Articles about Ultimate Fighting Championship

MMA
LAS VEGAS - Former UFC champion Jon Jones was jailed in Las Vegas early on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) after an incident at Caesars Palace that police said led to his arrest on charges of domestic battery and damaging a vehicle.Details of ...
Sep 25, 2021
MMA
HOUSTON - Ciryl Gane stopped Derrick Lewis with a flurry of ground-and-pound strikes in the third round at UFC 265 on Saturday night, winning an interim UFC heavyweight title and the next shot at champion Francis Ngannou.Just over three years ...
Aug 8, 2021
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Dustin Poirier beat Conor McGregor for the second time in six months when McGregor badly injured his left ankle in the closing seconds of the first round at UFC 264 on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).The fight was stopped ...
Jul 11, 2021
MMA
GLENDALE, Arizona - Israel Adesanya won a unanimous decision in a rematch against Marvin Vittori to defend his middleweight championship at UFC 263 on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Adesanya (21-1) kept out of reach from Vittori's powerful punches most ...
Jun 13, 2021
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Israel Adesanya learned that holding two UFC title belts simultaneously is not nearly as easy as Amanda Nunes makes it look.And Petr Yan learned that even a momentary lapse in discipline can dearly cost a champion.Jan Blachowicz defended ...
Mar 7, 2021
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Aljamain Sterling won the UFC bantamweight title when Petr Yan was disqualified for an illegal knee strike in the fourth round Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) in the first of three championship fights at UFC 259.Two-division champion Amanda ...
Mar 7, 2021
MMA
KAMARU Usman and Gilbert Burns were teammates in the same gym only a year ago, and mixed martial arts teammates generally don't fight each other for money or belts.Usman's move from Florida to Colorado removed that obstacle ...
Feb 13, 2021
MMA
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Dustin Poirier stopped Conor McGregor with a flurry of punches midway through the second round on Sunday, avenging his loss to the Irish superstar with a knockout victory at UFC 257. Poirier (26-7) caught McGregor with ...
Jan 24, 2021
MMA
DEIVESON Figueiredo had the perfect segue into a happy holiday season late last month when he impressively defended his UFC flyweight title for the first time.Mixed martial arts fighters don't celebrate achievements or holidays in quite the same way ...
Dec 12, 2020
MMA
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Unbeaten Israel Adesanya defended his middleweight title in style with a dominant second-round stoppage of Paulo Costa at UFC 253 on Sunday.Poland's Jan Błachowicz also stopped Dominick Reyes late in the second ...
Sep 27, 2020
MMA
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Poland's Jan Blachowicz stopped Dominick Reyes late in the second round at UFC 253 on Sunday to claim the light heavyweight title vacated by Jon Jones.The 37-year-old Blachowicz (27-8) capped his ...
Sep 27, 2020
MMA
AFTER Israel Adesanya finally took up mixed martial arts full-time three years ago, he rocketed through the UFC ranks with a thrilling, athletic style of fighting. He even became an undisputed champion in just his 18th professional bout.But a few ...
Sep 26, 2020
MMA
LAS VEGAS - The UFC is staging a fight show with just seven bouts after a series of cancellations related to positive COVID-19 tests.The mixed martial arts promotion held its shortest card since 2005 on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) after ...
Sep 6, 2020
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Stipe Miocic defeated Daniel Cormier by unanimous decision in a five-round bout Saturday night to win the rubber match in a fantastic trilogy between the fighters and retain his heavyweight championship at UFC 252.Miocic (20-3) swept the ...
Aug 16, 2020
MMA
THE hype for the third heavyweight fight in the Stipe Miocic-Daniel Cormier trilogy comes with a bit of a bombastic claim - the winner is not only the champion, but can stake his reputation as the greatest in the history of the ...
Aug 15, 2020
MMA
UNDEFEATED UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has agreed to face interim champ Justin Gaethje on Oct. 24.UFC President Dana White announced Nurmagomedov's return to mixed martial arts on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).Nurmagomedov (28-0) holds the longest active ...
Jul 29, 2020
MMA
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker earned his first victory in two years on Sunday, winning a unanimous decision over Darren Till on Fight Island.Veteran heavyweight Fabrício Werdum finished Alexander Gustafsson by armbar submission midway ...
Jul 26, 2020
MMA
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Deiveson Figueiredo won the vacant UFC flyweight championship on Sunday, finishing a dominant performance against Joseph Benavidez with a rear naked choke with 12 seconds left in the first round.Jack Hermansson also stunned Kelvin Gastelum with ...
Jul 19, 2020
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Dustin Poirier won a thrilling unanimous decision over Dan Hooker on Saturday night, (Sunday, Manila time) surviving a brutal second round and persevering to finish a well-rounded performance in the main event at the UFC's corporate gym. ...
Jun 28, 2020
MMA
LAS VEGAS - UFC heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes dominated Alexander Volkov with wrestling on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), earning his fourth consecutive victory in a suffocating unanimous decision.Featherweight Josh Emmett won a unanimous decision over Shane Burgos in a thrilling joint ...
Jun 21, 2020
MMA
IN a cutthroat sport like mixed martial arts, rare are the times that fighters get a storybook ending to their careers.Yet Mark Munoz did.Fighting for the first time in the Philippines, the Fil-Am fighter called it a career after ...
Jun 16, 2020
Sorry, no results found for