Ariel Helwani details why other promotions made a huge mistake by not ‘throwing the world’ at Bo Nickal

Ariel Helwani has stressed how big of a loss some MMA promotions could potentially suffer by missing out on Bo Nickal. Nickal, one of the hottest prospects in the sport, was recently signed by the UFC after two dominant victories on Dana White’s Contender Series (DWCS). As far as Helwani is concerned, a number of … Read more

MMA News Roundup: DWCS standouts to be added to UFC 4 video game, Charles Oliveira’s coach makes bold claim for Islam Makhachev fight, Dana White discusses fan and media blackout for UFC Vegas 61

Welcome to today’s edition of Sportskeeda’s daily MMA News Roundup, where we present the biggest UFC updates and other stories from the world of mixed martial arts. In today’s issue, we talk about a couple of fighters from Dana White’s Contender Series being added to the EA Sports video game, Charles Oliveira’s coach making a … Read more

Veteran explains how UFC could retain Nate Diaz, Islam Makhachev claps back at Michael Chandler, Dana White compares Florida to Abu Dhabi (Sept. 27, 2022)

Welcome to today’s edition of Sportskeeda’s daily MMA News Roundup, where we present the biggest UFC updates and other stories from the world of mixed martial arts. In today’s issue, we talk about a UFC veteran explaining how the company could end up retaining Nate Diaz, Islam Makhachev responding to Michael Chandler’s criticism and more. … Read more

“It can be exploited as far as MMA goes”

Israel Adesanya faces off against a familiar foe from his past in Alex Pereira at UFC 281. The middleweight champion will put his belt on the line for the sixth time on November 12 at Madison Square Garden. Jared Cannonier recently weighed in on the upcoming championship fight and outlined Adesanya’s advantage going into it. … Read more

“I haven’t trained a day of MMA”

Jake Paul is now known for calling out many MMA fighters during his influential boxing career. However, the YouTuber seemingly wasn’t keen on facing Nick Diaz under MMA rules. Instead, Paul was more interested in fighting Nate Diaz in the cage instead of his older brother. But Paul also made it clear that he wants … Read more

Khamzat Chimaev knew there won’t be consequences for missing weight – says ex-UFC champ, fighters wowed by 17-year-old UFC signee, Cory Sandhagen surprised ‘Chito’ Vera in talks for title shot

Welcome to today’s edition of Sportskeeda’s daily MMA News Roundup, where we present the biggest UFC updates and other stories from the world of mixed martial arts. In today’s issue, we talk about pro fighters expressing amazement at the UFC’s new 17-year-old signee, Cory Sandhagen’s reaction to a possible Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera title shot, and … Read more

“What if he shocks us all and gets signed to the NBA”

Nate Diaz’s UFC 279 main event fight against Tony Ferguson was potentially his last in the octagon. A veteran of the promotion, Diaz has only known life in the UFC for the past 15 years. Naturally, there is speculation about the future of the mixed martial arts icon. UFC fighters and fans alike tried to … Read more

Kevin Holland reveals how troubled childhood paved the path towards becoming a professional MMA fighter

Ahead of his upcoming clash against Khamzat Chimaev, Kevin Holland discussed his troubled childhood that opened the doors to a UFC career. In a video uploaded to UFC’s Twitter, ‘Trailblazer’ revealed how an altercation with a security guard led to his expulsion from high school. Kevin Holland explained that he was later sent to continuation … Read more

Jiri Prochazka reveals the movie that kickstarted his journey into MMA

Jiri Prochazka is a one-of-a-kind athlete with championship-level ability inside the cage, but we may never have been introduced to him if he hadn’t watched his favorite movie when he was younger. The Czech fighter burst into the UFC on the back of 10 straight wins, after already rejecting the chance to join the company … Read more

Dana White says Mark Zuckerberg is addicted to MMA

Dana White gave his thoughts on Mark Zuckerberg and the interest the Facebook founder has in MMA, while talking to Robbie Fox on My Mom’s Basement with Robbie Fox. Footage recently emerged of Zuckerberg sparring with a training partner, showcasing a fundamental understanding of Brazilian jiu-jitsu and striking. The video clip took fans by surprise, … Read more