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Jorge Masvidal to Face Kamaru Usman at UFC 251

Jorge Masvidal is set to take on Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title at UFC 251 next Saturday on Fight Island. Just 48 hours after it seemed that the UFC's highly anticipated Fight Island event had lost their headliner, the...
Melissa Martinez

Prospects the UFC Should Sign by the End of 2020

There's a lot of talent looking to make it big in MMA — but who should the UFC call on before the year is done? In this feature, we take six journalists including our own Shawn Bitter, plus four hardcore...
Kanako Murata headed to the UFC

RIZIN FF, Invicta FC Star Kanako Murata Signs with UFC

Japanese standout Kanako Murata, who has been one of the bigger success stories for RIZIN FF, has signed with the UFC. The Invicta FC strawweight champion announced the news on social media Sunday. https://twitter.com/m_r_t_k_n_k/status/1279659540581978113 "I've signed a contract with the UFC!," Murata...
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UFC: Aaron Phillips Steps Up to Fight Jack Shore on Fight Island

The July 15 Fight Island date has been hit hard by COVID-19 positives, with a trio of fights in jeopardy as a result. At least one appears to have been saved, however. First reported by MMA Junkie, former UFC fighter...
Ryan Hall UFC

UFC: Ryan Hall vs. Ricardo Lamas Set for August 29

A previously announced featherweight pairing between Ryan Hall (8-1) and Ricardo Lamas (19-8) has been rescheduled. As first reported by MMA Fighting, the duo will now throw down on August 29. Hall and Lamas were originally scheduled to meet at...
Gilbert Burns UFC

Gilbert Burns Out of UFC 251 After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Welterweight title challenger Gilbert Burns is out of UFC 251 next Saturday after testing positive for COVID-19. MMAJunkie reports that Gilbert Burns is out of the headliner against welterweight champion Kamaru Usman next Saturday at UFC 251, after testing positive...
Marina Rodriguez UFC

Trio of Fight Island Bouts on July 15 Hit By COVID-19 Positives

There's been a little bit of turmoil in the waters, and we aren't even on Fight Island yet. The UFC's four-event stint in Abu Dhabi officially gets underway on July 11 with UFC 251. On the Tuesday and Wednesday prior,...
Matt Schnell UFC

UFC: Matt Schnell to Face Tyson Nam on September 12

After a thunderous performance last month, UFC flyweight Tyson Nam is getting right back to work. First reported by MMA Fighting, Nam is expected to face Matt Schnell at a yet-to-be-announced event on September 12. Nam (19-11-1) was a longtime veteran...
Steve Garcia, UFC

Steve Garcia vs. Peter Barrett Added to UFC’s August 8 Show

Former Bellator MMA fighter Steve Garcia will return to the UFC octagon on August 8. When he does, he'll take on a debuting fighter coming in off Dana White's Contender Series: Peter Barrett. MMA Junkie was first to report the...
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Invicta FC 40: Ducote vs. Lima Photo Highlights

Emily Ducote bounced back in a big way on Saturday night. The former Bellator MMA flyweight title challenger and more recently, Invicta FC strawweight title challenger returned to the win column with a unanimous decision victory over Juliana Lima. Lima,...