Former UFC Fighter Ryan Benoit Handed 10-Month USADA Suspension

Former UFC flyweight Ryan Benoit has received another sanction. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency announced Monday that Benoit was handed a 10-month suspension due to a drug test in late July that detected sleep apnea medication modafinil. The suspension, which rules Benoit out of any competition if he re-joins the UFC roster, is set to expire … Continue reading Former UFC Fighter Ryan Benoit Handed 10-Month USADA Suspension

Nevada Athletic Commission Hands Ryan Benoit Suspension, Overturns ‘Contender Series’ Win For Josh Quinlan

The Nevada Athletic Commission announced two sanctions to UFC fighters at a meeting Wednesday. The changes include two suspensions, with one of them causing a fight result to be overturned. Benoit Given Nine-Month Suspension For Sleep Apnea Medication Ryan Benoit was given a nine-month suspension for a drug test registered for his fight in July … Continue reading Nevada Athletic Commission Hands Ryan Benoit Suspension, Overturns ‘Contender Series’ Win For Josh Quinlan

Sean Strickland Cruises To Unanimous Decision Win Over Uriah Hall In First UFC Main Event

Sean Strickland prevailed in his first-ever UFC main event appearance on Saturday night, defeating Uriah Hall via unanimous decision after five rounds of battle (50-44, 50-45 & 49-46). The fight headlined a UFC "Fight Night" card at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Strickland used his punching to do damage on Hall in … Continue reading Sean Strickland Cruises To Unanimous Decision Win Over Uriah Hall In First UFC Main Event

Ryan Benoit vs. Zarrukh Adashev Re-Booked For July 31st UFC ‘Fight Night’

Flyweight Ryan Benoit has been re-booked to face Zarrukh Adashev for UFC's July 31st "Fight Night" card, per a report from Nolan King and John Morgan of MMA Junkie. The new fight joins a show that is expected to take place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Benoit was first set to … Continue reading Ryan Benoit vs. Zarrukh Adashev Re-Booked For July 31st UFC ‘Fight Night’

May 8th UFC ‘Fight Night’ Loses Two Bouts Following Weigh-Ins

UFC's May 8th "Fight Night" card has dropped two bouts following their weigh-ins on Saturday. The cancelled fights bring Saturday's card down to 10 fights in total. The UFC event is set to take place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The top fight for the card, a flyweight matchup between Michelle … Continue reading May 8th UFC ‘Fight Night’ Loses Two Bouts Following Weigh-Ins

Zarrukh Adashev and Ryan Benoit Look To Break Losing Streaks in May 8th UFC Pairing

Both in a potential must-win position, Zarrukh Adashev and Ryan Benoit have been matched for UFC's May 8th "Fight Night" card. The flyweight pairing was first reported by Nolan King and John Morgan of MMA Junkie. The fight joins a UFC card that does not have a confirmed location at the moment. Both fighters will … Continue reading Zarrukh Adashev and Ryan Benoit Look To Break Losing Streaks in May 8th UFC Pairing

UFC Fight Night: Tim Elliott vs. Ryan Benoit Play-by-Play

The co-main event of UFC's "Fight Night" on Wednesday saw flyweights Tim Elliott and Ryan Benoit battle. The fight went like this. Bout 10: Tim Elliott (15-11-1) vs. Ryan Benoit (10-6) (Flyweight) The striking from the fighters started slow with the pace heating up as the round progressed. Benoit landed head kicks in the round. … Continue reading UFC Fight Night: Tim Elliott vs. Ryan Benoit Play-by-Play

UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Ige Live Coverage

UFC is holding a mid-week "Fight Night" on Wednesday from Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Headlining the 11-fight card is a ranked featherweight matchup between Calvin Kattar and Dan Ige. Follow along throughout the evening for updates. Prelims (7:00PM EDT / 3:00AM GST) (ESPN / TSN 5) Bout 1: Jack Shore def. … Continue reading UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Ige Live Coverage