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Video: Cody Stamann: ‘I Got Robbed’ with UFC on ESPN 7 draw against Song Yadong
WASHINGTON - Bantamweight [1] Cody Stamann [2] vented about a majority draw against Song Yadong [3] at UFC on ESPN 7, the financial frustrations he faces with no clear winner, and what’s next for him. [1...
UFC 245 Embedded, Episode 1: ‘That’s how I get my mean dark state’
In the first episode of UFC 245 [1] Embedded, Kamaru Usman [2] packs for Las Vegas, Colby Covington [3] and Alexander Volkanovski [4] arrive, Max Holloway [5] clowns around, and more. [1] https://www....
Hot Tweets: Is Frankie Edgar stepping in for Brian Ortega a good thing and are we worried about Ortega’s future?
Brian Ortega | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Last week, The MMA Gods took their first tribute in order to ensure Khabib Nurmagomedov [1] vs. Tony Ferguson actually takes place this time: Brian Ortega withdrew...
Video: Thor Silva, son of Wanderlei, wins amateur Muay Thai debut in 30 seconds
Thor Silva (right) competes in his amateur Muay Thai debut | @wandfc, Twitter In his prime, Wanderlei Silva [1] was known for his blitzing style and for one night at least, his son followed in his footsteps...
Combate Americas’ Tito vs. Alberto PPV debut was exactly what we expected
Combate Americas It’s been a while since Tito Ortiz [1] was an elite fighter, yet he still has all the pieces we expect to see from someone in a starring role. He’s willing to say outrageous, sometimes...
Video: UFC 245 Timeline: Amanda Nunes vs. Germaine de Randamie
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Before UFC 245 [1], see how Amanda Nunes [2] and Germaine de Randamie [3] ended up on a collision course for Dec. 14 in Las Vegas. [1] https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1056/...
Cian Cowley vs. Sam Patterson booked for Brave CF 33
Brave CF Cian Cowley will look to end a two-fight skid when he faces U.K. lightweight Sam Patterson on Dec. 27 at Brave CF 33’s end of year show in Saudi Arabia. Sources confirmed the fight to /MMA...
Morning Report: Colby Covington claims UFC was going to release him before his now-infamous ‘filthy animals’ promo
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting This Saturday, Colby Covington [1] will get his long-awaited chance to fight for UFC gold when he takes on reigning welterweight champion Kamaru Usman [2] in the main event of UFC...
Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Yan Xiaonan announced for UFC Auckland
Karolina Kowalkiewicz (pictured) fights Yan Xiaonan in a strawweight bout at UFC Auckland on Feb. 22 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Two strawweight contenders headed in opposite directions will meet in New...
Video: With first UFC win and black belt, Billy Quarantillo breaks down ‘amazing’ night
WASHINGTON — Billy Quarantillo [1] talks about earning his black belt, picking up the submission win at UFC on ESPN 7 [2], his future, his walkout song, and more. [1] https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/...
The best photos from UFC on ESPN 7, including Overeem, Rothwell, and Muradov
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting MMA Fighting’s own Esther Lin was cageside for UFC on ESPN 7 at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C., and here are some of the best images of Saturday’s action.
Video: Free agent Tim Means believes he’s one of the most ‘dangerous’ guys in welterweight division
WASHINGTON — Tim Means [1] breaks down his win at UFC on ESPN on ESPN 7 [2], his next deal, his place in the division, what he wants next, and more. [1] https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1608/tim-means [...
Video: Aspen Ladd not thinking about Germaine de Randamie rematch or Amanda Nunes fight
MMA Fighting WASHINGTON — Backstage at UFC on ESPN 7 [1], Aspen Ladd [2] talks about what her coach told her to push her to finish Yana Kunitskaya [3], the trust she has in her team, what she thinks of the...
Former Bellator champion Will Brooks to take part in WWE tryout
Will Brooks | WWE Will Brooks [1] and his championship pedigree are getting a look from the WWE. The sports entertainment organization announced [2] that the former Bellator lightweight titleholder is...
Ben Askren won’t be coaching fighters after retirement, but still plans to work with Maycee Barber
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting At his core, Ben Askren [1] was always a wrestler, and that will remain his primary focus following his retirement from MMA. As a two-time NCAA champion and 2008 Olympian, Askren...
Cynthia Calvillo hints at flyweight move in her future, still wants strawweight title
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting After missing weight in two of her past three fights, Cynthia Calvillo [1] knows her days at strawweight might be numbered. Calvillo came in at 120.5 pounds—4.5 pounds over the...
