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Woodley wins rematch over Thompson
Tyron Woodley retained the welterweight title after beating Stephen Thompson on a majority decision in Las Vegas at UFC 209.
Morning Report: Luke Rockhold calls out Fabricio Werdum to settle ‘old beef from Strikeforce’
When Luke Rockhold [1] lost the UFC middleweight title to Michael Bisping [2] last year, no one could have predicted the whirlwind that would follow. Bisping, the eternal also-ran in the division, became...
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Esther Lin, MMA Fighting On this week's show, the panel will discuss Bellator's return to pay-per-view, the promotion's recent free agent signings, Nevada reducing Conor McGregor's [1] fine and much more...
Bellator 175 media conference call audio
Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson [1] and Muhammed 'King Mo' Lawal [2] addressed the media ahead of their rematch in the main event of Bellator 175 [3], which takes place on March 31 at the Allstate Arena in ...
B.J. Penn vs. Dennis Siver announced for June, other bouts set for Fight Night in Oklahoma City
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It’s been a rough road of late for B.J. Penn [1], but he isn’t calling it quits just yet. The UFC announced [2] on Wednesday night that former UFC lightweight and welterweight...
Heavyweight or catchweight? Confusion reigns over ‘Rampage’ Jackson vs. ‘King Mo’ rematch
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting When Bellator first announced the rematch between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson [1] and Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal [2] for March 31 at Bellator 175 [3], the bout was unveiled as a...
CSAC to propose fight-day weight check in 10-point plan to combat extreme weight cutting
The California commission is attempting to take a major stand against extreme weight cutting. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting California’s quest for weight-cutting reform is marching on with a proposal for...
Family of late kickboxer Dennis Munson files wrongful death lawsuit against Roufusport
MMA coach Duke Roufus is one of the defendants named in a wrongful death lawsuit filed Tuesday. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The family of kickboxer Dennis Munson Jr., who died following a fight promoted by...
Conor McGregor's penalty reduced for bottle-throwing incident at UFC 202 press conference
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Conor McGregor [1] finally received his re-hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) over his infamous UFC 202 press conference bottle-throwing incident, and it was a...
The MMA Hour - 373 - Bas Rutten
Robin Marchant/Getty Images MMA legend Bas Rutten [1] will stop by to talk about a new project he's involved in and other MMA news. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/517/bas-rutten
The MMA Hour - 373 - Ryan Bader
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Ryan Bader [1] will update us on what's next for him. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/39/ryan-bader
The MMA Hour - 373 - Kelvin Gastelum
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Kelvin Gastelum [1] will look back on his win over Vitor Belfort [2] and ahead to his June 3 fight against Anderson Silva [3]. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2077/kelvin-...
The MMA Hour - 373 - Fabricio Werdum
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Fabricio Werdum [1] will stop by to discuss what's next for him after his UFC 211 [2] fight against Ben Rothwell [3] was recently canceled. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/...
Joe Duffy ‘definitely going to test free agency,’ but ‘would gladly’ re-sign with UFC for right deal
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Joe Duffy [1] will be the latest UFC fighter to test free agency. The 29-year-old Irish lightweight completed the final fight of his UFC deal on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 107,...
Live Chat: Bellator to pay-per-view, Mayweather-McGregor updates, Bellator 175 preview and more
Jared Wickerham/Getty Images This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat. On one level, things are quiet in the mixed martial arts world right now. There isn't a ton of major news to pore over. No major...
Royce Gracie interested in rematch with Matt Hughes
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Royce Gracie [1] is down to fight Matt Hughes [2] a second time. Hughes, a former UFC welterweight champion, retired from the sport after losing to Josh Koscheck [3] in 2011, but...
Morning Report: Michael Bisping goes off on Vitor Belfort for wanting to fight C.M. Punk for his farewell bout
After getting stopped in the first round by Kelvin Gastelum [1] two weeks ago, Belfort announced his intention to retire from MMA upon the completion of his contract with the UFC. With only one fight left...
The MMA Hour - 373 - Lorenz Larkin
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Lorenz Larkin [1] will discuss his decision to sign with Bellator MMA. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/751/lorenz-larkin
The MMA Hour - 373 - Joe Duffy
Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports Joe Duffy will talk about his win over Reza Madadi [1] on Saturday and what his future holds after fighting out his UFC contract. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/268/...
The MMA Hour - 373 - Adam Copeland and Jay Reso
MMA Fighting Former WWE superstars Edge and Christian will talk about their interest in MMA and much more.
The MMA Hour - 373 - Arnold Allen
Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports Arnold Allen [1] talks about his big win at UFC Fight Night 107. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3289/arnold-allen
The MMA Hour - 373 - Weekend recap
Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports Ariel Helwani and Eric Jackman look back at a busy weekend.
UFC’s Viscardi Andrade suspended two years by USADA after testing positive for steroid
Viscardi Andrade has been suspended two years for a positive drug test. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A former Ultimate Fighter Brazil castmate has been hit with a doping ban. Viscardi Andrade [1], a UFC...
‘Messed up’ Stephen Thompson declares his knee surgery a success
Apparently, posting videos of yourself while still a little loopy after surgery is the new in-thing among mixed martial artists. Stephen Thompson [1] recently underwent knee surgery in his home state of...
Shinya Aoki meets Garry Tonon in grappling match at ONE: Dynasty of Heroes
Daniel Herbertson, MMA Fighting ONE Championship is switching things up. The promotion announced Tuesday that former ONE lightweight titleholder Shinya Aoki [1] is slated to meet decorated jiu-jitsu ace...
Marc Diakiese responds to ‘Cowboy wannabe’ Paul Felder in Twitter beef
Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports Marc Diakiese [1] isn’t wasting any time. Just days after cementing himself as a prospect to watch in the UFC lightweight division with a ferocious 30-second knockout at UFC...
Fortunes changed for five at UFC Fight Night 107
Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports Brad Pickett retired to a reaction that showed people both remembered and appreciated his fighting style. When Zuffa purchased UFC in 2001, Dana White [1] often told a story...
UFC Fight Night 107 medical suspensions: Three fighters potentially out six months
Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports Three fighters received extended medical suspensions in the aftermath of UFC Fight Night 107, according to information released Tuesday by UFC officials and first reported by...
