Sean O’Malley taunts, Chito Vera, Jack Della Maddalena

[ad_1] Australia’s Jack Della Maddalena was booed, Chito Vera cheered, while Suga Sean O’Malley … well, he sat up on stage, kicked back and rockin’ an outfit louder than it all. “But it’s easy to be calm,” the UFC bantamweight king grinned, “when you know you’re gunna knock someone the f… out”. Only days out … Read more

Brian Ortega’s surprise Alex Volkanovski and Ilia Topuria call after bizarre injury during Yair Rodriguez win

[ad_1] Brian Ortega has taken the surprising step of saying he’s willing to wait for Alex Volkanovski to rematch Ilia Topuria, rather than demand an immediate title shot following his win over Yair Rodriguez this weekend. Ortega fought through a bizarre pre-fight ankle injury to score a brave third round submission win over Rodriguez in … Read more

Vladimir Putin‘s secret $20m gift after Conor McGregor’s UFC loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov

Vladimir Putin and Conor McGregor.

[ad_1] Vladimir Putin gifted former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov $20m following his victory over Conor McGregor, according to UFC boss Dana White. The veteran match-maker has made the startling revelation the Russian leader spoke to Nurmagomedov moments after his explosive victory over McGregor and threw his money at the new lightweight champion. White has told … Read more

Sam Goodman vs Mark Schleibs date, Schleibs takes pot shot at ‘soft’ Alexander Volkanovski

[ad_1] Australian UFC star Alexander Volkanovski has been branded “f***ing soft” by outspoken Melbourne boxer Mark Schleibs, who is also promising to KO one of the dethroned champ’s great mates. Already ranked among the nation’s most colourful fighters, Schleibs is now readying for a Pay-Per-View headliner against undefeated bantamweight star Sam Goodman in Wollongong, March … Read more

Alexander Volkanovski vs Ilia Topuria rematch details, full fight highlights, press conference, Dana White

[ad_1] Alexander Volkanovski has called for an immediate rematch after being brutally dethroned as UFC featherweight champion, saying: “I’ve been a company man … it has to happen”. On a night where he walked to the ring accompanied by American billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, Volkanovski was sensationally stopped in the second round by brash Spaniard Ilia … Read more

Who will Ilia Topuria fight next?, rematch with Alexander Volkanovski, Conor McGregor call-out

[ad_1] In the lead-up to the biggest fight of his career, Ilia Topuria showed no signs of weakness. In fact, he oozed confidence — bordering on cockiness — all week, promising he would knock out the king of the featherweight division. This being the man who had made five consecutive successful title defences since winning … Read more

Justin Tafa forced out of UFC 298 fight, Junior Tafa to replace Justin Tafa, Junior Tafa v Marcos Rogerio de Lima, how to watch, stream details, start time, latest, updates

[ad_1] Australian heavyweight Justin Tafa is kicking back in a low beige sofa, completely shattered, as across the room his little brother Junior punches out push ups. “That’ll be his training camp,” a member of the team jokes as, about us here in the UFC fighter hotel foyer, people move about with no idea what … Read more

Ilia Topuria copies Conor McGregor as Alex Volkanovski slams ‘wannabe’ rival at press conference, news

Alex Volkanovski is doing things his own way... old man and all.

[ad_1] So there was Alexander Volkanovski up on stage all beige cardigan, grey flat cap and head tilted back, pretending to fall asleep. Perched on his nose, readings glasses. On his feet, loafers. Which isn’t at all like how Conor McGregor does it, right? But this you should know, is the whole point. And exactly … Read more

UFC 298 press conference, news, how to watch, start time, live stream, Alex Volkanovski, Robert Whittaker

The pair already clashed heavily at the introductory press conference for the fight card in December.

[ad_1] Fireworks are almost guaranteed when the fighters from UFC 298 take to the stage for the official press conference in Anaheim, California today (midday AEDT). Australia’s UFC superstar Alex Volkanovski has copped plenty of verbal barbs from his upcoming opponent Ilia Topuria in the build-up to the fight, and the Georgian contender is sure … Read more

UFC set for blockbuster Australian card in September, UFC 298, Alexander Volkanovski v Ilia Topuria, how to watch, start time, stream details, latest, updates

[ad_1] Alexander Volkanovski has unveiled his plans to headline an Australia Pay-Per-View blockbuster in September this year – an event that could see him equalling Jose Aldo’s record title tear and continuing a storyline he describes as “Rocky Balboa s***.” In what would be yet another huge coup for Australia’s UFC featherweight champ, discussions are … Read more