Month: August 2020

Maki Pitolo (184.5) vs Impa Kasanganay (185.5) Alessio Di Chirico (184) vs Zak Cummings (185) Alex Caceres (145) vs Austin Springer (151)* MORE UFC VEGAS 8: Significant Stats | Fight By Fight Breakdown | Neil Magny Returns | Ji Yeon Kim Stays Calm | Zak Cummings Rebounds | Fighters On The Rise | Grasso Feels Like Magic | Free Fights: Smith vs
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Fedor Emelianenko announced over the weekend that his coach and father figure, Vladimir Mikhailovich Voronov, has died. Emelianenko took to Instagram to pay tribute to his late coach. “My coach Vladimir Mikhailovich Voronov died,” Fedor wrote on Instagram (via Google Translate). “From childhood, Vladimir was part of a family, a demanding mentor. He was always
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Brock Lesnar is officially a free agent. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight champion has cut ties with WWE according to PW Insider, which was later confirmed by ESPN. Per the reports, the two sides had been working relentlessly to reach terms on a contract extension but ultimately failed to do so. As a
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Watch Augusto Sakai blast his way into the UFC [embedded content] Augusto Sakai earned a UFC contract with his knockout performance on the debut episode of the Brazilian season of Dana White’s Contender Series, where he stopped Marcos Conrado. After winning his first four UFC bouts, Sakai next faces Alistair Overeem in the UFC Vegas
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4:34 PM ET A UFC prospect has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time this month, pulling him out of a bout. Ion Cutelaba received the positive test result on Saturday, his manager, Thiago Okamura, told ESPN. Cutelaba’s bout against Magomed Ankalaev, scheduled for Saturday night at UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Rakic in
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Stepping in on short notice against a former title challenger is a tall task, one that Bill Algeo absolutely was up to. Algeo and Ricardo Lamas went three hard-fought rounds, but it was a gritty performance in the final frame that secured Lamas his 11th UFC victory. Lamas and Algeo exchanged at a fever pitch
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Event: UFC Vegas 9: “Overeem vs. Sakai”Date: Sat., Sept. 5, 2020Location: UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NevadaBroadcast: ESPN+ (5pm/8pm ET) UFC Vegas 9 Main Event on ESPN+: 265 lbs.: Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai UFC Vegas 9 Main Card, Prelims on ESPN+: 135 lbs.: Macy Chiasson vs. Sijara Eubanks135 lbs.: Julia Avila vs. Nicco Montano125
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UFC light heavyweight Aleksandar Rakic has been rising up the division rankings since his UFC debut back in 2017. Rakic faces Anthony Smith on Saturday, August 29. Subscribe to get all the latest UFC content: http://bit.ly/2uJRzRR Experience UFC live with UFC FIGHT PASS, the digital subscription service of the UFC. Visit https://ufcfightpass.com/ To order UFC
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UFC bantamweight star Sean O’Malley has seen a completely different side of MMA fans. As long as they’re contributing to his bottom line, he doesn’t care. On his YouTube channel, which currently has 191,000 subscribers, O’Malley responded to critics of his claim of superiority over Marlon Vera following a loss at UFC 252, declaring himself
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UFC rookie Bill Algeo made quite an impression in his Octagon debut, pushing longtime featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas to the limit before “The Bully” came out in the third round and won an exciting unanimous decision.  Scores were 29-27 across the board for Lamas, now 20-8. Algeo, who replaced Ryan Hall on short notice, falls to
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UFC Vegas 8 went down last night (Sat. Aug. 29, 2020) inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, wrapping up a busy month for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). In the main event of the evening, Aleksandar Rakic took home a unanimous decision win over former title contender, Anthony Smith (highlights). In the co-headlining act, Neil
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