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  1. Eduardo Dantas moves up to featherweight, faces Juan Archuleta at Bellator 222
    Eduardo Dantas will switch things up for his return to the Bellator cage. The former Bellator bantamweight champion has decided to move up to 145 pounds and take on Juan Archuleta in the main card...
  2. Aspen Ladd vs. Germaine de Randamie set as UFC Sacramento main event
    UFC Sacramento has its headlining fight. Less than two weeks ago, Aspen Ladd was on the prelims of UFC Rochester against fellow contender Sijara Eubanks. After a Fight of the Night performance and...
  3. Josh Emmett vs. Mirsad Bektic among official additions to UFC Sacramento
    On Wednesday, the UFC made several bouts official for its upcoming visit to Sacramento. Per a release, featherweights Josh Emmett (14-2) and Mirsad Bektic (13-1) will fight on the July 13 card at...
  4. Ilir Latifi injured, bout vs. Volkan Oezdemir scratched from UFC Stockholm
    Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 11 event has lost its co-main event just two days out. Ilir Latifi (14-6 MMA, 7-4 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled light heavyweight matchup with Volkan...
  5. Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury rematch signed for early 2020
    In some totally unexpected news, Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury II appears to be on tap for a TBD date in 2020. It won’t happen in 2019, but Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury II is apparently a done...
  6. UFC Stockholm bonuses: Anthony Smith’s main event submission leads $50K winners
    The action delivered on arrival earlier today (Sat., June 1, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 11 live on ESPN+ from inside Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden, as Anthony Smith put an unexpected stop to...
  7. Andy Ruiz Jr. upsets Anthony Joshua with seventh-round TKO to claim heavyweight titles
    A late replacement and massive underdog, Andy Ruiz Jr. just shook up the world. Ruiz (33-1, 22 KOs) spoiled the long-awaited U.S. debut of unified heavyweight champion and British star Anthony...
  8. Jimi Manuwa announces retirement: ‘It’s time to leave this chapter’
    Jimi Manuwa has announced his retirement from MMA following a knockout loss to light heavyweight up-and-comer Aleksandar Rakic in the co-main event of UFC Stockholm on Saturday. Link
  9. Gavin Tucker ends nearly two-year layoff, meets Seungwoo Choi at UFC 240
    A featherweight bout between Gavin Tucker and Seungwoo Choi is the latest addition to July’s UFC 240 lineup. UFC officials today announced the bout between Tucker (10-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Choi (7-2...
  10. Cynthia Calvillo out, Brianna Van Buren In Against Livinha Souza At UFC Sacramento
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship's return to Sacramento, California, is reorganizing, as Cynthia Calvillo has been forced to pull out of her strawweight fight against Livinha Souza, and will...
  11. John Lineker vs. Rob Font 2 on tap for UFC Fight Night in South Carolina
    The UFC made the fight official on Wednesday. Font was originally expected to face Cody Stamann on the card but now he will take on Lineker in a rematch instead. Stamann later revealed on Twitter...
  12. UFC 238 bonuses: Tony Ferguson, 'Cowboy' Cerrone get a clear 'Fight of Night' winner
    Tony Ferguson, Donald Cerrone, Valentina Shevchenko and Henry Cejudo each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC 238 event. Ferguson and Cerrone earned the “Fight of the...
  13. Classic Diego Sanchez vs. Clay Guida bout announced for UFC 2019 Hall of Fame
    The latest Fight Wing inductee to the UFC Hall of Fame is one of the wildest fights in MMA history. During Saturday’s UFC 238 broadcast, it was announced that Diego Sanchez vs. Clay Guida from The...
  14. Chris Weidman discusses move to 205, previous goal to set up Jon Jones superfight
    Chris Weidman discusses what he brings to the light heavyweight division, his original plan to set up a superfight with Jon Jones, and his “Madison Square Garden” curse. Link
  15. Bellator 222 bout order finalized with six-fight main card; Caldwell vs. Horiguchi opens
    A sixth fight has been added to Friday’s Bellator 222 main card, which features two championship matchups. One of those bouts will kick off the main card, which streams on DAZN following prelims on...
  16. Moggly’ Benitez to fight Sodiq Yusuff at UFC 241
    When Gabriel Benitez returns to the cage, he’ll be facing an opponent who is also on a win streak. “Moggly” looks for his third straight win when he takes on Sodiq Yusuff, who has won four straight,...
  17. Derek Brunson vs. Ian Heinisch on tap for UFC 241 in Anaheim
    UFC middleweight Ian Heinisch is on the fast track following a win over Antonio Carlos Junior earlier this month. Heinisch (13-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) today announced he will fight octagon veteran Derek...
  18. Andrade vs Zhang in China
    ESPN Is this the best match up possible? How do you think it would go?
  19. Sean O’Malley announces withdrawal from UFC 239 after banned substances ‘resurfaced’
    The Sean O’Malley saga has hit another stumbling block. On Friday evening, the 24-year-old bantamweight shared a post to Instagram in which he announced that the Nevada State Athletic Commission is...
  20. John Lineker released from UFC contract after 16-fight tenure
    Bantamweight contender John Lineker has been released from his UFC contract. After pleading for a fight, Lineker (31-9 MMA, 12-4 UFC) was given a co-main event spot against Rob Font at UFC on ESPN+...
  21. John Allan replaces Gian Villante, will fight Mike Rodriguez at UFC Sacramento
    Mike Rodriguez has a new opponent for UFC Sacramento. MMA Fighting confirmed with sources that recently signed Brazilian fighter John Allan is stepping in for Gian Villante to fight Rodriguez in a...
