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  1. Lando Vannata vs. Drakkar Klose slated for UFC 226
    A matchup between intriguing lightweight up-and-comers Lando Vannata and Drakkar Klose has been slated for July 7 at 226. Link
  2. Luke Sanders vs. Rani Yahya booked for UFC Lincoln
    A bantamweight clash between Luke Sanders and Rani Yahya was added to UFC’s Fight Night card in Lincoln on Aug. 25, multiple sources told MMA Fighting. UFC Lincoln will take place at the Pinnacle...
  3. Danny Roberts vs. Alan Jouban booked for UFC Hamburg
    A meeting of knockout artists has been announced as Danny Roberts and Alan Jouban are set to clash at UFC Hamburg on Jul. 22. The UFC announced the lightweight meeting through its social media...
  4. UFC on FOX 30 tickets on sale this week for Dustin Poirier-Eddie Alvarez rematch in Calgary
    One of the most anticipated rematches in recent memory goes down this summer in Canada, and tickets for the event are on sale this week. UFC on FOX 30 tickets go on sale this week for the July 28...
  5. Kelvin Gastelum to make his studio analyst debut at UFC Utica
    Add Kelvin Gastelum to the list of fighters giving the commentary game a go. FOX Sports announced Thursday the middleweight contender and former TUF winner will make his debut on the studio desk...
  6. Cris Cyborg battery case dismissed after fine, anger management course
    Cris Cyborg is in the clear with regards to her legal issues. The UFC women’s featherweight champion issued a submittal plea in Las Vegas Municipal Court after being cited for battery last year in an...
  7. Video chronicles Darren Till’s brutal weight cut before UFC Liverpool
    Darren Till missed weight last weight by 3-1/2 pounds. But certainly not from lack of trying. Till’s weight cut ahead of his fight with Stephen Thompson at UFC Liverpool was chronicled in a video...
  8. Emil Meek vs. Bartosz Fabinski booked for UFC Hamburg
    Emil Meek will look to bounce back from his first UFC loss when he faces Bartosz Fabinski in Hamburg on Jul.22. Link
  9. Yair Rodriguez reconciles with UFC, agrees to fight Zabit Magomedsharipov at UFC 228
    It appears featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez and UFC officials have patched up a seemingly broken relationship. This past month, UFC officials released Rodriguez (10-2 MMA, 6-1 UFC), who’s No....
  10. Jessica Aguilar pulled from tonight's UFC Utica fight vs. Jodie Esquibel – reportedly due to chapped lips
    Just hours before she was to fight, Jessica Aguilar has been pulled from her bout against Jodie Esquibel at UFC Fight Night 131. Team representatives for both Aguilar (19-6 MMA, 0-2 UFC) and Esquibel...
  11. UFC Utica Bonuses: Moraes & Gillespie Bank $50k For Big Wins
    Last night’s (Fri. June 1, 2018) UFC Utica event presented some tremendous performances from several fighters on the card, but only a few could take home the $50k bonuses for their extraordinary...
  12. Georges St-Pierre: It’s ‘still easy’ to beat drug tests, ‘even now’ with USADA
    Drug testing in the UFC was effectively the wild, wild west when Georges St-Pierre first walked away from the sport in 2013. Back then, in the era of testosterone-replacement therapy,...
  13. Yair Rodriguez Announces He’s Back in the UFC Fold, Fighting in September
    Yair Rodriguez was unexpectedly cut from the UFC roster over an apparent willingness to accept the fights offered him. Now, just a few short weeks later, Rodriguez is just as unexpectedly back in the...
  14. Andrea Lee’s husband, coach Donny Aaron apologizes for Nazi tattoos, won’t get them removed or covered
    Andrea Lee’s husband has addressed the recent controversy surrounding him. Donny Aaron, husband and coach to the UFC flyweight and former LFA champion, issued a public apology Sunday morning via his...
  15. UFC 225's Joseph Benavidez happy to return from long layoff, unhappy being 'buried' on UFC Fight Pass
    As he prepares to return from an an 18-month-long layoff, Joseph Benavidez has a few reasons to be happy. But then there are others in which Benavidez isn’t all that happy. Benavidez, the No. 2...
  16. Damir Hadzovic vs. Nick Hein set for UFC Fight Night 134 in Germany
    The UFC’s return to Germany next month continues to build with the addition of a new lightweight bout. Damir Hadzovic (11-4 MMA, 1-2 UFC) will take on Germany’s own Nick Hein (14-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) on...
  17. Dana White: UFC working with commissions to get rid of early weigh-ins
    With more and more frequency, it seems fighters missing weight has become an issue in MMA. And on several occasions, it’s been more than a mere nuisance that a fighter has come in off the mark. In...
