PFL bans Ali Abdelaziz from events pending resolution of battery case

Controversial manager Ali Abdelaziz has been barred from Professional Fighters League events pending the legal resolution of an incident at a recent card in Las Vegas. Abdelaziz was cited for battery by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Dept. after the Oct. 11 incident. In that melee, news of which was broken by MMA Junkie, Abdelaziz […]

Jon Jones accepts plea deal in strip club case 

Jon Jones at UFC 200 Press Conference | Esther Lin/ UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones accepted a plea deal to close out a court case in New Mexico after an alleged incident took place at a strip club back in April. Jones pled no contest, which is not regarded as an admission of guilt, […]

UFC Light Heavyweight Champ Jon Jones Pleads No Contest in Albuquerque Strip Club Case

Jon Jones will not face a petty misdemeanor battery charge after reaching a plea deal regarding his involvement in an

UFC champ Jon Jones takes plea deal in strip club case

The case involving UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones and a cocktail waitress at a strip club has been resolved. Jones, 32, took a plea deal Tuesday in Bernalillo County (N.M.) Metropolitan Court, pleading no contest to disorderly conduct for the incident that took place in April. According to ESPN, which cited court documents, Jones received […]

Patricky Pitbull vs. Luiz Gustavo, Johnny Case vs. Tofiq Musaev booked for RIZIN LW tourney semi-finals

RIZINFF All four of the RIZIN lightweight tournament quarter-finals didn’t go beyond the first five minutes on Saturday in Osaka, Japan. Tofiq Musaev got the ball rolling with a powerful display of striking against the durable Damien Brown, who met his demise through a series of grounded shots. Hiroto Uesako was unfortunately waved out of […]

Jon Jones’ bench trial for battery case scheduled in September 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jon Jones is headed back to court for a bench trial regarding the misdemeanor battery charges he’s facing from an incident that took place at a strip club in April. The bench trial is scheduled for Sept. 26, according to court records obtained by MMA Fighting on Monday. Jones faces misdemeanor […]

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 […]

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