MMA Junkie’s 2020 ‘Comeback Fighter of the Year’: Sean Strickland wins big after accident

No matter what happens in his career from here on out, Sean Strickland already defied the odds. In a since-deleted December 2018 Instagram post, Strickland revealed he was in a crash. “I was riding back from Kings (MMA), and I got in an accident,” it read. “It wasn’t my fault, but I’ve been blacked out […]

Jake Matthews to Meet Sean Brady at UFC 259 on March 6

Jake Matthews will lock horns with Sean Brady in a welterweight bout at UFC 259. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Charles Oliveira after UFC 256 win?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Deiveson Figueiredo, Brandon Moreno after UFC 256?) The emergence of Charles Oliveira as a top lightweight contender can no longer be ignored after his win over Tony Ferguson at UFC 256. Oliveira (30-8 MMA, 18-8 UFC) proved he’s a true title threat at 155 pounds on Saturday […]

Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Marvin Vettori after UFC on ESPN 19 win?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Jack Hermansson after UFC on ESPN 19 loss?) Marvin Vettori proved his worth as a middleweight elite on Saturday when he claimed his first main event win by defeating Jack Hermansson at UFC on ESPN 19. Vettori (16-4-1 MMA, 6-2-1 UFC) showed his skillset is deeper than […]

Sean O’Malley claims Thomas Almeida declined UFC 258 fight

Sean O’Malley | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Sean O’Malley hopes to return to action sometime this February even if a fan-friendly matchup at UFC 258 is no longer in the cards. Speaking on The Sugar Show, O’Malley touched on a number of topics including his plans to compete at the upcoming Feb. 13 pay-per-view against […]

Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Anthony Smith after UFC on ESPN 18 win?

Anthony Smith recorded one of the most important victories of his career Saturday when he beat Devin Clark in the UFC on ESPN 18 main event. After suffering back-to-back losses that deflated his status as a top light heavyweight contender, Smith (34-16 MMA, 9-6 UFC) faced pressure to get the job done against Clark (12-5 […]

Sean Shelby’s Shoes: Matchmaking champs Figueiredo, Shevchenko after UFC 255

Another UFC championship doubleheader went down Saturday at UFC 255 with men’s flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo and women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko both defending their belts. In the main event, Figueiredo (20-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) quickly dispatched of challenger Alex Perez with a guillotine choke in less than two minutes, kicking his title reign off […]

Kai Kamaka steps in for Sean Woodson, fights Jonathan Pearce at UFC on ESPN 18

Jonathan Pearce has a new opponent for UFC on ESPN 18. After Sean Woodson withdrew from his scheduled Nov. 28 lightweight fight for unknown reasons, Kai Kamaka has stepped in to fight Pearce (9-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas on eight days’ notice. Two people with knowledge of the matchup […]

Dhiego Lima replaces Sean Brady, faces Belal Muhammad at Dec. 19 UFC show

Dhiego Lima (pictured) will fight Belal Muhammad in a welterweight bout at a Dec. 19 UFC event | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting “Remember the Name” has a new name for his next fight. MMA Fighting confirmed with sources with knowledge of the change that Dhiego Lima (15-7) will replace Sean Brady in a welterweight bout […]

Dhiego Lima Replaces Sean Brady, Meets Belal Muhammad at UFC Card on Dec. 19

Dhiego Lima will replace Sean Brady and lock horns with Belal Muhammad in a welterweight bout the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Dec. 19 event. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

With Sean Brady out, Belal Muhammad faces Dhiego Lima at UFC Fight Night on Dec. 19

Belal Muhammad will still get to compete before the end of the year – just not against Sean Brady. In late October, Brady (13-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) was forced out of UFC Fight Night on Dec. 19 due to an undisclosed issue. In his place, Dhiego Lima (15-7 MMA, 4-5 UFC) steps in to face […]

UFC Vegas 14 bonuses: Khaos Williams and Sean Strickland get top performances

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC With only two fights avoiding scorecards, “Performance of the Night” bonuses were easy choices on Saturday at UFC Vegas 14. Of course, it didn’t hurt those two finishes were highlight-reel showings that boosted the stock of Khaos Williams and Sean Strickland, who both delivered wins that put an extra $50,000 […]

Sean Strickland Wanted to ‘Break’ Brendan Allen at UFC Fight Night 182

After injuries from a motorcyle accident sidelined him for two years, it’s been a memorable couple of weeks for Sean Strickland. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Now COVID-free, Alejandro Perez targets Sean O’Malley: ‘He called me out’

Alejandro Perez hasn’t forgotten about Sean O’Malley’s callout awhile back. The winner of season one of “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America” remembers quite well O’Malley’s callout back in 2018 when Perez (21-8-1 MMA, 7-3-1 UFC) was coming off a decision win over former WEC champion Eddie Wineland at UFC Fight Night 133. Now, two years later, Perez […]

Brendan Allen faces Sean Strickland in late addition to UFC Vegas 14

Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting A 195-pound catchweight fight between Brendan Allen and Sean Strickland has been booked as a late addition to the UFC Vegas 14 card this Saturday night, Nov. 14 from Las Vegas. Multiple sources confirmed the matchup to MMA Fighting on Monday after Allen initially dropped the news via Instagram. View this […]

Brendan Allen vs. Sean Strickland Added to UFC Fight Night 182 Lineup

A middleweight showdown between Brendan Allen and Sean Strickland has been added to the UFC Fight Night 182 lineup. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

After UFC Vegas 12 comeback, Sean Strickland ‘addicted’ to motorcycles despite horrific accident

LAS VEGAS – A horrific motorcycle accident may have derailed Sean Strickland’s octagon career, but it hasn’t quelled his love for riding. After a successful comeback on Saturday at UFC Vegas 12, Strickland spoke about his road forward. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Sean Shelby’s Shoes: Will Anderson Silva really retire after UFC on ESPN+ 39 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Uriah Hall after UFC on ESPN+ 39 win?) If Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 39 main event was indeed the final fight of Anderson Silva’s storied career, then he went out on a loss. Silva (34-11 MMA, 17-7 UFC), a former longtime UFC middleweight champion, fought Uriah Hall […]

Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Uriah Hall after UFC on ESPN+ 39 win?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: Will Anderson Silva really retire after UFC on ESPN+ 39 loss?) In the biggest spot of his career on Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 39, Uriah Hall came through victorious against Anderson Silva. The first main event opportunity of Hall’s (16-9 MMA, 9-7 UFC) octagon tenure was a success, as […]

Sean Strickland Is At Peace

After a devastating car crash, Sean Strickland thought his UFC dream was over. But he fought his way back and can’t wait for what’s next. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

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