UFC, Combate Americas Veteran Erik Perez Signs with Bellator MMA

Former UFC and Combate Americas bantamweight competitor Erik Perez has signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

MMA veteran Ricardo Almeida not hitting pads to avoid itch to come out of retirement

Ricardo Almeida and Matt Hughes from their fight at UFC 117 on Aug. 7, 2010 It’s been more than eight years since Ricardo Almeida put gloves on to fight for the last time in mixed martial arts, but he’s still seen on a regular basis in MMA shows, cornering the likes of Frankie Edgar and […]

Veteran Sergei Kharitonov has one last MMA motivation: a Bellator title fight

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Less than seven months after Matt Mitrione stood over the crumpled body of Sergei Kharitonov at Bellator 215, their roles reversed. Saturday, at Bellator 225 at Webster Arena in Bridgeport, Conn., Kharitonov (30-7 MMA, 3-1 BMMA) took one step closer to erasing the memory of the fight-ending low blow against Mitrione (13-7 […]

UFC veteran Felipe Silva signs with Brave CF, headlines September card in Colombia

Felipe Silva returns to action after a three-fight run under the UFC banner. | Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports Brave CF’s second trip to Bogota, Colombia, on Sept. 7, will be headlined by UFC lightweight veteran Felipe Silva versus Guram Kutateladze, promotion officials told MMA Fighting on Monday. Silva (8-2) entered the Octagon three times between […]

Bare-knuckle kickboxing with headbutts? 11-time UFC veteran Seth Baczynski gunning for title

“The Polish Pistola” is taking his shot at the art of nine limbs. Eleven-time UFC veteran Seth Baczynski headlines Friday’s “World Lethwei Championship: King of Nine Limbs” event, which streams live on UFC Fight Pass from Mandalar Thiri Indoor Stadium in Myanmar. The broadcast kicks off at 7:15 a.m. ET. Lethwei, also known as Burmese […]

Rizin Veteran Karl Albrektsson Signs with Bellator MMA

Swedish light heavyweight Karl Albrektsson has signed a contract with Bellator MMA. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC veteran John Lineker signs with ONE Championship

It didn’t take long for John Lineker to find a new home. Days after being released for the UFC after a 12-4 run in the eight-sided cage, “Hands of Stone” inked a multi-fight deal with ONE Championship, he told MMA Fighting on Monday. ONE Championship has yet to book Lineker’s promotional debut. Lineker will compete […]

UFC Veteran Arjan Bhullar to Clash with Mauro Cerilli at One: Dawn of Heroes

It didn’t take long for Arjan Singh Bhullar to find an opponent for his debut in One Championship. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

5 biggest takeaways from UFC Greenville – from a rising ‘Zombie’ to a fallen veteran

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN+ 12? Here’s a few post-fight thoughts… * * * * 1. This Zombie’s not dead The insanity of Chan Sung Jung being put down by Yair Rodriguez seven months ago is hard to forget. However, it can’t be dismissed that “The Korean Zombie” was about to get a […]

Ex-Strikeforce Champ, Longtime Bellator Veteran ‘King Mo’ Retires from MMA

Muhammed Lawal is the latest fighter to call it a career. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC veteran Anthony Johnson to meet Craig Jones at Submission Underground 9

Anthony Johnson is back. Well, sort of. “Rumble” is returning to UFC Fight Pass, but not as an MMA fighter. And, though he is competing against a Jones, it’s not Jon. Rather, the former two-time UFC title challenger is set to meet Australian grappling sensation Craig Jones at Submission Underground 9. The match is set […]

UFC Veteran Ross Pearson Wins Professional Boxing Debut

Ross Pearson is continuing his combat sports career in a ring.  View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC Veteran Brandon Moreno to Meet Maikel Perez for Flyweight Title in LFA 69 Headliner

Former UFC flyweight Brandon Moreno will challenge for the flyweight belt when he faces reigning champion Maikel Perez in the Legacy Fighting Alliance 69 main event. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC Veteran Seth Baczynski Signs Multi-Fight Deal with World Lethwei Championship

World Lethwei Championship’s August event could be the most notable yet for the Myanmar-based promotion. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC Veteran Rodrigo Goiana de Lima Killed by Uber Driver in Hit-and-Run Incident

Former Ultimate Fighting Championships competitor Rodrigo Goiana de Lima is dead at 28 years old after an altercation with an Uber driver in Belem, Brazil, according to multiple reports. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC veteran Rodrigo de Lima killed in hit and run incident in Brazil

Former UFC fighter Rodrigo de Lima was killed Sunday in a hit and run incident following a dispute with an Uber driver in Belem, Brazil. UFC welterweight Michel Prazeres, a longtime friend and teammate of “Monstro”, told MMA Fighting on Monday morning that the 26-year-old fighter was inside a car with a few friends when […]

Seven-Time UFC Veteran Leslie Smith Signs with Bellator MMA

UFC veteran Leslie Smith has signed a contract with Bellator MMA. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

The Ultimate Fighter 1 veteran Lodune Sincaid dead at age 45

Lodune Sincaid, a veteran of the first-ever season of The Ultimate Fighter, has died, MMA Fighting confirmed Friday. Sincaid, 45, was found dead Monday in St. Petersburg, Fla., with the cause of death still pending, according to William A. Pellan, the director of investigations at the Pinellas County (Fla.) medical examiner’s office. News of Sincaid’s […]

ONE Championship 93: Catch up with five-fight UFC veteran Leandro Issa

Five-fight UFC veteran Leandro Issa returns to ONE Championship on Friday in the Philippines, and he’ll be looking to get back in the win column. Issa (16-7) had a three-fight winning streak for ONE after he was cut loose from the UFC on a two-fight skid in 2016. But this past October, he was knocked […]

26-Bout UFC Veteran Ross Pearson Announces Retirement from MMA

Ross Pearson is retiring from mixed martial arts following a 37-bout career. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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