Edgar is currently preparing for his bantamweight debut against Cory Sandhagen at UFC Raleigh on January, but wanted the opportunity to face Jung first. No. 5 ranked featherweight Edgar, who has been a veteran of the sport since 2007, looks to add another iconic win to his legendary career by taking on the No. 7
Tito Ortiz and Alberto Del Rio do not like each other and that was made apparent at today’s weigh-ins. On Dec. 7, Ortiz will be making his Combate Americas debut when he battles Del Rio, who also serves as the promotion’s president. The two have gone back-and-forth in interviews trash-talking each other. So, when they
7:12 PM ET Amanda Nunes was driving around Miami with her then-girlfriend, Nina Ansaroff, looking for a bar. They had just watched teammates from American Top Team compete in a kickboxing event and were trying to watch UFC 157. The date was Feb. 23, 2013, and the main event was historic as Ronda Rousey was
After winning a fight in court, UFC parent Zuffa is hitting up Mark Hunt for attorney fees. Citing a clause in Hunt’s promotional agreement, Zuffa attorneys on Tuesday asked a judge to award the company over $388,000 after prevailing in a lawsuit Hunt filed in January 2017, per court documents obtained by Bloody Elbow reporter
Image Credit: Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC Liz Carmouche admits the way she was released by the UFC caught her off guard. Carmouche was brought out to UFC Washington for fight week. Little did she know, the promotion had already decided to release her. A UFC official told MMAJunkie that matchmakers were unaware that Carmouche was
One of the biggest rematches in recent boxing history will unfold tomorrow afternoon (Sat., Dec. 7, 2019) live on DAZN from inside Diriyah Arena in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, as English heavyweight Anthony Joshua (22-1, 21 KO) tries to reclaim his WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO titles when he meets current champion Andy Ruiz Jr.
Following over a decade as a professional wrestler under the name of Sexy Star, flyweight Dulce Garcia made the transition to boxing, racking up five straight wins, before making the move to MMA this past April with a unanimous decision victory over Mariana Ruiz Avila at Combate Americas 35. Though she found success in both
“That was, by far, my favorite part of the day,” Carmouche said of participating in the wreath laying. “Knowing the history of all the fallen soldiers and people who lost their lives, to think I can come back here, I’ve studied and seen movies on it, but I never actually saw the ceremony first-hand. It
Watch as Anthony Johnson discusses his upbringing and family life. Johnson fights for the UFC light heavyweight title against Daniel Cormier at UFC 210 on April 8.
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Many members of the MMA community feel that former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is making a mistake by dropping down to the bantamweight division. Conor McGregor begs to differ. I disagree here. He looks more than on top of it in my experienced opinion. Well trimmed in advance, and naturally a lighter man now.
Nov 27, 2019 Shortly after Jairzinho Rozenstruik‘s 29-second knockout of Andrei Arlovski at UFC 244 on Nov. 2, reporters asked the heavyweight whom he wished to fight next. His answer: Anybody. A lot can change in five weeks, apparently. In that short amount of time, Rozenstruik’s focus turned to Alistair Overeem, whom he faces in
When former Bellator bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas shared a picture of Jose Aldo after his last sparring session before UFC 245, he was proud of his longtime friend. The MMA community didn’t react the same way, though. Darren Till, who had his own struggles with weight cutting for a long time in the UFC before
Image Credit: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Darren Till is not a fan of Jose Aldo moving down in weight to bantamweight. The former UFC featherweight champion is set to take on Marlon Moraes at UFC 245 next weekend. Yet, photos have recently surfaced showing what Aldo looks like at the cut to 135,
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is little more than 24 hours away from its upcoming UFC on ESPN 7 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for tomorrow night (Sat., Dec. 7, 2019) inside Capital One Arena in Washington D.C. But before any of the “Overeem vs. Rozenstruik” fighters can step inside the Octagon, they’ll first have
Alistair Overeem on tragic events surrounding Walt Harris being replaced (UFC on ESPN 7) [embedded content] (Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) Alistair Overeem was originally supposed to face Walt Harris at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 7 in Washington, DC, but that was before tragedy struck Harris and his family. Harris pulled out of the fight when
He recently moved to Las Vegas to train at the UFC Performance Institute and it’s been a game-changer. As a Michigan native, the sunny days in Las Vegas have spoiled him – he jokingly said he hates Washington D.C. so far because of the cold, but at the end of the day he’s here to
Image: @thenotoriousMMA on instagram UFC president Dana White said in a radio interview on Thursday that superstar Conor McGregor is eyeing a fight against Jorge Masvidal next. McGregor was recently booked for his comeback fight against Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 on January 18 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reported