Month: July 2021

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight strikers Uriah Hall and Sean Strickland will go to war TONIGHT (Sat., July 31, 2021) at UFC Vegas 33 inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. This match up is a tale of potential, and whether or not an athlete can live up to expectations. Fair or not, Hall was
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4:14 PM ET The career trajectory of the first-ever UFC women’s flyweight champion continues to be an odd one. Nicco Montano missed weight Friday morning by seven pounds and her women’s bantamweight bout with Wu Yanan was pulled from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night card, the promotion announced. The bout was contracted at a limit of
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Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor suffered a horrific broken leg in the UFC 264 main event against Dustin Poirier on July 10 and has been recovering from surgery. McGregor hasn’t let the broken leg keep him from living life. He’s posted photos of himself hanging out with Justin Bieber, at a Bieber concert and
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With a busy Saturday of MMA events just hours away, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Jose Youngs, Alexander K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon break down the stop storylines ahead of Bellator 263—headlined by the featherweight grand prix finale between champion Patricio Pitbull and the undefeated A.J. McKee—and UFC Vegas 33, featuring a middleweight main event
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Flyweight fighter Juancamilo Ronderos has accepted a one-month suspension by United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) after failing an in-competition drug test for cocaine dating back to UFC Vegas 27. This is according to an official USADA statement, which was released on Thursday after Ronderos accepted his one-month sanction. The official USADA statement can be read
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7:38 PM ET The UFC is adding a lightweight matchup between Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler to its pay-per-view event in November, multiple sources told ESPN on Friday. Contracts have not been signed, but both parties have agreed to the 155-pound contest. The promotion has not officially announced a date or location for UFC 268,
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At the UFC Vegas 33 weigh-ins, all 26 fighters on Saturday’s fight card in Las Vegas are set to step on the scale Friday for the event at UFC APEX. MMA Fighting will have official weigh-in highlights above when available. In the main event, middleweights Uriah Hall and Sean Strickland can weigh no more than
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Francis Ngannou is not the be-all-end-all for UFC 265’s Ciryl Gane. Gane (9-0) will fight Derrick Lewis (25-7-0-1) in the main event of UFC 265, taking place at the Toyota Center in Houston, TX on Sat., Aug. 7 via ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV). The winner will be awarded the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Interim Heavyweight title
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