UFC Bantamweight Irwin Rivera Arrested, Charged With Two Counts of Attempted Murder

UFC fighter Irwin Rivera has been arrested and jailed on Thursday in Boynton Beach, Florida, USA. The bantamweight has been charged with two counts of attempted murder, per a report by Marc Raimondi of ESPN. Rivera was taken into custody on Thursday afternoon and is currently being held without a bond set. ESPN's report details … Continue reading UFC Bantamweight Irwin Rivera Arrested, Charged With Two Counts of Attempted Murder

Ray Rodriguez and Irwin Rivera To Fight on March 13th UFC Card

Ray Rodriguez and Irwin Rivera will both look to return to the win column when they fight on UFC's March 13th "Fight Night" card. Farah Hannoun and Nolan King of MMA Junkie were the first to report the story. The fight is the first reported for a March 13th UFC event. The location of the … Continue reading Ray Rodriguez and Irwin Rivera To Fight on March 13th UFC Card

UFC on ESPN+ 36: Andre Ewell vs. Irwin Rivera Play-by-Play

Bantamweights Andre Ewell and Irwin Rivera fought on the preliminary card of Saturday's show. Here's how it went. Bout 2: Andre Ewell (16-6) vs. Irwin Rivera (10-5) (Bantamweight) Ewell utilized his reach advantage early, striking from a distance with two-punch combinations of straights to Rivera. Rivera stormed forward with a two-punch combo of his own … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 36: Andre Ewell vs. Irwin Rivera Play-by-Play

UFC on ESPN+ 36: Covington vs. Woodley Live Coverage

Before the promotion begins their second stint at "Fight Island," the UFC is scheduled to hold a 14-bout "Fight Night" on Saturday night from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Headlining the card is a five-round fight between high-ranked welterweights Tyron Woodley and Colby Covington. Follow along throughout the evening for live updates. … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 36: Covington vs. Woodley Live Coverage

UFC on ESPN+ 36: Covington vs. Woodley Preview

UFC's show on Saturday night sees two former champions face off in the main event, as welterweights Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley are booked for a five-round fight. The fight headlines a large 14-fight card that is scheduled to happen from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Here's a full preview of the … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 36: Covington vs. Woodley Preview

Irwin Rivera To Face Andre Ewell on September 19th UFC Card

Bantamweights Irwin Rivera and Andre Ewell will face off on September 19th, joining UFC's card on the date. News of the booking was first announced by Aaron Bronsteter of TSN. Rivera earned his first UFC win in August, defeated Ali Aliqaisi via split decision. His entrance into the promotion was in May, replacing Mike Davis … Continue reading Irwin Rivera To Face Andre Ewell on September 19th UFC Card

UFC on ESPN+ 32: Ali Alqaisi vs. Irwin Rivera Play-by-Play

Starting UFC's seven-fight preliminary card on Saturday was a bantamweight fight between Ali Alqasi and Irwin Rivera. Here's how the fight went. Bout 1: Ali Alqaisi (8-3) vs. Irwin Rivera (9-5) (Bantamweight) Alqaisi put Rivera against the cage in a clinch in the first minute after Rivera dipped in with punches. Rivera got a takedown … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 32: Ali Alqaisi vs. Irwin Rivera Play-by-Play

UFC on ESPN+ 32: Lewis vs. Oleinik Live Coverage

UFC is set to hold a 12-fight show on Saturday night including a heavyweight main event between Derrick Lewis and Alexey Oleinik. Follow along throughout the night for live updates on the action from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Quick Results: Preliminary Card (6:00PM EDT / 3:00PM PDT) (ESPN+ / TSN 5) … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 32: Lewis vs. Oleinik Live Coverage

UFC Jacksonville: Giga Chikadze vs. Irwin Rivera Play-by-Play

Being a short notice replacement fighter for Mike Davis, Irwin Rivera made his UFC debut on the prelims against Giga Chikadze. Here's how the featherweight contest panned out. Live coverage of the entire card can be seen here. Bout 4: Giga Chikadze (9-2) vs. Irwin Rivera (9-4) (Featherweight) Right off the bat it became clear … Continue reading UFC Jacksonville: Giga Chikadze vs. Irwin Rivera Play-by-Play