MMA fighting

‘Big Tuna’ Ben Parrish sends message to trolls, open to fighting with Rampage Jackson and Yoel Romero after Bellator 266 upset

Ben Parrish may have shocked the MMA world on Saturday night, but he certainly didn’t surprise himself or his loved ones. Parrish, as high as a 7-1 underdog ahead of the Bellator 266, opened the main card for Saturday’s event with an outright 38-second knockout victory over Christian Edwards in …

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Miesha Tate tested positive for COVID-19, fight against Ketlen Vieira postponed

Miesha Tate will have to wait until a later date for her clash against Ketlen Vieira after the former bantamweight champion tested positive for COVID-19. Sources familiar with the situation confirmed the news to MMA Fighting on Wednesday following an initial report from Sherdog.com. Tate was originally scheduled to face …

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Morning Report: Dana White addresses issues surrounding Nick Diaz-Robbie Lawler and Dan Hooker-Nasrat Haqparast fights

It wouldn’t be a UFC fight weekend if it weren’t for some last minute drama. Earlier this week, it was revealed that this weekend’s highly anticipated lightweight fight for UFC 266 between Dan Hooker and Nasrat Haqparast was in danger as both Hooker and Haqparast faced visa issues to enter. …

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Dillon Danis charged with disorderly conduct after alleged incident at Jersey Shore bar

Dillon Danis has been charged with disorderly conduct following an alleged incident that took place last Saturday at the Jersey Shore bar. A spokesman for the Seaside Heights, New Jersey court confirmed the charge Tuesday after a video posted to social media showed a man who appeared to be a …

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Dan Hooker details getting last-minute visa for UFC 266, not caring about weight gain

Dan Hooker will fight at UFC 266, although there was a time when it was far from certain. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent lockdown in New Zealand, Hooker was having problems getting his visa to travel to the United States for his fight with Nasrat Haqparast. But …

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Carlos Condit discusses decision to retire from MMA: “Loved every fucking second”

Carlos Condit cannot cite a single exact reason for his recent decision to retire. He just knows it’s the right one. The former interim UFC welterweight champion and 19-year professional MMA veteran officially called it a career last week, finishing with a 32-14 record and some of the most memorable …

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Lito Adiwang aims for more ambitious goals

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 20) – Lakay team fighter Lito Adiwang is aiming for more ambitious goals when he returns to the ONE Championship circle. The 28-year-old fighter from Baguio City has signaled his intention to fight former UFC Champion Jarred Brooks and reigning ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World …

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Jorge Masvidal hopes more people draw attention to fighters’ pay “because I think it’s messed up”

After claiming better money last year, Jorge Masvidal said he was “leading the charge” for better pay for fighters in the UFC. But these days, he just doesn’t know how some 600 independent entrepreneurs come together to make it happen. Ask him if his story and Jake Paul’s repeated criticism …

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RIZIN 30 results: former champion Kai Asakura defeats Alan Yamaniha and qualifies for GP semi-finals

Former RIZIN bantamweight champion Kai Asakura had to get down to work to overtake an Alan Yamaniha match at the RIZIN 30 main event, which took place in Saitama, Japan on Sunday, to move forward and join Naoki Inoue, Hiromasa Ougikubo and Kenta Takizawa in the RIZIN 135 pounds in …

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Adrian Yanez vs. Davey Grant for UFC November 20 event

The bantamweight will collide in November in hopes of getting closer to the top 15. Several people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans have confirmed to MMA Fighting that a clash between Adrian Yanez and Davey Grant will take place at the UFC event on November 20. While the location …

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