Brad Tavares is planning to derail Israel Adesanya hype train

LAS VEGAS — At first glance, one might assume Brad Tavares was thrilled to book a fight against 28-year-old middleweight prospect Israel Adesanya. A former pro kickboxer, Adesanya (13-0) has garnered a lot of interest in just two UFC fights. He scored a knockout victory in his promotional debut in February, and followed that with […]

Former UFC champ Johny Hendricks announces MMA retirement

Former UFC champ Johny Hendricks announces MMA retirement

Photos: Best of Johny Hendricks view 32 images Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks today announced his retirement from MMA. Hendricks (18-8 MMA, 13-8 UFC) made the announcement on today’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio and will hang up his gloves after more than 10 years of MMA competition. “I’m done. I’m retiring. I’m getting out […]

Nick Diaz case proceeds in Las Vegas, district attorney’s bail request denied

Nick Diaz case proceeds in Las Vegas, district attorney’s bail request denied

LAS VEGAS – Nick Diaz’s attorney was in court today to represent the fighter in his domestic violence case. Diaz was not present at a hearing in Las Vegas, where the Clark County (Nevada) District Attorney’s office presented a two-page criminal complaint against the 34-year-old UFC star, which stems from an alleged domestic violence incident […]

Daniel Cormier is focused on Stipe Miocic but aware of what’s beyond

Daniel Cormier may just be weeks away from attempting to become a two-weight champion in the UFC, but once again it’s hard for him to completely remove himself from his ongoing rivalry with Jon Jones. Cormier (20-1, 1NC), who challenges Stipe Miocic (18-2) for the UFC heavyweight title at UFC 226 on July 7 in […]

Here’s the official UFC 226 lineup, and it’s another can’t-miss pay-per-view

Here’s the official UFC 226 lineup, and it’s another can’t-miss pay-per-view

There’s a lot of talk about UFC super fights, but rarely do they actually happen. Nine years after then-welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre defended his belt against then-lightweight champ B.J. Penn, the promotion has managed to pair two beltholders for a summer pay-per-view. UFC officials recently finalized the lineup for UFC 226, which is headlined by […]

Results: Hardrock MMA 99 – Horne vs. Pringle

Results: Hardrock MMA 99 – Horne vs. Pringle

Results: Hardrock MMA 99 – Horne vs. Pringle Hardrock MMA 99 takes place tonight at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, with one of the deepest fight cards in recent memory, including a total of six title fights. Headlining the fight card is a 195-pound title bout between Billy Horne (16-4) and Portland Pringle (10-10), with […]

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