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  1. Full card for ROAD FC 46 includes openweight title bout
    The full lineup for ROAD FC 46 is out, with 13 fights set to take place on 10 March at the Jangchung Arena in Seoul. The previously announced title bout between openweight champion Mighty Mo and...
  2. Vitor Belfort vs. Lyoto Machida in the works for UFC 224 in Rio de Janeiro
    “The Phenom” and “The Dragon” will collide in Brazil. A middleweight bout between Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida is in the works for UFC 224 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on May 12, multiple sources...
  3. Zabit Magomedsharipov announces UFC 223 fight vs. Kyle Bochniak
    Zabit Magomedsharipov is coming to America. The rising Russian announced today on his Instagram page that he’s set to fight Kyle Bochniak at UFC 223, which takes place April 7 at Barclays Center in...
  4. UFC Anti-Trust Lawsuit Could Pay Fighters Massive Windfall
    The ongoing anti-trust lawsuit against the UFC appears to be gaining traction, and fighters could receive a massive windfall of money for damages if the lawsuit were to pass. MMA journalist John Nash...
  5. Nate Diaz nearly lights up joint on live TV during UFC Austin
    National television won’t get in the way of Nate Diaz’s recreational activities. The UFC lightweight pulled out a marijuana joint and appeared to light it up during the FOX Sports 1 live broadcast of...
  6. Cezar Ferreira meets Karl Roberson at UFC 224 in Brazil
    A middleweight bout between Cezar Ferreira and Karl Roberson has been added to UFC 224, sources confirmed to MMA Fighting following a report by Combate. UFC 224 will take place at the Jeunesse Arena...
  7. Tom Duquesnoy vs. Terrion Ware added to UFC Fight Night 127 in London
    Next month’s UFC Fight Night 127 has a new bantamweight addition. Officials today announced a fight between Tom Duquesnoy (15-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Terrion Ware (17-7 MMA, 0-2 UFC). UFC Fight Night 127...
  8. UFC Fight Night 126 bonuses: Brandon Davis, Steven Peterson get $50,000 for slugfest
    AUSTIN, Texas – Derrick Lewis, Curtis Millender, Brandon Davis and Steven Peterson each earned $50,000 fight-night bonuses at Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 126 event. Lewis and Millender earned...
  9. Elizeu Zaleski injured, out of UFC London fight with Jack Marshman
    The UFC London card has taken a hit as Elizeu Zaleski was forced out of a welterweight clash with Jack Marshman due to a knee injury, multiple sources told MMA Fighting following a report by Combate....
  10. Livinha Souza’s hand not fully healed, ruled unfit to fight Jessica Aguilar at UFC 222
    Livinha Souza won’t be fighting at UFC 222. The former Invicta FC strawweight champion was originally slated to face Jessica Aguilar at UFC Austin on Feb. 18, but an injured hand forced the promotion...
  11. Bellator trims roster, parts ways with 13 fighters
    Thirteen fighters are no longer under contract with Bellator. The list includes names like Fernando Gonzalez, Kendall Grove, Francis Carmont, Georgi Karakhanyan and Kevin Casey, a Bellator official...
  12. Floyd Mayweather Sr. says he now believes his son will fight in the UFC
    Last year, when Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor boxed in one of the biggest fights of all time, there were immediate rumblings of a possible rematch, potentially in MMA. Now, this outcome is...
  13. UFC on FOX 28 fight scrapped over weight cutting concerns
    As first reported by FloCombat, Gilbert Burns vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier at Saturday’s UFC on Fox 28 card in Orlando, Florida, has been scrapped over weight-cutting concerns. The news was confirmed by...
  14. Tito Ortiz ‘interested’ in Chuck Liddell fight: I don’t need to fight, but if Chuck needs to, I’ll give him a payday
    Last year, rumors began to stir that Chuck Liddell was looking to come out of retirement and make a return to MMA. Shortly afterwards, Liddell stoked those flames with an Instagram post of himself...
  15. Mike Pyle vs. Zak Ottow officially added to UFC 222
    Welterweight veteran Mike Pyle is set to compete again for the first time in over 14 months. A bout between Pyle and Zak Ottow was recently added to the official event page for UFC 222, which takes...
  16. Conor McGregor says he offered to face Frankie Edgar at UFC 222, will fight again ‘period’
    Conor McGregor wants to make one thing very clear: He will absolutely fight again. And he wanted to do it sooner than you think. The UFC lightweight champion wrote Thursday on Instagram that he...
