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Harrison beats Palmer by unanimous decision
Andre Harrison becomes the new WSOF featherweight with a unanimous decision over Lance Palmer (49-46, 48-47, 48-47).
Scott Coker expects Bellator to do Ryan Bader vs. ‘King Mo’ before ‘end of the year’
Ryan Bader is expected to defend his Bellator light heavyweight title against Muhammed Lawal later this year. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Ryan Bader [1] will likely defend his newly captured Bellator light...
Junior dos Santos vs. Francis Ngannou official for UFC 215
Francis Ngannou will get his biggest test yet in September. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Francis Ngannou [1]’s slow climb in the heavyweight division is over. It’s time for him to sink or swim. Ngannou, the...
CSAC won’t license Renan Barao at bantamweight for Aljamain Sterling fight at UFC 214
Renan Barao will not be allowed to fight at bantamweight in California. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) will not license Renan Barao [1] at 135 pounds, executive...
Behind the scenes at Michelle Waterson’s ESPN ‘Body Issue’ cover shoot
ESPN The Magazine Go behind the scenes of Michelle Waterson [1]’s ESPN The Magazine cover shoot for the 2017 ‘Body Issue’ with exclusive photo and video, courtesy of ESPN The Magazine. Waterson, 31, was...
Live Chat: Cyborg's new fight, Bellator NYC and UFC OKC recap, MMA news
Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat. We're fresh off of two relatively big events of significance in mixed martial arts (MMA): Bellator NYC and UFC Fight Night:...
Cortney Casey: Texas doping case ‘tarnished’ my reputation, career accolades for nothing
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Cortney Casey [1] is still holding out hope that the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) lifts sanctions from a controversial doping case that started last month....
Donald Cerrone injured, Robbie Lawler bout likely moving to UFC 214 (updated)
Donald Cerrone Esther Lin Maybe the third time’s the charm. The planned bout between UFC welterweights Donald Cerrone [1] and Robbie Lawler [2] is almost certainly off UFC 213 [3] and likely to be...
Morning Report: Michael Bisping: Referees and judges need to be held accountable for their mistakes
Michael Bisping riles up the crowd Esther Lin The main event of Sunday’s UFC Fight Night: Oklahoma City ended controversially when Kevin Lee [1] locked in a rear-naked choke on Michael Chiesa [2] and...
Champ Bibiano Fernandes vs. Andrew Leone, nine other bouts set for ONE: Kings & Conquerors
ONE Championship Bibiano Fernandes [1] will look to continue the longest title reign in ONE Championship history on Aug. 5, as he faces Andrew Leone [2] in the main event of ONE: Kings...
Cris Cyborg will face Tonya Evinger at UFC 214 with Megan Anderson out
Cris Cyborg will now meet Tonya Evinger at UFC 214. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The saga of the UFC’s constantly in flux women’s featherweight division continues. Megan Anderson [1] is out of the scheduled...
Ratings report: UFC Fight Night 112 averages 819,000 viewers
Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports The often replayed press conference brawl with Kevin Lee [1] and Michael Chiesa [2] led to Sunday's Fight Night show from Oklahoma City averaging 819,000 viewers. The number...
UFC Fight Night 112 medical suspensions: Michael Chiesa, five others potentially out 180 days
Michael Chiesa was one of six fighters to receive a potential 180-day medical suspension in the aftermath of UFC Fight Night 112. Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports UFC lightweight contender Michael Chiesa...
UFC Fight Night 112 salaries: B.J. Penn cashes $150,000 in defeat
Despite his loss, B.J. Penn led the disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 112. Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports UFC Hall of Famer and former two-division champion B.J. Penn [1] led the disclosed payroll for...
Bethe Correia doesn’t think taunting led to loss against Holly Holm
David McIntyre-USA TODAY Sports Almost two years after Holly Holm [1] knocked Ronda Rousey [2]’s teeth loose in her epic title win in Australia, the former UFC bantamweight champion almost caused the same...
Scott Coker says UFC-Reebok deal ‘still baffles’ him: ‘It should be against the labor laws or something’
Bellator president Scott Coker wondered how the controversial UFC-Reebok deal isn’t violating labor laws given that UFC fighters are independent contractors. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Light heavyweight...
CABMMA denies Erick Silva’s appeal of UFC 212 loss
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Yancy Medeiros [1] is still the winner of a UFC 212 [2] clash with Erick Silva [3]. The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) has denied Silva’s appeal of his second-round...
Two-time Olympic champ Claressa Shields says Cris Cyborg would be a 'monster’ if she focuses only on boxing
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting One of the few fighters to ever win two Olympic gold medals in boxing, Claressa Shields, visited UFC star Cris Cyborg [1] in Los Angeles over the weekend, and was impressed by her...
Michael Chandler says his foot isn’t broken, he’s the real Bellator lightweight champion
Michael Chandler talks about his Bellator NYC loss on The MMA Hour. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting If nothing else, Michael Chandler [1] is at least happy to be able to walk under his own power. Little else has...
The miraculous second life of Darrell Horcher
Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports A miracle happened Sunday in Oklahoma City. It was a quiet one, the kind of tucked away serendipity easy to miss if you didn’t know where to look. But a miracle still, and the...
Morning Report: Felice Herrig says she knew Justine Kish crapped her shorts during UFC fight
In a weekend packed to the brim with high level MMA, Felice Herrig [1] and Justine Kish [2] put on one of the most entertaining scraps in their main card fight at UFC Fight Night: Oklahoma City on Sunday....
Ryan Couture relieved with win at Bellator 180, felt his MMA career was in jeopardy
NEW YORK CITY – Ryan Couture [1] speaks to the media at Bellator NYC about his unanimous decision win over Haim Gozali [2], snapping a two-fight losing streak, fighting at Madison Square Garden and much...
