Anthony Pettis missed weight for the interim featherweight championship fight against Max Holloway at UFC 206 and will no longer be able to win the interim belt.
Their featherweight bout at UFC 206 might have been hastily installed as the main event, but Max Holloway and Anthony Pettis both view the fight as a path to bigger and better things in 2017.
Conor McGregor will be featured in the upcoming season of the HBO show, according to UFC president Dana White.
UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis made it five wins in a row in a slow-paced, ugly victory over Shamil Abdurakhimov. Lewis later acknowledged it was one of his most "terrible fights of all time."
Light heavyweights Joey Beltran and Alessio Sakara square off in the main event of Bellator 168 from Florence, Italy.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended Jon Jones for one year, retroactive to July 6, paving the way for the former UFC light heavyweight champ to return to fighting next summer.
Brett Okamoto and Brian Campbell look ahead to UFC 206 in Toronto and welcome flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez and Tristar MMA coach Firas Zahabi.
Doo Ho Choi might look like he could pass for a teenager, but the "Korean Superboy" promises violence on Saturday in his return against Cub Swanson at UFC 206.
A U.S. Congressional subcommittee heard testimony on a number of topics related to mixed martial arts on Thursday.
How should you bet the Max Holloway-Anthony Pettis interim featherweight championship match? Reed Kuhn uses analytics to find the best bets for the full UFC 206 card.
Richard Mann of FightMetric breaks down Saturday's featherweight interim title fight between Max Holloway and Anthony Pettis at UFC 206 on Saturday.
Max Holloway has won his past nine fights. What can he do against Anthony Pettis, who is trying to win a UFC title in a second division?
Conor McGregor will appeal the punishment handed to him -- fines, community service and to produce an anti-bullying PSA -- by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for his actions before UFC 202.
UFC president Dana White said the new Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association has already made a key error by aligning itself with former Bellator MMA head Bjorn Rebney.
Bjorn Rebney has revealed his motivations behind helping to launch the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association.
UFC president Dana White said he has pitched two title fights to Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris "Cyborg" Justino at the 145-pound classification.
Ed Ruth has agreed to fight Emanuele Palombi on short notice at Bellator 168 this Saturday in Florence, Italy, Bellator president Scott Coker told ESPN.com.
Bantamweight contenders Valentina Shevchenko and Julianna Pena will fight at UFC Fight Night on Jan. 28 in Denver.
BJ Penn couldn't stay away from the cage and is returning with hopes of becoming the first fighter to win a third title in a third weight class.
Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis' journey over the last 18 months has been dark, but he returns to the title scene Saturday with an interim UFC featherweight championship shot.
Conor McGregor may continue to posture over a superfight with Floyd Mayweather, but Dana White doesn't see it happening.
Demetrious Johnson's reign continues. Saturday's unanimous-decision win over Tim Elliott moved the UFC flyweight champ just one title defense away from tying Anderson Silva's record of 10.
Joseph Benavidez outworked Henry Cejudo on Saturday night, as the opposing coaches on Season 24 of "The Ultimate Fighter" put on a classic flyweight duel in Las Vegas.
UFC announced the return of Chan Sung Jung against Dennis Bermudez for the Feb. 4 Fight Night event in Houston.
Watch an ESPN Deportes broadcast of Bellator 167 from Thackerville, Oklahoma, as bantamweight Darrion Caldwell defeated Joe Taimanglo by unanimous decision in their rematch.
Conor McGregor said he hasn't given up his 145-pound belt, after all, despite the UFC's claims that he had surrendered the title.
Conor McGregor has "disrespected boxing" and needs to be taught a lesson, according to former two-weight boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi.
Eduardo Dantas cruised to a majority decision over Joe Warren on Friday -- avenging an upset loss from October 2014 -- during a title fight that headlined Bellator 166 in Thackerville, Oklahoma.
Benson Henderson has had three fights in Bellator, and in all three fights he was dealing with a torn ACL, which has now become too much to cope with.
UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson has apologized for his actions toward a referee after a September victory over Antonio Silva in Brazil.
The world of mixed martial arts has been in a state of flux in 2016, but that hasn't affected UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, who seeks his ninth title defense on Saturday.
A middleweight fight between Hector Lombard and Brad Tavares has been added to a UFC Fight Night on Jan. 28 in Denver.
Brett Okamoto and Brian Campbell give their thoughts on Conor McGregor vacating his UFC featherweight title. Plus, interviews with B.J. Penn and Benson Henderson.
Are Conor McGregor's intentions to fight Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match real or merely a symbolic gesture to create more leverage? Either way, it presents a troubling reality for the UFC.
Does Conor McGregor's new boxing license mean anything as it relates to a potential fight with Floyd Mayweather? If you ask Team Mayweather, the answer is a simple no.
The UFC announced several changes to its 2017 schedule on Thursday, including the cancelation of a pay-per-view date on Jan. 21.
The state of California has issued UFC star Conor McGregor a boxing license, further fueling speculation over whether he can lure Floyd Mayweather out of retirement.
Several UFC athletes have come together to form an association to promote the rights of MMA fighters.
With rumors of a fight between boxing's Floyd Mayweather and UFC champ Conor McGregor swirling, Dan Rafael and Brett Okamoto join forces to discuss who would win, how much it would cost and more.
Conor McGregor's camp have finally broken their silence after the Irishman was stripped of the UFC featherweight title.
Middleweight Robert Whittaker has found his groove since moving up in weight. With a signature win over Derek Brunson, he moved up in ESPN's rankings.
According to the New York State Athletic Commission, Kelvin Gastelum has agreed to pay a fine in order to avoid any suspension in the state of New York.
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Glad that's over.