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  1. Benson Henderson: Mackenzie Dern ‘will be bigger than Ronda Rousey'
    Benson Henderson's MMA Lab has long been one of the top fight camps in the world. However one of the team's brightest stars is still in the infancy of her mixed martial arts career. At the age of 23,...
  2. Joe Pingitore now meets Matt Bessette for vacant 145 title at CES MMA 37
    The promotional brass almost certainly will be glad to put CES MMA 37 behind them after Friday night, but the show is going on. In the new co-main event, Joe Pingitore (6-2-1) gets a shot at a title...
  3. UFC 202's Guangyou Ning Not at Fault After Testing Positive for Banned Anabolic Agent
    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has determined that UFC bantamweight Guangyou Ning is not at fault for a failed out-of-competition drug test earlier this year. Ning, 34, tested positive for traces of the...
  4. Michal Materla-Rousimar Palhares Showdown to Headline KSW 36 on Oct. 1
    Former Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki middleweight champion Michal Materla will face mercurial Brazilian grappler Rousimar Palhares in the KSW 36 main event on Oct. 1 at the Sport and Entertainment Hall in...
  5. Joe Warren vs. Sirwan Kakai Set for Bellator 161 Co-Main Event
    A bantamweight clash pitting Joe Warren against Sirwan Kakai has been booked for the Bellator 161 co-headliner. Sherdog.com confirmed the matchup with a promotion official on Tuesday following an...
  6. Not cut, Ben Saunders explains why he’s no longer on the UFC roster
    Ben Saunders wanted to clear up a few things, so he took to the UG forum Monday evening. After news surfaced that he was no longer with the UFC, the popular welterweight fighter explained his version...
  7. Georges St-Pierre says he has enrolled in USADA drug-testing program ahead of UFC return
    mmafighting.com Georges St-Pierre isn't interested in any exemption. The former UFC welterweight champion told Bloody Elbow in an interview this week that he has enrolled in the USADA drug-testing...
  8. A more detailed look into the verbal of the new judging rules/changes
    After the link scroll to the bottom to view official documents. Here is the full language of these judging alterations to the Unified Rules: mmafighting.com
  9. With support of major sports names, new group forms to get UFC fighters unionized
    mmafighting.com The group is being led by longtime baseball agent Jeff Borris, labor attorney Lucas Middlebrook and economist Andrew Zimbalist. Borris once represented the likes of Barry Bonds, Jose...
  10. Injury forces Ben Rothwell out of UFC 203 co-main event with Fabricio Werdum
    UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell is withdrawing from UFC 203 due to a knee injury, multiple sources today told MMAjunkie. The UFC is seeking a replacement for ex-champ Fabricio Werdum (20-6-1 MMA, 8-3...
  11. Conor McGregor unsure of going back to 145 after UFC 202, interested in Nate Diaz trilogy
    UFC president Dana White has promised that Conor McGregor will drop back down to featherweight and unify the title with Jose Aldo, the interim champ, next. McGregor, though, doesn't seem to be all...
  12. Travis Browne steps in for Ben Rothwell, rematches Fabricio Werdum at UFC 203
    Travis Browne will get a second crack at Fabricio Werdum. MMAjunkie today confirmed with two people familiar with the agreement that Browne and Werdum have verbally committed to meet at UFC 203....
  13. Erik Koch out, Drew Dober draws newcomer Jason Gonzalez at UFC 203
    RFA and “The Ultimate Fighter 22” vet Jason Gonzalez is headed to the big show after a training injury scrapped Erik Koch from next month’s UFC 203, the promotion announced today. Gonzalez (10-2 MMA,...
  14. Derek Campos vs. Djamil Chan completes Bellator 161 main card
    The main card for Bellator’s return to Texas is complete with the addition of a lightweight battle between Derek Campos and Djamil Chan. The promotion announced the bout via a press release. Bellator...
  15. Ben Saunders, booked for regional fight vs. Jacob Volkmann, explains UFC exit
    After a three-fight winning streak in his return to the UFC, Ben Saunders was stopped by Patrick Cote in January. Losing to a former title challenger to have a streak snapped is not something that...
  16. Alexa Grasso makes UFC debut against Heather Jo Clark in Mexico City
    Undefeated strawweight Alexa Grasso will make her UFC debut in November, facing “The Ultimate Fighter 20” cast member Heather Jo Clark at UFC Fight Night in Mexico City. MMAjunkie today confirmed the...
  17. BJ Penn vs. Ricardo Lamas targeted for UFC Fight Night: Manila
    mmafighting.com BJ Penn is not giving up just yet. The UFC is currently targeting Penn vs. Ricardo Lamas as the main event of UFN Fight Night 97, which is scheduled to take place at the SM Mall of...
