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Colby Covington believes Tyron Woodley will “starch” Kamaru Usman at UFC 235; wants to unify title at UFC 238

Despite being in UFC limbo, Colby Covington still holds out hope he can unify in the UFC Welterweight Championship in the near future. Covington appeared on Submission Radio and expressed his desire for a title unification bout at the recently…

Javier Mendez: Cain Velasquez’s knee injured from an illegal strike

Cain Velasquez’s return to the octagon – and subsequent knee injury at UFC on ESPN 1 – is one of UFC’s surprising moments that wasn’t that surprising. The injury-riddled heavyweight was officially given a loss due by way of knockout,…

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Israel Adesanya booked for interim title fight at UFC 236

A middleweight interim title fight between Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya has been booked for UFC 236. Earlier today, Brett Okamoto of ESPN reported that Dana White has confirmed that a matchup between Gastelum and Adesanya will take place on…

Israel Adesanya calls for Whittaker to be stripped, and title fight with Gastelum

The middleweight division is one of the most crowded in the UFC, and that status was only cemented by the results of UFC 234, which saw Israel Adesanya remain undefeated and move ever closer to fighting for a title. The…

Dana White: ‘If Robert Whittaker recovers fast, we will book Kelvin Gastelum fight again quickly’

Robert Whittaker’s withdrawal from UFC 234 has thrown a spanner in the works at middleweight, but it all depends on how quickly he can recover from today’s surgery. Whittaker, the UFC’s middleweight champion, was not medically cleared to compete –…

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 Robert Whittaker has been withdrawn from his first-ever title defense on home soil after experiencing a hernia in his abdomen late last night.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…