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Paddy Pimblett plans breakthrough at UFC 282: 'No one respects me and it pisses me off'

Despite his recent success, some fans are still doubting Paddy Pimblett – and he’s taking notice. → Read More

'Liberate myself in any way': What could Tai Emery have in store for encore at BKFC Thailand 4?

Tai Emery someday will be more than “the Carmen Electra or the Pamela Anderson in the fight world,” but for now she’ll enjoy it. → Read More

Coach Bob Perez explains mindset behind making corner stoppages: 'You have to be the protector'

At UFC Orlando, coach Bob Perez called off the main event for his fighter Kevin Holland – a difficult decision, but one he is confident in. → Read More

UFC books Cortney Casey vs. Jasmine Jasudavicius for February

Two flyweights look to rebound on the promotion’s final card of February 2023. → Read More

Israel Adesanya metal knuckles case to be dismissed pending further compliance

Former UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya appears to be off the hook after a recent arrest – as long as he behaves. → Read More

Edmen Shahbazyan before UFC 282: Changes made, ready to 'put on a performance of my life'

Edmen Shahbazyan has sat out more than a year, relocated and even changed management looking to get back on track at UFC 282. → Read More

Reports: Former champion T.J. Dillashaw notifies UFC of retirement

Two-time UFC champion T.J. Dillashaw is hanging up the gloves, according to his manager. → Read More

Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Nov. 28-Dec. 4)

All the UFC and Bellator fight announcements that were first reported or confirmed by MMA Junkie in the past week. → Read More

Bec Rawlings has fallen in love with boxing, lacing up gloves to stay busy until BKFC calls again

Former UFC and Bellator fighter Bec Rawlings will put her gloves back on for her next fight – but in boxing. → Read More

Ontario gaming commission bans betting on UFC fights amid concerns of impropriety

As investigations continue into a UFC fight flagged for suspicious betting activity, Ontario’s gaming commission has made up its mind. → Read More

Cain Velasquez family lawsuit allowed to proceed after judge denies Paul Bender's motion to stay

The lawsuit filed against accused child molester Harry Goularte and family will proceed even as criminal cases are pending. → Read More

Fresh Ink: Meet the four fighters the UFC signed in November 2022

The UFC added four fighters to its roster last month. Find out who joined and learn more about them here. → Read More

On the Doorstep: 5 fighters who could make UFC with December wins

For those who make it to the highest stage, the journey starts long before they strap on UFC or Bellator gloves. → Read More

Association of Boxing Commissions annual conference set for 2023 in Las Vegas

Every year, members of commissioning bodies from around the world gather to discuss regulatory topics including potential rules changes for boxing and MMA. → Read More

2022 PFL Championships medical suspensions: 10 fighters ruled out indefinitely

The 2022 PFL Championships took place Friday in New York, and all 24 fighters on the card received medical suspensions. → Read More

Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Nov. 21-27)

All the UFC and Bellator fight announcements that were first reported or confirmed by MMA Junkie in the past week. → Read More

Ovince Saint Preux gets third UFC 282 opponent after Philipe Lins withdraws

Two opponents have withdrawn from their UFC 282 fights vs. Ovince Saint Preux in the past few weeks. → Read More

'BKFC Fight Night: Newcastle' results: Mick Terrill to challenge for heavyweight title after slicing Steven Banks

BKFC’s return to the United Kingdom ended with a nasty gash and a new title challenger as Mick Terrill sliced up Steven Banks to win the main event. → Read More

Khabib Nurmagomedov explains why he'll never break his retirement promise to his mother

UFC Hall of Famer Khabib Nurmagomedov won’t unretire because he can’t. There’s no way he’ll break his promise to his mother, he said. → Read More

Reinvented Larissa Pacheco stuns Kayla Harrison to win 2022 PFL championship

In an all-time shocker, Larissa Pacheco proved to be too much for previously-undefeated Kayla Harrison. → Read More