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Corey Anderson Accuses UFC Brass of Sabotaging His UFC Career

Bellator light heavyweight Corey Anderson believes that the UFC was looking for an excuse to release him from his contract last year. When Corey Anderson was released from his UFC contract last year, it came as quite a surprise to the MMA community. After all, it’s not often that a...

Corey Anderson is Not Overlooking Anyone in Bellator World Grand Prix

Corey Anderson faces Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov in his first bout of Bellator’s Light-heavyweight World Grand Prix, and he could not be more excited about the tournament format. With the recent signings of Yoel Romero and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, (who are also in the tournament), a lot was made of how Corey...

Vadim Nemkov’s First Bellator Title Defense Will Be Against Phil Davis, Not Corey Anderson

Corey Anderson will not be getting the first crack at new light heavyweight champion, Vadim Nemkov. Bellator president, Scott Coker revealed to MMAJunkie that Nemkov will rematch Phil Davis for his first title defense. “(Phil Davis) had a great fight with (Vadim) Nemkov last time. This will be a rematch. Phil...

Corey Anderson Calls For Title Shot After Bellator 251 Win

Corey Anderson is hoping to fight Vadim Nemkov or Phil Davis next time out. Anderson had a successful Bellator debut as he scored a second-round TKO over Melvin Manhoef in the main event of Bellator 251. The former UFC fighter dominated the fight and now believes a title shot is...

Corey Anderson To Headline Nov. 5 Event In Bellator Debut

Corey Anderson's Bellator debut will be a main event. Anderson, who recently was granted his release from the UFC, signed with Bellator. Many thought he would get an immediate title shot, yet that will not be the case. The promotion announced Anderson will headline Bellator 251 on Nov. 5 against...

White Explains Reason For Releasing Corey Anderson From Contract

Dana White is pulling back the curtain and sharing his side of why Corey Anderson was released from his UFC contract early. Earlier this month, UFC fans were taken by surprise to learn that a perennial top-10 light heavyweight was suddenly released despite having fights remaining on his contract. Corey...

Corey Anderson Signs With Bellator After Requesting UFC Release

Corey Anderson is now a member of the Bellator roster. Anderson had been competing under the UFC banner. He was not a free agent. In fact, he may have been just one win away from a light heavyweight title shot. Unfortunately for Anderson, he was knocked out in his rematch...

UFC Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson Reveals Health Scare

UFC light heavyweight Corey Anderson had quite the health scare. Anderson found himself in rough shape shortly after his last outing. "Overtime" collapsed and was taken to the ER. Anderson found out that not only did he blackout partially due to the concussion he suffered in his last fight,...

Jon Jones Relishes In Corey Anderson Tasting ‘Humble Pie’ At UFC Rio Rancho

Jon Jones is happy to see Corey Anderson eat his words. This past Saturday night (Feb. 15), Anderson took on Jan Blachowicz in a rematch. Anderson defeated Blachowicz back in Sept. 2015 via unanimous decision. "Overtime" couldn't make lightning strike twice as he was knocked out in the rematch. Jones Enjoyed...

Corey Anderson Speaks On KO Loss At UFC Rio Rancho

Corey Anderson didn't take long to weigh in on his UFC Rio Rancho loss. Anderson had an opportunity to make a strong case for a UFC light heavyweight title shot. For months, Anderson expressed his belief that he was being overlooked. He forced the UFC brass and others to take...

UFC Rio Rancho Highlights: Jan Blachowicz Starches Corey Anderson

Corey Anderson vs. Jan Blachowicz for the second time is in the books.  The two fighters met in a light heavyweight bout at the UFC Rio Rancho event on Saturday night (February 15, 2020) from the that aired live on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+. In the first round, Blachowicz laid...

Jan Blachowicz Predicting Second Round Right Uppercut KO Over Corey Anderson

Jan Blachowicz has called his shot. In the main event of UFC Rio Rancho, Blachowicz will take on Corey Anderson in a rematch of their 2015 fight. It is expected the winner of this will be the next contender for Jon Jones so the stakes are high for this...

Corey Anderson Focused On UFC Rio Rancho, Not Jon Jones

Corey Anderson could find himself closer to a title opportunity with another win but he isn't obsessing over Jon Jones. Anderson will collide with Jan Blachowicz in a rematch this Saturday night (Feb. 15). The light heavyweight tilt is set to headline UFC Rio Rancho. Anderson vs. Blachowicz 2 will...

Joe Rogan & Rashad Evans Agree That Corey Anderson Is Dark Horse Of 205

Joe Rogan and Rashad Evans are in agreement when it comes to Corey Anderson's place in the UFC light heavyweight division. Anderson is scheduled to take on Jan Blachowicz in a rematch this Saturday night (Feb. 15). The bout will headline UFC Rio Rancho. Current light heavyweight champion Jon Jones...

Anthony Smith: Blachowicz & “Coward” Corey Anderson Turned Me Down

Anthony Smith will not be able to attack Corey Anderson inside the Octagon anytime soon, but that is not stopping Smith from unloading on him in his personal time. Anthony Smith believed that the road to a title shot for Corey Anderson ran through him. Apparently, Anderson begged to differ, with the...