Stipe Miocic: ‘I Was Fighting Like a B—h’ in Early Rounds Against Daniel Cormier

It took Stipe Miocic a little bit of time to find his groove against Daniel Cormier in their rematch at UFC 241 – about three rounds, to be exact. View full post on Recent News on

How a broken toe led Khama Worthy to his UFC debut against friend Devonte Smith

If it wasn’t for a broken toe, Khama Worthy believes he wouldn’t be a member of the UFC roster. Coming off of a bout two-and-a-half weeks ago, Worthy wasn’t planning on staying in fight shape. But when his brother Chaka’s training partner, Justin Paton, suffered a broken toe, Khama had to step in to help […]

Former boxing champion Ava Knight signs with Bellator, set to make debut against Shannon Goughary at Bellator 228

Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images Former WBC and IBF boxing champion Ava Knight is making the leap to the world of mixed martial arts. On Saturday afternoon, Bellator officials confirmed an initial report from the Chico Enterprise-Record that they had inked the woman known as “ Lady of Boxing” to deal. Knight (14-4-2 boxing, 0-0 […]

Valentina Shevchenko responds to criticism about less than exciting fight against Liz Carmouche

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Valentina Shevchenko is leaving Uruguay with the UFC flyweight title still around her waist and that’s what matters most to her. Following the second defends of her championship on Saturday night, Shevchenko answered criticisms about her fight against Liz Carmouche, which was showered with boos on several occasions from the sold […]

Nicolas Dalby Returns at UFC Copenhagen Against Alex Oliveira

Shortly after re-signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Nicolas Dalby already has a fight lined up. View full post on Recent News on

Get to know UFC on ESPN+ 14 flyweight Rogerio Bontorin ahead of his bout against Raulian Paiva

Saturday night, the UFC will head to Uruguay for the first time in the promotion’s history. UFC on ESPN+ 14 is headlined by flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko (17-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC), as she puts her title on the line against Liz Carmouche (13-6 MMA, 5-4 UFC). Before Shevchenko and Carmouche square off, Brazilian flyweight Rogerio […]

Morning Report: Colby Covington ramps up the trash talk against Kamaru Usman

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Well, that didn’t take long. After dominating Robbie Lawler on Saturday, Colby Covington reestablished himself as the No. 1 contender for Kamaru Usman’s welterweight title. Afterwards, Usman was working the desk of the UFC post-show and Covington and Usman got into a verbal exchange that may have escalated had security not […]

DC Isn’t Looking To Recreate Magic Against Stipe

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Ronaldo Souza angling for rematch against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 244

Ronaldo Souza knows who and when he wants to fight next – and he’s taken to social media to lobby for it. In a tweet Monday, “Jacare” called for a rematch with Kelvin Gastelum to take place at UFC 244 this November in New York City. Gastelum (15-4 MMA, 10-4 UFC) had tweeted a picture […]

Miller Excited To Test Himself Against Guida

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Lewis To Make Return Against Ivanov At UFC 244

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Marvin Vettori Discusses Short Notice Fight Against Andrew Sanchez

After Marvin Vettori returned from suspension, he said he wanted to fight often, and he is keeping to his word. View full post on Recent News on

Ed Ruth angling for rematch against Neiman Gracie, bouts vs. Melvin Manhoef, ‘MVP’

Less than one month after his victory over Kiichi Kunimoto at Bellator 224, Ed Ruth is raring and ready to get back in the cage. In a Wednesday appearance on MMA Junkie Radio, Ruth (7-1 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) threw out a couple of names that tickle his fancy when he thinks about his next bout. […]

Report: David Branch Withdraws From UFC Vancouver Matchup Against Andrew Sanchez

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s return to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, has taken a hit, as middleweight David Branch has been forced to pull out of his fight against Andrew Sanchez. View full post on Recent News on

Ex-Heavyweight King Vitaly Minakov Returns Against Javy Ayala at Bellator 225

Former Bellator heavyweight Vitaly Minakov will look to get back into the win column when he takes on Javy Ayala in the co-main event of Bellator 225. View full post on Recent News on

Mackenzie Dern expected to return against Amanda Ribas this fall

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Top strawweight prospect Mackenzie Dern is expected to make her return to action against Amanda Ribas at the upcoming UFC Fight Night card on Oct. 12. Multiple sources close to the contest confirmed the news to MMA Fighting on Monday following an initial report from ESPN. As of now, the UFC […]

Geoff Neal says coach called audible on game plan against Niko Price

EDMONTON – The slugfest UFC welterweight Geoff Neal expected against Niko Price changed when his coach switched up the plan. “I knew he was a wild man, and my coach called an audible on the bus on the way to the fight,” he told reporters, including MMA Junkie, after a second-round TKO of Price on […]

Alexander Volkanovski: ‘I’m going to be an absolute nightmare’ for Max Holloway if he struggles against Frankie Edgar

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Alexander Volkanovski wishes he was fighting in the UFC 240 main event this weekend but rather than sulk about a missed opportunity, he’s going to put himself front and center to challenge the winner of Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar. Coming off a win over former champion Jose Aldo in his […]

Attorneys skeptical of battery charge against UFC champ Jon Jones

UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones faces up to six months in jail for a battery charge stemming from an alleged incident at a strip club, but veteran defense attorneys doubt the case will hold up. “Assuming it all actually happened, I would love to defend him,” attorney David C. Serna told MMA Junkie. “I […]

Chris Wade Ends Slump Against Russians, Topples Akhmed Aliev in PFL 5 Main Event

Chris Wade was tired of losing to Russians, so he did something about it at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. View full post on Recent News on

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