Silva had the longest title reign as UFC middleweight champion with 16 consecutive victories from 2006 to 2013.
Jones is facing one count of misdemeanor battery stemming from an allegation by a strip club waitress in April, the latest in a string of run-ins with the law.
The beleaguered former NFL pass rusher stuffed a takedown attempt in the opening seconds and landed 30 straight right hands before the fight was stopped after 45 seconds.
The beleaguered former NFL star, coming off his first official UFC victory, will fight Juan Adams on Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 4 card in San Antonio.
Four more fighters inked contracts with the UFC after putting on solid performances on Dana White’s Contender Series.
For the first time in the three-season history of Dana White’s Contender Series, every fighter who won their bout earned a UFC contract.
There have now been a few days to digest the performances of Amanda Nunes and Jon Jones as two of the greatest fighters in UFC history defended their belts at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday.
The victorious champions from Saturday night’s event at T-Mobile Arena continued to construct their cases for greatest fighter of all-time.
Nunes knocked out Holly Holm with a similar technique to the one that led to Holm’s greatest triumph in the cage on the same card Jorge Masvidal records the fastest knockout in UFC history
The organization unveiled its schedule for the last quarter of 2019 and it didn’t include an end-of-the-year show on The Strip for the first time in more than a decade
The legacy of the oft-troubled light heavyweight champion is still to be determined as he prepares to defend his belt against Thiago Santos in the main event of UFC 239 at T-Mobile Arena.
The undefeated welterweight contender continues to antagonize Masvidal ahead of their showdown at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday night.
The former bantamweight champ is still looking for a worthy follow-up to her stunning 2015 victory over Ronda Rousey when she meets Amanda Nunes at UFC 239 on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena.