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    Thug Rose Namajunas edged Jessica Andrade in a brilliant womens MMA bout at Fight Island. Photos by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Rose Namajunas scored revenge on Saturday, beating Jessica Andrade in a rematch 14 months after losing to her at UFC 237. The womens strawweight bout took place at the Flash Forum on Fight Island, which is a quarantined area in Abu Dhabi built by the UAE to help the UFC continue operations during the coronavirus pandemic. Namajunas and...
    Rose Namajunas defeated Jessica Andrade via split decision at UFC 251 at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night in a rematch between two of the top fighters in the women’s strawweight division. Two judges scored the fight 29-29 in favor of Namajunas and the other judge scored the fight 29-28 in favor of Andrade. MASVIDAL FINALLY GETS TITLE SHOT ON SHORT NOTICE AT UFC 251 Namajunas came out swinging in the first two rounds, connecting with quick jabs...
    Rose Namajunas (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Rose Namajunas bounced back into the win column by leveling the score with Jessica Andrade. Rose Namajunas defeated Jessica Andrade via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) at UFC 251 on Saturday, July 11, 2020, live from Fight Island on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. “I was hoping to get in there pretty soon, before the end of the year. But we’ll see how my nose is doing and then...
    DAVEY GRANT recovered from a broken jaw to record the first knockout on UFC Fight Island and demanded a $50,000 bonus from Dana White. The 34-year-old stopped Martin Day at UFC 251 in the very first fight of the night. 3Davey Grant recovered from a broken jaw to knockout Martin Day at UFC 251Credit: Getty Images And UFC’s president may well have had to cough up the fifty grand early doors for fight of the night after the stunning KO>...
    DAVEY GRANT recovered from a broken jaw to record the first knockout on UFC Fight Island and demanded a $50,000 bonus from Dana White. The 34-year-old stopped Martin Day at UFC 251 in the very first fight of the night. 3Davey Grant recovered from a broken jaw to knockout Martin Day at UFC 251Credit: Getty Images And UFC’s president may well have had to cough up the fifty grand early doors for fight of the night after the stunning KO>...
    UFC 251, the first of the UFC’s four “Fight Island” cards this month, is underway in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It’s already morning in the Middle East, and the main card was start about 6:20 a.m. Sunday local time (10:20 p.m. ET Saturday). Once the big fights begin, three belts will be contested: Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo for the UFC bantamweight championship; Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway for Volkanovski’s UFC featherweight championship; and Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal for...
    249-year-old California church destroyed in fire 7-Elevens Free Slurpee Day was canceled and there are fewer food deals, Tax Day freebies due to COVID-19 UFC 251 results: Amanda Ribas taps Paige VanZant with first-round armbar Paige VanZant‘s run in the UFC may have come to an end Saturday, and not the way she was hoping for. © File photo ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - JULY 12: Amanda Ribas of Brazil celebrates after her victory over Paige VanZant in...
    249-year-old California church destroyed in fire 7-Elevens Free Slurpee Day was canceled and there are fewer food deals, Tax Day freebies due to COVID-19 Columbus Crew vs. FC Cincinnati, MLS is Back Tournament Live Stream, Schedule, Start Time, TV Channel Major League Soccer is making its return this week with ‘The MLS is Back Tournament’, which is a one-off tournament that the MLS has decided to move forward with despite the COVID-19 pandemic. © Provided by For The Win...
    Amanda Ribas (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) UFC gave Amanda Ribas a hilariously wrong professional record after UFC 251 win. What Amanda Ribas did to Paige VanZant in the opening fight on the UFC 251 fight was impressive, but not that impressive. When Ribas secured the first-round submission of VanZant and was then interviewed directly after a UFC graphic hilariously branded her as having a 100-1 professional record. Wait that record can’t be right #UFC251 pic.twitter.com/H0I68TEsjH — Brian...
    PAIGE VANZANT lost her final fight in the UFC with a disappointing display against Amanda Ribas. Brazilian Ribas dominated from start to finish, scoring a first round submission win, securing an arm bar after great work on the ground. 1Paige VanZant (right) lost what is expected to be her final UFC fight to Amanda RibasCredit: Getty Images - Getty VanZant was always going to tap after three arm breaks in recent years. The 26-year-old is expected to leave the promotion...
    Getty Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal face off. It’s formally time for the most effective MMA playing cards of all-time as a trio of title fights headline UFC 251 from Combat Island in Abu Dhabi. The primary PPV card begins at 10 p.m. ET, with Petr Yan vs Jose Aldo third on the cardboard, Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway fourth and Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal fifth. If you wish to watch...
    UFC paid tribute to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s late father as the star’s manager denied he had retired. The Dagestani fighter’s dad, Abdulmanap, passed away earlier this month in Moscow after a battle with coronavirus aged 57. 3UFC paid tribute to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s late father Abdulmanap after his recent passing He had been in an induced coma following a heart attack he suffered after contracting the disease. As well as training his undefeated son, Abdulmanap was regarded as one of the best...
