UFC 276

The Undertaker reacts to Israel Adesanya’s UFC 276 entrance
The Undertaker reacts to Israel Adesanya’s UFC 276 entrance
Israel Adesanya defended his UFC middleweight title for the sixth time over the weekend, defeating Jared Cannonier by unanimous decision. However, for many, Adesanya’s walk to the cage at UFC 276 is proving more memorable than what went down in the fight. The fight itself was somewhat dull with Adesanya neutralizing the threats Cannonier posed, […]
Editorial: Could Charles Oliveira get pushed out of UFC title picture?
Editorial: Could Charles Oliveira get pushed out of UFC title picture?
The UFC lightweight title is vacant. By all rights, former champion Charles Oliveira is should be one of the two fighters who will compete for the belt whenever the next championship bout is booked. Of course, ‘should’ is the key word, because there are no guarantees when it comes to UFC title fights—at least not […]
UFC 276 Reactions & UFC Vegas 58 Picks | Care/Don’t Care Podcast
UFC 276 Reactions & UFC Vegas 58 Picks | Care/Don’t Care Podcast
It’s time for another one of our infamous and patented Care/Don’t Care Podcasts, with your talent: the astounding Eugene S. Robinson, author of the ‘Eugene S. Robinson Substack’, the fight book: “Fight: Everything You Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking but Were Afraid You’d Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking”, host of the ‘Eugene S. Robinson […]
Israel Adesanya admits he had an ‘off-night’ against Jared Cannonier at UFC 276
Israel Adesanya admits he had an ‘off-night’ against Jared Cannonier at UFC 276
Israel Adesanya may have notched a fifth successful title defense on Saturday against Jared Cannonier, but his way of doing so wasn’t exactly adored by those who saw it. “The Last Stylebender” coasted to a unanimous decision win in what some deemed as a mere “sparring session in the gym.” Speaking to the media about […]
Holloway declares Volkanovski as top pound-for-pound fighter after UFC 276 win
Holloway declares Volkanovski as top pound-for-pound fighter after UFC 276 win
The third time may be a charm for some people, but unfortunately, not for Max Holloway. The former featherweight champion faced the reigning 145-pound king Alexander Volkanovski on Saturday at UFC 276, where he ended up badly beaten in five rounds en route to a 50-45 tally on all of the judges’ scorecards. The 30-year-old […]
MMA SQUARED: Alexander Volkanovski gives Max Holloway the Godfather treatment to end trilogy
MMA SQUARED: Alexander Volkanovski gives Max Holloway the Godfather treatment to end trilogy
I had to google old pics of Volk playing rugby to get the jersey colors right.Chris Rini That was an amazing performance by Volkanovski, I have to wake up at 4:30am to catch these PPV main cards but was on the edge of my seat. Maybe the main event put me back to bed 😉 […]
Cowboy Cerrone’s retirement plans: Drink beer and have a belly so big I can’t even see my d—k
Cowboy Cerrone’s retirement plans: Drink beer and have a belly so big I can’t even see my d—k
Donald Cerrone retired after his bout with Jim Miller at UFC 276, and “Cowboy” noted how he knew it was coming for a while. “I feel good. It’s like the biggest sigh of relief I’ve ever had in my life. Like ‘ohh, we’re done.’ And it’s now off to the next chapter,” he said. “I’m […]
Chris Pratt ‘not a fan’ of Israel Adesanya’s ‘pitter-patter’ performance after ‘all that talk’ at UFC 276
Chris Pratt ‘not a fan’ of Israel Adesanya’s ‘pitter-patter’ performance after ‘all that talk’ at UFC 276
A lot of fans were left underwhelmed by Israel Adesanya’s performance against Jared Cannonier at UFC 276 on Saturday night. A few observers called it a five-round “sparring” session with the challenger employing a “terrible game plan.” One of those who expressed mild disappointment in “The Last Stylebender’s” performance is actor Chris Pratt, who’s been […]
UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier – Unofficial Awards
UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier – Unofficial Awards
I’m not sure how to label UFC 276. It most certainly wasn’t a failure. The preliminary fights delivered on all accounts and couple of the main card contests went as well as could be reasonably be expected. But the anticlimactic title fights coupled with a disappointing no contest between Sean O’Malley and Pedro Munhoz put […]
‘The division needs a new champ’ – Marvin Vettori slams Israel Adesanya after UFC 276
‘The division needs a new champ’ – Marvin Vettori slams Israel Adesanya after UFC 276
Marvin Vettori may not be the man to make it happen, but it sounds like the ‘Italian Dream’ believes that Israel Adesanya’s reign over the middleweight division will be ending soon. Vettori first faced the ‘Last Stylebender’ inside the Octagon back in 2018, in just the second UFC bout for the former kickboxing star. Adesanya […]
UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier – Fights to make
UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier – Fights to make
UFC 276 was okay, not great. Israel Adesanya cruised past Jared Cannonier in the main event, Alexander Volkov put a one-sided masterclass on Max Holloway, and Alex Pereira put an end to Sean Strickland’s title hopes for the immediate future. So, have the stars truly aligned to put Adesanya back in front of his most […]
Pedro Munhoz says he suffered scratched cornea in UFC 276 no contest vs. Sean O’Malley
Pedro Munhoz says he suffered scratched cornea in UFC 276 no contest vs. Sean O’Malley
The UFC 276 main card opener between bantamweights Pedro Munhoz and Sean O’Malley was disappointing both in terms of the expected action and the unfortunate ending. Munhoz was unable to continue after an eye poke from O’Malley hampered his vision to the point where he told the cageside doctor that he couldn’t see. The fight […]
‘Drunk’ Henry Cejudo interrupts Sean O’Malley’s UFC 276 post-fight interview
‘Drunk’ Henry Cejudo interrupts Sean O’Malley’s UFC 276 post-fight interview
Sean O’Malley was part of an anti-climatic fight to open the main card of UFC 276 last night. The top-15 ranked bantamweight fought to a no contest with Pedro Munhoz, which was called off in the second due to an accidental foul (eye poke) by O’Malley. O’Malley said he considered this a win, though. And […]
Stockton Slap! Nate Diaz hits media member backstage at UFC 276 (video)
Stockton Slap! Nate Diaz hits media member backstage at UFC 276 (video)
Nate Diaz was taking in the action at UFC 276 last night. And at the event the ever-popular fighter found a chance to send a message to a reporter who seemed to have rubbed him the wrong way. Video captured the moment someone called OG from Full Send MMA (a network operated by a group […]
UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier – Winners and Losers
UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier – Winners and Losers
With UFC 276 behind us, we’re left to ponder the title fights at the top of the card and what they did for each division. To be more blunt, I wonder if those fights left fans satisfied. Or if, in the event’s aftermath, MMA enthusiasts are looking forward to what’s next for the winners of […]
UFC 276: ‘Adesanya vs. Cannonier’ & ‘Volkanovski vs. Holloway 3’ | 6th Round Post-Fight Show
UFC 276: ‘Adesanya vs. Cannonier’ & ‘Volkanovski vs. Holloway 3’ | 6th Round Post-Fight Show
Bloody Elbow fight expert, Zane Simon is here, joined by his co-hort, Eddie Mercado. We recorded for you on Saturday, July 2nd, 2022, with a breakdown of the UFC 276: ‘Adesanya vs. Cannonier’ & ‘Volkanovski vs. Holloway 3’ 12-bout PPV event, which took place at the T-Mobile Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. June M. Williams […]
Sean O’Malley accuses Munhoz of quitting; wants glove design changed after eye poke at UFC 276
Sean O’Malley accuses Munhoz of quitting; wants glove design changed after eye poke at UFC 276
Inadvertent eye pokes have been a lingering problem in the UFC. Many fights have been stopped because of such occurrences, most recently at UFC 276’s main card pairing between Sean O’Malley and Pedro Munhoz. But this one took a turn for the worse. O’Malley accidentally poked Munhoz in the right eye with his outstretched fingers […]
Pros and Cons from UFC 276: Adesanya vs Cannonier
Pros and Cons from UFC 276: Adesanya vs Cannonier
UFC 276 is in the books and it saw two titles get successfully defended with mostly one-sided decisions. Alexander Volkanovski clearly took all five rounds, beating Max Holloway and putting an end to that rivalry that already lasted three years and 75 minutes of actual cage time. In the main event, Israel Adesanya had a […]
UFC 276 post-fight bonuses: Alex Pereira sleeps Sean Strickland to earn extra $50k
UFC 276 post-fight bonuses: Alex Pereira sleeps Sean Strickland to earn extra $50k
UFC 276 delivered some goods on Saturday night. The middleweight headliner ended with the champion retaining his title, and the featherweight co-headliner saw the end of one of the greatest rivalries in UFC history. The preliminary portion of the card began violently after Julija Stoliarenko earned her first UFC win with an armbar that either […]
UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier post-fight press conference live stream
UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier post-fight press conference live stream
Join us here at BloodyElbow.com around 1:45 AM ET/10:45 PM PT for a live stream of the UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier post-fight press conference, live from Las Vegas. You can catch the video above, and since Bloody Elbow has the best comments section of any sports site, you should stick around and participate below. […]
‘Sparring’ – Pros react to Israel Adesanya’s uneventful win over Jared Cannonier at UFC 276
‘Sparring’ – Pros react to Israel Adesanya’s uneventful win over Jared Cannonier at UFC 276
