Category: UFC

‘Bigfoot’ Silva rips teammate Colby Covington for post-fight comments: ‘Should have gone straight to hospital’

by Guilherme Cruz@guicruzzz ‘Bigfoot’ Silva is not happy with his teammate Colby Covington following UFC Sao Paulo.Wagner Carmo, Inovafoto Antonio Silva is not happy with his teammate Colby Covington’s comments after his UFC Sao Paulo win over Demian Maia. Covington beat the jiu-jitsu ace in the co-main event of Saturday’s […]

Broken leg forces Raquel Pennington out of planned UFC 219 title bout vs. Amanda Nunes

Raquel Pennington was slated to be the next title challenger for UFC bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes, but those plans have been shelved. by Mookie Alexander@mookiealexander   Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports The UFC women’s bantamweight division doesn’t have that many viable (or available) title challengers for reigning champion Amanda Nunes, and now the situation […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Edson Barboza announced for UFC 219

  by Shaun Al-Shatti@shaunalshatti   Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Edson Barboza is being targeted for UFC 219. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A monstrous lightweight matchup has been booked for the UFC’s year-end show, as top-ranked 155-pound contenders Khabib Nurmagomedov and Edson Barboza are set to collide on Dec. 30 at UFC 219. The bout was first teased by Barboza […]

Raquel Pennington breaks leg in scary hunting accident, out of planned UFC title fight

by Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee   Raquel Pennington Esther Lin, MMA Fighting On the cusp of her first world title shot, Raquel Pennington instead finds herself dealing with the worst setback of her fighting career. The 29-year-old women’s bantamweight contender verbally agreed to meet divisional champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 219 on Dec. 30, but she suffered a severe leg […]