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  1. Brock Lesnar close to finalizing deal to fight at UFC 200
    Here comes the pain. Again? The UFC is in serious talks with former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar to have him fight at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas, multiple sources confirmed with MMA...
  2. MMA legend Don Frye set for induction into UFC Hall of Fame
    MMA legend Don Frye is the newest member of the UFC Hall of Fame. UFC officials today announced that Frye (20-9-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) will be inducted in the UFC Hall of Fame as part of this summer’s...
  3. Rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor set for UFC 202
    It’s been scheduled, cancelled, talked about endlessly and now it’s done. The rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor is officially set for UFC 202. The UFC announced the match-up during the...
  4. Michael Bisping becomes Britain's first UFC champion
    Michael Bisping dethroned Luke Rockhold, despite only 17 days' notice, to become Britain's first UFC champion at UFC 199. The middleweight was elated at a revenge KO win after Rockhold had submitted...
  5. With UFC 199, a great night was spoiled by a petty media banning
    With UFC 199, a great night was spoiled by a petty media banning What a time to be a fight fan, I found myself thinking as Bisping stood there in the octagon, patting that gold belt like he couldn’t...
  6. MMA Fighting's statement on UFC's media actions Saturday night
    MMA Fighting reporter and host Ariel Helwani was removed from UFC 199, along with MMA Fighting photo journalist Esther Lin and MMA Fighting videographer Casey Leydon, after Ariel accurately broke the...
  7. Brock Lesnar meets Mark Hunt in UFC 200's pay-per-view co-headliner
    Former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is back in the UFC and slated for a milestone UFC event, and he now has an opponent: Mark Hunt. ESPN’s “SportsCenter” today reported that Lesnar (5-3 MMA, 4-3...
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  8. Fox Sports 1 to air CM Puck reality show in build up to late summer early fall UFC debut
    Fox Sports 1 to air CM Puck reality show in build up to late summer early fall UFC debut Dave Meltzer on The Wrestling Observer Radio shared some details on former WWE Superstar CM Punk and his...
  9. Ariel Helwani discusses his UFC banning
    Ariel goes in depth on video Obviously upset, Ariel didn't want to do interviews about the ban, but thought it was bigger than him and he needed to talk about it. Ariel was very hesitant about...
  10. Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson is dead at 42
    Looks like Kimbo is dead. Dead
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  11. UFC Restores Ariel Helwani's Credentials
    MMAFighting.com reporter Ariel Helwani and his colleagues Casey Leydon and Esther Lin, who were thrown out of UFC 199 on Saturday night and banned for life after Helwani (accurately) reported that...
  12. Rose Namajunas meets undefeated Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC 201 in Atlanta
    A strawweight bout between Rose Namajunas (5-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Karolina Kowalkiewicz (9-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is the latest addition to July’s UFC 201 lineup. UFC officials today announced the bout. UFC...
  13. Douglas Lima replaces Josh Koscheck vs. Paul Daley at Bellator 158 in London
    That long-awaited Josh Koscheck vs. Paul Daley rematch will have to wait a little longer. Koscheck (17-10 MMA, 0-0 BMMA), a former UFC fighter who’s yet to make his Bellator debut, was forced out of...
  14. Fresh off Palhares victory, Emil Weber Meek booked for UFC Fight Night in Hamburg
    A notable victory against a familiar name has earned Emil Weber Meek a spot on the UFC roster and a slot on an upcoming card. Meek (8-2-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC), who recently scored a 45-second knockout...
  15. Peter Sobotta vs. Nicolas Dalby slated for UFC Fight Night in Hamburg
    A welterweight bout between Peter Sobotta (15-5-1 MMA, 2-4 UFC) and Nicolas Dalby (14-1-1 MMA, 1-1-1 UFC) has joined the lineup for September’s UFC Fight Night in Germany. UFC officials today...
  16. Nordine Taleb injured, UFC seeks opponent for Alan Jouban at UFC Fight Night 90
    UFC officials are in need of a welterweight opponent to step up on short notice to face Alan Jouban at UFC Fight Night 90. MMAjunkie today confirmed with UFC officials that injury has forced Nordine...
  17. Levan Makashvili in for injured champ Luis Felix vs. Ryan Sanders at CES MMA 36
    Injury has forced a change to the CES MMA 36 card and led to a shake-up in the main event. The promotion today notified MMAjunkie of the change. The event takes place June 10 from Twin River Casino...
