UFC President Dana White Touts Abu Dhabi as Potential ‘New Fight Capital of the World’

“Fight Island” arose as a necessity for the Ultimate Fighting Championship to provide bouts for its international athletes during the COVID-19 pandemic, and Dana White couldn’t be more pleased with the results thus far. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Marc Diakiese Is Ready To Take On The World

Marc Diakiese had to find himself before he could find true success. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

MMA world celebrates the 4th of July

@timkennedymma, Instagram The MMA world is nothing if not passionate, and for many of its fighters that includes their love of the U.S. of A. Check out how the fighting community celebrated the 4th of July this year: “Independence Day” Be ‍♂️Safe, Have Fun, & Enjoy A Cold One From @CervezaMontejo Fam ⚔️ -Champ Shit […]

MMA world mourns Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov’s death

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father and coach of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has died at 57 years old. See how the MMA world reacted to the passing of the famed coach below. الحمدلله القائل: “كل من عليها فان ويبقى وجه ربك ذو الجلال والإكرام”. أسأل الله أن يتغمد الفقيد بواسع رحمته، […]

12th Annual World MMA Awards voting is open; MMA Junkie, John Morgan, Mike Bohn nominated

Voting is underway for the 12th Annual World MMA Awards, and Henry Cejudo, Israel Adesanya, Justin Gaethje, Jorge Masvidal and Douglas Lima are up for the top honor. Fighters Only Magazine is again hosting the annual awards, and a black-tie ceremony is tentatively planned for October pending on the state of the coronavirus pandemic. The […]

Takashi Sato thinks the MMA world is learning he’s a knockout artist

LAS VEGAS – Takashi Sato beat Jason Witt with a first-round TKO Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 12 in Las Vegas. Take a look inside the fight with Sato, whose past seven wins have been by knockout. Result: Takashi Sato def. Jason Witt via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:48 Updated records: […]

MMA world celebrates Father’s Day

Esther Lin, Showtime Today, fighters from promotions all over the world took a break from their respective training camps to celebrate Father’s Day. While some shared throwback photos of their father’s, others showed how they celebrated the special holiday with their own children and families. Below is how the MMA community celebrated Father’s Day. When […]

Cynthia Calvillo moved on from Jessica Eye weight miss: ‘I’m No. 2 in the world right now’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Cynthia Calvillo is over the drama surrounding her UFC on ESPN 10 headliner after picking up a win over the top contender in the flyweight division. Calvillo defeated Eye by unanimous decision this past weekend at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas. At the event’s official weigh-ins, Eye missed weight by […]

Video: Julia Avila ‘on cloud nine’ after giving fans ‘reprieve’ from ‘animosity in world’

Zuffa LLC LAS VEGAS — Julia Avila spoke about her fast finish of Gina Mazany at UFC on ESPN 10, providing entertainment for fans during difficult times, earning a top spot in the rankings, and more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

UFC’s Jamahal Hill ‘ready for anybody in the world,’ but he’s chill about it

Jamahal Hill wants to help make light heavyweight a marquee division in the UFC again. He’s keen to impress, but he’s also in no rush to get to the top. The Dana White’s Contender Series graduate remained unbeaten when he stopped Klidson Abreu in the first round this past Saturday at UFC on ESPN 9. […]

MMA’s week out of the cage: Fighters react to world news

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA. In an individual competition in which nearly every athlete is chasing the same goal of financial success and championship glory, it’s important for fighters to provide insight […]

Gilbert Burns arrived with a flourish, but the real world stole the show last night

Gilbert Burns | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC As the minutes wound down on last night’s UFC Fight Night main event, there was no hiding the resignation on Tyron Woodley’s face. The longtime welterweight champion, looking for a rebound nearly 15 months after losing the belt, was stuck in neutral. His wrestling had mostly remained […]

Tyron Woodley Set To Remind The World

Former Champ Has Set The Bar Higher Than Being The Best Welterweight Ever Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

UFC full fight video: Nate Diaz shocks the world with second-round submission of Conor McGregor

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Watch Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 1 full fight video to relive Diaz’s dramatic win over McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5, 2016, in Las Vegas. McGregor had risen to superstardom in just two short years with the UFC, knocking out all-time great Jose Aldo in 13 seconds to capture […]

UFC free fight: Nate Diaz shakes up the world, hands Conor McGregor first octagon loss

Nate Diaz famously wasn’t surprised when defeated Conor McGregor and converted his infamous callout into the biggest win of his MMA career. After defeating Michael Johnson at UFC on Fox 17 in 2015, Diaz (20-12 MMA, 15-10 UFC) delivered his now-legendary expletive-laden post-fight speech and called out “The Notorious.” Then-UFC featherweight champion McGregor, was slated […]

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones wanting Francis Ngannou ‘one of the most gangster things in the world’

Daniel Cormier can never be called Jon Jones’ biggest fan, but he admitted he respects him chasing after the heavyweight division’s most devastating knockout artist. Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC), the UFC light heavyweight champion, has flirted with the idea of heavyweight before but has created a lot of interest after discussing the possibility of […]

Stipe Miocic wants you to help save the world by drinking beer on Cinco de Mayo

Not a bad task to be assigned by the UFC heavyweight champ, right? Stipe Miocic is partnering with his sponsors at Modelo to help raise money for the First Responders First initiative as part of the beer company’s #CincUp campaign. Modelo has already donated $500,000 to the First Responders First, an initiative established by Harvard […]

Flashback: Rashad Evans preps for a world shocker

Flashback to the beginning of a historic career, when Rashad Evans won The Ultimate Fighter 2 Finale. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Dominick Cruz ‘Still One of the Best in the World,’ UFC President Says

After being sidelined for more than three years, Dominick Cruz will get a bantamweight title shot in his Octagon return at UFC 249. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Pedro Carvalho vows to be ready for rebooked Bellator title shot: ‘I will become world champion’

Pedro Carvalho was moments away from the biggest fight of his career. Then everything was shut down. Carvalho (11-3 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) was scheduled to challenge featherweight champion Patricio Freire in the featherweight grand prix quarterfinals at Bellator 241. But just hours before the event, the promotion decided to postpone the show due to the growing […]

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