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Ronda Rousey Considering Extending Her Time in Professional Wrestling with WWE

When women’s MMA legend Ronda Rousey joined WWE earlier this year, she made it clear that the move was done out of a lifelong love for professional wrestling. Apparently, her first few months in the business have only confirmed those feelings. In an exclusive interview with ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, Rousey […]

Conor McGregor will make his return to the Octagon at UFC 229, when he takes on Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title. (Image: Sporting News)

Conor McGregor Returning to MMA in October to Face Khabib Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor will finally get back in the Octagon on Oct. 6 in Las Vegas, when he takes on UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. UFC President Dana White announced the matchup, which will be the main event for UFC 229, at a press conference on Friday. McGregor Returns after Two-Year […]

Anthony Smith Takes on Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua at UFC Fight Night 134

Anthony Smith will look to continue his improbable rise towards becoming a light heavyweight contender when he battles Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in the main event of UFC Fight Night 134. The fight will headline the UFC’s card Sunday in Hamburg, Germany, marking the second time that the UFC has come […]

Daniel Cormier (right) lands a punch against Stipe Miocic during their UFC heavyweight championship bout at UFC 226, which was won by Cormier. (Image: Getty)

Daniel Cormier Wins UFC Heavyweight Title, Brock Lesnar Could Be First Challenger

Daniel Cormier scored a stunning first-round knockout victory over Stipe Miocic to claim the UFC heavyweight championship at UFC 226. The victory made the 39-year-old Cormier, who was already the UFC’s light heavyweight champion, only the second person in the company’s history to simultaneously hold titles in two weight classes. […]

Daniel Cormier stands during a light heavyweight championship fight against Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 220. (Image: Gregory Payan/AP)

UFC 226: Miocic and Cormier Hope to Break International Fight Week Curse

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will challenge Stipe Miocic for his heavyweight title at UFC 226 on July 7, with Cormier hoping to become only the second person in the company’s history to hold two championship titles at the same time. That is, of course, assuming that the bout […]

Ronda Rousey to Become First Woman Inducted Into UFC Hall of Fame

The UFC announced Saturday that former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will become the first woman inducted into the organization’s Hall of Fame. She was one of the pioneers of women’s mixed martial arts. After winning an Olympic bronze medal in judo, she made the move to MMA in 2010, […]

Tony Lopez (left) and Joey Beltran (right) punch through blood and sweat in a sport that hasn't been seen in the US since the 1800s. (Image: AP)

Wyoming Welcomes First (Legal) Bare-Knuckle Fights in US in 129 Years

Wyoming doesn’t have a major professional sports team, but they have something the rest of the country doesn’t have – bare knuckle boxing. On Saturday, the Cheyenne Ice and Events Center hosted 10 bouts of no-gloves combat, available on pay-per-view. It was the first such contest since 1889, when John […]

Amanda Nunes dodges a punch from Ronda Rousey during their championship fight on December 30, 2016. Nunes will defend her bantamweight title this weekend at UFC 224.  (Image: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Getty)

UFC 224: Nunes Defends Bantamweight Title in Brazil vs. Pennington

Amanda Nunes is looking to defend her UFC women’s bantamweight championship for the third time on Saturday night, when she takes on Raquel Pennington in front of a home crowd in Brazil in the main event of UFC 224. Nunes (15-4) may currently live in Florida, but she was born […]

CM Punk, seen here after his 2016 loss to Mickey Gall, will return to the octagon for a fight with Mike Jackson at UFC 225. (Image: David Dermer/AP)

CM Punk, Holly Holm Added to Card for UFC 225 in Chicago

When UFC 225 is held on June 9 in Chicago, it will be headlined by a middleweight title fight between champion Robert Whittaker (20-4) and No. 1 contender Yoel Romero (13-2). But the UFC is always looking to add more star power to their cards, and in recent days, a […]

Conor McGregor is led out of jail in handcuffs after his arrest last week in New York City. (Image: Reuters)

Oddsmakers Place Conor McGregor Prop Bets After Tirade

The aftermath of Conor McGregor’s tirade in New York City last week has left the UFC fighter’s future in doubt, but internet sportsbooks are speculating what is next. BetDSI and Bodog are two sites that have put prop bets concerning the consequences of the Irish fighter’s conduct. The 29 year […]

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 […]

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 […]