Dana White once was in love with how hard Francis Ngannou hit people. Since then he has soured a bit and so have a lot of others. One person who was never impressed it would seem is his opponent for Sunday’s UFC on ESPN 1, Cain Velasquez. The former heavyweight champion scoffed at Dana White’s comparison of Francis’s punching power to getting hit by a Ford Escort. Check out what he said and laugh with us.
The ESPN+ streaming service plays host to archived UFC events but it offers more than that. It also airs live UFC events, analysis shows, weigh-ins, and press conferences. Admittedly the other sports being offered leave a lot to be desired but a UFC fan is in heaven especially for $4.99 a month. Amazingly, since its … Read more
UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo has had to defend the questionable stoppage in his bout with bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw. That is when he isn’t playing digital footsie with Nikki Bella on social media. And… The stoppage in question occurred in the main event of the UFC’s ESPN+ debut on January 19th. Cejudo rocked TJ … Read more
TJ Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo will square off in Brooklyn on Saturday night. The bout will be for Cejudo’s flyweight belt and possibly the last in that weight class at least for a while if bantamweight champ Dillashaw wins it. The big question going in to Saturday was whether or not Dillashaw could make the … Read more
UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and flyweight champion Henry Cejudo headline this Saturday’s event in Brooklyn. It is an historic moment for more than just the champ vs champ aspect. This is the first time the UFC will air on the new ESPN+ streaming service and they obviously wanted to make a bang to start. … Read more
UFC Flyweight champion Henry Cejudo will face bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw on January 19th. The ‘UFC Brooklyn’ event will be the first one broadcast through ESPN’s streaming service ESPN+ and it’s debut on ESPN. Oddly enough it was TJ Dillashaw who offered to change weight classes which is strange, especially given the UFC’s track record … Read more
Following his armbar submission victory over Mike Perry back in November, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone will make his return to the octagon on Jan. 19 when he faces Alexander Hernandez on the UFC’s ESPN+ debut card in Brooklyn. Cerrone is moving from welterweight back to lightweight for this matchup and the two will headline the prelims … Read more
Dana White finally addressed the elephant in the UFC room. When Greg Hardy was put on the ESPN + card with domestic abuse victim Rachel Ostovich we thought the MMA community was going to implode. Rachel is cool with it says the UFC head in this clip posted by Aaron Brinkster on Twitter. Check it out.
Dana White discusses the decision to have Greg Hardy compete on January 19th, the same card as Rachael Ostovich, a recent victim of domestic violence.
White has spoken to Rachael since Hardy was added to hear her feelings on it. Hardy will remain on the card despite the backlash pic.twitter.com/6EHMIXS9lm
— Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) December 6, 2018
When it was announced that former NFL player Greg Hardy was going to be competing at the same UFC event as Rachael Ostovich a lot of people got mad. In case you don’t know why – here’s the short version. Hardy was arrested for assault and threats against his ex-girlfriend but she never showed up … Read more
Greg Hardy was in the NFL before he found a home in the MMA world, specifically the UFC. There was initially some blow back from fans and judging from comments like these on Twitter about Greg … “I’ve rarely been more embarrassed to be a MMA fan. The UFC doesn’t equal all of MMA, but they’re making a huge statement here, and it’s a disgusting one”...there still is. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported that Hardy will most likely appear on the debut of UFC on the streaming service ESPN+. Check it out.
Breaking: Per Dana White, UFC is close to finalizing Greg Hardy’s UFC debut against heavyweight Allen Crowder on Jan. 19 in Brooklyn. pic.twitter.com/bepjPf1hQX
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) December 5, 2018