Dana White fires back at claims that he’s denying Tony Ferguson a title shot 

With 12 wins in a row in arguably the deepest division in the sport, Tony Ferguson should probably have already fought for the UFC lightweight title but it still hasn’t happened yet. Ferguson won an interim lightweight title back in 2017 with a submission against Kevin Lee but then a freak knee injury a few […]

Valentina Shevchenko To Defend Title Against Liz Carmouche In August At UFC Uruguay

Valentina Shevchenko has her next title defense booked. The UFC flyweight champion will take on Liz Carmouche in the main event of UFC Uruguay. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White on Tony Ferguson’s lightweight title shot: ‘I assume he’s next’

Tony Ferguson may finally be getting his long-awaited crack at an undisputed UFC championship. While guest hosting a recent episode of the LVSportsBiz.com’s “Guerilla Cross Radio”, UFC president Dana White addressed the state of the lightweight division. Touching on Khabib Nurmagomedov, Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor, and Ferguson (25-3 MMA, 15-1 UFC), White discussed the status […]

Rory MacDonald Thwarts Neiman Gracie, Retains Welterweight Title at Bellator 222

Rory MacDonald looked like his old self. It was an unfortunate development for Neiman Gracie. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Twitter reacts to Rory MacDonald’s title defense against Neiman Gracie at Bellator 222

Rory MacDonald kept his Bellator welterweight title and advances to the finals of the welterweight grand prix on Friday when he defeated Neiman Gracie in the Bellator 222 headliner. MacDonald (21-5-1 MMA, 3-1-1 BMMA) made a quick turnaround from his quarterfinal bout and managed to hand Gracie (9-1 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) his first career loss […]

Jessica Andrade Title Defense vs. Weili Zhang Nearly Finalized for UFC China on Aug. 31

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s return to mainland China will feature a title bout at the top of the card. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Michelle Waterson Blasts UFC Rankings, Believes She Should Be Fighting For The Title Next

It’s safe to say Michelle Waterson isn’t a fan of the official rankings after the No. 7-ranked strawweight was snubbed by UFC President Dana White after he was asked if “The Karate Hottie” was next in line for a title shot. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Katlyn Chookagian not confident she’ll get UFC title shot

Katlyn Chookagian discusses win over Angela Hill, having a potential No. 1 contender’s fight open UFC 238, and whether she thinks she’s next in line to challenge for the flyweight title. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Aljamain Sterling, Petr Yan Each Make Case for Next Bantamweight Title Shot

UFC 238 was a bantamweight showcase of sorts, and while Henry Cejudo become a two-division champion by claiming the vacant 135-pound belt with a stoppage of Marlon Moraes in the evening’s main event, the Olympic gold medalist already has a couple worthy contenders waiting in the wings. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Shevchenko Open to All Challengers for Flyweight Title, ‘But Nobody Will Take It Away from Me’

Valentina Shevchenko has always been a terrific striker in MMA due to her championship-level muay Thai background, but she never showed off crushing knockout power until Saturday night. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Henry Cejudo Wants ‘Heavyweight Money’ After Winning Bantamweight Title at UFC 238

Henry Cejudo sent a message to the rest of the MMA world on Saturday night by becoming the fourth fighter in UFC history to hold world titles in two divisions simultaneously. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 238: Tatiana Suarez thinks she has 115 title shot edge over Michelle Waterson

Gallery Tatiana Suarez def. Nina Ansaroff at UFC 238: Best photos CHICAGO – Tatiana Suarez beat Nina Ansaroff with a unanimous decision Saturday night on the preliminary card at UFC 238 in Chicago. Take a look inside the fight with Suarez, the Season 23 winner of “The Ultimate Fighter” who now wants a title shot […]

UFC Vet Brandon Moreno Knocks Out Maikel Perez, Claims Flyweight Title at LFA 69

The Legacy Fighting Alliance on Friday stopped in Cabazon, California, with LFA 69 at the Morongo Casino Resort and Spa. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Ricardo Lamas still has title aspirations starting with Calvin Kattar at UFC 238

Gallery Ricardo Lamas def. Darren Elkins at UFC Fight Night 140: Best photos view 10 images CHICAGO – Ricardo Lamas needed a win in the biggest of ways this past November. He got it, but it came at a cost he didn’t know was coming. Lamas was coming off consecutive losses for the first time […]

Invicta FC 35 results: Karina Rodriguez grinds out decision over DeAnna Bennett to secure title shot

Gallery Photos: Invicta FC 35 official weigh-ins The score has been settled for Karina Rodriguez. On Friday night, Rodriguez won a close unanimous decision against DeAnna Bennett at Invicta FC 35 to avenge a March 2018 split-decision loss in their first fight. More importantly, Rodriguez claimed the promotion’s four-woman flyweight tournament with the victory to […]

UFC 238 breakdown: Are ‘Ronda Rousey odds’ justified for Shevchenko vs. Eye title fight?

MMA Junkie Radio co-host and MMA Junkie contributor Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the co-main event for UFC 238. UFC 238 takes place Saturday at United Center in Chicago. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass. Valentina Shevchenko (16-3 MMA, 5-2 […]

Free from in-fight worries, UFC 238’s Aljamain Sterling targets bantamweight title shot

CHICAGO – There was a time when Aljamain Sterling fought with a hidden element of worry in the back of his mind. Whether it was defending his undefeated record or concerning himself with not being knocked out, the 29-year-old Uniondale, N.Y., native now realizes he fought the previous chapter of his fighting career with mental […]

Jessica Eye on her UFC 238 title fight: ‘This is for the people you call losers’ 

It wasn’t all that long ago that Jessica Eye was looking at her record and saw four losses in a row staring back at her. Now it’s rather common for three consecutive losses to end in a pink slip being handed out by the UFC but Eye was still given an additional chance to prove […]

Tatiana Suarez empathizes with Rose Namajunas, willing to wait if she wants title rematch

CHICAGO – Tatiana Suarez asked for a fight at flyweight when opponents in her own weight class weren’t forthcoming. Undefeated seven fights into her career, Suarez doesn’t want anything to stand in the way of forward motion. A fight against Nina Ansaroff on Saturday at UFC 238 could provide the bridge to a title shot […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier title unifier booked for UFC 242

A long-anticipated lightweight title unifier between champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim titleholder Dustin Poirier is now official for UFC 242. On Tuesday, the promotion announced the fight two weeks after clearing a roadblock when the Nevada Athletic Commission reduced the suspensions of Nurmagomedov teammates Abubakar Nurmagomedov and Zubaira Tukhugov for their role in an infamous brawl […]

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