Tag: PFL

Ketlen Vieira (left) defeated Holly Holm (right) by a controversial split decision on Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 206. (Image: Chris Unger/Zuffa)

MMA Notebook: Vieira Defeats Holm by Controversial Split Decision

Most pundits thought Holly Holm had done just enough to win in her return fight on Saturday night. The judges, however, gave a key split-decision victory to Ketlen Vieira instead in the main event of UFC Fight Night 206. Vieira (13-2) won a split decision over Holm by a razor-thin […]

Charles Oliveira (back) submitted Justin Gaethje (front) in the first round of their main event clash at UFC 274. (Image: Getty)

MMA Notebook: Oliveira, Esparza Win at UFC 274; Surprise Results in PFL

Charles Oliveira may not have won the lightweight championship at UFC 274, but he proved that he’s the man to beat in the 155-pound division. Oliveira scored a submission victory over Justin Gaethje just 3:22 into the first round in Phoenix on Saturday night, one day after forfeiting his title […]

Tom Aspinall scored a first-round victory over Alexander Volkov in the main event of UFC Fight Night 204. (Image: Chris Unger/Zuffa)

MMA Notebook: Aspinall Scores Big Win Over Volkov; PFL Announces 2022 Schedule

Tom Aspinall emphatically proved that he belongs among the heavyweight elite with a convincing victory over Alexander Volkov in the main event of UFC Fight Night 204 in London on Saturday. Aspinall scored a first-round submission victory via armbar, finishing the veteran Volkov in just three minutes and 45 seconds. […]

Ray Cooper III (left) and Rory MacDonald (right) will face off for a spot in the PFL welterweight finals on Friday night. (Image: Twitter/PFLMMA)

PFL Playoffs: MacDonald vs. Cooper Headlines Welterweight, Lightweight Semifinals

The 2021 Professional Fighters League playoffs begin on Friday with semifinal action in the men’s welterweight and lightweight divisions, and Rory MacDonald and Ray Cooper III among those still vying for the $1 million championship prizes. MacDonald and Cooper will meet in one of the two welterweight semifinals on tap […]

Forbes named Conor McGregor the highest-paid athlete of the past 12 months, largely on the strength of the sale of his stake in Proper No. Twelve whiskey. (Image: Proper No. Twelve)

MMA Notebook: McGregor Highest Paid Athlete, Silva Likely to Retire

Forbes released its list of the highest-paid athletes in the world on Wednesday, and UFC star Conor McGregor topped the list with $180 million in earnings over the past 12 months. McGregor finished ahead of Lionel Messi ($130 million), Cristiano Ronaldo ($120 million), and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott ($107.5 […]