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  1. Karl Roberson steps in on short notice to fight Glover Teixeira at UFC on ESPN+ 1
    The UFC has found a late-replacement opponent for Glover Teixeira. On Friday night, the promotion announced that Karl Roberson will step in for the injured Ion Cutelaba to meet Teixeira in a light...
  2. Dwight Grant steps in vs. Chance Rencountre to finalize UFC on ESPN+ 1 lineup
    Dwight Grant will be fighting on just six days’ notice when he steps into the octagon against Chance Rencountre on Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 1. Grant (8-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will fill in for Randy Brown,...
  3. Kyle Stewart in for Dwight Grant, meets Chance Rencountre at UFC Brooklyn
    The game of musical chairs that will be the UFC’s first fight of 2019 continues, but now may be finally set. After Dwight Grant (8-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) was not cleared to compete by the New York State...
  4. Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis in works for UFC Nashville
    Maybe Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis have a future as matchmakers. Following a social media exchange that saw Pettis asking fans if he should step up to welterweight to fight Thompson, and...
  5. Dennis Bermudez announces retirement after win at UFC Brooklyn
    Dennis Bermudez is going out on a win. The UFC veteran called it a career on Saturday night after winning a unanimous decision in a lightweight preliminary bout against Te Edwards at UFC Brooklyn....
  6. UFC on ESPN+ 1 bonuses: Donald Cerrone doubles up for $100K
    Henry Cejudo, Donald Cerrone and Alexander Hernandez each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 1 event. In the case of Cerrone, it was times two. Winners Cejudo...
  7. Rory MacDonald vs. Jon Fitch title fight, Bellator grand prix first round slated for April
    Rory MacDonald is back in the welterweight division and set to embark on an historic assignment — defending his Bellator title throughout a grand-prix tournament. Link
  8. Geraldo De Freitas And Felipe Colares Set To Make UFC Debuts At UFC Fortaleza
    Brazilian prospects and bantamweights, Geraldo de Freitas and Felipe Colares, will make their Octagon debuts on less than two weeks’ notice. The pair of prospects have signed with the UFC and will...
  9. LFA 58 video highlights with back-to-back highlight-reel KOs not to miss
    If it was highlight-reel knockouts you were looking for Friday night, LFA 58 had you covered. Harvey Park (11-2) took out Jaleel Willis (9-3) with a first-round TKO in the LFA 58 main event at Route...
  10. Sam Alvey Replaces Ryan Spann vs. Jim Crute at UFC 234
    With Ryan Spann out, enter Sam Alvey. With a history of accepting fights on short notice, Alvey (33-11 MMA, 10-6 UFC) will be making his way to Melbourne, Australia on Feb. 9 for UFC 234. First...
  11. UFC makes Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith official for UFC 235 main event
    It didn’t take the UFC long after learning Jon Jones’ fate to formalize its main event for a March return to Las Vegas. Not long after light heavyweight champion Jones was given a conditional...
  12. Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor suspended for UFC 229 brawl
    UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor have been suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for their roles in the infamous UFC 229 brawl. Nurmagomedov received nine...
  13. Ben Askren vows never to fight UFC champ Tyron Woodley
    Former Bellator and ONE Championship welterweight champ Ben Askren has called out a lot of fighters on the UFC roster. Now that he resides on it, he’s got the chance to realize those matchups (some...
  14. GLORY now exclusive to UFC Fight Pass, will host live events at UFC's new Las Vegas studio arena
    Fight fans in the U.S. will find it much easier to follow GLORY kickboxing in 2019, and they’ll find more content to consume. GLORY officials recently announced that UFC Fight Pass will be the...
  15. Dana White: Colby Covington no longer UFC interim champ, must earn title shot
    One month, you’re champ. And the next, you’re a contender. So says UFC President Dana White, who announced Thursday night that former interim UFC welterweight champion Colby Covington needs to fight...
  16. Former UFC champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk returning to strawweight
    Joanna Jedrzejczyk is returning to the division where she long held UFC gold. After a one-fight stop in the women’s flyweight division, Jedrzejczyk (15-3 MMA, 9-3 UFC) said she will return to...
