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Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson reveals what Kevin Holland said to him during UFC Orlando main event
Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson [1]knew he had a fight on his hands in the [2] UFC Orlando [3] main event, but it was probably the first time he actually shared a conversation...
Michael Bisping criticizes Kevin Holland’s UFC Orlando performance: ‘That was not high fight IQ’
Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping [1] believes Kevin Holland [2] gave away his fight against Stephen Thompson [3] at UFC Orlando [4]. Bisping criticized Holland’s performance...
UFC Orlando post-fight show: Reaction to Stephen Thompson’s showcase in thrilling main event
Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Stephen Thompson [1] accomplished his mission of proving to UFC fans that he’s still got it on Saturday night at UFC Orlando [2]. Following a fourth-round corner stoppage...
Kevin Holland transported to hospital after suffering broken hand in loss to Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson
Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Kevin Holland [1] ended his night at UFC Orlando [2] with a trip to a local hospital. The always-exciting welterweight fell to Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in a memorable...
UFC Orlando bonuses: Stephen Thompson vs. Kevin Holland easily clinches ‘Fight of the Night’
Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC After five straight decisions led into UFC Orlando [1]’s main card, it looked like it might be a long East Coast night. Then the finishes started, and they didn’t stop...
UFC Orlando Results: Thompson vs. Holland
Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC MMA Fighting has UFC Orlando [1] results for the Thompson vs. Holland event, a live blog of the main event, and more from the Amway Center on Saturday night. In the main...
UFC Orlando in Tweets: Fighters react to Stephen Thompson’s vintage win over Kevin Holland
Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC At 39, Stephen Thompson [1] is still beating younger fighters, as Kevin Holland [2] can attest after going four rounds with the two-time welterweight title challenger at UFC...
Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson puts on dazzling showcase to stop Kevin Holland in UFC Orlando main event
Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Rumors of Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson’s demise were greatly exaggerated. Following two straight losses, the 39-year-old veteran was suddenly fielding questions about his...
Stephen Thompson vs. Kevin Holland full fight video highlights
Stephen Thompson rolls to win over Kevin Holland at UFC Orlando on Saturday night. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Watch Stephen Thompson [1] vs. Kevin Holland [2] full fight video highlights from their...
UFC Orlando post-fight press conference video
Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC The UFC Orlando [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 Orlando video: Rafael dos Anjos calls out Conor McGregor after tapping Bryan Barberena with rear-naked choke
RDA MAKES HISTORY WITH ANOTHER WIN AT #UFCORLANDO [1] pic.twitter.com/A6ATN4TP5B [2] — ESPN MMA (@espnmma) December 4, 2022 [3] Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Rafael dos Anjos [4] became the fighter...
UFC Orlando live blog: Stephen Thompson vs. Kevin Holland
Stephen Thompson and Kevin Holland will clash in the UFC Orlando main event. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC This is the UFC Orlando [1] live blog for Stephen Thompson vs. Kevin Holland [2], the...
Video: Cain Velasquez returns to ring following release from jail: ‘Never stop fighting’
MMA Fighting TEMPE, Ariz. — If only for one night, Cain Velasquez [1] was back home, doing what he loves. In his first public appearance after being granted bail in his attempted murder case, Velasquez...
UFC Orlando video: Sergei Pavlovich demolishes Tai Tuivasa with blistering 54-second knockout
SERGEI FINISHED TAI IN LESS THAN A MINUTE #UFCORLANDO [1] pic.twitter.com/4khO7XXMhh [2] — ESPN MMA (@espnmma) December 4, 2022 [3] Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Sergei Pavlovich [4] needed just 54...
UFC Orlando video: Roman Dolidze traps Jack Hermansson with nasty calf-slicer, finishes with ground and pound
DOLIDZE HAD HERMANSSON HELPLESS #UFCOrlando [1] pic.twitter.com/XKnCYlGOsG [2] — ESPN MMA (@espnmma) December 4, 2022 [3] Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Roman Dolidze [4] gets an A+ for creativity in...
Natan Levy calls out Kanye West: ‘If you’ve got a problem with my people, come see me’
Natan Levy [1] has a message for Kanye West following his second straight octagon win. Levy defeated Genaro Valdez [2] via unanimous decision at UFC Orlando [3] on Saturday. After the fight, Levy spoke...
UFC Orlando video: Phil Rowe scores standing knockout over Niko Price after surviving near finish moments earlier
Rowe was RELENTLESS #UFCOrlando [1] pic.twitter.com/mRZ6zwd7Ic [2] — ESPN MMA (@espnmma) December 4, 2022 [3] Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC On an emotional night in front of his adopted hometown, Phil...