Jimi Manuwa clarifies comments on Jon Jones, says he’s one of four names on his ‘list’
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting After his big knockout victory over Corey Anderson [1] on Saturday in London, Jimi Manuwa [2] has boiled down his future to four names. “My next fight should be either Daniel...
Nevada commission declines Alex Oliveira appeal of illegal knee result
Referee Dan Miragliotta ruled the bout between Tim Means and Alex Oliveira a no contest. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Alex Oliveira [1] will have to settle for just one victory over Tim Means [2]. Oliveira...
Lorenz Larkin says ‘respect’ was big driving factor in move from UFC to Bellator
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Bellator MMA bolstered its 170-pound ranks in a major way this past weekend with the signing [1] of top-10 welterweight Lorenz Larkin [2]. The 30-year-old Riverside native has been...
Morning Report: T.J. Dillashaw says Cody Garbrandt is only mad at him because of ‘daddy’ Urijah Faber
With the threat of Mayweather vs. McGregor monopolizing the headlines recently, it’s sometimes easy to forget that there are other fighters who hate each other and will be settling their differences inside...
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione to co-headline Bellator 180 in New York
The Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione fight has been rebooked for New York. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione [1] is getting a do-over at The World’s Most Famous Arena. The...
UFC’s George Sullivan opens up on facing second potential USADA violation
George Sullivan tested positive for a banned substance while serving a USADA suspension. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting George Sullivan [1] is dealing with his second USADA case in the last eight months, but is...
Monday Morning Analyst: Jimi Manuwa's vicious KO, weekend combat sports recap
Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports On this edition of the podcast, we go over the weekend in combat sports. That means we'll take a look at Jimi Manuwa's [1] vicious knockout of Corey Anderson [2] plus the UFC...
Nate Diaz goes after Dana White: ‘This f***er can’t stop making sh*t up about me’
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Nate Diaz [1] isn’t too happy with UFC president Dana White [2]. In fact, on Monday Diaz tweeted out his sentiments in regards to a recent interview [3] White gave TMZ, in which...
Ryan Bader says he has signed with Bellator, explains unique contract provisions
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Ryan Bader [1] to Bellator is official. Bader confirmed the news to Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of /The MMA Hour/ [2] and detailed some of the unique contract provisions that...
Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva to headline Bellator pay-per-view event at Madison Square Garden
Chael Sonnen will face Wanderlei Silva on pay per view for Bellator. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Bellator has an historic card planned for later this year. A grudge match between Chael Sonnen [1] and...
War Machine found guilty on 29 charges in Christy Mack assault case
Photo by Simi Valley Police Department via Getty Images Jonathan Koppenhaver, the former UFC and Bellator fighter also known as War Machine [1], was found guilty on 29 charges stemming from his assault case...
Derrick Lewis vs. Mark Hunt targeted to headline UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A clash between two of the UFC’s hardest hitting heavyweights is in the works. New Zealand’s own Mark Hunt [1] is being slated to headline a UFC fight night against Derrick Lewis...
ONE Championship 54 fight card announced
ONE Championship ONE Championship will return to the 20,000-seat Mall of Asia Arena in Manila on April 21, and has officially announced nine fights to the card on Monday. In the main event, lightweight...
Tony Ferguson says there’s ‘no way’ Conor McGregor beats Floyd Mayweather in a boxing ring
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC 209 [1] was either going to be a breakout moment for Tony Ferguson [2] or for Khabib Nurmagomedov [3], who were meeting for the interim lightweight title. Yet the reason there...
Morning Report: Conor McGregor targeting September for Floyd Mayweather fight, says it’s ‘close’ to done
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The crossover superfight between undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor [1] is getting ever closer to becoming a reality....
The MMA Hour with Jimi Manuwa, Joe Duffy, Arnold Allen, Ryan Bader, Lorenz Larkin, Kelvin Gastelum, Fabricio Werdum, Bas Rutten, Edge & Christian
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The MMA Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday's show: 1 p.m. ET -- We'll recap a busy weekend in MMA. 1:25 p.m. -- Joe Duffy will talk about his win over Reza...
Rashad Evans opens up on coping with long winless stretch
Fourteen fights into his career, Rashad Evans [1] was a world champion who had never tasted defeat, with 13 wins and a draw on his record. After his first defeat, in which Lyoto Machida [2] knocked him out...
Joanna Jedrzejczyk expects to fight Michelle Waterson after UFC 211
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Reigning UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk [1] will seek to defend her title for the fifth time when she takes on Jessica Andrade [2] on May 13 at UFC 211 [3]. And after...
'Jacare' Souza has no problem retiring if he gets tired of waiting for UFC title shot
Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Ronaldo Souza [1] is not happy he didn’t get any of the fights he was hoping for. The fighter known as “Jacare" called for rematches with Luke Rockhold...
Michael Chiesa calls Tony Ferguson’s refusal to fight him ‘hypocritical’
Michael Chiesa Michael Chiesa [1] is one of many top lightweights aiming for some kind of UFC belt. The winner of The Ultimate Fighter 15 is getting ready for his return to the Octagon after suffering a...
The Weekly Grind: Jorge Masvidal nut shots Colby Covington, Woodley and Northcutt make chicken feet
The life of a professional fighter isn't all glitz and glamour. As if getting punched, kicked, kneed, choked and twisted into a pretzel on a regular basis isn't enough, fighters attract a general wackiness...
Jorge Masvidal says UFC using him to take out the guys they ‘don’t like’
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jorge Masvidal [1] made a pretty big splash at UFC on FOX 23 [2] by taking out Donald Cerrone [3]. In some ways, though he’s been around for over 40 pro fights going back to his...
Technique Talk: Phil Daru on the intersection of injury, training and outcomes
Phil Daru An injury crisis has turned into an injury normalization in MMA. The sport is off its peak rate experienced in 2014, but card adjustments or fight cancellations are still all too frequent. While...
Why a Mayweather vs. McGregor type fight never happened historically, and why it can happen now
Conor McGregor Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The idea of the biggest boxing star in the world facing a world champion from another combat sport has been talked about since the beginning of time, and now it may...
Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Jacobs full fight video highlights
Gennady Golovkin remained undefeated after his win over Daniel Jacobs on Saturday night. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Watch Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Jacobs full fight video highlights from the...
WSOF 35 results: Blagoy Ivanov stops Shawn Jordan, defends his WSOF heavyweight title
Blagoy Ivanov [1] continues his tear through the WSOF heavyweight division. It took less than two minutes for Ivanov to put away former UFC heavyweight Shawn Jordan [2] in the main event of Saturday’s WSOF...
Ivanov after title defense: 'I was ready for this'
Blagoy Ivanov says he's here to stay and was ready for all five rounds in his title defense, though it took less than one.
Harrison: 'I was real confident' after camp
Olympian Kayla Harrison is in-ring to speak with Andre Harrison after his defeat of Lance Palmer. Harrison said he "knew it was going to happen" after a great training camp.
Brad Pickett at peace with not having a ‘fairy tale ending’ to his MMA career
Brad Pickett [1] was a minute away from ending his MMA career with a victory, until things took an unexpected turn. The British fighter entered Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 107 to put an end to his 13-year...
Jimi Manuwa not interested in ex-UFC champ next: 'Jon Jones takes steroids'
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jimi Manuwa [1] propelled himself into the UFC title conversation with a vengeance on Saturday night in London, scoring the biggest win of his Octagon career with a one-punch, walk...
WSOF 35 Results: Ivanov vs. Jordan
Blagoy Ivanov and Shawn Jordan will clash in the WSOF 35 main event Saturday night. WSOF MMA Fighting has WSOF 35 [1] results for the Ivanov vs. Jordan fight card on Saturday night at the Turning Stone...
Jimi Manuwa, Gunnar Nelson earn $50K Performance of the Night bonuses at UFC Fight Night: London
Jimi Manuwa won a $50,000 bonus Saturday. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Lions eat first and after tonight, Jimi Manuwa [1] will be eating well. Manuwa showed out Saturday night, knocking out sixth-ranked light...
UFC Fight Night 107 in Tweets: Pros react to Jimi Manuwa vs. Corey Anderson, more
The light heavyweight division has a new contender. In the main event of UFC Fight Night: London on Saturday, Jimi Manuwa [1] announced his arrival as a top contender in the 205-pound division by knocking...
UFC Fight Night 107 results: Jimi Manuwa flattens Corey Anderson with walkoff, one-punch knockout
Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports If Jimi Manuwa [1] wanted to make a statement at UFC Fight Night 107, he couldn’t have done a better job. The hard-hitting Brit tore through Corey Anderson [2] on Saturday...
UFC Fight Night 107 post-fight press conference video
Jimi Manuwa will speak to the media at the UFC Fight Night 107 post-fight press conference. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC Fight Night 107 post-fight press conference is the last piece of business to...
Cynthia Calvillo vs. Pearl Gonzalez added to UFC 210
Cynthia Calvillo will be back for her second fight in two months. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Cynthia Calvillo [1] is wasting no time in the UFC. The Team Alpha Male product will get a quick turnaround,...
Marlon Vera retires Brad Pickett with a head kick knockout
Brad Pickett [1] was well on his way to the fairytale ending he was hoping for and then Marlon Vera [2] upset those plans. Vera had lost a competitive two rounds to Pickett but in the third he came out...
UFC Fight Night 107 Results: Manuwa vs. Anderson
Jimi Manuwa and Corey Anderson will clash in the UFC Fight Night 107 main event Saturday. Getty Images MMA Fighting has UFC Fight Night 107 results for the Manuwa vs. Anderson fight card on Saturday...
Marc Diakiese stops Teemu Packalen in 30 seconds with highlight reel knockout
Marc Diakiese [1] finally showed the promise that had fans so excited about his debut a few months ago. And he needed less than a minute to do so. The lightweight prospect only needed 30 seconds to finish...
WSOF 35 live stream online
Abubakar Nurmagomedov and Matt Secor headline the WSOF 35 undercard Saturday. WSOF The WSOF 35 [1] live stream online can be found in the video above for the undercard starting at 8:15 p.m. ET. The fight...
Tom Breese ruled unfit to fight at UFC London, Oluwale Bamgbose bout scrapped
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC Fight Night 107 took a second hit on Saturday morning as the UFC announced that middleweight prospect Tom Breese [1] was deemed “unfit to fight” at the eleventh hour, forcing...
Corey Anderson vs. Matt Van Buren full fight video
At The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale back in July 2014, season finalists Corey Anderson and Matt Van Buren battled to see who would become the TUF 19 light heavyweight champion. That night, Anderson made quick...
Ian Entwistle hospitalized, fight with Brett Johns off UFC Fight Night 107
Ian Entwistle has been pulled from a fight at the 11th hour for the second straight time. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It seems like it’s time for Ian Entwistle [1] to go back to featherweight. After missing...
Demetrious Johnson: Michael Bisping ‘should be fighting Yoel Romero’
Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre will fight for the UFC middleweight title. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Demetrious Johnson [1] is a firm believer in the sporting aspect of mixed martial arts. Which is...
Francimar Barroso wants to avenge ‘intentional' headbutt with quick win over Darren Stewart at UFC London
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Francimar Barroso [1] and Darren Stewart [2] collided for the first time four months ago, and the light heavyweight contest was surrounded by controversy. Stewart made quick work...
UFC Fight Night 107 odds, gambling guide
Welcome MMA bettors, speculators, and gambling lurkers! We’re back at it again for another week of comprehensive gambling analysis from your friends at MMA Fighting. This weekend is probably more...
Fightweets: Should Matt Hughes come out of retirement?
Just another week in this soap opera of a sport. Let’s get on with it ... Hughes fighting again? /@PitbullLove70: Thoughts on //Matt Hughes/ [1]/ possibly fighting again?/ When the news that former two-...
UFC Fight Night 107 predictions
The Octagon is back in London with another UFC Fight Pass event. UFC Fight Night 107 has received its share of hate because of its headlining act, especially since the last time the UFC visited London...
Retiring Brad Pickett ready to ‘leave on my own terms’ in his hometown
Brad Pickett [1] is one of the most well-liked characters who has crossed our paths in the sport of mixed martial arts, and it’s in large part because the London native is an honest chap. Honest enough, in...
