Tonight (June 6), Spencer will challenge Amanda Nunes for the UFC women;s featherweight gold. This will be Spencer;s first UFC title opportunity and the first time Nunes puts her 145 pound title on the line. The championship clash will serve as the UFC 250 headliner.While many have given Spencer her due in terms of toughness, few are picking her to defeat Nunes. This is actually music to Spencer ''s ears as she embraces her role as the underdog. She explained why to BJPenn.com.
It all started after McGregor took to Twitter to respond to Dana White s recent claim the he was no longer the man , and that Khabib Nurmagomedov now calls the shots.
Sonnen retires with an impressive resume. He reached tremendous heights in WEC, the UFC, and Bellator. He defeated top flight foes like Quinton Rampage Jackson, Wanderlei Silva, Mauricio Shogun Rua, Michael Bisping, Nate Marquardt, Brian Stann, Yushin Okami, Renato Babalu Sobral, and Jason Mayhem Miller. He also holds the distinction of being the only man to battle MMA legends Anderson Silva, Jon Jones and Fedor Emelianenko.Of course, Chael Sonnen will also be remembered for a handful of sketchy drug test results, and ultimately, his complete admittance to relying on a little extra, illicit help at a various points in his career.
Though he quickly admitted to his mistakes on social media, Dillashaw has been quite quiet since this unfortunate news surfaced. Speaking on Chael Sonnen;s You re Welcome podcast, however, the former bantamweight champion opened up on the ordeal in a way that he has not done yet.Apparently, it had a lot to do with his need to make 125 pounds for a flyweight title fight with Henry Cejudo.
UFC President Dana White named these two dream fights in a recent interview with LasVegasNOW.com (via TSN 's Aaron Bronsteter).
McGregor took aim at Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg on Saturday night, suggesting the pair fight for all the shares .
Last night, in the main event of UFC 210, brick fisted light heavyweight star Anthony Johnson came up short for a second time to reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, succumbing to a second round rear naked choke.While nothing can be taken away from Cormier 's impressive win, the champ did seem to be helped by Rumble 's bizarre strategy. As one of the most devastating strikers in the game, Rumble 's advantages were clearly at range, on the feet. In a strange twist, however, he opted to attempt to grapple with the former Olympic wrestler Cormier.