  18. Ken Shamrock’s fight license revoked in Texas after positive steroid test
    mmafighting.com Ken Shamrock's comeback in the cage will have to be put on hold. The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) has revoked the fight license of the MMA legend and fined him...
  19. After Lengthy Hiatus, UFC Middleweight Tim Kennedy Says He Has a Fight Booked
    sherdog After nearly two years away, it appears that UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is ready to return to the Octagon. “I have a fight. I can’t tell you anything about it. The UFC has to announce it,...
  20. Dana White: ‘Wonderboy’ Next for Tyron Woodley; McGregor Will Defend 145-Pound Title
    sherdog UFC President Dana White has some specific thoughts on the futures of featherweight king Conor McGregor and welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, and it might not be exactly what either man...
  21. Multiple injuries lead to new bouts at UFC Fight Night 95
    UFC Fight Night 95 has a new set of fights, as four of its fighters have pulled out of the card citing injury. The promotion announced the news on Friday. Welterweights Brandon Thatch, who suffered a...
  22. Jon Dodson vs John Linker set for UFC Fight Night in Portland
    John Lineker vs Jon Dodson set to headline UFC Fight Night in Portland on October 1st. Source
  23. Derrick Lewis says he's fighting Marcin Tybura at UFC Fight Night 97 in Manila
    Derrick Lewis may have been hoping to get on the UFC 203 spot in Cleveland against Fabricio Werdum. But with that slot taken by Travis Browne, he’ll have to settle for something else. It appears...
  24. Thiago 'Marreta' Santos vs. Eric Spiceley heads to UFC Fight Night 95 in Brasilia
    The UFC’s return to Brazil next month has one more fight added to the lineup and with 14 bouts likely is filled. Thiago “Marreta” Santos (13-4 MMA, 5-3 UFC) will fight in front of his home fans...
  25. Jon Jones breaks silence, says he's 'expecting to be back in the Octagon really soon'
    The Jon Jones saga is not even close to being over. As the greatest talent to ever enter the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon, it's going to be very tough to keep the former Light...
  26. Tim Kennedy vs. Rashad Evans in the works for NYC’s UFC 205
    A middleweight bout between Tim Kennedy and Rashad Evans is in the works for UFC 205, the organization’s long-awaited debut in New York City later this year. FloCombat.com reported the news on...
  27. Demetrious Johnson wants Pride rules back, like soccer kicks and 10-minute rounds
    UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has gradually become more and more outspoken the longer his title reign has lasted. Now that the top P4P fighter has held his belt for almost four years,...
  28. 'UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2' gets 7 bouts, 3 a.m. local start time for main card
    If you’re plan to watch UFC 204 in England, get prepared for a late night (or a very early morning). Officials today formally announced seven bouts for the long-rumored card, which takes place Oct. 8...
  29. Carina Damm meets Kalindra Faria for women's bantamweight title at Titan FC 41
    A pair of titles will be on the line when Titan FC returns to South Florida next month. In the Titan FC 41 main event, Carina Damm (23-12) will meet Kalindra Faria (17-5-1) for the promotion’s...
  30. Rizin FF announces Gabi Garcia's opponent, new fights and more for GP event
    Nine-time jiujitsu world champion and recently turned MMA fighter Gabi Garcia finally has an opponent for her upcoming fight at September's Rizin Fighting Federation event. The news was announced by...
  31. Featherweight champ Andre Harrison meets Alexandre Bezerra in third title fight for Titan FC 41
    Next month’s Titan FC 41 event now will feature a trio of title fights at the top of the bill. Featherweight champion Andre Harrison (13-0) will go after his fourth title defense when he meets...
  32. WSOF, Bellator vet Cody Bollinger in for Padilla vs. Anthony Avila at Friday's RFA 42
    Friday’s RFA 42 event has had a change, and a WSOF and Bellator veteran will get the short-notice call as a result. Chris Padilla (7-1) has been forced out of his lightweight fight against Anthony...
  33. Ali Bagautinov vs. Kyoji Horiguchi added to UFC Fight Night 97 in Philippines
    A flyweight contest between a pair of onetime UFC title challengers has been added to UFC Fight 97. UFC official recently announced that Russia’s Ali Bagautinov (14-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) will face Japan’s...
  34. CES MMA 38 set for Sept. 23, includes UFC vets Levan Makashvili vs. Sean Soriano
    CES MMA will return to Connecticut next month, and its next card will include a pair of UFC veterans squaring off at featherweight. Levan Makashvili (11-2-1) will take on Sean Soriano (9-4) at CES...
