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  1. UFC's Alexa Grasso undergoes knee surgery, still all smiles
    UFC strawweight and perpetually upbeat Alexa Grasso is on the mend following a recent knee surgery. According to Grasso, an MRI revealed a “damaged” meniscus. Here’s a full translation provided by...
  2. Kalindra Faria will face Mara Romero Borella on UFC 216 main card
    Brazilian Kalindra Faria will remain on the main card of UFC 216 with new opponent Italian Mara Romero Borello . I wondered what the other main card bout would be....surprise,surprise link
  3. Alistair Overeem says he’s been told he’ll get UFC title shot with win over Francis Ngannou
    Alistair Overeem’s career renaissance could lead him to another UFC title shot. “The Reem” told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that he has been told he’ll receive a heavyweight...
  4. Injury forces ‘King Mo’ Lawal to withdraw from Liam McGeary bout at Bellator 185
    Bellator 185 just lost its co-main event. Officials confirmed with MMA Fighting that Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal has been forced out of his light heavyweight bout vs. Liam McGeary at Bellator 185 on...
  5. UFC middleweight Rafael Natal retires from MMA
    UFC middleweight Rafael Natal hung up his gloves. The Brazilian fighter, who competed inside the Octagon 17 times over the last seven years, announced on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that he has...
  6. Manager: Anthony Johnson to meet with UFC about return, likely at heavyweight
    Anthony Johnson’s time in retirement might be short. Johnson’s manager Ali Abdel-Aziz told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that “Rumble,” known for his devastating knockout power,...
  7. David Teymur vs. Drakkar Klose slated for UFC 218
    A pair of big time prospect killers will do battle at UFC 218 when lightweights David Teymur and Drakkar Klose face-off Dec. 2 in Detroit, Mich. The Detroit Free Press first reported the booking...
  8. Cris Cyborg claims the UFC is trying to nickle and dime her on Holly Holm fight
    The UFC continues to struggle with their women's featherweight champion Cris Cyborg. The relationship between the two has never been great, with the promotion signing Cris back in 2015 on a unique...
  9. Conor McGregor praises Max Holloway’s capture of 145 title, open to fight at 155
    For MMA fighters, getting praise from Conor McGregor is a pretty rare phenomenon, but in Glasgow on Friday night the Irishman heaped praise on UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway. Although he...
  10. Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar set to headline UFC 218 in Detroit
    Max Holloway’s first title defense has been booked. The Hawaiian fighter will defend his UFC featherweight belt against Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC 218. The event is set to take place on...
  11. Bubba McDaniel in for ‘King Mo’ Lawal at Bellator 185
    The former Bellator light heavyweight champion will square off with Bubba McDaniel on Oct. 20 in Uncasville, Conn. MMA Fighting confirmed an initial Tuesday report by MMA Junkie. Link
  12. ONE announces ‘David vs. Goliath’ openweight bout between Aung La N Sang and Alain Ngalani
    Fans craving the old school MMA days that were free of weight classes are getting a treat from Singapore’s ONE Championship promotion. On Monday, ONE announced that middleweight champion Aung La N...
  13. Augusto Mendes injured, out of UFC Sao Paulo bout with Boston Salmon
    Augusto Mendes will no longer compete at the UFC Sao Paulo card on Oct. 28. The jiu-jitsu expert was looking forward to competing in Brazil for the first time as a professional MMA fighter, but was...
  14. Jon Fitch pays tribute to Tom Petty with (a pretty darn good) rendition of 'Learning to Fly'
    MMA fighters have quite frequently used Tom Petty’s catalog as walkout music, so when the music icon passed away late Monday, the news struck close to home for many competitors. Petty, 66, died after...
  15. UFC legend Matt Hughes returns to hospital to honor nurses who treated him after crash
    Just four months after incurring a serious injury in a crash that could have been deadly, Matt Hughes was standing up, walking around and laughing with friends and family. Hughes, the UFC Hall of...
  16. TUF 26 coaches Eddie Alvarez, Justin Gaethje to fight at UFC 218
    Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje had to deal with each other for a whole season on The Ultimate Fighter 26, and now they have an official date with which to settle their differences. Link
  17. Carlos Condit vs. Neil Magny set for UFC 219
    The return of “The Natural Born Killer” is set. Former WEC welterweight champion and UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit will meet Neil Magny on Dec. 30 at UFC 219. The FS1 show UFC...
