Magomed Ankalaev (left) extended his winning streak to eight by beating Thiago Santos (right) on Saturday. (Image: Getty)

MMA Notebook: Ankalaev Extends Winning Streak, Ngannou Needs Knee Surgery

Magomed Ankalaev made his case for a light heavyweight title shot on Saturday night with a unanimous decision victory over Thiago Santos at UFC Fight Night 203. Ankalaev showed he could compete with Santos in a striking battle, then used his wrestling and grappling skills to finish out a 49-46, […]

Police arrested former UFC champion Cain Velasquez for attempted murder in San Jose. (Image: Joe Camporeale/USA Today Sports)

MMA Notebook: Velasquez Arrested for Attempted Murder; Ukraine Crisis Impacts MMA

The San Jose Police Department announced Tuesday morning that it had arrested former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez for attempted murder. Velasquez has his first court date on Wednesday. Police are holding him without bail. Police identify Velasquez as shooter in Monday incident The arrest followed a shooting in the […]

Islam Makhachev (pictured) will try to continue his nine-fight winning streak as he takes on Bobby Green in the main event of UFC Fight Night 202. (Image: Sergei Belski/USA Today Sports)

Bobby Green Gets Main Event Shot vs. Islam Makhachev at UFC Fight Night 202

Islam Makhachev expected to face Beneil Dariush on Saturday night in a potential lightweight championship eliminator. Instead, he’ll take on unranked Bobby Green, who took the first on short notice – and a quick turnaround – for the main event of UFC Fight Night 202. Dariush dropped out of the […]

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 […]