UFC on ESPN+ 36: Tyson Nam vs. Jerome Rivera Play-by-Play

Kicking off the evening, bantamweights Tyson Nam and Jerome Rivera fought. Here's how their matchup went. Bout 1: Tyson Nam (19-11-1) vs. Jerome Rivera (10-2) (Bantamweight) The fighters took turn throwing strikes to start the fight. Rivera was kept on the perimeter of the cage by Nam. Nam landed a right hook in the third … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 36: Tyson Nam vs. Jerome 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

Jerome Rivera To Make UFC Debut on September 19th Against Tyson Nam

Tyson Nam has received a short-notice opponent, as Jerome Rivera has stepped in to fight him on UFC's September 19th card. The matchup was first revealed during Saturday night's UFC "Fight Night" broadcast. Nam was scheduled to compete on last Saturday's card, although the matchup was scrapped the day before after his opponent Matt Schnell … Continue reading Jerome Rivera To Make UFC Debut on September 19th Against Tyson Nam

‘Weight-Management Issues’ Takes Matt Schnell Out of September 12th UFC Bout Against Tyson Nam

Saturday's UFC card is down to 12 fights, as a bout between Matt Schnell and Tyson Nam has been removed from the show. News of the change broke on Friday via Marc Raimondi of ESPN, who noted that Schnell was taken out of his bout due to "weight-management issues." The fight was set to be … Continue reading ‘Weight-Management Issues’ Takes Matt Schnell Out of September 12th UFC Bout Against Tyson Nam

Tyson Nam vs. Matt Schnell Added To September 12th UFC Show

A flyweight bout between Tyson Nam and Matt Schnell joins the September 12th event by the UFC, per a report by Mike Heck of MMA Fighting.  Nam's last fight saw him get his first UFC win through three promotional appearances and 31 fights as a pro. Nam stopped former GLORY Kickboxer Zarrukh Adashev in the … Continue reading Tyson Nam vs. Matt Schnell Added To September 12th UFC Show

Laying Down Leather #13: The Little Fight Night That Could

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 everyone and welcome to another week of everything. The big story last weekend was that UFC's overlooked fight card ended up impressing with big performances from … Continue reading Laying Down Leather #13: The Little Fight Night That Could

Vettori, Agapova, Aguilera and Nam All Earn First UFC Performance Bonuses Following Fight Night

Performance bonuses went to Tyson Nam, Christian Aguilera, Mariya Agapova and Marvin Vettori after UFC's Saturday night event. The $50,000 bonuses all had something in common, being that they were all one round stoppage bouts. The highest on the card fighter to get a bonus was Vettori, who stopped Karl Roberson with a rear naked … Continue reading Vettori, Agapova, Aguilera and Nam All Earn First UFC Performance Bonuses Following Fight Night

UFC Fight Night: Tyson Nam vs. Zarrukh Adashev Play-by-Play

Early in his MMA career, Zarrukh Adashev made his UFC debut against Tyson Nam. Here's how the fight went. Bout 2: Tyson Nam (18-11) vs. Zarrukh Adashev (3-1) (Flyweight) Adashev was the first to strike, coming forward with a combination of punches. Adashev landed a leg kick, with Nam countering with a right hook to … Continue reading UFC Fight Night: Tyson Nam vs. Zarrukh Adashev Play-by-Play