Max Holloway is stepping in to replace Tony Ferguson in the lightweight championship fight at UFC 223. (Image: Getty)

UFC 223: Max Holloway Replacing Tony Ferguson in Lightweight Title Fight

The UFC has announced that reigning featherweight champion Max Holloway will move up a division to challenge Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title at UFC 223 next weekend following an injury to Tony Ferguson. The fight between Nurmagomedov (25-0) and Ferguson (23-3) was one of the most anticipated fights of […]

Predictably, bookmakers have made Conor McGregor a heavy favorite over Floyd Mayweather in a hypothetical MMA fight between the two. (Image: Getty)

First Lines Offered on Mayweather vs. McGregor in Hypothetical MMA Fight

Despite Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s recent announcement that he plans to begin training for mixed martial arts in the near future, there’s still no official word on if or when he’ll fight in the octagon. But that hasn’t stopped oddsmakers from giving bettors the opportunity to wager on a hypothetical Mayweather […]

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino is widely expected to easily win her main event matchup with Yana Kunitskaya at UFC 222. (Image: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Getty)

UFC 222: Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino to Defend Her Featherweight Belt

One of the greatest female fighters in mixed martial arts history will take center stage at UFC 222 in Las Vegas tonight, when Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino takes on Yana Kunitskaya with the UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship on the line. Justino was a late replacement as headliner for the card, as […]

Conor McGregor has defended his UFC Lightweight title in 15 months and is in danger of having it stripped if he doesn’t line up a fight soon. (Image: Showtime)

UFC, MMA Fans Want to Know … Where Is Conor McGregor’s Next Fight?

Speculation is flying about where Conor McGregor will fight next, and the theories are frustrating the UFC and MMA fans alike. Rumors have the Irish lightweight champion planning another battle against Floyd Mayweather — but this time in the Octagon — as well as meeting up with Manny Pacquiao for […]

Luke Rockhold is facing Yoel Romero in the main event of UFC 221 in Perth, Australia Saturday. (Image: USA Today Sports)

Lackluster Lineup for UFC 221 Brings New Challengers into Mix

UFC 221 isn’t being held in Las Vegas or New York, but instead in Perth, Australia. The remote location and a lack of stars on the fight card makes this faraway fight night a little less bright. But the world will still tune in, knowing one of these fighters might […]

Lyoto Machida will try to bounce back from two knockout losses in front of a home crowd in Belem, Brazil at UFC Fight Night 125. (Image: Getty)

Machida vs. Anders Headlines UFC Fight Night 125 Card

Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida will head back to his hometown of Belem, Brazil to face off against the undefeated Eryk Anders for the main event of UFC Fight Night 125 on Saturday night. Machida (22-8) is a former Light Heavyweight champion in UFC, but may be reaching the end of […]

Floyd Mayweather posted a video that hinted at a future in MMA, though he has dismissed the possibility in the past. (Image: Esther Lin/Showtime)

Is Floyd Mayweather Thinking MMA? Video Shows Boxing Champ in Octagon

Floyd Mayweather may have retired from boxing with a perfect 50-0 record, but that doesn’t necessary mean he’ll never fight again. The 40-year-old Mayweather posted a video that suggested he could try his hand at mixed martial arts, just weeks after saying such a move would never happen. The video, […]

Ronda Rousey made a surprise appearance at Royal Rumble, marking her debut under a new contract with the WWE. (Image: Twitter/WWE)

Ronda Rousey Moves from MMA to Pro Wrestling by Inking Contract with WWE

Former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has signed a full-time contract with WWE, a new direction for the mixed-martial artist that was announced simultaneously with her surprise appearance at the end of Sunday’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view event. Rousey didn’t speak and didn’t wrestle, but instead appeared at the conclusion of […]

Tony Ferguson may be the interim lightweight champion, but he’ll be an underdog against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223. (Image: MMAjunkie)

UFC 223: Two Champions Will Defend Titles as Underdogs

Khabib Nurmagomedov has been pegged by oddsmakers as a favorite to defeat interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson at UFC 223. The event, scheduled to be held April 8 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, was announced at a press conference last week. Nurmagomedov comes into the fight […]