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  1. UFC Welterweight Jim Wallhead faces potential anti-doping violation
    Jim Wallhead is facing a possible anti-doping violation after failing an out-of-competition drug test from USADA collected on Oct. 7. The UFC announced the positive test in a statement on Wednesday:...
  2. UFC books 10th London event for March 17
    The UFC is set to return to London on Mar. 17, 2018 at The 02 Arena. Link
  3. Conor McGregor declares he won't return to UFC unless he's co-promoter
    UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor broke barriers with his record-setting boxing match against Floyd Mayweather. Now, he wants to become the first fighter to co-promote an MMA event with the UFC –...
  4. LFA champion Markus Perez signs with the UFC, meets Eryk Anders in Fresno
    Markus Perez is the newest addition to the UFC middleweight division. Less than two months after winning the vacant LFA title with a first-round submission over Ian Heinisch, in which he wore a UFC...
  5. Islam Makhachev vs. Gleison Tibau booked for UFC 220 in Boston
    A lightweight clash between Islam Makhachev and Gleison Tibau has been added to UFC 220, sources told MMA Fighting. UFC 220 will be the promotion’s first pay-per-view card of 2018. The event is...
  6. Alexander Shlemenko’s team to file formal protest over Gegard Mousasi loss
    Following a hotly contested unanimous decision loss to Gegard Mousasi at Bellator 185, Alexander Shlemenko and his team have issued a formal protest to the Association of Boxing Commissions and the...
  7. Cody Garbrandt posts clip of alleged sparring KO of T.J. Dillashaw
    Ever since it became clear that former Team Alpha Male teammates Cody Garbrandt and T.J. Dillashaw have been on a collision course, “No Love” has boasted that there exists footage of him knocking...
  8. Ion Cutelaba flagged for possible USADA violation, removed from UFC 217
    UFC 217 has lost a fight at the last minute. The bout between light heavyweights Ion Cutelaba and Michael Oleksiejczuk has been scrapped after Cutelaba was flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for...
  9. UFC heavyweight Azunna Anyanwu flagged for potential anti-doping violation
    Ion Cutelaba wasn’t the only UFC fighter to suffer the wrath of USADA on Friday. UFC heavyweight Azunna Anyanwu has popped for a potential anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition...
  10. LFA fighter C.J. Hancock says he died in cage, was revived after heart stopped
    A Legacy Fighting Alliance fighter said he died in the cage during a bout Friday night and had to be revived after his heart stopped. C.J. Hancock wrote Saturday morning on Facebook that he is “okay”...
  11. UFC 217 bonuses: Georges St-Pierre, four others earn extra money
    UFC 217 was full of memorable performances. So much so that four Performance of the Night bonuses weren’t enough. Each of the three new champions crowned on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in...
  12. Dana White on Georges St-Pierre’s next move: ‘It’s going to be Whittaker’
    It seems a title unification bout is on the horizon for Georges St-Pierre. On Saturday night, the former UFC welterweight king returned to the Octagon after a four-year layoff to take on UFC...
  13. UFC announces schedule for first quarter of 2018
    On Saturday’s UFC 217 broadcast, the UFC officially announced nine events for the start of 2018. The first quarter of next year kicks off with a Fight Night event in St. Louis, Mo., and wraps up with...
  14. Opponent switch: Eryk Anders meets LFA champ Markus Perez at UFC Fight Night 123
    Eryk Anders will go from fighting one UFC newcomer to another when he makes his return to the octagon at UFC Fight Night 123. Anders (9-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) announced on Sunday that John Phillips (21-6...
  15. UFC Winnipeg adds Jan Blachowicz vs. Jared Cannonier, Sheldon Westcott vs. Danny Roberts
    Less than six weeks out, two additional fights have been finalized for UFC Winnipeg. Jan Blachowicz is stepping in on short notice to fight Jared Cannonier in a light heavyweight bout, replacing...
  16. Freddie Roach would prefer Georges St-Pierre move back to welterweight after beating Michael Bisping
    Georges St-Pierre did the improbable Saturday night. He came back from four years away, moved up 15 pounds in weight and defeated Michael Bisping to win the UFC middleweight title. At UFC 217 in New...
  17. Walt Harris will appeal DQ loss to Mark Godbeer at UFC 217
    Following his controversial disqualification loss to Mark Godbeer on Saturday, Walt Harris says he was advised by UFC president Dana White to file an appeal. So that’s just what he’s going to do....
