Justin Willis signs with PFL

Former UFC heavyweight contender Justin Willis has signed a new contract with PFL and will be part of the promotion’s next heavyweight tournament. Willis signing with PFL was first confirmed by MMAjunkie.com. “Big Pretty” is expected to make his promotional debut later in the spring when their next heavyweight tournament begins. Willis (8-2) was surprisingly […]

Dana White comments on decision to release Elias Theodorou and Justin Willis

Two weeks ago, the UFC made a surprising decision to release ranked middleweight Elias Theodorou and ranked heavyweight Justin Willis. Both fighters had success inside the Octagon but were coming off of lackluster losses. This week, UFC President, Dana White explained why the Las Vegas-based promotion decided to release the two fighters. Dana White on […]

Justin Willis denies being released from the UFC

Earlier this week, reports surfaced suggesting that UFC heavyweight contender Justin Willis had been released from the promotion. The reason, it was reported, is that Willis turned down a UFC San Antonio fight with Walt Harris because he would not be able to make the division’s 265-pound limit by that point. This apparently rubbed the […]

UFC cuts heavyweight Justin Willis

The UFC has parted ways with one of its top-15 ranked heavyweights, Justin Willis, according to a report from TSN’s Aaron Bronsteter. The heavyweight was recently removed from the promotion’s official top-15 rankings and now we know why. Willis is now a free agent and free to sign with any other promotion. The report stated […]

Tai Tuivasa roasts rival Justin Willis after Curtis Blaydes loss

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of UFC Nashville, rising heavyweight prospect Justin Willis gave up a lopsided decision loss to Curtis Blaydes. Since this loss, Willis has been quite open about the setback, keeping his fans updated on social media. “Learn, Grow, Conquer. I will be back greater! Great fight [Curtis Blaydes],” Willis […]