The UFC closes its insane six-event July schedule on Saturday when UFC 201 takes place at Philips Arena in Atlanta.
The upheaval at the top of the UFC continues unabated.
Tyron Woodley scored a stunning knockout victory over Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 201 on Saturday night, needing just 2:12 to knock out Lawler and claim the UFC welterweight championship at Atlanta's Philips Arena.
Join us tonight on Bloody Elbow for live results, discussion, round scoring and play-by-play as the UFC 201 pay-per-view (PPV) card goes off from the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.
Despite the extra security at the weigh-ins and the bottle throwing shenanigans at the press conference, UFC 202 went off without a hitch. We saw nine finishes and just three decisions in an incredible night of fights. Here's the breakdown of who earned the $50,000 bonus checks.
Slip a Conor McGregor interview into an episode of “WWE Raw,” and wrestling fans might not bat an eye. That doesn’t mean the UFC featherweight champ is particularly interested in a career as a pro wrestler.
The UFC 202 medical suspensions have been handed out, and the biggest news concerns that of headliner Conor McGregor. Following his thrilling main event win over Nate Diaz, there were some reports in the T-Mobile Arena that McGregor had suffered a broken foot. According to McGregor, his foot's not broken, but his shin was bothersome.
In the main event of UFC 202 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, Conor McGregor would try for a second time to get the best of Nate Diaz. After losing inside two rounds at UFC 196, Conor McGregor hoped to right the ship while Nate Diaz wanted to prove the first win was no fluke.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – It’s been more than a year since UFC bantamweight Cody Garbrandt watched any film on his opponents. He leaves that up to his coaches at Team Alpha Male.
LAS VEGAS – While Donald Cerrone is sure an opportunity to avenge his loss to Nate Diaz will come down the road, he said a recent conversation with the Diaz brothers ended the long-simmering tension between the camps.
UFC 203 sees Stipe Miocic makes the first defence of his heavyweight title against Alistair Overeem, while ex-HW champion Fabricio Werdum takes on Travis Browne in the co-main event and former WWE star CM Punk finally makes his debut in the Octagon.
The allure of heavyweight fighting is that the hardest hitters can deliver fireworks at any moment.
And few heavyweight fights delivered whirlwind action like Stipe Miocic's UFC heavyweight title defense against Alistair Overeem on Saturday night in Cleveland.
CM Punk may not have had the performance of a lifetime at UFC 203, but he still got paid like a star. The former WWE superstar cashed a flat $500,000 purse for his mixed martial arts debut, which he lost via first-round rear-naked choke to Mickey Gall at UFC 203, according to figures released by the Ohio Athletic Commission to MMA Fighting on Monday.
CM Punk's mixed martial arts (MMA) debut didn't go exactly as planned for the former WWE-superstar turned Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter.
After coming out like a raging bull to open his welterweight bout against Mickey Gall at UFC 203 in Cleveland, Ohio last night (Sat., Sep. 10, 2016), Punk -- real name Phil Brooks -- found himself on the wrong end of a takedown courtesy of the young up-and-coming prospect.
Eddie Alvarez questions Conor McGregor’s ability to handle himself after a round and a half of action.
Eddie Alvarez believes he has the perfect gameplan to counter McGregor’s ‘rock back’ left hand on Nov. 12.
It’s no secret that Conor McGregor’s best weapon is his laser-accurate left hand.
After putting on an electrifying ‘Fight of the Year' contender, UFC featherweights Cub Swanson and Doo Ho Choi led a list of six fighters to receive extended medical suspensions in the aftermath of UFC 206. The Ontario Athletic Commission released the event's medical suspension list on Wednesday.
Swanson defeated Choi via unanimous decision in a memorable back-and-forth brawl on the main card of UFC 206, which took place Dec. 10 and aired live on pay-per-view. Both men will now be required to sit out for a mandatory 60-day period in order to recover from damage sustained during the bout, per commission orders.
Ronda Rousey doesn’t appear to have worked on her striking defense much over the past year and change.
Returning to the UFC 13 months after her stunning, one-sided knockout loss to Holly Holm, Rousey was absolutely picked apart by Brazil’s Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 on Friday night.
Tony Weeks certainly had an interesting scorecard turned in for Cody Garbrandt’s eventual unanimous decision win over Dominick Cruz at UFC 207.
Cody Garbrandt is the UFC’s new men’s bantamweight champion, having bested Dominick Cruz by unanimous decision at UFC 207. It was a thrilling Fight of the Night performance by Garbrandt, who became only the 2nd man to defeat Cruz in MMA competition, and the 1st one to do so at 135 lbs. Garbrandt effectively won the fight with his superior striking display in rounds 3-4, including multiple knockdowns of Cruz in the 4th.
Check out the current fight card for UFC 207, which goes down on December 30th.
UFC 207, the last event of the 2016, goes down on Friday, December 30th in Las Vegas with two title fights on top. The biggest story surrounding the card is the return of Ronda Rousey, who held the women’s bantamweight title for two and a half years before being knocked out by Holly Holm. Her first bout since that November 2015 loss will be against current champion Amanda Nunes in the headliner of this card.
It has been confirmed that Rousey will not be present for next Wednesday’s Ultimate Media Day to promote UFC 207.
Ronda Rousey has completely shut out the media ahead of her bantamweight showdown with Amanda Nunes at UFC 207, MMA Junkie confirmed on Friday.
Rousey, the former 135-pound champion, lost the belt to Holly Holm at UFC 193. The Olympic bronze medalist was knocked out in the second round by a vicious head kick and follow-up punches, and has shunned the MMA media ever since.
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