Kevin Holland reacts to Trevin Giles cancellation at UFC Vegas 5: ‘I could bite somebody’s ear off’

MMA Fighting LAS VEGAS — After his UFC Vegas 5 bout with Trevin Giles was canceled at the last second, Kevin Holland spoke to reporters backstage at UFC APEX. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Dana White reacts to Dan Hardy, Marc Goddard confrontations: ‘I will fire you on the spot if you approach official’

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC UFC President Dana White is laying down the law on confronting UFC officials one week after a highly publicized dustup between UFC commentator Dan Hardy and Herb Dean, promising swift action for any UFC employee who interferes with an official’s job. “If you work for me and you approach a […]

Video: Sergey Spivak reacts to Carlos Felipe’s in-fight trash talk at UFC Fight Island 2

ABU DHABI — UFC heavyweight Serghei Spivak spoke with the media backstage in Abu Dhabi following his majority decision win over Carlos Felipe at UFC Fight Island 2. “Polar Bear” discusses getting back in the win column, how he felt in the octagon, Felipe’s constant talking throughout the fight, and more. View full post on […]

Twitter reacts to Calvin Kattar’s victory over Dan Ige at UFC on ESPN 13

Calvin Kattar got his first UFC main event victory on Wednesday when he defeated Dan Ige at UFC on ESPN 13. Kattar (22-4 MMA, 6-2 UFC) continued his rise as one of the top featherweight contenders when he halted Ige’s (14-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) by unanimous decision in the headlining bout, which took place at […]

Report: UFC 251 sells roughly 1.3 million buys, biggest card since Khabib vs. Conor; Jorge Masvidal reacts

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC UFC 251 might go down as one of the biggest cards in the promotion’s history. According to a report from The Athletic, the event from this past weekend featuring Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal reportedly sold around 1.3 million pay-per-views on ESPN+. Masvidal, who lost a unanimous decision to Usman, […]

Twitter reacts to Petr Yan’s drawn-out TKO of Jose Aldo to claim title at UFC 251

Petr Yan claimed the vacant bantamweight title on Saturday when he defeated Jose Aldo at UFC 251. After former champ Henry Cejudo retired and vacated the strap, Yan (15-1 MMA, 7-0 UFC) came in to introduce a new chapter in the division when he beat Aldo (28-7 MMA, 10-6 UFC) by fifth-round TKO in the […]

Dana White reacts to Mike Perry’s recent issues: ‘I saw this coming in the last several months’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC President Dana White has given his first public statement on Mike Perry’s recent troubles. In a video that surfaced Wednesday night, Perry was seen punching an older man following a dispute at a restaurant in Lubbock, Texas. According to a police report, the UFC welterweight allegedly struck at least three […]

Kay Hansen reacts to $37k bet on her, Ronda Rousey props after UFC on ESPN 12

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC LAS VEGAS – Strawweight Kay Hansen was in line at Starbucks when UFC matchmakers called. Less than one week later, she had a new contract, octagon win and props from her MMA inspiration. Hansen spoke to reporters after her first-round armbar of Jinh Yu Frey on the prelims of UFC […]

Twitter reacts to Dustin Poirier’s ‘Fight of the Year’ contender win over Dan Hooker at UFC on ESPN 12

Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker gave the world one of the best fights in UFC lightweight history. The two contenders engaged in a back-and-forth war that went to the judges’ scorecards in the main event of UFC on ESPN 12. The card went down on Saturday night at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nev. and […]

Jon Jones cleans up Albuquerque, reacts to ‘beautiful’ George Floyd protest

Jon Jones took to the the streets of Albuquerque, N.M. on Monday to make a difference in his community amid a series of George Floyd protests. Throughout the day and night, Jones shared a series of Instagram stories—which began with arriving with a crew of teammates from Jackson Wink MMA, to assisting in boarding up […]

Morning Report: John Oliver reacts to Dana White trademarking ‘UFSea’

Photograph by Lloyd Bishop/HBO Dana White may have a new feud with Jon Jones to occupy his time now, but he’s not done with John Oliver yet either. Two weeks ago, Oliver’s HBO Show, Last Week Tonight, produced a piece about the UFC’s return to action. The segment was critical of Dana White’s insistence on […]

Chase Sherman reacts to Rodrigo Nascimento’s callout following triumphant UFC return

Chase Sherman made a triumphant return to the UFC with a second-round TKO win over Ike Villanueva at UFC Jacksonville. As “The Vanilla Gorilla” was back home this past Saturday night hanging out with his family, he found out that 72 hours after the successful start to his second UFC run, he already had somebody […]

Frustrated Marlon Vera reacts to Song Yadong loss: ‘He didn’t even believe he won the fight’

Marlon Vera was left flabbergasted by the judges after his recent loss to Song Yadong. Vera (17-6-1 MMA, 9-5 UFC) lost a decision to Yadong (16-4-1 MMA, 5-0-1 UFC) Saturday at UFC on ESPN 8, with all three judges awarding the fight to Yadong. The back-and-forth battle earned both men the “Fight of the Night” honor, but […]

Twitter reacts to Dan Ige’s narrow win over Edson Barboza at UFC on ESPN 8

Dan Ige gave Edson Barboza a rude welcome to the featherweight division on Saturday at UFC on ESPN 8. Ige (13-2 MMA, 6-1 UFC) extended his winning streak to six fights when he pulled off a split decision victory over Barboza (20-9 MMA, 14-9 UFC), who was coming down from lightweight, in the featured matchup, […]

Jon Jones Reacts to Anthony Smith Defeat, Contemplates Move to Heavyweight

The final two bouts of UFC Fight Night 171 gave Jon Jones plenty to consider. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Twitter reacts: MMA community celebrates Mother’s Day on social media

It’s another Mother’s Day, and despite being some of the toughest and most tenacious characters in all of sports, MMA fighters aren’t against well wishes. Check below to see a collection of tweets and Instagram posts from MMA fighters and personalities across the globe celebrating Mother’s Day on social media. * * * * View this […]

Ray Longo reacts to Anderson Silva’s retirement comments: ‘What he’s saying is he’s a f**kin’ whore’

Chris Weidman (center) scored a pair of wins over Anderson Silva at UFC 182 and 168 in 2013. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Chris Weidman’s longtime coach Ray Longo had a few laughs after listening to Anderson Silva’s recent comments about his attempt to retire from the sport in 2012. “The Spider” said in an […]

Randy Couture reacts to UFC postponements, ‘Pandemic Island’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Randy Couture believes the UFC’s attempt to move forward in the midst of a global pandemic bordered on selfish. This past week, Dana White announced that UFC 249, originally scheduled to take place on Saturday, was indefinitely postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak; future events were also paused. White had been […]

Bantamweight Champion Henry Cejudo Reacts to UFC 250 Cancellation

Henry Cejudo’s first bantamweight title defense will have to wait, but the Olympic gold medalist continues to ooze confidence even as the UFC’s schedule has been indefinitely suspended. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Twitter reacts to Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje interim title fight at UFC 249

Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje will headline UFC 249 “somewhere on this planet” come April 18, according to Dana White. With Khabib Nurmagomedov unable to compete because of Russia’s travel ban during the coronavirus pandemic, the UFC cobbled together Ferguson (25-3 MMA, 15-1 UFC) vs. Gaethje (21-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) for the interim lightweight title, […]

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