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  1. Angela Hill vs. Maryna Moroz booked for UFC on FOX 28
    Maryna Moroz didn’t have to wait long for another opportunity to step in the cage. The 26-year-old strawweight was supposed to fight Jamie Moyle this past weekend at UFC 220, but Moyle was forced out...
  2. Nate Diaz teases that he’s ready for UFC return
    Is Nate Diaz ready for a comeback? The wildly popular UFC fighter posted a fairly cryptic Instagram message Tuesday night, which followed a string of videos and photos from his fights. The final one...
  3. Danny Roberts vs. Oliver Enkamp set for UFC Fight Night 127 in London
    The UFC’s return to London in March still is without an announced headliner, but the card continues to build. England’s own Danny Roberts (14-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) is set to take on Oliver Enkamp (7-1 MMA,...
  4. Danny Henry fights newcomer Hakeem Dawodu at UFC London
    The UFC’s upcoming trip to London is one bout closer to completion. Officials announced Wednesday that Scotland’s Danny Henry will take on debuting Canadian Hakeem Dawodu in a featherweight bout at...
  5. John Kavanagh: Gunnar Nelson vs. Darren Till offered for UFC Fight Night 127 headliner
    According to SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh, a welterweight fight between his charge Gunnar Nelson and Darren Till is possible to headline UFC Fight Night 127, which takes place March 17 at The...
  6. Jimmy Smith says he’ll make UFC color commentator debut at UFC 221
    Jimmy Smith is heading Down Under. The former longtime Bellator color commentator tweeted Wednesday night that he’ll be making his UFC debut in that same role at UFC 221 on Feb. 11 in Perth, Western...
  7. Paul Daley says that he has been granted his release from Bellator
    Paul Daley has added himself to the rumor mill with a Facebook announcement that he has been granted release from his Bellator contract. Link
  8. Joe Lauzon meets Chris Gruetzemacher at UFC 223 in Brooklyn
    After a rough stretch his past four fights, Joe Lauzon will try to get back on track this spring. Lauzon (27-14 MMA, 14-11 UFC) has been booked for a lightweight fight against Chris Gruetzemacher...
  9. Liam McGeary vs. Vadim Nemkov official for February's Bellator 194
    A light heavyweight matchup between a former champion and a contender on the rise is now official for next month’s Bellator 194 event. MMAjunkie today learned from Bellator officials that Liam...
  10. Demetrious Johnson wants to fight T.J. Dillashaw on “a stacked card,” not afraid of being stripped of his title
    Since reclaiming the UFC bantamweight title with a knockout win of Cody Garbrandt at UFC 217, T.J. Dillashaw has been aggressively calling for a flyweight title shot against pound-for-pound king...
  11. Michal Oleksiejczuk fails USADA drug test, facing anti-doping policy violation
    It’s Michal Oleksiejczuk’s turn to deal with the USADA. On Thursday, officials announced that Oleksiejczuk failed an in-competition drug test taken in conjunction with his Dec. 30 fight vs. Khalil...
  12. Firas Zahabi thinks Georges St-Pierre will sit out for ‘at least a year or two’ but will fight again
    Speaking with Fight Hub TV recently, St-Pierre’s head coach, Firas Zahabi, said that his protege is “doing great” and that, while he hasn’t asked St-Pierre about a timetable for return, he believes...
  13. Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier set for champion vs. champion superfight at UFC 226; will also coach TUF 27
    For the first time in the history of The Ultimate Fighter, two current champions, in two different weight classes, will serve as head coaches. The UFC has tapped heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and...
  14. Joe Warren vs. Joe Taimanglo booked for Bellator 195
    Joe Warren has his first fight set for 2018. The three-time Bellator titleholder returns to action in a bantamweight bout vs. Joe Taimanglo at Bellator 195 on March 2 at the WinStar World Casino in...
  15. Brent Primus vs. Michael Chandler 2 targeted for April 13 Bellator event
    The rematch is on. Brent Primus vs. Michael Chandler 2 for the Bellator lightweight championship is scheduled for April 13 at The Family Arena in St. Charles, Mo., MMA Fighting has learned. The...
  16. UFC announces cast for The Ultimate Fighter 27: Undefeated
    The big news Friday was the coaches for The Ultimate Fighter 27 — UFC champions Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier, who will fight for the heavyweight title in the main event of UFC 226 on July 7 in Las...
