'Mighty' haul: Johnson gets pic with 10 belts

[ad_1] Demetrious Johnson asked, UFC delivered. Johnson, the current UFC flyweight champion and No. 1-ranked pound-for-pound fighter, made history with his victory over Wilson Reis on April 15 – matching Anderson Silva’s record of 10-consecutive title defenses. Before the win, Johnson said he wanted a picture of himself and his 10 belts. UFC complied. […]

Nunez reflects on how wrestling formed his MMA career

[ad_1] Johnny Nunez would prefer to be talking about his late call to The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption show and the bout airing tonight against James Krause, but duty called for the Las Vegan, who stepped up and made his voice heard when the wrestling program at his alma mater, Boise State University, was cut on […]

Cejudo injured, pulled from Pettis bout

[ad_1] An injury has forced Henry Cejudo from his UFC 211 bout against Sergio Pettis this Saturday in Dallas. Due to the close proximity of the bout, a replacement opponent will not be sought for Pettis, and the UFC 211 card will proceed with 13 bouts. Moving to the main card is the middleweight matchup between […]

Fury: I would run rings around Joshua

[ad_1] Tyson Fury claims Anthony Joshua will present him with his “easiest fight” after saying Eddie Hearn had already booked Wembley Stadium for such a bout. The 28-year-old is targeting a comeback fight on July 8, providing he overturns a suspended drugs ban at a UK Anti-Doping [UKAD] hearing which opened on Monday. It will […]

UFC Statement on Jessica Penne

[ad_1] The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Jessica Penne of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected on March 20, 2017. Penne’s sample, having undergone the standard out-competition analysis menu, was initially reported to USADA as negative. However, upon review of Penne’s Athlete […]

Korean Superboy returns to face Fili at UFC 214

[ad_1] Fresh from his Fight of the Year classic against Cub Swanson in December, “The Korean Superboy,” Dooho Choi, will make his return to the Octagon in a UFC 214 bout against fellow featherweight standout Andre Fili at Honda Center in Anaheim on July 29. UFC 214, the seventh UFC event in Anaheim, marks the […]

Elliott replaces injured Benavidez against Nguyen

[ad_1] As soon as flyweight contender Tim Elliott found out that Joseph Benavidez had been forced to withdraw from his June 11 bout against Ben Nguyen due to injury, he hit social media in search of a fight. Less than two hours later, he got it, as he will step in for Benavidez and face […]

Alvarez believes he has formula to greatness

[ad_1] Don’t miss out: Click here for UFC 211 PPV ordering information With more than 13 years as a professional fighter under his belt, Eddie Alvarez knows all there is to know about facing adversity and coming back from it. So on Saturday’s UFC 211 card in Dallas, the former UFC lightweight champion will begin […]

UFC 211: fight previews, fact or fiction and more

[ad_1] UFC 211 goes down Saturday night in Dallas with two title fights. Stipe Miocic goes up against Junior Dos Santos in a must-see matchup amongst heavyweight titans. Also, Joanna Jedrzejczyk tries to defend her title for the fifth time against Jessica Andrade. NESN.com’s Andre Khatchaturian and UFC.com’s Matt Parrino break down the card and also […]

Beltran-Maicelo now a title elimination bout

[ad_1] The stakes have been raised in the fight between lightweights Raymundo Beltran and Jonathan Maicelo. Their 12-round bout on May 20 (HBO, 10:15 p.m. ET/PT) at Madison Square Garden in New York has been elevated to a world title elimination bout, Top Rank announced on Tuesday. The fight is the co-feature for the main […]