  17. Frankie Edgar’s manager, coach go off on ‘prostitute’ Conor McGregor’s latest comments
    Frankie Edgar’s team have flipped out about Conor McGregor’s latest comments. On Thursday, McGregor wrote on Instagram that he offered to fight Edgar on short notice at UFC 222 on March 3 when Max...
  18. ‘Jacare’ Souza vs. Kelvin Gastelum official for UFC 224
    With no return date set for UFC champion Robert Whittaker, the rest of the middleweight division will continue to jockey for position in his absence. On Thursday, officials announced that Ronaldo...
  19. Jimmie Rivera vs. Marlon Moraes in the works for UFN Utica main event
    Finally. After months of failed attempts to book Jimmie Rivera vs. Marlon Moraes, the UFC has broken through at last and is on the verge of finalizing the bantamweight fight as the headliner for UFC...
  20. Edson Barboza vs. Kevin Lee slated for UFC Fight Night Atlantic City main event
    The UFC’s return to Atlantic City, N.J., has its main event. The promotion is close to finalizing Edson Barboza vs. Kevin Lee as the main event for the April 21 event at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic...
  21. UFC targeting Sijara Eubanks vs. Lauren Murphy
    Sijara Eubanks is going to get another shot in the UFC. The promotion is currently targeting Eubanks vs. Lauren Murphy for the June 1 UFC Fight Night card in Utica, N.Y., MMA Fighting has learned....
  22. UFC planning return to Dublin
    The UFC is planning to make its fourth trip to Dublin, Ireland in 2018. Multiple sources have confirmed that the event will take place on Sunday, May 27, MMA Fighting has learned. The event will take...
  23. Amanda Nunes vs. Raquel Pennington title fight targeted for UFC 224
    The UFC 224 fight card gets stronger every day. The UFC is targeting a matchup between women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and Raquel Pennington for the pay-per-view, two people with knowledge...
  24. Alexander Hernandez steps in to replace Bobby Green against Beneil Dariush at UFC 222
    Octagon newcomer Alexander Hernandez is stepping in on less than two weeks’ notice to keep a UFC 222 fight alive, officials announced Friday. Hernandez, 25, is stepping in for Bobby Green, who...
  25. Top prospect Israel Adesanya returns against Marvin Vettori at UFC on FOX 29
    Israel Adesanya isn’t wasting any time getting back to work. Fresh off his impressive Octagon debut, the intriguing middleweight prospect has been scheduled to return April 14 against Marvin Vettori...
  26. UFC On Fox 28 - Stephens Vs. Emmett Results: Bonus Winners, Highlights, Attendance And Gate
    Controversy struck in the UFC on Fox 28 main event from Orlando, Florida on Saturday night. Jeremy Stephens seemingly secured a future shot at the UFC featherweight title with a destructive TKO...
  27. Sergei Kharitonov decisions Joey Beltran at RCC event
    Sergei Kharitonov’s win streak continued on Sunday. But the veteran heavyweight slugger didn’t get the knockout the crowd wanted to see. Compliments To MMAFighting Newswire
  28. Rafael Carvalho vs. Gegard Mousasi, Michael Page vs. David Rickels booked for Bellator 200 in London
    Bellator is going to England for its 200th show. The promotion announced on Monday that middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho will fight Gegard Mousasi at Bellator 200, scheduled for May 25 at the...
  29. Josh Emmett to appeal UFC on FOX 28 loss to Jeremy Stephens
    Josh Emmett is not going to accept his controversial loss to Jeremy Stephens without an added effort. The Team Alpha Male product will appeal the knockout defeat in the main event of UFC on FOX 28 on...
  30. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos out, Jack Marshman meets Bradley Scott at UFC-London
    A late change has created a shuffle in the lineup for the UFC’s return to London next month. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos (18-5 MMA, 4-1 UFC) is out of his middleweight fight against Jack Marshman (22-7...
  31. Walt Harris vs. Daniel Spitz, two other fights official for UFC Utica
    The UFC’s first trip to Utica has its first three fights. On Monday, officials confirmed that Walt Harris will battle Daniel Spitz in a heavyweight bout, and flyweights Hector Sandoval and Jarred...
  32. Mike Pyle retiring from MMA after UFC 222 fight: ‘The juice is no longer worth the squeeze’
    This weekend will mark the last time to see Mike Pyle as an in-cage competitor. Pyle, the 19-year veteran of the sport, will be retiring from MMA after his UFC 222 fight Saturday night with Zak Ottow...
