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.
Tyron Woodley took the welterweight championship from Robbie Lawler July 20, stopping him with 2:12 left in the first round at UFC 201 at Philips Arena.
Kevin Ferguson Jr., the oldest son of late fighting star Kimbo Slice, will make his professional mixed martial arts debut next month for the Bellator promotion.
Brock Lesnar has been informed his UFC 200 fight-night sample has the same banned performance-enhancing substance that he tested positive for on June 28, the UFC has announced.
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.
Lesnar was built to fight — to conquer all — on a mat, in a ring or inside metal, and no man could cross over genres and collect championships with his ease.
Jon Jones is unhappy with the Nevada Athletic Commission’s decision to assign referee John McCarthy to his light heavyweight title bout against Daniel Cormier next month at UFC 200.
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.
Kimbo Slice, the mixed martial arts star who died Monday at age 42, had been diagnosed with heart failure and advised he would need a transplant.
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.