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UFC Sydney Results: Werdum vs. Tybura
Fabricio Werdum and Marcin Tybura will square off in the UFC Sydney main event Saturday. Zuffa LLC MMA Fighting has UFC Sydney results for the Werdum vs. Tybura fight card Saturday at the Qudos Bank Arena...
Fabricio Werdum vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira full fight video
At UFC on Fuel TV 10 back on June 8, 2013, Fabricio Werdum took on Pride FC legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in the main event of the card. That night in Fortaleza, Brazil, Werdum became the second man to...
James Gallagher: Brian Moore highlighted ‘a lot of holes’ in A.J. McKee’s game
ESTHER LIN/MMAFIGHTING.COM A.J. McKee became the owner of Bellator’s longest win streak with 10 consecutive victories after a riveting back and forth main event with Brian Moore in Dublin’s 3 Arena...
Despite team rivalry, Urijah Faber says it would’ve been ‘worse’ if Cody Garbrandt lost to Dominick Cruz
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Few people would have begrudged Cody Garbrandt [1] if the former UFC bantamweight champion declined to speak to the media after his UFC 217 [2] title loss to T.J. Dillashaw [3]....
Cat Zingano returns against Ketlen Vieira at UFC 222
Cat Zingano returns to the Octagon in March 2018. Esther Lin, MMAFighting.com Cat Zingano [1]’s long-awaited return to the Octagon will take place in March. The former UFC bantamweight contender is slated...
Fabricio Werdum jokingly buys new boomerang because 'I threw one and it didn't came back'
Fabricio Werdum [1] headlines tonight’s UFC Fight Night card against Marcin Tybura [2] in Sydney, Australia, but is still making jokes about his recent altercation with a fellow UFC fighter. Werdum was...
Bellator champ Brent Primus says Michael Chandler turned down rematch
Brent Primus expected a rematch with Michael Chandler next at Bellator. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Bellator lightweight champion Brent Primus [1] is also surprised that he’s not fighting Michael Chandler [2...
Fightweets: Cris Cyborg, Holly Holm and the Mount Rushmore of women’s MMA
Holly Holm After a week of drama about whether UFC 219 [1] was ever going to get a main event, we got a pretty damn good one in Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm [2]. So let’s take a look at the implications of...
James Mulheron flagged for potential USADA violation, off UFC Shanghai
James Mulheron Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Apparently something can stop “The Juggernaut”. UFC heavyweight James Mulheron [1] has been removed from his bout opposite Cyril Asker [2] at UFC Shanghai [3] after...
UFC Sydney predictions
Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Well, UFC Sydney wasn’t a good card to begin with, and on top of that, it has taken several hits with withdrawals from Mark Hunt [1], Jesse Taylor [2], Joanne Calderwood [3]...
Bellator 188 highlights
Bellator Watch Bellator 188 [1] highlights to see all the first-round finishes and Noad Lahat [2]’s decision win from their recent event in Tel Aviv, Israel. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/916/...
Bellator 188 Results: Noad Lahat earns unanimous decision over Jeremiah Labiano in Bellator’s return to Israel
Bellator MMA Expectations were fairly low for Bellator 188 [1], especially after it lost its main event fight between Patricio Freire [2] and Daniel Weichel [3] just a few days beforehand, but the...
Bellator 188 Results: Lahat vs. Labiano
Noad Lahat and Jeremiah Labiano clash in the Bellator 188 main event Thursday. Bellator MMA Fighting has results for the Bellator 188: Lahat vs. Labiano event at the Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv,...
Marlon Moraes steps in to face Aljamain Sterling on short notice at UFC Fresno
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It’ll be Long Island versus New Jersey on the West Coast. Marlon Moraes [1] has stepped in to face Aljamain Sterling [2] on short notice at UFC Fresno on Dec. 9, sources confirmed...
Tyron Woodley calls out Nate Diaz for UFC 219 fight: ‘Why is he scared?’
Tyron Woodley wants to fight Nate Diaz at UFC 219. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Will Tyron Woodley [1] vs. Nate Diaz [2] get done for UFC 219 [3]? Various reports this week, including those made by MMA...
Cris Cyborg inks new deal with UFC
Cris Cyborg has re-signed with the UFC. Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting Not only does Cris Cyborg [1] have her first UFC featherweight title defense booked, but she has a new UFC deal as well. Cyborg...
UFC Sydney weigh-in video
Fabricio Werdum will square off with Marcin Tybura at UFC Sydney weigh-ins Friday. Fabricio Werdum Esther Lin, MMA Fighting At the UFC Sydney weigh-ins, all 26 fighters taking part in Saturday night's...
Bellator’s James Gallagher, ‘Pitbull' brothers exchange words in Instagram comments
James Gallagher (pictured) engaged on an online war with the 'Pitbull' brothers. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The victorious Bellator debut of Luiz Rocha started a verbal war between the 'Pitbull' brothers,...
Irene Aldana vs. Talita Bernardo added to UFC St. Louis
Irene Aldana will face Talita Bernardo in January. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Irene Aldana [1] and Talita Bernardo will collide for a first Octagon win at the UFC’s upcoming event in St. Louis on Jan. 14,...
GSP vs. Bisping pay-per-view estimates in for North America
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Early estimates have UFC 217 [1], the show on Nov. 4, headlined by George St-Pierre's welterweight title win over Michael Bisping [2] as doing 875,000 pay-per-view buys in North...
Rashad Evans’ next fight will be at light heavyweight
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Rashad Evans [1] is heading back to light heavyweight. After an unsuccessful run at middleweight, Evans (19-7-1) told MMAFighting.com [2] on Friday that his next fight will be at...
Michael Chandler vs. Goiti Yamauchi slated for Bellator 192
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Michael Chandler [1] is set to return to action, however, his next fight won’t be for the Bellator lightweight title. Chandler will meet Goiti Yamauchi [2] at Bellator 192 on...
Duane Ludwig: T.J. Dillashaw can make 125 and beat Demetrious Johnson
T.J. Dillashaw Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Few people work closer with T.J. Dillashaw [1] than coach Duane Ludwig [2], and “Bang” sees little in the way of the UFC bantamweight champion becoming the man to...
UFC Sydney media day staredowns
The UFC returns to Sydney, Australia for the first time in three years, and the stars of the UFC Fight Night event faced off in front of the cameras following Thursday’s media day. Former heavyweight...
