UFC Fight Island 7: Max Holloway excels with awe-inspiring win over Calvin Kattar

Fighters React To Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar At UFC on ABC 1

Former featherweight champion Max Holloway (#1) further reinforced the assertion that there’s levels to this game as he was utterly dominant during a superb unanimous decision win (50-43, 50-43, 50-42) over Calvin Kattar (#6) in tonight’s main event, capping an electric night’s action at the Ethiad Arena in Abu Dhabi – the first UFC card with fans in attendance since last March. Continue reading

UFC 255: Deiveson Figueiredo, Valentina Shevchenko with contrasting title defences

7 Takeaways From UFC 255: Figueiredo vs. Perez

Deiveson Figueiredo wasted no time at all against Alex Perez (#4) to complete his first flyweight title defence within two minutes of their main event matchup, while Valentina Shevchenko showcased her wrestling en route to a UD win over a gamely Jennifer Maia in the night’s co-main. Elsewhere, there were wins for Brandon Moreno and Katlyn Chookagian, among others. Continue reading

UFC Fight Island 5: Cory Sandhagen’s big win caps night of highlight reel KOs

Cory Sandhagen uncorks spinning heel kick to knockout Marlon Moraes in UFC Fight Island 5 main event - MMA Fighting

On an evening punctuated by multiple first-round finishes and a Knockout of the Year contender, bantamweight contender Cory Sandhagen (#4) returned to form with a R2 TKO win against #1 ranked Marlon Moraes – landing a spinning wheel kick to help earn his emphatic victory. There were also main card wins for Edson Barboza and Marcin Tybura, among others. Continue reading