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  • Diggin’ Deep on UFC Glasgow: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio - Main card preview

    Discover the inner workings of the main card of UFC Glasgow, including a highly anticipated battle between strikers Paul Felder and Scotland’s own Stevie Ray.

    The first half of UFC Glasgow highlights prospects looking to make a name for themselves. Jack Marshman, Khalil Rountree, and Justin Willis have yet to establish themselves as proven UFC talents, but are also early enough in their careers that we don’t know just how far they can go. Though the narratives of their careers will be far from written after the event, we’ll have a much better idea of where they’ll be going.

  • Diggin’ Deep on UFC Sao Paulo: Machida vs. Brunson - Main card preview

    Get the inside scoop on the opening portion of the main card of UFC Sao Paulo, featuring an exciting contest between rising bantamweights Rob Font and Pedro Munhoz.

    I’ll admit, I’m not the best person to recommend whether a card is worth watching. I tend to recommend almost every fight. I usually do a good job of deciphering which contest would be better/best when given a choice of fights to choose from, but generally can find a reason to watch any of them. In the case of UFC Sao Paulo’s main card, I think I can unabashedly state every contest is worthwhile.

  • Diggin’ Deep on UFC Utica: Rivera vs. Moraes - Fight Pass prelims preview

    Get the scoop on the early action for Friday’s UFC Utica card, featuring a flyweight battle between exciting prospects Jarred Brooks and Jose Torres.

  • Dillon Danis issues statement following SUG 4 loss to Jake Shields

    Heavy favorite Dillon Danis came up just short against Jake Shields at Submission Underground yesterday, and issued a statement on social media following the loss.

    Dillon Danis has made a lot of waves in the grappling and MMA scenes with his brash talk, but he wasn’t quite able to back it up at Submission Underground 4 in Portland on Sunday. In the main event match of the show he was narrowly defeated by MMA stalwart Jake Shields, who won after three overtimes on escape time.

  • Dillon Danis says he’s Bellator’s ‘golden boy’, but Bisping believes he’s a poor man’s McGregor

    Dillon Danis might think he’s the new face of Bellator but, according to Michael Bisping, he’s just a cheap version of Conor McGregor.

    Dillon Danis only made his professional mixed martial arts debut this past weekend at Bellator 198, but the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu whiz already believes he’s the promotion’s next ‘golden boy’.

  • DJ, TJ, and Borg speak up over UFC’s announcement of Mighty Mouse vs. Dillashaw

    Has the UFC put the cart in front of the horse again? Dana White says the promotion is working to book Demetrious Johnson vs. TJ Dillashaw, but it looks like they’ll have their work cut out for them.

    If the UFC has plan for Demetrious Johnson’s next title defense, it seems they haven’t got the champion on board yet. In a recent interview with ESPN, Dana White announced that the promotion was working to get a fight booked between ‘Mighty Mouse’ and former bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw.

  • Dominick Cruz: ‘I would like to slide in’ if either Dillashaw or Garbrandt get injured

    Dominick Cruz is volunteering himself as a last-minute replacement if either TJ Dillashaw or Cody Garbrandt get injured before UFC 217.

    Cody Garbrandt was supposed to defend his title for the first time against T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 213, but a back injury on the champion led to the scrapping of the supposed headliner fight for the July 8th card in Las Vegas.

  • Duane Ludwig ‘would like’ TJ Dillashaw to fight Henry Cejudo next, but for UFC flyweight title

    At last week’s UFC 227, T.J. Dillashaw successfully defended his bantamweight title by knocking out rival Cody Garbrandt in the opening round, an improvement from when Dillashaw took the title away from Garbrandt by rallying from an opening round knockdown to knock him out in round two.

  • Dustin Poirier vs. Eddie Alvarez verbally agreed for UFC 211

    Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is just about set to face Dustin Poirier at UFC 211 in Dallas, Texas.

    An extremely exciting lightweight bout is on course to happen at UFC 211 in Dallas, Texas. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported on Tuesday that former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has verbally agreed to fight Dustin Poirier at the American Airlines Center on Saturday, May 13th. The UFC has not officially announced the matchup, although they are expect to do so shortly.

