4:59 PM ET Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. — Cain Velasquez, the former UFC heavyweight champion accused of trying to kill the man he claims molested his 4-year-old son, is suing the man and his family who own a day care where the alleged molestation occurred. Velasquez was arrested in San Jose, California, last February
Month: June 2022
Kevin Holland has the perfect opponent for Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone after UFC 276. As of late, Cerrone has struggled to get back into the Octagon as his past several bookings against Joe Lauzon have fallen through. With his latest bout against Lauzon at UFC Austin again being scrapped, UFC President Dana White suggests they are
UFC middleweight title challenger Jared Cannonier has a polite word for being chosen by champ Israel Adesanya for a title shot at UFC 276: intriguing. “It is intriguing to see the champ is picking and choosing his fights,” Cannonier told reporters at a media day for Saturday’s pay-per-view event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Jon Jones is expected to make his heavyweight debut later this year. But whether or not the former light heavyweight titleholder draws former division champion Stipe Miocic or current 265-pound kingpin Francis Ngannou remains to be seen. If retired middleweight Michael Bisping was calling the shots, it would be “The Predator.” Because it may prove
It might be an understatement to say the UFC has some questionable rankings. You would expect rankings to be questionable as they are subjective; however, in this column, I will point out rankings that I think are glaring mistakes. I will also analyze significant movement in the rankings that I agree with. Editorial Commentary by
By Nolan King | June 30, 2022 12:45 pm ET Miranda Maverick is staying active in 2022. At UFC 278, Maverick (10-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC) will face former Invicta FC standout Shanna Young (8-4 MMA, 1-2 UFC) in a women’s flyweight matchup. The event takes place Aug. 20 at Vivint Center in Salt Lake City
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In the latest On the Nose, Ariel helwani discusses Stipe Miocic’s possible return, the UFC 276 fight card, Nate Diaz’s contract situation, watching MMA home or live on-site, favorite comedians, and more. Subscribe to MMA Fighting on YouTube: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Subscribe to The MMA Hour on iTunes: http://Apple.co/themmahour Subscribe to The MMA Hour on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0NUQhyUeYQcbtHOV10qmbb
Conor McGregor deleted tweet to Jorge Masvidal has been leaked, Dana White on potential Israel Adesanya vs Alex Pereira bout after UFC 276 PPV event, if Adesanya defeates Jared Cannonier, and Alex Peireira defeats Sean Strickland and much more! Informations about our work: This channel is made for MMA fans and has been in existence
Former Bellator champ Rory MacDonald talks to reporters at 2022 PFL 6 media day ahead of his welterweight regular season bout against Sadibou Sy on Friday in Atlanta. Visit us on the web: https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com Part of the USA TODAY network: http://www.usatoday.com Be sure to subscribe to our channel to get the latest MMA news and
12:35 AM ET Teammates, friends — champions. Israel Adesanya and Alexander Volkanovski are the headline events at UFC 276 Saturday in Las Vegas on Saturday (10 p.m. on ESPN+ PPV, Sunday afternoon AEST), the duo defending their middleweight and featherweight crowns against Jared Cannonier and Max Holloway respectively. It is also a huge night for
UFC 276 is closing in, and we’ve got our staff predictions ready to get you even more hyped up for the big event! In the main event, Israel Adesanya will defend the middleweight championship against Jared Cannonier. The co-main event will feature a featherweight championship trilogy between Max Holloway and Alex Volkanovski. The remainder of
Sean Strickland isn’t blind to the UFC’s intentions with his matchup against Alex Pereira. Strickland is set to meet the former two-division GLORY kickboxing champion on Saturday at UFC 276. The controversial American is a perfect 5-0 since moving up to 185 pounds and is currently MMA Fighting’s No. 8 ranked middleweight in the world.
Welcome to Midnight Mania! It feels like the upcoming bareknuckle boxing match between Michael “Venom” Page and Mike Perry at BKFC 27 in London, England, is flying under the radar. While Page’s Bellator MMA shine may be starting to wear off and Perry’s exciting Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) stint is a thing of the past,
Former featherweight champion Max Holloway faces current titleholder Alexander Volkanovski for the third time in the UFC 276 co-main event on Saturday. Volkanovski earned the championship by defeating Holloway by unanimous decision at UFC 245 in December 2019. In the rematch, Volkanovski narrowly defeated Holloway by split decision in a fight Holloway thought that he
By MMA Junkie Staff | June 29, 2022 10:45 pm ET The UFC is back in Las Vegas for its latest International Fight Week and a big pay-per-view, which means the “Embedded” fight-week video series is back to document what’s happening behind the scenes. UFC 276 takes place Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
10:00 AM ET Ian ParkerESPN With the playoff seeding set for four of the six weight classes in the PFL, all eyes turn to welterweight and women’s lightweight divisions. Both weight classes will have their second and final regular-season fights of the year this Friday at PFL 6 (main card on ESPN/ESPN+ at 8 p.m.
A mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter suffered a broken jaw and ruptured ear drum after being attacked by several people at a recent event. Srikant Sekhar, a local New Delhi fighter, was victorious earlier in the night at Matrix Fight Night 9 this past Friday against Sumeet Khade. Later on in the card, he was
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