Fight Announcements

December 5th, 2018
Adam Martin.

The UFC continued to add to one of its big upcoming cards this January with the addition of another high-profile bout, and I’ll give my thoughts on it in today’s MMA odds and ends. Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo, UFC 233 An important flyweight fight between Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo has been added to…

December 4th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts have been revealed for upcoming fight cards, and here they are along with my initial thoughts on them. Nathaniel Wood vs. Andre Ewell, UFC 232 Andre Ewell has agreed to step up on short notice to take on Nathaniel Wood in a battle of bantamweight prospects at UFC 232,…

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December 3rd, 2018
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were revealed over the weekend. Here they are, along with my initial take on each of the fights. Marlon Moraes vs. Raphael Assuncao 2, UFC on ESPN+ 2 The main event of UFC on ESPN+ 2 will be a bantamweight rematch between Marlon Moraes and Raphael Assuncao. The card…

November 30th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC fights have been revealed, and here are my thoughts on all of them in today’s MMA odds and ends. Jesse Ronson vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira, UFC 231 An injury to John Makdessi has led the UFC to re-sign Jesse Ronson and he’ll fight Carlos Diego Ferreira on short notice at…

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November 29th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A brand new batch of bouts have been announced for an upcoming UFC card in Brazil next year. Below are the new fights, along with my initial thoughts on them. Thiago Alves vs. Max Griffin, UFC on ESPN+ 2 Welterweights Thiago Alves and Max Griffin will square off at UFC on ESPN+ 2, which takes…

November 28th, 2018
Adam Martin.

The UFC has announced one of its young stars is no longer with the promotion, and a fight we all thought was off is now on again. I’ll give my thoughts on those pieces of news in today’s MMA odds and ends. UFC Releases Sage Northcutt, ONE Championship Could Be Next UFC president Dana White…

November 27th, 2018
Adam Martin.

For the first time in a while there aren’t any UFC fight announcements to write about in this morning’s MMA odds and ends, so instead I’ll give my thoughts on some of the new bouts Bellator has announced recently. Daniel Wiechel vs. Goiti Yamauchi, Bellator 210 An intriguing lightweight bout that is flying under the…

November 26th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A couple of new bouts have been added to upcoming fight cards, one of which is an important middleweight fight, and here are my thoughts on all of them in today’s MMA odds and ends. Justin Frazier vs. Juan Francisco Dieppa, TUF 28 Finale Heavyweights Justin Frazier and Juan Francisco Dieppa will face off in…

November 23rd, 2018
Adam Martin.

The UFC is headed to a brand new country for an event in early 2019, and I’ll give my thoughts on this announcement in today’s MMA odds and ends. UFC on ESPN+ 3 To Take Place In Czech Republic The UFC will make its debut at O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic on February 23,…

November 22nd, 2018
Adam Martin.

A couple of new bouts have been booked for upcoming UFC fight cards, and here are my thoughts on them in today’s MMA odds and ends. Damir Ismagulov vs. Alex Gorgees, UFC Fight Night 142 After injuries to Ross Pearson and Joe Duffy, a brand new lightweight fight has been set between UFC newcomers Damir…

November 21st, 2018
Adam Martin.

An upcoming title fight for Bellator officially has a date and place, and I’ll give my thoughts on this new bout in today’s MMA odds and ends. Gegard Mousasi vs. Rafael Lovato Jr., Bellator 214 The Bellator middleweight title will be on the line when champion Gegard Mousasi takes on challenger Rafael Lovato Jr. at…

November 20th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A couple upcoming UFC cards have some important updates to mention, and I’ll give my thoughts in today’s MMA odds and ends. Joe Duffy vs. Damir Ismagulov Cancelled A lightweight bout between Joe Duffy and Damir Ismagulov, which was set to take place at UFC Fight Night 142 two weeks from now in Adelaide, Australia,…

November 19th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A couple new bouts were announced over the weekend for upcoming fight cards, and I’ll give my thoughts on them in today’s MMA odds and ends. Rick Glenn vs. Kevin Aguilar, TUF 28 Finale An injury to Arnold Allen sees Rick Glenn now take on Kevin Aguilar at the TUF 28 Finale, which is set…

November 16th, 2018
Adam Martin.

