Concussion scares led Ortiz to make decision on retirement
Admitting to over 25 concussions in his 20-year career, Tito Ortiz said recent symptoms forced him to decide that Saturday's Bellator 170 return against Chael Sonnen would be his final fight.
Sonnen: Mayweather-McGregor 'likely to happen'
With the fighters, fans and media in full support, Chael Sonnen believes a Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor boxing match is not only realistic, he's not sure why others don't understand.
Weidman, Mousasi to fight at UFC 210 in April
The UFC announced former middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Gegard Mousasi will fight in a 185-pound match at UFC 210.
Chael Sonnen keeping a different perspective ahead of fight with Tito Ortiz
Chael Sonnen's recent personal loss has put Saturday's return from retirement against Tito Ortiz at Bellator 170 in Los Angeles in perspective.
Is Ward just a 'fun' welterweight or a legitimate title contender?
On paper, welterweight Brennan Ward checks off every box when it comes to potential star power. But can he finally make that jump when he faces Paul Daley at Bellator 170 on Saturday?
UFC's Woodley: Race affecting stature as champ
Tyron Woodley claimed race has affected his stature as welterweight champion. He also said the UFC hasn't promoted him as well as other champions and that fans haven't embraced him like others.
Woodley, Thompson heated talking up rematch.
UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson stop by SportsCenter to talk about their rematch at UFC 209 and how their first fight finished.
In focus with Chael Sonnen.
Go behind the scenes with Chael Sonnen, who makes his return to the cage January 21 against Tito Ortiz, looking to fulfill a promise to his father.
UFC's Nate Diaz applying for boxing license
UFC veteran Nate Diaz is in the process of applying for a professional boxing license in the state of Nevada, the Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed to ESPN.com.
McGregor seeks trademarks on name, nickname
Conor McGregor has filed for trademarks on his name and his nickname "The Notorious."
UFC waives four-month testing window for Hill
The UFC opted to book a fight for Angela Hill in February rather than force her to sit on the sideline for four months. She re-entered the UFC's random drug testing pool on Dec. 13.
UFC veteran Kennedy, 37, announces retirement
Former Strikeforce middleweight title challenger and UFC veteran Tim Kennedy, 37, has announced his retirement from active competition.
Sonnen: 'McGregor does a damn good job, but he's not me'
Chael Sonnen's 2014 retirement following a drug suspension put the sport's best talker on the sideline and gave room for Conor McGregor's rise. Now, "The Bad Guy" is back to reclaim his throne.
Holm opens as betting favorite at UFC 208
Despite a two-fight losing skid, Holly Holm opened as a slight betting favorite over Germaine de Randemie in their inaugural featherweight championship bout at UFC 208.
Mousasi asking for Weidman but open to volunteers
Gegard Mousasi has one fight remaining on his UFC contract, and he's eager to book it. Finding the right opponent, however, has been a problem for the middleweight contender.
Chiesa plots 2017, makes McGregor prediction
Michael Chiesa names which UFC lightweight he hopes to face next and predicts Conor McGregor won't end this year as champion.
Lauzon defeats Hield by split decision.
Joe Lauzon picks up his 14th win in the UFC by defeating Marcin Hield via split decision.
Rodriguez stops Penn at UFC Phoenix
Rising featherweight Yair Rodriguez dominated BJ Penn and spoiled the UFC Hall of Famer's return to the Octagon at age 38 with a second-round TKO at UFC Fight Night.
Garbrandt, Dillashaw named coaches for TUF 25
Newly crowned UFC bantamweight Cody Garbrandt and No. 1 contender T.J. Dillashaw have been named to coach against one another on the 25th season of "The Ultimate Fighter" reality series.
UFC will return to New York with Buffalo event
Buffalo's KeyBank Center has agreed to host a UFC pay-per-view in April, the fourth live event in New York since the state legalized mixed martial arts last year.
Anderson Silva back to face Brunson at UFC 208
Off since dropping a short-notice fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 200, former champ Anderson Silva will step back into the Octagon to take on Derek Brunson on Feb. 11 at UFC 208.
Nurmagomedov-Ferguson interim title bout set
With UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor on break, an interim lightweight title bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson has been slated for UFC 209.
Nurmagomedov opens as 2-to-1 betting favorite over Ferguson
Undefeated UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov will be about a 2-to-1 betting favorite over Tony Ferguson in their interim lightweight championship fight at UFC 209 on March 4 at opening odds.
Dos Santos frustrated Werdum declined to fight him
Junior dos Santos says he's in perhaps the best shape of his life, making it all the more frustrating that Fabricio Werdum declined to replace the injured Stefan Struve as his opponent Feb. 19.
White offers $25M to both Mayweather, McGregor
UFC president Dana White said he'd give $25 million to both Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor for a boxing match between the two.
Woodley an underdog (again) to Thompson at UFC 209
Tyron Woodley, who fought Stephen Thompson to a majority draw at UFC 205, opens as an underdog once again in the UFC 209 rematch. It's his seventh consecutive fight as a non-favorite.
Mayweather counters McGregor's $100M demand
Floyd Mayweather Jr. countered Conor McGregor's $100 million purse demand at $15 million plus a cut of pay-per-view.
Ice Cube says Mayweather vs. McGregor would be 'too weird'
Ice Cube says he would put his money on Floyd Mayweather in a bout against Conor McGregor,
Mayweather has advice for Rousey.
Floyd Mayweather believes that Ronda Rousey needs to return to the drawing board and get herself together mentally before she steps back into the Octagon.
Ronda Rousey breaks her silence with revealing Instagram post
After her loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207, Ronda Rousey has virtually disappeared. But she made her return to social media on Instagram on Monday in dramatic fashion.
Hunt sues UFC over Lesnar bout: 'He's a cheater'
Heavyweight Mark Hunt has filed a civil suit against the UFC, president Dana White and Brock Lesnar relating to the UFC 200 fight between Hunt and Lesnar.
Women's flyweight divison in Bellator's future plans
Bellator MMA president Scott Coker says the promotion intends to crown a female flyweight champion by the end of 2017.
Esparza to fight Markos next month in Halifax
Carla Esparza will fight Randa Markos at UFC Fight Night next month in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on the undercard of Junior dos Santos-Stefan Struve, promotion officials confirmed Tuesday.
UFC Fight Night, scheduled for March, postponed
The UFC Fight Night, which was scheduled to be held in Las Vegas on March 3, has been postponed, according to a statement.
Woodley-Thompson rematch slated for March
Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson will fight again in March at UFC 209 in a rematch of their five-round majority draw.
Guillard-Njokuani to headline Bellator 171
Bellator officials announced Tuesday that Melvin Guillard will headline Bellator 171 opposite Chidi Njokuani on Jan. 27.
UFC's White spurns Streep for Golden Globes dis
Meryl Streep's Golden Globes speech Sunday included a brief shot at the sport of MMA, which drew reactions from UFC president Dana White and Bellator MMA president Scott Coker.
Q&A: Pennington talks shoulder surgery, sparring Rousey
Top UFC women's bantamweight contender Raquel Pennington will miss the first half of 2017 with a shoulder injury she aggravated while helping prepare Ronda Rousey for UFC 207.
McGeary-Fields bout to headline Bellator 173
Former Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary will face Chris Fields in the main event of Bellator 173 on Feb. 24 in Northern Ireland.
Bellator signs 1st female featherweight title bout
A 145-pound championship bout between Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd will headline Bellator 174 in March -- the promotion's first female featherweight title fight.