John Lineker sees himself as one fight away from the title, dismisses Petr Yan fight for now

UFC bantamweight contender John Lineker believes that T.J. Dillashaw’s recent suspension and subsequent abdication of the UFC’s bantamweight title will benefit the division, and will finally allow the top contenders the fight for the belt. On March 20, Dillashaw announced…

Yoel Romero wants the middleweight title before moving to light heavyweight

Despite talks of him moving up to light heavyweight, Yoel Romero still plans on winning a title at 185 pounds first. Romero is scheduled to face Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza on April 27 at UFC on ESPN 3 in Sunrise, Florida.…

Pedro Munhoz explains why he deserves bantamweight title fight with Marlon Moraes

In Pedro Munhoz’s last trip to the Octagon, he knocked out Cody Garbrandt in a wild brawl at UFC 235. That performance capped a three-fight win streak and catapulted him towards the top of the bantamweight division. Just recently that…

Greg Hardy on dealing with public criticism: “I’m not here to win people over, I’m here to win fights”

Greg Hardy’s intentions are not to be mistaken. The former NFL star is not at all interested in winning a popularity contest; he’s solely focused on winning fights and being the best mixed martial artist that he can be. Hardy (3-1)…

Ben Nguyen: ‘Give us an answer’ on status of UFC flyweight division

Ben Nguyen was one of the many victims of the UFC’s purging of the flyweight division. “Ben 10” started his UFC tenure by compiling a promising 4-1 record, with three of his wins coming by stoppage. But after two straight…

Garry Tonon explains ‘different mentality’ before ONE Championship: A New Era

Grappling sensation Garry Tonon made the transition to mixed martial arts in March of last year. Since doing so, “The Lion Killer” has gone 3-0 under the ONE Championship banner and finished every opponent. Almost a year to the day…

Bibiano Fernandes reflects on Kevin Belingon rematch, training with Demetrious Johnson

Ahead of ONE Championship: A New Era which takes place March 31 in Japan, former bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes still doesn’t seem to agree with the decision that saw him lose his title. Fernandes (22-4) suffered his first loss since…

Luke Rockhold poses ‘threat’ to Jon Jones at light heavyweight, teammate Aung La N Sang says

With Daniel Cormier now the reigning heavyweight champion and Alexander Gustafsson recently losing his second attempt at UFC 232, the general belief seems to be there are no real threats to Jon Jones (24-1-1) at light heavyweight, especially given the way…

Aung La N Sang talks Ken Hasegawa rematch at ONE Championship: A New Era

ONE Championship middleweight and light heavyweight champion Aung La N Sang plans on defending his titles for a while. The Myanmar native (24-10) will be defending his 185-pound title for the third time in a rematch against Ken Hasegawa (16-3-1)…

Steven Peterson: Luis Peña ‘making a big mistake’ by dropping to featherweight

Steven Peterson (17-7) is a rising prospect in the UFC’s featherweight division. The 28-year-old is scheduled to make his third promotional appearance against popular lightweight, Luis “Violent Bob Ross” Pena, at UFC Fight Night 148 in Nashville on March 23.…