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Francis Ngannou wants new UFC deal with boxing options, ‘will not fight for $500,000, $600,000 any more’
Francis Ngannou hopes to come to terms with the UFC on a new deal that will allow him to box. But he is willing to sit it out if he wins at UFC 270 and can’t come to terms.
Between the Links: Colby Covington vs. Jorge Masvidal, Alexander Volkanovski vs. Korean Zombie, UFC Vegas 46 preview
This week, topics include the UFC 272 main event between Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal, the UFC 273 main event between Alexander Volkanovski and The Korean Zombie, and much more.
Aleksei Oleinik out of UFC 270, Sergey Spivak now faces Greg Hardy
UFC 270’s fight card has shifted after Aleksei Oleinik was ruled out of the Jan. 22 event.
Charles Jourdain steps in as late replacement against Ilia Topuria at UFC 270
Ilia Topuria will fight at UFC 270 after all.
With Poliana Botelho out, Ji Yeon Kim now meets Priscila Cachoeira at Feb. 26 UFC event
Priscila Cachoeira returns to the octagon to face Ji Yeon Kim at the UFC’s event on Feb. 26.
Britain Hart vs. Christine Ferea inaugural flyweight title fight set for Feb. 19 ‘Knucklemania’ event
Britain Hart and Christine Ferea will battle it out in a rematch, this time for the inaugural BKFC flyweight title at Knucklemania 2.
Kevin Holland on reason for welterweight drop: ‘All the guys at ‘85 blocked me’ on social media
Kevin Holland has a few good reasons why he’s making the drop down to welterweight.
We Got Next: Ben ‘Big Tuna’ Parrish and Jasmine Jasudavicius
This week on We Got Next, Bellator light heavyweight Ben Parrish and UFC 270 fighter Jasmine Jasudavicius discuss their upcoming bouts.
Mark Hunt shuts door on fighting again, believes he was ‘blacklisted’ by promotions after suing UFC
Mark Hunt hasn’t fought in MMA since parting ways with the UFC in 2018.
Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Marcin Tybura targeted for UFC 273
A heavyweight bout between Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Marcin Tybura is targeted for April’s UFC 273 event.
Top Rank exec: Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou ‘a no-brainer’
How realistic is Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou? According to Fury’s promoter, it could be easy.
Urijah Faber aims to celebrate ‘20 years of combat’ with Cub Swanson fight
Urijah Faber wants to fight Cub Swanson for his 43rd birthday. Will UFC President Dana White make it happen, though?
Morning Report: Francis Ngannou doubles down on Tyson Fury challenge: ‘Eventually it will happen’
Francis Ngannou is adamant he will get the opportunity to box Tyson Fury in the future.
Kelvin Gastelum vs. Nassourdine Imavov in the works for UFC 273
A middleweight fight between Kelvin Gastelum and rising star Nassourdine Imavov is currently in the works for the upcoming UFC 273 card on April 9.
Mackenzie Dern vs. Tecia Torres in works for UFC 273
Strawweight contenders Mackenzie Dern and Tecia Torres will face off at UFC 273 on April 9.
Colby Covington a heavy favorite to beat Jorge Masvidal at UFC 272
Early odds are out for the Colby Covington vs. Jorge Masvidal grudge match at UFC 272.
UFC Vegas 46 loses 2 matchups; Kevin Croom targeted to face Brian Kelleher
Several changes have been made to the upcoming UFC Vegas 46 card.
Watch The MMA Hour now with Whittaker, Faber, Sityodtong, Holland, and Foran
Watch the latest star-studded edition of The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. On today’s episode: Chatri Sityodtong, Kevin Holland, Al Foran, Urijah Faber, and Robert Whittaker..
Daniel Cormier predicts Jon Jones won’t win UFC heavyweight title
Daniel Cormier doesn’t believe Jon Jones will reach his ultimate goal in the UFC heavyweight division.
Chatri Sityodtong open to fight Dana White: ‘I don’t think he knows anything about martial arts’
Chatri Sityodtong and the ONE Championship social media team recently had some fun challenging UFC President Dana White.
Bibiano Fernandes vs. John Lineker ONE Championship title fight rescheduled for Feb. 11
Bibiano Fernandes makes his long-awaited return to the ONE Championship cage when he defends his featherweight title against John Lineker.
Demetrious Johnson return, Angela Lee vs. Stamp Fairtex announced for rescheduled ONE Championship: ONE X event
Demetrious Johnson’s special rules bout with Rodtang Jitmuangnon will now take place on March 26 in Singapore at ONE Championship: ONE X.
Joanne Wood vs. Alexa Grasso, Matheus Nicolau vs. David Dvorak added to UFC Columbus
A pair of notable flyweight bouts have been added to the UFC’s Columbus card on March 26.
Deiveson Figueiredo says Henry Cejudo will be in corner to watch knockout of ‘traitor’ Brandon Moreno
Deiveson Figueiredo will have Henry Cejudo in his corner when he attempts to get revenge on Brandon Moreno.
Gabriel Benitez out, Charles Rosa steps in on 3 days’ notice to fight TJ Brown at UFC Vegas 46
Charles Rosa has signed on to fight TJ Brown this Saturday at UFC Vegas 46.
Nate Landwehr vs. Lerone Murphy announced for UFC Columbus
Featherweights Nate Landwehr and Lerone Murphy will fight at the UFC’s upcoming event on March 26.
Morning Report: Petr Yan slams Aljamain Sterling: ‘UFC simply doesn’t want fake champion to headline the event’
Things are already heating up between Aljamain Sterling and Petr Yan ahead of their rematch at UFC 273.
Movsar Evloev scratched from UFC 270, Ilia Topuria calls for Dan Ige to replace
Ilia Topuria is seeking a new opponent after a positive COVID-19 test scratched Movsar Evloev from UFC 270.
UFC full fight video: Ciryl Gane dominates Derrick Lewis to win interim title
Watch how Ciryl Gane dismantled Derrick Lewis to win an interim heavyweight title, stay undefeated, and set up a massive fight with Francis Ngannou for UFC 270.
Michel Pereira vs. Andre Fialho now set for UFC 270 due to COVID-19 protocols
Michel Pereira won his past three since losing in controversial fashion to Diego Sanchez.
Video: Kevin Holland drops rap song — while on horseback — to announce UFC 272 fight with Alex Oliveira
Watch Kevin Holland’s highly entertaining announcement that he’s fighting Alex Oliveira at UFC 272.