  18. Brock Lesnar granted waiver from four-month drug testing requirement
    The UFC Anti-Doping Policy requires fighters who are coming out of retirement, such as former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, to notify the promotion in writing four months in advance of an...
  19. UFC's Ricardo Lamas still in the hospital after splitting shin open
    UFC featherweight Ricardo Lamas has been shuttled through two hospitals and remains hospitalized after his pay-per-view main card bout with Max Holloway at this past Saturday’s UFC 199. Lamas split...
  20. Brock Lesnar betting underdog against Mark Hunt after enjoying brief moment as favorite
    While former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar (5-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) enjoyed a brief installation as the oddsmakers’ favorite in his UFC 200 match with Mark Hunt (12-10-1 MMA, 7-4-1 UFC), that...
  21. UFC 199 salaries: Henderson ($800K), Cruz ($350K) earn top disclosed payouts
    Dan Henderson, co-headliner Dominick Cruz, and headliners Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold earned the top disclosed payouts at this past Saturday’s UFC 199 event. MMAjunkie today requested and...
  22. At long last, Fedor Emelianenko headed to the UFC ... UFC Fight Pass, that is
    Legendary heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko emerged from a retirement of more than three years this past December and cruised to a first-round TKO of Jaideep Singh in Japan. His return came after plenty...
  23. UFC 199 Athlete Outfitting pay: Title fights drive biggest payout in program history
    Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 199 event took home UFC Athlete Outfitting pay, a program that launched after the UFC’s deal with Reebok, totaling $297,500. The amount marked the largest total issued at...
  24. UFC 199 bonuses: It should be pretty obvious who won $50,000 for their knockouts
    INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Michael Bisping, Dan Henderson, Polo Reyes and ”Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim each earned $50,000 fight-night bonuses at Saturday’s UFC 199 event. Bisping and Henderson earned...
  25. UFC 199 draws announced 15,587 fans for sell-out at The Forum, $2.17 million gate
    Saturday’s UFC 199 event drew an announced attendance of 15,587, which was a sell-out, and a live gate of $2,168,675. UFC PR head Dave Sholler announced the figures at the post-event news conference,...
  26. Former UFC lightweight champ reveals planned drop to featherweight
    Link With three straight losses on his record, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has decided to shake things up. “Showtime” announced the move on his official Instagram account....
  27. Nick Hein gets home bout in Germany, meets Tae Hyun Bang at UFC Fight Night in Hamburg
    Nick Hein will return from what will be nearly a year layoff for a fight in front of his home German fans this fall. Hein (13-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) is set to meet Tae Hyun Bang (18-9 MMA, 2-2 UFC) in a...
  28. Victory FC 51 headlined by pair of title fights on June 24
    A pair of belts will be up for grabs when Victory FC 51 heads to Idaho. The promotion announced three featured bouts, including a pair of title fights. Victory FC 51 takes place June 24 from Bucs...
  29. Sparring partner: Sage Northcutt's dad 'is probably the worst coach I've seen'
    UFC lightweight prospect Sage Northcutt is looking to rebound from his first professional loss, as he draws nearer to his return at UFC 200. Northcutt saw his undefeated record come to an end back in...
  30. Josh Koscheck out of fight with Paul Daley at Bellator 158
    It's the rivalry rematch that just can't come together. Josh Koscheck is injured and out of his fight with Paul Daley at Bellator 158 on July 16 in London, MMA Fighting confirmed with Bellator...
  31. Kimbo had congestive heart failure and needed a heart transplant
    Bellator MMA star and former YouTube sensation Kimbo Slice was awaiting a heart transplant before he died on Monday at age 42, according to a report from the Sun Sentinel. link
  32. Arielgate: The Whole Story of Helwani vs. the UFC (Article)
    Ariel Helwani is the most prominent mixed martial arts (MMA) reporter in the sport’s short history. How paradoxical it was then that reporting is what (temporarily) ended his career covering the top...
  33. Belal Muhammad says he's in for injured Nordine Taleb vs. Alan Jouban at UFC Fight Night 90
    It appears the UFC has landed a replacement to face Alan Jouban at UFC Fight Night 90. According to an Instagram post from Belal Muhammad, the undefeated welterweight will step in for the injured...
  34. UFC 199 medical suspensions: 13 fighters sidelined at least 45 days after action-packed event
    The barnburner that opened UFC 199 unsurprisingly produced two of the most serious medical suspensions from the pay-per-view event. But the most serious was main card competitor Hector Lombard, who...
