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Jon Anik & Jimmy Smith Set to Call Action at UFC 224

There will be a two-man commentary booth for UFC 224. This Saturday night (May 12), UFC 224 takes place inside Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The prelims will air on UFC Fight Pass and FX. The main card airs live on pay-per-view. It's not often that we get to see UFC color commentator...

UFC 224 and Bellator 199 Go Head-To-Head Saturday, But Why?

MMA fans will be forced to make a choice next Saturday night as to what they watch. Not only will the NBA playoffs and NHL playoffs be in full swing -- not to mention MLB and other sports -- but there are two huge MMA cards that take place...

4 Career-Defining Moments For UFC 224’s Amanda Nunes

Amanda Nunes has been on quite a roll. The reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight title holder is set for another defense. She'll put her 135-pound gold on the line against Raquel Pennington in the main event of UFC 224. The action takes place inside the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...

Mackenzie Dern Responds to Amanda Cooper’s Criticisms of Her Skills

Mackenzie Dern isn't much for trash talk but she'll certainly respond when an opponent has something to say about her. In the lead up to her fight at UFC 224 next weekend, Dern has heard Amanda Cooper's criticisms of her after she made her debut against Ashley Yoder in March. Cooper...

Amanda Nunes Wants Proper Time to Prepare for Fight Against Cris Cyborg

Amanda Nunes may still face Cris Cyborg in the future but not without having the time to prepare for the fight. The reigning 135-pound women's champion was rumored for a showdown with Cyborg earlier this year but the matchup never came together and they both ended up with fights against...

Jacare Souza: The Day Things Start Getting Tough, I’ll Stop Fighting

Jacare Souza has contemplated retirement, but he isn't going anywhere just yet. Souza is set to take on Kelvin Gastelum in the co-main event of UFC 224. The action will be held inside the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 12. Souza will look to win his second straight bout. In his...

Brian Kelleher on John Lineker: ‘He’s Somewhat One-Dimensional’

Brian Kelleher feels he's ready to take out John Lineker. Kelleher will do battle with perhaps his toughest opponent yet. He'll go one-on-one with Lineker on the main card of UFC 224. The action is set to take place inside the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. May 12 is the date of...

Jacare Souza: ‘In Two Fights, I’ll Become The UFC Middleweight Champion’

Jacare Souza feels a title opportunity looms. Souza is ready to do battle once again. In his second fight of the year, Souza will trade leather with Kelvin Gastelum. The two will meet on May 12 as part of the main card of UFC 224. Souza will have home field...

UFC 224 Poster Released

UFC 224 will be held on May 12, 2018, at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The card will be headlined by a bantamweight title fight between Brazilian champion Amanda "Lioness" Nunes and Raquel "Rocky" Pennington. The card is stacked with Brazilian MMA legends including former UFC light-heavyweight champions...
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UFC 223: Raquel Pennington Talks Amanda Nunes & More at Media Scrum

UFC 223 is ongoing and while Raquel Pennington isn't on the card, she is inside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Pennington spoke with the media to talk about her upcoming title bout with Amanda Nunes at UFC 224 on May 12. MMA News is on the scene and...

Vitor Belfort Wants to See Green if He’s Expected to Stick Around

Vitor Belfort is walking away from the sport of mixed martial arts, but he'll gladly return for a generous payday. On May 12 at UFC 224 in Rio, Belfort is scheduled to compete for the final time in his professional MMA career. His opponent will be Lyoto Machida. The action...

Amanda Nunes Unfazed by Past Training Link Ahead of UFC 224

Amanda Nunes isn't worried about a training link with Raquel Pennington before their title clash. Nunes will put her Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight title on the line against Pennington at UFC 224. The bout will be held inside the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It'll be "The...

Colby Covington vs. Rafael dos Anjos Targeted For Interim Welterweight Title (Updated)

UPDATE: Sources have confirmed that Covington vs. dos Anjos is indeed in the works for UFC 224. Verbal agreements are in place. Original: If reports are to be believed, then Colby Covington and Rafael dos Anjos may be headed for an interim welterweight title clash. Chris Taylor of BJPenn.com says that sources...

Mackenzie Dern vs. Amanda Cooper Expected for UFC 224 in Brazil

Mackenzie Dern wanted to waste no time before booking her next fight and it appears she will get her wish with a matchup against Amanda Cooper in the works for UFC 224 in Brazil. Sources close to the matchup confirmed the news on Wednesday following an initial report from MMABrasil.com. Dern...

Amanda Nunes vs. Raquel Pennington Official for UFC 224 in Brazil

UFC 224 now officially has a title fight. UFC women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will put her title on the line against top ranked contender Raquel Pennington on May 12 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The news had previously been reported in February but UFC officials announced the pairing on Thursday...