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

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

Dakota Bush Tests Positive For COVID-19, Replaced By Brandon Jenkins On September 18th UFC Card

Saturday's UFC "Fight Night" event will proceed with a slight change, as Brandon Jenkins has stepped in and replaced Dakota Bush in a lightweight bout against Rongzhu. News of the new matchup was first reported by Nolan King and Mike Bohn of MMA Junkie. The new matchup joins a card that is set to happen … Continue reading Dakota Bush Tests Positive For COVID-19, Replaced By Brandon Jenkins On September 18th UFC Card

Jim Miller Tests Positive For COVID-19, Off September 18th UFC Card

Jim Miller has tested positive for COVID-19, forcing him out of his September 18th fight against Nikolas Motta. The fight was scheduled to take place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Miller announced his positive test via social media on Friday. "I tested positive for the 'rona," said Miller via Instagram. The … Continue reading Jim Miller Tests Positive For COVID-19, Off September 18th UFC Card

RIZIN Bantamweight Champion Kyoji Horiguchi Signs With Bellator

RIZIN Bantamweight Champion Kyoji Horiguchi has signed a contract with Bellator, per an announcement made Thursday night. The deal gives Horiguchi the chance to attempt a second reign as Bellator Bantamweight Champion. "I can’t wait to see him compete in our stacked bantamweight division," said Bellator President Scott Coker via Twitter. Horiguchi became Bellator's 135-pound … Continue reading RIZIN Bantamweight Champion Kyoji Horiguchi Signs With Bellator

Oscar De La Hoya Contracts COVID-19, Could Possibly Be Replaced By Evander Holyfield In Boxing Bout Against Vitor Belfort

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Vitor Belfort is now expected to face Evander Holyfield instead of Oscar De La Hoya on a September 11th boxing event, per TMZ. De La Hoya withdrew from his return bout after being hospitalized with COVID-19. The former boxing champion released a statement about the change, noting that he still … Continue reading Oscar De La Hoya Contracts COVID-19, Could Possibly Be Replaced By Evander Holyfield In Boxing Bout Against Vitor Belfort

UFC Commentator Joe Rogan Contracts COVID-19, Claims He Took Ivermectin To Treat It

UFC broadcaster and famous podcaster Joe Rogan has contracted COVID-19, per a statement he posted to social media Wednesday. Rogan claims he has started to recover from the virus, mentioning that he feels "great" now. Rogan says he started to feel symptoms on Sunday night. "I got fevers [and] sweats. I knew what was going … Continue reading UFC Commentator Joe Rogan Contracts COVID-19, Claims He Took Ivermectin To Treat It

August 28th UFC ‘Fight Night’ Card Takes Numerous Hits, Loses Four Fights

UFC's August 28th "Fight Night" event has been rapidly losing fights this week due to various reasons. The changes affect a card that is set to take place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Sara McMann has been forced out of her bantamweight bout against Ketlen Vieira after suffering an injury. McMann put out … Continue reading August 28th UFC ‘Fight Night’ Card Takes Numerous Hits, Loses Four Fights

Bellator 265 Loses Two Fights, One Due To COVID-19

Bellator's August 20th card has been limited to 10 bouts in total after two matchups were removed from the lineup. The scheduled matchups were set to take place at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA. The return of Baby Slice won't happen this weekend, as his bout against Cody Lincoln has been … Continue reading Bellator 265 Loses Two Fights, One Due To COVID-19

Positive COVID-19 Test Takes Danny Sabatello Out of Bellator 264, Other Bout Removed As Well

Bellator 264 lost two fights on Tuesday, knocking the lineup down to nine bouts in total. A positive COVID-19 test to Danny Sabatello has removed him from this weekend's Bellator event, per a report from Alexander K. Lee and Mike Heck of MMA Fighting. Sabatello was scheduled to fight Johnny Campbell at Bellator's August 13th … Continue reading Positive COVID-19 Test Takes Danny Sabatello Out of Bellator 264, Other Bout Removed As Well