Sam Alvey excited to fight on first pay-per-view at UFC 234, hopes to emulate Dan Henderson

Light heavyweight Sam Alvey (33-11-1) will be competing in his 17th UFC fight when he faces Jim Crute on short-notice at UFC 234 in Melbourne, Australia this weekend. That means he averages over four fights a year as he enters…

Gordon Ryan injured; out of combat jiu-jitsu match with Fabricio Werdum

Gordon Ryan has provided an update regarding his recent injury, and it’s not good news. Ryan posted an Instagram story on Tuesday night explaining that he has torn his LCL and “badly strained” his biceps femoris tendon (a tendon located…

Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum is the UFC’s secret dream fight

At first glance, Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum is an odd title fight. The challenger holds a 5-1 record at middleweight, but most of those wins came against rickety husks of ex-legends. He starched an aging Michael Bisping and outpointed…

Jihin Radzuan talks about upcoming fight with Gina Iniong in Bangkok

Jihin Radzuan speaks with John Hyon Ko before her bout with Gina Iniong at ONE: Clash of Legends in Bangkok.

Bellator Newcastle: What You Need to Know

Bellator MMA continues its European expansion this weekend, bringing a card stacked with local talent to Newcastle, England. The promotion brings 17-fight event to the United Kingdom, four bouts of which will take place on the main card. The preliminary…

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…

No time like the present: Nadia Kassem isn’t your next ‘Plain Jane Aussie’

For young fighters that are starting their careers, timing is truly everything. As everyone is different, it means that some progress faster or slower than others. Sometimes a fighter may be fast-tracked when they should have taken it slower, perhaps…

Jose “Shorty” Torres draws Amir Albazi in BRAVE CF debut

Jose “Shorty” Torres was one of the first UFC flyweights to have been cut by the promotion, but he was also one of the first to sign with a new promotion. Torres signed with BRAVE CF, a Bahrainian-based MMA promotion,…

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…

Whiteware collide down under at UFC 234: Whittaker vs. Gastelum

Other than the UFC returning to put on another spectacle this weekend for UFC 234, what’s there to like about Melbourne, Australia? Considering I’m no tour guide, I have no idea – but I do know that half-cast Kiwi/Ozzie battler…

Breaking down Marlon Moraes’ first-round submission win over Raphael Assuncao

It must be a huge relief to UFC and ESPN executives alike that both of the ESPN cards have lived up to the hype. The UFC on ESPN debut was an incredibly fun showcase of mixed martial arts talent, and…

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…

Marlon Moraes crushes Raphael Assuncao, submits him in the first round

Marlon Moraes has jumped to the top of the line in the UFC’s bantamweight division after submitting Raphael Assuncao in the first round at UFC Fight Night 144. Most people were expecting this rematch to be somewhat of a slow,…