Valentina Shevchenko officially made weight for her UFC 231 bout with Joanna Jędrzejczyk on Saturday for the vacant women’s flyweight title.
— UFC (@ufc) December 7, 2018
After Dustin Poirier was announced the winner of his interim lightweight championship fight with featherweight champ Max Holloway we got to hear from him inside the Octagon and the elation in his voice was front and center. Since 2011 he has been one or two fights from a shot at a belt. Not anymore. Holloway … Read more
For the love of God. Former boxing champion and one time Conor McGregor sparring partner Paulie Malignaggi has stepped out of one ring and in to another. It was made public that he is now a proud roster member of the rising Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship. This is significant for a number of reasons. The … Read more
There have been some interesting belts in pro wrestling. An example of one would be WWE’s retired hardcore title that was shattered and seemingly put back together with caution tape and glue. Some of the older belts that looked like they were designed for someone with a tiny waist are close behind it. This week … Read more
We all know the difficulties Dana White has had with UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. Dana essentially claims that Woodley is hard to book fights for, unwilling to engage in conversations about fighting, and has even turned down fights in the past. If you would like a good example of his frustrations just read what … Read more
UFC 231 doesn’t seem to have much of a hype train behind it even with two amazing fights atop the card. There is a championship main event between featherweights Brian Ortega and Max Holloway(c) and a flyweight title fight pitting Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Valentina Shevchenko. Both of those have the potential to be fight of … Read more
UFC Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will defend against surging contender Kelvin Gastelum in his next bout. In Gastelum’s two fights we saw him defeat Ronaldo Souza via split decision and Michael Bisping via KO in the first round. Whittaker is on a nine fight win streak capped off by back to back decision victories over Yoel Romero who is probably the most dangerous fighter he has faced to date. Kelvin will try and change that perception when they step in to the cage on February 9, 2019. Check out the staredown from the UFC 234 presser. Who do you think takes this?
Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley’s name has come out of Conor McGregor’s mouth before. Talks of a potential fight picked up when Tyron became welterweight champion and caught fire when Conor owned both the lightweight and featherweight belt after beating former lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. Winning a title in a third weight class definitely appeals to the Irishman and the money it would draw surely makes Woodley smile. Tyron echoed this when he spoke with TMZ about who he thinks/wants to win the UFC 229 main event: Conor McGregor or lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Check it out…