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  1. UFC says Georges St-Pierre is still under Zuffa contract
    It doesn't seem like this will be a clean break. In a statement sent out Monday, the UFC said the former welterweight champion remains under contract and implied there could be a legal battle in the...
  2. Jordan Mein vs. Emil Meek targeted for UFC 206
    Another fight is close to being added to UFC 206. Jordan Mein (26-10) vs. Emil Meek (8-2-1, 1 NC) is currently slated to be on the Dec. 10 card in Toronto, MMA Fighting has learned. The promotion has...
  3. Seo Hee Ham vs. Danielle Taylor rebooked for UFC Fight Night 101 in Melbourne
    The fights from this past weekend’s canceled UFC Fight Night 97 event continue to find new homes, with a women’s strawweight contest the latest to be rebooked. MMAjunkie today confirmed that Seo Hee...
  4. Josh Samman’s official cause of death listed as probable drug overdose
    Josh Samman's death has been ruled a probable drug overdose by the local coroner. Broward County chief medical examiner Craig Mallak said Tuesday that even though there was no toxicology report done...
  5. Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine targeted for UFC 207
    Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine is close to being added to UFC 207 on Dec. 30, MMA Fighting has learned. The welterweight fight has yet to be officially announced by the promotion. Brown (20-15) will...
  6. Thomas Almeida vs. Albert Morales set for UFC Fight Night 100 co-main event in Brazil
    Another fight has been made official for next month’s UFC return to Brazil – and it will take the co-main event slot. Brazil’s Thomas Almeida (21-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) is set to meet Albert Morales (6-0-1...
  7. Brandon Thatch vs. Sabah Homasi headed for year-end UFC 207 card in Las Vegas
    The UFC’s year-end pay-per-view in Las Vegas continues to grow with the addition of a welterweight bout to the lineup. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Sabah Homasi (11-6 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is...
  8. UFC vet Niklas Backstrom meets Brian Moore under BAMMA banner at Bellator 169 in Dublin
    Bellator’s December debut in Ireland, a co-promotion, has a pair of new BAMMA bouts set for the lineup. UFC veteran Niklas Backstrom (10-2) will take on Ireland’s own Brian Moore (9-4) in a...
  9. Two fights added to UFC on FOX 22, including Team Alpha Male's Josh Emmett
    The UFC’s final FOX event of the year is taking shape, and the promotion today announced two additional contests for the card. The new bouts includes a lightweight bout between hometown fighter Josh...
  10. Tim Means vs. Alex 'Cowboy' Oliveira added to UFC 207 in Las Vegas
    A potential welterweight slugfest has been added to the UFC’s year-end card in Las Vegas. Tim Means (26-7-1 MMA, 8-4 UFC) is set to take on Alex Oliveira (16-3-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC) at UFC 207. A UFC...
  11. ‘The Korean Zombie' Chan Sung Jung announces UFC return, challenges BJ Penn
    One of the most exciting fighters in the featherweight division is ready to make his return. Chan Sung Jung, a WEC veteran and one-time UFC title challenger affectionately nicknamed "The Korean...
  12. Urijah Faber vs. Brad Pickett slated for UFC on FOX 22
    Urijah Faber will look to stave off the first three-fight losing streak of his career when he takes on Brad Pickett in a home game on Dec. 17 at UFC on FOX 22 in Sacramento, Calif. The UFC confirmed...
  13. Chael Sonnen vs. Tito Ortiz to headline Bellator show in January
    A pair of legends are coming to Hollywood. Chael Sonnen will make his Bellator debut against Tito Ortiz in the main event of a Jan. 21 card in Los Angeles, promotion president confirmed Tuesday on...
  14. Johny Hendricks vs Neil Magny set for UFC 207 in Las Vegas
    Hendricks (17-5) is in dire need of a win, which sounds surprising considering he was welterweight champion roughly two years back. Since then, “Bigg Rigg” has struggled to make weight and dropped...
  15. Georges St-Pierre’s legal team insists contract is terminated, despite UFC’s response
    GSP’s lawyers remain solid on their position about the former champ’s contract termination. The UFC immediately refuted Georges St-Pierre’s claim on Monday about no longer being under contract. Their...
  16. Keri Anne Taylor-Melendez set for MMA debut at Bellator 165 in San Jose vs. Sheila Padilla
    The main card for Bellator’s November return to San Jose, Calif., has a pair of new fights – and one features a highly anticipated MMA debut. Keri Anne Taylor-Melendez (0-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) will step...
