Niko Price News
Pros react after Robbie Lawler KO's Niko Price in his retirement fight at UFC 290
Chris Taylor - July 8, 2023
Niko Price happy to serve as Robbie Lawler’s retirement opponent at UFC 290: “I want to be the legend getter”
Harry Kettle - July 7, 2023
Niko Price open to fight Nick Diaz or Nate Diaz following win at UFC Vegas 38
Adam D Martin - October 4, 2021
Michel Pereira vs. Niko Price added to July’s blockbuster UFC 264 event
Harry Kettle - May 28, 2021
The UFC has officially added Michel Pereira vs Niko Price to their insanely stacked UFC 264 event that’s set to take place on July 10. UFC 264 is set to feature one of the biggest fights of the year as Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier prepare to meet for the third time in their trilogy bout. In addition to that, however, we’re also going to be treated to a variety of other amazing fights – including this one.
Michael Bisping defends comments from UFC Vegas 17 after being accused of throwing shade at Belal Muhammad, Mike Perry and Niko Price
Adam D Martin - December 20, 2020
Michael Bisping defended his comments from UFC Vegas 17 after being accused of throwing shade at Belal Muhammad, Mike Perry, and Niko Price. Bisping, the former UFC middleweight champion, is one of the UFC’s color commentators and he worked the desk on Saturday night alongside former UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and Brendan Fitzgerald. On Saturday night during the main event between Stephen Thompson and Geoff Neal, Bisping made a comment about the fighters who Neal beat on his win streak including Muhammad, Perry, and Price, insinuating that they aren’t on the same level that Thompson is.
Donald Cerrone says he will "be ready" for Niko Price rematch next spring
Adam Martin - December 3, 2020
UFC welterweight fan favorite Donald Cerrone says he will “be ready” for a rematch against recent opponent Niko Price for next spring. Cerrone and Price battled to a hard-fought majority draw at UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Woodley in September. After the fight, both men expressed interest in a rematch because the draw result was unsatisfying for both. However, that rematch won’t be happening anytime soon. Price was recently suspended for six months by the Nevada Athletic Commission for marijuana, so he will be on the shelf for a while.
Niko Price suspended, fined by NAC for marijuana use, "Cowboy" draw overturned
Tom Taylor - December 2, 2020
Niko Price has been suspended and fined by the Nevada Athletic Commission after testing positive for marijuana. His September draw with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has also been converted to a draw. This unfortunate news was first reported by Marc Raimondi of ESPN.
Dana White says UFC working to “loosen up” archaic marijuana rules, but warns "you can't have guys showing up high"
Adam Martin - November 4, 2020
Niko Price among multiple UFC fighters to be suspended for marijuana use
Adam Martin - November 4, 2020
Niko Price was among the multiple UFC fighters who have been suspended in Nevada for marijuana use while another has tested positive for PEDs. According to MMAjunkie.com’s John Morgan, Price saw his temporary suspension for having carboxy THC in his system extended after testing positive for a prohibited cannabinoid following his fight against Donald Cerrone. Price fought to a draw in the fight. The Nevada State Athletic Commission has now placed Price under a temporary suspension and the two sides are expected to settle the matter in December.
Pros react to Donald Cerrone vs. Niko Price being ruled a majority draw
Chris Taylor - September 19, 2020
Tonight’s UFC Vegas 11 event was co-headlined by a welterweight bout between fan favorite fighters Donald Cerrone and Niko Price. Cerrone (36-15 MMA) had entered tonight’s bout with Price looking to snap a three-fight losing skid, his latest being a unanimous decision setback to Anthony Pettis. Prior to his loss to ‘Showtime’, ‘Cowboy’ was coming off of a quick TKO loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 246.
UFC Vegas 11 Results: Niko Price vs. Donald Cerrone ruled a majority draw (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - September 19, 2020
Tonight’s UFC Vegas 11 event is co-headlined by a welterweight bout featuring fan favorite Donald Cerrone taking on the always entertaining Niko Price. Cerrone (36-15 MMA) will enter tonight’s bout with Price looking to snap a three-fight losing skid, his latest being a unanimous decision setback to Anthony Pettis. Prior to his loss to ‘Showtime’, ‘Cowboy’ had suffered a rather humiliating loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 246.
Donald Cerrone expects to finish Niko Price but is focused on "having fun"
Cole Shelton - September 15, 2020
Donald Cerrone is looking to snap his losing streak while having some fun in the process. In the co-main event of UFC Vegas 11, Cerrone is remaining at welterweight to battle Niko Price. Many are expecting this fight to be the Fight of the Night or for one of them to get a Performance of the Night. Both Cerrone and Price like to strike and are always in entertaining fights, but for “Cowboy” he is confident he will get the stoppage win.
PHOTO | Niko Price shows off battle scars one week after war with Vicente Luque
Harry Kettle - May 19, 2020
Niko Price signs new deal with UFC, awaits next opponent
Adam D Martin - March 22, 2020
UFC welterweight contender Niko Price has signed a new four-fight contract with the UFC and awaits his next opponent during quarantine due to coronavirus. Price himself took to his social media to announce the new contract with the UFC. Here’s what “The Hybrid” wrote on his Twitter.
Niko Price vs. Muslim Salikhov added to UFC Lincoln
Adam Martin - February 12, 2020
An exciting welterweight bout between finishers Niko Price and Muslim Salikhov is the latest addition to the UFC Lincoln card. UFC on ESPN+ 31 takes place on April 25 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska. The card is headlined by a light heavyweight bout between top contenders Glover Teixeira and Anthony Smith. Price vs. Salikhov will likely be placed on the main card for the event.
James Vick issues statement following "super embarrassing" KO loss at UFC Tampa
Christopher Taylor - October 14, 2019
UFC fighter James Vick has issued a statement following his devastating knockout loss to Niko Price at last weekend’s UFC Tampa event. Price was able to connect with an upkick square to the jaw of Vick midway through the opening round which put the Texas native out cold.
Niko Price says Nick Diaz is his favorite fighter, tries to model his game after him
Adam D Martin - October 13, 2019
UFC welterweight Niko Price is quickly becoming a fan favorite for his creative and exciting finishes. It’s no wonder that Price is so exciting to watch. After all, “The Hybird” says that he tries to model his game after MMA legend Nick Diaz. Speaking to reporters backstage after his incredible upkick KO over James Vick at UFC Tampa, Price was asked if he’ll be watching the main event at UFC 244 between Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal for the BMF belt. Price said he’s excited for that fight, and then gave praise to Nate’s older brother Nick for helping inspire his performances inside the Octagon.
UFC 240 | Geoff Neal believes Niko Price bout will be 'Fight of the Night'
Cole Shelton - July 26, 2019
Geoff Neal did not expect to wait this long in between fights, but he is excited with the way things worked out. The Texan will now fight on the main card of UFC 240 against Niko Price in a fight that promises to deliver. “It is really cool. Everyone knows it will be a really fun fight,” Neal said to BJPENN.com. “This is the type of fight that I like to see, so I know fans will love to see. Just a great matchup.”
VIDEO | Niko Price KO’s Tim Means at UFC Wichita
Chris Taylor - March 9, 2019
A scrap between hard-hitting welterweights Niko Price and Tim Means took place on the main card of tonight’s UFC Wichita event. Tonight‘s Price vs. Means fight was expected to deliver fireworks and it did that and more.