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WATCH: Fight Week with Michael Chandler

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler and undefeated challenger Brent Primus hit the scales today - the same set of scales used by boxing legends Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier in 1971 - ahead of their title fight tomorrow night (June 24) at Madison Square Garden, New York.Both comfortably within the lightweight limit of 155lbs, Chan... Continued

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Bellator 180: Heather Hardy does the reverse McGregor

A week after it was confirmed mixed martial artist Conor McGregor would become a boxer in order to make obscene amounts of money, this Saturday (June 24) at Madison Square Garden a professional boxer will go the other way, making her debut as a professional mixed martial artist.Yes, her debut. Heather Hardy, the boxer in question, is a her.... Continued

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Bellator 180 Q&A: Ryan Bader

On Saturday night (June 24) Ryan Bader will renew acquaintances with Phil Davis when the pair meet for the Bellator light-heavyweight title at Madison Square Garden, New York. Bader, the challenger, lost to Davis in a wrestling contest in their younger days, but then gained revenge in the UFC's Octagon in 2015.Days from his crucial decider ... Continued

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Fighting Fedor: Tim Sylvia

As Fedor Emelianenko, now 40, gears up for a headline slot at Madison Square Garden, New York this Saturday (June 24), Fighters Only spoke to four of his victims to find out what it’s like to compete against ‘The Last Emperor’, otherwise known as MMA’s greatest ever heavyweight.Matt Mitrione, look away now… Today is the tu... Continued

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Wanderlei Silva: A History of Violence

Wanderlei Silva's face is easily identifiable as that of a fighter. It works as a name tag, a CV and a window to his soul. Like rings on a tree trunk, 'The Axe Murderer's scar tissue, some of which remains despite various operations to remove it, serves to tell a thousand tales of a thousand battles.Wanderlei Silva's face has, like his body... Continued

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Fighting Fedor: Mark Coleman

As Fedor Emelianenko, now 40, gears up for a headline slot at Madison Square Garden, New York this Saturday (June 24), Fighters Only spoke to four of his victims to find out what it's like to compete against 'The Last Emperor', otherwise known as MMA's greatest ever heavyweight.Matt Mitrione, look away now... Today is the ... Continued

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Font gets Andrade at UFC 213

UFC bantamweights Rob Font and Douglas Silva de Andrade will collide on July 8 as part of the UFC 213 prelims, it was today announced.Twenty-nine-year-old Font, 13-2, a native of Massachusetts, has won three of his four UFC bouts to date, each of them via finish, and was last seen defeating Matt Schnell via first-round TKO in December.A... Continued

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'Mighty Mouse' gets ESPY nod alongside McGregor

Man of the moment Conor McGregor's inclusion on the list of 2017 ESPY nominees comes as no surprise, but it's heartening to see UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson getting amongst it following ten straight defences of his title.The list of nominees for Best Fighter, announced yesterday, also had room for boxers Terence Crawford, Genna... Continued

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Wood vs. Reed headlines Cage Warriors 86

Cage Warriors bantamweight champion Nathaniel Wood will defend his title against undefeated Josh Reed on September 16 at Indigo at The O2 in London, it was announced today.The fight will headline Cage Warriors 86, a show that also features Corrin Eaton vs. Dean Trueman and Lewis Long against an opponent still to be determined.“After two... Continued

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WATCH: Michael Chiesa vs. Jim Miller

Colorado lightweight Michael Chiesa prepares to face Kevin Lee in a grudge match main event this Sunday (June 25) at UFC Fight Night 122 in Oklahoma City. Before that, though, check out Chiesa’s fight with Jim Miller from December 2015 and appreciate his second-round finish via rear-naked choke. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWWlxsb1XRgContinued

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