Missed Fists: The Mountain makes boxing debut, prospects show out for Dana White in Abu Dhabi, more

Thor “The Mountain” Bjornsson | iFL TV, YouTube Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have been overlooked in these hectic times where it seems like there’s an MMA show every other day. It’s fight week in the United Arab Emirates, […]

Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC on ESPN 20 with AC/DC, Survivor, Tupac and more

While it takes intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a UFC win, picking the right song to accompany you to the cage is a key talent, as well. See what the fighters from UFC on ESPN 20 went with as their backing tracks in Abu Dhabi. View full […]

Video: Between the Links, Live Edition: Fight Island preview, Holloway vs. Kattar, Nate Diaz’s next move, Edwards vs. Chimaev, more

Between the Links returns with a special live edition for the first title match of 2021. Host Mike Heck is joined by the reigning BTL champion, MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew as he faces MMA journalist James Lynch. This week, the panel will preview UFC Fight Island 7 and UFC Fight Island 8, compare and contrast […]

Punahele Soriano Simply Wants It More

After more than a year away from the Octagon, highly touted prospect Punahele Soriano is back and ready to shine at UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Kattar. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Diego Sanchez reveals plans for ‘one more’ fight before retirement

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Diego Sanchez is nearly ready to call it a career. The former Ultimate Fighter season one cast member and ex-title contender appears ready to retire from competition after he competes one more time in the UFC octagon. Sanchez made the announcement over Twitter where he revealed plans for his future. “It’s […]

Dana White determined to book another Khabib Nurmagomedov fight: ‘I’m gonna press him as hard as I can for one more’

Khabib Nurmagomedov | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting If UFC President Dana White has his way, Khabib Nurmagomedov will get his chance to go 30-0. White and Nurmagomedov have both spoken publicly about Nurmagomedov’s career status in the months following the fighter’s retirement at UFC 254 after a successful defense of the lightweight championship against Justin […]

Dana White Plans to Press Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘As Hard As I Can for One More’ Fight

The time for Dana White’s long-awaited meeting with Khabib Nurmagomedov is fast approaching, and the UFC president remains resolute that the lightweight champion will step into the Octagon one last time. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Missed Fists: Fazliddin Obidov nails head kick finish and acrobatic celebration, more

Fazliddin Obidov gets some air after a win at an Open Fighting Championship show in Samara, Russia, on Dec. 26, 2020 | @Barrelelapierna, Twitter Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have been overlooked in these hectic times where it seems […]

The Business of MMA: Anthony Pettis on managing fighters, Conor McGregor makes UFC 257 proper, more

Anthony Pettis | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Anthony Pettis has spent most of his life in martial arts in some form or fashion. He was five when he started practicing taekwondo, and his passion for martial arts only grew as he got older. By the time he was 20, he made his professional fight debut […]

Two More Bouts Added to Feb. 20 UFC Fight Night Lineup

The lineup for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Feb. 20 event continues to grow, as a heavyweight tilt betweeen Sergey Spivak and Jared Vanderaa and a featherweight clash between Michael Trizano and Rafael Alves have been added to the card. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Khaos Williams believes he deserved UFC Vegas 17 win over Michel Pereira: ‘He did more dancing than damage’

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC In Khaos Williams’ mind, he went 3-0 in the octagon in 2020. After bursting onto the scene with a pair of knockouts – logging just 57 seconds of cage time with wins over Alex Morono and Abdul Razak Alhassan – Williams faced Michel Pereira at UFC Vegas 17. For three […]

Missed Fists: Celebrating 2020’s can’t-miss fights, most unbelievable knockouts, bizarre finishes, head kicks, more

A bloody Lisa Verzosa and Julija Stoliarenko face off at an Invicta FC event on March 6, 2020, in Kansas City, Kan. | @cynthiavance, Twitter Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have been overlooked in these hectic times where it […]

Wednesday’s SUG 20 lineup includes Ryan Bader, C.B. Dollaway, Pearl Gonzalez vs. Gillian Robertson, more

Chael Sonnen’s Submission Underground returns to UFC Fight Pass on Wednesday, and once again the card features a number of MMA notables. The closed-door submission grappling event takes place in Portland and features Bellator heavyweight champion Ryan Bader in the main event, taking on SUG absolute champion Mason Fowler. The full card streams live on […]

MMA Junkie Radio #3117 with guest Jared Gordon, unpacking World MMA Awards, more

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here, and you can catch a live stream on SportsCastr beginning at noon ET! On Episode 3,117, the guys welcome [autotag]Jared Gordon/autotag], who meets Danny Chavez at UFC Fight Night on Feb. 20. The fellas also will react to the winners at […]

Missed Fists: Rivals start wild brawl in Russia, Jose Perez locks in nasty banana split, more

FIGHT NIGHTS GLOBAL TV, YouTube Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists, where we shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have been overlooked in these hectic times where it seems like there’s an MMA show every other day. Merry Christmas and happy holidays to everyone! ‘Tis the season for […]

MMA Junkie Radio #3116: Rob Hewitt talks World MMA Awards; Anthony Pettis to PFL; much more

The Christmas Eve edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here! On Episode 3,116, Rob Hewitt of Fighters Only magazine joined the show to discuss the upcoming World MMA Awards. Other topics include whether Khabib Nurmagomedov’s presence at UFC 257 would distract Conor McGregor, Dana White’s latest assault on the […]

The A-Side Live Chat: UFC Vegas 17 fallout, UFC Fight Island lineup, more

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC For this episode, José Youngs, Mike Heck and E. Casey Leydon react to some of the biggest storylines in MMA. Some POSSIBLE topics include fallout from UFC Vegas 17, featuring standout performances from Stephen Thompson, Jose Aldo, Anthony Pettis, and Rob Font. The three will also look ahead to the […]

Conor McGregor Calls UFC 246 Highest-Selling PPV of 2020 with More Than 1.3 Million Buys

If Conor McGregor is to be believed, UFC 246 sold more pay-per-views than initially projected. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Conor McGregor touts UFC 246 as highest selling pay-per-view of 2020 with more than 1.3 million buys

Conor Mcgregor and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Conor McGregor knows he’s the biggest draw in the UFC and he has no problem providing the numbers to back it up. As he prepares for his return against Dustin Poirier in January, the former two-division champion posted a copy of a bonus contract […]

Twitter Mailbag: Khamzat Chimaev vs. Kevin Holland, Michel Pereira’s UFC potential, more

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in the UFC or the sport of MMA in general? MMA Junkie’s Twitter Mailbag is here – and this week, @mma_kings answers: Why hasn’t Khamzat Chimaev vs. Kevin Holland happened? If it does eventually happen, who wins? Looking beyond his UFC 256 fight, what is Michel Pereira’s potential? Who […]

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