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  1. Bethe Correia pulled from UFC 227, Irene Aldana won’t get replacement
    It looks like we’re down a fight for UFC 227 due the commission pulling Bethe Correia. The first issues have struck UFC 227. Just a few days before the card, it appears that the California State...
  2. PFL 5 Weigh-ins: Efrain Escudero Eliminated from Playoffs on the Scale
    Known for missing weight at several points in his career, Escudero again failed on the scale Wednesday in Uniondale, New York, hitting 163.2, which led to his removal from Thursday’s PFL 5 card. His...
  3. Nikita Krylov re-signs with UFC, fights Jan Blachowicz at UFC Moscow
    link After leaving the UFC in free agency, Krylov (24-5) has won four straight fights, mostly competing under the Fight Nights Global banner. The Ukrainian, who has never seen the distance in his...
  4. Volkan Oezdemir vs. Anthony Smith to headline UFC Fight Night 138 in Moncton
    link The UFC today announced Oezdemir and Smith will face off at UFC Fight Night 138, resetting Oezdemir (15-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) after his UFC 227 fight with Gustafsson (18-4 MMA, 10-4 UFC) was canceled...
  5. Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier booked for UFC 230 in New York
    link Turns out Dustin Poirier won’t wait for a title shot, after all. Instead, “The Diamond” will welcome back Nate Diaz from a lengthy layoff. Late Thursday night, the Los Angeles Times reported...
  6. UFC announces press conference Friday with ‘more than a dozen’ fighters to promote future cards
    link On Wednesday, the promotion announced that there will be a “special” press conference Friday with “more than a dozen fighters” promoting upcoming UFC events. The press conference is scheduled...
  7. Elias Theordorou vs. Antonio Carlos Junior headed to UFC Fight Night 137
    A middleweight matchup between Elias Theordorou and Antonio Carlos Junior has been added to next month’s UFC Fight Night 137 card. The UFC today confirmed the fight on Twitter following an initial...
  8. Ray Cooper III vs. Pavel Kusch headlines PFL 6 in Atlantic City; Kayla Harrison returns
    The full lineup is now set for PFL 6, which features the rebranded promotion’s first trip to Atlantic City and a welterweight headliner between Ray Cooper III and Pavel Kusch. The promotion today...
  9. Virna Jandiroba defends strawweight title vs. Janaisa Morandin at Invicta FC 31
    The strawweight title will be on the line in an all-Brazil matchup when Invicta FC returns in a month. Undefeated champ Virna Jandiroba (13-0) will headline Invicta FC 31 against challenger Janaisa...
  10. Glover Teixeira vs. Jimi Manuwa set to headline UFC Fight Night 137 in Sao Paulo
    Hard-hitting light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Jimi Manuwa will headline UFC Fight Night 137 and start their campaigns for redemption. The UFC today announced the matchup for the Sept. 22 fight...
  11. McGregor/Khabib fight scheduled for October 6th at UFC 229
    It was just announced, live, at the UFC Press Conference. Conor vs. Khabib on October 6th at UFC 229 News Article Here
  12. UFC 227 bonuses: T.J. Dillashaw’s first-round TKO leads $50K winners
    The action delivered last night (Sat., Aug. 4, 2018) at UFC 227 live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., as UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw knocked out...
  13. UFC to debut in Beijing on Nov. 24
    The Octagon’s next visit to China will take place in the country’s capital. Officials announced Saturday that the UFC will host an event on Nov. 24 at the Cadillac Arena in Beijing, China. This will...
  14. UFC 227 post-event facts: Does T.J. Dillashaw's resume prove he's greatest bantamweight?
    The UFC’s sixth stop in Los Angeles occurred on Saturday when UFC 227 went down at Staples Center. The card aired on pay-per-view following prelims on FX and UFC Fight Pass. A rivalry was settled in...
  15. Andrew Sanchez and Luis Henrique get new opponents for UFC events in Lincoln, Sao Paulo
    The UFC was forced to find new opponents for Andrew Sanchez and Luis Henrique after their original opponents withdrew from upcoming events, sources confirmed following reports by Combate. Sanchez,...
  16. Benavidez vs. Borg moved to UFC Denver; officials deny switch is due to McGregor
    Due to his order of protection against Conor McGregor, UFC flyweight contender Ray Borg won’t be fighting at UFC 229 after all. Joseph Benavidez and Ray Borg are still set to meet as initially...
  17. Aaron Pico faces former title challenger Leandro Higo at Bellator 206
    Bellator’s show on Sept. 29 is becoming quite the stacked affair. Featherweight phenom Aaron Pico will look to extend his run of first-round knockouts when he meets former Bellator title challenger...