  35. Thiago Meller scratched from WSOF 31, replacement sought for John Howard
    A little more than a week out, WSOF is looking for a new opponent for John Howard at WSOF 31. A torn calf muscle has forced Thiago Meller (20-7) to withdraw from his bout against UFC vet Howard...
  36. Michael Page to Face Evangelista Santos at Bellator 158 in London
    Michael Page has a new opponent for Bellator 158, as he will face Brazilian veteran Evangelista Santos in a featured welterweight bout on July 16 in London. Promotion officials announced the new...
  37. UFC Fight Night 92 heads to Salt Lake City on August 6
    Salt Lake City, Utah will host a UFC event for the first time with UFC Fight Night 92. The promotion announced the event on the official UFC website. The event takes place Aug. 6 from Vivint Smart...
  38. Alex Caceres vs. Yair Rodriguez targeted for UFC Fight Night 92 Main Event
    After announcing the UFC’s first trip to Salt Lake City, Utah, the promotion appears close to nailing down a main event. A report from FloCombat stated a featherweight clash between Alex Caceres...
  39. Lineup set for next week's UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa with wicked-good welterweights atop the card
    Four of the most exciting welterweights in the world top the bill for the UFC’s return to Canada next week. The bout order for the 13-fight UFC Fight Night 89 event now is set. In the main event,...
  40. Alex Garcia out, Jonathan Meunier in against Colby Covington at UFC Fight Night 89
    Colby Covington has a new opponent at UFC Fight Night 89 after Alex Garcia was forced to withdraw from the event. Jonathan Meunier will make his UFC debut at the event on short notice. Link
  41. UFC 199 prelims were second-most watched sports event on Saturday night
    Saturday's UFC 199 prelims did normal numbers, but they had a unique makeup. The show leading up to the Luke Rockhold title loss to Michael Bisping did 798,000 viewers, making it the second-most...
  42. Chidi Njokuani now meets Thiago Goncalves in Bellator 156 co-headliner
    Originally scheduled to face former welterweight champion Douglas Lima at Bellator 156, Chidi Njokuani will now meet The Ultimate Fighter Brazil veteran Thiago Goncalves in the co-main event spot on...
  43. Rustam Khabilov vs. Reza Medadi set for UFC Fight Night 93
    UFC lightweights Rustam Khabilov and Reza Madadi are set to lock horns when the duo meets in the Octagon in the UFC's return to Germany on September 3rd. The UFC made the news official on Twitter on...
  44. Tim Means agrees to six-month USADA suspension after taking tainted supplement
    Tim Means will be able to fight again before the close of summer. The popular UFC welterweight settled with USADA this week and was given a six-month suspension by the UFC's anti-doping policy...
  45. Jose Aldo believes it's 'impossible not to cry' after watching his new biopic
    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Jose Aldo went through a lot before becoming the longest featherweight champion in history, and his life story hit theaters in Brazil. "Mais forte que o mundo" ("Stronger than the...
  46. When brothers Caros Fodor and Phoenix Jones fight, Mama will turn away
    If you ask Caros Fodor, fighting his younger brother Ben Fodor in a sanctioned bout with definitive rules is a cakewalk compared to the many unofficiated brawls and dust-ups of their youths -- early...
  47. Mark Hunt blasts Brock Lesnar as being ‘juiced to the gills’ after four-month drug testing notice is waived
    AUSSIE UFC fighter Mark Hunt has launched a stunning attack on Brock Lesnar, his opponent at UFC 200, after the former WWE superstar was granted an exemption from drug testing. Last week, Lesnar came...
  48. Nate Diaz involved in backstage brawl at UFC 199
    On top of wildly entertaining wins by Michael Bisping, Max Holloway and Dan Henderson — and the commotion involving journalist Ariel Helwani — come reports of a backstage brawl involving none other...
  49. Brock Lesnar drug tested prior to UFC 200 comeback
    As reported last week Brock Lesnar received a USADA exemption for his return to MMA. However, Kevin Iole has reported that Brock Lesnar has already been tested by the U.S. Anti Doping Association as...
  50. UFC targeting Jessica Eye vs Bethe Correia for UFC 203
    The UFC are targeting a women’s bantamweight bout for UFC 203 as Ana Hissa of Combate is reporting that Jessica Eye vs. Bethe Correia is being targeted for the event. UFC 203: Miocic vs. Overeem is...
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