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MMA Fighter's Horrific Injury Prompts Ex To Ask For Help (Graphic Images)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.18.2016 | Sports

Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos suffered a head injury so severe during a Bellator MMA bout in London Saturday night, the 38-year-old fighter’s ex-w...

'Revolutionized' Tony Ferguson 'Not Trying To Look Past' Landon Vannata At UFN 91

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.12.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Last we saw of UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson (20-3 MMA, 10-1 UFC), the former The Ultimate Fighter winner delivered one of the most memorable performances of 2015, choking out Edson Barboza in wild, back-and-forth affair.

A Look Back At The Best Of UFC International Fight Week

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.12.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

With three major fight cards in three days, the Ultimate Fighting Championship wrapped International Fight Week with its annual Hall of Fame induction, this time honoring legends Don Frye, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Mark Coleman, Pete Williams, and founder Bob Meyrowitz.

Nunes, Aldo Bring Belts Back To Brazil At UFC 200; Lesnar, Cormier, Velasquez Score Big Wins

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

On a night full of the UFC's biggest stars, it was the unsuspecting Amanda Nunes who stole the show.

Jedrzejczyk Retains UFC Title; Suarez, Sanchez Crowned The Ultimate Fighter Champions

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Joanna Jedrzejczyk remains perfect inside the Octagon.

Alvarez Stops Dos Anjos To Become UFC Lightweight Champion

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.08.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Eddie Alvarez needed less than four minutes to win the UFC title. A heavy underdog against incumbent champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 90, Alvarez threw leather from the opening bell, landing crisp and clean punches.

Breaking Down UFC 200: Lesnar vs. Hunt

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.07.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Returning to the Octagon for the first time in nearly five years, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar takes on Mark Hunt, a man considered by many to be the hardest puncher on the UFC roster.

Breaking Down The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale: Jedrzejczyk vs. Gadelha 2

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.06.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

After twelve consecutive weeks together on television, UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and challenger Claudia Gadelha will finally settle their heated eighteen-month rivalry with a rematch.

Breaking Down UFC Fight Night 90: Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.01.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

The UFC kicks off three consecutive days of fight cards as part of its annual International Fight Week with a lightweight title bout on Thursday, July 7 (6 P.M. EST, UFC Fight Pass) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Jackson, Ishii Headline Bellator 157: Chandler, Freire Battle For Vacant Lightweight Belt

Dan Shapiro | Posted 06.23.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

After more than a year away from competition, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson returns to the Bellator cage for the first time since May 2014, when he takes on Japan's Satoshi Ishii in the Bellator 'Dynamite' main event, Saturday, June 24 (8 P.M. EST, Spike TV).

Titan FC MMA shared Worldwide on UFC Fight Pass from Miami

Uncle Louie | Posted 06.13.2016 | Miami
Uncle Louie

Knockouts, tapouts and bone breaking action...literally! Let me not forget to mention the two hard working ring card girls either, because they were w...

Popular MMA Fighter Kimbo Slice Dies At 42

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.07.2016 | Sports

Professional mixed martial artist Kimbo Slice died Monday at the age of 42. The announcement of his death came hours after Slice was reportedly hospit...

Bisping Finishes Rockhold at UFC 199, Cruz Retains Title

Dan Shapiro | Posted 06.06.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

What a night it was for UFC middleweight Michael Bisping. Fighting in his first title bout after 25 appearances inside the Octagon, Bisping claimed t...

Breaking Down UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2

Dan Shapiro | Posted 06.01.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will attempt to defend his title for the first time, this Saturday, June 4 (10 P.M. EST, Pay Per View), as he faces challenger Michael Bisping in the UFC 199 main event, live at the Forum in Inglewood, California.

Breaking Down UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic

Dan Shapiro | Posted 05.10.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

For the first time in nearly a year, the UFC heavyweight championship is on the line, as current belt holder Fabricio Werdum attempts to make his first title defense, taking on challenger Stipe Miocic in the UFC 198 (10 P.M. EST, Pay Per View) main event.

This Is The Most Brutal Knockout You May Ever See

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.03.2016 | Sports

Yes, it's a hazard of the sport: If you fight in MMA, you can get knocked out. But did knowing that prepare Julio Calcina for the vicious way he was f...

Breaking Down UFC 197: Jones vs. St. Preux

Dan Shapiro | Posted 04.20.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

For the first time in more than 15 months, Jon Jones will return to the Octagon. The UFC's top-ranked light heavyweight, and pound-for-pound king, Jo...

Conor McGregor Announces Retirement Plans on Twitter: How Much He Made in Nate Diaz Fight

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.19.2016 | Sports
GOBankingRates

By Andrew DePietro, Staff Writer UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor tweeted on Tuesday his plans to retire. The Irish fighter is only 27 years...

Breaking Down UFC on FOX 19: Teixeira vs. Evans

Dan Shapiro | Posted 04.14.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Two former title challengers will headline this weekend's card, as light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Rashad Evans collide in the main event, live from the Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay on April 16.

Combate Americas Gives Latino MMA Stars a Voice in 'La Jaula'

Dan Shapiro | Posted 04.14.2016 | Latino Voices
Dan Shapiro

It's mixed martial arts with a distinct cultural nuance. It's combat sports, funneled through the idiosyncratic lens of Latino entertainment television.

MMA Fighter Dies Days After Cage Match

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.12.2016 | Sports

Portuguese MMA fighter Joao Carvalho died Monday from injuries sustained from a welterweight cage match two days earlier, the Guardian reported. Carva...

Breaking Down UFC Fight Night 86: Rothwell vs. Dos Santos

Dan Shapiro | Posted 04.05.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

A pivotal heavyweight matchup between Ben Rothwell and Junior Dos Santos headlines the UFC's first ever fight card in Zagreb, Croatia, this Sunday.

Breaking Down UFC Fight Night 85: Hunt vs. Mir

Dan Shapiro | Posted 03.17.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

A pair of top-ten heavyweights headlines this Saturday's UFC Fight Night (10 P.M. EST, FOX Sports 1) card, with veterans Frank Mir and Mark Hunt squaring off in the evening's main event.

UFC Fight: Holly Holm Net Worth vs. Miesha Tate Net Worth

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.07.2016 | Entertainment
GOBankingRates

By Paul Sisolak, Contributor In November 2015, Holly Holm made UFC history when she knocked out Ronda Rousey in the second round of the UFC 193 banta...

Breaking Down UFC 196: McGregor vs. Diaz

Dan Shapiro | Posted 03.03.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

The Conor McGregor show is back in action, this time making his debut at welterweight. After claiming the featherweight belt at UFC 194 in December, McGregor set his sights on a second championship in a new weight class.