Monday Morning Analyst: Michael Chiesa-Kevin Lee stoppage, Bellator NYC review
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Bellator 180 averaged 901,000 viewers
ESTHER LIN/MMAFIGHTING.COM Spike and Bellator announced Monday that the prelims for the company's biggest endeavor in history on Saturday night from Madison Square Garden averaged 901,000 viewers. Spike...
Derrick Lewis decides against retirement: ‘It was just heat of the moment’
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Derrick Lewis [1] isn’t done fighting after all. The popular UFC heavyweight announced Monday on /The MMA Hour /that he has decided against retirement in the aftermath of his UFC...
Bellator signs undefeated former All-America wrestler Logan Storley
Getty Images Bellator has added another hot prospect to its roster. Welterweight [1] Logan Storley has signed with Bellator and will make his debut on July 14 at Bellator 181, where he’ll meet Kemmyelle...
UFC scraps August pay-per-view event
UFC president Dana White is not an official promoter of Mayweather vs. McGregor, but is assisting in the process. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC never really officially announced an August pay-per-view...
John Kavanagh: Conor McGregor, team at our best when ‘we’re being mocked’
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting All those people coming out and saying Conor McGregor [1] has absolutely no chance against Floyd Mayweather? They’re only serving to fuel the Irishman’s fire, per his coach. John...
Family: UFC legend Matt Hughes ‘improving’ more than week after crash
Matt Hughes was in a crash involving a truck and a train earlier this month. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The family of Matt Hughes [1] had good news to report Sunday night. The UFC legend, in the hospital for...
UFC strawweight Amanda Ribas placed on temporary suspension by NAC due to positive ostarine test
Amanda Ribas was placed on temporary suspension Monday morning at a meeting of the Nevada Athletic Commission. instagram.com/amandaribasmma UFC strawweight Amanda Ribas was placed on temporary suspension...
Chael Sonnen calls Tito Ortiz’s cageside antics at Bellator NYC ‘really bizarre’
Tito Ortiz heckles Chael Sonnen from cageside at Bellator NYC. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Tito Ortiz [1] made himself a vocal and obvious presence cageside on Saturday night at New York’s Madison Square...
Heather Hardy reflects on MMA debut: ‘I think I just fell in love, I’m hooked’
NEW YORK CITY – Heather Hardy [1] speaks to the media at Bellator NYC about her technical knockout win over Alice Yauger, her experience in her MMA debut, possibly going back to boxing, and much more. [1...
Outraged Michael Chiesa plans to appeal Kevin Lee loss, says Mario Yamasaki ‘should never officiate ever again’
Michael Chiesa ripped into referee Mario Yamasaki for his controversial stoppage at UFC Fight Night 112. Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports Michael Chiesa [1] didn’t hold back in the aftermath of his...
Kevin Lee says he was the one ‘robbed’ at UFN 112, because Michael Chiesa didn’t put up a better fight
Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports Kevin Lee [1] doesn’t think Mario Yamasaki robbed Michael Chiesa [2] on Sunday night. He believes he was the one robbed — by Chiesa. Lee won by submission in the main event of...
Felice Herrig: UFC isn’t promoting me, because I’m not ‘young and beautiful’
Felice Herrig [1] is not feeling the love from the UFC. The female strawweight, who’s one of the more experienced and established fighters in the division, outpointed the undefeated Justine Kish [2] at...
Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov only interested in fight with Tony Ferguson, Ferguson demands Khabib ‘beg me for it’
On Sunday night, after taking a controversial submission win over Michael Chiesa [1] in the main event of UFC Fight Night Oklahoma City, Kevin Lee [2] called out No. 1-ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov...
The MMA Hour with Michael Chandler and Scott Coker in studio, Kevin Lee, Holly Holm, Derrick Lewis, John Kavanagh, James Gallagher, Cortney Casey
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‘Can we put a real journalist on?’: Tony Ferguson, Kevin Lee go back and forth in TV argument
It might not make sense for Tony Ferguson [1] and Kevin Lee [2] to fight next, but a legion of fans likely want to see it now. Ferguson and Lee sparred verbally in a spirited — and funny — on-air argument...
Kevin Lee vs. Michael Chiesa full fight video highlights
Michael Chiesa came up short against Kevin Lee at UFC Fight Night 112 on Sunday night. Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports Watch Kevin Lee vs. Michael Chiesa [1] full fight video highlights from UFC Fight Night...
B.J. Penn vs. Dennis Siver full fight video highlights
B.J. Penn came up short against Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 112. Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports Watch B.J. Penn vs. Dennis Siver [1] full fight video highlights from UFC Fight Night 112’s main card...
UFC Fight Night 112 bonuses: Four fighters get extra $50k
Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports Four fighters earned Performance of the Night bonuses at UFC Fight Night 112 on Sunday night in Oklahoma City. Kevin Lee [1] earned an extra $50,000 for his controversial...
Dana White eviscerates Mario Yamasaki after early Kevin Lee vs. Michael Chiesa stoppage
Dana White was clearly not happy about the ending to UFC Fight Night 112. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting One can only imagine being in the room when Dana White [1] was watching the UFC Fight Night 112 main event...
Tim Boetsch vs. Johny Hendricks full fight video highlights
Tim Boetsch battered Johny Hendricks at UFC FIght Night 112 on Sunday night. Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports Watch Tim Boetsch vs. Johny Hendricks [1] full fight video highlights from UFC Fight Night 112’s...
UFC Fight Night 112 in Tweets: Pros react to Kevin Lee vs. Michael Chiesa, more
Kevin Lee defeated Michael Chiesa via first-round submission at UFC Fight Night 112. Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports A long and generally strange MMA weekend ended in controversy on Sunday night, as referee...
