Ben Saunders reveals Bellator and Bjorn Rebney almost made him retire

Ben Saunders was close to walking away from MMA in 2012 and 2013. After Saunders’ first stint in the UFC, he signed with Bellator. The hope for Saunders was to win a Bellator tournament and become the face of the promotion or eventually get back to the UFC. However, throughout his time in the promotion, […]

Ben Saunders hopes to sign with a promotion soon and be active to earn way back into the UFC

Despite not fighting in 2020, Ben Saunders knows his year wasn’t as bad as it could’ve been. After Saunders was knocked out by Matt Brown at UFC 245, his contract with the UFC was over and they chose not to re-sign him. The hope for the veteran was to quickly sign with another promotion and […]

Ben Saunders was planning UFC return on ill-fated tribal casino card

Former UFC welterweight Ben Saunders says he was willing to fight on five days’ notice in order to get another chance to fight in the Octagon. The UFC was forced to cancel its card scheduled for London and immediately began looking at other options in order to save the event. UFC president Dana White admitted […]

Report | 13 fighters cut from UFC including Ben Saunders

The UFC has reportedly released 13 fighters from its roster including fan-favorite Ben Saunders and former Ultimate Fighter winner Brad Katona. Zane Simon of Bloody Elbow reported that the following 13 fighters have been released from the promotion. Note that not all the releases have been confirmed by the fighters or the the promotion yet, […]

Pros react to Matt Brown's KO win over Ben Saunders at UFC 245

When the UFC 245 card was revealed, one fight many fans had circled for a potential fight of the night was Matt Brown vs. Ben Saunders. The fight was on the ESPN2 prelims and it surely didn’t disappoint as Brown won by second-round KO. Brown was making his return to the Octagon after two years […]