  35. Veronica Macedo replaces Germaine de Randamie at UFC Fight Night 93 in Germany
    Ashlee Evans-Smith has a new opponent for next month’s UFC Fight Night 93 event. Germaine de Randamie (6-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC) has suffered a foot injury, and promotional newcomer Veronica Macedo (5-0 MMA,...
  36. Dana White: 'It's looking like Jon Jones did not' knowingly take drug flagged by USADA
    mmafighting.com "I don't even know if this is public. I didn't know if I can talk about it," White said. "Normally, I talk about anything, but when it comes to medical stuff, you can't do it. It's...
  37. Francisco Rivera informed of potential USADA anti-doping violation following out-of-competition test
    mmafighting.com First violations under the UFC anti-doping policy typically carry a standard sanction of two years, though Rivera (11-7 MMA, 4-6 UFC) can first contest the finding. My bad...it was...
  38. Charles 'Krazy Horse' Bennett vs. Minoru Kimura added to next Rizin FF event
    Pride FC veteran Charles Bennett is set to make his return to Japan at Rizin FF event in September. The news was announced by the promotion on Thursday. The 36-year-old fighter is set to take on...
  39. Injuries push Bubba Jenkins vs. Georgi Karakhanyan to Bellator 160 main card
    Bellator MMA announced a set of changes to their Bellator 160 fight card and bout order Thursday. According to a release from the promotion, main card fighters Henry Corrales and Lena Ovchynnikova...
  40. Jennifer Maia vs. Roxanne Modafferi, Ayaka Hamasaki vs. Jinh Yu Frey set for Invicta FC 19
    Invicta FC has a pair of title fights coming up next month. Jennifer Maia will defend her flyweight title against fan favorite Roxanne Modafferi in the main event of Invicta FC 19 on Sept. 23 in...
  41. Albert Morales replaces Manny Gamburyan at UFC Fight Night 94 in Texas
    Manny Gamburyan will no longer fight at next month’s UFC Fight Night 94 event. Gamburyan (15-9 MMA, 6-7 UFC) has withdrawn from the event “for personal reasons,” and his opponent, Alejandro Perez...
  42. UFC Announces Return to Belfast, Lays Out Remainder of 2016 Schedule
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the remainder of its schedule for 2016 at Friday’s UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2 press conference in Las Vegas. UFC Fight Night 98 at the SSE Arena in...
  43. UFC 202 scorecards: Here's how Conor McGregor edged Nate Diaz with the judges (and media)
    So how exactly did the cageside judges arrive at their winning scores for Conor McGregor in Saturday’s pay-per-view headliner with Nate Diaz? Check out the official scorecards from the bout, which...
  44. UFC 202 bonuses revealed, McGregor & Diaz put on fight for the ages
    Despite the extra security at the weigh-ins and the bottle throwing shenanigans at the press conference, UFC 202 went off without a hitch. We saw nine finishes and just three decisions in an...
  45. Can Diaz get into trouble for vaping CBD post fight?
    The great Nate Diaz does it his way. And thus it was that at the UFC 202 post fight media scrum, Diaz was vaping what he identified as CBD (Cannabidiol). CBD is one of the active cannabinoids in...
  46. UFC 202 fighter pay
    courtesy of MMAJUNKIE.COM The full list of disclosed UFC 202 payouts included: Conor McGregor: $3 million (no win bonus) def. Nate Diaz: $2 million Anthony Johnson: $270,000 (includes $135,000 win...
  47. Saturday's UFC on FOX 21 early prelims get new featured bout on UFC Fight Pass
    UFC officials today announced a bout between Canadian lightweight Chad Laprise (10-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and French fighter Thibault Gouti (11-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) has moved to the top spot on the UFC digital...
  48. Visa issues force Ning Guangyou out of UFC on FOX 21 fight with Marlon Vera
    Saturday’s UFC return to Vancouver will have to go on with one less fight. Promotion officials have announced the bantamweight fight between Ning Guangyou (5-3-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Marlon Vera (7-3-1...
  49. Ex-Cage Warriors champ Alex Enlund meets Martin Buschkamp at UFC Fight Night 93
    The UFC’s return to Germany next week has a late entry to the lineup in the form of a new featherweight matchup. UFC newcomers Martin Buschkamp (9-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Alex Enlund (14-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC)...
  50. Rory Macdonald headed to Bellator
    Macdonald headed to Bellator Ufc informed Macdonald team they couldn't match an offer by Bellator. Its all but done......so much so that the Ufc removed Rory from its rankings and website. This is a...
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