Conor McGregor erupts on boxing media over Floyd Mayweather: 'I'm going to shock the whole goddamn world'
Conor McGregor erupted over a potential Floyd Mayweather fight on Friday night in New York. YouTube, Fight Hub TV Conor McGregor [1] began Friday night as a guest at the long-awaited pro debut of Irish...
Conor McGregor disciplinary case with Nevada commission likely to be resolved next week
Conor McGregor’s disciplinary case with the Nevada commission, stemming from the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference skirmish, will come up next week. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Conor McGregor [1]’s saga with...
Jimi Manuwa vs. Ovince Saint Preux full fight video
At UFC 204 [1] in October 2016, Jimi Manuwa [2] scored of of the best knockouts of his fighting career. The British fighter blasted former title challenger Ovince Saint Preux [3] with a left hook that sent...
Vicente Luque believes he will be ‘two or three wins away’ from UFC title shot after finishing Leon Edwards
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Vicente Luque [1] is riding one of the longest winning streaks in the UFC welterweight division today, and he wants to add the fifth victory to his UFC record when he meets Leon...
Rashad Evans believes ‘185 is where I need to be’ despite loss to Dan Kelly
Rashad Evans [1] didn’t come away with the result he wanted in his middleweight debut. But after losing a decision which could have gone either way against Daniel Kelly [2] at UFC 209 [3], the former UFC...
Three fighters test positive for marijuana at UFC Fight Night 104
Curtis Blaydes and two others tested positive for marijuana at UFC Fight Night 104. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Three UFC fighters have failed drug tests and have been sanctioned in the state of Texas. But...
Belfort vs. Gastelum does 946,000 viewers
Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports Even though Vitor Belfort [1] has been a name fighter for two decades, Saturday's show from Fortaleza, Brazil, anchored by his possible next-to-last career fight with Kelvin...
WSOF 35 weigh-in video
Shawn Jordan will step on the scales at the WSOF 35 weigh-ins Friday evening. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting At the WSOF 35 [1] weigh-ins, all 18 fighters will square off Friday evening for Saturday's fights. We...
Paul Craig reflects on first career loss, eyes return at UFC Glasgow
Paul Craig [1] is experiencing something he’s never felt before in his career as a professional fighter: defeat. The Scottish light heavyweight suffered his first loss as a mixed martial artist earlier...
UFC Fight Night 107 Q&A with Miesha Tate, Francis Ngannou, more
Miesha Tate Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com At the UFC Fight Night 107 Q...
Eric Del Fierro says Dominick Cruz has been in a ‘good place’ since loss
Dominick Cruz and Eric Del Fiero Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com When Dominick Cruz [1] lost his bantamweight title to Cody Garbrandt [2] at UFC 207 [3], it had been a little over nine years and nine months...
UFC’s Makwan Amirkhani claims he stopped robbers who appeared to be stabbing his brother
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Makwan Amirkhani [1] is the UFC’s own international man of mystery. The Finnish featherweight claims he stopped a pair of robbery suspects earlier this month, knocking out one of...
UFC Fight Night 107 weigh-in video
UFC Fight Night 107 weigh-in video will be held Friday afternoon. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting At the UFC UFC Fight Night 107 weigh-ins, all 26 fighters taking part in Saturday's UFC Fight Night 107 fights...
Morning Report: Chael Sonnen says giving Conor McGregor a chance against Floyd Mayweather is an ‘incredible disrespect to boxing’
This week, UFC president Dana White [1] informed the huddled masses that he believes a boxing match between Conor McGregor [2] and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will actually happen [3]. It was a change of pace from...
Fight Nights Global signs Rousimar Palhares, Ali Bagautinov
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The upstart Russian-based Fight Nights Global promotion has signed a collection of familiar names recently. According to CEO Kamil Gadzhiev, the organization recently inked...
WSOF signs champions Blagoy Ivanov, Lance Palmer to new multi-fight contracts
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Just hours before their latest event, World Series of Fighting has secured the services of two of their champions. The promotion has inked both heavyweight champion Blagoy Ivanov [...
Alex Oliveira believes submission win over Tim Means will silence doubters
Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports FORTALEZA, Brazil — Alex Oliveira [1] continues his rise as a welterweight in the UFC, and is confident that tapping Tim Means [2] at UFC Fight Night 106 will change the way...
Jose Aldo talks Max Holloway, Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather, more
MMA Fighting RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Jose Aldo [1] discusses his UFC 212 [2] clash against Max Holloway [3], his plans for the future, a potential boxing fight between Conor McGregor [4] vs. Floyd...
'Jacare' Souza media scrum in Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza [1] discusses his upcoming fight with Robert Whittaker [2], why he's not fighting Luke Rockhold [3] or Yoel Romero [4], his thoughts on Georges St-Pierre [5...
Jacare Souza wants double knockout in Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre title fight
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting RIO DE JANEIRO — Michael Bisping [1] will put his UFC title on the line against Georges St-Pierre [2] later this year, and middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza [3] hopes for a rare...
Jose Aldo responds to Max Holloway’s threat to ‘take over’ Rio de Janeiro
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Jose Aldo [1] will put his UFC featherweight title on the line for the fourth time in Rio de Janeiro, and expects the same outcome: a win. Aldo, who...
Lorenz Larkin signs with Bellator MMA
Another fighter in his prime has jumped to Bellator from the UFC. Southern California welterweight Lorenz Larkin [1] has signed with Bellator after spending his past four years in the UFC. The Riverside...
Aljamain Sterling meets Augusto Mendes at UFC on FOX 24
Aljamain Sterling Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Aljamain Sterling's [1] return to the Octagon is set for April 15, when he takes on Brazilian grappler Augusto Mendes [2] in a bantamweight bout at UFC on FOX 24...
UFC’s Hacran Dias considering return to lightweight
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting RIO DE JANEIRO — Hacran Dias [1] is likely done fighting at 145 pounds. The Nova Uniao talent, who fought seven times as a featherweight under the UFC banner, is considering a...
Mannix skeptical of Mayweather-McGregor fight
Chris Mannix says Conor McGregor has a better chance of beating Michael Phelps in a pool than Floyd Mayweather in the boxing ring.
