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Published: Tue, 30 May 2017 04:11:19 -0700

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Lina Lansberg-Leslie Smith Clash Added to July 16 UFC Fight Night 113 in Glasgow

Tue, 30 May 2017 01:24:45 -0700

UFC Fight Night 113 will feature a women's bantamweight bout between gritty American Leslie Smith and like-minded Swede Lina Lansberg.



Alexander Gustafsson on ‘Biggest Enemy’ Jon Jones: ‘He's Not a Good Person’

Mon, 29 May 2017 17:37:25 -0700

Alexander Gustafsson is willing to give Jon Jones credit for a lot of things, including being the best MMA fighter of all time. But does “The Mauler” think Jones is a decent human? Not so fast.






Retired Anthony Johnson Says He's ‘Getting That Itch’ After Gustafsson's KO of Teixeira

Mon, 29 May 2017 14:21:19 -0700

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is already feeling like he needs to scratch something specific.



UFC Fight Night 109 Bonuses: Gustafsson, Teixeira, Hadzovic, Velickovic Earn $50K

Sun, 28 May 2017 13:46:01 -0700

Glover Teixeira didn't win a single round in his knockout loss to Alexander Gustafsson, but he's $50,000 richer anyhow.



Alexander Gustafsson Shreds Glover Teixeira in UFC Fight Night Main Event in Sweden

Sun, 28 May 2017 13:10:12 -0700

Magnificent Alexander Gustafsson registers fifth-round knockout on Glover Teixeira on Sunday in Sweden.



UFC Fight Night 109 Prelims: Pedro Munhoz Wears Down Damian Stasiak in Stockholm

Sun, 28 May 2017 10:12:57 -0700

Pedro Munhoz made the move from Kings MMA to American Top Team and did not skip a beat in the cross-country switch.



UFC Fight Night 109 ‘Gustafsson vs. Teixeira’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round-by-Round Scoring

Sun, 28 May 2017 07:05:12 -0700

Sherdog.com's live coverage of UFC Fight Night 109 “Gustafsson vs. Teixeira” kicks off Sunday at 10 a.m. ET from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden.



Mamed Khalidov, Mariusz Pudzianowski Win; 58,000 Attend Historic KSW 39 in Warsaw

Sat, 27 May 2017 16:56:31 -0700


Saturday in Poland, Europe's preeminent MMA promotion Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki made history, putting over an estimated 58,000 fight fans inside PGE Narodowy Stadium. Yet, while KSW 39 was an instant and unique landmark in combat sports history, there was something strangely, perhaps unsettlingly, familiar about the main event.



UFC Fight Night 109 Weigh-ins: Alexander Gustafsson, Glover Teixeira Cleared

Sat, 27 May 2017 07:12:09 -0700

A pivotal light heavyweight matchup is on the menu for Sunday’s intriguing UFC Fight Night 109 “Gustafsson vs. Teixeira” card, as former world title challengers Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira will lock horns.



Heavyweight Title Up for Grabs at June 30’s LFA 15

Sat, 27 May 2017 00:57:05 -0700

Houston-based Legacy Fighting Alliance announced Saturday afternoon that its inaugural heavyweight champion will be crowned next month.



Georges St. Pierre Says Eye Injury Will Prevent Him From Sparring Until September

Fri, 26 May 2017 16:29:55 -0700

As it turns out, Georges St. Pierre has a pretty good reason for not wanting to make his UFC return until November.



Cortney Casey Fails Drug Test at UFC 211; Win vs. Jessica Aguilar Overturned

Fri, 26 May 2017 14:21:23 -0700

Cortney Casey’s victory over Jessica Aguilar at UFC 211 was overturned after testing positive for elevated levels of testosterone in an in-competition drug screening.



Heavyweight Roy Nelson Signs Exclusive, Multi-Fight Deal with Bellator MMA

Fri, 26 May 2017 11:26:11 -0700

Bellator MMA has made yet another move on the free agent market, this time signing heavyweight Roy Nelson to an exclusive, multi-fight contract.



Ryan LaFlare vs. Alex Oliveira, Two Other Contests Set for UFC on Fox 25

Fri, 26 May 2017 11:02:01 -0700

The UFC on Fox 25 lineup continues to grow with the addition of three new bouts, including a welterweight showdown between Ryan LaFlare and Alex Oliveira.



Unbeaten Pro Boxer Heather Hardy to Make MMA Debut at Bellator 180

Fri, 26 May 2017 10:39:24 -0700

Heather Hardy has signed with Bellator MMA and will make her promotional — and mixed martial arts debut — at Madison Square Garden.



Gavin Tucker to Face Rick Glenn at UFC 216 in Edmonton

Fri, 26 May 2017 10:15:20 -0700

UFC 216 has its first confirmed matchup, as Gavin Tucker will face Rick Glenn in a featherweight bout on Sept. 9.



