Category: UFC

UFC Sao Paulo main event breakdown: Derek Brunson vs. Lyoto Machida

by Mike Chiappetta@MikeChiappetta   Derek Brunson and Lyoto Machida will square off at the UFC Sao Paulo main event. Getty Images On Nov. 4, the UFC middleweight title goes back into circulation after a year of inactivity when champion Michael Bisping attempts to face down a challenge from welterweight great Georges St-Pierre. This weekend, the jockeying […]

Frankie Saenz meets newcomer Merab Dvalishvili at UFC Fresno

by Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee   Frankie Saenz Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC’s upcoming Fresno card is nearing completion with the addition of a bantamweight bout between Frankie Saenz and Octagon newcomer Merab Dvalishvili. Saenz-Dvalishvili was recently posted to the official UFC Fresno event page following an initial report by MMA DNA. The 37-year-old Saenz (11-5) will be […]

Bethe Correia injured, out of planned January fight vs. Irene Aldana

UFC women’s bantamweight Bethe Correia recently underwent “emergency surgery,” forcing her out of a planned January fight against Irene Aldana. by Mookie Alexander@mookiealexanderDavid McIntyre-USA TODAY Sports Before the UFC could even officially announce her fight, women’s bantamweight veteran Bethe Correia has already been forced to withdraw due to injury. In […]

Rose Namajunas: Joanna Jedrzejczyk said I was ‘mentally unstable’ during staredown

by Marc Raimondi@marc_raimondi Joanna Jedrzejczyk looked intense, jawing just about the entire time. Rose Namajunas looked like she’d rather be just about anywhere else. It was the best staredown from a UFC 217 press conference earlier this month in Las Vegas during UFC 216 fight week. Jedrzejczyk, the UFC women’s […]

Will Brooks vs. Nik Lentz, Anthony Hamilton vs. Adam Wieczorek rebooked for UFC Sydney

  by MMA Fighting Newswire Will Brooks takes on Nik Lentz on Nov. 19 in Sydney, Australia.Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A pair of rescheduled fights highlighted a trio of new bookings officially finalized by the UFC on Tuesday for its Nov. 19 event in Sydney, Australia. A lightweight showdown between […]