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Michael Bisping concerned that Paddy Pimblett may be “underestimating” Jared Gordon ahead of UFC 282
Michael Bisping is concerned that Paddy Pimblett may be ‘underestimating’ Jared Gordon ahead of UFC 282. It will be Paddy Pimblett (19-3 MMA) vs Jared Gordon (19-5 MMA) in the co-headliner lightweight match-up on UFC 282 on Saturday December 10th at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada. It is to be ‘Baddy’s’ first pay-per-view event.
Tonight’s UFC Orlando main card features a key heavyweight contest between perennial division contenders Tai Tuivasa and Sergei Pavlovich. Tuivasa (14-4 MMA) will enter the bout looking to rebound, this after suffering a knockout loss to Ciryl Gane in his most recent effort at UFC Paris. Prior to that setback, the Aussie had put together a five-fight winning streak, with all five victories coming by way of knockout.
The UFC has released a statement on the James Krause situation. On November 5, a featherweight fight between Shayilan Nuerdanbieke and Darrick Minner took place. Minner – who is coached by Krause – was the betting underdog but in the hours before the fight, a ton of money came in on Nuerdanbieke to win and to win by KO.
Rafael dos Anjos reacts to the recent photos of Conor McGregor: “Why is he out of the pool? He looks so different”
Rafael dos Anjos has given his thoughts on the recent photos circulating of Conor McGregor’s new physique. Last night, Rafael dos Anjos made a real statement. The 38-year-old beat Bryan Barberena and did so in decisive fashion with a lovely submission victory. It got him back on the winning trail and, in many ways, reminded us of why he’s such a legend.
Daniel Cormier believes Jorge Masvidal should reconsider the callout from Michael Chandler. It is true that Michael Chandler (23-8 MMA) has called out Jorge Masvidal (35-16 MMA) for a fight, but ‘Gamebred’ seemingly has no interest in such a matchup. Masvidal has lost 3 in a row, twice...
Tai Tuivasa reacts after suffering first-round TKO loss to Sergei Pavlovich at UFC Orlando: “Got done tonight”
Tai Tuivasa has reacted after suffering a brutal first-round TKO loss to Sergei Pavlovich at tonight’s UFC Orlando event. Tuivasa (14-5 MMA) had entered the bout looking to rebound, this after suffering a knockout loss to Ciryl Gane in his most previous effort at UFC Paris. Prior to that setback, the Aussie had put together a five-fight winning streak, with all five victories coming by way of knockout.
Stephen Thompson reveals the conversation he had with Kevin Holland during last night’s UFC Orlando main event
Stephen Thompson returned to the win column in last night’s UFC Orlando bout with Kevin Holland. Thompson climbed to (17-6-1) snapping a two-fight skid after forcing Holland to retire on the stool as the fight was headed into the fifth and final round. The pair had the Amway Center...
The Octagon returns to Florida for tonight’s UFC Orlando event, a fourteen-bout fight card headlined by Stephen Thompson vs. Kevin Holland. Thompson (16-6-1 MMA) will enter the contest looking to rebound, this after dropping back-to-back decisions to Gilbert Burns and Belal Muhammad. Prior to those setbacks, the former two-time welterweight title challenger was coming off wins over Geoff Neal and Vicente Luque.
Michael Bisping critical of Kevin Holland’s “Fight IQ” in UFC loss to Stephen Thompson: “That was his ego getting the better of him”
Michael Bisping has questioned the logic of Kevin Holland in the wake of his defeat to Stephen Thompson last weekend. On Saturday night, Kevin Holland fell to a TKO loss at the hands of Stephen Thompson. The entertaining welterweight had a strong first few rounds but eventually, the karate star took over.
Maycee Barber has revealed that she had a pretty serious stalker situation that has now been resolved by his arrest. For years now, Maycee Barber has been seen as a rising prospect in the UFC. In addition to saying she wanted to be the promotion’s youngest ever champion, she’s also produced some fun moments since her debut on Dana White’s Contender Series.
Two-time world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury ended his retirement for a trilogy fight with Derek Chisora this evening in London. The 34-year-old Fury (32-0-1, 23 KOs) had retired from boxing following his three fights against former WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber‘ Wilder. The ‘Gypsy King’ cited the...
Stephen Thompson has expressed his interest in welcoming UFC star Conor McGregor back to the Octagon. Last night, Stephen Thompson put on a real show. The man known as ‘Wonderboy’ rolled back the years and, at the age of 39, stopped Kevin Holland via TKO. It was one of the best fights of the year with Holland likely winning the first round, only for Thompson to take over.
Joe Rogan has praised Jon Anik for what he called one of the best calls in the history of the UFC earlier this year. For many years now, Jon Anik has been known as the voice of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He has been responsible, more than once, for making a great moment even greater.
Paddy Pimblett has named the footballer he has a particular disdain for as he prepares for his return to the Octagon. Make no mistake about it: Paddy Pimblett is already one of the biggest stars in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. It may not seem like it, but it’s true. The...
Brandon Moreno reacts after the UFC announces fighters can’t have James Krause as their coach: “Waiting for justice”
Brandon Moreno has reacted to the news that he can no longer have James Krause in his corner or as a coach. After Moreno lost his trilogy fight to Deiveson Figueiredo he looked for a change in gyms and settled on Glory MMA in Missouri. According to Krause, the relationship happened throughout their time seeing each other in Vegas, and since then the two started to work with one another.
Long-time boxing veteran, Ricky Hatton, is no stranger to big fights. The former light-welterweight and welterweight standout competed from 1997-2012 and fought some of the sport’s best, including Floyd Mayweather Jr., Carlos Maussa and Paulie Malignaggi, to name a few. Hatton is still engrained in the sport and has...
Daniel Cormier admits he agrees with Glover Teixeira’s approach in declining new UFC 282 matchup: “I would do the same thing”
UFC commentator Daniel Cormier understands why Glover Teixeira isn’t fighting later this month. The Brazilian has been out of action since UFC 275 in June. In that outing in Singapore, Teixeira looked to make his first title defense against Jiri Prochazka. The bout was a back-and-forth one, but it was ‘Denisa’ who emerged victorious thanks to a fifth-round submission.
The Octagon returned to Florida for tonight’s UFC Orlando event, a fourteen-bout fight card headlined by Stephen Thompson vs. Kevin Holland. Tonight’s welterweight main event proved to be a thrilling back and forth war. Both men got off significant shots in the opening round and the frantic pace just continued into round two. However, in rounds three and four ‘Wonderboy’ turned the tide completely in his favor and began landing everything in his arsenal on ‘Trailblazer’. After narrowly surviving to see the horn at the end of round four, Holland’s corned stopped the fight in before the fifth and final round could begin.
Jake Paul takes shot at Dana White over UFC James Krause suspension and investigation: “Ironic isn’t it”
YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul is taking his victory lap over Dana White and the UFC. ‘The Problem Child’ is fresh off his unanimous decision victory over Anderson Silva in October. The bout was the most back-and-forth of the YouTuber’s career thus far. However, an eighth-round knockdown for Paul sealed his win over ‘The Spider’.
Alberta is following in Ontario’s footsteps by banning UFC betting. On Thursday, it was revealed Ontario – the most populated province in Canada – decided to ban UFC betting due to integrity concerns. The AGCO oversees the regulated gaming industry in Ontario, and requires sports governing bodies to enforce codes of conduct that include prohibitions on betting by insiders and to have sufficient integrity safeguards in place to mitigate the risk of match-fixing.