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Despite two losses to Israel Adesanya in head-to-head matchups, Marvin Vettori has no doubt he’s superior to the UFC middleweight champ. After losing a split decision to Adesanya (21-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) in April 2018, Vettori (17-5-1 MMA, 7-3-1 UFC) spent years claiming he should’ve won and he would solidify it in a rematch. He
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is locked and loaded for the UFC Vegas 40 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which takes place on Sat. night (Oct. 16, 2021) from inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, streaming LIVE on ESPN+. Main event (and short notice) duties fall to featherweight combatants Aspen Ladd and Norma Dumont, who
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1:58 PM ET Two of Bellator MMA’s top featherweight prospects have agreed to meet at Bellator 271 on Nov. 12, multiple sources told ESPN on Thursday. The promotion is finalizing a bout between Aaron Pico and Justin Gonzales for the event, which will take place at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.
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3:36 PM ET Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is not currently allowed inside the confines of his longtime mixed martial arts gym following an arrest last month in Las Vegas. Jackson Wink MMA spokesperson James Hallinan wrote in a statement to ESPN that Jones is “temporarily suspended” from the Albuquerque, New Mexico, gym
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In my best “Buggles” voice: Internet killed the pay-per-view (PPV) star. Despite a heated rivalry that ended with one of the greatest heavyweight title fights of all time, the Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder boxing trilogy was unable to meet Top Rank CEO Bob Arum’s lofty pre-fight goal of one million PPV buys. “I think
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