Matt Mitrione hated his training camp for Friday’s matchup with Ryan Bader. Hated it. He actually called the last couple months “miserable.” But when you’re one win away from a spot in the finals of Bellator’s Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament, you have to be willing to do whatever it takes. “It was so much wrestling.
Dillon Danis, Conor McGregor‘s teammate and one of his cornermen for his fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov last Saturday at UFC 229, has been accused of calling Nurmagomedov an anti-Muslim slur following Nurmagomedov’s victory over McGregor in Las Vegas. A brawl broke out immediately after the fight, when Nurmagomedov jumped over the cage and confronted Danis.
Kevin Lee and Al Iaquinta will square off in the main event of UFC on FOX 31: Milwaukee on Dec. 15 in a battle of top UFC lightweight contenders. The news, first reported by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, was made official by the UFC on Wednesday night. The matchup is a rematch from UFC 169 in
After much drama, fans finally know who will be headlining UFC 230 in November at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Daniel Cormier will put his heavyweight belt on the line against Derrick Lewis. Cormier, who also holds the UFC’s light heavyweight title, previously said WWE Superstar Brock Lesnar would be his next opponent.
Dustin Poirier had to pull out of his scheduled lightweight bout with Nate Diaz at UFC 230 because of an undisclosed injury, sources told ESPN. Daniel Cormier will defend his heavyweight title against Derrick Lewis in the main event of UFC 230 on Nov. 3 in New York, UFC president Dana White told ESPN. Former
Former UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic says he spoke to the promotion about stepping in to bolster a UFC 230 event on Nov. 3 in New York, but was never offered a rematch against Daniel Cormier. Daniel Cormier will defend his heavyweight title against Derrick Lewis in the main event of UFC 230 on Nov.
The UFC has booked a heavyweight title fight between champion Daniel Cormier and Derrick Lewis to headline its UFC 230 pay-per-view event on Nov. 3 in New York. UFC president Dana White broke the news to ESPN on Tuesday, and Cormier confirmed it to ESPN. The heavyweight fight will take place on the UFC’s annual
As you may have heard, last weekend’s UFC title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor didn’t end at the final bell. After submitting McGregor (21-4) in the fourth round, Nurmagomedov (27-0) left the Octagon to confront McGregor’s corner. McGregor also headed in that direction, and ended up in an altercation with several members of
Khabib Nurmagomedov received a hero’s welcome on his return to Russia after his UFC 229 victory over Conor McGregor on Saturday. Nurmagomedov, 30, was greeted by large crowds at Anzhi-arena in Makhachkala on Monday ahead of an official ceremony to mark his fourth-round stoppage of McGregor in Las Vegas. The unbeaten fighter showed off his
The UFC has opened discussions regarding a heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Derrick Lewis to headline UFC 230 on Nov. 3 in New York, according to multiple sources. If the championship bout is finalized, it would be a significant addition to the UFC’s next pay-per-view. Lewis (21-5), of Houston, is a hot commodity