Duda Santana’s Manager Says She Has Been Released By The UFC Following Flagged USADA Test

Bantamweight Duda Santana has been released by the UFC following a flagged test by the United States Anti-Doping Agency, per Alex Davis, her manager. Information on Santana's release and drug testing info was first reported by Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting. Per the report, Santana took a test in February that showed signs of LGD-4033, … Continue reading Duda Santana’s Manager Says She Has Been Released By The UFC Following Flagged USADA Test

Former Cage Warriors Champion, 11-Fight UFC Vet Stevie Ray Announces Retirement

Former Cage Warriors Lightweight Champion and 11-fight UFC vet Stevie Ray announced his retirement from MMA on Monday. The 30-year-old Scottish fighter cited issues with his left knee that has forced him to retire. "So basically, I'm retiring from MMA because of my knee," said Ray via Facebook on Monday. Ray mentioned that he has … Continue reading Former Cage Warriors Champion, 11-Fight UFC Vet Stevie Ray Announces Retirement

Lara Procopio Given Six-Month Suspension By USADA

UFC bantamweight Lara Procopio was handed a six-month suspension by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), the drug testing company for the UFC, Monday. Per a statement issued by USADA, an out-of-competition test last February to Procopio detected ostarine, which is prohibited under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy. Procopio provided USADA with a supplement she was … Continue reading Lara Procopio Given Six-Month Suspension By USADA

Chimaev, Dern, Jackson and Costa Earn ‘Performance of the Night’ Bonuses Following UFC on ESPN+ 36

Saturday's UFC "Fight Night" saw four fighters earn a "Performance of the Night" bonus for their win. Khamzat Chimaev, Mackenzie Dern, Damon Jackson and Randy Costa were all given an extra $50,000 on top of their fight purses for their wins on Saturday night at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Chimaev's win, … Continue reading Chimaev, Dern, Jackson and Costa Earn ‘Performance of the Night’ Bonuses Following UFC on ESPN+ 36

Ludovit Klein To Make Promotional Debut Against Shane Young At UFC 253

Ludovit Klein has been named the new opponent for Shane Young at UFC 253, replacing Nate Landwehr, who was pulled from the fight due to a positive COVID-19 test. News of the new matchup was first reported by Mike Bohn of MMA Junkie on Thursday. Klein will enter the promotion on a seven-fight streak of … Continue reading Ludovit Klein To Make Promotional Debut Against Shane Young At UFC 253

UFC’s September 19th Card Loses Miguel Baeza Versus Jeremiah Wells

Saturday's UFC card has lost a bout, as the "Fight Night" show will happen tomorrow without the matchup between Miguel Baeza and Jeremiah Wells. News of the cancelled fight was first announced on Thursday via Baeza's Instagram page. "I'm sorry to say but the fight has been cancelled," said Baeza on Thursday, not mentioning what … Continue reading UFC’s September 19th Card Loses Miguel Baeza Versus Jeremiah Wells

Mateusz Gamrot To Make UFC Debut Against Magomed Mustafaev on October 17th

Former KSW Lightweight Champion Mateusz Gamrot will make his UFC debut on October 17th, facing Magomed Mustafaev. First reported by Farah Hannoun and Dave Doyle of MMA Junkie, Gamrot will replace Renato Moicano, who withdrew from the fight earlier in the week. Gamrot has kept an undefeated record through 17 fights in his pro career, … Continue reading Mateusz Gamrot To Make UFC Debut Against Magomed Mustafaev on October 17th

Former Bellator Champion Michael Chandler Named As Alternate For UFC 254 Main Event

Former Bellator Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler has joined the UFC roster and is currently an alternate for the promotion's lightweight unification bout at UFC 254. News of the signing was announced by UFC President Dana White on Thursday via ESPN program "SportsCenter." UFC's October 24th pay-per-view event currently has a headlining bout between UFC Lightweight … Continue reading Former Bellator Champion Michael Chandler Named As Alternate For UFC 254 Main Event

Sijara Eubanks Replaces Marion Reneau In UFC 254 Bout Against Ketlen Vieira

Only days after her last fight, Sijara Eubanks has been placed on assignment yet again, as she is now booked for a September 26th bout against Ketlen Vieira. The new matchup, which was first reported by Brett Okamoto of ESPN, sees Eubanks replace Marion Reneau, who was taken out of the fight due to injury. … Continue reading Sijara Eubanks Replaces Marion Reneau In UFC 254 Bout Against Ketlen Vieira