UFC returns to Dublin on Aug. 15

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC is coming back to Dublin. Officials announced Thursday that the promotion is returning to Ireland’s capital for a Fight Night show on Aug. 15 at 3Arena. No bouts have been announced for the card as of yet. This will be the UFC’s fourth trip to Dublin and first since […]

MMA Junkie Radio returns Aug. 19 with premiere of twice-weekly podcast

The boys are back, ladies and gentlemen. We’re happy to announce that MMA Junkie Radio is set to return Monday, Aug. 19, with the premiere of a twice-weekly podcast. The new show, which will have a new format, comes on the heels of MMA Junkie Radio’s five-year run as a daily radio program on SiriusXM. […]

MMA Junkie’s Fights Passed: The craziest combat sports highlights for the week ending Aug. 11

UFC Fight Pass prides itself on delivering an incredibly robust lineup of combat sports offerings – but how can anyone watch it all? You don’t have to. Let us do it for you. In this week’s edition of “Fights Passed,” MMA Junkie lead staff reporter John Morgan takes a look back at the best moments […]

Azunna Anyanwu Signs with Bellator, Matchup vs. Timothy Johnson Targeted for Aug. 24

One-time Ultimate Fighting Championship competitor Azunna Anyanwu has signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA and will likely face Timothy Johnson on short notice on Aug. 24. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Featherweights Mike Grundy, Movsar Evloev to Meet at UFC Shenzhen on Aug. 31

A featherweight bout between Mike Grundy and Movsar Evloev is set for UFC Shenzhen on Aug. 31, according to both fighters’ social media. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Hannah Goldy to Make Octagon Debut at UFC Newark vs. Miranda Granger on Aug. 3

Hannah Goldy recently fought and won on Dana White’s Contender Series on Episode 1, but she did not get a contract on the show. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Kai Kara-France vs. Mark De La Rosa Set for UFC Shenzhen on Aug. 31

Kai Kara-France will take on Mark De La Rosa in a flyweight clash in Shenzhen, China, on Aug. 31, the UFC announced Wednesday. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Vicente Luque to Meet Mike Perry in UFC Uruguay Co-Headliner on Aug. 10

Vicente Luque will face Mike Perry in a welterweight showdown in the UFC Uruguay co-main event. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler Nearly Finalized for UFC Newark Main Event on Aug. 3

Colby Covington’s next Octagon appearance will not be a title shot as initially anticipated. Instead, the former interim welterweight titlist will square off against Robbie Lawler in the UFC on ESPN 5 headliner. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Clay Guida vs. Jim Miller Targeted for UFC on ESPN Card in Newark on Aug. 3

A matchup between two lightweight veterans is in the works for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Aug. 3 trip to Newark, N.J. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Karolline Rosa Cavedo Signs UFC Contract, Expected to Debut in China on Aug. 31

Karolline Rosa Cavedo nearly made her Octagon debut at UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro, but the short-notice weight cut proved to be too difficult to allow her to step in and face Vivane Araujo. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Matt Mitrione vs. Sergei Kharitonov 2 announced for Aug. 24 Bellator show

Their first encounter lasted just 15 seconds, so Matt Mitrione and Sergei Kharitonov are getting another 25 minutes to make things right. Mitrione (13-6, 1 NC) and Kharitonov (28-6, 2 NC) will face off in the main event of an upcoming Aug. 24 Bellator show at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut, officials announced Friday. […]

Jessica Andrade Title Defense vs. Weili Zhang Nearly Finalized for UFC China on Aug. 31

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s return to mainland China will feature a title bout at the top of the card. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 241 Update: Gabriel Benitez, Sodiq Yusuff to Meet in Anaheim on Aug. 17

Gabriel Benitez will lock horns with Sodiq Yusuff in a featherweight contest at UFC 241. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez Get Fights at One ‘Dawn of Heroes’ on Aug. 2

UFC veterans Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez have their next One Championship fights booked. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC to Hold Debut Event in Shenzhen, China, on Aug. 31

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will break new ground in mainland China this summer. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, Aug. 28: Big leap for Deiveson Figueiredo after UFC Lincoln

The UFC was back in action this past Saturday in Nebraska, and a flyweight made a big statement for a major climb. On the UFC Fight Night 135 main card at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., Deiveson Figueiredo (15-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) took out former title challenger John Moraga (19-7 MMA, 8-6 UFC) with […]

USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, Aug. 21: Gearing up for lightweight movement

The UFC gets back in action Saturday in Nebraska, and that will mean some movement in the always-stacked lightweight division. In the UFC Fight Night 135 main event at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., Justin Gaethje (18-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) takes on James Vick (13-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) in a lightweight fight that increasingly […]

USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, Aug. 14: Cyborg atop debut women’s pound-for-pound list

Without any major events this past weekend, we don’t have any movement in our rankings – but we do have some new additions. For the first time, the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings now feature additional women’s lists, including the debut of our women’s pound-for-pound rankings. And sitting atop that list is none other than UFC […]

MMAjunkie Radio is on vacation until Aug. 20; catch up on past episodes

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