UFC Fight Night 112 results: Kevin Lee beats Michael Chiesa after controversial early stoppage
Kevin Lee got past Mike Chiesa, but not without controversy. Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports It was supposed to be a grudge match between two of the most talented lightweights in the world. A victory would...
UFC Fight Night 112 Results: Chiesa vs. Lee
Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee will square off in the UFC Fight Night 112 main event Sunday. Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports MMA Fighting has UFC Fight Night 112 results for the Chiesa vs. Lee fight card June...
UFC Fight Night 112 live blog: Michael Chiesa vs. Kevin Lee
Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee will collide in the UFC Fight Night 112 main event. Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports This is the UFC Fight Night 112 live blog for Michael Chiesa vs. Kevin Lee [1], a lightweight...
Dominick Reyes earns 29-second stoppage over Joachim Christensen at UFC Fight Night 112
Dominick Reyes [1] had a flawless UFC debut Sunday night. The light heavyweight prospect only needed 29 seconds to stop the veteran Joachim Christensen [2] in their main card bout at UFC Fight Night 112 in...
UFC Fight Night 112 live blog: B.J. Penn vs. Dennis Siver
B.J. Penn and Dennis Siver will clash on the UFC Fight Night 112 main card. Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports This is the UFC Fight Night 112 live blog for B.J. Penn vs. Dennis Siver [1], a featherweight bout...
Kevin Lee vs. James Moontasri full fight video
At UFC Fight Night 71, back in July 2015, Kevin Lee faced James Moontasri on the main card of the event. Lee scored a submission win in the first round of the fight, picking up his fourth UFC win, while...
Michael Chiesa vs. Jim Miller full fight video
At UFC Fight Night 80, back in Dec. 2015, lightweight contender Michael Chiesa battled against MMA veteran Jim Miller. That night, Chiesa walked away with a second-round submission victory and an extra $50,...
Michelle Waterson to appear in ESPN’s ‘Body Issue’
Michelle Waterson will be the latest UFC star to be in the “Body Issue.” Esther Lin, MMA Fighting There’s been a tradition of MMA fighters appearing in ESPN’s “Body Issue,” including big names like Conor...
Benson Henderson vs. Patricky ‘Pitbull’, Roy Nelson vs. Javy Ayala added to Bellator 183
A pair of notable match-ups have been set to headline a Bellator card this fall. Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will be taking on Patricky Freire [1] in an 155-pound contest in the main...
Scott Coker expects another Bellator pay-per-view early next year
Scott Coker said Bellator could be back on pay-per-view in 2018. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It took three years for Bellator to do its second pay-per-view show, but based on talk by Bellator and Spike...
UFC middleweight Vitor Miranda was overweight, depressed while battling injuries
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Getting back into the Octagon was a long, tough process for Vitor Miranda [1]. Thirteen months after losing to Chris Camozzi [2] in the UFC, the Brazilian middleweight is slated...
Ryan Bader would love to get Tito Ortiz rematch, talks scoring in decision win over Phil Davis
NEW YORK CITY – Ryan Bader [1] speaks to the media at Bellator NYC about his split decision win over Phil Davis [2], winning the Bellator light heavyweight title, what's next for his career, and much more...
Kevin Lee fighting to set example that kids from difficult situations don’t have to be ‘locked up’ at 25
Kevin Lee [1] is fighting for more than just a paycheck on Sunday night. The 24-year-old fighter is set to compete in the headlining slot of UFC Fight Night 112 against /The Ultimate Fighter 15/ winner...
UFC Fight Night 112 predictions
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC Fight Night 112 is very much flying under the radar. This Sunday UFC card has been buried by the Conor McGregor [1] vs. Floyd Mayweather news, and by Bellator pay-per-view...
Wanderlei Silva, coach release statements following loss to Chael Sonnen
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Bellator’s first trip to New York didn’t end the way Wanderlei Silva [1] expected. The Brazilian veteran was returning to a cage for the first time since 2013 win over Brian Stann...
James Gallagher says Conor McGregor will 'knock Floyd Mayweather out cold'
NEW YORK CITY – James Gallagher [1] speaks to the media at Bellator NYC about his submission win over Chinzo Machida [2], what's next for his MMA career, being compared to Conor McGregor [3], and much more...
Aaron Pico on 24-second loss to Zach Freeman: ‘There was obviously a hole in my game’
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Aaron Pico [1] didn’t have the professional MMA debut many expected him to have Saturday night. Being a national junior Golden Gloves champion and a decorated wrestler, many...
Rory MacDonald: If Bellator welterweights fight like that against me, they’ll be ‘another body in the grave’
Rory MacDonald did not have kind words for Douglas Lima and Lorenz Larkin on Saturday. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Rory MacDonald [1] threw a bucket of cold water on Bellator’s welterweight title fight...
Fedor Emelianenko plans to fight on despite KO loss, ‘would love’ Matt Mitrione rematch
Despite losing at Bellator NYC, legendary Russian heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko plans to fight on. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Fedor Emelianenko [1] suffered the first big setback of his comeback tour...
Bellator NYC post-fight show
ESTHER LIN/MMAFIGHTING.COM With Bellator NYC in the books, MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani and Chuck Mindenhall break down the top storylines.
Zach Freeman feels 'a little disrespected' by Bellator after beating Aaron Pico
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Chael Sonnen: Rory MacDonald and I are going to fight -- 'and he knows it'
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Zach Freeman vs. Aaron Pico full fight video highlights
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Watch Zach Freeman [1] vs. Aaron Pico [2] full fight video highlights from Bellator NYC’s main card above, courtesy of Viacom. Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva [3] took place June 25...
