Aaron Phillips Makes UFC Return In Short Notice Bout Against Jack Shore on July 15th

Following COVID-19 tests taking numerous fighters off of UFC's July 15th show, there were some holes to fill on the card from Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Putting Jack Shore back in the lineup for the show, Aaron Phillips will now be his opponent. Returning to the UFC after a near six-year layoff, "The Model" … Continue reading Aaron Phillips Makes UFC Return In Short Notice Bout Against Jack Shore on July 15th

Gilbert Burns Out of Headlining UFC 251 Fight After Testing Positive For COVID-19

Gilbert Burns has been pulled from his main event UFC 251 fight against Kamaru Usman after testing positive for COVID-19. First reported by Mike Bohn on MMA Junkie, a test of Burns was flagged in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA before he was set to travel to Yas Island, Abu Dhabi for his July 11th fight. … Continue reading Gilbert Burns Out of Headlining UFC 251 Fight After Testing Positive For COVID-19

Janaisa Morandin and Montserrat Ruiz To Headline Invicta FC 41 On July 30th

Invicta FC's second event following COVID-19 changing their 2020 schedule is set for July 30th, with strawweights Janaisa Morandin and Montserrat Ruiz in the main event. The show is set to take place in Kansas City, Kansas, USA. Janaisa Morandin vs. Montserrat Ruiz Morandin will look to come back from a two-fight losing streak following … Continue reading Janaisa Morandin and Montserrat Ruiz To Headline Invicta FC 41 On July 30th

UFC’s July 15th Show Loses Three Matchups Due To Positive COVID-19 Tests

Three bouts on UFC's upcoming July 15th on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi event have been scrapped following positive results from some fighters and team members for COVID-19. Anderson dos Santos After testing positive for COVID-19, Anderson dos Santos was taken out of his bantamweight bout against Jack Shore. The change was first reported by … Continue reading UFC’s July 15th Show Loses Three Matchups Due To Positive COVID-19 Tests

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Father of UFC Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, Dies At 57

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov passed away on Friday following an extensive battle with COVID-19. First reported by RT News, Nurmagomedov, 57, had suffered "irreversible brain trauma caused by a stroke" as a result of a COVID-19 infection. News of Nurmagomedov's medical troubles emerged in months before. In May, news broke that … Continue reading Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Father of UFC Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, Dies At 57

Roxanne Modafferi vs. Andrea Lee Scheduled For UFC’s September 12th Card

A new UFC event can be placed on the 2020 calendar, as a show on September 12th will happen featuring a fight between Andrea Lee and Roxanne Modafferi. The fight was first reported on Wednesday by Nolan King and John Morgan of MMA Junkie. Both fighters will look to come back from recent losses in … Continue reading Roxanne Modafferi vs. Andrea Lee Scheduled For UFC’s September 12th Card

ONE Championship Fighter Aung La N Sang Tests Positive For COVID-19

ONE Championship's middleweight and light heavyweight MMA champion Aung La N Sang has recently announced he tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement was made on Thursday via the fighter's Instagram page. Per the statement, a test from Monday done on Sang came back on Thursday positive. "So my family and I will be quarantining ourselves … Continue reading ONE Championship Fighter Aung La N Sang Tests Positive For COVID-19

Danny Roberts and Shavkat Rakhmonov Off of UFC’s July 25th Card

UFC's July 25th show has lost two fighters in Danny Roberts and Shavkat Rakhmonov recently. The show, which is set to happen on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, is temporarily limited to 10 bouts. The removal of the two fighters from the show was first reported by Farrah Hannoun of MMA Junkie. The reason for … Continue reading Danny Roberts and Shavkat Rakhmonov Off of UFC’s July 25th Card

Jai Herbert Gets UFC Debut Against Francisco Trinaldo on July 25th

The long-awaited UFC call-up for Jai Herbert will come on July 25th, as he faces Francisco Trinaldo. The matchup was first reported by Marcelo Barone of Combate on Monday. Herbert, a former Cage Warriors Lightweight Champion was first set to make his UFC debut in March, facing Marc Diakiese. That plan fell through after the … Continue reading Jai Herbert Gets UFC Debut Against Francisco Trinaldo on July 25th