  22. UFC 239 bonus winners: Jorge Masvidal’s historic knockout leads $50K winners
    The action delivered as promised last night (Sat., July 6, 2019) at UFC 239 live on ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, as Jon Jones outlasted the heavy-handed...
  23. Dana White says Luke Rockhold broke jaw at UFC 239, urges ex-champ to 'hang it up'
    UFC president Dana White believes it’s time for Luke Rockhold to retire after the former champion was knocked out in brutal fashion yet again at UFC 239. Rockhold (16-5 MMA, 6-4 UFC), the former UFC...
  24. Beneil Dariush injured, Drakkar Klose needs new opponent for Saturday's UFC on ESPN+ 13
    Injury has forced Beneil Dariush out of Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 13 event, and UFC officials are currently seeking a lightweight opponent to meet Drakkar Klose. MMA Junkie today learned from promotion...
  25. UFC veteran John Lineker signs with ONE Championship
    It didn’t take long for John Lineker to find a new home. Days after being released for the UFC after a 12-4 run in the eight-sided cage, “Hands of Stone” inked a multi-fight deal with ONE...
  26. Dana White's Contender Series 19 results: All five winners get UFC deals
    Joe Solecki (8-2) impressed in his Dana White’s Contender Series debut, outgrappling Jesse Wallace (9-3) to secure a fist-round submission win. The contest served as the featured bout of Tuesday’s...
  27. Elizeu Zaleski vs. Li Jingliang set for UFC Shenzhen
    It’s the second time the UFC has booked this matchup between these two welterweight action fighters. A welterweight bout with Fight of the Night potential is slated for the UFC’s return to mainland...
  28. Ryan Bader vs. Cheick Kongo, featherweight grand prix kickoff set for Bellator 226
    It’s settled: Two-division Bellator champion Ryan Bader is defending his heavyweight title next. On Thursday, the promotion announced that Bader will return Sept. 7 when he puts his belt on the line...
  29. Patricio Pitbull vs. Juan Archuleta, Gegard Mousasi vs. Lyoto Machida 2 on tap for Bellator 228
    The first two fights for Bellator 228 on Sept. 28 from The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. have been announced including the opening bout in the upcoming Bellator featherweight grand prix. Reigning...
  30. Pam Sorenson vs. Kaitlin Young featherweight title fight set for Invicta FC 36
    Invicta FC will return next month, and the promotion’s featherweight title will be up for grabs. Invicta FC 36 takes place Aug. 9 at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan., the promotion announced...
  31. Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder 2 targeted for UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi
    A rematch between Edson Barboza and Paul Felder is heading to Abu Dhabi. The lightweight duo will meet a second time at the UFC 242 show in United Arab Emirates on Sept. 7, sources told MMA Fighting...
  32. Eddie Alvarez, Eduard Folayang back in ONE lightweight tournament after Timofey Nastyukhin injury
    The upcoming lightweight fight between Eddie Alvarez and Eduard Folayang, scheduled for ONE Championship’s event on Aug. 2 in Manila, will now serve as a tournament semifinal after Timofey Nastyukhin...
  33. Michael Page vs. Richard Kiely set for Bellator Dublin co-main event
    Michael Page seems to have been lured into fellow kickboxer Richard Kiely’s war of words as the duo are set to face off in the co-main event of Bellator Dublin on Sept. 27 at the 3 Arena. Bellator...
  34. Unbeaten Shooto Brazil Flyweight Champ Lara Fritzen Procopio Signs with UFC
    A flyweight champion for Shooto Brazil, the Belo Horizonte, Brazil, native already has a debut date set with the Las Vegas-based promotion, as she is expected to face Karolline Rosa Cavedo at UFC...
  35. Kai Kara-France vs. Mark De La Rosa Set for UFC Shenzhen
    Kai Kara-France will take on Mark De La Rosa in a flyweight clash in Shenzhen, China, on Aug. 31, the UFC announced Wednesday. Kara-France is on a seven-fight winning streak that includes a pair of...
  36. LFA 72 Draws New Headliner Not Less Than 2 Away
    LFA CEO Ed Soares announced on Wednesday that there will be a new main event when the promotion returns to the Valley of the Sun at LFA 72. The new headliner will feature a showdown between two of...
  37. CERRONE VS GAETHJE SET FOR UFC VANCOUVER
    The heat from the Summer of 2019 will continue into September, as two of the most exciting fighters of this era square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night on September 14 at Rogers Arena in...
  38. Tanner Boser vs. Giacomo Lemos off UFC 240
    Link A failed drug test has nixed the Ultimate Fighting Championship debut of Canadian heavyweight Tanner Boser after his opponent, Giacomo Lemos, tested positive for a banned substance.
  39. Cris Cyborg Top 5 Knockouts ahead of UFC 240 (Video)
    Link As she prepares for the final fight on her current contract, check out the top 5 knockouts from former UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg’s career. Cyborg holds down the UFC 240 co-main...
  40. Conor McGregor assaults man in pub (video)
    Conor McGregor can be seen assaulting another gentleman at a pub for allegedly refusing to drink Conor’s name brand whiskey, Proper 12. Video
  41. UFC 244: McGregor asks for the three-piece and soda, but UFC won’t even give him fries
    liink Conor McGregor continues to tweet up a storm, challenging this fighter and that to bouts that never materialize. His latest social media contribution to the conversation came following UFC 244...
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