In a tepid performance, Israel Adesanya defended the middleweight title once again at UFC 276. Although he did not score a knockout, the ‘Last Stylebender’ coasted to a unanimous decision win against Jared Cannonier On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the main event. Whatever Jared just did with his hands, I like that. No clue […]
UFC 276 results: Israel Adesanya outpoints Jared Cannonier to retain middleweight title
UFC 276 results: Israel Adesanya outpoints Jared Cannonier to retain middleweight title
The top of the UFC 276 billing wasn’t the most exciting fight of all time, but the promotion’s middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, retained his title nonetheless with a unanimous decision over the #2 rated 185-pounder, Jared Cannonier. Izzy threw a bunch of leg kicks, jabs, and crosses, but never really had Jared hurt badly at […]
UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier results and post-fight analysis
UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier results and post-fight analysis
UFC 276 is all wrapped up, and after such a great start to the night with some outstanding prelims and a couple of impressive knockouts on the main card, I think it’s fair to say that it was the title fights that left the crowd wanting more. Israel Adesanya had a cool walkout paying homage […]
Decision! Israel Adesanya vs Jared Cannonier full fight video highlights from UFC 276 main event
Decision! Israel Adesanya vs Jared Cannonier full fight video highlights from UFC 276 main event
UFC 276’s second title fight headlined the card, with a middleweight championship bout between Israel Adesanya and Jared Cannonier. Adesanya came in on the heels of five straight title defenses of his middleweight crown, and he notched his sixth on this evening. Adesanya was sharp, and he kept Cannonier was frozen and very hesitant from […]
UFC 276 results: Alexander Volkanovski earns dominant decision in trilogy with Max Holloway
UFC 276 results: Alexander Volkanovski earns dominant decision in trilogy with Max Holloway
The co-main event for UFC 276 was the setting where the promotion’s 145-pound king, Alexander Volkanovski, ran away with the scorecards against the former featherweight champ, Max Holloway — going up 3-0 in his trilogy with “Blessed.” From bell to bell, Alex has never looked so good against Max, seeming far too quick for Holloway […]
Shutout! Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway 3 full fight video highlights from UFC 276 title bout
Shutout! Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway 3 full fight video highlights from UFC 276 title bout
Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway faced off against each other for the third time as the co-main event of UFC 276. The two elite featherweights are already very familiar with each other, having 50 minutes of fighting between them already. Holloway had some moments, but Volkanovski proved that he just keeps improving as he won […]
‘Master class’ – Pros react to Alexander Volkanovski’s dominant win over Max Holloway at UFC 276
‘Master class’ – Pros react to Alexander Volkanovski’s dominant win over Max Holloway at UFC 276
In a masterful performance, Alexander Volkanovski defended the featherweight belt and went 3-0 against former champion Max Holloway. After five dominant rounds on the feet, the ‘Great’ scored a unanimous decision win at UFC 276. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the match. This is the fight we have been waiting for. I had @BlessedMMA […]
UFC 276 results: Alex Pereira destroys Sean Strickland in Round 1
UFC 276 results: Alex Pereira destroys Sean Strickland in Round 1
The UFC 276 PPV main card got another finish, this one coming at the hands of Alex Pereira, who knocked out the promotion’s #4 ranked middleweight, Sean Strickland, in the very first round. Strickland tried to move forward, but once Pereira planted his feet and uncorked his left hook, it was only a matter of […]
‘Ridiculous power – Pros react to Alex Pereira’s KO of Sean Strickland at UFC 276
‘Ridiculous power – Pros react to Alex Pereira’s KO of Sean Strickland at UFC 276
In another highlight reel performance, Alex Pereira made quick work of Sean Strickland, Only halfway through the first round of their fight at UFC 276, ‘Poatan’ caught his opponent with a violent hook and followed it up with another one to close the deal. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the finish. If Sean knocks […]
‘I don’t love it anymore’ – Donald Cerrone retires after UFC 276 loss to Jim Miller
‘I don’t love it anymore’ – Donald Cerrone retires after UFC 276 loss to Jim Miller
UFC 276 marked the end of an era. After 16 years as a professional fighter, respected veteran Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has decided to call it a career after a second-round submission loss to Jim Miller. The 39-year-old Cerrone, who in 2020 already spoke about taking a “last run”, made it official on Saturday night. “I […]