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  • Francis Ngannou, Derrick Lewis to Fight at UFC 226

    Francis Ngannou, Derrick Lewis to Fight at UFC 226

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC April 20, 2018 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

    The UFC is close to finalizing a heavyweight fight between recent title challenger Francis Ngannou and Derrick Lewis for UFC 226 on July 7 in Las Vegas. Multiple sources said the planned matchup to ESPN. The UFC 226 pay-per-view event will take place at T-Mobile Arena. MMAFighting.com first reported the […]

     
  • Nick Diaz to Regain UFC Eligibility at April’s End

    Nick Diaz to Regain UFC Eligibility at April’s End

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC April 9, 2018 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

    UFC welterweight Nick Diaz, who has not fought since January 2015, will at least be eligible to resume his career by the end of the month. Diaz, 34, has accepted a one-year suspension from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for missing three out-of-competition drug tests within a 12-month span. […]

     
  • Max Holloway to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223

    Max Holloway to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC April 1, 2018 at 11:21 pm 0 comments

    A highly anticipated lightweight title fight between interim champion Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov has been canceled just six days before it was supposed to headline UFC 223 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. UFC president Dana White told ESPN on Sunday that Ferguson (23-3) has withdrawn from the bout due […]

     
  • CSAC Votes to Revoke Jon Jones’ License

    CSAC Votes to Revoke Jon Jones’ License

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC February 27, 2018 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

    The California State Athletic Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to uphold the decision to revoke Jon Jones’ license, essentially banning the UFC star from competition for one year. Jones, 30, appeared before the commission for a failed drug test submitted in July. Jones tested positive for metabolites of the anabolic […]

     
  • Georges St-Pierre Sidelined Indefinitely With Colitis

    Georges St-Pierre Sidelined Indefinitely With Colitis

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC December 2, 2017 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

    UFC middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre is out of action indefinitely because of a bout with colitis, according to UFC president Dana White. White revealed St-Pierre’s condition to reporters Friday in Las Vegas. He did not offer a time frame for St-Pierre’s return, other than to say St-Pierre is will be […]

     
  • Bellator MMA Reveals Brackets for World Grand Prix

    Bellator MMA Reveals Brackets for World Grand Prix

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA November 23, 2017 at 11:47 pm 0 comments

    Bellator MMA has released its official bracket for next year’s eight-man heavyweight tournament, which will culminate in a five-round championship bout for the promotion’s vacant title. The tournament, dubbed Bellator MMA World Grand Prix, kicks off at Bellator 192 on Jan. 20 in Los Angeles, with a matchup between Chael […]

     
  • Bellator Announces Tournament to Crown Heavyweight Champion

    Bellator Announces Tournament to Crown Heavyweight Champion

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA November 10, 2017 at 11:58 pm 0 comments

    Bellator MMA will host an eight-man heavyweight tournament in 2018, with the eventual winner claiming the promotion’s vacant heavyweight championship. Officials confirmed the plans to ESPN on Friday, following an initial report by USA Today. The tournament, dubbed Bellator MMA World Grand Prix, will unfold over the course of 2018, […]

     
  • Jose Aldo Fights Ricardo Lamas in December

    Jose Aldo Fights Ricardo Lamas in December

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC October 14, 2017 at 11:48 pm 0 comments

    UFC has announced several additions to a Dec. 16 event in Winnipeg, Manitoba, including the return of former featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Aldo (26-3) will meet Ricardo Lamas at UFC Fight Night, which will take place at Bell MTS Place. It will mark Aldo’s first appearance since he lost his […]

     
  • Ray Borg Pulls Out of UFC 215 Match Against Demetrious Johnson

    Ray Borg Pulls Out of UFC 215 Match Against Demetrious Johnson

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC September 7, 2017 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

    UFC flyweight Demetrious Johnson’s record-breaking title defense has been removed from Saturday’s UFC 215 main event, after opponent Ray Borg fell ill during fight week. Multiple sources confirmed to ESPN late Thursday evening that Borg was suffering from a “viral infection” and has been forced to withdraw from the flyweight […]

     
  • Mayweather and McGregor to Wear 8-Ounce Gloves For Aug. 26th Bout

    Mayweather and McGregor to Wear 8-Ounce Gloves For Aug. 26th Bout

    Boxing, Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC August 16, 2017 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission approved Floyd Mayweather’s and Conor McGregor’s requests for smaller boxing gloves on Wednesday — just 10 days before their highly anticipated fight on Aug. 26. The NSAC voted unanimously in favor of a one-time exception that will allow both fighters to wear 8-ounce gloves in […]