in the English capital. Multiple sources confirmed the […]

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