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[UPDATE] UFC Bantamweight Claims Sean O’Malley Has Accepted Fight

According to Brian Kelleher, he and "Sugar" Sean O'Malley have an upcoming engagement. Last month, Kelleher shot his shot when calling out O'Malley for a fight. Kelleher felt that the fact that he was unranked put him at an advantage to get accepted by O'Malley. This is because O'Malley has...

Sean O’Malley Predicts Frankie Edgar vs. Marlon Vera Fight

"Suga" Sean O'Malley has made his prediction for who he thinks walks away with their hand raised in the bantamweight scrap between Frankie Edgar and Marlon Vera. Frankie Edgar is set for a Madison Square Garden return for the first time in five years when he faces Marlon Vera at...

Ranked Bantamweight Pulls No Punches In Callout of “Clown” O’Malley

UFC bantamweight Cody Stamann has called out Sean O'Malley, describing a clash with the rising star as "easy money." Stamann, who is currently sat at #15 in the 135-pound division, was last in action at UFC Vegas 25 in May. Against Merab Dvalishvili, who has been one of the leading...

TJ Dillashaw Gives An Encouraging Response To José Aldo’s Callout

TJ Dillashaw has opened up on a potential future meeting with fellow UFC veteran and former featherweight champion, José Aldo. As a result of never losing his belt, TJ Dillashaw is widely considered to be the rightful #1 contender to the bantamweight crown, but both injury and an upcoming title...

Big John McCarthy Pleads With Urijah Faber To Stop Fighting

Bellator MMA broadcaster and former UFC referee "Big" John McCarthy has warned Urijah Faber against a return to the Octagon. Faber was last in action at UFC 245 in December 2019. At the pay-per-view, "The California Kid" faced the rising Petr Yan. The Russian defeated the bantamweight great with a...

José Aldo Is All In On Career Move To Bantamweight Division

José Aldo says he remains committed to finding success at bantamweight, which he described as the "best weight division" for him. After going unbeaten at featherweight for over a decade, defeating the likes of Urijah Faber, Chad Mendes, Frankie Edgar, and Chan Sung Jung, and defending the 145-pound UFC title...

Ranked UFC Bantamweight Calls Out “Double Chin” Urijah Faber

UFC bantamweight Marlon Vera is searching for his next opponent and has taken to Twitter to call out former title challenger Urijah Faber. Vera was last in action at UFC Vegas 29 last month. In a rematch five years in the making, "Chito" avenged his 2016 loss to England's Davey...

Merab Dvalishvili To Move To Flyweight If Sterling Remains BW Champ

UFC bantamweight Merab Dvalishvili has confirmed that he's considering a move down to the flyweight division if he defeats Marlon Moraes. Dvalishvili, who has only ever fought at bantamweight and featherweight, has built a six-fight winning streak in the UFC since losing his first two bouts in the promotion. Three...

Aljamain Sterling Grows Tired Of Henry Cejudo’s “Empty Threats”

UFC Bantamweight Champion Aljamain Sterling has continued his Twitter war of words with former double-champ Henry Cejudo. Since retiring from the sport and relinquishing his bantamweight belt after defeating Dominick Cruz at UFC 250 last year, Cejudo hasn't failed to maintain his presence in the bantamweight division. After making the transition...

Pedro Munhoz Expects Win Over Aldo To Put Him In Title Conversation

UFC bantamweight Pedro Munhoz believes an impressive victory over Jose Aldo will give him "huge credibility for a title fight." The two compatriots will square off in a three-round fight at UFC 265 on August 7. Having picked up a win over Jimmie Rivera earlier this year, Munhoz believes he'll...

O’Malley Shares His Dream Of Fighting Yan In Russia, Yan Responds

UFC bantamweight Sean O'Malley has shared his dream of entering the Octagon with Petr Yan in the former champion's home country of Russia. "Suga" has always had an entertaining social media presence and, lately, Yan is often at the brunt of his tweets. O'Malley's latest attempt to provoke the Russian involved...

Frankie Edgar Issues Statement On Moving Down To Bantamweight

The MMA world received some exciting news this morning when it was announced Frankie Edgar would finally move down to bantamweight. The move was one that had been discussed for several years. However, "The Answer" remained steadfast in his opposition. That is until he lost a somewhat lackluster decision...

T.J. Dillashaw loses title, gets one year suspension due to positive drug test

T.J. Dillashaw had been the bantamweight champion for just over a year when he went down a weight class to compete for Henry Cejudo's flyweight title in January. A fight in which he ultimately lost by knockout in just 32 seconds. Unfortunately for Dillashaw he lost much more than...

Henry Cejudo Targeting Summer Return, Addresses Future at Bantamweight or Flyweight

Henry Cejudo enjoyed his 32-second TKO win over TJ Dillashaw but he’s still got plenty of work to do before he’ll be satisfied. That’s why the reigning UFC flyweight champion is looking to take the next few months to work on his craft and possibly preparing for a move to...

XFN 356: Jimmy Flick looking to parlay win into UFC opportunity

This May will be Jimmy Flick's ninth year fighting professionally. With a win on Friday night, Flick may finally earn his opportunity to compete in the UFC. Multiple times in his career, bantamweight Jimmy Flick has been on the brink of breaking into the UFC. Continually fighting the very best...