Dana White announces UFC 261 to house full house of fans, three title fights

Dana White announces UFC 261 to house full house of fans, three title fights UFC president Dana White on Monday announced that UFC 261 is headed to Jacksonville, Fla., with a full house of fans. The fight card will be topped with three title fights. VyStar Veteran’s Memorial Arena will be open to a full…Continue Reading

Askren training under Freddie Roach for Jake Paul bout

If fans thought for the slightest second that Ben Askren wasn’t serious about his training for Jake Paul, this latest update from the former UFC welterweight’s fight camp might change a few minds. The former Bellator and ONE Championship titleholder recently revealed to MMA Junkie Radio that he’s enlisted the help of one of the…Continue Reading

Two fights nixed from UFC Vegas 21

Not one, but two fights are gone from UFC Vegas 21 just like that. A featherweight bout between Ricardo Ramos and Zubaira Tukhugov has been scrapped after Tukhugov withdrew due to injury. Unfortunately for Ramos, officials were unable to find a replacement opponent so he’s off the card as well (per MMA Fighting). Ramos (14-3)…Continue Reading

Claressa Shields Dominates, Beats Marie-Eve Dicaire Via Unanimous Decision

Matt Rourke/Associated PressClaressa Shields completed her second conquest of a women’s boxing division Friday night, defeating Marie-Eve Dicaire by unanimous decision to become the undisputed champion at junior middleweight.The judges scored it 100-90, 100-90, 100-90, per the FITE TV pay-per-view broadcast.It was a typically dominant display from the 25-year-old Shields (11-0, 2 KOs), who won…Continue Reading

UFC 259 weigh-in results: Israel Adesanya weighs almost five pounds less than Jan Blachowicz

As promised, Israel Adesanya hit the scales with room to spare for Saturday’s UFC 259 main event. “The Last Stylebender” successfully weighed in at 200.5 pounds for his light heavyweight title challenge of reigning champion Jan Blachowicz, who came in at 205 pounds. Weighing almost five pounds less than Blachowicz, the UFC’s 185-pound champion looks…Continue Reading

The Level Change Podcast 113: UFC 259, Overeem and Dos Santos released

Welcome to the The Level Change Podcast, our combat sports themed variety show hosted by Stephie Haynes, Mookie Alexander and Victor Rodriguez, featuring the news of the week, fight card breakdowns and analysis, a roundup of regional promotions’ cards and fights, and whatever else we decide is important enough or entertaining enough to bring to…Continue Reading