Tyron Woodley Claims He Won't Fight Kamaru Usman if Till Misses Weight
August 28, 2018 (07:45) [ Indexed from Sherdog.com
Due to some high-profile fighter withdrawals this year in pay-per-view events, Ultimate Fighting Championship brass are finally listening to fans by implementing some contingency plans in an effort to save future fights, starting with UFC 228s welterweight title fight between the champion Tyrone Woodley and his challenger, Liverpools Darren Till. Or so it seems. More...
'Kid' Yamamoto Reveals He Is Battling Cancer
August 26, 2018 (15:00) [ Indexed from Sherdog.com
Mixed martial arts legend Norifumi Yamamoto has announced that he is battling cancer. The man nicknamed "Kid," a former K-1 HEROES tournament champion and veteran of Shooto, Dream and the Ultimate Fighting Championship, made the announcement in an Instagram post on Sunday. More...
Cody Garbrandt Reveals How His Brother Saved Him From Committing Suicide in High School
August 24, 2018 (07:00) [ Indexed from Sherdog.com
Cody Garbrandt has made a very successful career for himself in mixed martial arts. The 27 year-old entered the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2015 with a perfect 5-0 record and worked his way through the bantamweight division, remaining undefeated on his way to taking the title from Dominick Cruz. Garbrandt revealed to I am Second recently how none of his success in MMA would have been possible if it wasnt for the love and support he received from his older brother Zach earlier in his life. More...
Tony Ferguson vs. Anthony Pettis Added to UFC 229
August 24, 2018 (06:00) [ Indexed from Sherdog.com
Add Tony Ferguson vs. Anthony Pettis to the growing list of crucial lightweight matchups, as the two will fight on the same card as the 155-pound title fight between current champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and former title holder Conor McGregor. More...
Karl Roberson vs. Jack Marshman Added to UFC 230 in New York City
August 23, 2018 (20:45) [ Indexed from Sherdog.com
An intriguing middleweight matchup has been added to UFC 230 in New York City, with Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series standout Karl Roberson taking on former Cage Warriors Fighting Championship champion Jack Marshman set to throw down on Nov. 3, the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced on Thursday More...
Carlo Pedersoli Jr. Steps in for Neil Magny, Faces Alex Olivieira At UFC Sao Paulo
August 23, 2018 (18:00) [ Indexed from Sherdog.com
It didnt take long for the Ultimate Fighting Championship to find a new opponent for Alex Oliveira at UFC Fight Night 137. Oliveira was originally scheduled to fight Neil Magny in Sao Paulo. Magny, however, pulled out of the bout to face Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC Fight Night 140 on Nov. 17. Now, Carlo Pedersoli Jr. has stepped up to face Oliveira on Sept. 22. The matchup was first reported by Brazilian website Combate, but Sherdogs own source has confirmed the report. More...
Jimi Manuwa says Thiago Santos Needs to Be Taught Some Respect
August 23, 2018 (09:15) [ Indexed from Sherdog.com
Britains Jimi Manuwa was scheduled to fight Glover Teixeira next month at UFC Fight Night 137 in a light heavyweight bout before injury forced the Brazilian off the card. With Teixeiras withdrawal, Ultimate Fighting Championship matchmakers offered a replacement in the form of heavy hitting middleweight Thiago Santos which Manuwa initially declined before having a change of heart after some trash talk from Santos. More...
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...
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