Drakkar Klose vs. Luis Pena Pulled from UFC Fight Night 185 After Positive COVID Test

UFC Fight Night 185 is down to 13 bouts after a positive COVID-19 test resulted in the cancellation of a lightweight clash between Drakkar Klose and Luis Pena. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Kamaru Usman demands more respect after UFC 258, says he’d love Georges St-Pierre test

LAS VEGAS – Kamaru Usman cemented his spot at the top of the UFC welterweight division and says it’s high time he got the credit he deserved. Usman (18-1 MMA, 13-0 UFC) finished Gilbert Burns (19-4 MMA, 12-4 UFC) with strikes in the third round of their main event title fight at UFC 258 at […]

After Google search, Corey Anderson knows he has tough test vs. Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov

Corey Anderson may not have drawn the most recognizable name in the next Bellator tournamennt, but that doesn’t mean he’s taking him lightly. Anderson (14-5 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) will take on Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov in the quarterfinals of the light heavyweight grand prix at Bellator 256, which takes place April 9 in Uncasville, Conn. The card […]

Charlie Ontiveros suspended six months by NAC for failed drug test

Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC The octagon debut of Charlie Ontiveros has added another unfortunate chapter. On Tuesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission suspended Ontiveros six months and fined him $2,245.36 after failing a drug test. The positive test stems from his Oct. 31 first-round TKO loss to Kevin Holland at UFC Vegas 12 on Oct. […]

UFC Fighter Charlie Ontiveros Fined, Suspended 6 Months for Failed Drug Test

Charlie Ontiveros has been suspended six months for failing a drug test in relation to his UFC Fight Night 181 loss to Kevin Holland. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Michael Chiesa Believes Colby Covington is Toughest Test ‘Stylistically, Physically and Mentally’

Moments after Michael Chiesa completed a dominant performance against Neil Magny in the UFC on ESPN 20 headliner, he turned his attention to perhaps the welterweight division’s most reviled star. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Michael Chiesa Welcomes A True Test in Neil Magny

Michael Chiesa’s path back to the Octagon has been a long one, but now that he’s here, he can’t wait to test himself at UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs Magny Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Ex-UFC Middleweight Bevon Lewis Suspended 6 Months for Positive Marijuana Test

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended Bevon Lewis six months for a positive marijuana test stemming from his Nov. 7 bout at UFC on ESPN 17. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

NAC suspends Bevon Lewis six months stemming from failed UFC drug test for marijuana

Bevon Lewis is the latest fighter to be suspended by the Nevada Athletic Commission for a positive marijuana test. At the governing body’s monthly meeting held Wednesday, the NAC suspended Lewis (7-3 MMA, 1-3 UFC) for six months and fined him a total of $1,345.36 ($1,200 fine + $145.36 in legal fees) due to a […]

Anthony Hernandez announces positive COVID-19 test, postponed UFC fight vs. Rodolfo Vieira

Anthony Hernandez is the latest fighter to fall victim to COVID-19. Hernandez (8-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) announced Sunday he’s tested positive for coronavirus and is unable to compete in his scheduled middleweight bout against Rodolfo Vieira (7-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) on the UFC’s first card of the year Jan. 16 in Abu Dhabi. According to […]

UFC’s Brian Kelleher announces Ricky Simon fight off after positive COVID-19 test

The matchup between Brian Kelleher and Ricky Simon has hit another snag. Kelleher (22-11 MMA, 6-4 UFC) announced on Friday that his bantamweight bout with Simon (16-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC), which was scheduled for a UFC Fight Night event in Jan. 16 in Abu Dhabi, has been postponed after his pre-departure COVID-19 test came back […]

Positive COVID-19 test scratches Brian Kelleher from UFC Fight Island 7 bout with Ricky Simon

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC’s first event of 2021 has lost a bantamweight fight. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed on Friday to MMA Fighting that a positive COVID-19 test has forced Brian Kelleher to withdraw from his scheduled matchup with Ricky Simon at UFC Fight Island 7, which takes place […]

Positive COVID-19 Test for Anthony Hernandez Pushes Rodolfo Vieira Match to Feb. 13

The first Ultimate Fighting Championship card of 2021 lost a key matchup. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson has no current plans to test the waters at heavyweight again

When Anthony “Rumble” Johnson first announced his intention to return from retirement he was expected to compete in the heavyweight division but that is no longer the plan. Just a matter of days ago, the former two-time UFC title contender inked a multi-fight deal to join Bellator MMA where he actually plans to compete at […]

Aiemann Zahabi announces withdrawal from UFC Vegas 17 due to positive COVID-19 test

Aiemann Zahabi | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A positive COVID-19 test has forced Aiemann Zahabi out of UFC Vegas 17. Zahabi was scheduled to fight Drako Rodriguez in a bantamweight bout on Saturday at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. But on Thursday, he announced via social media his withdrawal from the card. It’s heartbreaking for […]

Aiemann Zahabi Announces Positive COVID-19 Test, Withdrawal From UFC Fight Night 183

The year-end Ultimate Fighting Championship event keeps taking hits on fight week. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 256 Loses Sergey Spivak-Jared Vanderaa Due to Positive COVID-19 Test

The hits keep coming for the final Ultimate Fighting Championship pay-per-view card of the year. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Positive COVID-19 test forces Charles Oliveira head coach to miss UFC 256

Charles Oliveira will make the walk at UFC 256 without head coach Diego Lima by his side. In an interview with UFC.com, Lima revealed that he tested positive for COVID-19 just days before the team left Sao Paulo for Las Vegas, which will keep him from cornering Oliveira for his co-main event fight vs. Tony […]

Dwight Grant announces positive COVID-19 test, scrapping UFC 256 bout with Li Jingliang

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC UFC 256 is down one bout after welterweight Dwight Grant announced he’s tested positive for COVID-19. Grant (10-3) wrote on Instagram that he will not be fighting Li Jingliang (17-6) this weekend due to the virus. He said his symptoms were not severe and would quarantine before starting his comeback. […]

Dwight Grant Announces Positive COVID-19 Test, UFC 256 Bout vs. Jingliang Li Canceled

The hits keep come on coming regarding COVID-19 and UFC 256. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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