Injury Forces Alessio Di Chirico Out of June 5th Fight Against Roman Dolidze

A fight between Alessio Di Chirico and Roman Dolidze won't take place on June 5th, as confirmed by Alexander K. Lee and Mike Heck of MMA Fighting. Di Chirico was removed from the lineup due to injury. Per the report, the plan is to move the fight to a different date instead of keeping Dolidze … Continue reading Injury Forces Alessio Di Chirico Out of June 5th Fight Against Roman Dolidze

PFL Unveils Lightweight and Featherweight Matchups For June 10th Card

PFL's lightweight and featherweight roster will return for the second time this year when competing at the promotion's June 10th event. The lineup for the card, which includes 11 fights in total now, is currently set to be headlined by former UFC fighter Anthony Pettis and undefeated lightweight Alexander Martinez. The event will take place … Continue reading PFL Unveils Lightweight and Featherweight Matchups For June 10th Card

Invicta FC Changes Ownership, Plans TV Debut For May 21st

All-women's MMA promotion Invicta FC will have new ownership and a new distribution deal for their return event on May 21st. A recent sale of the promotion to Anthem Sports & Entertainment has aligned Invicta FC to broadcast on AXS TV in the U.S. and Fight Network in Canada - two channels owned by the … Continue reading Invicta FC Changes Ownership, Plans TV Debut For May 21st

ONE Championship Announces Title Fight, Start of 115-Pound Tournament For May 28th ‘Empower’ Card

ONE Championship has announced the start of their 115-pound grand prix along with a championship bout for their May 28th event titled "Empower." The event, which does not have a confirmed location at the moment, will be headlined by 125-pound ONE champion Xiong Jing Nan and challenger Michelle Nicolini. Xiong will attempt to defend her … Continue reading ONE Championship Announces Title Fight, Start of 115-Pound Tournament For May 28th ‘Empower’ Card

Joselyne Edwards To Make UFC Debut Against Wu Yanan on January 16th

Wu Yanan has received a new opponent for a January 16th UFC show, now being paired against promotional newcomer Joselyne Edwards. First reported by PPSport on Thursday, Edwards will replace Bethe Correia, who withdrew earlier in the week due to an emergency appendix removal. The new matchup joins UFC's first show back in 2021 at … Continue reading Joselyne Edwards To Make UFC Debut Against Wu Yanan on January 16th

Note from Editor: Semi-Hiatus From December 21st To 27th

Knockdown News will be on a semi-hiatus from December 21st to 27th. This means no live events or breaking news will be covered in that timeframe. Articles are scheduled and planned to release during the semi-hiatus, including the first ever Knockdown News "Fighter of the Year" award. Check the site every morning or follow my … Continue reading Note from Editor: Semi-Hiatus From December 21st To 27th

UFC on ESPN+ 41: Thompson vs. Neal Preview

UFC will wrap up their 2020 schedule on Saturday night with a "Fight Night" card from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Headlining the 12-fight card is a five-round welterweight bout between Stephen Thompson and Geoff Neal. The card concludes a year which saw the UFC hold 41 events, most of which were … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 41: Thompson vs. Neal Preview

RIZIN 25 Live Coverage

Japanese MMA promotion RIZIN Fighting Federation will return on Saturday night with RIZIN 25 from the Osaka-jo Hall in Osaka, Japan. In their final event before their annual New Year's Eve card, the promotion will look for their first featherweight champ in a fight between Mikuru Asakura and Yutaka Saito. Follow along throughout the evening … Continue reading RIZIN 25 Live Coverage

CFFC 85: Hill vs. Lee Live Coverage

Finishing off their back-to-back events, Cage Fury Fighting Championship is set to hold CFFC 85 on Friday night. The card is headlined by a welterweight championship bout, where Mike Hill faces Bobby Lee. Follow along throughout the evening for live results of the action from the Horseshoe Tunica Hotel & Casino from Tunica, Mississippi, USA. … Continue reading CFFC 85: Hill vs. Lee Live Coverage