Month: February 2021

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just over 24 hours away from its UFC Vegas 20 mixed martial arts (MMA) event inside APEX facility this Sat. night (Feb. 27, 2021) in Las Vegas, Nevada, headlined by a hard-hitting heavyweight showdown between No. 4-ranked Jairzinho Rozenstruik and No. 7-ranked Ciryl Gane. Before the action gets underway this
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Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling scratched and clawed his way up the bantamweight rankings to earn his shot at the title against Petr Yan at UFC 259. Watch a collection of Sterling’s top finishes in his UFC career. Subscribe to get all the latest UFC content: http://bit.ly/2uJRzRR Experience UFC live with UFC FIGHT PASS, the digital
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9:46 PM ET Former two-division boxing champ Antonio Tarver will return to the ring to fight former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir on April 17, sources confirmed with ESPN on Thursday. Tarver, 52, will box Mir, 41, on the undercard of a pay-per-view event headlined by a boxing match between former MMA champion Ben Askren
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“I haven’t had the ‘no crowd’ experience or been in the UFC APEX, but I’m definitely excited. I have been out for a while and I’m kind of feeling like it’s a whole new me in general,” said Davis. “I love that she’s young and she’s hungry. She has that personality that she kind of
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight power puncher Jairzinho Rozenstruik, who battles Ciryl Gane in the UFC Vegas 20 main event this Sat. night (Feb. 27) in “Sin City,” wants to be heavyweight champion of the world. Eventually. But Rozenstruik recently told the combat sports media (via MMA Junkie) that he’s not quite ready for a
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It might be an understatement to say the UFC has some questionable rankings.  You would expect rankings to be questionable as they are subjective; however, in this column, I will point out rankings that I think are glaring mistakes. Editorial Commentary by Peter Parsons This past Saturday was a big night for heavyweights in the
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By Farah Hannoun and MMA Junkie Radio | February 25, 2021 11:15 pm ONE Championship atomweight champ Angela Lee still has her sights set on becoming a double titleholder. Lee (10-2), who’s expecting her first child soon with husband Bruno Pucci, is currently taking some time off from competition. The 24-year-old notched three successful title
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8:44 AM ET The UFC flyweight title rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno is scheduled for June 12, sources told ESPN on Thursday. A location for the event, which is expected to be UFC 263, isn’t set yet. In December, Figueiredo (20-1-1) and Moreno (18-5-2) fought to an exhilarating draw that was considered one
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On the merits of a stellar first-round ninja choke of Mayana Souza during the Brazilian edition of Dana White’s Contender Series in August 2018, Silva found herself fighting and winning in the UFC just a month later. After dispatching the dangerous Gillian Roberston with a first-round armbar at UFC Sao Paulo, the stage was set
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Gilbert Burns was unable to defeat reigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in the UFC 258 pay-per-view (PPV) main event earlier this month in Las Vegas and as a result, has slipped to No. 2 in the 170-pound rankings behind longtime contender Colby Covington. With No. 3-ranked Leon Edwards already booked for next month’s UFC
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Forget about the beef with Jorge Masvidal, Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson believes UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman should fight him next. After Usman defeated former teammate Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 recently, he called out Masvidal, whom he had already defeated last summer. Masvidal had accepted their first fight on short notice, losing a decision to
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