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MMA Pound-for-Pound Rankings: Kamaru Usman plummets after Leon Edwards trilogy loss

Former No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter Kamaru Usman falls out of the top 5 of the MMA Fighting Rankings this month.

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Leon Edwards’ coach disagrees with Colby Covington title shot: ‘What justifies him really to jump the queue?’

Leon Edwards’ longtime coach Dave Lovell is baffled by the UFC’s insistence on giving Colby Covington the next welterweight title shot.

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Jorge Masvidal believes Kamaru Usman may have come back too soon after knockout loss to Leon Edwards

Jorge Masvidal believes Kamaru Usman may have come back too soon after getting knocked out by Leon Edwards at UFC 278.

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Paulo Costa agrees to new four-fight UFC deal, wants Sean Strickland and Khamzat Chimaev in 2023

Paulo Costa is not going anywhere.

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Khamzat Chimaev breaks down ‘easy fight’ with Colby Covington: ‘How is he going to hurt me?’

Khamzat Chimaev predicts he’d easily defeat two-time UFC welterweight title challenger Colby Covington.

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Jeff Molina opens up about coming out as bisexual: ‘It shouldn’t matter, but it does apparently’

UFC flyweight Jeff Molina, the first male UFC fighter to openly be part of the LGBTQIA+ community, opened up about his experience coming out as bisexual.

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‘It’s now or never’: Felipe Pena still wants to fight MMA but transition delayed with fourth Gordon Ryan match in limbo

A two-time jiu-jitsu world champion and ADCC gold medalist, "Preguiça" knows the clock is ticking.

Morning Report: Chael Sonnen confused by Joe Rogan’s Jorge Masvidal, Georges St-Pierre comments: ‘That guy’s on drugs’

Chael Sonnen calls out Joe Rogan for a bizarre comparison between legend Georges St-Pierre and Jorge Masvidal.

PFL heavyweight champion Ante Delija injured, out of Yorgan de Castro fight on April 7

Ante Delija won’t be entering the PFL cage in April.

Jake Paul among 8 celebrities charged by SEC for ‘illegally touting’ crypto scheme

Jake Paul was among eight celebrities charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission for illegally promoting a crypto scheme that’s also under indictment.

Manager: Holly Holm inked new 6-fight deal ahead of UFC San Antonio, title shot expected with ‘1 or 2 more wins’

Holly Holm turned 41 this past October but the former bantamweight champion isn’t going anywhere but back to work after inking a new six-fight deal with the UFC.

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KSI books next fight against Joe Fournier, not Tyron Woodley, on May 13

KSI’s next fight won’t be against Tyron Woodley after all.

Fabricio Werdum no longer under contract with PFL

Fabricio Werdum’s run as a Professional Fighters League heavyweight is officially over.

Video: Francis Ngannou reacts to Kamaru Usman loss to Leon Edwards at UFC 286: ‘I believe that he’s going to get it back’

Francis Ngannou was sad to see his friend Kamaru Usman lose at UFC 286, but doesn’t think it’s the last we’ve seen of Usman in the welterweight title picture.

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Rankings Show: Leon Edwards’ place among the No One Believed All-Stars, plus MMA’s most overqualified bodyguard

Where does Leon Edwards rank among the greatest reversal-of-narratives UFC champions? The Rankings Show returns to make sense of the new-look welterweight division after UFC 286, and much more!

Rafael Cordeiro: Any current top-15 UFC lightweight would destroy Conor McGregor

Coach Rafael Cordeiro is preparing Beneil Dariush for a potential No. 1 contender bout with Charles Oliveira in May.

Belal Muhammad trashes ‘coward’ Colby Covington, promises to ‘slap him right in his mouth’ after Jon Anik threats

Belal Muhammad unloads on Colby Covington while revealing that the UFC tried to match them up several times over the past few months. He also takes aim at the two-time title challenger for his threats toward Jon Anik.

Morning Report: Dustin Poirier open to Justin Gaethje rematch: ‘It’s a fight that makes me nervous’

Dustin Poirier is ready to make some more highlights.

