Former UFC Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm joined Sports Nation ahead of her bout with Valentina Shevchenko at UFC on FOX 20. Being a teammate of Jon Jones, the host asked for her take on PEDs in MMA, as well as Jon Jones’ violation prior to his scheduled bout that was to take place at UFC 200.
Two former Legacy Fighting standouts will headline UFC Fight Night Chicago on July 23. Former UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm, will face Valentina Shevchenko in her first fight since losing her title against Miesha Tate. Shevchenko is coming off of a decision loss to Amanda Nunes, who will now face Miesha Tate for the bantamweight title. […]
Miesha Tate was on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast today, and she shared a story that was told to her by Paige VanZant about a Ronda Rousey interaction. While at a VIP party, PVZ went to ask Ronda Rousey for an autograph, Rousey allegedly responded with “fuck you fairweather bitch. You congratulated [Holly] Holm.” Well, that’s harsh.
Conor McGregor will rematch Nate Diaz at UFC 200, and the reaction is overwhelmingly… “Why?” Well, we know why. From the company’s perspective, their first fight headlined what was either the biggest Pay Per View in UFC history, or close to it. In addition, McGregor, their biggest star, wants this fight, to avenge his loss, […]
Cris “Cyborg” Santos, a perennial powerhouse in WMMA, will make her highly anticipated UFC debut at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil. Cyborg (15-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will face Leslie Smith (8-6-1 MMA, 2-2 UFC) at a catchweight of 140 lbs. Smith is coming off a recent decision win over Rin Nakai while Cyborg KO’d Daria […]
“What are you doing?” she asked. “You know. Getting ready for the fights.” I had my ice bucket firmly in place under the dispenser. Each cube dropping with a purpose. The purpose of soothing the senses while I digested violence vicariously. “Who’s coming over?” “No one.” I refrained from looking up, knowing what was coming […]
If you didn’t enjoy UFC 196, you’re either clueless to what MMA really is, or you are a Conor McGregor fanboy. Rising light-heavyweights Corey Anderson and Ilir Latifi came out victorious with convincing decision wins, Miesha Tate became the new Woman’s Bantamweights Champion, Amanda Nunes earned a win, and Northern Cal’s own Nate Diaz came out […]