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Jose Aldo signed an eight-fight extension with the UFC, postponing his plans to retire later this year. (Image: Sergei Belski/USA Today Sports)

Jose Aldo Signs Eight-Fight Extension with UFC, Postponing Retirement Plans

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has temporarily put off plans to retire from MMA, instead choosing to sign a long-term extension with the promotion. According to UFC president Dana White, Aldo agreed to an eight-fight contract with the company before his decision loss to Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 237. […]

Al Iaquinta (pictured) will take on Donald Cerrone in the main event of UFC Fight Night 151. (Image: Christopher Hanewinckel/USA Today Sports)

UFC Fight Night 151: Al Iaquinta and Donald Cerrone Face Off in Ottawa

Two veterans of the lightweight division will look to position themselves for a potential title opportunity as Al Iaquinta and Donald Cerrone fight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 151. The Saturday night card will take place at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Canada, and features a […]

Max Holloway (left) and Dustin Poirier (right) will fight for the interim lightweight title on Saturday at UFC 236. (Image: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa/Getty)

UFC 236: Interim Lightweight Championship on the Line in Atlanta

Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier will get in the Octagon to fight for the interim lightweight championship on Saturday in the main event of UFC 236 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. The two men will be competing for the right to call themselves champion in the absence of Khabib […]

Robert Whittaker will defend his heavyweight crown against Kelvin Gastelum in front of an Australian crowd at UFC 234. (Image: UFC/YouTube)

Middleweight Contenders Take Center Stage at UFC 234 in Australia

Robert Whittaker will defend his UFC middleweight championship against No. 4 contender Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC 234 on Sunday in Melbourne, Australia. Whittaker (20-4) will look to run his UFC winning streak to ten fights in front of a supportive Australian crowd against Gastelum (15-3), who […]

Canelo Alvarez (right) says he would be up for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather (left), though there haven’t been any talks between the two fighters. (Image: Ethan Miller/Getty)

Canelo Alvarez Calls Out Floyd Mayweather for Gimmicky Fights, But Still Wants Rematch

Middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez called out Floyd Mayweather while promoting his Saturday fight against Rocky Fielding, saying that Mayweather has been diminishing the credibility of boxing with his recent antics. Alvarez referenced events like Mayweather’s boxing match last year with UFC superstar Conor McGregor, and his upcoming exhibition with Japanese […]

Rafael dos Anjos (left) and Kamaru Usman (right) face off before their main event fight at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale in Las Vegas. (Image: Zuffa/Getty)

Dos Anjos vs. Usman Main Event Highlights Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale

Welterweights Rafael dos Anjos and Kamaru Usman will battle in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter Season 28 Finale, as the UFC celebrates the end of another season of the long running reality series. The show will take place Friday night at The Palms Hotel and Casino in Las […]

Korean Zombie Battles Yair Rodriguez in UFC Fight Night 139 Main Event

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will celebrate the companys 25th anniversary on Saturday with UFC Fight Night 139 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. The UFC hosted its first ever event on Nov. 12, 1993, with UFC 1 having also taken place in Denver. Long Layoffs Create Intriguing Main Event […]

Floyd Mayweather to Fight Japanese Kickboxing Star on New Years Eve

Floyd Mayweather has officially announced his plans to fight on New Years Eve, telling the world on Monday that he would be fighting Japanese kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa at the Saitama Super Arena outside of Tokyo on Dec. 31. Mayweather and Nasukawa announced their planned bout on Monday morning in […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov (left) lands a punch on Conor McGregor (right) during their UFC 229 lightweight title fight in October 2018. (Image: Esther Lin/MMA Fighting)

Mayweather, Nurmagomedov Start Planting Seeds for Potential Crossover Fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Floyd Mayweather have begun to build momentum for a potential fight between the two champions, suggesting that Nurmagomedov might want to follow in the footsteps of rival Conor McGregor in taking on one of boxings greats. Nurmagomedov recently scored a dominating submission victory over McGregor at UFC […]

Derrick Lewis scored a stunning last-minute knockout to defeat Alexander Volkov at UFC 229. He will now face Daniel Cormier for the heavyweight title at UFC 230. (Image: Stephen R. Sylvanie/USA Today)

Daniel Cormier to Defend Heavyweight Title vs. Derrick Lewis at UFC 230

UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title against Derrick Lewis in the main event of UFC 230 on Nov. 3 at Madison Square Garden. Lewis is coming off a dramatic last-second knockout of Alexander Volkov at UFC 229 in Las Vegas last weekend, while Cormier is currently a […]

Sean O’Malley Pulled from UFC 229 Card After Testing Positive for Ostarine

Undefeated bantamweight Sean O’Malley was pulled from Saturdays UFC 229 card in Las Vegas after the fighter failed an out-of-competition drug test administered by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). OMalley announced the failed test on social media Sunday, saying that he believed the positive result was linked to a […]