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  1. Dominick Cruz willing to fight Conor at 155: ‘I can beat McGregor, absolutely’
    Cruz recently appeared on the Fox Sports post-fight show following UFC 204, where he responded to a fan question about a possible McGregor fight (transcript via MMAMania): "Look everyone's calling...
  2. NSAC: Brock Lesnar readying supplement defense, Jon Jones gets flack for delay
    It appears Brock Lesnar is preparing a defense following his UFC 200 positive drug test. In granting a continuance for Lesnar’s disciplinary hearing, the Nevada State Athletic Commission revealed...
  3. Former Dallas Cowboy Greg Hardy transitioning to MMA, preparing for debut
    Greg Hardy is making the move to mixed martial arts. The controversial former Dallas Cowboys defensive end has decided to put his football career on hold to pursue MMA, MMAFighting.com has learned....
  4. Sam Alvey vs. Alex Nicholson moves to UFC Fight Night 98 in Mexico
    A bout between Sam Alvey and Alex Nicholson has a new date. Originally scheduled for the recently canceled UFC Fight Night 97 event, middleweights Alvey (28-8 MMA, 5-3 UFC) and Nicholson (7-2 MMA,...
  5. Dan Hooker vs. Jason Knight added to UFC Fight Night 101 in Australia
    A featherweight fight between Dan Hooker (13-6 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and Jason Knight (14-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is slated for UFC Fight Night 101. UFC officials recently made the bout official. UFC Fight Night 101...
  6. Girtz vs. Piccolotti, Carmont vs. Vassell booked for Bellator 165 in San Jose
    Bellator’s November return to San Jose, Calif., has a pair of new fights for the main card, as well as eight prelims. Brandon Girtz (14-4 MMA, 6-2 BMMA) is set to take on Adam Piccolotti (8-0 MMA,...
  7. Aljamain Sterling vs. Raphael Assuncao teed up for UFC Fight Night 102 in Albany
    Raphael Assuncao (23-5 MMA, 7-2 UFC) is set to meet Aljamain Sterling (12-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 102 in December. A UFC official confirmed the booking to MMAjunkie following an initial...
  8. 'King Mo' Lawal vs. Satoshi Ishii set to headline Bellator 169
    Muhammed Lawal will be moving up to the heavyweight division to meet Satoshi Ishii in the main event of Bellator 169. The news was first reported by Severe MMA, and was later confirmed by the...
  9. UFC Fight Night 101 in Australia gets 3 new additions
    Next month’s UFC Fight Night 101 lineup has a trio of new additions. They include lightweights Yusuke Kasuya (9-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) vs. Alex Volkanovski (13-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC), flyweights Geane Herrera (9-2...
  10. Al Iaquinta says he’s retired from MMA
    If you’re a fan out there waiting for Al Iaquinta’s next UFC bout, you may want to reconsider your options. “Raging” Al recently made it known that he wasn’t too happy with his current UFC contract...
  11. Ronda Rousey returns to challenge champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207
    The most highly anticipated comeback in UFC history is upon us. Ronda Rousey will return after more than a year away to challenge champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 on Dec. 30 in Las Vegas, UFC...
  12. Jose Aldo to meet with UFC brass in Las Vegas to discuss contract, retirement
    Jose Aldo wants to get his UFC contract terminated so he can walk away from MMA and do other things, and he’s flying to Las Vegas with his manager and lawyer to have a meeting with the UFC brass....
  13. Fedor Emelianenko’s daughter reportedly assaulted by thugs in revenge beating for ‘Last Emperor’s’ criticism of Russian kid fights
    Former PRIDE FC Heavyweight Champion, Fedor Emelianenko, was appalled at the recent kids vs. kids fights (video) put forth by Akhmat Fight Club: "Grand Prix Akhmat 2016 Finals" last week from inside...
  14. Conor McGregor doesn't want to fight in Nevada anymore after 'terrible' fine, says Dana White
    The Nevada State Athletic Commission’s decision to fine UFC champ Conor McGregor an amount of $150,000 and hand him 50 hours of community service could be costly for the state in the long run....
  15. Report: Ricardo Lamas faces Charles Oliveira at TUF Latin America 3 Finale
    A pair of featherweight scrappers have agreed to meet each other on November 5th, as Flo Combat reported Ricardo Lamas will take on Charles Oliveira at the TUF Latin America 3 Finale, as they both...
  16. Dana White: If Rousey beats Nunes, 'the Cyborg fight will definitely happen'
    Ronda Rousey will be fighting Amanda Nunes for Nunes' UFC women's bantamweight title, but what about Rousey vs. Cyborg? Here's Dana White answer to that oft-asked question. "I know that Cyborg wants...