One of the most popular MMA fighters of all time is finally ready to return to the Octagon after a long layoff, and I’ll give my thoughts on his return bout in today’s MMA odds and ends. Nick Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal, UFC 235 An exciting welterweight bout between Nick Diaz and Jorge Masvidal is…

November 15th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Two of the best lightweight fighters in the world are being targeted for a fight in early 2019, and I’ll give my thoughts on this prospective matchup in today’s MMA odds and ends. Justin Gaethje vs. Anthony Pettis, UFC Phoenix The UFC is targeting an exciting lightweight matchup between former WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje…

November 14th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A familiar face is set to return to the Octagon, and I’ll give my thoughts on the UFC’s re-signing and his upcoming matchup in today’s MMA odds and ends. Louis Smolka vs. Sumudaerji, UFC Fight Night 141 Former UFC flyweight contender Louis Smolka has re-signed with the UFC and will return as a bantamweight when…

November 13th, 2018
Adam Martin.

An upcoming bout has seen an opponent change due to circumstances beyond the UFC’s control, and I will give my thoughts on this new matchup in today’s MMA odds and ends. Alexander Hernadez vs. Francisco Trinaldo, UFC 233 A lightweight bout between Alexander Hernandez and Francisco Trinaldo has been added to UFC 233, which takes…

November 12th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced over the weekend, and here are my thoughts on these new bouts in today’s MMA odds and ends. Cezar Ferreira vs. Ian Heinisch, UFC Fight Night 140 An injury to Tom Breese has left Cezar Ferreira with a short-notice opponent as he now takes on Ian Heinisch…

November 9th, 2018
Adam Martin.

For today’s MMA odds and ends, I’ll give my thoughts on some updates to a couple of bouts that have been announced for upcoming UFC fight cards. Joseph Benavidez vs. Ray Borg Cancelled A flyweight bout between top contenders Joseph Benavidez and Ray Borg was supposed to take place this Saturday night at UFC Fight…

November 8th, 2018
Adam Martin.

The UFC 233 card in January is starting to really shape up. I’ll give my thoughts on the new matchups added to that card, as well as some thoughts on the other newly-announced bouts being targeted for upcoming fight cards. Song Yadong vs. Vince Morales, UFC Fight Night 141 Bantamweight prospects Song Yadong and Vince…

November 7th, 2018
Adam Martin.

The UFC’s newest free agent signing has his first fight in the Octagon booked, plus a couple of other notable new matchups to announce in today’s MMA odds and ends. Sodiq Yusuff vs. Suman Mokhtarian, UFC Fight Night 142 A featherweight fight featuring Sodiq Yusuff and Suman Mokhtarian is the latest addition to UFC Fight…

November 6th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Another day in MMA, another injury, and it’s resulted in a very different fight on an upcoming card. I’ll give my thoughts on the new bout and the card in general below. Rick Glenn vs. Arnold Allen, TUF 28 Finale Due to an injury to former Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez, Rick Glenn has agreed…

November 5th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A number of new bouts were added to upcoming UFC cards over the weekend. Here they are below, along with my initial thoughts on them. Julian Erosa vs. Devonte Smith, UFC Fight Night 139 A late-notice lightweight bout between Julian Erosa and Devonte Smith has been added to UFC Fight Night 139, which takes place…

November 2nd, 2018
Adam Martin.

After we first heard news of January’s UFC 233 event the other day, the next card for 2019 has now been officially revealed by the UFC, and I’ll give my thoughts on it in today’s MMA odds and ends. UFC London 2019 Set The UFC has officially announced its return to London, England as the…

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November 1st, 2018
Adam Martin.

