Jon Jones Scoffs at Cormier Being in GOAT Conversation

As we begin to draw closer to UFC 226, one of the questions put forth is what a win would do for the legacy of Daniel Cormier. After all, a win over Stipe Miocic would make Cormier a dual champion in the two heaviest weight classes, along with an undef…

As we begin to draw closer to UFC 226, one of the questions put forth is what a win would do for the legacy of Daniel Cormier. After all, a win over Stipe Miocic would make Cormier a dual champion in the two heaviest weight classes, along with an undefeated record at heavyweight and only […]

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UFC Fight Night Odds: Cowboy vs. Edwards Betting Lines, Trends, Analysis

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (33-10, 1 No-Contest) started his welterweight run with four straight wins, but since then has dropped three of four heading into Saturday’s UFC Fight Night …

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (33-10, 1 No-Contest) started his welterweight run with four straight wins, but since then has dropped three of four heading into Saturday’s UFC Fight Night …

Sonnen Says Cejudo Needs to be The Bad Guy Against ‘Mighty Mouse’

Chael Sonnen believes Henry Cejudo must capitalize on being Demetrious Johnson’s foil. Sonnen knows a thing or two about trash talking. From his rivalry with Anderson Silva to his antics ahead of fighting Tito Ortiz and Wanderlei Silva, Sonnen kn…

Chael Sonnen believes Henry Cejudo must capitalize on being Demetrious Johnson’s foil. Sonnen knows a thing or two about trash talking. From his rivalry with Anderson Silva to his antics ahead of fighting Tito Ortiz and Wanderlei Silva, Sonnen knows how to sell a fight. “The American Gangster” wants to share some advice with Cejudo, […]

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Rafael dos Anjos Undergoes Ear Surgery Following UFC 225

Aside from suffering a loss, Rafael dos Anjos didn’t exit UFC 225 unscathed:

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Earlier this month (June 9, 2018), Rafael dos Anjos dropped a unanimous decision loss to Colby Covington in an interim welterweight title fight at UFC 225 at the United Center in Chicago.

During the fight, dos Anjos suffered what has now been revealed to be quite a serious cut on his ear, which was stitched immediately after the fight. According to MMAFighting.com, however, the issue has been a recurring one and this time around, dos Anjos even felt as if his ear could potentially fall off. With that being said, the Brazilian elected to have plastic surgery to fix the issue once and for all. 

Check out this photo he posted to his official Instagram account below:

Prior to his loss to Covington, dos Anjos, a former lightweight champion, had won three consecutive bouts since moving up to 170 pounds last year.

It’s expected that dos Anjos will be cleared to return to sparring in six weeks.

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UFC veteran Jake Ellenberger: ‘I know I’m not done fighting’

Despite a 2-7 record in his last nine fights, UFC welterweight Jake Ellenberger intends to fight on. UFC welterweight Jake Ellenberger was once one of the top contenders in his division, but with just two wins in his last nine, it’s clear …

Despite a 2-7 record in his last nine fights, UFC welterweight Jake Ellenberger intends to fight on.

UFC welterweight Jake Ellenberger was once one of the top contenders in his division, but with just two wins in his last nine, it’s clear that he’s considerably far away from title contention.

Despite the massive slide in form, “The Juggernaut” intends to continue his career.

“In my 12 years of fighting, that was the best preparation leading up to a fight camp that I’ve ever had,” Ellenberger told MMAjunkie Radio. “You can’t point any fingers to what happened. Everything was right, everything was on the money. It was particularly frustrating for this fight, because moving forward, I don’t know what’s going to happen. But I know I’m not done fighting, and I think we have the right recipe.

“If I wake up and I didn’t want to fight or didn’t have that chip on my shoulder or that burning desire – it’s time to move on. That’s an easy question to answer. But there’s some people out there who want to make another paycheck.”

Ellenberger is coming off a TKO loss to Ben Saunders at UFC Utica earlier this month. Saunders caught Ellenberger with a knee to the liver, causing him to go down to the canvas in serious pain. It’s his third consecutive KO/TKO loss, and fifth overall during this 2-7 run. The Saunders bout was his first in 14 months, and he says that he “felt great” in the lead-up to fight night.

As far as what’s next for the 33-year-old, he plans to meet with UFC president Dana White, and in an ideal world, the Nebraskan would be part of UFC Fight Night: Gaethje vs. Iaquinta in Lincoln on August 25th.

“I’m going to sit down and talk to Dana, and we’ll see,” Ellenberger said. “I have no idea what’s next. We’re talking August (at UFC Fight Night 135), September maybe. But I can’t give you any certainty.”

HIGHLIGHTS! Cowboy, Edwards Sweat It Out In Singapore

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is ready for a busy and wild night of fights as UFC Fight Night 132 is primed and ready to kick off this weekend (Sat., June 23, 2018) from inside Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore featurin…

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is ready for a busy and wild night of fights as UFC Fight Night 132 is primed and ready to kick off this weekend (Sat., June 23, 2018) from inside Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore featuring a Welterweight showdown between Donald Cerrone and Leon Edwards.

Edwards looks to continue his ascension up the 170-pound ladder as he eyes his sixth straight win over the longtime veteran and fan-favorite. “Cowboy,” meanwhile, looks to score back-to-back wins for the first time since 2016 and stop the Brit’s momentum while proving he is far from done in the sport.

Before “Cowboy” and “Rocky” get it on inside the Octagon, the two men held open workouts for all the fans ahead of the Fight Pass event.

In the co-main event, Tyson Pedro takes on Ovince Saint Preux in an intriguing Light Heavyweight bout. To see who else is competing at UFC Fight Night 132: “Cowboy vs Cerrone” click here.