UFC Fight Night predictions, best bets, parlay for Saturday’s card

Commercial Content 21+ UFC Fight Night is back this weekend for more violence! Next week, the UFC will be off for Memorial Day Weekend so enjoy these fights while they last, it’ll have to last you two weeks. This weekend’s main event is a bit less intriguing compared to weekends in the past. For some … Read more

Former UFC champion Holly Holm knocked out Ronda Rousey and now she wants to box undisputed lightweight queen Katie Taylor

UFC star Holly Holm shocked the world when he head-kicked Ronda Rousey into oblivion in 2015 and now she’s hoping she’ll get the chance to spring another monumental upset. The former bantamweight champion, who is set to face Ketlen Vieira at UFC Vegas 55 on Saturday, could well return to boxing for a fight with … Read more

UFC Hall of Famer Khabib Nurmagomedov Rules Out Return to Cage

MIAMI – It’s been more than a year-and-a-half since Khabib Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA, 13-0 UFC) last competed in an MMA fight, but with the UFC’s lightweight division currently flourishing with impressive talent, “The Eagle ” is often asked if he’s intrigued about the idea of ​​a return. The answer remains an unequivocal “no.” “When I … Read more

Holly Holm Looks to Build Legacy in UFC Fight Night Main Event

Welcome to The Weekly Takedown, Sports Illustrated’s in-depth look at MMA. Every week, this column offers insight and information on the most noteworthy stories in the fight world. Holly Holm’s goal extends far beyond this Saturday’s bout against Ketlen Vieira. “I want to be the one who does what’s never been before,” Holm said. “I … Read more

Khabib Nurmagomedov waiting to hear back from Dana White on Islam Makhachev title shot

Khabib Nurmagomedov says he recently texted Dana White to argue in favor of a lightweight title for his longtime friend and teammate Islam Makhachev — and apparently White left the retired legend on read. “Honestly, this is the first time since we started talking to each other that he don’t respond to me,” a laughing … Read more

Chael Sonnen makes claim for Islam Makhachev to fight for the UFC lightweight title next

Chael Sonnen has suggested that Islam Makhachev deserves a shot at the vacant UFC lightweight title. In an edition of Beyond the FightSonnen acknowledged that Makhachev’s yet to beat a UFC lightweight who’s ranked in the top five. Regardless, ‘The Bad Guy’ believes that this doesn’t necessarily mean that Islam Makhachev hasn’t proven his mettle. … Read more

The Kamaru Usman vs. Leon Edwards 2 reportedly being targeted for UFC 278

According to veteran journalist Ariel Helwani, the UFC is planning to schedule the highly-anticipated rematch between Kamaru Usman and Leon Edwards for the upcoming UFC 278 fight card. The event is expected to take place in Salt Lake City, Utah, on August 20. Helwani suggested that the fight is yet to be officially finalized due … Read more

British UFC star Lerone Murphy survives ANOTHER near-death experience after being hit by car

British UFC star Lerone Murphy survives ANOTHER near-death experience after being hit by car and ‘almost bleeding out’ as he details horrific ordeal, with ambulance taking 45 minutes to arrive… nine years after he was shot in the face and neck Lerone Murphy was hit by a car in a serious accident while cycling on … Read more

UFC’s Chase Hooper talks fighting amateur at casinos at age 17

Chase Hooper (10-2-1, eight finishes), the fan favorite featherweight who made his 2019 UFC debut three months after his 20th birthday, makes his first appearance of 2022 against Felipe Colares (10-3, seven finishes) during Saturday’s UFC Fight Night preliminary card from UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The Post’s Scott Fontana caught up with Hooper via … Read more

Cain Velasquez denied bail for second time in attempted murder case

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was denied bail again Monday in his attempted murder case at a motion hearing in Santa Clara (California) County, per the court. Judge Shelyna Brown decided against allowing Velasquez bail for a second time, citing Velasquez’s “reckless disregard for human life.” Brown first denied Velasquez bail March 7, when … Read more