MMA fighting

Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley targeted for boxing match

After weeks of speculation, Jake Paul and former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley have made a deal for a fight to take place on Showtime pay-per-view. Sources familiar with the situation confirmed the news to MMA Fighting following an initial report from Athletic’s Mike Coppinger. The fight is expected to …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov shares his future plans to open a gymnasium in Kazan, the city that recently hosted Eagle FC 36

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was in attendance at the recently hosted Eagle 36 Fighting Championship. The city of Kazan hosted the event in association with Tatneft. Khabib Nurmagomedov posted a message of gratitude to everyone who helped make the event a success. He wrote:

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Claressa Shields aims to become a millionaire and a household name in MMA, something boxing never provided her

Claressa Shields had plenty of reasons to switch from boxing to mixed martial arts with her first professional fight now in a few days. Despite being a two-time Olympic gold medalist and a multiple-time, multi-division champion in the sport of her choice, boxing, the 26-year-old Michigan native still hasn’t received …

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UFC Vegas 28 Fight Card: Rozenstruik vs. Sakai

The UFC Vegas 28 fight card will feature plenty of fights, including a heavyweight clash to title the card. Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Augusto Sakai anchor the 14 fight card on June 5 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. Rozenstruik (11-2) will look to bounce back from his UFC Vegas 20 …

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Hannah Guy agreed to be ‘neglected’ before victory over Valerie Loureda at Bellator 259

Hannah Guy started her Bellator debut as a 4-1 loser and she was more than happy to embrace the role ahead of the biggest win of her career. Guy faced Valerie Loureda in the Bellator 259 main card opener last Friday at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., And used …

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Petr Yan Responds To Rob Font Call: ‘You Couldn’t Even Knock Out Cody No Chin’

Former UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan doesn’t look like he’s fighting Rob Font just yet. Font slipped into the picture of the 135-pound title with a decisive victory over fellow former bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt at UFC Vegas 27 last Saturday. It was the fourth consecutive victory for Font – …

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XFC44 MMA fights coming to Des Moines on May 28

The fighters will enter the ring at Wells Fargo Arena on Friday night for the Xtreme Fighting 44 Championships. DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines gives way to more and more events as COVID restrictions finally ease across the country. This Friday, mixed martial arts, or MMA, fights arrive at …

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Max Holloway vs. Yair Rodriguez set to make headlines at UFC event on July 17

A featherweight fight with fireworks written all over it has been booked as former champion Max Holloway is set to face Yair Rodriguez in the five-round main event on the next UFC card on July 17. Multiple sources confirmed the match was underway during an interview with MMA Fighting on …

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Former UFC and Bellator commentator Jimmy Smith joins WWE Raw as lead play-by-play announcer

Jimmy Smith walks up to Monday evening gross. The former UFC and Bellator colors commentator landed one of the most coveted jobs in the professional wrestling industry by joining WWE’s flagship series. Gross as the new game man alongside color analysts Corey Graves and Byron Saxton. WWE made the announcement …

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MMA: Edward Kelly knows retirement is ‘imminent’

Edward Kelly of Team Lakay in action. Document photo MANILA, Philippines – Veteran Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Edward “The Ferocious” Kelly won’t deny that retirement has crossed his mind, even as he prepares for his first fight in more than a year. year. Kelly, 36, has lost three of …

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