Month: January 2020

12:36 PM ET Another prospect from the Barber family has been acquired by a major MMA promotion. Bellator has signed Wyatt Barber, brother of UFC up-and-comer Maycee Barber, to a contract, sources told ESPN on Friday. Wyatt Barber, 18, has yet to make his pro debut. Like his sister, he is considered a blue-chipper. Maycee
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But that’s not really a homecoming, since it’s a nine-hour drive from Plainview to Houston. But hey, it is Texas, and if it’s in the United States, Martinez’ family is making the trip. “It’s far away, but it feels good,” said Martinez. “Still, even though it’s nine hours away, my parents and family travel everywhere
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight, Desmond Green, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with felony driving without a license. The infraction violated terms of his conditional release and sent “The Predator” back to jail. That’s according to a report from Aaron Bronsteter. Green, 30, was out on bond and awaiting trial for his role
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Dominick Reyes continued his climb up the light heavyweight ranks with a victory over Jared Cannonier at Fight Night Santiago in 2018. Reyes challenges Jon Jones in the championship main event of UFC 247 on Saturday, February 8. Subscribe to get all the latest UFC content: http://bit.ly/2uJRzRR Experience UFC live with UFC FIGHT PASS, the
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Former UFC light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa is teasing a potential comeback to the Octagon after retiring last year. Manuwa hung up his gloves after getting brutally knocked out with a head kick by Aleksandar Rakic in June 2019. It was the fourth loss in a row for Manuwa, with three vicious knockout losses during
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Image Credit: Hans Gutknecht/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images Jon Jones is not unbeatable, says Anthony Smith. Smith and Jones competed against one another back in March 2019. Jones successfully defended the UFC light heavyweight title via unanimous decision. “Bones” has had an aura of invincibility but Smith still isn’t sold on the
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Welcome to Midnight Mania! Tonight, controversial YouTuber Jake Paul throws down with AnEsonGib, another popular streamer. Paul is the brother of fellow YouTube star-turned-boxer, Logan Paul, who made massive amounts of cash by fighting yet another YouTube boxer, KSI, twice. KSI successfully defeated Logan Paul in their second meeting, leading to Jake Paul hunting for
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Dominick Reyes: Kobe Bryant ‘is the only idol I’ve ever had as an athlete’ (UFC 247 video) [embedded content] UFC 247 light heavyweight title challenger Dominick Reyes on Thursday shared some thoughts on the passing of basketball legend Kobe Bryant, whom he called, “The only idol I’ve ever had as an athlete.” The 41-year-old former
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