  18. Dana White on Demetrious Johnson’s money demands: ‘Let’s see what your PPV does’
    Dana White responds to Demetrious Johnson’s demand for a $2 million payday. In this era of “big money fights”, many UFC fighters have specific figures in mind as to how much they would want for...
  19. Aljamain Sterling needs new UFC Fresno foe after Rani Yahya drops out
    Aljamain Steling is looking for a fight. The New York bantamweight was scheduled to meet veteran Rani Yahya in a bantamweight bout at UFC Fresno on Dec. 9, but Yahya has been forced to withdraw from...
  20. Angela Lee out of ONE Championship title defense after car accident
    ONE Championship atomweight star Angela Lee star has been removed from an upcoming title defense after being involved in a car accident. Lee was scheduled to rematch Mei Yamaguchi in the main event...
  21. Humberto Bandenay out at UFC-Sydney; featherweight sought for Alex Volkanovski
    Peruvian prospect Humberto Bandenay (14-4 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will have to wait to follow up on his scintillating UFC debut. MMAjunkie today confirmed with UFC officials that Bandenay has been forced to...
  22. Derek Anderson vs. Adam Piccolotti announced for Bellator 189
    “The Barbaric” is looking to close out 2017 with a bang. Having missed out on an opportunity to fight Michael Page this past May after Page suffered a knee injury, Derek Anderson will get back in the...
  23. Dana White: Darren Till vs. Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night 127 in England
    The UFC is giving popular rising English welterweight Darren Till the fight he asked for – and in his home country, no less. The undefeated 24-year-old Till (16-0-1 MMA, 4-0-1 UFC) will take on...
  24. Jessy Jess gets UFC call up; set to fight Bec Rawlings at UFC Sydney
    US-based Aussie Jessica Rose-Clark will make her UFC debut against Bec Rawlings at UFC Sydney next Sunday. MMA Today first reported the news after Scottish fighter Joanne Calderwood was removed from...
  25. Stephen Thompson’s coach: No interest in fighting Darren Till at this time
    Hold the phone on any talk of Stephen Thompson vs. Darren Till just yet. On Tuesday night, Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times reported that UFC president Dana White said he wanted to book the...
  26. Georges St-Pierre hands his new middleweight belt over to wrestling coach
    It hasn't even been a week and Georges St-Pierre has already given up his middleweight belt. Just not in the way you'd expect. The two division UFC champ is known for giving the belts he wins to...
  27. UFC 219 main event TBA within the week, McGregor still a possibility
    UFC 219 on December 30th is a pretty good looking card already, but one thing it's missing is a marquee main event at the top. But good news for any of you folks considering a New Year's Eve weekend...
  28. Agent: Cyborg vs. Holm fight at UFC 219 ‘dead’
    The highly-anticipated Cris “Cyborg” Justino vs. Holly Holm fight is off the table for now. According to Holm’s agent, Lenny Fresquez, the women’s featherweight title fight, which had been proposed...
  29. Frankie Edgar injured, off UFC 218 title fight vs. Max Holloway
    Frankie Edgar has suffered an injury and will not be able to compete against featherweight champion Max Holloway at UFC 218. Brazilian outlet Combate first reported the news, which ESPN.com’s Brett...
  30. Dominick Cruz out of UFC 219 fight with Jimmie Rivera
    It’s a tough day for popular former UFC champions. Dominick Cruz is out of his UFC 219 fight with Jimmie Rivera due to a broken arm, multiple sources told MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani on Wednesday....
  31. After decade in UFC, Dennis Siver signs with ACB
    Dennis Siver’s UFC run has come to an end. After spending more than a decade under the UFC banner, Siver announced Wednesday that he has signed a multi-fight deal with Russian promotion ACB. The...
  32. Thiago Alves vs. Zak Cummings, two other bouts added to UFC St. Louis
    Thiago Alves will be competing on the first UFC card of 2018. The former UFC welterweight title challenger will be taking on Zak Cummings in a 170-pound contest at UFC St. Louis. The event is set to...
  33. UFC champ Georges St-Pierre injured but won't 'freeze' division
    Newly crowned middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre today revealed a neck injury he suffered during his title-winning fight against Michael Bisping, but he said he still plans to fight interim...
  34. Michael Johnson gets Darren Elkins at UFC Fight Night 124 in first featherweight bout
    Michael Johnson will be welcomed to the UFC featherweight division by a formidable foe. Johnson (17-12 MMA, 9-8 UFC) today announced that he’s set to fight the red-hot Darren Elkins (23-5 MMA, 13-5...
