6/17 UFC Rankings: Calvillo Debuts At #2 As Flyweight

UFC's ranking update on Wednesday saw Cynthia Calvillo debut at second place in the flyweight rankings, following a win over Jessica Eye last Saturday. After losing her five-round battle on Saturday, Eye dropped three spots in the flyweight division, now ranked in fourth. The entry of Calvillo in the 125-pound rankings moved everyone else below … Continue reading 6/17 UFC Rankings: Calvillo Debuts At #2 As Flyweight

6/10 UFC Rankings: Cody Garbandt Into Top Five Among Big Bantamweight Movement

The UFC.com rankings were updated on Wednesday following UFC 250, which happened last Saturday. The rankings saw Cody Garbrandt jump four spots in the bantamweight division, joining Marlon Moraes, Aljamain Sterling, Petr Yan and Cody Sandhagen in the top five. Big Bantamweight Movement Competing on the main card for UFC 250, Garbrandt delivered an explosive … Continue reading 6/10 UFC Rankings: Cody Garbandt Into Top Five Among Big Bantamweight Movement

Laying Down Leather #12: UFC 250 Fallout and Looking To Next Week

Laying Down Leather is a Monday morning blog series where I share my tidbit thoughts on MMA, share the past week's work, and look at what's ahead. Good morning and welcome to another week. At this point, UFC has resumed to the pace of MMA events that they basically had prior to COVID-19, which means … Continue reading Laying Down Leather #12: UFC 250 Fallout and Looking To Next Week

Garbrandt, O’Malley, Perez and Sterling Awarded UFC 250 Performance Bonuses

Strong performances from Cody Garbrandt, Sean O'Malley, Aljamain Sterling and Alex Perez earned them an extra $50,000 on top of paychecks for their fights at UFC 250. Co-main event win Cody Garbrandt was almost guaranteed a performance bonus right after his fight, connecting with a monstrous right hook to knock out Raphael Assuncao. The win … Continue reading Garbrandt, O’Malley, Perez and Sterling Awarded UFC 250 Performance Bonuses

UFC 250: Sean O’Malley vs. Eddie Wineland Play-by-Play

Starting off the pay-per-view portion of UFC 250, undefeated bantamweight prospect Sean O'Malley fought the more experienced Eddie Wineland. Here's how the fight went. Bout 8: Sean O’Malley (11-0) vs. Eddie Wineland (24-13-1) (Bantamweight) O’Malley was trying for lots of head kicks early, not landing any clean ones. Wineland scored with a good counter-right hand … Continue reading UFC 250: Sean O’Malley vs. Eddie Wineland Play-by-Play

UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer Live Coverage

UFC holds pay-per-view event "UFC 250" on Saturday night. Headlining the show, UFC Featherweight Champion Amanda Nunes will attempt to defend her belt against Felicia Spencer. Follow along throughout the night to get updates on the event, which takes place from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. A preview of the show can … Continue reading UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer Live Coverage

UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer Preview

In their largest card since their initial return from a COVID-19 hiatus, UFC presents UFC 250 on Saturday. The headlining spot on the card showcases Amanda Nunes, the top women's pound-for-pound fighter, putting her UFC Featherweight Championship on the line against Felicia Spencer. Here's a preview of the evening to come. Click here to skip … Continue reading UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer Preview

UFC 248: Adesanya vs. Romero Live Coverage

On Saturday night, UFC will present UFC 248, featuring two championship fights. The main event sees "The Last Stylebender" Israel Adesanya face Yoel Romero in a UFC Middleweight Championship fight. The co-main has Zhang Weili put her UFC Strawweight Championship up against Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Follow the action from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, … Continue reading UFC 248: Adesanya vs. Romero Live Coverage

UFC 248: Adesanya vs. Romero Preview

Returning to Las Vegas, UFC presents a two-championship card at UFC 248. The main event sees UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya put his belt on the line for the first time, fighting Yoel Romero. The co-main sees fellow newly crowned fighter Zhang Weili fight Joanna Jedrzejczyk for the UFC Strawweight Championship. From the T-Mobile Arena … Continue reading UFC 248: Adesanya vs. Romero Preview