Fight-size MMA Update: Chael Sonnen's Fighting Future, UFC Fighters Win ESPY Awards, New Fights Set, Bonuses


- Chael Sonnen told Brendan Schaub on Fighter and the Kid that even if UFC called him, he wouldn't fight again.

- Gegard Mousasi is trying to get fights with Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort, Uriah Hall and Derek Brunson for the MSG show in November.

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- Tony Ferguson and Lando Vannata earned $50,000 following UFC Fight Night 91 for their instant classic of a fight, getting "Fight of the Night" honors. John Lineker and Luis Smolka took home the two remaining "Performance" bonuses.

- Combate Americas has landed a deal with UFC Fight Pass. Their first event on the streaming service will air on August 11.

- New UFC Women's Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes injured her hand at UFC 200, but got the news that she won't require surgery according to MMA Fighting.

- Ross Pearson will move up to 170 pounds and fight Jorge Masvidal at UFC 201.

- Conor McGregor won "Best Fighter," while Holly Holm won "Best Upset" at the ESPY Awards Wednesday night. 

- The UFC will head to Hidalgo, Texas for UFC Fight Night 94 on September 17 at the State Farm Arena.

- UFC 91 drew 5,671 fans for a $381,945 live gate.

- Wilson Reis will remain on the UFC 201 fight card after Demetrious Johnson withdrew. Reis will take on UFC newcomer Sean Santella.

- MMA manager and promoter Monte Cox was sentenced to a 3-month prison term on federal tax charges. 

By Fightful Staff

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