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  1. Daniel Cormier explains controversial UFC 210 weigh-in
    Regardless of your take on what went down at the chaotic UFC 210 official weigh-ins Friday in Buffalo, on one item, there’s little room for dispute: UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had...
  2. UFC 210 bonuses: Two undefeated prospects taking home some extra cash
    Gregor Gillespie, Charles Oliveira, Shane Burgos and Charles Rosa each earned $50,000 fight-night bonuses at Saturday’s UFC 210 event. Gillespie and Oliveira took home “Performance of the Night”...
  3. Anthony Johnson’s team to file official appeal regarding Daniel Cormier’s UFC 210 weigh-in
    The controversy surrounding UFC 210’s early morning weigh-ins is not yet over. Anthony Johnson intends to file an official complaint with the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) within “the...
  4. ‘Jacare' Souza to become free agent after Saturday's UFC on FOX 24 event
    Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza is headed to free agency. Souza (24-4, 1 NC) has one fight left on his current UFC contract, and he'll complete it this Saturday when he meets Robert Whittaker at UFC on FOX 24...
  5. Henri Hooft says Anthony Johnson’s post-MMA career ‘has to do with football’
    Anthony Johnson may not be aiming to be the next great linebacker for the Los Angeles Rams, but according to Johnson’s longtime head coach Henri Hooft, the next career for the newly retired UFC light...
  6. Lawler-MacDonald II voted best fight in UFC history
    The fans have spoken. The best fight in UFC history is Robbie Lawler's epic welterweight title defense against Rory MacDonald at UFC 189 on July 11, 2015. Lawler vs. MacDonald narrowly edged Jon...
  7. Leandro Higo misses weight, Bellator 177 main event now a non-title fight vs. Eduardo Dantas
    Eduardo Dantas’ belt will not be on the line at Bellator 177. The Bellator bantamweight champion successfully made weight for Friday’s event in Budapest, Hungary, but his opponent, Leandro Higo,...
  8. Charles Oliveira suspended 60 days by NYSAC for leaving cage at UFC 210
    Charles Oliveira is the latest fighter to face sanctions from the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC). Following his victory at UFC 210, Oliveira was given a 60-day suspension by the...
  9. Holly Holm returns to 135 pounds, meets Bethe Correia in UFC Fight Night 111 headliner
    Holly Holm is returning to the weight class where she once held UFC gold in hopes of getting back on track. Holm (10-3 MMA, 3-3 UFC), the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion, will attempt to...
  10. Ronaldo ‘Jacare' Souza signs eight-fight deal with the UFC
    Ronaldo Souza won’t become a free agent after UFC on FOX 24, and not for a long time thereafter. The top-ranked middleweight, who is taking on Robert Whittaker in what was the last fight of his...
  11. Marcelo Garcia suspends Dillon Danis from his gym
    One of the most decorated jiu-jitsu champions in the history of the sport temporarily separated himself from two of his star pupils on Thursday. Marcelo Garcia, a five-time world jiu-jitsu champion...
  12. Vanessa Porto vs. Agnieszka Niedzwiedz set for Invicta FC 23 main event
    A slew of matchups, including the main event, have been named for Invicta FC 23. A flyweight contenders bout between Vanessa Porto (18-7) and Agnieszka Niedzwiedz (9-0) will headline the card on May...
  13. John Teixeira says Bellator promised him a title shot with win over Daniel Weichel
    John Teixeira is counting on a shot at the Bellator featherweight gold after he faces Daniel Weichel in the co-main event of Friday night’s Bellator 177 card in Budapest, Hungary. Unbeaten in his...
  14. UFC on FOX 24 post-event facts: Demetrious Johnson is rewriting the UFC record books
    UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson again displayed why he’s MMA’s top pound-for-pound fighter when he defeated Wilson Reis in Saturday’s UFC on FOX 24 headliner. Johnson (26-2-1 MMA, 14-1-1...
  15. Rizin FF 5 results: Tatsuya Kawajiri and Kyoji Horiguchi are event's big victors
    Anthony Birchak showed heart and composure, but he was still no match for a smothering Tatsuya Kawajiri at today’s “Rizin FF 5: Sakura” event. The featherweight fight headlined the show, which...
  16. Former GLORY light heavyweight champion Saulo Cavalari announces transition to MMA
    One of the best strikers in the world is getting ready to make his MMA debut. Saulo Cavalari, a former GLORY light heavyweight champion who holds an impressive 60-5 record with 49 knockouts in...
  17. TUF 25 Premieres on Wednesday with 5-1/2 Hours of Programming
    The mixed martial arts reality series THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER returns to FS1 on Wednesday, April 19 in a big way, with five-and-a-half hours of evening programming dedicated to the show. The schedule...
