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  1. Aspera FC announces one-night lightweight tournament, winner signs multi-fight contract with KSW
    A Brazilian lightweight is about to sign with Polish promotion KSW. On July 9, Aspera FC 41 will feature a one-night, four-man lightweight tournament in Sao Jose, Brazil, and the winner will sign a...
  2. 'Rampage' Jackson interested in fights with Fedor Emelianenko, Matt Mitrione
    Quinton Jackson likes Fedor Emelianenko a lot. "Rampage" has called the Russian legend an idol and a friend. That, however, does not mean a fight between the two is off the table. Jackson told Ariel...
  3. Ben Alloway faces undefeated Sharaf Davlatmurudov on Absolute Championship card
    Former TUF Smashes representative Ben Alloway will travel to Russia later this month where he will meet undefeated Russian welterweight Sharaf Davlatmurodov. The bout takes place on the Absolute...
  4. Ricardo Abreu informed of potential USADA anti-doping violation following out-of-competition test
    Two-time UFC middleweight veteran Ricardo Abreu has been notified of a potential UFC anti-doping policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample. UFC officials today announced the finding...
  5. With training camp breakup, WSOF fight between Fodor brothers just became grudge match
    When Ben Fodor (6-1-1) – the fighter known for his superhero alter-ego, “Phoenix Jones” – agreed to fight his adopted brother Caros Fodor (10-5), the deal was that they would both continue to train...
  6. Miesha Tate says 'mentality' is a 'big weakness' for Amanda Nunes
    Miesha Tate's biggest asset might be her iron will. She's the kind of fighter who lets her arm nearly snap before tapping. The kind of warrior who comes back in a title fight despite being down on...
  7. Jon Jones says he hasn't been intimidated by opponent since 'Rampage' Jackson
    Jon Jones is as confident in his skillset as anyone. For good reason. He's the best pound-for-pound MMA fighter in the world and arguably the best of all time. That doesn't mean, though, that he...
  8. UFC star Conor McGregor appears naked on the cover of ESPN the Magazine's annual 'Body Issue.'
    On July 6th, ESPN the Magazine releases its eighth edition of the "Body Issue" for online consumption (July 8th for those of you who still enjoy picking up a hard copy). A total of 19 athletes will...
  9. Eddie Alvarez: 'I don't believe in over-training'
    Thursday, Eddie Alvarez will attempt to make history by becoming the first fighter to win both UFC and Bellator gold when he challenges reigning UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. This past...
  10. Solemn Jon Jones gives update on his mother's battle with diabetes
    The UFC interim light heavyweight's mother Camille will be back home in upstate New York on the mend following surgery to have part of her leg removed due to complications from diabetes. Jones made...
  11. UFC 200 main card pre-fight facts: The numbers behind UFC's biggest pay-per-view event
    UFC 200 marks the most significant event of this year’s “International Fight Week” festivities, and the organization has stacked the deck with three championship fights. The main card, which airs on...
  12. Joseph Gigliotti signs with UFC; Josh Clark meets Trevin Giles in new RFA 41 main event
    The UFC has a new middleweight on its roster, which has forced a change to the RFA 41 main event later this month. Joseph Gigliotti (7-0) has signed with the UFC, the RFA announced late Tuesday,...
  13. With Tony Martin injured, UFC on FOX 20 replacement search underway
    A replacement search is underway after Tony Martin was recently forced off this month’s UFC on FOX 20 fight card. A UFC official today told MMAjunkie that a neck injury has forced Martin (10-3 MMA,...
  14. ONE Championship Confirms Two More 2016 Cards in Macau and Bangkok
    ONE Championship officials on Wednesday confirmed two more cards that for 2016. On Aug. 13, the promotion heads to Macau for the first time. The other new addition to the schedule is a show in...
  15. Klinger in for injured Vassell, Grove vs. Mulheron added to Bellator 158
    Linton Vassell has been knocked out of his bout with Francis Carmont at Bellator 158. Vassell (16-5 MMA, 5-2 BMMA) was scheduled to compete in front of his fellow countrymen at the event, but will...
  16. Jon Jones notified of potential anti-doping violation, UFC 200 main event with Cormier off
    link LAS VEGAS – One of the biggest rematches in UFC history has been scrapped just three days before the event. In a blockbuster announcement, UFC President Dana White tonight said the UFC 200 main...
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  17. Diego Sanchez vows to fight smarter after concerns about brain injury
    Sanchez decided to visit the Cerebrum Health Center in Dallas before his fight in March against Jim Miller and find out if there’s extensive damage that could impair his motor functions and memory....
