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  1. Police to investigate video of TUF Brazil winner Rony Jason assaulting woman
    The first The Ultimate Fighter Brazil winner is in hot water. Rony Jason was caught on tape assaulting a woman during a party in his hometown of Quixada, Brazil, Saturday night. In two videos that...
  2. Henry Cejudo suffers burns, loses gold medal in California wildfire
    UFC flyweight contender Henry Cejudo is one of the more than 20,000 people who has been affected by the recent wildfires in Northern California. However, contrary to a report in the San Francisco...
  3. Due to IV use, DWCS 1 winner Kurt Holobaugh suspended 9 months and win overturned
    The Nevada State Athletic Commission today voted unanimously to suspend featherweight Kurt Holobaugh nine months and fine him $750 for failing to properly disclose IV use. Holobaugh’s (17-4) knockout...
  4. Conor McGregor may be headed to WrestleMania next
    If you thought things boiled down to a toss up between Nate Diaz and Tony Ferguson, you were wrong. Rumors coming from the UK Sun have McGregor entertaining offers from the WWE to appear at...
  5. Cub Swanson vs. Brian Ortega set for UFC Fresno main event
    A classic battle of a cagey veteran vs. a real up-and-comer is heading to Fresno. Popular Cub Swanson will meet Brian Ortega in a featherweight bout on the Dec. 9 UFC Fight Night Fresno card. UFC...
  6. Chidi Njokuani moves to middleweight, meets Hisaki Kato at Bellator 189
    After missing weight and losing a main-event fight earlier this year, Chidi Njokuani is opting for a change in weight class for his next fight. Njokuani (17-5 MMA, 4-1 BMMA) will move from...
  7. Bryan Caraway vs. Luke Sanders set for UFC Fresno
    Bryan Caraway is returning from an absence of just over a year and a half. The bantamweight contender will meet Luke Sanders at UFC Fresno on Dec. 9. MMA Fighting confirmed an initial Tuesday report...
  8. Fabricio Werdum steps in for Mark Hunt at UFC Sydney main event
    Fabricio Werdum barely broke a sweat at UFC 216 and he’s already booked himself another fight. The UFC announced Tuesday that Werdum will step in for Mark Hunt to fight Marcin Tybura (16-2) in the...
  9. Mark Hunt blasts Dana White with profane Instagram post after removal from UFC Sydney main event
    The UFC might be looking out for Mark Hunt’s best interests, but he’s not pleased with its latest decision regarding his career. Hunt was scheduled to fight Marcin Tybura in the heavyweight main...
  10. UFC 218 officially adds Amanda Cooper vs. Angela Magana, Jeremy Kimball vs. Dominick Reyes
    UFC 218’s spectacular lineup continues to fill and the latest official contests include a strawweight bout and a light heavyweight matchup. UFC officials today announced the addition of Amanda Cooper...
  11. Nearly catatonic MMA fighter dragged onto stage to weigh in, still allowed to fight at Pancrase
    Daniel Lima had his seven-fight winning streak snapped Sunday in Japan, and the loss came 24 hours after a scary scene at the Pancrase 290 weigh-ins. Lima could barely stand on his own in Tokyo,...
  12. Sam Alvey replaces Trevor Smith, faces Ramazan Emeev at UFC Fight Night 118
    Middleweight slugger Sam Alvey (31-9 MMA, 8-4 UFC) has made it clear he wants to stay as busy as possible, and that includes picking up the phone whenever the UFC calls. This time, the voice on the...
  13. Bellator champ Rafael Carvalho meets Alessio Sakara in Italy
    A long-rumored middleweight title fight is official for Bellator’s return to Italy. Bellator officials recently announced that 185-pound title holder Rafael Carvalho (14-1 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) faces...
  14. Ronda Rousey and husband Travis Browne headed to WWE? ‘I don’t wanna ruin anything’
    Ronda Rousey hasn’t spoke much about her UFC career since losing to Holly Holm and Amanda Nunes in back-to-back fights, but the former women’s bantamweight champion has teased at a switch to...
  15. James Gallagher injured, out of Bellator 187 main event
    Rising star James Gallagher won’t be fighting in Ireland next month after all. According to Bellator officials, Gallagher recently suffered a knee injury in training, forcing him out of the Bellator...
  16. Michelle Waterson joins cast of MTV’s ‘The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars’
    Michelle Waterson is getting a reality check this fall. The UFC strawweight contender has been announced as a cast member on the upcoming season of The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars, a spin-off of the...
