UFC vet Ramsey Nijem signs with PFL

Add Ramsey Nijem to the growing list of UFC alumni to join the Professional Fighters League. The 10-fight UFC lightweight veteran recently inked a deal with the promotion formerly known as World Series of Fighting, MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani reported Friday. Nijem … Continue reading

Bellator targeting Rampage vs. Silva 4

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson may soon get the chance to pull even with Wanderlei Silva. Bellator is targeting a fourth matchup between the longtime rivals for a yet-to-be-determined event, president Scott Coker told MMAjunkie’s Steven Marrocco on Monday. The development comes shortly after … Continue reading

Sanchez meets UFC alum Sicilia in Bellator 198 co-headliner

Bellator 198’s co-main event is set. Streaking featherweight Emmanuel Sanchez will meet UFC veteran Sam Sicilia in the bill’s penultimate bout on April 28 at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., Bellator announced this week. The 27-year-old Roufusport man has won three … Continue reading

Benavidez returns vs. Sergio Pettis at UFC 225

Joseph Benavidez’s lengthy layoff ends in the Windy City. The top-ranked flyweight contender will meet Sergio Pettis at UFC 225 on June 9 at Chicago’s United Center, the promotion announced earlier this week following a report from The Chicago Tribune’s Phil Thompson. Benavidez … Continue reading