Report: ESPN Nabs Exclusive UFC TV Rights For 2019

It appears ESPN is in full tilt with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). As it is, fight fans were surprised to hear the announcement that a deal was reached to have 15 UFC events take place on ESPN+, which is a digital platform. The deal was sai…

It appears ESPN is in full tilt with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). As it is, fight fans were surprised to hear the announcement that a deal was reached to have 15 UFC events take place on ESPN+, which is a digital platform. The deal was said to be worth $750 million over five years. […]

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Gegard Mousasi Can Make History At Bellator 200

It was unfortunate to hear that Mirko Cro Cop pulled out of his main event matchup against Roy Nelson with just a few days to go until Friday night’s Bellator 200 event, which takes place at The SSE Arena, Wembley in London, England. Cro Cop had …

It was unfortunate to hear that Mirko Cro Cop pulled out of his main event matchup against Roy Nelson with just a few days to go until Friday night’s Bellator 200 event, which takes place at The SSE Arena, Wembley in London, England. Cro Cop had been on a nice roll fighting over in RIZIN […]

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“Wonderboy” vs. Darren Till: A Case of Too Much, Too Soon for Till?

At UFC Fight Night 130, the platform is set for England’s brightest prospect, Darren Till, to elevate himself into title contention in the promotion’s welterweight division. The man tasked with stopping the Liverpudlian on May 27. is Stephe…

At UFC Fight Night 130, the platform is set for England’s brightest prospect, Darren Till, to elevate himself into title contention in the promotion’s welterweight division. The man tasked with stopping the Liverpudlian on May 27. is Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, one of the absolute standouts at 170-pounds. For Till, the event represents a golden opportunity […]

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Ian McCall Announces His Retirement

Ian McCall is hanging up his gloves. McCall’s last bout was a nine-second knockout loss to Kyoji Horiguchi at Rizin 10. It was the third straight loss for “Uncle Creepy.” McCall has decided that he’s done with active competition…

Ian McCall is hanging up his gloves. McCall’s last bout was a nine-second knockout loss to Kyoji Horiguchi at Rizin 10. It was the third straight loss for “Uncle Creepy.” McCall has decided that he’s done with active competition. McCall made the announcement during today’s episode of “The MMA Hour:” “I’m retiring finally. I think […]

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Mirko Cro Cop Out of Bellator 200 Due to an Injury

Mirko Cro Cop will not be competing at Bellator 200. This Friday night (May 25), Bellator 200 takes place inside the SSE Arena, Wembley in London, England. The main event was supposed to be a Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix alternate battle between Cro…

Mirko Cro Cop will not be competing at Bellator 200. This Friday night (May 25), Bellator 200 takes place inside the SSE Arena, Wembley in London, England. The main event was supposed to be a Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix alternate battle between Cro Cop and Roy Nelson. That isn’t going to happen. Gareth A. Davies […]

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5 Takeaways From UFC Chile

On Saturday night, UFC Chile was held in Santiago, Chile. Here are a few things we learned from yesterday’s (May 19) fights. Vicente Luque wants a ranked opponent Luque’s first-round KO of Chad Laprise marked his second straight dominant fi…

On Saturday night, UFC Chile was held in Santiago, Chile. Here are a few things we learned from yesterday’s (May 19) fights. Vicente Luque wants a ranked opponent Luque’s first-round KO of Chad Laprise marked his second straight dominant finish of a high quality challenger. Although he’s only 26-years-old, the eight-fight UFC veteran fan has […]

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