  18. Bisping suspects GSP used PEDs
    Maybe he needed to ‘clear the steroids’ out of his system. Bisping suspects that the reason St-Pierre delayed their first bout was because he needed to flush the steroids out of his system. Link :
  19. Chris Gruetzemacher vs. Davi Ramos set for UFC Fresno
    A welterweight clash between Chris Gruetzemacher and Davi Ramos was added to the UFC’s first event in Fresno on Dec. 9, the promotion announced Thursday. The match-up was first reported by Combate....
  20. Chase Sherman meets Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC Shanghai
    The UFC is heading to mainland China and its bringing Chase Sherman — and his gifs — along for the ride. The loquacious heavyweight prospect will meet Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC Shanghai on Nov. 25,...
  21. Knee injury, surgery forces Teemu Packalen from UFC Fight night 118 vs. Marcin Held
    The UFC’s return to Poland later this month for UFC Fight Night 118 has taken a hit to one of its featured bouts. Teemu Packalen (8-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) is out of his lightweight fight against Marcin Held...
  22. Neiman Gracie vs. Javier Torres added to Bellator 185 main card
    A welterweight bout between Neiman Gracie and Javier Torres was added to the main card of Bellator 185 on Oct. 20 in Uncasville, Conn., promotion officials confirmed to MMA Fighting. Link
  23. ‘Shogun' Rua undergoes knee surgery in Brazil
    Mauricio Rua went under the knife Wednesday night in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The former UFC and PRIDE champion pulled out of a UFC Japan main event bout with Ovince Saint Preux in September due to an...
  24. Daniel Cormier calls Anthony Johnson ‘f**king soft’ amidst comeback rumors
    When Anthony Johnson tapped out to Daniel Cormier at UFC 210 earlier this year, it was supposed to be his final act in the cage. After coming up short for a second time against Cormier, Johnson...
  25. Full Conor McGregor film trailer released
    Conor McGregor is coming to the big screen. On Thursday, the full trailer for McGregor’s documentary film was released online. The UFC lightweight champion tweeted about it, writing that the movie...
  26. Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Sheymon Moraes added to UFC Fight Night 122 in Shanghai
    A featherweight bout between touted prospect Zabit Magomedsharipov and Sheymon Moraes is the latest addition to November’s UFC Fight Night 122 lineup. UFC officials today announced the bout between...
  27. Ana Julaton to make Bellator debut against Lisa Blaine at Bellator 185
    Heather Hardy won’t be the only popular female boxer fighting for Bellator MMA later this month. Ana Julaton will make her Bellator debut against Lisa Blaine at Bellator 185 on Oct. 20 at Mohegan Sun...
  28. Anthony Johnson fires back at ‘cry baby ass’ Daniel Cormier
    Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson have fought twice and hardly any trash talk was exchanged prior to those bouts. Things have changed between the two men now, however. One day after Cormier called...
  29. Day before UFC 216 weigh-ins, Kevin Lee unworried about 19-pound cut: ‘I ain’t no b*tch’
    LAS VEGAS — The last time Tony Ferguson was in this spot, it was early March, and his interim UFC lightweight title tilt against Khabib Nurmagomedov was all anybody could talk about as Ferguson...
  30. Kevin Lee makes weight for UFC 216 main event on second attempt
    It took a drama-filled extra hour, but Saturday night’s UFC interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee is on. Link
  31. Nik Lentz out of UFC 216 fight with Will Brooks due to medical issues
    An American Top Team grudge match isn’t going to go down after all Saturday night. Nik Lentz has been pulled from a fight with former teammate Will Brooks at UFC 216 in Las Vegas due to medical...
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  33. Kevin Lee discusses ‘mistimed’ UFC 216 weight cut, coming back for second attempt
    Kevin Lee seems to be putting his weight-cutting issues behind him, hours out of the biggest fight of his life. The top UFC lightweight contender needed two attempts Friday morning to reach...
  34. Nik Lentz releases statement following withdrawal from UFC 216 bout with Will Brooks
    Nik Lentz has opened up about his withdrawal from UFC 216. The lightweight fighter released a statement late Friday night on his removal from Saturday’s UFC 216 in Las Vegas, Nev. Link
  35. Will Brooks puts Nik Lentz, Kevin Lee on blast after UFC 216 weight issues
    Will Brooks says he knew from the jump that he wasn’t actually going to fight Nik Lentz at UFC 216. Brooks also had words for UFC 216 headliner Kevin Lee, who needed two attempts to make weight...
