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Dominick Reyes vs. Jan Blachowicz Officially For The Vacant Light Heavyweight Title

The vacant light heavyweight title will be on the line when Dominick Reyes takes on Jan Blachowicz at UFC 253. On Monday, ESPN broke the news that Dominick Reyes would be fighting Jan Blachowicz at UFC 253. At the time, it wasn't known if it was a number one contender...

Anderson Silva To Headline Halloween UFC Event Against Uriah Hall

Anderson Silva will headline the UFC's first Halloween show when he takes on top-10 contender, Uriah Hall. Recently, Silva has been saying the UFC owes him a superfight as he wanted to take on Conor McGregor or Anthony Pettis. Yet, that will not happen, as instead, he will headline the...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Explains What Lightweights Need To Do To Earn Title Shot

Khabib Nurmagomedov makes it clear to everyone, if you beat Dustin Poirier you can earn a title shot. Nurmagomedov is set to fight Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 on October 24. If he can get past "The Highlight" he has expressed interest in fighting Georges St-Pierre. Yet, if that doesn't...

Edson Barboza vs. Sodiq Yusuff Reported For October Showdown

Edson Barboza will remain on the October 10 card, but will not be taking on Jeremy Stephens as reported. According to Brazilian outlet, Combate, Barboza will now battle Sodiq Yusuff in a very intriguing featherweight bout. The outlet also reports that Stephens decided to delay his return to the Octagon...

Jordan Leavitt Unsure When He Will Make UFC Debut After DWCS Win

Jordan Leavitt is the newest lightweight on the UFC roster. Leavitt scored a first-round submission win over Luke Flores on episode 27 of the Contender Series. Yet, what surprised many is the fact it was Flores who initiated the exchange for the fight to hit the mat, as Leavitt is...

Colby Covington vs. Tyron Woodley Targeted To Headline September Event

Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley are set for their rivalry fight. For years now, Covington and Woodley have trash-talked one another and a fight seemed likely. Yet, when Woodley was the champion, it never came to fruition but now, on September 19 they are expected to headline the show. https://www.instagram.com/p/CDuTHQAhLQk/ "Champ Camp...

Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen Reported For Oct. 10 Main Event

A pivotal bantamweight clash between Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen is expected to take place in the fall. Brazilian outlet Combate was first to report the news that the fight is targeted for Oct. 10. Contracts are not signed but it is expected to serve as the main event. Marlon Moraes...

Vicente Luque Plans To KO Nate Diaz But Would Take Michael Chiesa Fight

Vicente Luque has two names in mind for his next Octagon appearance. Nate Diaz or Michael Chiesa. At UFC Vegas 5 last Saturday, Luque picked up another knockout win as he scored a second-round KO over Randy Brown. It was a solid performance for the now 10th ranked welterweight, who...

Calvin Kattar Offers To Replace Yair Rodriguez Against Zabit Magomedsharipov

Calvin Kattar is looking to avenge his loss against Zabit Magomedsharipov. On August 29, the Russian was expected to headline the card against Yair Rodriguez. Many people believed the winner would get the next title shot but on Tuesday evening it was revealed Rodriguez is out of the fight due...

Tyron Woodley Says Colby Covington Bout Is Nearly Finalized: ‘This Is The Biggest Fight Of My Career’

Tyron Woodley says he and Colby Covington will share the Octagon together very soon. Woodley and Covington have had a rivalry for quite some time. It has also been a scrap many fans have wanted to see. Now, according to the former champ, they are close to finalizing the fight...

Joanne Calderwood Releases Statement After Loss & Fainting Backstage

Joanne Calderwood's plan did not come to fruition on Saturday night. Calderwood, who already had a title shot, risked it to take a short-notice fight against Jennifer Maia. The hope for her was to get her hand raised, make some money, and stay ready for Valentina Shevchenko. Ultimately, that is...

Vicente Luque Believes He’ll Finish Randy Brown, Eyes Future Fight With Jorge Masvidal

Vicente Luque always wanted to make a quick turnaround following his win over Niko Price and he got just that. At UFC Vegas 5 on Aug. 1, Luque is returning to the Octagon to take on Randy Brown. Although Brown is an unranked opponent, the American-Brazilian likes the matchup and...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Shares Timeframe For Georges St-Pierre Fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov is still interested in taking on Georges St-Pierre and has now shared the timeframe for when it may take place. For years now, Nurmagomedov and St-Pierre have shown interest in a fight. The Canadian even did a test cut to 155-pounds. But, the UFC was not interested in...

Germaine de Randamie vs. Julianna Pena Reported For October 3

Germaine de Randamie will return to the Octagon for the first time since losing to Amanda Nunes for the bantamweight title. According to MMAFighting de Randamie will battle Julianna Pena on Oct. 3. Verbal agreements are in place. But, contracts are not signed at this point, nor has the UFC...

Brandon Moreno Calls For UFC Flyweight Title Shot, Believes He’d Finish Deiveson Figueiredo

Brandon Moreno believes he is next in line for the flyweight title. At UFC Fight Island 2, Deiveson Figueiredo submitted Joseph Benavidez in the first round to become the new flyweight champion. For Moreno, he didn't think the Brazilian would beat Benavidez again and beat him in that way. "Man, I...