One of the most compelling stories to come out of UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Hooker wasn’t even supposed to happen.
After losing the Strawweight strap in 2019, No. 2-ranked Rose Namajunas will hit the Octagon once again in hopes of setting herself up for a future title shot.
The co-main event of the evening ended with a controversial decision by the judges. No. 1 contender and former Featherweight champion Max Holloway and champion Alexander Volkanovski duked it out for all five rounds Saturday night.
PIERCE: Judges put to work in UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Ige
A full slate of fights for UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Ige went the distance as no one was able to secure a finish.
PIERCE: UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez holds brutal submissions, Flyweight showcase
In one of the quickest cards of recent memory, UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez held three first-round submissions, including one for UFC gold.
On Friday, July 17, The Legacy Fighting Alliance crowned its first ever Women’s Strawweight champion.
In the final card at Fight Island, the UFC hosted a stacked lineup of bouts that ended with a pivotal main event for the Middleweight division.
LFA Strawweight champion Vanessa Demopoulos looks to earn her keep in Dana White’s Contender Series
On August 11, LFA Strawweight champion Vanessa Demopoulos will have her shot at a UFC contract as she takes on Cory McKenna in the fourth season of Dana White’s Contender Series.
In the promotion’s second fight back since its closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Bellator MMA hosted a fantastic lineup of fights that showcased everything from title contention to the game’s newest talent.
On Wednesday, former UFC Strawweight contender Paige VanZant signed a fight contract with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship.
On August 1, Bantamweight Cody Durden made his UFC debut against Chris Gutierrez on only one weeks’ notice at UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Shahbazyan.
On Saturday, UFC Lightweight Austin Hubbard will be looking bring his UFC record above .500 in a bout against Brazilian Jiu Jitsu blackbelt Joe Solecki.
On Tuesday, Light Heavyweight Cody Brundage will fight for his dream of being a UFC fighter, facing off against William Knight in Dana White’s Contender Series.
UFC 254 takes place on October 24, with what is potentially one of the best cards in history. From a matchup standpoint, it could be a fantastic night of fights, if it even happens at all.
In an action-packed weekend for Bellator MMA, a veteran contender rises to the occasion, an MMA legend retires in the cage and a new champion is crowned.