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  1. Bantamweights John Dodson, Eddie Wineland Booked for UFC Fight Night 108
    UFC Fight Night 108 takes place at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on April 22 and is currently headlined by a featherweight duel pitting Cub Swanson against Artem Lobov. However, a welterweight clash...
  2. UFC announces signing of Chinese standout Wang Guan
    The UFC has announced the signing of a Chinese MMA standout. Wang Guan, a 31-year-old featherweight from Beijing, has signed a multi-fight deal with the company, the UFC announced Tuesday. It’s...
  3. Georges St-Pierre to face Michael Bisping for UFC middleweight title in comeback fight
    Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre’s long-awaited return will begin with a title fight. St-Pierre will meet Michael Bisping for the middleweight title, UFC President Dana White...
  4. Jeremy Stephens vs Renato Moicano set for UFC Kansas City
    A scrappy veteran and an undefeated prospect will cross paths in Kansas City. Jeremy Stephens and Renato Moicano square off at the UFC Fight Night card on April 15. The bout was announced Wednesday...
  5. UFC, Misha Cirkunov come to agreement on new contract
    One of the more promising up-and-coming light heavyweights is now free to resume his UFC career. Misha Cirkunov and the UFC came to an agreement on a new contract recently, UFC president Dana White...
  6. Barberena and Proctor To Scrap In Nashville
    Lightweight action fighters Bryan Barberena and Joe Proctor will kick off their 2017 schedule on Apr. 22 when they meet in a UFC Fight Night matchup at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. In the...
  7. Jake Ellenberger vs. Mike Perry set for UFC Nashville
    A Pair of Welterweights capable of delivering fireworks will be on display in Nashville on April 22. Veteran Jake Ellenberger will meet up-and-coming Mike Perry at UFC Fight Night 108. The Los...
  8. Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson canceled day before UFC 209
    LAS VEGAS — Disaster struck UFC 209 on Friday, as the highly-anticipated interim lightweight championship fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson was officially scratched from Saturday’s...
  9. Julia Budd Wins Inaugural Title, Marloes Coenen Retires
    Bellator MMA crowned their inaugural women’s featherweight champion in the Bellator 174 main event in Thackerville, Oklahoma on Friday. Women’s fighting veteran Marloes Coenen took on Julia Budd in...
  10. Myles Jury returns from layoff, meets Mike De La Torre at UFC 210 in Buffalo
    The lineup for the UFC’s return to upstate New York next month continues to take shape with the addition of a featherweight fight. According to a report from the Los Angeles Daily News, Myles Jury...
  11. Davi Ramos replaces Max Griffin, meets Sergio Moraes at UFC Fight Night: Fortaleza
    Sergio Moraes has a new opponent for next week’s UFC Fight Night 106 event in Fortaleza, Brazil. Max Griffin, who was scheduled to face the Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist on March 11, announced...
  12. Former champion Marcos Galvao moves up to featherweight, meets Emmanuel Sanchez at Bellator 175
    Former Bellator bantamweight champion Marcos Galvao has a date to return to the cage, and it’s in a featherweight bout. The promotion announced on Friday night that “Loro" will meet Emmanuel Sanchez...
  13. Bubba Jenkins signs with ACB; debuts vs. Ali Bagov next weekend
    The signings keep on coming for ACB! Today they have announced the acquisition of All-American wrestler Bubba Jenkins. He will fight Ali “Hulk” Bagov next weekend at ACB 54 in Manchester. The fight...
  14. UFC 209 bonuses: You better believe Darren Elkins' blood-drenched comeback was worth $50,000
    Darren Elkins, Iuri Alcantara, David Teymur and Lando Vannata each earned $50,000 fight-night bonuses at Saturday’s UFC 209 event. Elkins and Alcantara earned “Performance of the Night” awards, and...
  15. Demetrious Johnson vs. Wilson Reis, ‘Jacare' Souza vs. Robert Whittaker set for UFC on FOX 24
    The UFC has added a pair of big fights for the upcoming card on FOX. Scheduled for April 15 in Kansas City, UFC on FOX 24 will be headlined by flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson against Wilson...
  16. UFC 209 post-event facts: A night of upsets and historic comebacks
    Saturday’s UFC 209 event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas may not have ended in crowd-pleasing fashion, but the lead-up to the underwhelming main event between champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen...
  17. Ex-UFC fighters Milana Dudieva, Kelly Faszholz sign with Invicta FC
    A pair of UFC veterans are heading to Invicta FC. Kelly Faszholz and Milana Dudieva have both signed deals with Invicta, the promotion announced Monday. Both were recently removed from the UFC...
