UFC Looking To Book Raoni Barcelos vs. Trevin Jones For December 18th UFC Card

UFC is aiming to match bantamweights Raoni Barcelos and Trevin Jones for their December 18th event. The new matchup was first reported by Nolan King and Farah Hannoun of MMA Junkie. Should the matchup be finalized, it will join a UFC "Fight Night" card that doesn't have a confirmed location at the moment. Barcelos had … Continue reading UFC Looking To Book Raoni Barcelos vs. Trevin Jones For December 18th UFC Card

Veterans Clay Guida and Leonardo Santos Matched For December 4th UFC Card

It will be a clash of veterans when Clay Guida and Leonardo Santos meet at UFC's December 4th event. News of the matchup was confirmed by Mike Heck of MMA Fighting earlier this week. The fight joins a card that is expected to take place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Santos … Continue reading Veterans Clay Guida and Leonardo Santos Matched For December 4th UFC Card

Nevada Athletic Commission Hands Ryan Benoit Suspension, Overturns ‘Contender Series’ Win For Josh Quinlan

The Nevada Athletic Commission announced two sanctions to UFC fighters at a meeting Wednesday. The changes include two suspensions, with one of them causing a fight result to be overturned. Benoit Given Nine-Month Suspension For Sleep Apnea Medication Ryan Benoit was given a nine-month suspension for a drug test registered for his fight in July … Continue reading Nevada Athletic Commission Hands Ryan Benoit Suspension, Overturns ‘Contender Series’ Win For Josh Quinlan

Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori Main Event Moved To Light Heavyweight Limit

10/22 2:00AM EDT UPDATE:┬áThis report has been updated to reflect that Saturday's main event has been moved up to a light heavyweight limit. UFC's October 23rd main event has received a change in weight class. A five-round fight between Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori has been moved from the 186-pound middleweight limit to the 206-pound … Continue reading Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori Main Event Moved To Light Heavyweight Limit

Florida Court Accepts Irwin Rivera’s Plea of Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity For Attempted Murder, Grants Conditional Release

UFC fighter Irwin Rivera has been released from custody for the first time since early 2021. The bantamweight was granted a conditional release this week after pleading not guilty by reason of insanity for two counts of attempted murder. Details on Rivera's recent release were revealed in court documents obtained by Marc Raimondi and Carlos … Continue reading Florida Court Accepts Irwin Rivera’s Plea of Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity For Attempted Murder, Grants Conditional Release

Three Fights Join UFC’s January 15th Lineup

UFC's rapidly growing January 15th card has gained three more bouts recently. The fights join a card that doesn't have a confirmed location at the moment. Flashy Middleweights Razak Alhassan and Buckley Collide Explosive finishers Abdul Razak Alhassan and Joaquin Buckley are expected to meet in January, per mma.ideas on Instagram. Buckley has attained three … Continue reading Three Fights Join UFC’s January 15th Lineup

UFC Releases Modestas Bukauskas After Four-Fight Run

Former Cage Warriors Light Heavyweight Champion Modestas Bukauskas has reportedly been released from the UFC roster after four fights. His departure from the promotion was first reported by Damon Martin of MMA Fighting on Wednesday. Bukauskas is parting ways with the promotion after posting one win and three losses. He started his run last year … Continue reading UFC Releases Modestas Bukauskas After Four-Fight Run

Paulo Costa Claims He Weighs Over 210 Pounds, Won’t Make Middleweight For Saturday’s UFC Main Event

Paulo Costa has admitted that he is not in shape for this weekend's UFC main event against Marvin Vettori, putting the middleweight contest in jeopardy. Costa claimed Wednesday that he currently weighs 211 pounds, which is 25 pounds over the non-championship middleweight limit that he is contracted to make Friday. Because of this, Costa is … Continue reading Paulo Costa Claims He Weighs Over 210 Pounds, Won’t Make Middleweight For Saturday’s UFC Main Event

Former LFA Champ Zviad Lazishvili To Make UFC Debut Against Jonathan Martinez At October 23rd Event

UFC's October 23rd event has received another short-notice matchup, as promotional newcomer Zviad Lazishvili will step in and face Jonathan Martinez. The new matchup was first announced by mma.ideas on Instagram. The fight joins a card that is set to happen at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Martinez was originally scheduled to … Continue reading Former LFA Champ Zviad Lazishvili To Make UFC Debut Against Jonathan Martinez At October 23rd Event

Bellator Bantamweight Champion Sergio Pettis To Face Former Champ Kyoji Horiguchi At December 3rd Event

Kyoji Horiguchi will get the chance to re-gain the Bellator Bantamweight Championship on December 3rd, facing current champ Sergio Pettis at Bellator 272. The fight will headline a card that is set to happen at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA. News of the bantamweight title fight was first reported by Luke Thomas … Continue reading Bellator Bantamweight Champion Sergio Pettis To Face Former Champ Kyoji Horiguchi At December 3rd Event