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  1. Donald Cerrone vs. Robbie Lawler rebooked for UFC 214 after all
    The welterweight showdown between former champion Robbie Lawler and Donald Cerrone that was supposed to take place this week has a new home. Cerrone (32-7 MMA, 19-4 UFC) and Lawler (27-11 MMA, 12-5...
  2. Fight Nights Global 69 results: Ali Bagautinov with submission win in Russia
    Former UFC title contender Ali Bagautinov secured his first win since returning to Russia earlier this year when he secured a second round submission over Pedro Nobre at Fight Nights Global 69 on...
  3. Championship doubleheader slated for Invicta FC 25 in California
    Invicta FC is going to California and bringing a championship doubleheader event with it. The promotion announced Monday that Invicta FC 25 will take place Aug. 31 at Tachi Palace in Lemoore, Calif.,...
  4. Bryan Barberena vs. Leon Edwards added to UFC Fight Night 115 in Netherlands
    September’s UFC Fight Night 115 event in the Netherlands has a new welterweight addition. Officials today announced a fight between Bryan Barberena (13-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Leon Edwards (13-3 MMA, 5-2...
  5. Alistair Overeem says Fedor Emelianenko is not the greatest heavyweight ever: He fought cans and declined to fight me
    One of the biggest questions that has persisted throughout combat sports history is how long is too long to stick around? The nature of the fight game, blunt force trauma to the head, means that it’s...
  6. Jared Cannonier gets new TUF 25 Finale opponent just days away after Steve Bosse pulls out
    The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale card is getting a last-minute change. Steve Bosse is out and in his place Nick Roehrick has signed with the UFC to fight Jared Cannonier in a light heavyweight bout on...
  7. Albert Morales replaces Mitch Gagnon, meets Brett Johns at UFC Fight Night 113
    Bantamweight Albert Morales (7-1-1 MMA, 1-1-1 UFC) has agreed to step in on short notice to replace Mitch Gagnon (12-4 MMA, 4-3 UFC) and face Brett Johns (13-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at next week’s UFC Fight...
  8. Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather first news conference set for London's Wembley Stadium
    Get yourself mentally prepared for the onslaught. It’s starting in two weeks. (Well, you probably think it’s started already.) The first news conference between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor...
  9. UFC legend Matt Hughes off ventilator, showing ‘small signs of improvement’
    Matt Hughes is doing better after being seriously injured in a scary truck-train crash last month. The UFC legend is no longer on a ventilator and has shown "small signs of improvement,” per a...
  10. Chris Weidman loses NYSAC appeal after controversial stoppage at UFC 210
    On the latest edition of The MMA Hour, Chris Weidman revealed that he lost the appeal of his controversial loss to Gegard Mousasi at UFC 210. At the time of the fight, it was believed that the New...
  11. Scott Coker: Paul Daley vs. Michael Page planned for early 2018, ‘MVP’ to box in interim
    The ongoing saga of Michael Page and Paul Daley doesn’t appear to be ending anytime soon, but at least there’s timeline fans can now attach to the two English rivals. Following Page’s latest social...
  12. Chris Weidman turned down a trilogy fight against Anderson Silva at UFC 212
    After Kelvin Gastelum was forced off the UFC 212 card in Rio for a potential USADA violation in May, the UFC reached out to former middleweight champion Chris Weidman to see if he would be interested...
  13. Gilbert Melendez Makes Featherweight Debut In September Against Jeremy Stephens
    One of the top lightweights of this era will make his move to the featherweight division on Sept. 9, as Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez faces Jeremy "Lil' Heathen" Stephens in a UFC 215 bout at Rogers...
  14. Ladd-Eye Pulled From The TUF Finale Card
    Due to illness, Aspen Ladd has been removed from her Friday night bout against Jessica Eye at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The TUF Finale card will proceed as scheduled with 11 bouts that begin at...
  15. Pro Fighters League debuts with 291,000 viewers
    The debut of the Pro Fighters League on NBC Sports this past Friday night, a show headlined by former UFC top welterweight contender Jon Fitch against Brian Foster, did 291,000 viewers. Fitch...
  16. ‘Shogun’ Rua vs. Ovince Saint Preux 2 set to headline UFC Fight Night 117 in Japan
    The UFC’s return to Japan will be headlined by a former Pride FC champion. Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua has been scheduled to face Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC Fight Night 117, which is set...
  17. UFC 213 weigh-in results: 2 title fights official
    MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) -Champ Amanda Nunes (135) vs. Valentina Shevchenko (134.5) – for women’s bantamweight title -Yoel Romero (185) vs. Robert Whittaker (184.5) – for interim...