  17. Bellator 164 adds Georgi Karakhanyan vs. Kirill Medvedovsky, Karla Benitez vs. Lena Ovchynnikova
    Bellator’s debut event in Israel has received a pair of new contests with Georgi Karakhanyan vs. Kirill Medvedovsky and Karla Benitez vs. Lena Ovchynnikova. Bellator officials today announced the new...
  18. Canadian executive Tom Wright among latest string of UFC layoffs
    For the third straight day, the new UFC owners continued to downsize the company. On Wednesday, it was the UFC's Canadian office in Toronto that experienced massive layoffs, with approximately 80...
  19. Alexis Davis vs. Sara McMann on 'The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale' card
    A female bantamweight matchup between two former UFC title challengers in Alexis Davis and Sara McMann has been added to "The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale" on Dec. 3. The 135-pound bout will take place...
  20. 'El Dirte' vs. 'Hot Sauce': Andrew Sanchez vs. Trevor Smith set for UFC Fight Night 102
    The UFC’s second New York fight this year after its long-awaited return to the state continues to grow with the addition of a middleweight fight featuring a “TUF” winner. “TUF 23” light heavyweight...
  21. Paul Craig makes octagon debut vs. Luis Henrique da Silva at UFC on FOX 22
    The card for UFC on FOX 22 continues to come together with the announcement of a light heavyweight scrap. Paul Craig (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will step into the octagon for the first time to face off with...
  22. Jared Cannonier vs. Ion Cutelaba added to TUF 24 Finale
    A light heavyweight bout has been added to the TUF 24 Finale event in December. The UFC announced a bout between Jared Cannonier (8-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Ion Cutelaba (12-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) for the event,...
  23. Brandon Vera defends heavyweight title vs. Hideki Sekine at 'ONE Championship: Age of Domination'
    Brandon Vera will put his heavyweight title on the line for the first time at “ONE Championship: Age of Domination” in December. The promotion announced the new card today, which will take place Dec....
  24. Kevin Ferguson Jr.'s debut delayed after opponent misses weight by 17 pounds
    The son of the legendary Kimbo Slice had his pro mixed martial arts debut delayed once again. Kevin "Baby Slice" Ferguson Jr. was supposed to compete against Ray Bing in a 165-pound catchweight fight...
  25. Dominick Cruz vs. Cody Garbrandt in the works for UFC 207
    It looks like Cody Garbrandt is close to winning the Dominick Cruz sweepstakes. According to multiple sources, the UFC is currently working on Cruz vs. Garbrandt for the bantamweight title at UFC 207...
  26. Fabricio Werdum-Cain Velasquez rematch made official for UFC 207
    There won't be a title on the line this time, but Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez will meet again. The matchup of top heavyweight contenders will square off at UFC 207 in Las Vegas on Dec. 30 has...
  27. Antonio Carlos Junior vs. Marvin Vettori added to UFC 207 lineup in Las Vegas
    The UFC’s year-end card in “Sin City” continues to build with the addition of a new middleweight matchup. Brazil’s Antonio Carlos Junior (6-2 MMA, 3-2 BMMA) will take on Italy’s Marvin Vettori (11-2...
  28. UFC releases ‘Bigfoot’ Silva
    There won’t be any "Bigfoot" sightings in the UFC again any time soon. The promotion released Antonio Silva recently after a rough stretch for the former elite heavyweight, MMA Fighting confirmed...
  29. USADA suspends UFC’s Abdul-Kerim Edilov 15 months for meldonium
    Abdul-Kerim Edilov has yet to make his UFC debut, and he’ll have to wait longer still. The Chechen light heavyweight has been given a 15-month suspension by USADA for testing positive for the...
  30. 'The Ultimate Fighter 25' starts filming in January, 'all-star' concept in play
    The next season of “The Ultimate Fighter” is expected to end up featuring some familiar names. MMAjunkie today confirmed “The Ultimate Fighter 25” is currently casting for a January filming start,...
  31. Judo gold medalist Kayla Harrison training in jiu-jitsu, boxing, but still unsure of MMA transition
    Kayla Harrison is training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and boxing. She has offers on the table from multiple mixed martial arts promotions. But the two-time Olympic judo gold medalist still has not made a...
  32. Gegard Mousasi vs. Uriah Hall 2 to main event UFC Belfast with Gunnar Nelson out
    The UFC's return to Northern Ireland is getting a significant reshuffling. Gunnar Nelson is injured and out of his main event with Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 99 on Nov. 19 in Belfast, sources...
