Category: UFC

Heather Hardy has ‘no doubt’ that Conor McGregor could win a boxing title

  by Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee  ESTHER LIN/MMAFIGHTING.COM From a box office standpoint, Conor McGregor’s professional boxing debut vs. Floyd Mayweather couldn’t have gone much better. The UFC lightweight champion brought the fight to the legendary Mayweather before losing by TKO in the 10th round of their Aug. 26 encounter that will go down as one […]

Vicente Luque replaces injured Luan Chagas against Niko Price at UFC Sao Paulo

by Guilherme Cruz@guicruzzz  Vicente Luque steps in on short notice at UFC Sao Paulo. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Niko Price has a new opponent for UFC’s upcoming event in Brazil. With Luan Chagas sidelined due to a broken foot, Price is now set to meet Vicente Luque in Sao Paulo on Oct. 28, the promotion announced Wednesday. Combate first reported […]

Aljamain Sterling vs. Rani Yahya booked for UFC Fresno

by Guilherme Cruz@guicruzzz   Aljamain Sterling (pictured) will face another decorate grappler in the UFC. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Aljamain Sterling will face another Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist in 2017. Coming off decision wins over Augusto Mendes and Renan Barao, “Funk Master” is slated to take on Rani Yahya at the UFC Fresno card on Dec. 9, the promotion announced […]

Pre-fight questionnaire shows Kevin Lee failed to disclose staph infection for UFC 216

Unsurprisingly, considering he already admitted to using makeup to hide the infection, Kevin Lee didn’t disclose his staph ahead of UFC 216. by Zane Simon@TheZaneSimon Joshua Dahl-USA TODAY Sports The interim title fight in the main event of UFC 216 was always going to provide lingering story lines for the world’s largest MMA promotion. […]

Michelle Waterson vs. Tecia Torres booked for UFC 218

by Marc Raimondi@marc_raimondi   Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Tecia Torres has been asking for a karate vs. karate matchup and that’s what she’s going to get. Torres will take on Michelle Waterson at UFC 218 on Dec. 2 in Detroit, the UFC confirmed with MMA Fighting on Tuesday. ESPN first reported the big strawweight fight. Torres (9-1) called out […]