UFC Fight Night 112 Medical Suspensions: Chiesa, Five Others Facing 180-Day Layoffs 28, June 2017 - Michael Chiesa is one of six fighters facing a potential six-month layoff following UFC Fight Night 112.
Tonya Evinger Replaces Megan Anderson, Meets ‘Cyborg’ for FW Title at UFC 214 28, June 2017 - Megan Anderson has been forced to withdraw from her featherweight championship bout against Cristiane Justino at UFC 214 due to “personal issues,” the promotion announced Tuesday evening.
UFC Fight Night 112 Salaries: B.J. Penn Tops Payroll with $150K in Defeat 27, June 2017 - B.J. Penn suffered his fifth consecutive defeat in the Octagon on Sunday night, but he was compensated handsomely for his efforts.
UFC Fight Night 112 Averages 819,000 Viewers on Fox Sports 1 27, June 2017 - UFC Fight Night 112 attracted an average of 819,000 viewers for its main card on Fox Sports 1 on Sunday night, according to ShowBuzz Daily.
Family Says UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes’ Condition is ‘Improving’ 27, June 2017 - Matt Hughes is showing positive progress after a truck driven by the UFC Hall of Famer was hit by a train on June 16.
Benson Henderson-Patricky Freire, Roy Nelson Debut Set for Bellator 183 in San Jose 27, June 2017 - A lightweight showdown between Benson Henderson and Patricky Freire and Roy Nelson’s promotional debut will serve as the featured attractions at Bellator 183 on Sept. 23.
Bellator MMA Inks 4-Time All-American Wrestler Logan Storley, Debuts at Bellator 181 on July 14 27, June 2017 - Add another standout amateur wrestler-turned-undefeated fighter to the Bellator MMA roster, as the company has signed four-time Division I All-American Logan Storley to a promotional contract.
UFC Cancels Slated August PPV Event; UFC 215 to Take Place on Sept. 9 in Edmonton 27, June 2017 - The Ultimate Fighting Championship never officially announced that it would stage an August pay-per-view event. It's all the better that the promotion didn't, as such an event isn't going to happen.
UFC Strawweight Michelle Waterson the Latest Fighter to Grace ESPN The Magazine’s ‘Body Issue’ 26, June 2017 - Ultimate Fighting Championship strawweight Michelle Waterson will appear in the forthcoming 2017 edition of the annual “Body Issue,” the Worldwide Leader announced on Sunday. “The Karate Hottie” will share the pages of the periodical with 22 other athletes.
Bellator 180 Undercard on Spike Draws 901,000 Viewer Average in Saturday Overnight Ratings 26, June 2017 - The initial ratings are in for Bellator 180's pay-per-view lead-in and they are solid.
Felice Herrig on Lack of UFC Push: ‘I’m Not Pretty Enough and I’m Not Getting Any Younger’ 26, June 2017 - Felice Herrig holds a 4-1 record inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship and has won three bouts in a row, but it's safe to say that she doesn't feel like her promotional breakout is around the corner.
UFC Fight Night 112 Bonuses: Lee Earns Controversial $50K; Boetsch, Reyes, Kimball Grab Perks 26, June 2017 - Immediately following the conclusion of UFC Fight Night 112 on Sunday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced its slate of fight night bonuses. This time around, there was no “Fight of the Night” mantle awarded, but four fighters did walk away with $50K performance bonuses nonetheless.
Kevin Lee Choke Prompts Premature Stoppage on Michael Chiesa in UFN 112 Main Event 26, June 2017 - Referee Mario Yamasaki was the center of controversy in Oklahoma City on Sunday, as he awarded Kevin Lee a contested submission over Michael Chiesa.
Kevin Lee Choke Prompts Premature Stoppage on Michael Chiesa in UFC 112 Main Event 26, June 2017 - Referee Mario Yamasaki was the center of controversy in Oklahoma City on Sunday, as he awarded Kevin Lee a contested submission over Michael Chiesa.
UFC Fight Night 112 Prelims: Clay Guida Bullies Erik Koch to Clear-Cut Decision in Oklahoma City 26, June 2017 - Clay Guida tapped into the fountain of youth in his return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s lightweight division.
UFC Fight Night 112 ‘Chiesa vs. Lee’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round-by-Round Scoring 26, June 2017 - Sherdog.com's live coverage of UFC Fight Night 112 “Chiesa vs. Lee” kicks off Sunday at 5:30 p.m. ET from the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (online betting).
Chael Sonnen Smothers Wanderlei Silva in Bellator 180 Grudge Match at Madison Square Garden 25, June 2017 - NEW YORK -- There are just some things that may never go away: Tito Ortiz’s hatred of Chael Sonnen, for instance.
Bellator 180 Prelims: Unbeaten Boxer Heather Hardy TKOs Alice Yauger in MMA Debut 25, June 2017 - NEW YORK -- Blood dripping from her nose, Heather Hardy went back to her instincts: boxing. Her kicks seemed more for show in her mixed martial arts debut, a three-round 125-pound flyweight fight.
Bellator 180 ‘Sonnen vs. Silva’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round-by-Round Scoring 25, June 2017 - Sherdog.com's live coverage of Bellator 180 “Sonnen vs. Silva” kicks off Saturday at 6 p.m. ET from Madison Square Garden in New York City.
UFC Fight Night 112 Weigh-in Results: Johny Hendricks Misses Weight Again 24, June 2017 - The Ultimate Fighting Championship heads down to Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City on Sunday with a night of intriguing matchups.