Alistair Overeem comments on gruesome injury at UFC on ESPN 7: ‘Lip not too sexy at the moment’
Alistair Overeem | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting /(WARNING: Post contains up-close image of gruesome cut)/ Alistair Overeem [1] suffered one of the ugliest—superficially speaking—losses of his career on...
Ben Rothwell on low blows in Stefan Struve fight: ‘There’s an asterisk, but you’ve got to move on’
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Entering his main card fight against Stefan Struve [1] at UFC on ESPN 7 [2], Ben Rothwell [3] was in dire need of a victory. With three straight decision losses, the man known as “...
Alistair Overeem will always be a fighting legend, but latest crushing KO loss is one too many
Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports If you’re an Alistair Overeem [1] fan, Saturday night’s loss was particularly difficult to digest. It was crushing in both literal and figurative ways. It was thunderous and...
Jairzinho Rozenstruik happy he got Francis Ngannou’s attention, confident he could knock him out
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting With only four seconds remaining in the fight, Jairzinho Rozenstruik [1] added another knockout to his resume after knocking out Alistair Overeem [2] in his first-ever UFC main...
UFC on ESPN 7 bonuses: Bryce Mitchell cashes in with twister submission, Rob Font vs. Ricky Simon earns Fight of the Night
Bryce Mitchell has his hand raised after submitting Matt Sayles at UFC on ESPN 7 on Saturday in Washington, D.C. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Bryce Mitchell [1] scored the second twister submission in UFC...
UFC on ESPN 7 post-fight press conference video
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC on ESPN 7 [1] post-fight press conference is the last piece of business to take care of after the action is over in the Octagon, and we have the live video below at...
UFC on ESPN 7 in Tweets: Pros react to Jairzinho Rozenstruik’s knockout of Alistair Overeem
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Entering Saturday night’s main event at UFC on ESPN 7, longtime MMA veteran Alistair Overeem [1] looked to halt the undefeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik [2]. While fans expected...
Alistair Overeem vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik full fight video highlights
BIGI BOY BEATS THE BUZZER!! @JairRozenstruik [1] #UFCDC [2] pic.twitter.com/Pplj4KATDs [3] — UFC Canada (@UFC_CA) December 8, 2019 [4] Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Watch Alistair Overeem vs. Jairzinho...
Jairzinho Rozenstruik finishes Alistair Overeem with Hail Mary knockout in fifth and final round
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jairzinho Rozenstruik [1] was down but he was never out. After likely dropping the first three rounds of his main event fight against Alistair Overeem [2], the Suriname native...
Combate Americas results: Tito Ortiz makes short work of Alberto El Patron
Tito Ortiz has his hand raised after defeating Alberto El Patron on Saturday | Combate Americas Tito Ortiz [1] took care of business in his first fight for Combate Americas. The former UFC light...
Tito Ortiz vs. Alberto Del Rio full fight video highlights
Tito Ortiz celebrates his Combate Americas win alongside his children | Combate Americas Watch Tito Ortiz [1] vs. Alberto Del Rio full fight video highlights from the main event Saturday night. Tito being...
UFC on ESPN 7 Results: Overeem vs. Rozenstruik
Alistair Overeem and Jairzinho Rozenstruik will clash in the UFC on ESPN 7 main event Saturday. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting MMA Fighting has UFC on ESPN 7 [1] results for the Overeem vs. Rozenstruik fight...
UFC on ESPN 7 live blog: Overeem vs. Rozenstruik
Alistair Overeem (pictured) fights Jairzinho Rozenstruik in the heavyweight main event of UFC on ESPN 7 in Washington, D.C., on Saturday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting This is the UFC on ESPN 7 [1] live blog...
UFC on ESPN 7 results: Cynthia Calvillo and Marina Rodriguez ends in a majority draw in co-main event
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Cynthia Calvillo [1] nearly pulled off a third round finish in her co-main event fight against Marina Rodriguez [2] and while she didn’t get the win, the late comeback helped her...
Combate Americas: Tito vs. Alberto Results
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting MMA Fighting has Combate Americas: Tito vs. Alberto results for the Tito Ortiz [1] vs. Alberto Del Rio fight card from The Payne Arena in McAllen, Texas, on Saturday night, a live...
Combate Americas live blog: Ortiz vs. El Patron
Alberto “El Patron” and Tito Ortiz face off ahead of the main event of Combate Americas 51 on Saturday in McAllen, Texas. | Combate Americas This is the Combate Americas live blog for Tito Ortiz [1] vs....
