Jorge Masvidal has swiftly stepped forward to share the receipts of the DM history between himself and Michel Pereira’s wife after being accused of sending her an emoji. Following his win in the UFC Vegas 55 co-main event over Santiago Ponzinibbio, one of the fighters Michel Pereira called out was none other than Jorge “Gamebred”
Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos was performing well in the main event of Eagle FC 47 until an unfortunate injury caused an abrupt end to the contest. Dos Santos entered the event aiming to snap a four-fight skid. Standing in his way was Yorgan De Castro, who was making the fight competitive before
Chase Hooper bounced back from a bad decision loss in his last fight to win decisively against Felipe Colares at UFC Vegas 55. Not only did Hooper dominate Colares for much of the fight, he ended up finishing the bout via solid ground and pound with two minutes left in the third, earning a $50,000
Jeka Saragih put an exclamation point on his interim lightweight title-winning performance at ONE Pride MMA Fight Night 58. Saragih fought Hatoropan Simbolon for the interim lightweight championship in ONE Pride MMA this weekend. In the second round, he put a suffocating amount of pressure on Simbolon with a flurry of punches and kicks. Saragih’s
Junior dos Santos’ post-UFC career got off to a bumpy start at Eagle FC 47 on Friday night when he dislocated his shoulder in a fight against Yorgan De Castro. The incident, which resulted in the fight ending via TKO (injury) at 0:35 of the third round, was unfortunate as dos Santos was looking pretty
9:33 PM ET The UFC will run back one of the most shocking fights in its entire history. A bantamweight title rematch between Julianna Peña and Amanda Nunes will headline UFC 277 on July 30 in Dallas, officials announced on Saturday. The pay-per-view event will take place inside American Airlines Arena and air on ESPN+.
By Simon Samano and Ken Hathaway | May 22, 2022 4:30 pm ET LAS VEGAS – Sam Hughes had a bone to pick with Daniel Cormier, and she let the former UFC two-division champion know about it. Hughes, who entered UFC Fight Night 206 as an underdog against Elise Reed, was dominant for the majority
Michel Pereira would like to know why Jorge Masvidal decided to go all “Street Jesus” with his wife. At UFC Vegas 55, Michel Pereira emerged the victor of a hotly contested co-main event against #14-ranked welterweight contender Santiago Ponzinibbio. The fight took home Fight of the Night honors, and Pereira will all but surely find
Ketlen Vieira may have done enough to earn her first UFC title shot last night (Sat., May 21, 2022) at UFC Vegas 55 live on ESPN+ from inside UFC Apex from Las Vegas, Nevada, when she beat former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm in a main event scrap (highlights HERE). In addition to the
10:27 PM ET LAS VEGAS — The UFC’s women’s bantamweight division has a new title contender on its hands. Ketlen Vieira (13-2), of Manaus, Brazil, improved to 3-1 in her past four fought contests on Saturday, as she outpointed former champion Holly Holm (14-6) in a five-round main event. The 135-pound fight was very close.
By MMA Junkie Staff | May 21, 2022 10:55 pm ET LAS VEGAS – Six of the 11 fights at the UFC Apex on Saturday evening resulted in early finishes, giving the UFC decision-makers plenty of choices when it came time to issue bonuses. The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 206 between Michel Pereira
UFC featherweight prospect Chase Hooper showed the progress he’s made after nearly a year away from the Octagon with a win at UFC Vegas 55. Hooper put on an impressive performance against Felipe Colares on the UFC Vegas 55 prelims. After smothering Colares with his grappling, he finished the fight with vicious ground-and-pound strikes to
1:43 PM ET Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was denied bail again Monday in his attempted murder case at a motion hearing in Santa Clara (California) County, per the court. Judge Shelyna Brown decided against allowing Velasquez bail for a second time, citing Velasquez’s “reckless disregard for human life.” Brown first denied Velasquez bail
By Matthew Wells, Nolan King and Farah Hannoun | May 21, 2022 2:40 pm ET A pair of big Dana White’s Contender Series veterans will meet under the UFC banner on Aug. 13. Martin Buday will square off against Lukasz Brzeski in a heavyweight bout at an upcoming UFC Fight Night event, multiple sources have
The legendary Floyd Mayweather Jr. continues his lucrative exhibition run this afternoon (Sat., May 21, 2022) when he takes on undefeated former sparring partner Don Moore, who hasn’t fought since 2016, in Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Arena. MMAmania will have LIVE coverage of the main and co-main events. The FITE PPV kicks off at 2 p.m.
Eagle FC 47: Dos Santos vs. De Castro took place live tonight (May 20, 2022) from the FLX Arena in Miami, Florida, and MMA News has the results and highlights for you right here! The main event of tonight’s card featured former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos taking on another ex-UFC veteran Yorgan De
By Danny Segura | May 20, 2022 10:56 pm ET MIAMI – Junior Dos Santos’s MMA return almost went as planned. The former UFC heavyweight champion was en route to winning his first fight after his release from the UFC, but he suffered a shoulder injury in the main event of Eagle FC 47 and
Welcome to Midnight Mania! Though his time inside the Octagon was fairly short, Gegard Mousasi is one of the most accomplished fighters of all time. The former Strikeforce, Dream, and Cage Warriors champ currently holds the Bellator Middleweight title, and he’s in pursuit of his 50th win as a professional. He’s only lost a single