Garry Tonon opens up about transition to MMA, signing with ONE Championship, rivalry with Dillon Danis
Garry Tonon expects to make his MMA debut in 2018. Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images One of the most talented grapplers today is about to begin his career as a mixed martial artist. Recently, it was...
Morning Report: Michael Bisping’s coach says Kelvin Gastelum is ‘a bigger threat’ than Georges St-Pierre
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Just two weeks ago, Michael Bisping [1] was the UFC middleweight champion, set to defend his title against all-time great, Georges St-Pierre [2]. St-Pierre ended up submitting...
Rich Franklin to host reality series for ONE Championship in 2018
In the first quarter of 2018, the premiere episode of ONE Championship’s new reality platform “Rich Franklin [1]’s ONE Warrior Series” is set to air, in which the former UFC middleweight champion will...
The Ultimate Fighter 27 to feature only undefeated fighters
Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting The UFC is in search for undefeated fighters for their new season of /The Ultimate Fighter. / On Thursday, the promotion announced that the latest installment of the UFC’s...
Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino vs. Holly Holm set for UFC 219
Holly Holm Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC 219 [1] finally has its title fight. Cris “Cyborg” Justino [2] vs. Holly Holm [3] for the UFC women’s featherweight title is set for the Dec. 30 card in Las Vegas,...
Jon Jones feels ‘sad’ for Colby Covington
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Colby Covington [1] continues making enemies in the MMA world, whether it’s in person or over the internet. One day after an altercation in Australia with Fabricio Werdum [2] that...
The MMA Hour - 409 - Duane Ludwig
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Duane Ludwig [1] will join us to talk about TJ Dillashaw's win over Cody Garbrandt [2] last week and what's next. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/278/duane-ludwig [2] http...
Anderson Silva releases new statement on USADA case
Former longtime UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva [1] has made a statement regarding his current USADA situation. Silva, who was pulled from his UFC Shanghai main even [2]t against Kelvin Gastelum [...
The MMA Hour - 409 - Mike Mazzulli
Bellator Mike Mazzulli, president of the Association of Boxing Commissions and Combative Sports and the director of the Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletic Regulation, who was the lead regulator for...
The MMA Hour - 409 - Jack Swagger
Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for EW Former WWE heavyweight champion Jack Swagger will join us to talk about signing with Bellator MMA.
Fabricio Werdum receives assault summons after throwing boomerang at Colby Covington in Australia
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Fabricio Werdum [1] is in hot water Down Under. The UFC heavyweight was charged with common assault Thursday in Australia after throwing a boomerang at fellow fighter Colby...
Germaine de Randamie still has 'no idea’ when she will return to the Octagon
Germaine de Randamie hasn't fought since February, when she defeated Holly Holm. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Germaine de Randamie [1] won’t return to action any time soon. Away from the Octagon since...
Colby Covington says he’s pressing charges on Fabricio Werdum in boomerang incident
Colby Covington [1] said he’s pursuing charges against Fabricio Werdum [2] in an altercation that happened between the two UFC fighters in Australia. Covington told MMA Fighting in a message early Thursday...
The MMA Hour - 409 - Rampage Jackson
Quinton Jackson will stop by to talk about re-signing with Bellator.
Renewed optimism regarding Cyborg vs. Holm at UFC 219
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Back from the dead? A week after Holly Holm [1]’s management said talks of fighting Cris Cyborg [2] at UFC 219 [3] had stalled significantly — “dead [4],” to be exact — MMA...
Stipe Miocic contract talks going well, hoping to return in first quarter of 2018
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC heavyweight champion is on the comeback trail. Contract talks have finally restarted between Stipe Miocic [1]’s camp and the promotion, MMA Fighting has learned. According...
Cezar Ferreira vows to break 'fake' Paulo Costa into pieces: 'He’s a lie'
Cezar Ferreira defeated Nate Marquardt at UFC Norfolk. Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports Cezar Ferreira [1] defeated Nate Marquardt [2] via decision at Saturday’s UFC Norfolk, and didn’t waste time letting the...
The MMA Hour - 409 - Cub Swanson
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Cub Swanson [1] will discuss not getting the UFC 218 [2] featherweight title shot against Max Holloway [3]. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/236/cub-swanson [2] http://www....
The MMA Hour - 409 - Mackenzie Dern
Bianca Iuliano-Garman, MMA Fighting Mackenzie Dern will join us to talk about what's next for her.
The MMA Hour - 409 - Michael Bisping
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Michael Bisping will discuss accepting a fighting against Kelvin Gastelum in two weeks just days after his loss to Georges St-Pierre at UFC 217.
The MMA Hour - 409 - Michael Carter-Williams
Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Charlotte Hornets point guard Michael Carter-Williams will talk about his love for all things MMA.
The MMA Hour - 409 - Jimmie Rivera
Francisco Rivera Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com Jimmie Rivera [1] will discuss what's next after losing out on the Dominick Cruz [2] fight at UFC 219 [3]. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/647/jimmie-...
Cub Swanson frustrated after being passed over for UFC 218: ‘Maybe they just don’t think that highly of me’
Cub Swanson hoped to fight Max Holloway at UFC 218. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting For a split second last week, Cub Swanson [1] thought all of the stars had finally aligned for his first UFC title shot to...
Morning Report: Jon Jones praises Fabricio Werdum for hitting Colby Covington with a boomerang
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jon Jones [1] is no stranger to outside the cage controversy. He also knows a thing or two about failed comebacks, having twice returned to the cage off of suspension only to be...
Watch The MMA Beat live today
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting On this week's show, the panel will discuss the state of UFC 219 [1], Michael Bisping vs. Kelvin Gastelum [2], Max Holloway vs. Jose Aldo [3] 2, Conor McGregor's [4] actions at...
Fabricio Werdum throws boomerang at Colby Covington in street altercation
A pair of UFC fighters got into an altercation Wednesday in Australia. Colby Covington [1] and Fabricio Werdum [2] got into a verbal confrontation in Sydney, site of the UFC’s card Saturday night. Covington...
The Ultimate Fighter 26, Episode 10 results: Semifinal matchups set
The Ultimate Fighter 26 semifinals are set. Wednesday’s episode of the FS1 show featured the final two quarterfinal bouts of the tournament to determine the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion. A...
