Here lies the MMA Roundup for the 11th of March; here you’ll find all the top news stories of the day in a simplified, quick to read format.
- Valentina Shevchenko is to defend her Flyweight crown at Chicago’s UFC 238 against Jessica Eye on June 8th.
- Yoel Romero speculates how former UFC Sunrise opponent Paulo Costa failed a USADA drug test on Ariel Helwani’s MMA show, the failed test has lead to the Jacaré Souza rematch.
- Strawweight contenders Tatiana Suarez and Nina Ansaroff also clash on the UFC 238 card, potential title eliminator here?
- Flyweight stars Joanne Calderwood and Katlyn Chookagian is on deck for a STACKED UFC 238, another bout with huge title implications for the 125lb divison.
- Dillion Danis makes his Bellator return against Max Humphrey (3-2) this May. The SBG star issues a call out to recent UFC debutant Ben Askren.
- Askren himself offers more barbs to Darren Till and also recalls his history with Jorge ‘Gamebred’ Masvidal.
- Anthony Smith tells how he just “didn’t show up” in recent loss to Jon Jones, ahead of his UFC Stockholm headliner with Alexander Gustafsson.