Category: MMA

Like Raquel Pennington, Eddie Alvarez has story of corner stopping him from quitting mid-fight: ‘I was exactly where she was’

MMAfighting.com By MMA Fighting Newswire  Eddie Alvarez can relate to Raquel Pennington. The former lightweight champion was tuned in to UFC 224 this past weekend when he saw the between-rounds exchange of Pennington and her cornermen that sent the MMA world into a tizzy. UFC cameras caught Pennington telling her head coach Jason Kutz that […]

Holly Holm vs. Megan Anderson promoted to UFC 225 main card, Alistair Overeem vs. Curtis Blaydes moved to prelims

MMAfighting.com By Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee  Holly Holm and Megan Anderson will get to show off their skills on the UFC 225 main card after all. A rare UFC women’s featherweight contest has been moved to the pay-per-view portion of the upcoming June 9 show at the United Center in Chicago, set to be headlined by a […]

UFC prospect Israel Adesanya: Brad Tavares an ‘easier’ matchup than my last opponent

Bloodyelbow.com By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89  Israel Adesanya is a hot prospect glowing on the UFC’s radar, and the 28-year-old will look to dazzle fans in his upcoming middleweight bout with Brad Tavares at The Ultimate Fighter 27 in July. Adesanya has won all but one of his fights via TKO/KO, with the lone split decision […]

Darren Till thinks Stephen Thompson was ‘forced’ into fight at UFC Liverpool, predicts early stoppage

Bloodyelbow.com By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89  Although Stephen Thompson hasn’t said as much, ‘Wonderboy’ clearly isn’t too thrilled about his matchup with Darren Till next weekend at UFC Fight Night 130 in Till’s hometown of Liverpool, England. Thompson, a two-time welterweight title challenger, believes the Liverpudlian is over-hyped and doesn’t see what all the fuss is about. […]