1. Frank Mir Granted Release from UFC Contract

    Former heavyweight champion Frank Mir announced Saturday that he has been granted his release from UFC. Mir was in the midst of serving a two-year suspension for testing positive for a banned substance in April...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 15 days ago 11,997 reads 0 comments

  2. Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko Fight Reportedly off Due to Nunes' Illness

    The main event for Saturday's UFC 213 in Las Vegas is reportedly canceled, with Amanda Nunes in the hospital with an illness, per Bleacher Report's Jeremy Botter ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 16 days ago 61,269 reads 0 comments

  3. UFC 213 Fight Card: PPV Schedule, Odds, Predictions for Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2

    For over a year, Amanda Nunes has had to hear questions about fading against Valentina Shevchenko in their March 2016 fight—even after taking the belt from Miesha Tate with a first-round finish in her next fight...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 16 days ago 180 reads 0 comments

  4. UFC 213: Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2 Fight Card, TV Info, Predictions and More

    If Amanda Nunes wants to be more than the woman who likely retired Ronda Rousey, she'll need to defeat Valentina Shevchenko in the main event at UFC 213...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 16 days ago 2,249 reads 0 comments

  5. Justin Gaethje, Michael Johnson Thrill in Brawl for the Ages

    Over 17 professional fights, Justin Gaethje developed a reputation as a thrilling, all-action fighter. With his habit of throwing maximum effort into every single strike—and ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 16 days ago 22,185 reads 0 comments

  6. UFC Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale Results: Justin Gaethje TKOs Michael Johnson

    The debut of former World Series of Fighting star Justin Gaethje was the biggest story on The Ultimate Fighter 25 finale, and he certainly lived up to the hype with a second-round finish of Michael Johnson in the night's main event...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 16 days ago 15,040 reads 0 comments

  7. UFC 213 Should Have Been Cody Garbrandt's Crack at Stardom

    International Fight Week has been a bit blah this year. The 2017 iteration of the event the UFC has built around its vaunted early July shows has been duly lacking in attention ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 16 days ago 16,175 reads 0 comments

  8. UFC 213 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    International Fight Week is here, and the UFC is bringing us two title tilts to lead its marquee event Saturday in Las Vegas. Amanda "The Lioness" Nunes is headlining UFC 213 with her next title defense...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 17 days ago 15,529 reads 0 comments

  9. Gabi Garcia's Shootboxing Debut Ends with Controversial Soccer Kick Knockout

    Gabi Garcia has been generally successful in her transition from Brazilian jiu-jitsu to MMA . On Friday morning, however, she took a decidedly different plunge by making her shoot boxing debut opposite women's MMA pioneer Megumi Yabushita ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 17 days ago 18,824 reads 0 comments

  10. Cody 'No Love' Garbrandt Is Ready to Clash with Conor McGregor

    This undefeated UFC Bantamweight titleholder could give Conor McGregor a run for his money. Learn more about him above...

    B/R Video Written by B/R Video about 18 days ago 1,950 reads 0 comments

  11. UFC 213: After Crushing Rousey and Tate, Amanda Nunes Fights for Legacy

    Dating back to 2006, the UFC has circled the weekends surrounding Independence Day as among the most important on its calendar...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 18 days ago 167,946 reads 0 comments

  12. UFC 213 Odds Preview: Shevchenko Betting Favorite Against Nunes in Main Event

    Many feel that top title contender Valentina Shevchenko (14-2) would have beaten women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes (14-4) had their first fight gone five rounds...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 18 days ago 716 reads 0 comments

  13. UFC 213: Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2 Odds, Tickets, Predictions and Pre-Weigh-in Hype

    Saturday just can't come soon enough for many UFC fans as UFC 213's fight card is full of exciting fights, particularly the co-main event between Yoel Romero vs. Robert Whittaker and the main event featuring bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes vs...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 18 days ago 7,888 reads 0 comments

  14. Sex, Drugs, Gangsters and MMA: Remembering Pride, UFC's Wild Predecessor

    The UFC has become nearly synonymous with the sport of mixed martial arts. The Las Vegas-based promotion is home to many of the top MMA fighters in the world, and its events dominate the landscape...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 18 days ago 181,006 reads 0 comments

  15. The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale Odds: Johnson vs. Gaethje Betting Preview

    Justin Gaethje (17-0) has been one of the top MMA prospects outside of the UFC since becoming the World Series of Fighting’s lightweight champion in January 2014...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 18 days ago 726 reads 0 comments

  16. Ronda Rousey Details Home Burglary in 1st Interview Since UFC 207

    UFC star Ronda Rousey had her first interview since UFC 207, and she used it to discuss a burglary that occurred earlier in 2017...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 18 days ago 505,024 reads 0 comments

  17. The Complete Guide to UFC 213: Nunes vs. Shevchenko

    International Fight Week has returned. The UFC's annual summer event is often dubbed their version of WrestleMania...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 19 days ago 19,676 reads 0 comments

  18. Interim Belt Aside, Yoel Romero vs. Robert Whittaker Will Decide World's No.1 MW

    The Michael Bisping era in the UFC middleweight division hasn't exactly been a model of consistency. By the time Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker fight for an interim championship ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 19 days ago 10,570 reads 0 comments

  19. UFC 213 Will Be Fine, but It's Hard to Forget Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone

    As recently as a week ago, UFC 213 shaped up as perhaps the first great MMA pay-per-view of 2017. Now? Well, maybe not quite so much...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 20 days ago 14,816 reads 0 comments

  20. Justine Kish Offered $15K by UFC Fan for Soiled Shorts After Felice Herrig Fight

    Justine Kish has revealed a "disgusting" offer she has received from one UFC fan, who offered her $15,000 for the shorts she soiled during her fight with Felice Herrig at UFC Fight Night 112...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 20 days ago 49,951 reads 0 comments

  21. Despite Setbacks, Fabricio Werdum and Alistair Overeem Are Championship Material

    UFC 213 is hiding a pretty good heavyweight tilt on the pay-per-view portion of the event. No, not Daniel Omielanczuk and Curtis Blaydes. You are probably getting what you pay for in that one...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 21 days ago 8,493 reads 0 comments

  22. That Time Amanda Nunes Smashed Ronda Rousey in Under a Minute

    It's hard to imagine, but this time a year ago, Amanda Nunes was entering a bantamweight title fight as a challenger...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 22 days ago 17,103 reads 0 comments

  23. Snoop Dogg Signed by UFC as Live Fight Commentator

    The UFC has hired rapper Snoop Dogg to serve as a commentator for a new live fight series that is scheduled to debut July 11. According to ESPN...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 23 days ago 27,682 reads 0 comments

  24. The 10 Best Fights Booked for the Second Half of 2017

    We have reached the halfway mark on the 2017 calendar, and there is no better time to see what's coming our way for the next six months on the UFC's docket. The complete slate is not full, but there is plenty of action already signed...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 24 days ago 18,693 reads 0 comments

  25. Nick Diaz Informed by USADA of Potential Anti-Doping Policy Violation

    The UFC announced Thursday it was made aware the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)—which serves as the independent administrator for the sport's anti-doping policy—told Nick Diaz of a possible violation...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 24 days ago 21,333 reads 0 comments