MMA

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.

Officials reduce McGregor’s fine for Vegas pre-bout fracas

Nevada athletic officials significantly reduced the penalty they imposed on UFC star Conor McGregor earlier this week following a profanity-laced, bottle-throwing fracas with a rival during a pre-fight news conference last year in Las Vegas.

In This Corner: Training Tips From An Expert Checking The Thai Kick

The Thai roundhouse kick causes great damage because the sharp, hardened shinbone is slammed into the thigh with the power of a baseball bat swing.

Woodley chooses smarts over slugfest, retains UFC belt

Tyron Woodley understood the booing that thoroughly drowned out his words when he spoke to the fans following his tactical victory over Stephen Thompson at UFC 209.

Former UFC champ St Pierre ends retirement with simple statement: ‘I’m back’

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre says he is ending his three-year absence from mixed martial arts.

‘Cyborg’ Justino cleared of potential doping violation

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency cleared featherweight Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino of a potential policy violation Friday, ending her provisional suspension and allowing her to resume her UFC career.