UFC Announces Updates To UFC Fight Night: Ankalaev vs Walker 2

Due to injury, please note the following changes: Bassil Hafez has been removed from his welterweight fight with Preston Parsons. Replacing Hafez will be Matthew Semeslberger.  Gabriel Santos has been removed from his featherweight bout with Westin Wilson. Replacing Santos will be Dana White’s Contender Series season 7 signee Jean Silva.   Yana Santos has been removed from…

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McGregor announces June return fight; UFC mum

Brett Okamoto, ESPN Staff WriterDec 31, 2023, 01:37 PM ET Close MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Open Extended Reactions Conor McGregor intends to make his UFC return against Michael Chandler on June 29 in Las Vegas. Whether or not that actually happens still remains to be…

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The Ultimate 2023 Fight Card

Dan Hooker and Jalin Turner teamed up for a thrilling, technical, chaotic punch-up on the pay-per-view main card on Saturday night. Two of the tallest fighters in the lightweight division, the two men stayed just at the end of each other’s range for the duration, picking at each other with sniper fire and unloading bazookas…

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Where We Stand: UFC 2024 Division-By-Division Guide

Home of the biggest surprise of 2024, the women’s flyweight division has never looked more intriguing thanks to a handful of contenders coming into their own but mostly because of Alexa Grasso. Mexico’s first female champion shocked the MMA world with her submission win over longtime champ Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 285. She shocked again…

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Figgy Will Be O’Malley’s ‘Antivirus’

Former UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo made his successful debut at 135 pounds by scoring a unanimous decision win over longtime veteran Rob Font, a performance that was good enough to land the Brazilian at No. 8 in the official bantamweight rankings. Reigning 135-pound titleholder, Sean O’Malley, was not impressed. “I think that he has…

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