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Published: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:10:02 -0700

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Luke Rockhold Rips Michael Bisping’s Title Reign: ‘I Think It’s the Worst In UFC History’

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:57:01 -0700

After more than a year away, Luke Rockhold returned to the Octagon in emphatic fashion this past Saturday, scoring a technical knockout of David Branch in the second round at UFC Fight Night 116.



Pride, WEC Veteran Paulo Filho Suffers Multiple Fractures from Car Accident in Brazil

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:17:45 -0700

Pride Fighting Championships and World Extreme Cagefighting veteran Paulo Filho was injured in a car accident in Niteroi, Brazil, on Monday morning.



Douglas Lima vs. Rory MacDonald Headlines Bellator Event in Los Angeles on Jan. 20

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:13:31 -0700

Douglas Lima will defend his welterweight title against UFC veteran Rory MacDonald in the evening’s main event when Bellator MMA travels to Los Angeles on Jan. 20.






Lineker vs. Vera, Trinaldo vs. Miller Booked for UFC Fight Night 119 in Sao Paulo

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:10:36 -0700

A pair of bouts have been added to the UFC Fight Night 119 lineup, as John Lineker will face Marlon Vera at bantamweight, while Francisco Trinaldo will lock horns with Jim Miller at lightweight.



Carlos Felipe Removed from UFC Fight Night 119 Due to Potential Anti-Doping Violation

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:00:58 -0700

Carlos Felipe has been pulled from his Octagon debut at UFC Fight Night 119 due to a potential anti-doping violation, the promotion revealed in a statement on Tuesday.



Carlos Condit Says He Wants to Make UFC Return in December or January

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:24:26 -0700

It appears that “The Natural Born Killer” hasn’t ridden off into the sunset just yet.



Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, Emily Ducote to Vie for Inaugural Women’s Flyweight Belt at Bellator 186

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:05:40 -0700

The inaugural women’s flyweight title will be up for grabs when Ilima-Lei Macfarlane and Emily Ducote square off at Bellator 186.



Combate Americas to Hold One-Night Bantamweight Tournament with $100,000 Prize

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:56:50 -0700

Combate Americas is brining back the one-night tournament — with a significant cash prize at stake.



With ‘Handcuffs Off’ After UFC Departure, Roy Nelson Sees Many Opportunities in Bellator

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:56:52 -0700

Although he doesn’t have the most sparkling record in recent years, Roy Nelson remains one of the most recognizable heavyweights in mixed martial arts.



Mackenzie Dern Moves Up to 125 Pounds, Meets Mandy Polk at LFA 24 in Phoenix

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:38:00 -0700

Highly-touted grappler Mackenzie Dern will be moving up from strawweight to flyweight for her next fight under the Legacy Fighting Alliance banner.



LW Champ Eduard Folayang to Face FW Champ Martin Nguyen at One ‘Legends of the World’

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:01:07 -0700

A champion vs. champion matchup is set for the headliner of One Championship’s Nov. 10 event.



UFC Fight Night 123 Marks Promotion’s Fresno Debut on Dec. 9

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:46:18 -0700

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will head to Fresno, Calif., for the first time on Dec. 9.



New UFC 216 Poster, Lineup Confirm Demetrious Johnson-Ray Borg Rebooking For Oct. 7

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:00:57 -0700

Demetrious Johnson will get to for an Ultimate Fighting Championship record 11th straight title defense before 2017 closes out.






UFC Fight Night 116 Medical Suspensions: ‘Zu’ Gets Indefinite Layoff For Right Eye Injury

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:15:18 -0700

A pair of late replacements are looking at the most serious suspensions after UFC Fight Night 116.



Report: Jose Aldo, Ricardo Lamas Agree in Principle to Rematch at Unnamed December UFC Card

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:45:53 -0700

Brazilian media outlet Combate reported on Monday that former Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight champion Jose Aldo and one of his previous title challengers, Ricardo Lamas, have agreed in principle to a rematch.



