5918 Search Results for ufc heavyweight

Jan 21, 2018 4:31 pm

UFC 220 Reebok Outfitting Payouts: Headliners Miocic and Ngannou combine for $70,000

UFC 220 Reebok Outfitting Payouts The octagon returned to Boston last night for UFC 220. The pay-per-view event was headlined by a heavyweight title fight between current champion Stipe Miocic and surging contender Francis Ngannou. Miocic was able to weather an early storm from Ngannou before eventually taking control of the highly anticipated title fight....

Jan 21, 2018 10:34 am

Francis Ngannou issues quick statement on UFC 220 loss to Stipe Miocic

Last night, in the main event of UFC 220, hulking French-Cameroonian knockout artist Francis Ngannou lumbered into the cage with the goal of defeating Stipe Miocic and winning the UFC heavyweight title. In the end, however, the massively hyped Ngannou was outclassed by the champion, whose cardio and wrestling were simply too much to deal...

Jan 20, 2018 10:34 pm

MMA community reacts to Stipe Miocic’s historic UFC 220 win over Francis Ngannou

Stipe Miocic became the first man in history to defend the UFC heavyweight title three consecutive times on Saturday night at UFC 220 in Boston. Miocic was matched up against the feared and powerful knockout artist Francis Ngannou and was able to put the brakes on Ngannou’s quick rise and exposed some holes in his...

Jan 20, 2018 9:08 pm

UFC 220 results | Daniel Cormier mauls Volkan Oezdemir to retain title (highlights)

In the co-main event of UFC 220, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier attempted to defend his title opposite Swiss knockout artist Volkan “No Time” Oezdemir. Though Oezdemir came out swinging, and seemed to frustrate the champ with his range and size, Cormier showed no fear, wading into a firefight with his stone-fisted challenger, and...

Jan 20, 2018 2:43 pm

Play by Play Radio // UFC 220 – Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC 220 pay-per-view event in Boston? BJPenn.com has you covered! Tune in to “Play By Play Radio” for up to the second results from tonight’s UFC 220 main card action. “Play By Play Radio” is hosted by former UFC Fighter Troy Mandaloniz, UFC Legend BJ Penn and bjpenn.com’s Chris Taylor. The...

Jan 18, 2018 5:05 pm

Ovince Saint Preux vs Ilir Latifi Bumped to UFC on Fox 28

Well instead of a replacement, it looks like Ovince Saint Preux won’t be changing opponents after all but instead just fight dates. He and fellow top-ranked UFC light heavyweight, Ilir Latifi were initially supposed to square off at UFC on Fox 27, January 27. That was until Latifi suffered an injury which led to OSP to...

Jan 17, 2018 12:17 pm

Francis Ngannou Dedicates His Heavyweight Title Journey to Africa

From the sand mines and homelessness in France, Francis Ngannou has overcome everything and entered a world of crisp suits and headlining UFC 220. Ngannou’s journey has been nothing short of incredible, but it’s not just about him, it’s about where he came from. His rise to success leads hopeful footsteps that people back home...

Jan 16, 2018 7:56 pm

UFC 220 Appears to be Starting A New Increase in PPV Price

Over the years, we’ve been accustomed to our monthly UFC Pay-Per-View events. Of course, as the title suggests, you have to pay to view… That number over the last decade or so has always been $49.99 for standard definition and $59.99 for high definition, as was the case for 2017’s last UFC event, UFC 219....

Jan 16, 2018 6:49 pm

Expected UFC 220 Reebok Payouts Revealed

Oh, the Reebok deal. Everyone has an opinion on it, whether good or bad. It may not be the biggest step forward, but this year the deal is taking a step forward with the new guidelines and protocol. Fighters receive their Reebok sponsor money depending on what tier they’re in which goes by how many...

Jan 16, 2018 6:28 am

Francis Ngannou will earn a significant payday at UFC 220

This Saturday, in the main event of UFC 220, surging French-Cameroonian sensation Francis Ngannou will get his anticipated crack at Stipe Miocic and the UFC heavyweight title. This title fight will serve as the crescendo of a Ngannou’s rocket-fuelled rise through the UFC ranks. In roughly two years, the hulking knockout artist has evolved from...

Jan 15, 2018 8:08 pm

Francis Ngannou Has Two HUGE Fights on His Mind after UFC 220

Everyone is starting to know who Francis Ngannou is. Which is fair…he hasn’t been making it very easy to go unnoticed, especially after the way he knocked out Alistair Overeem at UFC 218. With that win now under his belt, the 31-year-old, Cameroonian, Ngannou has himself set up for the biggest fight of his life...

Jan 12, 2018 7:22 pm

Report | UFC 219’s PPV Numbers Among 2017’s Best

The preliminary numbers for the UFC’s final event of 2017 have been released by Dave Meltzer and they did better than most may have assumed they would. Estimations are around 340,000 to 380,000 buys which…is shockingly the third highest of 2017. The top two being UFC 217 which was headlined by UFC middleweight champion, Michael...

Jan 12, 2018 8:38 am

Francis Ngannou Has a Bold Prediction for His Fight With Stipe Miocic at UFC 220

A giant specimen with natural strength and constantly evolving skills. Six UFC fights, all finishes, complete with an action movie-style knockout over Alistair Overeem. This is Francis Ngannou. The next big thing. The monster who is walking into the Octagon in a week against Stipe Miocic, a fight the heavyweight champion says himself that the...

