Month: November 2022

Nov 21, 2022 Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson meets Kevin Holland in the welterweight main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Orlando, Florida. The event is the UFC’s annual “Fight Like Hell” Night, dedicated to the Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund, established in memory of the ESPN personality who died of cancer in 2015.
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Gilbert Burns spent the past few months campaigning for a fight with Jorge Masvidal, but it never materialized. With Masvidal telling MMA Fighting it was never officially offered nor agreed on his side, “Durinho” calls him a “liar.” Speaking on this week’s episode of MMA Fighting podcast Trocação Franca, Burns said he was in direct
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Kevin Holland’s retirement is about more than just winning and losing. The 30 year-old “Trailblazer” wants the promotion to make good on certain promises after the former middleweight agreed to a short-notice fight opposite overweight Khamzat Chimaev in order to keep the UFC 279 pay-per-view (PPV) card from falling apart. That’s why Holland, who briefly
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12:57 PM ET Professional Fighters League co-founder Donn Davis says he believes a fight between two-time PFL champion Kayla Harrison and MMA legend Cris “Cyborg” Justino is actually more likely to happen in 2023 following Harrison’s stunning upset loss to Larissa Pacheco last week in the PFL lightweight finals. Harrison (15-1) was set to capture
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Anthony Smith has now answered Conor McGregor in their ongoing war of words after the former two-division champion dropped out of the UFC’s anti-doping program while recovering from a broken leg. The situation boiled over after Smith took exception to McGregor removing himself from the United States Anti-Doping Agency testing pool, which means he has
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UFC lightweight Paddy Pimblett and YouTube content creator turned boxer Jake Paul have engaged in a back-and-forth over the last two days. Pimblett got Paul’s attention with comments he made earlier this week during an appearance on Pub Talk. “The Baddy” said that he thinks Paul’s boxing matches are ‘fixed’ after watching Paul’s win over
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In an Octagon career that has spanned just two years, lightweight Mateusz Gamrot has made quite a statement in the division, cracking the top ten and earning a 4-1 win record against top talent. Gamrot takes on his biggest challenge to date in Beneil Dariush at UFC 280 on Saturday, October 22, in a matchup
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2:10 PM ET Nate Diaz‘s time with the UFC is officially over. At least for now. The longtime UFC fighter and one of the biggest stars in MMA has officially been removed from the UFC roster, promotion officials confirmed with ESPN on Tuesday. MMA Fighting was the first to report the news. The final fight
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