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  1. Jenel Lausa vs. Magomed Bibulatov slated for UFC 210 in Buffalo
    April’s UFC 210 lineup in New York has a new flyweight addition. Jenel Lausa (7-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is slated to take on undefeated promotional newcomer Magomed Bibulatov (13-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at the...
  2. Mark Godbeer says opponent Todd Duffee out of UFC 209 matchup
    Mark Godbeer apparently needs a new opponent for next month’s UFC 209 event. Godbeer (11-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) today announced fellow heavyweight Todd Duffee (9-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has been forced out of the...
  3. Former title challenger Valerie Letourneau announces she’s no longer in the UFC
    After suffering her third consecutive defeat, strawweight Valerie Letourneau’s days in the UFC are (at least for now) over. Letourneau announced the news to fans on her Instagram page. Letourneau...
  4. Sarah Kaufman meets Jessica-Rose Clark in South Korea
    Sarah Kaufman has now an opponent for her first fight since her UFC run. Earlier this month, MMA Fighting reported that the former Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion would be returning to MMA...
  5. Cornerman enters cage, stops fight after referee misses guillotine choke
    A cornerman had to invade the cage and stop a fight after a MMA referee missed a submission at Friday’s Super Fight League event in India. Asha Roka and Hannah Kampf entered the bout with 2-0 record,...
  6. Bibiano Fernandes re-signs with ONE Championship
    Bibiano Fernandes is not going anywhere. “The Flash” became a free agent after defending his ONE Championship belt in December, and decided to sign a new deal with the Asian promotion after getting...
  7. Cyborg granted retroactive TUE, cleared to fight
    In December it was announced that Cris Cyborg Justino had an anti-doping test flagged. She tested positive for spironolactone, which is prohibited, with a potential one-year suspension. However,...
  8. White makes return of GSP official, discusses opponents and divisions
    Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre retired in 2013, citing the need to rest. He later expanded that to include concerns about doping in the league, among other points. On July 1,...
  9. Ranked light heavyweight Nikita Krylov released from UFC contract
    The UFC light heavyweight division is down another man after Nikita Krylov was released from his contract with the organization this month. Krylov (21-5 MMA, 9-3 UFC), a nine-fight veteran of the...
  10. Daniel Spitz replaces Todd Duffee at UFC 209
    An unbeaten heavyweight will get a chance to make his UFC debut as a short-notice replacement. Daniel Spitz will meet Mark Godbeer at UFC 209 on March 4 in Las Vegas, MMA Fighting has learned. He’ll...
  11. Michael Page to face Derek Anderson in Bellator’s return to London
    Michael "Venom" Page (12-0), who has bounced around a combat sports gym since the age of three as the son of a champion kickboxer, will face what could be his highest-caliber test in Derek Anderson...
  12. Thiago Alves vs. Patrick Cote slated for UFC 210
    Following an unsuccessful cut down to the land of 155 pounds, the one-time UFC title challenger will return to his home in the welterweight division to take on Canadian veteran Patrick Cote in a...
  13. Daniel Straus defends Bellator title against Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 178
    The Bellator MMA featherweight champion will make his long-awaited return to the cage against longtime rival Patricio Freire in the main event of Bellator 178 on April 21 at Mohegan Sun in...
  14. Flyweight Kyoji Horiguchi is officially a free agent
    link Another one bites the dust. The UFC has been purging their roster to a great degree over the last few days and weeks, and it looks like one of the top flyweights on the roster is on his way out...
  15. Top flyweight Kyoji Horiguchi signs with Rizin
    Kyoji Horiguchi didn’t stay long in the open market, as the Japanese star has signed a new deal to return home and compete with Rizin Fighting Federation. Promoter Nobuyuki Sakakibara has announced...
  16. Liam McGeary gets new opponent for Bellator 173 main event
    For the second week in a row, Bellator is forced to change a main event on short notice. Days after pulling Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione from Bellator 172 due to illness, former Bellator light...
  17. UFC Fight Night 105 bonuses: The craziness that was Derrick Lewis-Travis Browne was worth $50,000
    HALIFAX – Derrick Lewis, Travis Browne, Paul Felder and Thiago “Marreta” Santos each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 105 event. Lewis and Brown earned the...
