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  1. Anderson Silva plans to continue fighting: ‘It’s not over yet’
    It’s been 11 months since Anderson Silva stepped foot inside the Octagon, but he’s looking forward to coming back as soon as possible. “The Spider” has not fought since February 2017, a unanimous...
  2. Joanna Jedrzejczyk carries Olympic torch in 2018 Games relay
    Former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk recently received an honor worthy of her world-class athletic accomplishments. Jedrzejczyk, a native of Olsztyn, Poland, was selected to carry the...
  3. Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar rescheduled for UFC 222
    Holloway (19-3), the reigning UFC featherweight champion, and Edgar (22-5-1), the former lightweight king, will meet at UFC 222 in Las Vegas on March 3. MMA Fighting confirmed an initial Monday...
  4. Mike Perry, Max Griffin announce UFC on FOX 28 matchup
    Mike Perry officially is on the comeback trail after a high-profile setback last month. Perry (11-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) today confirmed his next octagon appearance, which will take place against Max...
  5. Renan Barao vs. Brian Kelleher among Orlando's UFC on FOX 28 additions
    Some new matchups are set for next month’s UFC on FOX 28 lineup. They include former bantamweight champion Renan Barao vs. Brian Kelleher and light heavyweights Sam Alvey vs. Marcin Prachnio Link
  6. Legendary MMA referee John McCarthy to join Bellator broadcast team
    “Big” John McCarthy is making a big move. The legendary mixed martial arts referee will be joining Bellator MMA as a member of its broadcast team, the promotion announced Tuesday. McCarthy will start...
  7. Tonya Evinger injured, out of Marion Reneau fight at UFC Austin
    UFC Austin will have to undergo an unexpected shake-up. Former Invicta FC bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger has been forced to withdraw from her Feb. 18 bout against Marion Reneau after suffering...
  8. Amanda Ribas suspended two years by USADA before ever making UFC debut
    Amanda Ribas, we hardly knew ye. The Brazilian women’s strawweight fighter has been suspended two years by USADA before ever even making her UFC debut, the UFC’s anti-doping partner announced...
  9. Demetrious Johnson undergoes successful shoulder surgery
    UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson went under the knife on Wednesday. Johnson had successful left shoulder surgery, MMAFighting.com confirmed with Johnson following the procedure. It is...
  10. Volkan Oezdemir pleads not guilty to felony charge, case won’t affect UFC 220
    Volkan Oezdemir currently has no legal obstacles in his way for UFC 220. The UFC light heavyweight contender pleaded not guilty on a felony charge and demanded a trial by jury at an arraignment...
  11. Marion Reneau vs. Sara McMann headed to UFC on FOX 28 in Orlando
    In the wake of an injury to Tonya Evinger, Marion Reneau has been rebooked against Sara McMann. Originally slated to fight at UFC Fight Night 126, Reneau will face McMann at UFC on FOX 28, MMAjunkie...
  12. Bryan Caraway to face prospect Cody Stamann at UFC 222
    Bryan Caraway is staying close to home for his return to the Octagon. The Las Vegas resident will meet prospect Cody Stamann at UFC 222 on March 3 at T-Mobile Arena, the Las Vegas Review-Journal...
  13. Frankie Edgar and Marlon Moraes receive BJJ belt promotions from Ricardo Almeida
    UFC standouts Frankie Edgar and Marlon Moraes achieved a high point in their martial arts careers this week. Both fighters had their Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt status upgraded by longtime coach...
  14. Vitor Belfort will retire after UFC St. Louis unless he’s paid ‘$10 million or more’
    Almost 21 years after his first appearance inside the Octagon, Vitor Belfort will fight the last bout on his UFC contract Sunday, taking on Uriah Hall in the co-main event of UFC St. Louis. Link
  15. Days before Paige VanZant fight, Jessica-Rose Clark dealing with home robbery, attack on pet
    Jessica-Rose Clark should be solely focused on perhaps the biggest fight of her career. Instead, three days before facing Paige VanZant, she’s having to deal with being the victim of a crime and a...
  16. Veteran color commentator Jimmy Smith signs with UFC
    Veteran announcer Jimmy Smith didn’t stay out of the mixed martial arts game long. The former longtime color commentator has joined the UFC broadcast team, the company announced on Friday. The move...
