Video: Gilbert Burns positive for COVID-19, out of UFC 251 main event reaction

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Moments after it was confirmed that Gilbert Burns was forced to withdraw from his welterweight title headliner with Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 following a positive COVID-19 test, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Jose Youngs react to the breaking news. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Gilbert Burns tests positive for COVID-19, pulled from UFC 251 main event against Kamaru Usman

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Gilbert Burns has been knocked out of the UFC 251 main event against welterweight champion Kamaru Usman after testing positive for COVID-19. According to multiple sources speaking to MMA Fighting on Friday, the Brazilian tested positive for the coronavirus as part of the pre-fight protocols in place before anybody travels to […]

Invicta FC 40 Weigh-in Results: Main Event Set; One Fight Canceled

Invicta Fighting Championships returns for the promotion’s first show since March 6. View full post on Recent News on

UFC on ESPN 12 main card and prelims land at top spots for Saturday cable ratings

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images The main event war between Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker helped UFC on ESPN 12 lead all ratings for programming on cable this past Saturday night. According to the Nielsen Ratings System, the UFC on ESPN 12 main card averaged 1.070 million viewers over the course of […]

UFC on ESPN 12 Main Card Averages 1.07 Million Viewers; Prelims Attract 635,000

The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues to draw solid ratings with its recent string of cards on ESPN. View full post on Recent News on

Dustin Poirier Surges Past Dan Hooker in Enthralling UFC on ESPN 12 Main Event

The longer the fight went, the more Dustin Poirier was able to assert himself. View full post on Recent News on

UFC on ESPN 12 weigh-in results: Dustin Poirier, Dan Hooker on point for main event

Dustin Poirier (pictured) fights Dan Hooker in the lightweight main event of UFC on ESPN 12 in Las Vegas on Saturday | Zuffa LLC The UFC on ESPN 12 weigh-ins were free of drama. Lightweight headliners Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker successfully made weight for Saturday’s show at UFC APEX in Las Vegas, as did […]

Danny Sabatello Submits Raymond Ramos, Strikes Bantamweight Gold in Titan 61 Main Event

Danny Sabatello barely broke a sweat. View full post on Recent News on

UFC on ESPN 11 Averages 912,000 Viewers for Main Card

The ratings for UFC on ESPN 11 were very similar to the event one week prior. View full post on Recent News on

Derrick Lewis to Meet Alexey Oleynik in Main Event of UFC Card on Aug. 8

A heavyweight clash pitting Derrick Lewis against Alexey Oleynik is expected to serve as the headliner for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Aug. 8 event. View full post on Recent News on

UFC on ESPN 10 Averages 908,00 Viewers for Main Card, Prelims Attract 551,000

The UFC on ESPN 10 card attracted an average audience of 908,000 viewers on Saturday night, according to

Dana White Says He Was ‘Praying’ UFC 250 Main Event Would Be Stopped

Like many high-level mixed martial artists, Felicia Spencer proved to be almost too tough for her own good on Saturday night. View full post on Recent News on

Cynthia Calvillo responds to critics ahead of June 13 main event: ‘I guarantee you motherf*ckers would do it’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Cynthia Calvillo is excited to compete in her first main event as a professional fighter, despite what the critics have to say about it. Calvillo makes her 125-pound debut for the UFC against Jessica Eye in the main event of the promotion’s June 13 fight card. The event is expected to […]

Dustin Poirier-Dan Hooker Main Event in the Works for UFC Event on June 27

A lightweight clash pitting Dustin Poirier against Dan Hooker is in the works for an upcoming UFC event on June 27. View full post on Recent News on

UFC 250 poster touts Amanda Nunes vs. Felicia Spencer as main event

The UFC appears to have settled on Amanda Nunes vs. Felicia Spencer as the main event for its next pay-per-view card. That’s what the official poster for next month’s show seems to indicate, anyway. The promotion recently revealed the poster for the June 6 card, and the women’s featherweight title fight between champion Nunes (19-4 […]

UFC targets Jessica Eye vs. Cynthia Calvillo for June 13 main event

A flyweight matchup is in the works for the UFC’s June 13 card. A matchup between former title challenger Jessica Eye and Cynthia Calvillo has been target as the evening’s main event. Two people with knowledge of the situation confirmed the news with MMA Junkie on Saturday after an initial report by ESPN. The event does […]

UFC on ESPN 8 Main Card Averages 1.198 Million Viewers; Prelims Draw 690,000

Heavyweights always seem to draw solid ratings for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. View full post on Recent News on

UFC Fight Night 172 Weigh-in Results: Main Card Official; Vettori, Faber Set as Alternates

There is some uncertainty surrounding Saturday’s fight card, as a late replacement as well as two alternates have offered their services during this convoluted weigh-in period. View full post on Recent News on

UFC Fight Night 171 Weigh-in Results: Main Event Official; Roberson Misses Weight

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will host a rare Wednesday night event. Headlining UFC Fight Night 171 is an important light heavyweight tussle between contenders Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira. View full post on Recent News on

Video: UFC 249 Main Event Competitor Tony Ferguson Gets Tested for COVID-19

Tony Ferguson has gone through the uncomfortable process of coronavirus testing in order to be cleared for his headlining bout at UFC 249. View full post on Recent News on

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