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  1. Matt Hughes vs. Royce Gracie is in preliminary discussion
    Royce Gracie, 50, only lost twice – to Kazushi Sakuraba and Matt Hughes. The former fight lasted 90 minutes, while the latter went just 4:39. Gracie won a rematch vs. Saku. He has repeatedly said...
  2. Report: Over a dozen fighters removed from UFC roster, including Brandon Thatch
    Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is doing some spring cleaning as it wraps up the first quarter of its 2017 fight campaign, removing nearly a dozen fighters from its mixed martial arts (MMA)...
  3. Angela Lee to defend title vs. Istela Nunes on May 26
    ONE Championship has just announced the blockbuster main event for ONE: DYNASTY OF HEROES which takes place 26 May at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. ONE women’s atomweight world champion Angela...
  4. Why White believes McGregor vs. Mayweather will happen
    UFC president Dana White was once asked when women would be in the UFC. “Never,” he replied. He later said adding women’s divisions was the single best thing he ever did at the company. In April...
  5. Aljamain Sterling meets Augusto Mendes at UFC on FOX 24
    Aljamain Sterling's return to the Octagon is set for April 15, when he takes on Brazilian grappler Augusto Mendes in a bantamweight bout at UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City. MMA Fighting confirmed the...
  6. Bellator MMA officially signs Lorenz Larkin
    Bellator MMA has beefed up its welterweight division even more, as ex-UFC contender Lorenz Larkin has signed with the promotion. Seven months removed from his last fight with the UFC, welterweight...
  7. Rizin FF adds many UFC veterans to April 16 card
    Rizin will stage their next card in April, and it will feature a few familiar names if you’re a UFC fan. One of the best flyweights in the world will make his Rizin debut on April 16th. Kyoji...
  8. UFC Announces Upcoming Events in Scotland, Netherlands, Poland
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship has revealed a trio of European events for the second half of 2017. The Las Vegas-based promotion will travel to Glasgow, Scotland, on July 16; Rotterdam,...
  9. UFC’s Hacran Dias considering return to lightweight
    Hacran Dias is likely done fighting at 145 pounds. The Nova Uniao talent, who fought seven times as a featherweight under the UFC banner, is considering a return to the lightweight division. Dias,...
  10. With new deal in tow, Misha Cirkunov meets Volkan Oezdemir at UFC Fight Night 109 in Stockholm
    Misha Cirkunov had a dicey few days when he was on the outs with the UFC after a stalled contract negotiation, but he made amends with UFC President Dana White, got a new deal, and now has a new...
  11. 'UFC Fight Night 108: Swanson vs. Lobov' lineup set for Nashville with 13 bouts
    The 13-bout lineup up is set for next month’s “UFC Fight Night 108: Swanson vs. Lobov” event in Tennessee. UFC Fight Night 108 takes place April 22 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The main card...
  12. WSOF signs champions Blagoy Ivanov, Lance Palmer to new multi-fight contracts
    Just hours before their latest event, World Series of Fighting has secured the services of two of their champions. The promotion has inked both heavyweight champion Blagoy Ivanov and featherweight...
  13. Fight Nights Global signs Rousimar Palhares, Ali Bagautinov
    The upstart Russian-based Fight Nights Global promotion has signed a collection of familiar names recently. According to CEO Kamil Gadzhiev, the organization recently inked Rousimar Palhares (18-8),...
  14. Three fighters test positive for marijuana at UFC Fight Night 104
    Three UFC fighters have failed drug tests and have been sanctioned in the state of Texas. But not with USADA. Niko Price, Curtis Blaydes and Abel Trujillo all tested positive for marijuana in...
  15. Ian Entwistle ruled out of UFC Fight Night 107, bout with Brett Johns scrapped
    After missing weight at Friday’s official ceremony, Ian Entwistle has now been ruled out of today’s UFC Fight Night 107 event. MMAjunkie today confirmed with UFC officials that doctors pulled...
  16. Jimi Manuwa, Gunnar Nelson earn $50K Performance of the Night bonuses at UFC Fight Night: London
    Lions eat first and after tonight, Jimi Manuwa will be eating well. Manuwa showed out Saturday night, knocking out sixth-ranked light heavyweight contender Corey Anderson in the main event of UFC...
  17. Why a Mayweather vs. McGregor type fight never happened historically, and why it can happen now
    Dana White's latest revelation, that a proposed Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor fight will probably happen, besides being a quick about-face from what he was saying just days earlier, speaks...
