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  • UFC Stockholm: Teixeira thinks win over Gustafsson puts him in line for title shot

    Glover Teixeira is hoping to fight the winner of Cormier-Jones with a win over Alexander Gustafsson on Sunday.

    Forget Jimi Manuwa, MMA veteran Glover Teixeira thinks he should be next in line for a light heavyweight title shot with a win over Alexander Gustafsson at UFC Fight Night 109 this weekend.

  • UFC unsuccessfully tried to book Ferguson vs. Khabib, Ferguson vs. Alvarez for UFC 210

    According to a report, the UFC was looking to add a big lightweight bout to UFC 210 next month, but were unable to.

  • UFC vet turned promoter Cody Pfister charged with ‘family violence’ on eve of debut show

    Former UFC fighter Cody Pfister was arrested this weekend for assault causing bodily injury to a family member.

    Former UFC fighter Cody Pfister was arrested around 1:00am on Saturday, July 15th and booked into Potter County Detention Center in Amarillo, TX after being charged with assault and causing bodily injury to a family member. Per the Potter County Sheriff’s Department, Pfister was released after paying $5,000 in bail.

  • UFC wanted Chris Weidman to fight Anderson Silva for third time at UFC 212

    Chris Weidman was offered a third fight with Anderson Silva in Brazil, but taking the bout made no sense to him.

    When Kelvin Gastelum went through a weird issue with a marijuana suspension that led to him being removed from his UFC 212 bout with Anderson Silva, the middleweight legend was left without an opponent. According to former 185-pound champ Chris Weidman, they wanted him to fight Silva for a third time on the Brazilian card. But it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that Weidman wasn’t down with that for a variety of reasons.

  • UFC welterweight Augusto Montano will not be sanctioned by USADA for positive test for clenbuterol

    Augusto Montano’s name was added to the increasingly growing list of athletes who have tested positive for clenbuterol. And after an investigation by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, he will suffer no sanctions.

  • UFC: McGregor warned super fight could get 'embarrassing'

    UFC champion Conor McGregor has been warned it could get “embarrassing” if he steps into the ring against former boxing champion Floyd Mayweather. 

    The lightweight champion will earn the pay-packet of his career - figures of $100 million have been reported in the media - if the super fight against arguably the greatest pound-for-pound boxer materialises.

  • Urijah Faber vs. Jimmie Rivera added to UFC 203

    Urijah Faber will not be retiring after all. Team Alpha Male's leader may have come up short in another title fight, he is apparently trudging on, accepting a booking with top bantamweight prospect Jimmie Rivera at UFC 203 in September.

    The UFC made the bout official today.

  • Valentina Shevchenko stuns Holly Holm at UFC Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — A traumatic start at Valentina Shevchenko's training camp didn't deter her from pulling off another shocking upset in the UFC women's bantamweight division.

  • Valentina Shevchenko vs. Julianna Pena headlines UFC on FOX 23 in Denver

    A potential female bantamweight title eliminator has been added to the Denver card, in January, as Valentina Shevchenko meets Julianna Pena in the UFC on FOX 23 main event.

    A pair of female bantamweight contenders will meet in a UFC on FOX main event in January, as Dana White himself announced, on Twitter, a clash between Julianna Pena and Valentina Shevchenko.

  • Van Heerden: If Conor McGregor pays me, I’ll go back and beat him up

    With Paulie Malignaggi’s departure, Chris Van Heerden says he is willing to return to Conor McGregor’s camp, under one condition.

    Former IBO welterweight champion Chris Van Heerden was one of the first professional boxers tapped by Conor McGregor’s camp to become one of their sparring partners. The two fighters worked together in 2016, in preparation for McGregor’s rematch against Nate Diaz at UFC 202 in August of that same year.

  • Vitor Belfort meets Nate Marquardt at UFC 212

    Veterans Vitor Belfort and Nate Marquardt will likely meet in Rio de Janeiro, on June 3.

    Veterans of the sport, Vitor Belfort and Nate Marquardt will square off in Rio de Janeiro, as Combate reported the pair of middleweights agreed to meet at UFC 212.

  • Vitor Belfort: ‘I’ll continue competing’ in MMA after my last UFC fight

    Vitor Belfort’s UFC 212 fight vs. Nate Marquardt will be his farewell to the UFC, but he’s not done competing just yet.

    Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort is just about two weeks away from fighting Nate Marquardt at UFC 212. The 40-year-old hasn’t won in nearly two years, and the Marquardt showdown represents the last fight on his UFC contract.

  • Watch UFC 212: Aldo vs. Holloway live stream online, fight time, TV schedule

    The UFC is in Brazil this weekend to settle the featherweight title picture. Check the links below for all the ways you can watch the action, live from Rio.

    Tonight the UFC is coming to you live from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with a headline act that promises to both excite and settle who is the rightful king of the 145ers.

  • WBC ordering Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter fight

    The WBC is going to make Danny Garcia (33-1, 19 KOs) and Shawn Porter earn a title shot against WBC welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman by fighting each other for the interim WBC 147lb title.

  • Welterweight champ Tyron Woodley wants to fight Nick Diaz at UFC 209

    Woodley calls out Nick Diaz for a scrap at UFC 209 in March.

    When Tyron Woodley knocked out Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 to become the new welterweight champion, ‘T-Wood’ wasted no time in calling out his ideal opponents.

    Woodley, 34, said he wanted a big-money fight against either Nick Diaz or Georges St-Pierre in his first title defense, but the newly-crowned champion was slated to face top contender Stephen Thompson at UFC 205.

  • Werdum vs. Velasquez rematch eyed for UFC 207

    A rematch between former heavyweight champions Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez is being set-up for UFC 207, according to MMAjunkie. The fight will likely take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, with Friday, December 30 as the penned date.

  • White says Conor McGregor is 'taking 10 months off', Nate Diaz responds

    According to Dana White, Conor McGregor could be out until August 2017. This led Nate Diaz to announce a similar vacation.

    It looks like Conor McGregor could be out a few months longer than expected. The UFC lightweight champion (and recent UFC featherweight titleholder) was expected to be sidelined until May due to the birth of his first child. But according to Dana White during an appearance on Fox Sports Live, McGregor could be out until the fall, based on the timeline from his last fight.

  • White: ‘75 percent chance’ Mayweather vs. McGregor happens, 50-50 purse split ‘is pretty fair’

    UFC president Dana White hasn’t talked money with Floyd Mayweather yet, but he’s going to ask for a 50-50 purse split for a boxing match between Mayweather and Conor McGregor.

  • White: Conor McGregor fighting at welterweight ‘isn’t fair’ to the rest of division

    Conor McGregor’s last two UFC fights have been at welterweight, UFC president Dana White revealed that those bouts may be the last times “The Notorious” will be seen at 170-pounds.

  • White: Ronda Rousey’s UFC career is ‘winding down’, probably move on to acting

    Dana White says former UFC champ Ronda Rousey will probably move to acting soon.