Michael Bisping: Anderson Silva’s latest USADA troubles ‘completely destroys his legacy’
Michael Bisping questioned Anderson Silva’s legacy after a second failed drug test. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Michael Bisping [1] is never one to hide his feelings about performance-enhancing drug use in...
Tyron Woodley opens as sizable favorite over Nate Diaz in possible fight
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting If the potential UFC welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley [1] and Nate Diaz [2] goes down, the odds will be stacked against the challenger and returning Stockton native...
Emil Meek: Kamaru Usman bout is ‘not looking very bright’ due to visa issues
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting On Tuesday, Emil Meek [1] revealed via Twitter [2] that he was having “visa issues”, which could potentially put his upcoming welterweight clash with Kamaru Usman [3] in jeopardy...
UFC Shanghai media conference call
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Before they collide in the UFC Shanghai main event on Nov. 25, former UFC champion Michael Bisping [1] and Kelvin Gastelum [2] will answer media questions. The video is expected to...
Takanori Gomi, four others released by the UFC
Japanese legend Takanori Gomi lost five in a row in the UFC. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC has released five fighters from its roster, including four Brazilians. Takanori Gomi [1], Hacran Dias [2],...
Gian Villante vs. Francimar Barroso announced for UFC 220
Gian Villante returns to the Octagon against Francimar Barroso in January. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A light heavyweight clash between Gian Villante [1] and Francimar Barroso [2] was added to UFC 220 [3] in...
UFC Norfolk salaries: Andrei Arlovski cashes $250,000 for slump-busting win
Andrei Arlovski cashed a $250,000 payday for his win at UFC Norfolk. Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski [1] led the disclosed payroll at UFC Norfolk, serving as...
Fortunes changed for five at UFC Norfolk
Dustin Poirier defeated Anthony Pettis at UFC Norfolk. Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports UFC put together a strong show on paper Saturday night in Norfolk, and the fighters delivered both in their matches and...
Live Chat: Conor McGregor fallout, Nate Diaz rumors, UFC Sydney preview
David Becker/Getty Images This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat. Today on the podcast, we'll get into all of the news surrounding Conor McGregor [1]. What to make of the alleged 'punishment' he...
‘Mentally wounded’ Michael Bisping to exorcise demons from GSP loss against Kelvin Gastelum
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Former middleweight champion Michael Bisping [1] says exorcising the demons from his loss to Georges St-Pierre [2] at UFC 217 [3] is the driving force behind his decision to step...
Morning Report: Is Nate Diaz in training camp for UFC 219?
Nate Diaz Esther Lin For the better part of the last year, the UFC has been fruitlessly trying to book Nate Diaz [1] for a return fight. Now it seems they may be close to doing that, though not the fight...
Anderson Silva releases statement following failed USADA drug test
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Anderson Silva [1] has broken his silence following a positive drug test. Last Friday, Silva was pulled from the UFC Shanghai main event against Kelvin Gastelum [2] due to a failed...
Vitor Belfort vs. Uriah Hall, Jessica Eye vs. Kalindra Faria added to UFC St. Louis
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A UFC legend will return early next year. Vitor Belfort [1] will take on Uriah Hall [2] at UFC St. Louis on Jan. 14, ESPN reported as official Tuesday night [3]. Belfort had posted...
UFC Norfolk, Bellator 187 featuring Conor McGregor incident do solid ratings numbers
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Conor McGregor proved to be a top draw again as Bellator’s taped show from Dublin, Ireland, largely due to his antics that night, did its best Friday night numbers in six months....
UFC champion Amanda Nunes makes the Forbes 30 Under 30 sports list
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A UFC champion took home a pretty significant honor this week. Amanda Nunes [1], who holds the UFC women’s bantamweight title, made the Forbes list of 30 Under 30 in the sports...
Lorenz Larkin set to meet Fernando Gonzalez in catchweight bout
Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com Lorenz Larkin [1] will attempt to get into the Bellator win column once and for all on Jan. 26. The Riverside, Calif. native was one of the higher-profile free agent signings of...
Alexander Volkanovski gets new opponent for UFC Sydney
Matt Roberts-USA TODAY Sports Yes, Alexander Volkanovski [1] will be fighting at this weekend’s UFC Sydney. The Australian fighter had two different opponents – Jeremy Kennedy [2] and Humberto Bandenay [3...
After car crash, ONE’s Angela Lee says it’s ‘a miracle that I’m still here today’
Angela Lee vs. Istela Nunes One Championship One of MMA’s most promising young stars was almost taken far too soon. Angela Lee [1], ONE Championship’s 115-pound women’s champion, was in a car accident...
Referee Marc Goddard breaks silence on Conor McGregor situation at Bellator 187
The referee at the center of the Conor McGregor [1] craziness at Bellator 187 [2] last Friday issued a lengthy statement Tuesday on social media. Marc Goddard, who was shoved by McGregor in the cage...
UFC Norfolk medical suspensions: Raphael Assuncao, John Dodson potentially out 180 days
Raphael Assuncao is one of four UFC Norfolk fighters to receive a potential 180-day medical suspension. Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports UFC bantamweight contenders Raphael Assuncao [1] and John Dodson [2] led...
Conor McGregor issues statement on Bellator 187 incident
Conor McGregor EL Conor McGregor [1] has broken his silence on Friday’s controversial incident in Dublin, Ireland. [2] McGregor jumped into the cage at Bellator 187 [3] to celebrate SBG teammate Charlie...
‘Rampage’ Jackson not enthused about potential fight with Chael Sonnen
Fresh off a new contract signing, former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will return to the cage in the first round of the Bellator heavyweight tournament. Jackson will join Fedor...
ABC president Mike Mazzulli says UFC pulled Conor McGregor from UFC 219; McGregor’s agent denies it
SHOWTIME ABC president Mike Mazzulli told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of /The MMA Hour / [1]that the UFC was taking Conor McGregor [2] off the UFC 219 [3] card, as a result of McGregor’s conduct at...
Morning Report: Colby Covington to Jon Jones: Go do some more coke. Go cheat on your wife some more.
Esther Lin, MMA Recently, Colby Covington [1] has been making a name for himself as both a top welterweight and a top trash talker in the sport. Covington recently called the entire country of Brazil “...
