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  1. Conor McGregor plans to pass on UFC for boxing next, says Floyd Mayweather is 'scared sh*tless'
    If Conor McGregor made one thing clear on Saturday night, it was that a blockbuster fight against Floyd Mayweather is the number-one thing resting on his mind. Link
  2. UFC on FOX 23 post-fight facts: Francis Ngannou overtakes lead for consecutive UFC finishes
    For the first time since UFC on FOX 4 in August 2012, every fight on a FOX-televised main card ended in a stoppage. Saturday’s UFC on FOX 23 event at Pepsi Center in Denver featured four finishes in...
  3. Jimi Manuwa vs. Corey Anderson headlines UFC Fight Night 107 in London
    With less than two months until the event, UFC Fight Night 107 finally has a headliner. A light heavyweight showdown between Jimi Manuwa (16-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) and Corey Anderson (9-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) tops...
  4. UFC 208's Ian McCall loses an opponent – again
    Ian McCall’s UFC comeback seems to get more and more depressing with each attempt. The flyweight’s UFC 208 fight against Neil Seery has been scrapped. Seery announced the withdrawal via Facebook,...
  5. Indiana newcomer Jarred Brooks in for Neil Seery vs. Ian McCall at UFC 208 in Brooklyn
    A day after undergoing a big change to his fight, which is becoming a familiar refrain for him, Ian McCall has a new opponent for UFC 208. On Sunday, McCall (13-5-1 MMA, 2-3-1 UFC) had flyweight...
  6. Citing brain scan abnormality, UFC women's strawweight Aisling Daly announces retirement
    Citing an abnormality that showed up on a recent brain scan, UFC women’s strawweight Aisling Daly today announced her retirement from MMA. Link
  7. Dana White on prospect of Ronda Rousey ever fighting again: ‘I think she’s probably done’
    Count Dana White among those who thinks that Ronda Rousey is done fighting. During an appearance on UFC Unfiltered the UFC president said he had talked to Rousey very recently, and his gut feeling...
  8. Josh Koscheck vs. Mauricio Alonso added to Bellator 172 main card with Piccolotti-Primus canceled
    Next month’s Bellator 172 card has lost a fight but gained two more, including the long-delayed promotional debut of former UFC title challenger Josh Koscheck. Bellator officials today announced...
  9. Dana White dismisses Michael Bisping’s fantasy fights, promises Yoel Romero next UFC title shot
    Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Michael Bisping, who captured the crown at UFC 199 before defending it at UFC 204, is setting his sights on “big-money fights” in the...
  10. Trump ‘Muslim ban’ could bounce Gegard Mousasi from Chris Weidman fight at UFC 210
    United States President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90 days and suspending all refugee admission for 120 days. It’s a...
  11. Conor McGregor slams ‘fake’ Georges St-Pierre: You joined MMAAA because you couldn’t get the UFC deal you wanted
    Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre sent shockwaves through the mixed martial arts (MMA) community when he partnered with ex-Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney...
  12. Valentina Shevchenko’s win over Julianna Pena does second-lowest FOX numbers
    After women had powered UFC's ratings on FOX to high-level marks in 2016, the final numbers for Saturday's UFC on FOX show, headlined by Valentina Shevchenko's second-round submission win over...
  13. Dana White: Jon Jones gets next UFC title shot, fights light heavyweight winner of Cormier vs Johnson
    This likely won’t sit too well with the rest of the light heavyweight division. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White revealed during a recent conversation on the UFC Unfiltered...
  14. Rashad Evans vs Daniel Kelly slated for UFC 209
    Rashad Evans is officially on the comeback trail. Evans is slated to fight Dan Kelly at UFC 209 on March 4, MMA Fighting confirmed. ESPN first reported the fight Tuesday night. Link
  15. Luis Henrique out at next week's UFC 208; promotion needs heavyweight opponent for Marcin Tybura
    Brazilian heavyweight Luis Henrique (10-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from next week’s UFC 208 event, and the promotion is currently in need of a replacement opponent for Marcin Tybura...
  16. After controversial no-contest, Tim Means vs. Alex Oliveira rematch slated for UFC Fight Night 106
    After a controversial end to their fight fight, Tim Means and Alex Oliveira will do it again. Means (26-7-1 MMA, 8-4 UFC) and Oliveira (16-3-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC), who fought to a confusing no-contest in...
  17. 'The Korean Zombie' talks military hiatus, return to UFC, 145 title picture, more
    A familiar face will return to the biggest stage in sports this weekend in Houston. No, not Tom Brady, rather Chan Sung Jung. "The Korean Zombie" hasn't fought in the UFC since Aug. 2013 due to...