  18. Ed Herman Reveals Injury, Gadzhimurad Antigulov in Need of New Opponent for UFC 209
    Gadzhimurad Antigulov needs a new opponent for UFC 209. Monday, Antigulov's slated light heavyweight opponent for March 4 in Las Vegas, Ed Herman, announced that he had been forced out of the contest...
  19. Report: New Yorker Desmond Green signs with UFC, fights Josh Emmett at UFC 210 in Buffalo
    A former Titan FC champion is heading to the UFC, and he’ll get to make his promotional debut in front of his home state fans. According to a report from the Buffalo News, Desmond Green (19-5 MMA,...
  20. Uncle Creepy: My body f@$%in’ failed me
    Ian McCall is probably the most popular fighter on the UG, and absolutely the most cursed. At UFC 208 McCall was forced off the card at the last moment after suffering gastrointestinal distress. It...
  21. Al Iaquinta still unhappy with contract, but itching to return against Diego Sanchez
    Al Iaquinta was in Australia a little more than a week ago when the news was announced by the UFC that he’d be returning to fight against Diego Sanchez. Iaquinta told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s...
  22. Here we go again: Filipovic out, Liam McGeary now meets Brett McDermott in Bellator 173 main event
    For the second time in 48 hours, Bellator 173 headliner Liam McGeary has a new opponent for Friday’s card. On Monday, Bellator officials announced that Chris Fields had been forced out of the...
  23. One of the longest-running MMA promotions is almost finished, but will its history die with it?
    If you weren’t paying attention you might have missed it, and if you were paying attention but didn’t know any better you might have actually believed it. “A lot of people forget, when it comes to...
  24. UFC statement on why Ian McCall received an IV before UFC 208
    Ian McCall said on Joe Rogan’s podcast over the weekend that he received an IV prior to UFC 208. The disclosure has drawn questions — even from Rogan himself — since the use of an IV is a prohibited...
  25. Two fights have been added UFC 209: Albert Morales vs Andre Soukhamthath and Cynthia Calvillo vs Amanda Cooper
    http://mmajunkie.com/2017/02/with-2-late-additions-next-weeks-ufc-209-lineup-now-has-12-bouts-total Albert Morales (6-1-1 MMA, 0-1-1 UFC) is slated to welcome CES MMA bantamweight champion Andre...
  26. Bellator suing UFC to prevent access to documents in anti-trust suit
    In 2015 a class-action, anti-trust lawsuit was filed against the UFC. It is ongoing, and argues that the league crippled the market, and created an environment where fighters were unable to fight...
  27. Champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk meets Jessica Andrade at UFC 211 in Dallas
    UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk will attempt her fifth consecutive title defense at UFC 211 when she puts her belt up for grabs, this time against Jessica Andrade. Jedrzejczyk (13-0 MMA,...
  28. Singapore hosts UFC Fight Night event on June 17
    The UFC is heading to Singapore for the first time since 2014. The organization today announced an event, which is expected to be UFC Fight Night 110, is slated for June 17 at the 12,000-seat...
  29. Gregor Gillespie vs. Andrew Holbrook booked for UFC 210 in Buffalo
    Another of New York’s native sons is headed for a fight in his home state this spring. New Yorker Gregor Gillespie (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is set to take on Andrew Holbrook (12-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) in a...
  30. Cindy Dandois signs with UFC, meets Alexis Davis at UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville
    The UFC has a new women’s bantamweight on its roster, and she’ll make her promotional debut in April. Cindy Dandois (8-2, 0-0 UFC) has signed with the promotion and will fight former title challenger...
  31. Bellator signs Brazilian bantamweight prospect Leandro Higo
    Another talent from the Pitbull Brothers team has joined Bellator MMA. Leandro Higo, the Legacy Fighting Alliance 135-pound champion, has signed an exclusive, multi-fight deal with the promotion,...
  32. Enrique Barzola vs. Gabriel Benitez added to UFC 211 in Dallas
    A featherweight fight between The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America veterans Enrique Barzola and Gabriel Benitez has been added to UFC 211. The news was announced by UFC Español on Thursday. Barzola,...
  33. UFC 214 in Anaheim changed to July 29
    The UFC has changed dates for an upcoming pay-per-view event. On Friday, the promotion announced that UFC 214, which was supposed to take place on Aug. 5, has been moved up a week to July 29. The...
  34. Sheymon Moraes requests his release from WSOF, ‘disrespectful’ Ray Sefo
    Sheymon Moraes hasn’t fought since June 2016, but that’s not his fault. Coming off wins over Luis Palomino and Robbie Peralta, the Brazilian featherweight completed his four-fight deal with World...
