Marvin Vettori thinks he’s a tough matchup for champion Alex Pereira, who will struggle with the wrestling

LONDON – Marvin Vettori is confident his championship chances are still strong. The former middleweight title challenger is not ready to give up on his dreams of holding the UFC title, and he doesn’t think he’s too far from another championship fight now that he’s back in the win column. Vettori (19-5-1 MMA, 9-4-1 UFC) … Read more

Leon Edwards gets maximum money

LONDON – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 286 event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $266,500. The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations and other items under the fighter code of conduct, replaces the previous payments made under the UFC Athlete Outfitting Policy. UFC 286 took place at The O2. … Read more

Anderson Silva to be inducted into UFC Hall of Fame

One of the consensus greatest mixed martial artists of all time is set to be immortalized in the UFC Hall of Fame this summer. During the UFC 286 broadcast Saturday, the promotion announced former middleweight champion Anderson Silva will be among those inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame, as part of the class of … Read more

‘It’s time to come see the man’

LONDON – Colby Covington is eyeing welterweight champion Leon Edwards for a July showdown. Covington was in attendance for Edwards’ (21-3 MMA, 13-2 UFC) majority decision win over Kamaru Usman (20-3 MMA, 15-2 UFC) in Saturday’s UFC 286 headliner at The O2. Covington (17-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) weighed in as a backup and expects to … Read more