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Paul Felder Reacts Strongly To Aleksandar Rakić’s Commentary Snub

UFC light heavyweight contender Aleksandar Rakić took a subtle dig at former UFC fighter turned commentator Paul Felder on Twitter. Rakić is set to face former light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz later this year in his return to the Octagon. He most recently defeated Thiago Santos and Anthony Smith in...

Felder: Fourth McGregor Fight Would Be “Too Much” For Poirier Right Now

Former UFC lightweight contender Paul Felder believes a fourth fight with megastar Conor McGregor would be "too much" for Dustin Poirier right now. Poirier is currently coming off his second devastating title defeat in the UFC. Following his first, a third-round submission loss to the great Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2019,...

Felder: I Wouldn’t Fight A YouTuber No Matter How Much They Paid Me

Former UFC lightweight contender Paul Felder has shut down the idea of him ever facing a YouTuber inside the squared circle. Felder closed the book on his in-Octagon career earlier this year after nearly a decade as an active fighter. In that time, "The Irish Dragon" experienced championship glory under...

Paul Felder: Claims Of “Biased” Commentary Upsets Us

Paul Felder is getting fed up with people calling UFC commentators biased. Felder went from being an exciting lightweight in the UFC's ranks to one of the better commentators that the sport has to offer. He had begun his broadcast work before retiring from the sport. During the latter stages...

Paul Felder: I’d Come Out Of Retirement In Two Scenarios

Former UFC lightweight contender Paul Felder has laid out two scenarios that could see him return to action inside the Octagon. Felder announced his retirement earlier this year having built a reputation as one of the toughest and most entertaining fighters on the UFC roster. Across 15 fights in the...

Quote: Felder Would Come Back For McGregor Fight

UFC welterweight contender Sean Brady has suggested former lightweight Paul Felder is getting the itch to come out of retirement, and would certainly do so for a fight against MMA's biggest superstar Conor McGregor. During his career, Felder built a reputation as one of the most entertaining and thrilling men...

Felder Misses Competing, Considering Coming Out Of Retirement

Paul Felder is thinking of ending his retirement to fight again. Back at the end of May on a UFC commentator as he was working as a commentator, Felder announced his retirement from the sport. It wasn't a surprise to many as he hinted at retirement following his February 2020...

Marvin Vettori & Paul Felder Share Intense Exchange On Social Media

Marvin Vettori has ignited a heated encounter between himself and Paul Felder over the retired lightweight's color commentary. Since his retirement from MMA, Paul Felder has been a mainstay on the UFC commentary team and was chosen to replace Joe Rogan on last weekend's card due to the 54-year-old's late...

Cormier Claims dos Anjos & Felder Both Turned Down Makhachev Fight

Daniel Cormier can’t help but feel for his American Kickboxing Academy brother Islam Makhachev for his inability to find a top-10 opponent. After Islam Makhachev clocked his seventh consecutive one-sided victory, it seemed inevitable that the #10-ranked lightweight would finally get an opponent inside the top 10. That’s certainly what...

Paul Felder Signs New Multi-Fight UFC Deal

Paul Felder has signed a new multi-fight deal with the UFC. Felder's manager, Brian Butler from Suckerpunch Entertainment, confirmed the news to MMAFighting. “It’s great to see Paul getting the love and respect from the MMA community and truly becoming the people’s champ,” Butler said. “We are happy to announce that...

Rafael dos Anjos Releases Statement After Split Decision Win Over Paul Felder

Rafael dos Anjos has released a statement on his split decision win over Paul Felder. In the main event of UFC Vegas 14, dos Anjos was making his return to lightweight and was originally supposed to fight Islam Makhachev. Yet, when the Russian was out, Felder stepped up on five...

Paul Felder Ditches Retirement Talk Following UFC on ESPN+ 41 Loss

Paul Felder does not plan on hanging up his gloves any time soon after losing to Rafael dos Anjos in a short-notice bout on Saturday. At UFC on ESPN+ 41, Paul Felder stepped in on five days’ notice to compete against Rafael dos Anjos in the event’s headliner. Felder was...

Rafael Dos Anjos Outpoints Paul Felder At UFC on ESPN+ 41

Although Rafael dos Anjos vs. Paul Felder was booked on five days' notice, it was memorable.  The two fighters met in a lightweight bout on Saturday night (November 14, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN+ 41 event from the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. They came out firing. Felder...

A Hero’s Exit or Hero’s Welcome Awaits Paul Felder After UFC Vegas 14

Paul Felder has transformed into an MMA superhero inside the booth and right before our very eyes, but perhaps it was not until this week that this identity has been fully revealed and recognized. We have become so accustomed to fighters on color commentary that it seems to just...

Paul Felder Sees Path To A Title Shot With Win Over Rafael dos Anjos

Paul Felder believes a win over Rafael dos Anjos sets himself up nicely in the stacked lightweight division. Felder took the fight on five days' notice after saying he was retired, but for "The Irish Dragon" he made it clear he was only interested in big fights, and that is...