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  1. Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg rebooked for UFC 216
    Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg is back on. The flyweight title fight, which was previously scheduled to headline UFC 215, has been rebooked for Oct. 7 at UFC 216 in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMA Fighting’s...
  2. Mike Perry gets UFC Fight Night 116 replacement opponent in Alex Reyes on 3 days' notice
    As it turns out, there is a UFC welterweight willing to fight Mike Perry on short notice. MMAjunkie today confirmed Alex Reyes(12-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is stepping in for the injured Thiago Alves (22-11...
  3. Daniel Cormier reinstated as UFC light heavyweight champion
    Daniel Cormier is back to being the UFC light heavyweight champion. Cormier said Wednesday on UFC Tonight that he spoke with UFC president Dana White earlier in the day and White told him he is the...
  4. Dustin Poirier vs. Anthony Pettis slated for UFC Norfolk
    A sizzling lightweight matchup between Dustin Poirier and former UFC champion Anthony Pettis has been finalized for Nov. 11 at UFC Norfolk. The UFC announced the booking late Wednesday. Link
  5. Gabe Gonzaga to make pro boxing debut on October 28
    Gabriel ‘Napao’ Gonzaga started fighting in his native Brazil in 2003. He retired last year with a 17-11 record, which included a failed title shot at the UFC champion Randy Couture, during which he...
  6. Shevchenko dropping to 125
    Valentina Shevchenko appeared recently on Submission Radio for the first time and discussed her controversial Split Decision loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 215, and what’s next. “Now I’m thinking to...
  7. Jesse Taylor notified of potential anti-doping violation
    Jesse Taylor’s roller coaster ride in mixed martial arts continues. Earlier this year the welterweight won The Ultimate Fighter 25: Redemption, nearly a decade after his appearance on TUF 7. He was...
  8. Mark Hunt: You can hear me starting to slur my words
    Fighting is bad for you. It’s thrilling to watch, and more thrilling to do. But if you are a fan, when it’s over, you can go on to the next fight. If you are a fighter, you can develop chronic...
  9. Max Holloway waiting on new contract before making title defense
    With Conor McGregor seemingly gone from the featherweight division for good, and longtime champion Jose Aldo conquered, Max Holloway is the man at 145 pounds Now he’s looking for a king’s ransom....
  10. Felipe Arantes ill, fight with Luke Sanders pulled from Saturday's UFC Fight Night 116 in Pittsburgh
    The UFC’s return to Pittsburgh on Saturday has lost a fight just two days before the event. A bantamweight bout between Brazil’s Felipe Arantes (18-8-1 MMA, 5-4-1 UFC) and Luke Sanders (11-1 MMA, 1-1...
  11. Take another look at Gilbert Melendez's jacked up leg five days after UFC 215
    Gilbert Melendez's leg took one hell of a beating in his fight with Jeremy Stephens at UFC 214, to the point where we're amazed he made it to the final bell. Melendez is probably amazed too,...
  12. Daniel Cormier calls for MMA fans to ‘lay off’ Jon Jones: ‘We must show compassion’
    Daniel Cormier would be well within his rights to heap criticism upon his rival, Jon Jones, in light of everything that has happened over the last few weeks. No one has been more affected by Jones’...
  13. Mike Winkeljohn: A four-year suspension could be the end of Jon Jones’ career
    Speaking with Submission Radio recently, Jones’ coach Mike Winkeljohn suggested that depending on the length of the suspension he receives, we may have seen the last of “Bones.” Link
  14. Jim Miller takes on Francisco Trinaldo at UFC Sao Paulo
    Lightweights Jim Miller and Francisco Trinaldo will square off in October. A pair of lightweight veterans are headed to Brazil, as Combate reported Jim Miller will take on Francisco Trinaldo at the...
  15. UFC Fight Night 116 Weigh-In Results: Main Event Is Official
    UFC Fight Night 116 takes place on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This event will be the third that the UFC has hosted in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A...
  16. Okami returns, faces OSP in Saitama main event
    With former world champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua forced to withdraw from next week’s UFC Fight Night main event against Ovince Saint Preux due to injury, the promotion has called on longtime...
  17. UFC-Pittsburgh bonuses: Mike Perry, Uriah Hall earn $50K for performances
    Mike Perry, Uriah Hall, Gregor Gillespie and Jason Gonzalez each earned $50,000 fight-night bonuses at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 116 event. Perry (for his first-round knockout of Alex Reyes) and...
