Morning Report: Tyron Woodley admits he ‘blew through a lot of f*cking money’ when he was champion

Tyron Woodley | Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com It’s a tale as old as time: a fighter comes from humble beginnings, rises through the ranks, and then summits the mountain, earning fame and making more money than he’d ever dream of, only to squander his newfound riches just a few years later. And while it may not be […]

Report: Crime-fighting MMA superhero ‘Phoenix Jones’ arrested on drug charges

The crime-fighting persona of “Phoenix Jones” has taken an interesting twist. Jones is the alter ego of Seattle’s Ben Fodor, a mixed martial artist whose highest-profile fights were in World Series of Fighting. In costume, Fodor garnered headlines through his vigilante crime patrols in downtown Seattle and adjacent neighborhoods. But according to Seattle television station […]

Morning Report: Nate Diaz plans “to watch what happens in the next few months” before making next move

Nate Diaz | Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com They say patience is a virtue, and if we’ve learned anything over the last few years, it’s that Nate Diaz is never in a hurry. In 2016, Diaz rose to mainstream prominence when he stepped in against Conor McGregor on short notice and choked out the then-featherweight champion, becoming an […]

UFC on ESPN+ 24 rookie report: Grading the newcomers in Raleigh, N.C.

Fighters from around the globe dream of the day they’ll step into the UFC octagon for the first time. For four athletes, Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 24 event marked that special moment in their career. Check out this week’s rookie report to see what kind of first impression those fighters made on the sport’s biggest […]

Morning Report: Michael Bisping details injury that took place before first fight with Luke Rockhold

UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping has long been considered one of the toughest men to ever step foot into the Octagon, but if there are any who still question “The Count,” his latest story should make you a convert. Bisping, who retired from MMA in 2018 is still deeply involved with the UFC as […]

Report: Paige VanZant Out, Randa Markos In Against Amanda Ribas at UFC Brasilia

A popular Ultimate Fighting Championship strawweight has suffered another setback in returning to action. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Morning Report: Justin Gaethje believes Conor McGregor may be more willing to fight him following win at UFC 246

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting This weekend at UFC 246, Conor McGregor came back to the UFC after a 15-month layoff and impressed, knocking out Donald Cerrone in just 40 seconds. In the aftermath of the event, McGregor is now flush with possible opponents. UFC President Dana White is adamant McGregor needs to rematch Khabib Nurmagomedov […]

Report: Ketlen Vieira vs. Marion Reneau Targeted for UFC 250 in Sao Paulo

A women’s bantamweight clash pitting Ketlen Vieira against Marion Reneau is in the works for UFC 250. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Morning Report: Jorge Masvidal ‘moving on’ from Conor McGregor bout: ‘I would take a lot more pleasure in dismantling Usman’s face’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Let the games begin. On Saturday night, Conor McGregor knocked out Donald Cerrone at UFC 246, reasserting himself as a going concern in the UFC. The win set McGregor up for a number of other potential bouts, including a lightweight title shot against the winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson, […]

Morning Report: Conor McGregor not interested in waiting for Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘The who doesn’t matter for me now’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Conor McGregor is back but what comes next is anybody’s guess. Over the weekend, McGregor made his triumphant return to the UFC, knocking out Donald Cerrone in just 40 seconds in the main event of UFC 246. It was McGregor’s first win in over three years and sets him up for […]

UFC 246 rookie report: Grading the newcomers in Las Vegas

Fighters from around the globe dream of the day they’ll step into the UFC octagon for the first time. For two athletes, Saturday’s UFC 246 event marked that special moment in their career. Check out this week’s rookie report to see what kind of first impression those fighters made on the sport’s biggest stage from […]

Report: Henry Cejudo-Jose Aldo Bantamweight Title Affair Targeted for UFC 250

The Ultimate Fighting Championship appears to have entered the era where champions can select their own contenders. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Morning Report: Robert Whittaker releases a statement on his withdrawal from UFC 248 bout against Jared Cannonier

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Earlier this week, news broke that champion Robert Whittaker was out of his fight at UFC 248 against Jared Cannonier due to undisclosed reasons. And while we still don’t know exactly why Whittaker pulled out from the bout, the former middleweight champion released a statement on his withdrawal Thursday. Taking to […]

Report: Bruno Silva Meets Su Mudaerji at Flyweight at UFC Brasilia on March 14

Two former bantamweights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship will drop down to flyweight and face off in March. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Report: Renato ‘Moicano’ Moves to Lightweight to Face Damir Hadzovic at UFC Brasilia

Renato Carneiro will be moving up to the Ultimate Fighting Championship‘s lightweight division for his next test in March. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Report: Matt Brown to Clash with Miguel Baeza at UFC on ESPN 8

It seems like Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Matt Brown will get the chance to fight in front of hometown fans very soon. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Morning Report: Dana White responds to Conor McGregor saying he’ll make $80M for UFC 246

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting This weekend, the UFC returns to action for the first time in 2020, and it’s bringing with it a major fight. The biggest star in the sport, Conor McGregor, will make his return to the UFC on Saturday at when he takes on Donald Cerrone in the main event of UFC […]

Bellator MMA to Report to Showtime Exec Stephen Espinoza Following CBS-Viacom Merger

Some changes are on the horizon for Bellator MMA. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Morning Report: Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone says ‘I am going to f*cking stand and I am going to play’

Donald Cerrone | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting This weekend, Conor McGregor makes his return to the UFC after a nearly 15-month layoff when he takes on Donald Cerrone at UFC 246. It’s one of the most highly anticipated bouts of the year but, unlike many other McGregor events, the trash talk heading into the bout […]

Morning Report: Conor McGregor interested in boxing matches with Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, or Paulie Malignaggi

Conor McGregor | Esther Lin, Showtime This weekend, Conor McGregor returns after a 15-month layoff, fighting Donald Cerrone in the main event of UFC 246. It’s the start of what could be an active year for McGregor. The former two-division champion has said he intends to fight at least three times in 2020, hopefully culminating […]

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