At UFC Las Vegas last Saturday, Dvalishvili delivered a dominant performance against former bantamweight champion Petr Yan, which would typically earn him a shot at the title. However, his friendship with the current champion, Aljamain Sterling, has caused both fighters to reject the idea of a fight. This has become a point of contention for UFC President Dana White, who considers Dvalishvili’s loyalty to be … Continue reading Despite Dana White’s warning, Merab Dvalishvili maintains his reluctance to fight Aljamain Sterling, whom he considers a friend and a brother
As a way of shutting up rumours of his imminent retirement from MMA, former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has put the pen to paper for a long term deal with the UFC. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reports that the Brazilian has recently signed a new contract that will keep him with the UFC beyond 2019. UFC president Dana White reportedly told ESPN’s Okamoto about the … Continue reading Aldo dismisses retirement rumors, pens new UFC deal
At UFC 237 in Brazil, the local favorite and featherweight legend, Jose Aldo stepped into the octagon with high hopes to improve his winning streak to 3-0, after defeating his opponent, the rising Australian featherweight, Alex Volkanovski. However, things didn’t go as planned, as Alex Volkanovski stayed busy throughout the fight, scoring points in every position and pushing the pace, while Aldo kept waiting for … Continue reading “He said it himself that he ‘froze’ when he should have attacked and finished the fight.”: Jose Aldo’s coach on Aldo vs Volkanovski
Jose Aldo went in to UFC 237 as the fan favorite in his homeland of Brazil, with hopes to take a step closer towards gold with a win over Alexander Volkanovski. However, things did not turn out as expected. Alexander Volkanovski out struck Jose Aldo almost throughout the fight, his work rate was much greater than what Aldo was able to produce that night, eventually … Continue reading Jose Aldo releases statement post UFC 237 loss; disappointed in himself, moving forward to the next…
Date: 11th May 2019, (Saturday) Venue: Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil TV, Live Stream: ESPN, ESPN+ Full Fight Card, start times MAIN CARD (ESPN+ pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Champ Rose Namajunas vs. Jessica Andrade – for strawweight title Jared Cannonier vs. Anderson Silva Jose Aldo vs. Alex Volkanovski Thiago Alves vs. Laureano Staropoli Diego Ferreira vs. Francisco Trinaldo PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN, 8 p.m. ET) Antonio Rogerio … Continue reading UFC 237 – All you need to know!