Away for 20 months after multiple surgeries, Marcelo Guimaraes plans UFC comeback
Marcelo Guimaraes hasn't fought since March 2016. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting SAO PAULO, Brazil — Marcelo Guimaraes [1] hasn’t fought since March 2016 and though he’s not quite ready to return, he doesn’t see...
Monday Morning Analyst: Dustin Poirier’s grappling fundamentals at UFC Norfolk
Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports At UFC Norfolk, Dustin Poirier [1] showcased solid fundamentals everywhere, but especially in the grappling department. While Anthony Pettis [2] held his own - especially with...
Ovince Saint Preux vs. Ilir Latifi official for UFC Charlotte
Ovince Saint Preux celebrating his recent win over Corey Anderson Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Ovince Saint Preux [1] just keeps on trucking. The 34-year-old will make his fifth Octagon appearance in a little...
Oscar De La Hoya says he’s been ‘secretly training’ and could beat Conor McGregor in ‘two rounds’
Conor McGregor lands a punch during his Aug. 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Esther Lin, Showtime Sports Just when you thought there was no one left to call out Conor McGregor [1], another famous...
Michael Bisping targeting March’s UFC London card for retirement bout
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Michael Bisping [1] surprised the MMA universe by stepping in on short notice to face Kelvin Gastelum [2] following Anderson Silva [3]’s forced withdrawal from UFC Fight Night 122...
Top prospect Mackenzie Dern signs with Invicta FC
Mackenzie Dern has signed with Invicta FC. Rich Burmaster, LFA One of the sport’s brightest prospects has taken the next step in her MMA career. Decorated jiu-jitsu champion Mackenzie Dern [1] announced...
Bellator signs former WWE champion, college wrestling standout Jake Hager
Bellator is getting some much-needed swagger. Jack Swagger, that is. The MMA promotion has signed former WWE star Jake Hager, better known by his ring name Jack Swagger, to compete in its heavyweight...
John Kavanagh describes Conor McGregor as ‘overemotional’ at Bellator 187
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting John Kavanagh appeared on TV3’s /The Six O’clock Show/ on Monday evening and discussed Conor McGregor [1]’s controversial appearance at Bellator 187 [2] in Dublin on Friday night...
Dustin Poirier: Eddie Alvarez ‘cheated,’ should be forced to rematch me
Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports During his post-fight interview in the cage at UFC Norfolk on Saturday night, Dustin Poirier [1] made it clear he wants the winner of the UFC 218 [2] throwdown between Eddie...
Andy Ryan says promotion should take some blame for Conor McGregor’s antics at Bellator 187
Andy Ryan had a front row seat to all of the madness that unfolded with Conor McGregor [1] at Bellator 187 [2] in Dublin on Friday night. Ryan, head coach of Team Ryano, was cornering John Redmond [3] who...
Morning Report: T.J. Dillashaw says fight with Urijah Faber would be the 'easiest payday ever'
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting When T.J. Dillashaw [1] knocked out Cody Garbrandt [2] at UFC 217 [3], not only did he regain the UFC bantamweight title, he may also have regained one of the lost money fights of...
The MMA Hour with Michael Bisping, Cub Swanson, Quinton Jackson, Jimmie Rivera, Mackenzie Dern, Duane Ludwig, Mike Mazzulli, Michael Carter-Williams, Jack Swagger in studio
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Warlley Alves suggests 'real punishment' for Colby Covington: 'Fight me again'
Warlley Alves tapped Colby Covington at UFC 194 in 2015. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The list of Brazilians upset with Colby Covington [1] keeps getting bigger, but only one man can say he already beat the...
Raphael Assuncao vs. Matthew Lopez full fight video highlights
Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports Watch Raphael Assuncao vs. Matthew Lopez [1] full fight video highlights from UFC Norfolk’s main card above, courtesy of FOX Sports. UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Pettis [2]...
Matt Brown noncommittal about fighting future after thunderous KO at UFC Norfolk
Matt Brown knockout out Diego Sanchez in the first round at UFC Norfolk. Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports Will UFC Norfolk be the swan song of Matt Brown [1]? That was the big question surrounding Brown’s...
Randy Brown: UFC 217 win over Mickey Gall showed there are ‘levels to this’
Randy Brown celebrates his UFC 217 win over Mickey Gall Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The way Randy Brown [1] sees it, there were actually four titles that changed hands at UFC 217 [2]. Nobody will forget the...
Paulo Costa: Brazil needs a new MMA hero, and 'I think I’m the biggest name to carry the torch’
Paulo Costa believes he's the future face of mixed martial arts in Brazil. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Paulo Costa has only fought three times in the UFC, but that’s enough to convince him that he’s the one...
Clay Guida vs. Joe Lauzon full fight video highlights
Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports Watch Clay Guida [1] vs. Joe Lauzon [2] full fight video highlights from UFC Norfolk’s main card above, courtesy of FOX Sports. UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Pettis [3] took...
T.J. Dillashaw wants to defend titles in two divisions, says Dominick Cruz can wait and ‘suck it’
T.J. Dillashaw has aspirations of being a two-division UFC champ. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting T.J. Dillashaw [1] didn’t hide his ambitions in the aftermath of his title win at UFC 217 [2]. Dillashaw took his...
Patricio Freire injured, out of Bellator 188 title fight with Daniel Weichel
Patricio Freire (left) is out of a rematch with Daniel Weichel in Israel. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Bellator has lost the headline bout of this week’s event in Tel Aviv, Israel. Featherweight [1] champion...
The Weekly Grind: Mike Perry blasts his girlfriend with tennis balls, Darren Till trolls Stephen Thompson
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...
John Redmond says Conor McGregor ‘overshadowed’ his Bellator bout, influenced stoppage vs. Charlie Ward
John Redmond [1] and Charlie Ward [2]’s fight was the talk of the MMA world for all the wrong reasons Friday night when Conor McGregor [3] scaled the fence in celebration with his SBG teammate, Ward,...
Frustrated James Vick puts UFC lightweight division and ‘joke’ ranking system on blast
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting James Vick [1] wants to get a number next to his name. The 30-year-old lightweight is looking to get his name in the 155-pound rankings of the UFC, but he’s having a tough time...
