The return of former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre to the Octagon was announced by UFC president Dana White on March 1. Bisping won the middleweight title by knocking out Luke Rockhold at UFC 199. While Rockhold and Bisping are legitimate rivals who do not like each other, Rockhold still
When it comes down to brass tacks, UFC broadcaster Joe Rogan insists that Conor McGregor would easily win a fight with Floyd Mayweather. As the prospect of a boxing match between the UFC champion and one of boxing's legends grows ever more real, everyone is pontificating on the match-up, including
Cris “Cyborg” Justino walked away from her Invicta FC featherweight title on Friday, and put UFC champion Germaine de Randamie on notice. Cyborg defeated Marloes Coenen for the inaugural Invicta FC belt in 2013. The move isn't all that surprising, considering that Cyborg's two most recent fights
Cris “Cyborg” Justino (L), putting the finishing touches on Lina Lansberg, will surrender her Invicta FC belt and pursue the UFC title. The UFC’s newly created featherweight division received a major jolt Friday. Cris “Cyborg” Justino vacated her Invicta championship and plans to make a run at the
A women's strawweight bout between former champion Carla Esparza and Maryna Moroz has been added to the UFC Fight Night 112 fight card in Oklahoma City on June 25. UFC announced the match-up on Thursday.
After asking for and being granted his UFC release, highly ranked bantamweight Michael McDonald quickly inked a deal with Bellator MMA. Bellator officials confirmed the signing following an initial report by ESPN on Friday. The move comes a week after McDonald was granted his release by the UFC, despite
Derrick Lewis revealed on Monday that he would be fighting Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 110 on Sunday, June 11, in Auckland, New Zealand.
A new phrase – money fight – has entered the mixed martial arts lexicon in the last few months. What, you may ask, is a money fight? Think Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather or Michael Bisping-Georges St-Pierre.
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will square off with Ilir Latifi when the two return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 112 on June 25 in Oklahoma City, Okla.
UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn and former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks are two of the fighters leading the charge on the UFC's return to Oklahoma City, Okla.
Following his UFC Fight Night Fortaleza first-round knockout win over Vitor Belfort, Kelvin Gastelum called for a fight against former middleweight champion Anderson Silva. A couple of days after the callout, Silva agreed to face Gastelum at UFC 212 on June 3 in Rio de Janeiro.
Jimi Manuwa made quick and devastating work of Corey Anderson at UFC Fight Night 107 on Saturday in London. Manuwa powerful knockout also left Anderson with a 60-day medical suspension for precautionary reasons.
Conor McGregor had his disciplinary sanctions related to a UFC 202 bottle-throwing melee with Nate Diaz drastically reduced by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday. McGregor's reduction likely means that Diaz will be afforded the same opportunity. Following a brief re-hearing of McGregor
Conor McGregor‘s challenge of the disciplinary action against him for a press conference altercation with Nate Diaz went before the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Wednesday, where his case was briefly reheard and revised sanctions were agreed upon. McGregor phoned in to an NAC hearing to answer
UFC welterweight Viscardi Andrade received a two-year suspension from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday for testing positive for steroids. Andrade's drug test was conducted on March 7, 2016, which was considered out-of-competition, but the results were not known until after he fought and defeated
Derrick Lewis confirmed his next fight on Monday, saying that he will be facing Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 110 on Sunday, June 11, in Auckland, New Zealand. The bout is expected to headline the fight card, which takes place in Hunt's hometown. Lewis (18-4, 1NC) has been rocketing up the UFC heavyweight
Bellator will make another attempt to get Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitrione into the cage when the promotion lands in New York. Fedor vs. Mitrione will serve as the Bellator 180 co-main event on June 24 at Madison Square Garden. Bellator 180 will be the promotion's second attempt at a pay-per-view
Angela Lee (center, with belt) celebrates after her submission win over Jenny Huang in March. Angela Lee giggles the sort of laugh you’d expect to hear from a shy college student who is too polite to say something that could come off as boastful. If you ask Lee, the 115-pound champion of Asia’s largest
UFC veteran Jon “War Machine” Koppenhaver, 35, on Monday was convicted on 29 counts. War Machine is now Koppenhaver's legal name, though he used his birth name in court proceedings. The incident took place at Mack’s Las Vegas home.
Bellator MMA is going to Madison Square Garden on June 24 with a pay-per-view event. Bellator 180 will be headlined by a grudge match between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva. It will be the second time the fight promotion has held a pay-per-view event.
Ex-MMA fighter Jonathan “War Machine” Koppenhaver was found guilty on 29 of 34 possible charges by a Clark County, Nev., jury stemming from his assault case with ex-girlfriend Christine “Christy Mack” Mackinday and Corey Thomas. The 35-year-old Koppenhaver was on trial for a brutal assault back in August
UFC president Dana White all but confirmed Bader would end up with Bellator when he said in early February, “We had told Ryan Bader he was good to go. We knew he was going to go to Bellator the entire time.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the attendance and gate numbers stemming from UFC Fight Night: Manuwa vs. Anderson following Saturday's event in London. 15,761 spectators attended the Fight Night card at The O2 Arena generating $2,015,777 in gate receipts.
Nelson earned a Performance of the Night bonus for his second-round submission of Alan Jouban in the co-main event. Nelson utilized his grappling ability in the first round to get Jouban to the ground. The first round ended with Nelson mouting Jouban and landing punches and elbows. Jouban came out