Johnny Walker Says He’ll Be A Champ-Champ Soon

Johnny Walker has lofty goals for his career. The Brazilian has captured the attention of the UFC audience for his highlight reel knockouts and post-fight celebrations. But, some aren’t still believing the hype which Walker doesn’t agree wi…

Johnny Walker has lofty goals for his career. The Brazilian has captured the attention of the UFC audience for his highlight reel knockouts and post-fight celebrations. But, some aren’t still believing the hype which Walker doesn’t agree with. “I still haven’t done much (in the UFC),” Walker told MMA Fighting recently. “But there aren’t many guys who […]

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Daniel Cormier Explains Why It Is So Hard For Fighters To Retire

Daniel Cormier said he would no longer be fighting when he turned 40. Yet, he is past his 40th birthday and has a fight booked. And, he knows he is one of many who has this problem walking away from the sport. Take this Saturday for example, Urijah Fab…

Daniel Cormier said he would no longer be fighting when he turned 40. Yet, he is past his 40th birthday and has a fight booked. And, he knows he is one of many who has this problem walking away from the sport. Take this Saturday for example, Urijah Faber is returning after retiring back in […]

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UFC Could Host Events At 65,000-Seat Las Vegas Stadium

With the Oakland Raiders set to move to Las Vegas, the city is building a 65,000-seat stadium. And, according to UFC chief operations officer, Lawrence Epstein, the promotion could very well host a show there. “The boxing and MMA events that have gone elsewhere … we’ve done events in Australia and Brazil and Canada that […]

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With the Oakland Raiders set to move to Las Vegas, the city is building a 65,000-seat stadium. And, according to UFC chief operations officer, Lawrence Epstein, the promotion could very well host a show there.

“The boxing and MMA events that have gone elsewhere … we’ve done events in Australia and Brazil and Canada that if we would have had a facility here in Las Vegas, we would have done [here],” Epstein told MMA Junkie.

“There have been events at (AT&T) Stadium (in Arlington, Texas) – big boxing events there. There’s no reason why those events wouldn’t have come to Las Vegas. I think combat sports is going to have a home in this facility.

“The stadium events are going to be special events,” he said. “They’re going to be that event that warrants this huge crowd and the ability to sell tickets associated with 65,000-seat stadiums.”

When the Octagon touches down in “Sin City”, most events have taken place at T-Mobile Arena. But, if massive events, potentially International Fight Week, have a major buzz around it, the fight could take place at the stadium.

But, the COO assures most of the events will still happen at T-Mobile Arena and it will be a rare occurrence that they do an event in the stadium.

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UFC Announces Fourth-Quarter Schedule For 2019

All the dates have been confirmed for the remainder of the UFC’s year. And, in the fourth-quarter of 2019, they will once again return to Madison Square Garden for their annual November pay-per-view. Along with the MSG card, they will also head to Boston for a UFC on ESPN card and also going to Washington […]

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All the dates have been confirmed for the remainder of the UFC’s year. And, in the fourth-quarter of 2019, they will once again return to Madison Square Garden for their annual November pay-per-view.

Along with the MSG card, they will also head to Boston for a UFC on ESPN card and also going to Washington D.C., Singapore, Moscow, and South Korea among other places. The UFC has an action-packed fourth-quarter schedule and check out what places and dates they will be heading too. But, some dates do not have a location just yet.

Here is the full schedule.

July 13 — UFC on ESPN+ — Golden1 Center in Sacramento, CA

July 20 — UFC on ESPN — AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX

July 27 — UFC 240 — Rogers Place in Edmonton, Canada

Aug. 3 — UFC on ESPN — Prudential Center in Newark, NJ

Aug. 10 — UFC on ESPN+ — Antel Arena in Montevideo, Uruguay

Aug. 17 — UFC 241 — Honda Center in Anaheim, CA

Aug. 31 — UFC on ESPN+ — Universiade Sports Centre in Shenzen, China

Sept. 7 — UFC 242 — du Arena in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sept. 14 — UFC on ESPN+ — Vancouver, Canada

Sept. 21 — UFC on ESPN+ — Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico

Sept. 28 — UFC on ESPN+ — Royal Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark

Oct. 5 — UFC 243 — TBD

Oct. 12 — UFC on ESPN+ — USA

Oct. 18 — UFC on ESPN — Boston, MA

Oct. 26 — UFC on ESPN+ — Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore

Nov. 2 — UFC 244 — Madison Square Garden in New York City, NY

Nov. 9 — UFC on ESPN+ — Moscow, Russia

Nov. 16 — UFC on ESPN+ — Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Dec. 7 — UFC on ESPN — Capital One Arena in Washington, DC

Dec. 14 — UFC 245 — T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV

Dec. 21 — UFC on ESPN+ — Sajik Arena in Busan, South Korea

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Daniel Cormier Believes A Trilogy Fight With Jon Jones ‘Can Always Happen’

Ever since Daniel Cormier beat Stipe Miocic to win the heavyweight title, many fans wanted to see Cormier vs. Jon Jones 3 at heavyweight. Since then, the rumors of a trilogy fight continue to take place, but there has been no confirmation if it will ever happen. Now, at the UFC summer press conference, “DC” […]

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Ever since Daniel Cormier beat Stipe Miocic to win the heavyweight title, many fans wanted to see Cormier vs. Jon Jones 3 at heavyweight. Since then, the rumors of a trilogy fight continue to take place, but there has been no confirmation if it will ever happen.

Now, at the UFC summer press conference, “DC” believes the trilogy fight can happen whenever.

“So this is the thing about a fight with Jones and I. It can always happen,” Cormier said (h/t MMA Fighting). “It can happen. Whether it’s here, whether it’s in an Octagon. It may happen in the back when I’m leaving the building. It just always happens. Neither him nor I ever shy away from the opportunity to punch each other in the face.

“So when I’m done with Stipe and Dana opens up the book and goes this is what you guys are getting paid, then you guys may get a third fight. But ultimately that’s what’s gonna determine it.”

There is no question the trilogy fight would be a massive fight and a massive payday for both fighters. But, Daniel Cormier has said he was going to retire before his 40th birthday, which now will not happen. However, “DC” says he is feeling much better and isn’t sure when he will retire, but will need to fight Miocic first before a potential Jon Jones fight.

“After back surgery, I felt worse initially. But now I feel better,” Cormier said. “I go into the gym now and I’m not leaned over. There were a lot of times where I would get off the wall after training and have to walk myself out of my back hurting. I would lean over at the waist and walk up to be straight, I couldn’t just stand straight. Now that I got this thing fixed and my training’s going well, I feel better than ever.

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Donald Cerrone Says Conor McGregor Won’t Sign Fight Contract

Donald Cerrone and Conor McGregor have been linked to a fight since January. Following “Cowboy’s” win over Alexander Hernandez he called out the Irishman and many thought the fight was set to happen. However, it still hasn’t hap…

Donald Cerrone and Conor McGregor have been linked to a fight since January. Following “Cowboy’s” win over Alexander Hernandez he called out the Irishman and many thought the fight was set to happen. However, it still hasn’t happened and according to Cerrone, who appeared on MMAjunkie Radio he said he has been offered McGregor a […]

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