UFC Fight Night Norfolk appropriately caps off a strange week in MMA
Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports In the past seven days we were reminded that every momentous occasion in MMA comes with a kind of karmic tax. Since UFC 217 [1] played out to great wonderment just a week ago...
Joanna Jedrzejczyk vows that she will be champion again by May 2018
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The debate as to whether Joanna Jedrzejczyk [1] deserves an immediate rematch after losing her strawweight title to Rose Namajunas [2] in round one at UFC 217 [3] has been in full...
Dustin Poirier on Anthony Pettis finish: ‘It was a broken man more than a broken rib’
Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports What was shaping up to be one of the best fights of the year ended abruptly in the third round Saturday night. Anthony Pettis [1] tapped out as Dustin Poirier [2] was moving...
Dustin Poirier vs. Anthony Pettis full fight video highlights
Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports Watch Dustin Poirier vs. Anthony Pettis [1] full fight video highlights from UFC Norfolk’s main event above, courtesy of FOX Sports. UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Pettis [2]...
UFC Norfolk post-fight show
Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports At UFC Norfolk, Dustin Poirier [1] battled Anthony Pettis [2] to a third-round stoppage. We break down that contest and more in our UFC Norfolk post-fight show. [1] http://...
UFC Norfolk bonuses: Dustin Poirier vs. Anthony Pettis takes Fight of the Night
Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports Dustin Poirier [1] didn’t just score the biggest victory of his career on Saturday night. He also takes home an extra $50,000. The lightweight contender had a wild and...
Copa Combate results: Levy Marroquin wins eight-man bantamweight tournament, takes home $100K
Combate Americas Levy Marroquin went from not being an official participant of Copa Combate to winning the whole tournament. The Mexican was originally part of an alternate bout in case any fighter...
UFC Norfolk in Tweets: Pros react to the bloody spectacle of Dustin Poirier vs. Anthony Pettis, more
Dustin Poirier defeated Anthony Pettis in a bloody affair at UFC Norfolk. Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports UFC Norfolk looked like one of the best FOX Sports 1 cards of the year on paper, and it delivered on...
UFC Norfolk results: Dustin Poirier finishes Anthony Pettis in third round
Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports Dustin Poirier [1]’s long journey to the top is almost complete. The American Top Team competitor, who has been in the big leagues since joining the WEC in 2010, scored the...
UFC Norfolk post-fight press conference
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC Norfolk post-fight press conference is the last piece of business to take care of after the action is over in the Octagon, and we have the live video above at MMAFighting....
UFC Norfolk Results: Poirier vs. Pettis
Dustin Poirier and Anthony Pettis will clash in the UFC Norfolk main event. Getty Images MMA Fighting has UFC Norfolk results for the Poirier vs. Pettis event Nov. 11 a the Ted Constant Convocation Center...
UFC Norfolk results: Matt Brown finishes Diego Sanchez with brutal knockout elbow
Matt Brown, photo cred: Esther Lin/Sportsfile Matt Brown [1] still throws a pretty mean elbow. The welterweight from Ohio knicknamed “The Immortal” had called his UFC Norfolk matchup with Diego Sanchez [2...
Matt Brown vs. Diego Sanchez full fight video highlights
WHAT AN ELBOW! Matt Brown KO's Diego Sanchez for the finish at #UFCNorfolk [1]! https://t.co/i7MIUI1rXE — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) November 12, 2017 [2] Watch Matt Brown [3] vs. Diego Sanchez [4] video...
UFC Norfolk live blog: Dustin Poirier vs. Anthony Pettis
Dustin Poirier and Anthony Pettis will clash in the UFC Norfolk main event Saturday night. Getty Images This is the UFC Norfolk live blog for Dustin Poirier vs. Anthony Pettis [1], a lightweight bout at...
UFC Norfolk results: Andrei Arlovski ends losing streak with win over Junior Albini
It wasn’t the most artistic victory of his career, but Andrei Arlovski is back in the win column. The former UFC heavyweight champion was patient and methodical against Brazil’s Junior Albini on Saturday...
UFC Norfolk live blog: Matt Brown vs. Diego Sanchez
Matt Brown will try to end his three-fight skid at UFC Norfolk on Saturday night. This is the UFC Norfolk live blog for Matt Brown [1] vs. Diego Sanchez [2], a welterweight bout at Saturday night's UFC...
UFC Norfolk results: Clay Guida rolls over Joe Lauzon in 67 seconds
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Clay Guida [1] and Joe Lauzon [2] have a combined 22 years UFC experience, but despite spending most of that time in the same division, they didn’t cross paths until Saturday night...
UFC Norfolk results: Marlon Moraes decisions John Dodson
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A nasty low blow. An eye poke. An odd referee restart. A tapout after the horn. It was that type of fight between Marlon Moraes [1] and John Dodson [2] on Saturday night at UFC...
Copa Combate live stream online
Combate Americas Watch the Combate Americas’ Copa Combate live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card at 9:15 p.m. ET. The fight card for this portion of the event is as follows and can be...
UFC Norfolk results: Sage Northcutt cruises to decision over Michel Quinones
Sage Northcutt Esther Lin, MMA Fighting In case it wasn’t clear before, it is now: Sage Northcutt [1] is meant to fight at lighweight. “Super” Sage returned to action Saturday night after an 11-month...
Combate Americas 8 Results: Copa Combate
Combate Americas MMA Fighting has the Combate Americas results for the Copa Combate fight card Saturday night in Cancun, Mexico. This event hosts a one-night bantamweight tournament involving eight...
Eager for Kevin Lee rematch, Francisco Trinaldo cites Anthony Pettis and Dustin Poirier as ideal opponents
Francisco Trinaldo defeated Jim Miller via decision at UFC Sao Paulo. Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports SAO PAULO, Brazil — Francisco Trinaldo already has a list of opponents in mind for his next bouts after...
Michael Bisping vs. Kelvin Gastelum targeted as new UFC Shanghai main event
Michael Bisping Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Michael Bisping [1] is getting right back on the horse. A week after losing the middleweight title to Georges St-Pierre [2] at UFC 217 [3], Bisping has agreed to...
Marcelo Rojo reliving Pride FC nostalgia with Copa Combate one-night tourney
Combate Americas Marcelo Rojo has an important fight Saturday night, and if it all goes well, he’ll have two more after that. /The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3/ cast member will be competing in...
