Paul Felder plans to make 155 pounds for UFC 242 in case Nurmagomedov, Poirier can’t

Paul Felder almost got the chance of a lifetime in April 2018, but the New York State Athletic Commission got in the way. Come Sept. 7, when he shares a card with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim champ Dustin Poirier, he once again will be ready to step in should one of the main-event […]

Francis Ngannou makes title shot case, Dana White says it’s not that easy

Gallery Francis Ngannou def. Junior Dos Santos at UFC on ESPN 3: Best photos view 11 images MINNEAPOLIS – Francis Ngannouhad a quick conversation with UFC president Dana White after his quick knockout of former heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos. White and Ngannou had different takeaways from the chat. Ngannou thought he’d sealed the next […]

Leon Edwards Makes His Case

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Aljamain Sterling, Petr Yan Each Make Case for Next Bantamweight Title Shot

UFC 238 was a bantamweight showcase of sorts, and while Henry Cejudo become a two-division champion by claiming the vacant 135-pound belt with a stoppage of Marlon Moraes in the evening’s main event, the Olympic gold medalist already has a couple worthy contenders waiting in the wings. View full post on Recent News on

Josh Copeland Pleads Guilty in Domestic Violence Case, Receives 2 Years Probation

Professional Fighters League heavyweight Josh Copeland pleaded guilty to second-degree assault in court on Tuesday, according to TMZ Sports. View full post on Recent News on

Rachael Ostovich’s ex-husband Arnold Berdon sentenced to four years probation in domestic assault case

UFC fighter Rachael Ostovich’s ex-husband Arnold Berdon has been sentenced to four years of probation for his involvement in a November 2018 domestic violence case, per the Associated Press. The verdict was handed down in a Honolulu court Thursday. Berdon previously pleaded no contest on March 14 to second-degree assault charge, which is considered a […]

Anthony Johnson Pleads Not Guilty in Latest Domestic Violence Case

Anthony Johnson has pleaded not guilty to a charge of misdemeanor domestic violence in Florida. View full post on Recent News on

Still soaking up the fact he beat Jose Aldo, Alexander Volkanovski sees rock-solid case for title shot

Gallery Alexander Volkanovski def. Jose Aldo at UFC 237: Best photos RIO DE JANEIRO – He didn’t get the finish that he had in mind, but all in all Alexander Volkanovski can’t complain too much about the “unreal” experience he had in Brazil on Saturday night. Volkanovski (20-1 MMA, 7-0 UFC) met Jose Aldo (28-5 […]

USADA: Tom Lawlor ‘might have been eligible for a lower sanction’ had ostarine case come now

Tom Lawlor might have been the victim of bad timing, according to the UFC’s anti-doping partner. The former UFC fighter was suspended two years by USADA for testing positive for the prohibited substance ostarine in February 2017. He was eligible to return in October 2018, but was released by the UFC prior to getting that […]

Wife Drops Restraining Order Case Against Ex-UFC Interim Champ Tony Ferguson

The restraining order case against Tony Ferguson has expired without going to a formal hearing. View full post on Recent News on

UFC’s Jeff Novitzky: USADA ‘still evaluating’ Paulo Costa case

Paulo Costa seems to still be trying to work his way back to the Octagon. The UFC middleweight contender was recently fined by the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) for an undisclosed violation, which Costa has said was triggered by his use of a stomach medication before a 2017 fight. In an interview with […]

New Video of Conor McGregor Phone Incident Surfaces; Irish Star Pleads Not Guilty in Case

There’s a different angle now available in the Conor McGregor cell phone case. View full post on Recent News on

Lyoto Machida: USADA lost ‘a bit of credibility’ after Jon Jones’ ‘picogram’ case

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has faced some criticism since partnering with the UFC in July 2015, but nothing like when MMA star Jon Jones was cleared to fight despite adverse findings in his drug tests. It all started when Jones failed a drug test after his UFC 214 knockout victory over Daniel Cormier […]

Conor McGregor being sued by alleged victim in Miami phone-smash case

Conor McGregor might be due in another Miami courtroom soon. The man accusing McGregor of damaging his cell phone and stealing it earlier this week has now filed a civil lawsuit against the UFC star, MMA Fighting confirmed Thursday with the office of McGregor’s attorney Samuel Rabin. The news was first reported by the Associated […]

Rachael Ostovich’s husband Arnold Berdon pleads no contest in domestic violence case 

Rachael Ostovich’s husband has pleaded no contest in a case in which he was accused of domestic violence. Arnold Berdon, also an MMA fighter, took the plea for second-degree assault, a felony, on Thursday in Hawaii Circuit Court, per online court records. The no-contest plea means Berdon will not contest the case, but he does […]

Coach says Jon Jones’s illegal knee was a case of bad timing

Jon Jones was determined to get a finish on Saturday, and it almost cost him dearly. The UFC light heavyweight champion’s first defense of his second reign was light on drama and Jones would go on to defeat Anthony Smith via a one-sided unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 235 in Las Vegas. […]

UFC’s Muslim Salikhov cleared by USADA in doping case similar to one involving Jon Jones

UFC fighter Muslim Salikhov has been cleared by USADA in a doping case very similar to the one Jon Jones is currently going through. Salikhov will receive no sanction from USADA, the UFC’s anti-doping partner, despite multiple drug-test results coming back positive for the long-term metabolite of the banned steroid oral Turinabol, UFC executive Jeff […]

Ex-Invicta champ Jennifer Maia accepts six-month USADA suspension in tainted supplement case

Jennifer Maia is the latest fighter to fall victim to a tainted supplement. The UFC flyweight and former Invicta FC champion has accepted a six-month suspension from USADA after testing positive for a variety of banned substances in an out-of-competition test conducted on Aug. 16, 2018, the UFC’s anti-doping partner announced Tuesday. Maia tested positive […]

Contender Series Alum Grant Dawson Has Anti-Doping Violation Case Dismissed

Grant Dawson, who earned a UFC contract on Season 1 of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, had his anti-doping case dismissed by USADA. View full post on Recent News on

Grant Dawson sees USADA case dismissed

Grant Dawson is free to resume his MMA career. The 24-year-old featherweight saw his USADA case officially dismissed by the organization according to a UFC statement released Tuesday. Dawson was flagged by the agency in November of last year and has been ineligible to compete during course of the investigation. Per the statement, Dawson’s case […]

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