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Nov 16, 2017 5:12 pm

BREAKING! UFC 219 gets a title fight!

UFC 219 gets a title fight! The octagon will return to T-Mobile Arena next month for UFC 219 on December 30 in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event finally received a title fight just moments ago as the promotion just announced that Cris Cyborg will be defending her women’s featherweight title against former bantamweight title holder...

Nov 16, 2017 4:00 pm

Stipe Miocic and the UFC Resume Contract Negotiations

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic may be back in the Octagon sooner than fans expected. According to sources close to Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting, Miocic and the UFC have resumed their negotiations regarding the champ’s contract. Miocic has been upset with his latest UFC contract and voiced that opinion throughout the year while a date...

Nov 15, 2017 12:12 pm

VIDEO | Cub Swanson Will Become a Free Agent After UFC Fresno

The UFC featherweight title lottery is finally over after Frankie Edgar was forced to bow out of the fight. Max Holloway will defend his belt at UFC 218 against the same man he took it away from at UFC 212: Jose Aldo. For awhile, it looked like Cub Swanson was the clear choice to step...

Nov 15, 2017 9:30 am

UFC Norfolk salaries: Andrei Arlovski and Matt Brown earn top paydays

Last weekend, the UFC returned to our screens with the action-packed UFC Norfolk card. In the main event of this thrilling card, dangerous lightweight contender Dustin Poirier took out a former champion in Anthony Pettis, scoring a bizarre stoppage with a body triangle mid way through a bloody third round. In the co-main event, meanwhile,...

Nov 15, 2017 6:50 am

After title shot snub, Cub Swanson worries UFC doesn’t “think highly” of him

Originally, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was expected to defend his title against Frankie Edgar at UFC 218 this December 2. When Edgar was forced out of the fight with an injury, however, the search for a replacement challenger began. One of the frontrunners in this search was Cub Swanson, who is scheduled for a...

Nov 11, 2017 3:07 pm

BREAKING! Kelvin Gastelum has a new opponent for UFC Shanghai

Perennial UFC middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum has received a new opponent for UFC Shanghai. Not even a full week after losing his UFC middleweight title to Georges St-Pierre via third-round stoppage, Michael “The Count” Bisping has agreed to fight Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC Shanghai in just two weeks time. MMAFighting’s Ariel...

Nov 11, 2017 10:35 am

Breaking! Max Holloway gets a new opponent for UFC 218

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway gets a new opponent and will still be defending his title at UFC 218 on December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. MMA Fighting confirms that “Blessed” has agreed to fight Jose Aldo at the highly anticipated event. OFFICIAL: Jose Aldo steps in for Frankie Edgar, will take on Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA)...

Nov 5, 2017 10:44 am

UFC President Dana White confirms Georges St-Pierre’s next opponent

Though UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley is keen on a move to middleweight to battle new middleweight king Georges St-Pierre, UFC President Dana White assures St-Pierre’s next fight will be against interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. “It’s going to be Whittaker,” White told the media in attendance at the UFC 217 post-fight conference(via MMAFighting) ....

Nov 3, 2017 12:07 pm

VIDEO | UFC Fighters Give Their Pick for Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre

Georges St-Pierre coming back to fight Michael Bisping is a huge fight. Rankings, St-Pierre’s hiatus, and Robert Whittaker’s interim belt aside, a fight like this conjures old superfight discussions of a bygone era. During St-Pierre’s welterweight prime, the Moby Dick of fights was a showdown between him and middleweight king Anderson Silva. We never were...

Oct 27, 2017 1:22 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov Will Fight Edson Barboza at UFC 219

It was on an episode of The MMA Hour earlier this month, that Edson Barboza confirmed that he was offered a fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov. The lightweight contender said he had not agreed or was even offered the fight, but there was clear some things were going on due to posts on Nurmagomedov and Barboza’s...

Oct 7, 2017 12:53 pm

VIDEO | Watch These Intense Staredowns From the Three Title Fights on UFC 217

As much as combat sports throws unexpected curve balls and whole cards can change in an instant, the one common denominator is the fight game moves fast. The arena for UFC 216 tonight is still empty, while yesterday a press conference kicked off the hype for UFC 217. It’s a New York card much like...

Sep 12, 2017 8:28 am

Mickey Gall set to return to action at UFC 217 in New York

Mickey Gall, one of the brightest young stars in the UFC welterweight division, is set for a return to the cage at UFC 217, this November 4 in New York City. Gall, who rose to prominence on Dana White’s Lookin for a Fight web series, will battle a fellow product of the show, Randy Brown. This bout...

