Conor McGregor Plans to Regroup, Looks Forward to ‘Blockbuster Trilogy’ vs. Dustin Poirier

About a year ago at this time, a rejuvenated Conor McGregor had big plans in store following a quick finish of Donald Cerrone at UFC 246. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

On 10-year anniversary of ‘Showtime Kick,’ Anthony Pettis looks back at classic moment

Anthony Pettis’s last fight for the WEC was always going to be memorable. A month shy of his 24th birthday, Pettis was lined up to face Benson Henderson in the main event of WEC 53, the final show for the promotion before it merged with the UFC. Henderson was one of the WEC’s biggest stars […]

Brandon Moreno motivated by history, looks to become first Mexico-born UFC champ at UFC 256

Brandon Moreno’s UFC flyweight title shot goes beyond simply proving he’s the best fighter at 125 pounds. The top contender fights for gold Saturday night, challenging champion Deiveson Figueiredo in the main event of UFC 256 in Las Vegas. It’s a big moment for Moreno (18-5-1 MMA, 6-2-1 UFC) in his career, as the Tijuana, Baja […]

Five years after retiring, Mark Munoz looks back with a sense of satisfaction and what could have been

Mark Munoz celebrates a win at UFC 162 on July 6, 2013, in Las Vegas | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting When it came time to compete in MMA, Mark Munoz hit the ground running. And when it came time to stop, he crossed the finish line with few regrets. By now, the story of Munoz’s […]

Deiveson Figueiredo Lays Out Plan After Perez Fight, Looks to Future at Bantamweight

Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo plans to knock out Alex Perez, and eventually move up to bantamweight after notching several defenses. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC Fight Night 182 pre-event facts: Rafael dos Anjos looks to avoid three-fight skid … again

The UFC’s busy November stretch continues Saturday with UFC Fight Night 182, which takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas with a main card that airs on ESPN following prelims on ESPN+. A compelling lightweight fight is atop the card. Paul Felder (17-5 MMA, 9-5 UFC) steps in as a replacement for Islam […]

With retirement approaching, Anderson Silva fondly looks back on most memorable fights

There’s no doubt Anderson Silva owns some of the most remarkable moments in MMA history. The former UFC middleweight champion was one of the most dominant title holders and the promotion’s biggest star in his heyday. Ahead of his retirement bout against Uriah Hall on Saturday at UFC on ESPN+39 in Las Vegas, Silva (34-10 […]

How southpaw switch gave Max Griffin an ‘epiphany’ as he looks to halt his scorecard woes

Max Griffin may be enduring a rough stretch, but he insists he’s capable of so much more. Griffin (15-8 MMA, 3-6 UFC) has lost four of his past five, with two of those losses coming via split decision. In his most recent outing, he was edged out by Alex Oliveira at UFC 248 in March. Reflecting […]

UFC on ESPN+ 38 pre-event facts: ‘Korean Zombie’ looks to extend historic bonus run

The penultimate event of the UFC’s current “Fight Island” stretch takes place on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 38, which unfolds at the Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, with the entire lineup set to stream on ESPN+. A long-awaited and high-stakes featherweight grudge match serves as the main event. After their matchup […]

Oliver Enkamp looks to show that ‘The Future’ is ‘The Present’ at Bellator 248

Oliver Enkamp will look to make it three wins in a row Saturday when he steps into the Bellator cage in Paris, France at Bellator 248. The Swedish welterweight departed the UFC after a two-fight stint that saw him suffer his first career defeats as he lost out to Nordine Taleb and Danny Roberts in […]

Aleksa Camur Looks To Have Yet Another Good Night

Light Heavyweight Prospect Sees UFC 253 As Perfect Time To Showcase His Goods Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Michelle Waterson wants to put damage on Angela Hill, looks forward to ‘a hot mess’

LAS VEGAS – Michelle Waterson admits the constant grind of being a perennial UFC contender had taken a bit of a toll, but as she prepared for her upcoming headliner with Angela Hill, that all changed. “I kind of left with a bit of a salty taste in my mouth after my last fight, so just […]

Video: Julia Budd looks to make statement at Bellator 244 for Cris Cyborg rematch

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting At Bellator 244 media day, Julia Budd spoke about how having her family as her team helped her in recovering from her recent loss to Cris Cyborg, the technical errors she made in that fight, making a statement against Jessy Miele to show that she deserves a rematch for the featherweight […]

UFC on ESPN 15 pre-event facts: Frankie Edgar looks to join exclusive club

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Donald Cerrone looks to snap skid vs. Niko Price on UFC’s Sept. 19 event

Donald Cerrone will attempt to break out of his four-fight slump when he meets fellow action fighter Niko Price next month. Cerrone (36-15 MMA, 23-12 UFC) and Price (14-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) have verbally agreed to a welterweight matchup on the UFC’s Sept. 19 event, MMA Junkie verified with multiple people close to the situation […]

Derek Brunson looks to end the hype surrounding Edmen Shahbazyan

Derek Brunson | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Derek Brunson has heard a lot about his upcoming opponent Edmen Shahbazyan. Despite Brunson being a UFC veteran with four times as many fights in the octagon, it’s Shahbazyan who has received the bulk of the attention in the days and weeks ahead of their main event clash […]

Dan Hooker amazingly looks ‘good as new’ one week after Dustin Poirier war

It didn’t take long for Dan Hooker’s face to go back to normal after looking like he was in a car crash just one week ago. Hooker (20-9 MMA, 9-5 UFC) was involved in a wreck of sorts, but one that just so happened to take place in the octagon when he put on a […]

Photo: Ben Askren looks just like this 1940s Indiana wrestler, and it’s freaky

Did Ben Askren hop into “Doc” Brown’s DeLorean, travel back to 1942 and wrestle for the University of Indiana before returning to present day to have standout amateur wrestling and professional MMA careers? If he didn’t, he sure could’ve fooled me! I was scrolling through Twitter on Tuesday night when this photo tweeted by @BenAskrenGhost […]

UFC 250 pre-event facts: Double champ Amanda Nunes looks to achieve more history

The UFC holds its fifth pay-per-view event if 2020 on Saturday with UFC 250, which takes at UFC Apex in Las Vegas with a five-fight main card lineup. A women’s featherweight championship bout is featured in the main event. Featherweight and bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes (19-4 MMA, 12-1 UFC) puts her 145-pound belt on the […]

Morning Report: Ryan Garcia looks to enlist Tom Brady’s help to make boxing match with Henry Cejudo

Henry Cejudo | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Henry Cejudo may be retired from MMA, but his opportunities in other combat sports are only just beginning. Last weekend, Cejudo became only the second fighter in history to ever successfully defend a title in two different weight classes in the UFC when he stopped Dominick Cruz in […]

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