  35. From hot prospect to theft accusations, Bubba Jenkins' story of a fallout with Bellator
    Bubba Jenkins says his relationship with Bellator didn’t go bad overnight. It took four years for things to reach the breaking point, sending him out the door with an 11-3 record, his contract...
  36. USADA grants Gian Villante retroactive TUE for inhaler, clearing him for UFC Fight Night 106
    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), the UFC anti-doping partner, announced today that Gian Villante has been granted a retroactive therapeutic-use exemption for an inhaler, freeing him to fight...
  37. Bellator 172's Brooke Mayo on stoppage: 'I just feel as women we're kind of treated differently'
    Brooke Mayo had less than a minute left on the clock in her pro debut before a doctor’s assessment rendered her unable to continue. Sporting a swollen and purple left eye, a distraught Mayo (0-1 MMA,...
  38. Nine-time UFC veteran Nikita Krylov signs with Eurasia Fight Nights
    It looks like Nikita Krylov’s next fight will be featured on UFC Fight Pass – just not in the UFC. Krylov (21-5), currently ranked No. 12 in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA light...
  39. UFC’s Tom Lawlor suspended by USADA for two years after positive drug test for ostarine
    Tom Lawlor is the latest UFC name to be sanctioned by USADA. The popular UFC light heavyweight was suspended two years by the UFC’s anti-doping partner after a positive test for the banned substance...
  40. 10 most USADA drug tested athletes in UFC history
    Since July 1, 2015, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has serve as the independent third-party administrator of the UFC’s year-round Anti-Doping Policy. USADA maintains a public Athlete...
  41. Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira targeted for UFC’s return to Stockholm
    Two of the best light heavyweights in the world are currently slated to meet later this year. According to multiple sources, the UFC is working on booking Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira for...
  42. Ovince Saint Preux returns to Nashville vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima at UFC Fight Night 108
    The last time Ovince Saint Preux fought in his home state of Tennessee, things didn’t turn out so well. In April, he’ll get a chance to reverse it. Saint Preux (19-10 MMA, 7-5 UFC) has been booked...
  43. WSOF 35 set with Nurmagomedov vs. Secor main-card opener and slate of prelims
    The lineup is nearly set for next month’s WSOF 35 event, which features a championship tripleheader. The event takes place March 18 at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, N.Y., and the main card...
  44. Bellator 174's Cody Pfister aims to start an MMA promotion that rivals UFC and Bellator
    After a 1-3 run in the UFC, Pfister (12-6-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) signed with Bellator for a debut March 3 against Jonathan Gary (12-7 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) at Bellator 174. He’s also working with business...
  45. Hardy on Bellator’s matchmaking: ‘Why are we watching these old relics battle it out in main events?’
    UFC veteran Dan Hardy was not a fan of how Bellator 170’s main event fight between Chael Sonnen and Tito Ortiz went down. He even voiced out his frustrations via Twitter, which he later got some flak...
  46. Quebec declares amateur BJJ tournaments illegal under the criminal code
    Today, in response to the Province’s position, the Canadian Jiu Jitsu Championships have been canceled. Canada National Pro Jiu Jitsu reported as follows on their Facebook page – After careful...
  47. Claudia Gadelha vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz announced for UFC 212
    Claudia Gadelha and Karolina Kowalkiewicz are officially set to meet in Brazil. The UFC announced on Monday that the pair of strawweight contenders will collide in the UFC's upcoming pay-per-view...
  48. Demian Maia vs. Jorge Masvidal targeted for Nashville's UFC Fight Night 108 headliner
    After the announcement of its initial headliner was met with general disinterest, Tennessee’s upcoming UFC Fight Night 108 event could have a new one. Officials are targeting a main event between...
  49. Scott Coker on Mike Goldberg: We’re trying to see if we can fit him in Bellator, but it’s not imminent
    Not much has been heard from former Mike Goldberg after he was unceremoniously let go of his color commentating duties with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) last December after UFC 207. Though he...
  50. Rafael Carvalho vs. Melvin Manhoef 2 for middleweight title set for Bellator 176
    The first time around, it was a bizarrely uneventful fight with an unpopular judges’ decision. Now, Bellator will run it back. Rafael Carvalho will defend his middleweight title against Melvin...
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