Category Archives: MMA Headlines

UFC Orlando predictions: Early ‘Prelims’ undercard preview | Thompson vs. Holland

With just months to go until the No. 40 birthday, former welterweight title challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson will be looking to begin one final climb to the top when he takes on Kevin Holland in the main event of the ‘UFC Orlando this weekend (Saturday December 3, 2022) inside the Amway Center. The 170-pound division […]

Midnight Mania! Khamzat denies ducking Alex Pereira: ‘fake belt, fake coach, fake fighter’

Welcome to Midnight Mania! The Alex Pereira vs. Khamzat Chimaev beef is really starting to flourish. Although Chimaev remains somewhat committed to the welterweight title, the Chechen wrestler has also flirted with a middleweight title run. Since his ability to make 170 lbs. is in questionit has become a more likely option for Chimaev, especially […]

Video: Kayla Harrison’s manager accused of cheating during first-ever loss: ‘I will go to war’

Kayla Harrison tasted defeat for the very first time in mixed martial arts (MMA) last weekend (November 25, 2022), dropping a hard-fought decision (and $1 million) to a familiar foe, Larissa Pacheco (watch highlights). Meanwhile, his manager Ali Abdelaziz apparently also suffered an ‘L’ just outside the cage and within earshot of Harrison. The two-time […]

Video: Former UFC champ gets giant face tattoo, Instagram baffled

Cody Garbrandt now has permanent favorites. The former UFC bantamweight champion recently showed off his new ink on Instagram, complete with talented tattoo artist Sarah Lo, but the majority of his followers were left baffled by the significance of the addition, as well as his unusual location. Here is a sample: “Tiger ear?” -I don’t […]

BKFC using Triller payout to sign ‘every single free agent that comes to market,’ including Nate Diaz and Tyson Fury

Bare Hand Fighting Championship (BKFC) recently signed a deal with Triller which should provide “more assets, more resources and more opportunities” for promotion president David Feldman. And once that vetting is complete, expect BKFC matchmakers to target every free agent in the combat sports market. This includes welterweight sensation Nate Diaz, who is currently pending […]

Latest Bellator 289 fight card, rumors for ‘Stots vs. Sabatello’ on Dec. 9

Event: Bellator 289: “Stots vs. Sabatello”Date: Fri 9 Dec 2022Location: Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.How to watch: Show time (watch it here) Bellator 289 Main event: 135 lbs: Interim Champion Raufeon Stots (18-1) vs. Danny Sabatello (13-1) Bellator 289 Main Card: 125 pounds: Champion Liz Carmouche (17-7) against Juliana Velasquez (12-1)135 lbs: Uneven mix […]

Pereira lost 3 times to the same guy: ‘If I fought him again, I think I’d lose’

Alex Pereira has beaten Israel Adesanya three times: twice in kickboxing, and now once in MMA to win the middleweight title from Adesanya. A lot of people think the Brazilian kickboxer only has Adesanya’s number, and ‘Poatan’ agrees…because he also has a nemesis who also has his number. “I’m going to say something that I’ve […]

Coach believes Makhachev ‘needs to do more’ to deserve P4P ranking

To be the best, you have to beat the best, but according to American Kickboxing Academy trainer Javier Mendez, sometimes a single win can push a fighter higher in the rankings than they otherwise deserve. Interestingly enough, Mendez was talking about this in relation to his own fighter, Islam Makhachev. After Makhachev’s dominating victory over […]

Jiri Prochazka ‘grateful’ for opportunity to show he’s ‘best of the best’

The MMA world was stunned last week when it was announced that Jiri Prochazka suffered a shoulder injury and was out of his UFC 281 title fight against Glover Teixeira. Not only would Prochazka not be competing, but he apparently decided to give up the light heavyweight title as well. In a first video statement […]

Ngannou’s coach begs him to pull out of UFC 270: ‘They don’t give a f— about you’

Francis Ngannou has been sharing videos on YouTube for a year detailing the slow and arduous process of rehabilitating his knee. But now he’s taken things up a notch, sharing video footage leading up to his January 2022 fight against Ciryl Gane as his team tried to get him out of the fight. Ngannou had […]