  18. Jones Manager Says Jon Violation Not PED Related
    The sport’s pound-for-pound best fighter was removed from his UFC 200 headliner against Daniel Cormier for a USADA drug policy violation, and the world went ablaze. Link
  19. Anderson Silva Vs Daniel Cormier official for UFC 200
    Daniel Cormier will remain on Saturday's UFC 200 card and fight former middleweight champion Anderson Silva in a three-round, nontitle light heavyweight fight. UFC president Dana White confirmed the...
  20. Eddie Alvarez would welcome 'gimme fight' vs. Conor McGregor
    "I would ask [UFC president] Dana White, 'Please give me an easier fight, like Conor McGregor,'" Alvarez said. "I deserve that. I've been fighting the best guys, so I would like a gimme fight. So,...
  21. Miesha Tate nearly misses weigh-in window, fight with Amanda Nunes still on
    Miesha Tate almost missed the two-hour window to weigh-in Friday morning here at the Monte Carlo. If Tate would have checked in after 10 a.m. PT, her main event title fight with Amanda Nunes would...
  22. Flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson injured, out of UFC 201 title fight with Wilson Reis
    UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has been forced out of a scheduled title defense for just the second time in his nearly four-year reign as divisional kingpin. Johnson (24-2-1 MMA, 12-1-1...
  23. Johny Hendricks misses weight for UFC 200
    Hendricks, the former UFC Welterweight Champion and a two-time NCAA champion wrestler at Oklahoma State, weighed in at 171.25 pounds, missing weight by a quarter pound. Hendricks is scheduled to...
  24. Jon Jones b sample tests positive
    The results of Jon Jones' B sample from a test administered on June 16 has confirmed the presence of a banned substance, United States Anti-Doping Agency spokesperson Ryan Madden confirmed to ESPN on...
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  25. MMA fighter issues death threat, says he'll attend UFC 200 to shoot Dana White
    UFC president Dana White is on the receiving end of death threats from a former MMA fighter, according to TMZ Sports. Dan Quinn and a crew of his have tickets to Saturday evening's UFC 200 and plan...
  26. UFC 200 draws announced 18,202 fans for $10.7 million live gate at new T-Mobile Arena
    UFC 200 had to underdgo some significant changes at the top of the card in the days leading up to the event, but it didn’t seem to affect business at Las Vegas’ new state-of-the-art arena. Saturday’s...
  27. UFC 200 Aftermath: Brock Lesnar proves his point
    As Brock Lesnar took the podium for his one-man press conference in a sweltering, makeshift tent outside T-Mobile Arena (they couldn't find money in the new joint's $375 million construction budget...
  28. Amanda Nunes reacts to becoming the first openly gay UFC champion
    Amanda Nunes made history on a big night. With her win over Miesha Tate, Nunes became the first openly gay champion ever in the UFC. The talented Brazilian submitted Tate in the first round with a...
  29. UFC 200 bonuses: Amanda Nunes snags $50,000 for main event victory
    UFC 200 is over, and four fighters are $50,000 richer in its wake. Amanda Nunes, Cain Velasquez, Joe Lauzon, and Gegard Mousasi will each take home a $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus for their...
  30. UFC 200 post-fight facts: Inside the numbers of the most anticipated card in company history
    After more than a year of buildup, UFC 200 finally took place on Saturday at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The historic pay-per-view event was capped off by a one-sided headliner. Amanda Nunes...
  31. After weeks of rumors, $4 billion UFC sale announcement coming Monday
    It’s now all but official: After weeks of speculation, reports and denials, the Ultimate Fighting Championship appears poised to announce it has been sold. The pricetag: $4 billion. According to the...
  32. UFC Fight Night 90 bonuses: Eddie Alvarez gets extra $50,000
    Eddie Alvarez got more than a shiny gold belt for his first-round TKO win over Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 90 on Thursday night. Alvarez also earned $50,000 for a Performance of the Night...
  33. UFC Fight Night 90 salaries: dos Anjos, Alvarez lead payroll north of $1.1 million
    Three fighters made six figures at UFC Fight Night 90, the UFC’s first event of International Fight Week MMAjunkie requested and today received the list of disclosed payouts from the Nevada State...
  34. UFC Fight Night 90 medical suspensions: Yep, Alan Jouban has broken hand
    No surprise, but UFC welterweight Alan Jouban Potential medical suspensions arising from UFC Fight Night 90. Jouban, who posted a pic of his badly fractured left hand following a decision over Belal...
