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Published: Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:17:02 -0700

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Weekend Fight Odds: Jones, Woodley, ‘Cyborg’ Favored at UFC 214

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:21:26 -0700

With one of the biggest fights in the history of the UFC looming less than two days away on a card loaded with excellent matchups, it’s no surprise that a litany of props bets are available for UFC 214.



Tyron Woodley Claims Preparing for Demian Maia’s Style Made Him a Better Mixed Martial Artist

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:38:33 -0700

As soon as Tyron Woodley captured welterweight gold with a first-round knockout of Robbie Lawler last July at UFC 201, he set his sights on a few potentially lucrative “money fights.”



Mike Perry Announces UFC Fight Night 116 Showdown vs. Thiago Alves in Pittsburgh

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:56:45 -0700

Mike Perry will get the opportunity to add another big name to his resume when he faces Thiago Alves at UFC Fight Night 116 in Pittsburgh.



UFC on Fox 25 Medical Suspensions: Patrick Cummins, Ryan LaFlare Facing 90-Day Layoffs

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:31:35 -0700

Patrick Cummins and Ryan LaFlare are facing the longest potential layoffs after this past weekend’s UFC on Fox 25 card.



Demian Maia: I Couldn’t Make Any Mistakes During Abbreviated Camp for UFC 214

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:10:38 -0700

After Demian Maia earned his seventh straight Octagon triumph over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 211 to cement his status as the No. 1 contender in the welterweight division, he talked about taking some time off before challenging for the belt.



Jon Jones Says He Has No Desire to Fake Friendship with UFC President Dana White

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:48:44 -0700

According to Jon Jones, the year-long silence between he and Dana White was his choice.



Jake Shields: Danny Davis Jr. ‘Not in Same League’ as Previous Opponents

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:49:44 -0700

A fighter with the talent and legacy such as Jake Shields is always a frightening proposition for an upcoming opponent.



Louis Taylor Embracing Uncertainty Ahead of Professional Fighters League Debut

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:34:24 -0700

The last time the MMA world saw Louis Taylor inside the cage, he lost a spirited battle with David Branch for the World Series of Fighting middleweight title last December.



Dana White: Still the Plan for GSP to Fight Tyron Woodley-Demian Maia Winner

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:21:24 -0700

There doesn’t seem to be a consensus regarding the opponent for Georges St. Pierre’s first UFC appearance since November 2013.



Association of Boxing Commissions Approves Addition of Four New Weight Classes for MMA

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:48:00 -0700

The Association of Boxing Commissions and Combative Sports on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt four new weight classes to mixed martial arts.



Brock Lesnar on Potential Superfight with Jon Jones: ‘Anytime, Anywhere’

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:16:32 -0700

A Brock Lesnar vs. Jon Jones superfight seems highly unlikely given the current circumstances, but in the era of Mayweather vs. McGregor, perhaps anything is possible.



Invicta FC 25 Lineup Finalized with Addition of Seven Bouts

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:36:18 -0700

The Invicta Fighting Championships 25 card is now complete after the promotion announced seven bouts will join its championship doubleheader on Aug. 31.



Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Neil Magny, Mitch Clarke vs. Alex White Added to UFC 215 Lineup

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 19:51:00 -0700

A pair of bouts have been added to the UFC 215 lineup, as Rafael dos Anjos will face Neil Magny at welterweight and Mitch Clarke will meet Alex White at 155 pounds.



Karl Roberson, Geoff Neal Land UFC Contracts on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 19:07:59 -0700

Karl Roberson did optimal damage in a minimal amount of time.



Dana White’s Contender Series ‘Week 3’ Play-by-Play & Results

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:12:57 -0700

Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series: Week 3 play-by-play kicks off Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET from the UFC Training Center in Las Vegas.



Jon Jones: People Don’t Realize I’ve Gotten My Life in Order Over the Past 2 Years

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:10:16 -0700

It’s been more than two years since the trajectory of Jon Jones’ professional mixed martial arts career was forever altered, but he’s still working to change the perceptions that have arisen as a result of his past transgressions.



Nik Lentz, Will Brooks Say They’ve Agreed to Fight at UFC 216 in Las Vegas

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:43:25 -0700

Nik Lentz and Will Brooks have apparently agreed to a lightweight bout at UFC 216 in Las Vegas on Oct. 7.