  17. Paul Daley thinks he's solved the 'MVP' puzzle, promises a 'simple victory' at Bellator 216
    Paul Daley has been something of a cult figure among U.K. MMA fans for more than a decade, but now he thinks he is finally about to hit pay dirt with the biggest win of his career. Daley (40-16-2...
  18. Ian Heinisch steps in to fight Tom Breese at UFC London
    Tom Breese has another new opponent for UFC London. The UFC announced Thursday that Ian Heinisch has signed on as a replacement for an injured Cezar Ferreira to fight Breese in a middleweight bout at...
  19. Michel Tractor faces Ismail Naurdiev at UFC Prague
    Brazilian midfielder Michel Tractor had no opponent after the injury of Russian Ramazan Emeev , but the UFC has already agreed to hire a fighter to enter as a substitute. As determined exclusively by...
  20. Roxanne Modafferi Faces Antonina Shevchenko At UFC Fight Night St. Petersburg
    A women's flyweight division attraction has been added to UFC Fight Night St. Petersburg according to My MMA News as #8 Roxanne Modafferi is in action against Antonina Shevchenko. Modafferi (22-15-0)...
  21. Boston Salmon Faces Khalid Taha At UFC 236
    A bantamweight division attraction has been re-booked for the upcoming UFC 236 card according to My MMA News as Boston Salmon is going to be in action against Khalid Taha. The bout was originally set...
  22. Welcome to the UFC: Zelim Imadaev
    A top Russian prospect looks to be headed to the UFC, as Zelim Imadaev has inked a deal with the world’s premier MMA promotion. Imadaev has signed a contract with the UFC, and has been in talks since...
  23. Alexander Volkov vs. Alistair Overeem Headlines UFC Fight Night St. Petersburg
    A heavyweight division attraction is going to be headlining UFC Fight Night St. Petersburg according to Farah Hannoun as #5 Alexander Volkov is going to be in action against #6 Alistair Overeem....
  24. Robert Whittaker out of UFC 234 title fight with hernia
    UFC 234 has lost its headliner just hours before the show is set to begin. UFC President Dana White told ESPN.com’s Brett Okamoto on Saturday (early Sunday morning locally) that middleweight champion...
  25. Ovince Saint Preux out of UFC 235 fight with Misha Cirkunov
    Misha Cirkunov needs a new foe for UFC’s upcoming pay-per-view event in March after Ovince Saint Preux has pulled out of the contest due to an injury, multiple sources told MMA Fighting. Link
  26. UFC 234 Results: Winners, Bonuses, Highlights And Analysis
    Almost everything about UFC 234 was disappointing. The one exception was the amazing show of respect between Israel Adesanya and Anderson Silva after the former took a unanimous-decision victory in...
  27. Luis Peña vs Steven Peterson official for UFC Nashville
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  28. Dana White says Khabib Nurmagomedov can’t sit out until the end of the year with lightweight title
    Khabib Nurmagomedov is playing a dangerous game. Last month, the UFC lightweight champion was handed down a nine month suspension, retroactive to October, for his role in starting a brawl at UFC 229....
  29. Johnny Walker replaces Ovince Saint Preux vs. Misha Cirkunov at UFC 235
    Ask and you shall receive. With Ovince Saint Preux out of a fight with Misha Cirkunov at UFC 235 due to an injury, rising sensation Johnny Walker will step up to compete in Las Vegas on March 2,...
  30. Michael Chandler vs. Patricio ‘Pitbull’ lightweight title fight slated for Bellator 221
    It’ll be a battle between perhaps the two most significant fighters in Bellator history. Michael Chandler vs. Patricio Freire is slated for Bellator 221 on May 11 in Rosemont, Ill., sources confirmed...
  31. Alejandro Perez vs Cody Stamann Officialy Added To UFC 235
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  32. AJ Mckee Jr vs Pat Curran added to Bellator 221
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  33. Bellator 215: Mitrione vs. Kharitonov live stream, play-by-play, results, and discussion (Spoiler)
    Main card (9pm ET) Logan Storley vs. Ion Pascu Round 1 - Storey with a lead right and a body kick. Inside leg kick from Pascu. Storley in on a double but Pascu flips him over. They scramble. Storley...