  35. 'Rampage' Jackson signs multi-fight Bellator contract
    One of MMA’s all-time greats will continue fighting for Bellator. The promotion today announced that it has signed Quinton Jackson to a multi-fight contract. “Rampage” (37-12 MMA, 4-1 BMMA) is...
  36. Jason Knight vs. Gabriel Benitez added to UFC Fresno
    A new featherweight match-up has been added to UFC Fresno. Jason Knight and Gabriel Benitez have been booked to fight at UFC Fight Night 123. The event, which is being headlined by Cub Swanson vs....
  37. Matt Brown having second thoughts about retirement heading into UFC-Norfolk
    Matt Brown is only a couple months removed from telling the world his UFC Fight Night 120 co-main event against Diego Sanchez would be his final walk to the cage. But with the promise of retirement...
  38. Bellator Heavyweight Title Tournament announced
    https://www.mmafighting.com/2017/11/10/16633048/bellator-crown-new-heavyweight-champion-with-eight-man-gp-in-2018 Eight man tournament, some smaller than others. Fedor, Mitrione, Frank Mir, Roy...
  39. Brandon Moreno vs. Ray Borg slated for UFC Fight Night 126 in Austin
    Next year’s UFC Fight Night 126 event in Texas has its first fight, and it’s an intriguing one. Officials today announced a fight between young prospect Brandon Moreno (14-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and recent...
  40. Conor McGregor storms cage to celebrate with teammate, confronts referee Marc Goddard at Bellator 187
    Conor McGregor jumped the cage fence to celebrate with his teammate Charlie Ward after he dispatched John Redmond in the final seconds of the first round at Bellator 187 in Dublin. After celebrating...
  41. UFC's Grant Dawson notified of potential USADA violation
    Grant Dawson failed a U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) drug test and has been notified of a potential UFC anti-doping policy violation. Officials today announced the news. Link
  42. Anderson Silva fails USADA drug test, out of UFC Shanghai main event
    Anderson Silva is in another drug-test mess. The UFC legend has failed a USADA out-of-competition drug test and is out of his UFC Shanghai main event against Kelvin Gastelum later this month, the UFC...
  43. Jussier Formiga vs. Ben Nguyen, Tyson Pedro vs. Saparbek Safarov added to UFC 221 in Perth
    The UFC’s debut event in Perth is beginning to take shape with the addition of its first two fights. A flyweight bout between Jussier Formiga (20-5 MMA, 3-4 UFC) and Ben Nguyen (17-6 MMA, 4-1 UFC),...
  44. Germaine de Randamie takes on Ketlen Vieira at UFC Fight Night 125
    A female bantamweight bout was added to the next Brazil card, in the city of Belem. As Combate reported, former women’s featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie will take on undefeated prospect,...
  45. Max Holloway vs. Jose Aldo 2 slated as new UFC 218 main event
    Just like that, Jose Aldo will get another crack at the UFC featherweight title sooner than expected. Max Holloway vs. Jose Aldo 2 is the new UFC 218 main event, MMA Fighting has learned. Aldo...
  46. UFC 220 gets 2 new matchups, including Thomas Almeida vs. Rob Font
    UFC 220 appears to have two new matchups. They include bantamweights Thomas Almeida (22-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) vs. Rob Font (14-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and featherweights Shane Burgos (10-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) vs. Calvin...
  47. Michael Bisping vs. Kelvin Gastelum targeted as new UFC Shanghai main event
    Michael Bisping is getting right back on the horse. A week after losing the middleweight title to Georges St-Pierre at UFC 217, Bisping has agreed to fight Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC...
  48. Mirko Cro Cop returns, meets Tsuyoshi Kohsaka at Dec. 31 Rizin FF event
    Mirko Cro Cop is coming out of retirement. Again. The veteran MMA fighter and kickboxer, who’s previously announced multiple retirements of sorts that never quite stuck, is returning to action again....
  49. UFC Fight Night 120 bonuses: Yeah, Dustin Poirier got his money
    Following his thrilling win over Anthony Pettis at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 120 event, Dustin Poirier shifted his gaze to UFC matchmakers Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard, demanding they award him a...
  50. Mirko Cro Cop returns, meets Tsuyoshi Kohsaka at Dec. 31 Rizin FF event
    Mirko Cro Cop is coming out of retirement. Again. The veteran MMA fighter and kickboxer, who’s previously announced multiple retirements of sorts that never quite stuck, is returning to action again....
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