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Published: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 02:37:34 -0800

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Undefeated Ketlen Vieira to Face Former Title Challenger Cat Zingano at UFC 222 on March 3

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:01:21 -0800

Undefeated Brazilian prospect Ketlen Vieira won’t be facing a former Ultimate Fighting Championship titlist in her next bout. Instead, she’ll have to settle for a former title challenger.



UFC 205-Pound Contender Volkan Oezdemir Arrested for Aggravated Battery in Florida

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:46:25 -0800

Volkan Oezdemir has been a breakthrough sensation in 2017, but the Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight contender’s push toward a title shot may have just hit a serious snag.



Sunday Morning UFC Fight Night 121 Coffee: Who Won The Fight Last Night?

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800

Are you wondering who won the fight last night? Sherdog.com has the latest Ultimate Fighting Championship event covered.



Fabricio Werdum Ends Wild Week in Sydney With Decision Win at UFC Fight Night 121

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 22:40:07 -0800

It wasn’t the prettiest win of his distinguished career, but former heavyweight king Fabricio Werdum ended UFC Fight Night 121 in Sydney, Australia, with his hand raised for the second time in just 42 days, hammering out a tidy unanimous decision over Polish up-and-comer Marcin Tybura in hopes of earning a second crack at the man who took his title, Stipe Miocic.



UFC Sydney Post-Fight Press Conference Video

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:41:33 -0800

Watch the UFC Fight Night 121 post-fight press conference here:



UFC Sydney Highlight Video: Watch Ryan Benoit Melt Ashkan Mokhtarian with Head Kick

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:04:16 -0800

Watch Ryan Benoit land a perfect third-round head kick against Ashkan Mokhtarian at UFC Fight Night 121.



UFC Fight Night 121 ‘Werdum vs. Tybura’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round-by-Round Scoring

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:57:12 -0800

Sherdog's live UFC Fight Night 120 coverage kicks off live Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET from the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, WerdumAustralia.



UFC Sydney Prelims: Nik Lentz Guillotines Former Teammate Will Brooks, Calls Out ATT

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:55:12 -0800

Nik Lentz is a quintessential spoiler and at UFC Fight Night 121, that’s exactly what he did, locking up a guillotine choke on former American Top Team compatriot Will Brooks at 2:05 of the second round in Sydney, Australia.



UFC Sydney Highlight Video: Watch Nik Lentz Tap Will Brooks

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:18:32 -0800

Watch Nik Lentz catch Will Brooks with a slick guillotine at UFC Fight Night 121.



UFC Sydney Highlight Video: Watch Tai Tuivasa Fold Rashad Coulter

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:50:42 -0800

Watch Tai Tuivasa knock Rashad Coulter out in the first round with a jump knee at UFC Fight Night 121.



UFC Fight Night 121 Weigh-in Results: Headliner Greenlit, Four Fighters Miss Weight

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:32:27 -0800

Volatility has become a calling card for the Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight division, and Marcin Tybura may soon send figurative shares in his stock soaring.



Bellator Vet Greg Rebello Punches Out Derrick Brown in CES MMA 47 Main Event

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:11:05 -0800

Greg Rebello let his hands do the talking at CES MMA 47.



Marlon Moraes Replaces Rani Yahya, Meets Aljamain Sterling at UFC Fight Night 123

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:10:05 -0800

Marlon Moraes will make a quick turnaround for his third Octagon appearance, as he has will step in for the injured Rani Yahya against Aljamain Sterling at UFC Fight Night 123.



Michael Chandler to Face Goiti Yamauchi at Bellator 192 in Los Angeles

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:37:44 -0800

Michael Chandler won’t be getting an instant rematch against Brent Primus for the Bellator MMA lightweight title in his next bout.



Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino Announces New UFC Deal to Make Her Highest-Paid Female on Roster

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:25:54 -0800

Cristiane Justino got the fight she wanted, and now she has a new UFC contract to go with it.



Report: GSP Return Drives UFC 217 to Estimated 875,000 Pay-Per-View Buys

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:38:14 -0800

It wasn’t quite Conor McGregor numbers, but UFC 217 still did pretty well in the pay-per-view department.



