UFC statement on Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

[ad_1] The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Antonio Rogerio Nogueira of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected on September 27, 2017. Due to the proximity of Nogueira’s upcoming scheduled bout at UFC FIGHT NIGHT: LAWLER vs. DOS ANJOS in Winnipeg, Canada on […]

The Ultimate Fighter 26 – Ep. 7 Recap

[ad_1]   There have already been a few notable upsets during The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion, and you can add one more to the list after the latest fight between Melinda Fabian and Rachael Ostovich-Berdon unfolded. The matchup pit grappler against striker in one of the final two opening round fights before the […]

UFC champs, Octagon girl greet service members in western Tokyo

[ad_1] Alistair Overeem, Robert Whittaker and Joseph Benavidez — ranked No. 1 respectively in UFC’s heavyweight, middleweight and flyweight categories — joined UFC Hall of Famer Antonio “Minotauro” Nogueira in signing autographs and chatting with the troops. “You cannot imagine the morale boost when you see, in the flesh, the people you’ve been rooting for […]

Sosa, Castellanos to meet in elimination fight

[ad_1] Junior lightweight contenders Jason Sosa and Robinson Castellanos, both aiming for another shot at a world title, will meet in a de facto elimination fight, Main Events and Golden Boy Promotions announced on Thursday. The scheduled 10-round bout will take place Nov. 25 (HBO, 10 p.m. ET/PT) at the Theater at Madison Square Garden […]

Dominick Cruz ready to rebound from first loss in nearly a decade

[ad_1] For just the second time in his career, all-time bantamweight great Dominick “The Dominator” Cruz (22-2) is coming off a loss. The last was in 2007. That time, Cruz waited 364 days before his return, a first-round knockout of Kenneth Aimes at Total Combat 27. This time, Cruz will walk into the cage exactly […]

Darren Till knows what he was put here to do

[ad_1] Maybe Darren Till just got tired of the weather in Brazil. “I got tired of the sun and wanted to change it for the rain,” he laughs, referring to his return to his native Liverpool late last year after four years living and training in Brazil. It was a stretch in which he learned […]

Focused On The Future, Kowalkiewicz Happy To Star In Home Country

[ad_1] MORE: Check out fantasy preview to see who Damon Martin thinks wins The first four years of Karolina Kowalkiewicz’ mixed martial arts career were flawless. While there were surely mistakes she wishes she didn’t make, injuries that slowed her progress or hampered her performance, and the general annoyances that come with the pursuit of greatness […]

Reasons To Watch Fight Night Gdansk

[ad_1] This Saturday, Oct. 21, the UFC makes its second appearance in Poland, and its first since 2015. Like other UFC FIGHT PASS exclusives of late, this card is chocked full compelling matchups and ranked fighters ready to catapult to the next level.Here are the reasons to watch Fight Night Gdansk. Hometown Heroes Despite the […]

Cejudo survives blaze in California: 'I'm just grateful to be alive'

[ad_1] When the fire alarms ringing throughout the Mayacama Golf Club in Santa Rosa, California woke Henry Cejudo in the early morning hours on Monday, October 9, the UFC flyweight contender believed it was just a malfunction; that someone had accidentally tripped the alarm. He looked out his window and saw no signs of commotion. […]

Joshua: Takam harder to KO than Pulev

[ad_1] Oct 17, 2017 Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show SHEFFIELD — Anthony Joshua says he believes substitute opponent Carlos Takam will be harder to knock out than Kubrat Pulev. IBF-WBA titleholder Joshua, […]