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Fabricio Werdum vs Marcin Tybura full fight video preview for UFC Sydney main event
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contenders Fabricio Werdum and Marcin Tybura will collide later tonight (Sat., Nov. 18, 2017) in the UFC Fight Night 121 main event inside Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia. Watch them face off here. Werdum (22-7-1) is hoping to inch his way back
Fabricio Werdum jokingly buys new boomerang because 'I threw one and it didn't came back'
Fabricio Werdum headlines tonight's UFC Fight Night card against Marcin Tybura in Sydney, Australia, but is still making jokes about his recent altercation with a fellow UFC fighter. Werdum was involved in a street altercation with welterweight contender Colby Covington outside of the UFC host hotel
Teenage MMA fighter faces surgery to save leg after being hit by meningitis and 'flesh eating' sepsis
Surgeons plan to remove muscles from Amy Burton's back and implant them into her leg which has turned black We are part of the Trust ProjectAmy Burton, 15, was on life support after contracting meningitis (Image: SWNS) A teenage martial arts fighter who contracted meningitis and then 'flesh eating'
Former UFC champ Rashad Evans returning to light heavyweight
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans was hoping for a new lease on his combat sports life, dropping down to middleweight after coughing up two straight. Unfortunately for "Suga'," the change in weight did little to improve his results and now The Ultima
Cris Cyborg inks new UFC contract ahead of first title defense
Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Cris Cyborg may finally be on her way to UFC stardom, as the current women's featherweight champion inked a new contract this week that will keep her with the promotion for "at least the next 15 months." Cyborg, who broke the news on her own web site, will also becom
Tyron Woodley calls out Nate Diaz for UFC 219 fight: 'Why is he scared?'
Various reports this week, including those made by MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani, revealed that discussions have taken place for a Dec. 30 matchup between Woodley, the reigning UFC welterweight champion, and lightweight superstar Diaz. Since the news first broke, Woodley has campaigned for the bout o
Bellator champ Brent Primus says Michael Chandler turned down rematch
Bellator lightweight champion Brent Primus is also surprised that he's not fighting Michael Chandler next. Primus took the 155-pound belt away from Chandler in June, but most fans expected Bellator to book a rematch after an anticlimactic finish at Madison Square Garden, when the former champion suf
Marlon Moraes fills in to fight Aljamain Sterling at UFC Fight Night 123 on Dec. 9
Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports Rising UFC bantamweight contender Marlon Moraes will step in on three weeks notice to fight Aljamain Sterling at UFC Fight Night 123 on Dec. 9 live on FOX Sports 1 from inside Save Mart Center in Fresno, California, per a bout confirmation by MMA Fighting. Sterling was o
Marlon Moraes steps in to face Aljamain Sterling on short notice at UFC Fresno
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It'll be Long Island versus New Jersey on the West Coast. Marlon Moraes has stepped in to face Aljamain Sterling on short notice at UFC Fresno on Dec. 9, sources confirmed with MMA Fighting on Friday. Sterling was supposed to face Rani Yahya, who pulled out with an injury. M
UFC Fight Night 121 card: Fabricio Werdum vs Marcin Tybura preview
Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight contenders Fabricio Werdum and Marcin Tybura will clash TONIGHT (Nov. 18, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 121 inside Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia. Werdum can't seem to avoid controversy. In the last six months, Werdum ma
James Mulheron pulled from UFC Shanghai due to potential USADA violation
Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports Yet another Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) competitor has landed in the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) doghouse, as heavyweight James Mulheron was notified of a potential violation earlier today (Sat., Nov. 18, 2017) tracing back to an out-of-competitio
Jorge Masvidal says 'crazy' Colby Covington will 'do whatever he wants'
David McIntyre-USA TODAY Sports At this rate, UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington will become Public Enemy No. 1 in Brazil by the end of the year. Not only has the brash Californian called the South American country a dump, but he recently got into an Australian boomerang fight with former U
Stipe Miocic aiming for early 2018 return following positive UFC contract talks
Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports The return of UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is currently in the works, as Miocic and his team are working towards a new contract with the promotion. According to a recent report by MMA Fighting, those contract negotiations have begun and are already trending in
Cat Zingano returns against Ketlen Vieira at UFC 222
Cat Zingano's long-awaited return to the Octagon will take place in March. The former UFC bantamweight contender is slated to face undefeated Ketlen Vieira at the UFC 222 pay-per-view card at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena on March 3, sources confirmed to MMA Fighting following a report by MMA Brasil. Zi
Fightweets: Cris Cyborg, Holly Holm and the Mount Rushmore of women's MMA
Holly Holm After a week of drama about whether UFC 219 was ever going to get a main event, we got a pretty damn good one in Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm. So let's take a look at the implications of the year's last big fight; the announcement of Jose Aldo as Frankie Edgar's replacement against Max Holl
Opening odds: TBA has better odds to win Bellator tourney than 'King Mo,' Sonnen, 'Rampage'
Welcome to the wild world of multi-event MMA tournaments, where chaos often reigns supreme. Take for instance the Bellator MMA World Grand Prix 2018, where eight fighters - heavyweights and light heavyweights - will fight for the organization's vacant heavyweight title. The veteran-heavy field (the
Bellator 188 'Lahat vs Labiano' recap with results, .gifs and interviews
Bellator 188 "Lahat vs. Labiano" took place last night (Thurs., Nov. 16, 2017) at Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel. The main event featured a key battle featuring a local favorite in the Featherweight division. After suffering his first Bellator defeat earlier this year against Henry Corra
UFC Fight Night 121: Marcin Tybura, 'Fighter to Watch' tonight in Sydney
Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports Most fighters have to wait years into their UFC career to land an opportunity that could catapult them to the forefront of their division. Luckily for Marcin Tybura, who made his Octagon debut just 18 months ago, that opportunity comes later tonight (Sat., Nov. 18, 201
James Mulheron flagged for potential USADA violation, off UFC Shanghai
Apparently something can stop "The Juggernaut". UFC heavyweight James Mulheron has been removed from his bout opposite Cyril Asker at UFC Shanghai after it was announced that he had been flagged by the USADA for a potential violation on Saturday stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected o
Michael Bisping's coach says Kelvin Gastelum a 'tougher fight' than Georges St-Pierre
Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports Many fight fans were surprised to see former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping step up to fight Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Night 122 on Nov. 25 in Shanghai, China. After all, Bisping is coming off a submission defeat to Georges St-Pierre at UFC 217 earlier t