UFC announces events in Scotland, Netherlands and Poland
Bisping vs. Leites headlined UFC's first trip to the SSE Hydro arena in Scotland. Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports The UFC is set to return to London on Saturday night, and already announced three more dates...
‘Not far from death’: BBC documentary shows dangers of weight-cutting
A BBC Three documentary that aired this week follows English bantamweight Dean Garnett [1] during a difficult weight cut before his BAMMA fight with Luiz Tosta [2] in July 2016. Garnett, who is typically...
Morning Report: Chris Weidman says Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre is ‘holding up the division’
Chris Weidman Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com Earlier this month, the UFC announced that Georges St-Pierre [1] would be making his long-awaited return to the Octagon, challenging Michael Bisping [2] for the...
Watch The MMA Beat live today
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting On this week's episode, the panel will discuss Kelvin Gastelum's [1] rise, Vitor Belfort's [2] last fight, Yair Rodriguez [3] vs. Frankie Edgar [4] and more. Watch "The MMA Beat"...
Dana White on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather: ‘I just don’t see how it doesn’t happen’
Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather will happen, UFC president Dana White believes. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Floyd Mayweather wants it. Conor McGregor [1] wants it. And now UFC president Dana White [2] is...
Anthony Birchak vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri, more added to Rizin FF event in April
Rizin FF has announced several new bouts for its upcoming card in April, including many former UFC fighters. The promotion announced the news through its website. Rizin FF booked former UFC fighters...
ONE champ Angela Lee gets quick turnaround, faces Brazilian prospect Istela Nunes in May
Angela Lee will get back in the cage again in two months. ONE Championship One of women’s MMA’s biggest rising stars will be back in the cage soon. Angela Lee [1] will defend her ONE Championship women’s...
Matt Hughes considering comeback fight
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It appears as though Matt Hughes is considering a comeback. Hughes, who hasn’t fought since September 2011, recently told Joe Buck that he’s “in talks” to fight again. “If I could...
Bellator 175 lineup complete after two main-card additions
The main card lineup is set for the next major Bellator event. The company announced a pair of fights Wednesday for Bellator 175 [1] at Allstate Arena in suburban Chicago on March 31 In a lightweight...
Bethe Correia disagrees with majority draw, believes she defeated Marion Reneau
Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports Marion Reneau [1] thinks she defeated Bethe Correia [2] at UFC Fight Night 106, and the Brazilian bantamweight feels she should have gotten the nod after the majority draw....
Nicolas Dalby announces his release from UFC
Nicolas Dalby on Wednesday announced his release from the UFC. Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports Nicolas Dalby [1]’s UFC run has come to an end. The Danish welterweight announced on Wednesday that he has been...
Acting as his own manager, Misha Cirkunov details roller-coaster contract negotiations with UFC
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Misha Cirkunov [1] is one again under UFC contract, having re-signed a deal with the promotion earlier this month. However, the road was not a smooth as he expected. Cirkunov, a...
Kelvin Gastelum is a real nowhere man, and that suits him just fine
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Kelvin Gastelum [1]’s latest turn at middleweight has been one of those weird things that everyone (including himself) is trying to get his mind around. Four months ago, he was...
Live Chat: Anderson Silva vs. Kelvin Gastelum, UFC London preview, Ryan Bader to Bellator and more
Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat. Today on the podcast, we'll discuss the Kelvin Gastelum [1] vs. Anderson Silva [2] fight. Is this the right match-up for both...
Morning Report: Eddie Alvarez ready to get past ‘disastrous chapter’ against Conor McGregor and ‘take over the division’
It’s fair to say that Eddie Alvarez [1] did not have a good night on Nov. 12, 2016. In the main event of one of the biggest pay-per-views of the year, the then-UFC lightweight champion lost his title to...
The MMA Hour - 372 - Joanna Jedrzejczyk
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Joanna Jedrzejczyk [1] discusses her upcoming title defense. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2758/joanna-jedrzejczyk
The MMA Hour - 372 - Yoel Romero
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Yoel Romero [1] discusses what he wants next with Michael Bisping [2] booked for a title defense. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/387/yoel-romero [2] http://www.mmafighting...
The MMA Hour - 372 - Tony Ferguson
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Tony Ferguson discusses the latest news concerning him.
The MMA Hour - 372 - Demetrious Johnson
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Demetrious Johnson talks about his upcoming title defense.
The MMA Hour - 372 - Rashad Evans
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Rashad Evans [1] breaks down his latest his loss and looks forward to what's next. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/43/rashad-evans
The MMA Hour - 372 - Michael Chiesa
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Michael Chiesa [1] talks about who he wants to fight next and more. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1643/michael-chiesa
The MMA Hour - 372 - Brad Pickett
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Brad Pickett [1] discusses his final UFC fight and more. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/335/brad-pickett
The MMA Hour - 372 - Misha Cirkunov
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Misha Cirkunov [1] talks about his upcoming UFC fight, his contract negotiations and more. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1589/misha-cirkunov
The MMA Hour - 372 - Makwan Amirkhani
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Makwan Amirkhani discusses his upcoming UFC fight and more.
Vitaly Minakov vs. ‘Bigfoot' Silva set for Fight Nights Global in Russia
Wagner Carmo, Inovafoto A heavyweight clash between Vitaly Minakov [1] and Antonio Silva [2] is set for Fight Nights Global in St. Petersburg, Russia, on June 2. The promotion announced the fight on...
Albert Tumenov returns to action in May for first post-UFC bout
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Albert Tumenov [1] has a date and opponent for his first bout since leaving the UFC. The Russian welterweight, who signed with Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB) after racking up...
Unbeaten as a welterweight, Sergio Moraes begs for top 10 opponent in the UFC
Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports FORTALEZA, Brazil — Sergio Moraes [1] remains unbeaten as a welterweight inside the Octagon, but is still hoping to face someone ranked in his division. The jiu-jitsu ace, who...
Anderson Silva vs. Kelvin Gastelum announced for UFC 212 in Rio
Anderson Silva gets Kelvin Gastelum in Rio. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Kelvin Gastelum [1] called out Anderson Silva [2] for the UFC’s next Brazil pay-per-view card. Now, he’s got him. Silva will face...
