MMA

Demetrious Johnson breaks UFC record with 11th title defense

Demetrious Johnson successfully defended his flyweight title for a record-breaking 11th time, stopping Ray Borg by armor submission at 3:15 of fifth round Saturday night at UFC 216.

Rockhold cements contender status with win at UFC Pittsburgh

No. 3 middleweight Luke Rockhold beat David Branch with a flurry of strikes in the second round of a showdown between ranked fighters Saturday night, re-establishing himself as a contender in the division.

Nunes keeps belt, defeats Shevchenko at UFC 215 in Edmonton

Brazilian brawler Amanda Nunes played a tactical game Saturday night to beat challenger Valentina Shevchenko by split decision and retain her bantamweight title at UFC 215.

Mayweather dominates McGregor in late rounds to go 50-0

Floyd Mayweather Jr. put on a show in the last fight of his spectacular career. Conor McGregor didn’t do so badly, either.

Jon Jones stops Cormier in 3rd, regains UFC title belt

Jones reclaimed his UFC light heavyweight title by stopping Daniel Cormier in the third round with a vicious head kick and a finish on the ground at UFC 214, completing his rocky journey back to the top after 2-1/2 years of drama with his 14th consecutive victory.

Robert Whittaker edges Romero, grabs interim belt at UFC 213

Robert Whittaker won the UFC interim middleweight title Saturday night, surging in the late rounds to earn a unanimous decision over Yoel Romero at UFC 213.

Sonnen tops Silva in unanimous decision at Bellator in NYC

Sonnen won on the scorecards, if not the adulation from MSG fight fans, and took a unanimous decision over Wanderlei Silva in a much-delayed grudge match in a light heavyweight bout Saturday night.

Holloway stops Aldo in 3rd, wins UFC featherweight belt

Max Holloway claimed the undisputed UFC featherweight title on Saturday night, stopping long-reigning champion Jose Aldo in the third round of an impressive upset victory.

ONE Championship’s Angela Lee chases MMA stardom outside UFC

Angela Lee is a citizen of the world. Born in Canada and raised in Hawaii by her South Korean mother and Singaporean father, the 20-year-old has lived her short adult life in constant movement around the Pacific Rim and to innumerable points beyond.

UFC plans to add new weight class for women

The UFC is creating a new division for 125-pound women, and its first champion will be crowned during the upcoming season of the promotion’s long-running reality television show.