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Francis Ngannou (top) came from behind to beat Ciryl Gane (bottom) in the main event of UFC 270 on Saturday. (Image: Chris Unger/Zuffa)

MMA Notebook: Ngannou, Figueiredo Overcome Adversity to Win UFC 270 Title Fights

Francis Ngannou handed Ciryl Gane the first loss of his MMA career on Saturday night to unify the heavyweight championship at UFC 270 in Anaheim. Ngannou utilized a wrestling-heavy strategy to outpoint Gane 48-47, 48-47, 49-46 and defeat the interim champion. Ngannou finds success late with wrestling Gane opened the […]

Alexander Volkanovski needs a new opponent for his next title defense after Max Holloway dropped out due to a lingering injury. (Image: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa)

UFC Notebook: Who Will Step Up to Fight Alexander Volkanovski?

Max Holloway dropped out of his title fight against featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 272, but there is no shortage of fighters willing to step into that main event bout. ESPN reported that Holloway informed the UFC that he would not be able to make the March 5 bout […]

Francis Ngannou (left) and Tyson Fury traded barbs on social media over a potential crossover fight between the heavyweight champions. (Image: Chris Unger/Zuffa)

Tyson Fury, Francis Ngannou Talk Crossover Fight on Social Media

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou has floated the idea of competing as a boxer in the past. Now, WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury says he wants to take on Ngannou, and is willing to throw a twist into the mix to entice the MMA star. Fury and Ngannou traded potential […]

Derrick Lewis (left) stopped Chris Daukaus (right) in the first round to become the UFC’s all-time knockout leader. (Image: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa)

MMA Notebook: Lewis Sets UFC KO Record, Jake Paul Promises MMA in His Future

Derrick Lewis scored a first-round win over rising contender Chris Daukaus on Saturday to take over the top spot on the UFC’s all-time knockout leaderboard and, potentially, throw himself back into the heavyweight title picture. Lewis (26-8) stopped Daukaus just 3:36 into the first round in the main event of […]

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are a triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees. (Image: Gettty)

UFC Owner Endeavor to Buy 10 Minor League Baseball Teams

Endeavor Group Holdings has agreed to buy 10 Minor League Baseball teams, including the affiliates of prominent MLB franchises like the New York Yankees and the Atlanta Brave. One of the teams, the Oklahoma City Dodgers, is currently co-owned by Endeavor President Mark Shapiro. Endeavor got its start as a […]

Julianna Pena (right) scored a stunning win over Amanda Nunes (left) to take the women’s bantamweight title at UFC 269 on Saturday. (Image: Chris Unger/Zuffa)

MMA Notebook: Julianna Pena Scores Historic Upset Over Amanda Nunes

Julianna Pena came into her bantamweight title fight as a +650 underdog to reigning champion Amanda Nunes, according to DraftKings Sportsbook. She left UFC 269 as one of the most unlikely new champions in the promotion’s history. Pena scored a third-round submission victory at 3:26 of the second round to […]