Roy Nelson vs. Alexander Volkov set for UFC on FOX 24
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting One of the sport’s most durable sluggers is making his way to Kansas City. Roy Nelson [1] will meet Alexander Volkov [2] in a heavyweight matchup at UFC on FOX 24 [3] on April 15....
CSAC to fine win bonus, in addition to show money, if fighter misses weight
CSAC executive director Andy Foster, a former pro MMA fighter, has been a leader in the fight to combat extreme weight cutting. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting LOS ANGELES — MMA’s weight-cutting and severe...
The MMA Hour - 372 - Weekend recap
Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports Ariel Helwani looks back at weekend results.
Fortunes changed for five at UFC Fight Night 106

 

 

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Demian Maia jokes that UFC should cancel Jorge Masvidal fight, give him a title shot
FORTALEZA, Brazil -- Demian Maia [1] discusses his welterweight clash with Jorge Masvidal [2], the idea of cancelling the bout and giving him the shot at UFC champion Tyron Woodley [3] instead, and more...
Joanna Jedrzejczyk eyeing Ronda Rousey’s title defense record as UFC 211 approaches
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting When it comes to win/loss records alone, there’s an argument to made that Joanna Jedrzejczyk [1] is already the most successful woman to ever compete in the UFC. The reigning...
Eduardo Dantas will now face Leandro Higo in new Bellator 177 main event
Gaspar Nobrega, Inovafoto Bellator has a new main event for its upcoming trip to Budapest, Hungary, on April 14. Bantamweight [1] champion Eduardo Dantas [2], who was initially scheduled to defend his...
Demetrious Johnson believes people are misunderstanding Tyron Woodley
Demetrious Johnson Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com Tyron Woodley [1] has been extremely vocal of late about racism in mixed martial arts, his perceived lack of promotion from the UFC and the potential...
Morning Report: Frankie Edgar explains why he’s fighting Yair Rodriguez instead of Ricardo Lamas at UFC 211
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Recently, former UFC lightweight champion and current No. 2 featherweight in the world, Frankie Edgar [1], has exchanged social media messages with the third-ranked Ricardo Lamas [...
Cain Velasquez gives update on injury, says he can’t give return timetable
Cain Velasquez is not sure when he’ll be able to return to the cage. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Cain Velasquez [1] is unsure when he’ll be back in the Octagon. The former UFC heavyweight champion said in a...
Monday Morning Analyst: Edson Barboza's flying knee KO of Beneil Dariush
Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports On this episode of the podcast, we delve into UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Gastelum [1]. What is next for Vitor Belfort [2]? Should Kelvin Gastelum [3] stay at middleweight?...
Jiu-jitsu ace Dillon Danis, training partner of Conor McGregor, signs with Bellator
Instagram.com/dillondanis One of the top grapplers in the world — and a training partner of Conor McGregor [1] — is headed to Bellator. Dillon Danis inked a deal with the MMA promotion Monday, MMA Fighting...
Tony Ferguson eyes Nate Diaz next: ‘I haven’t had a knockout in a long time’
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A little more than a week after his interim title bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov [1] fell apart, Tony Ferguson [2] is moving on. By his own count, he has put on between “25 to 30...
With Michael Bisping vs. GSP clash set, Yoel Romero wants interim title fight with Anderson Silva
Yoel Romero Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Yoel Romero [1] didn’t get his shot to fight for the UFC middleweight belt next, so now he’s gunning for the second-best thing – an interim title. Earlier this month...
Anderson Silva seeks rematches with Michael Bisping, Nick Diaz
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Kelvin Gastelum [1] maybe have asked for a fight with Anderson Silva [2] after his win on Saturday night over Vitor Belfort [3], but “The Spider” has other plans. Posting a note...
UFC Fight Night 106 medical suspensions: Tim Means potentially out 180 days
Tim Means Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC welterweight veteran Tim Means [1] was one of two fighters to receive a potentially lengthy medical suspension in the aftermath of UFC Fight Night 106, according to...
Stunning double knockout ends fight in dramatic fashion at Shamrock FC 285
YouTube A rare double-knockout occurred during the Shamrock FC 285 event held at the Ameristar Casino in Kansas City on Saturday. In a fight between Axel Cazares and Alan Vasquez, both fighters planted to...
Misha Cirkunov will face Volkan Oezdemir at UFC Fight Night 109
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Misha Cirkunov [1] now has a new deal and a new fight. Cirkunov returns to the Octagon to square off against Volkan Oezdemir [2] at UFC Fight Night 109 on May 28 at the Ericsson...
‘Shogun' Rua still has title aspirations, but says he’s not ‘hypocrite’ enough to presume he’s next in line
Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports FORTALEZA, Brazil — Mauricio Rua [1] has now won three straight fights for the first time since signing with the UFC in 2007, and says the key to knocking out Gian Villante [2...
Kelvin Gastelum explains why he wants to fight Anderson Silva
Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports FORTALEZA, Brazil — Kelvin Gastelum [1] believes he’s one of the best welterweights in the world, so why does he wants to stay at middleweight and face Anderson Silva [2] next...
Morning Report: Joe Rogan explains how Conor McGregor could beat Floyd Mayweather
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Over the weekend, Floyd Mayweather made headlines by announcing that he was officially out of retirement [1] in order to pursue a boxing match with UFC lightweight champion Conor...
The MMA Hour with Joanna Jędrzejczyk, Demetrious Johnson, Yoel Romero, Tony Ferguson, Michael Chiesa, Misha Cirkunov, Rashad Evans, Brad Pickett, Makwan Amirkhani
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The MMA Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday's show: 1 p.m. ET -- We'll recap a busy weekend in MMA. 1:25 p.m. -- UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson [1]...
Jeremy Kennedy calls for fights with Darren Elkins, Andre Fili after UFC Fight Night 106 win
FORTALEZA, BRAZIL – Jeremy Kennedy [1] talks to the media about his decision win over Rony Jason [2] at UFC Fight Night 106, fighting at featherweight, wanting to fight Andre Fili [3] or Darren Elkins [4]...
