MMA

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.

‘I DO’

Rousey flashed the diamond and made the announcement in a paparazzi video shared by TMZ Sports. Browne says in the video that he popped the question under a waterfall in New Zealand last week.

Johnson matches UFC record with 10th flyweight title defense

Demetrious Johnson joked earlier this week that the UFC owes him nine more title belts, one for each time “Mighty Mouse” has successfully defended his flyweight championship.

Cormier retains light heavyweight belt, retires Johnson

By Dan Gelston | AP Sports Writer With a vicious choke, Daniel Cormier forced Anthony Johnson into submission and retirement. Cormier’s next title challenger? Pick a fighter outside of the cage. Cormier easily defeated “Rumble” Johnson for the second time in two years, using a rear naked choke to retain the light heavyweight championship in […]

Bellator to hit Big Apple with big pay-per-view show

Bellator is stepping up to Madison Square Garden and back onto pay-per-view. The mixed martial arts promotion will stage a stacked card in New York City on June 24, The Associated Press has learned.