  17. Paige VanZant headlines UFC on FOX 22 against Michelle Waterson
    Paige VanZant will fight at home, and she’ll do it in a main event. UFC President Dana White today revealed on the FS1’s “UFC Tonight” that VanZant will face Michelle Waterson in the main event of...
  18. Doo Ho Choi meets Cub Swanson at UFC 206
    Doo Ho Choi got the fight he was hoping for. Weeks after knocking out Thiago Tavares in Las Vegas in July, "The Korean Superboy" called out Cub Swanson to a featherweight bout, and the UFC announced...
  19. Milana Dudieva vs. Marion Reneau on tap for UFC Fight Night 99 in Belfast
    Next month’s UFC Fight Night 99 event has a new female fight for the lineup. The bout pits Milana Dudieva (11-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) against Marion Reneau (6-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) in a women’s bantamweight...
  20. December UFC cards add 2 bouts, including Alex Garcia vs. Mike Pyle
    December’s UFC lineup has two new additions. UFC officials recently announced welterweights Alex Garcia (13-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) vs. Mike Pyle (27-12-1 MMA, 10-7 UFC) at UFC 207 and lightweights Brendan...
  21. Dana White open to signing ex-NFL player Greg Hardy to UFC, but only after he gets experience
    UFC president Dana White isn't willing to close the door on controversial ex-NFL star Greg Hardy one day fighting in the UFC, however he also isn't looking to sign the former Pro Bowl defensive end...
  22. Scott Coker targeting Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva for next summer
    With Chael Sonnen's return to MMA, Bellator MMA is looking to to put together a long awaited fight next summer. Maybe the fourth time is the charm. "We've have a contract with Wanderlei Silva even...
  23. UFC PR man Dave Sholler departing for NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers
    One of the most well-known executives in the UFC is departing the promotion. UFC senior vice president of public relations and athlete marketing and development Dave Sholler is leaving for a job with...
  24. Dominick Cruz possibly defending belt, co-headlining UFC 207: Nunes vs Rousey
    Dana White announced a bunch of news Wednesday night at the Fox Sports studios. When pressed about revealing more plans about their other champions such as Dominick Cruz, the UFC president hinted...
  25. Tonya Evinger, Angela Hill to defend titles at Invicta FC 20
    The next Invicta card is getting a pair of title fights. Tonya Evinger will defend her Invicta women's bantamweight belt against Yana Kunitskaya and Angela Hill puts her strawweight gold on the line...
  26. Mike Dolce '100 percent' confident Ronda Rousey is 'ready to go' against champ Nunes at UFC 207 (Updated)
    Dolce 100% Rousey is ready (UPDATED on 10/13/16 at 2:15 p.m. ET. Following the publishing of this story, Mike Dolce clarified that Ronda Rousey’s walking-around weight is 148 to 152 pounds.) As a...
  27. Opening odds: Champ Daniel Cormier, challenger Anthony Johnson set as pick 'em at UFC 206
    link UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier beat Anthony Johnson the fist time they met. But with a rematch of the UFC 187 clash on the horizon, oddsmakers simply couldn’t pick a favorite....
  28. Dana White: Conor McGregor 'can't hold up 2 divisions,' will vacate a title with UFC 205 win
    link Another confrontation appears to be brewing between UFC officials and one of their most popular fighters, Conor McGregor. Things could come to a head if “The Notorious” leaves the UFC 205 main...
  29. Chad Laprise returns to welterweight, meets Li Jingliang at UFC 206 in Toronto
    A Canadian fighter is heading back to his former weight class, and will do it in front of his home fans. A welterweight bout between Chad Laprise (11-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Li Jingliang (11-4 MMA, 3-2...
  30. UFC details appeals process in doping violations in letter to its athletes
    The UFC sent a letter this week to all contracted fighters regarding new arbitration rules regarding disputes of the company's anti-doping policy, as administered by USADA (United State Anti-Doping...
  31. Daniel Weichel vs. Paul Redmond added to Bellator 169
    Featherweight contender Daniel Weichel is scheduled to take on Paul Redmond at Bellator 169 in Dublin. The news was announced by the promotion on Friday. Link
  32. UFC officials address 'missing judge' issue at UFC 204, camp asks for no contest
    While fans and media continue to debate the scoring of the main event at this past weekend’s UFC 204 event, astute observers may have noticed a different judge-related controversy on the night. As...
