MMA

  • Khabib Nurmagomedov would like to ‘play with’ Conor McGregor and ‘make him give up’

    Khabib Nurmagomedov believes he would toy with Conor McGregor in the Octagon.

    Top-ranked UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov absolutely manhandled Michael Johnson at UFC 205, and the Dagestani fighter believes he’d do the same to two-division champ, Conor McGregor.

  • Khabib reiterates plan to face Ferguson in the fall: ‘If you started business, you need to finish it’

    The lightweight contender told Russian media that he has no interest in facing any other fighter until he crosses paths with Tony Ferguson. 

    Despite a lengthy absence from competition, Khabib Nurmagomedov remains a significant talking point in the lightweight discussion.

    During a recent charity visit to the Scientific and Practical Center of Pediatric Psychoneurology in Moscow, the 155-pound contender was asked delve into his professional plans for the remainder of 2017. Khabib explained that he plans to being training camp shortly following the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

  • Khan not scared of McGregor: Give me six months of MMA training and I'd be 'bang on'

    Amir Khan seems serious about a switch from boxing to MMA. Last week, the Olympic silver medalist posed inside the Octagon, claiming that 'UFC training' had started.

  • Kiko goes into professional MMA

    Kiko Matos, the Filipino-Portuguese actor who became popular after his highly publicized “bigwasan” match with actor Baron Geisler last year, is working on becoming a professional mixed martial artist.

  • Kiko Matos wins first URCC fight

    Filipino-Portuguese actor Kiko Matos, who became popular after his highly publicized “bigwasan” match with actor Baron Geisler last year, won his first fight with the Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC) against Billy Jack Magana Sanchez August 12 at the Araneta Coliseum.

    Matos defeated Sanchez via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) on round 1 at the 2:15 mark. URCC President and Founder Alvin Aguilar congratulated Matos, saying he knew the actor would win because he had been taking his MMA and Jiu-jitsu training seriously.

  • Lakers vs. Suns Final Score: Lonzo Ball’s double-double leads 132-130 victory

    The Lakers bounced back in a big way against the Suns.

    The pieces finally came together in a meaningful way as the Los Angeles Lakers scorched the Phoenix Suns in a 132-130 victory. Brandon Ingram scored a career-high 25 points, while the potential of Lonzo Ball spilled out on the court. Ball's fingerprints were all over the game, clocking a game-high 29 points, 11 rebounds and 9 assists, flirting with a triple-double.

  • Lee faces undefeated Huang

    ANGELA Lee hopes to cement her claim as the face of women’s MMA in Asia when she defends her crown against unbeaten Jenny Huang at ONE: Warrior Kingdom March 11 at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand.

    Lee spent the past two years building her reputation in the mixed martial arts world becoming the inaugural ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion.

  • Lesnar, Jones will not be fined by UFC after testing positive for same substance

    After both men tested positive for estrogen blockers, neither Brock Lesnar or Jon Jones will be fined by the UFC.

    It appears that both Brock Lesnar and Jon Jones tested positive for the same banned substance.

  • Lewis vs Hunt headlines UFC Fight Night 110

    THE Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) hits Asia Pacific this weekend with a “Fight Night” event happening in Auckland, New Zealand.

    Happening at the Spark Arena on Sunday, “UFC Fight Night 110” will have heavyweight contenders Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis (#6) of the United States and New Zealand’s Mark “Super Samoan” Hunt (#7) headlining.

  • Lightweight contender Michael Chiesa signs new UFC contract

    Michael Chiesa has opted to sign a new UFC deal, as opposed to exploring the free agent market.

    Lightweight contender Michael Chiesa has signed a new four-fight deal with the UFC, as confirmed by MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani. Chiesa had one fight left on his old contract, but instead of completing his old deal and exploring free agency, he opted to re-sign with the promotion he’s been with since 2012.

  • Lingerie Fighting Championships angling to sign Ronda Rousey if she retires from the UFC

    If Ronda Rousey never fights in the UFC again, she has a spot reserved for her in the... Lingerie Fighting Championships.

  • Lobov: McGregor stops Mayweather in six rounds, Pacquiao in two

    Artem Lobov predicts how Conor McGregor would fare against either Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao in a boxing match.

    If there is one fighter who has closely worked with Conor McGregor for a long time, it would be UFC featherweight and SBG Dublin fighter Artem Lobov. “The Russian Hammer” has been present in training camps as one of the sparring partners helping McGregor prepare for many major fights.

  • Lobov: Tony Ferguson won’t last against Conor McGregor, he’s not ‘tough enough’

    SBG Ireland’s Artem Lobov talks about the potential fight between Conor McGregor and Tony Ferguson.

    While it’s far from a done deal, it’s looking like Conor McGregor will return to the Octagon fight Tony Ferguson in a title unification bout in the coming months.

  • LUIS SANTOS WINS UNANIMOUS DECISION OVER FORMER CHAMPION IGOR SVIRID

    EDWARD KELLY KNOCKS OUT VINCENT LATOEL

    MARCIN PRACHNIO STOPS JAKE BUTLER

    27 August 2016 – Jakarta, Indonesia: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), sent the packed Jakarta Convention Center crowd into a frenzy with heart-thumping world-class mixed martial arts action moving to the beat of a live musical performance by DJ duo, GLOWINTHEDARK.

  • Luke Rockhold happy for Dan Henderson, calls out Anderson Silva

    While the rest of the middleweights are losing their shit, thanks to the promotion’s decision to grant Dan Henderson a crack at the middleweight crown, former 185-pound kingpin Luke Rockhold is not butthurt about playing second fiddle to “Hendo.”

  • Luke Rockhold says UFC middleweight division is 'f-cked', vows to return 'in style

    Rockhold sounds off on the middleweight division and promises to 'make some noise' in his UFC return.

    It's been over one year since former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold last set foot in the Octagon.

    Since losing his title last June to heavy underdog Michael Bisping, the top middleweight contenders have been shafted due to the UFC's questionable matchmaking policy.

  • Luke Rockhold wants to fight Mousasi but open to stepping in for Romero or Whittaker at UFC 213

    It's been over a year since former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold last stepped foot inside the Octagon.

    The No. 2 ranked contender lost the belt in a shocking upset to Michael Bisping at UFC 199 and has kept a low-profile ever since.

    That could be about to change, however, as Rockhold told media outlet TMZ that he's training hard and 'looking for a good fight'.

  • Lyoto Machida vs. Derek Brunson to headline upcoming Sao Paulo card

    Lyoto Machida will take on Derek Brunson at UFC Fight Night 119, in October.

    Following an 18-month USADA suspension for admitting to taking a banned substance, former UFC light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida now has an oficial date to step back into the Octagon. As Combate reported, Machida will take on Derek Brunson in the main event of the upcoming Sao Paulo card.

  • Manager confirms Henry Cejudo will fight at UFC 218, despite injuries from California fire

    Manager Ali Abdelaziz has confirmed that Henry Cejudo’s fight against Sergio Pettis at UFC 218 will go as planned.

    UFC flyweight contender Henry Cejudo went through a terrifying ordeal on Monday, when he was caught in the middle of the Northern California wildfires. But this incident will not be an impediment to his upcoming fight against Sergio Pettis at UFC 218.

  • Manager: Anthony Johnson planning return to the UFC as a heavyweight

    Anthony Johnson and his team are meeting with the UFC this week to discuss a return to MMA, which, if it happens, would be at heavyweight.

    Anthony Johnson is planning a return to mixed martial arts, according to the former two-time UFC light heavyweight title challenger’s manager — but in a new weight class.