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Published: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:42:14 -0700

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UFC Fight Night 96 ‘Lineker vs. Dodson’ Results: Play-by-Play & Updates

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 18:12:57 -0700

Sherdog.com's live UFC Fight Night 96 “Lineker vs. Dodson” coverage kicks off Saturday at 7:15 p.m. ET.



UFC Fight Night 96 Weigh-in Results: John Lineker Misses Weight Again

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:17:05 -0700

The Moda Center in Portland, Ore., is the site of the next Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Saturday and it expects to be a good one.



Ryan Bader Replaces Gustafsson, Meets Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC Fight Night 100

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:36:06 -0700

UFC Fight Night 100 has a new headliner, as Ryan Bader will replace the injured Alexander Gustafsson and face Antonio Rogerio Nogueira on Nov. 19 in Sao Paulo.



Bellator Featherweight Champ Daniel Straus Cleared to Return From Broken Hand

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:33:24 -0700

Bellator MMA featherweight champion Daniel Straus has been cleared to compete again after being sidelined for much of 2016 due to a broken left hand.



Heavyweight Boxing Champ Tyson Fury Tests Positive for Cocaine

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:32:33 -0700

When the reports last week spread across the world of boxing that the eagerly-anticipated rematch between reigning heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko had been postponed again, the only reason that was given was that the massive Brit was deemed “medically unfit.”



Euro FC 1 Weigh-in Results: UFC Vets Tom Niinimaki, Jonathan Brookins Make Weight

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:01:48 -0700

The inaugural European Fighting Challenge event will take place on Saturday night at the Espoo Metro Arena in Espoo, Finland, and is cooking up to be a solid night of mixed martial arts action.



Teruto Ishihara to Face Artem Lobov at UFC Fight Night in Belfast on Nov. 19

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:10:36 -0700

Teruto Ishihara will lock horns with Artem Lobov in a featherweight duel at UFC Fight Night 99 in Belfast on Nov. 19.



Hollywood Celebrities, Professional Athletes Among New Investors in UFC

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:26:21 -0700

After the sale of the UFC in July for a reported $4 billion to William Morris Endeavor and International Management Group, many in the industry weren’t exactly sure what was going to happen to the brand of the world’s most dominant MMA promotion.



Weekend Fight Odds: John Dodson, Will Brooks Favored at UFC Fight Night

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:09:40 -0700

Gamblers looking to gain an edge going into this weekend will have to be shrewd and selective, as UFC Fight Night 96 isn’t loaded with live underdogs that could potentially pull in tons of dough. The main event featuring streaking John Lineker and John Dodson is about as close as they come and there is only one somewhat sizable underdog on the card.






UFC Fight Night Melbourne Gets Richard Walsh-Jonathan Meunier Welterweight Bout

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:35:51 -0700

A welterweight clash pitting Richard Walsh against Jonathan Meunier has been added to the UFC Fight Night Melbourne lineup.



Victory FC’s Year-End Slate Includes Three Events, Six Title Bouts

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:52:35 -0700

Victory Fighting Championship announced on Thursday that it will close out 2016 with a trio of events that will see six of the promotion’s titles will be at stake.



Former Bellator Heavyweight Champ Alexander Volkov to Make UFC Debut on Nov. 19

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:07:19 -0700

Ex-Bellator MMA heavyweight titlist Alexander Volkov will make his Octagon debut against Timothy Johnson at UFC Fight Night 99 in Belfast.



Middleweight Title Tilt Tops Legacy Fighting Championship 62 on Nov. 11

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:42:54 -0700

Reigning Legacy Fighting Championship middleweight king Rafael Lovato Jr. will defend his title against Cortez Coleman on Nov. 11.









Second Title Bout Announced for One Championship ‘Defending Honor’ on Nov. 11

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:23:41 -0700

One Championship “Defending Honor” will now feature two title bouts, as the Singapore-based promotion announced Thursday that Marat Gafurov will put his featherweight title on the line against Narantungalag Jadambaa in the co-main event.






UFC President Dana White: Ronda Rousey Wants Cris ‘Cyborg’ Fight

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:02:28 -0700

When Ronda Rousey was UFC bantamweight champion, she was adamant that for a superfight with Cristiane Justino to occur, it would have to be on her terms.



Conor McGregor: ‘You’re Gonna Need a F---ing Army to Take Them Belts Off Me’

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:00:09 -0700

Conor McGregor doesn’t sound like a man who’s ready to relinquish some of his championship hardware.



Justin Scoggins to Face Pedro Munhoz at UFC Fight Night in Sao Paulo on Nov. 19

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:08:22 -0700

Justin Scoggins will make his 135-pound debut against Pedro Munhoz at UFC Fight Night 100 on Nov. 19.



Eddie Alvarez: Conor McGregor Quits After Eight Minutes of Fighting

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:22:15 -0700

At Tuesday’s press conference to kick off the marketing blitz for the monumental UFC 205 in November, reigning lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was often amused with the loquacious and polarizing Conor McGregor.



Video: UFC 205 Press Conference From New York with Conor McGregor

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:05:12 -0700

Watch the UFC 205 press conference from Madison Square Garden in New York City.



Frustrated Jose Aldo Requests Termination of UFC Contract

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:00:21 -0700

The hold at the top of the UFC’s featherweight division has Jose Aldo looking at drastic measures regarding his career.



Lightweights Khabib Nurmagomedov, Michael Johnson Confirmed for UFC 205 Lineup

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:56:38 -0700

The UFC 205 lineup just got a little bit stronger.



Dana White Says Roy Nelson ‘Needs to Be Buried’ for Kicking Referee John McCarthy

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:12:19 -0700

UFC President Dana White wasn’t pleased that Roy Nelson made physical contact with referee John McCarthy following his knockout victory over Antonio Silva this past Saturday.