Michael Bisping Calls Short-Notice Bout at UFC Fight Night 122 a ‘Win-Win Situation’

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:54:01 -0800

Michael Bisping wasn’t interested in taking time to lick his wounds after losing the middleweight championship to Georges St. Pierre at UFC 217.



One Championship Reality Series to Feature Rich Franklin, Deliver Six-Figure Contract

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:14:46 -0800

One Championship will be introducing a new reality series to help find mixed martial arts talent throughout Asia.



Season 27 of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ to Showcase Undefeated Male Competitors

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:19:14 -0800

“The Ultimate Fighter” train will keep rolling along for a 27th season, and this time, the focus will be on undefeated fighters.



Cris ‘Cyborg’ to Defend Featherweight Crown vs. Holly Holm at UFC 219 in Las Vegas

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:05:10 -0800

After reportedly being dead approximately one week ago, Cristiane Justino vs. Holly Holm is a done deal for UFC 219.



Gauging Value in NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Futures

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:02:52 -0800

After Week 1, it looked like the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year odds were a done deal. But in the last month, consensus favorite Kareem Hunt has tailored off a bit and allowed the rest of his explosive class to catch up to him.



Anderson Silva: My Medical Team Working ‘Very Closely’ with USADA Regarding Failed Drug Test

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:01:47 -0800

Anderson Silva has delivered another social media message following his recent anti-doping violation, this time hinting that he might not be at fault for the failed drug test that lead to his removal from UFC Fight Night 122.



Reports: Colby Covington Presses Charges Against Fabricio Werdum for Alleged Assault

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:46:17 -0800

Colby Covington intends to press charges against Fabricio Werdum for an alleged assault that occurred near the UFC fighter hotel in Sydney, according to multiple outlets.



Ex-UFC Title Challenger Cat Zingano Says She Has First Fight Booked Since July 2016

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:10:54 -0800

Cat Zingano should be returning to the Octagon in the very near future.



Kelvin Gastelum Not Committing to One Weight Class Ahead of Bout vs. Michael Bisping

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:21:43 -0800

Kelvin Gastelum is approaching his UFC Fight Night 122 showdown with Michael Bisping like a man who has options.



Colby Covington, Fabricio Werdum Involved in Ugly Confrontation in Sydney

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 21:29:55 -0800

Colby Covington used a homophobic slur and insulted the Brazilian people during an ugly confrontation with Fabricio Werdum on Tuesday.



Michael Bisping: Anderson Silva ‘Completely Destroyed’ Legacy with Second Failed Drug Test

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 19:56:22 -0800

Michael Bisping has always been outspoken when one of his peers fails a drug test, and he is no different when it comes to Anderson Silva’s transgressions.



Tyron Woodley Opens as Considerable Favorite in Proposed Title Bout vs. Nate Diaz

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:09:12 -0800

Not surprisingly, Tyron Woodley has been set as a considerable favorite in a proposed welterweight title defense against Nate Diaz.



Bellator 187 Peaks at 1 Million Viewers for Conor McGregor In-Cage Incident

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:14:05 -0800

Bellator MMA took advantage of another promotion’s star to boost ratings for a tape-delayed card this past Friday.



UFC Fight Night 120 Salaries: Andrei Arlovski Tops Payroll at $250,000

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:13:58 -0800

Andrei Arlovski halted a five-bout skid at UFC Fight Night 120, and he earned a pretty nice paycheck in the process.



UFC 220 Update: Gian Villante, Francimar Barroso to Clash in Boston on Jan. 20

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:50:23 -0800

Gian Villante will face Francimar Barroso in a light heavyweight bout at UFC 220.



John Salter: Alessio Sakara Didn’t Do Anything to Deserve Bellator Middleweight Title Shot

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:30:27 -0800

If you’re not familiar with the exploits of John Salter in Bellator MMA, you probably should be by now.



GSP-McGregor Is the Only Fight We Want

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 21:11:37 -0800

In the BetOnline.ag sportsbook, you’ll find all the upcoming betting lines for events like UFC Fight Night 123 and Bellator 188.



Anderson Silva Vows ‘I Will Not Give Up’ Following Failed USADA Drug Test

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 20:32:18 -0800

In his first statement since being removed from the UFC Fight Night 122 headliner, Anderson Silva did not deny taking a banned substance.



