UFC 258, Three Other Events Approved for Las Vegas in February

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is heading back to Sin City next month. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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 […]

Rob Font reflects on ‘told you so,’ career-altering finish of Marlon Moraes at UFC Vegas 17

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC After a year away recovering from a torn ACL, Rob Font’s UFC Vegas 17 performance couldn’t have gone any better—unless you add in the fact that he proved several doubters wrong in the process. One of the founding members of the New England Cartel put away the No. 3-ranked Marlon […]

Jordan Leavitt no longer embarrassed to be a pro fighter after life changing KO win at UFC Vegas 16

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC UFC lightweight Jordan Leavitt is proof that things can change in the world of MMA very, very quickly. “The Monkey King” went from averaging one fight per year due to scarce opponents to more than doubling his pro appearances since December 2019, including a successful appearance on Dana White’s Contender […]

Jordan Leavitt responds to negativity following post-KO celebration at UFC Vegas 16: ‘Grow up’

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Jordan Leavitt’s successful UFC debut left an impression on people in a big way. While it was mostly for good reasons, others had an issue with how things played out after the victory. Leavitt delivered one of 2020’s memorable finishes when he knocked out Matt Wiman with a ferocious slam […]

The A-Side Live Chat: UFC Vegas 17 fallout, UFC Fight Island lineup, more

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC For this episode, José Youngs, Mike Heck and E. Casey Leydon react to some of the biggest storylines in MMA. Some POSSIBLE topics include fallout from UFC Vegas 17, featuring standout performances from Stephen Thompson, Jose Aldo, Anthony Pettis, and Rob Font. The three will also look ahead to the […]

UFC Vegas 17 Scorecard

See which fighters made the most out of their opportunity on UFC Vegas 17. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

UFC Vegas 17 Bonus Coverage

See which fighters earned a bonus on UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs Neal Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Hablemos MMA #22: Entrevista con Brandon Moreno, resumen de UFC Vegas 17, noticias, y más

(Editor’s note: Hablemos MMA is MMA Junkie’s weekly Spanish-language podcast hosted by reporter Danny Segura. New episodes are released every Monday on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and more of your favorite podcasting platforms. You can also stream or download the latest episode here.)  En el episodio 22 de Hablemos MMA, Danny Segura entrevista a Brandon Moreno acerca de su empate en la pelea de […]

On to the Next One: Matches to make after UFC Vegas 17

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images In the 23rd episode of On to the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following Saturday’s UFC Vegas 17 event at the UFC APEX, the promotion’s final event of 2020. Future matchups were discussed for Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, […]

UFC Fight Night 183 rookie report: Grading the newcomers in Las Vegas

Fighters from around the globe dream of the day they’ll step into the UFC octagon for the first time. For three athletes, Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 183 event marked that special moment in their career. Check out this week’s rookie report to see what kind of first impression they made on the sport’s biggest stage […]

Stephen Thompson reveals potential muscle tear suffered at UFC Vegas 17 and why he called out Jorge Masvidal 

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC After a year off due to injury, Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson was just happy to be back in action at UFC Vegas 17. The former two-time title contender didn’t just show up on Saturday night, however, as he looked better than ever while winning a lopsided unanimous decision over Geoff Neal […]

After UFC Vegas 17, Jose Aldo explains T.J. Dillashaw callout, military patch worn during fight

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Former featherweight UFC champion Jose Aldo made two statements on Saturday night at UFC Vegas 17: one with a post-fight callout and another with body art. After outpointing Marlon Vera in the co-main event, Aldo immediately called out ex-champion T.J. Dillashaw, who in January is due to return from a […]

Jimmy Flick on his flying triangle finish at UFC Vegas 17: ‘It just comes natural to me’

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC UFC newcomer Jimmy Flick has a lot of reasons to celebrate his debut win from Saturday night. Not only did he pull off an improbable first-round submission thanks to a flying triangle choke but he also took home a $50,000 Performance of the Night award that will definitely come in […]

After finishing contract at UFC Vegas 17, Anthony Pettis ‘not attached to anything’ on next move

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC After fulfilling the final bout on his most recent contract at UFC Vegas 17, former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is open to all options on his fighting future. Pettis expects to return to the cage in March. Just where he ends up depends on how negotiations go on his next […]

Geoff Neal discusses adversity in UFC Vegas 17 loss: ‘Couldn’t see out of my right eye for four rounds’

Geoff Neal and Stephen Thompson | Zuffa LLC As if having to fight one of the best welterweights in the world wasn’t enough, Geoff Neal was dealing with a litany of other issues heading into his first UFC main event. Neal headlined UFC Vegas 17 opposite two-time title challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson on Saturday and […]

UFC Vegas 17 in Tweets: Pros react to Stephen Thompson’s win over Geoff Neal

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC Heading into UFC Vegas 17, fight fans were itching for another epic card to close out 2020. When the original main event of Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev fell through, a replacement scrap between Stephen Thompson vs. Geoff Neal had all the makings of another violent headliner inside the octagon. […]

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson puts on striking clinic to dominate Geoff Neal in UFC Vegas 17 main event

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC If there was any question about the best striker in the welterweight division, Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson answered emphatically with his performance in the UFC Vegas 17 main event. The former title challenger was dominant from start to finish as he put on a striking clinic to batter Geoff Neal throughout […]

Video: UFC Vegas 17 post-fight show

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC With UFC Vegas 17—as well as the 2020 calendar year for the promotion—in the books, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Jose Youngs, Alexander K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon recap the top storylines coming out of Saturday night’s event at the APEX, including Stephen Thompson’s dominant unanimous decision over Geoff Neal […]

UFC Fight Night: Thomspon vs Neal Official Vegas Scorecards

See How The Judges Scored Every Round Of UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs Neal. Live From Las Vegas At The UFC Apex Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

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