  36. Luan Chagas withdraws from UFC Sao Paulo with broken foot
    UFC Sao Paulo took another hit. Two days after Augusto Mendes was forced out of the card with a leg injury, the event lost Luan Chagas, as the Brazilian welterweight announced on his social media...
  37. Fired-up Georges St-Pierre guarantees victory against Michael Bisping: ‘There’s nothing more sure’
    Georges St-Pierre’s most aggressive foray into trash talk was about a decade ago, telling Matt Hughes, “I’m not impressed by your performance.” GSP, one of the best fighters of all time, upped his...
  38. Featherweight champ Julia Budd headlines Bellator 189 in rematch with Arlene Blencowe
    Julia Budd will put her featherweight title on the line in December when she headlines Bellator 189 in a rematch. Budd (10-2 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) will be challenged by Arlene Blencowe (10-6 MMA, 3-2 BMMA)...
  39. Leonardo Santos Calls Kevin Lee's UFC Interim title shot a joke
    Leonardo Santos is not happy that Kevin Lee is fighting for the UFC interim lightweight championship. link
  40. Derrick Lewis injured; Fabricio Werdum now faces Walt Harris last minute at UFC 216
    Just minutes before UFC 216 was slated to begin, a key matchup was pulled from tonight’s lineup, but all is not lost. Derrick Lewis (18-5 MMA, 9-3 UFC) suffered a last-minute injury and was forced to...
  41. UFC 216 bonuses: Demetrious Johnson, John Moraga earn extra $50k for flyweight finishes
    Despite a main card fallout last night (Sat., Oct. 7, 2017) at UFC 216 live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, the action delivered in exciting waves. Not only did...
  42. Gokhan Saki quickly booked again, meets Khalil Rountree at UFC 219
    UFC matchmakers wasted no time booking Gokhan Saki for his second bout. Saki (1-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is slated to fight fellow light heavyweight Khalil Rountree (6-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) at UFC 219, officials...
  43. Ian McCall granted release from UFC contract
    One of the UFC’s best known flyweight fighters is no longer with the promotion. Ian McCall told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that he has been released from his UFC contract....
  44. UFC 216 salaries: Tony Ferguson cashes $500,000 for interim title win
    Newly crowned UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson was the top earner at UFC 216, serving as one of five fighters to clear the six-figure mark in earnings for his performance on Saturday...
  45. UFC signs sponsorship deal with Modelo, replaces Bud Light in U.S.
    Move over Bud Light. On Monday, the UFC announced that they would be ending their nine-year relationship with beer company Anheuser-Busch Cos. Inc. that regularly saw the Bud Light logo prominently...
  46. UFC champ Cris Cyborg waiting for right deal to fight Holly Holm at UFC 219
    Cris Cyborg’s longtime manager said he and his team are in “daily” communications with UFC officials as a fight offer looms for UFC 219. Cyborg could look to defend her women’s featherweight title...
  47. Liam McGeary suffers injury, Bellator 185 bout with Bubba McDaniel canceled
    Bellator 185 has lost one of its major bouts. Former Bellator light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary has suffered an undisclosed injury, thus canceling his fight with late replacement Bubba...
  48. UFC champ Daniel Cormier apologizes to Anthony Johnson: 'The reality is, I was wrong'
    It’s not exactly rare for a fighter to have some words with past or future opponents. Apologies, though, don’t come around that often. So there’s something refreshing about UFC light-heavyweight...
  49. Marcin Held faces Nasrat Haqparast as Teemu Packalen is forced out of UFC Gdansk
    UFC newcomer Nasrat Haqparast has replaced Teemu Packalen for his upcoming bout with Marcin Held at UFC Fight Night 118 in Gdansk. Link
  50. RFA champion Raoni Barcelos replaces Augusto Mendes vs. Boston Salmon at UFC Sao Paulo
    Boston Salmon has a new opponent for UFC Sao Paulo. With Augusto Mendes sidelined due to an injury, “Boom Boom” will now take on RFA featherweight champion Raoni Barcelos in a bantamweight bout in...
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