Frank Trigg on Fighters Coming Out of Retirement: ‘Our Athletic Careers Are Done’

Frank Trigg isn’t a fan of top mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters of the past trying to make comebacks. During his professional MMA career, Trigg went toe-to-toe with the best fighters of his era. Trigg did battle with former welterweight champions Georges St-Pierre, Matt Hughes, and Matt Serra. With talks of a potential comeback for […]

UFC 211 Free Fight: Joanna Jedrzejczyk Mangles Jessica Penne’s Nose

Fight fans get to relive the beating current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight title holder Joanna Jedrzejczyk put on Jessica Penne in her first title defense. Jedrzejczyk took on Penne inside the O2 World in Berlin, Germany for UFC Fight Night 69. It was Jedrzejczyk’s first headliner in the UFC. While Penne showed heart in […]

Dana White on Mayweather-McGregor Negotiations: We Just Lost Our Date to ‘Canelo’ and ‘GGG’

Surprise, surprise: there’s now another hurdle standing in the way of a proposed Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor showdown.

Gastelum-Belfort Declared No-Contest; Gastelum Suspended 90 Days, Fined 20 Percent of Purse

Kelvin Gastelum is still adamant that he wants a fight with middleweight legend Anderson Silva, but for now, he’s had his win over Vitor Belfort taken away.

Conor McGregor is Officially a Father

Conor McGregor and long-time girlfriend Dee Delvin welcomed a baby boy into the world on Friday evening. Conor Jack McGregor was born at 8 p.m. local time at Coombe Maternity Hospital in Dublin, weighing 8 pounds and 14 ounces. McGregor and Delvin have been together for eight years.  McGregor’s father, Tony, said the baby and mother are both healthy.

“We’ve experienced this recently with our eldest daughter and there’s no better feeling in the world than being a grandparent. The parents are absolutely over the moon and everyone is healthy,” grandfather Tony McGregor told The Mirror.

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After becoming the only fighter in UFC history to hold two divisional belts at the same time by knocking out Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 in November, McGregor informed the world that he was going to be a father.  He’s currently taking time off to adjust to life as a father with no immediately plans to return to the Octagon. 

In his time away from mixed martial arts, McGregor has been trying to negotiate a boxing match against undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr.  Those negotiations have reportedly stalled. 

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Watch Joanna Jedrzejczyk Brutally Take Out Jessica Penne (UFC 211 Free Fight)

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Watch Joanna Jedrzejczyk‘s first title defense when she defeated Jessica Penne in 2015. Don’t miss Jedrzejczyk’s attempt at another title defense when she takes on Jessica Andrade in the co-main event at UFC 211 live on Saturday, May 13 in Dallas.

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Angela Hill Faces Ashley Yoder at TUF 25 Finale

Former Invicta FC Strawweight champion Angela Hill will take on Ashley Yoder at The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption Finale on July 7. UFC made the announcement on Saturday.

Hill (6-3) returned to the Octagon after a four-fight championship run in Invicta Fighting Championships in her last outing and lost to title contender Jessica Andrade by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 104 in February. Hill is 1-3 in UFC appearances, but isn’t the same fighter that was a contestant on TUF 20. “Overkill” will be looking to get back in the win column against Yoder in Las Vegas.

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Yoder (5-2) had a a four-fight winning streak snapped in her UFC debut December. She lost to Justine Gish by unanimous decision and will be eager to log her first UFC win against Hill. A win over the former Invicta FC champ would be a statement by “The Spider Monkey.”

The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale takes place at T-Mobile Arena during International Fight Week. The following night, on July 8, the venue will host the UFC 213 pay-per-view headlined by the bantamweight title fight between TUF 25 opposing coaches Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw.

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Yair Rodriguez Feels he Can be Bigger Star Than Canelo Alvarez

Yair Rodriguez believes the sky’s the limit when it comes to his popularity. “El Pantera” will step inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on May 13. There, he’ll be facing former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar. The featherweight scrap will be part of the UFC 211 card. During a […]

Dana White on Anderson Silva’s Demands: ‘We’re Not Going to do an Interim Title Fight’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White says he won’t be giving into Anderson Silva’s demands for an interim middleweight title bout. Recently, future UFC Hall of Famer Silva claimed he’d be finished with his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career if he wasn’t given an interim title fight against Yoel Romero at UFC 212. […]

Demian Maia on Tyron Woodley: ‘He Never Knows if he Wants to be a Nice Guy’

Demian Maia has responded to Tyron Woodley’s comments on his decision to take a fight with Jorge Masvidal. Woodley, who is the reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title holder, recently said Maia’s decision to fight Masvidal at UFC 211 was “stupid.” Maia meets “Gamebred” inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on May 13. […]