Anthony Smith vs. Devin Clark Moved Up To Saturday’s UFC Main Event, Booked For Five Rounds

A light heavyweight fight between Anthony Smith and Devin Clark has been promoted to main event status for UFC's "Fight Night" card on Saturday. With this, the fight has been moved from three rounds to five despite the short-notice change. The fight will take place from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The … Continue reading Anthony Smith vs. Devin Clark Moved Up To Saturday’s UFC Main Event, Booked For Five Rounds

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Positive COVID-19 Test Takes Curtis Blaydes Out of Saturday’s UFC Main Event Against Derrick Lewis

Saturday's UFC card has lots the main event, as a positive COVID-19 test has removed Curtis Blaydes from his five-round fight against Derrick Lewis. Ariel Helwani of ESPN was the first to report the news. The fight was scheduled to headline a "Fight Night" card from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The … Continue reading Positive COVID-19 Test Takes Curtis Blaydes Out of Saturday’s UFC Main Event Against Derrick Lewis

William Knight To Face Alonzo Menifield on February 27th UFC Card

Looking for his second-straight UFC win, Willian Knight will fight Alonzo Menifield on the promotion's February 27th card. The fight was first reported by Nolan King and Mike Bohn of MMA Junkie. The fight joins a card that currently does not have a location reported for it. Knight made his UFC debut in September, winning … Continue reading William Knight To Face Alonzo Menifield on February 27th UFC Card

Featherweights Hakeem Dawodu and Shane Burgos To Compete At UFC 257

A high-level featherweight bout between Hakeem Dawodu and Shane Burgos has been added to UFC's January 23rd pay-per-view card. The fight was first reported by MMA Empire on Tuesday. UFC 257 currently does not have a location reported, although UFC President Dana White says he is planning to hold it on "Fight Island" in Abu … Continue reading Featherweights Hakeem Dawodu and Shane Burgos To Compete At UFC 257

Umar Nurmagomedov and Sergey Morozov To Make UFC Debut At UFC 257

UFC's January 23rd pay-per-view could get a bantamweight addition, as the promotion is looking to book Umar Nurmagomedov against Sergey Morozov. Per Farah Hannoun of MMA Junkie, the fight has been added to the card. The location for UFC 257 has not been reported yet, although UFC President has noted the plan is to hold … Continue reading Umar Nurmagomedov and Sergey Morozov To Make UFC Debut At UFC 257

Danny Chavez vs. Jared Gordon Added To February 20th UFC Lineup

Returning shortly after his UFC debut, Danny Chavez will face Jared Gordon at UFC's February 20th "Fight Night" show. Club de las MMA broke the news first. The location for the event is not known at the moment. Chavez won his UFC debut in August, taking a unanimous decision over TJ Brown on the scorecards … Continue reading Danny Chavez vs. Jared Gordon Added To February 20th UFC Lineup

Julio Arce To Move Down To Bantamweight Against Timur Valiev on February 6th UFC Show

Julio Arce will make his UFC bantamweight debut on February 6th when he fights Timur Valiev. The matchup was first reported by Farah Hannoun and John Morgan of MMA Junkie. The fight joins a now seven-fight card which does not have a location reported yet. Having previously competed at featherweight, Arce held a record of … Continue reading Julio Arce To Move Down To Bantamweight Against Timur Valiev on February 6th UFC Show

Jimmie Rivera To Rematch Pedro Munhoz on January 30th UFC Card

A rematch between Pedro Munhoz and Jimmie Rivera has been added to UFC's January 30th card. The fight was first reported by Farah Hannoun and Mike Bohn of MMA Junkie. The location of the event is not known currently. The first meeting between Munhoz and Rivera was in 2015, where Rivera took a split decision … Continue reading Jimmie Rivera To Rematch Pedro Munhoz on January 30th UFC Card

Renato Moicano vs. Rafael Fiziev Moved To UFC 256 Following Positive COVID-19 Test

A November 28th fight between Renato Moicano and Rafael Fiziev will not happen on December 12th after a positive COVID-19 test took Moicano out of the original booking. The announcement was first reported in an interview by Punchline MMA. Moicano's last fight was in March, where he snapped a two-fight losing streak with a win … Continue reading Renato Moicano vs. Rafael Fiziev Moved To UFC 256 Following Positive COVID-19 Test

UFC Heavyweight Raphael Pessoa Given 12-Month USADA Suspension

UFC heavyweight Raphael Pessoa will be suspended from action for a year after violating the UFC's "Anti-Doping Policy." The US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced the suspension on Monday. Pessoa tested positive for "hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) and its metabolites chlorothiazide and 4-amino-6-chloro-1,3-benzenedisulfonamide (ACB)," per the statement by USADA. The test was taken on March 4th, meaning Pessoa … Continue reading UFC Heavyweight Raphael Pessoa Given 12-Month USADA Suspension