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UFC Announces Chicago Return For UFC 238

The UFC has announced it will be returning to "The Windy City" this summer. Per the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotional juggernaut's Twitter page, the UFC 238 pay-per-view (PPV) will go down from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois on June 8, 2019: https://twitter.com/ufc/status/1094437660473450496 The promotion's last even in Chicago was...

Aljamain Sterling Should Get Some Credit For His Funk Strudel Submission

Aljamain Sterling pulled off an awesome submission at UFC 228 when he submitted Cody Stamann with what is known as the “suloev stretch”. Later in that same event, Zabit Magomedsharipov would pull off the same submission over Brandon Davis. The submission is not one seen often so having it...

Yair Rodriguez Wants To Settle Business With Zabit Magomedsharipov

It looks like Yair Rodriguez wants his crack at Zabit Magomedsharipov. Originally, the pair were booked to fight at UFC 228 this past weekend in Dallas, Texas. Instead, Magomedsharipov fought Brandon Davis after Rodriguez was forced off the card with an injury. Magomedsharipov defeated Davis with a spectacular modified kneebar in the second round. Rodriguez...

UFC 228 Preliminary Viewership Averages 560,000

The UFC 228 preliminary viewership numbers have been revealed. The FX preliminary broadcast drew an average of 560,000 viewers (via MMAFighting.com). The event peaked at 683,000 viewers for the featured strawweight clash between Tatiana Suarez and Carla Esparza. The pre-fight show took in 217,000 viewers on FX while the post-fight show did 64,000...

Woodley vs. Covington Could Turn Ugly Fast, But it Has To Happen

The leadup to the presumed upcoming welterweight title fight between champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Colby Covington is going to be ugly, but this is the fight that has to happen. After tapping out Darren Till in devastating fashion to defend his title at UFC 228, Woodley's next opponent...

UFC 228 Medical Suspensions: Four Fighters Out Indefinitely

With every decision comes a consequence and for those fighters who took part in battle at UFC 228, it’s their time to faces those consequences in the form of medical suspensions. Tyron Woodley vs. Darren Till in a welterweight title fight headlined this show. Jéssica Andrade vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz...

Jessica Andrade Must Be Next Title Challenger For Rose Namajunas

After knocking out Karolina Kowalkiewicz with a one-punch KO in the co-main event of UFC 228, there cannot be any more doubt that Jessica Andrade is next for UFC women's flyweight champion Rose Namajunas. With a 6-1 record as a flyweight in the Octagon, Andrade has proven she is...

Jarred Brooks Puked Himself Into Unconsciousness After UFC 228

UFC flyweight Jarred Brooks picked up an impressive victory over the weekend in Dallas, Texas. Brooks stepped in to fight Roberto Sanchez on five days notice, replacing the injured Ryan Benoit. Brooks was able to pick up a hard-fought split decision win over Sanchez after a slow start. While he may have...

Karolina Kowalkiewicz Releases Statement After UFC 228 KO Loss

In the co-main event of UFC 228 on pay-per-view (PPV), Karolina Kowalkiewicz suffered a brutal knockout loss to Jessica Andrade. The match-up was expected to crown the next challenger for the UFC strawweight championship. Rose Namajunas currently reigns as the UFC's strawweight titleholder. In the opening seconds of the fight, Andrade...

Tatiana Suarez Will Consider Potential Karolina Kowalkiewicz Fight Next

This past weekend, Tatiana Suarez put on a tremendous performance against former UFC 115-pound champion Carla Esparza. Suarez showed some dominant wrestling ability en-route to a third-round TKO win over "The Cookie Monster." Many have compared her to UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov for her dominant ability on the ground. Her...

Jessica Andrade Reveals What Gives Her The Advantage Over Rose Namajunas

Jessica Andrade displayed why she was such a hefty favorite heading into her co-main event bout against former strawweight title challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz when she scored the walk-off KO in the very first round, a rarity in all of women's mixed martial arts and especially the strawweight division. With...

Tyron Woodley: Colby Covington Is an ‘Embarrassment’ To the Sport, Open To Facing Him Next

Tyron Woodley has no problem silencing Colby Covington once and for all if that's what the UFC wants for him next. On Saturday night in Dallas, Woodley made short work of previously undefeated British prospect Darren Till with a second round D'arce choke submission and almost immediately afterwards he was...

Colby Covington Calls Out Tyron Woodley for UFC 230, Takes a Shot at Darren Till

Colby Covington didn't wait long to fire off a shot at welterweight champion Tyron Woodley following his win at UFC 228 on Saturday night. Covington was originally offered the slot against Woodley but he had just fought five rounds in June and needed a surgery to repair a deviated septum...

UFC 228 Reebok Fighter Payouts: Tyron Woodley Tops Everyone

UFC 228 is in the books, and now it's time for Reebok to pay the fighters their sponsorship money. The pay-per-view event takes place on Saturday, September 8, 2018 in Dallas, Texas at the American Airlines Center. The main card aired on pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET. The preliminary card...

Video: UFC 228 Post-Fight Press Conference From Dallas, Texas

Following a successful UFC 228: Woodley vs. Till pay-per-view at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on Saturday night, UFC held their post-fight press conference. Featuring several of the big winners from Saturday night's big event, including UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley, UFC Women's Strawweight contender Jessica Andrade and...