Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett signed to the UFC

For years now, fans have wondered when Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett would fight for the UFC. Today, that became a reality when his signing was made official. The former Cage Warriors Featherweight Champion was signed after a successful first round win at Cage Warriors 122. This was recently speculated by fans who spotted Paddy on …

Scott Coker says Anthony Pettis vs MVP “would be a lot of fun.”

Last night, news broke that former UFC Lightweight Champion, Anthony Pettis, had departed from the UFC, and will test his free agency. This came after he extended his win streak to two, with a win over Alex Morono last weekend. Naturally, ‘Showtime’ was linked to Bellator, and with his brother Sergio already being on the …

Yoel Romero was offered Hall, Brunson and Walker before being cut by the UFC

Yoel Romero was recently released by the UFC, which came as a shock to the MMA community. Jacare Souza stated that Romero had been turning down fights, but it was unclear the exact nature of why the release happened. Dana White credited it to Yoel simply being older and losing more than he has won …

Breaking: Yoel Romero signing with Bellator

Former title challenger, Yoel Romero was recently released by the UFC. This was confirmed by his manager, who immediately started speaking to other promotions. Despite his last fight being for the UFC Middleweight title, promotions such as Bellator and PFL immediately rejected the opportunity to sign the Cuban. However, Bellator President, Scott Coker stated that …

Bellator fight cancelled last minute after Yamauchi weighs in nearly 8lbs over

Bellator 254 takes place tonight, headlined with a Women’s Flyweight title bout between Ilima-Lei Macfarlane and Juliana Velasquez. Before that, Bellator veteran Goiti Yamauchi was set to face Nate Andrews, who was going to be making his promotional debut. The fight was scheduled to take place in the Lightweight division, at 155lbs. However, Yamauchi weighed …

Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson signs with Bellator after parting with the UFC

After his loss to Daniel Cormier back in 2017, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson stepped down from the sport and removed himself from USADA testing. Earlier this year, ‘Rumble’ re entered the testing pool and announced he would be returning to the 205lbs division. Naturally, it was assumed that this would be in the UFC, as he …

Jackson Wink MMA instructor jailed on rape charges

Rafael “Barata” Freitas has been jailed on charges of “criminal sexual penetration,” according to the Albuquerque Journal. You can read it here. Freitas’ arrest comes from an alleged incident with a client, where he has been accused of drugging and raping her, in her home. Freitas was in the corner of former UFC Champion Holly …

Report: Bellator and PFL not interested in signing Yoel Romero

It was recently announced that Yoel Romero was released from his UFC contract. You can read the full story HERE. This means that the multiple time title challenger is now a free agent. This begs the question of where he will end up next, as his management stated that discussions were already underway. Surprisingly, DC …

Scott Coker: “Patricio is the best Featherweight in the world.”

Scott Coker is the President of Bellator, one of the biggest MMA promotions in the world. He also founded Strikeforce, which homed many future UFC Champions before it was acquired by them. Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire is Bellator’s Featherweight and Lightweight Champion. He is currently on a six fight win streak, with one of those wins …

Rizin boss interested in Anderson Silva’s “Final chapter in Japan.”

Since Anderson Silva was released from his UFC contract, multiple organizations released a statement, rejecting the opportunity to sign the former Middleweight Champion. You can read about that HERE. It seemed like it could be curtains for the Brazilian, who recently discussed wanting to continue his passion and compete further in the sport of Mixed …