Viviane Pereira wants to finish Tatiana Suarez at UFC Norfolk to prove she’s for real
Brazilian strawweight Viviane Pereira holds a perfect 13-0 record in MMA. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting One strawweight will leave the Octagon on Saturday with the first defeat of her professional career, and...
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir targeted for Bellator heavyweight tournament
Frank Mir (pictured) will face Fedor Emelianenko in his Bellator debut. Esther Lin, MMA Figthing The first Bellator heavyweight tournament booking is close to being finalized. Former Pride FC heavyweight...
Cezar Ferreira recalls sparring sessions with UFC Norfolk opponent Nate Marquardt
Cezar Ferreira trained with Nate Marquardt in Las Vegas. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Cezar Ferreira [1] and Nate Marquardt [2] are set to fight at Saturday’s UFC Norfolk event, but that won’t be the first...
Max Holloway vs. Jose Aldo 2 slated as new UFC 218 main event
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Just like that, Jose Aldo [1] will get another crack at the UFC featherweight title sooner than expected. Max Holloway [2] vs. Jose Aldo 2 is the new UFC 218 [3] main event, MMA...
Ricky Palacios viewing Combate Americas tourney sort of like a game show
Combate Americas photo Ricky Palacios is using a bit of mental visualization to psyche himself up for Saturday night’s Combate Americas one-night tournament in Cancun, Mexico. “I picture one of those big-...
Sage Northcutt expects to stick around with Team Alpha Male
Sage Northcutt Esther Lin, MMA Fighting One of MMA’s most talked about prospects, Sage Northcutt [1], may have found a home with California’s famed Team Alpha Male camp. The 21-year-old fighter recently...
ABC president Mike Mazzulli: Conor McGregor ‘jeopardized’ health of participants, ‘assaulted’ referee
The head regulator at Bellator 187 [1] in Dublin, Ireland has released a statement regarding the conduct of Conor McGregor [2] on Friday night during the event. After a victory for his teammate Charlie...
Referee Marc Goddard releases statement following altercation with Conor McGregor at Bellator 187
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Well, UFC superstar Conor McGregor [1] is not only beefing with fellow fighters, but also MMA officials. On Friday at the Bellator 187 [2] show in Dublin, McGregor stormed the cage...
Fightweets: Is Conor McGregor out of control?
Just when I found myself wondering which new item I’d use to lead Fightweets this week, along comes Conor McGregor. [1] The UFC lightweight champ made a spectacle of himself at Bellator 187 [2] on Friday in...
Second title reign? To make history, Anthony Pettis will have to defy history
Last weekend, a former champion four years removed from holding UFC gold returned to the cage and captured another belt. The story of Georges St-Pierre [1] is a singular one; no one in UFC history had ever...
Georges St-Pierre says it’d ‘look bad’ if he called out Conor McGregor
Esther Lin, Showtime Georges St-Pierre [1] appears to have plenty of options for his next move. St-Pierre could defend the UFC middleweight title he captured with a third-round submission over Michael...
UFC Norfolk predictions
UFC 217 [1] is a tough act to follow, but the UFC is doing its best to keep the momentum going. UFC Norfolk is one of the best non-pay-per-view events of the year, at least on paper. In the headlining slot...
Ben Nguyen vs. Jussier Formiga, Tyson Pedro vs. Saparbek Safarov added to UFC 221
Brisbane, Australia’s Ben Nguyen celebrates a win over Ryan Benoit Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC has begun loading up with Australian talent for their upcoming trip to Perth. On Saturday, officials...
Conor McGregor jumps cage at Bellator 187, shoves referee Marc Goddard: What happens next?
Conor McGregor [1] jumped the cage at Bellator 187 [2] on Friday to celebrate teammate Charlie Ward [3]’s victory, but ended up shoving a referee, slapping a Bellator employee and more. The actions, all...
Marlon Moraes explains months of silence after 'horrible' UFC debut
Marlon Moraes lost a close and controversial decision against Raphael Assuncao. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Marlon Moraes [1] has finally broken his silence. The bantamweight talent signed with the UFC after...
Junior Albini expects ‘legend' Andrei Arlovski to play it safe at UFC Norfolk
Junior Albini impressed in his UFC debut in Long Island. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Junior Albini [1] returns from a perfect night in Long Island with high hopes. The Brazilian heavyweight stepped inside...
Ray Borg vs. Brandon Moreno booked for UFC Austin
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Ray Borg [1] has a date and opponent for his next UFC bout. The 24-year-old fighter will be taking on Mexico’s Brandon Moreno [2] in a flyweight contest at UFC Austin. The event is...
Anderson Silva fails USADA drug test, out of UFC Shanghai main event
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Anderson Silva [1] is in another drug-test mess. The UFC legend has failed a USADA out-of-competition drug test and is out of his UFC Shanghai main event against Kelvin Gastelum [2...
Grant Dawson flagged by USADA for potential UFC anti-doping policy violation
Grant Dawson [1] doesn’t even have his first official UFC fight booked, but he’s already been flagged for his first potential anti-doping policy violation. On Friday, the UFC announced the 23-year-old...
Bellator 187 results: A.J. McKee vs. Brian Moore
Bellator DUBLIN, Ireland — A.J. McKee [1] had to overcome a hellish second round against Brian Moore [2] before he eventually claimed a third-round submission victory in the main event of Bellator 187 [3]...
Conor McGregor storms cage to celebrate with teammate, confronts referee Marc Goddard at Bellator 187
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting DUBLIN, Ireland — Conor McGregor [1] jumped the cage fence to celebrate with his teammate Charlie Ward [2] after he dispatched John Redmond [3] in the final seconds of the first...
Martin Nguyen becomes ONE’s first two-division champion with vicious KO
Martin Nguyen made history in Manila. The ONE Championship featherweight champion moved up to lightweight to challenge titleholder Eduard Folayang [1] in the main event of Friday’s ONE Championship event...
‘The Don King of MMA’: Congressmen, UFC exec spar at Ali Act subcommittee hearing
There was no cage and no gloves, but things got pretty heated Thursday at a Congressional subcommittee meeting regarding MMA in Washington, D.C. Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.), himself a former fighter,...
UFC Norfolk weigh-in video, results: One fighter misses weight
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting At the UFC Norfolk weigh-ins, all 26 fighters taking part in Saturday night's UFC Norfolk fights stepped onto the scale Friday. In the main event, Dustin Poirier [1] and Anthony...