Bellator 180 fight video highlights
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Watch full Bellator 180 [1] fight video highlights from Bellator’s big Saturday night event above, courtesy of Spike. Bellator 180: Bader vs. Davis 2 took place June 25 at Madison...
Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva full fight video highlights
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Watch Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva [1] full fight video highlights from Bellator NYC’s main event above, courtesy of Spike. Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva [2] took place June...
Matt Mitrione vs. Fedor Emelianenko full fight video highlights
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Watch Matt Mitrione vs. Fedor Emelianenko full fight video highlights from Bellator NYC’s co-main event above, courtesy of Viacom. Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva took place June 25...
Bellator NYC in Tweets: Pros react to Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva, Matt Mitrione vs. Fedor Emelianenko, more
Chael Sonnen defeated Wanderlei Silva via unanimous decision at Bellator NYC. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting An utterly bizarre evening at Madison Square Garden did not deter Chael Sonnen [1]. “The American...
Bellator NYC Results: Sonnen vs. Silva
Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva will tangle again in the Bellator NYC main event Saturday. Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com MMA Fighting has Bellator NYC results for the Sonnen vs. Silva [1] fight card June 24...
Bellator NYC results: Chael Sonnen wins grudge match over Wanderlei Silva
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It took Chael Sonnen [1] several years and two different promotions to get Wanderlei Silva [2] in the ring. He finally got the match he wanted against the former PRIDE 205-pound...
Bellator NYC post-fight press conference video
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting At the Bellator NYC post-fight press conference, Bellator CEO Scott Coker [1], and the stars of Bellator NYC , will speak to the media Saturday night. The video is expected to...
Bellator NYC results: Matt Mitrione finishes Fedor Emelianenko in first, after double knockdown
Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitrione deliver a double knockdown at Bellator NYC. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Fedor Emelianenko [1] and Matt Mitrione [2] fired off big right hands at the same time Saturday...
Bellator NYC live blog: Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva
Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen will clash in the Bellator NYC main event Saturday night. Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com NEW YORK – This is the Bellator NYC live blog for Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva [1...
Bellator NYC results: Brent Primus stops Michael Chandler in bizarre finish
Bellator Another MMA show in New York, another strange ending. Saturday night’s Bellator lightweight title fight between Michael Chandler [1] and upstart contender Brent Primus [2] took a strange turn when...
Bellator NYC live blog: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione
Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitrione will square off in the Bellator NYC co-main event Saturday. Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com NEW YORK – This is the Bellator NYC live blog for Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt...
Bellator NYC results: Zach Freeman stuns Aaron Pico
Esther Lin, MMA FIghting There’s a danger in putting too much hype on a debuting prospect. Especially if you call him the best prospect in the history of the sport. Such was the case on Saturday night, as...
Bellator NYC live blog: Michael Chandler vs. Brent Primus
Michael Chandler and Brent Primus will square off for the Bellator lightweight title at Bellator NYC on Saturday. Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com NEW YORK – This is the Bellator NYC live blog for Michael...
Bellator NYC results: Douglas Lima decisions debuting Lorenz Larkin
Bellator NYC was set up to be Lorenz Larkin [1]’s crowning moment. Instead, it became confirmation of something that’s long been whispered in the MMA world: Douglas Lima [2] is one of the most underrated...
Bellator NYC live blog: Aaron Pico vs. Zach Freeman
Aaron Pico and Zach Freeman will compete on the Bellator NYC main card Saturday. Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com NEW YORK – This is the Bellator NYC live blog for Aaron Pico vs. Zach Freeman [1], a lightweight...
Bellator 180 results: Ryan Bader decisions Phil Davis to win light heavyweight title
Ryan Bader is the new Bellator light heavyweight champion. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The first fight between Phil Davis [1] and Ryan Bader [2] didn’t go down as a classic. Bader earned a split decision over...
Bellator NYC live blog: Douglas Lima vs. Lorenz Larkin
Douglas Lima and Lorenz Larkin will compete for the Bellator welterweight title Saturday. Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com NEW YORK – This is the Bellator NYC live blog for Douglas Lima vs. Lorenz Larkin [1], a...
Bellator NYC photos
ESTHER LIN/MMAFIGHTING.COM Check out Bellator NYC photos from the big Bellator event at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night.
Bellator 180 live blog: Phil Davis vs. Ryan Bader
Phil Davis and Ryan Bader headline Bellator 180 on Saturday night. Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com NEW YORK – This is the Bellator 180 [1] live blog for Phil Davis vs. Ryan Bader [2], a light heavyweight bout...
Bellator 180 results: James Gallagher rolls over Chinzo Machida
ESTHER LIN/MMAFIGHTING.COM James Gallagher [1] has been called cocky. But after the performance the 20-year-old Irishman put on Saturday night in his biggest career spotlight at Madison Square Garden,...
Bellator 180 results: Heather Hardy finishes Alice Yauger in pro debut
Heather Hardy wins her Bellator debut at Bellator NYC. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Heather Hardy [1]’s long been an undefeated boxer. After Saturday night, she’s an unbeaten mixed martial artist as well....
Bellator 180 results: Ryan Couture grinds out win over Haim Gozali
Bellator MMA The old man is retired, but the Couture name keeps on trucking. Lightweight [1] Ryan Couture [2], the son of legendary former two-weight UFC champion Randy Couture [3], chalked up another win...
Matt Mitrione vs. Carl Seumanutafa full fight video
At Bellator 157 back on June 2016, Matt Mitrione [1] made his promotional debut by taking on Carl Seumanutafa [2] in the opening act of the main card. After a rocky start, Mitrione scored a solid knockout...
Bellator stalwart Douglas Lima liking the infusion of free agents, happy to have more eyes on him
Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com NEW YORK – If anybody’s happy with the way free agency has deepened Bellator’s pool of contenders, it’s current welterweight champion Douglas Lima. The 29-year-old “Phenom” has...