  33. UFC's debut event in Chile gets first five bouts, including Grasso, Lee and Luque
    The UFC will land in a South American country other than Brazil for the first time ever this May. The promotion today confirmed the UFC Fight Night event, which has yet to be numbered, will take...
  34. UFC 225 adds pair of fights, including return of Joseph Benavidez vs. Sergio Pettis
    The UFC’s return to the “Windy City” has started to build with the addition of a pair of fights, including the return of one of the world’s top flyweights. Joseph Benavidez (25-4 MMA, 12-2 UFC) will...
  35. Michael Bisping says retirement fight vs. Luke Rockhold would ‘stoke the fires’
    After Michael Bisping lost his UFC middleweight title to Georges St-Pierre last year, and then subsequently lost to Kelvin Gastelum just a few weeks later as a short-notice replacement fight at UFC...
  36. Adriano Moraes injures knee, withdraws from ONE Championship title defense
    Adriano Moraes won’t be defending his ONE Championship title in March. The flyweight talent was slated to face Reece McLaren in the main event of ONE: Visions of Victory, scheduled for March 9 in...
  37. Former champion Phil Davis faces Linton Vassell at Bellator 200
    Bellator has announced an important light heavyweight bout for its upcoming card in London, as Bellator 200 features the return of Phil Davis against Linton Vassell on May 25. Link
  38. Jon Jones California State Athletic Commission doping hearing live stream
    Jon Jones will face the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) on Tuesday for a doping hearing. The former UFC light heavyweight champion tested positive for the steroid Turinabol in an...
  39. Jon Jones fined $205,000, has license revoked by CSAC in doping case
    One part of Jon Jones’ doping sanctions have been decided. The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) revoked the MMA license of Jones and fined him $205,000 at a hearing Tuesday at the...
  40. Evan Dunham vs. Mairbek Taisumov booked for UFC 223 in Brooklyn
    The UFC’s return to Brooklyn in April is another step closer to complete with the addition of a new lightweight bout. Evan Dunham (18-6-1 MMA, 11-6-1 UFC) is set to take on Mairbek Taisumov (27-5...
  41. Dana White: Chuck Liddell-Tito Ortiz trilogy won't happen in UFC
    Talk of a trilogy fight between UFC Hall of Famers Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz has heated up, and Dana White says he wants no part of it. Link
  42. Gregor Gillespie vs. Vinc Pichel added to UFC's 'Fight Night' event in Utica, N.Y.
    The UFC’s debut event in Utica, N.Y., continues to grow with the addition of a lightweight fight. New York’s own Gregor Gillespie (11-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) will put his unblemished record on the line...
  43. Jack Hermansson heads back to Brazil to meet Thales Leites at UFC 224
    A pair of middleweights looking to get back into the win column have been booked for the UFC’s return to Brazil. Jack Hermansson (16-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC) will head into hostile territory to take on Thales...
  44. Jim Miller gets home fight vs. Dan Hooker at UFC Fight Night 128 in Atlantic City
    It probably should come as little surprise that one of the best fighters ever to come out of New Jersey will be fighting when the UFC returns there. Jim Miller (28-11 MMA, 17-10 UFC) has been booked...
  45. Dana White says chances are ‘very, very, very good’ that Brock Lesnar returns to the UFC
    In 2016, when the UFC needed a draw to juice up their marquee summer event, UFC 200, UFC President Dana White pulled a rabbit out of his hat by negotiating the return of former heavyweight champion...
  46. USADA to introduce pilot program for new, ‘friendlier’ blood testing of UFC athletes
    UFC fighters will be part of a pilot program USADA is introducing that the agency hopes will streamline the blood-testing process and make things better for the athletes. On Thursday, USADA announced...
  47. X-Gym closes its doors after 13 years
    Once considered one of the best MMA teams in the world, X-Gym is no more. Link
  48. Jon Fitch signs with Bellator
    Jon Fitch is headed to Bellator. The promotion has signed the MMA veteran to an exclusive multi-fight, multi-year deal, MMA Fighting has learned. Fitch’s signing and debut is expected to be announced...
  49. Azunna Anyanwu accepts one-year suspension for USADA test failure
    Following an October 2017 drug test failure, UFC heavyweight Azunna Anyanwu has accepted a one-year suspension from the United States Anti-Doping Agency. Link
  50. Mizuki Inoue steps in for Janaisa Morandin, faces Virna Jandiroba for title at Invicta 28
    The title will still be on the line, but there will be one new participant for the belt at Invicta FC 28. Mizuki Inoue will step in for Janaisa Morandin to take on Virna Jandiroba for the Invicta FC...
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