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  1. Jon Jones' Mother Passes Away After Battle With Diabetes
    Jon Jones‘ mother, Camille, passed away on Sunday following her battle with diabetes. She was 55 years of age. Jon’s brother Arthur, a lineman in the National Football League, posted on Instagram,...
  2. Wanderlei Silva says he no-showed Bellator NYC news conference to avoid scrap with Chael Sonnen
    As it turns out, Wanderlei Silva wasn’t so under the weather that he couldn’t make a news conference this past week for Bellator NYC. Bellator PR officials initially claimed “The Axe Murderer”...
  3. Bellator chief Scott Coker: Mike Goldberg, new broadcast team offer 'different experience'
    It’s nearly impossible to escape Mike Golberg’s voice if you’re watching a UFC promo. As the fight organization’s play-by-play commentator for 20 years, there’s hardly a big fight that doesn’t have...
  4. ABC launches charitable fund to benefit retired combat sports athletes
    The Association of Boxing Commissions and Combative Sports (ABC) wants to give back to the fighters who have given their blood, sweat and tears in the ring or the cage. The body, which informally...
  5. NAC approves Mayweather Promotions for Aug. 26, still unclear if it’s Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor
    The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) approved an Aug. 26 date in Las Vegas for Mayweather Promotions in a meeting Wednesday. But the fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is not...
  6. T.J. Dillashaw questions the legitimacy of Cody Garbrandt’s back injury
    At the beginning of this year, the UFC announced that bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt would be defending his belt against former champion and training partner T.J. Dillashaw. It was to be a...
  7. Dooho Choi injured, but Andre Fili still plans to fight at UFC 214
    An intriguing featherweight bout between Dooho Choi and Andre Fili won’t be happening at UFC 214. However, Fili still plans to fight at the event. Fili (16-4 MMA, 4-3 UFC) today tweeted that Choi...
  8. M-1 Challenge 80 weights, pictures & video from China
    M-1 CHALLENGE FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSIP – 5 X 5 (L)Ivan “Buki” Buchinger(31-5-0, M-1: 6-1-0), Champion, Slovakia 144 lbs. vs. (R) Timur Nagibin (9-2-0, M-1: 5-1-0), Challenger, Russia 144 lbs....
  9. Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather happening Aug. 26 in Las Vegas
    Fast on the heels of an approved event request to the Nevada boxing commission, the much-ballyhooed meeting between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is set to go down. Citing a “well-placed...
  10. Ex-UFC champ Matt Hughes airlifted after truck collides with train
    Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes has been airlifted to a medical facility after the truck he was in collided with a moving train Friday, UFC president Dana White told ESPN. White said...
  11. Cyborg vs. Anderson for title at UFC 214 close to finalization
    The UFC made a decision to add a women’s featherweight division when it appeared that Cris Cyborg, who had been brought in to drop weight to fight the then seemingly unbeatable Ronda Rousey, was not...
  12. UFC Fight Night 111 bonuses: You know Holly Holm's sick kick was worth $50,000
    Holly Holm, Ulka Sasaki, Li Jingliang and Frank Camacho each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at today’s UFC Fight Night 111 event. Holm and Sasaki earned “Performance of the Night”...
  13. Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor odds released for fight, PPV sales
    The so-called “fight of the century” between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is also going to be one of the most bet on sporting events of the year. The fight, which takes place on Aug. 26 at the...
  14. Former UFC Fighter Tim Hague in ICU with Serious Brain Injury
    Sportsnet's James Lynch reported Saturday that former UFC fighter Tim Hague is in the intensive care unit with a serious brain injury. Lynch added that the injury occurred Friday during a boxing...
  15. Heavyweight Tim Hague, a 5-fight UFC vet, dies following boxing knockout loss in Canada
    Former UFC heavyweight Tim Hague died today after suffering a knockout loss in a boxing match on Friday night in Canada. Hague’s sister confirmed the fighter’s death in a post on her Facebook page:...
  16. Gokhan Saki plans on fighting for UFC title in 2018, vows to ‘knock the f*ck out of’ foes
    Gokhan Saki, he of 100 kickboxing matches, doesn’t seem like the kind of guy who picks opponents. That will carry over into the UFC, he told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. “I’ll...
  17. John Makdessi steps in to fight Sage Northcutt at UFC 214 after Claudio Puelles pulls out
    UFC officials today announced a shuffle to UFC 214’s fight card that will pair Sage Northcutt against veteran John Makdessi in a lightweight bout. Northcutt (8-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) previously was...