Arnold Allen scoffs at suggestion that Max Holloway is ‘washed up’

Arnold Allen previews his UFC Kansas City main event matchup with Max Holloway, and discusses Alexander Volkanovski, Yair Rodriguez and more while attending UFC 286.

Racing champion Max Wilson explains how martial arts training helped driving career

A former test driver for the Williams F1 team and IndyCar driver, Wilson credits martial arts for part of his evolution.

Larissa Pacheco won’t wait for Kayla Harrison, sets price for non-season PFL fight in 2023

The PFL Season 3 champ sets her terms for a Kayla Harrison rematch.

Kyler Phillips, Darrius Flowers get temporary bans from NAC after positive drug tests for ostarine

UFC fighters Kyler Phillips and Darrius Flowers received temporary suspensions from the Nevada Athletic Commission.

Michael Bisping reponds to Justin Gaethje’s accusation of bias commentary: ‘Justin’s just being a loyal friend’

UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping responds to Justin Gaethje’s claims that he was "unprofessional" in his commentary role at UFC 286.

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Heck of a Morning: UFC 286 aftermath, Leon Edwards retains, Colby Covington next

Topics include the fallout of UFC 286, Leon Edwards defeating Kamaru Usman, Dana White announcing Colby Covington getting next title shot, and more.

Colby Covington warns Leon Edwards against declining title fight: ‘You don’t cross your boss’

Colby Covington reacts to Leon Edwards saying he won’t give Covington a title fight next, and issues a warning to the UFC welterweight champion.

MMA Rankings: Who won the month of March — Jon Jones, Alexa Grasso, or Leon Edwards?

What was the biggest storyline of March’s major MMA events: The return of Jon Jones, Alexa Grasso ending the reign of Valentina Shevchenko, or Leon Edwards establishing himself as the welterweight king?

Matt Brown argues Leon Edwards should accept Colby Covington as a ‘little bit of a blessing’ because it’s a more winnable fight

Matt Brown argues that Leon Edwards should jump at the chance to face Colby Covington next because it’s a winnable fight that will probably get a lot of attention as he seeks to defend his title for the second time.

Alexa Grasso targets September rematch with Valentina Shevchenko, hopefully in Mexico

UFC women’s flyweight champion Alexa Grasso hopes her first title defense will be a rematch with Valentina Shevchenko, this time in Mexico.

Colby Covington opens as slight favorite over Leon Edwards in potential UFC title fight

Colby Covington hasn’t competed for over a year but he’s already opened as a slight favorite over Leon Edwards in a potential UFC welterweight title fight.

Muhammad Mokaev tells Jafel Filho to ‘lose like a man,’ promises ‘I will never tap even if I end my career that way’

Muhammad Mokaev has no regrets about fighting through a kneebar attempt at UFC 286 that could potentially mean serious damage done to his leg.

Watch The MMA Hour with Edwards, Grasso, Mokaev, Shore, and Ashmouz now

Fresh off UFC 286, Ariel Helwani returns with another star-studded episode of The MMA Hour featuring Leon Edwards, Alexa Grasso, Muhammad Mokaev, Jack Shore, and Yanal Ashmouz.

Leon Edwards scoffs at Colby Covington title shot guarantee: ‘Dana White privilege is definitely real’

Leon Edwards thinks Colby Covington is at least one win away from another shot at the UFC welterweight title.

ONE Championship contender Iuri Lapicus dead at 27 following car accident

ONE Championship lightweight Iuri Lapicus has died at 27.

Justin Gaethje assesses damage in Rafael Fiziev fight: ‘He was drowning in his blood’

Justin Gaethje left Rafael Fiziev with a bloodied face in their incredible UFC 286 co-main event fight.

Jon Anik defends Michael Bisping against criticisms of biased commentary during UFC 286 main event

UFC play-by-play man Jon Anik took up for his broadcast colleague Michael Bisping in the wake of criticism from Justin Gaethje that he was biased against Kamaru Usman at UFC 286.

Leon Edwards shoots down suggestion of fourth Kamaru Usman fight: ‘I want to move forward in my career’

Leon Edwards has a great deal of respect for Kamaru Usman after concluding their trilogy at UFC 286.

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