Neiman Gracie inspired by Demian Maia’s success ahead of Bellator 180
Courtesy of Neiman Gracie Neiman Gracie [1] is the new generation of the family that helped create mixed martial arts, and he won’t try convincing you he’s not a pure grappler. Unbeaten in MMA with five...
For Brent Primus, arriving at the Garden feels a bit like destiny
Bellator If the fight game loves redemption stories of those who found themselves through punches, then Brent Primus [1]’s tale is just the thing. Primus’s road to the Garden started in a weed patch, and...
Matt Mitrione says it was ‘difficult at times to stay motivated’ for second Fedor camp
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting After fighting twice just a few weeks apart last summer to kick off his new life under the Bellator banner, Matt Mitrione has now been sidelined for 11 months. He was supposed to...
Chinzo Machida fights to promote Machida Karate, but don’t sleep on him as a title contender
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Rorion Gracie created the UFC to show the world how efficient jiu-jitsu was against other martial arts. Twenty four years later, a fighter brings the same mentality to his fights...
Johny Hendricks misses weight (again) at UFC Fight Night 112 weigh-ins
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Johny Hendricks [1]’ issues with the scale have followed him up a weight class. The former UFC welterweight champion missed weight Saturday morning for his UFC Fight Night 112...
Bellator 180 live stream online
Ryan Couture and Haim Gozali will square off in the first portion of the Bellator 180 undercard Saturday night. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Watch the Bellator 180 [1] live stream online on MMA Fighting for...
UFC 214 poster revealed
Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones arguing at Unstoppable Press Conference. Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com The official UFC 214 [1] poster is out. With the anticipated main event only a little over a month away,...
Now settled into his new digs, Lorenz Larkin finds dealing with Bellator ‘refreshing’
Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com NEW YORK – Of all the fights going on at Bellator 180 [1] and Bellator NYC on Saturday night, perhaps none are more intriguing that Lorenz Larkin [2]’s promotional debut against...
Wise beyond his years, Aaron Pico has spent half his life playing (and replaying) his big moment
Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com NEW YORK – One of the more sharply dressed fighters at Thursday’s press conference was 20-year old Aaron Pico [1], who looked the part of a well-versed veteran on a business trip...
Heather Hardy won’t back down
Heather Hardy lands a big right hand on Kirstie Simmons in a boxing match last year. Esther Lin, Showtime Sports One of boxing’s top female stars is making a move into MMA — and continuing to vocally...
Bellator gets ready for its most expensive undertaking
Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com What is hoped to be the biggest event in Bellator history takes place June 24 from the World's Most Famous Arena. It's probably the most expensive undertaking the company has...
Bellator NYC start time, TV schedule for Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva
Chael Sonnen will be in the main event of Bellator NYC against Wanderlei Silva on Saturday night. Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com The Bellator NYC start time, TV schedule for the Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei...
Bellator NYC predictions
Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitrione will be in the Bellator NYC co-main event. Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com Bizarre is the best word I can use to describe this Bellator pay-per-view event. Bellator NYC is...
Bellator’s Aaron Pico workout photos
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting LOS ANGELES — Aaron Pico [1], one of the biggest prospects in the history of mixed martial arts, makes his pro debut against Zach Freeman [2] at Bellator NYC on Saturday night in...
Phil Davis vs. Francis Carmont full fight video
At Bellator 142 back in September, former UFC light heavyweight contender Phil Davis made his Bellator debut by participating in the their light heavyweight grand prix. That night Davis defeated Emanuel...
Bellator NYC preview show
Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com With Bellator NYC on Saturday night, MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani and Chuck Mindenhall break down the top storylines.
Bellator NYC weigh-in photos
Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com Bellator NYC weigh-in photos are for Friday’s event in New York City.
Colbey Northcutt, sister of Sage Northcutt, loses in pro debut at LFA 14
Courtney King defeats Colbey Northcutt on Friday at LFA 14. Twitter The Northcutt family will have to wait a little longer to get back in the win column. Colbey Northcutt, the older sister of UFC...
Douglas Lima vs. Andrey Koreshkov full fight video
At Bellator 164 [1] back in November, Douglas Lima [2] battled the man who took his welterweight title away: Andrey Koreshkov [3]. In the rematch, Lima was able to avenge his loss and regain the 170-pound...
Royce Gracie wishes old rival Matt Hughes a full recovery after crash
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting NEW YORK – As Bellator held a big press conference at the Viacom headquarters in Manhattan on Thursday, certain familiar figures could be seen hovering around the periphery. One of...
‘Jacare’ Souza opens up on injury, loss to Robert Whittaker
Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting Two months after losing to Robert Whittaker [1] at UFC on FOX 24 [2], Ronaldo Souza [3] has finally opened up. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion was a step away from...
Bellator NYC weigh-in video
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Bellator’s Sergio da Silva admits he tried to cheat the scale
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Daniel Cormier [1] never admitted he used the towel to “make weight” prior to his UFC light heavyweight championship bout with Anthony Johnson [2] at UFC 210 [3]. Less than three...
Gilbert Burns calls out Joe Lauzon: ‘I can finish him in the first round'
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Gilbert Burns [1] has a target for his next UFC fight. “Durinho" was forced out of a UFC 208 [2] clash with Paul Felder [3] in February and sidelined from training for a month due...
UFC says Cortney Casey has been exonerated in doping case, but Texas sanctions remain
Cortney Casey was suspended and had her UFC 211 win overturned by Texas last month. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC has received results that Cortney Casey [1] was free of prohibited substances at UFC...
If Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz want to fight each other, Scott Coker says he ‘might do it’
Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz posed for a photo-op earlier this month that set MMA Twitter ablaze. instagram.com/chuckliddell An Instagram picture briefly shook the MMA world earlier this month. In the...
