MMA

  • Cris 'Cyborg' vs. Lina Lansberg targeted for UFC Fight Night 95, Barao to meet Nover

    Cristiane Justino will fight in the UFC octagon for the second time while Renan Barao is set to face off with Phillipe Nover according to a report from Brazilian site UOL.

  • Cris Cyborg sends a message to Ronda Rousey following latest UFC win

    Long before Cris "Cyborg" Justino was fighting in the UFC, she seemed like the ultimate test for former women's champion Ronda Rousey.

    The fight was teased for years and even UFC president Dana White predicted that if "Cyborg" ever met Rousey in the Octagon that it would end up as the highest-selling pay-per-view of all time.

  • Cris Cyborg still needs to lose 24 pounds before Friday weigh-in

    The last time Incivta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg had to make the cut to 140 pounds was a harrowing affair. Justino looked gaunt and frail on the scales the day before her swift UFC 198 victory over Leslie Smith.

  • Cris Cyborg: ‘I Can't Make 135,' Wants UFC Superfight Future

    Cris Cyborg wants to continue fighting in the Octagon, but don't ever expect her to challenge for the UFC bantamweight championship.

    She simply can't do it.

    Cyborg currently holds the Invicta FC featherweight championship, and was the Strikeforce featherweight champion. While adding another belt to her collection would be a welcome addition, if the UFC continues to leave the 145-pound weight class on the sidelines, Cyborg will continue to take catchweight bouts.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo and Conor McGregor face off in the cage

    Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo stepped into the cage to face off with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor.

  • Dana White confirms Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre for the UFC middleweight title

    Georges St-Pierre’s return to the UFC will be for Michael Bisping’s middleweight championship belt.

    Legendary former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will mark his UFC return by fighting for a title. Dana White announced on ESPN’s SportsCenter that GSP will go up against reigning middleweight champion Michael Bisping, who has clamored for this fight for almost a full year. No date or venue has been confirmed, but White noted that it’ll be held during the second-half of 2017 and that there will be a press conference held in Las Vegas on Friday, March 3rd.

  • Dana White confirms UFC 208 main event will be Holm vs. De Randamie

    A bout for the new women’s featherweight title will headline UFC 208.

    The newest UFC title will be competed for in the main event of UFC 208. The event, which goes down February 11th in Brooklyn, will be headlined by Holly Holm vs. Germaine de Randamie for the UFC women’s featherweight title. UFC president Dana White confirmed the news in an interview with Fox 5 in New York (via MMA Weekly).

    The move was widely expected, considering they didn’t have another title bout to add to the card.

  • Dana White defends fighter pay: 'In this sport you eat what you kill'

    The $4 billion sale of the UFC to WME-IMG not only proved the financial viability of the company in the sports market, but it also raised several questions by fighters about the pay they are receiving for services rendered.

  • Dana White gives updates on the UFC futures of Brock Lesnar and CM Punk

    Will Brock Lesnar and CM Punk ever return to the Octagon? UFC president Dana White gives us an update on their status.

    Two of the biggest MMA stories of 2016 involved popular pro wrestlers stepping into the Octagon for real fights. One was a return, as former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar ended five-year retirement to come back at UFC 200 to defeat Mark Hunt. The other was CM Punk, who finally stepped in for the first time but was beaten badly by Mickey Gall at UFC 203.

  • Dana White nixes Mickey Gall's walkout song for UFC 203

    Mickey Gall will have to pick a new walkout song for his fight with CM Punk on Saturday night at UFC 203 after his first choice was nixed by the promotion.

  • Dana White on Mayweather-McGregor: ‘I almost feel like I have to make it’

    Dana White feels almost obligated to make the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor match happen, for one specific reason.

    In past interviews, UFC president Dana White has been vocal about his opposition on the much-hyped Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor boxing match. But at the same time, he never closed his doors on it.

  • Dana White responds to 'biggest dirtbag in all of sports,' Bob Arum: I look forward to continuing to kick his ass

    Top Rank Boxing CEO Bob Arum recently took a handful of swipes at the UFC, claiming not only that the promotion is paying off lobbyists to avoid added government regulation but also that drug use in the sport far outweighed that of boxing.

  • Dana White responds to ‘bulls—t’ 80-20 split claims for McGregor vs Mayweather

    Dana White fires back at both Jeff Mayweather and Bob Arum for their previous purse split claims.

    The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor saga gained so much traction nowadays, so much so that boxing personalities have made their respective claims on the supposed purse split between the two fighters.

  • Dana White says Bisping vs. Romero is the ‘fight that makes sense’

    It looks like Yoel Romero earned a title shot at UFC 205.

    “The Solider of God” arguably picked up the biggest win of his career on the main card of the landmark event, which took place in New York City’s Madison Square Garden on Saturday evening. He knocked out former middleweight champion Chris Weidman with a devastating flying knee, followed up by vicious ground-and-pound, just 24 seconds into the third round.

  • Dana White says McGregor is ‘hurt’, wants him to rematch Jose Aldo

    The last couple of weeks in the MMA world have been confusing, to say the least.

    UFC 205, which will host the promotion’s long awaited debut in New York, was expected to feature a lightweight championship showdown between Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor in the main event. After several conflicting reports, however, it’s now looking like Alvarez will defend the 155-pound title against Khabib Nurmagomedov instead.

  • Dana White: ‘Floyd puts people to sleep with his fighting style, not with his hands’

    Dana White ripped on Floyd Mayweather for the remarks made against Conor McGregor.

    After a historic win at UFC 205, a good number of opportunities have opened up for Conor McGregor. Along with it also came the resurgence of talks about the much buzzed about super fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

  • Dana White: Mayweather would make ‘a little north’ of $100 million, McGregor makes $75 million

    UFC president Dana White makes his estimate on the likely purse split between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor.

    Should the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor boxing match become a reality, it is expected for the UFC to be involved. According to UFC president Dana White, discussions between both camps are set to take place some time in the coming week.

  • Dana White: Ronda Rousey is by far the biggest star we've ever had

    After all is said and done, Ronda Rousey is still the biggest UFC superstar in Dana White's book.

    It has been almost a year since Ronda Rousey last saw action in the Octagon. And from the time of her absence, it has been Conor McGregor who has been raking in the numbers.

  • Dana White: Ronda Rousey's return will beat Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz 2 PPV numbers, go down as biggest event ever

    The absence of Ronda Rousey has certainly been felt by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Outside of Conor McGregor, and Brock Lesnar every five years, the former women's Bantamweight champion is the biggest pay-per-view (PPV) draw in mixed martial arts (MMA) today. Hate her or love her, fans tune in to see Rousey step inside of the Octagon.

  • Daniel Cormier on Jon Jones: We will ‘eventually fight’

    He’s not holding his breath, but Daniel Cormier believes he will eventually rematch Jon Jones.

    Daniel Cormier is still trying to come to terms with the fact that he didn’t get to avenge his loss to Jon Jones at UFC 200.