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  1. Tecia Torres vs. Bec Rawlings in the works for UFC Fight Night 104
    A strawweight tilt between Tecia Torres and Bec Rawlings is in the works for Feb. 4 at UFC Fight Night 104. Torres and Rawlings both announced the match-up on social media on Wednesday following an...
  2. Derrick Lewis meets Travis Browne at UFC 208
    “The Black Beast” is getting a big fight next. After headlining his first UFC card on Dec. 9, rising heavyweight Derrick Lewis is set to take on Travis Browne at Brooklyn’s UFC 208 on Feb. 11, MMA...
  3. Brock Lesnar suspended for one year, fined $250,000 for failed UFC 200 drug tests
    The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Thursday issued former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar a one-year suspension stemming from two failed drug tests in relation to his UFC 200 bout against...
  4. Dustin Poirier vs. Jim Miller among new additions to UFC 208 in Brooklyn
    UFC officials today 155-pounders Dustin Poirier (20-5 MMA, 12-4 UFC) vs. Jim Miller (28-8 MMA, 17-7 UFC), as well as heavyweights Luis Henrique (10-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Marcin Tybura (14-2 MMA, 1-1...
  5. Shannon Knapp to launch Invicta Boxing Championships
    Despite its issues, the vast majority of fighters want to get into the UFC. There is no certain consensus on what league is the surest route up. Lou Neglia’s Ring of Combat, World Series of Fighting,...
  6. RIZIN openweight GP quarterfinals official, including Mirko Cro Cop vs. King Mo Lawal
    RIZIN Fighting Federation announced new match-ups for the promotion’s openweight GP now that Wanderlei Silva and Shane Carwin are out of the tournament. Mirko Cro Cop, originally booked to face “The...
  7. Former UFC heavyweight Cody East arrested on domestic violence charges
    A former UFC fighter was arrested on domestic violence charges Sunday. Cody East, recently released by the promotion, was taken into custody in Albuquerque, N.M., on three separate charges:...
  8. Gilbert Burns vs. Paul Felder added to UFC 208 in Brooklyn
    A pair of lightweights looking to rebound from a recent loss is the latest addition to UFC 208. Promotion officials today announced that Gilbert Burns (11-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Paul Felder (12-3 MMA,...
  9. Marcos Rogerio de Lima meets newcomer John Phillips at UFC on FOX 23 in Denver
    The UFC’s January return to the “Mile High City” has another addition to the card. According to a report from Combate.com, middleweight Marcos Rogerio de Lima (14-4-1 MMA, 3-2 UFC) will fight...
  10. LFA 2 slated for Jan. 20 with Mike Richman vs. Lazar Stojadinovic headliner
    The second event for LFA, a promotion born out of the Legacy FC-RFA merger, is slated for Jan. 20. Officials today announced three bouts for LFA 2, which airs on AXS TV from Mystic Lake Casino Hotel...
  11. Frankie Saenz vs. Augusto Mendes added to UFC Fight Night 103 in Phoenix
    A bantamweight clash between Frankie Saenz and Augusto Mendes was added to the promotion’s next trip to Phoenix on Jan. 15, MMA Fighting has confirmed following a report by FOX Sports. Link
  12. Gegard Mousasi tells Chris Weidman to hurry up and sign the bout agreement
    Gegard Mousasi is apparently getting tired of the polite approach to his fighting career. At 31 years old and with a four-fight winning streak in his back pocket, Mousasi continues to implement an...
  13. Ansaroff vs. Jones-Lybarber set for UFC Fight Night 103 in Phoenix
    The UFC’s return to Phoenix after the start of the new year continues to grow with another pair of fights. Nina Ansaroff (6-5 MMA, 0-2 UFC) is set to take on Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger (6-3 MMA, 0-2 UFC)...
  14. Overeem vs. Hunt lands on UFC 209 card
    They never met in the kickboxing ring, but Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt, two former winners of the K-1 World Grand Prix championship, will meet in the Octagon on Saturday, Mar. 4, as they compete...
  15. Jose Aldo: UFC will announce an interim lightweight title fight with me soon
    According to Jose Aldo, he’s targeted to fight for the interim UFC lightweight championship, and it’s only a matter of time before that’s official. Link
  16. MRI reveals muscle tear in Demetrious Johnson's knee, but no surgery required
    Demetrious Johnson did in fact injure his knee earlier this month in his fight against Tim Elliott, however, the injury doesn't appear to be as bad as he originally thought. According to the UFC...
