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Jon Jones has vacated his light heavyweight championship, but says he’s interested in making a run in the UFC’s heavyweight division. (Image: Mike Roach/Zuffa/Getty)

Jon Jones Vacates Light Heavyweight Title, Move to Heavyweight Division Likely

Jon Jones officially ended his latest run as the UFC light heavyweight titleholder on Monday, saying that he’s vacating the 205-pound weight class’ top spot. Jones (26-1) has fought at light heavyweight for essentially his entire MMA career, and hasn’t lost a bout since a disqualification vs. Matt Hamill back […]

Stipe Miocic (right) defeated Daniel Cormier (left) on Saturday in the third fight between the two UFC legends. (Image: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa)

UFC Notebook: Miocic Defeats Cormier, O’Malley Suffers Leg Injury

Stipe Miocic finished his trilogy of heavyweight championship fights with Daniel Cormier with another win, scoring a unanimous decision victory over the former titleholder. Miocic (20-3) won 49-46, 49-46, 48-47 to retain his UFC heavyweight crown in the main event of UFC 252 on Saturday. Miocic Pulls Away in Late […]

Daniel Cormier (left) and Stipe Miocic (right) will battle for a third time in the main event of UFC 252. (Image: Josh Hedges/Zuffa/Getty)

Stipe Miocic, Daniel Cormier Square Off in Trilogy Bout at UFC 252

The two best heavyweight MMA fighters in the world – and perhaps two of the greatest heavyweights of all time – will fight a rubber match on Saturday, as Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier battle for a third time in the main event of UFC 252. Cormier (22-2) won the […]

Derek Brunson (top) upset Edmen Shahbazyan (bottom) in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas. (Image: Chris Unger/Zuffa/Getty)

UFC Notebook: Brunson Scores Huge Win After Chaotic Card, UFC 254 Coming Together

Cancellations, collapses, and low blows marred Saturday’s UFC Fight Night card, but that didn’t diminish Derek Brunson’s victory over the previously undefeated Edmen Shahbazyan in the main event. Brunson scored a third-round TKO to turn back Shahbazyan who came into the fight as a -310 favorite, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. […]

Calvin Kattar overpowered Dan Ige to win the main event on Wednesday night’s UFC card from Fight Island. (Image: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa/Getty)

UFC Notebook: Kattar Outlasts Ige, Masvidal Wants Rematch vs. Usman

Calvin Kattar proved to be too much for Dan Ige in the main event of Wednesday’s UFC on ESPN event on Yas Island, winning a unanimous decision in the featherweight clash. Kattar won 49-46, 49-46, 48-47 on the judges’ cards, pulling away in the championship rounds as Ige appeared to […]

Calvin Kattar enters the main event of Wednesday’s UFC on ESPN card as a substantial favorite over Dan Ige. (Image: Mike Lawrie/Getty)

UFC on ESPN: Calvin Kattar Battles Dan Ige in Featherweight Main Event

Featherweight contenders Calvin Kattar and Dan Ige will headline the first UFC on ESPN card from Fight Island on Wednesday, just four days after the Abu Dhabi venue hosted UFC 251. While the main event doesn’t bring the allure of the featherweight title fight between Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway […]

Max Holloway (right) comes in as a modest underdog at UFC 251 in his rematch against Alexander Volkanovski (left). (Image: Stephen R. Sylvanie/USA Today Sports)

UFC 251: Four Bets to Make for the First Card on Fight Island

The UFC makes its “Fight Island” debut on Saturday with a stellar card headlined by three title fights. That should make UFC 251 an attractive option for fans and bettors alike. Gamblers can choose from plenty of options as the UFC is staging 13 fights in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. […]

UFC fighter Mike Perry was caught on tape punching an elderly man at a restaurant in Texas on Tuesday. (Image: Esther Lin, MMA Fighting)

UFC fighter Mike Perry Caught on Video Punching Man in Restaurant (VIDEO)

UFC welterweight fighter Mike Perry was involved in a videotaped physical altercation on Tuesday at a Lubbock, Texas, restaurant. In the video, which was posted on Wednesday, Perry is asked to leave Table 82 restaurant. He’s heard yelling racial slurs and arguing with his girlfriend, who attempted to get him […]

Jorge Masvidal is stepping in to fight Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title at UFC 251. (Image: Steven Flynn/USA Today Sports)

UFC Notebook: Usman vs. Masvidal Booked for UFC 251 Main Event

Jorge Masvidal will step in to fight Kamaru Usman for the welterweight championship in the main event of UFC 251, the promotion announced late Sunday night. A series of events over the weekend led to the fight, which will headline the first UFC card at the so-called “Fight Island” facility […]