News 7 // 11 Dec 2018, 08:59 IST SHARE What's the story?UFC 231 saw Max Holloway come away with the win over Brian 'T-City' Ortega. While Holloway's UFC Featherweight Championship may be safe for now, it now appears that the next challenger for his title is already on the horizon.Former Interim Featherweight Champion and Former UFC Lightweight Champion, Frankie Edgar is looking to make up for lost time.In case you didn't know...Max Holloway and Brian Ortega put on a show at UFC 231, where after four gruelling rounds, the doctor had to stop the fight due to Ortega being unable to continue.Holloway has certainly had his own share of injury issues previously. His fight with Ortega was supposed to have taken place previously, but due to those issues, the fight had to be postponed.Another fighter who lost a title opportunity due to Holloway being injured was Frankie Edgar. Edgar had been supposed to face Holloway, however, after Holloway's injury, Edgar … [Read more...] about UFC News: Max Holloway’s next opponent revealed?
News 11 Dec 2018, 08:31 IST SHARE What's the story?UFC 231 was an extremely violent event which saw several superstars suffer extreme injuries. As is the custom after each UFC event medical suspensions were handed out to the fighters according to the injuries which they suffered.One particular fighter's injuries were a bit more serious than others. Only two of the stars were handed out the maximum suspension.Thanks to Bloody Elbow for the heads up.In case you didn't know...Brian Ortega and Max Holloway headlined UFC 231, where the two fighters went at it for a full four rounds. The continuous offence from both the fighters saw Ortega, in particular, get badly battered by Max Holloway.Holloway continuously jabbed at Brian Ortega, opening him up and breaking his nose. Ortega also revealed that he had suffered a broken thumb during the fight. By the time the fourth round was at an end, Ortega could hardly open his right eye enough to look out of it.The heart of the matterOf all … [Read more...] about UFC 231 medical suspensions revealed; Brian Ortega out for months?
Top 5 / Top 10 11 Dec 2018, 05:21 IST SHARE Over the years, a long list of dangerous men have held the UFC Heavyweight Championship. The title of "The Baddest Man On The Planet" most certainly belongs to the Heavyweight kingpin, and given that the sport of Mixed Martial Arts is likely the closest one could get to no-holds-barred one-on-one combat in a sport setting, the top Heavyweight in MMA is regarded as the most dangerous unarmed fighter in the world.The title of "The Baddest Man On The Planet" presently belongs to a person many refer to as "The Daddest Man On The Planet", everyone's favorite UFC analyst, the reigning UFC Light-Heavyweight and Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier.However, "DC" has time and again stated that he does indeed plan on retiring from professional MMA competition before his 40th birthday, which would be March 20th, 2019. If one is to believe the rumblings in the combat sports rumor mill, Cormier is likely to face Brock Lesnar in January of 2019, and … [Read more...] about 5 Future UFC Heavyweight Champions
E. Spencer Kyte Contributor @spencerkyte Updated at 3:34 p.m. ET Updated at 3:34 p.m. ET At the start of the year, Max Holloway appeared poised to carry the featherweight division into the spotlight. Fresh off his second third-round stoppage win over Jose Aldo in seven months, the reigning champ had already booked his next fight — a showdown with perennial contender Frankie Edgar — and was saying all the right things about remaining active, defending his title against all comers and clearing up the cloudiness that hung over the division throughout Conor McGregor’s reign and into Aldo’s second stint as champion. Join DAZN and watch more than 100 fight nights a year There were challengers at the ready, veterans stocked at every level throughout the division and a host of dangerous emerging talents climbing the ranks. 2018 was set to be “The Year of the … [Read more...] about UFC’s featherweight ranks comparable now to what light heavyweight division used to be
Steven Muehlhausen Contributor @SMuehlhausenMMA Updated at 2:01 p.m. ET Updated at 2:01 p.m. ET The first of two Hawaii shows for Bellator this weekend takes place on Friday, Dec. 14, as Bellator 212 commences from the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu. There, Brent Primus will defend his lightweight championship against former titleholder Michael Chandler in the main event. The co-main event pits former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir against Javy Ayala. Join DAZN and watch Bellator 213 Bellator 212 will be free for members of the armed forces along with their friends and families as the event is in conjunction with the USO. Primus and Chandler fought at June 2017's Bellator NYC event, with Primus winning the belt via first-round TKO. Chandler suffered an ankle injury in the opening round and tried his best to compete on … [Read more...] about When is Bellator 212? Date, time, price, how to watch Primus vs. Chandler 2