Topuria Thanks Topuria For Being So Great

It’s been a long hard road to the top, and Ilia Topuria would like to thank the person who was instrumental in getting him there: Ilia Topuria. The UFC featherweight champion wrote a glowing love letter to himself on Instagram, and we gotta say this isn’t going to help his reputation amongst critics who think…

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Hill: Meniscus, ACL injuries led to UFC 303 WD

Andreas Hale, ESPNJun 15, 2024, 11:47 AM ET Open Extended Reactions UFC 303 underwent a major overhaul once it was revealed that Conor McGregor had sustained injuries that would not allow him to face Michael Chandler. But he wasn’t the only fighter dealing with injuries as former UFC light heavyweight champion Jamahal Hill was also…

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UFC Vegas 93, Silva vs. Sonnen 3, and Tank vs. Martin post-fight show: Reaction to Tatsuro Taira, Gervonta Davis’ brutal finishes

Tatsuro Taira and Gervonta Davis ended their respective main event bouts without the need of the judges, with Taira earning a second-round TKO victory in the main event of UFC Vegas 93, while Davis delivered a thunderous knockout of Frank Martin in the eighth round of their boxing match in Las Vegas. Meanwhile, longtime competitive…

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UFC Vegas 93 Results, play-by-play

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Las Vegas and the UFC APEX this weekend (Sat., June 15, 2024) with UFC Vegas 93 mixed martial arts (MMA) event. The event was streamed LIVE on ESPN and ESPN+. The main event featured hot Flyweight prospect Tatsuro Taira taking on Alex Perez (who KO’d Matheus Nicolau inside…

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Chimaev off UFC’s Saudi Arabia card with illness

Andreas Hale, ESPNJun 13, 2024, 07:22 PM ET Open Extended Reactions The highly anticipated return of Khamzat Chimaev will have to wait. The undefeated fighter was set to headline the UFC’s first event in Saudi Arabia on June 22 against former champion Robert Whittaker. However, UFC president Dana White announced Thursday that Chimaev has been…

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McGregor injured, won’t return for UFC 303 card

Brett Okamoto, ESPN Staff WriterJun 13, 2024, 10:57 PM ET Close MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Open Extended Reactions Conor McGregor will no longer fight Michael Chandler at UFC 303 on June 29 in Las Vegas, UFC president Dana White said Thursday night. McGregor (22-6) was…

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UFC Vegas 93 “Prelims” Headliner Canceled

The hits keep coming. During the early morning UFC Vegas 93 weigh-ins this morning (Fri., Jun. 14, 2024), UFC announced that Flyweight bout Tagir Ulanbekov vs. Joshua Van has been canceled. Ulbenkov missed weight by a whopping 3.5 lbs, coming in at 129.5 – while Van successfully made weight at 125.5. Watch the Russian miss…

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