Dana White: UFC aiming for Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou rematch to happen in March 2021

Dana White hopes to see a UFC heavyweight championship rematch in the first quarter of next year. White is aiming to book a rematch between titleholder Stipe Miocic and contender Francis Ngannou for March 2021, he told TMZ in an interview Monday. “That fight won’t be ready till March,” White said. “… It could (happen). […]

Dana White: Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya rematch ‘very appealing’ after UFC 254

ABU DHABI – UFC president Dana White is keen on the idea of a rematch between Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya after UFC 254. Coming into Saturday’s co-main event at Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, the primary storyline revolved around Jared Cannonier (13-5 MMA, 6-5 UFC) getting a title shot against reigning […]

Dana White: Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker rematch ‘the fight that makes sense right now’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Robert Whittaker isn’t stepping out of the middleweight title picture just yet. “The Reaper” successfully held his spot in the contenders’ line on Saturday with a unanimous decision win over Jared Cannonier in the co-main event of UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi. In the lead-up to the fight, much of the […]

Robert Whittaker says Israel Adesanya rematch isn’t urgent, but will likely happen

ABU DHABI – Right now, Robert Whittaker isn’t interested in mapping out his next move. Following his UFC 254 unanimous decision win over Jared Cannonier on Saturday, Whittaker’s focus turned to two things: Christmas and the expected birth of a newborn child. Until he meets his child, he won’t overindulge in the impending fight preparation. […]

Dana White: Israel Adesanya-Robert Whittaker Rematch ‘Very Appealing to Me’

Heading into UFC 254, reigning middleweight champion Israel Adesanya had his eye on Jared Cannonier as the division’s next No. 1 contender – all Cannonier had to do was do his part and defeat Robert Whittaker. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Tecia Torres vs. Angela Hill rematch booked for UFC 256

Tecia Torres and Angela Hill will compete on the UFC 188 main card Saturday. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A rematch between Tecia Torres and Angela Hill is headed for UFC 256 on Dec. 12 with the card expected to take place in Las Vegas. Multiple sources confirmed the news to MMA Fighting on Monday […]

UFC 256 Gets Tecia Torres-Angela Hill Strawweight Rematch on Dec. 12

Tecia Torres and Angela Hill will run it back at UFC 256. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Khabib Nurmagomedov: Conor McGregor rematch ‘makes sense’ at 155 – at 170, it’s ‘bye-bye’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t completely opposed to the idea of a rematch with Conor McGregor. But if it ever happens, it’s going to be on his terms. Nurmagomedov on Monday said if McGregor is able to defeat Dustin Poirier in a rematch on Jan. 23, he believes another fight […]

Dana White: Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier rematch unlikely for AT&T Stadium

ABU DHABI – Fans will most likely not be in attendance for the potential Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier rematch. A second encounter between top lightweight contenders McGregor (22-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC) and Poirier (27-6 MMA, 18-5 UFC) is seemingly on the cusp of being finalized for Jan. 23. Both have publicly agreed to the […]

Conor McGregor Opens as Betting Favorite Against Dustin Poirier in Discussed Rematch

Although the Ultimate Fighting Championship rematch between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier is far from official, betting lines have opened. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Bellator’s Scott Coker says Fabricio Werdum rematch is up to Fedor Emelianenko

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – If Fedor Emelianenko wants a rematch against Fabricio Werdum, Bellator president Scott Coker says he’ll get one. Over the past few months, MMA Junkie has discussed that possibility with Emelianenko (39-6 MMA, 3-2 BMMA), Werdum (24-9-1), and Coker – an idea that seemed to pick up steam when Werdum fought out the […]

Israel Adesanya never expects Paulo Costa rematch: ‘I don’t think I ever see him again to be honest’

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has a lot of challenges left ahead of him, but he doesn’t expect to cross paths with Paulo Costa again. After spending the better part of a year building towards their eventual showdown at UFC 253, Adesanya and Costa appeared to be the start of […]

Nate Diaz rips Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier rematch: ‘I already smoked these two’

Nate Diaz doesn’t appear to be fond of a possible rematch between two of his rivals, Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. Although nothing has been made official by the UFC, both McGregor (20-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC) and Poirier (26-6 MMA, 18-5 UFC) publicly have stated they want to be booked for a rematch of their […]

Will the Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier rematch happen in 2020? Hurdles exist

Conor McGregor’s return to the UFC appears to be closer to reality than at any point in recent months, with the former lightweight and featherweight champion announcing Thursday that he’s agreed to fight Dustin Poirier. McGregor (22-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC) and Poirier (26-6 MMA, 18-5 UFC) both appear to be on board for a rematch […]

Will Anderson Silva retire at UFC Vegas 12? Coach says ‘Spider’ still has ‘plenty of wood to burn,’ dreams of Adesanya rematch

Anderson Silva will headline the next UFC event in Las Vegas against Uriah Hall. | Wander Roberto, Inovafoto UFC President Dana White recently said former middleweight king Anderson Silva is fighting “his last fight” when he takes on Uriah Hall in the main event of UFC Vegas 12 on Oct. 31. But “The Spider” has […]

Video: After snapping skid at UFC Fight Island 4, Carlos Condit eyes Nick Diaz rematch, Matt Brown rebooking

ABU DHABI – After snapping a five-fight skid, Carlos Condit has his eyes on the settling past scores, eying a rematch with Nick Diaz and a fight with Matt Brown that’s been repeatedly canceled. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Floyd Mayweather says ‘Conor McGregor can’t punch,’ open to $300 million payday for rematch

Esther Lin, Showtime Floyd Mayweather isn’t looking to conquer anymore championships in boxing, but for a hefty nine-figure payday, he’ll consider a rematch with Conor McGregor. The 50-0 boxer, who re-retired after he finished McGregor by 10th-round TKO when they met in 2017, has flirted with several possible fights that could lure him back to […]

Paulo Costa calls Israel Adesanya ‘human trash’ for lewd post-fight celebration, demands rematch

Paulo Costa is furious with Israel Adesanya. After seeing a replay of Adesanya’s lewd post-fight celebration, Costa (13-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) posted a video to his Instagram, ripping into his UFC 253 opponent and vowing to get revenge for the UFC middleweight champion’s actions. “I come here to talk about the action the human trash […]

Scott Askham-Mamed Khalidov Rematch to Headline KSW 55

Two of Europe’s best fighters will meet again, with a title on the line. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

After Bellator 245 win, Phil Davis eyes Corey Anderson next, future Vadim Nemkov rematch

Phil Davis spoke to reporters after his win over Lyoto Machida in their rematch at Bellator 245. The light heavyweight standout spoke about his performance and his plans for the future, which include a fight with new signee Corey Anderson and current champ Vadim Nemkov. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

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