Lightweights Adam Piccolotti, Goiti Yamauchi Booked for Bellator 183 in San Jose

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:28:57 -0700

Adam Piccolotti will square off against Goiti Yamauchi on the main card of Bellator 183 on Sept. 23.



Chad Curry vs. Nick Barnes to Headline LFA 20 in Minnesota on Aug. 25

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:17:12 -0700

A welterweight showdown between Chad Curry and Nick Barnes will serve as the main event for Legacy Fighting Alliance 20 on Aug. 25.



Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor to be Broadcast in Select Movie Theaters on Aug. 26

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:41:29 -0700

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will be hitting the big screen next month.



RingTV to Stream ‘Canelo vs. GGG’ Mega Fight

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:31:29 -0700

Boxing fans that have ditched their cable boxes and are excited to watch the mega fight between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin can watch it online.



Jon Jones: Anderson Silva Told Me Daniel Cormier ‘Has Fear in His Heart’

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:07:42 -0700

It's doubtful former light heavyweight ruler Jon Jones needs any extra confidence or inspiration ahead of his Ultimate Fighting Championship title rematch with hated rival Daniel Cormier. Nonetheless, he got some, and from a fellow, former pound-for-pound king, no less.






One Championship Veteran Rocky Batolbatol Hit, Killed in Taxi Cab Incident in Philippines

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:28:13 -0700

A week ago, Rocky Batolbatol was in the final stages of training camp. Then, his fight was cancelled. Now, he's dead.



UFC Signs New Internet TV Deal, Makes Fetch Its ‘Official Australian Broadcaster’

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:33:45 -0700

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has announced a partnership with Australia's Fetch, making the internet protocol television provider its “official Australian broadcaster.” The partnership will begin immediately, with the Fetch platform offering both the undercard and pay-per-view broadcast of UFC 214 “Cormier vs. Jones 2” this weekend.



Kairat Akhmetov-Adriano Moraes Title Unifier Rescheduled for Aug. 5 One Card in Macau

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:01:20 -0700

Monday, One Championship announced that a 135-pound title unification rematch between Kairat Akhmetov and Adriano Moraes has been added to its LFA Returns to South Dakota With David Michaud-Ciro Rodrigues Headliner on Aug. 18 Card

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:32:22 -0700

Legacy Fighting Alliance is headed back to the Mount Rushmore State. Monday, the promotion announced that LFA 19 will take place on Aug. 18 at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.



UFC on Fox 25 Draws 1.64 Million in Overnights, Lowest UFC on Fox Overnight Rating to Date

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:41:48 -0700

The initial ratings for the UFC on Fox 25 are anemic.



Chris Weidman: UFC on Fox 25 Triumph Felt Like Winning a Championship

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:36:04 -0700

For Chris Weidman, winning a UFC bout inside Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, N.Y., ranks up there with the most significant accomplishments of his professional career. And yes, that includes capturing middleweight gold against one of the sport’s pound-for-pound greats some four years ago.



Elkins Felt ‘Nervous’ Before Announcement of Split-Decision Win Over Bermudez

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:27:40 -0700

Darren Elkins achieved the improbable the last time he was inside the Octagon.



Chris Weidman Arm-Triangle Submits Kelvin Gastelum in UFC on Fox 25 Main Event

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:19:07 -0700

Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman snaps three-fight losing streak with submission of Kelvin Gastelum on Saturday in New York.



Gastelum Believes He Could Have Finished Weidman With ’30 More Seconds” in First Round

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 20:46:55 -0700

In the waning moments of the opening round of the UFC on Fox 25 headliner, it appeared that Kelvin Gastelum was on the verge of handing Chris Weidman his fourth straight defeat in the Octagon.



UFC on Fox 25 Bonuses: dos Santos, Good, Oliveira, Albini Garner $50K Awards

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 20:19:23 -0700

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos, Lyman Good, Alex Oliveira and Junior Albini all took home $50,000 post-fight bonuses for their work at UFC on Fox 25 on Saturday night.



UFC on Fox 25 ‘Weidman vs. Gastelum’ Play-by-Play & Results

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:57:12 -0700

Sherdog.com's UFC on Fox 25 coverage kicks off Saturday at 4 p.m. ET.