Bellator NYC: ‘Sonnen vs. Silva’ to be Broadcast Live in Select Movie Theaters

Fri, 26 May 2017 10:12:23 -0700

Fathom Events and Bellator MMA are teaming up for what is expected to be one of the biggest fight events of the first half of 2017.



Angela Lee, Ben Askren Stay Unbeaten, Retain One Championship Titles in Scintillating Style

Fri, 26 May 2017 08:54:47 -0700

The fervor surrounding Angela Lee continues to build.



KSW 39 Weigh-in Results: Mamed Khalidov, Borys Mankowski Cleared for Conflict

Fri, 26 May 2017 08:53:12 -0700

Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki is set to unleash another night of action for the bloodthirsty fans who will inevitably cram inside PGE Narodowy Stadium in Warsaw on Saturday night.



Oscar De La Hoya: Boxing ‘Might Not Ever Recover’ From Mayweather-McGregor Bout

Thu, 25 May 2017 17:33:51 -0700

Oscar De La Hoya is concerned about the long-term effect a fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor might have on boxing.



John Salter vs. Kendall Grove Booked for Bellator 181 in Oklahoma on July 14

Thu, 25 May 2017 13:31:50 -0700

John Salter will meet Kendall Grove in a middleweight contest at Bellator 181 on July 14.



NYSAC Updates Weigh-in Policy Following Daniel Cormier Towel Incident at UFC 210

Thu, 25 May 2017 12:59:33 -0700

The New York State Athlete Commission has taken a few steps to ensure that there will be no repeat of the Daniel Cormier towel-grabbing incident at future weigh-ins for mixed martial arts and boxing events.



Welterweights Jordan Mein, Belal Muhammad to Clash at UFC 213 on July 8

Thu, 25 May 2017 11:13:41 -0700

Jordan Mein will lock horns with Belal Muhammad at UFC 213 on July 8.



UFC Signs Former Glory, K-1 Kickboxing Champ Gokhan Saki to Compete at Light Heavyweight

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:52:44 -0700

The UFC has signed multi-time kickboxing world champion Gokhan Saki to a contract to compete in the light heavyweight division.



Two Bouts Added to UFC Fight Night 112 Lineup in Oklahoma City

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:23:24 -0700

A pair of bouts have been added to the UFC Fight Night 112 card, including one pairing that fell through at UFC 211.



Sage Northcutt to Make Octagon Return at UFC 214 in Anaheim

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:05:12 -0700

Sage Northcutt will attempt to end a mini-slump when he returns to the Octagon at UFC 214.



Gegard Mousasi on Current UFC Contract Negotiations: ‘It’s Not Good’

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:55:30 -0700

Gegard Mousasi’s previous UFC deal expired following his last Octagon appearance in April, and the middleweight contender remains in limbo with the Las Vegas-based promotion.



M-1 Challenge 78 Weigh-in Results: Divnich, Ismagulov Cleared for Vacant Title Bout

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:54:09 -0700

M-1 Global is set for another solid night of action on Friday night



‘Korean Zombie’ vs. Ricardo Lamas, Aljamain Sterling vs. Renan Barao Booked for UFC 214

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:01:45 -0700

The UFC 214 lineup is beginning to take shape behind its headliner, as the Las Vegas-based promotion on Wednesday announced six bouts for the July 29 event.



Jeremy Kennedy vs. Kyle Bochniak Slated for UFC on Fox 25 in Long Island

Wed, 24 May 2017 14:21:29 -0700

A featherweight duel pitting Jeremy Kennedy against Kyle Bochniak has been added to the UFC on Fox 25 lineup.



Tape-Delayed Bellator 179 Averages 877,000 Viewers for MacDonald-Daley Main Event

Wed, 24 May 2017 14:03:40 -0700

The Bellator 179 headliner between recent UFC signee Rory MacDonald and British knockout artist Paul Daley attracted 877,000 viewers to Spike on Friday night.



Andre Fialho to Face A.J. Matthews in Welterweight Bout at Bellator 181

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:43:55 -0700

Andre Fialho will square off against A.J. Matthews at Bellator 181, the promotion announced Wednesday.



Demetrious Johnson Says He Hasn’t Agreed to Title Defense vs. T.J. Dillashaw

Wed, 24 May 2017 11:09:56 -0700

Pump the brakes on the proposed showdown between reigning flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and ex-bantamweight king T.J. Dillashaw.



Horiguchi, Tokoro, Birchak Among Those to Compete in Rizin Bantamweight Grand Prix

Wed, 24 May 2017 10:45:59 -0700

The first three bouts for Rizin Fighting Federation’s bantamweight grand prix have been revealed, and there are already some intriguing matchups.