Lurking behind the buzz for Aaron Pico’s Bellator debut, there’s Zach Freeman — the man from the woodwork
Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com Who the hell is Zach Freeman [1]? That’s a question alright. And a particular interesting one given that he’ll be fighting at Madison Square Garden to kick off Bellator’s second...
The future of Bellator starts now, live from New York
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Bob Cook [1] has always been a go-to guy for Scott Coker [2]. The American Kickboxing Academy coach and fighter manager brought Daniel Cormier [3] to Strikeforce and told Coker...
Mike Goldberg looks back at ‘difficult' months between UFC departure and Bellator signing
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Mike Goldberg [1] will call a MMA fight again 176 days after his last UFC event, and those six months were hard to deal with. Goldberg parted ways with the promotion after UFC 207...
Fedor in America: A look back at The Last Emperor’s stateside conquests, defeats
Fedor Emelianenko makes his return to U.S. soil at Bellator NYC. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting /Barring any last-minute hangups, //Fedor Emelianenko/ [1]/ will fight in the United States for the first time in...
Morning Report: Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh: We’re looking forward to shocking the world, then December UFC fight
When the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor [1] was announced as a real thing that was actually going to happen, it took the sports world by storm. But with the fight scheduled for...
Brent Primus: I’ve fought Michael Chandler 'a thousand times already in my head'
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Brent Primus [1] will walk out for the biggest fight of his life at Madison Square Garden on June 24, and he’s ready to make history. The undefeated lightweight prospect will take...
The story of Justin Gaethje’s journey to the UFC
Check out how Justin Gaethje [1] got into fighting, and his fascinating journey to the UFC. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje
Bellator NYC press conference photos
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Michael Chandler 'extremely disappointed' Justin Gaethje didn't sign with Bellator
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting NEW YORK -- After the Bellator NYC press conference Thursday, Michael Chandler [1] talks the maturation of Bellator before his eyes, Conor McGregor [2] vs. Floyd Mayweather, his...
Chael Sonnen reacts to Wanderlei Silva pushing him at press conference
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MMA prodigy Aaron Pico believes he can be world champion in boxing, too
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Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series inaugural fight card revealed
The first card of Dana White [1]’s Tuesday Night Contender Series has been revealed. The new UFC show, which is set to premiere live on UFC Fight Pass on July 11, is now complete with five professional...
Bellator NYC press conference staredowns
Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitrione pose at the Bellator NYC press conference. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting NEW YORK — At the Bellator NYC press conference, all the fighters on the Bellator NYC main card...
Wanderlei Silva shoves Chael Sonnen during staredown at Bellator NYC press conference
Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva have to be separated at the Bellator NYC press conference. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Wanderlei Silva [1] has been saying that Bellator would need extra security if he was...
The MMA Hour - 387 - Owen Roddy
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Conor McGregor's [1] striking coach Owen Roddy will update us on McGregor's training camp for the Mayweather fight. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor
The MMA Hour - 387 - Fedor Emelianenko
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Fedor Emelianenko [1] discusses his upcoming fight against Matt Mitrione [2] and more. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/23/fedor-emelianenko [2] http://www.mmafighting.com/...
The MMA Hour - 387 - Audie Attar
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Conor McGregor's [1] manager Audie Attar will discuss how he got the Mayweather fight deal done. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor
The MMA Hour - 387 - Stephen Espinoza
MMA Fighting Stephen Espinoza, Showtime Sports executive vice president and general manager, will talk about airing the Mayweather vs. McGregor and getting the deal done.
The MMA Hour - 387 - Matt Mitrione
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Matt Mitrione [1] discusses his upcoming fight against Fedor Emelianenko [2]. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/29/matt-mitrione [2] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/23/...
The MMA Hour - 387 - Leonard Ellerbe
Michael Reaves/Getty Images Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions, discusses putting together the Mayweather-McGregor fight.
The MMA Hour - 387 - Kevin Lee
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Kevin Lee [1] previews his UFC Fight Night: Oklahoma City main event against Michael Chiesa [2]. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2665/kevin-lee [2] http://www.mmafighting....
The MMA Hour - 387 - Josh Gross
MMA Fighting Josh Gross, veteran journalist and author of "Ali vs. Inoki [1]," will discuss the similarities between that fight and the upcoming Mayweather-McGregor boxing match. [1] https://www.amazon....
The MMA Hour - 387 - Mike Goldberg
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Mike Goldberg [1] talks about his move to Bellator. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2240/mike-goldberg
Ben Nguyen had the whole flyweight division on his mind when he took out Tim Elliott
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Not long after flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson [1] told the story of how UFC president Dana White [2] threatened to close down the division if he didn’t accept a fight with T...
Leslie Smith gets new opponent at UFC Fight Night 113 with Lina Lansberg injured
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Leslie Smith [1] has a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 113. With Lina Lansberg [2] sidelined due to an undisclosed injury, Smith is now set to take on Octagon newcomer Amanda...
Conor McGregor’s manager: Lorenzo Fertitta ‘very instrumental’ in Floyd Mayweather deal
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The key figures in the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor [1] deal have been well publicized. On the UFC’s side, Dana White [2] and Ari Emanuel of WME-IMG were the major players...
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Morning Report: Cris Cyborg on Germaine de Randamie: She never wanted to fight me
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting When the UFC signed Cris Cyborg [1] in March 2015, many believed that it wouldn’t be long before the organization created a featherweight division for Cyborg to lord over. But...
Bellator NYC press conference video
The Bellator NYC press conference will be held Thursday morning. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting At the Bellator NYC press conference, Scott Coker [1], Chael Sonnen [2], Wanderlei Silva [3], Fedor Emelianenko [4...
