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    5 Reasons to Watch the UFC Fight Night 126 Prelims

    Donald Cerrone will headline UFC Fight Night 126 on Sunday in Austin, Texas, as he attempts to end a three-fight losing streak at the expense of a red-hot Yancy Medeiros. However, the undercard offers a number of enticing storylines that are worth your attention, including two involving graduates of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series […]

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    UFC 221’s Romero, Rockhold face six-month medical suspensions

    Yoel Romero and Luke Rockhold are among seven fighters from UFC 221 facing six-month medical suspensions. Romero defeated Rockhold by third-round TKO in the featured bout at the Feb. 11 event that took place in Perth, Australia. The suspensions were handed out by the Western Australia Combat Sports Commission (WACSC), which oversaw the event. Just […]

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    Francis Ngannou Hits Harder Than UFC 221 Opponent Mark Hunt

    There’s a new player in the UFC’s heavyweight division, and he possesses two valuable commodities for a big man: a durable chin and a strong wrestling base. Curtis Blaydes showed both at UFC 221 on Saturday night in Perth, Australia. After a pair of right hands from Mark Hunt put the 26-year-old on wobbly legs […]

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    5 Reasons to Watch the UFC 221 Prelims

    Headlined by the interim Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight title bout between Yoel Romero and Luke Rockhold, UFC 221 goes down on Saturday in Perth, Australia. Beyond the main card, the event offers an intriguing preliminary lineup that includes a lightweight clash between Damien Brown and Dong Hyun Kim. Here are five reasons to turn into […]

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    Machida tops Anders at UFC Belem with questionable split decision win

    Lyoto Machida snapped a three-fight losing streak Saturday night in his hometown of Belem, Brazil but the 39-year-old former champion needed some help from the judges in order to secure the victory. Machida (23-8) squeaked by rising middleweight contender Eryk Anders (10-1) via split decision in the headline bout of a UFC Fight Night event. […]

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    Brazil commission: Mario Yamasaki should’ve stopped Shevchenko vs. Cachoeira sooner

    Mario Yamasaki’s performance did not go unnoticed by the Brazilian Athletic Commission of MMA. CABMMA’s executive director, Cristiano Sampaio, today told MMAjunkie the veteran referee shouldn’t have let Priscilla Cachoeira take so much damage prior to her second-round submission loss this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 125. Sampaio went so far as to say Cachoeira’s bout […]

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    Shevchenko, Santos, Smith, Alcantara Receive $50K Awards

    Valentina Shevchenko, Thiago Santos, Anthony Smith and Iuri Alcantara all received post-fight bonuses for their work at UFC Fight Night 125 in Belem, Brazil on Saturday night. Shevchenko announced herself as a top women’s flyweight contender and earned a $50,000 “Performance of the Night” bonus in the process in a lopsided beatdown of Priscila Cachoeira […]

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    Preview: UFC Fight Night 125 ‘Machida vs. Anders’

    Former Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight king Lyoto Machida is the fighter most synonymous with the city of Belem, Brazil. On Saturday at the Guilherme Paranese Arena in his own backyard, he will main event UFC Fight Night 125, the promotion’s debut show in the city. Unfortunately, the circumstances could be better. Machida, 39, is […]