  18. Misha Cirkunov vs. Patrick Cummins, four other bouts added to UFC Moncton
    Misha Cirkunov is getting his chance to bounce back in his home country. Coming off consecutive losses for the first time in his career, Cirkunov will look to return to the winner’s circle when he...
  19. UFC likely to add Derrick Lewis vs. Alexander Volkov to UFC 229
    UFC 229 will be the home of a pivotal heavyweight fight. The UFC is going to stack UFC 229 with as many big fights as possible, and at least in a literal sense, they don’t come much bigger than a...
  20. Diego Sanchez Booked For UFC 228
    Diego Sanchez booked his next fight under the UFC banner as he is slated to make his return to the Octagon at the upcoming UFC 228 pay-per-view event. The promotion has announced that Sanchez will...
  21. Raquel Pennington-Germaine de Randamie Tilt Revealed for UFC Fight Night 139 in Denver
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s 25th Anniversary card in Denver just landed another Colorado native, as Colorado Springs’ Raquel Pennington vs. Germaine de Randamie has been officially announced...
  22. Nordine Taleb to fight Sean Strickland at UFC Moncton
    UFC Moncton is adding more Canadian content. Officials announced Friday that Quebec-based fighter Nordine Taleb will fight Sean Strickland in a welterweight contest on the Oct. 27 event at the...
  23. After going 11-1 at bantamweight, Raphael Assuncao calls for next title shot: ‘I don’t know what else I’ve got to do’
    Say a fighter, any fighter, had posted an 11-1 UFC record at a certain weight class. Say that fighter also held a win over the current champion, and after banking 30 minutes of fight time with said...
  24. Glover Teixeira injured, out of UFC Sao Paulo main event vs. Jimi Manuwa
    UFC Sao Paulo has already lost its main event. Less than two weeks after it was announced that light heavyweight veteran Glover Teixeira would headline UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo against Jimi Manuwa,...
  25. Evangelista Santos isn’t returning to MMA after Michael Page’s flying knee fractured his skull
    The original Cyborg Santos is calling it a career after a flying knee that fractured his skull, but with a positive outlook. Evangelista Santos isn’t a household name for UFC fans, but he owns a...
  26. Driver pleads guilty to manslaughter in relation to death of MMA fighter Jordan Parsons
    Jordan Parsons, who fought for Bellator MMA, was 25-years-old at the time of his passing. Last week, Dennis Michael Wright, 30, plead guilty to DUI manslaughter, leaving the scene of a crash...
  27. Gray Maynard to fight Nik Lentz at UFC 229
    Two of the UFC’s most experienced fighters will face off at UFC 229. Gray Maynard meets Nik Lentz in a lightweight bout at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Oct. 6., per the Las Vegas...
  28. Luis Pena to fight TUF winner Mike Trizano at UFC Denver
    Luis Pena’s stint in The Ultimate Fighter house was cut short. Now he’s getting the chance to make up for lost time. Nicknamed “Violent Bob Ross,” Pena (4-0) will fight TUF 27 lightweight champion...
  29. Yoel Romero says he’s not fighting at UFC 230: ‘I need 4-5 months to heal’
    Despite an already-announced fight, Yoel Romero won’t be taking on Paulo Costa any time soon. A few weeks ago, the UFC curiously announced a middleweight bout between Paulo Costa and Yoel Romero for...
  30. UFC’s Desmond Green involved in fatal five-vehicle crash, suffers minor injuries
    Four-fight Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran, Desmond Green, triggered a fatal five-vehicle crash this past weekend (Sat., Aug. 18, 2018), on Interstate 75 in Davie, Fla., according to ABC...
  31. Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes set for UFC 232
    UFC champions Cris Cyborg and Amanda Nunes will meet in the Octagon on Dec. 29, multiple sources confirmed to MMA Fighting following a report by ESPN. Cyborg’s featherweight title will be on the line...
  32. Jared Gordon meets Joaquim Silva at UFC on FOX 31
    The last UFC on FOX card before the promotion moves to ESPN will feature a lightweight bout between Jared Gordon and Joaquim Silva, sources told MMA Fighting following a report by Combate. UFC on FOX...
  33. Karl Roberson vs. Jack Marshman announced for UFC 230
    A Contender Series standout and a former Cage Warriors champion will clash at Madison Square Garden. On Thursday, the UFC announced a middleweight bout between Karl Roberson (6-1) and Jack Marshman...
