Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Angela Magana were reportedly involved in a physical altercation at the UFC Athlete Retreat over the weekend.
The recently announced UFC Fight Night event slated for Aug. 5 in Mexico City now has a headlining bout. The flyweight division, despite rumors of its demise, will take center stage in Mexico City as rising contenders Sergio Pettis and Brandon Moreno will square off in the main event. UFC officials
The headlines, of course, will primarily be about the “humiliation” and “embarrassment” suffered by a 24-year-old woman who was choked out in a mixed martial arts fight by a 12-year-old girl. On Saturday at Deep Jewels 16 in Tokyo, a 12-year-old known as “Momo” was for some reason allowed to fight an
Nunes captured the women’s 135-pound title by tapping out Miesha Tate at UFC 200 in July 2016. Nunes puts her title on the line for the second time in a rematch against Valentina Shevchenko in the UFC 213 co-main event in Las Vegas on July 8. Nunes defeated Shevchenko by unanimous decision in their
With UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping still not recovered from a knee injury, UFC officials are considering an interim middleweight title fight for this summer. Bisping was initially slated to put his belt on the line against returning former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. UFC president
Amanda Nunes on Thursday indicated that UFC 213 could be getting a new fight outside of the ones already announced as its new main event. UFC president Dana White quickly noted that Garbrandt was being shipped to Germany for medical treatment. White said he would be surprised if it didn't fix Garbrandt
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones defended the title in January 2015, defeating Daniel Cormier by unanimous decision in the UFC 182 main event. “Bones” was stripped of the 205-pound-belt after defending the title a record eight times following his involvement in a felony hit-and-run accident
UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes still wants to fight for the featherweight title, as long as it isn't Cris Cyborg that she'd have to challenge. After she defended her belt against Ronda Rousey at UFC 207 in December, Nunes took aim at the newly formed 145-pound division, saying she wanted
By Chris Gallagher SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Mixed martial arts may have started as a male-dominated sport, but women have grappled their way to the upper echelons of MMA and will only gain more popularity in the coming years, undefeated champion Angela Lee said. "I think that women's MMA is very
Although the UFC and McGregor have come to terms, White hasn't yet figured out the Mayweather side of the equation, which is likely to be much more complex. “The McGregor side is done. Shortly after White announced the deal on TNT, McGregor issued a statement to the folks that run his website.
UFC president Dana White has publicly stated that Georges St-Pierre has been pulled out of his planned fight with middleweight champion Michael Bisping, but someone forgot to tell the champ. “I reached out to Georges and he said he hasn’t heard anything officially either, and I still haven’t heard anything
The situation started with Rockhold's public criticism of the UFC for twice overlooking the top 185-pound contenders in favor of what he deemed “freak show” match-ups for middleweight champion Michael Bisping. The UFC opted to give Dan Henderson a shot at the belt in Bisping's first title defense
UFC president Dana White, following UFC 211, talked about fighters complaining about the road to a UFC title shot. “You got Rockhold right now screaming, ‘I deserve this.' You just got knocked out in the first round, you don't deserve anything. Rockhold didn't take kindly to White's
Jedrzejczyk has since defended the belt in five consecutive fights. If successful in her next fight, Jedrzejczyk will tie Ronda Rousey‘s record of six consecutive title defenses by a UFC female champion.
Stipe Miocic cemented his position atop the heavyweight division at UFC 211 on Saturday in Dallas. He made short work of Junior dos Santos in their championship rematch, knocking him out in the first round.
A Miocic-Ngannou fight for the UFC heavyweight belt has the possibility to attract a throng to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, perhaps the biggest crowd in UFC history. It would be an event covered by media that often ignores the UFC, and would cross over into the general sports realm.
UFC president Dana White revealed the gate and attendance numbers from UFC 211: Miocic vs. dos Santos 2 during the event's post-fight press conference on Saturday. 17,834 spectators filled American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas generating gate receipts totaling $2,662,645.
Ultimate Fighting Championship revealed the winners of the fighter bonuses stemming from UFC 211: Miocic vs. dos Santos 2 following Saturday's event at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Stipe Miocic, Jason Knight, Chase Sherman, and Rashad Coulter took home the $50,000 performance-based
Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic‘s last loss inside the Octagon came to Junior dos Santos by decision in December 2014. On Saturday, in the UFC 211 main event in Dallas, Texas, Miocic exacted his revenge by putting the former titleholder away in the first round. The record for the most times any heavyweight
Stipe Miocic (L) fires a punch at Junior dos Santos during their UFC 211 fight on Saturday. Stipe Miocic is big, athletic and powerful. A rejuvenated Junior dos Santos was no match for Miocic on Saturday in Dallas in the main event of UFC 211, succumbing to booming straight right hands and a flurry
Joanna Jedrzejczyk maintained her perfect record at UFC 211 on Saturday in Dallas, putting on a master class against No. 3 ranked strawweight Jessica Andrade. Jedrzejczyk immediately set a high pace, using her jab and quick low kicks to keep the distance and pick at Andrade. Andrade was successful
Joanna Jędrzejczyk continues to outclass her current division. The question is, will the UFC create a division of her own?
Demian Maia extended his winning streak to seven consecutive fights on Saturday by defeating Jorge Masvidal by split decision at UFC 211: Miocic vs. dos Santos 2 in Dallas, Texas. Maia entered the bout ranked No. 3 in the welterweight division against the fifth ranked Masvidal. In the opening frame
Having lost twice to current UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, Edgar could be facing a rocky road back to a title shot, but he certainly showed that he was worthy in his performance against Rodriguez, who is one of the hottest up-and-coming talents in the UFC. In the opening round, Edgar patiently
Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier surely had much bigger expectations for their fight than the no-contest result they got at UFC 211 on Saturday in Dallas. It was an exciting fight up until the lackluster outcome, but that doesn’t leave the result tasting any less sour.