The welterweight title fight is eclipsed by the first fight of the opening round in Bellator’s heavyweight grand prix quarterfinals
At three weeks into the new year Legacy Fighting Alliance are already holding their second event, this time with Bobby
All the fans know the UFC and all the press report on that promotion but where do their fighters come
UFC vet Sarah Kaufman’s constant pressure and accurate striking won her a unanimous decision over Pannie Kianzad for her return
Curtis Millender kicked off the new year by kicking the head of Nick Barnes for a KO win. LFA 30
The Ultimate Fighting Championship kicks off 2018 with the featherweights as #9 ranked Jeremy Stephens faces #13 Doo Ho Choi.
UFC vet Sarah Kaufman returns to Invicta FC to face Pannie Kianzad in a bounce back match for both fighters.
The lightest division the UFC sanctions is ignored by Bellator but rather well supported by other independents. LFA and Dana
Legacy Fighting Alliance are the first independent out of the gate in 2018 as Curtis Millender takes on Nick Barnes.
The lightest weight class that Bellator sanctions and Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series featured is bantamweight. The UFC’s division
The featherweight division is ripe with standouts to the point some from the previous years are still waiting to get
Lightweight like welterweight was a division that in 2017 both Bellator and LFA emphasized, not so much for Dana White’s
Welterweight is one of the few divisions where every US promoter has a champion, testament to the depth of the
The independent scene as whole is working like a well-oiled machine regarding the middleweight division with a health balance between
Light Heavyweight is one of the hardest divisions for independent promotions to keep champions and standouts. Of the promotions that
The heavyweight division outside the UFC is unusual and is in transition due to Bellator’s lack of interest in up-and-comers
Despite almost every independent promotion holding bouts in various women’s divisions the field outside the UFC is still dominated by
Bellator MMA in 2017 were the second-most important MMA promotion behind the UFC and the second-busiest independent behind LFA. That
Kyoji Horiguchi and Kanna Asakura started 2018 in the spotlight by winning the Rizin bantamweight and women’s super atomweight grand
Rizin’s NYE event features the semifinals and finals of three tournaments as well as a heavyweight superfight between Mirko Filipovic
Four fighters advanced to the semifinals of Rizin’s 2017 bantamweight grand prix with Kyoji Horiguchi, Manel Kape, Shintaro Ishiwatari, and
No ranking for the women’s featherweight division is available at this time but the defending champion Cris Cyborg makes her
Rizin Fighting Federation’s two-day NYE extravaganza kicks off on the 29th with the quarterfinals of the bantamweight tournament. Rizin World
January 13th marks the one-year anniversary of Legacy Fighting Alliance’s first live event and what a year it has been.