  33. Jon Jones' USADA arbitration hearing set for Halloween
    Jon Jones is scheduled to make a different kind of history later this month. Jones' arbitration hearing against the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) is set for Oct. 31 in Los Angeles, MMA...
  34. Dana White: Ronda Rousey's biggest issues were with the media
    During this time and the rampant speculation that Rousey may never return though, UFC President Dana White was always adamant that she would fight again. As we now know, White was correct and...
  35. Jose Aldo talks money over legacy, calls himself the best in UFC history
    Jose Aldo will meet with the UFC brass next Wednesday in Las Vegas to discuss his future in the sport, and even though he’s convinced to stop fighting, he told the media how things will work from now...
  36. Conor McGregor taunts NAC on fine: 'Good luck trying to get it'
    In his first interview since the Nevada Athletic Commission levied a controversial $150,000 fine, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor basically dared the commission to come collect the money....
  37. UFC Fight Night 102 gets eight new fights, including Derrick Lewis vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov headliner
    Heavyweights will feature prominently at UFC 102, with Derrick Lewis vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov serving as headliner, and a previously reported contest of Anthony Hamilton vs. Francis Ngannou in the...
  38. UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi says Conor McGregor threatened him with a 'knife'
    News is out, per a Flo Combat report, that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Gegard Mousasi was threatened with a knife by featherweight champion Conor McGregor. According to Mousasi,...
  39. Brazil's Francimar Barroso meets England's Darren Stewart at UFC Fight Night 100 in Sao Paulo
    Another fight has been made official for next month’s UFC return to Brazil, and the card likely is complete with a dozen fights. Brazil’s Francimar Barroso (18-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) is official for a light...
  40. Following UFC Manila cancellation, Horiguchi vs. Bagautinov moves to UFC Belfast
    Today would've been UFC Fight Night: Lamas vs. Penn in The Philippines, but BJ Penn suffered an injury and withdrew from the card, and the event was scrapped just days later. One of the key matchups...
  41. Conor McGregor warns Nate Diaz to avoid trilogy fight, says 'cash your money and bounce'
    While McGregor is drawn to fights that offer the biggest payouts and most notoriety, he doesn't believe a trilogy fight with Nate Diaz is in his immediate future. In fact, "Notorious" is warning the...
  42. Tony Ferguson suggests UFC champion Conor McGregor stole his lines, says he started predicting fights first
    it shouldn't come as a surprise that one of the more outspoken lightweights in UFC today, No. 3 ranked contender Tony Ferguson, set his crosshairs on McGregor in recent talks. As a matter of fact,...
  43. Despite reports, Vitor Belfort says he's not retiring: 'The Phenom' is back
    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort isn’t hanging up the gloves just yet, despite what you may have read. MMAjunkie today confirmed with “The Phenom” what an Instagram post some took...
  44. Paddy Pimblett vs Julian Erosa and Chris Fishgold vs Herron-Webb set for CW Unplugged
    Cage Warriors owner Graham Boylan announced tonight on the Cage Warriors 79 broadcast that Paddy Pimblett (12-1) will defend his Cage Warriors featherweight strap against Julian Erosa (17-3) and that...
  45. Georges St-Pierre says he’s no longer under contact with UFC: ‘I’m a free agent’
    Georges St-Pierre is no longer under contract with the UFC, he told Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "You heard it right," St-Pierre said "I'm a free agent." Link
  46. Mike Perry faces Alan Jouban at UFC on FOX 22
    Mike Perry is not taking any breaks, as he's now scheduled to take on Alan Jouban at UFC on FOX 22 later this year. The news was first reported by Los Angeles Daily News, and was later confirmed by...
  47. WSOF 34, WSOF 35 scrapped and merged into year-end card at Madison Square Garden
    World Series of Fighting is investing a lot in its first trip to New York. WSOF president Ray Sefo announced on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that the promotion’s upcoming cards, scheduled for...
  48. Brazilian MMA athletic commission approves use of instant replay
    The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) has approved the use of instant replay in MMA bouts, it was announced on Monday. According to the commission, referees will be able to ask for an...
  49. Bryan Barberena and Colby Covington set to meet at December's UFC on FOX 22
    A welterweight scrap between Bryan Barberena and Colby Covington has been added toUFC on FOX 22, which takes place Dec. 17 in Sacramento, Calif. UFC officials today announced the new contest. Link
  50. James Moontasri vs. Alex Morono moved to UFC on FOX 22
    The welterweight matchup between James Moontasri and Alex Morono has found a new home. The bout, which was originally scheduled for Oct. 15 in Manila, has been moved to UFC on FOX 22 on Dec. 17 in...
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