Tony Ferguson says Conor McGregor is "absolutely" terrified of facing him inside the octagon but is going to have to face his fears.
Dana White says he pulled Mark Hunt from next month's "UFC Sydney" card because "sometimes you got to protect these guys from themselves."
In the main event of the evening of the UFC 216 tournament in Las Vegas, Tony Ferguson won via submission over Kevin Lee in the third round and won the title of interim lightweight champion. Ferguson successfully conducted a strangling triangle and Lee signaled the surrender. This victory was for the 33-year-old athlete tenth in a row.
A live broadcast of the title fight in a lightweight division between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee, which will be the main event of the UFC 216 show, and will be held October 7 in Las Vegas, USA.
What's new with returning UFC superstar Georges St-Pierre? He's finally off steroids. So says Michael Bisping who wasted no time trashing GSP at their UFC 217 media event in Vegas. In addition to accusing GSP of being a former juicer Bisping also called him fat, slow and a cheap-ass. He also said he looked like a history teacher and a lizard.
Former boxing champ Mia St. John is technically retired but says there's one fighter who could lure her back into the ring UFC superstar Cris Cyborg! One catch, though it's gotta happen at the Playboy Mansion.
Russian mixed martial arts fighter Alexander Emelianenko wants to train with his brother Fedor Emelianenko, learn from his experience and help him in the preparation for his fights. On Wednesday Alexander defeated via knockout Brazilian Geronimo “Mondragon” dos Santos at the 33rd second of the fight.
On September 27 the Palace of Sport in Kiev hosted an evening of mixed martial arts WWFC 8. The event was headlined by the fight for the vacant middleweight title between Ukrainian Sergey Guzev and Leandro Bispo from Brazil.
On September 27 at the concert hall "Russia" in Moscow hosted WFCA 42 tournament, in one of the main fights of which the famous Russian heavyweight Alexander Emelianenko scored a stoppage victory over the Brazilian Geronimo dos Santos, nicknamed "Mondragon".
Former UFC champion Ronda Rousey will switch to wrestling. The debut fight of the sportswoman is scheduled for November 17 at the World Wrestling Entertainment Survivor series. The battle will be held in four to four format.