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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 […]

Security personnel hold back Khabib Nurmagomedov during a post-fight brawl outside the Octagon following his victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 229. (Image: AP)

Both Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov Suspended by NSAC for UFC 229 Melee

The Nevada Athletic Commission has issued 10-day suspensions to both Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor, initiating the formal beginning of the disciplinary process against the fighters. The suspensions come in the wake of the post-fight brawl that followed the UFC 229 main event, in which Nurmagomedov submitted McGregor to retain […]

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 […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov climbs over the Octagon wall after his victory over Conor McGregor in their lightweight title fight at UFC 229. (Image: Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

UFC 229 Fallout: McGregor and Nurmagomedov Both Facing NAC Complaints

The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) is expected to file formal complaints against both Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor for their roles in the post-fight brawl that followed their championship bout at UFC 229 on Saturday night. In the immediate aftermath of the fight, NAC chose to withhold Nurmagomedovs $2 million […]

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 […]

UFC President Dana White confirmed Thursday that the company has reached an eight-fight deal with fighter Conor McGregor, starting with UFC 229 in October. (Photo: Getty Images)

UFC Locks Down Conor McGregor for Six Fights with Promise of Big Cash

The UFCs biggest star is sticking around for a while. Conor McGregor has signed a contract with UFC for six fights, beginning with his Oct. 6 bout in the Octagon against Khabib Nurmagomedov, ESPN’s Darren Rovell reported. Without giving details about terms of the deal, UFC president Dana White told […]

Michael Chiesa Suing Conor McGregor over UFC 223 Bus Attack Damages

Conor McGregor may have avoided serious criminal repercussions following his attack on a bus of fighters before UFC 223, but that doesnt mean that the Irish fighter is out of the woods yet. UFC lightweight Michael Chiesa is now suing McGregor over the incident, saying that he suffered serious personal, […]