The final UFC card of 2018 had another bout added to it, and I’ll give my thoughts on this new matchups in today’s MMA odds and ends. Petr Yan vs. Douglas Silva de Andrade, UFC 232 An intriguing bantamweight bout between top prospect Petr Yan and Douglas Silva de Andrade has been added to UFC…

October 30th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A new fight announcement as well as two USADA suspensions and a trio of fight cancellations form the basis of today’s MMA odds and ends. Curtis Millender vs. Siyar Bahadurzada, UFC 232 A welterweight bout between Curtis Millender and Siyar Bahadurzada will take place at UFC 232, which takes place December 29 at T-Mobile Arena…

October 29th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced over the weekend. Here they are, along with my initial thoughts on them. Yair Rodriguez vs. Chan Sung Jung, UFC Fight Night 139 An injury to Frankie Edgar has forced Yair Rodriguez to step up on short notice to take on Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight…

October 26th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A number of new matchups for upcomng UFC cards have been revealed, and I’ll give my initial takes on all of them in today’s MMA odds and ends. Lyman Good vs. Ben Saunders, UFC 230 Welterweights Lyman Good and Ben Saunders will now meet at UFC 230 due to an injury to Sultan Aliev, who…

October 24th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A number of new bouts have been added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night 140 card, which goes down Saturday, November 17 at Estadio Mary Teran de Weiss in Beunos Aries, Argentina, and I’ll give my thoughts on these new matchups in today’s MMA odds and ends. Darren Elkins vs. Ricardo Lamas, UFC Fight Night…

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October 23rd, 2018
Adam Martin.

The upcoming UFC China and UFC Australia cards have had some notable bouts added to them, and I’ll give my thoughts on these new matchups in today’s MMA odds and ends. Alistair Overeem vs. Sergey Pavlovich, UFC Fight Night 140 A heavyweight matchup between Alistair Overeem and Sergey Pavlovich is being targeted for UFC Fight…

October 22nd, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC 230 got a late shakeup due to a late-minute injury to a top star, and a few other minor fights were announced over the weekend for upcoming cards. I’ll give my thoughts on all of them in today’s MMA odds and ends. Chris Weidman vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, UFC 230 Due to an injury…

October 19th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A rare women’s featheweight bout has been announced as well as some lesser fights, and I’ll give my thoughts on all of these bouts in today’s MMA odds and ends. Wu Yanan vs. Lauren Mueller, UFC Fight Night 141 Womne’s flyweights Wu Yanan and Lauren Mueller will meet at UFC Fight Night 141, which is…

October 18th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A few new minor UFC bouts have been announced for upcoming cards, and I’ll give my thoughts on them in today’s MMA odds and ends. All of the following bouts have been confirmed by the UFC. Jesus Pinedo vs. Devin Powell, UFC Fight Night 140 Lightweights Jesus Pinedo and Devin Powell will meet at UFC…

October 16th, 2018
Adam Martin.

There’s been a change to the upcoming UFC Moncton card in the wake of the Khabib Nurmagomedov camp vs. Conor McGregor camp melee at UFC 229, and I’ll give my thoughts on the switcheroo in today’s MMA odds and ends. Michael Johnson vs. Artem Lobov, UFC Fight Night 138 A featherweight bout between Michael Johnson…

October 15th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A couple new bouts were announced over the weekend for upcoming UFC and Bellator cards, and I’ll give my thoughts on these matchups in today’s MMA odds and ends. Jessica Eye vs. Katlyn Chookagian, UFC 231 A women’s flyweight bout between Jessica Eye and Katyln Chookagian has been added to UFC 231, which takes place…

October 12th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A number of UFC bouts were announced this week that flew under the radar due to the post-fight impact of UFC 229, and I’ll list all of these new bouts and give my thoughts on them in today’s MMA odds and ends. Andre Soukhamthath vs. Jonathan Martinez, UFC Fight Night 138 Due to an injury…

October 11th, 2018
Adam Martin.

The rematch to one of the greatest fights in MMA history is now official, and I’ll give my thoughts on it in today’s MMA odds and ends. Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 2, UFC 232 Light heavyweight rivals Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson will meet at UFC 232, which is set for Saturday, December 29…

October 10th, 2018
Adam Martin.

