1834 Search Results for ufc 145

Jun 4, 2017 6:42 pm

Ray Borg worries a flyweight TJ Dillashaw will be just like Conor McGregor

The next crack at UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson seems like it will go to one of two men. The first of these two men is flyweight contender Ray Borg. The other is former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, who has said repeatedly that he’s willing to undertake the cut to flyweight to take...

Jun 3, 2017 10:05 am

‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung’s injury & timetable for return

Unfortunate news surfaced this week that top ranked UFC featherweight The Korean Zombie, also known as Chan Sung Jung, had been forced out of his upcoming scheduled scrap with Ricardo Lamas at UFC 214 due to an undisclosed injury. While details regarding the injury sustained by Jung weren’t immediately made available, Chris Taylor has now...

Jun 1, 2017 2:34 pm

Jose Aldo hints at frequent future lightweight fights

This weekend, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will look to unify the UFC featherweight championship and the interim featherweight championship, which is currently being held by Max Holloway. While Aldo has continuously sought a rematch with Conor McGregor following his lopsided loss to the Irish superstar at UFC 194, the featherweight champion was recently told...


Jun 1, 2017 6:00 am

Jon Jones goes off on “f*cking dork” Alexander Gustafsson, Gustafsson fires back

Back in 2013, Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson engaged in one of the best light heavyweight title fights of all time, and really, one of the best fight ever period. For five, frenzied rounds, the American champion and Swedish challenger pelted each other with heavy artillery, forcing momentum swing after momentum swing after momentum swing. After...

May 30, 2017 12:24 pm

Cat Zingano reveals Cris Cyborg fight being discussed

Former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Cat Zingano has been absent from the Octagon for nearly a year. In her most recent Octagon appearance at UFC 200 in July of 2016, Zingano returned to the Octagon following a year long hiatus that followed her first round submission loss to Ronda Rousey. When she made her...

May 30, 2017 5:50 am

Germaine de Randamie issues statement on Cyborg, says she hopes to return to bantamweight

Earlier this year, in the main event of UFC 208, Dutch striker Germaine de Randamie outworked Holly Holm to become the UFC’s first-ever women’s featherweight champion. The understanding was that, from there, she would then defend against the featherweight division’s consensus best fighter, Cris “Cyborg” Justino. This is not the way things have unfolded. Since...

May 29, 2017 12:07 pm

Charles Oliveira wants to return to the featherweight division

Charles Oliveira has had an unfortunately long list of failed cuts to the featherweight division’s 145-pound cap. His latest failed cut occurred back in November, when he missed weight for a featherweight bout with Ricardo Lamas by a whopping 10 pounds. In the wake of this failed cut to featherweight – which culminated in a...

May 28, 2017 1:36 pm

Anthony Johnson weighs in on tonight’s main event scrap, says he is “getting that itch!”

Anthony Johnson weighs in on tonight’s main event scrap, says he is “getting that itch!” Following his second-round submission loss to current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier at April’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo, knockout artist Anthony Johnson shocked fights fans by announcing his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. “Rumble” had...

May 28, 2017 1:18 pm

Pros react to Alexander Gustafsson’s KO of Glover Teixeira, post-fight marriage proposal

On Sunday afternoon, the UFC returned to the beautiful country of Sweden with UFC Stockholm, an exciting 12-fight card that emanated from the city’s Ericsson Globe Arena. Atop this 12-fight card was a key light heavyweight showdown between the UFC’s number one and two ranked light heavyweight contenders: the pride of Sweden himself Alexander Gustafsson,...

May 27, 2017 9:06 am

Cris Cyborg fires back at Germaine de Randamie

UFC women’s featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie has continued to leave MMA fans confused in regards to her next fight. While all signs pointed to de Randamie making her first title defense against Cris Cyborg, conflicting rumors have continued to surface regarding when, or if, de Randamie will ever make her first title defense. This...

