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  1. Dennis Siver set for debut in main event of ACB 75 against Martin Van Staden
    UFC veteran Dennis Siver (23-11-0) is set to make his promotional debut in the main event of ACB 75 in Stuttgart on Nov. 25 against former EFC title contender, Martin Van Staden (18-9-0). After a...
  2. 'Jacare' and Derek Brunson agree to rematch, but then things get complicated
    Ronaldo Souza and Derek Brunson have apparently agreed to a fight; when it’ll happen remains a point of contention, though. On Monday, the two UFC middleweights, who previously fought under the...
  3. John Lineker steps in to face Jimmie Rivera at UFC 219
    Jimmie Rivera will go from a former champion to one of the hardest hitters in the division. With Dominick Cruz out due to injury, John Lineker has stepped in to face Rivera at UFC 219 on Dec. 30 in...
  4. Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Morales booked for UFC Belem
    Deiveson Figueiredo is the first Belem native booked to compete at UFC Belem, as he takes on Joseph Morales in a flyweight bout on Feb. 3. Both fighters confirmed the match-up on social media...
  5. Yoshitaka Naito vs. Alex Silva title fight headlines ONE: Warriors of the World
    Yoshitaka Naito will put his ONE Championship strawweight gold on the line on Dec. 9, as he meets Alex Silva in Bangkok, Thailand, the promotion officially announced. Link
  6. Andre Soukhamthath replaces Bryan Caraway vs. Luke Sanders at UFC Fresno
    Luke Sanders has a new opponent for UFC Fresno. With Bryan Caraway sidelined due to an injury, Sanders will now take on Andre Soukhamthath on Dec. 9, the promotion announced. Link
  7. Coach: Nate Diaz should get $15 million for next fight, won’t likely compete at UFC 219
    UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is campaigning for a fight with Nate Diaz on Dec. 30, but it looks like Diaz’s camp doesn’t expect the title bout to happen. Link
  8. John Lineker steps in to face Jimmie Rivera at UFC 219
    Jimmie Rivera will go from a former champion to one of the hardest hitters in the division. With Dominick Cruz out due to injury, John Lineker has stepped in to face Rivera at UFC 219 on Dec. 30 in...
  9. Marc Diakiese claims info has been leaked from ‘emotional’ Dan Hooker’s UFC 219 camp
    Marc Diakiese is coming off his first professional defeat to Drakkar Klose, but he has been handed the biggest assignment of his young career as he is set to face New Zealand’s Daniel Hooker on Dec....
  10. B.J. Penn doesn’t ‘feel the fire to compete,’ but won’t close door on fighting future
    B.J. Penn has kept a relatively low profile since his UFC comeback ended with a disappointing majority decision loss to Dennis Siver this past June. The setback put Penn on a five-fight losing...
  11. Khabib Nurmagomedov says he accepted a fight with Tony Ferguson at UFC 219
    When it was revealed that Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm for the women's featherweight title would be featured on the UFC 219 card coming up on December 30th, it was noted that the UFC wasn't ready to...
  12. Bellator heavyweight grand prix opening-round matchups set; 'Rampage'-Sonnen first up Jan. 20
    The bracket is set for the Bellator MMA World Grand Prix 2018. The four opening-round matchups for the eight-man tournament to crown a new heavyweight champion were announced tonight on ESPN’s...
  13. Report: Tae Hyun Bang sentenced to 10-month prison term for fight-fixing scheme at UFC Fight Night 79
    Former UFC lightweight Tae Hyun Bang has been sentenced to a 10-month prison term after being found guilty of taking bribes in connection with a plan to throw a fight. Bang (18-10 MMA, 2-3 UFC) was...
  14. Mirko Cro Cop says he will fight winner of Rizin heavyweight tournament next year in farewell fight
    Mirko Cro Cop has planned out his farewell fight. Yet, expect to see a lot more of the MMA legend, beginning in December. Cro Cop told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that he will...
  15. Ben Askren Stops Shinya Aoki at ONE: ‘Immortal Pursuit,’ Retires Undefeated
    Ben Askren easily overcame the final challenge of his MMA career at ONE: ‘Immortal Pursuit.’ The American needed less than a minute to stop Shinya Aoki at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, defend his...
  16. Thiago Santos vs. Anthony Smith added to UFC Belem
    A middleweight clash between Thiago Santos and Anthony Smith was booked for UFC Belem, multiple sources confirmed to MMA Fighting following a report by Combate. UFC Belem is scheduled for Feb. 3 at...
