• UFC Jamahal Hill defeats Thiago Santos by TKO

    Jamahal Hill defeated Thiago Santos by TKO in the fourth round of their light heavyweight bout at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The win was the third straight for Hill via knockout, which came at 2:31 of the fourth round by elbows. Hill improved to 11-1 while Santos dropped to 22-11. […]

  • UFC Josh Quinlan pulled from UFC bout over drug test

    An atypical drug result has shelved welterweight Josh Quinlan, the UFC announced Saturday. Quinlan, who was scheduled to fight Jason Witt Saturday during UFC Fight Night, was removed from competition by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) after a trace amount of the M3 metabolite (a steroid indicator) was found in a urine sample. The […]

  • UFC Israel Adesanya-Alex Pereira to headline UFC 281

    Defending middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will fight Alex Pereira as the headliner of UFC 281 on Nov. 12 in New York. The fight was announced Friday and will be held at Madison Square Garden. Adesanya, a Nigerian-born New Zealander, and the Brazilian Pereira have fought before on the professional kickboxing circuit, but this will be […]

  • UFC Julianna Pena sees surgeon after loss in UFC 277

    Julianna Pena needed immediate medical attention following a devastating loss to Amanda Nunes in the main event of Saturday’s UFC 277 in Dallas. “Julianna’s got a big chunk missing from her forehead,” UFC president Dana White said in the post-fight news conference. “She’s going to see a plastic surgeon right now. (She’ll) take some time […]

  • UFC Amanda Nunes dominates Julianna Pena to regain title

    DALLAS — After slipping for the first time in seven years, Amanda Nunes reminded everyone why she is widely considered the greatest women’s mixed martial artist of all-time. In the main event of Saturday night’s UFC 277 in Dallas, Nunes dominated Julianna Pena to regain the bantamweight title she lost to the Chicagoan in December […]

  • Boxing Jake Paul-Hasim Rahman Jr. bout canceled over weight

    The scheduled Aug. 6 bout between Jake Paul and Hasim Rahman Jr. was canceled Saturday night due to weight issues with Rahman, Most Valuable Promotions announced. Paul (5-0) and Rahman (12-1) were slated to meet in an eight-round bout contested at 200 pounds. The pay-per-view card was scheduled to take place at Madison Square Garden […]

  • UFC UFC 277 Odds: Amanda Nunes favored in Julianna Pena rematch

    A pair of title fight rematches headline Saturday night’s UFC 277 in Dallas. The main event at American Airlines Center is a runback of one of the most shocking results in UFC history, as bantamweight champion Julianna Pena (11-4) of Spokane, Wash. puts her newly won crown on the line against featherweight titleholder Amanda Nunes […]

  • UFC Amanda Nunes aims for revenge against Julianna Pena at UFC 277

    A pair of title fight rematches headline Saturday night’s UFC 277 in Dallas. The main event at American Airlines Center is a runback of one of the most shocking results in UFC history, as bantamweight champion Julianna Pena (11-4) of Spokane, Wash. puts her newly won crown on the line against featherweight titleholder Amanda Nunes […]

  • UFC Curtis Blaydes wins by injury TKO over Tom Aspinall

    Curtis Blaydes recorded a TKO victory over Tom Aspinall 15 seconds into Round 1 of their heavyweight bout at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in London when the English fighter suffered a freak knee injury. Aspinall delivered an outside leg kick but then grabbed his right knee in pain while bringing his leg back. Aspinall […]

  • Boxing Tyson Fury: I’ll fight Anthony Joshua for free

    Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said Wednesday that he will come out of retirement to fight fellow Brit Anthony Joshua for free. Fury, 33, made the comments in a video posted to his Instagram account. Fury said he would “sign the contract today” under the following conditions: “The fight’s got to be for free. Free-to-air television […]

  • UFC Reports: Nate Diaz to fight Khamzat Chimaev in UFC 279 main event

    Nate Diaz will face Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 279 on Sept. 10 in Las Vegas, multiple reports said Tuesday. The welterweight bout is planned to go five rounds and serve as the main event. Diaz, 37, has not fought since June 2021. He has said he wants to leave UFC at the end of his […]

  • UFC Frankie Edgar asks for retirement bout at UFC 281

    Frankie Edgar wants to end his career on his terms, and he’d like the chance to do so with one final appearance in the UFC this year. Edgar, who turns 41 in October, told ESPN that he has asked the UFC for a bantamweight fight at UFC 281 on Nov. 12 The event is expected […]