Cat Zingano on fighting Holly Holm next: ‘Hell yes’
Esther Lin, MMAFighting.com While Cat Zingano continues down the road to recovery, she can’t help but think about what’s next. First, she expressed [1] interest in fighting Cris “Cyborg” Justino at a...
Bellator 180 media day photos
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Conor McGregor, Demetrious Johnson nominated for Best Fighter at the ESPY Awards
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Two UFC champions are competing for the 2017 ESPY “Best Fighter” award. Conor McGregor [1] and Demetrious Johnson [2] are among the five nominees for the award, ESPN announced [3]...
Oscar De La Hoya rips Dana White for booking Mayweather vs. McGregor before ‘GGG’-Canelo
Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images With Conor McGregor [1]’s blockbuster boxing match with Floyd Mayweather set to take place on Aug. 26 in Las Vegas, there are some who believe it will steal the thunder of...
Neiman Gracie challenges fellow family members: ‘Stop teaching so much, come fight’
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Ryan Bader making ‘at least three or four times’ more in sponsorship for Bellator debut
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Israel’s Haim Gozali discusses how getting stabbed altered MMA career
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Phil Davis thinks Bellator’s light heavyweight division is better than UFC’s
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Chinzo Machida ‘not impressed’ with Bellator foe James Gallagher
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James Gallagher accuses A.J. McKee of starting ‘fake feud’
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Heather Hardy discusses going to MMA out of frustration with lack of pay in boxing
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Management group suing Nate Diaz, seeking more than $1 million for breach of contract
The Ballengee Group is seeking more than $1 million from Nate Diaz in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Nate Diaz [1]’s former management firm is suing the popular UFC fighter for more...
Lou DiBella on Mayweather vs. McGregor: ‘It’s not bad for boxing, you stupid motherf**kers’
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Bellator 180 media day staredowns
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting NEW YORK -- At Bellator 180 [1] media day, all the fighters competing on the card, including Bellator champion Phil Davis [2] and Ryan Bader [3], squared off Wednesday afternoon...
Rob Font vs. Douglas Silva de Andrade added to UFC 213
Rob Font looks to go 4-1 in the UFC Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC has added a bantamweight bout to its upcoming pay-per-view event. Scheduled for July 8 at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena, UFC 213 [1] will...
Fedor Emelianenko on GOAT discussion: ‘I never considered myself to be the best one’
Bellator One of the more hotly contested arguments over the years has been who is the greatest mixed martial artist of all time. That argument careens in a variety of different ways depending on when you...
Live Chat: Mayweather vs. McGregor, Bellator NYC preview and more
Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat. Today on the podcast, there's no point in delaying or denying the inevitable. We're going to get into all the specifics of the...
A tour of the brand-new, $14 million UFC Performance Institute
LAS VEGAS — UFC execs James Kimball and Forrest Griffin [1] take MMA Fighting on a guided tour of the promotion's new, state-of-the-art Performance Institute. The facility is 30,000-square feet, cost $14...
Morning Report: Michael Bisping responds to comparisons between his and Germaine de Randamie’s title situations
Michael Bisping Germaine de Randamie [1] won the UFC women’s featherweight title at UFC 208 [2], becoming the inaugural champion after taking a controversial decision over former bantamweight title holder...
Matt Hughes’ family working with traumatic injury foundation after crash
Matt Hughes was seriously injured in a truck-train crash Friday in Illinois. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The family of Matt Hughes [1] is working with a non-profit foundation regarding the next steps of his...
Tecia Torres replaces Amanda Ribas, fights Juliana Lima at TUF 25 Finale
Tecia Torres [1] will be stepping in the Octagon very soon. The strawweight fighter will serve as a replacement for Amanda Ribas and will now take on Juliana Lima [2] in the UFC Fight Pass portion of The...
Phil Davis out to ‘punish’ Ryan Bader in rematch, apologizes to fans who watched first bout
Phil Davis [1] is well aware his first fight with Ryan Bader [2] wasn't the most fan-friendly contest. “Mr. Wonderful,” who’s now the Bellator 205-pound champion, competed against Bader back in January...
George Sullivan suspended one year for second UFC anti-doping policy violation
George Sullivan will be eligible to return to the UFC in January. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting George Sullivan [1] failed a drug test while already serving a USADA suspension, but won’t get the full sanction...
Fortunes changed for five at UFC Fight Night 111
Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images When the UFC decided to inaugurate a women's featherweight division, with exactly one true featherweight on the roster, it was very clear the fight the UFC wanted...
John Makdessi steps in to face Sage Northcutt at UFC 214
John Makdessi Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Sage Northcutt [1] has a new opponent for UFC 214 [2]. UFC veteran John Makdessi [3] will step in for the injured Claudio Puelles [4] to face Northcutt on July 29,...
‘Shogun' Rua: Wanderlei Silva has to be patient against Chael Sonnen
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting RIO DE JANEIRO — Chael Sonnen [1] submitted Mauricio Rua [2] in one of his biggest wins in the UFC, and now meets “Shogun's" longtime friend and former training partner Wanderlei...
Question mark kick expert Glaube Feitosa praises Holly Holm’s KO over Bethe Correia
Holly Holm [1] returned to the win column with a picture-perfect head kick over Bethe Correia [2] in the main event of UFC Fight Night 111 in Singapore on June 17, and a question mark specialist is proud of...
UFC Fight Night 111 medical suspensions: Six fighters could be out six months
David McIntyre-USA TODAY Sports Bethe Correia [1] might be out of competition for a while. The Brazilian fighter received an 180-day suspension with a possible reduction to 60 days with dental clearance...
