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  1. Nate Diaz wants a UFC comeback fight, but there's just one problem: 'Nobody’s interesting'
    ...Diaz also talked about fighting, which he’s still interested in doing, contrary to UFC President Dana White’s continued assertions that he isn’t during the last year. “I’ve been trying to get in...
  2. UFC announces Contender Series debut date for Nick Newell, opponent change for Greg Hardy
    Two of the Contender Series’ most intriguing names are one step closer to seeing their potential UFC dreams come true. On Saturday’s UFC 224 broadcast, several dates were announced for Season 2 of...
  3. Chuck Liddell announces that he’s coming out of retirement, targeting Tito Ortiz fight in late 2018
    After years of teasing a potential comeback, UFC Hall of Famer and former light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell announced Monday on The MMA Hour that he is officially coming out of retirement. The...
  4. Dustin Poirier vs. Eddie Alvarez rematch official for UFC on FOX 30 headliner in Calgary
    After plenty of back-and-forth on social media over one guy said yes, but the other said not yet, a rematch between Dustin Poirier and Eddie Alvarez now is official. Not only is it official, but it...
  5. Peter Sobotta announces change to the middleweight division, does not fight at UFC Hamburg
    UFC fans in Germany will miss Peter Sobotta at the UFC Fight Night in Hamburg on 22 July. As the 31-year-old announced in a statement on Facebook, he refused a fight offer the UFC - for joyous...
  6. Mackenzie Dern weighed 139.5 pounds five days before UFC 224, ‘wasn’t able to stand up’ during cut
    Mackenzie Dern was confident that she could hit the strawweight limit until the night before the official weigh-ins, despite arriving in Brazil for the UFC 224 fight week at 139.5 pounds. On Friday,...
  7. Craig White steps in on short notice to face Neil Magny at UFC Liverpool
    Craig “The Thundercat” White has become the 86th Cage Warriors fighter to sign for the UFC by stepping in on 12 days’ notice to fight Neil Magny at UFC Liverpool. Link
  8. Newcomer Abu Azaitar official for UFC Hamburg, meets Vitor Miranda
    WSOF, ACB and KSW vet Abu Azaitar is again set for his first UFC fight. UFC officials today confirmed a bout between Azaitar (13-1-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and middleweight Vitor Miranda (12-6 MMA, 3-3 UFC)...
  9. Sacramento sheriff to investigate Nate Diaz for alleged battery in Combate Americas incident
    The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department will be looking into Nate Diaz and his involvement in a near brawl that broke out Friday night at a Combate Americas event, MMA Fighting has learned. Link
  10. Kelvin’s gastelum admant he’ll sit out until he gets guaranteed title shot
    Kelvin Gastelum wants a title shot and his willing to sit out to get it. After taking a split-decision nod over Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza at UFC 224 on Saturday in Rio, Gastelum, 26, believes that a UFC...
  11. John Dodson re-signs with UFC
    John Dodson is sticking around. The popular bantamweight has come to terms with the UFC on a new four-fight contract, MMAFighting.com has learned Link
  12. Planning fall return, Tony Ferguson believes he’s ‘still the true 155-pound champion’
    Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov were supposed to fight at UFC 223 for the right to be called the undisputed UFC lightweight champion. Unfortunately, Ferguson injured his knee shortly before the...
  13. UFC Fight Night Moscow officially announced for Sept. 15
    After a whirlwind of reports and speculation since early 2018, the UFC has finally made its first trip to Russia official. The promotion announced its maiden voyage to the country via its social...
  14. Veteran journalist Ariel Helwani moves to ESPN, will host new show with Chael Sonnen
    Veteran MMA journalist Ariel Helwani is moving to ESPN, the cable network today announced. Helwani will make the move from MMAFighting.com, where he has spent the bulk of his career. The...
  15. UFC Liverpool card still undergoing changes with about a week to spare
    The UFC’s debut in Liverpool, England, is just around the corner – but the lineup still is undergoing changes. South African lightweight Don Madge (7-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) a month ago said he was fighting...
  16. 2018 World MMA Awards nominees announced
    Max Holloway, Demetrious Johnson, Cris Cyborg, and Rose Namajunas could be adding to their trophy cases soon with Fighters Only announcing the nominees for the 2018 World MMA Awards. Voting began...
