Anthony Smith doesn’t enjoy having idle time on his hands. The one-time UFC title challenger remains a top ranked light heavyweight while also spending time on his Sirius XM radio show, co-hosting the Believe You Me podcast with Michael Bisping and serving as an analyst on numerous UFC broadcasts. That’s not even mentioning that he’s
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10:19 PM ET The first-ever quadrilogy fight in UFC history will take place early next year in South America. Deiveson Figueiredo will defend his flyweight belt against former champion and current interim champ Brandon Moreno at UFC 283 on Jan. 21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, multiple sources confirmed to ESPN on Monday. Figueiredo, who
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Oleinik and Latifi were originally scheduled to face each other in March, but the day of the event, Latifi withdrew from the fight due to illness, so the bout was rescheduled two weeks later at UFC 273. However, Latifi withdrew again, and Oleinik faced Jared Vanderaa, winning via scarf hold at 3:39 of the first
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Sean O’Malley declares Conor Mcgregor the G.O.A.T. The conversation about who is the G.O.A.T. (greatest of all time) of mixed martial arts has been going on since before MMA was actually mixed martial arts. In the beginning, the argument was centered around which traditional martial art was superior. The Ultimate Fighting Championship was built on
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PRELIMS Heavyweight Bout: Ilir Latifi (253) vs Aleksei Oleinik (254) Lightweight Bout: Joaquim Silva (155) vs Jesse Ronson (155.5) Middleweight Bout: Krzysztof Jotko (185.5) vs Brendan Allen (186) FIGHT WEEK INTERVIEWS: Mike Davis | Mackenzie Dern | Tabatha Ricci | Randy Brown | Sodiq Yusuff | Brendan Allen | Randy Costa | Xiaonan Yan Light Heavyweight Bout:
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Bo Nickal’s highly anticipated UFC career may end before it has even begun, should the UFC put him anywhere but the main card. The NCAA Division I champion has kicked the UFC’s doors down, rather than walk through them like most. A two-time winner of Dana Whites Contender Series, he now has a date to
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Bo Nickal feels he’s ready for Khazmat Chimaev right away. The newest member of Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) roster hasn’t even fought for five minutes in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career as a whole. After Nickal made his initial callout of Chimaev following his contract-winning performance last week (Sept. 27, 2022), Chimaev hit the
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Wanderlei Silva loses Brazilian Congressional election Mixed martial arts legend Wanderlei Silva officially announced his retirement from MMA on September 1, but took a loss on Sunday in the Brazilian political arena. Silva ran for the office of ‘Federal Deputy for Paraná, one of the 26 states in Brazil, as a member of the far-right Progressive
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On the fast track to that goal after winning her first six UFC bouts, the Liaoning native hit a roadblock in her last two fights, as she was stopped by current strawweight champion Carla Esparza and then lost a split decision to fellow contender Marina Rodriguez. Now she needs to right her ship by beating
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