Makwan Amirkhani issues statement following devastating knee KO loss at UFC 267

Veteran UFC featherweight fighter Makwan Amirkhani issued a statement following his devastating knee KO loss at UFC 267. Amirkhani fought undefeated prospect Lerone Murphy in a preliminary card fight that took place on Saturday at UFC 267. Murphy was a big favorite to win the fight, but in the first round, it was Amirkhani who […]

Makwan Amirkhani releases statement following loss to Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Island 5

UFC featherweight Makwan Amirkhani released a statement following his unanimous decision loss to Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Island 5. Amirkhani was outstruck and outgrappled for the majority of the 15 minutes as he lost a clear-cut decision to Barboza in the evening’s co-main event. You have to give Amirkhani for being tough as nails […]

Pros react after Edson Barboza defeats Makwan Amirkhani at UFC Fight Island 5

Tonight’s UFC Fight Island 5 was co-headlined by an intriguing featherweight contest between Edson Barboza and Makwan Amirkhani. Barboza (20-9 MMA) was looking to snap a three-fight losing skid at tonight’s event on Yas Island. The Brazilian had made his featherweight debut this May in Jacksonville, but wound up dropping a split decision loss to […]

UFC Fight Island 5 Results: Edson Barboza defeats Makwan Amirkhani (Highlights)

The co-main event of UFC Fight Island 5 will feature an intriguing featherweight contest between Edson Barboza and Makwan Amirkhani. Barboza (20-9 MMA) will be looking to snap a three-fight losing skid at tonight’s event on Yas Island. The Brazilian made his featherweight debut this May in Jacksonville, but wound up dropping a split decision […]

Sodiq Yusuff forced to withdraw from October 10 UFC event, Edson Barboza receives new opponent

Edson Barboza will now face off against Makwan Amirkhani on October 10 after Sodiq Yusuff was forced to withdraw from their scheduled bout. MMA Junkie has confirmed the initial report from Combate that Yusuff will no longer be able to take on Barboza as he has pulled out due to undisclosed reasons. The man who […]