  17. Dennis Bermudez vs. Rick Glenn booked for UFC Fight Night 133 in Boise
    A featherweight bout between Dennis Bermudez and Rick Glenn is the latest addition to July’s UFC Fight Night 133 lineup. Link
  18. Alexander Hernandez vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier slated for UFC on FOX 30
    An intriguing matchup between ranked lightweights Alexander Hernandez and Olivier Aubin-Mercier has been slated for July 28 at UFC on FOX 30 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The UFC announced the booking...
  19. Brad Scott draws newcomer Carlo Pedersoli Jr. at UFC Liverpool
    Brad Scott is getting a home date after all. After thinking that he’d missed out on his opportunity to fight at UFC Liverpool with the injury withdrawal of originally scheduled opponent Salim...
  20. Bethe Correia vs. Irene Aldana scheduled for UFC 227
    Irene Aldana asked for an specific opponent and got her wish. The Mexican fighter has been booked to fight former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correia at UFC 227 on Aug. 4 at the...
  21. Gilbert Burns vs. Dan Hooker slated for UFC 226 in Las Vegas
    July’s UFC 226 lineup has a new lightweight addition. It features Gilbert Burns (14-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) vs. Dan Hooker (16-7 MMA, 6-3 UFC). Link
  22. Jamie Moyle vs. Emily Whitmire set for UFC 226 in Las Vegas
    A strawweight bout between Las Vegas residents Jamie Moyle and Emily Whitmire is the latest addition to July’s UFC 226 lineup. Link
  23. Mirko Cro Cop out of Bellator 200 main event, Rafael Carvalho vs. Gegard Mousasi to headline
    Bad luck has hit Bellator 200. The landmark show lost its main event on Monday, as Mirko Filipovic has been forced to withdraw from Friday’s main event at The SSE Arena in England with an undisclosed...
  24. Fabricio Werdum vs. Alexey Oleynik set to headline UFC Moscow
    The UFC’s inaugural event in Russia will be headlined by a fight that can only be described as a grappler’s delight. A heavyweight matchup between former UFC champion Fabricio Werdum and...
  25. Ian McCall announces retirement
    “Uncle Creepy” is calling it a day. Ian McCall announced Monday on The MMA Hour that he is retiring after a 15-year career that saw him become one of the best fighters in the 125-pound division. Link
  26. Michael Chiesa to make FS1 analyst debut for UFC Liverpool
    After missing out on an opportunity to fight in April, Michael Chiesa has found another way to get some exposure. The lightweight contender will make his FOX Sports 1 broadcasting debut when he joins...
  27. Tatiana Suarez, the female Khabib Nurmagomedov?
    We look at the standout performance from UFC strawweight Tatiana Suarez at UFC Chile against Alexa Grasso. Is Suarez the female Khabib Nurmagomedov? Link
  28. Fabricio Werdum fails USADA drug test, facing UFC anti-doping violation
    Just one day after news broke that Fabricio Werdum would be headlining the UFC’s debut in Russia, the former UFC heavyweight champion is in hot water with USADA. Werdum failed a USADA...
  29. Titan FC double champ Jose Torres signs with UFC, will debut in Utica
    One of the top lighter weight fighters in the world is headed to the UFC. Jose Torres, the Titan FC flyweight and bantamweight champion, has agreed to fight Jarred Brooks at UFC Fight Night Utica on...
  30. Jeremy Petley out of Bellator 200 due to injury, Saul Rogers fight canceled
    Saul Rogers is without a dance partner for his promotional debut this Friday night at Bellator 200. Bellator has confirmed that Canadian Jeremy Petley has pulled out of his bout with Rogers due to an...
  31. Mirko Cro Cop details extent of knee injury, targeted date for return
    Mirko Filipovic’s left leg is in rough shape following his withdrawal from Bellator 200’s main event. Filipovic, 43, pulled out of Friday’s scheduled Bellator 200 rematch against Roy Nelson after...
  32. Luke Rockhold re-injures leg, tabling talks of Alexander Gustafsson fight
    So much for that Alexander Gustafsson vs. Luke Rockhold fight. At least for now. The bout, which had been discussed for what was expected to be a light heavyweight matchup at UFC 227 in Los Angeles...
  33. Why yes, the thought of Al Iaquinta vs. Justin Gaethje does get us hyped, thank you very much
    Fresh off the bizarre turn of events that saw him sort of but maybe not really fight for the UFC lightweight title, Al Iaquinta has a new opponent in mind. And, yeah, it’s Justin Gaethje. And, yes,...
