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  1. Titan FC featherweight champ Andre Harrison signs with WSOF, meets Bruce Boyington at WSOF 34
    WSOF has bolstered its roster with the signing of a Titan FC champion, and he’ll make his promotional debut next month. Andre Harrison (14-0), Titan FC’s featherweight titleholder, has signed with...
  2. Tim Kennedy calls out Anderson Silva to replace Rashad Evans at UFC 206 in Toronto
    He’s done it before, recently, on even shorter notice. Might Anderson Silva be willing to step up to help keep a fighter on a UFC show once again? That’s what Tim Kennedy wants to know. The UFC...
  3. Ralek Gracie vs. Hisaki Kato official for Bellator 170
    One month after Bellator MMA announced the signing of Ralek Gracie, they’ve booked the Metamoris founder for his first MMA fight since 2010. Following a report by Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles...
  4. Welcome to the UFC: Pedro, Volkanovski, & Lausa
    A new light heavyweight talent, a new flyweight, and a new lightweight make their UFC debuts in Melbourne, Australia. The UFC is in a bit of a “developmental events” stretch. Between last week’s...
  5. Bob Arum: Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Manny Pacquiao could happen 'sometime next year'
    *MODS - Does this belong here?...* This weekend sees one of boxing's most gifted fighters in action as he faces one of his toughest tests. Vasyl Lomachenko is a rare talent, a two-division world...
  6. Thiago Alves suspended three months for missing weight at UFC 205
    Thiago Alves’ first attempt at fighting as a UFC lightweight didn’t just end in a loss. He’s now picked up an additional suspension. The New York State Athletic Commission has benched Alves (21-11...
  7. Cortney Casey addresses kick controversy, says it ‘sucks’ people are questioning her character
    If it weren’t daunting enough for Cortney Casey to go into Brazil and take on women’s strawweight No. 1 contender Claudia Gadelha, the aftermath of the fight may have pushed things over the edge....
  8. Aljamain Sterling out of UFC Fight Night 102 fight with Raphael Assuncao
    Aljamain Sterling won't be fighting in his home state of New York. 'The Funk Master' has been forced to withdraw from his bantamweight bout with Raphael Assuncao at UFC Fight Night 102 in Albany,...
  9. Justine Kish meets newcomer Ashley Yoder at UFC Fight Night 102 in Albany
    Next month’s second UFC event in New York following the passage of MMA legislation there earlier this year has a new fight. Justine Kish (5-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is set to take on Ashley Yoder (5-1 MMA,...
  10. Tatiana Suarez injured, out of UFC Fight Night 102 fight with Juliana Lima
    An injury has knocked Tatiana Suarez out of her strawweight battle with Juliana Lima. Suarez (4-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Lima (8-3 MMA 2-2 UFC) were set to face off at UFC Fight Night 102, which takes...
  11. Conor McGregor's agent: 'Notorious' would entertain offer to crossover to WWE - 'Have their people call our people'
    Paul "Triple H" Levesque -- Vice President of Talent at WWE -- has his eyes on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) double champ Conor McGregor, recently saying "Notorious" could easily make the...
  12. Alejandro Perez out at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale, Rob Font needs new opponent
    UFC officials are currently seeking a bantamweight fighter willing to compete on a little more than one week’s notice after Alejandro Perez was forced to withdraw from next week’s The Ultimate...
  13. With one fight left on UFC contract, Gegard Mousasi wants No. 1 contender match next ... on his terms
    Mousasi revealed on "The MMA Hour" that he isn’t in a hurry to step back into the cage; in fact, he likely won’t resume fighting until March of next year. And when the time comes, he’d prefer to face...
  14. Daniel Cormier injured, out of UFC 206 main event
    UFC 206 is need of a new main event. Light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has been forced to withdraw from his Dec. 10 title fight against Anthony Johnson due to an injury, MMA Fighting has...
  15. Patricky Freire injured; Bellator 167 main event scrapped
    Bellator 167 has lost its main event once again. Patricky Freire, who was scheduled to meet Derek Campos on Dec. 3, has suffered an undisclosed injury and won’t be able to fight next weekend....
  16. With Freire out, Darrion Caldwell-Joe Taimanglo rematch set for Bellator 167 main event
    With another headliner for Bellator 167 gone by the wayside, there’s a new main event set for the promotion’s second of back-to-back shows in Oklahoma next week. The headliner for the second night of...
