Cerrone vs Gaethje Set For UFC Vancouver

The heat from the Summer of 2019 will continue into September, as two of the most exciting fighters of this era square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night on September 14 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. In a five-round lightweight bout, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone looks to add to his record of most wins in UFC history as he takes on human highlight reel Justin Gaethje. UFC Fight Night airs live on ESPN+. Tickets go on sale on July 26. Winner of two straight over…

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UFC Breaks 50/50 Record at UFC 239: Jones vs. Santos

It was an exciting end to the eighth annual International Fight Week, as the UFC’s alliance with Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada turned into a record breaking 50/50 raffle at UFC 239: Jones vs. Santos. The total amount raised for the raffle was $83,840, with half the proceeds ($41,920) going to Catholic Charities and the remaining half going to the winner, Francisco Nunez of Los Angeles. Deacon Thomas Roberts, President and CEO of Catholic Charities, a local non-profit whose mission is to serve those in need, regardless of race, religion,…

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Arlovski Will Continue Searching For What He Wants: A Belt

On one hand, who can’t identify with finding something you’re passionate about and sticking with it through good times and bad, regardless of what others are saying? On the other hand, for most people, doing what you love doesn’t include an eight-to-twelve week training camp, followed by getting locked in the cage with someone who is looking to separate you from your consciousness, and so choosing to continue down that road when things routinely aren’t going your way doesn’t make sense to most people. But for Arlovski, it’s all about how…

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Unfiltered Episode 308: Jared Gordon and Fight Night 155 Recap

On today’s episode, the guys recap Fight Night: De Randamie vs Ladd, including the call timing of the Randamie/Ladd fight, stoppage treatment between female and male fighters, and Urijah Faber’s HOF performance. Later, UFC lightweight Jared “Flash” Gordon joins Jim and Matt to chat about his big win two weeks ago, and his memorable post fight speech about his battle with addiction (WARNING: Jared shares tragic details of his past). Finally, Jared discusses being a coach on July 16th’s episode of Dana White’s Contender Series, and Matt Serra weighs in…

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UFC San Antonio: Fight by Fight

SAM ALVEY VS. KLIDSON ABREU It’s difficult to knock the smile off Alvey’s face, but the veteran light heavyweight was none too pleased following his last appearance. Paired off with Jimmy Crute at UFC 234, Alvey got tagged midway through the opening round, prompting referee Marc Goddard to step in and stop the fight. Alvey protested vociferously, but there was nothing to be done, and now he enters this one on just the second two-fight skid of his lengthy career. While the pressure is on Alvey to halt his mini-slide,…

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Finishing ‘Bruce Leeroy’ Is Peterson’s Only Option

“I feel like ‘Bruce Leeroy’ is kind of a gatekeeper,” Peterson said. “He’s kind of that guy that if you can beat him, then you can be somebody in the UFC.  The fact that I got him means that I can go out there, take this guy out, and make a name for myself.” Peterson is currently 1-2 since making his debut early last year, but don’t let those losses fool you. “Ocho” made his contests with Pena and Brandon Davis more than competitive, and he showed the UFC brass…

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Unfiltered Episode 307: Germaine de Randamie & Ray Longo In-Studio

Matt & Jim are joined in-studio with MMA coach and co-leader of the Serra-Longo Fight Team, Ray Longo. The guys discuss whether or not Thiago Santos should get a rematch against Jon Jones, who will win UFC 242: Khabib vs Poirier, and why Chris Weidman probably won’t ever fight in New York again. Finally, Germaine de Randamie joins the cast and reveals her feelings on refusing to fight Cris Cyborg in 2017.

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