Sep 12, 2017 5:54 am

BREAKING | Joanna Jedrzejczyk returns at UFC 217 in November

Earlier this month, dominating UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk teased an imminent fight announcement. This morning, we got that fight announcement. As expected, the champ’s next defense will pit her against long-time strawweight contender Rose Namajunas. The two stars will collide at UFC 217 this November, 4 inside New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden....

Sep 11, 2017 6:41 am

Conor McGregor is being sued for his UFC 202 bottle-throwing incident

Back in August of 2016 – now well over a year ago – at a press conference for UFC 202, Conor McGregor and his opponent Nate Diaz got into a heated confrontation. This confrontation reached a hectic crescendo when McGregor and Diaz’s team got into a strange firefight, whipping water bottles and energy drink cans...

Jul 29, 2017 7:59 pm

UFC 214 Results: Robbie Lawler defeats Donald Cerrone

A key welterweight scrap between former division champion Robbie Lawler and perennial contender Donald Cerrone took place during tonight’s UFC 214 main card from Anaheim, California. Round one begins and Lawler comes out flying he lands a big left followed by a bunch of knees. Big shots from Lawler. He lands a right hand. Cerrone...

Jul 22, 2017 5:37 pm

UFC on FOX 25 Results: Jimmie Rivera defeats Thomas Almeida (Highlights)

A bantamweight scrap between Jimmie Rivera and Thomas Almeida kicked off tonight’s UFC on FOX 25 main card from Long Island, New York. Round one begins and Rivera misses with a low kick to start things off. Almeida fires off one of his own that connects. Another low kick from Almeida finds a home. Rivera...

Jun 8, 2017 1:47 pm

Report: Former UFC fighter involved in Moscow shootout leaving two dead and six injured

A deadly shootout between two Chechen clans took place in Moscow on Monday evening. According to a report from Life.ru that was translated by Karim Zidan of Bloody Elbow, former UFC and Strikeforce fighter Adlan Amagov was allegedly involved in the violent incident where two were left dead and six people injured. According to the...

May 28, 2017 11:32 am

UFC Stockholm Results: Omari Akhmedov defeats Abdul Razak Alhassan (Highlights)

UFC Stockholm Results: Omari Akhmedov vs. Abdul Razak Alhassan A welterweight scrap between Omari Akhmedov and Abdul Razak Alhassan took place on today’s UFC Fight Night 109 main card in Stockholm, Sweden. Round one begins and Omari lands a front kick and then shoots in for a takedown and gets it. This is not the...

Apr 11, 2017 6:07 pm

Results released for best fight in UFC history voted by ESPN fans

If you had to decide, which single bout would you vote on as the best fight in UFC history? Fans recently voted in a March Madness style voting bracket from ESPN where 16 fights were initially presented and the fans picked what they thought were the best fights in UFC history from their matchups. The...

Apr 8, 2017 10:48 pm

Pros react to Daniel Cormier’s UFC 210 victory and Anthony Johnson’s retirement

Pros react to Daniel Cormier’s UFC 210 victory and Anthony Johnson’s retirement Daniel Cormier was able to retain his UFC light heavyweight championship at last night’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo, New York by scoring a second-round submission victory over top division contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. The win marked the second time that “DC” had...

Mar 11, 2017 8:36 pm

UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Ray Borg defeats Jussier Formiga (Highlights)

A key flyweight tilt between Ray Borg and Jussier Formiga took place during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 card in Brazil. Round one begins and Borg starts out quickly with a combination. That fighters clinch up and both men exchange good knees inside before eventually breaking. Formiga with a hard leg kick. Borg presses forward...

Feb 7, 2017 10:31 am

Ahead of UFC 208, Holly Holm determined not to be defined by single Ronda Rousey win

In November of 2015, a largely unheralded Holly Holm shocked the world by clubbing the seemingly unbeatable Ronda Rousey with a second-round head-kick. This massive upset win immediately changed the landscape of the women’s bantamweight division, and really, the landscape of the sport of MMA as a whole. Since this career-changing knockout of Rousey, however,...

Dec 31, 2016 11:57 am

MMA community pays tribute to Mike Goldberg after quiet UFC 207 sendoff

Friday evening in Las Vegas, longtime UFC commentator Mike Goldberg called his final event for the UFC. Leading up to the fight, there were numerous reports that the event would be Goldberg’s last. Those reports came after UFC President Dana White stated that he was working to put together a ‘dream team’ of commentary. While...