Month: July 2019

8:32 PM ET The UFC is close to finalizing a flyweight bout between two rising prospects in Maycee Barber and Gillian Robertson on Oct. 18, sources told ESPN. Contracts have not yet been signed, but both sides have agreed to the matchup. The 125-pound contest will take place at UFC Fight Night at TD Garden
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Coupled with the wisdom of Zahabi and the leadership of Tristar’s most famous and successful representative, Haqparast believes he’s taken a considerable step forward in advance of his return this weekend. “Firas Zahabi in my opinion is the smartest coach in the game,” said Haqparast. “He’s like a genius; he’s so smart about everything and
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Michael Bisping, recently embarked on a promotional tour to market his autobiography, Quitters Never Win, and like most mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters, “The Count” has some pretty entertaining stories about life backstage. Based on a true story, of course. Turns out the brash Brit was suffering from
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Tracy Cortez def. Mariya Agapova by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27) Cortez’ superior grappling skills proved to be the difference in this one, as the Fight Ready representative was able to take the fight to the floor at will and dominate Agapova on the canvas throughout. Early in the bout, Agapova used her length and
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Olympic gold medalist and current boxing champion, Clarissa Shields, is seriously contemplating a run in in mixed martial arts (MMA) specifically competing for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Shields — who is the current WBA, WBO, WBC, IBF, and The Ring titleholder at Middleweight — took to social media to hint at the possibility. “This quote
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On Episode 1 of UFC 239 Embedded, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones pushes himself hard at an S&C session, then roots for a friend’s football team. Challenger Thiago Santos follows his Las Vegas training session with a Brazilian barbecue and singalong. Double-champion Amanda Nunes sharpens her skills at the UFC Performance Institute, then watches her
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Chael Sonnen discusses his victory over Michael Bisping at UFC on FOX 2 with MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani. “Subscribe to our channel for more MMA videos! Click here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=mmafighting – Check us out on Facebook (Facebook.com/MMAFighting) and follow us on Twitter (@MMAFighting)! – MMA Fighting http://www.mmafighting.com”
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