Video: Marcin Prachnio knew he’d have better striking than Khalil Rountree: ‘I train in Holland’

ABU DHABI — Light heavyweight Marcin Prachnio speaks with reporters backstage at Etihad Arena following his unanimous decision win over Khalil Rountree at UFC 257. He discussed getting his first UFC win on the final fight of his contract, whether or not he felt the pressures of that, believing he had better striking than Rountree, […]

Jake Paul predicts he’ll knock Ben Askren out faster than Jorge Masvidal

Jake Paul does not lack in confidence. The YouTube superstar turned celebrity boxer announced Tuesday his latest venture, an April 17 boxing match against former UFC star and Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren. Paul also told ESPN he’ll knock Askren out faster than Jorge Masvidal’s famed flying knee at UFC 239. “I started boxing two years […]

Morning Report: Dana White says he can’t remember a better UFC debut than Michael Chandler’s at UFC 257

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC The bulk of the headlines coming out of UFC 257 will center around Dustin Poirier’s upset victory over Conor McGregor (as well they should) but in the co-main event, Michael Chandler did everything he could to steal the show. And though he might not have quite pulled it off, Chandler […]

UFC Fight Island 7 on ABC ends with lower ratings than final UFC show on FOX

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC The UFC’s first event on network television in over two years resulted in solid ratings for the promotion, but they were far lower than the last UFC card that aired on FOX. According to the Nielsen Ratings System, the UFC Fight Island 7 card on ABC, headlined by Max Holloway’s […]

Alessio Di Chirico ‘not impressed’ with Joaquin Buckley’s surge, ‘but he’s much better than that clown Kevin Holland’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC middleweight Alessio Di Chirico knows his back his against the wall, yet understands a win over one of 2020’s breakout stars can completely negate his recent skid. Di Chirico will face Joaquin Buckley in a main card matchup this Saturday at UFC Fight Island 7. The event takes place at […]

Conor McGregor ‘not surprised’ Khabib Nurmagomedov would ‘scurry away’ into retirement rather than fight again

Conor Mcgregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Conor McGregor may never get the opportunity to avenge his past loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov but that doesn’t mean he’s forgotten about the rivalry they share. More than two years have passed since the lightweights went to war at UFC 229 with Nurmagomedov solidifying his […]

Corey Anderson believes ‘Bellator has the upper hand’ with a better light heavyweight division than the UFC

Corey Anderson | Bellator MMA When Corey Anderson asked for his release from the UFC before eventually signing with Bellator MMA, he had a multitude of reasons behind that decision. Money. Promotional push. Better opportunities. Those were all at the forefront in Anderson’s mind but he also went to Bellator knowing that the light heavyweight […]

Khaos Williams believes he deserved UFC Vegas 17 win over Michel Pereira: ‘He did more dancing than damage’

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC In Khaos Williams’ mind, he went 3-0 in the octagon in 2020. After bursting onto the scene with a pair of knockouts – logging just 57 seconds of cage time with wins over Alex Morono and Abdul Razak Alhassan – Williams faced Michel Pereira at UFC Vegas 17. For three […]

Victor Ortiz believes Logan Paul is a bigger threat to Floyd Mayweather than Conor McGregor

One recent Sunday afternoon, former boxing champ Victor Ortiz went to Logan Paul’s house in Encino, Calif., and watched the YouTube star knock out the last of three partners in the final round of a sparring session. “Holy crap,” were Ortiz’s words as Paul, his longtime friend, ended another session in preparation for a Feb. […]

Coach: Michael Chandler, Justin Gaethje ‘slightly easier’ for Conor McGregor than Dustin Poirier

John Kavanagh insists he isn’t trying to be disrespectful, but if you ask him a direct question, he’s going to give you a direct answer. The Straight Blast Gym Ireland head coach is currently preparing longtime pupil Conor McGregor for his upcoming rematch with Dustin Poirier, which serves as the pay-per-view headliner of UFC 257 […]

Conor McGregor Calls UFC 246 Highest-Selling PPV of 2020 with More Than 1.3 Million Buys

If Conor McGregor is to be believed, UFC 246 sold more pay-per-views than initially projected. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Conor McGregor touts UFC 246 as highest selling pay-per-view of 2020 with more than 1.3 million buys

Conor Mcgregor and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Conor McGregor knows he’s the biggest draw in the UFC and he has no problem providing the numbers to back it up. As he prepares for his return against Dustin Poirier in January, the former two-division champion posted a copy of a bonus contract […]

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson disappointed that ‘hype’ and ‘popularity’ matter more than accomplishments these days

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson thought he had the perfect plan to make his return to action against another top five ranked opponent. After dismantling Vicente Luque in his last appearance, the former two-time title challenger hoped that the UFC would offer him an opportunity to take a step up rather than a […]

‘Jacare’ Souza not concerned about UFC cuts: ‘I’m in a different situation’ than Yoel Romero

Ronaldo Souza  is not concerned about his standing with the UFC. The longtime middleweight contender doesn’t think his job with the Las Vegas-based promotion will be on the line on Saturday night when he takes on Kevin Holland at UFC 256. There’s been plenty of speculation on which fighters could potentially lose their job with […]

UFC Raises More Than $24,500 In Honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

UFC Raises More Than $24,500 In Honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month With Cure 4 The Kids Foundation Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Ilia Topuria: UFC on ESPN 19 was a more accurate representation of my game than my debut

LAS VEGAS – Ilia Topuria defeated Damon Jackson with a brutal knockout combination during Saturday’s preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 19 in Las Vegas. Take a look inside the fight with Topuria, as he reveals his gameplan entering Saturday, recaps his brutal knockout, and speaks on what’s next. View full post on MMA Junkie

Jack Hermansson’s Ambitions Bigger Than Rankings

Elite Middleweight Puts It All On The Line At UFC Vegas 16 In His Quest To Be The Best Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Mike Tyson Weighs 10 Pounds Heavier Than Roy Jones Jr. Ahead of Exhibition

Legendary boxers Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. will return to the boxing ring for an exhibition bout. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC Raises More Than $146,000 for Direct Relief via sales of UFC-Branded Face Coverings

UFC sold more than 14,600 face coverings, which resulted in a total of $146,310 raised for Direct Relief’s global COVID-19 response fund. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

UFC Vegas 14 video: Title more important to Rafael Dos Anjos than Conor McGregor rematch

Rafael Dos Anjos at Los Angeles Media Luncheon for UFC 200 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos talks about his upcoming fight with Paul Felder at UFC Vegas 14. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

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