Joseph Benavidez Says Henry Cejudo’s Recent Callouts ‘Don’t Make Sense’

Joseph Benavidez has accomplished everything imaginable in the gloriously violent sport of mixed martial arts. Everything, that is, except capture a world title. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Daily Debate results: Does Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler make sense over a title shot?

In need of a main event for August’s UFC on ESPN 5 card, a surprise welterweight main event was put together between Colby Covington and Robbie Lawler. Covington (14-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC), the former interim UFC welterweight champ, has been sitting out since June 2018 waiting for a shot at the undisputed belt. It seemed […]

Dana White: Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone fight ‘makes sense’

Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone have rapidly become the new “will they or won’t they?” couple in the UFC. For the better part of 2019, the two lightweights have been linked to a potential showdown inside the UFC Octagon. Initially, McGregor tweeted he was down to scrap with “Cowboy” in January. With UFC President Dana […]

Jussier Formiga says Henry Cejudo jumping the line at 135 pounds ‘doesn’t make any sense’

Jussier Formiga discusses his UFC Nashville win, getting an elusive title shot against Henry Cejudo and more Saturday night. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Dana White reacts to Conor McGregor’s retirement tweet: ‘It totally makes sense’

If Conor McGregor is serious about retirement, UFC President Dana White apparently has no complaints about it. Former UFC two-division champ McGregor (21-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) took to Twitter early Tuesday morning and announced he was hanging up his gloves and ending his tenure as a professional fighter, which was met with surprise and skepticism […]

Tyron Woodley says ‘dope’ fight with Conor McGregor makes sense

NASHVILLE – Call-outs of Conor McGregor aren’t exactly unheard of among the UFC’s roster. Still, it’s fair to say not that many people were expecting this to be the call-out coming from fellow former UFC champion Tyron Woodley at the moment. As it turns out, Woodley wasn’t planning on issuing it, either. Speaking to MMA […]

Junior dos Santos: Jon Jones challenging Daniel Cormier at heavyweight makes more sense than Brock Lesnar

Junior dos Santos can name a number of potential deserving title contenders for UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. That list does not include Brock Lesnar. Dos Santos, the former heavyweight champ, was unequivocal of his criticism of the possibility of Lesnar returning to the UFC after three years and getting an immediate title shot against […]

Junior dos Santos: Daniel Cormier vs. Brock Lesnar ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’

Junior dos Santos was in championship form in the main event of UFC Fight Night 146 on Saturday night, as he blew apart fan favorite Derrick Lewis within two rounds for his third consecutive win. Now, his sights are set on eventually regaining the UFC heavyweight crown. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Cain Velasquez: New UFC Contract ‘Had To Make Sense’ In Order For Me to Fight Again

Cain Velasquez returns for the first time since July 2016 to headline the UFC’s inaugural event on ESPN on Sunday, but according to the former champ, it came close to not happening. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

The fun thing about Michael Page’s fight with Paul Daley is the accompanying sense of doubt

Michael Page debuted in Bellator nearly six years ago against Ryan Sanders in Lewiston, Maine, the same town that Muhammad Ali knocked Sonny Liston out in for their rematch. It’s taken him all those years to get into the meat of the order; that is to say, begin fighting guys that have a legitimate chance […]

Cain Velasquez says he would have left MMA if UFC contract didn’t ‘make sense’

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — UFC 200 might have been the last time fans saw Cain Velasquez in the Octagon if the UFC had not made a comeback worth his while. The former two-time UFC heavyweight champion said his return from injury was contingent upon a new UFC contract. In the end, the two sides came […]

Remember when Ferguson was next for Nurmagomedov, and a McGregor rematch didn’t make sense? LOL, that was so 2018

Remember last year? You know, as in 2018? Now those were some wild times. Oh, what fun we had. What crazy things we saw and did and said. But all that’s in the past now that it’s 2019. Now we have to sober up and get with the program. If you know and understand this, […]

UFC President: Conor McGregor-Dustin Poirier Rematch ‘Makes Sense Right Now’

Dana White has an opponent in mind for Conor McGregor’s next Octagon appearance, but it isn’t Donald Cerrone. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White: Dustin Poirier ‘makes sense’ as Conor McGregor’s next opponent

Dana White seems to have a mini-tournament on his mind for the UFC lightweight division. The UFC president said Friday night on FS1’s TUF 28 Finale post-fight show that Dustin Poirier would make a logical next opponent for Conor McGregor. If that happens, then the winner of that fight would face the winner of a […]

Rose Namajunas gives timetable for return, says Andrade is only fight that makes sense

DENVER — At UFC Denver, strawweight champion Rose Namajunas gave an update on her health and injuries, the timetable she’s looking at for her return, wanting Jessica Andrade next, and much more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Morning Report: Tyron Woodley: A fight with Conor McGregor ‘makes sense’ if McGregor wins at UFC 229

Since winning the welterweight title at UFC 201, Tyron Woodley has been angling for a superfight with former champion Georges St-Pierre. Recently though, St-Pierre explained why he is uninterested in a fight with Woodley at the moment, saying that it doesn’t do enough for his legacy. But that’s alright with Woodley who recently revealed that […]

Video: Renato Moicano explains why interim title fight with Brian Ortega ‘makes sense’

LOS ANGELES — Renato Moicano speaks to the media at UFC 227 about his submission win over Cub Swanson, where he goes next, why he wants to fight Brian Ortega for the interim featherweight belt, and much more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Morning Report: Dustin Poirier thinks he’s earned a title shot but willing to fight before then ‘if something makes sense’

On Saturday night at UFC Calgary, Dustin Poirier finally got the win over Eddie Alvarez he’d been chasing since the controversial ending to their first fight at UFC 211, knocking out Alvarez in the second round. With the win, Poirier took ownership of Alvarez’s unofficial “Most Violent” title but he also may have earned himself […]

Al Iaquinta erupts on Dana White, says his ‘sense of reality’ is gone: ‘Now he’s putting our health at risk’

Al Iaquinta heard Dana White’s plan to move the UFC back to its old format of late afternoon weigh-ins. And to put things bluntly, “Ragin’ Al” is not a fan. After hearing White adamantly defend the promotion’s decision to abandon morning weigh-ins over the weekend at UFC 225’s post-fight press conference in Chicago, Iaquinta ripped […]

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