  18. UFC boss Dana White watched Ortiz-Sonnen at Bellator 170 – and 'there's no way in hell' it was fixed
    We’re 10 days removed from Tito Ortiz’s submission of Chael Sonnen in his retirement fight at Bellator 170, and there’s still just a little bit of talk left over for it. After Ortiz (19-12-1 MMA, 3-1...
  19. UFC releases statement on Trump’s travel ban
    The Ultimate Fighting Championships released a statement on the White House’s new restrictive immigration policy that could potentially impact a handful of fighters on the roster. Link
  20. UFC’s Ricardo Abreu fails USADA drug test while serving two-year suspension
    Ricardo Abreu could be facing a very lengthy ban. The UFC middleweight, already serving a doping suspension, failed another USADA drug test stemming from a Dec. 21 sample collection and is facing a...
  21. Dana White interested in making Nick Diaz vs. Demian Maia
    “I offered Nick Diaz the (Robbie) Lawler fight and he turned it down. Lawler accepted the fight and Nick turned it down so I’m looking for something else for Lawler right now,” White revealed on the...
  22. UFC heavyweight Justin Ledet flagged by USADA for potential anti-doping violation
    An exciting young heavyweight is facing a suspension. Justin Ledet was flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation, the UFC announced Wednesday. The Texas native likely failed a drug test,...
  23. Godofredo Pepey vs. Kyle Bochniak added to UFC Fight Night 106 in Brazil
    A featherweight bout pitting Godofredo Pepey and Kyle Bochniak has been added to UFC Fight Night 106. The news was announced by the promotion on Wednesday. Link
  24. Jorge Masvidal says Demian Maia turned down fight. The good news? Neil Magny is his huckleberry
    UFC President Dana White on Tuesday said after Nick Diaz turned down a rematch with ex-champ Robbie Lawler, he planned to make a fight between Diaz and welterweight contender Demian Maia. But when...
  25. Venue named for ‘Rampage’ Jackson vs. ‘King Mo’ Lawal rematch
    Bellator 175 already had a main event and a date. Now it has a venue. The March 31 card featuring the rematch between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and “King Mo” Lawal will be held at the AllState Arena...
  26. Misha Cirkunov, Lorenz Larkin, and Rick Story pulled from UFC rankings
    The UFC’s latest fighter rankings update has removed three quite prominent fighters from its list. Free agent Lorenz Larkin no longer being ranked may be a sign that he won’t be re-signing with the...
  27. Travis Browne puts to bed rumors he left coach Edmund Tarverdyan
    For the last few weeks, internet rumors have been circulating that ninth-ranked heavyweight Travis Browne had left Glendale Fighting Club and the tutelage of much maligned coach Edmund Tarverdyan....
  28. Thiago Tavares out of the UFC, signs with Brazilian promotion Aspera FC
    Thiago Tavares’ run inside the Octagon is over. The Brazilian fighter competed under the UFC banner since 2007, and the promotion has decided not to re-sign his contract after his first-round loss to...
  29. Matt Brown unsure of his future in UFC: ‘If I've peaked out, that means it's time to stop’
    It’s been a rough couple of years for Matt Brown. Like really rough. As one of the top prospects to graduate from The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 7, Brown (20-16) struggled to find consistency inside the...
  30. Ricardo Abreu retires from MMA after failing second USADA drug test
    Ricardo Abreu failed a drug test while serving a two-year suspension from USADA, but that doesn’t matter to the UFC middleweight after all. "Demente", who is suspended until June 2018 after testing...
  31. Liz Carmouche out, newcomer Gina Mazany in against Sara McMann at UFC Fight Night 105
    The UFC is shuffling the deck up north. Former title challenger Liz Carmouche is out of her fight with Sara McMann at UFC Fight Night 105 due to injury and will be replaced by newcomer Gina Mazany,...
  32. Former champ Andrey Koreshkov returns against Fernando Gonzalez at Bellator 174
    The return of former Bellator welterweight champion Andrei Koreshkov highlighted a pair of fight bookings announced on Friday for Bellator 174, as Koreshkov will take on Fernando Gonzalez in a...
  33. Ian Entwistle vs. Brett Johns joins London's UFC Fight Night 107 lineup
    An all-Britain bantamweight bout has been added to next month’s UFC Fight Night 107 lineup. England’s Ian Entwistle (9-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) and undefeated Welsh fighter Brett Johns (13-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) are...