  35. TUF 23 Finale bonuses: Joanna Jedrzejczyk, 'Korean Superboy' headline cash winners
    The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale unfolded last night (Fri., July 8, 2016) live on FOX Sports 1 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. With MMA standouts like Ultimate Fighting...
  36. TUF 23 Finale salaries: Joanna Jedrzejczyk clears $210,000 for title win over Gadelha
    With another stellar performance in a title fight, Joanna Jedrzejczyk picked up the biggest pay day at this past Friday’s TUF 23 Finale. MMAjunkie requested and today received the list of disclosed...
  37. UFC 200 bonuses: Amanda Nunes snags $50,000 for main event victory
    UFC 200 is over, and four fighters are $50,000 richer in its wake. Amanda Nunes, Cain Velasquez, Joe Lauzon, and Gegard Mousasi will each take home a $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus for their...
  38. Mayhem Miller arrested again after alleged tussle with two women
    Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller is facing yet more legal trouble. This time the former UFC fighter was detained due to an incident at a sports bar in Costa Mesa, California late on Saturday night. n what is...
  39. UFC 200 medical suspensions: Miesha Tate, Sage Northcutt potentially out until 2017
    Former UFC women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate and lightweight prospect Sage Northcutt highlighted a list of five fighters to receive potential six-month medical suspensions in the aftermath of...
  40. Dong Hyun Kim out of UFC 202 bout against Neil Magny, promotion seeking replacement
    A crucial welterweight bout slated for next month’s UFC 202 has taken a hit. Dong Hyun Kim (21-3-1 MMA, 12-3 UFC) is out of his fight against Neil Magny (18-4 MMA, 11-3 UFC) on the card, a UFC...
  41. Chael Sonnen and Rashad Evans allege unidentified members of jones camp say he was popped for estrogen blockers
    Two prominent members of the mma community allege jon jones tested positive fir estrogen blockers which are often used as a means to cycle off of peds. linkaroony Would make sense .......since...
  42. Lineup set for Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 91 event in Sioux Falls, S.D.
    UFC Fight Night 91 lost its originally planned main event, but a bantamweight shootout should provide plenty of fireworks for fans in attendance. The lineup for the 12-fight card is set. UFC Fight...
  43. Urijah Faber vs. Jimmie Rivera added to UFC 203
    A battle between a grizzled veteran and a hyped prospect will go down at bantamweight at UFC 203. Urijah Faber will not be retiring after all. Team Alpha Male's leader may have come up short in...
  44. Newcomer J.C. Cottrell in for Martin vs. Michel Prazeres at UFC on FOX 20 in Chicago
    The UFC has a short-notice replacement to fight Michel Prazeres next week in “The Windy City.” Tony Martin (10-3 MMA, 2-3 UFC) was forced out of his lightweight bout against Prazeres (19-2 MMA, 3-2...
  45. Illness forces Siyar Bahadurzada out of UFC 201, UFC seeks opponent for Jorge Masvidal
    After stepping as a replacement at UFC 201, Jorge Masvidal is now in need of a new foe. MMAjunkie today confirmed with UFC officials that Siyar Bahadurzada has been forced to withdraw from the card...
  46. UFC 204: Leonardo Santos to Fight Adriano Martins
    A pair of underrated Brazilian lightweights will throw down in October, as the 28-7 Adriano Martins will fight the 15-3-1 Leonardo Santos. Leonard Santos entered the UFC in 2013 through The Ultimate...
  47. Ross Pearson agrees to fight Jorge Masvidal at UFC 201
    Veteran lightweight Ross Pearson has agreed to step up on short notice and fight Jorge Masvidal in a welterweight fight at UFC 201 on July 30. UFC officials confirmed the 170-pound to ESPN. Pearson...
  48. With Dong Hyun Kim out, Neil Magny now meets Lorenz Larkin at UFC 202
    Neil Magny has a new opponent for next month’s UFC 202 event in Las Vegas. As MMAjunkie first reported on Tuesday, Dong Hyun Kim (21-3-1 MMA, 12-3 UFC) was recently forced out of the bout with fellow...
  49. UFC Fight Night 91 bonuses: As if there was any question, Ferguson and Vannata lead the way
    SOUX FALLS, S.D. – John Lineker, Louis Smolka, Tony Ferguson and Lando Vannata each earned $50,000 for their performances at Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night 91 event. Lineker and Smolka earned...
  50. Promotional newcomer Sean Santella steps in to fight Wilson Reis at UFC 201 in Atlanta
    He won’t be fighting for a title, but at least Wilson Reis will be able to stay active later this month. With flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (24-2-1 MMA, 12-1-1 UFC) sidelined with an injury,...
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