  34. Stevie Ray vs. Jessin Ayari set for UFC Moncton
    An all-European lightweight matchup is heading to Canada. Britain’s Stevie Ray will square off with Germany’s Jessin Ayari on the UFC Moncton show on Oct. 27, the company announced Thursday. Ray...
  35. Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Gilbert Burns announced for UFC 231
    Be forewarned, Toronto: A Canadian Gangster is coming to town. “The Canadian Gangster” Olivier-Aubin Mercier will meet Gilbert Burns in a lightweight matchup at UFC 231 at Toronto’s Scotiabank Centre...
  36. Carlo Pedersoli Jr. Steps in for Neil Magny, Faces Alex Olivieira At UFC Sao Paulo
    It didn’t take long for the Ultimate Fighting Championship to find a new opponent for Alex Oliveira at UFC Fight Night 137. Oliveira was originally scheduled to fight Neil Magny at a UFC event in Sao...
  37. UFC bantamweight John Lineker lobbies for fight against featherweight Zabit Magomedsharipov
    With Yair Rodriguez out of his UFC 228 bout vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov, bantamweight John Lineker is willing to step up. Zabit Magomedsharipov (15-1) is in need of a new opponent at UFC 228 after Yair...
  38. Tony Ferguson vs. Anthony Pettis in the works for UFC 229
    On a night in which the UFC lightweight championship will be decided in what could be the biggest event in UFC history, two other competitors who have held versions of 155-pound gold look highly...
  39. Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega agreed for UFC 231
    It looks like UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway is returning to the Octagon this December in Toronto, Canada. Just over a month following his removal from UFC 226 due to unexplained...
  40. UFC Fight Night 135 bonuses: No doubt, Justin Gaethje's massive KO was worth $50,000
    Justin Gaethje, Eryk Anders, Cory Sandhagen and Iuri Alcantara each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 135 event. Sandhagen and Alcantara earned the “Fight of...
  41. Ketlen Vieira out of UFC Sao Paulo fight with Tonya Evinger, will require surgery
    UFC Sao Paulo got a new main event. Now it’s going to need a new co-headliner. Ketlen Vieira is injured and out of her women’s bantamweight contender bout with Tonya Evinger, which was scheduled for...
  42. MMA pioneer Kid Yamamoto announces cancer diagnosis
    The former K-1 Heroes 165 lb Grand Prix champion and Japanese MMA legend is battling cancer. Over the first half of the 2000s Norifumi ‘Kid’ Yamamoto was unquestionably one of the greatest talents in...
  43. Brian Foster, Ramsey Nijem forced to withdraw from PFL playoff race
    Brian Foster and Ramsey Nijem are out of the 2018 Professional Fighters League playoff picture, opening the door for two unlikely candidates to claim a postseason spot. MMA Fighting confirmed with...
  44. Brandon Davis says he’s facing Zabit Magomedsharipov at UFC 228
    It looks like Zabit Magomedsharipov has a new dance partner for UFC 228. A guy that’s no stranger to short-notice fights will be stepping up again at UFC 228, at least according to what he’s saying...
  45. Chase Sherman vs. Augusto Sakai added to UFC Sao Paulo
    The UFC booked a heavyweight match for its upcoming event in Brazil after a series of fight cancellations hit the card. Days after Ketlen Vieira and Antonio Carlos Junior were forced out of UFC Sao...
  46. UFC Sao Paulo card complete with the addition of two Contender Series Brazil winners
    Three Contender Series Brazil winners will compete at the upcoming UFC Sao Paulo event. After a previously reported heavyweight clash between Augusto Sakai and Chase Sherman, the promotion has booked...
  47. Ryan Benoit out - Jarred Brooks fills in against Roberto Sanchez
    Bout scheduled to take place on the FightPass Early Prelims. Link
  48. Claudio Silva injured, out of UFC Moscow fight with Ramazan Emeev
    Ramazan Emeev needs a new opponent for UFC Moscow. The former M-1 Global middleweight champion was scheduled to face Claudio Silva in a welterweight bout Sept. 15 in Russia, but the Brazilian was...
  49. Edson Barboza vs. Dan Hooker booked for UFC on FOX 31
    Daniel Hooker has been granted his wish of a top tier opponent as he is set to face sixth-ranked Edson Barboza at UFC Milwaukee on Dec. 15. The New Zealand Herald first reported the news Wednesday...
  50. Claudia Gadelha meets Nina Ansaroff at UFC 231
    A strawweight bout between Claudia Gadelha and Nina Ansaroff was officially announced for UFC 231 on Wednesday. The pay-per-view card is scheduled to take place at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto,...
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