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Albuquerque police arrested Jon Jones on Thursday morning, charging him with aggravated DWI, negligent use of a firearm, and other charges. (Image: AP)

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones Arrested, Charged with Aggravated DWI

Police officers arrested UFC legend Jon Jones in New Mexico early Thursday morning on charges of aggravated DWI and negligent use of a firearm, according to the Albuquerque Police Department. According to a criminal complaint, Jones tested “at or above twice the legal limit” on a breathalyzer test after his […]

Zhang Weili (right) outpointed Joanna Jedrzejczyk (left) to defend her strawweight title in what is being hailed as one of the greatest women’s MMA fights of all time. (Image: AFP)

UFC Notebook: Zhang Thrills, Adesanya Does Just Enough to Win in Title Defenses

In what could be an early fight-of-the-year candidate, Zhang Weili outlasted Joanna Jedrzejczyk on Saturday to defend her women’s strawweight title at UFC 248 in Las Vegas. The bout ended in a split decision, with Zhang (21-1) winning 48-47, 48-47, 47-48. Zhang Earns Praise from Jedrejczyk Many close decisions result […]

Dana White says that Floyd Mayweather Jr. will likely compete in some capacity next fall, though there’s no work on if that could take place in boxing, MMA, or elsewhere. (Image: @floydmayweather/Instagram)

UFC Notebook: Mayweather Could Fight in 2020, Jacare vs. Hall Set for UFC 249

UFC president Dana White and undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. have been talking about a potential partnership in recent months. Now, White says that an agreement between the two would likely result in Mayweather competing in some capacity, though perhaps not in the realm of MMA. Speaking to ESPN earlier […]

Alexander Volkanovski defeated Max Holloway by unanimous decision to win the UFC featherweight title at UFC 245. (Image: Stephen R. Sylvanie/USA Today Sports)

UFC Notebook: Volkanovski Takes Featherweight Title, Usman vs. Masvidal?

Three titles were on the line at UFC 245 in Las Vegas on Saturday night, but only Alexander Volkanovski was able to wrest away control of a championship from the previous holder. Fighting at the T-Mobile Arena on the Strip, Volkanovski (21-1) took down featherweight champion Max Holloway (21-5), earning […]

Tyson Fury (pictured) has said he would be interested in a boxing match against UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. (Image: Mike Segar/Action Images/Reuters)

Stipe Miocic, Tyson Fury Express Interest in Crossover Heavyweight Boxing Match

UFC heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic and lineal heavyweight boxing champion, Tyson Fury, have both expressed interest in a crossover fight that would see the two men face off in the ring. Miocic mentioned his interest in boxing Fury on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show this Monday, with Fury acknowledging on Tuesday […]

Israel Adesanya (right) hits Robert Whittaker (left) during their fight at UFC 243. (Image: AP)

Israel Adesanya Knocks Out Robert Whittaker, Becomes UFC Middleweight Champion

Israel Adesanya unified the UFC middleweight title on Sunday in Melbourne, Australia, knocking out Robert Whittaker in the second round to remain undefeated for his MMA career. Whittaker (20-5) had been the official champion, but was coming off a period of inactivity during which, Adesanya (18-0) earned the interim middleweight […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov (top) works to submit Dustin Poirier during their main event title fight at UFC 242. (Image: Getty)

UFC Notebook: Khabib Nurmagomedov Unifies Lightweight Title, Remains Undefeated

Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier via third-round submission by rear-naked choke on Saturday, unifying the lightweight title, and solidifying his place as one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in all of MMA. Nurmagomedov (28-0) was dominant for most of the fight, though Poirier (25-6, 1 NC) had […]