How Jordan Burroughs Inspired UFC's Desmond Green | Top Turtle MMA
May 17, 2019
Count Desmond Green as the No. 1 cheerleader for folks going up a weight class. Damaged by trying to cut too much weight early in his own career, Green now actively tries to encourage others to move up to a more comfortable division. Fellow UFC fighter Kurt Holobaugh even cites Green as his primary source of encouragement to go to 155.
UFC 237: Kurt Holobaugh Inspired By Dustin Poirier, Desmond Green
May 11, 2019
Kurt Holobaugh is the latest in the growing trend of fighters moving up a weight class. While he has a history in the division, including a prior stint in the UFC back in 2013, his last three fights have come at featherweight. Now nearly fully through his training camp for UFC 237 this weekend, Holobaugh feels like he’s in the right place.
Aaron Pico Leaves Team Body Shop For JacksonWink
May 8, 2019
Aaron Pico is shuffling things up.
Dear UFC, Sign Nate Landwehr
Apr 29, 2019
Dear UFC: You have a rare opportunity. His name is Nate Landwehr. The 30-year-old American fighter is currently serving as the M-1 Challenge Featherweight Champion, sitting at 12-2 overall in his career. He is the perfect combination of potential, proven results, and in-cage style aesthetics.
Bill Algeo vs. Brendan Loughnane Slated For Contender Series
Apr 9, 2019
The UFC is eyeing a top-tier featherweight matchup for the season three premier of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series on June 18. The promotion is working on a bout between Ring of Combat featherweight champion Bill Algeo (12-3) and UFC veteran Brendan Loughnane (16-3), sources tell FloCombat.
Julio Arce vs. Julian Erosa In The Works For UFC Fight Night 151: Rochester
Apr 4, 2019
The UFC’s debut in Rochester, New York, is starting to take shape, and the promotion is scheduling some of the state’s finest talent to fill the UFC Fight Night 151 card.
UFC On ESPN 2's Josh Emmett Recently Wondered If He Would Ever Fight Again
Mar 29, 2019
In just two fights in the UFC’s featherweight division, Josh Emmett made a pretty big name for himself. After a clear-cut decision victory over Felipe Arantes, Emmett knocked out perennial top-15 talent Ricardo Lamas in violent fashion. However, his quick ascension came to a screeching halt at the hands of Jeremy Stephens.
Fight Camp Or Fat Camp? UFC Nashville Fighters Reveal Their Food Secrets
Mar 22, 2019
Ever wonder what fighters gorge themselves on after they're done cutting weight and fighting?
Bobby Moffett Doesn't Trust Judges, Plans To Submit Bryce Mitchell
Mar 22, 2019
In the 14 victories that he’s accumulated in his career, UFC Fight Night 148: Nashville’s Bobby Moffett has amassed only one by way of decision. He steps into the cage this weekend with undefeated prospect Bryce Mitchell looking to make it four straight finishes, all by way of D'arce choke. Although he’s got another D’arce on his mind, his main priority lies in a slightly different area.
Dear UFC, Sign Titan FC Champion Jason Soares
Mar 21, 2019
Undefeated Titan FC featherweight champion Jason Soares has nothing left to prove on the regional scene.
Shamrock FC 316's Evan Elder Inspired By Teammate Kamaru Usman
Mar 15, 2019
When Dana White wrapped the belt around Kamaru Usman’s waist at UFC 235, the victory extended beyond an individual accomplishment. After years of being one of the best coaches in the world, Henri Hooft finally had a UFC champion, and his team, Hard Knocks 365, could finally claim they won gold at the highest level.
UFC London's Arnold Allen Wants At Least Three Fights In 2019
Mar 14, 2019
When Arnold Allen steps into the cage this weekend at UFC Fight Night 147 in London, he’ll be looking to make it five straight wins inside the Octagon. That win would put him in elite company in the featherweight division—a tie for third with Zabit Magomedsharipov. He would only trail champion Max Holloway and top challenger Alexander Volkanovski.
Mike Grundy Wrestling For A Nation At UFC London
Mar 14, 2019
The stereotype is well ingrained in the fabric of MMA; English fighters can’t wrestle.
Cris Lencioni vs. Adil Benjilany Set For Bellator 221
Mar 8, 2019
Bellator MMA’s return to Chicago continues to pile up with notable names.
Michael Johnson vs. Josh Emmett Set For UFC on ESPN 2: Philadelphia
Feb 26, 2019
An entertaining featherweight scrap has joined the Edson Barboza vs. Justin Gaethje main event on the March 30 UFC on ESPN 2 fight card in Philadelphia.