  18. TUF 25 Finale bonuses: Justin Gaethje's sick, sick debut was a double winner for $100,000
    Justin Gaethje, Michael Johnson and Tecia Torres each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at today’s TUF 25 Finale event – and Gaethje doubled up for $100,000. Gaethje and Johnson earned...
  19. NFL Network's Dan Hellie, ex-ESPNU host Brendan Fitzgerald to call Dana White 'Contender Series'
    The broadcast crew for Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series includes some names that may not be all that familiar to UFC fans. UFC Senior VP of International and Content Joe Carr told USA...
  20. Nunes-Shevchenko Off; Romero-Whitaker New UFC 213 Main Event
    "Due to illness, UFC women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has been removed from her UFC 213 title defense against Valentina Shevchenko. UFC 213, which is now headlined by the interim UFC...
  21. Joanna Jedrzejczyk begs — unsuccessfully — to replace Amanda Nunes against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 213
    Once news broke that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was out of her UFC 213 main event fight against Valentina Shevchenko due to a fight day illness, it didn’t take long for another...
  22. UFC’s late 2017 schedule includes PPV in Detroit, return to MSG in November
    In news that essentially got buried due to other events and the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor announcement, a report from Combate (written before the UFC cancelled its August PPV, thus making...
  23. UFC 213: New interim champ Robert Whittaker now has 6 bonuses in 8-fight streak
    Robert Whittaker, Yoel Romero, Chad Laprise and Rob Font each earned $50,000 fight-night bonuses at Saturday’s UFC 213 event. Laprise and Font earned “Performance of the Night” awards, and Whittaker...
  24. Former UFC champ Frank Mir announces release after 16 years with promotion
    Frank Mir’s historic UFC tenure came to an end on Saturday when the former two-time heavyweight champion announced his release from the organization. Mir (18-11 MMA, 16-11 UFC), who debuted with the...
  25. Report: Mousasi signs with Bellator MMA
    Via our friends at MMA Sucka! If the reports are true, Bellator has just added a massive name to their lacking middleweight division in the form of former Strikeforce Champion Gegard Mousasi. Link
  26. Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor pay-per-view price set for boxing showdown
    UFC President Dana White wasn’t kidding when he said the price of buying Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor on pay-per-view would “be more like the Pacquiao price....
  27. Alan Jouban vs Niko Price In The Works For UFC: Mexico City
    Mexico City’s UFC event this coming August just got a whole lot more exciting as MMA Today has exclusively learned that fan favorite welterweights Alan Jouban (15-5, 6-3 UFC) and Niko Price (9-0-1,...
  28. Chase Sherman Steps in, Meets Damian Grabowski at UFC on FOX 25
    Chase Sherman has agreed to step in for Christian Colombo and face Damian Grabowski at UFC on FOX 25. Sherman (10-3) halted his two-fight losing streak last month at UFC 211, knocking out Rashad...
  29. Undefeated prospects Joseph Morales, Roberto Sanchez set to meet at UFC Fight Night 114 in Mexico
    A new flyweight bout has been added to the UFC’s return to Mexico. Undefeated prospects Joseph Morales and Roberto Sanchez have been scheduled to meet at UFC Fight Night 114 on Aug. 5. This bout will...
  30. TUF Latin America 1 winner Alejandro Perez set to fight Andre Soukhamthath at UFC Fight Night 114
    Alejandro Perez has been scheduled to make his first Octagon appearance of 2017. The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America season 1 winner will be taking on Andre Soukhamthath in his home country of Mexico...
  31. UFC 216 in Edmonton gets Henry Cejudo vs. Wilson Reis, Sarah Moras vs. Ashlee Evans-Smith
    UFC 216, which marks the UFC’s return to Canada, has two new bouts. They include former flyweight title challengers Henry Cejudo (10-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) vs. Wilson Reis (22-7 MMA, 6-3 UFC) and female...
  32. Richmond native Arjan Bhullar’s Octagon debut is now official
    Unbeaten heavyweight newcomer faces Luis Henrique at UFC 216 on September 9 in Edmonton. Arjan Bhullar finally knows when he will step into the Octagon for the first time. The 2010 Commonwealth Games...
  33. Sara McMann vs. Ketlen Vieira moved to UFC 215 in Edmonton
    Sara McMann and Ketlen Vieira will have to wait a little longer before they meet inside the Octagon. Originally announced for UFC 214, the bantamweight match-up is now set for the following...
  34. Bellator 181 sees Brittney Elkin step in to face Amanda Bell, Katy Collins vs. Bruna Vargas added
    Featherweight prospect Brittney Elkin is set to make her Bellator debut on Friday night at “Bellator 181: Campos vs. Girtz 3” in Thackerville, Okla. Elkin (3-3 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) steps in on short notice...