  17. Nate Diaz says he won't answer UFC's calls for less than $20 million
    In the midst of the latest UFC title saga, a familiar, yet unexpected name, resurfaced. Inaccurate reports stated the promotion was targeting an interim lightweight title fight between Khabib...
  18. Diego Ferreira accepts 17-month USADA suspension
    In May, Brazilian lightweight Carlos Diego Ferreira became the 12th UFC fighter in 2016 to be sanctioned for a test failure. His fight with Abel Trujillo at UFC Fight Night 88/Vegas: Almeida vs....
  19. Invicta FC 21 complete with addition of three fights
    With the addition of three new fights, Invicta FC 21 is complete. The event will held on January 14, 2917, in Kansas City, Missouri. The new fights are: Andrea ‘KGB’ Lee vs. Jenny Liou at flyweight;...
  20. Cody Garbrandt and Maddux are friends for life
    *A bit of a tear jerker and tug at the heart strings...* Fighting is real, but the hype around it only very rarely is. However, amidst the weeks of bickering between UFC bantamweight champion...
  21. Makwan Amirkhani is back! Faces Arnold Allen at UFC London
    The biggest MMA star in Finland, Makwan Amirkhani has been booked against Arnold Allen at UFC London on March 18th at the O2 Arena as reported by several MMA media including SprawlMMA. Amirkhani has...
  22. UFC 207: Cain Velasquez set for back surgery five days after Fabricio Werdum rematch, medicated with Cannabis oil to ease pain
    Velasquez recently told ESPN that he will be undergo surgery five days after the fight to correct a lingering health issue. It’s a pain that also forced him out of his previous scheduled fight with...
  23. Cris 'Cyborg' Justino notified of potential anti-doping violation
    mmajunkie.com Invicta FC featherweight champion and top pound-for-pound women’s fighter Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino has been notified of a potential anti-doping violation. UFC officials today announced...
  24. Cris Cyborg talks USADA notification: 'I'm on medical treatment'
    The UFC announced on Thursday that the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) notified Cris Cyborg of a potential violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test administered on Dec. 5....
  25. Cris Cyborg tested positive for diuretic, facing one-year USADA suspension
    Cris Cyborg did not test positive for a performance-enhancing drug. The top UFC female fighter said in a statement Thursday on Facebook that her failed USADA drug test was due to a diuretic called...
  26. 'Cyborg' refusal to take 145-pound UFC fights 'not so strange now,' says Dana White
    The UFC’s decision to leave Invicta FC champ Cristiane Justino out of the promotion’s first title fight at the newly-created women’s 145-pound division raised some eyebrows. Now, in light of...
  27. Dana White: Conor McGregor too special (and too small) for rubber match against ‘massive’ Nate Diaz
    Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Conor McGregor, who also held gold at 145 pounds before relinquishing that title to Jose Aldo, is no stranger to the welterweight division....
  28. TUF 25 to feature former contestants, rumored roster includes Stevenson, Browning
    It looks like The Ultimate Fighter 25 is going to be an “all stars” season, and there are a bevy of familiar names on the rumored contestant list. According to Champions.co, the rumored roster list...
  29. Nevada Athletic Commission pulls Cain Velasquez from UFC 207 fight with Fabricio Werdum
    Cain Velasquez will not be licensed to fight at UFC 207. The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) has pulled Velasquez from his bout with Fabricio Werdum on the Dec. 30 card in Las Vegas, commission...
  30. ALEXEY OLEYNIK REPLACES DAMIEN GRABOWSKI AT UFC FIGHT 103
    LINK With Damian Grabowski off the UFC Fight Night 103 “Rodriguez vs. Penn” card next month, heavyweight contender Viktor Pesta needed an opponent. According to a report from MMAJunkie, it looks...
  31. Alex Morono-Sheldon Westcott slated for Ultimate Fight Night 104
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  32. Josh Barnett fails out-of-competition drug test, flagged by USADA
    Josh Barnett’s issues with banned substances continue. The former UFC heavyweight champion failed an out-of-competition drug test stemming from a Dec. 9 screening, the UFC announced Tuesday. Barnett...
  33. TJ Dillashaw blasts Dominick Cruz, UFC for Cody Garbrandt's title shot - 'It’s a mockery of the sport'
    link Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight title-holder TJ Dillashaw was pissed when he learned that he wouldn’t be getting a rematch against Dominick Cruz at UFC 207, getting...
  34. Lando Vannata returns against David Teymur at UFC 209
    Two exciting young lightweight prospects will square off when Lando Vannata, fresh off a 'Knockout of the Year' candidate at UFC 206, returns to fight TUF 22 alumnus David Teymur on March 4 at UFC...
