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Carlos Condit in the Octagon

Manager: Carlos Condit suffered ‘common injury’, will fight in 2020

Carlos Condit was hoping to get back on track to end 2019 before an injury forced him to withdraw from his scheduled fight with...
Diego Ferreira

UFC 246 | Diego Ferreira believes it will come down to ‘who wants it...

Diego Ferreira is days out from arguably the biggest fight of his career. He will take on Anthony Pettis in the UFC 246 pay-per-view...
Cynthia Calvillo

Cynthia Calvillo heading to 125, expects UFC flyweight debut in April

Cynthia Calvillo is officially done with the 115-pound weight division. After closing out 2019 fighting Marina Rodriguez to a majority draw -- a fight in...
Gilbert Burns

Gilbert Burns believes welterweight division has become ‘stagnant’ like lightweight when McGregor was champ

Gilbert Burns believes the welterweight division has become stagnant, just like the lightweight division was when Conor McGregor was the champion. When that was happening,...
Claressa Shields

Promoter: Claressa Shields ‘is carrying the sport of women’s boxing on her shoulders’

Claressa Shields is looking to make history on Jan. 10 when she battles Ivana Habazin for the vacant WBC and WBO light middleweight titles....
Gilbert Burns

Gilbert Burns says Demian Maia didn’t want to take fight, believes win puts career...

Gilbert Burns got his wish as he will indeed fight Demian Maia in the co-main event of UFC Brasilia. Yet, the fight almost didn't...
Claressa Shields, Amanda Nunes

Promoter: Claressa Shields vs. Amanda Nunes ‘would be the biggest women’s sporting event of...

Claressa Shields has made it known that she wants to fight Amanda Nunes in MMA and in boxing. If it happens, Shields' promoter in...
Devonte Smith

Devonte Smith using ‘lessons learned’ towards recovery, ‘winning’ 2020

To say Devonte Smith's 2019 was chaotic would be a bit of an understatement. After starting the year off with a highlight reel first round...
Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington, UFC 245

Geoff Neal says Usman-Covington was ‘entertaining’ but technique wasn’t good

Geoff Neal was surprised how the UFC 245 main event between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington played out. It was a battle between two high-level...
tyron woodley

Manager: ‘God bless whoever has to fight Tyron Woodley next’

After losing the UFC welterweight title to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235, many began to question the motivation of Tyron Woodley. Was he taking...
Geoff Neal

Geoff Neal knew head kick would be there against Mike Perry, eyes anyone ranked...

Geoff Neal picked up the biggest win of his career at UFC 245 when he knocked out Mike Perry in the first round. He...
Claressa Shields

Claressa Shields says she will train with Jon Jones, make MMA debut in 2020

Claressa Shields is looking to make a lot of history in 2020 — in the boxing ring, and in the world of mixed martial...
Jorge-Masvidal

Manager lays out 2020 goals for Jorge Masvidal

Whether he was your pick for 2019 Fighter of the Year, or at least in your top-3, no one had a bigger surge over...
Petr Yan, Cody Garbrandt

Petr Yan would love to ‘put on a Russian boxing clinic’ against ‘no chin’...

After Petr Yan beat Urijah Faber at UFC 245, Faber's teammate, Cody Garbrandt, accosted the Russian backstage. According to Yan, nothing really happened backstage other...
Fedor Emelianenko, Rampage Jackson

Bellator 237 | Pro fighters make their picks for Fedor Emelianenko vs. ‘Rampage’ Jackson

In the main event of Bellator 237, which goes down in Tokyo, Japan, two Pride legends in Fedor Emelianenko and 'Rampage' Jackson square off....
Petr Yan, Henry Cejudo

Petr Yan says he lost ‘all respect’ for Henry Cejudo for wanting Jose Aldo...

Petr Yan is not a fan of Henry Cejudo, to say the least. After Yan beat Urijah Faber at UFC 245, many thought the Russian...
Simon Biyong

Simon Biyong is chasing Rizin gold

African mixed martial arts is definitely on the rise. Nigerian-born Kamaru Usman just defended his UFC welterweight title against Colby Covington, and fellow countryman Israel...
Petr Yan

Petr Yan says Urijah Faber fight wasn’t perfect but hopes win gained him new...

Petr Yan has been running through the UFC's bantamweight division and at UFC 245, he was opened the pay-per-view card against Urijah Faber. It...
Frankie Edgar, The Korean Zombie

UFC Busan | Pro fighters make their picks for Frankie Edgar vs. the Korean...

In the final UFC card of the year and the decade, the Octagon will touch down in Busan, South Korea. The UFC Busan main...
Ilima-Lei MacFarlane Hawaii

Ilima-Lei MacFarlane looking to be first person to submit Kate Jackson at Bellator 236...

Ilima-Lei MacFarlane is set to defend her Bellator women's flyweight title at home in Hawaii for the second straight year. She takes on Kate...
Ian Heinisch

UFC 245 | Ian Heinisch says Omari Akhmedov fight will be ‘violent,’ wants Jack...

Ian Heinisch has violent intentions for Omari Akhmedov. Heinisch is taking on the Dagestani fighter at UFC 245 this weekend. The American is looking to...
Amanda Nunes, Germaine de Randamie

UFC 245 | Pro fighters make their picks for Amanda Nunes vs. Germaine de...

At UFC 245, Amanda Nunes will look to defend her bantamweight title once again when she takes on Germaine de Randamie. The contest will...
Ilima-Lei MacFarlane, Liz Carmouche

Ilima-Lei MacFarlane believes UFC did Liz Carmouche ‘dirty’, willing to fight her for Bellator...

Ilima-Lei MacFarlane is not happy about how the way the UFC released her friend and teammate Liz Carmouche. The two-time UFC title challenger Carmouche was...
Irene Aldana

UFC 245 | Irene Aldana believes win over Ketlen Vieira earns her title shot;...

Irene Aldana believes she is part of a No. 1 contender fight with Ketlen Vieira at UFC 245. Vieira, who is ranked No. 2 in...
Max Holloway, Alexander Volkanovski

UFC 245 | Pro fighters make their picks for Max Holloway vs. Alexander Volkanovski...

In the co-main event of UFC 245, Max Holloway will look to defend his featherweight title against Alexander Volkanovski. Heading into the fight, the...
Ben Saunders

Ben Saunders coming to ‘steal the show with Matt Brown’ at UFC 245

Saturday night's UFC 245 fight card is absolutely stacked. With three title fights and two very intriguing bantamweight matchups making up the main card,...
Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington, UFC 245

UFC 245 | Pro fighters make their picks for Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington...

In the main event of UFC 245, Kamaru Usman will look to defend his welterweight title for the first time when he battles his...
Geoff Neal

UFC 245 | Geoff Neal wants to be the first person to put Mike...

Geoff Neal is looking to be the first person to knockout Mike Perry at UFC 245. Although Neal is ranked and undefeated in the UFC,...