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Gustafsson out, Belfort in

Injury knocked Alexander Gustafsson out a rematch with Jon Jones in UFC 178 at MGM Grand on Sept. 27. And the Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday cleared the way for Vitor Belfort to fight Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight title in December.

Irishman McGregor wins UFC return on home soil

Irish featherweight star Conor McGregor spent the nearly one year it took him to recover from knee surgery telling everyone who would listen what he was going to do when he finally returned to the Ultimate Fighting Championship cage.

McGregor tops UFC’s Dublin card

The only previous time the Ultimate Fighting Championship had a card in Dublin, a brash 20-year-old attended the event with his coach and guaranteed he would be the headliner if the organization returned.

Evan Dunham seeks rebound

Las Vega fighter Evan Dunham wants to avoid a potential third straight loss Wednesday night on an Ultimate Fighting Championship card in Atlantic City, N.J. Dunham, 32, will fight Edson Barboza on a UFC Fight Night card on Fox Sports 1. The University of Oregon alum returns in search of his first victory since February 2013.

UFC 176 canceled

UFC 176, scheduled for Aug. 2 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, was scrapped Tuesday night. Featherweight champion Jose Aldo had to pull out of a main event title defense against Chad Mendes last week, and UFC officials were unable to book a suitable replacement bout

Kennedy to meet Romero at UFC 178

A middleweight bout between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero has been added to the Ultimate FIghting Championship card scheduled for Sept. 27 in Las Vegas, the organization confirmed Tuesday morning.

Ecstatic White unsure of next move

UFC president Dana White was in such a terrific mood during the wee hours of Sunday morning following a successful event at Mandalay Bay that he insisted nothing could bring him down.