Jan 11, 2018 8:36 am

Former UFC Champion Josh Barnett is Not Finished With MMA Just Yet

Andrei Arlovski, Roy Nelson, Frank Mir, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Mark Hunt. These are some of the names that Josh Barnett have taken out in his staggering 21 year stay in the world of combat sports. He even beat Randy Couture back at UFC 36 to become the UFC heavyweight champion. While he’s been out of...

Jan 10, 2018 7:13 pm

PHOTO | Check out the official Poster for UFC 221!

UFC 221 on February 11 returns to Australia when they touch down in Perth for the first time! Headlining the event will be UFC Middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker in his first title defense against the former UFC and Strikeforce champion, Luke Rockhold. Today we got the release of the official poster thanks to Marcel Dorff. Robert...

Jan 9, 2018 11:52 am

VIDEO | This clip shows the crazy changes the UFC welterweight top-10 has experienced in 2017

2017 was a crazy year for MMA. We witnessed perhaps the greatest submission ever, courtesy of flyweight champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. We were dazzled by some truly ridiculous knockouts, many of which happened to be dealt with knees. We enjoyed some thrilling, back-and-forth fights. We watched the meteoric rises of fighters like Max Holloway,...

Jan 9, 2018 8:16 am

Former champ Renan Barao returns at UFC on Fox in Orlando, Florida

The lineup for UFC on Fox 28, which goes down on February 24 in Orlando, Florida, has grown by one interesting bantamweight scrap, as former champion Renan Barao is scheduled to return to action on the card. Barao’s opponent in this fight will be Brian Kelleher.  This bout was first reported by the Orlando Sentinel. Though...

Jan 9, 2018 7:27 am

UFC executive defends promotion’s matchmaking strategy

In an era of combat sports where terms like “super fight” and “money fight” are such popular buzzwords, the UFC has been catching some flack for its matchmaking strategy. The widespread worry is that the promotion is focused on booking the most lucrative fights, rather than fights between the best competitors available. In the opinion of UFC...

Jan 8, 2018 6:04 pm

Stipe Miocic Feels Disrespected by the UFC going into Ngannou Fight

Cleveland Ohio’s Stipe Miocic is the UFC Heavyweight champion and along with that comes with the title of “baddest man on the planet”. Hard to argue…Miocic has been pretty bad throughout his career(and by bad I mean very good. Words.). Since losing an all-out war in a competitive fight with Junior Dos Santos in 2014,...

Jan 7, 2018 12:36 pm

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou: Knockouts To Inspire – UFC 220 Documentary

Francis Ngannou: Knockouts To Inspire – UFC 220 Documentary In the above video, MMANytt‘s Jim Edwards takes a trip to France for an in-depth interview with surging UFC heavyweight contender Francis “The Predator” Ngannou. Ngannou and his coach are confident that they will successfully strip Stipe Miocic of his “Baddest man on the planet” title...

Jan 6, 2018 3:16 pm

UFC 221 Fight Card set with twelve bouts

UFC 221 Fight Card set with twelve bouts! The octagon will return to Australia this February for UFC 221. The pay-per-view event will take place on February 11 in Perth, but will air live in North America on February 10 due to the time difference. The twelve-bout fight card is headlined by a middleweight title...

Jan 6, 2018 10:16 am

VIDEO | Watch Francis Ngannou’s Incredibly Revealing Documentary Before UFC 220

Glossy video packages, crisp suits, $50K bonuses. This is a world still brand new to Francis Ngannou. Just five years ago, the man was homeless and didn’t even know that mixed martial arts existed. The only thing he knew, is that he saw something bigger for the life which contained him. Ngannou didn’t just see...

Jan 4, 2018 7:46 pm

Sara McMann Welcomes Invicta FC Champion to the UFC at UFC on Fox 28

Invicta FC appears to be continually losing their champions to the UFC. Most recently, their Bantamweight champion, Tonya Evinger got pulled up to the big show to challenge Cris Cyborg for the vacant UFC Featherweight title(Cyborg herself was also an Invicta champion). This isn’t a new trend for Invicta fighters to go from champions to...

Jan 4, 2018 6:40 pm

Report | John Dodson vs Pedro Munhoz on for UFC Belem

UFC Fight Night 125 in Belem, Brazil is nearing completion! Today, Combate reported another fight between potential Bantamweights contenders Pedro Munhoz and former two-time Flyweight title challenger, John “the Magician” Dodson. John Dodson last fought at UFC Fight Night 120 when he took on Marlon Moraes and lost by split decision. Dodson has gone 2-2...

Jan 4, 2018 5:36 pm

Texas’ James Vick Has his Fight for UFC Austin

“The Texicutioner” is coming home! After a big win at UFC 217 over Joe Duffy to extend his streak to three, James Vick wanted a top ten fight and made that very clear. He actually had been wanting one before that…but no one would accept the challenge and still hasn’t. As Vick mentioned recently on an...

Jan 4, 2018 5:57 am

Jimi Manuwa returns at UFC London in March

UFC light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa has been teasing fight news for several days, and now, his next fight is official. The Brit will return to the cage in his native London, England this March 17. His opponent will be Poland’s Blachowicz. Manuwa announced this fight on his official Twitter account. LONDON STAND UP!! ☝🏾...