  18. Luke Rockhold Plans Move To Light Heavyweight After Daniel Cormier Retires
    Luke Rockhold has some unfinished business in the UFC middleweight division, but it doesn’t sound like the former champion plans on staying at 185 pounds that much longer. On Saturday night, Rockhold...
  19. UFC announces Fight Night card in Fresno
    The UFC will make its first trip to Fresno in December. The promotion announced Saturday night that the Dec. 9 UFC Fight Night card will take place at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif. No bouts...
  20. UFC Fight Night 116 Results, Bonus Winners, Fight Scores, Highlights, Attendance & Gate Info
    Luke Rockhold had a successful return to the Octagon on Saturday night in Pittsburgh. The former UFC middleweight champion scored a second-round submission win over David Branch via strikes. Branch...
  21. Edmond Tarverdyan wants one more fight for Ronda Rousey — against Cris Cyborg
    Edmond Tarverdyan doesn’t know for sure if Ronda Rousey, his star pupil, will ever fight again. But the coach would like her to step into the Octagon one more time. And he has an ideal opponent in...
  22. Thiago Alves explains why he pulled out of UFC Pittsburgh
    Thiago Alves was scheduled to face Mike Perry at UFC Pittsburgh on Sept. 16, but pulled out of the bout just days before the event. Alves was replaced by Alex Reyes, who lasted 79 seconds against...
  23. Michael Bisping says UFC 217 showdown against Georges St-Pierre ‘might be my last ever fight’
    Michael Bisping has accomplished a lot over the course of his 12-year run in the UFC. Whether it’s his TUF 3 triumph, or tying the UFC record for most overall wins, or the late-career resurgence that...
  24. 'Jacare' Souza’s manager suggests Chris Weidman fight could be next in UFC
    Chris Weidman snapped his losing streak with a win over Kelvin Gastelum in July, and there’s a Brazilian middleweight who would like to meet him inside the Octagon. Ronaldo Souza, who lost to future...
  25. Paige VanZant wants to see your worm
    I guess her foot is feeling better. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight “it” girl, Paige VanZant, will make her flyweight debut against Jessica Eye at the upcoming UFC 216...
  26. Rematch between ex-UFC champ Jose Aldo and Ricardo Lamas targeted for December
    Jose Aldo has been clear about his desire to return to the octagon in 2017. Thanks to a familiar foe, it seems he’ll be able to get his wish. Brazil’s Combate.com says the ground has been prepared...
  27. Kenny Florian believes Michael Bisping set a blueprint on how to beat Luke Rockhold
    On Saturday evening, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold overcame a rocky start to stop David Branch in the second round with strikes from the mount. It was Rockhold’s first fight since...
  28. UFC adds John Lineker vs. Marlon Vera to Fight Night card in Sao Paulo
    A bantamweight clash between John Lineker and Marlon Vera was added to UFC’s upcoming event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Oct. 28. MMA Fighting confirmed with multiple sources following a report by...
  29. Incompetent NSAC judge given ‘small break’, may judge UFC 216
    Why after 24 years are there judges in MMA like Adalaide Byrd who couldn’t tell you how to escape a Guillotine? Add in her hugely controversial boxing score for Canelo Alvarez over GGG and Byrd’s...
  30. Cris Cyborg responds to ‘joke' Edmond Tarverdyan's comments, not interested in Ronda Rousey fight in UFC
    Cris Cyborg doesn’t seem into the idea of facing Ronda Rousey anymore. The Brazilian star, who holds the UFC featherweight championship, has campaigned for years for a fight with “Rowdy" when she was...
  31. Ilima MacFarlane vs. Emily Ducote set for first Bellator women’s flyweight title
    The UFC is in the process of crowning the company’s first-ever women’s flyweight champion through a tournament on the current season of The Ultimate Fighter, which leads to December’s finale. But it...
  32. Stipe Miocic aiming for return in December or January, would have fought Jon Jones
    UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic believes he will return to action in either December or January, but he still doesn’t know who he will be pitted against when he looks to defend his title for...
  33. Titleholder vs. titleholder fight set for ONE Championship 64 on Nov. 10
    It’ll be champion vs. champion in a November headliner at ONE Championship 64. Officials today announced a fight between lightweight titleholder Eduard Folayang (18-5) and featherweight champ Martin...