  18. Godofredo Pepey vs. Kyle Bochniak removed from UFC Fortaleza
    UFC Fight Night 106 will proceed with 12 fights, as Godofredo Pepey vs. Kyle Bochniak was canceled five days before the event in Fortaleza, Brazil. The UFC announced on Monday that both...
  19. Georges St-Pierre 'formally' offered Anderson Silva just once in past, still open to fight
    Georges St-Pierre said a showdown with fellow former longtime UFC champion Anderson Silva is still very much a possibility. St-Pierre (25-2 MMA, 19-2 UFC), who makes his long-awaited return to the...
  20. Bellator’s Anastasia Yankova returns to action in April
    Bellator prospect Anastasia Yankova is gearing up for a return. The Russian-born Yankova is scheduled to fight Elina Kallionidou at Bellator 176 in Torino, Italy on April 8, MMA Fighting recently...
  21. Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier verbally agreed for UFC 211
    An already strong UFC 211 card in Dallas is close to adding another barnburner of a fight. Former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier have verbally agreed to meet...
  22. Rothwell provisionally suspended by USADA for potential anti-doping violation
    #5 ranked UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell was scheduled to fight Fabricio Werdum at the mighty UFC 211 in May. Unfortunately, the fight is presumably off, as Rothwell, 35, is provisionally suspended by...
  23. David Branch vs. Krzysztof Jotko targeted for UFC 211
    David Branch’s return to the UFC is inching closer. According to multiple sources, Branch is slated to face Krzysztof Jotko at UFC 211 on May 13 in Dallas. Branch (20-3), the former World Series of...
  24. Donavon Frelow replaces Timur Valiev against Bekbulat Magomedov in WSOF bantamweight title fight
    World Series of Fighting has to shuffle one of three title fights on its next card. Timur Valiev is injured and out of his fight against Bekbulat Magomedov for the vacant WSOF bantamweight title at...
  25. Henry Cejudo vs. Sergio Pettis added to UFC 211 in Dallas
    A flyweight fight pitting top-ranked fighters Henry Cejudo and Sergio Pettis has been added to UFC 211. The news was first reported on Tuesday by ESPN’s Brett Okamoto and was later announced by the...
  26. Daniel Cormier not thrilled to find himself being dwarfed by Anthony Johnson on UFC 210 poster
    Daniel Cormier’s light heavyweight title defense against Anthony Johnson is exactly one month away, and the champ is already feeling the shade being thrown at him. As in, he appears two times smaller...
  27. Video: Fighters attacked, bottles and chairs thrown as mass brawl erupts at UK MMA show
    The Liverpool Echo reported that two people were taken to hospital in the aftermath of a chaotic brawl that broke out at the Great Georges Cultural Community Project, aka The Black-E, in Liverpool,...
  28. Joe Lauzon to face Stevie Ray at UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville
    Joe Lauzon isn't wasting any time returning the Octagon. Lauzon will fight for the second time this year when he squares off against Stevie Ray in a lightweight contest at UFC Fight Night 108 on...
  29. Frankie Edgar vs. Yair Rodriguez added to UFC 211
    It’ll be a legend versus a future star in Texas. Frankie Edgar, the former UFC lightweight champion, will return to the Octagon against top prospect Yair Rodriguez in a featherweight fight at UFC 211...
  30. California proposes increase in fine for fighters who miss weight
    The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) is continuing its efforts to combat extreme weight cutting. Next week, the commission will vote on a measure that would increase fines for fighters who...
  31. Mackenzie Dern unable to make contracted weight, LFA fight changed to catchweight
    Mackenzie Dern’s weight issues have cropped up again. For the second straight fight, Dern was unable to make the contracted strawweight weight class. On Thursday, Dern could not get down to the...
  32. James Vick gets another home Texas fight, meets Marco Polo Reyes at UFC 211
    The UFC’s return to Dallas in the spring has yet another fight set for a jam-packed lineup. James Vick (10-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) will get his wish to fight in his home state of Texas when he takes on Marco...
  33. Retiring legend Brad Pickett loses UFC London opponent as Henry Briones pulls out of fight
    Pickett’s return to London is meant to be the Brit’s final appearance in MMA after a long career as one of the UK’s biggest stars. Briones and Pickett have been scheduled to fight twice previously...
