JMMA Monday: Takaki Soya Won’t Let Setbacks Stop Him

Takaki Soya has faced more roadblocks than many MMA fighters, but that's not stopping him from trying to become the top flyweight talent in RIZIN. Soya's return to MMA in April was a long time coming. To be precise, it was 972 days in the making. After scoring two finish wins in RIZIN during a … Continue reading JMMA Monday: Takaki Soya Won’t Let Setbacks Stop Him

Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes Rematch Announced For UFC 277

A long-awaited rematch at bantamweight has been booked. The second meeting between UFC Bantamweight Champion Julianna Pena and former long-time titleholder Amanda Nunes is set for UFC 277 on July 30th, per an announcement made by the promotion Saturday. The fight is joining a card that is scheduled to take place at the American Airlines … Continue reading Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes Rematch Announced For UFC 277

Ketlen Vieira Defeats Returning Holly Holm In Close Split Decision, Sets Sights on Title Fight

Ketlen Vieira positioned herself as one of the top bantamweights on Saturday night after taking an airtight split decision win against Holly Holm in the main event of a UFC "Fight Night" card. Vieira's victory headlined a show from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Vieira's victory came after a close 25 minutes … Continue reading Ketlen Vieira Defeats Returning Holly Holm In Close Split Decision, Sets Sights on Title Fight

Anderson Silva Showcases Striking Skills Against Bruno Azeredo In Boxing Exhibition

Former UFC Middleweight Champion and MMA legend Anderson Silva competed in an exhibition boxing bout on Saturday, going the distance against Bruno Azeredo in Abu Dhabi. The bout, which was eight two-minute rounds in total, was part of a card headlined by boxer Floyd Mayweather. While the fight didn't have judges and ended in a … Continue reading Anderson Silva Showcases Striking Skills Against Bruno Azeredo In Boxing Exhibition

Sudden Injury Spoils Return of Junior dos Santos At Eagle FC 47

The return of former UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos was ruined by an injury on Friday night. Dos Santos was pulled from his fight against Yorgan De Castro, as his right shoulder popped out after throwing a right cross punch. This injury was noticed by opponent De Castro, who notified the referee to stop … Continue reading Sudden Injury Spoils Return of Junior dos Santos At Eagle FC 47

Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy Takes Split Decision Over Jimmy Vienot To Retain ONE Muay Thai Belt

Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy escaped a narrow split decision against Jimmy Vienot to retain his ONE Muay Thai 155-pound Championship on Friday night. Petchmorakot's win headlined "ONE 157" from the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore. The fight saw Vienot start and finish strong, but struggle in the middle rounds against Petchmorakot and lose points on scorecards … Continue reading Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy Takes Split Decision Over Jimmy Vienot To Retain ONE Muay Thai Belt

UFC Announces Debut Event In Paris, France For September

UFC's debut event in Paris, France is official. The promotion announced Wednesday that they will head to the Accor Arena on September 3rd for a "Fight Night" card, marking the first time they have ever touched down in the country. Reports of UFC's intention to hold an event in Paris were first noted last month. … Continue reading UFC Announces Debut Event In Paris, France For September