T.J. Dillashaw Speaks on Importance of Fighters Aligning With Brands Outside of Competition
August 23, 2018 (07:15) [ Indexed from Sherdog.com
When the Ultimate Fighting Championship partnered with Reebok as its official provider of fighter apparel, many fighters expressed their disappointment as the deal meant a loss of sponsorship income since they would no longer be allowed to wear branded gear inside the Octagon. The deal forced fighters to search for alternate ways to make sponsorship money on the side. UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw recently spoke to the International Business Times about his partnership with Sanabul "- a producer of fight gear "- and why other fighters should align themselves with brands particularly when they are not fighting and earning money. More...
UFC President Dana White Will Continue to Criticize His Fighters' Performances 'If They Deserve It'
August 22, 2018 (06:45) [ Indexed from Sherdog.com
It might not come as a surprise to hear that Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White doesnt intend to hold back his criticism of fighters if he feels it is warranted. White is a unique character in that he is the public figurehead of the largest MMA promotion in the world but at times finds himself at loggerheads with fighters on a raft of issues including weight cutting, performance inside the Octagon or a fighters personal life. More...
Kamaru Usman Compares Darren Tills Weight Struggles With Anthony Johnson
August 21, 2018 (09:00) [ Indexed from Sherdog.com
Kamaru Usman has been officially named by the Ultimate Fighting Championship as a back-up for the UFC 228s welterweight title fight between the current champion Tyron Woodley and Liverpool, Englands Darren Till. Usman was a recent guest on The MMA Hour and was asked about his status as a replacement for both fighters before stating his belief that Till would struggle again to make weight. More...
Michael Chandler 'Would Love to Finish That Trilogy' with Eddie Alvarez
August 21, 2018 (08:45) [ Indexed from Sherdog.com
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator MMA lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is officially a free agent after his rematch with Dustin Poirier last month. Alvarez headed into the fight with Poirier knowing it would be his last contracted bout and told reporters before that fight that he was confident of eventually negotiating a deal that suits him after turning down a contract offer from the UFC earlier in the year. More...
Demetrious Johnson Endorses Dillashaw-Cejudo Superfight
August 17, 2018 (08:30) [ Indexed from Sherdog.com
Former flyweight king Demetrious Johnson has been the most dominant champion in Ultimate Fighting Championship history recording 11 consecutive title defenses. Until he lost to Henry Cejudo earlier this month at UFC 227, Johnson was the only fighter to hold the belt since the 125-pound weight class was introduced into the UFC back in 2012. More...
One Championship 'Conquest of Heroes' Lineup Announced for Sept. 22
August 16, 2018 (22:45) [ Indexed from Sherdog.com
One Championship just announced its return to Indonesia on Thursday, as they prepare for their Conquest of Heroes card set for Sept. 22 in Jakarta, featuring a highly anticipated strawweight title fight rematch. Reigning promotional strawweight champion Yoshitaka Naito will rematch Joshua Pacio in the main event. More...
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