Derrick Lewis says he’s 100 percent for UFC 230, warns Daniel Cormier to take him seriously

LAS VEGAS – Derrick Lewis promises he will be at his best when he enters the octagon to challenge Daniel Cormier for the UFC heavyweight title next month at UFC 230. After scrambling for a headliner for UFC 230, Lewis (21-5 MMA, 12-3 UFC) got the call to challenge Cormier (21-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) for UFC […]

Michael Chiesa Says Family Targeted After His Lawsuit Against Conor McGregor

Last month, Michael Chiesa filed a lawsuit against Conor McGregor as a result of the infamous April bus attack. Now, he says, his family has become the target of abuse. View full post on Recent News on

Conor McGregor says ‘now is the time’ to bring UFC octagon to AT&T Stadium

Jerry Jones and Conor McGregor. It is a friendship that has taken the headlines by storm. On Sunday night, McGregor took in the NFL game between the Jones’ Dallas Cowboys and the Jacksonville Jaguars. From tossing the pigskin during warm ups to pumping up “America’s Team” in the huddle, the giddy Irishman looked like a […]

Michael Chiesa says family has received nasty messages as backlash from Conor McGregor lawsuit

Dealing with Conor McGregor is one thing. Michael Chiesa is learning what it’s like to deal with the Conor McGregor legion. The two fighters’ stories became forever intertwined on that fateful media day in April when Chiesa was just 48 hours away from a fight with Anthony Pettis at UFC 223 in Brooklyn. That fight […]

Dana White says UFC, Khabib Nurmagomedov Have Reconciled Following Brawl in Las Vegas

Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White and lightweight king Khabib Nurmagomedov have come to terms after the fallout from The Eagle’s UFC 229 fight against Conor McGregor, where a massive brawl ensued following a submission victory for Nurmagomedov. View full post on Recent News on

Fabian Edwards targets Mike Shipman, says Bellator deal is a ‘level above’ other Euro signings

Bellator rolled out the red carpet for U.K. middleweight standout, Fabian Edwards, announcing his signing during the live broadcast of Bellator 208 last weekend. Edwards is the latest on a long list of European signings made by the promotion, but “The Assassin” was quick to point out that his contract is far more substantial than […]

Jorge Masvidal Says He Only Wants Ranked Opponents; Leon Edwards Responds

As is the new tradition in modern mixed martial arts, if you want someone’s attention then there’s no better way than to post your intentions on Twitter. View full post on Recent News on

Ryan Bader Says He Added 10 Pounds of Lean Muscle for Bellator Heavyweight Tourney

Ryan Bader is set to continue his run in the heavyweight grand prix when he meets Matt Mitrione at Bellator 207 on Friday in a fight that many think will determine the future winner of the tournament. Bader comes into the fight as the promotion’s light heavyweight champion and boasts a KO win over Muhammed […]

Dustin Poirier says nagging hip injury forced him out of UFC 230 bout with Nate Diaz

Over the course of 30 professional fights in a nearly decade-long career, Dustin Poirier has never had to pull out of a scheduled bout. Until last week. One of mixed martial arts’ toughest customers had to withdraw from his highly anticipated UFC 230 bout against Nate Diaz at Madison Square Garden in New York. And […]

Kajan Johnson Says His Release From The UFC Was As Expected

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight Kajan Johnson has been officially let go by the promotion after suffering back-to-back losses to Islam Makhachev in July and most recently to Rustam Khabilov in Moscow last month. View full post on Recent News on

Dillon Danis says claims he insulted Khabib’s religion to set off UFC 229 brawl are a smear

Gallery Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Conor McGregor at UFC 229: Best photos view 15 images If you’re not quite sure where to assign the most blame for this past Saturday’s UFC 229 post-fight melee, one party involved tonight said accusations leveled his way are misguided. Bellator fighter Dillon Danis, one of Conor McGregor’s training partners and […]

Sergio Pettis to Return to Bantamweight Following UFC 229 Setback, Coach Says

Sergio Pettis appeared to have turned a corner at 125 pounds with a signature win against Joseph Benavidez earlier this summer. View full post on Recent News on

Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father says he’ll punish son ‘tougher’ than UFC does

At UFC 229, Khabib Nurmagomedov did what he promised he would do and “smashed” Conor McGregor, submitting the former two-division world champion in the fourth round of their title fight. Then he jumped the fence and attacked McGregor’s training partner Dillon Danis which started a brawl with McGregor’s team that has quickly become the most […]

Conor McGregor’s coach says Khabib Nurmagomedov’s reaction at UFC 229 wasn’t ‘a big deal’

At least one member of Conor McGregor’s team isn’t all the upset with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s reaction at UFC 229. On Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nurmagomedov (27-0 MMA, 11-0 UFC) successfully defended his lightweight title with a dominant submission win over McGregor (21-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC). Moments afterward, Nurmagomedov incited an all-out brawl when he […]

John Kavanagh says he understands Khabib Nurmagomedov’s reaction at UFC 229

We’re only two days removed from UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s submission victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 229 in Las Vegas. Typically, after most fight cards, fans and pundits are abuzz with possible match-making conversations, reactions to highlights and chasing down fighters for reactions to the weekend’s fights. But this week, the only thing […]

Dana White Says UFC 229 Fell Short of 3 Million PPV Buys, But Did ‘Way Over’ 2 Million

UFC 229 didn’t hit 3 million pay-per-view buys, but it still did pretty well, according to Dana White. View full post on Recent News on

Derrick Lewis Says His Back Is Healed, Eager To Show Full Potential

Derrick Lewis wants fans to know his back has healed, especially after the criticism he received for his lukewarm victory over Francis Ngannou at UFC 226 in July. View full post on Recent News on

‘UFC 229 Embedded,’ No. 5: McGregor says ‘(Expletive) peace – there will never be peace’

It’s the biggest fight in UFC history, and the promotion has rolled out its “Embedded” treatment to preview UFC 229. Faaturing a lightweight title fight between current champ Khabib Nurmagomedov (26-0 MMA, 10-0 UFC) and previous title holder Conor McGregor (21-3 MMA, 9-1 UFC), UFC 229 takes place Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas […]

Dominick Reyes says in-cage mentality is ‘destruction,’ ‘tear apart everything’

LAS VEGAS — At UFC 229 media day, Dominick Reyes discusses the opportunity of fighting Ovince Saunt Preux on a big card, his unique mindset when entering the cage, his former job as an IT professional and more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Josh Barnett vs. Urijah Faber? Bring it, says ex-UFC champ Miesha Tate on Quintet 3

LAS VEGAS – Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate has found a substitute for MMA in grappling. Whether it’s a temporary or permanent one is something she’s yet to decide. But right now, it’s taken her behind the scenes to more commentary work with the team grappling competition Quintet. Tate will call matchup alongside […]

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