  17. UFC Signs Top LHW Prospect Magomed Ankalaev
    Undefeated Russian destroyer Magomed Ankalaev finally chooses UFC over Professional Fighters League. link
  18. Myles Jury vs. Rick Glenn slated for UFC 219
    An intriguing featherweight tilt between Myles Jury and former WSOF champion Rick Glenn slated for Dec. 30 is the latest addition to UFC 219. The UFC confirmed the booking Wednesday following an...
  19. Valerie Letourneau to make Bellator debut vs. Kate Jackson on Dec. 15
    Valerie Letourneau is going to make her Bellator debut before the year is through. On Wednesday, officials confirmed to MMA Fighting that Letourneau will fight Kate Jackson in a flyweight bout at a...
  20. Iuri Alcantara vs. Alejandro Perez set for UFC Fresno
    Alejandro Perez will be getting a step up in competition. The Mexican fighter has been scheduled to take on veteran Iuri Alcantara in a bantamweight contest at UFC Fresno (UFC Fight Night 123). The...
  21. Tim Means replaces Jesse Taylor vs. Belal Muhammad at UFC Fight Night 121 in Sydney
    Belal Muhammad will remain on next month’s UFC return to Sydney against arguably his toughest test as a pro. Muhammad (12-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) was set to fight “TUF 25” winner Jesse Taylor (31-15 MMA, 1-1...
  22. Robbie Lawler vs. Rafael dos Anjos set for UFC Winnipeg main event
    Two former champions will face off at UFC Winnipeg. On Thursday, the promotion officially announced that Robbie Lawler will fight Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC on FOX 26 on Dec. 16 at the...
  23. ‘Baby Slice,’ Sinead Kavanagh fights added to Bellator 187
    A dash of name recognition and local flavor have been added to Bellator 187. The company rounded out the main card for Nov. 10 event at Dublin’s 3Arena by announcing a pair of fights Thursday: Kevin...
  24. Dana White responds to Mark Hunt’s angry Instagram post, pulling him from UFC Sydney
    Mark Hunt is furious at the UFC and president Dana White for pulling him out of the main event of UFC Sydney next month. “The Super Samoan” posted an expletive-filled caption Wednesday on Instagram...
  25. UFC champ Daniel Cormier now targets 2018 for title defense against Volkan Oezdemir
    UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier expects to defend his title in early 2018, facing upstart Volkan Oezdemir in his first challenge since being re-crowned as the titleholder. Link
  26. Champ Tyron Woodley responds to Rafael dos Anjos' interim title plea for Robbie Lawler fight
    Tyron Woodley is one of many who doesn’t believe the newly announced UFC on FOX 26 main event between Rafael dos Anjos and Robbie Lawler should have an interim welterweight championship up for grabs....
  27. Al Iaquinta vs. Paul Felder slated for UFC 218
    Another battle with the potential for fireworks has been added to the already stacked UFC 218 card. Al Iaquinta and Paul Felder have verbally agreed to a lightweight matchup on Dec. 2 in Detroit. MMA...
  28. UFC 215 & UFC 216 Bring In Atrocious Pay-Per-View Numbers
    The UFC has hit a wall after the massively successful UFC 214 in July. UFC 215, which was headlined by Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko II, has an estimated 100,000 PPV buys, while UFC 216 an...
  29. Jose Aldo vs. Ricardo Lamas, Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Mike Perry added to UFC on FOX 26
    Two big match-ups were announced for UFC’s upcoming show in Winnipeg on Dec. 16. Headlined by Robbie Lawler vs. Rafael dos Anjos, the UFC on FOX 26 card will feature a featherweight rematch between...
  30. Dana White: Winner of Robbie Lawler vs. Rafael dos Anjos will get UFC title shot
    Rafael dos Anjos wanted an interim title fight, but it seems like he’ll be getting the next best thing. Link
  31. USADA suspends Jesse Taylor one year for positive drug test for clomiphene
    From comeback story to drug suspension in three months. USADA suspended Jesse Taylor one year for testing positive for anti-estrogen agent clomiphene in an out-of-competition drug test, the UFC’s...
  32. Tony Ferguson (or Tony Montana) – UFC champ Conor McGregor breaks silence
    UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor finally has spoken up and it looks like he’s accepted a fight with Tony Ferguson. Link
  33. Michael Bisping, GSP get in heated confrontation after press conference
    The trash talk between Georges St-Pierre and Michael Bisping spilled out into the backstage area after the UFC 217 press conference Friday in Toronto. In a confrontation captured on video by TMZ,...