  33. Alexander Gustafsson Expected to Be Out Indefinitely
    Link At one point in time, Sweden’s Alexander Gustafsson was one of the most feared light heavyweights in the sport of mixed martial arts. He had lost only once in 16 pro fights and was riding a...
  34. Pat Lundvall’s Nevada Athletic Commission appointment coming to an end
    One of the country's most high-profile athletic commissioners is coming to the end of her run. Pat Lundvall's appointment on the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) will end this month after nine years,...
  35. UFC cuts 13 fighters from roster as cutbacks continue
    The UFC's week of cutbacks ends with news that several fighters will no longer compete in the promotion. MMAFighting.com has learned from sources that 13 fighters were recently released from their...
  36. Heading into UFC 205, Joanna Jedrzejczyk looking for a new manager who will ‘bring me some money’
    Heading into her fourth title defense against Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC 205, UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has been undergoing a good many changes. For starters she has settled on a...
  37. Jon Jones' lawyer reveals USADA test results, claims supplement was deemed 'contaminated'
    The clash between former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) continues in full force after "Bones" tested positive...
  38. UFC 207: Johny Hendricks ‘done’ with MMA with loss to Neil Magny
    Johny Hendricks used to be the best 170-pound fighter in the world. Fast forward a few years and Hendricks, 33, is now trying to climb his way out of an 0-2 hole after dropping three of his last four...
  39. Chris Weidman: Michael Bisping would be my ‘easiest’ fight in years
    ‘All-American’ would love to challenge Bisping after UFC 205, as he believes it would be one of the easiest fights of his career. Link
  40. With Dominique Steele out, Kyle Noke gets new UFC Fight Night 101 opponent
    Kyle Noke has a new opponent for next month’s UFC Fight Night 101 event in Australia. Dominique Steele (14-8 MMA, 1-3 UFC) has suffered an undisclosed injury, and Noke (22-9-1 MMA, 6-5 UFC) is now...
  41. "Flash" Gordon injured, Shane Burgos steps in for Interim Title Shot
    Jared "Flash" Gordon looked to make it three in a row with a win at CFFC 61. Having won the Featherweight Title at CFFC 59 by spectacular knockout, he took a short notice fight at lightweight and...
  42. Shane Carwin tweets photo of Rizin FF glove, says he accepted fight with Fedor Emelianenko
    Fedor Emelianenko is always in need of recognizable heavyweight opponents and he may have found one – if Shane Carwin is to be believed. Carwin (12-2), a former UFC interim heavyweight champion who...
  43. World Series of Fighting adds fourth title fight to New York City debut card
    A fight card with three title bouts is an infrequent thing. Four championship fights? Almost unheard of. World Series of Fighting, however, will make the four-title-fight card a reality when it...
  44. Urijah Faber announces he will retire after UFC on FOX 22 fight
    The Hall of Fame worthy career of Urijah Faber appears to be coming to an end. Faber announced Monday on The MMA Hour that he plans to retire following his Dec. 17 fight against Brad Pickett at UFC...
  45. Lightweights Marc Diakiese vs. Frankie Perez added to UFC Fight Night 102 in Albany
    A lightweight matchup between a pair of fighters looking to build on their first UFC win has been booked for UFC Fight Night 102. UFC officials today announced that lightweights Marc Diakiese and...
  46. Louis Smolka to meet Ray Borg at UFC 207
    Louis Smolka will get a chance to bounce back relatively quickly. The top flyweight will meet Ray Borg at UFC 207 on Dec. 30 in Las Vegas, it was reported Monday by the Las Vegas Review-Journal. UFC...
  47. Lyman Good receives USADA notice, pulled from UFC 205
    UFC welterweight Lyman Good has been pulled from next month’s UFC 205 event, and promotion officials are currently seeking a replacement opponent for Belal Muhammad. UFC officials today announced...
  48. Vicente Luque replaces Lyman Good at UFC 205 in New York City
    After losing his original matchup, Belal Muhammad has a new opponent for UFC 205. As reported on Monday, Muhammad’s (10-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) original opponent, welterweight Lyman Good (19-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC),...
  49. Bibiano Fernandes to defend ONE bantamweight title in December
    Bibiano Fernandes will return to the ONE Championship cage this year. Fernandes is scheduled to defend his bantamweight tittle against Reece McClaren at ONE Championship's Age of Domination. This...
  50. Rob Font vs. Alejandro Perez added to The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale in December
    A pair of bantamweights will look to rebound from recent setbacks when they meet at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale. UFC officials today announced that Rob Font (12-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) will face Alejandro...
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