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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...

Paul Felder Discusses Potential Retirement After UFC on ESPN+ 41

There is still a chance that Paul Felder’s short-term future could involve retirement after his UFC on ESPN+41 main event against Rafael dos Anjos. Following his loss to Dan Hooker in February, Paul Felder was seriously contemplating retirement, and there had been no strong rumblings about when or whom Felder...

Paul Felder Steps Up to Face Rafael Dos Anjos At UFC on ESPN+ 41

Rafael dos Anjos did not have to wait long for a replacement to be found for his UFC on ESPN+41 main event this Saturday, as Paul Felder has stepped up to take the fight on five days’ notice. It was revealed Sunday evening that Islam Makhachev was out of his...

Paul Felder Hopes To Welcome Michael Chandler To The UFC

Paul Felder has made it clear he is interested in big fights and wants to welcome Michael Chandler to the UFC. The three-time Bellator lightweight champion signed with the UFC and is set to be the backup fighter for the lightweight title fight at UFC 254. Yet, for Felder, he...

Michael Bisping Says Paul Felder Is Off UFC ‘Fight Island’ Commentary Duties

It appears Paul Felder won't be on commentary duties for the UFC's "Fight Island" events for precautionary reasons. When he isn't putting in work inside the Octagon, Felder is often seen in the booth for Fight Night cards and even pay-per-view events. He was called upon to serve as a...

Paul Felder Set To Call Every UFC Bout On ‘Fight Island’

Paul Felder will be in the booth for every fight when the UFC makes its return to Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The UFC will be holding a series of "Fight Island" events beginning on July 11. UFC 251 will be the featured event on that night. Headlining the card...

Top 5 MMA Fights Of Q1 2020

As we come to the end of the first quarter of the year in MMA, there have been a few fights that have happened that are deserving of being considered “Fight of the Year.” However, with the second quarter of the year in MMA being postponed due to the...

Duke Roufus Says Paul Felder ‘Lost $82,000 Because Of The Judges’ At UFC Auckland

Duke Roufus is not a fan of the judges that scored the UFC Auckland main event clash between Dan Hooker and Paul Felder. When the fight ended, the media were torn on who had won as it was a very close. But, in the end, it was Hooker who...

‘Big’ John McCarthy Says Dan Hooker’s Win Over Paul Felder Was No Robbery

Former referee and current Bellator color commentator "Big" John McCarthy doesn't believe Dan Hooker's win over Paul Felder was a robbery. This past Saturday night (Feb. 22), Hooker and Felder collided in the main event of UFC Auckland. Both men put on a show as expected for five rounds. In...

UFC Auckland Highlights: Dan Hooker Outpoints Paul Felder

Paul Felder vs. Dan Hooker delivered in their main event spotlight.  The two fighters met in a lightweight bout at the UFC Auckland event from the Spark Arena in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday night (February 22, 2020) that aired on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+. The fight went the distance...