Vitor Belfort, Uriah Hall Official for UFC Fight Night 124 in St. Louis

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 18:48:02 -0800

A middleweight showdown pitting Vitor Belfort against Uriah Hall is now official for UFC Fight Night 124 in St. Louis.



Alexander Volkanovski Gets Third New Opponent at UFC Fight Night 121 in Sydney

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:07:42 -0800

After losing both Jeremy Kennedy and Humberto Bandenay as potential foes at UFC Fight Night 121, Alexander Volkanovski will square off against Shane Young on short notice Saturday in Sydney.



UFC Bantamweight Queen Amanda Nunes Makes Forbes’ ’30 Under 30’ List for 2018

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:56:41 -0800

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is the only mixed martial artist to make Forbes "30 Under 30” list for 2018.



UFC Fight Night 120 Medical Suspensions: Four Fighters Facing 180-Day Layoffs

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:04:20 -0800

Four fighters from this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 120 card in Norfolk, Va., are looking at potentially lengthy layoffs.



Conor McGregor, Marc Goddard Issue Statements on Bellator 187 Incident

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:32:58 -0800

Conor McGregor’s second social media statement regarding his actions at Bellator 187 was more contrite than his first.



Lorenz Larkin-Fernando Gonzalez Catchweight Bout Headlines Bellator 193 on Jan. 26

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:45:06 -0800

Lorenz Larkin and Fernando Gonzalez will square off in a 180-pound catchweight affair in the Bellator 193 headliner on Jan. 26.



Conor McGregor Tabbed as Slight Favorite in Potential Boxing Match vs. Oscar De La Hoya

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:22:28 -0800

Conor McGregor has one boxing match under his belt, and Oscar De La Hoya has 45.



Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Ends Another Retirement, Faces Tsuyoshi Kosaka, 47, at Rizin's Dec. 31 Card

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:22:13 -0800

Just days after Rizin Fighting Federation CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara said that Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic would come out of retirement for another few fights, the Croatian fighting legend has an official opponent.



Undefeated Grappling Ace Mackenzie Dern Signs with Invicta, Debuts Dec. 8 Against Kaline Medeiros

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 19:39:30 -0800

Undefeated Mackenzie Dern isn't in the Ultimate Fighting Championship quite yet, but her next fight will be airing on UFC Fight Pass.



Former WWE Star ‘Jack Swagger’ Jake Hagen Reveals Multi-fight Deal with Bellator MMA

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:20:25 -0800

Bellator CEO Scott Coker is about to start promoting another former World Wrestling Entertainment star.



Ilir Latifi-Ovince St. Preux Bout Added to UFC on Fox 27 in Charlotte on Jan. 27

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:43:05 -0800

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has added another bout to its Charlotte, N.C., return card and it's a reminder of how powerful callout culture can be.



Conor McGregor Unapologetic Over Bellator 187 in Deleted Twitter Post: ‘F--- Yous All’

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:30:37 -0800

After grabbing headlines this past weekend for his in-cage misconduct during a Bellator MMA event, Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight titlist Conor McGregor released a brief statement on the matter Monday morning before deleting it.



Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Injured; Jeremiah Labiano-Noad Lahat Now Headlines Bellator 188 in Israel

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:40:11 -0800

A second consecutive Bellator MMA card has lost its main event in the run-up to the show.



Dustin Poirier Says He Could Smell the Blood Pouring Out of Anthony Pettis’ Face

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 10:03:00 -0800

Dustin Poirier rarely fails to deliver inside the Octagon, and Saturday night was no exception.



UFC Fight Night 120 Bonuses: Dustin Poirier, Anthony Pettis Get $50K for Bloody Battle

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 22:45:45 -0800

It should be no surprise that Dustin Poirier and Anthony Pettis walked away from UFC Fight Night 120 $50,000 richer.



Bloodied Anthony Pettis Taps to Dustin Poirier Body Triangle in UFC Fight Night 120 Headliner

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 22:25:12 -0800

Dustin Poirier body triangle prompts tapout from Anthony Pettis in the UFC Fight Night 120 main event on Saturday in Norfolk, Virginia.