Brian Moore called for A.J. McKee as soon as James Gallagher was forced off Bellator 187
Bellator SBG fighter Brian Moore [1] has taken James Gallagher [2]’s place in the main event of Bellator 187 [3] in Dublin, but rather than taking on Jeremiah Labiano [4], “The Pikeman” will face off...
Darren Till says next fight is ‘definitely’ in Liverpool, Stephen Thompson ‘ideal’ opponent
Darren Till has options for his next UFC fight. Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports On Wednesday, Dana White [1] reportedly revealed that Orlando’s Feb. 24 event had moved to England, where Darren Till [2]...
From ‘cursed’ locker rooms to switching strategies on the fly, Georges St-Pierre reflects back on UFC 217
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Georges St-Pierre [1] wanted to make history with his MMA comeback, and ultimately he did just that, joining the exclusive ranks of two-division UFC champions with his third-round...
Bellator to crown new heavyweight champion with eight-man GP in 2018
Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitrione are scheduled to compete at the heavyweight GP. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Bellator will finally crown a new heavyweight champion. More than three years after the last...
Matt Brown: An ode to the UFC’s original ‘technical brawler’
Matt Brown flipping the double birds. Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com Back in September, Matt Brown [1] announced that his fight with Diego Sanchez [2] would be his last. Brown, who cheated death at a young age...
Morning Report: Coach John Danaher says Georges St-Pierre’s weight-gain program was a 'disaster'
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting On Saturday evening at UFC 217 [1], Georges St-Pierre [2] returned to MMA after a four-year layoff to win the UFC middleweight title with a stirring third-round submission of...
Bellator 187 Results: McKee vs. Moore
A.J. McKee and Brian Moore headline Bellator 187 on Friday. Bellator MMA Fighting has Bellator 187 [1] results for the McKee vs. Moore event Friday at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland. In the main event, A.J...
Valentina Shevchenko challenges Paige VanZant to UFC flyweight title eliminator
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Paige VanZant [1] tweeted over the weekend that she was next for the impending UFC flyweight champion. Valentina Shevchenko [2] has other ideas. Shevchenko, coming off a title...
UFC Norfolk Countdown
Dustin Poirier clears his nose Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Before this Saturday’s UFC Norfolk, check out this ‘Countdown’ special featuring the main event showdown between former UFC champion Anthony Pettis...
A.J. McKee: Brian Moore is a better version of James Gallagher
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A.J. McKee hoped that he would main event a Bellator card in Dublin against fellow prospect and featherweight rival James Gallagher. Instead, on Friday night at Bellator 187, “...
Jason Knight vs. Gabriel Benitez added to UFC Fresno
A new featherweight match-up has been added to UFC Fresno. Jason Knight [1] and Gabriel Benitez [2] have been booked to fight at UFC Fight Night 123. The event, which is being headlined by Cub Swanson vs....
Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson signs new Bellator contract
During a recent appearance on The MMA Hour [1], Quinton “Rampage” Jackson discussed his impending free agency and tossed around ideas like a return to the UFC and maybe trying his hand at boxing. Turns out...
Georges St-Pierre explains what he hates about fighting: ‘It’s unbearable’
For Georges St-Pierre [1], MMA is something of a means to an end. While the UFC’s new middleweight champion loves the life he is able to lead as a mixed martial artist, the actual fighting and process of...
Georges St-Pierre noncommittal about UFC future, fighting Robert Whittaker
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting After spending four years away from the sport, Georges St-Pierre [1] proved he still had plenty of fight left in him with his title win over Michael Bisping [2] at UFC 217 [3]. St...
Paulo Costa vows to 'erase' Derek Brunson: 'I will make you famous in my score of knockouts'
Paulo Costa vows to knock Derek Brunson in the UFC. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Derek Brunson [1] has thrown some shots at Paulo Costa since he was called out by the Brazilian middleweight at UFC 217 [2], but...
Kevin ‘Baby Slice’ Ferguson Jr. is already bored of being called out
Kevin “Baby Slice” Ferguson Jr. makes his third appearance under the Bellator banner on Friday night in Dublin when he takes on fledgling pro Fred Freeman [1], but a lot of Irish fans expected him to face...
Rose Namajunas isn’t sure an immediate rematch against Joanna Jedrzejczyk is warranted
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Joanna Jedrzejczyk [1] thinks she should be given an immediate rematch after dropping the UFC women’s strawweight title to Rose Namajunas [2] over the weekend at UFC 217 [3]....
Bellator 187 weigh-in results: Sinead Kavanagh misses weight
Bellator The Bellator 187 [1] weigh-ins took place on Thursday morning at the Gibson Hotel ahead of Friday night’s event at Dublin’s 3 Arena. Five Bellator bouts make up the main card, which is headlined...
Morning Report: Luke Rockhold says Georges St-Pierre is 'trying to find his way out' of fighting Robert Whittaker
Luke Rockhold Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Since Michael Bisping [1] knocked out Luke Rockhold [2] last year at UFC 199 [3] to claim the UFC middleweight title, the 185-pound division has been in a...
Special edition of The MMA Hour featuring Georges St-Pierre in studio
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Vanessa Porto has new opponent for Invicta FC 26
Vanessa Porto has a new foe at Invicta FC 26. The 18-8 Porto will meet Milana Dudieva on the main card of the Dec. 8 card in Kansas City, the promotion announced Wednesday. Dudieva replaces Jessica Rose-...
The Ultimate Fighter 26, Episode 9 results: Roxanne Modafferi vs. Emily Whitmire, DeAnna Bennett vs. Sijara Eubanks
Emily Whitmire trades shots with Roxanne Modafferi on The Ultimate Fighter 26 UFC A tournament favorite continued her dominance while a relative unknown turned heads with another strong...
The MMA Hour - 407 - Rose Namajunas
New UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas [1] will discuss her title win over Joanna Jędrzejczyk at UFC 217 [2]. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2024/rose-namajunas [2] http://www.mmafighting.com/...
The MMA Hour - 407 - Freddie Roach
Esther Lin, Showtime Freddie Roach will talk about Georges St-Pierre's win over Michael Bisping at UFC 217.
