UFC 239 Results: Jones vs. Santos

MMA Fighting has UFC 239 results for the Jones vs. Santos event from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev., live blogs of the top fights, and live UFC 239 Twitter updates. In the main event, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will aim to defend his title against Thiago Santos. UFC double champion Amanda […]

Report: Ashlee Evans-Smith Out, Ariane Carnelossi In Against Taila Santos at UFC Uruguay

UFC Fight Night 156 has taken a hit as Ashlee Evans-Smith has been forced to withdraw from her scheduled bout against Taila Santos on August 10 in Montevideo, Uruguay. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 239 ‘Jones vs. Santos’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round-by-Round Scoring

Sherdog’s live UFC 239 “Jones vs. Santos” coverage begins Saturday at 6:15 p.m. ET. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

If Jon Jones is after legacy, he needs to sledgehammer Thiago Santos and then go big-game hunting

After competing just once in each of the last five calendar years, Jon Jones is back to being a fighting champion. His second trip to the Octagon in 2019 takes place at Saturday’s UFC 239, when he steps into the cage opposite Thiago Santos, a 35-year-old Brazilian who is as unlikely a challenger as Jones […]

Thiago Santos Trusts His Power

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UFC free fight: Relive Thiago Santos’ crazy UFC 231 brawl with Jimi Manuwa

Thiago Santos has a sledgehammer tattooed on his chest, which is fitting, because his hands are sledgehammers, too. There was a question about whether “Marreta” would be able to retain his knockout power when he moved up to light heavyweight after a long stint at middleweight, and it didn’t take him long to answer. Santos […]

Morning Report: Daniel Cormier gives Thiago Santos advice on how to pull off the upset against Jon Jones

This Saturday, Thiago Santos will get his shot at UFC gold when he takes on Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 239. It’s a tall order for Santos. Jones is among the greatest fighters of all time and comes into this fight riding a 16 fight unbeaten streak. Fortunately, Thiago Santos can get […]

Thiago Santos says lessons learned from losses brought him to UFC 239 title fight vs. Jon Jones

Thiago Santos is facing a tall order Saturday when he takes on Jon Jones for the UFC’s light heavyweight title, and thinks now is the perfect time to challenge for the belt. Santos has the opportunity of a lifetime when he headlines UFC 239 against Jones for the light heavyweight championship at T-Mobile Arena in […]

After Quick Knockout of Junior dos Santos, Francis Ngannou Primed for Second Title Shot

Two years ago, Francis Ngannou was at the top of the UFC heavyweight contenders’ ladder, and he was expected to become world champion. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 239: How to watch Jones vs. Santos, Nunes vs. Holm, fight card, start time, streaming info

The UFC is back on home soil this week in “Sin City” with UFC 239, one of its biggest cards of the year, which features to title fights at the top of the bill and a highly anticipated featured bout at welterweight. In the main event, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones looks to defend his […]

Junior dos Santos Laments Strategic Gaffe That Led to KO Loss at UFC on ESPN 3

Junior dos Santos didn’t have much time to get settled in against Francis Ngannou in the UFC on ESPN 3 headliner on Saturday night. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Francis Ngannou Preys Upon Junior dos Santos in UFC on ESPN 3 Main Event

Francis Ngannou scores 71-second technical knockout against Junior dos Santos on Saturday in Minneapolis. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Francis Ngannou told Dana White, ‘I need the title shot’ after KO of Junior dos Santos

It’s hard to argue against the logic that Francis Ngannou has done more than enough to earn another shot at the UFC heavyweight title. Following first-round knockouts against both Cain Velasquez and Curtis Blaydes in consecutive fights, Ngannou needed just 71-seconds to dispatch Junior dos Santos and notch his third win in a row at […]

Why Jan Blachowicz is rooting for Thiago Santos at UFC 239

LOS ANGELES – Thiago Santos will have an unlikely fan at UFC 239 when he goes on his underdog’s quest to give UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones the first legitimate defeat of his career. That member of “Marreta’s” rooting section? None other than fellow light heavyweight contender Jan Blachowicz. The 36-year-old from Poland met […]

Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos showdown is heavyweight jolt we’ve been missing

The top of the UFC heavyweight division has mostly been a barren landscape of dusty tumbleweeds lately, which is to say that nothing much has been going on. Champion Daniel Cormier has a date booked with Stipe Miocic, but has otherwise been sidelined since the beginning of last November, a total of almost eight months. […]

UFC on ESPN 3 ‘Ngannou vs. Dos Santos’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

Sherdog’s live UFC on ESPN 3 coverage begins Saturday at 6 p.m. ET. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Junior dos Santos calls Francis Ngannou ‘most dangerous man’ in MMA today

Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos was moved a week earlier, going from a UFC 239 main card attraction to UFC Minneapolis headliner on June 29, but the Brazilian, a former UFC heavyweight champion, doesn’t see any significant impacts in the change. The seven-day move doesn’t affect heavyweights that much, “Cigano” says, and adding two […]

UFC on ESPN 3 breakdown: A first-round knockout prediction … for Ngannou or Dos Santos?

MMA Junkie Radio co-host and MMA Junkie contributor Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN 3. UFC on ESPN 3 takes place Saturday at Target Center in Minneapolis. The card airs on ESPN. Francis Ngannou (13-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) Staple info: Height: 6’4″ […]

Junior Dos Santos Isn’t Afraid Of Francis Ngannou

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Junior Dos Santos: Francis Ngannou ‘doesn’t know (expletive) about jiu-jitsu’

Former UFC heavyweight champ Junior Dos Santos doesn’t look at Francis Ngannou the same after he questioned his Brazilian jiu-jitsu credentials. Ngannou’s quip that Dos Santos’ black belt is fake only served to offend the person that awarded it, Dos Santos told MMA Junkie. “I don’t really care about what my opponents say, because sometimes […]

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