  18. Keri Melendez returns at Bellator 201 to fight Tiani Valle
    Keri Melendez will soon be back in Bellator action. The professional kickboxer-turned-cage fighter will compete in MMA for the second time when she meets Tiani Valle in a strawweight bout at Bellator...
  19. Ed Ruth to make welterweight debut vs. Andy Murad at Bellator 201
    Ed Ruth’s journey at 170 pounds begins this summer. Undefeated at middleweight, Ruth will drop down a division to fight Andy Murad at Bellator 201 on June 29 at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in...
  20. Jessica Aguilar vs. Jodie Esquibel re-booked for UFC Boise
    A strawweight bout between Jessica Aguilar and Jodie Esquibel has been re-booked. MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani confirmed with sources that Aguilar and Esquibel will fight at UFC Idaho on July 14 at...
  21. Adriano Moraes vs. Geje Eustaquio title unification rematch co-headlines ONE: Pinnacle of Power in China
    A title unification bout between flyweights Adriano Moraes and Geje Eustaquio is official for June 23’s ONE Championship card in Macau, China. The rematch will co-headline the card, that has Xiong...
  22. Dana White says Georges St-Pierre is retired, but ex-champ's manager denies claim
    UFC President Dana White and former two-division UFC champ Georges St-Pierre have once against reached a crossroads in their relationship at which the promoter claims the fighter doesn’t want to...
  23. Brad Tavares out of TUF 27 Finale vs. Israel Adesanya; Thiago 'Marreta' Santos possible replacement
    Brad Tavares’ long-awaited opportunity to headline a UFC card is going to have to wait a little longer; the middleweight contender is out of The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale headliner. Tavares (17-4...
  24. UFC announces New Brunswick debut for Oct. 27
    The UFC will visit its 11th Canadian city on Oct. 27. UFC President Dana White today announced a UFC Fight Night event that takes place in the Canadian province of New Brunswick in the city of...
  25. Yoel Romero fails to make championship weight on second attempt for UFC 225 fight with Robert Whittaker
    After two tries, Yoel Romero will not be competing for the UFC middleweight title on Saturday. The would-be challenger was granted an extra two hours by the Illinois State Athletic Commission to make...
  26. Demetrious Johnson vs. Henry Cejudo 2 booked for UFC 227
    For Demetrious Johnson to make it to a dozen successful title defenses, he’ll have to defeat one of his most decorated opponents — again. On Saturday’s UFC 225 Fight Pass prelims broadcast, the...
  27. Ronda Rousey becomes first female UFC Hall of Famer
    Ronda Rousey was the first American woman to medal in the Olympics in judo. She was the first women to be signed by the UFC. She was the first to headline a UFC pay-per-view. She was the first to...
  28. UFC 225 bonuses: Robert Whittaker gets extra $50K over Romero weigh-in flub
    The action certainly delivered last night (Sat., June 9, 2018) at UFC 225 live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside United Center in Chicago, Ill., as UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker...
  29. Dana White says Rashad Evans told him that he’s retiring from MMA
    Rashad Evans’ 53-second loss at UFC 225 could turn out to be the final Octagon appearance of his legendary career. Evans suffered a nasty first-round knockout loss to Anthony Smith on Saturday night...
  30. Dana White: Brock Lesnar, Jon Jones still ‘very interested’ in fight
    The UFC just wrapped up one of its most stacked cards of the year and another mega event is right around the corner, but president Dana White is already looking to add more star power to the docket....
  31. Michael Bisping’s on-air beef with Colby Covington was untimely (and unnecessary)
    It’s exceedingly easy to hate on Colby Covington, especially after he vowed to take his newly won interim belt to the White House for Donald Trump to run a cold finger over. But it’s quite another to...
  32. X-ray shows hand injury suffered by Robert Whittaker at UFC 225
    Robert Whittaker scored another decision victory over Yoel Romero in the main event of UFC 225 in Chicago, but it was a costly win. “The Reaper”, who won a close split decision win in a five-round...
  33. Rolando Dy vs. Shane Young completes 12-bout lineup at UFC Singapore
    A featherweight contest between the Philippines’ Rolando Dy (9-6-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC) and New Zealand’s Shane Young (11-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is the 12th and final addition to the UFC’s upcoming return to...
  34. Carla Esparza accuses Claudia Gadelha of greasing at UFC 225: ‘She’s a cheater’
    Carla Esparza believes Claudia Gadelha cheated her way to a split-decision win in their back and forth strawweight clash at UFC 225. Esparza insisted that Gadelha greased before the fight and now...
