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Opinion: How Conor McGregor vs. the UFC Became a Win-Win

The debacle involving the Irish superstar has turned into a massive coup for the promotion and UFC 200.

Postal Connections: Dedicated Entirely to Conor McGregor -- Almost

In his weekly mailbag, Executive Editor Greg Savage fields questions on the decision to leave the Irish superstar off the UFC 200 card.

Video: Watch Kyra Batara's unique ground-and-pound twister finish at Combate Americas

Kyra Batara knew going into her fight against Jenny Silverio that she had the edge on the ground. And boy, was she right.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos

23-year-old German welterweight Jessin Ayari signs deal with UFC

A German welterweight with a penchant for submission finishes and a six-fight winning streak is the latest fighter headed to the UFC. Filed under: News, UFC

The Comeback: UFC cuts Brandao, 'Wonderboy' wants to punch Rory, flyweight women to UFC

In a sport that never stops moving, even MMA junkies can struggle to keep up with all the latest news. If you missed any of Thursday’s biggest headlines, catch up with “The Comeback.”Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

The MMA Road Show with John Morgan No. 57: Travis Browne, Muhammed 'King Mo' Lawal

Episode No. 56 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast, featuring Travis Browne and Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal, is now available for streaming and download.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC

Video: 'Wonderboy' Stephen Thompson can't wait for the chance to punch his friend in the face

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada – A quick note to all friends of Stephen Thompson: Don’t think for one second he wouldn’t be just fine punching you in the face. Well, at least if you’re a professional fighter, that is. Thompson is making an impressive rise (...)

Valerie Letourneau to Meet Joanne Calderwood in UFC’s First Ever Women’s Flyweight Bout

(No joke, this is the first Google image result you'll get when you search "Valerie Letourneau marketable.") As much as the UFC has done for women in MMA in general, it's kind of a shame that their stage to shine has been limited to just two weight classes for close to three years now. Show More Summary

Ronda Rousey Returns…to Acting, Inks Three Movie Deal With Lifetime

(He was an immortal witch hunter with a heart of gold. She was anything but Expendable. This summer, Vin Diesel and Ronday Rousey star in "The Last Do-Nothing-Bitch Hunter.") With each passing day, it seems that the likelihood of seeing Ronda Rousey's return to octagon diminishes exponentially. Show More Summary

Frankie Edgar's boxing coach says 'fraud' Conor McGregor 'needs to let go of the binkie'

Boxing coach Mark Henry just wants UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregorto get out of the way so his longtime student, ex-lightweight champ Frankie Edgar, can get on with winning another belt. With a strong dose of East Coast sarcasm and a little sprinkling of baby (...)

Meet the man who says he's got a solution to MMA's injury epidemic

MMA fans wince when they hear news of their favorite fighter pulling out of a heavily anticipated matchup with a training injury. One fan winces more than most – and he believes he can stop it. “There’s such a financial burden absorbed by the UFC and (...)

UFC cuts embattled TUF champ Diego Brandao

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Diego Brandao, 28, who rose to fame after capturing the glass trophy as a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 14, was released earlier today by the world's premiere mixed martial...Show More Summary

Frye: UFC champion Daniel Cormier's 'worthless' trash talk sounds like a Cosby kid

While many weren't too impressed with the comeback performance Jon Jones at UFC 197 against Ovince Saint Preux, others -- like Don Frye -- aren't too thrilled with anything current Light Heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier, does either. Whether...Show More Summary

Pedro Nobre hoping quick turnaround leads to success at Titan FC 38

Pedro Nobre was forced to wait 18 months between fights prior to his last bout. It didn’t go his way, and he said he understands the reasons why, so when the chance to rebound presented itself less than two months later, he jumped on it. A lengthy stay on the sidelines for (...)

Twitter Mailbag: Is it still too soon to get excited about a GSP comeback?

In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, talk of a Georges St-Pierre return now seems serious enough to warrant a little excitement. But what needs to happen for the former champ to make a comeback? And does USADA know about this yet?Filed under: News, UFC

Cleveland Clinic: Influential politicians, MMA executives align to raise awareness for traumatic brain injuries

At Tuesday's press conference on Capitol Hill, Dr. Charles Bernick, associate director of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, announced the Nevada State Athletic Commission will be adopting the "C3" test, which will track brain function in fighters. Show More Summary

Chael Sonnen: In the fight against UFC, Conor McGregor got outed by his own coach

During his ongoing drama with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which cost the UFC 200 pay-per-view (PPV) event its original headliner, reigning featherweight champion Conor McGregor was doing great there for a minute or two. Until...Show More Summary

Diego Brandao released from UFC contract after loss, conduct violation and suspension

Veteran UFC featherweight and “The Ultimate Fighter 14” winner Diego Brandao is no longer under contract after the promotion released him following a tumultuous few months. The UFC confirmed Brandao’s release after an initial report from The action comes two (...)

Mehdi Baghdad vs. John Makdessi moves from UFC 199 in June to UFC Fight Night 90 in July

A lightweight fight booked for early in the summer months is being moved to “International Fight Week” in July, instead.Filed under: News, UFC

Cezar Ferreira in for Scott Askham at TUF 23 Finale in Las Vegas vs. Anthony Smith

The TUF 23 Finale in July has been hit with a change to a middleweight bout on the lineup. Filed under: News, UFC

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