MMA fighting

MMA: Rolando Dy calls ‘the Butcher’ Amir – ‘I can give you a real fight’

Filipino fighter Rolando Dy. Document photo MANILA, Philippines – Filipino mixed martial arts star Rolando “The Incredible” Dy is in a fighting mood, just a month away from war against Kyrgyz lightweight candidate Abdisalam “Omok” Kubanychbek in Bahrain. Seeking to redeem himself and return to the winning column, Dy, 29, …

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Tony Ferguson calls recent losses ‘best learning experience’, without feeling pressure ahead of Beneil Dariush fight

Tony Ferguson’s 2020 campaign saw him do something he had never done before – lose back-to-back fights. Last year was a major disappointment for Ferguson, 37, who again missed a fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov that was scheduled for UFC 249, was outplayed and finished in the fifth round by Nurmagomedov …

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The Ultimate Fighter 29 casting, premiere date announced

The 29th season of The ultimate fighter premieres June 1 on ESPN +, and the UFC announced the list of fighters competing for contracts with the promotion. With 145-pound champion Alexander Volkanovski and contender Brian Ortega as coaches, the season will feature eight bantamweight and eight middleweight. This is the …

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Robert Whittaker steps back for Israel Adesanya rematch, gives Jake Paul his props

Marvin Vettori sat on the edge of the cage at UFC Vegas 24 and reportedly called for a No.1 contender fight with victorious Robert Whittaker. But the ex-champion had a message for his colleague at Saturday’s post-fight press conference. “I’ve only fought the No.1 contenders,” said Whittaker, who has beaten …

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UFC Vegas 24 results: Andrei Arlovski beats Chase Sherman with savvy veteran

Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski rebounded from a resounding loss to prospect Tom Aspinall by outscoring veteran Chase Sherman in the UFC Vegas 24 main co-event. Arlovski won a unanimous score of 29-28, frustrating Sherman with superior movement and speed. At the end of the third round, Sherman lost …

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Paul vs Askren results: Regis Prograis wins technical decision over Ivan Redkach after phantom low blow

Regis Prograis claimed victory in the Triller Fight Club co-main event, but not without a set of bizarre circumstances surrounding the end of his fight against Ivan Redkach. Having dominated the majority of the fight, Prograis was in total control and it looked like he might be just a few …

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