  17. Ex-UFC fighter Tae Hyun Bang gets jail time for involvement in fight-fixing scheme
    A fighter received jail time this week in South Korea for his role in a UFC fight-fixing scandal. Link
  18. UFC Shanghai post-fight bonuses: Jingliang, Gastelum smash their way to $50K
    The Mercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai, China was home to a great night/morning of fights, with four (T)KOs, four submissions and four decisions, including one split-decision. The Chinese fighters on...
  19. Danielle Taylor vs. JJ Aldrich set for UFC Fight Night 124 on January 14
    A women’s strawweight fight between Danielle Taylor (9-2-0) and JJ Aldrich (5-2-0) has been set for the UFC Fight Night 124 on January 14. UFC Fight Night 124 takes place on January 14 from the...
  20. Why are MMA referees seemingly so hesitant to take points? Marc Goddard explains
    How many times have we seen it? A fighter, in a clinch up against the fence, sticks his or her fingers in and grabs the cage to help jockey for leverage. It can happen multiple times over the course...
  21. Francis Ngannou’s run toward UFC gold is an international tale of beating impossible odds
    Francis Ngannou was never supposed to escape Cameroon. Despair was a fate he was born into, and where he would remain. It was a future that was written for him, even if it was one he could never...
  22. Tony Ferguson wants ‘irrelevant fragile fat ass’ Khabib Nurmagomedov to shut up and take a number
    Khabib Nurmagomedov recently caused a stir after he revealed Tony Ferguson declined to sign on the dotted line to defend his interim Lightweight title against him at UFC 219 on Dec. 30, 2017 in Las...
  23. Omari Akhmedov vs. Marvin Vettori official for UFC 219
    A welterweight clash between a pair of international athletes is now official for UFC 219. UFC execs recently announced that Russia’s Omari Akhmedov (17-4 MMA, 5-3 UFC) and Italy’s Marvin Vettori...
  24. Georgi Karakhanyan vs. Henry Corrales announced for Bellator 192
    Budding featherweight contender Henry Corrales will look to extend a two-fight win streak when he takes on former World Series of Fighting champion Georgi Karakhanyan at Bellator 192 on Jan. 20 at...
  25. Saad Awad to face J.J. Ambrose in Bellator 193 co-main event
    Fresh off of a 67-second TKO win, Saad Awad is ready to keep rolling in 2018. The “Assassin” has been booked to fight J.J. Ambrose in the lightweight co-main event of Bellator 193 on Jan. 26 at the...
  26. Mizuki Inoue out of Invicta 26 co-main event, Kinberly Novaes steps in to face Janaisa Morandin
    Mizuki Inoue will not be making her return to Invicta FC this year after all. Inoue had to withdraw from the Invicta 26 co-main event for undisclosed reasons and will be replaced by Kinberly Novaes...
  27. Joe Silva responds to Matt Mitrione’s claim that Silva lied about Roy Nelson fight
    Matt Mitrione claimed Monday that former longtime UFC matchmaker Joe Silva lied to him in order to accept a fight with Roy Nelson as a substitute in late 2014. Silva, however, is having none of that...
  28. Rory MacDonald thinks he’ll be used as an alternate in Bellator’s heavyweight tournament
    Rory MacDonald announced he wanted a spot in Bellator’s heavyweight tournament shortly after the bracket was officially unveiled, and “The Red King” believes that Scott Coker is open to having him...
  29. DeAnna Bennett vs Melinda Fabian added to TUF 26 Finale
    A women’s flyweight bout has been added to this week’s Ultimate Fighter 26 fight card as DeAnna Bennett vs Melinda Fabian has been added to the card. The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale will be held on...
  30. Ricardo Lamas vs. Josh Emmett Booked on Three-Weeks Notice
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be heading to Winnipeg, Canada on Dec. 16 for yet another exciting night of fights. The world’s most famous mixed martial arts promotion will be in the...
  31. Georges St-Pierre better unify UFC middleweight title, or else Dana White will be 'super pissed'
    If Georges St-Pierre doesn’t stay in the middleweight division to unify his championship, UFC President Dana White will not be happy – and that’s putting it mildly. In fact, the mere mention of...
  32. Dana White addresses recent Conor McGregor outside-the-cage issues
    Conor McGregor has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons lately. Earlier this month, he jumped into the Bellator cage in Dublin to celebrate with a teammate, leading to a heated physical...
  33. Dana White says Volkan Oezdemir likely still getting Daniel Cormier title shot despite arrest
    t appears as though Volkan Oezdemir’s looming legal trouble won’t stop “No Time” from getting a title shot against UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. UFC president Dana White said Tuesday...
  34. Gokhan Saki Out Of UFC 219; Khalil Rountree Jr Gets New Opponent For Year End Card
    A change has been made to the upcoming UFC 219 fight card as former kickboxing champion Gokhan Saki is no longer expected to face Khalil Rountree Jr. on Dec. 30. With Saki out, Rountree Jr. will now...
