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Array of Personalities Prevail In Season Premiere of ‘Dana White’s Contender Series’

The fourth season of "Dana White's Contender Series" kicked off on Tuesday with three fighters joining the UFC roster. The new additions showed three dramatically different stories that are worth looking at. Here's a look at who prevailed at the season premiere from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. A Political Science Major … Continue reading Array of Personalities Prevail In Season Premiere of ‘Dana White’s Contender Series’

Thiago Moises To Face Jalin Turner on September 5th UFC Card

Lightweights Thiago Moises and Jalin Turner are being booked for UFC's September 5th event, joining the now-nine-bout "Fight Night." The pairing was first reported by Raphael Marinho of Combate. Moises and Turner are both products of TV series "Dana White's Contender Series" where outstanding performances earned them UFC contracts. They have both fought four times … Continue reading Thiago Moises To Face Jalin Turner on September 5th UFC Card

8/3 UFC Rankings: Jennifer Maia Moves To Third In Flyweight Division

UFC.com's rankings were updated following Saturday's "Fight Night" event, with the biggest mover being flyweight Jennifer Maia. Moving up three spots, Maia took third place in the flyweight division. The move came after a win on Saturday night over Joanne Calderwood, finishing her in the first round with an armbar. Due to her loss, Calderwood … Continue reading 8/3 UFC Rankings: Jennifer Maia Moves To Third In Flyweight Division

Yair Rodriguez Out of August 29th UFC Main Event Versus Zabit Magomedsharipov Due To Injury

UFC's August 29th event is out of a main event, as Yair Rodriguez has withdrawn from his five-round fight versus Zabit Magomedsharipov due to injury. News of the injury was first reported by Carlos Contreras Legaspi of Milenio. Rodriguez suffered a fractured ankle, forcing him to be removed from the card. The fight was set … Continue reading Yair Rodriguez Out of August 29th UFC Main Event Versus Zabit Magomedsharipov Due To Injury

Dana White’s Contender Series: Season 4 Episode 1 Play-by-Play

This article is the play-by-play to accompany the live coverage being done for "Dana White's Contender Series." Click here to view the live coverage article. Quick Results: Bout 1: Jordan Leavitt def. Jose Flores via Submission, Arm Triangle Choke (RD 1, 4:15) Bout 2: Jerome Rivera def. Luis Rodriguez via Decision, Unanimous Bout 3: Uros … Continue reading Dana White’s Contender Series: Season 4 Episode 1 Play-by-Play

Dana White’s Contender Series: Season 4 Episode 1 Live Coverage

On Tuesday night, UFC begins their fourth season of "Dana White's Contender Series," a television show aimed at finding rising talent who can join the MMA promotion. Follow along throughout the night for live updates. Quick Results: Main Card (8:00PM EDT / 5:00PM PDT) (ESPN+ / TSN2) Bout 1: Jordan Leavitt def. Jose Flores via … Continue reading Dana White’s Contender Series: Season 4 Episode 1 Live Coverage

Geo-Blocked Out: Broadcast Restrictions Holding Back International JMMA Fans

The following for Japanese mixed-martial-arts is a diehard one within the MMA sphere, although it has never been one that has been given lots of resources. While challenges like timezones and language barriers are expected and to an extent can’t be solved, a big issue for international viewers has always been the lack of accessibility … Continue reading Geo-Blocked Out: Broadcast Restrictions Holding Back International JMMA Fans

UFC on ESPN+ 31: Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan Play-by-Play

In the main event of UFC's "Fight Night" on Saturday, undefeated middleweight Edmen Shahbazyan fought Derek Brunson. Here's how the three-round fight went. Bout 8: Derek Brunson (20-7) vs. Edmen Shahbazyan (11-0) (Middleweight) Brunson got a takedown in the second minute of the fight, getting on the back of Shahbazyan shortly after. They got up … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 31: Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan Play-by-Play

UFC on ESPN+ 31: Joanne Calderwood vs. Jennifer Maia Play-by-Play

In the co-main event of the evening, Joanne Calderwood took a short notice fight versus Jennifer Maia. Here's how the flyweight fight went. Bout 7: Joanne Calderwood (14-4) vs. Jennifer Maia (17-6-1) (Flyweight) The fight started with close striking. Calderwood caught a head kick halfway through the round for a takedown. Maiai tried for submissions … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 31: Joanne Calderwood vs. Jennifer Maia Play-by-Play