Steve-O wants Conor McGregor to beat Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 so Jorge Masvidal can get paid

LAS VEGAS – Steve-O is rooting for Conor McGregor for one reason only. McGregor fights Donald Cerrone on Saturday at UFC 246 in a welterweight bout, and McGregor has expressed interest in a potential fight with “BMF” champion Jorge Masvidal. So “Jackass” star Steve-O, who recently met Masvidal in Miami, hopes McGregor wins – only […]

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone fires back at claims he’s being paid to ‘take a dive’ against Conor McGregor

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has been a lot of things during his fight career, but he’s never been considered an afterthought before setting foot in the cage. Ever since his return against Conor McGregor was announced for UFC 246 in January, the 50-fight veteran has heard how he’s serving as a speed […]

Rob Font took Calvin Kattar’s advice at UFC on ESPN 7, and it paid off

WASHINGTON – Rob Font beat Ricky Simon with a unanimous decision Saturday to open up the main card at UFC on ESPN 7 in Washington, D.C. Take a look inside the fight with Font, who won for the second straight time and handed Simon the first skid of his career. Result: Rob Font def. Ricky […]

Dominick Reyes’ authenticity paid off with title shot against Jon Jones

It’s official: Dominick Reyes is next. After much speculation and debate, Reyes (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) solidified himself as the number one contender for Jon Jones’ UFC light heavyweight title. The two fighters are expected to square off at an event expected to be UFC 247 in Houston on Feb. 8. After picking up a […]

Gegard Mousasi: ‘I’m fighting to get paid, I’m not doing this because I love the sport so much’

Despite a career that stretches more than 16 years, Gegard Mousasi actually doesn’t enjoy fighting all that much. Now it’s not to say that the reigning Bellator middleweight champion despises his job but rather he looks at mixed martial arts as his profession and he treats it as such. “I’m fighting to get paid,” Mousasi […]

Coach Eric Albarracin Defends Henry Cejudo’s Call To Be Paid ‘Heavyweight Money’

Henry Cejudo became only the fourth fighter in UFC history to simultaneously hold belts in two different weight classes after beating Marlon Moraes for the vacant bantamweight title on Saturday night at UFC 238 in Chicago. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Forbes: Conor McGregor No. 21 highest paid athlete with earnings of $32 million in 2018

Gallery Photos: Conor McGregor through the years Former two-division UFC champ Conor McGregor is down on Forbes’ list of highest paid athletes after rocketing up to the No. 4 spot on the 2018 list. At No. 21 in 2019 for the 2018 year, McGregor still out-earns nearly 80 percent of the field, including boxing stars […]

Anthony Smith Says He Gets Paid More Than He’s Worth: ‘I’m Doing Something I’d Do for Free’

Aside from capturing a world championship inside the UFC’s famed Octagon, there isn’t much more that Anthony Smith needs to achieve in his career. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Viscardi Andrade’s goals in Russia: knock out Shlemenko and get paid good money

At 35 years old and more than a decade of fighting inside MMA rings and cages, Viscardi Andrade has a simple goal in his career going forward: make good money. Andrade competed in the second season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil in 2013, scoring three wins before losing to William Macario in the welterweight semifinal. […]

‘Jack Swagger’ Admits ‘People Aren’t Gonna Like What I’m Getting Paid’ for Bellator Debut

There is a certain appeal that a professional wrestling star has when crossing over to mixed martial arts. Just look at the success that Brock Lesnar has had in the UFC — where he remains a popular on-again, off-again draw. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Israel Adesanya plans to ‘smoke’ Derek Brunson, be paid backup for middleweight title

Gallery Israel Adesanya def. Brad Tavares at TUF 27 Finale: Best photos view 24 images Israel Adesanya calls himself “the next cash cow” of the UFC and boasts his new contract puts him over veterans and “a lot of the champions.” It’s all part of the plan for the preternaturally confident middleweight standout, who’s envisioned […]

Tito Ortiz ‘not getting paid no money’ for third Chuck Liddell fight

LAS VEGAS – Tito Ortiz is betting on himself in his third fight with Chuck Liddell – both in terms of pride and financial gains. Ortiz (19-12) revealed today during a media scrum prior to the UFC Hall of Fame ceremony that he will not be receiving a base purse for his bout with Liddell (21-8), […]

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