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TUF 27 Finale Results – Brad Tavares vs. Israel Adesanya Event Results MMA News 

TUF 27 Finale Results – Brad Tavares vs. Israel Adesanya

The first of two UFC International Fight Week events kicks of tonight, July 6 from the Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas. The TUF 27 Finale will award UFC contracts to winners of the featherweight and lightweight finalists. Brad Katona and Jay Cucciniello advanced to the finals in the 145-pound division, while Mike Trizano and Joe Giannetti did battle... Read More
TUF 27 Finale’s Steven “Ocho” Peterson talks Matt Bessette, Team Fortis MMA Interviews MMA News 

TUF 27 Finale’s Steven “Ocho” Peterson talks Matt Bessette, Team Fortis MMA

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series has quickly established itself as the foremost platform for UFC hopefuls. Building on the momentum of a successful first season that saw fighters like Sean O’Malley, Kurt Holobaugh, and Julian Marquez all earn UFC contracts, the sophomore campaign has picked up right where the first season left off. The beauty of the DWTNCS is the... Read More
Matt Bessette Agrees With Pennington’s Corner,  Talks Newell In UFC Interviews MMA News Pure EVil MMA 

Matt Bessette Agrees With Pennington’s Corner, Talks Newell In UFC

UFC featherweight, Matt Bessette (22-8) stops by Pure EVil MMA to discuss his upcoming fight at The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale. He also dives deep into giving proper corner advice to a fighter in moments like we saw this weekend at UFC 224 where Raquel Pennington stated to her corner after round 4 that she was done and no longer... Read More
Kurt Holobaugh suspended, DWTNCS win over Matt Bessette overturned MMA News 

Kurt Holobaugh suspended, DWTNCS win over Matt Bessette overturned

According to a report from mixedmartialarts.com, Kurt Holobaugh has been suspended nine months for violating the prohibition on use of an IV to rehydrate.  The ruling came today during a hearing after the Nevada Athletic Commission voted unanimously voted to suspend the featherweight. The report states that Holobaugh was “also fined $750, 15% of his $5,000 purse for beating Matt Bessette at Dana White’s... Read More
Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series – Week 1 Results Event Results MMA News 

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series – Week 1 Results

Tonight on UFC Fight Pass, the inaugural episode of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. The main event featured Titan FC lightweight champion vs. CES featherweight Champion as Kurt Holobaugh took on Matt “The Mangler” Bessette. Holobaugh may have never looked better.  He took the fight to Bessette early on and finished the fight with a knockout in the first... Read More
SFLC Podcast – Episode 236: Matt Bessette and Jose “Shorty” Torres Interviews MMA News SFLC Podcast 

SFLC Podcast – Episode 236: Matt Bessette and Jose “Shorty” Torres

We’re chatting with two of the best fighters in the United States who could be a win away from getting that phone call to the UFC. We kick things off with CES featherweight champion Matt Bessette (@ManglerBJJ) who will now defend that title on May 12th against Rey Trujillo at CES 44. Matt discusses losing another originally signed opponent, why... Read More
Matt Bessette to defend CES MMA featherweight title versus Jeremy Spoon at CES 44 Events MMA News 

Matt Bessette to defend CES MMA featherweight title versus Jeremy Spoon at CES 44

CES MMA World Featherweight Champion Matt “The Mangler” Bessette will defend his title versus Jeremy “Spooner” Spoon at CES 44 on May 12 at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I., LIVE on AXS TV Fights. A highly skilled Hartford, Conn., product, Matt Bessette (21-7) seeks to become the first fighter in CES MMA history to successfully defend his title twice.... Read More
After one fighter dies, another arrested for alleged rape of minor, CES MMA 37 fight card lineup change Events MMA News 

After one fighter dies, another arrested for alleged rape of minor, CES MMA 37 fight card lineup change

After one fighter dies, another arrested for alleged rape of minor, CES MMA 37 fight card lineup change Over the weekend, 21-year old Devin Carrier passed away in a car accident, less than a week before he was supposed to fight Connor Barry at CES MMA 37 this Friday night in Lincoln, Rhode Island. “Everyone is very shaken up,” CES MMA rep... Read More
SFLC Podcast – Episode 143: Matt Brown & Matt Bessette Interviews MMA News SFLC Podcast 

SFLC Podcast – Episode 143: Matt Brown & Matt Bessette

SFLC Podcast – Episode 143: Matt Brown & Matt Bessette Matt Brown (@iamtheimmortal) is the #8 ranked Welterweight in the UFC and will take on Jake Ellenberger July 30th in Atlanta at UFC 201. Matt Bessette (@ManglerBJJ) is one of, if not the top rated pound-for-pound fighter in all of the northeastern part of the U.S., coming off of a win... Read More