After months of rumors about what the main event of UFC 230 would be, we finally have out answer, though the announcement of the headliner was also followed by news the co-main event is off. I’ll give me thoughts on the updated card in today’s MMA odds and ends. UFC 230 Gets Cormier vs Lewis,…

October 9th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Now that UFC 229 is over and done with, it’s time to move on to the next big PPV event, and that’s next month’s UFC 230 event, taking place November 3 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Controversy ensued last week when the UFC announced the flyweight title bout between Valentina Shevchenko and…

October 5th, 2018
Adam Martin.

There weren’t any fight announcements to write about today, and the UFC weigh-ins have still yet to be completed so there’s no chance to write about any weight misses, but we do have a piece of important news to share regarding one of the UFC’s rising stars, and I’ll give my thoughts on that in…

October 3rd, 2018
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 230 has finally been revealed, and it’s going to be a big disappointment to MMA fans who were expecting a bigger and better fight. Nevertheless, I’ll give my thoughts on this new matchup in today’s MMA odds and ends. Valentina Shevchenko vs. Sijara Eubanks, UFC 230 The main event of…

October 2nd, 2018
Adam Martin.

In addition to confirming to Aaron Bronster of TSN that the UFC 231 main event as the featherweight title fight between champ Max Holloway and challenger Brian Ortega, two other significant fights have been added to the event, and I’ll give my thoughts on these new bouts in today’s MMA odds and ends. Jimi Manuwa…

October 1st, 2018
Adam Martin.

A couple new fight announcements as well as another fighter being flagged by USADA form the basis of today’s MMA odds and ends, and you can find my thoughts on the news below. Sean O’Malley Flagged By USADA, Out Of UFC 229 UFC bantamweight prospect Sean O’Malley, who was set to fight this weekend at…

October 1st, 2018
Adam Martin.

A couple new UFC bouts were recently revealed and I’ll give my thoughts on them in today’s MMA odds and ends. Darrell Horcher vs. Roosevelt Roberts, TUF 28 Finale A lightweight bout between Darrell Horcher and Roosevelt Roberts will take place at the TUF 28 Finale, which takes place Friday, November 30 at Pearl Theater…

September 28th, 2018
Adam Martin.

The UFC is looking to book a rematch to one of the greatest fights of all time, and I’ll give my thoughts on it in today’s MMA odds and ends. UFC Targeting Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 2 For UFC 232 The UFC is looking to book the rematch between former UFC light heavyweight champion…

September 27th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Two big fights have been booked for upcoming cards — one in Bellator, and one in the UFC — and I’ll give my thoughts on both of these new matchups in today’s MMA odds and ends. Brent Primus vs. Michael Chandler 2, Bellator 210 The rematch between Bellator lightweight champion Brent Primus and Michael Chandler…

September 26th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Two of the most legendary fighters in the UFC have been booked for a year-end card in what may be the final fights of their storied careers, and I’ll give my thoughts on these new matchups in today’s MMA odds and ends. Mark Hunt vs. Justin Willis, UFC Fight Night 141 A heavyweight bout between…

September 25th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Not a ton of news on the fight annoucement front as of late, but there was another fight added to the upcoming UFC China card that’s worth mentioning, and I’ll give my thoughts on it in today’s MMA odds and ends. Jessica Aguilar vs. Weili Zhang, UFC Fight Night 141 A women’s strawweight bout between…

September 24th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A couple of new UFC bouts were announced over the weekend. Here they are, along with my initial thoughts on them. Vicente Luque vs. Jalin Turner, UFC 229 A welterweight bout between Vicente Luque and Jalin Turner is the final addition to UFC 229, which goes down Saturday, October 6 at T-Mobile Arena in Las…

September 21st, 2018
Adam Martin.

A high-profile title fight has been added to UFC 231 and a couple other lower-profile fights have been added to upcoming fight cards, and I’ll give my thoughts on these new matchups in today’s MMA odds and ends. Beneil Dariush vs. Chris Gruetzemacher, UFC Fight Night 139 A lightweight matchup between Beneil Dariush and Chris…

September 20th, 2018
Adam Martin.

One of the greatest fighters in MMA history is set to return to the Octagon very soon, and I’ll give my thoughts on this big news in today’s MMA odds and ends. Jon Jones Receives 15-Month Suspension From USADA, Return Imminent Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ latest saga wiht USADA is finally over….