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Robert Whittaker in surgery with hernia issue, out of UFC 234 main event bout with Kelvin Gastelum

UFC’s first pay-per-view of 2019 has taken a major hit. Robert Whittaker has been withdrawn from his first-ever title defense on home soil after experiencing a hernia in his abdomen late last night. Brett Okamoto of ESPN first reported the…

UFC signs undefeated lightweight Rafael Fiziev

Kyrgyzstan’s Rafael Fiziev, an undefeated lightweight known for his high-octane offense, is the latest addition to the UFC’s roster. Fiziev’s manager, Sayat Abdrakhmanov, announced the news via an Instagram post. The video (see below) shows Fiziev’s reaction to the famous UFC…

Former champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk planning strawweight return

It looks like the UFC strawweight division could get much more interesting in the coming months. Joanna Jedrzejczyk is known for being the former champion of the division and for being on top of it for years after taking the…

Craig Jones praises Robert Whittaker, predicts first-round heel hook at UFC 234

Craig Jones is predicting a quick submission win for Robert Whittaker at UFC 234. Jones, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Lachlan Giles, is based in Melbourne, Australia, where he trains at the Absolute MMA Academy. On Wednesday, Whittaker completed a…

Former Invicta FC flyweight champion Barb Honchak released from the UFC

Once the flyweight cast of The Ultimate Fighter season 26 was revealed in 2017, all mixed martial arts fans familiar with the division were happy to see the name “Barb Honchak” on that list. In 2013-2014, Honchak was the Invicta…

Brett Johns announces knee injury; upcoming MRI

Talented UFC bantamweight, Brett Johns, has suffered a knee injury. Johns released a statement on Instagram detailing that he has suffered a ‘knee injury’ in training last week. As such, the Swansea, Wales, native will be undergoing an MRI to…

Thomas Almeida releases statement regarding UFC 235 withdrawal

Thomas Almeida is dealing with the ‘biggest challenge of his career,’ and it’s not inside the cage. Almeida recently withdrew from his scheduled bout with Marlon Vera at UFC 235 after discovering worsening problems with his vision. The 27-year-old bantamweight…

Alberto Mina considering moving weight classes, wants to be more active in 2019

Alberto Mina is ready to return to the UFC’s octagon in March or April this year. The Brazilian welterweight has been with the UFC since 2014 but has only made it to the cage on four occasions thus far. Most…

Dana White: NSAC sanctions for verbal antagonization would be ‘insane’ and ‘unconstitutional’

Earlier this week, the Nevada State Athletic Commission hinted that they are currently considering sanctions for “unacceptable” language in the lead-up to mixed martial arts events. This development comes after the commission handed down penalties to both Conor McGregor and…

Holly Holm withdraws from UFC 235 fight with Aspen Ladd due to contract negotiations

While it may have been missed by many because of the buzz around the main event and co-main event, the UFC 235 press conference saw one important fight for the women’s bantamweight division canceled. Aspen Ladd and Holly Holm were…