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WE SPOKE LIKE MEN’: KHARITONOV SHOWS REMARKABLE RECOVERY AFTER BRUTAL ATTACK BY UFC FIGHTER YANDIEV AS PAIR END FEUD

WE SPOKE LIKE MEN’: KHARITONOV SHOWS REMARKABLE RECOVERY AFTER BRUTAL ATTACK BY UFC FIGHTER YANDIEV AS PAIR END FEUD

The bitter feud between Russian MMA fighters Sergey Kharitonov and Adam Yandiev appears to be over after the pair made a very public show of reconciliation in Moscow on Tuesday. After being discharged from hospital on Monday – where he had remained for 10 days following a brutal attack by Yandiev, allegedly over unpaid debts – Bellator MMA veteran Kharitonov appeared at a specially ar..

25/11/2020
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KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV & JON JONES REACT TO P4P RANKINGS

KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV & JON JONES REACT TO P4P RANKINGS

When the new UFC rankings were released yesterday, Khabib Nurmagomedov was ranked the #1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world. He unseated Jon Jones for the spot. Both Khabib and Jones have reacted to the change atop the rankings. “Not everyone can retire at their peak but I know that in a year, two or five, I’d have to face that decision again,” Khabib said upon returning..

04/11/2020
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KHABIB WON'T DO ‘TUF’ WITH CONOR MCGREGOR: NOT ‘EVEN IF THEY GIVE ME $5 BILLION’

KHABIB WON'T DO ‘TUF’ WITH CONOR MCGREGOR: NOT ‘EVEN IF THEY GIVE ME $5 BILLION’

Khabib Nurmagomedov has no interest in a reality TV gig opposite Conor McGregor. The reigning lightweight champion confirmed a recent statement made by his manager, Ali Abdelaziz, that he vetoed the possibility of coaching a season of “The Ultimate Fighter” against the Irish superstar. "'The Ultimate Fighter' with him is good attention for him," Nurmagomedov tol..

13/10/2020
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KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV EXPLAINS STRATEGY TO BEAT JUSTIN GAETHJE

KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV EXPLAINS STRATEGY TO BEAT JUSTIN GAETHJE

Through 28 fights and 28 victories, Khabib Nurmagomedov has rarely tried to hide the strategy he plans to use to dismantle and otherwise dominate his competition and that’s not going to change ahead of his next title defense at UFC 254. On that night, the undefeated UFC lightweight champion will seek to unify his title with the interim belt currently held by Justin Gaethje after he punish..

06/10/2020
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UFC FIGHT NIGHT 176 BONUSES: OVINCE ST. PREUX POCKETS $50K FOR VICIOUS KO VICTORY

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 176 BONUSES: OVINCE ST. PREUX POCKETS $50K FOR VICIOUS KO VICTORY

Alistair Overeem def. Augusto Sakai R5 0:26 via TKO (Elbows and Punches) UFC Fight Night 176   Ovince St. Preux’s “Knockout of the Year” contender made him $50,000 richer on Saturday night. St. Preux received a $50,000 “Performance of the Night” award for a second-round finish of Alonzo Menifield in the UFC Fight Night 176 co-headliner at th..

07/09/2020
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UFC 252: STIPE MIOCIC vs DANIEL CORMIER 3 – COUNTDOWN (VIDEO)

UFC 252: STIPE MIOCIC vs DANIEL CORMIER 3 – COUNTDOWN (VIDEO)

The reigning two-time heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and former two-division titleholder Daniel Cormier square off in the trilogy fight on the top of UFC 252 live on pay-per-view on August 16 (AEST). The Countdown video, anticipating the bout hit the stream today, and you can watch it up top. The Full Episode is available here. ..

11/08/2020
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JON JONES SAYS HE'LL RELINQUISH UFC LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT BELT

JON JONES SAYS HE'LL RELINQUISH UFC LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT BELT

One of the UFC's greatest champions appears set to give up his title. Jon Jones, the longtime UFC light heavyweight champ, tweeted Sunday that he plans to relinquish the belt and take time off from the Octagon. And sources told ESPN's Ariel Helwani that Jones is serious and that is his real stance. "To the light heavyweight title Veni, vidi, vici," Jones wrote on Twitter, a..

01/06/2020
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DANA WHITE CONFIRMS HENRY CEJUDO RETIRED, PETR YAN vs. JOSE ALDO TARGETED FOR VACANT BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE

DANA WHITE CONFIRMS HENRY CEJUDO RETIRED, PETR YAN vs. JOSE ALDO TARGETED FOR VACANT BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE

Dana White confirms Henry Cejudo retired, Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo targeted for vacant bantamweight title Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo could challenge Petr Yan for the bantamweight title left vacant by Henry Cejudo. UFC President Dana White announced the potential bout on Wednesday during an episode of ESPN’s Sports Center, adding there isn’t an immediate timeline or..

