UFC Vegas: Roosevelt Roberts Explains Callout of Matt Frevola

Five fights into his UFC career, lightweight Roosevelt Roberts is 4-1 in the UFC. And after UFC Vegas, and a submission win over Brok Weaver, he knows exactly what he wants next. Roberts (10-1), who joined the UFC off a 2018 appearance on Dana White’s Contender Series, in the pre-UFC Apex days, is gunning for […]
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UFC Vegas’ Daniel Rodriguez: “I know I’m being watched by the whole world right now. To pull off a victory is just a blessing.”

At UFC Vegas over the weekend, Daniel Rodriguez was supposed to have a high profile match-up with Kevin Holland. Instead, a Holland injury resulted in a short-notice fight with Gabriel Green — a compatriot of Rodriguez from their regional circuit days. Speaking with Cageside Press following the fight, the welterweight noted that “COVID is affecting […]
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UFC on ESPN 9 Medical Suspensions: Two Fighters Face 180-Day Sits

The UFC on ESPN 9 medical suspensions are in. This past Saturday night (May 30), UFC on ESPN 9 was held inside the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event, Gilbert Burns took on former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. Burns turned in a stellar performance, earning the unanimous decision victory. Burns’ […]
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UFC Vegas: Here’s Why Brandon Royval Didn’t Want to Work Monday

Aside from Monday’s being Monday, Brandon Royval had good reason not to want to go to work to start this week. On Saturday at UFC Vegas, he won his octagon debut against a former title challenger in Tim Elliott. Yet despite a second round submission via arm triangle choke, Royval (11-4) was visibly upset post […]
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What’s Next: UFC On ESPN 9

In the main event of UFC on ESPN 9, Gilbert Burns was able to win a unanimous decision win over Tyron Woodley. Augusto Sakai was also able to win a decision over Blagoy Ivanov in the co-main event. Today we will take a look at who the winners of UFC on ESPN 9 should fight […]
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UFC Vegas’ Jamahal Hill on Potential Opponents: “They All Just Seem Like Victims to Me”

Two fights into his UFC career, Jamahal Hill remains an undefeated fighter. Hill (8-0), who won his way into the promotion via Dana White’s Contender Series, returned Saturday at UFC Vegas. And made a statement, quite frankly, in his fight with Klidson Abreu. Brazil’s Abreu has held gold in Brave CF, and is certainly no […]
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Tyron Woodley tops UFC on ESPN 9 fighter salaries despite loss to Gilbert Burns

Gilbert Burns dominated Tyron Woodley at UFC on ESPN 9 on Saturday in Las Vegas. He couldn’t best the former champ on the payroll, though. Despite losing the fight via a unanimous decision, Woodley topped the UFC on ESPN 9 fighter salaries at $200,000. In notching the victory, Burns earned $168,000; $84,000 for fighting and $84,000 for winning. Though it’s not part of the disclosed payroll, Burns added another $50,000 to his take home with a Performance of the Night bonus. The next biggest earner on the fight card was heavyweight Augusto Sakai, who earned $100,000 for his co-main event victory…

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UFC Vegas’ Katlyn Chookagian: Revenge Will Only Come in Beating Valentina Shevchenko, Not Her Sister

Coming off a title challenge against Valentina Shevchenko, Katlyn Chookagian found herself in an interesting spot.  Still ranked second in the flyweight division — but set as an underdog in her return fight against Antonina Shevchenko at UFC Vegas on Saturday. Underdog?  Off a title fight, against an opponent who was just 2-1 inside the […]
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UFC Vegas: Chris Gutierrez’s Leg Kick TKO All About Going with the Flow

Chris Gutierrez secured a rarely-seen leg kick TKO victory over Vince Morales at UFC Vegas.  Just the 11th such finish in UFC history, it was a process that was painful to watch, as Gutierrez first chopped away at his opponent’s lead leg — then went to work on the other. At times, all Morales could […]
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Leon Edwards Reacts To Tyron Woodley’s Loss To Gilbert Burns

Leon Edwards has given his take on Tyron Woodley’s one-sided loss to Gilbert Burns. Last night (May 30), Woodley shared the Octagon with Burns. The bout served as the main event of UFC on ESPN 9. Woodley was hoping to bounce back from his March 2019 welterweight title loss, while Burns hoped to extend his […]
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Gilbert Burns Eyes UFC Title Shot Against Teammate Kamaru Usman

Gilbert Burns will go to great lengths to capture UFC gold, even if it means fighting his training partner. Burns went one-on-one with former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley last night (May 30). The bout headlined UFC on ESPN 9 inside the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. Burns turned in a stellar performance, shutting […]
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Tyron Woodley Speaks On Loss To Gilbert Burns

It didn’t take long for Tyron Woodley to face the music. Last night (May 30), Woodley returned to the Octagon to take on Gilbert Burns. This was “The Chosen One’s” first bout since March 2019 when he lost the UFC welterweight title to Kamaru Usman. In the bout with Usman, Woodley was decimated for five […]
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