It’s a new era for Bellator, and Douglas Lima is anxious to enter the cage as the welterweight champion.
The Brazilian striker, who won the vacant 170-pound title with a second-round victory over Rick Hawn in April, told MMAFighting.com he plans to return in action in October against the winner of Andrey Koreshkov vs. Adam McDonough tournament final, set to headline the Bellator 122 card on July 25.
"My next opponent will be the winner of this fight, and I think it’s going to be a good fight," L more
Floyd Mayweather officially announced via social media that his highly-anticipated rematch with Marcos Maidana is a done deal on Thursday. more
The lone remaining bout on the UFC 176 dance card has been rescheduled, and it will feature a slightly different look.Filed under: News, UFC more
LAS VEGAS – As with each time Ronda Rousey dominates a new bantamweight challenger in the UFC, the questions come up as to when she'll face Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino.
At the media scrum in the aftermath of Rousey's dominant 16-second TKO victory over Alexis Davis at UFC 175, White was presented the question again. This time, instead of answering straight off, he challenged the media.
"You guys want me to sign her, is that what you're saying?" After more prompting, he said, "So, you guys the med more
LAS VEGAS – Mixed martial arts was built around concepts like honor and respect, both before and after a fight. That was before Twitter and other en masse social media came along, though.Filed under: News, UFC more
One of mixed martial arts’ most highly-regarded prospects will return to the Octagon next month. more
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Alex White has replaced injured Jim Alers and now fights Lucas Martins next month at UFC Fight Night 45.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Rico Verhoeven is the new GLORY World Heavyweight Champion after beating Daniel Ghita at GLORY LAST MAN STANDING this past weekend. Ghita stays in the contender picture but won't be Verhoeven's first challenger. So who will it be? Here's five possible options GLORY could consider.
Rico Verhoeven won the GLORY World Heavyweight Championship in the headline bout of the LAST MAN STANDING card, going 2-0 over his close rival Daniel Ghita in successive fights.
The win takes Verhoeven out of the ranki more