McGregor arrives late, Diaz walks out, bottles are thrown

August 19, 2016

From the late entrance to the expletive-laden comments to the bottle-throwing finale, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz left no doubt that the drama will definitely be there for their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 202.

UFC sold for whopping $4 billion; White remains to run promotion

July 15, 2016

In less than 16 years, the UFC has grown from a money-losing company in a widely reviled sport into a global entertainment property worth $4 billion. While the UFC and its new owners figure out the company’s next steps, Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta are tapping out of mixed martial arts with a remarkable return on a $2 million investment.

Thompson triumphs at UFC Fight Night 89

June 24, 2016

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson won a unanimous five-round decision over Rory “Red King” MacDonald in a battle of top welterweight contenders at UFC Fight Night 89 June 18.

MMA comes to heartland of Thai kickboxing

June 3, 2016

Of all the various fighting styles that combine to create the burgeoning sport of Mixed Martial Arts, it is Thai kickboxing that forms the core of the new discipline. Yet it has taken until this week for Thailand to host its first major MMA event.