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Even a guy like Alex Pereira has fear in his system. The UFC Middleweight Champion is as scary as they come, especially after dispatching of Israel Adesanya once again to take the throne at UFC 281. But, don’t let Pereira’s insane knockout power blind you, he’s still human after all… he has feelings like the rest of us.
UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling and former two-division titleholder Henry Cejudo squared off at the 2022 PFL World Championships on Friday night, adding to the speculation that the two are booked for a 2023 scrap inside the Octagon. During an interview with John Morgan, Cejudo’s manager Ali Abdelaziz claimed that...
Ali Abdelaziz Says Kamaru Usman ‘Should Be No. 2’ And ‘Ahead Of Islam Makhachev’ In UFC P4P Rankings
Ali Abdelaziz thinks the UFC should’ve put Kamaru Usman at No. 2 in the pound-for-pound rankings. The entire MMA world was shocked when Kamaru Usman lost his welterweight title to Leon Edwards at UFC 278. However, nobody was more shocked than Usman’s manager and Dominance MMA boss Ali Abdelaziz, who also couldn’t comprehend why “The Nigerian Nightmare” drastically dropped from No. 1 to No. 4 in the pound-for-pound rankings.
Kayla Harrison spoke out following her PFL finals loss. For three years in a row, PFL’s Kayla Harrison was on top. She was the champion of the PFL lightweight division and had not lost in her professional MMA career. Coming into the 2022 PFL finals, Harrison was a huge favorite. She was facing Larissa Pacheco, whom she had beaten twice before and set to headline the first-ever PFL PPV event. Harrison shockingly lost the bout to Pacheco by unanimous decision and in turn, lost out on the one million dollar prize.
Paddy Pimblett Apologizes To Woman Via Video Doorbell After His Dog Pooped In Her Yard: ‘I Just Feel Terrible’
Paddy Pimblett humbly alerted someone that his dog took a ‘sloppy s**t’ in their yard. When ‘The Baddy’ isn’t fighting, he’s enjoying life and eating well. Pimblett’s humble personality outside the Octagon was recently shown in a video on social media. The UFC lightweight was walking his dog when he found himself in a tricky situation. He appeared on a stranger’s Ring doorbell and had this to say:
PED Fitness Expert Offers New Theory About Conor McGregor’s Bulky Physique: ‘It’s Either the Sauce or Photoshop’
Conor McGregor is once again being called out for his suspicious muscle mass. On Twitter, the outspoken Irishman responded to the reveal that he had not been in the USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency) for more than a year by confirming he would return to testing in February 2023. “I...
Stephen Thompson explains why Kevin Holland is the right opponent for him. UFC welterweight Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson is returning to the UFC following a lengthy layoff. He is one of the top fighters in the 170-pound division but has been rather picky when it comes to opponents. Now he is slated to face Kevin Holland in his next outing and is explaining why he chose Holland.
Javier Mendez thinks his student Islam Makhachev is rising up the ranks prematurely. There is a new lightweight champion in town. Islam Makhachev proved himself to be the best 155-pounder in the world when he defeated Charles Oliveira in the main event of UFC 280. Since that win, there has been much talk about the talent of Makhachev. Throughout his career, he has been compared to his mentor Khabib Nurmagomedov and now people are expressing the fact that he might be even better than they originally thought.
Alex Pereira is the newest UFC champion although he almost didn’t make it to the event at UFC 281. Just a few weeks removed from his UFC 281 win over Israel Adesanya, new UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira is in all his glory. Coming into the bout with Adesanya, Pereira was ahead in their meetings 2-0. He defeated the former UFC champion twice in kickboxing before making the transition over to MMA. When the two were first set to meet many people believed that the smaller gloves of MMA would make a difference and many were picking Adesanya to win.
Khabib Nurmagomedov has no plans to fight again. Nurmagomedov’s retirement after beating Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 in October 2020 was one of the most emotional scenes in MMA history. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Khabib’s dad and coach, passed away in July 2020, and the UFC Hall of Famer’s mother didn’t want him to continue fighting.
Jan Blachowicz got the surprise of a lifetime when he exited the plane in Las Vegas last week. The last PPV event of the year is just a few weeks away. The UFC will be headed to Las Vegas to close out the year at UFC 282. The event was originally supposed to be headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between champion Jiří Procházka and Glover Teixeira. Unfortunately for Procházka he suffered an injury just a few weeks before his first title defense and was pulled from the card. Not only was he removed from the event, but he was forced to relinquish his title.
Alex Pereira Is Open To Immediate Rematch with Israel Adesanya: ‘If He Really Wants It, Then He’s Next’
Alex Pereira is more than ready to defend his newly won UFC middleweight championship against Israel Adesanya, if that’s what the former champ wants. At UFC 281, Pereira shocked the world when he knocked out ‘The Last Stylebender’ in the fifth round of their highly-entertaining main event clash. Minutes away from certain defeat, Pereira pushed Adesanya to the fence and delivered a barrage of unanswered strikes forcing the referee to step in and call for the stoppage, crowning a new middleweight king in the process.
Training footage of Khamzat Chimaev and Neil Magny has been leaked. There is supposed to be a golden rule about not posting any sparring footage, but not everyone follows the rule. UFC welterweights ‘Borz’ and ‘The Haitian Sensation’ were getting some work in at Renzo Gracie’s New York gym when somebody recorded them training together to improve their jiu-jitsu.
Conor McGregor issued a fiery response to Artem Lobov after being sued by his ex-teammate. Former two-division UFC champion McGregor has been out of action since taking on Dustin Poirier for the third time in Jul. 2021 at UFC 264. He suffered a horrific leg break injury in the outing that has kept him sidelined since, with a potential comeback looking likely sometime next year.
Kamaru Usman, Henry Cejudo & Justin Gaethje Fire Real Guns in Chechnya At the Invitation of Warload Ramzan Kadyrov
Kamaru Usman, Henry Cejudo and Justin Gaethje tested out guns at Ramzan Kadyrov’s firing facility in Chechnya. The three UFC stars were reportedly invited by the dictator himself. Kamaru Usman, Henry Cejudo and Justin Gaethje travelled to Chechnya to have some good time. The trio of UFC superstars was...
Due to USADA requirements, Conor McGregor probably won’t fight in the UFC until mid-2023. ‘The Notorious’ last fought against Dustin Poirier in July 2021, where he lost after a gruesome leg injury ended the fight. McGregor had to undergo surgery and endured a difficult rehab process to recover. The former two-division champion is healed up and done filming the Road House remake with Jake Gyllenhaal, which means a return to the Octagon in 2023 is likely.
Brendan Schaub wouldn’t judge Conor McGregor if he was on steroids right now. Many people are led to believe the UFC superstar is on performance-enhancing drugs, considering his absence from the USADA testing pool in 2022. One person in particular is UFC Light Heavyweight Anthony Smith, who claims McGregor is on ‘the juice’ and ‘The Notorious’ hit back at him for it.