  • UFC Injury to opponent gives victory to featherweight Yair Rodriguez

    Saturday’s UFC Fight Night featherweight main event, which was steeped in title shot implications for both fighters, ended in anti-climactic fashion when an apparent injury to Brian Ortega in the first round gave the match to Yair Rodriguez on a TKO. At the 4:11 mark of the round at UBS Arena in Elmont, N.Y., Ortega, […]

  • UFC Rafael Fiziev KOs Rafael Dos Anjos at Fight Night

    Rafael Fiziev knocked out Rafael Dos Anjos 18 seconds into the fifth round in their lightweight bout at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas. Fiziev connected on a left hook in the final round to extend his winning streak to six. Fiziev now has three KOs in his last four UFC bouts. “Now […]

  • UFC Featherweight champ Alexander Volkanovski (thumb) out 12 weeks

    UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski will be sidelined 12 weeks after sustaining a broken left thumb during his title defense against Max Holloway. Volkanovski (25-1 MMA, 12-0 UFC) posted an X-ray of his broken thumb while sharing the news over social media. “Broke my thumb in the second round, but that don’t stop us,” Volkanovski […]

  • Boxing Jake Paul to fight Hasim Rahman Jr. at Madison Square Garden

    Jake Paul will enter the boxing ring with Hasim Rahman Jr. next month at Madison Square Garden, the YouTube star told ESPN on Thursday. Paul’s previously planned opponent for Aug. 6 in New York was Tommy Fury, but that fight fell through after the latter was barred entry into the United States. Paul (5-0) and […]

  • Boxing Jake Paul-Tommy Fury bout is off again

    The August bout between YouTube star Jake Paul and Tommy Fury is off for the second time after the latter was barred entry into the United States last week. Sports Illustrated reported that Paul is finalizing a deal with Hasim Rahman Jr. to take Fury’s spot on the card on Aug. 6 at Madison Square […]

  • UFC Israel Adesanya defeats Jared Cannonier to retain title

    Israel Adesanya is still the UFC middleweight champion. Adesanya defeated challenger Jared Cannonier by unanimous decision on Saturday at UFC 276 in Las Vegas. Adesanya took the cards 49-46, 49-46, 50-45. “They had an excellent gameplan,” Adesanya said about Cannonier’s team. “It was really hard to get my follow-ups going.” Adesanya improves to 12-0 in […]

  • UFC UFC 276: Israel Adesanya heavy favorite vs. Jared Cannonier

    International Fight Week is one of the most special of the UFC season. Many celebrity fighters gather in Las Vegas and everything culminates with a high-priced card of events at T-Mobile Arena. UFC 276 is here, and one of the top matchups is going to be the main event middleweight fight between Israel Adesanya and […]

  • UFC UFC 276: Championship twinbill headlines holiday event

    A pair of championship fights headline UFC 276 on Saturday at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena. Israel Adesanya (22-1) defends his UFC middleweight title against Jared Cannonier and the co-feature bout is a trilogy fight between featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski (24-1) and Max Holloway. New Zealand’s Adesanya (22-1) has dominated the competition at 185 pounds, winning […]

  • UFC Mateusz Gamrot defeats Arman Tsarukyan at Fight Night

    Mateusz Gamrot defeated Arman Tsarukyan by unanimous decision in their lightweight main event on Saturday night at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas. Gamrot took the cards 48-47 across the board. “This was a very tough fight,” Gamrot said. “Arman is a very tough guy. We are a new generation. I hope we train in […]

  • Boxing Jake Paul-Tommy Fury bout set for August in dual main event

    The bout between Jake Paul and Tommy Fury is set for Aug. 6 in New York as part of a dual main event with WBC and WBO featherweight champion Amanda Serrano. Paul and Fury, the half-brother of heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, were supposed to fight in December in Tampa, Fla., but Fury had to pull […]

  • UFC Josh Emmett beats Calvin Kattar by split decision at Fight Night

    Josh Emmett defeated Calvin Kattar by split decision in their featherweight bout Saturday night at UFC Fight Night at Austin, Texas. Emmett took two cards 48-47 and Kattar took the other 48-47 in the main event. It was Emmett’s fifth win in a row. “I thought I had it four (rounds) to one,” Emmett said. […]

  • UFC Joe Lauzon withdraws from fight with Donald Cerrone

    Saturday night’s UFC lightweight fight between Donald Cerrone and Joe Lauzon has been canceled again. The promotion said Lauzon had to withdraw from the co-main event in Austin, Texas, with a medical issue. Later Saturday, Lauzon offered more information on the issue on his Instagram channel. “The reason I didn’t go to weigh-ins wasn’t because […]

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