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Molly McCann will fight Diana Belbita in February, the UFC confirm

McCann (right) has 13 wins and six losses in her pro MMA career Britain’s Molly McCann will make her strawweight debut against Romania’s Diana Belbita in Las Vegas on 3 February, the UFC has confirmed. McCann, 33, is dropping down in weight for the first time in her career after two successive defeats at flyweight. […]

UFC Fight Night: Dana White criticises ‘bad stoppage’ at Austin event

Dana White was critical of referee Kerry Hatley in a news conference following the event Dana White says a delayed stoppage at UFC Fight Night in Austin was “one of the worst I’ve ever seen”. Referee Kerry Hatley was widely criticised for allowing Jalin Turner to continue raining blows on Bobby Green while he lay […]

Paul Craig v Brendan Allen: ‘I’m in a very privileged position’ to headline UFC event, says Scottish fighter

Paul Craig has won nine of his 16 bouts in the UFC since debuting in 2016 Paul Craig says it is a “dream come true” to become the first Scottish fighter to headline a UFC event. Craig, 35, will face 27-year-old American Brendan Allen at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas on Saturday. The fight […]

Julie Kedzie: Retired UFC fighter to donate brain for research

Julie Kedzie (right) picked up 16 wins from 23 professional mixed martial arts fights “Sorry I lost track of your question… that might be CTE.” CTE is a brain condition linked to repeated blows to the head and concussion. The condition, which gradually gets worse over time and leads to dementia, can only be diagnosed […]

UFC 295: Tom Aspinall’s gamble of facing Sergei Pavlovich on short notice pays off spectacularly

Aspinall is the first British fighter to win a UFC heavyweight title As Tom Aspinall waited in his locker room, making the final preparations before facing Sergei Pavlovich at UFC 295 for the interim heavyweight title, he thought to himself “what am I doing”? And the risk was greater than most could have imaged, as […]

UFC 295: Jiri Prochazka beaten by Alex Pereira and concedes referee right to stop fight

Jiri Prochazka was unbeaten in 13 fights before losing against Alex Pereira Jiri Prochazka conceded the referee was right to stop him from continuing as Alex Pereira won the vacant light-heavyweight title at UFC 295. The TNT Sports commentary team queried whether the fight, at New York’s Madison Square Garden, could have been allowed to […]

UFC 295: Tom Aspinall knocks out Sergei Pavlovich to win the UFC interim heavyweight title

Aspinall becomes just the third Briton to win a UFC title Tom Aspinall superbly stopped Sergei Pavlovich in the first round to win the interim heavyweight title at UFC 295 at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Briton, 30, landed two quick left-right combinations to finish the Russian inside 70 seconds. Aspinall took the […]

UFC: Predictions for Tom Aspinall’s heavyweight interim title fight against Sergei Pavlovich

Expect fireworks against Pavlovich – Aspinall Venue: Madison Square Garden, New York Date: Saturday, 11 November Coverage: Follow text commentary on BBC Sport website & app from 05:00 GMT on Sunday, 12 November Tom Aspinall aims to become just the third Briton to win a UFC title when he fights Sergei Pavlovich at UFC 295 […]

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