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Stephen Thompson has his sights set on two former champions

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson suffered a majority decision loss to Tyron Woodley earlier this month at UFC 209 in Las Vegas. The loss marked Thompson’s second unsuccessful attempt to steal the title from Woodley, as the pair had battled to a majority decision draw at UFC 205 this past […]

Holly Holm targeted to return at UFC Fight Night 111 in Singapore

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm (10-3 MMA) is being targeted to return at June’s UFC Fight Night event in Singapore. According to KalapakiJoes.com’s very own Chris Taylor, “The Preacher’s Daughter” has been offered a bout against undefeated Korean fighter Ji Yeon Kim (6-0-2) for the June […]

Mayday! Former title challenger granted release from the UFC

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Former UFC interim bantamweight title challenger Michael “Mayday” McDonald (17-4 MMA) has been granted an official release from his contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship according to ESPN. McDonald cited “dishonest” business practices as his reasoning for requesting to be released by the promotion earlier this month. “The […]

UFC Nashville Fight Card Finalized

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) April’s UFC Nashville Fight Card is set! The octagon will return to Nashville on April 22 for UFC Fight Night 108, a thirteen-bout fight card headlined by a featherweight tilt between Artem Lobov and Cub Swanson. Cub Swanson is coming off a “fight of the year performance” at […]

Vitor Belfort calls out CM Punk for retirement fight

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort suffered his third-straight TKO loss this past weekend in Brazil at the hands of surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum. With that said, “The Phenom” knows that it is almost time to call it a career but he would first like to finish his […]

VIDEO | UFC Hall of Fame fighter Matt Hughes considering comeback

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) UFC Hall of Fame fighter and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes recently sat down with Joe Buck for an upcoming episode of AT&T’s “Undeniable with Joe Buck”, where he hinted that he may be in talks with a mixed martial arts promotion regarding a comeback fight. “If […]