Month: February 2021

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight strikers Ciryl Gane and Jairzinho Rozenstruik will clash TONIGHT (Sat., Feb. 27, 2021) at UFC Vegas 20 inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Gane is on a rocket ship to the title. The French athlete debuted in 2018, joined UFC one year later at 3-0, and four fights later,
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7:08 PM ET The UFC is targeting a second women’s title fight for its April pay-per-view event. Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas for the strawweight title is in the works for UFC 261 on April 24, sources told ESPN. While the fight isn’t finalized yet, April 24 is the date the promotion and both fighters
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MMA Fighting has UFC Vegas 20 results for the Rozenstruik vs. Gane fight card Friday, live blogs of the top two fights, and live UFC Vegas 20 Twitter updates. In the main event, Jairzinho Rozenstruik will try to hand Ciryl Gane his first career loss in a key heavyweight contest. Rozenstruik bounced back from the
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“You never know what’s gonna happen when I enter the Octagon. I always bring fighters something special every time.” While Rozenstruik promises “lessons will be learned” in this matchup of four versus seven, he’s not looking to fight anyone ranked below him moving forward; his only focus is working toward a title shot. “Right now
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Welcome to Midnight Mania! As they become more and more common, unexpected crossovers from the cage to the boxing ring should perhaps become a bit less unexpected. Still, I don’t think anyone expected Frank Mir — seemingly retired from MMA and signed to Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship — to jump into the Triller ring on
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Nine fights into his UFC career, middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has collected five Performance of the Night and two Fight of the Night bonuses. Watch Adesanya move up to light heavyweight and go for UFC gold in two divisions when he faces light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259. Subscribe to get all the
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Friday’s official weigh-ins for UFC Vegas 20 had a couple of bumps in the road. Heavyweight headliners Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Ciryl Gane successfully made weight, but one other fighter came in way over the limit and another bout was cancelled entirely. Maxim Grishin tipped the scales at 210.5 pounds, 4.5 pounds over the limit (including
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Aaron Pico will return on April 16 at Bellator 257. According to MMAJunkie, Pico is set to face England’s Aiden Lee. The main event of the card at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn, will see Vadim Nemkov defend his belt against Phil Davis. The card will also air on Showtime. Aaron Pico (7-3),
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In other words, Hernandez had seemingly made it to the UFC on raw talent, and after a couple wins in the big show, he assumed that was enough. It wasn’t, and he soon found out the levels to the game against Cerrone in January 2019, and it wasn’t going to get any easier. That’s scary.
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just over 24 hours away from its UFC Vegas 20 mixed martial arts (MMA) event inside APEX facility this Sat. night (Feb. 27, 2021) in Las Vegas, Nevada, headlined by a hard-hitting heavyweight showdown between No. 4-ranked Jairzinho Rozenstruik and No. 7-ranked Ciryl Gane. Before the action gets underway this
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9:46 PM ET Former two-division boxing champ Antonio Tarver will return to the ring to fight former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir on April 17, sources confirmed with ESPN on Thursday. Tarver, 52, will box Mir, 41, on the undercard of a pay-per-view event headlined by a boxing match between former MMA champion Ben Askren
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