MMA veteran Alistair Overeem successfully underwent surgery to restore his lip. A well-known journalist and insider Ariel Helwani wrote about this in his Twitter. In his tweet Helwani refers to the Dutch team of fighters.
UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway said that he would like to have a boxing fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr.
On December 7th Washington will host UFC On ESPN 7, where in the main event of the evening Alistair Overeem will meet in the Octagon Jairzinho Rozenstruik. Broadcast of the prelims begins at 6:45 pm ET. The main card starts at 10 pm. Below are the links to broadcasts and fight card of the tournament.
UFC Fight Night 165 on December 21 is now without a main event. Brian Ortega was injured and was out for 2-3 months. It was reported by a well-known insider and journalist Ariel Helwani. Thus, the Korean Zombie Chan Sung Jung still remains without rival.
The light heavyweight Nikita Krylov of Russia will have his next fight on March 14. His opponent will be the Brazilian prospect Johnny Walker, and the fight will take place at UFC event in Brazil. It was reported by a number of sources, including well-known insider and journalist Ariel Helwani.
Today, some fake news appeared that UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov failed a doping test, and now his fight with Tony Ferguson, which is scheduled for April 18, is in serious jeopardy.
A well-known journalist and MMA insider Ariel Helwani in his recent interview said that the former UFC champion in two weight categories Conor McGregor plans to fight three times next year.
The current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway admitted that he feels respect for the former champion of the organization in two weight categories Conor McGregor. According to Max, Irishman trash talking is just business.
Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father and trainer of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov gave a credit to Fedor Emelianenko for the development of MMA in the world. In particular, Abdulmanap said that Fedor made for the MMA in Russia more than anyone else did.