  18. 2017 NCAA Wrestling National Championships recap: Penn State captures another team title
    Penn State’s dominant wrestling program continued its success at the 2017 NCAA Wrestling National Championships in St. Louis, Missouri. After another season of collegiate wrestling, Penn State once...
  19. LFA 8: Hamilton VS. Bazzi Main Card Line-Up Revealed
    Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced earlier this month that LFA will host three consecutive weeks of LFA events in April. The first of the three will be LFA 8, which will serve as...
  20. Cynthia Calvillo-Pearl Gonzalez Strawweight Bout Completes UFC 210 Lineup
    The UFC 210 card is now complete with the addition of a strawweight clash between Cynthia Calvillo and Pearl Gonzalez. The pairing was announced during the UFC Fight Night 107 Fight Pass stream on...
  21. Lewis Long headlines Cage Warriors 83 against Che Mills in Wales
    After reports suggesting Lew Long would be headlining an event in Newport, Cage Warriors have announced that welterweights Che Mills and Long will main event Cage Warriors 83 on May 6. The pair were...
  22. BAMMA 29 main event announced as Brett McDermott takes on Ruben Wolf for vacant Heavyweight title
    Having recently announced the promotions return to Birmingham for BAMMA 29, BAMMA has now announced that the vacant heavyweight title will be up for grabs in an explosive main event between Brett...
  23. Derrick Lewis vs. Mark Hunt targeted for New Zealand's UFC Fight Night 110 headliner
    New Zealand’s UFC Fight Night 110 lineup could soon have a big main event. A heavyweight matchup between Derrick Lewis (18-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) and Mark Hunt (12-11-1 MMA, 7-5-1 UFC) is being targeted for...
  24. ONE: Kings of Destiny Full Fight Card Released
    Eduard Folayang has been slated to make the first defense of his lightweight belt at ONE: Kings of Destiny for several weeks now. The Filipino will be fighting Ev Ting. The promotion released on...
  25. Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva to headline Bellator pay-per-view event at Madison Square Garden
    Bellator has an historic card planned for later this year. A grudge match between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva will headline Bellator 180, a pay-per-view event set for Madison Square Garden,...
  26. Ryan Bader says he has signed with Bellator, explains unique contract provisions
    Ryan Bader to Bellator is official. Bader confirmed the news to Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour and detailed some of the unique contract provisions that landed him with the...
  27. Lightweight champ Chris Fishgold out of Cage Warriors 82 fight because of injury
    Cage Warriors lightweight champion Chris Fishgold has been pulled from his Cage Warriors 82 fight with Jani Salmi because of injury, the promotion announced today on Twitter. Fishgold (16-1) and...
  28. WSOF 35 highlights: Champ Blagoy Ivanov pounds out Shawn Jordan (with ref cam!)
    Did you miss Saturday’s WSOF 35 event? Check out the highlights from the trio of title fights. WSOF 35 took place at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, N.Y. The main card aired on NBCSN following...
  29. War Machine guilty of 29 counts in beating of porn actress ex-girlfriend, could face life in prison
    A Las Vegas jury today found former UFC and Bellator MMA fighter War Machine guilty on multiple charges in connection with the beating of his ex-girlfriend, Christy Mack, in 2014. War Machine, born...
  30. Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione to co-headline Bellator 180 in New York
    Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione is getting a do-over at The World’s Most Famous Arena. The two heavyweights will meet in the co-main event of Bellator 180 on June 24 at New York City’s Madison...
  31. UFC’s Viscardi Andrade suspended two years by USADA after testing positive for steroid
    A former Ultimate Fighter Brazil castmate has been hit with a doping ban. Viscardi Andrade, a UFC welterweight, has been suspended two years by USADA for testing positive for the anabolic steroid...
  32. Shinya Aoki to face Gary Tonon in grappling super-match
    Six months after losing his ONE Championship lightweight title, Japanese MMA veteran Shinya Aoki is making a return. Aoki is heading back to Singapore’s Indoor Stadium for a grappling super-match...
  33. Liverpool Favourite Set For Action At Cage Warriors 82
    Liverpool’s Molly McCann now has a confirmed opponent for her hometown bout at Cage Warriors 82, in what will be the biggest night in the promotion’s history. McCann will take on Lacey Schuckman in...
