Antonio Carlos Junior Among Dozen Fighters Cut By UFC

UFC has recently let go of 12 fighters, many of which had losing streaks within the promotion. Per a report from Guilherme Cruz and Damon Martin of MMA Fighting, UFC has cut ties with Antonio Carlos Junior, Anthony Ivy, Carlton Minus, Rhys McKee, Sarah Moras, Peter Barrett, Spike Carlyle, Jacob Kilburn, Vinicius Moreira, Markus Perez, … Continue reading Antonio Carlos Junior Among Dozen Fighters Cut By UFC

UFC on ESPN 20: Chiesa vs. Magny Live Coverage

UFC will provide a 14-fight card on Wednesday that starts in the morning and then goes into the afternoon. The "Fight Night" card will be headlined by Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny from the Etihad Arena at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Follow along throughout the day for live coverage of the event. … Continue reading UFC on ESPN 20: Chiesa vs. Magny Live Coverage

UFC on ESPN 20: Chiesa vs. Magny Preview

UFC will present mid-week action on Wednesday, providing a 14-fight card from the morning into the afternoon for North American timezones. Headlining the "Fight Night" card is a welterweight bout between Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny. Here's a preview of the full card, which is set to happen at the Etihad Arena in Yas Island, … Continue reading UFC on ESPN 20: Chiesa vs. Magny Preview

Markus Perez Replaces Isi Fitikefu In January 20th UFC Bout Against Dalcha Lungiambula

Injury has removed Isi Fitikefu from his January 20th UFC debut against Dalcha Lungiambula. Per a report from Carlos Antunes of AgFight, Markus Perez will be taking the place of the UFC newcomer. The new matchup joins a UFC "Fight Night" card that is set to happen on "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi, United Arab … Continue reading Markus Perez Replaces Isi Fitikefu In January 20th UFC Bout Against Dalcha Lungiambula

UFC on ESPN+ 37: Markus Perez vs. Dricus Du Plessis Play-by-Play

Markus Perez faced a short-notice opponent on Saturday's UFC card, taking on former KSW champ Dricus Du Plessis. The fight went like this. Bout 10: Markus Perez (12-3) vs. Dricus Du Plessis (14-2) (Middleweight) Perez was aggressive at the start, advancing on Du Plessis and throwing more strikes. Du Plessis seemingly had some hesitancy early … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 37: Markus Perez vs. Dricus Du Plessis Play-by-Play

UFC on ESPN+ 37: Moraes vs. Sandhagen Live Coverage

Ranked bantamweights take the spotlight on Saturday night when Cory Sandhagen and Marlon Moraes headline a 13-fight UFC card from "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Follow along throughout the evening for live updates as the event progresses. A preview of the card can be read here. Quick Results: Preliminary Card (5:00PM EDT … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 37: Moraes vs. Sandhagen Live Coverage

UFC on ESPN+ 37: Moraes vs. Sandhagen Preview

UFC's second stint at "Fight Island" continues on Saturday night, as the promotion presents a 13-fight card from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Two high-ranked bantamweights headline the card, as Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen are scheduled for five rounds. Here's a preview of the show. Click here to skip to a preview of the … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 37: Moraes vs. Sandhagen Preview

Rodolfo Vieira Out of October 10th UFC Bout Against Markus Perez

Markus Perez is in need of a new opponent for his October 10th bout on a UFC card, as his original opponent, Rodolfo Viera, has withdrawn from the matchup. News of the withdrawal was first reported by Raphael Marinho and Ana Hissa of Combate on Monday. It is not known currently why Vieira withdrew from … Continue reading Rodolfo Vieira Out of October 10th UFC Bout Against Markus Perez

Eric Spicely vs. Markus Perez Added To UFC’s August 1st Event

UFC's August 1st event had another fight added to it recently, as a middleweight matchup between Markus Perez and Eric Spicely was booked for it. Reported by Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting first, the matchup joins the event which does not have a location announced yet. The fight ends a year-long layoff for Spicely, who … Continue reading Eric Spicely vs. Markus Perez Added To UFC’s August 1st Event