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UFC Vegas 34 Medical Suspensions: Cannonier Potentially Out 6 Months

The medical suspensions list following UFC Vegas 34 has been released, and the night's big winner could be sidelined for up to six months. After defeating Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC Vegas 34 main event, Cannonier declared that he is "broke" and would love to get back in the Octagon...

Kelvin Gastelum Says He Thought He Defeated Jared Cannonier

Kelvin Gastelum thought he did enough in his closely contested fight with Jared Cannonier to sway the judges in his favor. In what many considered to be the 2019 fight of the year, Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya endured a five-round war resulting in an interim-title win for "The Last...

Cannonier Takes Deep Dive Into Fighter Pay Issue After Viral Comment

Jared Cannonier shares his thoughts on whether he believes the UFC fighter pay is acceptable. Fresh off his impressive decision victory over Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Vegas 34, Jared Cannonier is generally expected to be close to a shot at middleweight king, Israel Adesanya. And depending on how the title...

Cannonier Let’s It Be Known What’s Next After UFC Vegas 34 Win

After Jared Cannonier returned to the win column by defeating Kelvin Gastelum in last night's UFC Vegas 34 main event, he has a strong idea of what he wants next. It wasn't long ago that Jared Cannonier was a win away from likely bagging a title shot against current UFC...

Fighters React To Kelvin Gastelum vs. Jared Cannonier At UFC Vegas 34

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Jared Cannonier delivered in the main event slot of this show.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC Vegas 34 event on Saturday night August 21 2021) from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. As seen in the fight, it was close, and...

UFC Vegas 34 Highlights: Jared Cannonier Outlasts Kelvin Gastelum

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Jared Cannonier lived up to the hype.  The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (August 21 2021) at the UFC Vegas 34 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. As expected, this was a very close fight with back and forth...

UFC Vegas 34: Cannonier vs. Gastelum Weigh-In Results & Preview

The weigh-ins for UFC Vegas 34 are complete, and every fight will move forward as scheduled! Although every fight will proceed, there was one weight miss on the card, Saidyokub Kakhramonov missed the bantamweight limit for his main card fight against Trevin Jones and will forfeit 20% of his fight purse...

Jared Cannonier Was Prepared To Leave His Wife For UFC Career

UFC middleweight Jared Cannonier has revealed the sacrifices he was prepared to make in order to purse his MMA dream. Cannonier was last in action at UFC 254 last October. Against former UFC Middleweight Champion Robert Whittaker, "The Killa Gorilla" had hoped to secure a meeting with current 185-pound king...

UFC Vegas 34: Cannonier vs. Gastelum – Main Event Preview/Prediction

After a respite from the heat of combat action last weekend, the premier mixed martial arts promotion is back with UFC Vegas 34. A pair of hungry middleweights will meet in the main event as former title challenger Kelvin Gastelum looks to ascend into the MW rankings once again...

Sean Strickland Predicts Winner of Cannonier vs. “Lazy F**k” Gastelum

Sean Strickland isn't too impressed by Kelvin Gastelum, but he knows he has all the skills in the world. Gastelum has struggled as of late and is just 1-4 in his last five. However, he still remains in the top-10 of the middleweight division and is set to headline UFC...

Cannonier Holds No Grudge Over Costa Pulling Out Due To Fight Pay

Jared Cannonier is preparing for a new opponent after Paulo Costa pulled out of their scheduled bout, but Cannonier holds no bad feelings. Jared Cannonier is a middleweight fighter who has been moving up the rankings over the past few years. His upcoming bout at UFC on ESPN 26 this...

Paulo Costa Implies Low Pay Is Why He Withdrew From Cannonier Fight

After Paulo Costa withdrew from his scheduled bout with Jared Cannonier, the hard-hitting middleweight claims it was due in part to financial disagreements. Paulo Costa, 30, started his career in the UFC with a blistering five-fight win streak. In addition to that success, four of those bouts ended with...

Paulo Costa vs. Jared Cannonier Headlines UFC Fight Night (8/21)

Two top-5 middleweights will meet on August 21 when Paulo “Borrachinha” Costa returns to face Jared Cannonier to headline the Fight Night Event. Originally reported by ESPN on Wednesday night, Paulo Costa will make his first trip to the Octagon in nearly a year when he faces Jared Cannonier to...

Jared Cannonier: “One More Fight Earns Me A Title Shot”

Following his loss to Robert Whittaker at UFC 254, Jared Cannonier expects to still be one strike away from punching his ticket to a world title shot. In the UFC 254 build-up, Jared Cannonier was hyped as the next man to challenge Israel Adesanya for the UFC middleweight championship. There’s...

UFC 254 Highlights: Robert Whittaker Outstrikes Jared Cannonier

Robert Whittaker vs. Jared Cannonier turned out to be an interesting bout.  The two fighters met in a middleweight bout on Saturday (October 24, 2020) at the UFC 254 pay-per-view event from the Flash Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi aka Fight Island. For a second straight fight, the old Whittaker...