  17. Las Vegas police: Dana White, family not involved in investigation of alleged attempted sexual assault at White home
    The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating an alleged attempted sexual assault at the home of UFC president Dana White, MMA Fighting confirmed Friday with a department...
  18. Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje, Carlos Condit vs. Matt Brown set for UFC Glendale
    Justin Gaethje will get a home game in his next UFC fight. Gaethje’s previously-reported showdown against fellow lightweight contender Dustin Poirier will take place April 14 at a UFC Fight Night...
  19. Ronda Rousey appears at WWE Royal Rumble, signs as full-time wrestler: ‘This is my life now’
    WWE just got a little “Rowdy.” Ronda Rousey made her highly anticipated appearance at the WWE Royal Rumble on Sunday night in Philadelphia. The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion confronted...
  20. Chuck Liddell is spending his February in the Celebrity Big Brother house
    Chuck Liddell may not end up fighting Chael Sonnen in Bellator, but the practice he got ignoring Chael’s crazy smacktalk may come in handy for his next actual gig: an appearance on the first US...
  21. Michael Bisping says he will not be fighting at UFC London
    “The Count” won’t be coming home for his retirement fight. Michael Bisping tweeted Tuesday that he will not be on the card at UFC London on March 17. Bisping confirmed with MMA Fighting’s Ariel...
  22. James Mulheron accepts one-year suspension for USADA violation
    The USADA announced Tuesday that UFC heavyweight James Mulheron has accepted a one-year suspension from competition after testing positive for the banned substances clomiphene and hydroxyclomiphene...
  23. ACB bantamweight champion Petr Yan signs with UFC
    The UFC has made another exciting addition to the bantamweight division with the signing of Russian prospect Petr Yan. Link
  24. Floyd Mayweather steps into MMA cage, Conor McGregor responds
    Floyd Mayweather is entering the cage... literally. Despite recently dismissing the notion that he might consider taking an MMA fight (presumably with rival Conor McGregor), the boxing legend...
  25. UFC on FOX 27: Jacare vs. Brunson averages lowest ratings in series history
    Saturday night’s UFC on FOX 27 card — which, from a star power standpoint, looked like the weakest show since the inception of the series — delivered numbers that would indicate that very point. Link
  26. Michael Chiesa vs. Anthony Pettis in the works for UFC 223
    April continues to shape up as the month of matchups between ranked UFC lightweights. On the verge of being added to the slate is Michael Chiesa vs. former champion Anthony Pettis at UFC 223. Link
  27. Martin Nguyen looks for third title, meets champ Bibiano Fernandes at ONE Championship 68
    Martin Nguyen will look to make a little bit of history on March 24. Officials today announced Nguyen, ONE Championship’s reigning featherweight and lightweight titleholder, will look to add a third...
  28. Injury moves Ray Borg vs. Brandon Moreno to UFC 223 in Brooklyn
    A key flyweight matchup expected to take place in Austin will instead be held in New York. UFC officials today announced that a Brandon Moreno injury forced the promotion to delay a scheduled bout...
  29. Advertisement or something more? Floyd Mayweather talks MMA in second in-cage clip
    Floyd Mayweather is at it again. A day after posting a clip of himself stepping into a cage at the Syndicate MMA gym in Las Vegas, “Money” is taking the act a step further, this time cutting a short...
  30. Fabricio Werdum vs. Alexander Volkov set as main event for UFC Fight Night 127 in London
    With a little more than six weeks to go, UFC Fight Night 127 finally has a main event. UFC officials today announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will face former Bellator...
  31. UFC 224 set for May 12 in Rio de Janeiro
    It looks like the UFC will return to Brazil later this spring for a pay-per-view card. The promotion is making its debut in Belem this week in Para, Brazil, for UFC Fight Night 125. But according to...
  32. Anderson Silva postive for synthetic testosterone, diuretic in recent failure
    Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for methyltestosterone – a synthetic testosterone – and an unspecified diuretic prior to UFC Fight Night 122, according to a recent...
  33. Beneil Dariush vs. Bobby Green headed to UFC 222 in Las Vegas
    The lineup for the UFC’s March return to Las Vegas continues to build with the addition of a lightweight fight. Beneil Dariush will take on Bobby Green at UFC 222. Link
  34. UFC returns to Atlantic City on April 21 for UFC Fight Night 128
    UFC officials today revealed the octagon will return to New Jersey on April 21, with Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall serving as host. Link
  35. Nick Hein, Davi Ramos announce UFC 224 matchup in Rio
    UFC 224 appears to have its first bout. Lightweights Nick Hein and Davi Ramos both took to social media today to announce they have been booked to face each other at the May 12 event, which takes...