  17. Wilson Reis vs. Ulka Sasaki slated for UFC 208
    A flyweight bout between Wilson Reis and Ulka Sasaki is the first addition to the UFC 208 card, multiple sources told MMA Fighting. UFC 208 is scheduled for Jan. 21 at the Honda Center in Anaheim,...
  18. Gabi Garcia to fight 52-year-old Shinobu Kandori at RIZIN year-end show
    link Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion Gabi Garcia will meet 52-year-old veteran Shinobu Kandori on Dec. 31 at RIZIN FF's year-end event. The promotion announced the booking late Friday night. Kandori, a...
  19. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira on Fedor Emelianenko: 'It's time to retire'
    link From where Nogueira sits, though, perhaps Emelianenko should stay retired. Nogueira, in Melbourne for Saturday's UFC Fight Night card, was asked by Australia's Submission Radio what he thought...
  20. Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis for interim title now slated for UFC 206 main event
    And just like that, UFC 206 has a new main event. Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis for the interim featherweight title is the new headlining act for the Dec. 10 card, MMA Fighting has learned. The...
  21. Tim Kennedy gets recently suspended Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 206 – pending commission approval
    A middleweight bout between Tim Kennedy and Kelvin Gastelum is the latest addition to December’s UFC 206 event – but there’s one hurdle to clear before it’s official. Gastelum (12-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC),...
  22. 33-fight veteran Kyle Noke announces retirement
    A longtime stalwart of Aussie MMA is calling it a career. Following a loss to Omari Akhmedov at UFC Fight Night 101, UFC middleweight Kyle Noke announced he is now retired. “Thank you to the ufc and...
  23. UFC announces Conor McGregor has relinquished featherweight title, Jose Aldo is new champ
    Conor McGregor is no longer a two-division world champion. At least, according to the UFC. The Irishman, who also holds the UFC lightweight belt, has relinquished given up his featherweight title,...
  24. Matt Schnell gets late-replacement spot on Saturday's TUF 24 Finale fight card
    Matt Schnell didn’t win “The Ultimate Fighter 24,” but he’s got a spot on the undercard of the show’s live finale. As MMAjunkie reported this week, Alejandro Perez was forced to withdraw from his...
  25. Undefeated prospect Shane Burgos signs with the UFC, meets Tiago Trator in Albany
    Tiago Trator has a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 102. A week after Zubaira Tukhugov was removed from the Albany card after being flagged for a potential USADA violation, undefeated featherweight...
  26. Walt Harris vs. Chase Sherman added to UFC Fight Night 103 in Phoenix
    Officials today confirmed a number of recently reported fights, as well as a new one, for UFC Fight Night 103: heavyweight Walt Harris (8-5 MMA, 1-4 UFC) vs. fellow knockout artist Chase Sherman (9-2...
  27. With Emmanuel Sanchez injured, Friday's Bellator 166 lineup gets new co-headliner
    Due to an injury, Friday’s Bellator 166 event has a new co-headliner. Bellator officials today announced Emmanuel Sanchez (13-3 MMA, 5-2 UFC) has suffered an injury and been forced out of his bout...
  28. Jose Aldo 'knew' Conor McGregor's belt would be stripped; plans title defense and then rematch
    Newly minted UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo said it was inevitable Conor McGregor would have to give up one of his titles. Now that two-division champ McGregor has “relinquished” his...
  29. Raphael Assuncao removed from UFC Albany card after Aljamain Sterling injury
    Raphael Assuncao will no longer compete at UFC Fight Night 102. Assuncao was scheduled to take on Aljamain Sterling on Dec. 10 in Albany, NY, but his opponent was forced out of the card due to an...
  30. Georges St-Pierre, Bjorn Rebney, former UFC champs to make MMA ‘re-defining’ announcement
    A major MMA announcement is planned this week and the names involved are eye-opening. Georges St-Pierre, former Bellator MMA promoter Bjorn Rebney and a handful of other well-known fighters will be...
  31. UFC looking to quadruple its TV broadcasting deal up to $450 million dollars
    When Zuffa sold the UFC to WME-IMG earlier this year for $4 billion, one of the key talking points in the aftermath was the upcoming TV rights deal expiration and renegotiation. The UFC's current...
  32. Ontario commission hasn’t received UFC 206 bout proposal for Kelvin Gastelum, will honor all suspensions
    UFC middleweight – and recent welterweight – Kelvin Gastelum needs some good news in order to fight Tim Kennedy, and quickly. The New York State Athletic Commission hasn’t given Gastelum a date for a...
