Should he come up short against Neil Magny at UFC 207, former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks believes retirement would be his next option.
Ralek Gracie, of the famed Gracie jiu-jitsu family, has signed a contract to compete in Bellator MMA, with his middleweight debut currently targeted for Jan. 21 in Inglewood, California.
Michael Bisping, who is coming off a unanimous decision win in his first title defense against Dan Henderson, wants to fight George St-Pierre at UFC 206 in Toronto.
Jon Jones is confident as he becomes the first UFC athlete to enter arbitration with USADA on Oct. 31.
Dominick Cruz (22-1) will make the second defense of his second 135-pound title reign when he faces unbeaten Cody Garbrandt in UFC 207 on Dec. 30 in Las Vegas.
Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber, 37, announced on Monday he plans to retire following a Dec. 17 fight against Brad Pickett in Sacramento.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk's goal of retiring as an unbeaten champion hasn't changed, and the strawweight queen is hoping a dominant win at UFC 205 in New York catapults her into the mainstream.
Former Bellator fighter Jordan Parsons, who died earlier this year at 25, is the first mixed martial arts fighter to be publicly diagnosed with CTE.
A lengthy suspension wasn't enough to throw former middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko off his game against Kendall Grove at Bellator 162 on Friday.
Kevin Ferguson Jr. saw his welterweight bout at Friday's Bellator 162 card in Memphis scratched when his opponent, Rick Bing, missed weight by 16 pounds.
A heavyweight non-title rematch between Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez has been booked to UFC 207 on Dec. 30 in Las Vegas.
Johny Hendricks tells Brett Okamoto why his fight Neil Magny with be different from his last two fights. Plus, will GSP fight in the Octagon again in 2017?
Jose Aldo maintained Wednesday that his intention is no longer to compete in MMA, but he wanted to meet with UFC president Dana White because "I had a lot on my chest."
Congress is reviewing current "obsolete" federal gambling laws and plans on introducing comprehensive new legislation.
Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler set the record straight regarding his health after comments by Georges St-Pierre and believes that GSP "doesn't want to fight me, period."
How will Georges St-Pierre's contract dispute affect his future in the UFC and beyond? Matt Mitrione joins Brett Okamoto to discuss the latest headlines, including Ronda Rousey's comeback.
The UFC underwent layoffs on Tuesday at its Las Vegas headquarters and internationally, sources said. The moves come less than four months after the UFC announced a $4 billion sale to WME-IMG.
In what could be the final fight of his career, Tito Ortiz will take on Chael Sonnen in a clash of MMA veterans on Jan. 21 at The Forum. It will be Sonnen's first fight for Bellator.
Former Bellator middleweight champ Alexander Shlemenko is back at Bellator after 20 months away due to a suspension. He hopes to start up where he left off when he meets Kendall Grove on Friday.
Four months after the sudden loss of his father, Kimbo Slice, welterweight Kevin "Baby Slice" Ferguson Jr. will make his pro debut on Friday at Bellator 162.
After pulling out of his Nov. 19 return bout, UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson remains out of action with a nagging injury.
Welterweight bouts between Johny Hendricks and Neil Magny, and Matt Brown and Tarec Saffiedine have been added to the UFC 207 card.
Georges St-Pierre's attorneys maintained that the star fighter was able to terminate his deal because the UFC breached contract by not offering him a fight.
Alexis Davis will return to the Octagon for the first time since 2015 when she takes on Sara McMann as part of "The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale" card Dec. 3.
WSOF will promote three title fights on Dec. 31 in New York, including a welterweight title fight between champion Jon Fitch and Jake Shields.
Credit Ronda Rousey for her fearlessness in attempting to reclaim the bantamweight belt against UFC champ Amanda Nunes, but her return to the cage won't be an easy task.
Since becoming the first woman to win the "The Ultimate Fighter" in 2013, Julianna Pena is now the No. 5 bantamweight in the world. What fuels her training: this chicken and sweet potato dish.
Former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre says he has legally terminated his contract with the UFC.
While at the espnW: Women + Sports Summit, Kayla Harrison revealed the funny nickname her former training partner Ronda Rousey gave her.
Dana White is not unwilling to sign former NFL defensive end Greg Hardy to the UFC but has doubts about him.
UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis has drawn his first headliner opportunity opposite Shamil Abdurakhimov on Dec. 9.
Greg Hardy, who is not currently on an NFL team, says he's transitioning his career to MMA fighting. As espnW's Jane McManus writes, he should make choices that set him on a better path.
Chael Sonnen joins Brett Okamoto to discuss the latest headlines, including Greg Hardy's move to MMA, Conor McGregor's fine and Dan Henderson's retirement.
UFC analyst Dan Hardy explains how he scored the Michael Bisping-Dan Henderson rematch and Brett Okamoto shares hiss complete thoughts on Ronda Rousey's comeback.
Defending the middleweight title proved more difficult than earning it for Michael Bisping, but he outpointed Dan Henderson to keep the belt -- and the top spot in ESPN's divisional rankings.
Ronda Rousey will make her return to the Octagon against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. Andrew Davis breaks down how they match up statistically.
Steelers WR Antonio Brown will continue his tributes with a pair of cleats customized to honor Jose Fernandez and Kimbo Slice.
According to UFC president Dana White, Conor McGregor says he'll never fight in Las Vegas again after being fined $150,000 by the Nevada State Athletic Commission this week.
Strawweights Paige VanZant and Michelle Waterson will headline a Dec. 17 UFC Fight Night in Sacramento, California.
As Ronda Rousey prepares for her long-awaited return on Dec. 30 against UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes, there's reason to believe this might be her final go, writes Brett Okamoto.
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As reported on Sportscenter's TKOkamoto, Ralek Gracie has signed a deal with Bellator MMA. Targeting a fight on Jan. 21 in California.