  17. Patricky Freire vs. Derek Campos 2 set for Bellator 194 co-main event
    Bellator has once again booked a rematch between Patrick Freire and Derek Campos. The promotion announced on Friday that the lightweight talents will battle in the co-main event of Bellator 194 in...
  18. Drew Dober heads to welterweight, meets Frank Camacho at UFC on FOX 27
    Drew Dober will head to welterweight for a UFC on FOX 27 bout with Frank Camacho. Link
  19. Enrique Barzola vs. newcomer Matt Bessette is UFC 220's final addition
    Next week’s UFC 220 fight card has its 12th and final fight. UFC officials recently announced a fight between “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 2” winner Enrique Barzola and UFC newcomer/reigning...
  20. Tim Williams signs with the UFC, meets Oskar Piechota at UFC Austin
    Two-time TUF contestant Tim Williams will make his Octagon debut when he faces Oskar Piechota at the UFC Austin card on Feb. 18, multiple sources told MMA Fighting. Link
  21. Chael Sonnen vs. ‘Rampage’ Jackson will headline Bellator 192
    Bellator will be going with big names over a highly anticipated title fight as the final bout of its big show in Los Angeles next week. Chael Sonnen vs. Quinton Jackson will act as the headliner of...
  22. Zak Cummings out of UFC St. Louis due to injury
    Less than 48 hours away from his next fight, Zak Cummings has been removed from UFC St. Louis. Link
  23. Robert Whittaker out of UFC 221 with injury, Luke Rockhold to fight Yoel Romero for interim title
    Robert Whittaker’s first title defense is going to have to wait. What was slated to be a homecoming for Whittaker at UFC 221 in Perth, Australia, has now been shelved. The middleweight champion...
  24. What UFC's Russia event means for Khabib Nurmagomedov, lightweight title picture
    RT Sport recently reported, citing venue officials, that the UFC has booked Moscow’s Olympic Stadium for Sept. 14 and 15 to bring an event to Russia for the first time. If that happens, there’s no...
  25. Vitor Belfort vs. Uriah Hall scratched from UFC St. Louis
    Vitor Belfort’s retirement fight will have to wait. Belfort’s expected co-main event bout against Uriah Hall has been scratched from the UFC St. Louis card. UFC officials announced the news...
  26. UFC 220 lineup set in Boston with heavyweight, light heavyweight title fights
    The lineup is set for next week’s UFC return to Boston, which features a pair of title fights at the top of the card. UFC 220 takes place Saturday at TD Garden in Boston. The main card, which...
  27. Al Iaquinta vs. Paul Felder rebooked for UFC 223
    Paul Felder got his wish of a showdown with Al Iaquinta. FloCombat.com initially reported that the fight was in the works for UFC 223 on Sunday night. Sources confirmed to MMA Fighting that the...
  28. Video: Matt Hughes makes emotional return at UFC St. Louis
    As Matt Hughes’ signature entrance music says, “A country boy can survive.” The UFC welterweight legend was involved in a horrific truck accident last June that left him hospitalized with a severe...
  29. Jon Jones takes, passes polygraph test in attempt to prove he didn’t knowingly take steroid
    There’s a new chapter in the Jon Jones saga. Last month, Jones took a polygraph test in hopes of proving he is telling the truth when he states he never knowingly took Turinabol, an anabolic steroid,...
  30. Ovince Saint Preux: Ilir Latifi injured, UFC on FOX 27 co-headliner scrapped
    There goes another UFC co-main event. Ovince Saint Preux, who was set to fight Ilir Latifi in next week’s UFC on FOX 27 co-headliner, tweeted tonight that the bout is off because of an injury to...
  31. Jordan Johnson vs. Adam Milstead added to UFC 222
    Light heavyweight prospects Jordan Johnson and Adam Milstead will fight at UFC 222. Link
  32. UFC Fight Night 124 Results: Bonus Winners, Highlights, Analysis, Fight Score, Attendance And Gate
    Jeremy "Lil Heathen" Stephens proved to be too much for South Korean brawler Dooho Choi in the main event of UFC Fight Night 124 from St. Louis on Sunday night. Performance Of The Night Bonuses -...
  33. Tony Ferguson scheduled to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223 in Brooklyn
    Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov are getting another chance to settle their longstanding rivalry. Sources confirmed with MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani that Ferguson will fight Nurmagomedov in a...
  34. Jamie Moyle out of UFC 220 bout vs. Maryna Moroz due to injury
    UFC 220 has lost its lone female fight. On Wednesday, officials announced that an injury has forced Jamie Moyle to withdraw from a strawweight bout vs. Maryna Moroz that was set to take place on...