The MMA Hour - 407 - Sage Northcutt
Sage Northcutt Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Sage Northcutt will preview his UFC Norfolk bout against Michel Quiñones on Saturday night.
The MMA Hour - 407 - James Vick
James Vick will join us in studio to recap his thrilling win over Joe Duffy at UFC 217 and discuss what's next.
The MMA Hour - 407 - Urijah Faber
Urijah Faber Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com Urijah Faber will discuss UFC 217's Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw fight.Urijah Faber will discuss UFC 217's Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw fight.
The MMA Hour - 407 - Joanna Jedrzejczyk
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Joanna Jędrzejczyk will talk about her loss to Rose Namajunas and where she goes from here.
Thiago Alves vs. Zak Cummings, two other bouts added to UFC St. Louis
Thiago Alves will be competing on the first UFC card of 2018. The former UFC welterweight title challenger will be taking on Zak Cummings in a 170-pound contest at UFC St. Louis. The event is set to take...
The MMA Hour - 407 - Kevin Lee
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Kevin Lee will join us in studio to talk about his experience at UFC 217 and what's next for him.
The MMA Hour - 407 - Randy Brown
Randy Brown in scrum Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Randy Brown will be in studio to recap his win over Mickey Gall at UFC 217.
The MMA Hour - 405 - T.J. Dillashaw
Tj Dillashaw TJ Dillashaw will look back on his title victory over Cody Garbrandt at UFC 217.
Dominick Cruz out of UFC 219 fight with Jimmie Rivera
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It’s a tough day for popular former UFC champions. Dominick Cruz [1] is out of his UFC 219 [2] fight with Jimmie Rivera [3] due to a broken arm, multiple sources told MMA Fighting’...
Frankie Edgar injured, out of Max Holloway fight at UFC 218
Frankie Edgar is out of his UFC 218 title fight against Max Holloway. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The injury bug has bitten one of the year’s most anticipated fights. Frankie Edgar [1] has been forced to...
After decade in UFC, Dennis Siver signs with ACB
Dennis Siver is no longer a UFC fighter. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Dennis Siver [1]’s UFC run has come to an end. After spending more than a decade under the UFC banner, Siver announced Wednesday that he...
Humberto Bandenay suffers injury, withdraws from UFC Sydney bout with Alexander Volkanovski
Miguel Tovar-USA TODAY Sports Peru’s Humberto Bandenay [1] won’t be competing at next week’s UFC event. The featherweight prospect suffered an injury and was forced to withdraw from his bout with...
Furious Jessica Eye unloads on Paige VanZant after failed fight booking: ‘You should be ashamed of yourself, truly’
Jessica Eye won’t be fighting Paige VanZant after all. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jessica Eye [1] spent most of 2017’s second half preparing for a high-profile fight against Paige VanZant [2] at 125 pounds...
UFC 217 prelims do largest number of the year
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Even with starting late due to the Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma State football game on FS 1 running long, Saturday's UFC 217 [1] prelims did 1,276,000 viewers, the largest number of the...
Agent: Cyborg vs. Holm fight at UFC 219 ‘dead’
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The highly-anticipated Cris “Cyborg” Justino vs. Holly Holm [1] fight is off the table for now. According to Holm’s agent, Lenny Fresquez, the women’s featherweight title fight,...
Jessica Andrade calls for title fight with new UFC champion Rose Namajunas
Jessica Andrade wants another shot at the UFC strawweight belt. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting There’s a new queen in the strawweight division, and Jessica Andrade [1] wants a shot at her. Rose Namajunas [2]...
UFC 217 medical suspensions: Georges St-Pierre, Stephen Thompson out 45 days
Georges St-Pierre will be out 45 days after his title win at UFC 217. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Newly crowned UFC middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre [1] highlighted a list of 13 fighters to receive...
Judges, referee selected for inaugural UFC women’s flyweight title fight
Roxanne Modafferi is one of eight women who may vie for the UFC flyweight title on Dec. 1. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting One of the game’s most veteran referees will preside over another slice of history on...
Fortunes changed for five at UFC 217
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Box office questions aside, UFC 217 [1] came in as the company’s deepest show of the year when it came to big fights. With an unprecedented three title changes in one night, it’s...
Joanne Calderwood out, Jessica-Rose Clark in against Bec Rawlings at UFC Sydney
Joanne Calderwood is out of her fight at UFC Sydney. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting An undisclosed injury has forced Joanne Calderwood [1] out of her strawweight clash against Bec Rawlings [2] at UFC Sydney. As...
Rewind: UFC 217 edition
With UFC 217 [1] in the books, MMA Fighting's E. Casey Leydon takes a look back at a memorable fight week in New York. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/902/ufc-217
Stephen Thompson’s coach: No interest in fighting Darren Till at this time
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Hold the phone on any talk of Stephen Thompson [1] vs. Darren Till [2] just yet. On Tuesday night, Lance Pugmire of the /Los Angeles Times/ [3] reported that UFC president Dana...
Live Chat: UFC 217 recap, Zuffa Boxing, UFC Norfolk preview and more
Mike Stobe/Getty Images This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat. Today on the podcast, we'll go into all the detail of the results from UFC 217 [1]. We'll explore what is or should be next for...
LFA fighter Clovis Hancock died in the cage over the weekend, but lived to tell about it
instagram.com/clovis_the_cleaver Clovis Hancock [1] remembers being in the cage fighting Friday against Charlie Ontiveros [2] at LFA 26 in Houston. Then, after that, all he remembers is waking up in a...
Morning Report: Chael Sonnen believes GSP looked the worst he’s ever seen at UFC 217 and it didn’t matter
Georges St-Pierre beat Michael Bisping at UFC 217. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting On Saturday evening at UFC 217 [1], Georges St-Pierre [2] returned to the UFC in spectacular fashion, becoming only the fourth...
Angela Lee out of ONE Championship title defense after ‘serious’ car accident
Angela Lee vs. Istela Nunes ONE Championship ONE Championship atomweight star Angela Lee [1] star has been removed from an upcoming title defense after being involved in a car accident. Lee was scheduled...
Aljamain Sterling needs new UFC Fresno foe after Rani Yahya drops out
Aljamain Sterling Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Aljamain Steling is looking for a fight. The New York bantamweight was scheduled to meet veteran Rani Yahya [1] in a bantamweight bout at UFC Fresno [2] on Dec....