1553 Search Results for ufc 145

Jan 5, 2018 7:30 am

Michael Johnson Hasn’t Been 145 Pounds Since High School

When Michael Johnson told everyone back in September that he was moving down to featherweight, needless to say it was a shock. However, Johnson assured everyone that this was the plan all along. Although, a top 10 lightweight coming down to featherweight is a tough guy to get a fight for. Michael Johnson originally called...

Jan 2, 2018 9:04 am

Jose Aldo is Ready to Walk Away From the UFC As Soon As Possible

The accomplishments of Jose Aldo speak for themselves. For a decade, he reigned supreme over the featherweight division; through the WEC, the UFC, and the entire world. Much like the pioneers of BJ Penn and Jens Pulver before him did with lightweight, he put the 145-pound class on the map and made people tune in...

Dec 30, 2017 1:12 pm

BJ Penn addresses UFC 221 rumors and the potential of fighting at UFC Hawaii

Earlier today rumors surfaced that former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn would be returning to the octagon this February to battle promotional newcomer Suman Mokhtarian at UFC 221. If this poster is real or not, doesn't matter. @Suman_att will be the talk leading up to #UFC219 & BJ Penn is probably somewhere thinking...

Dec 29, 2017 7:19 pm

VIDEOS | UFC 219 Weigh Ins & First UFC 220 Stare downs!

UFC 219 is tomorrow! Which means we got the weigh-ins today. Check out all the fighters making weight and their stare downs at the ceremonial weigh-ins. The Kiwi @DanTheHangman takes on the Brit @Marc_Diakiese at #UFC219 on PPV!! pic.twitter.com/zH4OlJ6tyB — UFC (@ufc) December 30, 2017 Can Calvillo make it four in a row inside the...

Dec 29, 2017 10:55 am

Cyborg Squashes Beef with Dana White Ahead of UFC 219

The New Year is approaching and it is the time for resolutions. Whether they be public or something that you promise yourself, opening up a new calendar is always an excuse to change something about your life. To say that Cris Cyborg has had a roller coaster relationship with the UFC, would be an understatement....

Dec 29, 2017 10:00 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Earns Redemption at UFC 219 Weigh-ins

No weight issues for top contender @TeamKhabib, as he registers 155.5 pounds on the scale 💪. Watch #UFC219 official weigh ins LIVE: https://t.co/2iQmYbS437 pic.twitter.com/59GjoFZHrp — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) December 29, 2017 Going into this fight with Edson Barboza at UFC 219, Khabib Nurmagomedov and his entire team were sick of the tiramisu trash talk and the...

Dec 28, 2017 2:08 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Considering Changing Weight Classes After UFC 219

Khabib Nurmagomedov is a smashing machine. He’s been fighting since 2008 and is undefeated. No one in the UFC has solved the brutal Sambo problem that Nurmagomedov poses. The only tarnish on his entire career is missing weight, resulting in the cancellation of his fight with Tony Ferguson. So far, it looks like his cut...

Dec 28, 2017 10:17 am

A Crazy Cowboy Cerrone Scrap is Official for UFC Austin’s Main Event

Earlier this week, there were some Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone drama when he announced that his potential fight with Mairbek Taisumov fell through. It didn’t take long for another fighter to be in talks for a chance at the lightweight and welterweight wild man. Suddenly, there were talks of Yancy Medeiros and Cerrone meeting in Austin, Texas that...

Dec 27, 2017 5:00 pm

Oluwale Bambgose Has Harsh Words for the UFC and Dana White After Announcing Release

It appears that UFC Middleweight, Oluwale “the Holy War Angel” Bambgose’s time with the UFC has come to an end…and it will likely stay that way. Today, Bambgose took to Twitter to announce his release from the organization after dropping three straight(two by knockout) and going 1-4 inside the UFC altogether. So its official I...

Dec 26, 2017 7:00 pm

Former Invicta FC Champ, Tonya Evinger Returns to Bantamweight at UFC Austin

The last time we saw Tonya Evinger in action it was in the biggest fight of her career. She was making her long-awaited UFC debut at UFC 214 where she took on the unstoppable, Cris Cyborg for the vacant UFC Featherweight championship. Evinger was leaving behind her Invicta FC Bantamweight title in an attempt to capture...

Dec 26, 2017 2:20 pm

Do the UFC and it’s fanbase give too much weight to the appearance of female fighters?

“I don’t really fit the profile of a UFC Champion, but they have to do (business) with me, even though they’re never going to promote me to a level like they did Ronda Rousey or Holly Holm.” Current female bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes ruffled feathers earlier this year when she declared to FloCombat.com that the UFC...

Dec 26, 2017 12:32 pm

BREAKING | Donald Cowboy Cerrone Slated for a Wild Main Event Scrap at UFC Austin

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone has been frustrated recently. Allegedly, he had a fight already lined up with Mairbek Taisumov but that ended up falling through. After those winter storms cleared up though, those silver linings have showed up via a potential fight scheduled for UFC  First reported by Damon Martin and Jim Edwards of MMA NYTT,...