  34. Ex-champ Chris Weidman targets fall UFC return after second hand surgery
    Things are beginning to look up for former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman. Weidman (14-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC) hasn’t seen action since a submission victory over Kelvin Gastelum at UFC on FOX 25 in...
  35. Dana White says he’ll meet with Conor McGregor in Liverpool to discuss McGregor’s future
    Is Conor McGregor going to make his return to the UFC? He and the company will try to figure that out this weekend. The only man ever to simultaneously hold two UFC weight-class championships will...
  36. Georges St-Pierre opens up about Nate Diaz fight that didn’t happen, future UFC plans
    Earlier this month, UFC president Dana White announced that a blockbuster fight between Georges St-Pierre and Nate Diaz was in the works for Aug. 4 at UFC 227. Momentum for the matchup even reached a...
  37. Streaking Alejandro Perez meets Eddie Wineland at UFC Fight Night 133 in Boise
    A bantamweight bout between Alejandro Perez and Eddie Wineland is the latest addition to July’s UFC Fight Night 133 lineup. UFC officials recently announced the Perez (20-6-1 MMA, 6-1-1 UFC) vs....
  38. Aleksei Oleinik vs. Mark Hunt in the works for UFC Moscow main event
    With Fabricio Werdum currently sidelined while he deals with a potential USADA suspension, Mark Hunt could step in to take his place in Moscow. Sources told MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani that a...
  39. Cub Swanson vs. Renato Moicano official for UFC 227
    A pair of top-10 featherweights are coming to the City of Angels. Cub Swanson will take on Renato Moicano at UFC 227 on Aug. 4 in Los Angeles, the UFC officially announced Thursday. The Los Angeles...
  40. Davey Grant vs. Manny Bermudez scratched from Sunday's UFC Liverpool lineup
    Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 130 lineup is down one of its scheduled main card bouts. Davey Grant (9-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has been pulled from his planned bantamweight bout with Manny Bermudez (11-0 MMA, 1-0...
  41. Nick Diaz arrested for alleged domestic violence in Las Vegas
    Nick Diaz has been arrested following an alleged domestic violence incident Thursday evening in Las Vegas. A person within the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department identified Nickolas R. Diaz,...
  42. Darren Till misses weight for UFC Liverpool main event by 3.5 pounds
    One of the largest fighters in the welterweight division, Darren Till’s size got the better of him at Saturday’s weigh-ins for UFC Liverpool. Link
  43. Darren Till re-weighs in at 187.3 pounds, UFC Liverpool main event vs. Stephen Thompson is on
    The main event of UFC Liverpool is a go. A potential disaster for the UFC was averted as officials announced that Darren Till was able to make 187.3 pounds at a scheduled weigh-in around 1 p.m. local...
  44. UFC Liverpool bonuses: Tom Breese leads list of four fighters to cash in
    Tom Breese and Claudio Silva came back from long layoffs and were handsomely rewarded in their comeback fights. Returning from absences of two years and four years respectively, Breese and Silva...
  45. Former UFC champion, 'TUF' winner Michael Bisping announces retirement
    Link via MMAJunkie Former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has decided against a final fight and today announced he is officially retired. On his “Believe You Me” podcast, Bisping indicated...
  46. Charles Oliveira in to fight Clay Guida at UFC 225 after Bobby Green withdraws
    Bobby Green has been forced to withdraw from a matchup against Clay Guida, and Charles Oliveira will now step in to face the longtime veteran on short notice at UFC 225. Guida (34-17 MMA, 14-11 UFC)...
  47. Nick Diaz mugshot released, court date set after domestic battery arrest
    Nick Diaz has his next day in court date scheduled. The popular UFC fighter will have to appear in Las Vegas Justice Court on June 6 at 8:30 a.m. before judge Amy Chelini, a court rep confirmed with...
  48. Invicta FC matchmaker Kaitlin Young tried out for TUF 28, planning MMA comeback
    Kaitlin Young enjoys signing new talent and putting matches together. Now, though, she wants to get back in the cage herself. Young, the Invicta FC matchmaker, tried out for The Ultimate Fighter 28...
  49. Sara McMann announces pregnancy
    Baby number two is on the way for Sara McMann. On Wednesday, the one-time women’s bantamweight title challenger announced on Instagram that she is three-months pregnant. Link
  50. Khabib Nurmagomedov now targeting first UFC title defense sooner than expected
    After winning the UFC lightweight title with a five-round decision over Al Iaquinta at UFC 223, Khabib Nurmagomedov said he wasn’t planning to return to fighting until November or December of this...
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