‘Shogun’ Rua Gives Instagram Statement, Blames Knee Injury for UFC Fight Night 117 Withdrawal

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:37:50 -0700

To no one's surprise, it's a lingering knee injury that has knocked Mauricio “Shogun” Rua out of action. On Monday, Rua took to his official Instagram account to give his first statement since his withdrawal from the UFC Fight Night 117 main event.



Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs. Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin Play-by-Play & Round-by-Round Scoring

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:55:12 -0700

Sherdog's live Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Gennady “GGG” Golovkin play-by-play and round-by-round scoring kicks off Saturday at 9 p.m. ET. from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.



UFC Fight Night 116 Bonuses: Perry, Hall, Gillespie, Gonzalez Pocket $50K

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:51:51 -0700

Mike Perry’s penchant for spectacular knockouts is becoming a lucrative business.



Ex-UFC Middleweight Champ Luke Rockhold Targets Eventual Move to 205 Pounds

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:35:55 -0700

Luke Rockhold had just made an emphatic return to the middleweight division with an emphatic stoppage of David Branch in the UFC Fight Night 116 headliner, but he was already pondering a future in a different weight class on Saturday night.



Gennady Golovkin Controls ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, Settles for Split Draw to Set Up Inevitable Rematch

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:21:08 -0700

With all due respect to Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor's “Money Fight,” Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin's legitimate middleweight title fight was unquestionably the biggest fight on the boxing calendar in 2017. So anticipated perhaps that some fight fans would've liked to see it twice, including judge Adalaide Byrd.



Luke Rockhold Strikes David Branch into Submission in UFC Fight Night 116 Main Event

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 21:45:52 -0700

Luke Rockhold forced David Branch to tap to strikes in the second round of their UFC Fight Night 116 headliner in Pittsburgh.



Yushin Okami Replaces ‘Shogun,’ Meets Ovince St. Preux in UFC Fight Night 117 Main Event

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 19:55:16 -0700

UFC Fight Night 117 has a new headliner, as Yushin Okami has replaced Mauricio Rua and will meet Ovince St. Preux in Japan on Sept. 23.



UFC Fight Night 116 ‘Rockhold vs. Branch’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round-by-Round Scoring

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 18:57:12 -0700

Sherdog.com's live coverage of UFC Fight Night 116 “Rockhold vs. Branch” kicks off Saturday at 8 p.m. ET from the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Penn.






Yair Rodriguez Documentary ‘El Pantera’ Set for Oct. 14 Premiere in New York

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 15:48:40 -0700

“El Pantera,” a documentary chronicling the rise of Mexican UFC star Yair Rodriguez, will premiere at the New York Latino Film Festival Presented by HBO on Oct. 14.



Heather Hardy Gets Foe for Sophomore MMA Appearance at Bellator 185

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 07:35:54 -0700

Professional boxing star Heather Hardy has an opponent for her second MMA appearance.



UFC Fight Night 116 Weigh-in Results: Luke Rockhold, David Branch Cleared for Combat

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:59:05 -0700

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will venture to Pittsburgh for the third time Saturday, as the promotion will host a 10-bout card at PPG Paints Arena.



Weigh-in Video, Pictures & Results: Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin Greenlit

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:47:32 -0700

One of boxing’s most anticipated showdowns is on the cusp of unfolding after years of build up.



Daniel Cormier Urges Fans to Show Compassion for Rival Jon Jones

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:16:54 -0700

Now that he is newly reinstated as light heavyweight champion, it would be easy for Daniel Cormier to gloat.



Dakota Cochrane vs. Ciro Rodrigues Tops Legacy Fighting Alliance 25 in Omaha

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:17:02 -0700

A welterweight clash between Dakota Cochrane and Ciro Rodrigues will serve as the main event for Legacy Fighting Alliance 25.



Felipe Arantes Withdraws from UFC Fight Night 116 Bout vs. Luke Sanders Due to Illness

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 18:37:17 -0700

UFC Fight Night 116 is down one bout after Felipe Arantes was forced to withdraw from a scheduled bantamweight clash against Luke Sanders due to illness.