  34. DeAnna Bennett vs Karina Rodriquez Invicta FC Flyweight Finalist
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  35. Jessica Penne vs Jodie Esquibel bout is cancelled
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  36. Former UFC champ Georges St-Pierre to announce retirement at Thursday news conference
    Former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre appears to be calling it quits for good. After returning in November 2017 to capture the middleweight title following a three-year...
  37. Anderson Silva vs. Jared Cannonier booked for UFC 237 in Brazil
    Following a solid showing in Australia, legend Anderson Silva said he wanted to be on the card when the UFC returned to his native Brazil. It looks like he’ll get his wish. Silva (34-8 MMA, 17-5 UFC)...
  38. UFC Fight Night Prague Results: Bonus Winners, Highlights, Twitter Reaction And Analysis
    Thiago Santos might have punched his way to a title shot in the UFC’s light heavyweight division on Saturday night in Prague at UFC on ESPN+ 3. After a measured performance through the first two...
  39. Why Ben Askren absolutely cannot afford to lose his UFC debut
    You look at the matchup between Ben Askren and Robbie Lawler at UFC 235 and right away it jumps out as the kind of fight that everybody knows what each guy’s thing is, and it’s just a question of...
  40. UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes served restraining orders from wife, brother
    UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes, according to a report citing court documents, has been served multiple restraining orders from his wife and twin brother for alleged abuse and threats. TMZ.com, citing...
  41. Dana White says Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington is next
    Colby Covington made his presence felt all throughout UFC 235 fight week — and Saturday night was no exception. The brash 31-year-old had a cageside seat for UFC 235’s welterweight title fight...
  42. UFC 235 bonuses: Johnny Walker, Diego Sanchez awarded for dramatic finishes
    Make it three Performance of the Night bonuses in three fights for Johnny Walker. The 26-year-old Brazilian continued his tear through the light heavyweight division Saturday at UFC 235 in Las Vegas,...
  43. Mackenzie Dern announces pregnancy, puts fighting career on hold
    Mackenzie Dern won’t be fighting any time soon in the UFC, and it’s for a good reason. The undefeated strawweight, who last competed in the UFC in May 2018, announced on Friday that she’s expecting a...
  44. UFC 234 estimated at 175,000 buys
    UFC 234 may have had a lot of people talking about it and watching the prelims on Feb. 9, but the late loss of the main event didn’t help pay-per-view numbers. Early estimates have the show,...
  45. UFC 235 salaries revealed
    UFC 235 went down last night from Las Vegas, Nevada. The card was absolutely stacked where two titles were on the line as Jon Jones looked to defend his belt against Anthony Smith and Tyron Woodley...
  46. Anthony Johnson willing to come out of retirement to fight Jon Jones
    link Speaking recently with the Into the Weeds podcast, Johnson backtracked his previous statements about staying retired, revealing that he would still come out of retirement to face Jon Jones,...
  47. Ronda Rousey says wrestling is ‘scripted’: ‘None of those bitches can f*cking touch me’
    Anyone who has seen Furious 7 will tell you that Ronda Rousey is not the world’s greatest thespian. But either she’s getting better at acting, or she’s getting tired of her career in professional...
  48. Jeff Hughes hoping to go from delivering roof shingles to delivering UFC beatdowns
    MMA training is hard enough on its own. For Jeff Hughes, there was a time when he had to deal with something just as grueling in addition to that. Hughes, now a UFC heavyweight, had a day job doing...
  49. Eight fights official for UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro
    The UFC is heading to Rio de Janeiro, and the promotion made many match-ups official Friday. With Rose Namajunas vs. Jessica Andrade for the strawweight championship at the Jeunesse Arena on May 11,...
  50. UFC Wichita post-fight bonuses: Niko Price rallies to win POTN cash
    Check out which fighters won performance bonuses from UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. dos Santos. The Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas was home to a passable night of fights. The card saw three...
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