  33. Off UFC Fight Night 102 card, Aljamain Sterling vs. Raphael Assuncao targeted for future event
    Aljamain Sterling and Raphael Assuncao are still expected to fight – just not at UFC Fight Night 102. As MMAjunkie reported this past week, Sterling (12-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) and Assuncao (23-5 MMA, 7-2...
  34. Coach Kavanagh slams ‘ridiculous’ and ‘shortsighted’ decision to strip Conor McGregor of UFC title
    Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Conor McGregor is no longer the organization’s reigning featherweight champion after promotion president Dana White made good on his...
  35. Oops! Some TV guides are revealing who won TUF 24
    If you want to know who Demetrious Johnson will be fighting in the TUF 24 Finale main event, it looks like you won’t have to wait until Wednesday to find out. This Wednesday’s episode will be the TUF...
  36. Paul Daley to face Brennan Ward at Bellator 170
    Bellator's big show to start 2017 has added some hitters. Paul Daley will take on Brennan Ward in an important welterweight bout at Bellator 170 on Jan. 21 in Los Angeles, it was announced by...
  37. UFC willing to remove Goldberg-Rogan ‘hype master’ style of announcing to secure new TV deal
    Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, is expected to drive up its asking price for broadcasting rights when its current television deal expires...
  38. Kelvin Gastelum free of suspension, will face Tim Kennedy at UFC 206
    Kelvin Gastelum is good to go for Toronto. The UFC fighter has been cleared of his suspension from the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) and will face Tim Kennedy at UFC 206 on Dec. 10....
  39. UFC to fighter: No free tickets, unless Dana White approves
    A top-ranked UFC fighter is ‘shocked’ after she was refused a free ticket to UFC 206. Joanne Calderwood, who is ranked 7th in the UFC’s women’s strawweight division, took to social media on Monday to...
  40. Georges St-Pierre, four other UFC stars announce launch of MMA Athletes Association
    Five of the most well-known fighters in the UFC are starting a fighters association. The group, headlined by all-time great Georges St-Pierre, will be called the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes...
  41. Tim Elliott wins 'TUF 24' flyweight tournament, challenges champ Demetrious Johnson at TUF 24 Finale
    With just three days until The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale, the main event for Saturday’s fight card is finally official. After rumors and spoilers about the “The Ultimate Fighter 24: Tournament of...
  42. Ceremonial weigh-ins scrapped for next week's UFC Fight Night 102 event in New York
    For the first time since almost universally adopting a new process for official event weigh-ins, the UFC will not host a ceremonial session later in the day. UFC officials recently revealed that...
  43. Anthony Pettis’ cars targeted again in Milwaukee
    Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis captured two men on video, targeting his vehicles in Milwaukee. The incident comes just months after other cars he owned were set on fire. Yesterday TMJ4 news out of...
  44. Daniel Cormier to have surgery, hoping to return in four months
    Thought Daniel Cormier was forced to pull out of his UFC 206 main event against Anthony Johnson, the light heavyweight champion is trying to get back to action as soon as possible. And that could be...
  45. Cain Velasquez says he has surgery scheduled after Fabricio Werdum rematch
    On a Wednesday conference call, Velasquez listed his litany of surgeries over the course of his distinguished career as a reason why such an association needs to come to the forefront. In doing so,...
  46. UFC reschedules Anaheim event; Brooklyn card is now UFC 208
    The UFC announced on Thursday that it's Jan. 21 date at the Honda Center in Anaheim has been postponed and rescheduled for Aug. 5. The event will remain a pay-per-view card. The Jan. 21 card in...
  47. Tonya Evinger wins commission appeal, remains Invicta FC champion
    Yana Kunitskaya's reign as Invicta FC women's bantamweight champion lasted just 13 days. Tonya Evinger won her appeal with the Missouri Office of Athletics on Thursday, meaning her submission loss to...
  48. Chan Sung Jung vs. Dennis Bermudez targeted for Super Bowl weekend headliner
    "The Korean Zombie" is finally close to returning to action. According to multiple sources, the UFC is currently working towards booking Chan Sung Jung vs. Dennis Bermudez as the main event for the...
  49. Patrick Cummins out of UFC Fight Night 102 card with staph infection
    Gian Villante needs a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 102, as Patrick Cummins was forced out of the light heavyweight bout after suffering a staph infection in his shin, MMA Fighting has learned....
  50. Roy Nelson issues statement for kicking referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy
    Roy Nelson has issued a statement apologizing for the incident with referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy. “First I’d like to apologize to the fans who make our sport,” Nelson told a group of reporters in Las...
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