Nevada Commission Hands Out Three Suspensions, Overturns One Fight At Meeting

The Nevada Athletic Commission handed out three suspensions and overturned a UFC result at a meeting Wednesday. The state athletic commission suspended three UFC fighters as part of their drug-testing program. Daniel Pineda, Rodrigo Nascimento and Chris Barnett were all slapped with sanctions at the meeting. Pineda tested positive for amphetamine following his June 26th … Continue reading Nevada Commission Hands Out Three Suspensions, Overturns One Fight At Meeting

Miesha Tate Tests Positive For COVID-19, October UFC Main Event Postponed

Miesha Tate's first main event bout in over five years has received a setback. The former UFC Bantamweight Champion has tested positive for COVID-19, forcing her October 16th headliner bout against Ketlen Vieira to be postponed. The fight is now being targeted to take place in November. News of the change was first reported by … Continue reading Miesha Tate Tests Positive For COVID-19, October UFC Main Event Postponed

Karl Roberson Out of UFC 266 Fight Against Nick Maximov, Replaced By Cody Brundage

Karl Roberson has been forced out of his September 25th pay-per-view event fight against Nick Maximov, although a replacement opponent has already entered the picture. Fellow UFC newcomer Cody Brundage will enter the promotion to face Maximov at UFC 266, per a report from Marcel Dorff of MMA DNA. The fight joins a card that … Continue reading Karl Roberson Out of UFC 266 Fight Against Nick Maximov, Replaced By Cody Brundage

COVID-19 Protocol Forces Manon Fiorot vs. Mayra Bueno Silva Off UFC 266, Rescheduled To October

UFC's pay-per-view event on Saturday night will proceed without one of the expected flyweight bouts. Positive COVID-19 tests to Manon Fiorot and her team have forced her fight against Marya Bueno Silva off the card, per Globo reporter Evy Rodrigues. The fight was first scheduled to happen on UFC 266 at the T-Mobile Arena in … Continue reading COVID-19 Protocol Forces Manon Fiorot vs. Mayra Bueno Silva Off UFC 266, Rescheduled To October

Matt Brown To Face Bryan Barberena At December 4th UFC Event

Bryan Barberena will face a veteran in his next appearance, meeting Matt Brown at UFC's December 4th show. The new welterweight fight was confirmed recently by MMA DNA. The location for this fight is not known currently. Brown is one of the most experienced fighters on the UFC roster. The new booking is set to … Continue reading Matt Brown To Face Bryan Barberena At December 4th UFC Event

Julio Arce vs. Song Yadong Joins November 13th UFC Card

Both coming off a win, bantamweights Julio Arce and Song Yadong are reportedly scheduled to meet at UFC's November 13th event. The new booking was first reported by MMA DNA on Monday. The new fight joins a "Fight Night" card that doesn't have a confirmed location currently. Song picked up a victory just last month, … Continue reading Julio Arce vs. Song Yadong Joins November 13th UFC Card

Don Madge Departs UFC Roster, To Make PFL Debut In October

Lightweight prospect Don Madge has left the UFC and PFL's roster, with his promotional debut being set for October 27th. Madge is scheduled to face Nathan Williams, per an announcement made earlier this week. The fight joins a card that will take place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida, USA. … Continue reading Don Madge Departs UFC Roster, To Make PFL Debut In October

Two Bouts Join UFC’s December 18th Event

Two fights have recently been confirmed for UFC's December 18th event. The new matchups join a card that does not have a confirmed location at the moment. Assuncao Looks For First Win In Years Against Simon Decade-long UFC veteran Raphael Assuncao will attempt to break a three-fight losing streak late this year, facing Ricky Simon … Continue reading Two Bouts Join UFC’s December 18th Event

Dana White’s Contender Series Season 5 Episode 4: Four Fighters Offered UFC Contracts

Four fighters were handed UFC contracts on Tuesday's episode of TV show "Dana White's Contender Series." Following their successful fights, Victor Martinez, Kleydson Rodrigues, Michael Morales and AJ Dobson were all offered an opportunity with the top MMA promotion. The fights took place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Dobson Picks Up … Continue reading Dana White’s Contender Series Season 5 Episode 4: Four Fighters Offered UFC Contracts

Adrian Yanez vs. Davey Grant Set For November 20th UFC Card

Attempting to continue what has been an explosive run in the UFC thus far, Adrian Yanez will meet Davey Grant at the promotion's November 20th event. News of the bantamweight pairing was first reported by Carlos Contreras Legaspi of ESPN Deportes. The matchup joins a "Fight Night" card that does not have a confirmed location … Continue reading Adrian Yanez vs. Davey Grant Set For November 20th UFC Card