Now that she’s prepared to make a second run in the UFC, Miesha Tate has a game plan, a timeline, and an ultimate goal of once again becoming champion.The former women’s bantamweight champion made waves when she announced her return to active competition after five years away, with a matchup against Marion Reneau on July 17.
Click To Subscribe To LowKick on YouTube A ranked lightweight bout between Carlos Diego Ferreira and Gregor Gillespie is set to take place.That’s according to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto who reported Tuesday that it has been added to the UFC’s upcoming Fight Night event taking place May 8.
UFC middleweight Marvin Vettori continued his winning streak this past Saturday at UFC on ABC 2, defeating Kevin Holland by unanimous decision at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.For Vettori, that makes it five wins in a row since July 2019 – against the likes of Cezar Ferreira, Andrew Sanchez, Karl Roberson, Jack Hermansson, and Holland.
Gregor Gillespie will apparently be making his long-awaited return to the cage on May 8th.Following a Covid scare on the day of his March fight with Brad Riddell that led to the bout being canceled, he has been booked instead to meet Diego Ferreira.ESPN was the first to report the fight.
Click To Subscribe To LowKick on YouTube Mackenzie Dern is down to fight Joanna Jedrzejczyk next.Dern is coming off a first-round submission win over Nina Nunes this past weekend on the main card of UFC Vegas 23.As a result, Dern made it four wins in a row and also became the newest member of the strawweight division’s top five.
Jake Paul ranks among the most renowned boxing faces today.However, over the past few months, Paul has stirred the entire fight world with antics outside the game.Regardless, he rose to mammoth fame and attention, becoming a hotshot in the game.On April 17, Paul will take on the former UFC star Ben Askren in a full-fledged professional boxing bout.
It appears Rafael dos Anjos will not be getting his wish of fighting Justin Gaethje next.Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos made his triumphant return to the lightweight division when he defeated Paul Felder last November.In so doing, he has returned to the top 10 of the rankings.
Brock Lesnar has had a Hall of Fame worthy career, making his name in not only WWE but the UFC as well.In a recent interview with ESPN’s Sports Nation, Lesnar’s long time rival, The Undertaker recently discussed a potential UFC dream match between Lesnar and new UFC Heavyweight Champion, Francis Ngannou, discussing comparisons between the two heavyweights and how Lesnar moves incredibly fast for someone his size, mentioning that he had to cut weight in a short amount of time to make it from 290 pounds to 264 pounds.
The former LFA middleweight champion, Brendan Allen will look to get back in the win column at UFC 261 against Karl Roberson.Brendan Allen Says There is No Quit in Him The 25-year-old was riding a seven-fight winning streak, until his first Octagon blemish in his most recent outing.
It’s not uncommon to see mixed martial artists and boxers jawwing on social media, especially ever since Conor McGregor successfully conjured his pro boxing debut opposite Floyd Mayweather to the tune of roughly $100 million.Now, newly minted UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou and world champion boxer Tyson Fury are going after each other.
Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou exchanging words on social media In a sign of overconfidence, Tyson Fury told Mike Tyson on social media on Tuesday that he wants to fight UFC heavyweight champion Francis ‘Predator’ Ngannou after he “smashes” Anthony Joshua in their two fights in 2021.
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The fact that UFC fighters are incredibly gifted athletes is well known.Most of them spend their entire lives working on their bodies and talent.Take a look at Dustin Poirier, one of the greatest lightweights in the division and a contender for the belt.He started out as a featherweight in the UFC and gradually built his body up to compete at 155.
Boxing champ Tyson Fury trades shots with UFC Champ Francis Ngannou on social media.Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier aren’t the only ones beefing on social media.Newly crowned UFC king, Francis Ngannou would spar with boxing star Tyson Fury on Twitter on Tuesday.With a ferocious KO of Stipe Miocic and a UFC belt to start his collection, Ngannou is nearly ready to make a crossover into the world of boxing.
Reigning UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou, fresh off his knockout victory over Stipe Miocic in the UFC 260 main event last month in Las Vegas, believes he can match up with the world’s best boxers, including WBC titleholder Tyson Fury.“Boxing was my primary dream, and I still have the fire, the dream inside me, and I believe at some point I’m gonna make a step,” Ngannou told TMZ.
Francis Ngannou is one of the scariest men on earth.The UFC heavyweight champion showed his incredible power yet again when he beat Stipe Miocic at UFC 260.Such is the fear surrounding ‘The Predator’ that even Mike Tyson lets him mock him.Ngannou is still fresh off becoming the first Cameroonian UFC champion when he dethroned Miocic.
After announcing his surprise retirement, former flyweight Jimmy Flick opens up on the feelings that led to that decision UFC flyweight Jimmy Flick shocked the community when he announced his surprise retirement from MMA.Now he opens up about what led to that decision, and why he chose to stop fighting at a relatively young age.
Conor McGregor is his keeping his options open.Doubt has been cast over a reported trilogy bout between McGregor and rival Dustin Poirier amid a public dispute over McGregor allegedly reneging on a six-figure donation that was to be made to Poirier’s Good Fight Foundation charity.It was Poirier who first mentioned on Twitter that McGregor’s team had yet to come through with the $500,000 that was to be donated to the organization following their rematch at UFC 257 in January, which led to an incensed McGregor calling Poirier a “inbred hillbilly” and threatening that their upcoming UFC 264 fight on July 10 “is off.” The bout has yet to be officially announced by the UFC.
The UFC’s weekly Apex card was tarnished a bit by Darren Till’s late injury pullout, but Marvin Vettori still took care of business in the headliner of UFC Vegas 23.Kevin Holland was game early, but Vettori took over to secure an emphatic decision win.