UFC Fight Night 178 Weigh-in Results: Covington vs. Woodley Set as Everyone Makes Weight

It’s all systems go for the last Ultimate Fighting Championship card in Las Vegas for a while. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

With Marion Reneau out, Sijara Eubanks makes quick turnaround against Ketlen Vieira at UFC 253

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Sijara Eubanks is getting right back to work following one of the most impressive performances of her career this past Saturday. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that Eubanks will now face Ketlen Vieira next Saturday at UFC 253 in Abu Dhabi following an initial […]

Cage Warriors makes history with first government-recognized MMA shows in U.K.

Cage Warriors’ upcoming triple-header in Manchester is set to make history in more ways than one. The U.K.-based promotion’s “Trilogy” events, which will take place on Sept. 24, 25 and 26 at the BEC Arena, represent the first time the promotion has hosted back-to-back events across three days. But, more significantly, the upcoming events have […]

What makes a great MMA coach? Dan Hardy weighs in

Dan Hardy doesn’t think there’s a specific coaching style for MMA that trumps all others. The UFC commentator and former UFC title challenger thinks adaptability and the changing of a coaching style to suit different fighters’ needs is one of the best factors that sets apart the best coaches in the game from the average […]

Morning Report: Stephen Thompson makes his case for welcoming Nick Diaz back to the UFC

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Earlier this week, Nick Diaz made headlines when it was announced that he is targeting a return to MMA in early 2021. The announcement quickly raised skepticism from some but equally as much hand-raising from others who would like the opportunity to welcome the elder Diaz back to welterweight division. Consider […]

Dan Hardy says Georges St-Pierre’s record, inside and outside the cage, makes him MMA’s GOAT

The debate over MMA’s greatest of all-time is one that always brings out interesting anecdotes and arguments from those involved in the sport. But, for former UFC welterweight title challenger Dan Hardy, Georges St-Pierre is without equal as an elite martial artist. Chatting to MMA Junkie Radio, Hardy (25-10 MMA, 6-4 UFC) revealed his level […]

Conor McGregor makes Forbes’ 2020 highest-paid celebrities list at No. 53

Conor McGregor | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Conor McGregor is still the prizefighting king of MMA. “The Notorious” stands among some of the world’s most famous names on the 2020 edition of Forbes’ highest-paid celebrities list, coming in at No. 53. McGregor’s placement puts him just ahead of basketball stars James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo, […]

Jon Jones Makes Case to Be Stipe Miocic’s Next Foe, Gives Warning to Brock Lesnar

Jon Jones is preparing to make his heavyweight debut, and he’s already making a case as to why he should leapfrog Francis Ngannou to be the division’s No. 1 contender. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Josh Parisian Makes UFC Debut Against Parker Porter on Nov. 28

Josh Parisian will finally be able to call himself a Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter after his debut in November. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 252 pre-event facts: Stipe Miocic makes history with third straight Daniel Cormier fight

The UFC returns to pay-per-view Saturday with UFC 252. The five-fight lineup follows prelims on ESPN and ESPN+ and goes down at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. A pivotal moment in the sport’s history will unfold in the main event as UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic (19-3 MMA, 13-3 UFC) and former two-division titleholder […]

Roberto ‘Satoshi’ Makes Short Work of Yusuke Yachi in Rizin 22 Main Event

Roberto de Souza bounced back from his first professional defeat in style. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Bellator 243 post-event facts: Michael Chandler makes history with blistering knockout

Bellator’s second event since returning from a hiatus brought on by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic took place on Friday with Bellator 243. The event again went down at the “Fightsphere,” which is located at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. The most decorated athlete in Bellator history headlined the card in winning fashion. Former three-time champ […]

Edmen Shahbazyan Makes ‘No Excuses’ Following First Career Defeat

Edmen Shahbazyan’s hype train came crashing back to reality at UFC Fight Night 173. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dan Hardy issues statement on Herb Dean confrontation: ‘When a referee makes a mistake, people are left vulnerable’

Herb Dean and Dan Hardy | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images UFC commentator Dan Hardy was one of the most talked about fighters coming out of Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 14 show. At the end of a preliminary bout between Francisco Trinaldo and Jai Herbert, Hardy could audibly be heard on the […]

UFC on ESPN 14 pre-event facts: Khamzat Chimaev makes record turnaround on historic 15-fight card

The final event of the UFC’s inaugural “Fight Island” stint goes down Saturday with UFC on ESPN 14, which aires on ESPN and streams on ESPN+ from Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. A high-stakes matchup between middleweight contenders takes center stage in the main event. Former champ Robert Whittaker (20-5 MMA, 11-3 […]

UFC on ESPN 14 free fight: Robert Whittaker makes statement with stoppage win over ‘Jacare’

When Robert Whittaker was matched up against his toughest test to date, he shined. Riding a six-fight winning streak, Whittaker (20-5 MMA, 11-3 UFC) faced Ronaldo Souza at UFC on FOX 24 in April 2017, where he proved that he was a legitimate contender at 185 pounds. Souza pressed Whittaker early, while Whittaker stayed light […]

Video: Lerone Murphy makes statement with finish of Ricardo Ramos

Keep an eye on Ricardo Ramos, the intelligentsia said going into UFC on ESPN 13. That guy’s an up and comer in the UFC featherweight division. If Lerone Murphy was apprised of this information, he clearly rejected it. The Manchester, England, competitor nicknamed “The Miracle” scored the biggest victory of his career Wednesday with a […]

UFC 251 post-event facts: Even in defeat, Max Holloway makes history

The UFC’s biggest event of 2020 so far went own on Saturday with UFC 251, which took place at Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi and aired on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN. Three championship fights were featured on the card, but the main event occupied most of the attention with Kamaru Usman […]

Jorge Masvidal passes COVID-19 test; UFC makes Kamaru Usman title fight official

One of the major obstacles in getting Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal in the octagon Saturday has been cleared. Masvidal (35-13 MMA, 12-6 UFC), who agreed to challenge Usman (16-1 MMA, 11-0 UFC) for the welterweight title on six days’ notice in a crazy turn of events after Gilbert Burns was ruled out of the […]

Jorge Masvidal Passes COVID-19 Test; UFC Makes Title Fight vs. Kamaru Usman Official

Another major step has been taken toward finalizing the new UFC 251 headliner. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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