An intriguing UFC flyweight title matchup between incumbent gold holder, Valentina 'Bullet' Shevchenko and former strawweight champion, Jessica 'Bate Estaca' Andrade has been added to UFC 261 on April 24th. -- with the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada tentatively targeted to house the event. Attempting to score the fifth successful defence of her 125-pound throne, … [Read more...] about Report – Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jessica Andrade booked for UFC 261 on April 24th.
A 170-pound matchup between the returning UFC alum, 'Super' Sage Northcutt and sport veteran, grappling standout, Shinya 'Tobikan Judan' Aoki has been booked for ONE on TNT IV on April 18th. -- with Northcutt making his return to the sport following a two-year layoff. Hoping to score his first victory since his transition to the Chatri Sityodtong led banner, Northcutt made … [Read more...] about Report – Sage Northcutt vs. Shinya Aoki added to ONE Championship event on April 28th.
Ahead of his pivotal light heavyweight matchup against the emerging, Aleksandar Rakic at UFC 259 on March 6th. -- one-time championship challenger, Thiago Santos still has sights firmly planted on eventual titleholder status in the promotion -- even if that means he fights into his forties. Hoping to snap a current skid that has seen him drop two consecutive losses, the Muay … [Read more...] about Thiago Santos still chasing UFC championship, plans to fight into his 40s
Former two-time UFC bantamweight titleholder, T.J. Dillashaw recently completed his two-year retroactive suspension issued by anti-doping agency USADA amid a positive test for the banned substance, EPO (erythropoietin) -- with speculation rife as to who he'll land opposite in his Octagon comeback. Set for a return to the bantamweight ranks in the coming months, the Angels … [Read more...] about T.J. Dillashaw open to title-eliminator upon UFC return, but ‘ready’ for immediate title shot
Earmarking a return to the Octagon following a pair of ACL tears last year, one-time interim lightweight title challenger, Kevin Lee is hoping to score a walk this summer -- with sights set on running back an October 2017 matchup with former interim gold holder, Tony Ferguson. Once tipped for eventual championship success in the promotion's lightweight shark tank, the … [Read more...] about Kevin Lee eyes summer return, calls for rematch with Tony Ferguson