Ruben Warr defeated veteran and one time TUF contestant BJ Ferguson for the featherweight title at Hardrock MMA 96. BJ is known as one of the most durable fighters at 145 so it was no surprise the bout went to a decision. Warr (9-8) called out Ferguson and even claimed that he could beat Kentucky’s best featherweight – and he did. The fight was back and forth with BJ almost submitting Warr, but in the end it was Ruben who wore the title. After the fight he apologized to Ferguson and gave a short emotional speech.
UFC 221 is slated to commence soon on February 10th in Perth, Australia. This will be the first UFC event to be hosted in Perth. The headliner fight is to a middleweight class competition between Yoel Romero and Luke Rockhold. Along with this fight will be 11 other fights of varying classes. Sports bet sites … Read more
Lance Pugmire of the LA Times says that Nate Diaz is ready to return. Max Holloway got injured and was forced to pull out of his main event featherweight title defense at UFC 222. This leaves challenger Frankie Edgar without an opponent and while we would like to see Edgar take the Diaz fight we … Read more
Conor McGregor spent 2017 preparing for and basking in the aftermath of his $30million+ defeat against one of boxing’s GOATs, Floyd Mayweather Junior, but 2018 could see him lose his current 155lbs division belt. After winning the title 15 months ago, UFC president Dana White is now maintaining that the title will be fought for … Read more
Ashley “Smashley” Cummins improved her record to 6-4 at Invicta FC 27 with an impressive win over Stephanie Alba. The St. Louis area police officer bounced back from a close decision loss to Jinh Yu Frey with this win. “Smashley” recently took time off to answer a few questions and opened up about low times, her … Read more
Yoel Romero faces Luke Rockhold for the interim middleweight title at UFC 221 in Perth, Australia. They will fight for the interim belt because GSP came back, beat champion Michael Bisping, and then promptly vacated it. Romero was considered the heir apparent to the title but after a solid run he lost to Robert Whittaker in his first try at the interim belt. The craziness of needing two belts is another article for another day. Check out Romero’s crushing 3rd round finish of Chris Weidman at UFC 205.
Max Holloway was forced to remove himself from UFC 222 after a leg injury leaving his opponent Frankie Edgar without a partner in the Octagon. Edgar was scheduled for a title shot but it evaporated after the withdrawal. He took to Instagram to vent in a very Edgar way by infusing positivity in to it. … Read more
At UFC Belem we saw Valentina Shevchenko and Lyoto Machida coming away with big wins. The post fight press conference was held shortly after the event. Check it out.
Lyoto Machida defeated Eryk Anders this weekend to the shock of fans. His first win since 2014 saw him weather the early storms from Eryk to get the decision win. Check out the highlights.
Lyoto Machida shocked critics calling for his retirement by defeating upstart Eryk Anders at UFC Brazil on Saturday. It was the first time he had his hand raised since 2014 and his reaction was fun to watch. Check it out and his post fight interview.