Cody Garbrandt versus Kai Kara-France set for December 11

August 4, 2021

ESPN’s Brett Okamoto has reported that former UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt has been booked to face Kai Kara-France in a flyweight bout. That contest is expected to take place on December 11. Other than a lone featherweight bout in 2013, and a catchweight bout brought on by an opponent missing weight, Garbrandt’s entire career […]

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UFC working on Joanne Calderwood vs. Alexa Grasso for Nov. 20 event

August 4, 2021

Joanne Calderwood and Alexa Grasso are expected to meet in November. The flyweight fight between No. 6 and No. 10 in the division was first reported by Brett Okamoto of ESPN on Monday evening. It is not official, but Calderwood and Grasso have agreed to fight on Nov. 20 at an upcoming UFC Fight Night […]

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‘You’re f-cked’ — Israel Adesanya puts rest of UFC middleweights on notice

August 4, 2021

Israel Adesanya sent a stern warning to the rest of the middleweight division on Monday, with the reigning champ declaring a public service announcement on Twitter. PSA: Middleweights…you’re fucked.Another metamorphosis happened on my 32nd trip around the sun. Bottom line, it has come to my attn that Imma need to #applypressure on everything. But yea, […]

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UFC’s Luis Peña sees felony charges dropped in suspected domestic violence case

August 4, 2021

Luis Peña, who appeared on the 27th season of the Ultimate Fighter and has made eight appearances inside the Octagon, was charged with domestic battery in Boca Raton, FL on May 22 after he was accused of punching a women in the face. MMA Fighting reports that a probable cause affidavit states that Peña and […]

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Colby Covington wants title fight against Israel Adesanya if he beats Kamaru Usman at UFC 268

August 4, 2021

Step aside Dustin Poirier, because Colby Covington now has his sights set on reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. ‘Chaos’ is targeting a middleweight title fight against ‘The Last Stylebender’ if he beats Kamaru Usman in their upcoming welterweight title rematch at UFC 268. “I’m gonna fight in my weight class against Kamaru Usman,” Covington […]

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Dana White: Luke Rockhold has been offered fight vs. Sean Strickland

August 4, 2021

With Sean Strickland coming off an impressive main event win over Uriah Hall, his next opponent could very well be a former UFC middleweight champion. In an interview with TSN’s Aaron Bronsteter, Dana White revealed that Luke Rockhold has been offered a fight against the #8 ranked contender. Luke Rockhold has been offered Sean Strickland […]

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‘This might not be the sport for her’ – Dana White on Nicco Montano’s latest fight cancellation

August 4, 2021

Nicco Montano has been in the UFC for four years, yet for a myriad of reasons she’s rarely been inside the Octagon. Montano was supposed to fight on last Saturday’s UFC Vegas 33 card against Wu Yanan, but a horrible weight cut and seven-pound weight miss resulted in yet another cancellation. Her weight cutting issues […]

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UFC 265 video: Embedded, part 1 – ‘It’s a matter of going in there and winning’

August 3, 2021

UFC 265 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 huge show in Arizona, and it serves as a brief introduction to the fighters at the top of the card. […]

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Sean Strickland: ‘I would love nothing more than to kill somebody’ in the cage, I’d be ‘super happy’

August 3, 2021

Prizefighting, they say, is “the hurt business.” You may be in it for the sport and competition, but you won’t get by, let alone rise to the top without dishing out some form of pain. UFC middleweight Sean Strickland sees things a little differently. The 30-year-old spoke to the media after his win over Uriah […]

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‘It was worse’ for McGregor – Poirier reveals UFC 264 was his first time to have a sore knee bone

August 3, 2021

As we all know by now, Conor McGregor injured his left shinbone at UFC 264. It caused the anticlimactic end of his headliner fight with Dustin Poirier as he now deals with a lengthy time on the sidelines. What we don’t know is that Poirier also left the fight with lingering pain. As he said […]

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