MMA

Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo to Make His Professional Boxing Debut on Feb. 10 in Rio de Janeiro

Featherweight great Jose Aldo is rumored to make his professional boxing debut much earlier than expected. Aldo officially retired from mixed martial arts in September after nearly 20 years in combat sports. Now 36, Aldo will step into the squared circle for the first time. As reported by MMA Fighting, Aldo is scheduled to debut

Khabib Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov Is Stepping Away From MMA

Khabib Nurmagomedov could be leaving MMA altogether.  Although ‘The Eagle’ retired from fighting in October 2020, the MMA legend has remained in the business as a promoter or coach. After a historic year of coaching in 2021, Nurmagomedov seems to be stepping away from MMA to focus on other aspects of his life. The UFC

ESPN Dana White Controversy

ESPN Instructs Employees Not To Tweet About Dana White Controversy

ESPN appears to be doing damage control in regards to UFC president Dana White’s ongoing controversy. A viral video began making the rounds this week showing White and his wife at a Cabo San Lucas, Mexico nightclub on New Year’s Eve. The pair appeared to be arguing with one another before White’s wife slapped him.

Paddy Pimblett

Paddy Pimblett Beat Up An Internet Troll In Latest YouTube Video

Paddy Pimblett has settled an online dispute with a sparring session.  The MMA community features a small section of fans who thinks it’s ok to troll fighters on social media. Most fighters wish they could meet these people in person but rarely do. ‘The Baddy’ managed to get a social media troll to spar with

Edson Arantes Do Nascimento

Fighters React To Passing Of Pele At 82-Years-Old

It has been a tough week for deaths in sports. Fighters from the mixed martial arts (MMA) community have offered up their reactions to one of the greatest athletes of all time, Pele, passing away at 82-years-old this week. Pele passed away Thursday after a long battle with colon cancer.  Edson Arantes do Nascimento was

Cris Cyborg

Exclusive: Cris Cyborg Plans To Fight Cat Zingano In The Summer

Cris Cyborg has revealed her next MMA fight will likely be against Cat Zingano.  When Zingano signed with Bellator, a featherweight showdown against Cyborg seemed inevitable. Now that the Brazilian MMA legend got her feet wet in boxing, the matchup against ‘Alpha’ is expected to take place in 2023. During an interview with Mike Owens

Aline Pereira

Aline Pereira Showed Potential in MMA Debut Loss

Aline Pereira showed potential in her pro-MMA debut loss against Helen Peralta at LFA 147.  Pereira, sister of UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira, competed in her first MMA fight against Peralta, the former Ultimate Fighter Season 30 contestant, on November 18. The Brazilian women’s flyweight had some promising moments, including a knocked down against ‘Iansa,’

Aline Pereira

Aline Pereira Looks to Follow in Footsteps of Her Brother ‘Poatan’

Aline Pereira looks to follow in her brother Alex’s footsteps.  There’s a new brother-sister combo looking to take over the UFC, and their last name is Pereira. ‘Poatan’ only needed three wins in the UFC to challenge Israel Adesanya for the middleweight title at UFC 281. Meanwhile, Aline is looking to replicate her brother’s success