Australia-based New Zealand Samoan Mark Hunt fights US-based Ukrainian-Russian Aleksei Oleinik in the main event of UFC Fight Night 136 on September 15, 2018 at Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Moscow, Russia. Hunt is coming off a decision loss to Curtis Blaydes at UFC 221 in February. Oleinik is coming off a performance bonus winning Ezekiel choke win over Junior Albini at UFC 224 in May. It was his second in the UFC, and his 12th in MMA, a world record.
Brendan Schaub joined most of the sport last year in criticizing Ronda Rousey’s coach Edmond Tarverdyan - “He has no business being her coach. The other guys and women he’s coaching are terrible. You look at how he ruined Travis Browne’s career.” Tarverdyan’s middleweight fighter Edmen Shahbazyan, 20, recently got a UFC contract from DWTNCS, and now the coach is offering Schaub 10x, no, 100x, to spar him in the gym.
Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera started in the UFC on a three-fight win streak, vs. Brian Kelleher, Brad Pickett and Ning Guangyou. However, he lost the latest two, to Douglas Silva de Andrade and John Lineker. Now Verawill seek to turn his fortunes around as a late replacement for India’s India’s Bharat Kandare, vs. China’s Wuliji Buren, who lost his UFC debut to Rolando Dy. The fight will take place at UFC 227 on August 4, 2018, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. CLICK IMAGE FOR COMPLETE LIST OF UPCOMING FIGHTS.
The fifth episode of Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series took place July 17th from the Ultimate Fighter gym in Las Vegas, Nevada. As always the event featured ten fighters fighting in front of the UFC President hoping to impress and win a contract with the UFC.
UFC Fight Night 133 took place Saturday, July 14th from the CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho. The event was headlined by a heavyweight bout between former champion and rising prospect Blagoy Ivanov.
Bellator 203 took place Saturday, July 14th from the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy. The event, which aired on tape delay in the United States on Paramount, was headlined by a featherweight title bout between Patricio Freire and Daniel Weichel.
Bellator 202 takes place Friday, July 13th from the WinStar World Casino and Resort in| Thackerville, Oklahoma. The event is headlined by a women's featherweight title fight beween Julia Budd and Talita Nogueira and air exclusively on the Paramount Network.
In an interview with Kevin Iole, UFC President Dana White revealed that Max Holloway may have suffered water poisoning prior to UFC 226 which led to his withdrawal from the card. Fighters often water load leading up to their weight cut and drinking too much water actually can cause harm.
Jersey natives Mickey Gall and George Sullivan fight at UFC Fight Night 135: Gaethje vs. Vick on Aug 25, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska. The 4-1 Gall is coming off a UD loss to Randy Brown at UFC 217 on November 4, 2017. Gall has moved his camp to MusclePharm gym in Burbank, CA. Sullivan is on a two-fight losing streak and was out for two years due to two doping violations, one of a tainted supplement and one for taking clomiphene as part of a physician-prescribed treatment. Also, Combate reports that Iuri Alcantara vs. Cory Sandhagen will also take place in Lincoln. CLICK IMAGE for schedule of all upcoming UFC cards.
Coach and retired fighter Brad Daddis is suffering from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and it has created a great deal of hardship for his family through escalating medical expenses. A GoFundMe has raised $4,900 of a $10,000 goal.
Cathedral City, California is honoring two Coachella Valley sports heroes, top UFC featherweight Cub Swanson and world boxing champion Timothy 'Desert Storm' Bradley.
The Underground's E-Bay store has high quality training gear priced to move. Everything must go!
After taking a week off, Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series returned on Tuesday, July 11th from the Ultimate Fighter gym in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Ilir Latifi recently withdrew due to injury from a fight vs. Glover Teixeira at UFC Fight Night 134: Shogun vs. Smith on July 22, 2018 in Hamburg, Germany. Now Combate reports Latifi has been replaced by TUF 19 winner Corey Anderson, who is coming off a win over Patrick Cummins. CLICK FOR COMPLETE SCHEDULE.
UFC 226 takes place Saturday, July 7th and live results will start at approximately 7:30 PM EST.
UFC president Dana White announced on SportsCentre that UFC 231 will be held in Toronto, Ontario, at at Scotiabank Arena, on December 8. Headliners are TBA. This is the third and final Canadian event of the year, and the 6th event in Toronto. CLICK IMAGE FOR COMPLETE UFC CALENDAR
The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale took place Friday, July 6th. The event is now complete and full results can be seen here.
Ilir Latifi is injured and out of his co-main fight vs. Glover Teixeira at UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Smith, also known as UFC Fight Night 134, also known as UFC Fight Night Hamburg, on July 22, 2018, at Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany. CLICK IMAGE FOR LATEST UFC SCHEDULE.
PFL took place Thursday July 5th from the Charles E. Smith Center in Washington D.C. All results for the event are now available.
Derek Brunson suffered a small injury and is out of his middleweight fight vs. Brazil’s Antonio Carlos Junior at UFC 227: Dillashaw vs. Garbrandt 2 on August 4, 2018, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. CLICK IMAGE FOR LATEST UFC SCHEDULE.
UFC 226 takes place Saturday, July 7th and live results will start at approximately 7:00 PM EST.
UG discussion of the Interview straight from Moroccan lock up with former fighter 'Lightning' Lee Murray, who still wants to be UFC champ, and allegedly masterminded the Securitas Depot Robbery on February 21, 2006. It was biggest bank heist in human history.