After last weekend’s boxing bonanza, this weekend is calmer on the boxing front but brings you three major MMA events. UFC hosts another Fight Night, Bellator 286 takes place in Long Beach, and ONE continues its deal with Prime Video with ONE on Prime Video II.
This weekend offers some entertaining MMA bouts across different organisations, but the world of combat sports turns its main attention to the trilogy of Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin. Here’s more about what’s on offer this weekend.
The eventful lead-up to UFC 279 has taken another turn, reshuffling the entire main card. Sparked by Khamzat Chimaev missing weight, speculations as to whether the event would go on as planned were rife, but the UFC confirmed they have updated the card. Here’s the latest.
Things are heating up as we approach UFC 279. Headlined by Swedish superstar Khamzat Chimaev and veteran Nate Diaz, we have a superb card ahead of us despite an initially lukewarm reception of the announcement. With one day to go, things are shaping up to be pretty exciting as the event reveals the nature of the fight game.
UFC returns to Europe, this time taking place in Paris, France, for the first time ever. Before that, the premier Hispanic MMA sports franchise, Combat Global, puts on a five-bout event tonight. Here’s what you need to know.
KSI promised to serve up two KOs in one night. He delivered on his promise and provided a spectacular show full of theatrics. Our editor writes from London and continues to ask what the future of boxing holds. Results disclosed.
Today is a true treat for fight fans – especially British fans – as it marks the return of bare-knuckle prize fighting to London, while Anthony Joshua takes on Alexander Usyk in a highly anticipated rematch. As if that wasn’t enough, the Professional Fighters League (PFL) makes its UK debut in London and Leon “Rocky” Edwards battles for the UFC Welterweight title as he takes on Kamaru Usman for a second time. Take your seats, prepare the screens, and enjoy the show.
This weekend sees Bantamweight Dominick Cruz pitted against Marlon “Chito” Vera at UFC Fight Night in San Diego, while Combate Global returns with an All-Female card. The PFL playoffs continue with the Swede Sadibou Sy fighting for a spot in the PFL Welterweight finals.
The legendary MMA world champion Bas Rutten is now a brand ambassador for the promotion “Karate Combat” which was launched in 2018. We spoke to him about his own karate background and what makes Karate Combat unique amidst other promotions.
In 1993, a revolution in the world of sports took place. The UFC was founded, and two years later the name “MMA” was established. One of the key figures in the creation of the UFC, and the sport of MMA, is Campbell McLaren who has since left the UFC and launched Combate Global. We spoke to him about his role in creating the UFC, the history of MMA, and his new ventures.