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
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…
Chael Sonnen did all of the talking, but it was the champion that did all of the damage once the cage door closed. Jon Jones used Chael Sonnen’s own game plan against him as he repeatedly took the challenger down and battered him with a brutal ground-and-pound attack forcing a stoppage at 4:33 of the opening round.