UFC/MMA

Volkan Oezdemir win helping Daniel Cormier move on from Jon Jones

It’s almost impossible to mention Daniel Cormier’s name without bringing up his feud with Jon Jones — something the light heavyweight champion has come to accept. But with Jones’s competitive status in limbo while he deals with an ongoing USADA case, and Cormier picking up his third career title defense with a second-round TKO win […]

UFC/MMA

UFC 220 Talking Points: Miocic, Cormier add to legacy as all-time greats

BOSTON Seemingly up against the unbeatable force, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic seized his iconic moment by slaying the beast Francis Ngannou at UFC 220 to become the first heavyweight to reach three title defenses. The accomplishment can’t be overstated. The UFC heavyweight title is the hardest to defend multiple times because any fight can […]

UFC/MMA

Stipe Miocic on coach Marcus Marinelli presenting him with title instead of Dana White: ‘He respects me’

Following his win over Francis Ngannou in the main event of UFC 220 Saturday night, Stipe Miocic took his title from Dana White and handed it to his head coach Marcus Marinelli, who then wrapped the championship belt around Miocic’s waist. Usually, it’s the UFC president who wraps the belt around the waist of the […]

UFC/MMA

Volkan Oezdemir happy with start of UFC 220 title fight, but got ‘stuck’ on the ground

Volkan Oezdemir’s first loss inside the Octagon was certainly one to remember, for better or for worse. After blowing through his last two opponents in a combined 70 seconds, “No Time” found himself face-to-face with light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in the co-main event of UFC 220 on Saturday at the TD Garden in Boston. […]

UFC/MMA

Volkan Oezdemir: Defeat to Jon Jones will motivate Daniel Cormier ahead of UFC 220

Volkan Oezdemir believes that Daniel Cormier will be hungrier than ever ahead of their clash at UFC 220. Cormier suffered the first stoppage loss of his career at UFC 214 against Jon Jones, which was later overturned to a no contest after “Bones” tested positive for Turinabol. Although Oezdemir is riding a five-fight win streak […]

UFC/MMA

Bellator 192 Results: Rampage vs. Sonnen

MMA Fighting has Bellator 192 results for the Rampage vs. Sonnen fight card at The Form in Inglewood, Calif., on Saturday night. In the main event, Rampage Jackson will square off against Chael Sonnen in the opener for the Bellator heavyweight grand prix. Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima will put his belt on the line […]

UFC/MMA

Font alludes to having some tricks up his sleeve for Almeida

 Rob Font doesn’t take it personally when everyone who hears about his Saturday bout with Thomas Almeida thinks somebody is getting knocked out. That means a 50-50 chance that the New England power hitter could be the one on the wrong end of a highlight reel finish, but Font doesn’t mind those odds.“We’re all fight […]

UFC/MMA

UFC 220 start time, TV schedule for Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou

The UFC 220 start time, TV schedule for the Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou event at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on Saturday night. The fight card is broken into three different parts, each airing on three different mediums. This post will help explain which fights are airing where and at which times.
 The main […]

UFC/MMA

UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera suspended four years by USADA

An independent arbitrator has dropped the hammer on Francisco Rivera. Rivera, a veteran UFC bantamweight, has been issued a four-year suspension by an independent arbitrator stemming from his July 2016 positive drug test for the banned substance clenbuterol, USADA has announced. That suspension is retroactive to Aug. 2016, the date on which Rivera was first […]

UFC/MMA

Francis Ngannou: ‘The scary thing’ is ‘no one knows, really, what I am able to do’

Last December, mere moments after Francis Ngannou scored a hellacious stoppage of Alistair Overeem — which would, in time, be hailed as the 2017 Knockout of the Year — the terrifying new threat in the UFC’s heavyweight division put the rest of the weight class on notice. Speaking backstage at UFC 218, Ngannou proclaimed Stipe […]