UFC Nashville: Anthony Pettis-Stephen Thompson main event is matchmaking perfection

When it was first discussed, Saturday’s UFC Nashville main event pairing between Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis felt like one of those matchups people come up with on social media and text threads while spitballing ideas for the most entertaining fights possible at the moment with friends and colleagues. After all, “Wonderboy” fights at welterweight and although he took a […]

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ESPN+ to be exclusive home of UFC PPV events

ESPN+ will be the exclusive distributor of UFC pay-per-view events in the United States through 2025, ESPN and the UFC announced Monday. This will make ESPN+ the single point of purchase for consumers for top UFC events, and extends the partnership between the companies for two additional years. The deal begins at UFC 236 on April 13, a card headlined […]

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Fighters brawl backstage after UFC main event

LONDON — A postfight melee broke out backstage between UFC welterweights Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards on Saturday shortly after Masvidal’s stunning victory over Darren Till in the main event of UFC Fight Night at O2 Arena. Masvidal (33-13) knocked out Till in the second round of their fight. Minutes later, while Masvidal was doing a live interview with ESPN […]

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Masvidal, Edwards get into backstage altercation

LONDON — A postfight melee broke out backstage between UFC welterweights Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards on Saturday, shortly after Masvidal’s stunning victory over Darren Till in the main event of UFC Fight Night at O2 Arena. Masvidal (33-13) knocked out Till in the second round of their fight. Minutes later, while Masvidal was doing a live interview with ESPN […]

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Masvidal knocks Till out cold in UFC main event

It’s been a dizzying fall for Darren Till, who just last September was undefeated going into a challenge for the UFC welterweight championship. Till lost on that night, and on Saturday he suffered a second straight defeat, knocked out by a devastating left hook from Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC Fight Night at the O2 Arena in […]

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UFC Fight Night: Till vs. Masvidal live results

Before the UFC Fight Night main event between Darren Till and Jorge Masvidal in London, a full slate of undercard fights with implications in a number of different divisions is underway. Follow along live. Molly McCann defeats Priscila Cachoeira by unanimous decision Priscila Cachoeira kept walking forward, and Molly McCann kept hitting her, over and over, beating the Brazilian to […]

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UFC London: Darren Till not focused on Ben Askren; only set on Jorge Masvidal

When Ben Askren’s trade from One Championship to the UFC became official in October, “Funky” immediately took to Twitter and unleashed a tirade of tweets towards fighters in the 170-pound weight. Fellow welterweight Darren Till took the bait and the charismatic welterweights began exchanging a flurry of insults. Hey @darrentill2 you feel like going on a losing streak? Ben all I do is […]

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Darren Till vows to produce brutal backlash at UFC London

‘I’m not really talking about anything else other than being totally violent’: Darren Till vows to produce brutal backlash at UFC London in first fight since defeat to Tyron Woodley that feels like ‘a thorn inside me forever’ Darren Till has promised a brutal backlash at UFC London on Saturday evening He will fight for the first time since his […]

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