Dominick Reyes vs. Jiri Prochazka targeted for UFC main event on Feb. 27

The UFC’s first-quarter schedule in 2021 is beginning to take form with a main event between light heavyweight contenders Dominick Reyes and Jiri Prochazka coming in February. Reyes (12-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) and Prochazka (27-3-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) are targeted to fight in a five-round headliner on Feb. 27, UFC president Dana White told broadcast […]

Austin Vanderford vs. Chris Curtis Added to Bellator 251 Main Card on Nov. 4

Austin Vanderford will square off against Chris Curtis in a middleweight bout on the Bellator 251 main card. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Daniel Cormier confident he won’t be biased toward teammate Khabib Nurmagomedov in calling UFC 254 main event

So connected are Daniel Cormier and Khabib Nurmagomedov after eight years together on the mats at American Kickboxing Academy, they instantly start wrestling after reuniting. Cormier likes to say he taught Nurmagomedov a jab – with an assist from AKA head coach Javier Mendez – that made the UFC lightweight champion more than a guy […]

Triple Take: What is UFC 254’s most overlooked storyline below the main event?

UFC 254 is just days away. While all eyes are on the card’s main event between UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and challenger Justin Gaethje, an undercard full of storylines is flying under the radar. On this week’s Triple Take, MMA Junkie’s Nolan King, Danny Segura, and Dave Doyle weigh in on what they consider […]

UFC 254 video: Cold open teases epic main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Ahead of UFC 254 on Oct. 24, the cold open for the pay-per-view broadcast has already been released ahead of the highly anticipated showdown between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje. BOOOOOM!!!!! If this doesn’t fire you up, NOTHING WILL pic.twitter.com/2MmUqetCGX — danawhite (@danawhite) October 18, 2020 Sons of Anarchy actor Ron […]

Revamped Brian Ortega Shuts Out Chan Sung Jung in UFC Fight Night 180 Main Event

Brian Ortega returns from close to a two-year layoff to dominate Chan Sung Jung on Saturday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Justin Gaethje on Khabib Nurmagomedov’s durability: ‘His main priority is to not take damage’

Justin Gaethje has a few questions heading into the biggest fight of his life. The UFC interim lightweight champion will share the cage on Oct. 24 against undisputed cham Khabib Nurmagomedov in a title unification bout set to headline UFC 254 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. It’s a colossal fight in the history of the […]

Aaron Jeffery Knocks Out Andre Petroski In LFA 93 Main Event

Aaron Jeffery made a case for a Legacy Fighting Alliance middleweight title shot with the biggest victory of his career at LFA 93. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino Notches First Submission Win in Bellator 249 Main Event

Cristiane Justino is still the Bellator MMA women’s featherweight champion and picked up her first submission win in the process. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Cory Sandhagen uncorks spinning heel kick to knockout Marlon Moraes in UFC Fight Island 5 main event

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Cory Sandhagen made quite the impression in his first UFC main event. Coming off a devastating loss in his last appearance in June, the top-five ranked bantamweight jumped at the opportunity to face former title contender Marlon Moraes at UFC Fight Island 5 and he certainly made […]

UFC on ESPN 16 Main Card Averages 1.097 Million Viewers

The UFC on ESPN 16 main card averaged 1.097 million viewers on Saturday night, according to

Khabib Nurmagomedov explains strategy to beat Justin Gaethje, reveals prediction for UFC 254 main event

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Through 28 fights and 28 victories, Khabib Nurmagomedov has rarely tried to hide the strategy he plans to use to dismantle and otherwise dominate his competition and that’s not going to change ahead of his next title defense at UFC 254. On that night, the undefeated UFC lightweight champion will seek […]

Irene Aldana Vows to Come Back ‘Stronger Than Ever’ After Main Event Loss to Holly Holm

Irene Aldana could have positioned herself as a top contender in the UFC women’s bantamweight division with a victory over Holly Holm on Saturday night. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Former Champion Holly Holm Outshines Irene Aldana in UFC on ESPN 16 Main Event

Holly Holm bests Irene Aldana in one-sided UFC on ESPN 16 headliner on Saturday in the United Arab Emirates. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

LFA 92 results: Askar Askar beats Kevin Wirth in one-sided main event

Askar Askar successfully rebounded from his first career loss with a dominant performance against Kevin Wirth in Friday’s LFA 92 main event. Askar (11-1) used a mixed arsenal of offense to overwhelm Wirth (8-2) over the course of three rounds in the bantamweight headliner, which took place at Hartman Arena in Park City, Kan. The […]

LFA 92 Weigh-in Results: Main Event Set; 1 Fight Off

Phase three of the Legacy Fighting Alliance’s return is on track with every fighter making weight for the first fight card. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Bellator 247: Paul Daley taken ill, main event bout with Derek Anderson canceled

The main event of Bellator 247 has officially been canceled. English welterweight Paul Daley was reportedly taken ill after weighing in 2.6 pounds over the 171-pound non-title welterweight limit on Wednesday morning and, according to reports on the ground in Milan, was later taken to hospital before the ceremonial weigh-in event. Journalist and broadcaster Gareth […]

Despite emotional roller coaster, Irene Aldana enjoying the journey to first UFC main event

Irene Aldana has been through plenty in the lead up to her next UFC fight. The women’s bantamweight contender headlines a UFC event for the very first time in her eight-year career as a professional fighter this Saturday at UFC on ESPN 16. Aldana takes on former women’s bantamweight champion, and one of the biggest […]

UFC 254 will have six fights on main card

The UFC 254 main card has been revealed and it will look slightly different than what fans are accustomed to seeing. Headlined by the highly anticipated matchup for the undisputed lightweight title between Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim champ Justin Gaethje, the PPV card will feature six matchups, opposed to the usual five. UFC 254 will […]

UFC 254 Pay-Per-View Main Card Gets Six-Bout Lineup

UFC 254 will feature a larger-than-average pay-per-view lineup. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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