  • Dustin Poirier: After I beat Nate Diaz, I’m fighting for the lightweight belt

    Dustin Poirier hits back at Georges St-Pierre for wanting to jump the line and fight the winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor

    Georges St-Pierre recently broke his silence and revealed what his intended next career move would be. Specifically, the two-division UFC champion plans to challenge the winner of the upcoming lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor.

  • Dustin Poirier's concussion will delay rematch against Eddie Alvarez

    The rematch between Dustin Poirier and Eddie Alvarez will have to wait.

    The good news is that, according to MMA Fighting, the UFC is looking to book a rematch between lightweight standouts Dustin Poirier and Eddie Alvarez, after their pulsating bout at UFC 211 ended in a controversial no contest.

  • Eddie Alvarez completely changing his mindset for UFC 218: ‘I don’t give a f-ck’

    Justin Gaethje might just bring out the dog in Eddie Alvarez at UFC 218.

    Before joining the UFC in 2014, Eddie Alvarez was considered one of the most exciting lightweight fighters in the world.

    A winner of multiple titles in multiple MMA promotions, Alvarez felt the pressure in his UFC debut against Donald Cerrrone, and ended up losing via unanimous decision.

  • Eddie Alvarez says he won’t fight again until he gets a new UFC contract

    Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez won’t be back in the Octagon until he gets a new contract.

    Despite the UFC’s interest in wanting to book a rematch between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier, the former Bellator and UFC lightweight champion is focused squarely on getting a new contract first and foremost.

  • Edmond Tarverdyan blasts other coaches: I know my s—t, shut up!

    Edmond Tarverdyan blasts Duane Ludwig, and other coaches for criticizing him.

    Edmond Tarverdyan broke his silence after being away from spotlight for a while. Apart from saying he wants Ronda Rousey to return for one more fight against Cris Cyborg, who he thinks is “too slow,” the GFC head coach also had a message for other coaches who criticized him.

  • Edson Barboza believes he’s ‘ready to be’ UFC champion, disregards Conor McGregor as LW champ

    Edson Barboza talks about the current UFC lightweight title mix and his upcoming fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov.

    Edson Barboza believes he has finally matured as a fighter who is ready to fight for an UFC title. As he told Combate, Barboza claims that when he steps in the Octagon on December 30th to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov, fans will watch the best version of himself to date.

  • Edson Barboza to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 219 in December

    Top-five ranked lightweight Edson Barboza says a rumored bout between he and Khabib Nurmagomedov is set for December 30th.

    At a Q&A event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, third-ranked UFC lightweight Edson Barboza announced that he would be facing Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 219 (per Guilherme Cruz of MMAFighting). The news was quickly confirmed by the UFC according to Brett Okomoto of ESPN.

  • Erick Silva to appeal UFC 212 TKO loss to Yancy Medeiros, citing premature stoppage

    UFC welterweight Erick Silva is looking to overturn his loss vs. Yancy Medeiros to a no-contest.

    Erick Silva’s quest for a rare two-fight UFC winning streak came to a crashing halt earlier this month at UFC 212, as Yancy Medeiros knocked him down and eventually got the TKO victory. The timing of the stoppage by referee Eduardo Herdy, who is no stranger to controversy, was considered premature even by Medeiros himself.

  • Evan Dunham plans to retire after UFC Sao Paulo fight vs. Francisco Trinaldo

    Evan Dunham’s next fight in the UFC will apparently be the last of his MMA career.

    After 11 years in MMA, with nine of them spent under the UFC banner, Evan Dunham intends to hang up the gloves by the end of next month.

    The veteran lightweight announced on his Instagram page that his UFC Sao Paulo matchup vs. Francisco Trinaldo will be the last of his MMA career, although he intends to continue competing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitions.

  • Ex-boxing champ Algieri: I do think Floyd Mayweather has enough power to stop Conor McGregor

    Former WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri discusses Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor, as well as his transition from kickboxing to boxing.

    If there’s one person who knows how to transition from one combat sport to boxing itself, it’s Chris Algieri (21-3, 8 KOs).

  • Ex-UFC fighter Albert Morales: Undercard fight at Liddell vs. Ortiz 3 a ‘huge opportunity’

    UFC bantamweight veteran Albert Morales wants to steal the show at Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz 3 next month.

    Albert Morales never thought he’d fight on the same card as Chuck Liddell, one of his favorite fighters of all time, but that opportunity comes in less than a month.