12:27 AM ET LAS VEGAS — The UFC inducted MMA’s version of “The Odd Couple” into its Hall of Fame on Thursday, as former titleholders Daniel Cormier and Khabib Nurmagomedov officially joined its Modern Wing. Cormier and Nurmagomedov were both in attendance on Thursday inside T-Mobile Arena. Cormier, 43, is a former two-weight champion in
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One look at the Instagram page of “The Tarantula,” and you’ll see a young man taking advantage of everything life has to offer. And he’s not about to start changing that philosophy now. “You only live once, you gotta make it fun,” said Turner, who has a different type of fun scheduled for this weekend
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Champ Israel Adesanya shoots hoops and gets pranked. Champion Alexander Volkanovski and rival Max Holloway both question their travel plans. Sean O’Malley uses breath to stay focused. The Anzac athletes hit the PI. UFC 276 is on Saturday, July 2. Subscribe to get all the latest UFC content: http://bit.ly/2uJRzRR Experience UFC live with UFC FIGHT
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Max Holloway discusses his wedding, why he missed out on his last fight with Alexander Volkanovski, why he hasn’t watched Volkanovski’s last fight, his thoughts on open scoring, recent weight cuts, if Charles Oliveira should have been stripped of his belt, and more. Subscribe to MMA Fighting on YouTube: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Subscribe to The MMA Hour
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2:45 PM ET Valerie Loureda, a top women’s MMA prospect with Bellator, has signed a multiyear contract with WWE, she told ESPN on Wednesday. Loureda, 23, said she’ll move to Orlando from Miami and report to the WWE Performance Center on July 19. She’ll remain under contract with Bellator, the promotion told ESPN in a
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If Israel Adesanya expects a different outcome in an MMA fight against Alex Pereira, the former two-division GLORY champion says he’s in for a rude awakening. Ahead of UFC 276, Adesanya addressed a potential rematch with Pereira — who defeated him twice in kickboxing — stating that MMA doesn’t have “big pillow gloves” like kickboxing
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Ultimately, Holloway says he hopes to one day find himself in the conversation amongst the greats like Anderson Silva, Georges St-Pierre and Royce Gracie – icons in consideration for MMA’s Mount Rushmore. Holloway’s resume already boasts the attributes you want to see from the legends. Things like his legendary 13-fight win streak (including two over
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Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway has responded to Khabib Nurmagomedov‘s prediction for this weekend’s co-main event. At Saturday’s UFC 276 pay-per-view, Holloway will look to add the first blemish to reigning 145-pound titleholder Alexander Volkanovski’s UFC record at the third time of trying. “Blessed” perhaps came the closest of anyone in the pair’s first
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Jon Jones is expected to make his heavyweight debut later this year. But whether or not the former light heavyweight titleholder draws former division champion Stipe Miocic or current 265-pound kingpin Francis Ngannou remains to be seen. If retired middleweight Michael Bisping was calling the shots, it would be “The Predator.” Because it may prove
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4:59 PM ET Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. — Cain Velasquez, the former UFC heavyweight champion accused of trying to kill the man he claims molested his 4-year-old son, is suing the man and his family who own a day care where the alleged molestation occurred. Velasquez was arrested in San Jose, California, last February
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Sean Strickland isn’t blind to the UFC’s intentions with his matchup against Alex Pereira. Strickland is set to meet the former two-division GLORY kickboxing champion on Saturday at UFC 276. The controversial American is a perfect 5-0 since moving up to 185 pounds and is currently MMA Fighting’s No. 8 ranked middleweight in the world.
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