Tyrone Spong Bolsters FITE TV Internet PPV on Saturday

Wed, 24 May 2017 08:40:46 -0700

There will be an intriguing boxing card down in Merida Yucatan, Mexico, this Saturday as FITE TV will stream the action live on Internet pay-per-view. Headlining the “Brave Warriors in Action” marquee will be Manuel Ceballos (12-1, 8 KOs) taking on Cesar Hernan Reynoso (14-8-4, 7 KOs) for a regional super middleweight title over 10 rounds.



UFC 213 Update: Garbrandt vs. Dillashaw Scrapped; Romero-Whittaker Interim Title Bout Set

Tue, 23 May 2017 19:25:51 -0700

UFC 213 has undergone some significant changes at the top of the card.



Dana White: UFC Looking Into ‘Very Serious’ Altercation Between Cris ‘Cyborg,’ Angela Magana

Tue, 23 May 2017 15:29:55 -0700

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has not yet determined the course of action it will take regarding the incident where Cristiane Justino punched Angela Magana at the promotion’s UFC Athlete Retreat on May 21.



Retired UFC Competitor Cathal Pendred Lands Role in Amazon Horror Series ‘Lore’

Tue, 23 May 2017 12:30:32 -0700

Life after fighting seems to be going pretty well for Cathal Pendred.



Bellator 181 Update: Former Two-Division Champ Joe Warren to Face Steve Garcia on July 14

Tue, 23 May 2017 11:02:26 -0700

A bantamweight showdown between Joe Warren and Steve Garcia has been added to the Bellator 181 lineup.



Featherweights Darren Elkins, Dennis Bermudez to Clash at UFC on Fox 25

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:27:17 -0700

Darren Elkins will lock horns with Dennis Bermudez in a featherweight pairing at UFC on Fox 25 on July 22.



Keri Anne Melendez to Make Sophomore MMA Appearance at Bellator 180 in New York

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:14:07 -0700

Keri Anne Taylor-Melendez, the wife of UFC and Strikeforce veteran Gilbert Melendez, has received a spot on the Bellator 180 card.



Gadzhimurad Khiramagomedov Faces Lifetime Ban After Attack on Russian MMA Official

Mon, 22 May 2017 22:45:46 -0700

Dagestani fighter Gadzhimurad Khiramagomedov is facing a lifetime ban from the Rusian Mixed Martial Arts Union (RMMAU) after attacking the sanctioning body's vice president Radmir Gabdullin.



Update: ‘Cyborg’ Cited for Misdemeanor Battery in Magana Scuffle, Could Face 6 Months in Jail

Mon, 22 May 2017 15:18:40 -0700

The physical confrontation between “Cyborg” Cristiane Justino and Angela Magana may have started and ended in a heartbeat but the fallout is just beginning.



Vitor Belfort Ahead of UFC 212: I Will Leave the UFC, But I Will Continue Competing

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:08:09 -0700

Vitor Belfort's alleged last Ultimate Fighting Championship is on the horizon but don't think that means “The Phenom” is ready to call it a career.



‘Cris Cyborg,’ Angela Magana Involved in Altercation Over Social Media Jabs at UFC Athlete Retreat

Mon, 22 May 2017 10:17:53 -0700

The Ultimate Fighting Championship's Athlete Retreat certainly isn't a vacation or a picnic.



Brandon Moreno-Sergio Pettis Revealed as UFC Fight Night 114 Headliner on Aug. 5 in Mexico City

Sun, 21 May 2017 12:14:07 -0700

Surging Mexican flyweight prospect Brandon Moreno will take on emerging contender Sergio Pettis in the main event of UFC Fight Night 114, scheduled for Aug. 5 in Mexico City, Mexico. The UFC's Spanish portal officially announced the booking on Sunday.



Agnieszka Niedzwiedz Stays Undefeated, Upends Vanessa Porto in Invicta 23 Main Event

Sat, 20 May 2017 20:43:04 -0700

Vanessa Porto tried and failed to pump the brakes on the Agnieszka Niedzwiedz hype.



Invicta FC 23 ‘Porto vs. Niedzwiedz’ Results: Play-by-Play & Updates

Sat, 20 May 2017 18:57:12 -0700

Sherdog.com's live Invicta FC 23 “Porto vs. Niedzwiedz” coverage kicks off Saturday at 8:00 p.m. ET, live from the Kansas City Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Missouri.



Rico Verhoeven Dominates Ismael Lazaar in Non-Title Glory 41 Main Event

Sat, 20 May 2017 15:23:15 -0700

Glory heavyweight champion Rico Verhoeven did whatever he wanted against Ismael Lazaar in the non-title main event of the Glory 41 SuperFight Series card.