  34. Godbeer-Harris rebooked for UFC 217, Hendricks-Borrachinha rounds out main card
    A heavyweight matchup expected to take place at UFC 216 has been booked again for UFC 217, instead. UFC officials today announced that Mark Godbeer and Walt Harris fill face off on the FS1-televised...
  35. Erick Silva vs. Jordan Mein added to UFC on FOX 26
    The flurry of additions to UFC on FOX 26 continued into Friday afternoon, as a welterweight tilt between exciting veterans Erick Silva and Jordan Mein was officially announced for the Dec. 16 card in...
  36. Tony Ferguson responds to Conor McGregor with perfect(ly odd) 'Grand Theft Auto' video
    UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor broke his silence on interim title holder Tony Ferguson (we think) when he tweeted a picture Friday casting himself as Tony Montana from “Scarface” – using the...
  37. ONE champion Roger Gracie retires from MMA
    Three months after retiring from jiu-jitsu, Roger Gracie has decided to hang up his MMA gloves as well. Gracie competed in MMA for the last time in May 2016, when he submitted Michal Pasternak in the...
  38. UFC contender Julianna Pena announces pregnancy, putting career on hold
    Julianna Pena won’t be returning to the octagon any time soon; the UFC women’s bantamweight contender is pregnant. Pena (8-3 MMA, 4-1 UFC) today revealed that she’s expecting the birth of her first...
  39. UFC champ Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre meet on the ice
    The promotion continues for UFC 217’s headliner between middleweight champion Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre. The rivals today met at center ice for the ceremonial puck drop between the NHL...
  40. Ex-NFL player Greg Hardy books amateur MMA debut for Nov. 4
    Former NFL player Greg Hardy will compete in his first MMA contest when he meets Joe Hawkins in an amateur heavyweight bout at Rise of a Warrior 21 on Nov. 4 at the Havert L. Fenn Center in Fort...
  41. Eddie Alvarez gives his side of TUF 26 beef with ‘head case’ Lauren Murphy
    n the aired episodes of The Ultimate Fighter 26, it seemed like the beef between Eddie Alvarez and Lauren Murphy began the day after Murphy lost her first-round fight. Murphy, who was on Alvarez’s...
  42. Frankie Edgar doesn’t believe more divisions will stop extreme cutting
    Former UFC lightweight champion and current featherweight contender Frankie Edgar isn’t convinced that adding weight classes will fix anything, but he does believe extreme cutting could have...
  43. Jim Wallhead out at UFC Fight Night 118, promotion seeks new foe for Warlley Alves
    British vet “Judo” Jim Wallhead (29-11 MMA, 0-2 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from next week’s UFC Fight Night 118 event, and matchmakers are seeking a new opponent for Warlley Alves (10-2 MMA,...
  44. Watch as Nick Diaz tries to steal Rampage Jackson’s date from under his nose
    Nick Diaz and Quinton Jackson got into a small altercation over the weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada as the Stockton slugger apparently tried and somewhat succeeded in trying to steal “Rampage’s” date...
  45. Ex-UFC fighter Ian McCall joins Rizin's batamweight grand prix, debuts DEC. 29
    Due to an infamous run of bad luck, Ian McCall has fought just once since July 2014. But that could soon change – in a big way. Officials today announced McCall (13-5-1), a former UFC flyweight...
  46. Friday's Bellator 185 line up loses 2 main-card bouts
    Friday’s Bellator 185 main card has undergone some major changes. Officials today told MMAjunkie that an undisclosed injury has forced Brennan Ward (14-6 MMA, 9-6 BMMA) out of the night’s scheduled...
  47. Jason Knight says he's fighting Gabriel Benitez at UFC Fight Night 123 in Fresno
    Fan favorite “Mississippi Mean” is headed to California. Jason Knight (20-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) today announced he’s slated to fight fellow featherweight Gabriel Benitez (19-6 MMA, 3-2 UFC) at UFC Fight...
  48. Grappling standout Gary Tonon signs with One Championship
    Standout American grappler Garry Tonon will make his pro MMA debut with ONE Championship. Company officials today announced the 26-year-old Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion had signed a multi-fight...
  49. Will Brooks vs. Nik Lentz targeted for UFC Fight Night 121
    The UFC is targeting a do-over for Will Brooks and Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night 121. A Brooks team member today told MMAjunkie the two will be rebooked for next month’s UFC return to Australia. UFC...
  50. Poland's Salim Touahri replaces Jim Wallhead vs. Warlley Alves at UFC Fight Night 118
    Warlley Alves will stay on this week’s UFC card in Poland, and he’ll do so against a short-notice home-country replacement. UFC welterweight newcomer Salim Touahri (10-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has stepped in...
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