UFC on ESPN 7 results: Ben Rothwell stops Stefan Struve by TKO following two low blows 
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Ben Rothwell [1] got back on track with a TKO against Stefan Struve [2] at UFC on ESPN 7, although the results don’t tell the entire story of the fight. While it was an impressive...
UFC on ESPN 7 results: Aspen Ladd demolishes Yana Kunitskaya with punishing third-round TKO
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Aspen Ladd [1] definitely pays attention to what her coach tells her between rounds. Following the first loss of her career earlier this year, the 24-year-old bantamweight...
UFC on ESPN 7 photos
Rob Font kicks Ricky Simon in the face | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Check out UFC on ESPN 7 photos from the UFC event at Capital One Arena on Saturday night.
UFC on ESPN 7 results: Cody Stamann vs. Song Yadong ends in majority draw following first-round point deduction
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Neither Cody Stamann [1] nor Song Yadong [2] will leave Washington D.C. with a win after their bantamweight battle at UFC on ESPN 7 ended in a majority draw. The decision was...
UFC on ESPN 7 results: Rob Font edges out Ricky Simon in back-and-forth bantamweight slugfest
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A tough year for Rob Font [1] ended on a good note after he picked up a unanimous decision win over Ricky Simon [2] to kick off the main card at UFC on ESPN 7. Injuries prevented...
Video: Bryce Mitchell pulls off rare Twister submission at UFC on ESPN 7
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Bryce Mitchell [1] joined an exclusive club with his win on Saturday as he wrapped up only the second Twister submission in UFC history with his first round finish over Matt Sayles...
Jimmie Rivera vs. Marlon Vera verbally agreed for UFC 247 in Houston
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Marlon Vera [1] will attempt to move his winning streak to six when he faces Jimmie Rivera [2] in a bantamweight showdown at UFC 247 [3] on Feb. 8 from Houston, Texas. Multiple...
Video: Makhmud Muradov goes upstairs, lays out Trevor Smith at UFC on ESPN 7
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Makhmud Muradov [1] spent more than 10 minutes beating Trevor Smith [2]’s body before going upstairs to devastating effect. The Uzbekistan native used his right hand to lay out...
KSW 52 results: Champions Scott Askham, Salahdine Parnasse shine in Gliwice
Mamed Khalidov and Scott Askham | KSW Middleweight [1] champion Scott Askham [2] was forced to go the the distance for the first time in his KSW tenure by returning legend Mamed Khalidov [3]. Even so,...
Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz 2 full fight video highlights
Andy Ruiz Jr. and Anthony Joshua | Photo by Nick Potts/PA Images via Getty Images Watch Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz 2 full fight video highlights from the main event Saturday night. Joshua vs. Ruiz 2...
Video: Diego Pacheco scores quick KO with rocket right hand
DIEGO PACHECO. BOOM. #RuizJoshua2 [1] pic.twitter.com/cYw93AogMO [2] — DAZN USA (@DAZN_USA) December 7, 2019 [3] @DAZN_USA, Twitter Diego Pacheco made sure that fans wouldn’t have to wait much longer to...
Tito Ortiz: ‘If Alberto ‘El Patron’ makes it out of the first round, it will be surprising’ 
AXS TV Tito Ortiz [1] was admittedly surprised when he got a call from Combate Americas with an offer to fight former WWE superstar Alberto “El Patron” Rodriguez. Best known by his professional wrestling...
Aspen Ladd explains how she faced defeat just like she does winning by not overreacting 
Photo by Michael Owens/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Aspen Ladd [1] isn’t big on letting emotions get the better of her. If you’ve ever witnessed Ladd following any of her wins in the UFC, the top...
Maciej Kazieczko stops Michael Dubois with dramatic KO at KSW 52
Maciej Kazieczko made it three wins in a row when he stopped promotional veteran Michael Dubois with a devastating punch at KSW 52 in Gliwice, Poland on Saturday night. The Polish lightweight landed his...
Melissa Martinez draws inspiration from New England Patriots, brother, ahead of first Combate Americas women’s title fight
Melissa Martinez (pictured) fights Desiree Yanez for the inaugural Combate Americas strawweight championship on Saturday in McAllen, Texas | Combate Americas Melissa Martinez wants to get in the business...
KSW 53 booked for March 21 in Lodz with Mariusz Pudzianowski, Roberto Soldic set for action
KSW KSW is set to return to Lodz, Poland on March 21 with a star-studded cast with fan favorite Mariusz Pudzianowski [1], welterweight champion Roberto Soldic and former heavyweight champion Karol Bedorf [...