In his first statement since his defeat, Deiveson Figueiredo vows to defeat Brandon Moreno should they rematch again.
The Fortis MMA light heavyweight earned "Fight of the Night" honors at UFC 259 in March.
At one point early on, Georges St-Pierre worked as a garbage man while fighting for the UFC.
The UFC will give the Tecia Torres vs. Angela Hill booking another shot.
It didn't take long after Demian Maia's UFC 263 loss this past Saturday for the speculation about his future to start up.
- Richard McLaren, man who exposed Russian doping, to lead
- Judging irregularities and suspicious decisions to be examined
An investigation into possible corruption during the Olympic boxing competition at Rio 2016 is to be led by Professor Richard McLaren, the man who uncovered the full extent of Russian state-sponsored doping.
The Guardian can reveal that McLaren, who found that more than a thousand Russian athletes in 30 sports had been part of a sophisticated doping programme, has now been tasked with investigating potential judging and refereeing irregularities in Rio by the International Boxing Association (Aiba).Continue reading...
Other sports watched with interest at how today’s tools were used for a fight with narrative, hype, personalities and jeopardy
Some food for thought. Last week, the Guardian’s report on the “special exhibition” between the Hall of Fame boxer Floyd Mayweather and the celebrity YouTuber Logan Paul, was the second most-read story on our entire website. Millions read it, shared it, devoured it. A million Americans also paid $49.99 to watch on pay-per-view. Beforehand Mayweather had described it as “legalised bank robbery”. And it was. Yet people still willingly stuck their hands in the air and handed over their cash.Continue reading...
Watch the UFC 262 highlights and recap from the flyweight championship bout between Deveison Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno from Saturday's event at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Moreno took the belt in this immediate rematch. (Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) UFC 263 Bonuses: Brandon Moreno earns an extra $50,000 for finishing Deiveson Figueiredo
For the first time in his career, Chase Hooper has lost two of three fights.
See who should be next for new UFC flyweight champ Brandon Moreno as well as ex-titleholder Deiveson Figueiredo after UFC 263.
Watch the UFC 262 highlights and recap from the middleweight championship bout between champion Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori from Saturday's event at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Adesanya maintained his iron-clad grip on the title. (Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) UFC 263 Bonuses: Brandon Moreno earns an extra $50,000 for finishing Deiveson Figueiredo
What should come next for Leon Edwards and Nate Diaz after UFC 263? There are options on the table for both.
Thoughts and analysis of the biggest storylines coming out of UFC 263, which took place Saturday in Glendale, Ariz.