Fight Size MMA Update: Willis Responds to Release, Bermudez Targets Faber and More!


Here’s your Fight Size MMA Update for the morning of May 26th:

  • Johnny Walker remains focused on UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. "This is like a dream for me. I want a fight against him." Full story here.
  • In response to 'The California Kid's looming comeback plans, Manny Bermudez told MMA Junkie that it'd be a "life highlight" to face Faber at UFC Fight Night Sacramento. Full story here.
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  • Khabib Nurmagomedov has entered the MMA promotion business, with his name and logo appearing on the upcoming GFC 13 event in Dagestan.
  • With his fight opposite Chael Sonnen approaching, Lyoto Machida has publicized his hopes of becoming a double champion in Bellator. Full story here.
  • Jessica Eye has responded to Valentina Shevchenko's recent comments. She feels that for the most part, her messages have been taken out of context. Full story here.
  • Bryan Caraway has parted ways with the UFC contract and will return to MMA on July 27th, taking on Raja Shippen at Battlefield 2 in Macau, China.
  • Following his release from the UFC, Justin Willis has explained the decisions leading up to his departure. Full story here.
  • Fight Announcements:
  • Nick Newell (14-2) vs. Antonio Castillo Jr. (10-11) at CES 56, May 31st
  • Robson Gracie (1-0) vs. Oscar Vera (0-0) at Bellator 222, June 14th
  • Kayla Harrison (4-0) vs. Morgan Frier (4-2) at PFL 15, July 11th
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