With Limited Time Left in MMA, Benson Henderson Wants to Make Rest of Career Memorable

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:04:59 -0700

Benson Henderson isn’t one of those guys who plans on hanging around mixed martial arts into his 40s – or even his late 30s, for that matter.



After Narrow Title Loss, Valentina Shevchenko Says Next Fight Will Likely Be at 125 Pounds

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:52:02 -0700

Valentina Shevchenko may be ready to move on from Amanda Nunes — at least for now.



Three New Bouts Confirmed for UFC Fight Night 119 in Sao Paulo

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:44:29 -0700

The UFC Fight Night 119 lineup continues to grow, as the promotion on Thursday announced three new contests for the Oct. 28 card in Sao Paulo.



Jon Jones Removed from UFC Rankings, Says 'I Would Never Do Steroids'

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:02:47 -0700

In a span of two days, Jon Jones has lost his UFC 214 victory over Daniel Cormier, his light heavyweight title and now, his spot atop the Las Vegas-based promotion’s rankings.



Jim Wallhead vs. Warlley Alves Booked for UFC Fight Night 118 in Poland

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 07:55:49 -0700

Jim Wallhead will lock horns with Warlley Alves in a welterweight duel at UFC Fight Night 118 in Poland on Oct. 21.



Former UFC Title Challenger Gabriel Gonzaga to Make Pro Boxing Debut on Oct. 26

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 06:45:12 -0700

Gabriel Gonzaga will be the latest UFC veteran to try his hand at the Sweet Science.



UFC Reinstates Daniel Cormier As Light Heavyweight Champion

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 20:43:30 -0700

Daniel Cormier is still the UFC light heavyweight champion.



Alex Reyes Steps in to Face Mike Perry on 3 Days’ Notice at UFC Fight Night 116

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:56:57 -0700

Alex Reyes will replace Thiago Alves on three days’ notice and face Mike Perry at UFC Fight Night 116.



Demetrious Johnson-Ray Borg Flyweight Title Bout Rescheduled for UFC 216 on Oct. 7

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 13:30:25 -0700

Demetrious Johnson will get his shot at breaking the all-time record for successful title defenses approximately one month later than expected.



‘TUF 25’ Winner Jesse Taylor Facing Anti-Doping Violation, Removed from UFC Fight Night 121

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:18:34 -0700

Jesse Taylor has been pulled from UFC Fight Night 121 after being flagged for a potential anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected on Aug. 22.



CSAC Overturns Jon Jones’ UFC 214 Triumph vs. Daniel Cormier to No Contest

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:03:10 -0700

The California State Athletic Commission has officially overturned Jon Jones’ UFC 214 victory against Daniel Cormier to a no contest.



UFC Fight Night 119 Update: Rob Font, Pedro Munhoz to Lock Horns in Sao Paulo

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:52:45 -0700

A bantamweight clash pitting Rob Font against Pedro Munhoz has been added to the UFC Fight Night 119 lineup.



Thiago Alves Withdraws from UFC Fight Night 116 Co-Main Event Bout vs. Mike Perry

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:45:52 -0700

UFC Fight Night 116 could be down one marquee bout unless the promotion is able to find a short-notice opponent for Mike Perry.



Matthew Frincu vs. Curtis Millender Headlines Legacy Fighting Alliance 24 on Oct. 13

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:20:38 -0700

A welterweight scrap between Matthew Frincu and Curtis Millender will headline Legacy Fighting Alliance 24.



Jon Jones ‘B’ Sample Also Comes Back Positive for Steroid Turinabol

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 21:33:14 -0700

Jon Jones ‘B’ sample has also come back positive for the steroid Turinabol, according to a report from ESPN.com.



Glover Teixiera vs. Misha Cirkunov Moved from Brazil to UFC on Fox 26 in Canada

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:00:29 -0700

A scheduled light heavyweight clash between Glover Teixeira and Misha Cirkunov has undergone a venue change.