Jamahal Hill stops Thiago Santos in fourth to claim UFC light heavyweight victory

Jamahal Hill stops Thiago Santos in fourth to claim UFC light heavyweight victory

All that Jamahal Hill’s rise to the UFC was missing was a signature victory. He got it on Saturday. Hill stopped former title challenger Thiago Santos via TKO at 2:31 of the fourth round of the UFC Fight Night main event at UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Hill dropped Santos with punches, then finished things … Read more

Israel Adesanya to defend middleweight title against Alex Pereira in UFC 281 headliner

Israel Adesanya to defend middleweight title against Alex Pereira in UFC 281 headliner

The UFC has its main event at Madison Square Garden. Israel Adesanya will defend his UFC middleweight title against former rival Alex Pereira in the headliner of UFC 281 on Nov. 12 in New York, Adesanya announced Friday on SportsCenter. Pereira holds two wins over Adesanya in kickboxing, including one by knockout. ESPN ranked Adesanya … Read more

Former UFC champion Cain Velasquez pleads not guilty to attempted murder

Former UFC champion Cain Velasquez pleads not guilty to attempted murder

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez pleaded not guilty Friday in an attempted murder case in Santa Clara County, California, his attorney Mark Geragos told ESPN. Velasquez, 40, is charged with attempted murder and 10 other gun-related charges stemming from an incident where he allegedly chased a man, Harry Goularte – who is accused of … Read more

Twitter reacts to Brandon Moreno’s TKO over Kai Kara-France

Twitter reacts to Brandon Moreno’s TKO over Kai Kara-France

Share this article to share Tweeter text E-mail link on Facebook on Twitter by text message is LinkedIn by email https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/lists/ufc-277-twitter-reacts-brandon-moreno-interim-title-win-deiveson-figueiredo-exchange July 31, 2022 12:00 a.m. ET Brandon Moreno is set to become undisputed flyweight champion once again after defeating Kai Kara-France in the co-headliner of UFC 277. With champion Deiveson Figueiredo injured, Moreno (20-5-2 … Read more

Tom Aspinall reacts to loss of ‘abnormal accident’ injury

Tom Aspinall reacts to loss of ‘abnormal accident’ injury

Tom Aspinall takes a devastating UFC Fight Night 208 main event result in stride. Saturday’s heavyweight headliner at London’s O2 came to an abrupt end just 15 seconds away when Aspinall (12-3 MMA, 5-1 UFC) suffered a knee injury that sent him on the canvas in agony. His opponent Curtis Blaydes (17-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) … Read more

Sean O’Malley will face former bantamweight champion Petr Yan at UFC 280 on October 22 in Abu Dhabi

Sean O’Malley will face former bantamweight champion Petr Yan at UFC 280 on October 22 in Abu Dhabi

Sean O’Malley takes a major step forward in his next fight, announcing to ESPN’s Ryan Clark on Wednesday that he will face former bantamweight champion Petr Yan at UFC 280 on October 22 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. . O’Malley (15-1 1 NC), one of the sport’s most talented prospects, fought to a no … Read more

Charles Oliveira-Islam Makhachev fights for the lightweight title to headline UFC 280 on October 22 in Abu Dhabi

Charles Oliveira-Islam Makhachev fights for the lightweight title to headline UFC 280 on October 22 in Abu Dhabi

The UFC has booked a lightweight title fight between Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev to headline UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The UFC 280 pay-per-view event takes place on October 22 at the Etihad Arena. Officials announced the lightweight contest on Saturday. Officially, the fight will be for the vacant UFC 155-pound … Read more