EXCLUSIVE: Little did Danny Roberts know when he sensationally finished Zelim Imadaev back in November 2019, that his momentum would be cut by rotten luck and a global pandemic.
Winkeljohn revealed on Wednesday that following Jones’ latest arrest for alleged domestic violence and tampering with a vehicle, he was left with no choice but to ban him from the gym.
Cormier hung up his gloves last year after losing his trilogy fight against Stipe Miocic, and has since been a vocal presence on the biggest UFC bouts, working as a pundit and commentator.
Justin Gaethje believes his UFC 268 showdown with Michael Chandler can only end in a knockout given the exciting styles of both men. Fans have long been calling for the UFC to make this fight.
Dana White believes most fighters would rather not have their pay disclosed publicly after they compete. The UFC president has stayed quiet on the fighter pay row but opened up recently.
UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou is finally set to defend his belt for the first time in January next year. He will face the interim champion Ciryl Gane at UFC 270.
UFC icon Khabib Nurmagomedov showed he can still pull off a game face by staring off against Cristiano Ronaldo, Paul Pogba and Rio Ferdinand during his trip to watch Manchester United play.
Nurmagomedov, 33, opted to walk away from mixed martial arts following his victory over Justin Gaethje last November, citing a vow to his mother as reason for his decision to stop fighting.
The two fighters have scrapped three times in the octagon, with former interim lightweight champion Poirier suffering a first-round knockout at UFC 178 in 2014 before claiming two victories.
Aljamain Sterling felt the heat from fans branding him a ‘paper champion’ and has hit back at fans criticising him for pulling out of his UFC 267 rematch with Petr Yan.