Conor McGregor Opens as Slight Betting Favorite vs. Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:18:13 -0700

While Conor McGregor is the challenger in the UFC 205 main event, oddsmakers are tabbing the Irishman as a slight favorite against reigning lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez.



Claudia Gadelha, Cortney Casey to Meet at UFC Fight Night in Sao Paulo on Nov. 19

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:55:51 -0700

Former strawweight title challenge Claudia Gadelha will return to the Octagon to face Cortney Casey at UFC Fight Night in Sao Paulo on Nov. 19.



Dana White: Conor McGregor to Give Up One Title Belt with Victory at UFC 205

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:02:03 -0700

If Conor McGregor claims lightweight gold with a victory over Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205, his reign as a simultaneous two-division champion will likely be short lived.



Chris Weidman vs. Yoel Romero Official for UFC 205 in New York

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:25:39 -0700

Another long-rumored bout is official for UFC 205, as Chris Weidman will square off with Yoel Romero in a pivotal middleweight matchup.



Conor McGregor to Challenge Eddie Alvarez for Lightweight Crown in UFC 205 Headliner

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:14:29 -0700

Conor McGregor will indeed get his chance to become a two-division Ultimate Fighting Championship titleholder.



UFC Fight Night Brasilia Medicals: Erick Silva, Luan Chagas Face 6-Month Layoffs

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:14:39 -0700

The “Fight of the Night” winning battle between Erick Silva and Luan Chagas at UFC Fight Night 95 exacted a physical toll on both competitors.



UFC Heavyweight Ruslan Magomedov Notified of Possible Doping Violation

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:27:37 -0700

Ruslan Magomedov’s current stay on the sidelines may last longer than anticipated.



Kevin Ferguson Jr., aka ‘Baby Slice,’ to Make Pro MMA Debut at Bellator 162

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:42:02 -0700

Kevin Ferguson Jr. will make his professional mixed martial arts debut under the Bellator MMA banner on Oct. 21, when he meets Rick Bing at Bellator 162.



Thales Leites-Krzysztof Jotko Among Additions to UFC Fight Night 100 Lineup

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:26:24 -0700

Thales Leites will try to build some momentum in the Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight division when he faces the once-beaten Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night “Gustafsson vs. Nogueira” on Nov. 19.



Pride Fighting Championships Veteran Kazuyuki Fujita, 45, Announces Retirement

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 19:24:22 -0700

Kazuyuki Fujita on Sunday retired from mixed martial arts competition.



Roy Nelson Takes Issue with ‘Big’ John McCarthy’s Stoppage of Knockout Victory

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:23:19 -0700

Roy Nelson earned yet another knockout victory in the Octagon on Saturday, but it was what transpired after his victory over Antonio Silva at UFC Fight Night that attracted most of the attention.



Cris ‘Cyborg’ Willing to Fight at 140 Pounds Again, But Only Against Top 10 Opponents

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:50:46 -0700

The difficulties of making 140 pounds for Cristiane Justino have been well documented during her first two Octagon appearances, but it appears that “Cyborg” might not be done competing at a catch-weight just yet.



UFC Fight Night Brasilia Bonuses: Spicely, Silva, Chagas, Luque Pocket $50K Apiece

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:50:00 -0700

Eric Spicely entered UFC Fight Night Brasilia as a heavy underdog. He left with a massive upset victory and a $50,000 “Performance of the Night” bonus.



Sunday Morning UFC Coffee: Who Won The Fight Last Night?

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:46:19 -0700

Are you wondering who won the fight last night? Sherdog.com has you covered.






Alexander Gustafsson vs. ‘Minotouro’ Nogueira Headlines UFC Fight Night in Sao Paulo

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:20:09 -0700

A light heavyweight duel pitting Alexander Gustafsson against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will top the bill when the UFC heads to Sao Paulo on Nov. 19.



UFC Fight Night 95 ‘Cyborg vs. Lansberg’ Results: Play-by-Play & Updates

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:12:57 -0700

Sherdog's live UFC Fight Night “Cyborg vs. Lansberg” coverage kicks off Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET.






Rizin 2 Weigh-in Results: Mirko Filipovic, 230, Official for Open Weight Grand Prix

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 07:18:53 -0700

A little more than 10 years ago, Mirko Filipovic was the last man standing in the historic 2006 Pride Fighting Championships open weight grand prix. Now, at age 42, he will attempt to replicate the feat under the Rizin Fighting Federation banner.



Saturday Morning UFC Coffee: Who Is Fighting Tonight?

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:10:48 -0700

For those of you wondering “What time is the fight tonight?” and “Who is fighting tonight?” in relation to the latest Ultimate Fighting Championship event, Sherdog.com has you covered.



Jennifer Maia, Ayaka Hamasaki Defend Titles at Invicta FC 19

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:38:59 -0700

After a tough back-and-forth brawl, Brazil’s Jennifer Maia had her hand raised in victory against longtime veteran Roxanne Modafferi in the main event of Invicta FC 19 to capture the promotion’s vacant flyweight title.



CES MMA 38 Highlight Video: Levan Makashvili Taps Sean Soriano in Main Event

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:25:28 -0700

CES MMA took over the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I., Friday night with another evening of action on AXS TV.



Invicta FC 19 Results: Play-by-Play & Updates

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:57:12 -0700

Sherdog's live Invicta FC 19 coverage kicks off at 8 p.m. ET.



Jedrzejczyk-Kowalkiewicz, Tate-Pennington Set for UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:56:34 -0700

UFC 205 has another title fight, as Joanna Jedrzejczyk will defend the strawweight belt against Karolina Kowalkiewicz in a battle of Polish rivals.