Stephen A. Smith News
Stephen A. Smith hits back at critics stating ESPN is protecting Dana White: "Deserves the same punishment he would hand down to one of his fighters"
Josh Evanoff - January 12, 2023
Stephen A. Smith blasts Jorge Masvidal following UFC 272 loss: "How are you not ready for a wrestling match?"
Josh Evanoff - March 7, 2022
Stephen A. Smith claims Francis Ngannou's KO over Miocic is "the greatest thing that’s ever happened to the UFC"
Cole Shelton - March 31, 2021
MMA community reacts to Stephen A. Smith's comments about female fighters
Tom Taylor - February 3, 2021
Stephen A. Smith reacts to Cerrone admitting he didn't show up for McGregor fight
Tom Taylor - April 29, 2020
Stephen A. Smith says Deontay Wilder blaming costume for loss might be the ‘most embarrassing excuse’ ever
Cole Shelton - February 25, 2020
Stephen A. Smith is not a fan of Deontay Wilder partially blaming his costume for his loss to Tyson Fury. Last Saturday, Deontay Wilder was taking on Tyson Fury in their highly-anticipated rematch. Many thought the “Bronze Bomber” would get the job done but the Englishman ended up getting his hand raised by seventh-round TKO.
Stephen A. Smith stands by Donald Cerrone criticisms: 'I know what the hell I saw'
Mike Pendleton - February 25, 2020
Following the UFC 246 main event which saw Conor McGregor defeat Donald Cerrone in a 40-second TKO, ESPN broadcaster Stephen A. Smith said he felt Cerrone’s performance was “atrocious.” That comment brought criticism from the likes of Joe Rogan, Jon Jones, and even McGregor himself. After making it known that he wouldn’t be apologizing to anyone and being defended by others like Chael Sonnen and Nate Diaz, the ongoing feud between Smith and the MMA world seemed to quiet down — until now.
Stephen A. Smith 'will not apologize' to Rogan, McGregor
Tom Taylor - February 3, 2020
Stephen A. Smith found himself in hot water for the comments he made about Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone after UFC 246. Among his most vocal critics were UFC commentator Joe Rogan, and the man who knocked Cowboy out in 40 seconds on the card, Conor McGregor. Both Rogan and McGregor suggested Smith should walk his comments back, with the latter even demanding an apology on behalf of his vanquished foe.