Miguel Baeza vs. Dhiego Lima added to UFC Fight Night in April

January 20, 2022

Miguel Baeza and Dhiego Lima are expected to share the Octagon at an upcoming UFC Fight Night in April. Both fighters have since confirmed the fight on social media following an initial report from Best Fight Picks on Monday. Baeza and Lima are currently on two-fight losing skids. After starting his UFC tenure with three […]

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‘My body was very debilitated’ – Botelho out of UFC 270 due to bad case of COVID-19

January 20, 2022

Flyweight Poliana Botelho was forced out of her bout against Ji Yeon Kim due to a rough case of COVID-19. Originally expected to perform at the UFC 270 card on February 26, the 33-year-old described her symptoms on a live stream that Combate transcribed. During her talk with fans, Botelho listed some of the symptoms […]

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UFC 270 video: Embedded, part 2 – ‘Now he’s a calculated killer’

January 20, 2022

UFC 270 is almost here, and as usual, Embedded is here as well. The show that gives you an inside look at the marquee contestants on PPVs has issued the second episode for this weekend’s big show in Anaheim, and it serves as a brief introduction to the fighters at the top of the card. […]

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UFC announces March 19th event in London

January 20, 2022

British MMA fans won’t have to wait too much longer to finally see the UFC in their country again. On Wednesday the promotion announced a Fight Night event at London’s O2 Arena on March 19th, with tickets on sale on February 4th. It’s been too long! 59 Days to Go pic.twitter.com/soBkjl5XeE — UFC on BT […]

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‘You should do jail time for doing steroids or EPO’ – Aljamain Sterling doubts effectiveness of USADA

January 19, 2022

The UFC’s relationship with drug testing has been an interesting one over the years. For a long time, the promotion maintained that making sure fighters were ‘clean’ was the job of athletic commissions, and not the promotion. Fighters got tested just before and just after their bouts, and as long as those tests were clear, […]

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UFC 270 video: Embedded, part 1 – ‘I trained to kill’

January 19, 2022

UFC 270 is almost here, and as usual, Embedded is here as well. The show that gives you an inside look at the marquee contestants on PPVs has issued the first episode for this weekend’s big show in Anaheim, and it serves as a brief introduction to the fighters at the top of the card. […]

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Sonnen commends Jorge Masvidal for taking ‘career-ending fight’ against Colby Covington

January 19, 2022

After three years of beefing with each other, former roommates and training partners Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal will finally get to settle the score inside the UFC cage. The two will headline UFC 272 on March 5th in Las Vegas. Many observers – oddsmakers included – give the upper hand to Covington. Not only […]

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Conor McGregor deletes tweet after burn response from Henry Cejudo

January 19, 2022

Retired former UFC double-champion Henry Cejudo has been all over the news these past days because of his incessant calls for a title shot against Alexander Volkanovski. In response, UFC president Dana White simply shut down and scoffed at “Triple C’s” demands. “The last time I saw, he’s retired. And now he’s mad he didn’t […]

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Dana White says don’t blame UFC for PPV price, but here’s more context on their third increase

January 19, 2022

The pay-per-view price for a UFC event has recently been increased from $69.99 to $74.99. It’s been much more expensive to be an MMA fan in the US these days, as this also marked the third PPV price hike since 2019. That pay-per-view price is also paid on top of a $6.99 monthly ESPN+ subscription, […]

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Giga Chikadze after loss to Calvin Kattar: I would beat him nine times out of ten

January 19, 2022

For the first time in his UFC career, Giga Chikadze is dealing with a loss. It happened at the hands of Calvin Kattar at UFC Vegas 46 on Saturday, where he absorbed quite a beating throughout the five-round battle. Chikadze wore the fight on his face after absorbing a barrage of knees and elbows within […]

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