Ben Rothwell released from UFC just weeks before his scheduled fight against Alexander Gustafsson

Ben Rothwell is no longer a member of the UFC roster. Rothwell was scheduled to fight Alexander Gustafsson at heavyweight on May 21. However, on Thursday it was revealed by algorithm-based Twitter account UFC Roster Watch that ‘Big Ben’ was removed from the fan rankings pool. MMAFighting then confirmed with the promotion that the UFC decided […]

Former UFC title challenger Alexander Gustafsson praises the work ethic of Khamzat Chimaev: “He works harder than I ever worked”

UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson has praised training partner and rising star Khamzat Chimaev for his work ethic. Ever since arriving in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Khamzat Chimaev has been one of the most talked-about fighters in all of mixed martial arts. The ruthless manner in which he’s been able to reach 4-0 in the […]

UFC books two exciting matchups for May 21, including Holly Holm vs. Ketlen Vieria

The UFC has decided to stack its May 21st Las Vegas fight night. Earlier today, Ariel Helwani broke the news that the main event is a women’s bantamweight showcase. Former 135lb champion Holly Holm will take on rising contender Ketlen Viera in a five-round headliner. The bout is likely to be a title eliminator bout, […]

Alexander Gustafsson is planning a UFC return in 2022: “I wanna make up for the Werdum fight”

Former UFC title challenger Alexander Gustafsson has confirmed he wants to return to the Octagon in 2022. Once upon a time Alexander Gustafsson was viewed as one of the greatest fighters to never capture a UFC title. Now, though, after losing three on the bounce, some are wondering whether or not he was overrated by […]

Khamzat Chimaev puts Kamaru Usman 'to sleep' when they fight, says Alexander Gustafsson

Alexander Gustafsson believes his training partner Khamzat Chimaev is the real deal. Chimaev burst onto the scene in 2020 as he fought twice in 10 days and then scored a one-punch KO over Gerald Meerschaert. He was later booked to headline a card against Leon Edwards, but due to COVID the fight never came to […]