    Amanda Ribas (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC) Amanda Ribas submits pending free agent Paige VanZant at UFC 251. Amanda Ribas defeated Paige VanZant via submission (armbar), Round 1 – 2:21 at UFC 251 on Saturday, July 11, 2020, live from Fight Island on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, AUE. Ribas extends her winning ways in the UFC, while VanZant heads into free agency off this first-round defeat. Here’s how the fight played out.Amanda Ribas vs. Paige VanZant round 1The two...
    Jiri Prochazka knocked out Volkan Oezdemir in the second round. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Jiri Prochazka scored an extraordinary second round knockout on his debut UFC fight. Welcome to the big show, the UFC commentator Jon Anik said. Prochazka brought a good record and a champions status from competing on the Japanese circuit with Rizin FF. And after finishing a former light heavyweight title challenger in Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 251 on Fight Island, Prochazka could find...
    Jiri Prochazka (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Jiri Prochazka has successful UFC debut, KOs Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 251. One of the more under-the-radar notes heading into UFC 251 was the anticipated debut of former RIZIN light heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka — and it ended up being a highly successful one, as he knocked out former UFC title challenger Volkan Oezdemir in the featured prelim bout. The bout itself was a crazy and lively one, as UFC...
    VIEWERS were left disappointed as legendary commentator Joe Rogan missed out on UFC 251. Dana White said the pay-per-view, headlined by welterweight champion Kamaru Usman’s defence against Jorge Masvidal, would be the second-biggest fight in the company’s history only behind Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. 3Viewers were not happy legendary commentator Joe Rogan was not calling the action at UFC 251Credit: Getty Images But the MMA promotion’s star man Rogan was not on hand to call the action. The 52-year-old...
    ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - JULY 12: (L-R) Jiri Prochazka of the Czech Republic punches Volkan Oezdemir of Switzerland in their light heavyweight fight during the UFC 251 event at Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 12, 2020 on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC) UFC 251:  Jiri Prochazka defeated Volkan Oezdemir in his UFC debut. Jiri Prochazka defeated Volkan Oezdemir via knockout, Round 2 – 0:49 at UFC 251 on Saturday, July...
    MAKWAN AMIRKHANI scored a submission win against Danny Henry - and was then lauded for an incredibly classy gesture. Mr Finland was impressive against the Scot, scoring a first round win with his patented anaconda submission. This is what MMA is all about, well played @MakwanAmirkhani
    Roman Bogatov (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) UFC 251 has experienced its fair share of groin strikes. There have been a plethora of groin strikes during the prelims of UFC 251 and it’s just a few fights in. Specifically, during the Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Raulian Paiva and Leonardo Santos vs. Roman Bogatov bouts, groin strikes were a common theme. Santos and Paiva were able to earn respective victories against the fellow newcomers, but it came with a bit of...
    Leonardo Santos attacked tenaciously in his lightweight bout with Roman Bogotov. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Leonardo Santos defeated Roman Bogatov in a UFC 251 preliminary bout Saturday. But the 40-year-old Brazilian by no means had it easy, as he was seemingly exhausted after throwing more than 103 strikes in the second round. At one point midway through the fight, Santos threw 25 unanswered strikes — a fight highlight which you can watch below. Perhaps knowing he was...
    Makwan Amirkhani (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC) Makwan Amirkhani used a familiar technique to notch his sixth UFC win.In a real eyebrow-raiser at 145 pounds, the matchup between Makwan Amirkhani and Danny Henry jumped off the page for some on the UFC 251 itinerary.  Early on, there were a lot of feints and fakes on the feet as both featherweight fighters looked to figure the other one out. Henry propelled himself in the air early on with a switch kick...
    The future of the UFC Flyweight title is in jeopardy yet again. The division has been without a champion for over half a year since Henry Cejudo vacated the belt. Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez were to compete for the vacant 125 lbs divisional strap in the main event at UFC Fight Night 172. But now the fight is in jeopardy and will remain in limbo for a few more hours at the very least.  Fighter’s participation in doubt for...
    ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - JULY 12: (L-R) Maxim Grishin of Russia punches Marcin Tybura of Poland in their heavyweight fight during the UFC 251 event at Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 12, 2020 on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC) Twitter had a field day with Marcin Tybura and Maxim Grishin’s UFC 251 fight. Heavyweights were on display for UFC 251 but fans on Twitter would have rather watch...
    Getty Even a few of the most seasoned MMA journalists on the planet had been shocked and dismayed over the weekend after video of a combat started circulating round social media displaying a grounded fighter being brutally knocked out by his opponent with an unlawful knee. Shawn West was disqualified for the brutal blow he delivered to former UFC fighter Boston Salmon on Friday night time at LFA eight in South Dakota. You...
    Former UFC Featherweight Champion and UFC 251 Bantamweight Championship contender Jose Aldo has competed for the better part of 2 decades. He has been part of 34 fights in promotions across 2 continents and went undefeated for 18 fights spread across a decade from 2005 to 2015. Here are Jose Aldo’s earnings in the WEC and UFC as per a ‘The Sports Daily‘ report. Jose Aldo Career Earnings Aldo competed in the WEC promotion and raked in a cool $155,900...