Report: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira to Face Trevor Smith at UFC Sao Paulo

Ultimate Fighting Championship and Pride Fighting Championships mainstay Antonio Rogerio Nogueira isn’t quite ready to hang up the gloves yet. View full post on Recent News on

Morning Report: Video: Conor McGregor allegedly punches older man in bar over whiskey dispute

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Back in April, former two division UFC champion Conor McGregor was reportedly under investigation for allegedly punching a man in a Dublin pub. Well, now video of the alleged incident has surfaced. Per TMZ Sports, the incident took place at the Marble Arch Pub in Dublin on April 6. McGregor allegedly […]

Morning Report: Michael Bisping defends Valentina Shevchenko’s performance, likens her to Anderson Silva

Michael Bisping at UFC 204 open workouts | Esther Lin/ Over the weekend, Valentina Shevchenko successfully defended her flyweight title with a unanimous decision over Liz Carmouche. The only problem was, the fight was objectively boring for the fans. Over the course of five rounds, Shevchenko only landed 42 strikes and one takedown (per UFC […]

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 […]

Report: Colby Covington Was Advised To Pull Out Of UFC Newark Due To Cut Sustained in Training

On Saturday, Colby Covington added a huge name to his résumé and cemented himself as the next challenger for the UFC welterweight title with a five-round domination of Robbie Lawler, but it turns out the fight almost didn’t happen at all. View full post on Recent News on

Morning Report: Michael Bisping: Conor McGregor is ‘hoping and praying’ that Dustin Poirier beats Khabib Nurmagomedov

On Sept. 7 in Abu Dhabi, Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his lightweight title on the line against interim champion Dustin Poirier in the main event of UFC 242. The event figures to be among the biggest of the year for the UFC and while the whole world will be watching, there will be at least […]

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

Report: Priscila Cachoeira vs. Ariane Lipski set for UFC on ESPN+ 21 in Sao Paulo

Gallery Luana Carolina def. Priscila Cachoeira at UFC 237: Best photos view 10 images It appears the UFC’s return to Brazil this fall has its first matchup. A pair of Brazilians will be gunning for their first win in the promotion when Priscila Cachoeira (8-3 MMA, 0-3 UFC) takes on Ariane Lipski (11-5 MMA, 0-2 […]

Report: Jon Jones Faces Battery Charge for Alleged Strip Club Incident in Albuquerque

Jon Jones is facing a battery charge for an alleged incident that occurred at an Albuquerque, N.M., strip club this past April. View full post on Recent News on

UFC on ESPN 4 rookie report: Grading the newcomers in San Antonio

Fighters from around the globe dream of the day they’ll step into the UFC octagon for the first time. For two athletes, Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 4 event marked that special moment in their career. Check out this week’s rookie report to see what kind of first impression those fighters made on the sport’s biggest […]

Report: Jason Miller receives 1-year prison sentence for vandalism, violating protective order

Jason Miller at the UFC 146 weigh-ins on May 25, 2012 in Las Vegas | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jason Miller’s latest run-in with the law will see him serve time. The 38-year-old MMA fighter, who has competed for the UFC, Strikeforce, and World Extreme Cagefighting among other promotions, was sentenced to a year in […]

MMA Junkie rankings report: Sorting out a big women’s fight weekend

Last weekend was a big one in women’s MMA. Friday night’s Bellator 224 saw featherweight champion Julia Budd (13-2 MMA, 7-0 BMMA) earned her 11th consecutive victory with a first-round stoppage of Olga Rubin (6-1 MMA, 4-1 BMMA). One night later, former UFC featherweight Germaine de Randamie (9-3 MMA, 6-1 UFC) finished Aspen Ladd (8-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) […]

Morning Report: Cody Garbrandt gives update on return, discusses drug testing in the UFC

Over the weekend, Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber returned to the octagon in sensational fashion, knocking out Ricky Simon in 46 seconds. Afterwards, Faber called out double champ Henry Cejudo, and also threw some shade on his former teammate, T.J. Dillashaw for his failed drug test, saying he’d be happy to fight Dillashaw when that […]

Report: UFC Brings Back Flyweight Brandon Moreno

The Ultimate Fighting Championship just can’t seem to make up its mind about the flyweight division. View full post on Recent News on

Morning Report: Ben Askren opens up about KO loss to Jorge Masvidal and his post-fight antics

Over the weekend, Ben Askren suffered the first defeat of his career, and it came in devastating fashion. Askren was knocked out in five seconds by a flying knee from Jorge Masvidal at UFC 239. The knockout blew up on social media, a deflating turn for the outspoken welterweight who was not shy about talking […]

Report: Bellator MMA Fighter Dillon Danis Attacked at New York Burlesque Nightclub

Dillon Danis was attacked while partying at a New York nightclub over the weekend, according to a report by the

Morning Report: Daniel Cormier on potential Francis Ngannou fight: ‘It’s not a fight that I would have much hesitation in taking’

With UFC 239 and International Fight Week now in the books, all the eyes in the MMA world turn to the rest of the summer fight schedule, and the biggest fight on the horizon is the rematch between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic for the heavyweight title at UFC 241. Cormier, of course, was supposed […]

Report: Ashlee Evans-Smith Out, Ariane Carnelossi In Against Taila Santos at UFC Uruguay

UFC Fight Night 156 has taken a hit as Ashlee Evans-Smith has been forced to withdraw from her scheduled bout against Taila Santos on August 10 in Montevideo, Uruguay. View full post on Recent News on

Report: Gian Villante Out, John Allan Arte In on Short Notice at UFC Sacramento

UFC Sacramento has taken a hit less than two weeks out from the event. View full post on Recent News on

Report: Edson Barboza-Paul Felder Rematch Slated for UFC 242

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has added a significant rematch to UFC 242, as it will reportedly see Edson Barboza run it back with Paul Felder. View full post on Recent News on

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