  34. Sage Northcutt vs. Michel Quinones, Raphael Assuncao vs. Matthew Lopez added to UFC Norfolk
    A pair of new fights have been added to the UFC’s debut trip to Norfolk, as lightweights Sage Northcutt vs. Michel Quinones and bantamweights Raphael Assuncao vs. Matthew Lopez have been scheduled to...
  35. Carlos Felipe Removed from UFC Fight Night 119 Due to Potential Anti-Doping Violation
    Carlos Felipe has been pulled from his Octagon debut at UFC Fight Night 119 due to a potential anti-doping violation, the promotion revealed in a statement on Tuesday. The UFC organization was...
  36. MMA veteran Paulo Filho involved in car accident, to undergo surgery for multiple fractures
    Former WEC middleweight champion Paulo Filho was involved in a serious car accident in Niteroi, Brazil. According to a police report, Filho was driving a 2004 white Palio with a friend in the...
  37. Carlos Condit Says He Wants to Make UFC Return in December or January
    It appears that “The Natural Born Killer” hasn’t ridden off into the sunset just yet. On Tuesday, Carlos Condit took to Twitter to ask UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby for a bout in either December or...
  38. Mackenzie Dern Makes Her Flyweight Debut In October At LFA 24
    Highly touted prospect and multi-time grappling champion Mackenzie Dern will make her return to mixed martial arts in October except this time she will do so as a flyweight. Dern has been one of the...
  39. Matthew Frincu vs Curtis Millender headlines LFA 24
    “The Thunder From Down Under”, Matthew Frincu (11-2) will headline Legacy Fighting Alliance 24 when he squares up against Curtis Millender (12-3) in October. The fight was confirmed by the promotion...
  40. Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima meets Rory MacDonald in January
    The anticipated welterweight showdown between Bellator champion Douglas Lima and Rory MacDonald will go down in January. Lima and MacDonald are slated to meet in a title bout on Jan. 20 at...
  41. UFC 216 finalized: With Johnson-Borg addition, 1 bou
    With the addition of a new title fight, next month’s UFC 216 lineup has experienced a slight shuffle. As recently reported, officials recently added a second title fight when flyweight champion...
  42. Mousasi requests Shlemenko be PED tested
    The UFC has arguably the best performance enhancing drug testing program in the world. Their rival Bellator MMA doesn’t. However, Bellator CEO Scott Coker is on record as being firmly against PEDs in...
  43. Matt Brown announces that he will retire after upcoming fight vs. Diego Sanchez at UFC Norfolk
    “The Immortal” can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. On Thursday, UFC welterweight veteran Matt Brown announced via his Instagram that his upcoming fight with Diego Sanchez at UFC...
  44. Mizuto Hirota out of UFC Japan for health reasons following scary weigh-in
    The UFC and physicians present took note of Mizuto Hirota’s physical state Thursday at weigh-ins. And it appears that’s a main reason why he won’t be allowed to compete Friday night. Hirota was...
  45. ‘Who the fook is that guy?’ Jeremy Stephens now has an answer for Conor McGregor
    It took almost a year to the day. But Jeremy Stephens has finally clapped back at Conor McGregor. And it was all worth the wait. Link
  46. Georges St-Pierre shrugs off Michael Bisping’s insults: ‘He’s a very angry person deep down’
    Georges St-Pierre and Michael Bisping couldn’t be further apart when it comes to their approach to hyping a fight. While the UFC middleweight champion has built his reputation pulling no punches to...
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  47. UFC 217: Georges St-Pierre expected to call out Conor McGregor with win over Michael Bisping
    Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, at one time, was rumored to be in the running for a Conor McGregor super fight, back when “Notorious” was fooling...
  48. ONE announces full 2018 calendar with 24 cards in Asia
    ONE Championship has announced its full calendar for 2018 before even entering the final quarter of 2017. With six events left in 2017, the Asian mixed martial arts promotion has 24 cards planned for...
  49. Daniel Cormier explains why he asked fans to give Jon Jones space after PED fallout
    Daniel Cormier could have gloated after news broke that Jon Jones tested positive for a banned substance in a UFC 214 pre-fight drug test. After all, the rivals have rarely hesitated to verbally tear...
  50. UFC Fight Night 117 Results, Highlights, Bonus Money Winners, Fight Scores, Attendance And Gate
    If Ovince Saint Preux is ever on top of you in the UFC's Octagon, don't grab his head. On Saturday night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 117 in Saitama, Japan, OSP secured his third victory via...
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