Roxanne Modafferi hopes to show what she has learned since she was released from the UFC following a loss in November when she fights Tara LaRosa on the Invicta Fighting Championships card on Saturday in Kansas City, Mo.
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As in his upset win over Renan Barao in May, TJ Dillashaw peppered Joe Soto with shots before finally capitalizing on an opening and knocking him out in the fifth and final round to retain the belt in the main event of UFC 177.
Renan Barao was forced out of a rematch with T.J. Dillashaw on Saturday. Instead, Dillashaw will defend his bantamweight belt against former Bellator champion Joe Soto in UFC 177.
Adam Gentile, owner of the Palomino Club, is making his final amateur fight Saturday. “This is competition, this is fun, this is a hobby,” he says. “I enjoy it. I don’t have delusions.”
Mixed martial artist Eddie Alvarez spent so much of the past two years fighting with his former employer to get out of his contract that his career almost felt like it was in a holding pattern.
Michael Bisping has never lost two consecutive fights in his career. He wants to make sure that statement is still true after he fights Cung Le in the main event of a UFC card in Macau on Saturday
Celebrities, athletes and more have taken part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in the last few weeks to help raise money for the ALS Association, even Mixed Martial Artist Ronda Rousey.
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones suffered a leg injury in training and has been forced to pull out of a Sept. 27 title defense against Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 178 at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier both deeply regret their brawl at a publicity stop in Las Vegas earlier this week. The light heavyweights also say they would probably do it again in a similar situation.
UFC star Daniel Cormier told a small group of reporters during Monday’s media event at MGM Grand promoting his Sept. 27 title fight that he and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones would never be friends. About 20 minutes later, a staredown for photographers between the two fighters quickly escalated into a brawl in the lobby of the Strip resort.
Noad Lahat returned to his Army unit in Israel days after winning a unanimous decision over Steven Siler in an Ultimate Fighting Championship bout in San Jose, Calif.
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will return to action to fight Nick Diaz as part of the organization’s Super Bowl weekend card on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas. UFC president Dana White appeared on SportsCenter on Tuesday afternoon to announce the bout.
Las Vegas-based World Series of Fighting has filled the preliminary card for its Aug. 9 event with local fighters.
A music industry promoter, a Las Vegas lawyer and an mixed martial arts public relations specialist are teaming up to launch a Las Vegas-based business that will book professional MMA fighters for paid appearances at local, national and global businesses and events.
Veteran Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight Robbie Lawler wanted to be the first person to knock out Matt Brown in a professional fight when the two met in the main event of the UFC on Fox 12 card Saturday at SAP Center.
Matt Brown has been the underdog in four of his last seven victories. The oddsmakers expect Brown to lose yet again tonight when he fights Robbie Lawler to determine the top welterweight contender in the main event of UFC on Fox 12 at SAP Center.
A masterful performance in an upset of Phil Davis in April propelled Anthony Johnson up the rankings in the Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight division. The victory also earned Johnson plenty of new fans.
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.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced Tuesday that another fight has been added to UFC 178 and that the Sept. 27 event will be at the MGM Grand Garden.
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.
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.
Donald Cerrone knocked out Jim Miller with a head kick in the second round of the main event of an Ultimate Fighting Championship card Wednesday in Atlantic City.
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.
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