  35. Agent Malki Kawa says Yoel Romero plans lawsuit against Illinois State Athletic Commission
    Yoel Romero is upset at the Illinois State Athletic Commission and he’s primed to do something about it. Romero plans on taking the the regulatory body to court after what he feels like was an...
  36. USADA suspends Michal Oleksiejczuk one year for testing positive for clomiphene
    Michal Oleksiejczuk now has his complete sanctions. USADA suspended the UFC light heavyweight for one year after his positive test for clomiphene in December, the UFC’s anti-doping partner announced...
  37. UFC 227 tickets: $362 gets you cageside for Dillashaw-Garbrandt, Johnson-Cejudo rematches
    If you’re headed to Los Angeles for a pair of championship rematches, $362 will get on the floor for UFC 227. Officials today announced UFC 227 ticket prices, which range from $62.10 for nosebleeds...
  38. Rafael dos Anjos reacts to UFC 225 loss to Colby Covington: ‘Bad guys win sometimes in real life’
    Rafael dos Anjos had the chance to join the club of fighters who managed to win UFC titles in two different weight classes, but was defeated by Colby Covington for the interim welterweight belt in...
  39. UFC vet Erick Silva to make LFA debut vs. Nick Barnes on July 20
    Once one of the UFC’s most intriguing welterweight prospects, Erick Silva is set to make a fresh start. The 33-year-old Brazilian makes his Legacy Fighting Alliance debut on July 20 when he fights...
  40. James Nakashima to Defend Welterweight Crown vs. Kyle Stewart in LFA 46 Main Event
    A pair of fighters with Arizona ties will vie for welterweight gold when James Nakashima defends his 170-pound title against Kyle Stewart at Legacy Fighting Alliance 46. The promotion announced the...
  41. Dana White's Contender Series 9 results: Menifield UFC-bound, Hardy scores developmental deal
    In his second visit to Dana White’s Contender Series, Alonzo Menifield (7-0) made a statement against Dashawn Boatwright (3-1) In the opening seconds, the two men clashed in the center, and a...
  42. Erick Silva kicks off post-UFC run, headlines LFA 45 on July 20
    After a 15-fight run in the UFC, Brazilian welterweight Erick Silva now headlines LFA 45. Promotion officials today announced that Silva (19-9) will face Nick Barnes (12-3) in the featured bout of...
  43. Justin Gaethje vs. Al Iaquinta headliner, other bouts official for UFC Fight Night 135 in Lincoln
    The fight card is taking shape for the UFC’s debut in Lincoln and just its third overall event in Nebraska. UFC officials on Wednesday made official a slew of bouts, including a previously reported...
  44. Damian Stasiak vs. Pingyuan Liu added to UFC Fight Night 134 in Germany
    Next month’s UFC return to Germany – UFC Fight Night 134 – has a new bantamweight fight. It features Damian Stasiak (10-5 MMA, 2-3 UFC) vs. Pingyuan Liu (11-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC), officials announced. The...
  45. Tyrell Fortune vs. Josue Lugo added to Bellator 201
    Standout wrestler Tyrell Fortune has been added to this month’s Bellator 201 preliminary card. Fortune (4-0 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) is slated to fight heavyweight Josue Lugo (8-3 MMA, 0-0 BMMA), officials...
  46. Alexander Gustafsson wants to welcome Yoel Romero to UFC light heavyweight division
    Alexander Gustafsson is on board for a matchup with Yoel Romero, or any other big fight the UFC will give him in the light-heavyweight or heavyweight divisions. After Romero (13-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC)...
  47. Brad Pickett ends retirement after 17 months, signs with ACB for August debut
    Veteran bantamweight Brad Pickett has ended his retirement and will return to the cage just 17 months after declaring he was done competing for good. It was announced today that Pickett (25-14) has...
  48. UFC champ Nicco Montano says she's ready to fight Valentina Shevchenko on Sept. 8
    UFC women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano’s injury layoff has come to a sudden end. Montano (4-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) today announced she’s ready to take on No. 1 contender Valentina Shevchenko (15-3...
  49. Jimmie Rivera vs. John Dodson added to UFC 228 in September
    Not long after his first loss in nine years, Jimmie Rivera was already talking about his next fight. “I’m thinking about going back to training again and getting ready for the next fight,” Rivera...
  50. Thiago Santos heading to Vegas for possible TUF 27 Finale replacement headliner
    Despite UFC President Dana White announcing the veteran fighter has a broken foot and is out of The Ultimate fighter 27 Finale headliner, Brad Tavares is going to try to push through an injury and...
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