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  1. UFC Fight Night 119 Update: Demian Maia, Colby Covington to Meet in Sao Paulo
    Recent welterweight title challenger Demian Maia will attempt to take down one of the division’s top prospects when he faces Colby Covington at UFC Fight Night 119 in Sao Paulo. Brazilian media...
  2. Conor McGregor stars in new Beats by Dre ad
    The UFC lightweight champion, who meets Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday night in a boxing ring in Las Vegas, stars in a new ad released by the Beats by Dre headphones brand. Link
  3. ‘Money Belt’ for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor revealed
    On Wednesday, World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman revealed the custom made “Money Belt” that will be awarded to the winner of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match that...
  4. 50 million Americans (nearly 1 in 6) could end up watching Mayweather-McGregor fight
    Conor McGregor’s improbable challenge of Floyd Mayweather could be seen by a staggering 50 million people in the United States as fans and the curious gather in small and large parties. The fight...
  5. Tom Duquesnoy says he's fighting Cody Stamann at UFC 217 in New York
    The lineup for the UFC’s return to Madison Square Garden this fall continues to build with the addition of a new bantamweight bout. Tom Duquesnoy (15-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) used his Instagarm account to...
  6. Germaine de Randamie out at UFC Fight Night 115, promotion seeking replacement
    Former UFC women’s featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie (8-3 MMA, 4-1 UFC) is out of next week’s UFC Fight Night 115 co-headliner, and the promotion is looking for a new opponent for Marion...
  7. How clicks and likes made Mayweather-McGregor a fight for the Internet age, for better or worse
    It’s one of the best and the worst things about the Internet age: Wherever you go, whatever you click on, you are seen. You are counted. The all-seeing eye of the web knows where you came from, what...
  8. Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping middleweight title fight official for UFC 217 main event
    After a few false starts and much hemming and hawing, Georges St-Pierre’s comeback fight is official. On Saturday, the UFC announced that the 36-year-old welterweight legend is officially scheduled...
  9. After loss to Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor says he's free agent, open to boxing and MMA
    UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor held off on committing to a UFC return, but said he’s got options for his future. “I have many options in MMA,”McGregor told MMAjunkie at the press conference...
  10. DWCS 7 winner Mike Santiago meets Zabit Magomedsharipov at UFC-Rotterdam
    Dana White’s Contender Series continues to prove its value as a pipeline for UFC talent, with a winner from this past week’s episode now competing in a UFC event this week. MMAjunkie today confirmed...
  11. UFC gets late replacement for injured Germaine de Randamie in Rotterdam
    Brazilian Talita de Oliveira has apparently agreed to step in on short notice to take on Marion Reneau for the UFC’s September 2nd card. It looks like the UFC has managed to find a short-notice...
  12. UFC Norfolk books Joe Lauzon vs. Clay Guida
    The UFC’s upcoming trip to Norfolk, VA is getting a lightweight bout between two of the promotion’s longest tenured action fighters. Surely this fight has happened before. It must have happened; has...
  13. DWCS winner Julian Marquez to make debut vs. Vitor Miranda at UFC on FOX 26
    Julian Marquez’s first opportunity to make a name for himself in the UFC will come in December. Marquez, who earned a UFC contract earlier this month thanks to Dana White’s Contender Series, will...
  14. Tatiana Suarez, Viviane Pereira meet at UFC Fight Night 120
    Tatiana Suarez will face an undefeated Brazilian next time she steps inside the Octagon. The 26-year-old fighter will meet fellow 115-pound prospect Viviane Pereira at UFC Fight Night 120 in Norfolk,...
  15. Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee officially announced as UFC 216 main event
    An interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee has long been set for UFC 216, but now it’s confirmed that it will be the main event. On Tuesday, the UFC officially announced...
  16. Andrew Sanchez vs Ryan Janes Booked For ‘TUF 26’ Finale On DEC. 1
    Andrew Sanchez and Ryan Janes will lock horns at “The Ultimate Fighter 26” finale. Promotion officials announced the pairing on Wednesday. The “TUF 26” finale takes place in Las Vegas on Dec. 1 and...
  17. Michael Chiesa signs new four-fight deal with the UFC
    Michael Chiesa will remain a UFC fighter, at least for a little while longer. The winner of season 15 of The Ultimate Fighter has signed a new four-fight deal with the promotion. MMA Fighting’s Ariel...
