1465 Search Results for ufc 145

Sep 7, 2017 7:33 am

With UFC contract nearing completion, Cris Cyborg has secured a boxing license

UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is now a licensed boxer in the state of California. The Brazilian juggernaut received her license on Wednesday, per a report from Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com. The timing of Cyborg’s being granted a boxing license is quite convenient, as her current UFC contract will wrap up in October. Because...

Aug 30, 2017 10:14 am

Paulie Malignaggi received a clear warning from another UFC champion

Former boxing champion Paulie Malignaggi is no fan of UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor. After joining the Irishman’s camp to help him prepare for Floyd Mayweather Jr., he abruptly stormed out, feeling that he’d been unfairly represented by the champ and his team. Since then, Malignaggi has repeatedly berated McGregor in interviews and on social...

Aug 23, 2017 6:05 pm

Joe Rogan, Nate Diaz and other UFC notables weigh in on Jon Jones being flagged by USADA

Fight fans around the world let out a collective “Noooooooo!” yesterday evening when news broke that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had been flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation. Most people were left in shock and disbelief by the unfortunate news, while others were quick to point out “Bones” troubled...

Aug 23, 2017 12:58 pm

Holly Holm is Up For Fighting Cris Cyborg at UFC 219

One thing has been on Cris Cyborg’s mind since finally winning the UFC women’s featherweight title: Holly Holm. Although, she doesn’t have too much choice. There aren’t any other girls in the division now that Germaine de Randamie has been stripped and left back to bantamweight. She’s done everything short of directly demanding a fight...

Jul 30, 2017 8:25 am

Pros react to Jon Jones knockout victory over Daniel Cormier at UFC 214

Jon Jones became the first man to ever finish Daniel Cormier at last night’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, California, reclaiming his UFC light heavyweight championship in the process. “Bones” was able to land a perfectly timed head kick on Cormier early in round-three and then finished “DC” on the canvas with some brutal ground...

Jul 29, 2017 5:53 pm

UFC 214 Results: Brian Ortega submits Renato Moicano (Highlights)

A featherweight scrap between Renato Moicano and Brian Ortega took place on tonight’s UFC 214 prelims in Anaheim, California. Round one begins and Ortega misses with an early left jab attempt. Moicano with a leg kick. Ortega comes forward but eats a combination from Renato. Ortega with a nice right hand in response. Renato comes...

Jul 29, 2017 5:25 pm

UFC 214 Results: Calvin Kattar defeats Andre Fili (Highlights)

A scrap between Andre Fili and Calvin Kattar kicked off tonight’s UFC 214 televised prelims from Anaheim, California. Round one begins and Fili presses forward pumping a left jab. Kattar swings and misses with a wild right. More pressure from Fili now. He throws a left jab that connects. He lands a body kick but...

Jul 29, 2017 2:18 pm

VIDEOS | Cris Cyborg UFC 214 video blogs

Tonight, on the main card of UFC 214, former Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg will step into the Octagon against fellow former Invicta FC champion Tonya Evinger in a highly anticipated scrap for the vacant UFC women’s featherweight championship. For both contenders, the fight will mark the first time they fight in the...

Jul 28, 2017 10:19 am

All title fights official after UFC 214 early weigh-ins

Friday morning in Anaheim, California, the fighters of UFC 214 hit the scales ahead of their highly anticipated showdowns on Saturday night. Thankfully, all championship fighters hit their marks for the event, and all three title fights are now official for Saturday July 29th. In the main event, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will step...

Jul 26, 2017 1:59 pm

Official UFC 214 fight card, start time, and how to watch

UFC 214 takes place on Saturday, July 29 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The card is stacked with three title fights with UFC light heavyweight champion defending his belt against former champ Jon Jones in the main event of the evening. The co-main event will feature the welterweight title fight between champion Tyron...

Jul 8, 2017 10:05 pm

UFC 213 Results: Robert Whittaker defeats Yoel Romero (Highlights)

UFC 213 Results: Yoel Romero vs. Robert Whittaker Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker squared off for the UFC’s interim middleweight title in the main event of tonight’s UFC 213 pay-per-view card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Romero takes the center of the cage. Whittaker comes forward with a head kick that misses. Romero...

Jul 1, 2017 12:02 pm

Edson Barboza open to superfight with Jose Aldo at 145

UFC lightweight Edson Barboza is undoubtably one of the best strikers in the UFC’s lightweight division. In addition to 11 knockout wins in 19 professional fights, Barboza racked up a 25-3 professional kickboxing record, with 22 of those wins coming by way of knockout. Fresh off a KO win over Beneil Dariush at ‘UFC Fight...