  35. Ariel Beck vs Shana Dobson added to #TUF26 Finale on Friday
    Per a report by MMA Brasil (@mmabrasil) and The MMA Kings (@mma_kings), a flyweight bout between TUF contestants Ariel Beck and Shana Dobson has been added to the TUF 26 Finale this Friday. Ariel...
  36. Rachael Ostovich vs. Karine Gevorgyan Set to Collide at TUF 26 Finale
    Along with the addition of DeAnna Bennett vs. Melinda Fabian, multiple sources confirm that December 1st’s The Ultimate Fighter 26 finale has a new matchup in the form of Hawaii’s Rachael Ostovich...
  37. Derek Brunson vs. 'Jacare' slotted for Charlotte's UFC on FOX 27 headliner
    Derek Brunson and Ronaldo Souza apparently are going to rematch after all. “Jacare” (24-5 MMA, 7-2 UFC) and Brunson (18-5 MMA, 9-3 UFC) recently drummed up interest in the fight on social media,...
  38. Gabi Garcia, Takanori Gomi added to Rizin’s year-end cards in Japan
    Rizin Fighting Federation has announced new match-ups for its upcoming events in Saitama, Japan, including the return of Gabi Garcia and the promotional debut of Takanori Gomi. Brazilian jiu-jitsu...
  39. Conor McGregor in ‘very serious danger’ as mob bosses demand ransom for barroom brawl
    Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Conor McGregor is one of the most popular and recognizable athletes in the world, thanks to his exploits in both mixed martial arts (MMA) and...
  40. Hector Lombard vs. CB Dollaway booked for UFC 222 in March
    It’s been a long time since UFC veteran Hector Lombard officially got a win, but he’ll have another chance soon. Lombard (34-8-1 MMA, 3-6 UFC) is set to face CB Dollaway (16-8 MMA, 9-8 UFC) on March...
  41. Daniel Cormier vs. Volkan Oezdemir for light heavyweight title official for UFC 220
    Volkan Oezdemir will challenge for a UFC title despite a looming felony charge. The UFC announced officially Wednesday that Daniel Cormier will defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Oezdemir...
  42. Shane Carwin announces retirement
    We have tried to get fights it seems like there are no interesting fights and I am not getting younger. Let me just lay my gloves down right here on r/MMA. Thank you to each and every one of you. It...
  43. Tournament final/inaugural title fight set as part of Friday's official TUF 26 Finale lineup
    The 16-fighter tournament has been whittled down to two, and now the matchup to crown the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion at Friday’s The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale is set. Link
  44. Derrick Lewis vs. Marcin Tybura targeted for UFC Fight Night 126 in February
    A heavyweight showdown is on the horizon in Texas. The UFC is targeting Derrick Lewis vs. Marcin Tybura for UFC Fight Night 126, two people with knowledge of the situation told MMAjunkie. They...
  45. Roxanne Modafferi replaces Sijara Eubanks in TUF 26 Finale's inaugural title fight
    The UFC’s inaugural women’s flyweight title fight has a new challenger. After “TUF 26” tournament finalist Sijara Eubanks (2-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) failed to weigh in for her fight with Nicco Montano (3-2...
  46. Jeremy Stephens vs. Doo Ho Choi slated for UFC St. Louis
    A barnburner of a featherweight fight is heading to UFC St. Louis. Fan-friendly 145-pound contenders Jeremy Stephens and Doo Ho Choi have been slated to clash on Jan. 14 at UFC St. Louis. The UFC...
  47. Donald Cerrone says he's moving back to lightweight, reducing fight frequency
    For the better part of six years, Donald Cerrone was a world-class lightweight. He was a perennial contender in the WEC, and he remained one of the best in the world at the weight class up until he...
  48. TUF 26 Finale bonuses: Nicco Montaño vs. Roxanne Modafferi wins ‘Fight of the Night’
    Nicco Montano will get some extra cash to go along with her golden UFC belt. Montaño, the first-ever UFC women’s flyweight champion, took ‘Fight of the Night’ honors alongside her opponent, Roxanne...
  49. Dylan Andrews gets ACB 76 Gold Coast call up, set to meet Azamat Amagov December 9
    Former UFC middleweight Dylan Andrews has finally secured an opponent for the debut Australian offering from Russian based Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB). ACB 76 takes place December 9 at the...
  50. Dana White: T.J. Dillashaw vs. Demetrious Johnson is happening next
    UFC President Dana White said flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson’s next title defense will be against current bantamweight champ T.J. Dillashaw. Link
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