Marion Reneau disagrees with judges, open to rematch with Bethe Correia after draw
FORTALEZA, BRAZIL – Marion Reneau [1] talks to the media about her draw with Bethe Correia [2] at UFC Fight Night 106, how she scored the bout, wanting a rematch with Correia, and much more. [1] http://...
Kevin Lee wants Khabib Nurmagomedov next, but could settle for Gilbert Melendez
FORTALEZA, BRAZIL – Kevin Lee [1] talks to the media about his submission win over Francisco Trinaldo [2] at UFC Fight Night 106, wanting to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov [3] or Gilbert Melendez [4], and much...
With Conor McGregor out of the division, Artem Lobov calls himself the hardest-hitting featherweight
Artem Lobov [1] is confident he’s the hardest hitting featherweight in the UFC roster, and he’s out to prove just that in his next bout. The Russian fighter is currently scheduled to fight MMA veteran Cub...
Edson Barboza ranks Dariush KO as second best of his career, eyes title shot or rematch with Tony Ferguson
FORTALEZA, BRAZIL – Edson Barboza [1] talks to the media about his knockout win over Beneil Dariush [2] at UFC Fight Night 106, where the knockout ranks in his fighting career, wanting to fight for the...
Joe Soto reflects on bloody cut at UFC Fight Night 106: It just felt like water all over my face
FORTALEZA, BRAZIL – Joe Soto [1] talks to the media about his decision win over Rani Yahya [2] at UFC Fight Night 106, the headbutt that opened a cut on his head, wanting to fight for the title and much...
Ray Borg believes Demetrious Johnson has been 'exposed', hopes to get next title shot
FORTALEZA, BRAZIL – Ray Borg [1] talks to the media about his decision win over Jussier Formiga [2] at UFC Fight Night 106, what's next for his career, possibly fighting the champion Demetrious Johnson [3...
Johny Hendricks surprised by Georges St-Pierre’s comeback, wishes St-Pierre would’ve stayed retired
Johny Hendricks [1] is not on board with Georges St-Pierre [2]’s return to MMA competition. The former welterweight champ and recently turned middleweight believes St-Pierre should’ve stayed retired and...
The Weekly Grind: Ryan Bader makes wrestling tutorial, Cormier, Velasquez and Rockhold troll fans
The life of a professional fighter isn't all glitz and glamour. As if getting punched, kicked, kneed, choked and twisted into a pretzel on a regular basis isn't enough, fighters attract a general wackiness...
Eddie Alvarez says it was ‘genius’ for MMAAA to bring aboard Bjorn Rebney
Eddie Alvarez believes Bjorn Rebney being involved in the MMAAA is a good thing. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Eddie Alvarez [1] and Bjorn Rebney [2] have a long history, most of it adversarial. The two men...
Tyron Woodley: People who say I’m a boring fighter don’t have ‘long-term memory’
Tyron Woodley leaves the UFC 209 press conference. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting To those saying he’s a boring fighter, Tyron Woodley [1] is channeling Roy Jones [2] Jr. — Y’all Must Have Forgot. Woodley...
Josh Burkman explains why he changed his mind on retiring after UFN 106 loss
FORTALEZA, BRAZIL – Josh Burkman [1] talks to the media about his submission loss to Michel Prazeres [2] at UFC Fight Night 106, his fighting career, why he changed his mind on retiring, and much more. [1...
Shogun Rua vs. Gian Villante full fight video highlights
Shogun Rua defeated Gian Villante at UFC Fight Night 106 on Saturday night. Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports Watch Shogun Rua vs. Gian Villante [1] full fight video highlights from UFC Fight Night 106's co-...
Click Debate: Why is there such a disconnect between fighters and athletic commissions?
In a rare move, Bob Bennett spoke at the UFC 209 press conference earlier this month. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Dominick Cruz [1], one of the best fighters of all time in his division, was on color...
Kelvin Gastelum on GSP-Bisping: ‘What’s the point of having rankings if we’re not going to follow the rankings?’
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Kelvin Gastelum [1] made a roundabout return to middleweight, yet it’s been a fortuitous event. Having missed weight for his UFC 205 [2] welterweight fight with Donald Cerrone [3...
Vitor Belfort confirms his next fight will be his last: 'My body is not the same anymore'
Vitor Belfort post UFC 187 Esther Lin, MMA Fighting FORTALEZA, Brazil — Vitor Belfort [1]’s MMA career is coming to an end, and he wants to compete in the last fight of his UFC contract in Rio de Janeiro...
Kelvin Gastelum and Edson Barboza take home performance bonuses at UFC Fight Night Fortaleza
Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images While one of them got the lively crowd in Fortaleza, Brazil on their feet, the other one silenced them for the night. Edson Barboza [1]’s highlight reel knockout of...
Kelvin Gastelum vs. Vitor Belfort full fight video highlights
Kelvin Gastelum knocked out Vitor Belfort at UFC Fight Night 106 on Saturday night. Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports Watch Kelvin Gastelum [1] vs. Vitor Belfort [2] full fight video highlights from UFC...
UFC Fight Night 106 in Tweets: Pros react to Kelvin Gastelum vs. Vitor Belfort, Edson Barboza vs. Beneil Dariush, more
In just three months, Kelvin Gastelum [1] has quickly climbed up the UFC’s middleweight rankings. The former welterweight fighter scored a first-round technical knockout over MMA veteran Vitor Belfort [2]...
UFC Fight Night 106 results: Kelvin Gastelum rolls over Vitor Belfort
Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports Vitor Belfort was looking for one more night of glory fighting in his homeland of Brazil. Kelvin Gastelum wasn’t about to oblige him. Gastelum displayed all the subtlety of a...
UFC Fight Night 106 post-fight press conference video
Kelvin Gastelum will answer questions from the media at the UFC Fight Night 106 post-fight press conference. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC Fight Night 106 post-fight press conference is the last piece...
Edson Barboza vs. Beneil Dariush full fight video highlights
Edson Barboza knocked out Beneil Dariush at UFC Fight Night 106 on Saturday night. Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports Watch Edson Barboza vs. Beneil Dariush [1] full fight video highlights from UFC Fight Night...
UFC Fight Night 106 results: ‘Shogun’ Rua has classic finish of Gian Villante
Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports All throughout the UFC Fight Night 106 co-main event between the legendary Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Gian Villante, the specter of an imminent knockout lingered. For the...