  18. Management group settles with Leslie Smith, moves suit against Nate Diaz to federal court
    The Ballengee Group is dropping a management lawsuit against UFC women’s bantamweight Leslie Smith after settlement terms were reached, the firm’s attorney attorney Jason Friedman told MMAjunkie....
  19. John Dodson to fight Marlon Moraes at UFC Norfolk
    The UFC’s upcoming trip to Norfolk, Va., has added a high-level bantamweight clash to the card. John Dodson (19-8) and former World Series of Fighting champion Marlon Moraes (18-5-1) are set to meet...
  20. Jon Jones passed USADA blood test the night of UFC 214
    Jon Jones, the reigning UFC light heavyweight champion, passed a post-fight blood screening administered by USADA on July 29 in the aftermath of his victory over Daniel Cormier at UFC 214, MMA...
  21. Coach: Nate Diaz 'needs to get paid at least $20 million’ for Conor McGregor trilogy
    Conor McGregor’s huge paycheck for his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather could mean more money for his future UFC opponents — at least that’s what Nate Diaz’s boxing coach Richard Perez is hoping...
  22. UFC Rotterdam bonuses: Mairbek Taisumov cashes in for massive KO
    The tallest fight in UFC history turned out to be much more than just an oddity. Towering heavyweights Alexander Volkov and Stefan Struve were each rewarded a $50,000 bonus for putting on the Fight...
  23. Alexander Volkov helps give UFC heavyweight division an infusion of fresh blood
    Alexander Volkov was stacked with the unenviable task of fighting 7-foot giant Stefan Struve before a partisan crowd in Struve’s native Holland, practically as an afterthought given that he was doing...
  24. Now sitting on 4 straight wins, UFC-Rotterdam's Leon Edwards calls for Donald Cerrone – again
    Leon Edwards is ready to break out of the circuit of smaller UFC shows in Europe and take his talents to an American audience following his victory over Bryan Barberena at UFC Fight Night 115....
  25. Mayweather vs. McGregor trending close to PPV buyrate record
    The predictions the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor superfight would be the biggest event in pay-per-view television history just might come true after all. MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani has...
  26. Ben Askren retirement fight against Shinya Aoki set for Nov. 24 in Singapore
    Former Bellator MMA welterweight champion and reigning ONE Championship 170-pound kingpin Ben Askren, 33, is just about ready to call it a career, saying goodbye to mixed martial arts (MMA) after his...
  27. Materla bout scrapped, UFC books Thiago Santos vs. Jack Hermansson in Sao Paulo
    A planned headliner between Thiago “Marreta” Santos and Michal Materla for UFC Gdansk has been scrapped with reports that Materla has chosen to re-sign with KSW instead. The UFC had hoped to put...
  28. Diego Brandao loses it in the cage...
    Evidently, Diego Brandao lost his marbles in the cage. In the video, at the 8:45 mark, he bites his opponent's ear. Then shortly after, his opponent headbutts his chest, then Diego upkicks him in the...
  29. Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Jodie Esquibel slated for UFC Gdansk
    On Wednesday, the UFC officially announced that one-time strawweight title challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz will welcome Invicta FC standout Jodie Esquibel to her home country when the Octagon lands...
  30. Donald Cerrone to fight Darren Till in UFC Gdansk main event
    'Cowboy' Cerrone returns to the cage to headline the UFC's return to Poland on October 21st. UFC Gdansk may finally have a main event. The Polish event, set to go down in six weeks, was originally...
  31. UFC issues statement on 'viral illness' that forced Ray Borg out of UFC 215; refunds available
    The UFC has officially ruled Ray Borg out of Saturday’s UFC 215 main event vs. Demetrious Johnson, citing a “viral illness” as the reason for the cancellation of the scheduled flyweight championship...
  32. Mayweather vs. McGregor officially breaks U.K. PPV record
    It was not a surprise Sky Sports confirmed this week to Boxing News that the Aug. 26 boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor set the company's all-time pay-per-view record Full Story
  33. Elias Theodorou To Meet Daniel Kelly At UFC Fight Night 121 Sydney
    A pair of “Ultimate Fighter: Nations” cast members will lock horns when Elias Theodorou faces Daniel Kelly at UFC Fight Night 121. The Las Vegas-based promotion recently announced the middleweight...
  34. UFC 215 bonuses: Rafael dos Anjos, Henry Cejudo recognized for dominant victories
    On a night with no shortage of finishes, it was a pair of title contenders that picked up Performance of the Night bonuses. Rafael dos Anjos and Henry Cejudo earned an extra $50,000 for their...
