Tag Archives: Ultimate Fighting Championship
Joanna Jedrzejczyk Wants Kamaru Usman to Beat Up Colby Covington at UFC 245

The much-anticipated grudge match between Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweights Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington is set to take place at UFC 245 on Dec. 14. Covington’s fellow American Top Team …read more

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Jon Jones Warns ‘Rumble’ Johnson to Get His Cardio Sorted After Callout

Back in 2016, Anthony Johnson was considered the scariest man in the Ultimate Fighting Championship given the fact he was knocking out opponents left, right and center in the promotion’s …read more

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ATT Teammate Joanna Jedrzejczyk Wants Kamaru Usman to Beat Up Colby Covington at UFC 245

The much-anticipated grudge match between Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweights Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington is set to take place at UFC 245 on Dec. 14. Covington’s fellow American Top Team …read more

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Cain Velasquez Issues Statement Regarding Transition from UFC to Professional Wrestling

Cain Velasquez has issued a statement regarding his retirement from the Ultimate Fighting Championship to transition to a professional wrestling career. …read more

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Deiveson Figueiredo Proposes Interim Title Bout Against ‘Liar’ Joseph Benavidez

Deiveson Figueiredo has accumulated one of the better resumes in the flyweight division thus far during his Ultimate Fighting Championship tenure. …read more

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UFC Fight Night 161 Bonuses: Niko Price Garners $50K for Spectacular Upkick KO

Niko Price has displayed a penchant for finishing during his Ultimate Fighting Championship tenure, and his latest piece of work made him $50,000 richer. …read more

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MMA Fiction: Crossing into Quentin Tarantino's universe

UFC 244 takes place on Nov. 2 at Madison Square Garden, and it will mark the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s introduction of the “BMF” belt, which will be awarded to the …read more

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Megan Anderson Thrilled with First ‘Definitive’ Octagon Triumph at UFC 243

Megan Anderson’s first Ultimate Fighting Championship victory came with an asterisks of sorts. …read more

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Jake Matthews Wants ‘Legend Fight’ Against Carlos Condit Following UFC 243 Triumph

While it seems as though Jake Matthews has been around the Ultimate Fighting Championship forever, “The Celtic Kid” only turned 25 this past August. …read more

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Robert Whittaker ‘Not at All’ Impacted by Israel Adesanya’s Fight-Selling Comments

Robert Whittaker remains his usual quiet self in lead-up to the biggest fight of his career when the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s 185-pound champ takes on the interim title holder, New …read more

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Jon Jones Responds: ‘Somebody Tell Chris Weidman He Don’t Want to Fight Me’

Last week, former Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champ Chris Weidman claimed that he saw “holes” in Jon Jones’ game and believed he would be the one to finally beat him …read more

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Rejuventated at Middleweight, Jared Cannonier Doesn’t Care About Rankings

Jared Cannonier struggled early during his Ultimate Fighting Championship tenure, but since moving to 185 pounds he has been a wrecking machine inside the Octagon. …read more

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'Shogun' Rua vs. Sam Alvey Slated for UFC Sao Paulo

Two light heavyweights with 40 combined knockouts are set to square off at the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s return to Sao Paulo, Brazil. …read more

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B.J. Penn Released by the UFC

After a Ultimate Fighting Championship career spanning 18 years, multiple titles and a complicated legacy, B.J. Penn has been released by the UFC. …read more

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Kenny Florian Criticizes Yair Rodriguez's Post-Fight Behavior at UFC Mexico

Analyst and former Ultimate Fighting Championship title challenger Kenny Florian has criticized the way Yair Rodriguez “incited” the crowd at UFC Mexico City last Saturday after the brief and controversial …read more

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Head Coach Sayif Saud Explains Continued Success of Fortis MMA

These days, it seems that Fortis MMA is represented on virtually every Ultimate Fighting Championship card. More often than not, the athletes from the Dallas-based camp are successful, as well. …read more

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Daniel Cormier Wants Stipe Miocic Trilogy for Final UFC Bout: ‘No One Else Matters’

