Khamzat Chimaev Seemingly Retires, Leaves UFC President Skeptical

Rising welterweight Khamzat Chimaev has appeared to announce his retirement following months dealing with the long-term effects of COVID-19. Chimaev released a statement Monday that vaguely suggested he is leaving the sport. "I want to thank you all so much for supporting me in my journey in this sport. I think I’m done," said Chimaev … Continue reading Khamzat Chimaev Seemingly Retires, Leaves UFC President Skeptical

COVID-19 Protocol Removes Angela Hill vs. Ashley Yoder From February 27th UFC Card, Moves It To March

A strawweight bout between Angela Hill and Ashley Yoder has been removed from UFC's February 27th "Fight Night" card. Per a statement from the promotion, the fight was removed from the lineup due to "COVID-19 protocol." News of the fight being taken out of the lineup comes just hours before it was set to happen. … Continue reading COVID-19 Protocol Removes Angela Hill vs. Ashley Yoder From February 27th UFC Card, Moves It To March

COVID-19 Takes Alonzo Menifield Off Saturday’s Card, Moves Fight Against William Knight To UFC 260

A positive COVID-19 test to Alonzo Menifield has forced him out of his February 27th UFC bout against William Knight. Nolan King and Mike Bohn of MMA Junkie reported the cancelled bout first. The light heavyweight matchup was scheduled to happen during UFC's preliminary card at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Per … Continue reading COVID-19 Takes Alonzo Menifield Off Saturday’s Card, Moves Fight Against William Knight To UFC 260

February 27th UFC ‘Fight Night’ Loses Two Matchups, Gains One

UFC's February 27th card has lost two matchups just days before they were scheduled to happen, per reports. The fights were set to take place during a "Fight Night" event at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Randy Brown Removed From Bout Against Alex Oliveira, Replaced By Ramazan Kuramagomedov Randy Brown won't be … Continue reading February 27th UFC ‘Fight Night’ Loses Two Matchups, Gains One

Drakkar Klose vs. Luis Pena Out of February 20th UFC Lineup

Saturday night's UFC "Fight Night" card has lost a bout, as a matchup between Drakkar Klose and Luis Pena has been scratched from the lineup. One of Klose's cornermen tested positive for COVID-19, causing the fight to be cancelled, per a tweet from Pena. The fight was set to take place at the UFC APEX … Continue reading Drakkar Klose vs. Luis Pena Out of February 20th UFC Lineup

Khamzat Chimaev Out of March 13th Fight Against Leon Edwards Due To COVID-19 Infection Aftermath

A welterweight bout between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev has been cancelled for the third time, removing it from the main event of a March 13th UFC card. News of the cancelled bout was first reported by Brett Okamoto of ESPN. Per the report, this iteration of the bout was thrown out due to the … Continue reading Khamzat Chimaev Out of March 13th Fight Against Leon Edwards Due To COVID-19 Infection Aftermath

Pedro Munhoz vs. Jimmie Rivera Removed From UFC 258, Moved To February 27th Event

Saturday night's UFC 258 card has suffered a loss, as a bout between Pedro Munhoz and Jimmie Rivera has been removed from the lineup. Per a report from Guilherme Cruz and Damon Martin of MMA Fighting, a COVID-19 test forced the fight to get moved. UFC is looking to move the fight between Munhoz and … Continue reading Pedro Munhoz vs. Jimmie Rivera Removed From UFC 258, Moved To February 27th Event

RIZIN 27 Moved To Nagoya, Booted Ahead By A Week In March

Japanese MMA promotion RIZIN announced a change to the location and date of their upcoming RIZIN 27 card on Thursday. The event will be moved from the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan, to the Nagoya Civic General Gymnasium in Nagoya, as revealed at a press conference. The event will also be bumped ahead a week, … Continue reading RIZIN 27 Moved To Nagoya, Booted Ahead By A Week In March

COVID-19 Test Moves Marion Reneau vs. Macy Chiasson To February 27th UFC Card

Saturday night's UFC "Fight Night" card has lost a bout, as a positive COVID-19 test to Marion Reneau has taken her out of a fight against Macy Chiasson. While the fight is out of Saturday's lineup, the plan currently is to have the fight later in the month on UFC's February 27th show at the … Continue reading COVID-19 Test Moves Marion Reneau vs. Macy Chiasson To February 27th UFC Card

COVID-19 Takes Andre Ewell Out of February 6th Fight Against Cody Stamann, Replaced By Askar Askar

A positive COVID-19 test has forced Andre Ewell out of his February 6th fight against Cody Stamann. Taking his place on the UFC "Fight Night" card will be promotional newcomer Askar Askar, as first reported by Sergio Piniero of Bloody Canvas. The new matchup joins an event that is set to happen at the UFC … Continue reading COVID-19 Takes Andre Ewell Out of February 6th Fight Against Cody Stamann, Replaced By Askar Askar