  35. Valerie Letourneau out of Friday's Bellator 181 event, Emily Ducote draws new opponent
    On the same day Gegard Mousasi’s Bellator signing was made official, another one of the promotion’s free agent pickups has been forced to withdraw from her scheduled debut. Bellator today announced...
  36. Bellator champ Rafael Carvalho meets Alessio Sakara in Italy, hopes for Gegard Mousasi showdown in early 2018
    Gegard Mousasi was willing to compete for the Bellator middleweight championship in his promotional debut, but it looks like that’s not happening right away. A day after Mousasi announced on The MMA...
  37. Siyar Bahadurzada says he's fighting UFC newcomer Abu Azaitar at UFC Fight Night 115
    After a 16-month layoff, UFC welterweight Siyar Bahadurzada says he’s got a date for his return. According to Bahadurzada (22-6-1 MMA, 2-2 UFC), he’s set to welcome World Series of Fighting veteran...
  38. Yamasaki: I’m a 5th degree black belt, Chiesa was out
    In the main event of UFC Fight Night 112, lightweight Michael Chiesa was in a rear naked choke and appeared on the verge of going out when referee Mario Yamasaki stopped the fight with 23 seconds to...
  39. USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie rankings, July 12: Big weekend for Robert Whittaker and Justin Gaethje
    New UFC interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and successful UFC debutant Justin Gaethje were the big winners from the most recent edition of the UFC’s annual International Fight Week – and...
  40. Justin Gaethje, ex-UFC champ Eddie Alvarez to coach Season 26 of 'The Ultimate Fighter'
    Fresh off a “Fight of the Year” candidate in his UFC debut, lightweight Justin Gaethje will coach “The Ultimate Fighter 26” opposite ex-champ Eddie Alvarez. UFC President Dana White confirmed the...
  41. UFC re-signs Irish lightweight Joseph Duffy
    Unlike Gegard Mousasi, lightweight Joseph Duffy opted to re-sign with the UFC in free agency. “Irish” Joseph Duffy is staying in the UFC. The rising lightweight contender has signed a new seven-fight...
  42. Alessio Di Chirico out at UFC on FOX 25; LFA champ Eryk Anders to debut vs. Rafael Natal
    A neck injury has forced Alessio Di Chirico to withdraw from UFC on FOX 25. Stepping in for the Italian fighter is LFA middleweight champ and octagon newcomer Eryk Anders, who will make his...
  43. Talita Nogueira vs. Gabrielle Holloway Booked for Bellator 182 on Aug. 25
    A women’s featherweight clash between Talita Nogueira and Gabrielle Holloway has been added to the Bellator 182 lineup. The California-based promotion confirmed the pairing on Thursday. Bellator 182...
  44. Bellator 182: Koreshkov Vs. Njokuani – August 25
    Date: August 25, 2017 Venue: Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY TV: SpikeTV/Spike.com Fight Card: 170lbs- Andrey Koreshkov (19-2) vs. Chidi Njokuani (17-4-1) 170lbs- Fernando Gonzalez (26-14)...
  45. Bellator 181: Campos vs Girtz 3 Weigh-Ins Video and Results
    Bellator 181 weigh-in results include: MAIN CARD (Spike, 9 p.m. ET) Derek Campos (155.4) vs. Brandon Girtz (157.7) Kendall Grove (185.7) vs. John Salter (185) Emily Ducote (124.4) vs. Jessica...
  46. Gokhan Saki set to make UFC debut against Henrique da Silva in Japan
    The UFC has officially announced a date and an opponent for Gokhan Saki’s promotional debut. One of the best strikers in the game, Saki will enter the Octagon for the first time on Sept. 23, facing...
  47. Road FC 40: $1 million lightweight tournament - Weigh in results and photos
    Road FC’s 40th major event on Saturday is going to be one of their deepest cards ever. The South Korea-based promotion will begin their $1 million lightweight tournament on the card, and will also...
  48. Richie Vaculik to make MMA return in Augus
    After a 21 month hiatus from the sport, Richie Vaculik will begin his MMA comeback at Pancrase 289. The former UFC flyweight will take on Japanese standout Nobuki Fujii at the event, which takes...
  49. UFC 214 lineup set – mostly – with Cormier-Jones rematch, 2 other title fights in Anaheim
    The lineup is set – mostly – for the UFC’s massive UFC 214 event with three title fights later this month in Southern California. The card features 14 fights – if a featherweight bout on the prelims...
  50. LFA 16 Weigh-in Results: Johnny Bedford, Jimmy Flick Cleared for Conflict
    Houston-based Legacy Fighting Alliance will stay in the great state of Texas on Friday as The Bomb Factory in Dallas will serve as the host venue for LFA 16. Johnny Bedford is set to take on fellow...
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