Michael Page Outlasts Paul Daley in Welterweight Grand Prix Quarterfinals at Bellator 216

Michael Page and his supporters can breathe a sigh of relief. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Paul Daley: Michael Page showdown makes Bellator welterweight GP compelling

NEW YORK – In terms of interest, Bellator welterweight Paul Daley compares his showdown with Michael Page to a pair of blockbusters between U.K. boxers Nigel Benn and Chris Eubank. In terms of bad blood, it might fall short of “The Hate Game.” After two years of back-and-forth, Daley (40-16-2 MMA, 6-3 BMMA) is ready to […]

Welterweight Prospect Jared Gooden Believes He Needs One More Win to Earn UFC Call

Jared Gooden is currently riding a five-fight winning streak but isn’t so sure the UFC will be calling next. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Colby Covington Considering Taking UFC To Court over Welterweight Title Snub

Colby Covington has made it known that he’s unhappy with the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s decision to bypass him for a title shot against Tyron Woodley in favor of Kamaru Usman, but now it appears he’s considering doing more than just complaining. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

After UFC 235 press conference fireworks, welterweight division seems hot again

Maybe it is due to Dana White’s constant aspersions of his welterweight champion Tyron Woodley that the 170-pound class hasn’t quite seemed to be the glamour division it used to be under longtime ex-champ Georges St-Pierre. In reality, the collection is about as interesting as it’s been in the last decade. As we learned at […]

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 […]

Keith Thurman, Josesito Lopez on Weight for Welterweight Championship

It’s all systems go for both Keith Thurman and Josesito Lopez as the two welterweights came in right on point at Friday’s official weigh-ins. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Rory MacDonald to Defend Welterweight Title Against Jon Fitch at Bellator MMA Event in April

Reigning welterweight champion Rory MacDonald will face Jon Fitch as part of the first round of the Bellator grand prix at an event in San Jose, Calif., on April 27. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Boxing: Manny Pacquiao Throttles Adrien Broner, Retains WBA Welterweight Title

Manny Pacquiao once again turned in a stellar performance as he dominated Adrien Broner Saturday night in retaining his WBA welterweight title. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Boxing: Manny Pacquiao, Adrien Broner on Weight for Welterweight Championship

It’s all systems go in Las Vegas as both Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner made the welterweight limit at Friday afternoon’s official weigh-in. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Stephen Thompson, Anthony Pettis Verbally Agree to Welterweight Bout at UFC Nashville

Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis have verbally agreed to a welterweight bout for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s upcoming visit to Nashville on March 23. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC Welterweight Champ Tyron Woodley Teases Move to 185 Pounds in Late 2019

Tyron Woodley believes he can conquer the top of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s middleweight division. After all, he already owns a victory over Kelvin Gastelum, and the reigning champion, Robert Whittaker, previously competed at 170 pounds before moving up a weight class. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Colby Covington: UFC ‘Lied to Me’ in Promising Welterweight Title Shot

When Colby Covington defeated Rafael dos Anjos to capture the interim welterweight title at UFC 225, it seemed to be a foregone conclusion that the controversial American Top Team representative would face Tyron Woodley in a championship unification bout. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Tyron Woodley, Kamaru Usman to Clash for Welterweight Championship at UFC 235

Tyron Woodley will make his next welterweight title defense against Kamaru Usman at UFC 235. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Ex-UFC champ Anthony Pettis gauges interest in welterweight fight with Stephen Thompson

Gallery Photos: Best of Anthony Pettis view 22 images Could Anthony Pettis be moving up to the UFC welterweight division? It’s an option that’s apparently on the table for the former lightweight champion. Former UFC and WEC titleholder Pettis (21-8 MMA, 8-7 UFC) has already won belts at 155 pounds and fought for a belt […]

Anthony Pettis considers ‘taking his talents to welterweight’ for ‘Wonderboy’ fight

Could Anthony Pettis be bringing “Showtime” to the welterweight division? The former UFC lightweight champion and one-time interim featherweight title challenger must be looking for fresh challenges in 2019 as he took to Instagram on Friday to ask fans if they want to see him move up to 170 pounds for a potential fight with […]

Former UFC Welterweight Craig White Will Return to Cage Warriors at CW 102

Cage Warriors Fighting Championship announced the first crop of names for CW 102. The card is highlighted by the return of former Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight Craig White. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

PFL playoff results: Magomed Magomedkerimov submits Ray Cooper III for $1 million, welterweight belt

Magomed Magomedkerimov avoided the power of Ray Cooper III and locked in a second-round submission to win the PFL welterweight championship and $1 million prize in the main event of PFL 11. The welterweight playoff final was the main event of today’s PFL 11 show at Hulu Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York. […]

Michael Chiesa on new comfort of welterweight, Neil Magny callout after UFC 232

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – After years at lightweight, Michael Chiesa has newfound comfort at welterweight – even if it took him a round to get there. Chiesa (15-4 MMA, 8-4 UFC) submitted Carlos Condit (30-13 MMA, 7-9 UFC) with a second-round kimura Saturday night on the main card at UFC 232. It was his first fight at 170 […]

After ‘Toughest Year of My Life,’ Michael Chiesa Ready to Climb the Ladder at Welterweight

Two-and-a-half years is a long time for a fighter to go without having a win, but that’s about how long it’s been for Michael Chiesa. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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