UFC Fight Night 106 live blog: Vitor Belfort vs. Kelvin Gastelum
Vitor Belfort and Kelvin Gastelum will square off in the UFC Fight Night 106 main event Saturday. MMA Fighting This is the UFC Fight Night 106 live blog for Vitor Belfort vs. Kelvin Gastelum [1], a...
UFC Fight Night 106 results: Edson Barboza knocks out Beneil Dariush
For the better part of two rounds, Beneil Dariush fought exactly the sort of fight one should fight in order to shut down a highlight-reel knockout artist like Edson Barboza. Until he made a split-second...
UFC Fight Night 106 live blog: Shogun Rua vs. Gian Villante
Shogun Rua, left, will aim for his third straight UFC win at UFC Fight Night 106 on Saturday. Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports This is the UFC Fight Night 106 live blog for Shogun Rua vs. Gian Villante [1], a...
UFC Fight Night 106 results: Ray Borg outlasts Jussier Formiga
It wasn’t the flashiest win over his career. But Ray Borg is working his way up the flyweight ladder. The 23-year-old from Albuquerque finished strong in the third round on Saturday night to earn the...
UFC Fight Night 106 live blog: Edson Barboza vs. Beneil Dariush
Edson Barboza aims for his third straight UFC win at UFC Fight Night 106 on Saturday. Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports This is the UFC Fight Night 106 live blog for Edson Barboza vs. Beneil Dariush [1...
UFC Fight Night 106 results: Marion Reneau forges hard-earned draw with Bethe Correia
For the better part of the third round, Marion Reneau was the fighter was always suspected was in there somewhere, but never quite was able to previously show in the UFC Octagon. Reneau was a dynamo in the...
UFC Fight Night 106 live blog: Jussier Formiga vs. Ray Borg
Jussier Formiga looks for his second straight win at UFC Fight Night 106 on Saturday. Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports This is the UFC Fight Night 106 live blog for Jussier Formiga [1] vs. Ray Borg [2], a...
UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Belfort vs. Gastelum
Vitor Belfort and Kelvin Gastelum square off in the UFC Fight Night 106 main event Saturday. MMA Fighting MMA Fighting has UFC Fight Night 106 results for the Belfort vs. Gastelum event Friday at the...
UFC Fight Night 106 results: Alex Oliveira takes rematch with Tim Means
It took two fights on two continents 2-1/2 months apart, but there’s finally been a winner between Alex Oliveira and Tim Means. The duo first squared off at UFC 207 in Las Vegas on Dec. 30, but the bout...
UFC Fight Night 106 live blog: Bethe Correia vs. Marion Reneau
Bethe Correia aims for his second straight win at UFC Fight Night 106 on Saturday night. John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports This is the UFC Fight Night 106 live blog for Bethe Correia vs. Marion Reneau [1...
UFC Fight Night 106 live blog: Alex Oliveira vs. Tim Means
An illegal knee caused the last fight between Tim Means and Alex Oliveira to be ruled a no-contest. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports This is the UFC Fight Night 106 live blog for Alex Oliveira vs. Tim...
UFC Fight Night 106 results: Kevin Lee rallies past Francisco Trinaldo
For the better part of a round and change, it appeared Francisco Trinaldo was going to roll to victory in front of his Brazilian compatriots. But then Kevin Lee decided enough was enough. The “Motown Phenom...
Robert Whiteford chokes out Nam Phan with standing guillotine at ACB 54
Robert Whiteford [1] has added a new highlight-reel finish to his MMA career. The Scottish fighter choked out MMA veteran Nam Phan [2] with a standing guillotine in less than 30 seconds into their fight at...
Mamed Khalidov smashes Luke Barnatt in just 24 seconds at ACB 54
Mamed Khalidov finished Luke Barnatt at ACB on Saturday. Mamed Khalidov [1] continues to be one of the best — and most violent — fighters outside the UFC. The Polish slugger finished UFC vet Luke Barnatt [...
Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold full fight video
At UFC on FX [1] 8 back in May 2013, Vitor Belfort [2] scored one of the best knockouts of his career. The former UFC champion stopped top contender Luke Rockhold [3] with a spinning-heel kick in the first...
Kelvin Gastelum vs. Johny Hendricks full fight video
At UFC 200 back in July 2016, Kelvin Gastelum faced former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks at a 172-pound catchweight due to Hendricks missing weight. In the biggest fight of his career, Gastelum...
Davi Ramos: Fight with Sergio Moraes is the greatest grappling match-up in UFC history
ADCC FORTALEZA, Brazil — Davi Ramos will make his UFC debut Saturday night against Sergio Moraes, and he believes that his fight will make history. Ramos, who originally fights in the lightweight division...
Chas Skelly vs. Jason Knight set for UFC 211
A featherweight bout pitting Chas Skelly [1] and Jason Knight [2] is the latest addition to UFC 211 [3]. Skelly tweeted about the fight [4] Friday, and MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani confirmed the news....
Henry Briones injured, Brad Pickett gets new opponent for UFC Fight Night 107 in London
Brad Pickett [1] has a new opponent for his retirement bout at UFC Fight Night 107. The Englishman will be fighting short-notice replacement Marlon Vera [2] in a bantamweight bout for next week’s UFC event...
Still hoping for rematch, Bethe Correia doubts Ronda Rousey returns to the UFC
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Will Ronda Rousey [1] ever return to the Octagon? Bethe Correia [2], one of her biggest rivals in the UFC, isn’t counting on that. Rousey was a megastar when she faced Correia at...
Rani Yahya believes he’s a bad match-up for Cody Garbrandt, T.J. Dillashaw and Dominick Cruz
Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports FORTALEZA, Brazil — Rani Yahya doesn’t think he’s too far from a shot at the UFC bantamweight title. Entering his 19th fight under the UFC and WEC banner on Saturday night,...
UFC Fight Night 106 odds, gambling guide
Bruno Miani/Inovafoto Welcome MMA bettors, speculators, and gambling lurkers! We’re back at it again for another week of comprehensive gambling analysis from your friends at MMAFighting.com. This weekend...