UFC Orlando video: Francis Marshall shuts off lights on Marcelo Rojo with brutal punches
Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Contender Series vet Francis Marshall [1] aced his UFC debut with a brutal second-round knockout of Marcelo Rojo [2] on UFC Orlando [3]’s preliminary card. Marshall handed...
Tyson Fury vs. Derek Chisora 3 full fight video highlights
Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images Watch Tyson Fury vs. Derek Chisora 3 full fight video highlights from their showdown Saturday afternoon in London, courtesy of ESPN and other outlets. The Fury vs....
Matheus Nicolau expects to ‘undoubtedly’ be one win away from title shot after UFC Orlando: ‘I’ll be ready to win the belt’
Matheus Nicolau | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC Can Matheus Nicolau [1] enter the confusing flyweight title picture with a win over Matt Schnell [2] at UFC Orlando [3]? Sitting at No. 10 in the MMA...
Jorge Masvidal to Gilbert Burns: ‘Go fight in Brazil, just keep my name out of your mouth’
Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Jorge Masvidal [1] has given his side to the discussions regarding a potential fight with Gilbert Burns [2]. Burns took to social media [3] two days after UFC 281 [4] and...
Tyson Fury calls momentous win over Wladimir Klitschko a ‘curse’: ‘It’s been a pretty s***** seven years since’
Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images Tyson Fury’s life changed forever after beating Wladimir Klitschko, but it hasn’t been all wine and roses according to “The Gypsy King.” This past Monday marked...
Michael Chiesa, Conor McGregor settle bus attack lawsuit from UFC 223
Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images Four years after Conor McGregor [1] threw a dolly through the windshield of a bus carrying Michael Chiesa [2], the UFC fighters have settled their...
Bellator’s Scott Coker releases statement on James Krause situation
MMA Fighting Bellator President Scott Coker [1] supports the UFC’s stance on James Krause [2] amid investigations into suspicious betting activity. In a prepared statement sent to MMA Fighting, Coker said...
ONE 164 results, videos: Brandon Vera retires after TKO loss, Jarred Brooks wins title
ONE Championship Brandon Vera [1] has retired from the sport following a defeat to Amir Aliakbari [2] at Saturday’s ONE Championship 164 card in Manila, Philippines. The second-to-last MMA fight of the...
UFC Orlando predictions
Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC The UFC has put together a fine card for its first show in Orlando since 2018. The last time the promotion was in “O-Town,” future PFL fighter Jeremy Stephens [1] knocked...
ONE on Prime Video 5 results: Anatoliy Malykhin starches Reinier de Ridder in first for second title
Anatoliy Malykhin picked up his second ONE Championship title with a first-round beatdown of Reinier de Ridder in the main event of ONE on Prime Video 5. Malykhin hurt de Ridder early with heavy hands and...
ONE on Prime Video 5 video: Groin shot spoils Roberto Soldic’s ONE Championship debut
A low blow from Murad Ramazanov leaves Roberto Soldic unable to continue and their bout has been ruled a no contest ❌ Tune in NOW to catch the rest of the #ONEonPrimeVideo5 [1] main card! https://t.co/...
UFC Orlando preview show: Can Stephen Thompson still be a title contender with main event win over Kevin Holland?
MMA Fighting Stephen Thompson [1] headlines one of the most stacked UFC fight night events of the year, but is this the last time we’ll see “Wonderboy” in a high-stakes contest? MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck,...
Reaction: What happens to James Krause now, and UFC’s response to suspicious betting
Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images The UFC has released a statement in regards to an ongoing gambling investigation, one that has effected not only James Krause [1] and Darrick Minner [2], but...
ONE on Prime Video 5 Results: de Ridder vs. Malykhin
Reinier de Ridder and Anatoliy Malykhin will clash in the ONE on Prime Video 5 main event Friday night. | ONE Championship MMA Fighting has ONE on Prime Video 5 Results for the de Ridder vs. Malykhin fight...
UFC Orlando Gambling Preview: Does Kevin Holland know secret to Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson’s powers?
Kevin Holland | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC /It’s been awhile! After a light week following //UFC 281/ [1]/ and an off-week for Thanksgiving, the UFC is finally back with another offering as the move...
UFC announces James Krause suspension in Nevada, cuts Darrick Minner
Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC The UFC is putting as much distance from itself as possible from James Krause [1] and Darrick Minner [2]. On Friday, the promotion’s chief business officer, Hunter Campbell...