If all goes as planned, Daniel Cormier will have one last bout in the Ultimate Fighting Championship before riding off into the sunset. …read more

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Louis Smolka Looking to Build off Momentum of UFC Vancouver Win

Louis Smolka picked up his first Round 1 stoppage in the Ultimate Fighting Championship at UFC Fight Night 158 by knocking out Ryan MacDonald. …read more

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UFC Owners Hope to Raise More Than $600 Million with Public Offering of Endeavor Shares

Endeavor, the parent company of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, will become a publicly-owned entity this fall in hopes of raising $620 million. …read more

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Scott Coker Believes UFC Never Truly Committed to Women's Featherweight Division

Bellator MMA President Scott Coker is glad he was able to sign free agent Cristiane Justino last month, and believes that her former employer, the Ultimate Fighting Championship, wasn’t a …read more

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Endeavor expecting to raise $600 mil with IPO

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The entertainment company and owners of the Ultimate Fighting Championship have set their sights on a price of $30-32 per …read more

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Despite Loss in Vancouver, Donald Cerrone Remains Focused on Winning a UFC Belt

Despite the crushing setback he suffered this weekend, Donald Cerrone remains focused on adding an elusive Ultimate Fighting Championship belt to his already-legendary trophy case. …read more

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UFC Vancouver Bonuses: Promotional newcomer Tristan Connelly banks an extra $100,000

Following Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 16 event at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the winners of the fighter bonuses. Headliner Justin Gaethje, light …read more

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UFC Fight Night 158 Prelims: Augusto Sakai Buries Marcin Tybura in Sub-Minute Avalanche

Augusto Sakai should now have the attention of the rest of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s heavyweight division. …read more

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William Knight to Fight at CES MMA 59 as Part of UFC Developmental Deal

William Knight will be returning to CES MMA, only this time he will be under the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s developmental deal. …read more

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Andrei Arlovski, Jairzinho Rozenstruik Heavyweight Showdown Added to UFC 244 Lineup

Nov. 2’s UFC 244 continues to take form as former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight king Andrei Arlovski will take on Jairzinho Rozenstruik at the world-famous Madison Square Garden in New …read more

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Junior dos Santos to Meet Alexander Volkov in UFC Moscow Main Event on Nov. 9

A heavyweight showdown pitting Junior dos Santos against Alexander Volkov will serve as the main event when the Ultimate Fighting Championship travels to Moscow on Nov. 9. …read more

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UFC 242 Prelims: Joanne Calderwood Outduels Surging Andrea Lee in Abu Dhabi

Joanna Calderwood made her most significant move to date inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s women’s flyweight division. …read more

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Peter Barrett Wants Spot on UFC Boston; Will Debut at Featherweight

Newly signed Peter Barrett has his sights set on the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s return trip to Boston in October. …read more

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Amanda Cooper Told by UFC She Can Return After a Few Wins

Amanda Bobby Cooper was recently let go by the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but she left on good terms. …read more

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Abubakar Nurmagomedov to Make UFC Debut at UFC Moscow in November

As if two Nurmagomedovs were not enough, the Ultimate Fighting Championship is about to get one more. …read more

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Gregor Gillespie 'Plays The Game' With Callout of Anthony Pettis for UFC 244

In spite of a perfect 13-0 record — the last six of those in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the last five by stoppage — Gregor Gillespie has flown somewhat under …read more

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Dustin Poirier: Tony Ferguson ‘100 Percent’ Deserves Next UFC Lightweight Title Shot

Dustin Poirier will be fighting for the undisputed Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight title when he faces undefeated Dagestani Khabib Nurmagomedov in the UFC 242 main event on Sept. 7. …read more

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Matt Brown, Ben Saunders Set to Fight at UFC 245

Good news for hardcore and longtime fans, Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Matt Brown is set to make his Octagon return soon. …read more

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Conor McGregor Takes Responsibility For Pub Altercation, Asks For Return Fight

Conor McGregor, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s first-ever simultaneous two-division champion, has finally broken silence on — and taken responsibility for — his recent actions outside the Octagon. …read more

Source:: Sherdog