Category Archives: MMA Info

Angela Hill Reaching Her Peak

She was bounced in the opening round of the tournament by Esparza, the top seed and eventual winner, but got a chance to compete on the finale card, where she registered a unanimous decision win over Emily Kagan. But losses to Torres and Namajunas followed, and before she’d even had a chance to get her footing inside the Octagon, Hill was released. Quickly signed by Invicta FC, the Alliance MMA representative earned back-to-back stoppage wins three months […]

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Video: Diego Ferreira foresaw rear-naked choke of Anthony Pettis at UFC 246

LAS VEGAS – Despite being a favorite going into his meeting with Anthony Pettis at UFC 246, Diego Ferreira felt like an underdog against the former champion. The Brazilian also felt extra pressure before the fight because it fell on the weekend of his birthday celebration. Discussing his finish, Ferreira said he’d studied Pettis’ escapes and was ready for the second-round choke. View Source

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On the Rise: UFC Raleigh Edition

Folks that pay attention to the top regional promotions in the sport were already familiar with Gravely before he turned up on Week 8 of the Contender Series last summer, as the Virginia-based fighter had crafted a 18-5 mark fighting quality competition in some of the best organizations around, winning titles under both the King of the Cage and CES banners. Though he suffered a handful of losses along the way, each of those setbacks came against […]

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UFC 246 Results: McGregor vs. Cowboy

MMA Fighting has UFC 246 results for the McGregor vs. Cowboy fight card on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, live blogs for all the main card fights, and live UFC 246 Twitter updates. In the main event, former two-division UFC champ Conor McGregor returns in a non-title welterweight headliner against Donald Cerrone. Co-headlining the pay-per-view event is a rematch between ex-bantamweight champ Holly Holm and Raquel Pennington. Watch UFC 246 LIVE! Catch Conor […]

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Summer Tapasa Celebrated By Dana White At UFC 246

“It has been insane to see the support that I’ve gotten from all over the world. Right after it happened, I never would have guessed that people would care so much about stopping a shoplifter,” Tapasa says. “There has been so much love and I’m just seeing and hearing what everyone is saying and I’m just so appreciative.” White has made sure that Tapasa has been feeling love by introducing her to some of the biggest names […]

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Guide To UFC 246 Prelims

Ever since she stepped into the Octagon, Maycee Barber hasn’t shied away from the spotlight. Her goal to break Jon Jones’ record and become the youngest UFC champion ever doesn’t seem like an aspiration as much as a tangible pursuit. Since making her debut in November 2018, she has kept her name relevant between a mix of talking a big game and making good on that talk.  In three fights, Barber racked up three TKO finishes, most […]

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Conor McGregor interested in boxing Manny Pacquiao at Allegiant Stadium

Even with another main event MMA bout less than 48 hours away, Conor McGregor is happy to entertain talk of another blockbuster boxing match. McGregor is set to face Donald Cerrone in the welterweight headliner of UFC 246 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, a fight that will mark his first Octagon appearance in 15 months. The former two-division champion has shown plenty of respect to Cerrone in the lead-up to their clash, but at […]

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Askarov: “Impossible Is Nothing”

And it was certainly in the DNA of Askarov, who won several titles in wrestling, grappling and MMA, chief among them the Deaflympics wrestling title in 2017.  By then, Askarov was already competing in MMA, defeating the likes of UFC vet Jose Maria Tome and WEC / Strikeforce vet Anthony Leone, and it was clear that he was going to follow in the footsteps of another deaf athlete – Matt Hamill – in getting to the UFC. […]

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