Abu Azaitar vs. Sedriques Dumas set for March 11 UFC event
Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC A middleweight bout between Abu Azaitar [1] and Sedriques Dumas [2] is heading to the octagon in March. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed the...
UFC Orlando weigh-in video
Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC At the UFC Orlando weigh-ins, all 30 fighters on Saturday’s fight card in Orlando, Fla., will step on the scale Friday, and MMA Fighting has a live stream of the official...
Alberta commission follows Ontario, halts gambling on UFC fights for ‘possible risks of wagering integrity’
Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images Alberta has joined fellow Canadian province Ontario in halting any UFC wagering. On Friday, a spokesperson for Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis confirmed to...
Matt Brown: Conor McGregor doing nothing wrong except exploiting a ‘loophole’ in USADA’s drug testing policy
Conor McGregor | Photo by Brian Lawless/PA Images via Getty Images Conor McGregor [1] has stirred a lot of controversy lately after it was revealed that he had removed himself from the UFC’s anti-doping...
Heck of a Morning: Reaction to Ontario banning UFC gambling, potential Sterling vs. Cejudo title fight
Photo by GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP via Getty Images On Thursday, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario announced a ban on gambling on UFC fights over “integrity requirements.” Is this news a one-spot...
Tracy Cortez out of Amanda Ribas fight at UFC Orlando due to medical issue
Tracy Cortez | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Tracy Cortez [1] vs. Amanda Ribas [2] won’t be taking place at UFC Orlando [3]. Shortly after the official weigh-ins for...
Missed Fists: Fighter falls in scary position after wicked elbow knockout
In Jae La and Chad Hanekom at a Brave CF event in Bali, Indonesia, on Nov. 26, 2022 | Brave Combat Federation, YouTube /Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from...
UFC Orlando weigh-in results: Matt Schnell shaves head to make weight, Phil Rowe misses weight
Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Matt Schnell [1] just needed a trim to beat the scale. After missing weight on his initial attempt at Friday’s official weigh-ins for UFC Orlando [2], Schnell later returned...
Morning Report: Maycee Barber details ‘serious stalker situation’: ‘They had the SWAT after him’
Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Maycee Barber [1] dealt with some scary outside factors early in her MMA career. For her first six fights as a pro, Barber, 24, fought as a strawweight amassing a perfect...
UFC Orlando full fight video: Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson defuses dangerous Vicente Luque at UFC 244
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Watch Stephen Thompson vs. Vicente Luque [1] full fight video to see “Wonderboy” show off his famous striking skills at UFC 244 [2] on Nov. 2, 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New...
Amanda Ribas explains bouncing between flyweight and strawweight: ‘I want to stay in both’
Amanda Ribas | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC Amanda Ribas [1] wants to return to strawweight at some point in 2023, but the main reason why she’s still “taking risks” and asking for fights at flyweight is...
New details on slap-fighting regulations; NAC could allow knocked-out fighter to continue
Dana White The Nevada Athletic Commission has released version 1.01 of its regulations for the recently approved slap-fighting league headed by UFC President Dana White [1]. The commission voted...
Brendan Loughnane reacts to Conor McGregor tweet, feels no need to have last word with Dana White
One way Brendan Loughnane [1] knows he’s got the MMA world’s attention is by the fighters who say his name. Once known as an almost-was in the UFC, Loughnane is now fielding tweets from none other than...
Ontario commission bans betting on UFC fights due to concerns over ‘integrity requirements’
Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting The province of Ontario has come down hard on the UFC in the wake of recent betting controversy. On Thursday, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario announced [1] that...
Aljamain Sterling confirms Henry Cejudo as next opponent, targets March for bantamweight title fight
Aljamain Sterling | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Aljamain Sterling [1] says his next opponent has been secured. The reigning UFC bantamweight champion announced on his podcast Thursday that he expects...
Heck of a Morning: Would a Conor McGregor vs. Artem Lobov fight be big business for the UFC?
Conor McGregor | Set Number: X163143 TK1 There are alleged legal ramifications surrounding their current relationship, but hypothetically speaking, if the UFC could somehow put together a fight between...
Between the Links: Jiri Prochazka vacates, next for Kayla Harrison, Pereira vs. Chimaev, UFC Orlando
The final UFC pay-per-view of 2022 will be capped off by the crowning of a brand new light heavyweight champion now that Jiri Prochazka [1] is out of the picture for the time being. On an all-new edition...