Cejudo, Dillashaw see end of the road for flyweights
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 18:33:17 EST
UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo and bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw acknowledge that their Jan. 26 superfight likely will be the end of the 125-pound division.
Sources: Dillashaw-Cejudo flyweight title bout set
Fri, 9 Nov 2018 01:15:07 EST
TJ Dillashaw will try to become the sixth male two-weight champ in UFC history when he moves down to face flyweight champ Henry Cejudo at UFC 233, sources say.
Sources: Calderwood-Lipski added to UFC 233
Thu, 8 Nov 2018 12:55:47 EST
UFC is adding a women's flyweight fight -- Joanne Calderwood against Ariana Lipski -- to its UFC 233 card on Jan. 26, multiple sources told ESPN's Ariel Helwani.
Mayweather pulls back on announced Japan fight
Wed, 7 Nov 2018 14:33:02 EST
Floyd Mayweather Jr. says now that he didn't agree to an official fight carried worldwide with a Rizin Fighting Federation kickboxer.
Planned Romero vs. Costa fight called off again
Wed, 7 Nov 2018 15:55:05 EST
A planned middleweight bout between rising star Paulo Costa and former title contender Yoel Romero has been canceled for the second time, according to sources, after Costa suffered a minor injury.
Ward cancels bare-knuckle fight vs. Hendricks
Wed, 7 Nov 2018 12:07:17 EST
Brennan Ward, citing a contract issue with the World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation, said on social media that he has pulled out of Friday's fight against Johny Hendricks.
Merriman pulls out of Friday's bare-knuckle bout
Tue, 6 Nov 2018 18:54:15 EST
Former NFL All-Pro linebacker Shawne Merriman has pulled out of Friday's bare-knuckle boxing match against Mike Bourke, tweeting that "contracts weren't honored."
Askren set for Jan. 26 UFC debut against Lawler
Mon, 5 Nov 2018 23:22:49 EST
Undefeated UFC newcomer Ben Askren has booked his first contest in the Octagon, and it's against a former champion.
Ranking the 25 most influential people in UFC history
Thu, 8 Nov 2018 15:25:50 EST
The UFC was created 25 years ago today. Our panel of ESPN MMA contributors rank the most important individuals in the promotion's history.
Rodriguez KO's Jung with 1 second left in bout
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 01:54:28 EST
Featherweight Yair Rodriguez, behind on the scorecards going into the fifth round, knocked out Chan Sung Jung with one second remaining at Saturday's UFC Fight Night.