Jun 26, 2017 6:29 am

Pros react to controversial UFC Fight Night 112 main event stoppage

Last night, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 112, rising lightweight contender Kevin Lee picked up an impressive submission win over the division’s sixth-ranked fighter, Michael Chiesa. Unfortunately, Lee’s win is shadowed in controversy, as referee Mario Yamasaki stopped the fight before Chiesa actually tapped. Unsurprisingly, this early stoppage generated quite a range...

Jun 2, 2017 1:46 pm

VIDEO | More pros predict UFC 212 Jose Aldo vs Max Holloway winner

UFC 212 is just a day away from taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. On Saturday, June 4, Brazil’s UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will be taking on interim champion Max Holloway in a title unification bout to establish the king of the UFC’s 145-pound division. The co-main event will feature top-ranked UFC women’s...

Jun 1, 2017 1:02 pm

Dana White: Cris Cyborg is definitely fighting at UFC 214 in Anaheim

The last time we saw Cris Cyborg compete was at UFC Fight Night 95 in September of last year. Cyborg took out Lina Lansberg by TKO in a 140-pound catchweight main event fight in Brazil. With the UFC women’s featherweight division in shambles with the inaugural champion Germaine de Randamie not willing to fight Cyborg...

May 27, 2017 12:49 am

Germaine de Randamie refuses to fight Cris Cyborg, willing to let UFC strip title

Since Germaine de Randamie won the UFC women’s featherweight championship by defeating Holly Holm earlier this year, Cris Cyborg has continually called for a fight against the champion. Despite Cyborg’s persistence, de Randamie, the UFC, and Cyborg have been unable to come to an agreement. In an interesting statement released to MMAJunkie following rumors of...

May 21, 2017 5:50 am

PHOTO | Cris Cyborg squares off with Megan Anderson, implores UFC to make the fight

Cris “Cyborg” Justino has not since September of 2016. This, however, is not for lack of trying. Over the last few months, the destructive featherweight star has been ceaselessly campaigning for a fight. Cyborg’s first choice was a scrap with reigning featherweight champ Germaine De Randamie, who she was keen to fight at UFC 214...

May 17, 2017 12:17 pm

VIDEO | UFC 212: Aldo vs Holloway – Extended Preview

UFC 212 takes place on Saturday, June 3, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The main event of the evening will feature a featherweight title unification bout between undisputed champion Jose Aldo and interim champion Max Holloway. Jose Aldo last fought Frankie Edgar in a featherweight interim title fight at UFC 200 in July of last...

May 7, 2017 1:25 pm

UFC 211: Official Fight Card and Start Time

The next UFC pay-per-view on the horizon is UFC 211. This massive card will go down inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas this Saturday night (May 13). The stacked UFC 211 will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between reigning, defending champion Stipe Miocic and former champion Junior Dos Santos. This anticipated...

May 3, 2017 11:44 am

Report: Anthony Pettis returns to the lightweight division at UFC 213 this July

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis had a bit of a tough run as a featherweight. Though he defeated Charles Oliveira in his first fight in the division, he would be TKO’d by Max Holloway in his second – which really wasn’t even technically a featherweight bout, as he missed the division’s 145-pound limit. After...

Apr 28, 2017 7:27 pm

With Germaine de Randamie bout “unlikely” for UFC 214, Cris Cyborg still plans on fighting July 29

With Germaine de Randamie bout “unlikely” for UFC 214, Cris Cyborg still plans on fighting July 29 Earlier today rumors began swirling that current UFC women’s featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie was considering vacating her title and possibly retiring from the sport of mixed martial arts entirely. However, according to GDR’s manager Brian Butler-Au, the...

Apr 23, 2017 6:14 am

Al Iaquinta goes off on the UFC after missing out on post-fight bonus

Over the last few months, New York based lightweight Al Iaquinta has been involved in a very public contract dispute with the UFC. This dispute was severe enough to drive the lightweight into a temporary retirement, during which time he focused solely on his burgeoning real estate career. Despite this quarrel with the UFC, Iaquinta...

Apr 22, 2017 7:59 pm

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Stevie Ray defeats Joe Lauzon (Highlights)

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Joe Lauzon vs. Stevie Ray A lightweight scrap between veteran Joe Lauzon and Stevie Ray took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 108 main card in Nashville. Round one begins and Joe Lauzon is able to catch an early kick from Ray and pushes the Scottish fighter against the cage....