28/05/2020
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UFC BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE VACANT FOLLOWING HENRY CEJUDO’S RETIREMENT

UFC BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE VACANT FOLLOWING HENRY CEJUDO’S RETIREMENT

It appears that the Ultimate Fighting Championship is taking Henry Cejudo at his word. The UFC bantamweight title is now vacant after Cejudo announced his retirement at UFC 249. Promotion officials initially confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com. Cejudo was removed from the 135-pound rankings on UFC.com over the weekend. Cejudo defeated Dominick Cruz by second-round technical knockout in the..

26/05/2020
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FEDOR EMELIANENKO PRAISED BY SCOTT COKER: “THE GUY IS STILL DANGEROUS”

FEDOR EMELIANENKO PRAISED BY SCOTT COKER: “THE GUY IS STILL DANGEROUS”

Fedor Emelianenko praised by Scott Coker: “The guy is still dangerous” Bellator president Scott Coker praised the legendary Fedor Emelianenko, gushing over the Russian’s recent KO win over Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Emelianenko is one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time and is still fighting at a high level. In a legends’ match at the Bellator and..

27/04/2020
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UFC 249 CANCELED, ALL UPCOMING UFC CARDS POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

UFC 249 CANCELED, ALL UPCOMING UFC CARDS POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

The day that many in the community feared would come has now arrived: the Ultimate Fighting Championship has postponed all upcoming fight cards. According to ESPN on Thursday, the UFC has been forced to shut down its upcoming UFC 249 event on April 18. Additionally, all upcoming cards will not be taking place as scheduled and have been indefinitely postponed, per UFC President Dana White in an ..

10/04/2020
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KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV CONFIRMS TONY FERGUSON FIGHT OFF: ‘I CAN’T CONTROL IT ALL’

KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV CONFIRMS TONY FERGUSON FIGHT OFF: ‘I CAN’T CONTROL IT ALL’

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the two were scheduled to compete in a highly-anticipated lightweight title fight at UFC 249 on April 18. However, on Monday it was revealed that Nurmagomedov was stuck in Russia because of a cross-border travel ban. There was some hope earlier today as it was revealed that “The Eagle” could still travel to the United States on a private flight. But..

02/04/2020
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UFC CHAMP JON JONES ARRESTED, CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED DWI, NEGLIGENT USE OF FIREARM

UFC CHAMP JON JONES ARRESTED, CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED DWI, NEGLIGENT USE OF FIREARM

The Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight champ has a slate of charges to deal with stemming from his recent arrest. On Thursday morning, KOAT 7 News in Albuquerque, New Mexico, reported that Jon Jones has been arrested and charged with multiple offenses. Those charges include an aggravated DWI, the negligent use of a firearm, possession of an open container of alcohol in his vehicle..

27/03/2020
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DANA WHITE SAYS THE UFC FIGHTS WILL CONTINUE

DANA WHITE SAYS THE UFC FIGHTS WILL CONTINUE

Even as virtually every other major sporting organization in the world is shutting down, the show must go on for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. On Saturday, UFC president Dana White revealed that the promotion will relocate its next three events due to recent developments in the coronavirus outbreak. That begins with UFC Fight Night 171, which was slated to take place at the O2 Arena in Lo..

16/03/2020
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CONOR MCGREGOR: 'I'M MORE RUSSIAN' THAN KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV

CONOR MCGREGOR: 'I'M MORE RUSSIAN' THAN KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV

"Notorious" will say anything to get under his rival's skin.Dana White didn't waste time rejecting Conor McGregor's idea for Moscow to host a highly anticipated rematch between him and rival Khabib Nurmagomedov.But that didn't stop "Notorious" from taking shots at Khabib in the interim. Fresh off his 40-second destruction of Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 on Saturday night, McGregor took the ..

20/01/2020
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ALEXANDER VOLKANOVSKI DEFEATS MAX HOLLOWAY AT UFC 245

ALEXANDER VOLKANOVSKI DEFEATS MAX HOLLOWAY AT UFC 245

Alexander Volkanovski made sure of that, ending Holloway’s 922-day run as 145-pound monarch.Volkanovski (21-1) fought brilliantly for five rounds in the UFC 245 co-main event and walked out of the famed Octagon with a rather lopsided unanimous decision. The Aussie moved beautifully inside the cage and prevented “Blessed” from ever finding his rhythm. Holloway (21-5) has long been a slow starter wh..

15/04/2019
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