UFC Fight Night 127 results: Charles Byrd debuts with first-round submission of John Phillips

LONDON – After two submission wins in Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, Charles Byrd repeated the result in his UFC debut, tapping out John Phillips in the first round. The middleweight bout closed out the preliminary card of today’s UFC Fight Night 127 event at The O2 in London. It streamed on UFC Fight Pass. Byrd slipped an early punch and immediately took the action...
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1 hour ago

Dana White added as 'EA UFC 3' playable character, and his ratings are outright puzzling

Have you ever wanted to punch UFC President Dana White in the face? Maybe even give him a kick straight to the dome or in the gut? Now you can do that all you want – just not in real life. The assaults on White will have to be confined to your Xbox One or PlayStation 4 gaming console, but it can still happen, because the UFC boss has joined the “EA UFC 3” video game roster as a...
Via MMA Junkie
2 days ago

Tyron Woodley will train Mayweather for MMA

If Floyd Mayweather does decide to dip his toe in the MMA world, he’s got a pretty good teacher. Welterweight (and current champion) Tyron Woodley is going to be his coach, but that’s not all. It’s already set up.But how did this come about?“I saw him at the Jordan party during (NBA) All-Star weekend. We started chatting about training MMA and we decided let’s connect, let’s hook...
Via The Sports Post
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nunes/Pennington set for UFC 224

UFC women’s bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes, has her next title defense set. Of course, this comes on the heels of UFC President Dana White saying Nunes/Cyborg has to happen.“(Cyborg)’s a beast. The fight to make is her and Nunes. That’s the fight that needs to happen. Nunes wants the fight, she wants the fight, I want the fight, I’m sure the fans want to see it, too, so we’ll...
Via The Sports Post
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White: Conor McGregor volunteered to face Frankie Edgar

There’s no shortage of storylines when it comes to Conor McGregor, is there? In this particular case, the story at hand simply adds another wrinkle. A couple of weeks ago, McGregor said he would fight for the UFC again. But he also mentioned that he volunteered to step in to face Frankie Edgar at UFC 222.“I put my name forward to step in at UFC 222 to face Frankie Edgar when Max...
Via The Sports Post
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cyborg dominates at UFC 222

Was there ever any doubt? Saturday night in Las Vegas, Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos would put her featherweight title on the line. And once again, Cyborg would dominate. This time, her opponent — Yana Kunitskaya — went in with a plan. But here’s the thing: it did not matter in the slightest.Despite her best efforts to wear Cyborg down in the clinch, Kunitskaya didn’t stand much of a chance...
Via The Sports Post
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cris Cyborg throws down gauntlet on Ronda Rousey

The longtime rivalry between Cris Cyborg and Ronda Rousey might very well make it to the WWE ring here soon.While the two never took on one another in the UFC Octagon, Cyborg is out here telling Rousey that she’ll take on the WWE’s newest sensation in a wrestling match.There’s one problem with this. Cyborg also told TMZ Sports that she doubts Rousey would accept a fight between the...
Via SNIPdaily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC’s Dana White drops $69,000 for weapons on ‘Pawn Stars’

Anyone who has watched the hit show "Pawn Stars" knows full well that there’s some random stuff featured on the the History channel broadcasts.We can add these samurai swords that UFC President Dana White decided to buy for his weapons room.Legimaitely, White has a weapons room, people. To make matters even more interesting, the swords have actually been used in combat by real samurais...
Via SNIPdaily
February 07, 2018  |  Discuss

White ‘very happy’ for Rousey and her new WWE career

Ronda Rousey was one of the biggest draws for the UFC at the height of her mixed martial arts career, but she officially began a new chapter on Sunday. While UFC president Dana White must be disappointed to lose Rousey, he says he is excited for the former bantamweight champion.In a text message to Adam Hill of the Las Vegas Review Journal, White said Rousey has always been enamored...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 29, 2018  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor seems to be goading Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor seems to be goading Floyd Mayweather amid rumors of the boxer potentially heading to the UFC.ESPN shared a photo on Twitter Thursday of a young Mayweather and photoshopped UFC gloves onto his fists. Their tweet seemed like a trial balloon to see what the fan reaction would be. They also found out what McGregor’s reaction would be. The “virgin ears” tweet came a day...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 22, 2017  |  Discuss

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