  36. John Dodson vs. Pedro Munhoz off of UFC Belem
    UFC Belem has lost its co-main event. Pedro Munhoz failed to make weight for his co-main event bout with John Dodson on Friday morning, coming in four pounds overweight, and MMA Fighting has learned...
  37. Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Luan Chagas first bout set for UFC Fight Night 128 in Atlantic City
    Welterweight Siyar Bahadurzada is getting some momentum. The Afghani fighter, who’s sat out for long stretches due to injury, announced he’s set to fight at the recently announced UFC Fight Night...
  38. Arjan Bhullar vs. Adam Wieczorek official for UFC on FOX 29 in Arizona
    The UFC’s return to Arizona in April continues to build with a big heavyweight fight. Arjan Bhullar will take on Adam Wieczorek at UFC on FOX 29, UFC officials announced today. Bhullar previously had...
  39. Alex Perez meets Eric Shelton at UFC on FOX 28 in Orlando
    Three weeks before the event, a flyweight fight appears to be the final piece to the puzzle for the UFC’s return to Florida. Alex Perez will take on Eric Shelton on the preliminary card at UFC on FOX...
  40. Uriah Hall's coach criticizes Dana White's response to collapse: He 'almost died for your organization'
    Xtreme Couture coach Eric Nicksick was there for much of middleweight Uriah Hall’s training for UFC Fight Night 124. The coach also was there when Hall had a “slight heart attack” during his weight...
  41. Max Holloway Withdraws from Title Defense vs. Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 Due to Injury
    UFC 222 needs a new headliner. Reigning featherweight champion Max Holloway has withdrawn from his scheduled title defense against Frankie Edgar at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on March 3 due to...
  42. Michel Prazeres vs. Desmond Green in jeopardy for UFC Belem
    Michel Prazeres will have to weigh under 173 pounds before facing Desmond Green at UFC Belem. After the co-main event of UFC Belem between John Dodson and Pedro Munhoz was scratched on Friday, the...
  43. Wilson Reis fights John Moraga at UFC on FOX 29
    Wilson Reis and John Moraga will have to step over one another if they hope to get back into title contention. The former flyweight championship challengers have been booked to fight at UFC on FOX 29...
  44. UFC announces UFC 224 in Rio de Janeiro, UFC 225 in Chicago
    The Octagon is visiting some familiar stomping grounds, and also making some history, this spring. During Saturday’s UFC Belem broadcast, a pair of pay-per-view dates were announced. UFC 224 will...
  45. Alberto Mina vs. Ramazan Emeev set for UFC 224 in Rio de Janeiro
    The UFC’s return to Brazil this spring continues to build with the addition of a new welterweight fight. Brazil’s Alberto Mina (13-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will take on Dagestani fighter Ramazan Emeev (16-3...
  46. Aspen Ladd vs. Leslie Smith among additions to UFC Fight Night 128 in Atlantic City
    The UFC’s spring return to New Jersey has started to build with the addition of three fights. Aspen Ladd (6-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will take on Leslie Smith (10-7-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC) in a women’s bantamweight...
  47. Ashlee Evans-Smith drops to flyweight, meets Bec Rawlings at UFC 223
    A women’s flyweight bout between Ashlee Evans-Smith and Bec Rawlings is the latest addition to April’s UFC 223 lineup. Link
  48. PFL welterweight champ Jon Fitch says he's likely headed to Bellator
    Bellator soon could have another high-profile free agency signing to announce. PFL (formerly WSOF) welterweight champion Jon Fitch (30-7-1) on Saturday said he no longer is with the promotion and is...
  49. Conor McGregor posts mocking message after Max Holloway’s UFC 222 withdrawal
    Conor McGregor’s new nickname may as well be Mr. Rub Salt in the Wound. Just hours after UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced to pull out of his UFC 222 title defense against Frankie...
  50. Dana White doesn’t want Mario Yamasaki to referee any more UFC fights after ‘disgusting’ showing at UFC Belem
    If it were up to Dana White, Mario Yamasaki would never referee another UFC fight again. The UFC president took to social media to slam Yamasaki for what many thought was an egregiously late stoppage...
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