  34. Max Griffin vs. Sergio Moraes booked for UFC Fight Night 106 in Fortaleza, Brazil
    A welterweight bout is the latest addition to the UFC’s return to Brazil in March. Max Griffin (13-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) will head to enemy turf to take on Brazil’s Sergio Moraes (11-2-1 MMA, 5-1-1 UFC) at...
  35. WSOF vacates Marlon Moraes’ belt, books three title fights for WSOF 35
    On the heels of 2016’s year-end show, World Series of Fighting is returning to New York with another championship triple-header at WSOF 35 in Verona, NY. And one of the titles up for grabs on March...
  36. Bec Rawlings explains why she missed weight at UFC Fight Night 104
    Bec Rawlings was the lone fighter to miss weight Friday at the UFC Fight Night 104 weigh-ins. Rawlings went on social media to explain why she was 1.5 pounds over the 115-pound strawweight limit....
  37. UFC President Dana White on 'TUF 8' winner: 'Bellator is a good place for Ryan Bader'
    The most tenured light heavyweight fighter in UFC history officially will be taking his talents elsewhere. Ryan Bader (22-5 MMA, 15-5 UFC) appears to be headed for Bellator. UFC President Dana White...
  38. Bellator looks to book Michael Page vs. Paul Daley
    Michael “Venom” Page is rumored to be fighting Paul “Semtex” Daley sometime in May, a natural fit for a London card. Finally, Page gets a high level challenge, and it’s against one of the most...
  39. Randy Brown will now face Belal Muhammad at UFC 208
    Randy Brown will fight at UFC 208 after all. Brown will now face Belal Muhammad at next Saturday's pay-per-view-event in Brooklyn, according to the UFC on Friday. Brown was originally supposed to...
  40. British officials boycott Russia’s ACB after promoter overturns multiple fights
    A group of officials from the United Kingdom will no longer work events promoted by Russia’s Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB). Prominent British referee Marc Goddard confirmed with MMA Fighting...
  41. Holly Holm thinks featherweight division will become viable, says a lot has to happen for a fight with ‘Cyborg’
    Much of the criticism heading into UFC 208 is that the inaugural featherweight title fight between Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie doesn’t outwardly lead anywhere. A champion will be crowned in a...
  42. Dana White: UFC Fight Night 104 winner Jessica Andrade next for champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk
    Jessica Andrade earned the next crack at undefeated UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk with a dominant win over Angela Hill at UFC Fight Night 104. UFC President Dana White said after...
  43. UFC Fight Night 104 bonuses: 'Korean Zombie' among extra $50,000 winners
    Chan Sung Jung, Marcel Fortuna, Jessica Andrade and Angela Hill each earned $50,000 fight-night bonuses at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 104 event. Jung and Fortuna earned “Performance of the Night”...
  44. Click Debate: Why are there now different MMA rules in different states?
    It’s the Super Bowl. Tom Brady takes the snap, sees all his receivers covered and rolls out of the pocket to his right. With nothing available downfield and his check-down options smothered, Brady...
  45. Stipe Miocic vs. Junior dos Santos 2 set for UFC 211
    A UFC heavyweight title fight is coming to Big D. According to multiple sources, the promotion has booked Stipe Miocic vs. Junior dos Santos 2 for the UFC heavyweight title at UFC 211 on May 13 in...
  46. Daniel Omielanczuk accepts no-fault finding from USADA in meldonium case, doesn't face suspension
    More than a year after he was first tested, it appears there is some closure to UFC heavyweight Daniel Omielanczuk’s meldonium saga with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Link
  47. Luis Henrique injured, Justin Willis signs with UFC and steps in vs. Marcin Tybura at UFC 208
    Justin Willis is filling in for Luis Henrique to take on Marcin Tybura at this weekend's UFC 208: Holm vs de Randamie. This is the 12 and final fight to this card and this fight will take place on...
  48. WSOF Two-Division Champion David Branch Vacates Both Titles, Declares Himself a Free Agent
    World Series of Fighting was kind to David Branch, but now WSOF's only two-division champion has no belts and is ready to fly the coop. Monday, in an interview with Ariel Helwani on “The MMA Hour,”...
  49. Edgar: UFC getting a little silly with Interim belts
    In boxing, sanctioning bodies only make money if there is a title at stake, so they recognize a lot of titles. The WBA sanctions Super, Undisputed, Unified, Regular, and Interim world championship...
  50. Commentating team set for post-Goldie UFC 208
    UFC 207 was Mike Goldberg’s final event; disgracefully, there was no public goodbye. Being let go is a normal part of corporate life. The new owners have four billion reasons to run the company as...
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