May 26, 2017 2:12 pm

#FBF | Ricardo Arona and Kareem Barkalev get into scuffle during JiuJitsu match

During his time under the Pride FC banner, Ricardo Arona earned the admiration of fans for moments such as his 2005 ‘Upset of the Year’ against Wanderlei Silva. Arona, an extremely accomplished JiuJitsu practitioner, ultimately took an indefinite hiatus in 2009 following a unanimous decision win over UFC vet Marvin Eastman in Brazil. Back in...

May 26, 2017 9:51 am

Max Holloway chasing more than an undisputed featherweight title

Interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is currently gearing up for his upcoming UFC 212 scrap against undisputed featherweight champion Jose Aldo next weekend. Ahead of that fight however, Holloway is looking to secure more than an undisputed featherweight title. ‘Blessed’ spoke to media members recently to explain why an undisputed featherweight title isn’t the...

May 25, 2017 3:37 pm

Max Holloway not confident Conor McGregor returns after potential Mayweather fight

While Conor McGregor may currently reign as the UFC lightweight champion, since winning the belt McGregor’s name has been linked to a potential boxing superfight with undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. While Oscar De La Hoya may not be too fond of the potential bout becoming more and more real every day, the combat sports...

May 23, 2017 12:39 pm

Mike Perry Details heated run in with Jeremy Stephens at athlete retreat

Over the weekend, the UFC flew more than 400 of its fighters out to Las Vegas for a special, athletes retreat. This retreat has generated quite a few headlines over the last few days – and very few of them have been positive. Mike Perry, however, had an amazing time participating. While Perry’s review of...

May 19, 2017 9:22 am

Amanda Nunes could move up or down in weight in pursuit of second title

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is currently gearing up for her second bantamweight title defense against Valentina Shevchenko. Ahead of that fight however, it is no secret that Nunes is looking to ultimately win a second UFC title. While initially, the champ expressed her desire to move up in weight, with the addition of...

May 17, 2017 1:15 pm

Concussion could delay Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier II

This past weekend at UFC 211, former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and top ranked lightweight Dustin Poirier stepped into the Octagon for an extremely pivotal showdown. The fight started out rather one sided as Alvarez looked extremely hesitant to throw in the early minutes of the fight. After being tagged and rocked by a...

May 15, 2017 6:05 pm

Cat Zingano calls for a featherweight tournament, Cris Cyborg responds

Cat Zingano calls for a featherweight tournament, Cris Cyborg responds This past December the Ultimate Fighting Championship made the exciting announcement that they would be introducing a women’s featherweight division to their lineup. Then in February, the promotion crowned their first ever women’s 145-pound champion in the form of Germaine de Randamie, who defeated former...

May 15, 2017 1:21 pm

Is a Tyron Woodley vs. Georges St-Pierre matchup now in the cards?

Now that UFC President Dana White announced that Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre is not happening and St-Pierre still aiming for a return to fight in the Octagon, who will be selected to go up against the former kingpin of the welterweight division? Sports journalist Mike Bohn tweeted on Monday that Dana White said St-Pierre’s...

Apr 28, 2017 9:46 am

‘Big’ John McCarthy explains why weight cutting is more dangerous than PEDs

Two of the most talked about topics in MMA at the present time are performance enhancing drugs in MMA, and the dangers of weight cutting. While the UFC has partnered with USADA to crack down on the number of active fighters who use and abuse performance enhancing drugs, the question of what the UFC and...

Apr 26, 2017 9:50 am

Report: Renan Barao to return to bantamweight after short featherweight career

These days, weight cutting is a hot-button issue in MMA. This longstanding practice has left us with many cancelled fights, and worse still, many unhealthy fighters, some of whom have fainted or had to be hospitalized while trying desperately to sweat out water weight. One of the worst cuts in recent memory occurred in 2014,...

Apr 24, 2017 12:48 pm

Rafael Dos Anjos says he passed out during weight cut for Alvarez fight

In a few short weeks, Rafael Dos Anjos will make his debut in the UFC welterweight division, taking on former Strikeforce champ Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight Night 111 in Singapore. The reason for this move is an increasingly gruelling cut to the lightweight division’s 155-pound cap – a cut that sometimes began north of...