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Charles Oliveira boasted his new back tattoo on social media. The former lightweight champion eyes fighting for the title this year. While ensuring that he will be a much better fighter when he steps back inside the Octagon, Charles Oliveira decided to have a massive tattoo on his back. It may not help his performance but undeniably, the new tat looks epic.
Bisping Alleges Current Fighters Still Use Vaseline Days Before The Fight For Unfair Advantage Despite Rule Change
Michael Bisping said he had been told by some present-day fighters about how they use Vaseline to their advantage. “The Count” narrated when did the UFC banned Vaseline during fights. While recapping the five times the UFC was forced to do an instant change in rules, Michael Bisping revealed...
Israel Adesanya sure knows how to promote a fight. The former UFC Middleweight Champion is set to return in the main event of UFC 287 where he looks to avenge three losses to rival and current king Alex Pereira. UFC President Dana White announced the fight just days ago and Adesanya is already doing his best to hype up the already highly-anticipated rematch.
Israel Adesanya has multiple paths back to the UFC middleweight championship, but ‘The Last Stylebender’ is choosing the hardest road which runs directly into reigning titleholder Alex Pereira. After Pereira shocked the world with a fifth-round knockout of Adesanya to capture the 185-pound title at UFC 281, many...
One of the UFC’s brightest young stars, Raul Rosas Jr. has lofty goals for his UFC career. Last year the UFC made a bold move to bring a 17-year-old fighter on to compete in the Dana White Contender Series. That fighter was Raul Rosas Jr. He quickly turned heads as he defeated Mando Gutierrez by unanimous decision. He became the youngest fighter ever to be signed to the UFC but now has some big goals ahead of him to make another kind of history.
Ben Askren has weighed in on the UFC 287 matchup between Jorge Masvidal and Gilbert Burns. In July 2019, Askren’s career was turned upside down when Masvidal landed an unforgettable flying knee knockout in five seconds. Since then, ‘Funky’ has been weirdly connected to the Miami native. Therefore, Daniel Cormier invited the former Bellator world champion to a podcast to discuss the upcoming welterweight bout between ‘Gamebred’ and Burns.
Marcus Brimage had another rough night at BKFC 35. ‘The Bama Beast’ returned to action on January 27, hoping to secure a win for the first time since 2014. Unfortunately for him, Trevor Loken had other plans and won his BKFC debut by knocking out Brimage in 40 seconds. The 37-year-old now holds a BKFC record of 0-1-1 after signing with the bare-knuckle promotion in 2021.
Michael Chandler discussed a potential TUF matchup against Conor McGregor. “Iron” is open to fighting “The Notorious” even at 170. Michael Chandler just laughed off Tony Ferguson’s claim that he will be coaching at The Ultimate Fighter against Conor McGregor and said it’s a no-brainer that he’s more deserving to face “The Notorious.”
Henry Cejudo wants to see Conor McGregor stay at 145 or 155 pounds when, and if, he makes his highly anticipated return to the Octagon. ‘Triple C’ is currently in the process of his own return to competition after retiring nearly three years ago. Cejudo is rumored to return at a weight class he once ruled over whereas ‘The Notorious’ hopes to capture a third UFC title in the welterweight division thanks to his newfound physique and focus on power. Cejudo sees this as a big mistake, noting McGregor’s inability to reserve energy when competing at a higher weight class.
Shamil Zavurov, the Eagle FC president and cousin of Khabib Nurmagomedov, has detailed why ‘The Eagle’ is stepping away from MMA. After retiring from the UFC in 2020, ‘The Eagle’ continued to have a significant influence in MMA as a coach and promoter. Earlier this month, the former UFC lightweight champion announced he wanted to dedicate more time to his family. Zavurov recently spoke with a reporter in Russian to discuss Nurmagomedov’s decision. He had this to say:
Jorge Masvidal apparently tried to make a fight with Conor McGregor happen – but the Irishman seemingly turned it down. Masvidal hasn’t competed inside the Octagon since his loss to Colby Covington last year, marking his third-straight defeat inside the Octagon. Now, “Gamebred” is preparing to return to fighting action against Gilbert Burns this April.
An undercard amateur bout generated quite a buzz on the internet after it ended with a nasty KO. Flyweight fighter Joe Perez knocked his opponent out via head kick in Round 1. Fans in attendance at the Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio were stunned after an amateur undercard bout at Fury FC 73 ended in a nasty knockout. It wasn’t as big as Leon Edwards’ head kick KO win over Kamaru Usman at UFC 278 but flyweight fighter Joe Perez put Drew Lopez to sleep by hitting him with the same technique that saw his opponent’s head snapping backward.
Laura Sanko is making her UFC commentary debut at UFC Vegas 68. On February 4, Sanko’s hard work and dedication will be rewarded by becoming the second female UFC commentator in promotional history. The first woman to commentate a UFC event was Kathy Long, who appeared at UFC 1 alongside Bill Wallace and Jim Brown. The UFC released an official statement about Sanko that read:
Logan Paul revealed the details behind the “major announcement” he teased alongside UFC president Dana White. Fresh off of his return to the squared circle at WWE’s annual Royal Rumble event on Saturday, the social media sensation announced that his PRIME Energy drink will now be the official sports drink of the UFC.
Oscar De La Hoya would “love” to speak to free agent Francis Ngannou in regard to a potential boxing career. Ngannou once ruled as the heavyweight champion of the UFC, before contract disputes with the Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion began. Unfortunately, the two sides were unable to come to a resolution.
Exclusive: Randy Couture On Francis Ngannou Leaving The UFC: ‘Francis Is Doing What He Thinks Is Best For His Career’
What does the future look like for Francis Ngannou?. Nobody knows for sure what the former UFC Heavyweight Champion will end up doing after his departure from MMA’s premier organization earlier this month. Boxing? PFL? Bellator? BKFC? There’s a lot of different routes that Ngannou in this next chapter of his career, which leaves Randy Couture to believe the possibilities are endless for the hot free agent.
Dana White has responded to the backlash of his Power Slap League. The UFC-associated slap-fighting league has received tons of negative feedback since launching. Earlier this month, former UFC fighter Eric Spicely revealed that he was offered $2k to show and another $2k if he won. Since Spicely’s claims, the Power Slap backlash has been refueled, including one fan on Instagram saying:
Daniel Cormier weighed in on Israel Adesanya’s seemingly abrupt decision to rematch Alex Pereira. DC shared his bold speculation that it could be because of Jamahal Hill. Daniel Cormier reckoned that Israel Adesanya rightfully deserves a rematch with Alex Pereira. But on the other hand, “DC” thinks Izzy felt the pressure to do it sooner rather than later because of the emergence of Jamahal Hill.
Jorge Masvidal will be making his long-awaited return to the UFC against Gilbert Burns at UFC 287. One of the biggest stars in the UFC, Jorge Masvidal is finally getting ready to return to action. The former welterweight title contender will be facing another title contender, Gilbert Burns as the co-main event of the upcoming UFC 287 event. It has been almost a year since the last time Masvidal fought inside the Octagon. A lot has been happening in his private life that has kept him from competing.
Aljamain Sterling is set to undergo stem cell treatment for a bicep injury that has been bothering him. Sterling has been dealing with a torn left bicep that is keeping him out of the Octagon, and from a much discussed clash with former division king Henry Cejudo, who is returning from retirement.