  35. UFC 207 will be Mike Goldberg’s final event as a UFC commentator
    The UFC’s final event of 2016 will reportedly double as the final broadcast for Mike Goldberg. Following a report from EntImports, MMA Fighting’s Luke Thomas confirmed on Wednesday that Goldberg will...
  36. Nick Diaz to return at UFC 209
    With his suspension now behind him (due to a positive test for marijuana metabolites after his UFC 183 fight with Anderson Silva), Nick Diaz is set to return to the Octagon. Diaz, who proudly reps...
  37. Johny Hendricks misses weight again at UFC 207 weigh-ins
    Johny Hendricks’ struggles on the scale continue. The former UFC welterweight champion missed weight once again on Thursday at UFC 207’s early morning weigh-ins. Hendricks weighed in at 173.5 pounds...
  38. Johny Hendricks: 'I'm done fighting at welterweight'
    Johny Hendricks' days of fighting at welterweight are about to come to an end. Hendricks, who failed to make the 171-pound limit on Thursday, prior to tonight's UFC 207 fight against Neil Magny, told...
  39. Check out the divergent tallies on the scorecard for Cody Garbrandt's upset of champ Dominick Cruz
    Cody Garbrandt did what he set out to do on Friday night – and what not many figured he’d be able to. Garbrandt (11-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) took a unanimous decision from bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz...
  40. UFC 207 bonuses: Amanda Nunes and Alex Garcia pick up $50,000 for their brutal knockouts
    Amanda Nunes, Alex Garcia, Cody Garbrandt and Dominick Cruz each earned $50,000 fight-night bonuses at Friday’s UFC 207 event. Nunes and Garcia earned “Performance of the Night” awards, and Garbrandt...
  41. Final UFC 207 salaries: Champ Amanda Nunes gets $200K, Ronda Rousey $3 million
    Despite a quick 48-second loss, Ronda Rousey was the top earner at UFC 207. Rousey (12-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC), who was no match for women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes (14-4 MMA, 7-1 UFC), earned a...
  42. Bobby Nash replaces Yancy Medeiros, meets Li Jingliang at UFC on FOX 23
    UFC newcomer Bobby Nash (8-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has replaced Yancy Medeiros (13-4 MMA, 4-4 UFC) and is slated to meet fellow welterweight Li Jingliang (11-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC) at UFC on FOX 23. UFC officials...
  43. Champ Blagoy Ivanov vs. Shawn Jordan slated for WSOF 35 on Feb. 25
    The heavyweight title will be on the line next month at WSOF 35. During Saturday’s WSOF 34 broadcast, officials confirmed an upcoming title fight between reigning champion Blagoy Ivanov (14-1) and...
  44. Khabib Nurmagomedov offers to pay Tony Ferguson to fight him
    Khabib Nurmagomedov is willing to put his own money on the line to make a fight with Tony Ferguson go from fantasy to reality. The No. 1 ranked lightweight took to Twitter on Monday to offer up...
  45. UFC 209 adds Mirsad Bektic vs. Darren Elkins, Todd Duffee vs. Mark Godbeer
    The UFC’s March return to Las Vegas still needs a main event, but the card is starting to take shape. UFC officials today announced the addition of featherweights Mirsad Bektic vs. Darren Elkins and...
  46. Ex-UFC fighter Cody East accused of kneeing girlfriend in head, dragging her by hair
    A former UFC heavyweight is being accused of kneeing his girlfriend in the head, dragging her by the hair, and threatening to kill her 10-year-old son, per a police report obtained Tuesday by MMA...
  47. Ryan Bader: 'UFC has a special place in my heart, but there are intriguing fights in Bellator'
    Ryan Bader has yet to ink a new contract with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) after he opted to fight out his existing deal rather than sign an extension last year. A move that proved to be the...
  48. Joe Rogan: Nick Diaz ‘passed’ on UFC rematch against Robbie Lawler
    According to Joe Rogan, Nick Diaz turned down a rematch with Robbie Lawler. Link
  49. ‘Health problems’ force Mirko Cro Cop to retire (again): ‘This is definitely the end’
    I know, I know, we’ve heard this before... and even before that. But this time he really means it. We think. Mirko Filipovic, 42, who rose to power under the PRIDE FC banner over a decade ago,...
  50. Brock Lesnar suspended by USADA for one year in doping case
    Brock Lesnar’s MMA future remains uncertain, but the results of his doping case no longer are. The former UFC heavyweight champion was suspended one year by USADA for failing two drug tests in...
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