UFC and Howler Head Extend Global Partnership

The renewal builds upon the relationship UFC and Howler Head originally formed in 2021 when Howler Head became UFC’s first-ever Official Flavored Whiskey Partner.  Since then, Howler Head has become one of the fastest-growing whiskey brands in the world due to its unique flavor profile and by effectively leveraging the massive global reach and increasing…

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MVP Accepts Garry’s UFC 303 Callout

Ian Machado Garry and Michael ‘Venom’ Page are both looking for opponents to fight this summer, so why not each other? Garry had hoped to fight Colby Covington in the co-main of UFC 303 (aka the Conor McGregor comeback card). Covington is still recovering from a broken foot, so Ian is now casting a wider…

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Michael Chandler Never Wavered

“I’m a guy that likes to stay busy, but it’s been one of the most fruitful times of my life. Honestly, I was just chasing happiness, joy, and spending time with my family,” Chandler told UFC.com. “Being able to step back to gain some clarity on where I stand and my passion for competition was…

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Middleweight Contenders Robert Whittaker And Khamzat Chimaev Collide At UFC’s Debut Event In Saudi Arabia

UFC FIGHT NIGHT: WHITTAKER vs CHIMAEV tickets are on sale now via webook. Former middleweight champion Whittaker (26-7-0, fighting out of New South Wales, Australia) returns to the Octagon® with the aim to continue his winning streak in the much-anticipated Riyadh bout against Khamzat Chimaev. A professional MMA fighter since 2009, Whittaker made his mark…

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UFC, BKFC veteran Geane Herrera dead at 33

UFC and BKFC veteran Geane Herrera has died at the age of 33. BKFC officials confirmed the news on Monday along with a GoFundMe set up by Herrera’s family to help with funeral expenses following his tragic death. Herrera reportedly died following a motorcycle accident in Tampa, Fla. “Our family is devastated by the tragic…

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Will Usyk-Fury 2 Outcome Be Any Different?

There was plenty of combat action to go around this past weekend for everyone to enjoy. Bellator Paris saw Patchy Mix retain his Bantamweight title by narrowly defeating Magomed Magomedov, while Cedric Doumbe scored a spectacular knockout win over Jaleel Willis (see it again here). Then, at UFC Vegas 92, Lerone Murphy secured the biggest…

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Adrian Yanez Is Searching For More

“Initially, it was nerve wracking,” said Yanez. “So I had to go back and start film studying myself and see where I needed to be better. But that also lit a fire underneath my butt and honestly made me get tighter. I started working on a lot more things just on me, on my level….

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Ex-UFC stars Silva and Sonnen to box next month

Brett Okamoto, ESPN Staff WriterMay 19, 2024, 09:18 PM ET Close MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Open Extended Reactions One of the greatest rivalries in mixed martial arts history will recommence next month. Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will face Chael Sonnen in a boxing…

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Is He Back? McGregor Nearly Destroys Sparring Partner

Conor McGregor’s record-breaking comeback fight is just six weeks away and the former UFC double champion is ramping up his efforts in training. That’s probably why “Notorious” nearly destroyed a teammate during a recent sparring session. It’s been almost three years since the last time fight fans saw McGregor step foot inside of the Octagon….

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Prelim Results | UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs Murphy

The second fight of the afternoon took place in the bantamweight division, as Kleydson Rodrigues and Alatengheili locked up in a clash of fighters looking to get back into the win column. Alatangheili controlled the majority of the opening round from top position, kicking out Rodrigues’ plant leg after catching a kick, chasing him to the…

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Rountree took banned substance, out of UFC 303

Andreas Hale, ESPNMay 18, 2024, 08:17 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Khalil Rountree is out of his UFC 303 co-main event fight with former UFC light heavyweight champion Jamahal Hill. According to Rountree, he unintentionally took a banned substance and immediately took it upon himself to report it Senior Vice President of Anti-doping compliance, Jeff…

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UFC 303 Loses Rountree

UFC 303 has lost its co-main event. Yesterday (Sat., May 18, 2024), during UFC Vegas 92, Khalil Rountree Jr. took to his Instagram to deliver some devasting news: He has been temporarily suspended because of a banned substance and is out of his upcoming fight against Jamahal Hill, which was supposed to be the co-main…

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