Jonathan Pearce confident he'll finish Makwan Amirkhani at UFC London: "He doesn't have the will to win like I do"

Jonathan Pearce was excited when he got the call about fighting Makwan Amirkhani at UFC London. Pearce is 3-1 in the UFC but is 3-0 at 145lbs after losing to Joe Lauzon in his promotional debut. He will now get another big-name opponent in Amirkhani, who Pearce is excited to fight. “I was really excited, […]

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 […]