  35. UFC's Cynthia Calvillo informed of potential USADA violation for marijuana
    On the heels of her first loss, UFC strawweight Cynthia Calvillo has been dealt another blow. Calvillo (6-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) has been informed of a potential violation by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency...
  36. Humberto Bandenay returns at UFC Austin, meets Steven Peterson
    Humberto Bandenay will be returning to the Octagon next month. The Peruvian fighter has been booked to fight former Legacy Fighting Championship titleholder Steven Peterson in a featherweight contest...
  37. Ovince Saint Preux vs. Ilir Latifi rescheduled, Sara McMann gets new opponent
    Three new bouts were added to UFC’s upcoming trip to Orlando on Feb. 24. A light heavyweight showdown between Ovince Saint Preux and Ilir Latifi was moved to card, and Sara McMann will now take on...
  38. Charles Byrd vs. John Phillips added to UFC Fight Night 127 in London
    he UFC’s upcoming return to London has a new addition with a pair of promotional newcomers. It features middleweights Charles Byrd vs. John Phillips, UFC officials announced via bbc.com. Link
  39. Uriah Hall suffered ‘mini-seizure’ and ‘slight heart attack’ ahead of UFC St Louis
    Uriah Hall revealed that he suffered a “mini-seizure” and “slight heart attack” in his first public statement since his hospitalization due to weight-cutting issues ahead of UFC St Louis last Sunday....
  40. Matt Brown not retiring, will meet Carlos Condit at UFC event in April
    UFC welterweight Matt Brown’s retirement lasted all of three months. After Brown hinted at a return earlier today, a report from MMAWeekly.com said a fight between the hard-nosed vet and former...
  41. Jeremy Stephens gets quick turnaround, meets Josh Emmett in UFC on FOX 28 headliner
    Just days after one UFC main event win, Jeremy Stephens already is set for another. Stephens will make a quick turnaround from his TKO of Dooho Choi this past weekend to headline February’s UFC on...
  42. Thiago Alves meets Octagon newcomer Curtis Millender at UFC Austin
    Thiago Alves has a new fight booked in the UFC. Five days after having his UFC St. Louis clash with Zak Cummings scrapped a day before the event, “Pitbull” is now set to fight Curtis Millender at UFC...
  43. Rose Namajunas vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk 2 official for UFC 223
    Rose Namajunas’ first defense of her strawweight title will be against a familiar foe. Namajunas has been slated to rematch the woman she captured the belt from, former UFC champion Joanna...
  44. Justin Gaethje vs. Dustin Poirier confirmed for UFC on FOX 29 main event
    Justin Gaethje and Dustin Poirier are getting five rounds to slug it out. UFC president Dana White confirmed on FOX Sports 1 on Friday that the two lightweight contenders will headline a UFC on FOX...
  45. USADA hands Francisco Rivera four-year suspension
    Former UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera is the second fighter since the UFC formed its relationship with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to get a four-year suspension. USADA today announced the...
  46. UFC 220 bonuses: Daniel Cormier, Abdul Razak Alhassan among $50,000 winners
    BOSTON – Daniel Cormier, Abdul Razak Alhassan, Calvin Kattar and Shane Burgos each earned $50,000 fight-night bonuses at Saturday’s UFC 220 event. Cormier and Alhassan picked up “Performance of the...
  47. Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir set for Bellator 196
    Two of the heavyweight division’s all-time greats will finally meet. On Monday, officials announced that the Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix opening round matchup between Fedor Emelianenko and...
  48. UFC on FOX 27 card complete with Austin Arnett vs. Cory Sandhagen
    The lineup for UFC on FOX 27 is set. A featherweight bout between Octagon newcomers Austin Arnett and Cory Sandhagen was officially added on Monday, bringing the amount of fights on Saturday’s show...
  49. Karolina Kowalkiewicz to fight Felice Herrig at UFC 223
    Top strawweight contenders Karolina Kowalkiewicz and Felice Herrig will throw down at UFC 223 on April 7 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Link
  50. Jack Marshman drops to welterweight to face Elizeu Zaleski at UFC-London
    Jack Marshman is ready to mix things up. Following a rough start to his UFC career at middleweight, Marshman will drop down to 170 pounds to face Elizeu Zaleski at UFC Fight Night 127. Link
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