  18. USADA hands UFC's George Sullivan 1-year suspension for 2nd anti-doping offense
    UFC welterweight George Sullivan has been sanctioned for his second anti-doping offense by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, receiving a one-year term for a banned substance and its metabolite. Link
  19. Rob Font vs. Douglas Silva de Andrade official for UFC 213
    A bout expected to take place in 2014 will instead become reality three years later when Rob Font (13-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) faces Douglas Silva de Andrade (24-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) at UFC 213. UFC officials...
  20. Offer extended to transfer UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes to brain trauma center in Atlanta
    Illinois State Police continue to investigate a truck-train crash that left UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes hospitalized. Officers from the Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit hope to speak to Hughes to...
  21. Christian Colombo’s Injury Prevents Return at UFC Long Island
    Christian Colombo (8-2-1) was re-scheduled to face Polish fighter Damian Grabowski (20-4) at the UFC on FOX 25 in Long Island card on July 22, but the Dane still isn’t ready. “The fight is off, the...
  22. Lina Lansberg Injured; Leslie Smith Now Faces Amanda Lemos at UFC Fight Night 113
    Leslie Smith has a new opponent at UFC Fight Night 113 in Glasgow. Promotion officials announced Thursday that Octagon newcomer Amanda Oliveira de Lemos will replace the injured Lina Lansberg and...
  23. Bellator NYC weigh-in results: Sonnen, Silva official for pay-per-view headliner
    BELLATOR NYC (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) -Chael Sonnen (205.8) vs. Wanderlei Silva (205.8) -Fedor Emelianenko (236.4) vs. Matt Mitrione (256.6) -Champ Douglas Lima (170) vs. Lorenz Larkin (169.8) –...
  24. 10 reasons to watch Bellator NYC/Bellator 180, with a grudge match, a legend and 3 title fights
    Saturday’s Bellator NYC card has a little bit of everything. In the main event, there’s a grudge match seven years in the making. The co-main event features the return of an MMA legend making his...
  25. Tecia Torres replaces Amanda Ribas, fights Juliana Lima at TUF 25 Finale on July 7
    Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is sending Tecia Torres to The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 25 Finale, according to Las Vegas Review-Journal, scheduled for Fri., July 7, 2017 inside T-Mobile Arena in...
  26. UFC Oklahoma City Weigh-In Results - Johny Hendricks Misses Weight
    Main Card (FS1) -Michael Chiesa (155) vs. Kevin Lee (156) -Tim Boetsch (186) vs. Johny Hendricks (188)* -Felice Herrig (115) vs. Justine Kish (116) -Joachim Christensen (206) vs. Dominick Reyes (205)...
  27. Anti-doping chief: UFC may steer away from Texas after Cortney Casey cleared of wrongdoing
    According to the UFC’s anti-doping czar, Cortney Casey has been cleared of wrongdoing both by a WADA-accredited lab and a testing laboratory hired by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation...
  28. First Dana White’s Tuesday Night Fight Card Includes 3 UFC Vets
    UFC recently announced a new, live, and exclusive UFC Fight Pass show titled: Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. The show is set to launch Tuesday, July 11, 2017. The new weekly series will...
  29. Bellator NYC Recap: Aaron Pico's pro debut ends in disaster, 24-second submission loss
    There are no guarantees in the fight game. Bellator's prized prospect, 20-year-old Aaron Pico, learned that the hard way on Saturday. Making his professional mixed martial arts debut at Bellator:...
  30. Michelle Waterson to appear in ESPN’s ‘Body Issue’
    There’s been a tradition of MMA fighters appearing in ESPN’s “Body Issue,” including big names like Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, Jon Jones, Miesha Tate and Cris Cyborg. The latest on that list?...
  31. Scott Coker expects another Bellator pay-per-view early next year
    It took three years for Bellator to do its second pay-per-view show, but based on talk by Bellator and Spike executives, it won't be that long of a wait for the third go-around. "I think we were...
  32. UFC Fight Night 112 bonuses: Four fighters get extra $50k
    Four fighters earned Performance of the Night bonuses at UFC Fight Night 112 on Sunday night in Oklahoma City. Kevin Lee earned an extra $50,000 for his controversial submission win over Michael...