UFC on Fox 25 Prelims: Unbeaten Prospect Eryk Anders Makes Strong Octagon Debut

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:55:12 -0700

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK -- Eryk Anders fought and beat Brendan Allen in a drawn-out, grueling five-round decision at Legacy Fighting Alliance 14 about a month ago, and he did not look particularly good doing it.



Luke Rockhold vs. David Branch Headlines UFC Fight Night in Pittsburgh on Sept. 16

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:55:12 -0700

Former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will return to the Octagon for the first time since June 2016 when he faces David Branch in the UFC Fight Night 116 headliner on Sept. 16.



Robert Watley Dominates Sluggish Thiago Moises to Claim Inaugural LFA Lightweight Title

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 07:54:00 -0700

Thiago Moises entered the Legacy Fighting Alliance 17 main event with a head of steam and plenty of hype behind him. No one told Robert Watley.



UFC on Fox 25 Weigh-ins: Chris Weidman, Kelvin Gastelum Set for Middleweight Clash

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:05:12 -0700

The newly-renovated Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, New York, is set to host its first-ever Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Saturday as former middleweight champion Chris Weidman will look to turn his career around against Kelvin Gastelum.



Injury, Illness Lead to Changes in Professional Fighters League ‘Everett’ Lineup

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:39:03 -0700

An injury and an illness has resulted in some revisions to the Professional Fighters League card set for July 29 in Everett, Wash.



‘Logistical Issues’ Force One Championship to Postpone July 29 Event Scheduled for Indonesia

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:22:34 -0700

One Championship has been forced to scrap its July 29 event in Surabaya, Indonesia, due to “logistical issues.”



Nick Hein Drops to 145 Pounds, Meets Zabit Magomedsharipov at UFC Fight Night 115

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:59:56 -0700

Nick Hein will make his featherweight debut against Zabit Magomedsharipov at UFC Fight Night 115, promotion officials announced Friday.



After Disappointing MMA Debut, Prospect Aaron Pico Gets Spot on Bellator 183 Main Card

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:19:34 -0700

Aaron Pico had more hype surrounding his mixed martial arts debut than is normal for your average 20-year-old fighter.



‘Mighty Mouse’ vs. Borg, Nunes vs. Shevchenko Top UFC 215 Lineup in Edmonton

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:03:42 -0700

Demetrious Johnson will get his wish and make his next flyweight title defense against Ray Borg.



Oklahoma Commission Denies Michael Chiesa’s Appeal of UFC Fight Night 112 Defeat

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:42:52 -0700

The Oklahoma State Athletic Commission has dismissed Michael Chiesa’s appeal of his UFC Fight Night 112 submission loss to Kevin Lee.



Tickets for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor to Go On Sale July 24

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:13:48 -0700

Regardless of how people feel about it, there’s no denying that the upcoming boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor has grabbed the attention of the world and will be a hot-selling ticket.



Germaine de Randamie Returns to Bantamweight, Faces Marion Reneau at UFC Fight Night 115

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:55:16 -0700

After capturing the UFC’s inaugural featherweight championship, Germaine de Randamie will return to bantamweight for her next Octagon appearance.



Combate Americas Announces ‘Combate Clasico’ Event Will Stream on ESPN3

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:27:02 -0700

Combate Americas announced on Wednesday that it has teamed up with Relevent Sports to host “Combate Clasico,” a live MMA event that will stream on ESPN3 and via the ESPN app. The event will take place July 27 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT from inside Mana Wynwood in Miami, Fla.



Saul Almeida to Fight Pedro Gonzalez for Interim Featherweight Title at CES MMA 45

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:02:15 -0700

CES MMA announced on Wednesday that Saul Almeida will take on Pedro Gonzalez for the promotion’s interim featherweight title next month’s CES MMA 45. The action will take place at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I., on Aug. 11 and will be televised live on AXS TV beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.



LFA 17 Weigh-in Results: Thiago Moises, Robert Watley Cleared for Title Tilt

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:00:05 -0700

Houston-based Legacy Fighting Alliance is set to take full control of Grady Cole Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Friday night as the promotion’s inaugural lightweight champion will be crowned.



Jon Jones Pokes Fun at Daniel Cormier’s UFC 210 Towel Incident in Social Media Post

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:36:41 -0700

With less than two weeks remaining before their championship rematch at UFC 214, Jon Jones is having some fun at Daniel Cormier’s expense.