Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes Rematch Announced For UFC 277

A long-awaited rematch at bantamweight has been booked. The second meeting between UFC Bantamweight Champion Julianna Pena and former long-time titleholder Amanda Nunes is set for UFC 277 on July 30th, per an announcement made by the promotion Saturday. The fight is joining a card that is scheduled to take place at the American Airlines … Continue reading Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes Rematch Announced For UFC 277

Ketlen Vieira Defeats Returning Holly Holm In Close Split Decision, Sets Sights on Title Fight

Ketlen Vieira positioned herself as one of the top bantamweights on Saturday night after taking an airtight split decision win against Holly Holm in the main event of a UFC "Fight Night" card. Vieira's victory headlined a show from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Vieira's victory came after a close 25 minutes … Continue reading Ketlen Vieira Defeats Returning Holly Holm In Close Split Decision, Sets Sights on Title Fight

UFC Announces Debut Event In Paris, France For September

UFC's debut event in Paris, France is official. The promotion announced Wednesday that they will head to the Accor Arena on September 3rd for a "Fight Night" card, marking the first time they have ever touched down in the country. Reports of UFC's intention to hold an event in Paris were first noted last month. … Continue reading UFC Announces Debut Event In Paris, France For September

Carlos Ulberg vs. Tafon Nchukwi Booked For June 25th UFC Card

Light heavyweights Carlos Ulberg and Tafon Nchukwi have been added to UFC's June 25th show, per Farah Hannoun of MMA Junkie. The fight is joining a card that is expected to take place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Ulberg picked up his first UFC victory earlier this year, beating former LFA … Continue reading Carlos Ulberg vs. Tafon Nchukwi Booked For June 25th UFC Card

‘TUF’ Finalist Tresean Gore To Face Cody Brundage At July 9th UFC Card

"The Ultimate Fighter" finalist Tresean Gore will make his return to action on July 9th, fighting Cody Brundage at a UFC "Fight Night" card. Gore will be stepping in to replace Josh Fremd, per Sherdog reporter Tudor Leonte. The fight is joining a card that doesn't have a confirmed location at the moment. Fremd reportedly … Continue reading ‘TUF’ Finalist Tresean Gore To Face Cody Brundage At July 9th UFC Card

2022 Season of ‘Dana White’s Contender Series’ Scheduled To Begin on July 26th

Season 6 of UFC's live reality TV show "Dana White's Contender Series" now has a targeted start date. The latest "Contender Series" season is scheduled to begin on July 26th and run for 10 weeks to September 27th, per recent filings with the Nevada Athletic Commission. As was the case in earlier seasons of the … Continue reading 2022 Season of ‘Dana White’s Contender Series’ Scheduled To Begin on July 26th

Manel Kape Reaches Agreement With NAC, Remains Eligible To Compete At UFC 275

UFC flyweight Manel Kape has struck an agreement with the Nevada Athletic Commission that will allow him to avoid major penalties for a recent drug test. In a meeting held this week with the commission, Kape agreed to do two drug tests for the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency between April to September. If the tests both … Continue reading Manel Kape Reaches Agreement With NAC, Remains Eligible To Compete At UFC 275

Two Fights Join UFC’s August 13th Card

Two new matchups have recently been confirmed for UFC's August 13th "Fight Night" event. The fights are joining a card that doesn't have a confirmed location at the moment. Undefeated Murzakanov To Face Clark Azamat Murzakanov will attempt to keep his flawless MMA record intact in his second UFC appearance, facing Devin Clark later this … Continue reading Two Fights Join UFC’s August 13th Card

Ashlee Evans-Smith Given 14-Month USADA Suspension For Positive Steroid Test

Eight-fight UFC vet Ashlee Evans-Smith has been handed a lengthy 14-month suspension by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency after recent tests found prohibited substances in her system. Evans-Smith tested positive for "an anabolic androgenic steroid of exogenous origin" in tests collected by USADA on January 3rd and 27th, per a release issued Monday. The normal USADA … Continue reading Ashlee Evans-Smith Given 14-Month USADA Suspension For Positive Steroid Test