Kyle Daukaus Contender Series DWCS

Weekly MMA Prospect Report: Combate Americas, CFFC, and More

It's not a jam-packed weekend for MMA, but there are a good number of worthwhile prospects competing in the next several days. Combate Americas | Friday | Mexico Lightweight: Rafa Garcia (10-0) Garcia is a top prospect out of Mexico who has...
Jeremy Stephens

The Weight Cutting Chronicles: UFC Mexico City

A number of fighters at UFC Mexico City were either moving up, or risking big weight cuts. Like it or not, weight-cutting is deeply rooted in mixed martial arts. MMA adopted its weight-cutting from the sport of wrestling, where it...
Erick "Ghost Pepper" Gonzalez against Won Sik Park

Ghost Pepper Bringing Extra Heat for the Biggest Fight of His Career

Erick "Ghost Pepper" Gonzalez reflects on career so far ahead of his shot at the inaugural Combate Americas lightweight title against Rafa Garcia at Combate Mexicali. Erick "Ghost Pepper" Gonzalez wasn't with Combate Americas since day one, but he certainly...
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Welcome to the UFC: Askar Askarov

Askar Askarov makes his UFC debut on the UFC Mexico City main card, against the returning Brandon Moreno. The UFC is coming to Mexico City, Mexico on September 21, at theย Arena Ciudad de Mexico. The card is set, with a...
Bec Rawlings BKFC

Bec Rawlings Gets Opponent, Date for Bellator MMA Debut

The 'Queen of Bare Knuckle' will invade Bellator at this October's Bellator 231, against Brazil's Ilara Joanne. 'Rowdy' Bec Rawlings will finally step into the Bellator cage next month. After signing with the promotion over the summer, Rawlings, a former...
Roman Salazar

Roman Salazar Steps In For Cal Ellenor Against James Gallagher at Bellator: Dublin

With Cal Ellenor facing a serious illness, Roman Salazar has stepped up to face James Gallagher in the Bellator: Dublin main event next week. Ex-UFC bantamweight Roman Salazar is stepping up to keep James Gallagher on the Bellator: Dublin card....
Jack Swagger Bellator MMA

Former WWE Star Jack Swagger Has Third Opponent Lined Up, Joins Bellator 231

Bellator 231 will see former WWE star Jack Swagger return, against a small step up in competition in Anthony Garrett. Jack Swagger, or Jake Hager, went through something of a heel turn in his last fight. But despite the crowd...
David Branch UFC

UFC: Former WSOF Champ David Branch Hit With Two-Year Ban by USADA

It could be the end of the road for David Branch, as the UFC middleweight, about to turn 38 years old, has been hit with a two-year suspension by USADA. David Branch is the second UFC fighter this week to...
Jaideep Singh

Brave CF 27 Full Card Announced

Brave CF 27 will feature a welterweight title fight, an appearance by Jaideep Singh, plus undefeated Canadian Alexander Martinez. On October 4, 2019 the Brave Combat Federation returns to the Mubadala Arena in Abu Dhabi for another stacked card. The...
Brandon Davis

Giga Chikadze vs. Brandon Davis set for UFC Copenhagen

Kickboxer Giga Chikadze will make his UFC debut against Brandon Davis, sources have confirmed to Cageside Press. The UFC is coming to Copenhagen, Denmark on September 28. Mike Davis was supposed to take on Danny Henry at UFC Copenhagen, but...