Dec 25, 2017 4:48 pm

Jimmie Rivera & Marlon Moraes Go Back & Forth Trying to Set up Fight for UFC 219

It’s the season of giving! And Jimmie Rivera keeps on being given news of opponents dropping out of his UFC 219 fight. At first, he was supposed to fight former Bantamweight king, Dominick Cruz. That was until Cruz suffered a broken arm in training resulting in his drop off the card. In to replace Cruz...

Dec 21, 2017 6:42 am

Report | Rose Namajunas strawweight title defense in the works for UFC 221

According to a report from Bartek Stachura of Lowking.PL, Rose Namajunas will defend her new strawweight title at UFC 221 in Perth, Western Australia on February 11. Her opponent will be Tecia Torres, who she has fought twice before. Rose Namajunas vs. Tecia Torres III in the works for #UFC221 in Perth. — Bartek Stachura...

Dec 20, 2017 5:30 pm

Report | Three Fun Fights Added to UFC Charlotte

In the first month of 2018, the UFC returns to Charlotte, North Carolina for the third time.  It will be UFC on Fox 27 and in the main event, we will see a rematch from the Strikeforce days, between Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Derek Brunson. Their first fight took place back in 2012 and it...

Dec 19, 2017 6:48 am

UFC 221 in Perth, Australia gets several new bouts

On February 11 (February 10 in North America), the UFC will take over Perth, Western Australia with UFC 221. In the main event of the UFC’s anticipated return down under, UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker – who was promoted from interim champion when Georges St-Pierre vacated the title – will attempt his first title defense...

Dec 18, 2017 9:03 am

UFC heavyweight Chase Sherman lost a brutal bet over the weekend

On Saturday evening, the UFC touched down in Winnipeg, Manitoba with UFC on Fox 26. While the card was packed with exciting scraps, perhaps the most anticipated of the bunch was a main card welterweight scrap between Santiago Ponzinibbio and Mike Perry. Given the pair’s shared propensity for knockouts, few people expected this one to...

Dec 7, 2017 9:44 am

Joe Rogan thoughtfully reasons his pick for ‘the best 145er ever’

Many fans enjoy hearing Joe Rogan’s opinion on topics that go far beyond fighting and mixed martial arts. This is why the UFC commentator and comedian’s podcast is so popular. Speaking with Bellator heavyweight Justin Wren on his recent JRE MMA Show podcast episode, Rogan touched on UFC 218, which took place over the weekend...

Dec 5, 2017 4:36 pm

Jose Aldo Releases First Statement Since losing to Max Holloway at UFC 218

A torch seemed to have passed at UFC 218. Jose Aldo was beaten for the second time by Max Holloway, which is the first time anyone has ever fought and won against Aldo back-to-back. While only one of them can wear the belt, both have displayed championship class throughout the fallout of their sophomore encounter....

Dec 5, 2017 2:46 pm

VIDEO | The Late Kimbo Slice Made His UFC Debut 8 Years Ago Today

#OnThisDay in 2009, Kimbo Slice made his UFC debut. pic.twitter.com/dieVLe1pbY — UFC (@ufc) December 5, 2017 When Kimbo Slice tragically passed away last June from congestive heart failure, he left a giant hole in the MMA community. Born Kevin Ferguson, Slice was more than just a mixed martial artist or a sports entertainment attraction, he...

Dec 3, 2017 6:13 am

You won’t believe the number of UFC titles Max Holloway plans to win

Last night, in the main event of the stacked UFC 218, UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway defended his title for the first time, authoring a second consecutive win over featherweight great Jose Aldo. While this was a fantastic victory for Holloway, he did appear to endure a pretty rough cut down to the featherweight division’s...

Dec 2, 2017 8:07 pm

UFC 218 Results: Eddie Alvarez KO’s Justin Gaethje (VIDEO)

UFC 218 Results: Eddie Alvarez vs. Justin Gaethje A key lightweight scrap between former champion Eddie Alvarez on surging contender Justin Gaethje took place on tonight’s UFC 218 main card from Detroit. Round one begins and both men fire off heavy low kicks to start. Eddie lands an uppercut. Justin comes forward but misses with...

Dec 1, 2017 10:47 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo looking heavily drained and uncomfortable at UFC 218 weigh-in

UFC 218 is set to take place tomorrow night as Hawaiian Max Holloway will look to defend his UFC featherweight title against former champion Jose Aldo in an immediate rematch. The two are scheduled for a five-round title fight in the main event of the evening, which takes place at the Little Caeser’s Arena in...

Dec 1, 2017 10:16 am

VIDEO | Justin Gaethje “Helps” Max Holloway at UFC 218 Weigh-ins

Weigh-ins are always tense, especially when a fighter needs to bring the towel out. So many fights have been called off or changed to catchweights because of the scale. Even tonight’s main event was completely changed due to Sijara Eubanks not even weighing in due to her kidney failure. Both Max Holloway and Jose Aldo...

Nov 30, 2017 4:22 am

Report: Conor McGregor has high demands for his potential UFC return

Conor McGregor’s future in mixed martial arts is as mysterious as ever. While he and various members of his team have recently discussed potential scraps with stars like Tony Ferguson and Nate Diaz, his recent troubles outside the cage have casted some real doubt on his fighting career. As it turns out, McGregor’s recent indiscretions...