  18. Marlon Moraes vs. Raphael Assuncao slated for UFC 212
    Marlon Moraes is off to the UFC. Moraes is expected to fight Raphael Assuncao in his promotional debut at UFC 212 on June 3 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, MMA Fighting has learned. Link
  19. Askren, Lee to defend ONE titles on May 26 + grappling Supermatch
    ONE Championship, has announced its return to the Singapore Indoor Stadium with a spectacular ONE: DYNASTY OF HEROES card scheduled for Friday, 26 May. ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion...
  20. Dana White answers champ Demetrious Johnson's call: 'I'm going to get him his belts'
    Prior to UFC on FOX 24, Demetrious Johnson called out UFC management for not awarding him with a new belt for each of his successful flyweight title defenses. UFC President Dana White heard the...
  21. UFC releases Michael Graves after 2016 domestic violence arrest
    After being suspended from the UFC in Oct. 2016, Michael Graves has been released by the promotion, the UFC announced Monday. Graves, a 6-0-1 welterweight prospect, was slated to meet Sergio Moraes...
  22. Dana White: Jones to fight DC late July, if ready.
    The UFC is willing to grant former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones an immediate title shot upon his return this summer, according to UFC president Dana White. LINK
  23. Clock ticking on Cris Cyborg’s UFC contract
    Cris “Cyborg” Justino’s UFC run could soon be coming to an end. According to multiple sources, Cyborg has two fights left on her current UFC contract. However, she also has a clause in her contract...
  24. Elias Theodorou vs. Brad Tavares booked for TUF 25 Finale in Las Vegas
    The UFC’s return to Las Vegas in July for the first event of “International Fight Week” appears to have its first bout. Middleweights Elias Theodorou (13-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) and Brad Tavares (14-4 MMA,...
  25. Nathaniel Wood, Marko Kovacevic meet for 135 title at Cage Warriors 84 in London on June 2
    The vacant bantamweight title will be on the line in June when Cage Warriors returns to London. Nathaniel Wood (10-3) is set to take on Marko Kovacevic (9-1) for the 135-pound belt at Cage Warriors...
  26. UFC Fight Night 112's Johny Hendricks excited for test vs. former 205-pounder Tim Boetsch
    Oklahoma City’s UFC Fight Night 112 will have a special taste for former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Hendricks (18-6 MMA, 13-6 UFC), who attended college at Oklahoma State and grew up in...
  27. UFC on FOX 24 winner Rashid Magomedov says next move unclear after fighting out UFC deal
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Standing at a rather impressive 13-1 in his past 14 fights, Dagestani lightweight Rashid Magomedov has proven a tough out in the cage. However, his next move is currently unclear....
  28. BE Analytics: How has 10-8 scoring evolved over the years?
    Back in August 2010, then-rising star Junior dos Santos opened the UFC 117 main card against Roy “Big Country” Nelson, who was riding high off his Ultimate Fighter 10 win and subsequent 1st round...
  29. Reports: Police investigating alleged fight fixing from UFC event in Korea
    Multiple reports are surfacing in Korea, citing an ongoing investigation regarding fight fixing allegations from the UFC’s 2015 event in Seoul. According to these mainstream media outlets in the...
  30. Curtis Blaydes vs. Daniel Omielanczuk heavyweight bout teed up for UFC 213 in Las Vegas
    The UFC’s annual blockbuster pay-per-view tied to “International Fight Week” in Las Vegas is starting to build and now has a heavyweight bout ticketed for the lineup. Curtis Blayes (6-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC)...
  31. DC based group to launch UFC competitor
    A number of wealthy individuals have made a small fortune in MMA, by starting with a large one. ProElite XC reportedly lost $36,000,000. The IFL reportedly beat that figure easily, losing...
  32. WSOF to Become Professional Fighters League in 2018 Under New Ownership Group
    World Series of Fighting has been rebranded as the Professional Fighters League and will begin operating under its new identity in 2018, according to a release. The Professional Fighters League,...
  33. Miguel Torres announces his retirement
    Former WEC champion Miguel Torres has decided to call it quits after his 16-year MMA career. Torres announced his decision on Facebook on Wednesday night. Torres won the WEC bantamweight title at WEC...
  34. Cormier vs. Jones 2 at UFC 214
    Ariel Helwani is reporting for MMA Fighting that Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones 2 targeted for UFC 214 on July 29, 2017 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. A fight between Cormier and Jimi Manuwa...