  34. Brave 5 Set For Mumbai, India in April
    The fifth installment of Brave Combat Federation will be hosted in Mumbai,India Brave announced this weekend. The event will be held on Saturday, April 22, in The Dome Stadium of National Sports Club...
  35. UFC Executive ‘We Want To Be in Copenhagen’
    The stars were aligning for the Octagon to land in Denmark for the first time this May, but soon after initial reports about fights being planned for the new Royal Arena in Copenhagen, the location...
  36. Jeff Monson will face the Russian, who has scored 11-year prison term for murder
    Jeff Monson in the next duel will take quite unusual challenge. In the Russian Kursk able to compete because of the representative of the host Maxim Novoselov , who was once sentenced to 14 years in...
  37. UFC Fight Night 107 Medical Suspensions: Three Fighters Face 6-Month Layoffs
    Francimar Barroso, Bradley Scott and Scott Askham are all facing 180-day suspensions following this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 107 card in London. The UFC recently released a list of medical...
  38. Vitor Belfort Suggest CM Punk For Retirement Fight
    CM Punk seems to be the walking punch line of the UFC (well, besides the GSP vs. Michael Bisping fight), so it seems completely appropriate that former light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort would...
  39. Sarah Kaufman Defeats Jessica-Rose Clark At Battlefield FC 1 In Seoul
    Former Strikeforce champion and UFC contender Sarah Kaufman bounced back from her first two-fight losing streak with a clear-cut decision victory tonight at Battlefield Fighting Championship 1 in...
  40. Nico Musoke ‘I Am Back and Fight Ready!’
    Nico Musoke (13-4-1) is looking to get back into the Octagon. “I am healthy, free from injuries. I declared this with the UFC a few months ago and just looking to speed things up.” says the Swede to...
  41. Reza Madadi Ready for Final Bout at UFC Stockholm in May
    Reza Madadi is ready to call it a career. However, he wants his last bout to go down on May 28th at the UFC in Stockholm. “I have been in this sport for more than 10 years and have been lucky to...
  42. UFC lightweights Marc Diakiese, Paul Felder trade Twitter barbs, fight seems inevitable
    Two of the UFC’s most exciting lightweights seem pretty close to a fight, if Twitter is any gauge. The recently victorious Marc Diakiese (12-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Paul Felder (13-3 MMA, 5-2 UFC) today...
  43. Champ Phil Davis vs. Ryan Bader on Bellator 180's PPV card? The fighters are in
    Phil Davis and Ryan Bader, who were longtime UFC light-heavyweight contenders, want a rematch – under the Bellator banner, and on pay-per-view. On Monday officials announced Bellator 180 is slated...
  44. Family of late kickboxer Dennis Munson files wrongful death lawsuit against Roufusport
    The family of kickboxer Dennis Munson Jr., who died following a fight promoted by Roufusport, has filed a lawsuit against the well-known mixed martial arts gym and others involved. Munson Jr. died in...
  45. Joe Duffy ‘definitely going to test free agency,’ but ‘would gladly’ re-sign with UFC for right deal 39
    Joe Duffy will be the latest UFC fighter to test free agency. The 29-year-old Irish lightweight completed the final fight of his UFC deal on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 107, soundly defeating Reza...
  46. Heavyweight or catchweight? Confusion reigns over ‘Rampage’ Jackson vs. ‘King Mo’ rematch
    When Bellator first announced the rematch between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal for March 31 at Bellator 175, the bout was unveiled as a heavyweight attraction. But that...
  47. BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver on June 25
    The UFC has announced that the great BJ Penn is not done fighting. He will face Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 112 on June 25, 2017, at Chesapeake Energy Arena, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Link
  48. Michael Chandler vs. Brent Primus title fight set for Bellator 180
    One of Bellator’s top pound-for-pound fighters is coming to pay-per-view. Michael Chandler will defend his lightweight title against Brent Primus at Bellator 180 on June 24 at New York’s Madison...
  49. Ilir Latifi vs. ‘Minotouro' Nogueira added to UFC Fight Night 112
    A light heavyweight clash between Ilir Latifi and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira was officially announced for UFC Fight Night 112 in Oklahoma City, Okla., on June 25. Latifi (12-5, 1 NC) and Nogueira...
  50. Josh Stansbury returns to the UFC in June
    Looking to rebound from his first loss inside the Octagon, Josh Stansbury (8-3, 1-1 UFC) is set to return to the UFC in June. The Ohio native will face Jeremy Kimball (14-6, 0-1 UFC) in a light...
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