  33. Megan Anderson out, Tonya Evinger in for title fight vs. 'Cyborg' Justino at UFC 214
    And yet here’s another turn in the saga of the UFC women’s featherweight championship. Tonya Evinger will replace Megan Anderson to face Cristiane Justino for the women’s 145-pound title at UFC 214,...
  34. Scott Coker likes Primus vs. Chandler 2, Bader vs. 'King Mo' title fights after Bellator NYC
    Perhaps the greatest benefit to Bellator’s recent pay-per-view event was the fact it set up some notable matchups for the future. Bellator NYC took place Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New...
  35. Felice Herrig: UFC promoting me in 'hot girl' fights isn't good enough
    In the moments following her impressive performance at UFC Fight Night 112, Felice Herrig fought back tears as she talked about feeling “not young and beautiful enough” for the UFC to want to promote...
  36. Donald Cerrone injured, Robbie Lawler bout likely moving to UFC 214
    Maybe third time’s the charm. The planned bout between UFC welterweights Donald Cerrone and Robbie Lawler is almost certainly off UFC 213 and likely to be rescheduled for UFC 214, sources tell MMA...
  37. Joe 'Diesel' Riggs signs with M-1 Global
    Per social media: Link
  38. CSAC declines to license Barao at 135 for UFC 214
    In the craziest fight cancellation since Kevin Randleman slipped on pipes backstage and knocked himself out of the UFC 24 title defense with Pedro Rizzo, on Friday, August 29, 2014 Nova Uniao fighter...
  39. Ngannou vs. dos Santos official at UFC 215
    The rumored fight between surging UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou and former champion Junior dos Santos is now official for UFC 215 on September 9, 2017 at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta. Ilir...
  40. Cortney Casey: Texas doping case ‘tarnished’ my reputation, career accolades for nothing
    Cortney Casey is still holding out hope that the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) lifts sanctions from a controversial doping case that started last month. But she knows damage —...
  41. Scott Coker expects Bellator to do Ryan Bader vs. ‘King Mo’ before ‘end of the year’
    Ryan Bader will likely defend his newly captured Bellator light heavyweight title before the year is over, according to Bellator president Scott Coker. “Bader should fight ‘King Mo’ (Muhammed Lawal)...
  42. Woodley vs. Maia at UFC 214, winner gets GSP
    UFC 214 on July 29 in Anaheim, California is shaping up to be an extraordinary card, with three title fights. Light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title against Jon Jones....
  43. Alexa Grasso vs. Randa Markos added to UFC Fight Night 114 in Mexico
    An international North American clash has been added to UFC Fight Night 114, with Alexa Grasso (9-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) facing Randa Markos (7-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC). UFC officials today announced the strawweight...
  44. All fighters on weight for Inaugural Professional Fighters League: Daytona event
    The eight fighters slated to compete at Friday’s inaugural Professional Fighters League event tipped the scales to make those bouts official Thursday. The first-of-its-kind mixed martial arts event —...
  45. PFL: Daytona highlights: Jon Fitch gets first finish in more than 10 years
    The knock on Jon Fitch through the years is that he doesn’t finish fights. On Friday night, he may have knocked that monkey off his back. Fitch (29-7-1) survived some heavy hands from Brian Foster...
  46. Snoop Dogg to commentate for 'Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series' on UFC Fight Pass
    Rap superstar and longtime fight fan Snoop Dogg will soon be calling live fights on UFC Fight Pass. Snoop will sit alongside 2017 UFC Hall of Fame inductee Urijah Faber for an alternate audio feed of...
  47. Dana White admits the UFC has ‘made some mistakes’ regarding Cris Cyborg
    Dana White has described himself as a “low-road guy.” But he’s taking the high road now, when it comes to Cris Cyborg. The UFC president seemed contrite this week in a video interview with...
  48. CSAC holds historic weigh-ins 30 days before UFC 214
    UFC 214 is a month away, however, the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) has already held its first weigh-in for the event. Earlier this week, the commission had the six fighters competing...
  49. Curious about PFL's 2018 tournament format? Carlos Silva breaks down the road to $1 million
    The PFL debuts tonight in Daytona with one of four fight cards through the rest of the calendar year that will serve as warm-ups to the real thing in 2018. And the real thing is going to be something...
  50. UFC 213 Lineup Complete with Addition of Two New Bouts
    UFC 213 card has been finalized with the addition of two contests featuring a quartet of Octagon newcomers. Cody Stamann will meet Terrion Ware at featherweight, and James Bochnovic will lock horns...
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