Ricardo Ramos pulled from UFC Vegas 24 after COVID-19 positive

April 16, 2021

Yet another fighter was forced to withdraw from a bout due to COVID-19. Per MMA Junkie’s John Morgan, later confirmed by Nolan King, bantamweight Ricardo Ramos had to leave his contest against Bill Algeo, scheduled to take place this coming Saturday at UFC Vegas 24. Per sources, Ricardo Ramos is indeed out of #UFCVegas24 due […]

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Referee loses job after breaking COVID-19 travel restrictions to officiate UFC fight

April 16, 2021

MMA referee Jerin Valel got in some trouble when he returned home to Manitoba, Canada after a stint officiating UFC 260 in Las Vegas last month. Valel, a civil servent with the provincial government, had travelled to Vegas despite a travel ban imposed on government employees on February 1 (per CBC). The ban was instituted […]

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UFC Vegas 24 stats: Can Kelvin Gastelum handle Robert Whittaker’s striking output?

April 16, 2021

A fight that was scheduled to headline UFC 234 takes place on Saturday when former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker faces Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC Vegas 24. Whittaker was the reigning champion when he and Gastelum were first booked to face off. The two had weighed in for the event, but […]

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Conor McGregor will not be charged over 2020 sexual assault accusation

April 16, 2021

According to TMZformer UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor will not be charged over an alleged incident that occurred on the French island of Corsica last September. McGregor, who was staying in a yacht off the city of Bastia for a portion of last year, had been accused by a woman of “attempted sexual […]

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‘It’s stupid to put your past family’s history on Weili Zhang’ – Schaub weighs in on Namajunas comments

April 16, 2021

Given that Brendan Schaub isn’t far removed from asking his producer if he was “a communist” for saying he didn’t know who to root for between Rose Namajunas and Weili Zhang, the former heavyweight fighter seems to have found himself a sudden, surprising defender of China’s first UFC title holder. That position comes following recent […]

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Coach: Francis Ngannou could beat Tyson Fury with right preparation

April 16, 2021

This fight will probably never happen, but if it did, coach Dewey Cooper believes Francis Ngannou would beat WBC heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury. Cooper, who trains Ngannou out of Las Vegas at the UFC Performance Institute, believes that, with the right preparation, ‘The Predator’ could conquer the world of boxing as well as MMA. […]

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Jake Paul: I’d love to spar with Dustin Poirier to prove how good I am

April 15, 2021

YouTuber Jake Paul isn’t looking to start any beef with Dustin Poirier, but the 24-year-old does want to trade punches with ‘The Diamond’ behind closed doors. Paul has invited Poirier to a sparring session — no cameras, no trash talk — in Florida to prove how good he is as a fighter and that he […]

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Manager: Gaethje supposed to fight Chandler, but UFC wants champ ‘who never lost to Khabib’

April 15, 2021

In mid-March, reports about a fight between Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler began to surface. At the time, it was supposed to be for a lightweight tournament to determine who faces then champion Khabib Nurmagomedov next. “The Eagle” finalized his retirement days later, which now leads us to the vacant title fight between Charles Oliveira […]

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‘Are you high again Shaun?’ – Petr Yan responds to O’Malley’s callout

April 15, 2021

Sean O’Malley is looking for a fight in July and wants to meet a former champion in the Octagon. Earlier this week, O’Malley uploaded a short video to his YouTube channel that saw him call out two-time UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. Although the video was centred around Cruz, the bantamweight contender made sure not […]

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Show Money 39: UFC Antitrust & Endeavor Updates, Plus Jon Jones, Venum & More!

April 15, 2021

The Show Money crew is Paul the economist, Jason the lawyer, and John Nash, Bloody Elbow’s Financials Columnist, who also happens to be the man who knows everyone and everything in MMA. They bring you the business side of MMA, in depth, in a way you won’t find anywhere else! In our latest episode, the […]

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