  34. Veronica Macedo out, promotion seeks new opponent for Lina Lansberg at UFC Fight Night 107
    The UFC’s return to England is less than three weeks away, and the promotion is in search of a new opponent for Lina Lansberg. Veronica Macedo (5-1-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is out of her women’s bantamweight...
  35. Floyd Mayweather says he's coming out of retirement to fight Conor McGregor
    The drum beats grow louder for a massive-money showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. Mayweather announced Saturday in England, where he's been on a publicity tour, that he's "coming...
  36. Henry Briones injured, Brad Pickett gets new opponent for UFC Fight Night 107 in London
    Brad Pickett has a new opponent for his retirement bout at UFC Fight Night 107. The Englishman will be fighting short-notice replacement Marlon Vera in a bantamweight bout for next week’s UFC event...
  37. Kelvin Gastelum and Edson Barboza take home performance bonuses at UFC Fight Night Fortaleza
    While one of them got the lively crowd in Fortaleza, Brazil on their feet, the other one silenced them for the night. Edson Barboza’s highlight reel knockout of Beneil Dariush on the UFC Fight Night...
  38. Vitor Belfort confirms his next fight will be his last: 'My body is not the same anymore'
    Vitor Belfort’s MMA career is coming to an end, and he wants to compete in the last fight of his UFC contract in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The UFC is scheduled to return to Belfort’s hometown of Rio on...
  39. Bellator signs Conor McGregor friend, training partner Dillon Danis
    Bellator has added another interesting addition to its blooming roster, this time in the form of Brazilian jiu-jitsu standout Dillon Danis... Link
  40. Anderson Silva seeks rematches with Michael Bisping, Nick Diaz
    Kelvin Gastelum maybe have asked for a fight with Anderson Silva after his win on Saturday night over Vitor Belfort, but “The Spider” has other plans. Posting a note on his Instagram page, the former...
  41. Tony Ferguson eyes Nate Diaz next: ‘I haven’t had a knockout in a long time’
    A little more than a week after his interim title bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov fell apart, Tony Ferguson is moving on. By his own count, he has put on between “25 to 30 pounds” since he made weight...
  42. UFC Fight Night 106 medical suspensions: Tim Means potentially out 180 days
    UFC welterweight veteran Tim Means was one of two fighters to receive a potentially lengthy medical suspension in the aftermath of UFC Fight Night 106, according to information released Monday by the...
  43. Vitaly Minakova Vs. Antonio Silva On Eurasia Fight Nights
    The duel heavy to be held in July. After the last fight Antonio Silva (19-11 1 NC, 3-7 1 NC UFC) did not hide the fact that also the next duel is going to fight on Russian soil. Portal ValeTudo.ru...
  44. Anderson Silva vs. Kelvin Gastelum announced for UFC 212 in Rio
    Kelvin Gastelum called out Anderson Silva for the UFC’s next Brazil pay-per-view card. Now, he’s got him. Silva will face Gastelum at UFC 212 on June 3 in Rio de Janeiro, the UFC announced Tuesday....
  45. Krause gets staph on TUF, 3 surgeries, 25 stitches
    The latest episode of The Ultimate Fighter, features 14 welterweights who previously appeared on the series. One, James Krause, was even an active UFC fighter. Shortly after filming wrapped, a cut on...
  46. Kickboxer Scott Marsden, 14, dies after Leeds title fight
    A 14-year-old kickboxer has died after collapsing during a national title bout. Scott Marsden was taken to hospital after needing urgent medical attention during the fight in Leeds on Saturday, but...
  47. Roy Nelson vs. Alexander Volkov set for UFC on FOX 24
    One of the sport’s most durable sluggers is making his way to Kansas City. Roy Nelson will meet Alexander Volkov in a heavyweight matchup at UFC on FOX 24 on April 15. FOXSports.com initially...
  48. Albert Tumenov returns to action in May for first post-UFC bout
    Albert Tumenov has a date and opponent for his first bout since leaving the UFC. The Russian welterweight, who signed with Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB) after racking up a 5-3 UFC record, will...
  49. Nicolas Dalby announces his release from UFC
    Nicolas Dalby’s UFC run has come to an end. The Danish welterweight announced on Wednesday that he has been cut from the UFC following an up-and-down 1-2-1 run within the promotion. Dalby (14-2-1)...
  50. Bellator 175 lineup complete after two main-card additions
    The main card lineup is set for the next major Bellator event. The company announced a pair of fights Wednesday for Bellator 175 at Allstate Arena in suburban Chicago on March 31 In a lightweight...
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