Leon Edwards says Darren Till fighting wrong man at UFC London, calls out ‘The Gorilla’

LONDON – If the onsale press conference for March’s UFC on ESPN+ 5 event was the only thing to go off, one would think Darren Till and Leon Edwards are fighting each other in the main event. As we know, though, that’s not the case. Till (17-1-1 MMA, 5-1-1 UFC) is fighting Jorge Masvidal (32-13 MMA, […]

Darren Till, Leon Edwards debate ‘best welterweight in the U.K.’ at UFC London press conference

Leon Edwards made no secret that he wanted to fight Darren Till at UFC London during a recent appearance on MMA Fighting’s Eurobash and he didn’t hold back when he came face-to-face with his fellow Englishman at Wednesday’s event press conference. Till, his main event opponent Jorge Masvidal, Leon Edwards and Nathaniel Wood were all […]

Darren Till says Ben Askren is ‘a wanker’ who’s trying to demean him

LONDON – Darren Till already has one fight lined up in the octagon, but if it’s up to him, he could have another on the horizon. Or at the very least, it seems he wants to keep it going on social media. Till (17-1-1 MMA, 5-1-1 UFC) faces Jorge Masvidal (32-13 MMA, 9-6 UFC) in […]

Kevin Lee sees Gregor Gillespie as viable fight after declining Darren Till at UFC London

Kevin Lee had an opportunity to make the jump up to the welterweight division and immediately fight a top contender. He wasn’t into it, though, and decided to turn the fight down. Lee (17-4 MMA, 10-4 UFC) said he was offered a main event spot against Darren Till (17-1-1 MMA, 5-1-1 UFC) at UFC on […]

Gunnar Nelson surprised by Leon Edwards booking, pursued Darren Till for UFC London

As fans clamored for Darren Till’s London opponent to be announced, Gunnar Nelson was one of the top names floated for the task before the Liverpudlian was booked for main event duties alongside Jorge Masvidal. It was the second time in less than a year that an outcry for the welterweight matchup was noted, the […]

Till, Masvidal Meet In Liverpool Main Event

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Darren Till Plans on Staying At 170 For ‘A Few More Fights,’ Then Wants Israel Adesanya At 185

While fans have long speculated that Darren Till will eventually outgrow the welterweight division, “The Gorilla” himself finally seems to be plotting a move to 185 pounds — but not just yet. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Darren Till vs. Jorge Masvidal, Leon Edwards vs. Gunnar Nelson Top UFC London on March 16

A welterweight clash pitting Darren Till against Jorge Masvidal will serve as the headliner for UFC Fight Night 147 in London, while another 170-pound clash between Leon Edwards and Gunnar Nelson is set for the co-main event. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Ben Askren wants Darren Till, Promises to ‘Beat His Ass, Make Him a Grown Man’

Ben Askren may not be a household name with casual fans yet, but that may change shortly, as the undefeated wrestler is on his way to the Ultimate Fighting Championship while his counterpart Demetrious Johnson heads to Askren’s old promotion, One Championship. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Darren Till Remains Full of Confidence Despite Lopsided Loss at UFC 228

Darren Till entered his title fight against Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight king Tyron Woodley at UFC 228 last month full of confidence, and that confidence remains undiminished despite his in-cage setback. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Tyron Woodley’s coach explains strategy that led to flawless win over Darren Till at UFC 228

To swipe a phrase from the Mortal Kombat lexicon, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley pulled off a near flawless victory in his UFC 228 title defense over Darren Till. Woodley knocked the previously undefeated Englishman from the ranks of the unbeaten with a masterful second-round win via D’Arce choke submission at UFC 228. The brutal […]

Darren Till Won’t Rule Out Staying at 170 Pounds Following UFC 228 Defeat

Despite weight cut issues in the past, Darren Till might very well remain in the welterweight division his second round submission loss to Tyron Woodley in the UFC 228 headliner. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Till: I Am The Future

Darren Till of England talks with members of the media during the UFC 228 ultimate media day on September 6, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)” align=”center” />Transitioning from prospect to top contender usually takes some time, but for welterweight title challenger Darren Till, the rise to the […]

Stephen Thompson Hopeful of Third Title Shot if Darren Till Defeats Tyron Woodley

Two-time Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson believes his chances of earning another title shot in the immediate future hinge on whether Darren Till can defeat current champion Tyron Woodley this weekend at UFC 228. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Tyron Woodley Issues Stark Warning to Darren Till Ahead of Their Clash This Weekend

Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has issued a warning to Darren Till and the rest of the welterweight division as he aims for a fourth consecutive title defense this weekend. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Video: Tyron Woodley’s sentimental backstage encounter with Darren Till after UFC 228

Tyron Woodley and Darren Till displayed true sportsmanship and were respectful toward each other in the octagon after the UFC 228 main event, and that continued when the aftermath spilled backstage. Woodley (19-3-1 MMA, 9-2-1 UFC) ended Till’s (17-1-1 MMA, 5-1-1 UFC) undefeated run on Saturday when he scored a second-round submission victory in the […]

Till vows to still become ‘greatest fighter of all time’ despite UFC 228 title fight loss

Darren Till is planning to use his first loss to propel the next chapter of his career. The 25-year-old Englishman failed in his bid to dethrone welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, losing by second-round submission in the main event of UFC 228 on Saturday at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. It was Till’s first taste […]

Darren Till isn’t shutting door on welterweight division after UFC 228 loss

DALLAS – UFC welterweight Darren Till has suffered mightily to compete at 170 pounds. But he didn’t for the biggest fight of his life. Till said his weight cut for a fight against champ Tyron Woodley was “really easy,” and that’s why he can’t say whether he’ll move up a division. “In my mind, I […]

Tyron Woodley vs. Darren Till full fight video highlights

Watch Tyron Woodley vs. Darren Till full fight video highlights from UFC 228’s main event above, courtesy of FOX Sports. UFC 228: Woodley vs. Till took place Sept. 8 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley (19-3-1) and Darren Till (17-1-1) in the night’s main event, which aired […]

Tyron Woodley def. Darren Till at UFC 228: Best photos

Check out these photos highlighting Tyron Woodley’s submission win over Darren Till at UFC 228 from American Airlines Center in Dallas. (Photos by Kevin Jairaj, USA TODAY Sports) View full post on MMAjunkie

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