Blame Canada! Stevie Ray KOs Olivier Aubin-Mercier to win lightweight title, millions at PFL World Championship

Olivier Aubin-Mercier and Stevie Ray, 2022 PFL Championship Ceremonial Weigh In at The Manhattan Center in New York, New York, Thursday, November 24, 2022. (Cooper Neal / PFL) Rounding out the 2022 PFL lightweight season was a pair of proven UFC veterans in Scotland’s Stevie Ray and “Canadian Gangster” Olivier Aubin-Mercier. Ray’s regular season took … Read more

Sadibou Sy stays the course, wins welterweight title against Dilano Taylor

2022 PFL Championship Weigh-In Ceremony at The Manhattan Center in New York, New York, Thursday, November 24, 2022. (Cooper Neal/PFL) A second PFL championship and a million-dollar check for the 2022 season were on the line between welterweights Dylano Taylor and Sadibu C at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on Friday night. Taylor … Read more

Jiri Prohazka injured, vacates title; Blachowicz vs. Ankalaev New UFC 282 Main Event

New UFC light heavyweight champion Jiri Prohazka in Brno, Czech Republic Credit: Paradigm Sports/Twitter This Wednesday night, the MMA world was hit with the extremely shocking news that Light Heavyweight Champion, Jiri Prochazka, has vacated his strap due to a severe orthopedic injury that has sidelined him for over a year. First reported by Yahoo … Read more

Pitbull Brothers Furious Over Treatment After Bellator 288 Title Fight

Patricky Pitbull, Bellator 288 Credit: Bellator MMA Patricky Pitbull had a rough night at the Bellator 288 office on Friday and took offense in addition to injury after the event. Pitbull, the real Patricky Freire, lost his lightweight championship in a one-sided affair to the still undefeated Usman Nurmagomedov in the co-main event in Chicago, … Read more

Yoel Romero fights for the title at Bellator 290 against the winner of Nemkov vs. Anderson 2

Yoel Romero, Bellator 280 Credit: Bellator MMA One very interested party will be watching the Vadim Nemkov vs. Corey Anderson fight this Friday at Bellator 288 — and that’s Yoel Romero. Romero (15-6) will face the winner of Nemkov vs. Anderson 2, which closes the Bellator Light Heavyweight Grand Prix, at Bellator 290 on February … Read more

“He got that title because of his name”

Patricky Pitbull has been vocal about his belief that Usman Nurmagomedov’s title shot at Bellator 288 is based on his name – made famous by his cousin Khabib, the former UFC lightweight champion. At this week’s Bellator 288 media day, Nurmagomedov (15-0) was finally able to address that criticism. Asked by Cageside Press if he … Read more

Kiamrian Abbasov missed weight, stripped of his welterweight title ahead of ONE on Prime Video 4

Abbasov vs. Nakashima, Inside the Matrix II Credit: ONE Championship Only Christian Lee will be eligible to win the ONE Welterweight Championship this weekend at ONE on Prime Video 4. During a hectic morning on the scales, ten fighters failed hydration tests and/or the draw for the event, which will take place at the Singapore … Read more

Talitha Bernardo wins title fight against Taneisha Tennant

Talitha Bernardo, Invicta FC 50 weigh-in Credit: Dave Mandel/Invicta FC Former UFC bantamweight Talita Bernardo picked up her second victory under the Invicta FC banner on Wednesday night and third in a row overall. She also earned a title shot by submission of Katharina Lehner at Invicta FC 50 in Denver, Colorado. Unbeaten since parting … Read more

Patricky Pitbull Says Usman Nurmagomedov Got Title Shot At Bellator 288 Based On Name

Patricky Pitbull and Peter Quelli, Bellator 270 Credit: Lucas Noonan/Bellator MMA Bellator MMA lightweight champion Patricky Pitbull believes that while upcoming opponent Usman Nurmagomedov is dangerous, the Dagestani is given a title shot at Bellator 288 because of his famous family name. The cousin of now-retired former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, Usman marks the first … Read more

Josh Emmett vs. Yair Rodriguez Interim Featherweight Title Fight Announced for UFC 284

Josh Emmett, UFC 269 ceremonial weigh-ins Credit: Gabriel Gonzalez/Cageside Press February 2023’s UFC 284 just brought a second title fight. On Saturday, while UFC 281 was underway, promotion officials announced that Josh Emmett (18-2) would face Yair Rodriguez (14-3, 1NC) at the Pay-Per-View event in Perth, Australia. On line, provisional featherweight gold. The fight takes … Read more

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