Two Bantamweight Bouts Targeted For UFC 269 Lineup

Two big matchups in the bantamweight division are currently in the process of being added to UFC's December 11th pay-per-view lineup, per reports. The bouts join the lineup for UFC 269, which doesn't have a confirmed location at the moment. UFC Looking To Book Munhoz vs. Cruz Former UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz could compete … Continue reading Two Bantamweight Bouts Targeted For UFC 269 Lineup

UFC on ESPN 27: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw Preview

Former UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw will look to begin another push towards a title on Saturday night, making his return against contender Cory Sandhagen in a five-round fight. The bout headlines a UFC "Fight Night" card that is set to take place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Here's a full … Continue reading UFC on ESPN 27: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw Preview

Raulian Paiva To Replace Raphael Assuncao In July 24th UFC Booking Against Kyler Phillips

Kyler Phillips has received a new opponent for UFC's July 24th "Fight Night" card, now facing Raulian Paiva instead of Raphael Assuncao. The opponent change was first reported by Mike Heck and Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting on Sunday. The fight joins a card that is set to happen at the UFC APEX in Las … Continue reading Raulian Paiva To Replace Raphael Assuncao In July 24th UFC Booking Against Kyler Phillips

Raulian Paiva Hospitalized During Weight-Cut, Replaced by Juancamilo Ronderos For UFC ‘Fight Night’

UFC flyweight Raulian Paiva has been hospitalized due to his weight cut for a May 22nd fight against David Dvorak, per a report from Damon Martin and Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting. On just a days notice, Juancamilo Ronderos has stepped in to replace Paiva in a fight against Dvorak, as first reported by Farah … Continue reading Raulian Paiva Hospitalized During Weight-Cut, Replaced by Juancamilo Ronderos For UFC ‘Fight Night’

David Dvorak and Raulian Paiva To Look For Third UFC Win In May 22nd Matchup

Putting their win streaks on the line, flyweights Raulian Paiva and David Dvorak have been matched for a May 22nd UFC event. Carlos Antunes of AgFight reported the fight first earlier in the month. The location for UFC's May 22nd event is not known at the moment. Dvorak had a successful UFC rookie year in … Continue reading David Dvorak and Raulian Paiva To Look For Third UFC Win In May 22nd Matchup

Flyweights Raulian Paiva and Amir Albazi To Battle on October 31st UFC Card

Looking to make a trio of 2020 wins, Raulian Paiva will face Amir Albazi on UFC's October 31st card. The flyweight bout was first reported by Marcelo Barone of Combate. Paiva's has had a rebounding year, coming back from a 2019 where he lost his UFC debut and follow-up fight. In 2020, Paiva has defeated … Continue reading Flyweights Raulian Paiva and Amir Albazi To Battle on October 31st UFC Card

7/14 UFC Rankings: Petr Yan Enters Pound-For-Pound Chart

UFC.com's rankings were updated on Tuesday with a new addition to the UFC pound-for-pound rankings, Petr Yan. The addition to the list comes after Yan was crowned the new UFC Bantamweight Champion on Saturday. Yan defeated Jose Aldo on Saturday at UFC 251 to take the previously vacant bantamweight belt. He takes 13th place in … Continue reading 7/14 UFC Rankings: Petr Yan Enters Pound-For-Pound Chart

UFC 251: Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Raulian Paiva Play-by-Play

On the UFC 251 prelims, Zhalgas Zhumagulov made his promotional debut facing Raulian Paiva. The fight went like this. Bout 3: Zhalgas Zhumagulov (13-3) vs. Raulian Paiva (19-3) (Flyweight) Paiva was throwing lots of leg kicks early on and was the more active striker in general. Both fighters were very active with punches. Zhumagulov tried … Continue reading UFC 251: Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Raulian Paiva Play-by-Play

UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal Live Coverage

On Saturday night, UFC presents its debut event from "Fight Island," pay-per-view show UFC 251. Headlining the triple-header of championship bouts is a welterweight battle between UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. Follow along throughout the night to get updates on the action from Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A preview … Continue reading UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal Live Coverage

UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal Preview

The UFC's long-awaited "Fight Island" will finally see it's first of four events on Saturday, including four championship bouts. The main event sees fan favourite Jorge Masvidal step in on six-days notice to fight Kamaru Usman for the UFC Welterweight Championship. Here's a preview of the hectic and packed UFC 251 card from Yas Island, … Continue reading UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal Preview