We have already enjoyed one title fight in the UFC this year, with Kamaru Usman successfully defending his welterweight belt in style and setting a record winning streak for the division in the process. As the sport continues to recover from the disruption of COVID-19, we have picked out the 10 MMA fights we would most like to see during the rest of 2021.
With several highly-anticipated fights across the worlds of boxing and MMA expected to take place in 2021, there could well be some new records set for the number of pay-per-view buys. We have taken a look at the biggest pay-per-view fights in the history of combat sports so far to set the standard that the next generation of super fights would have to reach.
We’ve looked at where three of the MMA’s leading promotions – the UFC, Bellator and the ONE Championship – have held their events to date. The UFC is, unsurprisingly, dominated by events based in the United States. In fact, there have been more UFC events held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas than in any country besides the United States itself.
Think McGregor will win? BET HERE! Think Mayweather will win? BET HERE! Explore all bets This weekend’s match-up between Floyd Mayweather – in many people’s eyes the best pound-for-pound boxer in history – and UFC star Conor McGregor has stirred up plenty of opinions from fans on both sides. The debate … Read more
There is a bumper MMA card at the Honda Center in California on Saturday night and we’ve picked out our UFC 214 predictions, including the headline rematch between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones. Those old rivals will battle it out for supremacy in the light-heavyweight division but there is also … Read more
Floyd Mayweather Jr may be the firm favourite to get the better of Conor McGregor in their August 26 boxing match but there is plenty of evidence to suggest UFC is winning the battle of the combat sports in the UFC vs boxing popularity stakes. Comparisons between the two sports … Read more
The Barclays Center will play host to UFC 208 where Holly Holm and Germaine De Randamie will face off in the card’s main event for the inaugural UFC women’s featherweight title. Holm will always be remembered for her highlight-reel knockout of seemingly invincible Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 in Australia to … Read more