  35. Gian Villante vs. Patrick Cummins set for UFC on FOX 25
    The first UFC event at Nassau Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum will have some Long Island flavor. Former Hofstra football standout Gian Villante will take on the ultra-tough Patrick Cummins in a light...
  36. Paul Craig vs. Khalil Rountree, two more bouts added to UFC Glasgow
    Paul Craig has been given a chance to rebound from his first professional loss in front of his home crowd later this summer. The Scottish fighter has been booked to fight Khalil Rountree in a light...
  37. UFC/Bellator vet Maiquel Falcao gets horrible beating in late stoppage at Fight Nights Global 63
    Referee incompetence is something that has and likely always will be part of MMA. Unfortunately, another egregious display occurred at today’s Fight Night Global 63 event in Vladivostok, Primorsky,...
  38. UFC Fight Night 108 weigh-in results: Repeat offender fined 30 percent for missing weight
    NASHVILLE – MMAjunkie was on scene and reporting live from today’s early and official UFC Fight Night 108 fighter weigh-ins, where one repeat offender was fined for missing weight. The weigh-ins took...
  39. Mamed Khalidov may test free agency following KSW stadium show
    One of the name synonymous with the KSW brand may not be long for the promotion. According to mmanews.pl, Mamed Khalidov’s upcoming stadium show main event is the final fight on his current contract...
  40. Colbey Northcutt, Sage’s sister, set to make pro MMA debut in June
    Another member of the famed Northcutt family is coming to professional mixed martial arts. Colbey Northcutt, the older sister of UFC fighter Sage Northcutt, will make her pro MMA debut in June for...
  41. Fight Night 108 Bonuses: Swanson, Lobov, Perry, Moreno Garner $50K Checks
    It might not have been the most well received main event when it was announced, but Cub Swanson and Artem Lobov put on a show when the lights were on. Swanson and Lobov received “Fight of the Night”...
  42. UFC Signs Mackenzie Dern To Same Contract Type As Cris Cyborg
    Almost every athlete who gets into the sport of mixed martial arts has the goal of one day making it to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. To make anything close to a constant flow of money, UFC is...
  43. Patrick Cummins faces Gian Villante at UFC on Fox 25 in July
    A light heayweight tilt has been added to Long Island’s Fox show in the summer. UFC on Fox 25 has its first bout. The next Fox show, scheduled for July 22nd in Long Island, NY, will play host to a...
  44. Warlley Alves vs. Kiichi Kunimoto added to UFC Fight Night 110 lineup in New Zealand
    The lineup for the UFC’s return to New Zealand in June continues to grow with the addition of a welterweight bout. Japan’s Kiichi Kunimoto (18-6-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) is set to return after a lengthy...
  45. Valerie Letourneau signs with Bellator MMA
    UFC bantamweight and strawweight veteran Valérie “Trouble” Létourneau has signed with Bellator MMA to compete in her much more natural weight division – flyweight. The debut is expected to take place...
  46. Oh Japan: 12 year old girl to make MMA debut vs. adult
    Manager Shu Hirata writing for ADCombat reports that a 12-year-old 7th grader named MoMo will be fighting 24-year-old Momoko Yamazaki at DEEP JEWELS 16 on May 20th. Yamazaki is 2-3 as an amateur;...
  47. With ‘King Mo’ Lawal injured, Phil Davis set to defend light heavyweight title against Ryan Bader at Bellator 180
    Phil Davis will be making his first Bellator light heavyweight title defense later this summer, and now he has a new opponent. The champion will now face Ryan Bader at Bellator 180 on June 24 at...
  48. Nikita Krylov vs. Emanuel Newton at Fight Nights 67 In St. Petersburg
    Nikita Krylov (MMA 21-5), a popular UFC fanatic in Ukraine's Ukrainian debut, will be battling Bellator's American hero Emanuel Newton (MMA 26-12-1). The duel will take place during the Fight Nights...
  49. Victory Fighting Championship announces full lineup for VFC 57
    Daniel “Big Kansas” Gallemore (6-3) vs. Daniel “The Predator” James (6-2-1) – VFC heavyweight title Nick “Garfield” Mamalis (18-10) vs. Kevin “Pocket Herc” Gray (8-3) – VFC flyweight title Darrick...
  50. Multiple Bouts Added to Bellator NYC & Bellator 180 on June 24
    PHIL DAVIS SET TO DEFEND LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE AGAINST RYAN BADER DURING SPIKE-TELEVISED BELLATOR 180 WRESTLING PHENOM AARON PICO TO MAKE MMA DEBUT AGAINST ZACH FREEMAN ON MAIN CARD ALSO, NEIMAN...
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