  35. Valentina Shevchenko blasts judges’ decision at UFC 215: ‘I won this fight’
    Valentina Shevchenko was baffled at how Amanda Nunes was awarded a split decision victory after their 25-minute clash in the main event of UFC 215 in Edmonton on Saturday night. The challenger stood...
  36. Zu Anyanwa Gets Long Awaite Call To UFC,TO UFC, Fights Saturday In Pittsburgh
    Things were looking pretty bleak after hard-hitting heavyweight Azunna Anyanwu, more popularly known as Zu Anyanwu, did not earn a UFC contract after his knockout win over Greg Rebello in July. It...
  37. Nick Newell ends retirement, signs with LFA
    The former World Series of Fighting star had ended a two-year retirement and signed with Legacy Fighting Alliance, the company announced on Monday. Newell earned early notice in his mixed martial...
  38. Injury removes Naoki Inoue from upcoming UFC Japan fight card
    A dislocated shoulder has ruled the top Japanese prospect out of his scheduled fight at the Saitama Super Arena. Naoki Inoue, an 11-0 flyweight prospect, revealed via his Instagram that he has...
  39. Glover Teixiera vs. Misha Cirkunov Moved from Brazil to UFC on Fox 26 in Canada
    A scheduled light heavyweight clash between Glover Teixeira and Misha Cirkunov has undergone a venue change. Promotion officials announced Tuesday that the bout, originally set for UFC Fight Night...
  40. Demetrious Johnson Issues Ray Borg Ultimatum For UFC 216
    Dominant UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson is willing to give Ray Borg another crack at the title after “The TazMexican Devil” pulled out of their scheduled UFC 215 fight last weekend due to...
  41. Mickey Gall returns at UFC 217 in New York City
    Fast-rising welterweight prospect Mickey Gall is slated for a return at UFC 217. Gall (4-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) meets Randy Brown (9-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) at the fall event, officials today announced via...
  42. Rousimar Palhares' controversial split-decision loss at FNG 73 overturned
    Rousimar Palhares’ split-decision loss to Shamil Amirov at Fight Nights Global 73 has been overturned to a draw. Fight Nights Global President Kamil Gadzhiev said the initial result – announced...
  43. Pedro Munhoz vs. Rob Font added to UFC Fight Night 119 in Brazil
    The UFC today announced a bantamweight bout between Pedro Munhoz and Rob Font is set for UFC Fight Night 119, which takes place Oct. 28 at Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and airs on FS1...
  44. Jon Jones' B sample from UFC 214 also positive for steroid turinabol
    Jon Jones’ B sample also tested positive at UFC 214. UFC Vice President of Athlete Health and Performance Jeff Novitzky confirmed the results to MMAjunkie tonight that Jones’ B sample has come back...
  45. Thiago Alves Withdraws from UFC Fight Night 116 Co-Main Event Bout vs. Mike Perry
    UFC Fight Night 116 could be down one marquee bout unless the promotion is able to find a short-notice opponent for Mike Perry. Thiago Alves, Perry’s original foe, was forced to withdraw from...
  46. Jesse Taylor flagged for USADA violation, bout vs. Belal Muhammad removed from UFC Sydney
    Jesse Taylor’s UFC return has hit a snag. On Wednesday, the USADA announced that the Ultimate Fighter 25 winner Jesse Taylor has been flagged for an Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an...
  47. California Athletic Commission overturns Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier to ‘No Contest’
    The UFC 214 light heavyweight title bout between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier won’t go down as a win for ‘Bones’ after all. With the recent news that Jon Jones’ B-sample from his UFC 214 drug test...
  48. Gunnar Nelson’s appeal to have Ponzinibbio loss overturned to no contest rejected by UFC
    The UFC has rejected Gunnar Nelson’s appeal to have his UFC Fight Night 113 loss overturned to a no contest. UFC welterweight talent Gunnar Nelson suffered the worst loss of his career at UFC Fight...
  49. Chris Fields added to KSW 40 at Dublin’s 3Arena
    Dublin’s own Chris Fields (11-7-1) has today been officially added to the KSW 40 card at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland on October 22nd. Fields was amongst the first wave of Irish fighters to make a...
  50. Tyron Woodley Reveals Lengthy Absence From The Octagon
    Although it was a lackluster fight at best, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley dominated Demian Maia in their UFC 214 co-main event bout, defending his welterweight title for the second (third...
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