Raul Rosas Jr. will not get the chance to fight in front of an adoring crowd at UFC Mexico City. The highly-touted bantamweight prospect suffered an illness that left him unable to compete, and his fight with Ricky Turcios was scrapped just before the two were scheduled to walk to the octagon. The news was… Poursuivre la lecture Raul Rosas Jr. vs. Ricky Turcios scrapped from UFC Mexico City just before walkouts, Turcios disputes UFC Vegas 87 re-booking announcement
Johnny Eblen faces a PFL champion this weekend, but he’s thought about how he’d fare against the UFC’s middleweight champion. Currently No. 5 at 185 pounds in the MMA Fighting Global Rankings, Eblen sits just a few spots behind Dricus du Plessis, who won a split decision over Sean Strickland at UFC 297 this past… Poursuivre la lecture Johnny Eblen: ‘I’m just a step above’ UFC champion Dricus du Plessis
The PFL vs. Bellator weigh-in video features all 22 fighters from Saturday’s pay-per-view card in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In the main event, Renan Ferreira (263.2 pounds) and Ryan Bader (231.1 pounds) both made the heavyweight limit for their contest. The PFL vs. Bellator ceremonial weigh-in video will be at 12 p.m. ET. Check out PFL… Poursuivre la lecture PFL vs. Bellator weigh-in video
A new UFC featherweight champ was crowned this past Saturday in the main event of UFC 298 after Ilia Topuria knocked out Alexander Volkanovski in the second round. While it’s the dawning of a new era, it also puts an end to one of the most impressive title reigns in recent memory, Where will each… Poursuivre la lecture Watch BTL live at 12:30 p.m. ET
As Khabib Nurmagomedov waded through waves of Nevada Athletic Commission officials, Las Vegas police and UFC security to the back of T-Mobile Arena at UFC 229, a call was waiting. On the line was Vladimir Putin, who’d gone from TV to telephone to congratulate the Dagestani champ seconds after tapping out the biggest star in… Poursuivre la lecture Dana White reveals Vladimir Putin gifts to Khabib Nurmagomedov after Conor McGregor win
Who is the best bantamweight in MMA? The default answer may be UFC bantamweight champion Sean O’Malley, but Merab Dvalishvili is building quite a case for himself. After outclassing Henry Cejudo in shockingly one-sided fashion this past Saturday at UFC 298, the Georgian cardio machine now rides a division-best 10-fight win streak and has ascended… Poursuivre la lecture Rankings Shakeup: Is Merab Dvalishvili the real No. 1 bantamweight in the world?
Following the UFC 298 main event in which Ilia Topuria brutally knocked out Alexander Volkanovski to become the new featherweight champion, where do both guys go from here? MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee attempt to answer that question from a matchmaking perspective on an all-new edition of On To the Next One.… Poursuivre la lecture On To the Next One: What’s next for Ilia Topuria, Alexander Volkanovski after UFC 298?
The UFC 300 main card is finally official. Following months of announcements and speculation about which fights would end up on the pay-per-view portion of the historic event, the UFC revealed the six bouts that will take place on the main card on April 13 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. It’s not usual… Poursuivre la lecture UFC 300 main card revealed with six fights, capped off by Alex Pereira vs. Jamahal Hill
Patricio Pitbull won’t be competing next week. The PFL announced Saturday that the Bellator legend has been removed from the card following the withdrawal of opponent Jesus Pinedo from their featherweight bout scheduled for the PFL vs. Bellator event on Feb. 24 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A reason for Pinedo’s withdrawal was not disclosed. Pitbull… Poursuivre la lecture Patricio Pitbull vs. Jesus Pinedo off PFL vs. Bellator card following Pinedo withdrawal
At the UFC 298 official weigh-ins, all 24 fighters on Saturday’s fight card will step on the scale early Friday morning in Anaheim, Calif. Watch a live stream of the official weigh-ins above. In the main event, featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and challenger Ilia Topuria can weigh no more than 145 pounds, the maximum allowed… Poursuivre la lecture UFC 298 weigh-in video at 12 p.m. ET