Coach reveals who will be in Conor McGregor’s corner against Floyd Mayweather
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Conor McGregor [1] is known for his loyalty and that doesn’t seem likely to change heading into one of the biggest combat sports events ever. McGregor’s boxing coach Owen Roddy...
From ‘joke’ to reality: The making of Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor was not viewed by many as a serious thing just a few months ago. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It was a chance encounter between Floyd Mayweather and a camera man from TMZ...
Morning Report: Joe Rogan: If Conor McGregor kicks Floyd Mayweather in the head, he’ll be “a god damn folk hero”
Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images When the crossover superfight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor [1] was first speculated about over a year ago, much of the conversation revolved around...
Edmonton will launch independent review into boxing death of former UFC fighter Tim Hague
Tim Hague died Sunday at the age of 34 after a knockout in boxing. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The city of Edmonton will launch a third-party investigation into the death of former UFC fighter Tim Hague [1],...
Monday Morning Analyst: Holly Holm's question mark kick knockout
David McIntyre-USA TODAY Sports On this episode of the podcast, we'll dive into the results from UFC Singapore plus examine in detail Holly Holm's [1] question mark kick knockout over Bethe Correia [2...
Mike Goldberg, Mauro Ranallo to split broadcasting duties for Bellator MSG show
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Last week, Bellator announced it had signed of a pair well-known voices in mixed martial arts in former Strikerforce play-by-play man Mauro Ranallo and longtime UFC commentator...
Matt Mitrione mourns the loss of Tim Hague, says all fighters ‘take the chance of never leaving the cage the same’
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It’s not the most comfortable thing to contemplate when you’ve got a fight coming up, but Matt Mitrione [1] had a personal connection to Tim Hague [2], the fighter who died due to...
Conor McGregor’s boxing coach: ‘I have no doubt in my mind’ he’ll beat Floyd Mayweather
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Conor McGregor [1]’s boxing coach is confident McGregor is going to beat Floyd Mayweather. How confident? He’s not even entertaining the thought of it going the other way. “I have...
Manager: Conor McGregor not tied to Reebok for Floyd Mayweather fight, free agent for sponsorship
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Conor McGregor [1] will not be wearing a Reebok UFC fight kit for his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. He actually might not be donning Reebok at all. McGregor has no...
How Michael Chandler became a two-time MMA champion
Take a look at Michael Chandler's [1] remarkable journey towards Bellator lightweight gold. [1] http://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/455/michael-chandler
With Megan Anderson UFC-bound, Tonya Evinger steps in to face Helena Kolesnyk at Invicta FC 24
Esther Lin, Invicta FC Invicta FC 24 has a new main event. With Monday’s news that current Invicta featherweight champion Megan Anderson [1] will fight Cris “Cyborg” Justino at UFC 214 [2] on July 29 for...
Germaine de Randamie reacts: 'I had absolutely no idea I was being stripped' of UFC title
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Germaine de Randamie's [1] run as UFC featherweight champion has come to an unceremonious end. The UFC officially announced Monday [2] morning that they had stripped the Dutch...
MMA Fighting: The Next Episode
With a fresh logo, an array of vibrant colors, a new MMA Fighting chapter is born. MMA Fighting has had a plethora of changes over the years, but this is our best version yet thanks to the hard work of Vox...
UFC officially strips Germaine de Randamie of featherweight title, books Cris Cyborg-Megan Anderson for UFC 214
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Germaine de Randamie [1] is no longer a UFC champion. MMA Fighting reported [2] on Saturday that Cyborg was slated to meet Invicta FC champion Megan Anderson [3] for the UFC belt...
Mike Winkeljohn: If Conor McGregor can show Floyd Mayweather some different things, ‘he has a chance early on’
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting With a deluge of hot takes and opinions rolling in on Conor McGregor [1]’s upcoming boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, one constant seems to be that McGregor won’t stand much of a...
Morning Report: Dillon Danis says Conor McGregor won’t retire after Floyd Mayweather fight: MMA is his passion
Instagram.com/dillondanis On Aug. 26, the combat sports world will be given the crossover fight that’s been dominating the headlines for the past year [1]: Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor [2]. The...
The MMA Hour with Fedor Emelianenko & Matt Mitrione in studio, Owen Roddy, Leonard Ellerbe, Stephen Espinoza, Audie Attar, Mike Goldberg, Kevin Lee, Josh Gross
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Bethe Correia releases statement following KO loss to Holly Holm
David McIntyre-USA TODAY Sports A day after suffering the second knockout loss of her MMA career in the main event of UFC Fight Night 111 in Singapore, Bethe Correia [1] has opened up. A one-time...
Training Day: Aaron Pico
Esther Lin/MMAFIGHTING.COM In this training journal, top prospect Aaron Pico discusses his mindset heading into his Bellator debut at Madison Square Garden this Saturday night.
MMA stars celebrate Father’s Day
Sonder Marketing The MMA world showed plenty of love and appreciation for fathers and their hard work. Today, many professional fighters took a break from face punching and other painful activities in...
Joe Lauzon: Al Iaquinta is ‘trying to get fired at this point’
Joe Lauzon [1] understands Al Iaquinta [2]’s frustrations in a way only a fellow fighter can understand. It’s a tough business with a short window for making good money. When you work hard and do your job...
Former UFC fighter Tim Hague dead at age 34 after boxing knockout
Tim Hague, a five-fight UFC veteran, died Sunday at the age of 34. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Tim Hague [1], a UFC veteran, is dead at age 34, two days after suffering a boxing knockout Friday night. Hague...
Lorenz Larkin talks 'complete 180' difference between UFC, Bellator
Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com LOS ANGELES — Lorenz Larkin [1] is no longer with the UFC. But as he gets set for his Bellator debut, he can’t help but take a peek at the headlines coming out of his old...